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Sweet Misery Blues  Violent Femmes

Song: Sweet Misery Blues
Artist: Violent Femmes
Album: Hallowed Ground
Guitar transcribed by <X20kyle@aol.com>
Bass transcribed by: <therapy@student.adelaide.edu.au>
Main rythym part:
[G] [D]  
 
 E:|--------3----------------------------|
 B:|-----------3-------------------------|
 G:|----0--------0-----3--3--2--0--2--0--|
 D:|-----------------0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|
 A:|-------------------------------------|
 E:|-3-----------------------------------|
 G:|-------------------------------------|
 D:|-----------5-5--3--2-----------------|
 A:|----2----------------3--2---3--2--0--|
 E:|-3------3----------------------------|

[G]Yeah, I saw you coming dow[D]n the street.
[G]I could tell by your look that you didn't [D]want to meet.
[G]So this time, I we[D]nt away, but next [G]time,
[D]I'm just gonna have to say,
Pre-Chorus:
[G] [D]  
 
 G:|--------|--------|
 D:|--------|5-3-2-0-|
 A:|-2---2-3|--------|
 E:|3---3---|--------|

[G]"can I buy you a dres[D]s or something?
[G]Could I buy you some jewelry or [D]something?
[G]Would you go out with me or some[D]thing?
[G]Would you sleep with me or some[D]thing?"
[G] [C]  
 
 G:|--------|--------|
 D:|-----5--|--------|
 A:|-2--2---|3-23-232|
 E:|3--3----|--------|

[G]Better watch out, if you're train is[C] moving to fast.
[G]You better look out, if you're living i[C]n the past
 
 G:|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
 D:|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
 A:|3-----3-|3---023-|5------5|---53-20|--2-3-5-|
 E:|---3----|-3------|---5----|--------|3-------|

because that's why you'll [D]never lose these sweet [C]misery [G]blues.
[D]That's why you'll never lose these swee[C]t misery blues.[G]
[G]Yeah, I'm gonna corner you in an[D] elevator
[G]and then you won't be able[D] to put me off till later.
[G]I'll put on my charm and I'll ting[D]le your spine.
[G]I'll take off my charm and then you[D]'ll wanna die.
[G]"Could I buy you a dress [D]or something?
[G]Could I buy you some jewelry or [D]something?
[G]Would you go out with me or some[D]thing?
[G]Would you sleep with me or some[D]thing?"
[G]You better watch out, cause you [D]can't get rid of me.
[G]You better look out, now babe don't [D]you see?
[D]That's why you'll never lose these [C]sweet misery [G]blues. (2X)
Clarinet solo: (arranged for guitar)
 
 E-|--15~~~---------------------------------------------------------------||
 B-|-------------17--15---------------------------------------------------||
 G-|------------------------15\16-----------------------------------------||
 D-|----------------------------------17~~--17--15------------------------||
 A-|-------------------------------------------------------15\16----------||
 E-|-----------------------------------------------------------------15~~-||


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