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MONKEY GONE TO HEAVEN     Pixies


style="COLOR: #000000; FONT-SIZE: 11px;">e: Sun, 22 Mar 1998 18:04:52 -0500

MONKEY GONE TO HEAVEN
by The Pixies
from "Doolittle" (1989)

   main riff-

      Em  F#       A    D                 B
   E--0---2-----------------------------------------------|
   B--0---2--------5--------------------------------------|
   G--0---3---3----6----7---------------/(4)-------(7)---|
   D--2---4---4----7----7---------------/(4)-------(7)---|
   A--2---4---4----7----5---------------/(2)-------(5)---|
   E--0---2---2----5--------------------------------------|

verse:

there was a guy
an underwater guy who controlled the sea
got killed by ten million pounds of sludge
from new york and new jersey

chorus:

      Em  F#       A    D                 B |         D
                                            |
         This monkey's gone   to heaven     |-key's  gone
   E--0---2---------------------------------|--------------|
   B--0---2--------5------------------------|--------------|
   G--0---3---3----6----7---------------/(4)|-------(7)---|
   D--2---4---4----7----7---------------/(4)|-------(7)---|
   A--2---4---4----7----5---------------/(2)|-------(5)---|
   E--0---2---2----5------------------------|--------------|


   first "solo" (may be two guitars):

   E--0-0-0-2-2-2-2--0-0-0-2-2-2-2--0-0-0-2-2-2-2--0--0-0-----4--|
   B--2-2-2-3-3-3-3--2-2-2-3-3-3-3--2-2-2-3-3-3-3--0--2-2(4)-5--|
   G-----------------------------------------------0--0-0-----0--|
   D-----------------------------------------------2-------------|
   A-----------------------------------------------2-------------|
   E-----------------------------------------------0-------------|

   E-(4)/(2)-2~~~~~~~(2)--------------------------|
   B-(5)/(3)-3~~~~~~~(3)p2~~~~~~~~~~(2)3~~~~~~~~-|
   G-(0)------------------------------------------|
   D----------------------------------------------|
   A----------------------------------------------|
   E----------------------------------------------|

   (back to chorus riff)

During chorus, "toy piano" sound can be recreated by picking
D & G strings behind the nut:

    |---behind the nut-----|
   E------------------------|
   B------------------------|
   G----0----0----0----0----|
   D--0----0----0----0------|
   A------------------------|
   E------------------------|

verse:

the creature in the sky
got sucked in a hole
now there's a hole now in the sky
and the ground's not cold
and if the ground's not cold
everything is gonna burn
we'll all take turns
i'll get mine too

(chorus)

rock me joe

   solo-
   E----------------------------------------------------------------|
   B--5-------------------------------------------------------------|
   G--7b--r-6b--r-6--5b--r---5b--5--5r-6b--6-6-6r-5b--5-5r--6b--6-6-|
   D----------------------------------------------------------------|
   A----------------------------------------------------------------|
   E----------------------------------------------------------------|

   E---------------------------------------------|
   B-----7h8p7-7--7-7-7-7--5---------------------|
   G-6r--------------------7b--r-6b--r-6--5b--r--|
   D---------------------------------------------|
   A---------------------------------------------|
   E---------------------------------------------|

   (back to first "solo")


   if man is 5 if man is 5 if man is 5
   then the devil is 6 then the devil is 6 then the devil is 6
   and if the devil is 6
   then god is 7 then god is 7 then god is 7

   (back to chorus)


    outro:
   E----------------------------------------------------------------|
   B--5---------------------5-5-5--7-7-7-7--5-5-5--7-7-7-7--5-5-5---|
   G--7b--r-6b--r-6--5b--r--6-6-6--7-7-7-7--6-6-6--7-7-7-7--6-6-6---|
   D----------------------------------------------------------------|
   A----------------------------------------------------------------|
   E----------------------------------------------------------------|

   E----------------------------------------------------------------|
   B-7-7-7-7--5---------------------5-5-5--7-7-7-7--5-5-5--7-7-7-7--|
   G-7-7-7-7--7b--r-6b--r-6--5b--r--6-6-6--7-7-7-7--6-6-6--7-7-7-7--|
   D----------------------------------------------------------------|
   A----------------------------------------------------------------|
   E----------------------------------------------------------------|

   E-------------------0-------------------|
   B-7-----7---7-------0-------------------|
   G-9b----9---9r-/----0---3--3-------7----|
   D-------------------2---4--4---7---7----|
   A-------------------2---4--4---7---5----|
   E-------------------0---2--2---5--------|


Transcribed by

	Bryson Meunier
	http://www.angelfire.com/oh/bryson/
	mailto:meunier.1@osu.edu

Comments, corrections, additions welcome.

Symbols used in transcription:
   b = bend
   r = release
   h = hammer-on
   p = pull-off
    = slide
 (5) = ghost note at 5th fret


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