Take Me to the River Talking Heads
From uunet!darwin.sura.net!newshost.latech.edu!VM.CC.LATECH.EDU!US30139 Tue Jul 21 16:20:45 PDT 1992
Article: 930 of alt.guitar.tab
Subject: Re: TAB REQUEST: Talking Heads
Organization: LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY
Date: Tue, 21 Jul 92 11:19:23 CST
email@example.com (Ken MacFarlane) writes:
>Does anyone have any Talking Heads, especially Once in A Lifetime, Psycho
>Killer or Take Me To The River?
Take Me to the River--Al Green, et al
intro: E7 Asus4 A(repeat vamp to verse 1)
verse 1:[E7]I don't know why I love you like I [Asus4]do[A]
[E7]After all the changes you been putting me t[Asus4]hrough[A]
[E7]You took my money and my cigarette[Asus4]s[A]
[E7]Now I ain't seen hide nor hair o[Asus4]f you y[A]et
chorus: I wanna k[C]now, won't you t[G]ell me, [D]I'd love to s[A]ay..[A7].
Take me to the [E7]river, [Asus4]wash [A]me d[E7]own
Take me to the [E7]water[E7+5], put my [Asus4]feet [A]on the g[E]round
turnaround Asus4 A
verse 2:I don't know why she treated me so bad
After all the things that we could have had
Love is emotion that I can't forget
My sweet sixteen I will never regret (repeat chorus)
bridge: [Dbm]Hold me, l[A]ove me
[Dbm]Please me, [A]baby you can squeeze me
[B]Til I drown, til I drown, til I drown, I'm gonna take you to the [E7]river
verse3: I don't know why I love you like I do
After all the changes you been putting me through
Your sixteen candles are burnin' on my wall
Telling me how you made a fool of them all (repeat chorus)
chords: E7 0 2 0 1 3 0 or...
E7 0 7 6 7 5 0(I like this version better)
Asus4 x 0 4 2 3 0
A x 0 2 2 2 0
C x 3 5 5 x x or...
C x 3 5 5 0 0(jangly)
G 3 5 5 x x x
D x 5 7 7 x x
A x 0 2 2 2 0(if you can get to it)
A 5 7 7 x x x(if you can't)
A7 x 0 7 6 8 x(funky chord, mute the A string)
rest of the chorus chords like the verse chords, except...
E7+5 0 7 6 7 8 0(mute both E strings or let 'em ring)
Dbm x 4 6 6 5 x
A x 0 2 2 2 x
B x 2 4 4 x x or...
B x 2 4 4 0 0 (jangly)
B7 x x 4 2 4 x or...
B7 x x 9 8 10 x (funky)
This is a hybrid version of Al Green, Delbert McClinton, and the Talking Heads
versions. I hope I didn't goof on putting the chords down. I'm new at this
method. Mike James US30139@VM.CC.LATECH.EDU