Five Americans – Western Union tab

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Date: Thu, 14 Nov 1996 14:48:39 -0500
From: Andrew Rogers 
Subject: ./f/five_americans/western_union.crd

                            "Western Union"
                       (Rabon - Ezell - Durrill)


	organ: D5 (4 bars; fades in)

	guitar (2X alone; 2X after bass and drums enter)

D Dsus4 v v v v v v v v -------5---------|-------5---------| -----7-----7-----|-----8-----8-----| ---7---------7---|---7---------7---| -0---------------|-0---------------| -----------------|-----------------| -----------------|-----------------|
Verse 1: D Dsus4 Things went wrong today D Dsus4 Bad news came my way D Dsus4 I woke up to find D Dsus4 A wire that blew my mind D Dsus4 [1, 4: 2X; 2, 3: 1X 5: to coda] Verse 2: Western Union man Bad news in his hand Knocking at my door Selling me the score Verse 3: Fifteen cents a word to read A telegram I didn't need Said she didn't care no more Think I'll throw it on the floor Bridge 1: Bm E Got your cable just today Bm E D Dsus4 D Dsus4 Killed my groove, I've got to say, hey [1, 3: to refrain 2: to solo] Refrain: E A [N.C.] / / / / / (...hey) Western Union (acapella; high voice holds A; low voice alternates A and G):
--| Da-da-da-da-da da-da-da-da-da--| Da-da-da-da-da da-da-da-da-da
(band enters) D Dsus4 Da-da-da-da-da da-da-da-da-da D Dsus4 Da-da-da-da-da da-da-da-da-da Verse 4: Now you've gone away and How it's sad to say you've gone I remember what they said Now I'm going out of my head Bridge 2: Telegram just had to say You've learned your lesson all the way, hey Organ solo: D Dsus4 [4X] / / / / / / / / [repeat bridge 2] [repeat refrain] Verse 5: I'll be on my way 'cause There's another girl for me I'll be sure of her and Things'll be as they were Coda (repeat to fade): D Dsus4 Da-da-da-da-da da-da-da-da-da (Western Union, oh Western Union) -- another ace 60's tab from Andrew Rogers
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