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Bang and Blame  R.E.M.

(Liberated from January 1995 _Guitar for the Practicing Musician_)
(Buy it for a more complete version)
TABed by: Chris Bray (cbray@comp.uark.edu)
Chords used:
Amadd2: xx7500
G6: xx5430
A, C, G, B, Bb chords: Use E-shaped barre chords...
[Am]  
 
 E- ---------------------------- -------------------------
 B- ---------------------------- -------------------------
 G- -o----5---(5)---(5)---(5)--- --(5)---(5)---(5)---(5)--
 D- -o----7---(7)---(7)---(7)--- --(7)---(7)---(7)---(7)--
 A- ---------------------------- -------------------------
 E- ---------------------------- ------------------------- 

[G5]  
 
 E- ------------------------- ----------------------------
 B- ------------------------- ----------------------------
 G- ---7---(7)---(7)---(7)--- --(7)---(7)---(7)---(7)---o-
 D- ---5---(5)---(5)---(5)--- --(5)---(5)---(5)---(5)---o-
 A- ------------------------- ----------------------------
 E- ------------------------- ---------------------------- 

[Amadd2] If you could see yourself now, baby
[G6] it's not my fault. You used to be[Amadd2] so in control.
[G6] You're going to roll right over this one.
Just roll me o[G6]ver, let me go. You're laying blame.
[Amadd2] Take this as no, no, no, no, no.
You [A]bang, bang, bang, [C] bang, bang then [A]blame, blame, blame.[G]
[A]You bang, bang, bang, [C] bang, bang. It's [B] not my thing so [Bb]let it go.[A] [G6]
[Amadd2] If you could see yourself now baby, [G6] the tables have turned.
the whole world hin[Amadd2]ges on your swings.
your [G6]secret life of indiscreet discr[Amadd2]etions.
I'd turn the screw [G6] and leave the screen. Don't point your fin[Amadd2]ger.
You [G6]know that's not my thing. You came to
[A]bang, bang, bang, [C] bang, bang then [A]blame, blame, blame.[G]
[A]You bang, bang, bang, [C] bang, bang. It's [Badd4] not my thing so let it go now.
E5 let ring...
 
 E- ----------0--------- --------0--------------
 B- ----------0---0----- -----------0-----------
 G- -o--------9------9-- --------------8------o- then....
 D- -o--9--9------------ --9--9-----------9---o-
 A- ----7--7------------ --9--9-----------------
 E- ----0--0------------ --7--7-----------------
 ----------- Play Three Times ------------ 

let
ring...
 
 E- ---------0----- ---------------0----------
 B- ------------0-- -(0)--------------0-------
 G- --------------- ------6--------------6----
 D- ---7--7-------- ------------------------7-
 A- ---7--7-------- ----------7---------------
 E- ---5--5-------- -------------------------- 

[Am]You've got a little worry. [G5] I know it all too well.
[Am]I've got your number, but so [G5] does every kiss-and-tell
who [Amadd2]dares to cross your threshold, or [G6]happens on your way,
Stop laying blame. [Amadd2] You k[G6]now that's not my thing.
[Amadd2](Ooh.)______________[G6]_ [Amadd2](Ooh.)_______________
You k[G6]now that's not my thing.
You came to [A]bang, bang, bang, [C] bang, bang, then [A]blame, blame, blame.[G]
[A] Bang, bang, bang, [C] bang, bang. It's [B] not my thing so [Bb]let it go.
You [A]bang, bang, bang, [C] bang, bang, then [A]blame, blame, blame.[G]
[A] Bang, bang, bang, [C] bang, bang. It's [B] not my thing so [Bb]let it go.[E]
[A] [G6]  
You [Amadd2]kiss on me, tug on me, [G6]rub on me, jump on me,
You [Amadd2]bang on me, beat on me, [G6]hit on me, let go on me,
[Amadd2](Ooh.)_______________[G6]_
You let go on me.
[Amadd2](Ooh.)_______________[G6]_
[Amadd2](Ooh.)___________________________________[G6]__
 
 E- ------0h5p0-------0h5p0--- -------------- ---3p0---------3p0-
 B- ----5-----------5--------- -- -- --------3p0--------
 G- -o------------------------ -- % -- -------------4-----
 D- -o------------------------ -- -- -------------------
 A- -------------------------- -- -- -------------------
 E- -------------------------- -------------- ------------------- 

Repeat
and fade...
 
 E- -(0)--3p0----3p0---3p0-----
 B- ---------------------------
 G- -------------------------o- Rest approx. 15 seconds then...
 D- -------------------------o-
 A- ---------------------------
 E- --------------------------- 

Repeat and fade...
 
 E- ----------2--------------- --------------------
 B- -------0---------------3-- --(3)---------------
 G- -o-----------0----4------- ------------------o- The End.
 D- -o--4--------------------- ------------------o-
 A- -------------------------- --------------------
 E- -------------------------- -------------------- 

(w/light dist. & amp vibrato)

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