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Prisoner   King's X






Date: Wed, 21 Jun 95 12:57:21 BST


Prisoner - King's X

Tabbed by Martin Ley

(Wow, a King's X song in standard tuning - now there's a novelty!)

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Intro electric riff (2x)

E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------3--------------------------------------3-----------------|
G|--------------2-------------2------------------------2------------2------|
D|----2-------0---------------------------2----------0---------------------|
A|----2---------------------5-------------2-----------------------5--------|
E|--3-----0-2----------2-h3-------------3--------0-2----------2-3----------|

First verse
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E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------3--------------------------------------3-----------------|
G|--------------2-------------2------------------------2------------2------|
D|----2-------0---------------------------2----------0---------------------|
A|----2---------------------5-------------2-----------------------5--------|
E|--3-----0-2----------2-h3-------------3--------0-2----------2-3----------|
      The looks are, the smile is          a lie

E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------3--------------------------------------3-----------------|
G|--------------2-------------2------------------------2------------2------|
D|----2-------0---------------------------2----------0---------------------|
A|----2---------------------5-------------2-----------------------5--------|
E|--3-----0-2----------2-h3-------------3----------3------------2----------|
      The clock drags on, the smoke is in  your eyes
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------0-------0------0-------0------------0-------0--------0--------0--------|
D|----3-------3------3-------3------------3-------3--------3--------3----------|
A|-----------------3-------2-----------------------------3--------5------------|
E|--1-------3---------------------------1-------3------------------------------|
      You know the blame is someone's     But you don't quite know who
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------0-------0------0-------0------------0-------0--------0--------0--------|
D|----3-------3------3-------3------------3-------3--------3--------3----------|
A|-----------------3-------2-----------------------------3--------2------------|
E|--1-------3---------------------------1-------3------------------------------|
    (In your mind)                     (in your heart)
      If it could only be different      If you could only run away from it

E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------3-------0---------0--------------------3---------------|
G|---2--------------2-------0---------0----2---------------2---------------|
D|---2--------------0-------0---------0----2---------------0---------------|
A|---0---0-2-3-----------------------------0----0-2-3-----------3-3---5-5--|
E|-----0-------2-2------1-1-----0-0-----------0--------2-2------1-1---3-3--|
     (Pri---so--ner)    (Prisoner)        (Choosing earth for life)
                        If you could only say
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------3-------0---------0--------------------3---------------|
G|---2--------------2-------0---------0----2---------------2---------------|
D|---2--------------0-------0---------0----2---------------0---------------|
A|---0---0-2-3-----------------------------0----0-2-3-----------3-3---5-5--|
E|-----0-------2-2------1-1-----0-0-----------0--------2-2------1-1---3-3--|
     (Pri---so--ner)    (Prisoner)        (Smiling executioner) 
                        You are a prisoner   
============================================================================

Second verse
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E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------3--------------------------------------3-----------------|
G|--------------2-------------2------------------------2------------2------|
D|----2-------0---------------------------2----------0---------------------|
A|----2---------------------5-------------2-----------------------5--------|
E|--3-----0-2----------2-h3-------------3--------0-2----------2-3----------|
      If money       If love was in        your life

E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------3--------------------------------------3-----------------|
G|--------------2-------------2------------------------2------------2------|
D|----2-------0---------------------------2----------0---------------------|
A|----2---------------------5-------------2-----------------------5--------|
E|--3-----0-2----------2-h3-------------3----------3------------2----------|
      It's run out        got to realise   it's time
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------0-------0------0-------0------------0-------0--------0--------0--------|
D|----3-------3------3-------3------------3-------3--------3--------3----------|
A|-----------------3-------2-----------------------------3--------5------------|
E|--1-------3---------------------------1-------3------------------------------|
      Confusion      illusion             Alive in destitution        
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------0-------0------0-------0------------0-------0--------0--------0--------|
D|----3-------3------3-------3------------3-------3--------3--------3----------|
A|-----------------3-------2-----------------------------3--------2------------|
E|--1-------3---------------------------1-------3------------------------------|
    (In your mind)                     (in your heart)
      If it could only be different      If you could only run away from it

E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------3-------0---------0--------------------3---------------|
G|---2--------------2-------0---------0----2---------------2---------------|
D|---2--------------0-------0---------0----2---------------0---------------|
A|---0---0-2-3-----------------------------0----0-2-3-----------3-3---5-5--|
E|-----0-------2-2------1-1-----0-0-----------0--------2-2------1-1---3-3--|
     (Pri---so--ner)    (Prisoner)        (Choosing earth for life)
                        If you could only say
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------3-------0---------0--------------------3---------------|
G|---2--------------2-------0---------0----2---------------2---------------|
D|---2--------------0-------0---------0----2---------------0---------------|
A|---0---0-2-3-----------------------------0----0-2-3-----------3-3---5-5--|
E|-----0-------2-2------1-1-----0-0-----------0--------2-2------1-1---3-3--|
     (Pri---so--ner)    (Prisoner)        (Smiling executioner) 
                        You are a prisoner   
================================================================================

Now the break/solo/end bit  (well, without the solo TAB - sorry!!)

Repeat this bit under the solo ad nauseam...
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------3-------------------------------------3----------------------------------|
G|--------2-------0-----0-------0---------------2-------0------0-------0-----------|
D|---2--0-0-----3-----3-------3-----------2---0-0-----3------3-------3-------------|
A|---0--2-------------------0------2--3---0---2--------------------3------2--------|
E|------3-2---1------3------------------------3-2---1------3-----------------3~----|


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