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BACKROAD by Kristin Hersh (Throwing Muses)

transcribed by Edmond Hum 

Define Chords:(for verse)

       B        BaddA        E
E--------------------------------------------------------------
B------0---------0---------------------------------------------
G------4---------4-----------1---------------------------------
D------4---------4-----------2---------------------------------
A------2---------0-----------2---------------------------------
E--------------------------------------------------------------


Define Chords:(For Chorus) - use regular barre chord fingerings

       A      F     B      D       C#

E------5------1-----7------10-------9------------------------------
B------5------1-----7------10-------9------------------------------
G------6------2-----8------11------10------------------------------
D------7------3-----9------12------11------------------------------
A------7------3-----9------12------11------------------------------
E------5------1-----7------10-------9------------------------------


Define fingerpicking pattern:(for verse)

E------------------------------------------------------------------
B------------------------------------------------------------------
G-----4-----4---------4-----4--------------------------------------
D-------4-----4---------4-----4------------------------------------
A---2-----2-----0---------0-----0--2-------------------------------
E------------------------------------------------------------------

---start---

Intro:

E-------------------------------------
B-------------------------------------
G-------------------------------------
D-------------------------------------
A---0-2-----2-5-----5-4-0-2-----------
E-------------------------------------


B BaddA
B BaddA

Verse:

   B
   One two three four
       BaddA                B                BaddA
   How many, many people outside your door?
   B   B     BaddA - E
   How many, many people outside?


Verse:

B BaddA
B BaddA

   B
   Four three two one
   BaddA                 B             BaddA
   I don't think you can hold your own
   B
   Five six seven eight
   BaddA                 B              BaddA
   I don't think you can save your face
             E       B BaddA B BaddA
   You don't say no
             E
   You don't say no


Chorus:





A               F
   He dunk the backboard
          B              D     C#
   And he - sleep on the couch
A               F
   He jump the backseat
          B              D     C#
   And he - sleep on the couch
A                B       D C#
   He drive the backroad
A                B       D C#
   He drive the backroad
A                B      
   He drive the backroad
          D
   And he sleep

-------------------------

[some kind of lead-in - it's close enough - just improvise]
[  s/  means slide up    ]
[  s\  means slide down  ]
 
E---------------------------------------------------------
B---------------------------------------------------------
G---------------------------------------------------------
D--2s/4-4s\-----------------------------------------------
A-------------3s/5-5s\---1s/3-3s\--------------3-3s/5s\2--
E-----------------------------------1s/3-3s\--------------

B BaddA
B BaddA backseat
          B              D     C#
   And he - sleep on the couch
A                B       D C#
   He drive the backroad
A                B       D C#
   He drive the backroad
A                B      
   He drive the backroad
          D
   And he sleep


Chorus:

A               F
   He dunk the backboard
          B              D     C#
   And he - sleep on the couch
A               F
   He jump the backseat
          B              D     C# p, or research. #

BACKROAD by Kristin Hersh (Throwing Muses)

transcribed by Edmond Hum 


Define Chords:(for verse)

       B        BaddA        E
E--------------------------------------------------------------
B------0---------0---------------------------------------------
G------4---------4-----------1---------------------------------
D------4---------4-----------2---------------------------------
A------2---------0-----------2---------------------------------
E--------------------------------------------------------------
Define Chords:(For Chorus) - use regular barre chord fingerings

       A      F     B      D       C#

E------5------1-----7------10-------9------------------------------
B------5------1-----7------10-------9------------------------------
G------6------2-----8------11------10------------------------------
D------7------3-----9------12------11------------------------------
A------7------3-----9------12------11------------------------------
E------5------1-----7------10-------9------------------------------
Define fingerpicking pattern:(for verse)

E------------------------------------------------------------------
B------------------------------------------------------------------
G-----4-----4---------4-----4--------------------------------------
D-------4-----4---------4-----4------------------------------------
A---2-----2-----0---------0-----0--2-------------------------------
E------------------------------------------------------------------

---start---

Intro:

E-------------------------------------
B-------------------------------------
G-------------------------------------
D-------------------------------------
A---0-2-----2-5-----5-4-0-2-----------
E-------------------------------------
B BaddA
B BaddA

Verse:

   B
   One two three four
       BaddA                B                BaddA
   How many, many people outside your door?
   B   Two three four five
       BaddA                B     BaddA - E
   How many, many people outside?
Verse:

B BaddA
B BaddA

   B
   Four three two one
   BaddA                 B             BaddA
   I don't think you can hold your own
   B
   Five six seven eight
   BaddA                 B              BaddA
   I don't think you can save your face
             E       B BaddA B BaddA
   You don't say no
             E
   You don't say no
Chorus:

A               F
   He dunk the backboard
          B              D     C#
   And he - sleep on the couch
A               F
   He jump the backseat
          B              D     C#
   And he - sleep on the couch
A                B       D C#
   He drive the backroad
A                B       D C#


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