Cardiacs - Duck And Roger The Horse tab

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             THE DUCK AND ROGER THE HORSE - Cardiacs                       
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Tabbed by: 
Mopô
From the album "On Land And In The Sea"

One of my all time favourite Cardiacs tunes! :D
There's a lot here, but it's not particularly difficult...just a lot to
remember...


Yeah, the words don't line up properly with the chords sometimes...


Intro (harmonics (this is how Tim plays it on Maresnest))e-------------------------|B--<5>---------<5>--------|G-----<5><5><5>---<5><5>--|D-------------------------|A-------------------------|E-------------------------|
Then there's some open string noise along with
e-------------------|B-------------------|G------6-8----------|D--9-9-----6-8-9----|A-------------------|E-------------------|Duck tells me I must look a treatI look my best so I tell him
Ee-------------------|B-------------------|G--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--|D--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--|A--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|E-------------------|
Scrub me head and feet, make me nice and neat
e-----------------------------------7--7--7--7---|B----------------------------------11-11-11-11---|G------6-8--------------------------7--7--7--7---|D--9-9-----6-8-9--------------------9--9--9--9---|A-----------------------------------7--7--7--7---|E------------------------------------------------| I'm a different man so they say; ha ha ha ha
E A D G Ee---------------------------5---5----------------------------|B---------------------------6---7----------------------------|G--9-9-9-9-9-9-9----9-9-9-9-7---7---------9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--|D--9-9-9-9-9-9-9----9-9-9-9-7---7---------9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--|A--7-7-7-7-7-7-7----7-7-7-7-7---5---5-4---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|E---------------------------5-----------7--------------------|Roger sees me and begins to cry, without warningWhy are you more than me?
F G F D# G F A G F D# G Ce--------------------------------------------------|B--------------------------------------------------|G--------------------------------------------------|D-7---9---7-----9-9---7--11---9------7-5---5--5----|A---8--10---8-6----10---8--12---10-8-----6------3--|E--------------------------------------------------|I am right so make me wrongYour horsey skin won't make the SommeYour voice is left, disarm me
e-------------------|B-------------------|G------6-8----------|D--9-9-----6-8-9----|A-------------------|E-------------------|Duck say the horse is daftAlright
Then the verse and chorus as before; Sing with your heart and be satisfied, with mourning Duck says you've disowned me We are full of horses love But we won't pull if you don't shove You're faceless in this army
A C# F# C# F G E A B G# C#e-----------------------------------------------------------|B-----------------------------------------------------------|G--2----------6-6-6-8-10-11--10--10--12--9--14--16--13--13--|D--2----------6---------------------------------------------|A--0----0-0-2-4---------------------------------------------|E-----------------------------------------------------------|
Ee----------------------------|B--9-----9-----9------9------|G--9-----9-----9------9------|D--9-----9-----9------9------|A--7-----7-----7------7------|E-----0-----0-----0------0---|Horsey going round, with his little wheel on the floorSulking in the cupboard is a horsey going roundWith his little wheel on the floorSulking in the cupboard is a DUCK
F C D# A# F G# D# F G A B C#e-----------------------------------------------------------8--9--|B------------------------------------------------10-12-14---8--9--|G-101010-0---8-8-8-0---101010-0----131313-0------10-12-14---9-10--|D-101010-010-8-8-8-0-8-101010-0----131313-0-13---10-12-14---9-11--|A--8-8-8-010-6-6-6-0-8--8-8-8-0----111111-0-13----8-10-12---9-11--|E----------8---------6----------------------11--------------7--9--|
C# B A Be--9--7--5--7--|B--9--7--5--7--|G-10--8--6--8--|D-11--9--7--9--|A-11--9--7--9--|E--9--7--5--7--|Mr. Flower, he's bent on fucking powerHe grazed his face to claim his placeThen claimed he did some more
The rhythm for the next section is not shown, because I don't knowhow to do it without having the tab stupidly long :PAfter playing the lead of this once round, play the chords insteadfor when it all kicks in for a second repetition. D# C E B A G D# C# C G# C# F G A N.C.e-----------------------7---8------6-----------------------------------|B------------------------------8---------------------------------------|G--8---5-----9----4--2----------------5---5---6------------------------|D-------------------------------------------------3---5---7------------|A------------------------------------------------------------4-4-4-4---|E-------------------------------------------------------------4-4-4-4--|
F F# C# F G E A E G# C#e--5--6--4--5--8-------------------|B----------------8--10/17--16--14--|G----------------------------------|D----------------------------------|A----------------------------------|E----------------------------------|
I am right so make me wrong Your horsey skin won't make the Somme Your voice is left, disarm me Horsey going round, little wheel on the floor Sulking in the cupboard is a horsey going round With his little wheel on the floor Sulking in the cupboard is a... Then theres some more craziness and that weird (x797117) chord, followed by the beginnings of another verse; Be kind and put me to sleep please I won't be long but don't be sad When there is
C G D A Ce--0---3---2---0-------0--|B--1---3---3---2-------1--|G--0---0---2---2-------0--|D--2---0---0---2-------2--|A--3---2-------0-------3--|E------3------------------|nothing like a lullaby
A C# F# C# F G E A B G# C#e-----------------------------------------------------------|B-----------------------------------------------------------|G--2----------6-6-6-8-10-11--10--10--12--9--14--16--13--13--|D--2----------6---------------------------------------------|A--0----0-0-2-4---------------------------------------------|E-----------------------------------------------------------|
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