difficulty level 3Difficulty level 3/5
 

Chords in this song

A chordB chordDbm chordE chordG# chord

notes

Alternative (maybe easier) version:
      - Use the transposer to turn the chords 4 half step(s) down.
      - Put a capo on fret 4 (if you want to stay in the same key).

chords or tablatures

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Intro/Riff 1
xA|-------------------|
xE|--4-4-4-2-4s5-4-2--|
xC|-------------------|
xG|-------------------|
           
Riff 2
xA|---------------------|
xE|---------------------|
xC|--0-2-4-5-7-9-11-12--|
xG|---------------------|
            
Intro -x7-
         
                     AbAb chord
We Passed Upon The Stair
                     DbmDbm chord
We Spoke Of Was And When
                    AbAb chord
Although I Wasn't There
                      EE chord
He Said I Was His Friend
 
 
   EE chord                  BB chord
Which Came As a Sur-prise
                 AbAb chord
I Spoke Into His Eyes
                     DbmDbm chord
I Thought You Died Alone
                   BB chord
a Long Long Time a-go
 
 
Riff 2 -x2-
  
 
 EE chord -or Riff 2--x2-
Oh No, Not Me               
    AA chord              EE chord
We Never Lost Con-trol
 
 
BB chord               EE chord -or Riff 2--x3-
You're Face To Face
          AA chord               AbAb chord
With The Man Who Sold The World               
 
 
Riff 1 -x7-
 
 
            AbAb chord
I Laughed And Shook His Hand
                      DbmDbm chord
And Made My Way Back Home
                        AbAb chord
I Searched For Form And Land
                       EE chord
For Years And Years I Roamed
 
 
                    BB chord
I Gazed a Gazeless Stare
                   AbAb chord
At All The Millions Here
                    DbmDbm chord
I Must Have Died AA chord-lone
                    BB chord
a Long, Long Time a-go
 
 
Riff 2 -x2-
 
 
     EE chord -or Riff 2-
Who Knows?
   EE chord -or Riff 2-
Not Me
    AA chord             EE chord 
We Never Lost Con-trol
        BB chord       EE chord -or Riff 2--x3-
You're Face To Face
         AA chord                AbAb chord
With The Man Who Sold The World  
-Repeat-
   
Outro: Riff 1

This arrangement for the song is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the song. You may only use this for private study, scholarship, or research.

4 Comments

  • Panda girl says:

    What does the riff at the start mean? How do you play that?

  • Kacyxx says:

    Panda girl- How I usually play it is, finger on the G string 2nd fret, pick just that string 3 times, strum it once with no fingers, then put your finger back on and strum that string harder while you quickly add then take off another finger on the same string but on the 3rd fret. THEN, take all finger off again and strum it once. (my boyfriend taught it to me this way and it sounds better. Hope this made sense!)

    • Damien says:

      I do the A string second fret and I play it 3 times then I play it without holding second fret, then I put it back on slide my finger to the third fret of the A string then slide it back then I do an A string without holding the fret again, then reapeat

      FOR THE RIFF

  • me says:

    i usually play open a three times and then once on the third fret of thee string

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