Nyro Laura – Poverty Train tab

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Date: Thu, 14 Nov 1996 14:49:43 -0500
From: Andrew Rogers 
Subject: ./n/nyro_laura/poverty_train.crd

                            "Poverty Train"
                              (Laura Nyro)

Intro (guitars):

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Last call for the poverty train
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Abmaj7 (vibes - there's a high D on acoustic bass in there) Last call for the poverty train piano (transcribed, admittedly an octave lower, for guitar) [2X]:
C Gm7 v v v v v v v v v v v v -0-----------|-0-----------|-------------|-------------| -1-----------|-1-------1---|-3-----------|-3-----------| -0-----------|-0-------0---|-2h3-----2---|-0-----------| -------------|-------------|-------------|---------3---| -3-----------|-------------|-------------|-------------| -------------|-------------|-3-----------|-------------|
F/Bb F/A v v v v v v v v v v v v -------------|-------------|-------------|-------------| -1-----------|-1-----------|-1-----------|-1-----------| -2-----------|-2-----------|-2-----------|-2-----------| -3-------3---|---------3---|-3-------3---|---------3---| -1-----------|-------------|-0-----------|-------------| -------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
Verse 1: C Gm/C F/Bb F/A It looks good and dirty on shiny light strip C Gm/C F/Bb F/A And if you don't get beat you got yourself a trip Eb/Ab Dm7 Eb/Ab Dm7 You can see the walls roar, see your brains on the floor Eb/Ab Dm7 Eb/Ab Gm7 Become God, become cripple, become funky and split Fm7 Why was I born F/G G No-no-no-no whoa-oh no-no-no-no no no no, no Verse 2: Oh baby, I just saw the Devil and he's smilin' at me I heard my bones cry, Devil why's it got to be Devil played with my brother, Devil drove my mother Now the tears in the gutter are floodin' the sea Why was I born No-no-no-no whoa-oh no-no-no-no no no no, no Verse 3: Oh baby, it looks good and dirty, them shiny lights glow A million night tramps, tricks and tracks will come and go Eb/Ab Dm7 You're starvin' today Fmaj7 Em7 Fmaj7 But who cares anyway F/G C Gm7/C Abmaj7 Gm7 Cm7 Baby, it feels like I'm dyin' now Coda: I swear there's something better than Abmaj7 (vibes) Getting off on sweet cocaine [C] [single note] It feels so good Absus2 [468xxx] Dbsus4 [xxx674] It feels so good [G] [F] Gettin' off the poverty train Gm7/C Mornin'... -- another ace 60's tab from Andrew Rogers
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