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I Fought Piranhas  The White Stripes

Tabbed by: Sam
Open E Tuning
[E] [B] [E] [G#] [B] [E]  
INTRO:
SLIDE RIFF (Johnny):
 
 E|--------12-12/------3-0------
 B|--10/12----12----------------
 G#|--10/12----------------------
 E|-----------------------------
 B|-----------------------------
 E|---------------3-2------3-2--

Over SLIDE RIFF (Jack):
 
 E|---------(3)-5/7-0--
 B|--------------------
 G|--------------------
 D|--------------------
 A|--------------------
 E|-0-3b--0------------

VERSE 1: (SLIDE RIFF, with 0-3b--0 from Jack's guitar)
Well, I hold the rope
And I hold the sail
And I kept my papers
To keep from land' in jail
And I fought piranhas
And I fought the cold
There was no one with me
I was all alone[G5], yeah[F#5]
BREAK 1:
[E5]  
 
 E|-----------------12----------12-12/---------3/---------------12-12-------12-12/----------------
 B|--------10-10/12----10-10/12----12---------(3)---------10/12-------10/12----12-----------------
 G#|--------10-10/12----10-10/12---------------------------10/12-------10/12-----------------------
 E|-0-0-0-------------------------------0-0-0------0-0-0----------------------------0-0-0---------
 B|-0-0-0-------------------------------0-0-0------0-0-0----------------------------0-0-0---------
 E|-0-0-0-------------------------------0-0-0------0-0-0----------------------------0-0-0--3-2-0--

Yeah!
SOLO 1: Johnny plays P.M. E5 chords under Jack
 
 E|-------------------------------------------------------------------0-----3-0-----------------------------------
 B|----------------------------------------------------8-10-10b11b10----3-0----------3------3--------3------------
 G|-/12-12~-14b-14b15b14-12-14-12b13b12-------13~--/9----------------------------3/4----3/4---4--3h4---4p2p0-2-0--
 D|-------------------------------------14-14---------------------------------------------------------------------
 A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

VERSE 2:
Well, it's Easter morning now
And there's no one around
So I unroll the sermon
And walk into the town
There was no one with me
I was all alone
And I fought piranhas
And I fought the cold, yeah
BREAK 2: Jack
[E5]  
 
 E|--------0-0---0-------------------------0---0---3b-0---0-3-0-3p0-0-------------------3-5b-5-3-5-5-5b---------
 B|------------3-----3-3---------------------3---0------3---------------------------3/5-------------------------
 G|----------------4-----4p2p0-2b3------------------------------------3b---------4b-----------------------------
 D|-2-2-2---------------------------2-2-2---------------------------------2-2-2--------------------------2-2-2--
 A|-2-2-2---------------------------2-2-2---------------------------------2-2-2--------------------------2-2-2--
 E|-0-0-0---------------------------0-0-0---------------------------------0-0-0--------------------------0-0-0--

SOLO 2: Jack plays a decending 3-2-0 on the low E string while Johnny solos with a slide
 
 E|----------12-------12-------------10/--------12-12----------12--0-------12-12-------12-----------0--
 B|-10-10/12------------------------------10/12-------10-10/12-----0-10/12-------10/12--------------0--
 G#|-10-10/12----10/12----10-10/12---------10/12-------10-10/12-----0-10/12-------10/12----10/12-----0--
 E|-------------------------------12------------------------------------------------------------12-----
 B|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 E|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

VERSE 3:
Well, you know what it's like
I don't gotta tell ya
Who puts up a fight
Walkin' out of hell, now
When you fought piranhas
And you fought the cold
An' there's nobody with you
Yes, you're all alone, yeah
BREAK 3: E5 with acending slide, hitting the high B and E strings alternately
[E5]  
 
 E|-------0/-------------------12-12-12--
 B|-------0/-----------------------------
 G#|--------------------------------------
 E|-0-0-0----0-0-0----0-0-0----0--0--0---
 B|-0-0-0----0-0-0----0-0-0----0--0--0---
 E|-0-0-0----0-0-0----0-0-0----0--0--0---
 E|---------------12--12--------------
 B|----------------------12-----------
 G#|-------------------------10/12-----
 E|---------10/12-----------------12--
 B|-----------------------------------
 E|-3-2-0-----------------------------


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