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Tabs by Marshall Boswell (boswell@rhodes.edu)


Chords Used:

                     E   A   D   G   B   E
A  ----------------- 0   0   7   6   5   5
C#m                  X   X   X  13  14  12
F#m ---------------- 9   9  11   9  10   9
Bbm7                 6   8   6   6   6   6
Bm7 ---------------- 7   9   7   7   7   7
E7                   7   7   9   7   9   7
C#7  --------------- 9  11   9  10   9   9
D7                  10  12  10  11  10  10
A7 ----------------- X   X   5   6   5   5
C#m7                 9  11   9   9   9   9
C#m7* -------------- 9   X   9   9   9   9
Cm7                  8   X   8   8   8   8
Dm7---------------- 10  12  10  10  10  10
B7                   7   9   7   8   7    7



Basic Riff: (Play twice during opener, then repeat during verses)


   A               C#m             F#m7          D/    A
E----------------|--------------|---9----------|--------------
A--0-------------|--------------|---9----------|--------------
D----------------|--------------|---11---11----|--------7-----
G----6-----------|--13---13-----|---9----9-----|--------6-----
B----5----7-s-9--|--14---14-----|---10---9-----|-5--7---5-----
E----5----7-s-9--|--12---14-12--|---9----10--9-|------5-6-----



Verse 1:

A ------------------ C#m
Heard it said it's a stupid thing

F#m7 --------------------D/A
Everything that I follow through

A ---------------C#m
Never got to our god, you see

F#m7 -------------------------D/A -----------Bbm7
Abandoned with a taste of the new, new, new, and

Bm7 ------------E7---------------
Every time that whistle blows I'm

C#7------------D7
Stranded in my shoes



Chorus:

A ------------------------------------------
Get me back on board, pull me up with grace

E7 -------------------A ----------------  A7
Get me back on board, let me be embraced



----D7 ------- C#7 ----------- C#m7
Cos even after all those words

----------------- C#m7*  Cm7
I want you for my own

Bm7 ------------- E7 -------------
Touch me when the sun comes up and

Dm7 -------------- E7
Tell me that we're home



Verse 2:

A ----------------------- C#m
We'll take a train to the graves again

F#m7 -------------------- D/A
We can learn the value of life

A -------------------- C#m
Kick the snow with our shoe heels

F#m7 ---------------------- D/A
Shivers give a smile in the night

A ------------ C#m ----------
Hey, honest to goodness, girl

F#m7 -------------------------- D/A
I kiss you with the lips of the lord

A ----------------- C#m
But to be honest to goodness,

F#m7 ------------------------ D/A ------------- A7
I feel I have to wait for the word, word, word and

Bm7 ------------E7---------------
Every time that whistle blows I'm

C#7------------D7
Stranded in my shoes



Chorus:

A ------------------------------------------
Get me back on board, pull me up with grace

E7 -------------------A ----------------  A7
Get me back on board, let me be embraced


----D7 --------------- C#7 ---------- C#m7
Cos I'm always, always trying to be

-------------- C#m7*  Cm7
The archetypal free

Bm7 --------------------E7--------------
The strangest something went to sleep, I

Dm7------------E7
Buckled at the knee

-----------Fm7---------B7 ---------- E7
So here we go, digging through those dustbins

Fm7 ---B7---------E7
Giving things new names



Chorus:

A ------------------------------------------
Get me back on board, pull me up with grace

E7 -------------------A ----------------  A7
Get me back on board, let me be embraced


D ------------------------------------------
Get me back on board, pull me up with grace

A ------------------- D ---------------------------------------
Get me back on board, here's my ticket, where's the Big Embrace?



Outro:

                   E   A   D   G   B   E
D                  X   X  12  11  10  10
Dadd9 ------------ X   X  12  11  10  12
A                  X   X   7   6   5   5
Aadd9 ------------ X   X   7   6   5   7


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