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3 Speed  EELS

From Electro-Shock Blues
This is a song that I love but I've never seen a convincing tab of online.
Standard tuning EADGBe
CAPO AT 7TH FRET - chords are transposed (i.e. first chord I've named C is strictly a G)
C - x3201x
C* - x32013 (during the solo)
Gsus/B - x2001x
Gsus/B* - x20013 (during the solo)
F - xx321x
G - xx000x (sometimes sounds like xx0003)
Am - x0221x
D5 - xx023x (sometimes sounds like Dm xx0231 or D xx0232)
This is a beautiful plaintively strummed song that mostly only uses the middle 4 strings
the guitar, although
around and during the solo section it sounds like he lets the high e string ring out
occasionally, as shown above. Listen to the record and see what you think.
[C] got a 3 speed and ba[Gsus/B]nana seat
[C] sitting back on the [Gsus/B]sissy bar
[C] went to sev and [Gsus/B]got a drink
[C] wish i was driving in [Gsus/B]daddy's car
and i [F]looked up at the [G]sky last night
and i [Am]thought i saw a [D5]bomb
and [F]why won't you just t[G]ell me what's going [C]on?[Gsus/B]
[C] riding down on [Gsus/B]springhill road
[C] meeting alfred out [Gsus/B]in the woods
[C] dogs bark and mos[Gsus/B]quitos bite
[C] scratching the itch that [Gsus/B]makes it feel good
and i [F]looked into the [G]mirror last night
all i [Am]saw was a pretty [D]blonde
and [F]why won't you just [G]tell me what's going o[C]n?[Gsus/B]
[Am] life is funny
but [D5]not ha ha funny
[F] peculiar i gu[C]ess[Gsus/B]
[Am] you think i got it all [D5]going my way
then [F]why am i such a [G]fucking mess?
During solo:
C* Gsus/B* (repeat 4 times)
(the solo can be played a few ways, I think it's on the G and B strings. I may add this later)
[C] want a pony and a [Gsus/B]birthday cake
[C] want a party with a [Gsus/B]scary clown
[C] kneel down and [Gsus/B]bow to the princess
[C] kneel down for the [Gsus/B]queen of the town
and i [F]looked up at the [G]sky last night
and i [Am]thought i saw a [D5]bomb
and [F]why won't you just t[G]ell me what's going o[C]n?[Gsus/B] [C]
t[Gsus/B]ell me what's going [C]on
[Gsus/B] [C]  
Gsus/B C (repeat to fade)
My first ever tab, any comments/advice/insults most welcome :)

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Am C D D5 F G Gsus/B
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