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Big Black - Columbian Necktie tab

Band: Big Black
Song: Columbian Necktie
Album: Songs About Fucking
Year: 1987

So this will be the first Big Black tab
on this site. There are two guitars on
this song, butfor the sake of simplicity,
I only wrote out one part for the majority of the song:
it says “both guitars,” but it’s a composite
arrangement of both of the parts. If you have
two guitarists, have one hit the power chords
at the beginning of each measure and the other
play the riff underneath. Otherwise, just play
what’s written.

(As they are defunct, there is no official 
Big Black website, but they have a page 
on the Touch & Go Records Website: 
http://www.touchandgorecords.com/bands/band.php?id=34
They're also on Wikipedia:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_Black)


Both guitars
e|-----------------|----------------|
B|-----------------|----------------|
G|-----------------|----------------|
D|-----------------|----------------|
A|-2-2-2-0-2-2-2-0-|2-2-2-0-2-0-2-0-|
E|-----------------|----------------|

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

“Don’t call her to safety”
e||------------------|----------------|
B||------------------|----------------|
G||*-----------------|----------------|
D||*-----------------|----------------|
A||--2-2-2-0-2-2-2-0-|2-2-2-0-2-2-2-0-|
E||------------------|----------------|

“Don’t call her hack off”
e|-----------------|----------------|
B|-----------------|----------------|
G|-----------------|----------------|
D|-----------------|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
A|-2-2-2-0-2-2-2-0-|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
E|-----------------|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|

e|-----------------|----------------|
B|-----------------|----------------|
G|-4---------------|4---------------|
D|-4---------------|4---------------|
A|-2---2-0-2---2-0-|2---2-0-2-0-2-0-|
E|-----------------|----------------|

e|-----------------|----------------|
B|-----------------|----------------|
G|-7---------------|7---------------|
D|-7---------------|7---------------|
A|-5---5-0-5---5-0-|5---5-0-5-0-5-0-|
E|-----------------|----------------|

e|-----------------|----------------|
B|-----------------|----------------|
G|-11--------------|11--------------|
D|-11--------------|11--------------|
A|-9-9-9-0-9-9-9-0-|9-9-9-0-9-0-9-0-|
E|-----------------|----------------|

e|-----------------|----------------|
B|-----------------|----------------|
G|-11--------------|----------------|
D|-11--------------|----------------|
A|-9-9-9-0-9---9-0-|9—--7---5---4---|
E|-----------------|----------------|

“More like an ashcan”
e|-----------------|----------------|
B|-----------------|----------------|
G|-4---------------|4---------------|
D|-4---------------|4---------------|
A|-2---2-0-2---2-0-|2---2-0-2-0-2-0-|
E|-----------------|----------------|

“More like a time bomb”
e|-----------------|----------------|
B|-----------------|----------------|
G|-7---------------|7---------------|
D|-7---------------|7---------------|
A|-5---5-0-5---5-0-|5---5-0-5-0-5-0-|
E|-----------------|----------------|

“More like a stove pipe”
e|-----------------|----------------|
B|-----------------|----------------|
G|-----------------|----------------|
D|-----------------|----------------|
A|-9-9-9-0-9---9-0-|9-9-9-0-9-0-9-0-|
E|-----------------|----------------|

“Columbian necktie”
e|-----------------|----------------|
B|-----------------|----------------|
G|-----------------|----------------|
D|-----------------|----------------|
A|-9-9-9-0-9-9-9-0-|9-9-9-0-9-0-9-0-|
E|-----------------|----------------|

e|-----------------|----------------|
B|-----------------|----------------|
G|-11------11------|11--------------|
D|-----------------|----------------|
A|-9-9-9-0-9-9-9-0-|9-9-9-0-9-0-9-0-|
E|-----------------|----------------|


“I don’t wanna die I just wanted to 
give her the works”
e|-----------------|----------------|
B|-----------------|----------------|
G|-11--------------|11--9---7---6---|
D|-----------------|11--9---7---6---|
A|-9-9-9-0-9-9-9-0-|9—--7---5---4---|
E|-----------------|----------------|
[ Tab from: http://www.guitaretab.com/b/big-black/175107.html ]
(Play these next four measures the 
first time through, but skip over them
the second time through.) 
  Guitar 1
e|-----------------|----------------|
B|-----------------|----------------|
G|-----------------|----------------|
D|----3b-----------|----------------|
A|-2---------------|----------------|
E|-----------------|----------------|
 |Guitar 2				        
e|-----------------|----------------|
B|-----------------|----------------|
G|-----------------|----------------|
D|-----------------|----------------|
A|-2-2-2-0-2-2-2-0-|2-2-2-0-2-0-2-0-|
E|-----------------|----------------|
   
Both guitars
e|-----------------|-----------------||
B|-----------------|-----------------||
G|-----------------|----------------*||
D|-----------------|----------------*||
A|-2-2-2-0-2-2-2-0-|2-2-2-0-2-0-2-0--||
E|-----------------|-----------------||

Both guitars
e|-----------------|----------------|
B|-----------------|----------------|
G|-----------------|----------------|
D|----3b-----------|----------------|
A|-2---------------|----------------|
E|-----------------|----------------|

e|-----------------|----------------|
B|-----------------|----------------|
G|-----------------|----------------|
D|-----------------|----------------|
A|-----------------|----------------|
E|-----------------|----------------|

“When I get loaded”
e|-----------------|----------------|
B|-----------------|----------------|
G|-----------------|----------------|
D|-----------------|----------------|
A|-----------------|----------------|
E|-----------------|----------------|

“Gotta go off”
e|-----------------|----------------|
B|-----------------|----------------|
G|-----------------|----------------|
D|-----------------|----------------|
A|-----------------|----------------|
E|-----------------|----------------|

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

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

“Don’t call her to safety” 
e|-----------------|----------------|
B|-----------------|----------------|
G|-----------------|----------------|
D|-----------------|----------------|
A|-2-2-2-0-2-2-2-0-|2-0-2-0-2-2-2-0-|
E|-----------------|----------------|

“Don’t call her hack off”
e|-----------------|----------------|
B|-----------------|----------------|
G|-----------------|----------------|
D|-----------------|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
A|-2-2-2-0-2-2-2-0-|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
E|-----------------|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|

“More like an ash can”
e|-----------------|----------------|
B|-----------------|----------------|
G|-4---------------|4---------------|
D|-4---------------|4---------------|
A|-2---2-0-2---2-0-|2---2-0-2-0-2-0-|
E|-----------------|----------------|

“More like a time bomb”
e|-----------------|----------------|
B|-----------------|----------------|
G|-7---------------|7---------------|
D|-7---------------|7---------------|
A|-5---5-0-5---5-0-|5---5-0-5-0-5-0-|
E|-----------------|----------------|

“More like a stove pipe”
e|-----------------|----------------|
B|-----------------|----------------|
G|-----------------|----------------|
D|-----------------|----------------|
A|-9-9-9-0-9---9-0-|9-9-9-0-9-0-9-0-|
E|-----------------|----------------|

“Columbian necktie”
e|-----------------|----------------|
B|-----------------|----------------|
G|-----------------|----------------|
D|-----------------|----------------|
A|-9-9-9-0-9-9-9-0-|9-9-9-0-9-0-9-0-|
E|-----------------|----------------|

e|-----------------|----------------|
B|-----------------|----------------|
G|-11------11------|11--------------|
D|-----------------|----------------|
A|-9-9-9-0-9-9-9-0-|9-9-9-0-9-0-9-0-|
E|-----------------|----------------|

“I don’t wanna die I just wanted to
 give her the works” 
e|-----------------|----------------|
B|-----------------|----------------|
G|-11--------------|11--9---7---6---|
D|-----------------|11--9---7---6---|
A|-9-9-9-0-9-9-9-0-|9—--7---5---4---|
E|-----------------|----------------|

e|----||
B|----||
G|-4--||
D|-4--||
A|-2--||
E|----||
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