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Silver Jenny Dollar  The New Pornographers

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Artist: The New Pornographers
Album: Together
Song: Silver Jenny Dollar
tabber: John Baer (
tabbed on 4/29/2010
(Intro to 0:15. Play riff with chords)
[D] [G] [A] [D] [G] [A]  

(Verse 1:)
[G]Was only ever [A]passing th[D]rough[F#m]
S[G]he's only ever[A] passing t[D]hrough[F#m]
[G] [A]"Carlitas and [D]You"[F#m]
[G] [A]Was the name of her [D]act[F#m]
(Prechorus 1:)
And its [Bm]true, to [E]love her is [Bm]all I can [E]do
In a [Bm]world that's beaten eve[E7]rything black and blue
(Chorus 1:)
[E7]They haul a [G]silver Jenny [A]dollar
[D](a-whoa whoa whoa whoa...)
A [G]silver Jenny [A]dollar
[D](a-whoa whoa whoa whoa...)
A [G]silver Jenny d[A]ollar
[D](a-whoa whoa whoa whoa)
(whoa [G]whoa whoa)[A] [D]
(Repeat Intro chords/riff x2)
(Verse 2:)
[G]We're only ever [A]passing th[D]rough[F#m]
[G]We were only ever [A]passing th[D]rough[F#m]
[G] [A] "Carlitas and [D]You"[F#m]
[G] [A]Was the name of our [D]act[F#m]
(Prechorus 2:)
And its t[Bm]rue, you'll [E]notice its a[Bm]ll I can [E]do
In a [Bm]world that's beaten [E7]everything black and blue
(*Repeat Chorus*)
[Bm]The winter's [F#m]over, the[Bm] war is [F#m]over
[Bm]A parcel of land[F#m] men, our [G]scum is [A]true
(no chord)
They'll love ya...
(Solo/breakdown riff: strings and piano at 1:59,
Notes in "()" is the piano)
 G--------------|-----------------|(x4 to 2:14)

(*Chorus 3: same as before, with some verse vocals and the solo/breakdown riffs
playing underneath)
End on: D (a-whoa whoa whoa whoa whoa)
Cheers, and buy "Together"! -John Baer

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