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Octopus  Syd Barrett

    [B]      [E7]      [G]      [C7]      [A]                 [F#7]        [B7]                               
E---7-----------3-----0-----0-----------   ----------7------|
B---7-----5-----3-----1-----2-----------   ---7------10-----|
G---8-----7-----4-----3-----2-----------   ---9------8------|
D---9-----6-----5-----2-----2-----------   ---8------7------|
A---9-----7-----5-----3-----0-----------   ---9------9------|
E---7-----------3-----------------------   ----------7------|


Note: Syd uses all standard shaped barre chords except for the E7 & C7 in th=
e intro,=20
and the F#7 & B7 verses

!!!Also: Syd tunes his guitar down a half step; B sounds like Bb, etc...


[B]Trip to [E7]heave and ho, [G]up, down, [C7]to and fro', you have no [A]word
[B]trip...         [A]dream dragon
[B]hide...              [A]ghost tower=20
[B]sails...          [A]every...          [B]brake
[B]was...                    needles[Bb]
[A]the little...
[A]madam you see...
[A]the old original...
[A]and the tune...                     [F#7]Confide
So [B]trip..  [E7]heave...      [G]up...     [C7]to...                    [A]word
[F#]please leave us [B]here
[F#]close our [B]eyes to the [B7]Octopus [E]ride
[E]  [F]  [F#]   [G]Isn't it good...
[G]Isn't it bad...              in the wood [G#]
[A]meant...           [D]me...
with a [A]honey...            [D]prickly seeds
[A]clover...             [D]mystic...      [F#7]feed
well, the [B]madcap...             [E7]man ...
[G]hey, ho, [C7]huff ...
[B]cheat...                 [A]kangaroo
it's [B]true...               [A]cried
[F#]please leave us [B]here
[F#]close our [B]eyes to the [B7]Octopus [E]ride
Instrumental passage: F#


[F#]please leave us [B]here
[F#]close our [B]eyes to the [B7]Octopus [E]ride
the [B]madcap...             [A]man...
[B]hey, ho, [A]huff...
the [B]winds...                [A]leaves...
and [B]they'll...           [A]in...
the [B]raging...       a[A]lways seep
so [B]high...         [A]low...
the [B]wind...          [A]tropical heat
the [B]drones...             [A]mossy seats
the [B]squeaking...        [A]always squeak
two [B]up...             [A]never meet
so [B]merrily...       [A]good my side
[F#]please leave us [B]here
[F#]close our [B]eyes to the [B7]Octopus [E]ride
Outro: E F F# G


And that's that.

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