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Genesis - Return Of The Giant tab

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Genesis: The Return of the Giant Hogweed
From: Nursery Cryme
Copyright 1971 Yellow Dog Music
Written by Banks/Collins/Gabriel/Hackett/Rutherford
Transcribed by Macahan (the_unifaun@hotmail.com) and Nick Rose

...as played on Genesis Live
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Play each [bracket] 4 times
Notation: + = tap,  p = pull off from tap,  h = hammer on 

GUITAR:
tapping on A string,
   + p h   + p h  etc.
[ 10 3 6  11 3 6 ]  [ 10 2 5  11 2 5 ]  [ 10 1 4  11 1 4 ] 


then tapping on low E string,
                           + p  + p  + p
[ 15 5 8 ]  [ 15 4 8 ]  [ 15 3 15 3 15 3]


SYNTH: the synth plays the exact same thing but one octave higher


0:39
It's hard to hear poor Hackett here, but he's playing something like the bass
|---------------------------------------777--------7\--7---------11-11-11-14\|
|-5---3h5-8-7-333h5----3h5-8-7-3--12\---------4h5h7------4h5h7-7\------------|
|--3h5--------------3h5----------5/--5-5---5----------5----------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Turn and run!
Nothing can stop them!
Around every river and canal their power is growing.

|----------------------------------------777--------7\--7-----------|
|--5---3h5-8-7-333h5----3h5-8-7-3--12\---------4h5h7------4h5h7-7\--|
|---3h5--------------3h5----------5/--5-5---5----------5------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
Stamp them out!
We must destroy them!
They infiltrate each city with their thick dark warning odour.

1:04
|--9-9-9-9-8-8-6h8-6h8-8--9-9-9-9-8-8-6h8-6h8-8--|
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They are invincible.  They are immune to all our

|--6tr9-9-8-8-5tr8-8-5tr8-8-------------------------------|
|----------------------------6-4---6-4--------------8-----|
|--------------------------------6-----6-5--------7--8p7--|
|--------------------------------------------5h7h8--------|
|---------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------|
 herbicidal battering.

Gm Cm F Bb        Dm     C
Long ago in the Russian hills,
     Dm        Gm         Cm          C            F
A Victorian explorer found the regal Hogweed by a marsh.

1:40
|-------------------------7---7---7---7-3333333333--|
|--10p7-10p7-10p7-10p7---8-8-8-8-8-8-8--3333333333--|
|------7----7----7----7-7---7---7---7---4444444444--|
|---------------------------------------5555555555--|
|---------------------------------------5555555555--|
|---------------------------------------3333333333--|
He captured it and brought it home.

|----------------------12\\--------7///------12///--|
|--7-8-5-7-3-5-1~---------2~---------------7//------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
Botanical creature stirs, seeking revenge.

|--------------|
|--9-8---7-6---|
|-----8-----6--|
|--------------|
|--------------|
|--------------|
Royal beast did not forget.

Dm             Gm        Cm
  He came home to London
             C             F       G                      GGGGGGGGGGGG
And made a present of the Hogweed to the Royal Gardens at Kew.

|---------------------------------------777--------7\--7---------11-11-11-14\|
|-5---3h5-8-7-333h5----3h5-8-7-3--12\---------4h5h7------4h5h7-7\------------|
|--3h5--------------3h5----------5/--5-5---5----------5----------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Waste no time!
They are approaching!
Hurry now, we must protect ourselves and find some shelter.

|----------------------------------------777--------7\--7-----------|
|--5---3h5-8-7-333h5----3h5-8-7-3--12\---------4h5h7------4h5h7-7\--|
|---3h5--------------3h5----------5/--5-5---5----------5------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
Strike by night!
They are defenseless!
They all need the sun to photosensitize their venom.

|--9-9-9-9-8-8-6h8-6h8-8--9-9-9-9-8-8-6h8-6h8-8--|
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|
Still they're invincible.  Still they're immune to all our

|--6tr9-9-8-8-5tr8-8-5tr8-8-------------------------------|
|----------------------------6-4---6-4--------------8-----|
|--------------------------------6-----6-5--------7--8p7--|
|--------------------------------------------5h7h8--------|
|---------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------|
 herbicidal battering.

 Gm Cm F     Bb      Dm    C            Dm         Gm           Cm
Fashionable country gentlemen had some cultivated wild gardens
              C            F
In which they innocently planted

|-------------------------7---7---7---7-3333333333--|
|--10p7-10p7-10p7-10p7---8-8-8-8-8-8-8--3333333333--|
|------7----7----7----7-7---7---7---7---4444444444--|
|---------------------------------------5555555555--|
|---------------------------------------5555555555--|
|---------------------------------------3333333333--|
the Giant Hogweed throughout the land.

|---------------------------------------14\\//-//--|
|--7-8-5-7-3-5-1~------1010-----2///---------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
Botanical creature stirs, seeking revenge.

|--------------|
|--9-8---7-6---|
|-----8-----6--|
|--------------|
|--------------|
|--------------|
Royal beast did not forget.

Dm           Gm            Cm                C            F
Soon they escaped, spreading their seed, preparing for an onslaught,
   G                    GGGGGGGGGGGG
Threatening the human race.

 4:17                                                        _____________
 Flute+guitar solo/THE DANCE OF THE GIANT HOGWEED            | 1.
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|.------3--3---------------------------2223~--3p0----3--2223~--3p1-------.|
|--0h2h3--3---2-3--0-2------------3-2~----------2p0----------------3p2p0--|
|.---------------------3-5---0h3h5----------------2p0--------------------.|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

4:41
___________
| 2.
|--9-9-9-9-8-8-6h8-6h8-8--9-9-9-9-8-8-6h8-6h8-8--|
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|
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|------------------------------------------------|

|--6tr9-9-8-8-6h8-6h8-8--6tr9-9-8-8---------------|
|-----------------------------------10p8--10p8----|
|---------------------------------------10----10--|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|

 4:58
|----8~-----11-----------------8~-----11---------|
|---8---------13--------------8---------13-------|
|--9------------13-----------9------------13-----|
|-----------------13~------10---------------13~--|
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|

 5:22
|--11--8-10-------/11--8-10--------/11--8-10---------------|
|----------11~-------------11~--------------8~-9-9/11-11~--|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|

 6:03
|-------------------20------------------------|
|----------13/18-/20--20\13-------------------|
|--12-13-15------------------10------10-------|
|---------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------8888----8888--|
|---------------------------------------------|

|----------------------------------18--------------18----16-13\8------------|
|-----11-------11-----11/16--/18/20--18----18/20-18---20--------------------|
|--/8---10--/8---10---------------------------------------------1010101010--|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|--11~\8/10\6~---11~\8/10--------------|
|--------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------8--------|
|----------------------------6-----10--|
|---------------------------------8----|
|--------------------------------------|

 6:31
|------------------|-------------------------|
|--9-8-9-6-8---6-8-|-13-11-13----11------11--|
|------------8-----|----------13----12-13----|
|------------------|-------------------------|
|--------x2--------|-----------x2------------|
|------------------|-------------------------|
Mighty Hogweed is avenged.
Human bodies soon will know our anger.

|------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|--9-8-9-6-8---6-8-|-13-11-13----11------11---12-11-12----11------11--|
|------------8-----|----------13----12-13--------------13----12-13----|
|------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------x2--------|--------------------------------------------------|
|------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
Kill them with your Hogweed hairs.
HERACLEUM MANTEGAZZIANI.

  D    C#     G#m
Giant Hogweed lives.

F# G#m Bb   C#  F#  D   E F#m G#   G  Bb  Eb

Bb C D  C# D# F  Bb C D  C#  G#m

F# G#m Bb   C#  F#  D   E F#m G#   G  Bb  Eb

Bb C D  C# D# F  C# D# F  C# D# F  F~~~
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7~     hold (longer than other notes)
7h9    hammer-on
9p7    pull-off
7(9)   bend
(9)7   release
(9)r   release
7/9    slide up
9\7    slide down
<7>    natural harmonics
7tr9   trill

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