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Matilda Mother  Pink Floyd

Transcription: Jimi Harper (jimih@picknowl.com.au)
MATILDA MOTHER
Pink Floyd
(Barrett)
Intro (Organ):
[B] [A/B] [Gmaj7/D] [F#] [(addB)]  
Verse 1:
[Bsus4] [Asus2] [G6] [F#7sus4]  
 
 e-|---------0-----------0-----------0-----------0-------|
 B-|-----------0-----------0-----------0-----------0-----|
 G-|------4-----------2-----------0----------------------|
 D-|--------------------------------------------4--------|
 A-|-----------------------------------------------------|
 E-|-----------------------------------------------------|

There was a King who ruled the land. His
[Bsus4] [Asus2] [G6] [F#7sus4]  
 
 e-|-----0-----------0----------0-------------0----------|
 B-|-------0-----------0----------0-------------0--------|
 G-|---4-----------2----------0--------------------------|
 D-|-----------------------------------------4-----------|
 A-|-----------------------------------------------------|
 E-|-----------------------------------------------------|

Ma - je - sty was in com - mand.
[Bsus4] [Asus2] [G6] [F#7sus4]  
 
 e-|--------0-----------0-----------0-----------0--------|
 B-|----------0-----------0-----------0-----------0------|
 G-|-----4-----------2-----------0-----------------------|
 D-|-------------------------------------------4---------|
 A-|-----------------------------------------------------|
 E-|-----------------------------------------------------|

With sil - ver eyes, the scar - let eagle,
[Bsus4] [Asus2] [G6] [F#7sus4]  
 
 e-|------0-----------0-----------0-------------0-------|
 B-|--------0-----------0-----------0-------------0-----|
 G-|----4-----------2-----------0-----------------------|
 D-|------------------------------------------4---------|
 A-|----------------------------------------------------|
 E-|----------------------------------------------------|

showered sil - ver on the people.
[G] [D] [A] [G]  
 
 e-|-------3-----------2----------0-----------------3---|
 B-|---------0-----------3----------2---2-------------0-|
 G-|----------------------------------------2-----------|
 D-|----------------0-----------------------------------|
 A-|----------------------------0-----------------------|
 E-|----3-----------------------------------------3-----|

Oh____ oh____ Mother, te___ll
D E sl.
 
 e-|--------2--------------4----------------------------|
 B-|----------3--------------5---5--5----5--5----5--5\--|
 G-|---------------------/4---------------4--------4----|
 D-|-------0--------------------------------------------|
 A-|----------------------------------------------------|
 E-|----------------------------------------------------|

me___ mo____re!
Ba[1]ss arr. for guitar:
N.C.
 
 e-|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 B-|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 G-|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 D-|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 A-|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 E-|----7---9---10---12---10---9---7----------7---9---10---12---10---9---7---|

Why'd ya have to leave me there, hang-ing in my in - fant air
sl.
 
 e-|-------------------|
 B-|------4-----4---4\-|
 G-|------4-----4---4\-|
 D-|------4-----4------|
 A-|------2-----2------|
 E-|-------------------|

wai - ting?
 
 e-|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 B-|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 G-|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 D-|---------------------------------------------------4----3----2----0---2--|
 A-|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 E-|----7---9---10---12---10---9---7-----7-----------------------------------|

You only have to read the lines of scribbly black and
 
 e-|----------------------------|
 B-|----------------------------|
 G-|----------------------------|
 D-|----------------------------|
 A-|-----------0--0-----0--2--3-|
 E-|----------------------------|

everything shi______nes.
[Bsus4] [Asus2] [G6] [F#7sus4]  
 
 e-|--------0-----------0------------0----------0------|
 B-|----------0-----------0------------0----------0----|
 G-|----/4-----------2------------0--------------------|
 D-|-------------------------------------------4-------|
 A-|---------------------------------------------------|
 E-|---------------------------------------------------|

A - cross the stream with wooden shoes,
[Bsus4] [Asus2] [G6] [F#7sus4]  
 
 e-|-------0----------0----------0------------0--------|
 B-|---------0----------0----------0------------0------|
 G-|-----4----------2----------0-----------------------|
 D-|-----------------------------------------4---------|
 A-|---------------------------------------------------|
 E-|---------------------------------------------------|

bells to tell the King the news.
[Bsus4] [Asus2] [G6] [F#7sus4]  
 
 e-|--------0-----------0----------0--------0----------|
 B-|----------0-----------0----------0--------0--------|
 G-|-----4-----------2----------0----------------------|
 D-|---------------------------------------4-----------|
 A-|---------------------------------------------------|
 E-|---------------------------------------------------|

A thousand mis - ty riders climb up
[Bsus4] [Asus2] [G6] [F#7sus4]  
 
 e-|----0----------0-----------0------------0--------|
 B-|------0----------0-----------0------------0------|
 G-|--4----------2-----------0-----------------------|
 D-|---------------------------------------4---------|
 A-|-------------------------------------------------|
 E-|-------------------------------------------------|

high - er once u - pon a time.
[2]  
[G] [D] [A] [G]  
 
 e-|------3-----------2----------0------------------3---|
 B-|--------0-----------3----------2---2--------------0-|
 G-|---------------------------------------2------------|
 D-|---------------0------------------------------------|
 A-|---------------------------0------------------------|
 E-|---3------------------------------------------3-----|

Wonder - ing and dreaming, the words had
[D] [E] [A] [G] [E]  
 
 e-|---------2------------------------------------3----0---|
 B-|-----------3-----------------5-----------2----0----0---|
 G-|--------------------/4---------4---------2----0----1---|
 D-|--------0------------------0-------------2----0----2---|
 A-|-----------------------------------------0----2----2---|
 E-|----------------------------------------------3----0---|

different mea - ning. Yes they did!
Keyboard Solo:
Bass arr. for guitar: (Rhy. Fig. 1)
[F#]  
 
 e-|----------------------------------------------------||
 B-|----------------------------------------------------||
 G-|----------------------------------------------------||
 D-|-------4---------------4----------------4-----------||
 A-|-------------4----------------4----------------4----||
 E-|----2-----2---------2-----2---------2-----2---------||

(cont. Rhy. Fig. 1 until change)
Bass arr. for guitar:
N.C.
 
 e-|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 B-|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 G-|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 D-|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 A-|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 E-|----7---9---10---12---10---9---7----------7---9---10---12---10---9---7--|

Verse 3:
[Bsus4] [Asus2] [G6] [F#7sus4] [Bsus4]  
 
 e-|---------7---------5------------------------------------7-----|
 B-|---------7---------5------------------------------------7-----|
 G-|-------------------7------------------------------------------|
 D-|--------------------------------------------------------------|
 A-|--------------------------------------------------------------|
 E-|-----7---------5------------3--------2-------------7----------|

For all the time spent in that room, the doll's house
[Asus2] [G6] [F#7sus4]  
 
 e-|-------5--5---------3----------------|
 B-|-------5--5---------3----------------|
 G-|-------7--7---------5----------------|
 D-|-------------------------------------|
 A-|-------------------------------------|
 E-|---5------------3----------2---------|

darkness old per - fume.
[3]  
[Bsus4] [Asus2] [G6] [F#7sus4] [Bsus4]  
 
 e-|----------7---------5--5-------3-------------------------7----|
 B-|----------7---------5--5-------3-------------------------7----|
 G-|--------------------7--7-------5------------------------------|
 D-|--------------------------------------------------------------|
 A-|--------------------------------------------------------------|
 E-|------7---------5-----------3-----------2------------7--------|

And fai - ry stor - ies held me high on clouds
[Asus2] [G6] [F#7sus4]  
 
 e-|--------5--5---------/3--3---------2-----|
 B-|--------5--5---------/3--3---------2-----|
 G-|--------7--7-------------5---------4-----|
 D-|-----------------------------------------|
 A-|-----------------------------------------|
 E-|----5------------3-------------2---------|

of sun - light floa - ting by.
[G] [D] [A] [G] [D]  
 
 e-|-------3-----------2----------0-----------------3-----------2---|
 B-|---------0-----------3----------2---2-------------0-----------3-|
 G-|----------------------------------------2-----------------------|
 D-|----------------0------------------------------------------0----|
 A-|----------------------------0-----------------------------------|
 E-|----3-----------------------------------------3-----------------|

Oh____ oh____ Mother, te___ll me___
[E]  
 
 e-|-----------4-------------------------------|
 B-|-----------------5---5--5----5--5----5--5\-|
 G-|---------/4---------------4--------4-------|
 D-|-------------------------------------------|
 A-|-------------------------------------------|
 E-|-------------------------------------------|

mo____re!
A G E (Rhy. Fig. 2 - Bass arr, for guitar)
 
 e-|-------------3------0----------|-----------------------------------------------------|
 B-|------2------0------0----------|-----------------------------------------------------|
 G-|------2------0------1----------|-----------------------------------------------------|
 D-|------2------0------2----------|-------------------6--5------------------------6--5--|
 A-|------0------2------2----------|---/7--5------------------------/7--5----------------|
 E-|-------------3------0----------|-----------7--0-------------------------7--0---------|

Tell me mo_____re.
(cont. Rhy. Fig. 2 to fade out)
Outro:
(fade in)
 
 e-|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 B-|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 G-|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 D-|--0-2--0-2--0-2--0-2--0-2--0-2--0-2--0-2--0-2--0-2---0---0-2--0-2--0-2---2-0--|
 A-|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 E-|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 e-|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
 B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
 G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
 D-|---------------------------------------------------------------2-1---|
 A-|---2-0-------------2--0--2-0--2-0--2-0---------0-2-1--2-1--2-1--2-1--|
 E-|---------3-0--0-3------------------------3--0-3----------------------|

(fade out)
 
 e-|------------------------------------------------------|
 B-|------------------------------------------------------|
 G-|------------------------------------------------------|
 D-|------------2-1------2-1------------------------------|
 A-|-------2-1------2-1------2-1--------------------------|
 E-|------------------------------3-0---3-3--2-2-2-2-2-2--|

MATILDA MOTHER
Pink Floyd
(Barrett)
[B] [A/B] [Gmaj7/D] [F#(addB)]  
There [Bsus4]was a [Asus2]king who [G6]ruled the [F#7sus4]land.
His [Bsus4]Majesty[Asus4] was i[G6]n comm[F#7sus4]and.
With [Bsus4]silver [Asus2]eyes the [G6]scarlet [F#7sus4]eagle sh[Bsus4]owered [Asus2]silver [G6]on the [F#7sus4]people.
[G]Oh__[D]__, [A]mother, [G]tell [D]me [E]more.
N.C.
Why'd you have to leave me there,
Hanging in my infant air, [B]waiting?
N.C.
You only have to read the lines of scribbly black and ev'rything shines.
A[Bsus4]cross the [Asus2]stream with [G6]wooden [F#7sus4]shoes,
[Bsus4]Bells to [Asus2]tell the [G6]king the [F#7sus4]news,
A [Bsus4]thousand [Asus2]misty [G6]riders [F#7sus4]climb up [Bsus4]higher [Asus2]once up[G6]on a [F#7sus4]time.
[G]Wonder[D]ing and [A]dreaming.
The [G]words have [D]different [E]meanings.
[A]Yes, [G]they [E]did.[F#]
Of [Bsus4]all the [Asus4]time spent [G6]in that [F#7sus4]room,
The [Bsus4]doll's house [Asus2]darkness, [G6]old per[F#7sus4]fume,
And [Bsus4]fairy [Asus2]stories [G6]held me [F#7sus4]high on [Bsus4]clouds of [Asus2]sunlight float[G6]ing [F#7sus4]by.
[G]Oh__[D]__, [A]mother, [G]tell [D]me [E]more.
[A]Tell [G]me [E]more.

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