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Serve the Servants  Nirvana

Words and music by Kurt Cobain
From Nirvana's In Utero (1993)
Transcribed by Robert Wolsey
To play along with the CD (or any boots of the last tour),
tune down a half step: Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb.
I still don't know the opening chord, but I've pretty much
figured out the rest of it, partly by watching the Oakland
video. I'm not great at naming chords, so help me out here.
Here are the fingerings for the chords used:
Bm7 [E]x [A]2 [D]4 [G]2 [B]x [E]x
Em7? x x 2 4 3 x *
F#? 2 4 4 3 0 0 *
E 0 2 2 1 0 0
[A]C# [5]x [7]4 [7]6 [6]6 [5]6 [5]4
[G] [3] [5] [5] [4] [3] [3]  
* name that chord!
Verse riff:
Bmin7 Emin7? F#? E

[Bmin7]Teenage angst has [Emin7]paid off well
[F#]Now I'm bored and [E]old
[Bmin7]Self appointed [Emin7]judges judge
[F#]More than they have [E]sold
[Bmin7]If she floats then [Emin7]she is not
[F#]A witch like we had [E]thought
[Bmin7]A down payment on [Emin7]another
[F#]One at Salem's [E]lot
[A] Serve the [C#]servants, oh [A]no
Serve the [C#]servants, oh [A]no
Serve the [C#]servants, oh [A]no
Serve the [C#]servants
[F#]That legendary [G]divorce is such a [C#]bore
As my bones grew they did hurt
They hurt really bad
I tried hard to have a father
But instead I had a Dad
I just want you to know that I
Don't hate you anymore
There is nothing I could say
That I haven't thought before
Corrections? I'll take all the blame at
From Thu Jun 23 09:00:18 1994
Date: 23 Jun 1994 03:05:49 GMT
Subject: Re: CRD:Serve the Servants-Nirvana(REPOST)
Robert Wolsey ( wrote:
: Reposted by request:
Serve the Servants. Actually, this is what I've figured out, attested to by
the Live and Loud dingo MTV did last New Year's Eve.
The opening chord eludes me to:

Teenage angst... has paid off well
And the the rest of the chords...
If people want some tabs to most of the songs on In Utero, and I can tab up
what I've figured out -- and what've I've grabbed from the net.

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A B Bmin7 C# D E Emin7 F# G
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