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Letter to Memphis  Pixies

>From 'Trompe Le Monde'
Transcribed by Mark Schnitzius (schnitzi@east.isx.com)
Tune your guitar down a half step to play this one. You'll
need to hit the low E chord.
[----]  
[E] [C#m] [A] [E] [C#m] [A] [E] [C#m] [A]  
[Call tbis Rbytbm Figure 1] 
[C#m] [A] [A] [E] [Abm] [E]  
 
 --------4--5--5--5--------4----5---|
 --------5--5--5--7--------4----7---|
 ---8-9--6--6--6--7--8-9-8-4----7---|
 -6------6--7--7--7--------6----7---|
 --------4--7--7--5--------6----5---|
 -----------5--5-----------4--------|

[C#m] [A] [A] [E] [Abm] [A] [B]  
 
 --------4--5--5--7----------4-------0------2-------|
 --------5--5--5--5----------4-------2------4-------|
 -8-9-8--6--6--6--5----8-9---4-------2------4-------|
 --------6--7--7--5--6-------6-------2------4-------|
 --------4--7--7--7----------6-------0------2-------|
 -----------5--5-------------4----------------------|

[End Rbytbm Figure 1] 
E? E C#m /B C#m A? A A? A
 
 --------------------4-------------------------------------|
 --------------------5-------------------------------------|
 -9--9--9--9--9--9---6-------------------------------------|
 -11-11-11-11-11-9---6------------7-7-7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7-7-7-|
 -7--7--7--7--7--7---4------------9-9-9-9-9-7--9-9-9-9-9-7-|
 ---------------------------------5-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5-5-5-|

E? E C#m /B C#m A? A F#m
 
 --------------------4--------------------------2----------|
 --------------------5--------------------------2----------|
 -9--9--9--9--9--9---6--------------------------2----------|
 -11-11-11-11-11-9---6------------7-7-7-7-7-7---4----------|
 -7--7--7--7--7--7---4------------9-9-9-9-9-7---4----------|
 ---------------------------------5-5-5-5-5-5---2----------|

the day since I met her
i can't believe it's true
she came here from memphis
across the ocean
sailing and i saw her and i pleaded
why do you come so far and she said
[C#m]trying to get to [E]you
[C#m]how i tried to get to [E]you
[C#m]trying to get to [E]you
[Rbytbm Figure 2] 
 
 ------------------|
 ------------------|
 ------------------|
 ------------------|
 --9--7-----11-9---|
 --5--5-----7--7---|

i'm sending a letter
i'll send it right to you
i'll send it to memphis
i know that someday
everything i needed and i wanted
used to be that in my head was haunted
[witb Rbytbm Figure 1] 
and all these sirens they make me mad
and all this violence it brings me down
i feel strong
i feel lucky
trying to get to you
said i'm going to get to you
trying to get to you
[Close:] 
[Rbytbm Figure 2] E

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