Nickel Creek – Doubting Thomas tab ver. 2

Doubting Thomas - Nickel Creek
Tabbed by Weston T. Leavitt

Guitar 1 - Capo 1 (standard tuning)
Guitar 2 - Capo 6 (standard tuning)
Guitar 3 (Drone) - No Capo (standard tuning)
Guitar 4 (Drone harmony) - No Capo (standard tuning) (optional)
Guitar 5 (bass) - Capo 1 (standard tuning)
Guitar 6 (violin) - untabbed. Sorry!

Guitar 1
Capo 1
All chords are fingerpicked. It doesnt really matter in what order, as long as the notes 
are part of the chord.  play around with different notes and switch it up in the chords 
to get a more rich round sound. If you cant finger pick, strum them!

Figerpicking Examples: F C Am Ge|----------------|-0------0-------|----------------|-3-------3------|B|-1-------1------|------1-----1---|-1-----1---1----|------3-------3-|G|-------2------2-|----------------|----------------|----------------|D|-----3----------|----2-----2-----|-----2--------2-|----------------|A|----------------|-3--------------|-0-------0------|----2-------2---|E|-1----------1---|----------------|----------------|-3--------------|
Chords G C F D Cmaj9 Am Cadd9 G#E|---3-----0----1-----2------3------0------3-----x------------|B|---0-----1----1-----3------1------1------3-----x------------|G|---0-----0----2-----2------0------2------0-----5------------|D|---0-----2----3-----0------0------2------2-----6------------|A|---2-----3----3-----x------2------0------3-----6------------|E|---3-----x----1-----x------3------z------x-----4------------|
Intro: F C, F C, F G C C F C F what will be left when ive drawn my last breath, Am F Cmaj9 G besides the folks i've met and the folks who know me, C F C F will i discover a soul saving love, (or) Am F Cmaj9 G or just the dirt above and below me, F C i'm a doubting thomas, F C i took a promise, F G C Cadd9 but i do not feel safe, Am G F C, F C, F G C oh me of little faith, C F C F sometimes i pray for a slap in the face, Am F Cmaj9 G then i beg to be spared 'cause i'm a coward, C F C F if there's a master of death i'll bet he's holding his breath, Am F Cmaj9 G as i show the blind and tell the deaf about his power, F C i'm a doubting thomas, F C i can't keep my promises, F G C Cadd9 'cause i don't know what's safe, Am G F C, F C, F G oh me of little faith (BRIDGE) G# can i be used to help others find truth, Am when i'm scared i'll find proof that its a lie, G# can i be lead down a trail dropping bread crumbs, Am that prove i'm not ready to die, C F C F please give me time to decipher the signs, Am F Cmaj9 Cmaj9 G G please forgive me for time that i've waaaaaaaasted, F C i'm a doubting thomas, F C i'll take your promise, F G C Cadd9 though i know nothin's safe, Am G F C, F C, F G C oh me of little faith oh me of little faith
Guitar 2Capo 6Chords G C E D Dsus4 Gsus9 D# E2 E2sus4E|---3-----3----3-----2------3------5------3-----3-------5-----|B|---3-----3----3-----3------3------3------4-----5-------5-----|G|---0-----0----0-----2------2------0------3-----4-------4-----|D|---0-----2----2-----0------0------0------x-----x-------x-----|A|---2-----3----2-----x------x------2------x-----x-------x-----|E|---3-----x----x-----x------x------3------x-----x-------x-----|
Pattern 1 C/G G C/G GE|--3-----------------------------3---------------------------|B|-----------0---3-------3-----------------0---3-------3------|G|--------0---------0------0------------0---------0------0----|D|-----2---------------------0-------2---------------------0--|A|--3------------------2----------3------------------2--------|E|---------------3-----------------------------3--------------|
C/G D GE|--3------------2-------2--------7-----7-----7-----7-----7--|B|-----------0---------3------3------------------------------|G|--------0---------2------2---------------------------------|D|-----2---------0-------------------------------------------|A|--3--------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------3--3-----3-----3-----3-----|
Intro: Pattern 1 (Chords for guitar 2 are played very softly) G C G C what will be left when i've drawn my last breath, E C Dsus4 D besides the folks i've met and the folks who know me, G C G C will i discover a soul saving love, (or) E C Dsus4 D or just the dirt above and below me, C G i'm a doubting thomas, C G i took a promise, C D G Gadd9 but i do not feel safe, E D Pattern 1 oh me of little faith, G C G C sometimes i pray for a slap in the face, E C Dsus4 D then i beg to be spared 'cause i'm a coward, G C G C if there's a master of death i'll bet he's holding his breath, E C Dsus4 D as i show the blind and tell the deaf about his power, C G i'm a doubting thomas, C G i can't keep my promises, C D G Gadd9 'cause i don't know what's safe, E D Pattern 1 oh me of little faith (BRIDGE) D# can i be used to help others find truth, E2 E2sus4 E2 when i'm scared i'll find proof that its a lie, D# can i be lead down a trail dropping bread crumbs, E2 E2sus4 E2 that prove i'm not ready to die, G C G C please give me time to decipher the signs, E C D D Dsus4 Dsus4 please forgive me for time that i've waaaaaaaasted, C G i'm a doubting thomas, C G i'll take your promise, C D G Gadd9 though i know nothin's safe, E D Pattern 1 oh me of little faith oh me of little faith Guitar 3 (drone) No Capo guitar 3 plays this soft drone pattern throughout most of the song: Drone 1
E|--4-----4-----4-----4------\-|B|-----2-----2-----2-----2-----| \G|-----------------------------| \ played over and over againD|-----------------------------| /A|-----------------------------| /E|-----------------------------|
X indicates when guitar 3 is not playing O indicates when guitar 3 is playing Intro: O X X X X what will be left when i've drawn my last breath, X X X X besides the folks i've met and the folks who know me, O O O O will i discover a soul saving love, (or) O O O O or just the dirt above and below me, O O i'm a doubting thomas, O O i took a promise, O O O O but i do not feel safe, O O X oh me of little faith, O O O O sometimes i pray for a slap in the face, O O O O then i beg to be spared 'cause i'm a coward, O O O O if there's a master of death i'll bet he's holding his breath, O O O O as i show the blind and tell the deaf about his power, O O i'm a doubting thomas, O O i can't keep my promises, O O O O 'cause i don't know what's safe, O X oh me of little faith (BRIDGE) X can i be used to help others find truth, X X X when i'm scared i'll find proof that its a lie, X can i be lead down a trail dropping bread crumbs, X X X that prove i'm not ready to die, O O O O please give me time to decipher the signs, O O O O O O please forgive me for time that i've waaaaaaaasted, X X i'm a doubting thomas, X X i'll take your promise, X X X X though i know nothin's safe, X X X oh me of little faith oh me of little faith
Guitar 4 (harmonized drone)No Capoguitar 3 plays this soft drone pattern throughout most of the song:Drone 1E|--9-----9-----9-----9------\-|B|-----9-----9-----9-----9-----| \G|-----------------------------| \ played over and over againD|-----------------------------| /A|-----------------------------| /E|-----------------------------|
X indicates when guitar 3 is not playing O indicates when guitar 3 is playing Intro: O X X X X what will be left when i've drawn my last breath, X X X X besides the folks i've met and the folks who know me, O O O O will i discover a soul saving love, (or) O O O O or just the dirt above and below me, O O i'm a doubting thomas, O O i took a promise, O O O O but i do not feel safe, O O X oh me of little faith, O O O O sometimes i pray for a slap in the face, O O O O then i beg to be spared 'cause i'm a coward, O O O O if there's a master of death i'll bet he's holding his breath, O O O O as i show the blind and tell the deaf about his power, O O i'm a doubting thomas, O O i can't keep my promises, O O O O 'cause i don't know what's safe, O X oh me of little faith (BRIDGE) X can i be used to help others find truth, X X X when i'm scared i'll find proof that its a lie, X can i be lead down a trail dropping bread crumbs, X X X that prove i'm not ready to die, O O O O please give me time to decipher the signs, O O O O O O please forgive me for time that i've waaaaaaaasted, X X i'm a doubting thomas, X X i'll take your promise, X X X X though i know nothin's safe, X X X oh me of little faith oh me of little faith Guitar 5 (bass) Capo 1 gets louder as song progresses, maybe even omitting a few of the higher notes early
Intro(Bass is very soft) F C F Ce|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|D|-----------------------------2~--|-----------------------------2~--|A|------------------3~-------------|------------------3~-------------|E|-1~------------------------------|-1~------------------------------|
Fe|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|D|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|A|------------------5~-------------|-7~----------7~------7~------7~--|E|-1~------------------------------|---------------------------------|
VERSE C F C Fe|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|D|-------------2~--------------3~--|-----------2~-----------------3~----|A|-3-------------------------------|-3~---------------------------------|E|-----------------1~--------------|-----------------1~-----------------| What will be left when I've drawn my last breath
Am F G Ge|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|-------------------------0~------|D|-------------2~--------------3~--|---------------------0~------0~--|A|-0~------------------------------|---------------------------------|E|-----------------1~--------------|-3~--------------3~--------------| besides the folks I've met and the folks who know me?
CHORUS:
F C F Ce|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|D|-------------3~--------------2~--|-------------3~--------------2~--|A|-----------------3~--------------|-----------------3~--------------|E|-1~----------------------0~------|-1~----------------------0~------|I'm a doubting thomas I took a promise
F G C Cadd9e|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|D|-------------3~--------------0~--|---------------------------------|A|---------------------------------|-3~-----0---3---1~---------------|E|-1~--------------3~------3~------|---------------------------------| But I do not feel safe
Am G F Ce|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|D|-------------2~--------------0~--|-----------------------------2~--|A|-0~------------------------------|------------------3~-------------|E|-----------------3~--------------|-1~------------------------------| Oh me of little faith
F Ce|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|D|-----------------------------2~--|---------------------------------|A|------------------3~-------------|------------------5~---------5~--|E|-1~------------------------------|-1~------------------------------|
Fe|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------| --- this measure is not playedD|---------------------------------| before bridgeA|-7~----------7~-----7~-------7~--|E|---------------------------------|
BRIDGE
G# G# (x2) Am Ame|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|D|-----------------6~--------------|---------------------7~----------|A|-6~--------------------------6~--|-7~--------------------------7~--|E|---------4~--------------4~------|---------5~--------------5~------|Can I be used to help others... When Im scared Ill find truth...
G# G# (x2) Am Ame|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|D|-----6-------6-------6-------6---|-----7-------7-------7-----8---8-|A|-6-------6-------6-------6---6---|-7-------7-------7-------8---8---|E|---4---4---4---4---4---4---4---4-|---5---5---5---5---5---5---------|Can I be lead down a trail... that prove Im not ready to die...
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