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Wiser Time  The Black Crowes

From sjheil@ibm.net Sun Mar 31 19:37:53 1996
Date: Sun, 31 Mar 96 14:25:04 EST
From: sjheil@ibm.net (Steven J. Heil)
Subject: Wiser Time by The Black Crowes
Song: "Wiser Time"
Artist: The Black Crowes
Album: _Amorica_
Tab by: Steven J. Heil (sjheil@ibm.net)
Well, here's my shot at this great tune. I play it tuned down
1/2 step (mostly because that's how my guitar's usually tuned),
but since it's all barres, you could play it in regular tuning.
(It would be easier in open E tuning, and I'd be willing to bet
that the Crowes play it that way to get the slides down right)
======================================================================
Progression #1: B - A# - G#
 
 Progression #2: G# - A# - A#, A# - C - C, D# - C - C# - A# - C - G#

[-] [G#]  
NOTE: Don't play the A# and B chords as E-barres - they
don't
==== sound right. Play all of these as A-barres, except the
G#.
======================================================================
Song Structure: Intro (Progression 1 X 4)
Verse 1 (Progression 1 X 4)
Fill (Progression 1 X 2)
Verse 2 (Progression 1 X 4)
Chorus (Progression 2 X 2)
Electric Guitar Solo (Progression 1 X 4)
Verse 3 (Progression 1 X 4)
Chorus (Progression 2 X 2)
Steel Guitar Solo (Progression 1 X 4)
Organ Solo (Progression 1 X 4)
Electric Guitar Solo (Progression 1 X 4)
Chorus X 2 (Progression 2 X 4)
NOTE: There are tons of fills, licks, & slides all over the
intro,
==== fill, verses, choruses, and solos, but I'm strictly
rhythm,
so good luck on those!
Wiser Time by the Black Crowes
found on "Amorica"
transcribed by Don Toye
Rich in open G tuning
Marc in stnd tuning
Verse
[A#]No more time [C/A]left for [G]shame
[A#]Horizon [C/A]behind me, no more [G]pain
[A#]Windswpt [C/A]stars blink and[G] smile
[A#]Another [C/A]song, another [G]mile
[A#]You read[C/A] the line every [G]time
[A#]Ask me about[C/A] crime in my[G] mind
[A#]Ask me why[C/A] another road [G]song
[A#]Funny but[C/A] I bet you never left h[G]ome
Chorus
G -> A A -> B
On a good day, it's not every day
D->B C->A B->G
We can part the sea
G->A A->B
And on a bad day, it's not every day
D->B C->A B->G
glory behind our reach
Verse
14 seconds until sunrise
Tired but wiser for the time
Lightning 30 miles away
Three thousand more in two days
Chorus
jam follows (over verse chords), solos: acoustic slide, keyboard, elect. gtr.(Marc)
Chorus
Open G:
A# crd
[D-3]  
[B-3]  
[G-3]  
[B-3]  
[G-3]D-x
G (open strgs)
C/A crd (pick each note individually before changing to G)
D-0
[B-1]G-0
[B-2]G-0
D-x

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