The Man Who Sold The World

Nirvana

 FGF2
e:----------------------------------|

B:----------------------------------|
G:--2-----2-2---0-------2h3p2---0---|
D:----------------------------------|
A:----------------------------------|
E:----------------------------------|
1 . 2 . 3 . 4 .
Pattern 1 Pattern 2
 CF
e:--------------------------|--------------------------|

B:-----------------------1--|--------------------------|
G:--------------0--2--3-----|--------------------------|
D:-----0--2--3--------------|-----------------0--2--3--|
A:--3-----------------------|--------0--1--3-----------|
E:--------------------------|--1--3--------------------|
1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 .
F G F |F G F |F G F |F
 GriffFriffriffriff
  ]                                          
F G F |F G F |Dm |F
 riffrifftacet
                                        We passed
along the
A |A |Dm |F
stairs spoke of was and when Altho' I
wasn't
A |A |F/c |F/c
there he said I was his friend which came
 asa
      C                  |C                  |A                  |A  [2
beats only!]
surprise I spoke into his eyes I thought
you
Dm |Dm |C C/e C/g C/bb|F F/a
F/c F/e
 patterns 1 & 2
died alone            a long long time ago   
oh...
C C/e C/g C/bb|F F/a F/c F/e |C# |F F/a
F/c F/e
no not me we never lost control,
you're
C C/e C/g C/bb|F F/a F/c F/e |C# |F
 GF
 face            to face            with the man who sold the world....
 riff
 
F G F |F G F |F G F |F
 GriffFriffriffriff
  ]                                         
F G F |Dm |F |A
 rifftacet
                        I laughed and shook his hand
A |Dm |Dm |A
and made my way back home I searched for form and land
A |F/c |F/c |C/g
for years & years I roamed I gazed a gazely stare
 2 beats only
C/g                |A                  |A    |Dm
way more than a million years, I must have died alone a
Dm |C C/e C/g C/bb|F F/a F/c F/e |C C/e
C/g C/bb
 patterns 1 & 2
long long      time ago                 Who knows?
not
F F/a F/c F/e |C# |F F/a F/c F/e |C C/e
C/g C/bb
me, I never lost control, you're face
to
F F/a F/c F/e |C# |F G F |F
 GFriffriff
 face,           with the man who sold the world...    
F G F |F G F |C C/e C/g C/bb|F F/a
F/c F/e
 riffriff
                         Who knows?          not me,
we
C# |F F/a F/c F/e |C C/e C/g C/bb|F F/a
F/c F/e
never lost control you're face to face
with
C# |F G F |F G F |F
 GFriffriffriff
 the man who sold the world..                    
F G F |F G F |F G F |F
 GriffFriffriffriff
  ]                                         
F G F |A |A |F
 GriffFslide up to and bold an "e"riff
                         
F G F |F |F |A
 Dmriff
  
[/f......................................e......d.....
Dm |A |A |F
F G F |F/c |F/c |A
 Dmriff
  
[/f....................................e.......d....
Dm |A |A |F
F G F |F |
 riffend
              
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al589181@campus.cegs.itesm.mx (Ricardo Contreras)
Words and music by David Bowie
As recorded by Nirvana in the album "Unplugged in New York"
Rif 1: Fig. 2
=46ig.3
        e-------------------------              e-----     e---

b------------------------- b----- b--0
g--2-2-2-0---2s0s2-0- g--2-- g--0
d------------------------- d----- d---
a------------------------- a----- a---
e------------------------- e----- e---
In the Intro. Rif 1 repeats 6 times and ends in th fig. 2.
The Intro folows this progresion of chords: G,F,Fsus2,F,G,F,Fsus2,F,G,Dm
=46ig. 3 is the preparation to for the lead guitar to start with the"A" chor=
d.
Verse 1:
 A
        We passed upon the stairs
 Dm
        spoke of was and when
 A
        Although I wasn=B4t there
 F/C
        He said I was his friend
 C/G
        which came as a surprise
 A
        I spoke into his eyes
 Dm
        I thought you died alone
 C
        a long long time ago.
Chorus:
   e-------------------------------------------------

b-------------------------------------------------
g------------2-3-5--------------------------------
d------2-3-5----------------------0-2-3-------3---
a--3-5----------------------0-1-3---------4-4---4-
e-----------------------1-3-----------------------
oh no not me we never lost..
   e--------------------------------------------------------------

b--------------------------------------------------------------
g-----------------------------------2-3-5----------------------
d-------------0-2-3-----------2-3-5----------------------1-2-3-
a-------0-1-3-------------3-5----------------------0-1-3-------
e---1-3----------------------------------------1-3-------------
control you=B4re face to face
   e------------------------------

b--------------6------------0--
g-------6-6-x--6-----6---6--0--
d-------6-6-x--6-----6---6-----
a-------4-4-x--4-----4---4-----
e------------------------------
with the man who sold the world
Then go back to rif 1 and play it four times, the first time after playing
the chorus go to verse 2, the second time play again the chorus then go to
the "Outro".
Verse 2:
 A
        I laughed and shook his hand
 Dm
        and may my way back home
 A
        I searched for form and land
 F/C
        for years and years I roamed
 C/G
        I glazed a gazely stare
(At the millions here)
 ADm
        I must have died a lone
 C
        a long long time ago
Chorus
Outro: (from rif 1)
e-------------------------------------------------------------

b-------------------------------------------------------------
g--2s8-9-10s9---9--9-9-9s2-2-2-0-2s3s2-0-2-2-2s10-10-10--10---
d-------------------------------------------------------------
a-------------------------------------------------------------
e-------------------------------------------------------------
e-------------------------------------------------------------
b-------------------------------------------------------------
g--10--10-10--10s9-9-9s7-7--7--7--7-7--7-7--7s9-9-9-9-9-9-9---
d-------------------------------------------------------------
a-------------------------------------------------------------
e-------------------------------------------------------------
e---------------------------------------------------------------------------
b---------------------------------------------------------------------------
g--9s2--2-2-2-0-2s3s2-0-2-2-2-0-2s10-10-10--10-10-10--10--10-10-10s9-9-9s7-7---7-7-
d----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
a----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
e----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
e----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
b---------------------------------------------------------------------------------0
g-7-7-7---7-7--7-7s8s9-9-9---9-9-9--9-9--9-9--9-9s2-2-2-2-0-2s3s2-0-2-2-2-0-2s3s2-0
d----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
a----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
e----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
e--------
b--------
g--2-----
d--------
a--------
e--------
Coments to the e-mail: al589181@campus.cegs.itesm.mx (please write) all
coments welcomed.Tab done by Ricardo Contreras.


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