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Baby Elian  Manic Street Preachers

  [G#]      [A]      [Eb]      [C#]        [B]      [A]      [E]      [F#]                                                             
E|-------------------------|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|-------------------------|
D|-------------------------|-------------------------|
A|-------------6-6-6-4-4-4-|-2-2-2-0-0-0-------------|
E|-4-4-4-5-5-5-------------|-------------0-0-0-2-2-2-|

RIFF 2
  [F#]                                                                                                         
E|-----------------|
B|-----------------|
G|-----------------|
D|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---|
A|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|
E|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---|

RIFF 3
  [F#m]                                                                                                         
E|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|-9-11-12-11----9-11---11--9-11---11-|
A|------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------|

RIFF 4
  [C#m]                                                                                                         
E|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------|
A|-9-11-12-11----9-11---11--9-11---11-|
E|------------------------------------|

RIFF 5
  [F#m]                                                                                                         
E|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|-9-11-12-11----9-14---14-14-14---14-|
A|------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------|

RIFF 6
  [C#m]                                                                                                         
E|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------|
A|-9-11-12-11----9-14---14-14-14---14-|
E|------------------------------------|

RIFF 7
  [F#]                         [G#]         [A] [B]                                                                                                           
E|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|-----------------------|
B|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|-----------------------|
G|-11------11-11---11-11--|-13------13-13---13-13--|-14------14-14---14-14--|-16-16-16-16-16-16-16--|
D|--0-------0--0----0--0--|--0-------0--0----0--0--|--0-------0--0----0--0--|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--|
A|--9-------9--9----9--9--|-11------11-11---11-11--|-12------12-12---12-12--|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14--|
E|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|-----------------------|

RIFF 8
  [F#m]                                                                                                         
E|------------|
B|------------|
G|------------|

D|-9-11-12-11-|
A|------------|
E|------------|

FILL 1
  [F#m]                                                                                                         
E|--9------|
B|-10------|
G|-11------|
D|---------|
A|---------|
E|---------|

FILL 1 is played at the begining of RIFF 3 & 5
FILL 2
  [C#m]                                                                                                        
E|--4------|
B|--5------|
G|--6------|
D|---------|
A|---------|
E|---------|

FILL 2 is played at the begining of RIFF 4 & 6
FILL 3
E|-----------------|
B|-----------------|
G|-----------------|
D|-6---6-7--6---7--|
A|-----------------|
E|-----------------|

FILL 3 is played twice on each chord in the chorus
FILL 4
E|-------------------|
B|-------------------|
G|-------------------|
D|-6--6s9-11---------|
A|-----------11-9----|
E|----------------12-|

FILL 4 replaces FILL 3 at the end of the chorus
FILL 5
E|---------------|
B|---------------|
G|---------------|
D|------9------9-|
A|-9h11---9h11---|
E|---------------|

FILL 5 is played once just before the middle of the second verse
CHORDS
    [E]    [A]    [D]                                                                                              
E|--7---5---5--|
B|--9---5---7--|
G|--9---6---7--|
D|--9---7---7--|
A|--7---7---5--|
E|------5------|

INTRO
=====
RIFF 1 x2
RIFF 2
RIFF 3 & 4 x2
VERSE 1
=======
RIFF 3 (F1)
Blockades won't win you more votes
RIFF 4 (F2)
A Cuban adjustment act
RIFF 3 (F1)
Offer the world a dream
RIFF 4 (F2)
Dress it up - it's blackmail
RIFF 5 (F1)
Internal matter they say
RIFF 6 (F2)
For two million dollars a day
RIFF 3 (F1)
Maybe a future in film
RIFF 4 (F2)
But Cuban boxers still win
BRIDGE
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RIFF 7
CHORUS
======
E (F3 x2) A (F3 x2)
Kidnapped - to the promised land
D (F3 x2)
The Bay Of Pigs
E (F3, F4)
Or baby Elian
E (F3 x2) A (F3 x2)
Operation - Peter Pan
D (F3 x2)
America
E (F3, F4)
The Devil's playground
RIFF 1
Baby Elian
RIFF 1
Baby Elian
VERSE 2
=======
RIFF 3 (F1)
Across the unfair divide
RIFF 4 (F2)
Where black will never meet white
RIFF 3 (F1, F5)
So read my token lips
RIFF 4 (F2)
As if they never exist
RIFF 5 (F1)
You cannot buy a nation
RIFF 6 (F2)
Not even Miami mob
RIFF 3 (F1)
We follow a shining path
RIFF 4 (F2)
That you will never destroy
BRIDGE
======
RIFF 7
CHORUS
======
E (F3 x2) A (F3 x2)
Kidnapped - to the promised land
D (F3 x2)
The Bay Of Pigs
E (F3, F4)
Or baby Elian
E (F3 x2) A (F3 x2)
Operation - Peter Pan
D (F3 x2)
America
E (F3, F4)
The Devil's playground
RIFF 1
You don't just sit in a rocking chair
RIFF 1
When you've built a revolution
RIFF 1
You don't just sit in a rocking chair
RIFF 1
When you've built a revolution
RIFF 1
Baby Elian
RIFF 1
Baby Elian
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Baby Elian
Tabbed by Stu Chown stickler@another.com
(i think it may be in open G tuning but this sounds fine - Madbob)
CHORDS:
Amaj7 - x02120
Dmaj7 - xx0222
On each riff, make every note vibrate.
INTRO
E--------------------------------------------------------------
B--------------------------------------------------------------
G--------------------------------------------------------------
D---6-6-6-7-7-7-13-13-13-11-11-11-9-9-9-7-7-7-2-2-2-4-4^5-4-2--
A---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--
E--------------------------------------------------------------   x2

THEN:
G------------------
D-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--
A-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--
E------------------

VERSE RIFF(Repeated)
E--------------------------------------------------------------------------
B--------------------------------------------------------------------------
G--4-6-7-6--6--6--6--6-6---------------------------4-6-7-6--6--6--6--6-6---
D--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--4-6-7-6--6--6--6--6-6----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---
A-------------------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----------------------------
E--------------------------------------------------------------------------

Blockades won't win you more votes
E------------------------------------
B------------------------------------
G------------------------------------
D---------4-6-7-6--6--6--6--6-6------
A---------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0------
E------------------------------------

A Cuban adjustment act.........
Verse 1
Blockades won't[Dmaj7] win you more votes
A Cuban a[Amaj7]djustment act
Offer [Dmaj7]the world a dream
Dress it u[Amaj7]p - it's blackmail
Verse 2
Internal matter they say
For 2 million dollars a day
Maybe a future in film
But Cuban boxers still win
BRIDGE(Over repeated A chord)
B-----------------------
G-2----4----6----7-7-7--
D-2----x----x----7-7-7--
A-0----2----4----5-5-5--
E-----------------------

CHORUS
  [E]                         [Amaj7]                        [D]                                                       
E-------------------------0--0-0-0-0--0--0-0-0-0--2--2-2-2-2--2--2-2-2-2--
B-------------------------2--2-2-2-2--2--2-2-2-2--3--3-3-3-3--3--3-3-3-3--
G-1--1-2-1-2--1--1-2-1-2--1--1-2-1-2--1--1-2-1-2--1--1-2-1-2--1--1-2-1-2--
D-2--2-2-2-2--2--2-2-2-2--2--2-2-2-2--2--2-2-2-2--------------------------
A-2--2-2-2-2--2--2-2-2-2--0--0-0-0-0--0--0-0-0-0--------------------------
E-0--0-0-0-0--0--0-0-0-0--------------------------------------------------
E-------------------------
B-------------------------
G-1--1-2-1-2--1--1-2-1-2--
D-2--2-2-2-2--2--2-2-2-2--
A-2--2-2-2-2--2--2-2-2-2--
E-0--0-0-0-0--0--0-0-0-0--

[E]Kidnapped - to the p[Amaj7]romised land
The b[D]ay of pigs
Or baby E[E]lian
[E]Operation - [Amaj7]Peter Pan
Am[D]erica
The Devil's p[E]layground
REPEAT INTRO
Baby Elian,
Baby Elian.
VERSE 3
Across the unfair divide
Where black will never meet white
So read my broken lips
As if they never exist.
VERSE 4
You cannot buy a nation
Not even Miami mob
We follow a shining path
That you will never destroy
REPEAT BRIDGE
REPEAT CHORUS
REPEAT INTRO
You just don't sit in a rockin' chair
When you have built a revolution x2
Baby Elian,
Baby Elian.
OUTRO
E--------------------------
B--------------------------
G--4-6-7-6--6--6--6--6-6---
D--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---
A--------------------------
E--------------------------


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