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The Bartender and the Thief  Stereophonics

Stereophonics - The Bartender and The Thief
Words: Kelly Jones
Music: Kelly Jones, Stuart Cable, Richard Jones
Tab: Richard Hyde
Drop D tuning
Chords Used:
G 555xxx
F 333xxx
D 000230
Bb 888xxx
D(bar) 12 12 12 x x x
Intro:
Feedback then G
Verse 1:
Play this riff twice over D:
P p
 
 e-----------------------------
 B-3-3-3---3-3---3-------------
 G-2-2-2---2-2---2-------------
 D-0-0-3-0-0-3-0-0-------------
 A-----------------------------
 D-----------------3---5-3-0---

[F]When you think about it, he's watching every word you sa[D]y hey, dazed
[F]And when he's sussed you out, he calls her up and out she comes [D]
[D]And hustles, us
Bridge:
Play this riff over G*
 
 e-------------------------------------
 B-------------------------------------
 G-------------------------------------
 D--5---5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---5------
 A--8-5-5-8-5-5-8-5-5-8-5-5-8-5-5------
 D--5---5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---5------

[Bb]Long dig[G]ging
[Bb]Gone fis[G]hing,
Bb G G*
Love drinkin'
Chorus:
[D]The bartender and the thief are [G]lovers
[D]Steal what they need like sister[G]s and brothers
[D]Met in a church, a night to reme[G]mber
[D]Robbin' the graves of bodies dis[G]membered
Verse 2:
[F]He watched the lesbian talk, she kissed and groped but mostly talked [D]
[D]In lust crushed
[F]He couldn't make the call, his eyes were gripped on licking tongues
[D]Enough's enough, failed for once
Bridge:
[Bb]Long dig[G]ging
[Bb]Gone fis[G]hing,
Bb G G*
Love drinkin'
Chorus:
[D]The bartender and the thief are [G]lovers
[D]Steal what they need like sister[G]s and brothers
[D]Met in a church, a night to reme[G]mber
[D]Robbin' the graves of bodies dis[G]membered
Solo:
 
 e----------------------------
 B----------------------------
 G--------------10-10--9--7-7- Play twice, then D riff, and repeat
 D--------------10-10--9--7-7-
 A-5~~~~~~~~~~~---------------
 D----------------------------

Bridge:
[Bb]Long dig[G]ging
[Bb]Gone fis[G]hing,
Bb G G*
Love drinkin'
Chorus:
[D]The bartender and the thief are [G]lovers
[D]Steal what they need like sister[G]s and brothers
[D]Met in a church, a night to reme[G]mber
[D]Robbin' the graves of bodies dis[G]membered
[D]Saved what they stole to meet at the al[G]ter
[D]Place where they first set eyes on each [G]other
[D]Flew to the sun to start life al[G]l over
[D]Set up a bar and robbed all the [G]locals
[D]Doo Doo Doo-Doo Doo[G]
[D]Doo Doo Doo-Doo Doo[G]
[D]Doo Doo Doo-Doo Doo[G]
[D]Doo Doo Doo-Doo Doo[G]
Vocal line solo:
 
 e------------------------------------------
 B------------------------------------------
 G----------14------------------14---------- X 2
 D-16-16-16----12------16-16-16----12-------
 A------------------------------------14-12-
 E------------------------------------------

Outro:
 
 e-----------------------
 B-----------------------
 G-----------------------
 D-------3-/-12~~~~~~~~--
 A-------3-/-12~~~~~~~~--
 D-3-2-0-3-/-12~~~~~~~~--


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