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Bang and Blame  R.E.M.

(Liberated from January 1995 _Guitar for the Practicing Musician_)
(Buy it for a more complete version)
TABed by: Chris Bray (cbray@comp.uark.edu)
Chords used:
Amadd2: xx7500
G6: xx5430
A, C, G, B, Bb chords: Use E-shaped barre chords...
[Am]  
 
 E-|----------------------------|-------------------------|
 B-|----------------------------|-------------------------|
 G-|-o----5---(5)---(5)---(5)---|--(5)---(5)---(5)---(5)--|
 D-|-o----7---(7)---(7)---(7)---|--(7)---(7)---(7)---(7)--|
 A-|----------------------------|-------------------------|
 E-|----------------------------|-------------------------|

[G5]  
 
 E-|-------------------------|----------------------------|
 B-|-------------------------|----------------------------|
 G-|---7---(7)---(7)---(7)---|--(7)---(7)---(7)---(7)---o-|
 D-|---5---(5)---(5)---(5)---|--(5)---(5)---(5)---(5)---o-|
 A-|-------------------------|----------------------------|
 E-|-------------------------|----------------------------|

[Amadd2] If you could see yourself now, baby
[G6] it's not my fault. You used to be[Amadd2] so in control.
[G6] You're going to roll right over this one.
Just roll me o[G6]ver, let me go. You're laying blame.
[Amadd2] Take this as no, no, no, no, no.
You [A]bang, bang, bang, [C] bang, bang then [A]blame, blame, blame.[G]
[A]You bang, bang, bang, [C] bang, bang. It's [B] not my thing so [Bb]let it go.[A] [G6]
[Amadd2] If you could see yourself now baby, [G6] the tables have turned.
the whole world hin[Amadd2]ges on your swings.
your [G6]secret life of indiscreet discr[Amadd2]etions.
I'd turn the screw [G6] and leave the screen. Don't point your fin[Amadd2]ger.
You [G6]know that's not my thing. You came to
[A]bang, bang, bang, [C] bang, bang then [A]blame, blame, blame.[G]
[A]You bang, bang, bang, [C] bang, bang. It's [Badd4] not my thing so let it go now.
E5 let ring...
 
 E-|----------0---------|--------0----------------|
 B-|----------0---0-----|-----------0-------------|
 G-|-o--------9------9--|--------------8------o---| then....
 D-|-o--9--9------------|--9--9-----------9---o---|
 A-|----7--7------------|--9--9-------------------|
 E-|----0--0------------|--7--7-------------------|
 |----------- Play Three Times ---------------|

let
ring...
 
 E-|---------0-----|---------------0----------|
 B-|------------0--|-(0)--------------0-------|
 G-|---------------|------6--------------6----|
 D-|---7--7--------|------------------------7-|
 A-|---7--7--------|----------7---------------|
 E-|---5--5--------|--------------------------|

[Am]You've got a little worry. [G5] I know it all too well.
[Am]I've got your number, but so [G5] does every kiss-and-tell
who [Amadd2]dares to cross your threshold, or [G6]happens on your way,
Stop laying blame. [Amadd2] You k[G6]now that's not my thing.
[Amadd2](Ooh.)______________[G6]_ [Amadd2](Ooh.)_______________
You k[G6]now that's not my thing.
You came to [A]bang, bang, bang, [C] bang, bang, then [A]blame, blame, blame.[G]
[A] Bang, bang, bang, [C] bang, bang. It's [B] not my thing so [Bb]let it go.
You [A]bang, bang, bang, [C] bang, bang, then [A]blame, blame, blame.[G]
[A] Bang, bang, bang, [C] bang, bang. It's [B] not my thing so [Bb]let it go.[E]
[A] [G6]  
You [Amadd2]kiss on me, tug on me, [G6]rub on me, jump on me,
You [Amadd2]bang on me, beat on me, [G6]hit on me, let go on me,
[Amadd2](Ooh.)_______________[G6]_
You let go on me.
[Amadd2](Ooh.)_______________[G6]_
[Amadd2](Ooh.)___________________________________[G6]__
 
 E-|------0h5p0-------0h5p0---|--------------|---3p0---------3p0-|
 B-|----5-----------5---------|-- --|--------3p0--------|
 G-|-o------------------------|-- % --|-------------4-----|
 D-|-o------------------------|-- --|-------------------|
 A-|--------------------------|-- --|-------------------|
 E-|--------------------------|--------------|-------------------|

Repeat
and fade...
 
 E-|-(0)--3p0----3p0---3p0-----|
 B-|---------------------------|
 G-|-------------------------o-| Rest approx. 15 seconds then...
 D-|-------------------------o-|
 A-|---------------------------|
 E-|---------------------------|

Repeat and fade...
 
 E-|----------2---------------|--------------------|
 B-|-------0---------------3--|--(3)---------------|
 G-|-o-----------0----4-------|------------------o-| The End.
 D-|-o--4---------------------|------------------o-|
 A-|--------------------------|--------------------|
 E-|--------------------------|--------------------|

(w/light dist. & amp vibrato)

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