Jawbreaker – Chesterfield Kind tab

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From: OpenFace@aol.com
Date: Sat, 23 Sep 1995 00:03:52 -0400
Subject: TAB: Jawbreaker, "Chesterfield K

"Chesterfield King"
written and performed by Jawbreaker
(C) and (P) 1992 Punk: The Other White Meat music (BMI)
from the Tupelo/Communion release Bivouac (Comm 38-2, Tup 38-2)
transcribed by Mike Ripplinger (openface@aol.com)

[Notes]* (p) = palm-muted* I'm not the best at transcribing solos, so the solo may be inaccurate* The F#/G chord is a G power chord with the root lowered a half-step: D---5--| A---5--| E---2--|
*** ["Chesterfield King"] [ GC GC GC GC ] [Verse] G E B (p) C (p) We stood in your room and laughed out loud G E A C Suddenly the laughter died, we were caught in an eye to eye G E B (p) C (p) We sat on the floor and did we sit close G E I could smell your thoughts and thought, A C "Do you want to touch a lot like me?" G C G Too scared to say a thing [Pre-chorus] B (p) C (p) Left your house and kicked myself E (p) D (p) C Put those feelings on a shelf to die B (p) C (p) Guess I'm not the gambling type E (p) D (p) C Think of what the two of us had lost Had lost [Verse] I needed some time to think it out 7-Eleven parking lot, a toothless woman turned and stopped Gave her a dime and a Chesterfield She leaned down and kissed my cheek I was scared but it felt sweet Felt so sweet [Pre-chorus] She asked me if I had a name Told her I was glued up on some chick We sat and smoked against the wall Drank a beer, felt the chill of fall Of fall [Chorus] G F#/G E D C I took my car and drove it down the hill by your house B A I drove so fast G F#/G E D C The wind it couldn't cool me down so I turned it around B A And came back up G F#/G E D You were waiting on your step, steam chilling off your C B A breath and water in your eyes G F#/G E D We pulled each other into one, parkas clinging on the C B D lawn, and kissed right there [ GC GC GC GC ] [Solo over verse] h = hammer-on / = slide up \ = slide down
...and repeat [Pre-chorus] Said my chicks all smoke these things Handed you a Chesterfield King Held your hand and watched TV Traced the little lines along your palm Your palm [Repeat chorus] [Play chorus progression once, palm muting all chords] [End on G]
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