Penn Michael - Coal tab

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From: (Michael Lewis)

Coal - Michael Penn, from the album Free For All
Transcribed by Mike Lewis (

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Capo 2

Intro: (Play four times)

G C(9) D[---3-3-3---3-3--------------2---------][---3-3-3---3-3--------------3---------][---0-0-0---0-0--------0-0-0-2---------][---0-0-0---0-0-----0--2-2-2-0--0----0-][---------0-----0h2----3-3-3------2'---][-3------------------------------------]
Verse G C9 G C9 G D Who'd've ever thought to call that coal, G C9 G C9 G D If my hands were warm then I might, I don't know, A7 D7 I keep panning, but in my reach, it C G C G Hangs on, water falls down, A A/G A/F# A/E There's no gold C(9) In this barren town. (Play intro twice) Verse 2 Used to be a man could make his way, With a barrel full of this black coal, Half certain you'd say, But in my reach, it Hangs on, water falls down, There's no gold, In this barren town. (Play intro twice)
G Am Em C Cmaj7 G D[----------------------------------------------------][-------------------------------------------------3--][--0--2--4--4b5b4--2--0--------0--2--4--4--b5--b4----][------------------------2-0-2-----------------------][----------------------------------------------------][----------------------------------------------------]
Hang on that D for a bit, then:
Intro two more times, then the third verse: Look at every angle and draw the square, Find some nut you can instead untighten, Watch me in the corner with a pair, Under certain pressure ace, a diamond. So run your fingers down my back, You'd make such a cool distraction, 'cause in my reach it Hangs on, Yeah, the walls down, But there's no gold, There's a line drawn and crossed, by the banks. By the way Water falls down, There's no gold, in this barren town. Intro twice, then repeat solo, ending on D.
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