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"Back to the Old House" by The Smiths
tabbed by Macrohead

Capo 3rd fret

PATTERN A:                               
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-0---1-1----------------|-0---1------------------
-----------------0-2---0|-----------------0-2---0
---2-----------2-----3--|---2-----------2-----3--
-3-------3-2-0-----3----|-3-------3-2-0-----3----
------------------------|------------------------

                                            I would...
-----------------0------|-------0---------0------
-0---1---------1---1---0|-1---3---3-1-3-----1---0
-------0----------------|------------------------
---2-----------2-----3--|---2---------0-------3--
-3-------3-2-0-----3----|-3-----------------3----
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...rather not go back to the old house...I would
   repeat Pattern A once

LEAD IN TO PATTERN B:
rather not go             back to the old house
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-0---1-1----------------|-0---1------------------
-----------------0-2---0|-----------------0-2---0
---2-----------2-----3--|---2-----------2-----3--
-3-------3-2-0-----3----|-3-------3-2-0-----3----
------------------------|------------------------

PATTERN B:
     there's    too many       bad       memories
-------1---------------0|-------1----------------
-1---1-------0---1-3----|-1---1-------0---1-3---0
-2-2-------2------------|-0-0-------2------------
------------------------|------------------------
-3-----3----------------|-3-----1----------------
-------------3-----3----|-------------3-----3----

     there's too many memories  there
-------1---------------0|-----------0------------
-1---1-------0---1-3----|-------3----------------
-0-0-------2------------|-----------------0-----0
------------------------|---------------2-----2--
-3-----3----------------|-----2-------2-----3----
-------------3-----3----|-0-3---0----------------

-----------0------------|-----------0-----------0
-------3----------------|-------3-----------2----
-----------------0-----0|-----------------2------
---------------2-----2--|---------------0--------
-----2-------2-----3----|-----2-------2----------
-0-3---0----------------|-0-3---0----------------

------------------------|------------------------|-0----
-------3-----3-----3----|-3-----3-----3-----3----|---3-0
-----0-0-----0-----0----|-0-----2---2-2---2-2---2|------
---0-------0-----0-----0|-----0---3-----3-----3--|------
-2-------2-----2-----2--|---2--------------------|------
------------------------|------------------------|------

repeat pattern A twice ("When you cycled by...", "And you never knew...")
lead in to pattern B ("Are you still there?"
pattern B ("Or have you..."

repeat first two bars twice (or so)
play
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-0---1---------1---1---0|-1---3------------------
-------0----------------|-----------------0-2---0
---2-----------2-----3--|---2-----------2-----3--
-3-------3-2-0-----3----|-3-------3-2-0-----3----
------------------------|------------------------

repeat first two bars many times (about four?)
end on                  slowly
------------------------|-----------3-3-3--------
-0---1------------------|-0---1------------------
-------0---------0-2---0|-------0----------------
---2-----------2-----3--|---2--------------------
-3-------3-2-0-----3----|-3----------------------
------------------------|------------------------


Entire lyrics:
I would rather not go 
back to the old house
I would rather not go
back to the old house

There's too many 
bad memories
There's too many memories 
there.

When you cycled by
here began all my dreams
the saddest thing
I'd ever seen

And you never knew
how much I really liked you
'cause I never even told you
oh and I meant too

are you still there?
or have you
moved away
or have you
moved away?

I would love to go
back to the old house
but I never will
I never will
I never will.
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