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"Pictures of Matchstick Men" 
>From the Howard Stern/Private Parts Soundtrack
Tabbed by Raza Mahmood
Tune guitars 2.5 steps below standard:
  low to high B, E, A, D, F#, B

 (Keyboard/clean guitar with chorus and delay)
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 (Guitar volume swells in bkgrnd)
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(Heavy distortion with slight chorus)
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                       "OOH"               "AH"   (2 times)
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|-12-12-12-10-10-12\-||-7-XX-10-7-X-7-X-7-7--5--7--9--||
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"When I look up to the sky    I see your eyes in a funny kind of
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                Yellow..."  (6 times)     
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       "OOH"               "AH"   (2 times)
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"Pictures of matchstick men and you..."  (3 times)
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Bkgrnd guitar...Kenny's just bending the note up and down 1 step
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"Windows...                                   ...yeah they go"
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              "...alone    Oh no!"
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|-5-----------||-/7---7---/12\----7---7---X\--||


"...Lie you win the sky,     you win the sky    you make me cry
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         you..." (3 times)
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|-14-14-14-12-12-14--||--2--------||
|-12-12-12-10-10-12\-||--2----X\--||
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"I can see the matchstick men"   (end bkgd guitar...til fade)
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||--7-----5---7-4-----3--------||-----------------------------||
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