Bragg Billy - Ontario Quebec & Me tab

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Date: Wed, 11 Dec 1996 12:15:11 +0000
From: Nic.Boulton@cw.mercury.co.uk


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Not on a studio album. This is roughly tabbed from the Red Stars/Phoenix
93 CD. Stick a capo at the 5th fret to play along with the CD (in C)

With a little help from Francois Rousseau's chords.


[intro]:

G D G Em D e ------------------------------------------------------------B -------------------------0----------------------3------------G -----------------0---2-2-----------------------2-2----------D -----------------0---0-0------------------2---0--------------A ----------------------------2-----0------2-2-----------------E -----3--------3-------------------------0-------------------- you dont need my xmas cards you already have my
Ce -----------------------------------------------------------B ---------1----------------1--------1-----------------------G -------0-----------------0----0-0--0------------------------D -----2------------------2-----2-2---------------------------A ---3-------------------3-----------------------------------E ----------------------------------------------------------- he -ar -ar -eart
G D Ge -------------------------------------------------------------B ------0------------------------3---3-0-----------------------G -------0---------------------0-2---2-------------------------D --------0--------------------0-0---0------------------------A ---------2--------------2--2-------------2-2-----------------E ----3-------------------3--3-------------.-.----------------- this has been a holiday ro-o-mance
Am C De --------------------------------------------------------B ------------------0-1-0--------------1--------3---------G --------------2----------2----------0-------------------D ------------2--------------2------2--------4------------A -----0---------------------------3------3/5-------------E -------------------------------------------------------- right from the ve- ery start
D C Ge ------------------------------------------------------------B ----------------------------1-------------------------------G ----------------------------0-------------------------------D --------4-------------------2-------------------------------A ----5-----------------------3----2---2----------------------E ---------------------------------3---3---------------------- we know ho-ow - ow to spend the time
Em D Ce ------------------------------------------------------------B ----------------------------------------1---1--1--0---------G -------------------------2-2-----------0-----------2--------D -------------------------0-0-----------2--------------------A --------------------------------------3---------------------E -----0---0-------------------------------------------------- who cares about the weather
G D Ge -----------------------------------------------------------B -----------------------0------------------0----------------G -------------------0---0--------------2--------------------D ----------0--------0------------------0---------0----------A ----------2-------------------------------------2---0------E ----------3------------------------------------(3)-----3-- we'll dance in the town til the sun goes down
Em D Ce -----------------------------------------------------------B ---------0-----3------1----------------------1--1--1--0----G --------0------2-2----0----strum-C----------0-----------2--D ---------------0------2---------------------2--------------A ----------------------3--------------------3---------------E ----0------------------------------------------------------ and push our beds to-ge- e - e - ther
[verse 2, picking pretty much the same as verse 1] G D G Em D C from the land of the midnight sunglasses to the mountains of the moon G D G Am C D you could never stay a day too long nor never come back too soon D C G Em D C we know how to spend the time who cares about the weather G D G we'll dance in the town till the sun goes down Em D C and push our beds together [bridge]:
G Em D Ge ------(3)-----------------------------------------------------B -------0----------------------3--------0-----------------------G ------0----------------------2---------0------------------------D -----0------------------2---0----------------------------------A -----------------------2-----------2---------------------------E ----3-----------------0------------3--------------------------- and you know what a fool I am
C D Ge -------------------0-0---------2----------------------------B -------------------1-1---------3---------0------------------G -------------------0-0---(0)---2---------0------------------D --------------2----------(2)-0-----------0------------------A --------------3----------------------2----------------------E -------------------------------------3---------------------- with my short attention span
C D Eme ------------------------0------2-----------------------------B ------------------------1------3-----------------------------G ------------------------0------2---------(0)-----0-----------D --------------------2--------0------------0------0-h-2-p-0---A --------------------3---------------------0-h-2--------------E --------------------------------------0---------------------- flying in the rainy season, too
C D Ge ----------------------------2-2-----------------------------B ------------------1---------3-3------0----------------------G ------------------0---------2-2------0-----0-0-0------0-0-0-D ------------------2---------0-0------0-----0-0-0------0-0-0-A ------------------3---------------------2----------2--------E ----------------------------------------3----------3-------- nothing can keep me awa-ay from you
[break]: G D Ge --------------------------------------(3p0-------------------B --------/3-3--3\1-0------3--3--0-----------0)----------------G ---0--0--0-0--0---0------2--2--0-----------------------------D ---0--0---------------0--------------------------------------A ----------------------------------2--------------------------E -------------------------------------------------------------
Em D C D Ge ------------------------------------------------------------B ------------3--3---------------1-----1------------3---------G ------------2--2---------------0-----0----------------------D --0-h-2-----0--0------------------2---------2-2/4-----------A --0-h-2-----.--.-----0 h-2-/3-----3---------3-3/5-----------E --0---------------------------------------------------3----- [thumb]
G D Ge ----------------------------------------------------------B -----------3--3\1-0------3--3--0--------------------0h1---G -----------0--0---0------2--2--0--------------------------D ----------------------0-----------------------------------A ----------------------------------2-----------------------E ----------------------------------------------------------
Am C De --------------------------------------------------------B --------------0-(0h)1--0--------------1-------3---------G ------------2-----------2----------0--------------------D ----------2---------------2------2-------4--------------A ---0----------------------------3------3/5--------------E --------------------------------------------------------
[repeat 'we know how to spend the time..', etc.] [end on a G] h is a hammer on p is a pull off / is a slide up \ is a slide down if you can't get hold of the CD, this is at about 100 beats per minute, and here's the melody for the vocal (capo at 5th fret again) :
e-----------------------------------------------------------------B--0---3----3---1-----1-0------0----0---0-0-0----------0----------G-----------------------------------------------2---2----0-----0--D-----------------------------------------------------------2----- you dont need my christmas cards you already have my he-a-ar-art
e--------------------------------------------------------------B--3----3----3---1--0---------0--0-----------------------------G--------------------2--2---2----------------------------------D-------------------------------------------------------------- this has been a holiday ro-o-mance
e-------------------------------------------------------------B--------------------0-----0----------------------------------G---2------0---0--0-----------2--0---------------------------- right from the ve-ry st-a-art
e-------2----3--2--0------0---------------------------------B---3------------------3--------3---3-----------------------G-----------------------------------------------------------D----------------------------------------------------------- we know ho-ow-ow to spend the time
e--------0-------------------------------B---3--------0-------------0-------------G---------------2--0---2-------0-----0---D--------------------------------2------- who cares ab-o-out the wea-ea-ea-ther
e-------------------------------------------------B----------0---0--0----0-------------------0------G--2------------------------2---0---2---2-----0--- we'll dance in the town til the sun go-es down
e------------------------------------B---0---0----0-------------0---------G----------------2--0---2----0----0--D------------------------------2----- and push our be-eds to-ge-e-e-ther
bridge :
e----------------0----------------B---0---0---3--------0--3---1--0--G--------------------------------- and you know what a fool I am
e-------------------------------B---0---3----1---1-0-----0---0--G----------------------2-------- with my short attenti-on span
e---------------------------------B---0---------------0-----0-------G-----2----0------------2------0--D-------------2---2--------------- flying in the rainy season, too
e---------------------------------------B-----------0-----------0---------------G---0--2--------2---2----2-0---------0--D--------------------------------2------ nothing can keep me a-wa-ay from you
Nic Nic.Boulton@cw.mercury.co.uk
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