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Kid  The Pretenders

Date: Mon, 4 Nov 1996 02:04:36 -0500
From: Mike Dare
Subject: TAB: "Kid" by the Pretenders
Here's my rendition of my favorite Pretenders song. Sorry, but I couldn't
figure out the solo. Maybe later.
"Kid" by the Pretenders, from Pretenders I
Transcription: Mike Dare (dare@infi.net)
The song starts out in C. Opening chord progression is: C(032010),
Am(x02210), F(133211), G(320001)
[C] [Am] [F] [G] [C]  
 
 e------------------------------------------------
 B------------------------------------------------
 G------------------------------------------------
 D--------------0-2-------------------------------
 A-----0-2-3--------------------------------------
 E--3----------------1----7-7-5-5-3-3-1-1-0-(0)---

[C] [Am] [F] [G] [C]  
 
 e--------------------------------------------------------------
 B--------------------------------------------------------------
 G--------------------------------------------------------------
 D---------------------3----9-10-----7-9--5-7--3-5--2-3-2-------
 A------------0----2-3------------------------------------3-----
 E--(0)--1-3----------------------------------------------------

[C]Kid, what [Am]changed your mood? You've [F]got all sad, so [G]I feel sad too.
[C]I think I [Am]know, [F]some things whe[G]rever I go
C9(032030) Am
You think it's wrong. I can tell you do.
F Dm(x00231) G
How can I explain, when you don't want me to.
[C] [Am] [F] [G] [C]  
 
 e------------------------------------------------------------
 B------------------------------------------------------------
 G------------------------------------------------------------
 D--------------0-2-----9-10----7-9--5-7--3-5--2-3-2----------
 A-----0-2-3------------------------------------------3-------
 E--3---------------1-----------------------------------------

[C]Kid, my only [Am]kid, you [F]look so small, [G]gone so quiet
[C]I know you [Am]know, what [F]I'm about, I [G]won't deny it.
[C9] But you forg[Am]et. You don't understand.
[F] You've turned your head. [Dm] You've d[G]ropped my hand.
[Am] All my [F]sorrow, [Am] all my [F]blues, [Am] all my [F]sorrow - ow -[G]ow
*The song now changes key to E right before to solo. The chord progression
is now: E(022100), C#m(x46654), A(x02220), B(x2444x).
[E]Shut the light, [C#m] go away, [A] fool of grace, and [B]cover your face
[E]Kid, precious [C#m]kid, you're [A]eyes are blue, but [B]you won't cry
I [E]know, an[C#m]gry tears to[A]day, [B]you won't let them [E]go[C#m] [A] [B]
Outro Solo (simple, yet effective)
 
 e---------------------------- ---------------------
 B---7-------5---------------- (x 3) 9-----7-----4-------- (x 1)
 G------------------4-----1--- ------------------4--
 D---------------------------- ---------------------
 A---------------------------- ---------------------
 E---------------------------- ---------------------


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A Am B C C#m C9 Dm E F G
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