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Postby SayhellotoSalem » Wed Mar 29, 2006 2:46 pm

I've got the last line of Bride and Bridle.



G G# G F C G
Tiiiiime. I did my tiiiiimmeeee.

The timing is a little funky whilst singing for me, but you can figure it out.

Now...more on Ultimatum

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Kudos to all

Postby PunchandJudas » Tue Apr 04, 2006 5:02 am

And I rarely give Kudos to anyone. Unless one is talking about the chocolate covered granola bars made popular in the late 80's. This is one of the best threads I've been to on any board. Much to my dismay, I've found I've been playing most of these songs wrong. Everything is okay now though. Thanks for all your work and input.

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Postby PunchandJudas » Tue Apr 04, 2006 5:10 am

Though it was fun for a while doing a medly of New Girl, Old Hat and Save it for Later...

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Postby sour29 » Fri Apr 28, 2006 8:36 am

sour29 wrote:

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NOTE:
Verse C: 010230;   Chorus C: 330230

G          D                  G
I came back on the trail of a man
F                      C
things are the same as when I left
                         G
Well, I so wanted to say "hey!"
   D#                                C   G
But I know you think my sentence was too light.



G              D                G
Time should've put this behind us
F         C
Some things I won't soon forget
                                   G
Bride and Bridle are too close to a man's mind
      D#                             c   G
And I know you think my sentence was too light.


G    C       G       C
Yooooou, you weren't true
      G             C                G
but I can't blame a woman who changes
        C       G     C               G         C         G
Threeeeeeee-thousand, Six-Hundred and Fifty-odd days I waited
G  /  G#  / G               F  C  G
Tiiiiiiiiiiiiime, I did my tiiiiiiime


Last line thanks to SayhellotoSalem. That's the whole song, yo. Enjoy.

Be generous with the hammer-on's on the second fret whilst playing G's and C's.

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Pushover

Postby sour29 » Wed Jul 26, 2006 8:47 am

Working on my Pushover chords. I'll update this post as I continue to figure it out. The strumming pattern is a bit tricky to pick out and you'll likely have to listen to the song a few times to get the hang of it. The G (pick up) notes are played once, as a transition chord. The C's may or may not have the G on the low E. Your call.

If anyone wants to throw in their two cents before (or after I'm finished), by all means.

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PUSHOVER - THE LONG WINTERS

CAPO 2

G  Am x2
G  Am C(G)
x2


G   Am    G     C  G (pick up)
Fight, we can try
Am               C               G (pick up)
I'd love an answer that isn't sly
Am     G         C  G (pick up)
Or so, so you say
Am                 C
Don't toast the day before the twighlight

Am            C
For you I'm a pushover
G        D          C        Am
I would, (if I could) I would
                   C        G
I just want you to say come on
        D
Wish me luck
  C
Wish me luck


G  Am
G  Am  C(G)

Repeat as necessary. End on G.

As usual with John, the bass G note is played on almost every C chord. Also with the C chords, there's a load of hammer-ons. Especially on the D string, second fret. This song's timing and strumming pattern can be a bit difficult to pick up, but if you play along to the song (or better yet -- a live/solo version of it), you should be able to pick it up fairly quickly! Good luck!
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Ultimatum Tab Attempt... for my first post!

Postby ImLost@Sea » Wed Aug 02, 2006 8:01 pm

My first post is also my first attempt at transcribing a song, but I love Ultimatum so much, what better time than now to start?

As King God himself noted, tuning low to high is D-A-D-F#-A-D

I tabbed this from the stripped down acoustic version as performed on woxy.com's Lounge Act session, so the tab may vary as the song has a couple versions...

Ultimatum (acoustic)
The Long Winters
Transcribed by James Parsons


Intro/Chorus:
D---------------------------------------------------------------------
A---------------------------------------------------------------------
F#-----0----0----0-----0------0----------0-------------------------
D-----0----0----0----0------0-----------0-------------------------- x2
A---5----4----2------------0----0-----0-----0----------------------
D-------------------4-----5---------0--------------------------------

D------------------------------------------
A-----------------------------------5------
F#--------------------------------5--5----
D---------------------------------------0--
A---5--5--7--5--4--2--0------------------
D---------------------------4--5----------

Verse:
"Student, why do you dream of me?"
D----------------------------------------------------------------------
A---------7------------7-----------------5-----------------5----------
F#-----7----7------7----7------------5----5------------5---5--------
D--------------7------------7-----------------5------------------5----
A----------------------------------------------------------------------
D----7------------7-----------------5----------------5----------------

"When you dream of your acre of trees"
D------------------------0-------------------------------------------------------
A---------5------------0---0--------------5---------------5---------------------
F#-----5----5----------------0---------5----5---------5----5-------------------
D--------------5---------------------------------5--------------5----------------
A-------------------4-------------------------------------------------------------
D----5-----------------------------5----------------5----------------------------

Second verse:
"It's all I ever claimed to do..."
D------------------------0------------------0----------0--------------
A---------5------------0---0--------------0---0---------0------------
F#-----5----5----------------0---------0--------0---------0----------
D--------------5-------------------------------------------------------
A-------------------4----------------2---------------2----------------
D----5-----------------------------------------------------------------

D------------------------0-----------------0-----------
A---------5------------0---0-----------------0--------
F#-----5----5----------------0---------0------0------
D--------------5--------------------------------------
A------------------------------------------------------
D----5---------------0--------------0----------------

Repeat chorus

Longer second verse:
"I don't want my words twisted..."
D-----------0-----0-------0-------0----------0------0-------0-------0-----
A---------0-----0--------0------0----------0------0-------0-------0-------
F#-------0-----0--------0------0---------0------0--------0------0---------
D---------------------------------------------------------------------------- x2
A------2-----2-------2-------2----------------------------------------------
D----------------------------------------0-------0------0------0------------

"I can feel you're about to forget..."
D--------7-------------7----------------------------------------------0-----------
A----------7-------------7-------------5----------------5---------------0--------
F#-----6----6------6-----6----------5--5------------5---5---------------0------
D-----------------------------------5------5--------5-------5------0-------------
A----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
D----7------------7-------------5----------------5---------------0-----------0---

Repeat chorus.

Well, that's what I got for now. Remember, this is a rough interpretation and is just to give you an idea of the chord structures, please pluck at will.

Thanks to John for writing this beautiful song and providing the tuning, and thanks to woxy.com for playing kickass indie rock that gets me through my mundane existence. Enjoy!
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Postby sour29 » Wed Aug 02, 2006 9:13 pm

WHOA. It's too late to pick up and tune my guitar, but that looks damn awesome! Thanks a lot!

EDIT: Tried it yesterday. Sounds tres fantastique! Thanks again!
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Postby No You Are » Thu Aug 03, 2006 6:59 am

Anyone else hear about the lawsuit going down against online tab sites? I see OLGA.net, guitartabs.com, and many others all have their stuff taken down until this gets figured out.

Dude, that sucks. I guess I don't see the problem of listening to a song, figuring out how it is played and telling other people.

I wouldn't have been able to learn the instrument without good songs to play.

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Postby sour29 » Wed Aug 09, 2006 3:13 pm

Scared Straight

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The Long Winters - "Scared Straight"
Tabbed By: Carmen Filletti
Modified by: Jason Moore (relative to Capo)

CAPO 1


Dm               C
Washington’s on the one
Am
I’m in the middle of speaking
           G
And you’re under the gun
Dm                       C
Seething, leave it to the lone nut
Dm                       C
It’s unappealing in someone so young


Dm                     C
Plaintiff, you’re feeling so washed up
          Am                      G
And you mean it when you say you’re done
             Dm
Five lanes of freeway
        C
But it’s all gone dark
Dm                          C
You called to say you’re gonna run


C              F
Well, Can you wait?
C         F
Can you stand it?
C       F
Are you brave or are you
C  F
        scared straight,
C  F
        scared straight?



She didn’t want you to:
Dm           C   
Speak right,
Am            G
be strong,
Dm           C
act nice,
Dm           C
take so long

She didn’t want you to:
Dm           C
Call time,
Am            G
seem tired,
Dm           C
leave mad,
Dm           C
get so wired


C              F
Well, Can you wait?
C         F
Can you stand it?
C       F
Are you brave or are you
C  F
        scared straight,
C  F
        scared straight?


C
Maybe you belong to someone
F
Maybe you have finally met them
C
Maybe smoke belongs in the sky
F
Maybe I hate it when you cry


C              F
Well, Can you wait?
C         F
Can you stand it?
C       F
Are you brave or are you
C  F
        scared straight,
C  F
        scared straight?


Dm                     C
You were hurt so you got hard
        Am                       G
You were cursed and scolded and scarred
       Dm                     C
You were searched for, then ignored
            Dm
You want to burn the liars
                       C
You’ll set us both on fire


Dm                     C
You’re faking, so I’m pretend sleeping
Am                     G
Waiting for this to be fun
          Dm                   C
It’s true little miss mean mini-bar guard
         Dm                     C
We’re gonna have to try something new


Dm              C
               Let me breathe
Dm              C
               Let me breathe
Dm              C
               Let me breathe
           Dm            C         Am   G
Let me breathe fire down on you
           Dm            C
Let me breathe fire down on you

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Postby sour29 » Wed Aug 09, 2006 3:39 pm

Blue Diamonds

Keyboard arranged for Guitar

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INTRO:

G x4  Eb x4  } x4

   G          Eb               G              Eb
   So you can sell yourself on blue diamonds
   G                      Eb                  G              Eb
   Call Vice, it takes a day to explain the crime
   G                    Eb              G              Eb
   You laugh at what the LA Times says about us
   G                  Eb                G              Eb
   But delight at my first try at being sly
   G
   Finished the third page
   Bb
   Time for a break
   Eb                   C
   You make a gang sign framing your face
        G
   Time for the hard light
        Bb
   Time to get dressed
        Eb                   C
   Good luck, God bless

G x4  Eb x4  } x2

   G                    Eb            G              Eb
   It feels like this is happening in tree time
   G                        Eb               G              Eb
   I stand up and toast the TV for getting it right
   G                   Bb
   God willing and the creek don’t rise
        Eb
   I’ve got two thousand dollars
        C
   And a bulls-eye between my eyes
        G                  Bb
   These chickens are fish in a barrel
        Eb                           C
   And the tall one is gonna be for sale


     G             Bb      Eb       F   
    ‘Cause you’re so good at waiting
    Eb           
    I'm just sayin'   
    C
    I'm just sayin'

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Postby sour29 » Wed Aug 09, 2006 9:27 pm

NOTE:
For the sake of organization and ease of use, I have compiled all the tabs posted in this thread onto one fun-filled user-friendly website. I figure not only will it provide quick and easy access to the tabs people might be searching for, but also make it clear which songs are in need of tabbing in the (hopefully near) future.

BUT I NEED YOUR HELP. Please continue to submit new tabs, corrections to old ones, modified ones with more details, etc. etc. The more, the merrier. Tabs can be submitted to this thread (as they have been thus far), or privately to me either in a PM or at info (AT) rawkpaperscissors.com .

You will also find the archive of live FLAC recordings. Please, feel free to download them, but as always, do not distribute in MP3. Especially not whole shows. This will make me a sad panda, and I will take down the downloads. This section also needs your help. All the downloads currently available were either taped by myself, or captured off of KEXP's lossless online stream. I want to change that. If you have taped a Long Winters show you wouldn't mind sharing, send it to me. I will gladly host it. *cough* That also includes any band members or barsuk employees who might have copies of their performances...*cough*

Without further adieu, you will find all the aforementioned goodies at http://thelongwinters.rawkpaperscissors.com

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Postby No You Are » Thu Aug 10, 2006 6:27 am

That, my friend, is a nice resource.

HOORAY SOUR!!

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Postby sour29 » Thu Aug 10, 2006 6:46 am

I'm happy to hear it's found to be useful! To celebrate, here's the tab for the ...



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FIRE ISLAND (solo)

First solo
e| |------------|------------| |-----------------| |
B| |------------|------------| |--------10-------| |
G|.|-7^8-5------|------------|.|------8----8-----|.|
D|.|-------7-7~-|-7-7~--7-7~-|.|-/-10--------10~-|.|
A| |------------|------------| |-----------------| |
E| |------------|------------| |-----------------| |

Second Solo                                           end on
e| |------------|------------| |-----------------| |---------|
B| |------------|------------| |--------10-------| |---------|
G|.|-7^8-5------|------------|.|------8----8-----|.|------12-|
D|.|-------7-7~-|-7-7~--7-7~-|.|-/-10--------10~-|.|-12h14---|
A| |------------|------------| |-----------------| |---------|
E| |------------|------------| |-----------------| |---------|

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Postby Liesbeth » Thu Aug 10, 2006 11:06 am

nice one! I had been thinking that maybe I should add a tabs page to the Long Winters Library, but I'm useless at tabs, and had been putting it off for ages. I will link to your site when I get round to updating my site.

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Postby sour29 » Thu Aug 10, 2006 11:23 am

I'm pretty bad at tabs, too...but I'm trying like heck. Doing this is getting me a lot better at picking things up by ear, but I still have many miles to go before I get good at it. For example, here's a starting point for Rich Wife...

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Rich Wife

Still figuring out that awesome intro/bridge riff...

It goes something a little like this...
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-11-11----------------------------11-|
G|-------10-13^14-10-------10-13-13----|
D|-------------------13-13-------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|


VERSE:
Eb F# Db G#

note: Skip the G# the last time before the chorus and go straight into the A.

CHORUS:
A B


I can't quite pick out the second bridge (the "do do do do dooooo" part). I'll work on it a bit more later...maybe. Heh.

I'll be happy to be linked from the library. That's something I should do... link to this site and the library. Maybe the MySpace and the Wikipedia, too? I'll see if I feel like doing more uploading HTML documents when I get home from work.

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Postby A Mess » Thu Aug 24, 2006 1:05 pm

I started to sound out the chords to Teapoon today. I might come back and update other parts later, or someone else can pick up from here.

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F#m      Bm      A                          D
I know I wasn't meant to play on a team

F#m                    E                            D
You weighed your suitcase down but it still wouldn't sink

And my bastardization of the verse riff is

E D E (X699XX) E D

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Postby sour29 » Thu Aug 24, 2006 4:01 pm

Teaspoon is sounding good to me! Keep working on it -- it's looking fantastique. Like Seven, though, I think it's with a Capo on the second fret...John, are you around to confirm?

I spent the last hour working out Seven. It's not finished (and may be completely off), but it sounds good.

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 CAPO 2
--------

G           C          Bm    Dsus2
   Your new haircut is so unfamiliar
         Am        Am/B     C        C
but they only know you that way
G          C         Bm    Dsus2
  Your new teases are so hilarious
        Am                Am/b     C        C
well, I never thought I'd hear you say
      G        C               Bm          Dsus2
That I did the driving and the falling on knives
Am                  Am/b    C        C
seemed anything was worth a try
G            C             Bm         Dsus2
   You never said it but I, I think I get it
Am  Am/b           C        C
and Maybe you were right

D                  C     
   But I miss you, Seven
D                  C     
       I miss you, Seven
D                  C     
       I miss you ... Seven



  G   C  Bm Dsus2 Am Am/b D
|-3--(0)--2---0---0---0---0--|
|-3---1---3---3---1---1---3--|
|-0---0---4---2---2---2---0--|
|-0---2---4---0---2---0---4--|
|-2---3---2--(0)-(0)--2---5--|
|-3---x---x---x---x---x---x--|

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Postby sour29 » Thu Aug 24, 2006 4:32 pm

This is Fire Island, AK, as performed by John solo at KEXP some many moons ago... early 2005, IIRC. It's in a different key that what's on the record, as I'm pretty sure the record opens up with some sort of E7 on the seventh fret. This is, perhaps, the more sure I've been about any tab I've done here ... I'm 99.999% sure it's accurate. It's also the one I've figured out the quickest. Spent only minutes on it! Woot!

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Am              F
   Here's how I found out
Am              F
   A man called my house
Am             F
   He asked me what I knew
D                F
   They found my letter


CHORUS:
                   D                    F
So I don't have to wonder: did it reach you?
                    D                    F
No, I don't have to wonder: did it reach you?
                    D                    F                 Am
No, I don't have to wonder: did it reach you? Did it reach you?


                 F
   Good morning, Fire Island
Am              F
   I'm not sure who to ask
Am                  F
   They said wait until tomorrow
D                F
   They found my letter


CHORUS

BRIDGE:
Am   G   F


Am                F
   Cinders in the garden
Am                      F
   From the cars parked on the lawn
Am                  F
   They're tracking up the carpet
D                      F
   Cause they found my letter


CHORUS


Am               F
   Good morning, Fire Island
Am               F
   Good morning, Fire Island
Am               F
   Good morning, Fire Island
D                F
   They found my letter

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Postby junker347 » Thu Aug 24, 2006 9:01 pm

sour29 wrote:Teaspoon is sounding good to me! Keep working on it -- it's looking fantastique. Like Seven, though, I think it's with a Capo on the second fret...John, are you around to confirm?

I spent the last hour working out Seven. It's not finished (and may be completely off), but it sounds good.

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 CAPO 2
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G           C          Bm    Dsus2
   Your new haircut is so unfamiliar
         Am        Am/B     C        C
but they only know you that way
G          C         Bm    Dsus2
  Your new teases are so hilarious
        Am                Am/b     C        C
well, I never thought I'd hear you say
      G        C               Bm          Dsus2
That I did the driving and the falling on knives
Am                  Am/b    C        C
seemed anything was worth a try
G            C             Bm         Dsus2
   You never said it but I, I think I get it
Am  Am/b           C        C
and Maybe you were right

D                  C     
   But I miss you, Seven
D                  C     
       I miss you, Seven
D                  C     
       I miss you ... Seven



  G   C  Bm Dsus2 Am Am/b D
|-3--(0)--2---0---0---0---0--|
|-3---1---3---3---1---1---3--|
|-0---0---4---2---2---2---0--|
|-0---2---4---0---2---0---4--|
|-2---3---2--(0)-(0)--2---5--|
|-3---x---x---x---x---x---x--|


this tab only helps me so much.

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Postby sour29 » Fri Aug 25, 2006 6:59 am

How much more do you need help?


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