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WHO WAS AROUND? (Bob Mould)


1st Vesrse (12 string):

Em7 Em7/D Csus2 G A7sus4 Csus2e:-----0---------0-----------------------|---------------------------------------|B:-------3---------3-------3---------3---|-----3---------3---------3-------3-----|G:---0---------0---------0---0-----0---0-|---0---0---------0-----0---0---0-------|D:-2---------0--------(2)-------(2)------|---0------(2)2------(2)----2-----------|A:---------------------3---------3-------|(2)--------0---------3-----3-----------|E:---------------------------------------|-3-------------------------------------| Who was around when the world was falling down? Who turned away? Couldn't bother to be around this now Who walked away when the game wasn't fun to play?
Em7 Em7/D Csus2 G A7sus4 Em7(electric cuts in)e:-----0---------0-----------------------|--------------------(3-3-3-3)(3-3-3-3)-|B:-------3---------3-------3---------3---|-----3---------3----(3-3-3-3)(3-3-3-3)-|G:---0---------0---------0---0-----0---0-|---0---0---------0---0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--|D:-2---------0--------(2)-------(2)------|---0------(2)2-------2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2--|A:---------------------3---------3-------|(2)--------0---------2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2--|E:---------------------------------------|-3-------------------0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--| And my escape became my only game
e:-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-|B:-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-|G:-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-|D:-2-2-2-2---2-2-2-2-|A:-2-2-2-2---2-2-2-2-|E:-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-|
D Csus2 D G D Csus2 Em7 Ge:---------3---3-3-----------3---3-3-----|---------3---3-3---3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3---|B:-3-3-3---3---3-3---3-3-3---3---3-3-----|-3-3-3---3---3-3---3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3---|G:-2-2-2---0---0-0---2-2-2---0---0-0-----|-2-2-2---0---0-0---0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0---|D:-0-0-0---2---2-2---0-0-0---0---0-0-----|-0-0-0---2---2-2---2-2-2-2---0-0-0-0---|A:---------3---3-3-----------2---2-2-----|---------3---3-3---2-2-2-2---2-2-2-2---|E:---------------------------3---3-3-----|-------------------0-0-0-0---3-3-3-3---| Hand me over and hand me down Get me out of your sight
D Csus2 D G D Csus2 D(hold)e:---------3---3-3-----------3---3-3-----|---------3-3-3-3-----------------------|B:-3-3-3---3---3-3---3-3-3---3---3-3-----|-3-3-3---3-3-3-3---3-------------------|G:-2-2-2---0---0-0---2-2-2---0---0-0-----|-2-2-2---0-0-0-0---2-------------------|D:-0-0-0---2---2-2---0-0-0---0---0-0-----|-0-0-0---2-2-2-2---0-------------------|A:---------3---3-3-----------2---2-2-----|---------3-3-3-3-----------------------|E:---------------------------3---3-3-----|---------------------------------------| No direction, my compass is broken Where'd you leave me tonight?
2nd Verse (12 string):
Em7 Em7/D Csus2 G A7sus4 Csus2e:-----0---------0-----------------------|---------------------------------------|B:-------3---------3-------3---------3---|-----3---------3---------3-------3-----|G:---0---------0---------0---0-----0---0-|---0---0---------0-----0---0---0-------|D:-2---------0--------(2)-------(2)------|---0------(2)2------(2)----2-----------|A:---------------------3---------3-------|(2)--------0---------3-----3-----------|E:---------------------------------------|-3-------------------------------------| I was a child, and now it seems so long ago
Electric cuts in (over 12 string):
Em7 Em7/D Csus2 G A7sus4 Csus2e:---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|B:-----3---------3---------3---------3---|-----3---------3---------3----------3--|G:---0---0-----0---0------(0)0------(0)0-|-------0---------0-------0----------0--|D:-2---------0-----------0---------0-----|---0------(2)2---------0----------0----|A:---------------------3---------3-------|-----------0---------3----------3------|E:---------------------------------------|-3-------------------------------------| Why'd you abandon me? Maybe it's not for me to know No explanation needed, nothing can change the way things went
Em7 Em7/D Csus2 G A7sus4 Em7e:---------------------------------------|---------------------3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3--|B:-----3---------3---------3---------3---|-----3---------3-----3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3--|G:---0---0-----0---0------(0)0------(0)0-|-------0---------0---0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--|D:-2---------0-----------0---------0-----|---0------(2)2-------2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2--|A:---------------------3---------3-------|-----------0---------2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2--|E:---------------------------------------|-3-------------------0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--| You just weren't interested, I guess, I guess
e:-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-|B:-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-|G:-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-|D:-2-2-2-2---2-2-2-2-|A:-2-2-2-2---2-2-2-2-|E:-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-|
Repeat the following four times:
D Csus2 D G D Csus2 Em7 Ge:---------3---3-3-----------3---3-3-----|---------3---3-3---3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3---|B:-3-3-3---3---3-3---3-3-3---3---3-3-----|-3-3-3---3---3-3---3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3---|G:-2-2-2---0---0-0---2-2-2---0---0-0-----|-2-2-2---0---0-0---0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0---|D:-0-0-0---2---2-2---0-0-0---0---0-0-----|-0-0-0---2---2-2---2-2-2-2---0-0-0-0---|A:---------3---3-3-----------2---2-2-----|---------3---3-3---2-2-2-2---2-2-2-2---|E:---------------------------3---3-3-----|-------------------0-0-0-0---3-3-3-3---|
Some days fine, others out of my mind And the curse I curse is the worst it gets I hold it inside as you sleep, as you hide from The mess that you made of your life Some days fine, others out of my mind And the curse I curse is the worst it gets (Who was around when you were hungry?) I hold it inside as you sleep, as you hide from The mess that you made of your life (Who eased the pain of all your sadness?) This Octave Riff continues over the above pattern:
D Csus2 D G D Csus2 Em7 Ge:-------------------------------------|----------------------------------------|B:-------------------------------------|----------------------------------------|G:-7-5---12---11--7-5---4--------------|-9--7--5-5-5-5--5--5--4-4--5-5--7-7--11-|D:-------------------------------------|----------------------------------------|A:-5-3---10---9---5-3---2--------------|-7--5--3-3-3-3--3--3--2-2--3-3--5-5--9--|E:-------------------------------------|----------------------------------------| Who played with you when you were lonely?
D Csus2 D G D Csus2 D(hold)e:-------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|B:-------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|G:-9/11--11-9---7---9/12-11--11--9-7---|-9-12-11---11---9-7---14b15r14-----------|D:-------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|A:-7/9---9--7---5---7/10-9---9---7-5---|-7/10-9----9----7-5---12-----------------|E:-------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------| Who was around?
12 String solo:
Em7 Em7/D Csus2 G A7sus4 Csus2e:---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|B:---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|G:-------0-------------------------------|---------------------------------------|D:-2---4-----4---0-----------------------|---------------------------------------|A:-------------------3-------------------|-2p0-----2h3-2---0---------------------|E:---------------------------------------|-----3---------------3-3---------------|
Em7 Em7/D Csus2 G A7sus4 Csus2e:---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|B:---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|G:-------11---12-11----------------------|---------------------------------------|D:--------------------12-10--------------|---------------------------------------|A:---------------------------------------|-2p0-----2h3-2---0---------------------|E:-3-0-----------------------------------|-----3---------------3-3-----------3-0-|
3rd Verse (12 String):
Em7 Em7/D Csus2 G A7sus4 Csus2e:-----0---------0-----------------------|---------------------------------------|B:-------3---------3-------3---------3---|-----3---------3---------3-------3-----|G:---0---------0---------0---0-----0---0-|---0---0---------0-----0---0---0-------|D:-2---------0--------(2)-------(2)------|---0------(2)2------(2)----2-----------|A:---------------------3---------3-------|(2)--------0---------3-----3-----------|E:---------------------------------------|-3-------------------------------------| What will your conscience say? Maybe you'll change the channel soon Or simply hide it in the chest of drawers inside your room
Electric cuts in:
Em7 Em7/D Csus2 G A7sus4 Csus2e:---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|B:-----3---------3---------3---------3---|-----3---------3---------3----------3--|G:---0---0-----0---0------(0)0------(0)0-|-------0---------0-------0----------0--|D:-2---------0-----------0---------0-----|---0------(2)2---------0----------0----|A:---------------------3---------3-------|-----------0---------3----------3------|E:---------------------------------------|-3-------------------------------------| Like old linoleum, battered and worn beyond repair
Em7 Em7/D Csus2 G A7sus4 Em7e:---------------------------------------|---------------------3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3--|B:-----3---------3---------3---------3---|-----3---------3-----3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3--|G:---0---0-----0---0------(0)0------(0)0-|-------0---------0---0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--|D:-2---------0-----------0---------0-----|---0------(2)2-------2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2--|A:---------------------3---------3-------|-----------0---------2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2--|E:---------------------------------------|-3-------------------0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--| Go burn the whole house down, like anyone cares
e:-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-|B:-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-|G:-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-|D:-2-2-2-2---2-2-2-2-|A:-2-2-2-2---2-2-2-2-|E:-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-|
Repeat the following four times:
D Csus2 D G D Csus2 Em7 Ge:---------3---3-3-----------3---3-3-----|---------3---3-3---3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3---|B:-3-3-3---3---3-3---3-3-3---3---3-3-----|-3-3-3---3---3-3---3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3---|G:-2-2-2---0---0-0---2-2-2---0---0-0-----|-2-2-2---0---0-0---0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0---|D:-0-0-0---2---2-2---0-0-0---0---0-0-----|-0-0-0---2---2-2---2-2-2-2---0-0-0-0---|A:---------3---3-3-----------2---2-2-----|---------3---3-3---2-2-2-2---2-2-2-2---|E:---------------------------3---3-3-----|-------------------0-0-0-0---3-3-3-3---|
Maybe in time, these indelible lines will Fade like the hopes and the fears you denied These feelings are gone, they've been buried along With the rest of the mess that you made in your chest of drawers Maybe in time, these indelible lines will Fade like the hopes and the fears you denied (Who was around when you were hungry?) These feelings are gone, they've been buried along With the rest of the mess that you made in your chest of drawers (Who eased the pain of all your sadness?) This Octave Riff continues over the above pattern:
D Csus2 D G D Csus2 Em7 Ge:-------------------------------------|----------------------------------------|B:-------------------------------------|----------------------------------------|G:-7-5---12---11--7-5---4--------------|-9--7--5-5-5-5--5--5--4-4--5-5--7-7--11-|D:-------------------------------------|----------------------------------------|A:-5-3---10---9---5-3---2--------------|-7--5--3-3-3-3--3--3--2-2--3-3--5-5--9--|E:-------------------------------------|----------------------------------------| Who played with you when you were lonely?
D Csus2 D G D Csus2 Em7 Ge:-------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|B:-------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|G:-9/11--11-9---7---9/12-11--11--9-7---|-9-12-11---11---9-7----------------------|D:-------------------------------------|---------------------2-2-2-2---0-0-0-0---|A:-7/9---9--7---5---7/10-9---9---7-5---|-7/10-9----9----7-5--2-2-2-2---2-2-2-2---|E:-------------------------------------|---------------------0-0-0-0---3-3-3-3---| Who was around?
D(hold)e:-------------------------------------|B:-3-----------------------------------|G:-2-----------------------------------|D:-0-----------------------------------|A:-------------------------------------|E:-------------------------------------|
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