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Ego Is Not a Dirty Word  Skyhooks

 
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SONG NAME - EGO IS NOT A DIRTY WORD
 
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BAND - SKYHOOKS
 
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Original tab by: chrish@alphalink.com.au
corrections transcribed by adammcc47
Email: adammcc@internode.on.net
Tuning: standard
intro:
 
 e------------------------------------|
 b----6br-4---------------------------|
 g-----------7--5---------------------|
 d-----------------8--6--5------------|
 a------------------------------------|
 e------------------------------------|

RIFF 1 Fm
 
 e-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 b-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 g----------------------------5--5---------------------------------5~~---------|
 d------------------6--8--6--------8--6------------------6--8--6---------------| X2
 a--------8--8--8------------------------8--6--8--8--8-------------------------|
 e-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Verse 1: with Riff 1
If I did not have an ego, I would not be here tonight
If I did not have an ego, I might not think I was right
then:
RIFF 2
vamp on Gm7 chord using pinkie to play fill run then C# D#
 
 e|-10-----10-----10-----------------------------------------------------|
 B|-11-----13-----11----14--13--11---------------------------------------|
 G|-10-----10-----10----------------13-12--------------------------------|
 D|-12-----12-----12-----------------------------------------------------|
 A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
 E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|

If you did not have and ego, you might not care the way you dressed
If you did not have an ego, you'd just be like the rest
Chorus:
RIFF 3 C# D#
 
 e----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 b----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 g----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 d---------3--1-------1--------------(x5)---------3--1------------------------|
 a---------------1h3-----------------------------------1-3-4--------6---------|
 e------1-------------------1----------------1--------------------------------|

Riff 3
Ego, is not a dirty word
Riff 3
Ego, is not a dirty word
Riff 3
Ego, is not a dirty word
[C#]Don't you believe what you've seen or yo[D#]u've heard
Verse 2:
Chorus:
then:
 
 e|----------------------------------------------------------------------9---8----6---------------|
 B|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------9---6------|
 G|---------------------------------------------------------------------13--12---10------------8--|
 D|--------6h8--9p8--6-------------6h8--10-----------6h8--9p8--6-------------------13--10---------|
 A|--8--8---------------8-----8--8--------------8--8---------------8--------------------------13--|
 E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

tacets chords with wah
[G#m]Some people keep their ego's in[D#m7] a bottom drawer
[G#m]A fridge full of Leonard Cohe[D#m7]n
[G#m]Have to get drunk just to [D#m7]walk out the door
[G#m]Stay drunk to keep on goin[D#m7]
Fill 1
 
 e-------------------------------------------|
 b-------------------------------------------|
 g-------------------------------------------|
 d---4--6---------2--4--4--6--6--6--6--------|
 a----------4--6-----------------------------|
 e-------------------------------------------|

Outro 3x
[D#] [F]  
 
 e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 B|--------------------------------------11br--9--8--------------------------------|
 G|------------------8--10br------------------------10--8--10br---------8---10-----|
 D|--------6--8/10--------------(x3)-----------------------------------------------|
 A|--6--8---------------------------------------------------------------(ego)------|
 E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

With Fill 1
So if you got an ego, you better keep it in good shape
exercise it daily and get it down on tape

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