Strange Fruit tab with lyrics by Jeff Buckley for guitar @ Guitaretab

Jeff Buckley – Strange Fruit tab

Strange Fruit – Jeff Buckley version – Tabbed Chords by Ray Renteurs

A run through the chords first, then those chords shown against the lyrics below. 
Improvise a solo to lead in ;-p

ENJOY !!!

Verse....

Southern trees, bear strange fruit

F#m7 G#7 C#m7 G#dom7 C#m highE|----2----|----4----|----4----|----8--------------9-----|----|B|----5----|----4----|----5----|----7--------------9-----|----|G|----2----|----5----|----4----|----8--------------9-----|----|D|----2----|----4----|----6----|----6--------------11----|----|A|----4----|----6----|----4----|-------------------------|----|E|----2----|----4----|---------|-------------------------|----|
Occasionally use this “jazzy number” for second chord (replacing standard G#7)
G#7#5E|---------|B|----5----|G|----5----|D|----4----|A|---------|E|----4----|
Scent of magnolia.....
Bmaj Amaj G#maj Amaj G#maj (picked)E|----7----------5----|----4----|----5----|-------------------------4---4----|B|----7----------5----|----4----|----5----|--------------------4--------4----|G|----8----------6----|----5----|----6----|---------------5-------------5----|D|----9----------7----|----6----|----7----|----------6------------------6----|A|----9----------7----|----6----|----7----|------6----------------------6----|E|----7----------5----|----4----|----5----|--4--------------------------4----|
Break / solo
Twice round..... C#m7 F#m7 F#m7 (B string – drop E to D#)E|----4----|---|---|---|----2----|----|----|----2----|B|----5----|---|---|---|----5----|----|----|----4----|G|----4----|---|---|---|----2----|----|----|----2----|D|----6----|---|---|---|----2----|----|----|----2----|A|----4----|---|---|---|----4----|----|----|----4----|E|---------|---|---|---|----2----|----|----|----2----|
then..... C#m7 Bmaj7 Amaj7 G#maj (plucked)E|---4---|---|---7---|---|---5---|---|-----------------------4---4---|B|---5---|---|---7---|---|---5---|---|-------------------4-------4---|G|---4---|---|---8---|---|---6---|---|---------------5-----------5---|D|---6---|---|---7---|---|---5---|---|-----------6---------------6---|A|---4---|---|---9---|---|---7---|---|-------6-------------------6---|E|-------|---|---7---|---|---5---|---|---4-----------------------4---|
So... here's the chords shown against lyric... F#m7 G#7 C#m7 (G# dom7 > C#m high) Southern trees ..................bear strange fruit F#m7 G#7 C#m7 (G# dom7 > C#m high)Blood on the leaves ............and blood at the root F#m7 G#7 C#m7 (G# dom7 > C#m high)Black bodies swinging ........in the southern breeze F#m7 G#7 C#m7 (G# dom7 > C#m high) Strange fruit hanging ............from the poplar trees. F#m7 G#7#5 C#m7 (G# dom7 > C#m high) Pastoral scene .....................of the gallant south F#m7 G#7 C#m7 The bulging eyes ......................and the twisted mouth Bmaj Amaj G#maj Scent of magnolias, sweet and fresh Amaj G#maj (picked) Then the sudden smell of burning flesh Break / solo... C#m7 F#m7 F#m7 (drop to D#) C#m7 F#m7 F#m7 (drop to D#) C#m7 Bmaj7 Amaj7 G#maj (picked) F#m7 G#7#5 C#m7 (G# dom7 > C#m high) Here is your fruit ................for the crows to pluck F#m7 G#7 C#m7 (G# dom7 > C#m high) For the rain to gather, ...........for the wind to suck F#m7 G#7 C#m7 For the sun to rot....................for the trees to drop Amaj G#maj C#m7 Here is a strange and bitter..............crop.
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