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Corporal Brown  Toad the Wet Sprocket

Date: Tue, 19 Nov 1996 19:51:58 -0800
From: "Michael A. Mazur"
Subject: Tab: Toad the Wet Sprocket, "Corporal Brown"
Tab: "Corporal Brown" Toad the Wet Sprocket
Transcribed by Michael A. Mazur (
All guitars capoed at second fret
Intro: Guitars 1 and 2
Cadd9/G (bass plays G)
 * --0---0--0----0--0----0--0----0--0----0--0----0--
 * --0---0--0----0--0----0--0----0--0----0--0----0--

Gadd6/A (A in bass) Gadd6 (bass plays B)
 --0---0---0---0--0---0-0--0--0--0--0-- * Play this 9 times
 --0---0---0---0--0---0-0--0--0--0--0-- *

Notes in parenthesis are played only by guitar 2, and only after the
second repeat
 --0--0--0--0--------0h2p0-----0-- Guitar 2 plays for the verse

corporal brown was tall, boy!
and liked to go and fish
corporal's wife was quite fat
and was a raving bitch
[Em7] [Asus4] [G] [Dsus2]  
 --0--0-- --0--0-- -------- --0--0--
 --3--3-- --3--3-- --3--3-- --3--3--
 --0--0-- --2--2-- --0--0-- --2--2-- Guitar 1 plays these chords,
 --2--2-- --2--2-- --0--0-- --0--0-- Guitar 2 plays the same
 --2--2-- -------- -------- -------- chords, but muted, and in
 -------- -------- --3--3-- -------- eighth notes

[Em7]and [Asus4]i'm a [G]bit [Dsus2]drunk [Em7]as [Asus4]i [G]watch
[Em7]they [Asus4]are [G]yelling [Dsus2]loud, [Em7]he [Asus4]throws a punch
Guitar 1 plays the same chords from the intro,
Guitar 2 plays this over all the chords

[Cadd9/G]oh lord, [Gadd6/A]what am i [Gadd6]gonna do?
 --0--0--0--0-----2b(3)r2p0-----0-- Before the verse, guitar 2
 --2--2--2--2----------------2----- plays this variation on the
 ---------------------------------- verse riff three times

corporal brown was quite scared
when he looked down at her
corporal's wife was quite dead
so he carried her...
and took her outside
dug a grave and placed her inside
i was amazed
oh lord, what am i gonna do?
(repeat variation of main riff 4 times,
ending on second to last note)

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Am7 Asus4 Dsus2 Em7 G Gadd6
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