Andrew Bird - Giant Of Illinois tab

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		 The Giant of Illinois – Andrew Bird version
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Tabbed by: Dave	
Email:ob1cannoie@gmail.com
I know its not perfect but its the best tab out there. Hope this helps!

Tuning: standard
Arranged for acoustic


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Then G1 and G2 play together Guitar part 1 (1)
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Guitar part (2)
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(1)
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(2)
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Repeat above Electric part (Best with u-vibe effect) Guitar part 1 (1)
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Guitar part 2 (2)
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(1)
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(2)
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D(Dmaj 2nd inv) A Bm The giant of Illinois G D A Died from a blister on his toe D A F#maj G After walking all day through the first winter's snow D A Bm Throwing bits of stale bread G D A To the last speckled doves D A F#maj G He never even felt his shoe full of blood Bm F#m Delirious with pain, his bedroom walls began to glow A Em And he felt himself soaring up through falling snow G A Bm And the sky was a woman's arms G A D The sky was a woman's arms Mmm mmm mmm oh oh oh etc A boy with a club foot Had sat next to him in school Once upon a summer's day they went wandering through the woods They spotted a sleeping swan On the banks of a muddy stream And they stormed it with rocks till it collapsed in the reeds They lay out on a green lawn full of chocolate and lemonade But underneath it all the giant was afraid And the sky was a woman's arms And the sky was a woman's arms Play this when I die | / slide up | \ slide down | h hammer-on | p pull-off | ~ vibrato | + harmonic | x Mute note ===============================================================================
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