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Roky Erickson - Bloody Hammer tab

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Bm                                    | A                                     |
Demon is up in the attic to the left.  My eye turns to the left to say, "No".
G                                     | Em                  F#                |
You say, "First, I am a special one;    I never hammered my mind out.
                    |   Bm    (1st, 3rd time:)           | A
I never had the bloody hammer.     I never had the bloody hammer
                    |   G 
I never had the bloody hammer.
		              |   Em                             F#
Never had the bloody,             never had the bloody
		              |   Bm           |
Never had the bloody hammer.


Bm             | A                      |
I am the doctor; I am the psychiatrist,
G                                                              |
to make sure they don't think or they'd hammer their minds out,
Em                    F#                        | Bm           |
or that they'd have a, that they'd have a bloody hammer.


Bm                            | A                                          |
Second, I am the special one:  my eyes green & blue move safely unbegotten
G                                          |
to the left to say, "No",
           Em
while the others with their hair turned white
F#                                         |  Bm
each roll their eyes back to the top of their heads
                                           |  A
and hammer the attic floor with a bloody hammer.
                      | G
I never had the bloody hammer.
                      | Em                         F#
I never had the bloody,      never had the bloody,
                      | Bm
never had the bloody hammer."


[Verse 1]


          | Bm                                        | A
It's not a sledgehammer, it's not a chisel, it's not a train,
                |  G		             | Em F# |   Bm        |  A
but a thought of unlimited horror for    Dr. O'Chane. Dr. O'Chane
                    | G
The baby ghost says, "Beat it with your chain."
                    | Em                    F#         | Bm       |
The baby ghost says, "Drag your chain away,      Dr. O'Chane."


Bm                            | A
One bat in lightning,            One bat in rain.
G                             | Em  F#   | Bm     |   A
One bat lands wolfbane for            Dr. O'Chane. Dr O'Chane.
               | G
The ghost says, "Beat it with your chain".
               | Em               F#                |  Bm                |
The ghost says, "Drag your chain away,           Dr. O'Chane."


Bm                            |  A
All bats are Dracula vampires,   Vampires in the rain
G                             | Em   F#   | Bm         | A
Vampires in the lightning for         Dr. O'Chane. Dr. O'Chane
                              | G
The baby ghost in the 1900s says, "Beat it with your chain".
                    | Em               F#                |  Bm                |
The baby ghost says, "Drag your spoon, drag your chain away, Dr. O'Chane."


[Verse 1]
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