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For Martha  The Smashing Pumpkins

Song: For Martha
Release: Adore
Artist: The Smashing Pumpkins
Authors: 1. Michael Ries <zero69mr@aol.com>
2. LuNaG0dess@aol.com
3. Cássio <sadmachine@tba.com.br>
Tuning: Eb
This is my favorite pumpkins song to date,it is so beautiful.
I read that this is about his mother who recently passed away.
Tune down a half step.
Fills 1 and 2 and 3 are all piano but they sound good played
like I tabbed them below.
Fill 1
 
 |----------------------------------------
 |----------------------------------------
 |------------------10--10-------------
 |-----10-12--------------10-----12-
 |-10----------10----------------------
 |-------------------------------10------

Fill 2
 
 |------------------------------------------------------------
 |------------------------------------------------------------
 |------------------------------------------------------------
 |-12-12-12--13------8----8----10-10-10--12-12-
 |------------------------------------------------------------
 |------------------11---6--6---6--8--8--8---10-10---

Fill 3
 
 |-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 |-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 |--------10---------------------------------------------------10-------------------------
 |---10------10---10-------10-10--8--------8-----10------10---10---8---8------
 |-8----8-------8------------10------------10-----8------8-------8-------8----8---8-
 |------------------------8--8-------------------------------------------------6-6----6---

Fill 4
 
 |----------------------------
 |----------------------------
 |-12--10-10-8-8-7---3-
 |----------------------------
 |----------------------------
 |----------------------------

INTRO-Fingerpicked
 
 G-F#-G-F#-F-D#-F-Fill 1 x3-Fill 2-Fill 3 x1 1/2-Dm-C-Fm

VERSE-clean electric
[Gm]whenever I [Dm]run
[Gm]whenever I [Dm]run to you lost one
[Gm]it's never [Dm]done
[C]just hanging [Fm]on
Fill 4 Gm
the past has let me be
Fill 4 Gm
returning as if dream
Fill 4 Gm Fm C
shattered as belief
Fill 1
if you have to go don't say goodbye
Fill 1
if you have to go don't you cry
Fill 1
if you have to go I will get by
Fill 2 A#
someday I'll follow you and see you on the other side
[G#]but for the grace of [C]love
[Dm]I'd will the meaning [G#]of
[F#]heaven from [A#]above
[G#]but for the grace of [C]love
[Dm]I'd will the meaning [G#]of
[F#]heaven from [A#]above
Fill 4 Gm
your picture out of time
Fill 4 Gm
left aching in my mind
Fill 4 Gm Fm C
shadows kept alive
Fill 1
If you have to go don't say goodbye
Fill 1
If you have to go don't you cry
Fill 1
If you have to go I will get by
Fill 2
I will follow you and see you on the other side
 
 Fill 3 x1 1/2-Dm-C-G-F#-G-F#-F-Db-F
 Solo Figure-(chords over solo-A#-G#-C-Dm-G#-F#-A#)
 |------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 |------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 |------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 |-8---------------------17--10---------------17--19--6-------------------15-
 |-8--13h15--15/20------10--15h17-17-----------6--11h13-13/18----
 |-6---------------------------8---------------------------4------------------------

Solo figure x2
(w/solo figure)
But for the grace of love
(w/solo figure)
who'd will the meaning of
(w/solo figure)
heaven from above
(w/solo figure)
But for the grace of love
(w/solo figure)
who'd will the meaning of
(w/solo figure)
heaven from above
Fill 4 Gm
long horses we are born
Fill 4 Gm
creatures more than torn
Fill 4 Gm Fm C
Mourning our way home
 
 Fill 1-Fill 1-Fill 1-Fill 2-Fill 3x1 1/2-Dm-C-Fm-A#

There are sythesizers at the end but I'm not gonna tab those out.
Questions,comments,or corrections can be mailed to zero69mr@aol.com.
version 2
 
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tabbed by: LuNaG0dess@aol.com
intro: F#, F, F#, F, E, D
F#, C#, F#, C#, F#, C#, D, E
A, D, A, D, A, D, E, D, E
[F#]whenever I run[C#]
[F#]whenever I run [C#]to you lost one[F#]
it's never done[C#]
just han[D]ging on[E] [D]
the pa[F#]st has let me be[D]
retu[F#]rning as if dream[D]
[F#]shattered as b[E]elief[D]
[F#]if you have to go don't say goodbye[C#]
[F#]if you have to go don't you cry[C#]
[F#]if you have to go I will get by[C#]
someday I'll follow[D] you and see you on [E]the other side[A]
[G]but for the grace of love[B]
[A]I'd will the meaning of[G]
[F]heaven from above[A]
[G]but for the grace of love[B]
[A]I'd will the meaning of[G]
[F]heaven from above[A] [D]
your pic[F#]ture out of time[D]
left a[F#]ching in my mind[D]
[F#]shadows kept[E] alive[D]
[F#]if you have to go don't say goodbye[C#]
[F#]if you have to go don't you cry[C#]
[F#]if you have to go I will get by[C#]
I will f[D]ollow you and see you[E] on the other side[A] [D]
A, D, A, D, E
Repeat Intro:
A, G, B, A, G, F, A
[G]but for the grace of love[B]
[A]I'd will the meaning of[G]
[F]heaven from above[A]
[G]but for the grace of love[B]
[A]I'd will the meaning of[G]
[F]heaven from above[A] [D]
long ho[F#]rses we are born[D]
[F#]creatures more than torn[D]
[F#]mourning our [E]way home[D]
********************************************
version 3
 
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This is the intro of the song,transcribed from piano to guitar.This tab is for standard tuning.
I just know this part of the song yet,but i will tab the rest as soon as i learn it.If you find
any mistake,if you liked the tab,if you have the other part of the song,etc,blablabla,please, e-mail me.
>>>sadmachine@tba.com.br
>>>sadmachine@hotmail.com
Cássio "Sad_maN" :D
 
 eI-------------------------|
 bI------------2----5-------|
 gI-2-----4-----------------|
 dI-4--4----4-----4----4----|
 aI-------------------------|
 eI-------------------------|
 eI-------------------------|
 bI------------2----5-------|
 gI-2-----4-----------------|
 dI----4----4-----4----4----|
 aI-------------------------|
 eI-------------------------|
 e|-----------------------------------------I
 bI---------------3-------------------------I
 gI--2----4---5-----------------------------I
 dI--3--3---3---3----3----------------------I
 aI-----------------------------------------I
 eI-----------------------------------------I
 e|-----------------------------------------I
 bI---------------3-------------------------I
 gI--2----4---5-----------------------------I
 dI-----3---3---3----3----------------------I
 aI-----------------------------------------I
 eI-----------------------------------------I
 eI-------------------------|
 bI-----------2-----5-------|
 gI-2----4------------------|
 dI-2--2---2-----2-----2----|
 aI-------------------------|
 eI-------------------------|
 eI-------------------------|
 bI-----------2-----5-------|
 gI-2----4------------------|
 dI----2---2-----2-----2----|
 aI-------------------------|
 eI-------------------------|
 eI-------------------------2----5---7------I
 bI-----------2---3----5--------------------I
 gI-2-----4---------------------------------I
 dI-0--0----0---0----0----0---0----0----0---I
 aI-----------------------------------------I
 eI-----------------------------------------I

by Cássio "Sad_maN"

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