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Jesus Christ Was An Only Child   Modest Mouse



Song: Jesus Christ Was An Only Child
Album: The Lonesome Crowded West
Lyrics by: Isaac Brock
Music by: Modest Mouse and Tyler Reilly (Violin)
Email: carterboyle@msn.com
Tabbed by: Carter Boyle

I was looking for this tab when I realized none of them were accurate so I decided to 
my own. It is pretty easy and I am pretty sure it's 100% correct. Keep in mind its only 
guitar not the crazy violin.

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Listen to the song for the rhythm it's pretty straight-forward.

Riff 1:
     V   V    V ^ V ^    V  V  V ^ V ^    V  V  V ^ V ^  V V ^  V V ^
e|------------7-7-x-x----------7-7-x-x----------7-7-x-x---------------|
B|------------7-7-x-x----------7-7-x-x----------7-7-x-x---------------|
G|------------7-7-x-x----------7-7-x-x----------7-7-x-x---------------|
D|------------7-7-x-x----------7-7-x-x----------7-7-x-x--7-x-x--5-x-x-|
A|----------------x-x--------------x-x--------------x-x--7-x-x--5-x-x-|
E|---/7--7--------x-x---/7--7--------x---/7--7------x-x--5-x-x--3-x-x-|

Riff 2:
     V   V    V ^ V ^    V  V  V ^ V ^    V  V  V ^ V ^  V V ^  V V ^
e|------------5-5-x-x----------5-5-x-x----------5-5-x-x---------------|
B|------------5-5-x-x----------5-5-x-x----------5-5-x-x---------------|
G|------------5-5-x-x----------5-5-x-x----------5-5-x-x---------------|
D|------------5-5-x-x----------5-5-x-x----------5-5-x-x--5-x-x--3-x-x-|
A|----------------x-x--------------x-x--------------x-x--5-x-x--3-x-x-|
E|---/5--5--------x-x---/5--5--------x---/5--5------x-x--3-x-x--1-x-x-|

Start speeding up at the end. E-mail me corrections.

| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
| V  Downstroke
| ^  Upstroke


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