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Live - Mental Jewelry tab

Band  : Live
Album : Mental Jewelry
Added By Mikhailo

Here is the fixed version of the Mental Jewelry chords as the last one 
was spliced in half...
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(CRD transcriptions and sad ASCII art: Jeff Terrel - jjt@ecst.csuchico.edu)
Entire album is tuned down 1/2 step:  
6(Eb) 5(Ab) 4(Db) 3(Gb) 2(Bb) 1(Eb)

Comments and/or corrections welcome.

Pain Lies On The Riverside
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]: Am  Dm :[
Am                 Dm
I have never taken life
    Am                    Dm      
Yet I have often paid the price
    Am                            Dm
And you, you are a victim of this age
        Am
And the guilt that hangs around your neck
          Dm
Has got me locked up in a cage
              F        G             Am
You've got to learn to live until no end
                   F        G             E
But first you must learn to swim all over again
        
        Am               Dm
Because pain lies on the riverside
    Am              Dm    
And pain will never say goodbye
Am               Dm
Pain lies on the riverside
            E                F  G
So put your head in the water
         E                 F  G
Put your soul in the water
                         Am       
And join me for a swim tonight


I have forever always tried
To stay clean and constantly baptized
I am aware now that the river's banks are dry
And to wait for a flood
Is to wait for life

I've got to learn...

Operation Spirit (The Tyranny of Tradition)
-------------------------------------------

Em                                  (D)
Heard a lot of talk about the ocean
Em                                (D)
Heard a lot of talk about the sea
Em                                      (D)
Heard a lot of talk about a lot of things
Em                            (D)
Never meant that much to me
Em                                 (D)     
Heard a lot of talk about my spirit
Em                              (D)
Heard a lot of talk about my soul
Em                              
But I decided that anxiety and pain
     (D)    Em
Were better friends
            D
So I let it go
               Em   G D  
Did you let it go? (3x)
             A    
Let's get it back 
             C      D      Em
Let's get it back together

Heard a lot of talk about this Jesus
A man of love, a man of strength
But what a man was two thousand years ago
Means nothing at all to me today
He could have been telling me about my higher self
But he only lives inside my prayer
So what he was may have been beautiful
But the pain is right now and right here

Let it go...

Beauty Of Gray
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]: Bm  F# :[
Bm                        F#
If I told you he was your brother
Bm                                F#
We could reminisce then you would go about your day
Bm                     F# 
If I said you ought to give him some of your water
      Bm                           F#
You'd shake your canteen and walk away
     G                                D    A
This perception that divides you from him
     G               D          A           G
Is a lie -- for some reason you never asked why
        D               A     G
This is not a black and white world
          D           A             C
You can't afford to believe in your side
        Bm                    Em  
This is not a black and white world
      Bm                               F# 
To be alive I say that the colors must swirl
      Bm                   Em
And I believe that maybe today
        D                 A                       Bm   F#      
We will all get to appreciate the beauty of gray

If I told you that she was your mother
We could analyze the situation and be gone
If I said you ought to give her some of your water
Your eyes would light up like the dawn

This perception that divides you from her...

We will all get to appreciate...
              
              Bm     Em
The beauty of gray
              D      A
The beauty of gray
   
   G     D/F#  Em  G  D/F# Bm
D|-----0-----0---|------------|
A|---2-----0-----|---------2--|
E|-3-----2-----0-|-3---2------|
   (7x)           last time

Look into your eyes
No daylight
New day now

This is not...


Brothers Unaware
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]: Dm   C :[

Dm      C
So many people
Dm            C
I know only a few
Dm                        C
Yes I may say that I love this man and that man
Dm                     C
But what keeps me from loving you?
Dm                   C   
Date of birth, geography
Dm                C      
Color of skin, ideology
Dm                       C
You got ten fingers, two legs, one nose 
     Dm            C
Like me, just like me
            Bb                 A
And it's as simple as that you see
         Dm                       C
And if I don't know who to love I love them all
         Dm                        C
And if I don't know who to trust I trust them all
         Dm                       C             A     Bb  C
And if I don't know who to kill I kill myself instead

>From the mouth of a baby
Will come the world saving words
That will save us all
And from the lungs of a child
Will come the everlasting breath of God

Increasing peace and honesty
And not carrying on despite of me
Don't you know, this ain't about no race, no creed
No race, no creed

And it's as simple as that you see

And if I don't know who to love I love them all
And if I don't know who to trust I trust them all
And if I don't know who to kill no suicide
I'm already dead


Tired Of "Me"
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    p   p
e|-----------|  |-----------6-6-9-----------------|
B|-----------|  |-----------6-6-9-----------------|
G|-8~6-8~6-8-|  |-8~6-8~6-8-------8~6-8~6-8-------|
D|-----------|  |---------------------------6-6-8-|
  Intro (4x)     Under 1st verse (4x)

You say "hold on to the reigns"
I say "let them go tonight"
My brain waves
Confused between what is and ain't
She cries "groundless and free"

Bbm          Ebm   
Tired of the water
Bbm          Ebm   
Tired of the wine
Bbm          Ebm   
Tired of the future
Bbm          Ebm   
Tired of time
Bbm          Ebm   
Tired of the madness
Bbm          Ebm   
Tired of the steel
Bbm          Ebm   
Tired of the violence
Bbm       Ebm   
Tired of me

Bm    Em  
Used steel
Bm            Em
Used steel am I
         Bm         Em
What was pliable in love
       Bm              Em
Is now hard and crystalized
    Bm           Em
The intellect is fine
    Bm                   Em
For counting money and recording times
     Bm    Em   Bm             F#
That she cried "groundless and free"

Tired of the water...

e|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|-9~7-9~7-9-----------------|
D|-----------9~7-9~7-9-9~7-9-|
  Bridge (4x)

       Bm       F#
I'm so tired of time
       F#           Bm 
I'm so tired of the wine  (2x)

G
Hope is a letter that never arrives
                 F#                  Bm
Delivered by the postman of my fear


Mirror Song
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   E   A/E
e|-0----0--|
B|-0----0--|
G|-13---6--|
D|-14---7--|
A|-14---7--|
E|-0----0--|  (repeat throughout verses)
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I know that I should think about giving
And think about helping out and think about
Think about living
But I can't seem to rescue myself  (2x)

              C#m
What about my bank account?
       A    B      E
And my holy desert shield
              G#              A
That keeps me dry under the arms
B                                E
Flags and mental jewelry's all I know
                 G#               F#
And they keep me happy and warm inside


So I said unto this man who are you 
And where do you come from
And he proceeded to tell me many things
But I said nothing at all
For the flower in the corner by the room
In the window and the sun
Said it all

But what about...

              A  (arpeggiate chords here)
At least they said they would
          G#
Said they could
               A
Mama said they would
      G#     A
Do me good

I know that I should...


Waterboy
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C#m                    A         
What do you say to the child
      C#m              A
Whose god is in the TV
    C#m                    A
And what do you say to the man
    C#m                 A
Who blames the world on TV
C#m                  A      C#m     A
They don't even know how to sing my song
    C#m             A           C#m    A
But they won't even try it with me

Who is standing over playing like the teacher

Harnessing the learned

Who try but can't leave her

I want to beg the liars to lay down

Their sirens

That play like the angels

To my deep desire

Free my son

Let him walk right through the rain

Free my son

Make him waterboy

Free my son

There he stands down on the shore

Free my son

What do you say to the man
Who treats her like a mother
And what do you say to the man
Who treats him like a father

Come and see my heart
Come inside and learn
Come and see my soul, it's like yours
I say it's just like yours

Who is making over
Idolizing princes
Banishing the dreamers
With barbed wire fences
And telling all the children who run to her feet
That they have no vision and love's all diseased

Free my son


Take My Anthem
--------------

War in me
War overseas
There ain't no difference between

Am       C   Am  C
Blood in me
Am       C   Am  C
Blood overseas
               Am           C    Am  C    Am  C  Am  C
There ain't no difference between
    Dm                             Am
The chills in your spine are oh so sweet
       Dm
People honor you so high
              E
You've got to defend the stage at your feet-- No!

Am C  Am C  Am   C         Dm
Take, take, take my anthem today
        Am
Take it away

Hands on me
Hands overseas
There ain't no difference between
Heart in me
Heart overseas
There ain't no difference between


You Are The World
-----------------
If you've ever known love
If you've ever known peace
If you've ever known joy
Make sure that you are on time

D|-----4---3---3---3---3-3-|-----4---2---2---2---2-2-|
A|---4---4---4---4---4-----|---4---4---4---4---4-----|
E|-2-----------------------|-2-----------------------|
   repeat                    last time

If you've ever known war
If you've ever known pain
If you've ever said no
Make sure that you are on time
You are on time
You are on time
We are on time

    F#  E   A   F#    
For you are the world  (4x)

If you've ever known love
If you've ever known peace
If you've ever known joy
Make sure that you are on time

If you've ever known war
If you've ever known pain
If you've ever said no
Make sure that you are on time

A
Fighting, mating, warring
                 F#
You are all this now
A
Be aware, not scared
Look at me now
Silence
      F#
I say you are the world...


Good Pain
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G|-----0-------0---0-----0-------0---0-|
D|---2---2---2---------4---4---2-------|
A|-0-------3-----3---5-------3-----3---|
E|-------------------------------------|

He said, he said, he said
There was nothing to fear boy
He said, he said, he said
Worthless are your tears boy

Just realize your senses
And realize your earth
Just realize your essence first

Am         G      Am
I'll never be the same again
Am        G           Am
I want to walk in the sun
Am    G        Am
I am alive and well again
F
No more bitterweet
        G
No more good pain

No more
   Am             C         D     C
So many of us stand in the middle
        Am               C
Looking back to the worst 
        D                  C
Looking forward to the fall
       Am             C          D      C
Making weapons of peace for the defense
       Am                 C            D       C
Of the bloodstains on our peaceful sidewalks

You say the buildings are too tall
They're going to fry your brother
Well I say you'd better walk away
And find your mother

        F
No more bitterweet
No more good pain

If I can't sing this song 
And tell you all about it
Then I'll just pack it up right now and walk away
Don't even doubt it

So when our sherry glass is full
And the day is way too young
You'd better sip today before it's gone

No more bitterweet
No more good pain

        Am
No more good pain
        G
No more good pain 
        D
No more good pain good pain


Mother Earth Is a Vicious Crowd
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]: F#m  E/F#m :[
Pollution, Cain, and misery
E
Oceans of golden mystery
]: F#m  E/F#m :[
Armies boisterous and armies loud
E
Portraits of a vicious crowd

D           A          E
Talk to me, talk to me now
D              A          E
Hey man you're all that I have

Me, Myself, Myself and I
Were born to work and born to die
I have chosen my anthems of these I am proud
Portraits of a divided crowd

Talk to me now...

Could you leave it behind...
               D  A  E
Leave it all behind...

10,000 Years (Peace is Now)
---------------------------
    A                C
The world is burning down
          D         A               C   D
Can't you smell the smoke in the air
A                  C         D            A         C  D
War, disease and famine this demon she is everywhere

Poets and preachers and politicians
They've all had their say
And we got 10,000 years devoted
To nothing but tomorrow and yesterday

              F
If all of the ignorance in the world
                A  
Passed a second ago
C    D         A
What would you say?
C         D     A
Who would you obey?
C
I am here to say that
         A    C  D
Peace is now

Mr. President I hereby pardon you for your crimes
For they are just as much mine
Selfishness and seperation have led me to believe
That the world is not my problem
The world is not my problem
I am the world
And you are the world



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________"If I don't know who to love, I love them all..."  +Live+__________
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