take me to the river Talking Heads
Article: 930 of alt.guitar.tab Newsgroups: alt.guitar.tab Path: nevada.edu!uunet!darwin.sura.net!newshost.latech.edu!VM.CC.LATECH.EDU!US30139 Subject: Re: TAB REQUEST: Talking Heads Message-ID: Sender: firstname.lastname@example.org Nntp-Posting-Host: vm.cc.latech.edu Organization: LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY References: Date: Tue, 21 Jul 92 11:19:23 CST Lines: 91 In article email@example.com (Ken MacFarlane) writes: Does anyone have any Talking Heads, especially Once in A Lifetime, Psycho Killer or Take Me To The River? Take Me to the River--Al Green, et al intro: E7 Asus4 A(repeat vamp to verse 1) E7 Asus4 A verse 1:I don't know why I love you like I do E7 Asus4 A After all the changes you been putting me through E7 Asus4 A You took my money and my cigarettes E7 Asus4 A Now I ain't seen hide nor hair of you yet C G D A A7 chorus: I wanna know, won't you tell me, I'd love to say... E7 Asus4 A E7 Take me to the river, wash me down E7 E7+5 Asus4 A E Take me to the water, put my feet on the ground turnaround Asus4 A verse 2:I don't know why she treated me so bad After all the things that we could have had Love is emotion that I can't forget My sweet sixteen I will never regret (repeat chorus) Dbm A bridge: Hold me, love me Dbm A Please me, baby you can squeeze me B E7 Til I drown, til I drown, til I drown, I'm gonna take you to the river verse3: I don't know why I love you like I do After all the changes you been putting me through Your sixteen candles are burnin' on my wall Telling me how you made a fool of them all (repeat chorus) verse chords: E7 0 2 0 1 3 0 or... E7 0 7 6 7 5 0(I like this version better) Asus4 x 0 4 2 3 0 A x 0 2 2 2 0 chorus chords: C x 3 5 5 x x or... C x 3 5 5 0 0(jangly) G 3 5 5 x x x D x 5 7 7 x x A x 0 2 2 2 0(if you can get to it) A 5 7 7 x x x(if you can't) A7 x 0 7 6 8 x(funky chord, mute the A string) rest of the chorus chords like the verse chords, except... E7+5 0 7 6 7 8 0(mute both E strings or let 'em ring) bridge chords: Dbm x 4 6 6 5 x A x 0 2 2 2 x B x 2 4 4 x x or... B x 2 4 4 0 0 (jangly) B7 x x 4 2 4 x or... B7 x x 9 8 10 x (funky) This is a hybrid version of Al Green, Delbert McClinton, and the Talking Heads versions. I hope I didn't goof on putting the chords down. I'm new at this method. Mike James US30139@VM.CC.LATECH.EDU
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