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Be Bop Deluxe - Orphans Of Babylon tab

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			Orphans Of Babylon - Be Bop Deluxe
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Tabbed by: axe victim
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First track on the 'Modern Music' album.  
Mostly acoustic guitars, with some electric parts, I've 
tabbed some basic chords here. Listen to the song to get 
the strumming pattern just right, but its fairly conventional.


Tuning:EADGBe

|x mute note
|G/F# chord/bass note


Intro:
___________D______Dadd9_________G___________A_________A__Asus4_A__

e|---------2------0---2-------|-x-----------0---------------------|
B|---------3------3---3-------|-3-----------2---------2---3---2---|
G|---------2------2---2-------|-0-----------2---------2---2---2---|
D|---------0------0---0-------|-0-----------2---------2---2---2---|
A|----------------------------|-x-----------0---------0---0---0---|
E|----------------------------|-3---------------------------------|


Repeat a few times then,

Verse: strum quite freely

___D___________________A_____G_______________________________
" .........Ma...rooned in ...babylon..."
e|-2-------2-------2---0---|-3-------------------------------|
B|-3-------3-------3---2---|-3-------------------------------|
G|-2-------2-------2---2---|-0-------------------------------|
D|-0-------0-------0---2---|-0-------------------------------|
A|---------------------0---|-2-------------------0---2---0---|
E|-------------------------|-3-------------------------------|


___D___________________A_____G_______________________________
"..........Thrill..seekers...on the run..."
e|-2-------2-------2---0---|-3-------------------------------|
B|-3-------3-------3---2---|-0-------------------------------|
G|-2-------2-------2---2---|-0-------------------------------|
D|-0-------0-------0---2---|-0-------------------------------|
A|---------------------0---|-2-------------------------------|
E|-------------------------|-3-------------------------------|


___A_________________________Bm__________A___________
"..........We're...hiding....from the sun..."
e|-------------------------|-2-----------0-----------|
B|---------2-------0---2---|-3-----------2-----------|
G|---------2-------2---2---|-4-----------2-----------|
D|---------2-------2---2---|-4-----------2-----------|
A|-0-------0-------0---0---|-2-----------0-----------|
E|-------------------------|-------------------------|


___G_________________________G____________G/F#_________Em_______
"...tonight..."
e|---------3---------------|------------------------------------|
B|---------3---------------|------------------------------------|
G|---------0---------------|---------0-------------0------------|
D|---------0---------------|-----0-------------0------------0---|
A|---------x---------------|------------------------------------|
E|-3-----------------------|-3------------2------------0--------|


Repeat verse then:

___Em____________________________Bm__________________________
".......The airships.............cross the sky..."
e|-0---------------------------|-2---------------------------|
B|-0---------------------------|-3---------------------------|
G|-0---------------------------|-4---------------------------|
D|-2---------------------------|-4---------------------------|
A|-2---------------------------|-2---------------------------|
E|-0---------------------------|-----------------------------|

___G_____________________________D___________________________
"...........in silent............queues..."
e|-3---------------------------|-2---------------------------|
B|-0---------------------------|-3---------------------------|
G|-0---------------------------|-2---------------------------|
D|-0---------------------------|-0---------------------------|
A|-x---------------------------|-----------------------------|
E|-3---------------------------|-----------------------------|

___Em____________________________Bm__________________________
".................They fly their message high..."
e|-0---------------------------|-2---------------------------|
B|-0---------------------------|-3---------------------------|
G|-0---------------------------|-4---------------------------|
D|-2---------------------------|-4---------------------------|
A|-2---------------------------|-2---------------------------|
E|-0---------------------------|-----------------------------|

___G_____________________________A___________________________
"..............to read the daily news..."
e|-3---------------------------|-0---------------------------|
B|-0---------------------------|-2---------------------------|
G|-0---------------------------|-2---------------------------|
D|-0---------------------------|-2---------------------------|
A|-x---------------------------|-0---------------------------|
E|-3---------------------------|-----------------------------|


___Bm________________________________G___________________A_______
" Nothing..........here....is........certain..." ( repeat etc )
e|-2---2---2---2---2---2---2---2---|-3---3---3---3-------0-------|
B|-3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3---|-0---0---0---0-------2-------|
G|-4---4---4---4---4---4---4---4---|-0---0---0---0-------2-------|
D|-4---4---4---4---4---4---4---4---|-0---0---0---0-------2-------|
A|-2---2---2---2---2---2---2---2---|---------------------0-------|
E|---------------------------------|-3---3---3---3---------------|


Repeat from verse until:

__A__________________________Bm______________________
"..........we've...got no....alibis..."
e|-------------------------|-2-----------------------|
B|---------2-------0---2---|-3-----------------------|
G|---------2-------2---2---|-4-----------------------|
D|---------2-------2---2---|-4-----------------------|
A|-0-------0-------0---0---|-2-----------------------|
E|-------------------------|-------------------------|

__G____________G/F#_________Em____________D___________D/C#_____Bm__
" tonight..."
e|--------------------------------------|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|--------3-----------------|
G|--------0------------0------------0---|----2------------2--------|
D|----0------------0------------0-------|-0------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------|-------------4--------2---|
E|-3-----------2------------0-----------|--------------------------|

Repeat this last part a few times, then, to finish:

___A_____________________________Asus4_______________________
" tonight......."
e|-0---0---0-------------------|-0---0---0-------------------|
B|-2---2---2-------------------|-3---3---3-------------------|
G|-2---2---2-------------------|-2---2---2-------------------|
D|-2---2---2-------------------|-2---2---2-------------------|
A|-0---0---0-------------------|-0---0---0-------------------|
E|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|

___A_____________________________A7__________________________
" tonight......."
e|-0---0---0-------------------|-0---0---0-------------------|
B|-5---5---5-------------------|-8---8---8-------------------|
G|-6---6---6-------------------|-6---6---6-------------------|
D|-7---7---7-------------------|-7---7---7-------------------|
A|-0---0---0-------------------|-0---0---0-------------------|
E|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|

___D_______________A/D_______________G________________D_______________
" tonight......."
e|-2---2---2-------0---0---0-------|-3-----3----------2---2-----------|
B|-3---3---3-------2---2---2-------|-0-----0----------3---3-----------|
G|-2---2---2-------2---2---2-------|-0-----0----------2---2-----------|
D|-0---0---0-------0---0---0-------|-0-----0----------0---0-----------|
A|---------------------------------|-2-----2--------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|-3-----3--------------------------|



| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
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