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Disturbance at the Heron House  R.E.M.

DISTURBANCE AT THE HERON HOUSE (Version 1)
(Solo taken from Wayne Ellis' version)
 
 B--------------------------
 G---2--0-4-2-2h4p2-(0)--0- x 4
 D-0-------------------2--- 

Dsus2 {Peter is just picking through
"They're going wild," the call came in a Dsus2 chord during the
At early morning pre-dawn, then verses}
"The followers of chaos out of control
They're numbering the monkeys
The monkeys and the monkeys,"
The followers of chaos out of control
The ca[G]ll came in to Pa[A]rty Central
"M[G]eeting o[A]f the gr[G]een and s[A]imple,"
T[G]ry to tell us s[A]omething we don't know
[Dsus2]"They're meeting at the monument,"
The call came in the monument
To liberty and honor under the honor roll
"They've gathered up the cages the cages and courageous,"
The followers of chaos out of control
The ca[G]ll came in to Pa[A]rty Central
"M[G]eeting o[A]f the gr[G]een and s[A]imple,"
T[G]ry to tell us s[A]omething we don't know
 
 E--3--3-3--5b6r5-3-- --3--3-3-5b6r5-3--- --3-3-3--5b6r5-3---
 B------------------- ----------------3-3 -------------------
 E--3-3-3-5b6r5-3---- --3-3-3--5b6r5-3--- --/10-10-8-7-------
 B----------------3-3 ------------------- ------------------- 

[Dsus2]"Disturbance at the Heron House"
A stampede at the monument
To liberty and honor under the honor roll
The gathering of grunts and greens
Cogs and grunts and hirelings
A meeting of a mean idea to hold
"When [G]feeding time has [A]come and gone
They'll [G]lose the [A]heart and [G]head for [A]home
[G]Try to tell us s[A]omething we don't know"
Everyone allowed, Everyone allowed
DISTURBANCE AT THE HERON HOUSE (Version 2)
Transcribed by Wayne Ellis (ellis_w_wayne@bt-web.bt.co.uk)
The guitars are all tuned as follows: E A D G B E (low to high)
Intro
 
 ------
 E------------------ ------------------
 B------------------ ------------------
 G-----2---0-------- -4--2-2-2h4p2---0- guitar 1
 D--0----0---------- --------------2--- (play 4 times)
 A------------------ ------------------
 E------------------ ------------------ 

[D5]  
 
 E------------------ ------------------
 B------------------ ------------------
 G--2--------------- ------------------ guitar 2
 D--0--------------- ------------------ (play 4 times)
 A------------------ ------------------
 E------------------ ------------------
 E-----5---3-------- -7--5-5-5h7p5---3-
 B--3----3---------- --------------5---
 G------------------ ------------------ guitar 3
 D------------------ ------------------ (play 2.5 times)
 A------------------ ------------------
 E------------------ ------------------ 

Guitar 3 plays the same riff in unison with guitar 1, but up 1 octave.
This part is low in the mix and is only played 2 and a half times.
Guitar 3 joins in on bar 2 of the above riff, when it is played for
the second time (bar 4 of the song).
Verse 1
 
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guitar 1 Dsus2 Dsus2
 
 E------------------ --0----------0---- ------------------ --0----------0----
 B------------------ ------3---------3- ------------------ ------3---------3-
 G------------------ ---------2-------- ------------------ ---------2--------
 D------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
 A------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
 E------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------ 

guitar 2
 
 E------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
 B------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
 G------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
 D-------0---------- ------------------ -------0---------- ------------------
 A-2-3-------------- ------------------ -2-3-------------- ------------------
 E------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------ 

They're going wild The call came in At early morning Pre-dawn, then
guitar 1 Dsus2 Dsus2
 
 E------------------ --0----------0---- ------------------ --0----------0----
 B------------------ ------3---------3- ------------------ ------3---------3-
 G------------------ ---------2-------- ------------------ ---------2--------
 D------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
 A------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
 E------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------ 

guitar 2 D5
 
 E------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
 B------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
 G------------------ ------------------ -----------2------ ------------------
 D-------0---------- ------------------ -------0---0------ ------------------
 A-2-3-------------- ------------------ -2-3-------------- ------------------
 E------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------ 

The followers Of chaos out of Control
guitar 1 Dsus2 Dsus2
 
 E------------------ --0----------0---- ------------------ --0----------0----
 B------------------ ------3---------3- ------------------ ------3---------3-
 G------------------ ---------2-------- ------------------ ---------2--------
 D------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
 A------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
 E------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------ 

guitar 2 D5
 
 E------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
 B------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
 G------------------ ------------------ -----------2------ ------------------
 D-------0---------- ------------------ -------0---0------ ------------------
 A-2-3-------------- ------------------ -2-3-------------- ------------------
 E------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------ 

They're numbering the Monkeys The monkeys and the Monkeys
guitar 1 Dsus2 Dsus2
 
 E------------------ --0----------0---- ------------------ --0----------0----
 B------------------ ------3---------3- ------------------ ------3---------3-
 G------------------ ---------2-------- ------------------ ---------2--------
 D------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
 A------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
 E------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------ 

guitar 2 D5
 
 E------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
 B------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
 G------------------ ------------------ -----------2------ ------------------
 D-------0---------- ------------------ -------0---0------ ------------------
 A-2-3-------------- ------------------ -2-3-------------- ------------------
 E------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------ 

The followers Of chaos out of Control
Chorus 1
 
 --------- 

[G] [A] [G] [A] [G] [A]  
 
 E------3-3--------- --------0--------- ----3------------- -----------0------
 B------------------ -2----0----------- --------2--------- --------2-----0---
 G---0-------------- -2---------------- -0------2--------- -0------2---------
 D---0-------------- -2---------------- -0------2--------- -0------2---------
 A---2-------------- -0---------------- -2------0--------- -2------0---------
 E---3-------------- ------------------ -3---------------- -3---------------- 

[G5] [A5] [G5] [A5] [G5] [A5] 
 
 E------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
 B------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
 G------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
 D------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
 A---5-----------5/- -7-------------7\- -5------7--------- -5------7---------
 E---3-----------3/- -5-------------5\- -3------5--------- -3------5--------- 

slide slide
The call came into Party central Meeting of the Green and simple
[G] [A]  
 
 E-------3----5----- ------0-------0---
 B----3------------- -3/5-------5------
 G-0---------------- ------------------
 D-0---------------- ------------------
 A-2---------------- ------------------
 E-3---------------- ------------------ 

[G5] [A5]  
 
 E------------------ ------------------
 B------------------ ------------------
 G------------------ ------------------
 D------------------ ------------------
 A-5-------------5/- -7------------7---
 E-3-------------3/- -5------------5--- 

slide X
Try to tell us Something we don't
 
 E------------------ ------------------
 B------------------ ------------------
 G-----2---0-------- -4--2-2-2h4p2---0- guitar 1
 D--0--------------- --------------2--- (play 2 times)
 A------------------ ------------------
 E------------------ ------------------ 

[D5]  
 
 E------------------ ------------------
 B------------------ ------------------
 G--2--------------- ------------------ guitar 2
 D--0--------------- ------------------ (play 2 times)
 A------------------ ------------------
 E------------------ ------------------
 E-----5---3-------- -7--5-5-5h7p5---3-
 B--3--------------- --------------5---
 G------------------ ------------------ guitar 3
 D------------------ ------------------ (play 2 times)
 A------------------ ------------------
 E------------------ ------------------ 

Know
Verse 2
 
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 ------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------ 

They're meeting at the Monument The call came in The monument
 
 ------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------ 

To liberty And honour Under the honour roll
 
 ------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------ 

They've gathered up the Cages The cages And courageous
 
 ------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------ 

The followers of Chaos out of Control
Guitar1 is exactly the same as verse 1.
In verse 1 the part played by guitar 2 is varied (the first 3 fills
differ from the later ones), in this verse the parts are all the
same, and is shown below.
[D5] 
 
 E------------------
 B------------------
 G-----------2------ guitar 2
 D-------0---0------
 A-2-3--------------
 E------------------ 

Chorus 2
 
 ---------

[G] [A] [G] [A] [G] [A]  
 
 E------3-3--------- ---------0-------- ----3------------- -----3-----0------
 B------------------ -2----0----------- --------2--------- --------2-----0---
 G---0-------------- -2---------------- -0------2--------- -0------2---------
 D---0-------------- -2---------------- -0------2--------- -0------2---------
 A---2-------------- -0---------------- -2------0--------- -2------0---------
 E---3-------------- ------------------ -3---------------- -3---------------- 

[G5] [A5] [G5] [A5] [G5] [A5] 
 
 E------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
 B------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
 G------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
 D------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
 A---5-----------5/- -7--------7-7----- -5------7--------- -5---------7------
 E---3-----------3/- -5--------5-5----- -3------5--------- -3---------5------ 

slide X X
The call came into Party central Meeting of the Green and simple
[G] [A]  
 
 E-------3----5----- ------0-------0---
 B----3------------- -3/5-------5----5-
 G-0---------------- ------------------
 D-0---------------- ------------------
 A-2---------------- ------------------
 E-3---------------- ------------------ 

[G5] [A5]  
 
 E------------------ ------------------
 B------------------ ------------------
 G------------------ ------------------
 D------------------ ------------------
 A-5---------------- -7----------------
 E-3---------------- -5---------------- 

Try to tell us Something we don't
Guitar Solo
 
 ------------
 E--3----3--3-3--5b6 r5-3---3--3-3--5b6 r5-3---3--3-3--5b6 r5-3---3----3--5b6
 B------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
 G---0-------------- ------------------ ----0------------- ------------------
 D------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
 A------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
 E------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------ 

[C5] [F5] 
 
 E------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
 B------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
 G------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
 D-5--5----5-5-5---- -5--5---5-5-5-5--- -10--10--10-10-10- -10--10--10-10-10-
 A-3--3----3-3-3---- -3--3---3-3-3-3--- -8---8---8--8--8-- -8---8---8--8--8--
 E------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------ 

Know
 
 Er5-3---3--3-3--5b6 r5-3---3--3-3--5b6 r5-3---3--3-3--5b6 r5-3---/10-10-8-7-
 B------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
 G----0------------- ------------------ ----0------------- ------------------
 D------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
 A------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
 E------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------ 

TAB:Disturbance at the Heron House by REM C5
[F5] [E5] 
 
 E------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
 B------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
 G------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
 D-5--5----5-5-5---- -5--5----5-5-5---- -10--10--10-10-10- -10-10--10-10--9--
 A-3--3----3-3-3---- -3--3----3-3-3---- -8---8---8--8--8-- -8--8---8--8---7--
 E------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
 E------------------ ------------------
 B------------------ ------------------
 G-----2---0-------- -4--2-2-2h4p2---0- guitar 1
 D--0--------------- --------------2--- (play 4 times)
 A------------------ ------------------
 E------------------ ------------------ 

[D5]  
 
 E------------------ ------------------
 B------------------ ------------------
 G--2--------------- ------------------ guitar 2
 D--0--------------- ------------------ (play 4 times)
 A------------------ ------------------
 E------------------ ------------------
 E-----5---3-------- -7--5-5-5h7p5---3-
 B--3--------------- --------------5---
 G------------------ ------------------ guitar 3
 D------------------ ------------------ (play 4 times)
 A------------------ ------------------
 E------------------ ------------------ 

Verse 3
 
 --------
 ------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------ 

Disturbance at the Heron house A stampede at The monument
 
 ------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------ 

To liberty and Honour under the Honour roll
 
 ------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------ 

The gathering of Grunts and greens Cogs and grunts And hirelings
 
 ------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------ 

A meeting of A mean idea To hold
In this verse the guitar parts are the same as verse 2.
Chorus 3
 
 --------- 

[G] [A] [G] [A] [G] [A]  
 
 E------3---3------- ------------------ ------------------ -----------0-0----
 B--------3--------- -2---------------- --------2--------- --------2---------
 G---0-------------- -2---------------- -0------2--------- -0------2---------
 D---0-------------- -2---------------- -0------2--------- -0------2---------
 A---2-------------- -0---------------- -2------0--------- -2------0---------
 E---3-------------- ------------------ -3---------------- -3---------------- 

[G5] [A5] [G5] [A5] [G5] [A5] 
 
 E------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
 B------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
 G------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
 D------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------
 A---5-----------5/- -7-------------7\- -5------7--------- -5------7---------
 E---3-----------3/- -5-------------5\- -3------5--------- -3------5--------- 

slide slide
When feeding time has come and gone They'll lose the heart and head for home
[G] [A]  
 
 E----3-------3----- ------------------
 B-------3---------- -2----------------
 G-0---------------- -2----------------
 D-0---------------- -2----------------
 A-2---------------- -0----------------
 E-3---------------- ------------------ 

[G5] [A5]  
 
 E------------------ ------------------
 B------------------ ------------------
 G------------------ ------------------
 D------------------ ------------------
 A-5-------------5/- -7----------------
 E-3-------------3/- -5---------------- 

slide
Try to tell us Something we don't
Outro
 
 -------
 E------------------ ------------------
 B------------------ ------------------
 G-----2---0-------- -4--2-2-2h4p2---0- guitar 1
 D--0--------------- --------------2--- (play 8 times)
 A------------------ ------------------
 E------------------ ------------------ 

[D5]  
 
 E------------------ ------------------
 B------------------ ------------------
 G--2--------------- ------------------ guitar 2
 D--0--------------- ------------------ (play 8 times)
 A------------------ ------------------
 E------------------ ------------------
 E-----5---3-------- -7--5-5-5h7p5---3-
 B--3--------------- --------------5---
 G------------------ ------------------ guitar 3
 D------------------ ------------------ (play 8 times)
 A------------------ ------------------
 E------------------ ------------------ 

Know
Lyric Map for Outro
 
 --------------------

Over the outro section there are some ad-lib lyrics, their postion
relative to the repeated riff is shown below.
 
 ------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------ 

Know We don't know Everyone about
 
 ------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------ 

Everyone about
 
 ------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------ 

Everyone about
 
 ------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------ 

guitar 2 only
 
 ------------------ ------------------ ------------------ ------------------ 

fill 1 fill2 (very quiet)
D5 X X
 
 E------------------ E-5----------------
 B------------------ B---------------3--
 G-2---------------- fill 1 G------------------ fill2
 D-0---------------- D------------------
 A------------------ A------------------
 E------------------ E------------------ 

TAB Key
 
 --------

YbZ - bend the note at fret Y to the same pitch
as the note found at fret Z
rZ - release previous bend to the same pitch as
the note found at fret Z
h - hammer on
p - pulloff
/ - slide up
\ - slide down
X - mute with palm of picking hand
U - upstroke
D - downstroke
Notes
 
 ------

The intro features 3 guitars.
Guitar1 is used to play the riff around the second fret.
Guitar2 provides a powerchord accompanyment.
Deep in the mix guitar 3 doubles the riff played by guitar1, but
up an octive. This can be first heard halfway through bar 4.
The verse sections are nominally the same.
Guitar 1 has a clean sound and picks an arpeggiated Dsus2 pattern.
Let the picked notes ring as you play them.
Guitar 2 is distorted and plays powerchords, these should be allowed
to sustain over the picked sections.
The verses are tabbed for 2 guitars since the D5 played by guitar 2
rings over the picking part, also the 2 parts have quite dissimilar
sounds. These can be combined into 1 part.
For the chorus Guitar 1 plays chords and short melody lines, and
Guitar 2 plays power chords.
The guitar solo is quite easy and is essentially 2 different phrases
repeated over a C5 to F5 chord progression.
This Transcription (c) Copyright DarkMusic 1994. ReVamped for '95.
Comments, corrections, requests and idle banter welcome.
Wayne Ellis email ellis_w_wayne@bt-web.bt.co.uk

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