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Josh Pyke - Middle Of The Hill tab

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This is the same as the tab by cate brown but ive changed the chord shapes so it can be 
in standard tuning.

CHORDS USED:
    G2  G2/F#  Am4   Em  Dsus4  D  
 G/B  Csus2  Gm/Bb  G
e|---------------------------------------------------------x--|
B|---------------------------------------------------------3--|
G|---0----0-----7----0-------------------7-----7------7----0--|
D|---7----7-----10---9-----7----7---7----5-----5------5----0--|
A|---10---9-----0----7-----10---9---9----x-----x------x----2--|
E|-------------------0-----10--10---8----7-----8------6----3--|

strumming pattern:    d = downstroke mainly on bass note D= donwstroke,
u = upstroke
this pattern is maintaind throughout most of the song.
eg
G2     G2/F#
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
D D D u D D D u


INTRO:  (two times)
G2  G2/F#  Am4  Em

VERSE-LONG:
G2                      G2/F#
When I was a kid I grew up in a house on a
Am4                      Em
Hill not the top not the bottom but the middle and I
G2                     G2/F#
Still remember where I cracked my head in the
Am                   Em
Vacant lot there's a row of tiny houses there
G2                       G2/F#
Now and we used to light fires in the gutters and
Am4                         Em
I could cool my head on the concrete steps but the

VERSE-B:
Dsus4                       D
Girl down the street hit my sister on the head with a
F#o                        G/B
Stick and we hid behind my father as he knocked on her
Dsus4            D
Parents' door to tell them what she did but the
F#o                        G/B
Parents were drunk so they really didn't give a shit

LINK-1:
Dsus4  D
         And the

VERSE:
G2                            G2/F#
Girl down the street said her dog couldn't bark 'cos a
Am4                     Em
Man with an axe cut its voice box out but my
G2                           G2/F#
Older sister told me that it prob'ly wasn't true and I
Am4                             Em
Believed what she said 'cos she took me by the hand one

VERSE-B:
Dsus4                  D
Time when a coupla men drove down the hill in a
F#o                        G/B
White van said there was a phone box filled with
Dsus4                         D
Money 'round the corner and I would've gone along but she
F#o                        G/B
Took me by the hand to the house in the middle of the

LINK-2:
Csus2                  G/B
Hill the middle of the hill the middle of the
Gm/Bb  Gm/Bb
Hill     and our

VERSE:
G2                         G2/F#
Mother knew the words to a lot of different songs and we
Am4                       Em
Always sing the harmonies when we'd sing along she had
G2                       G2/F#
Cool cool hands when the fever hit then the
Am4                         Em
Noises that the trains made sounded like people in my

VERSE-B:
Dsus4                         D
Head and the stories that the ceiling told through the
F#o                           G/B
Pictures in the grains in the pinewood boards and I could
Dsus4                 D
Stay outside till the sky went red and I could
F#o                 G/B
Cool my head on the concrete steps and you

CODA:
Dsus4                D
Never really see the top from the bottom I don't
F#o                         G/B
Pay enough attention to the good things when I got 'em you can
Dsus4                D
Never really see the top from the bottom I don't
F#o                         G/B
Pay enough attention to the good things when I got 'em I don't

TAG:
Csus2                       G/B
Pay enough attention to the good things when I got 'em I don't
Gm/Bb                       G/B
Pay enough attention to the good things when I got 'em (I) don't
Csus2                       G/B
Pay enough attention to the good things when I got 'em I don't
Gm/Bb                       G/B
Pay enough attention to the good things when I got 'em no

ENDING:
Dsus4  D  G
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