Octopus

Syd Barrett

 BE7GC7AF#7B7
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...

 BE7GC7A
 Trip to heave and ho, up, down, to and fro', you have no word
 BA
 trip...         dream dragon
 BA
 hide...              ghost tower=20
 BAB
 sails...          every...          brake
 BBb
 was...                    needles 
 A
 the little...
 A
 madam you see...
 A
 the old original...
 AF#7
 and the tune...                     Confide

 BE7GC7A
So trip..  heave...      up...     to...                    word
 F#B
 please leave us here
 F#BB7E
 close our eyes to the Octopus ride

 EFF#G
        Isn't it good...
 GG#
 Isn't it bad...              in the wood  
 AD
 meant...           me...
 AD
with a honey...            prickly seeds
 ADF#7
 clover...             mystic...      feed

 BE7
well, the madcap...             man ...
 GC7
 hey, ho, huff ...
 BA
 cheat...                 kangaroo
 BA
it's true...               cried
 F#B
 please leave us here
 F#BB7E
 close our eyes to the Octopus ride

Instrumental passage: F#

 F#B
 please leave us here
 F#BB7E
 close our eyes to the Octopus ride

 BA
the madcap...             man...
 BA
 hey, ho, huff...
 BA
the winds...                leaves...
 BA
and they'll...           in...
 BA
the raging...       always seep
 BA
so high...         low...
 BA
the wind...          tropical heat
 BA
the drones...             mossy seats
 BA
the squeaking...        always squeak
 BA
two up...             never meet
 BA
so merrily...       good my side

 F#B
 please leave us here
 F#BB7E
 close our eyes to the Octopus ride

Outro: E F F# G

And that's that.


A B B7 Bb C7 D E E7 F F# F#7 G G#
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