Peter Gabriel – Sledgehammer chords

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Artist: Peter Gabriel
Song: Sledgehammer
Tabbed by: DJ
5th May 2014

A version for acoustic guitar

CAPO: 1st fret (Sounds in the key of Eb)

Chord names and fret positions are relative to the capo:
D     = xx0232     G7     = 320001   Em7 = 022030
Cadd9 = x32003     A7     = x02020   Dm  = xx0231
Bb    = x13331     A7sus4 = x02030   
C     = x32010     Bm     = x24432

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[Intro freely]e |-----------------|-----------------|------------|-------------------|B |---3---/15---3---|---3---/15---3---|---1---/3---|-------------------|G |-----------------|-----------------|------------|---2-p0------------|D |-----------------|-----------------|------------|--------3--p0------|A |-----------------|-----------------|------------|---------------3---|E |-----------------|-----------------|------------|-------------------|
[Main riff] D Cadd9 D Cadd9e |------2--------0---0---|------2-------0---0---|B |------3--------3---3---|------3-------3---3---|G |------2--------0---0---|------2-------0---0---|D |---0-----------2---2---|---0----------2---2---|A |---------0--h3---------|---------0-h3---------|E |-----------------------|----------------------|
Bb C G7 A7 A7sus4| / / / / | / / / / | / / / / | /_/ /_/ /_/ /_/ |
D Cadd9 D Cadd9 D Cadd9Yeah - hey, use it, everybody use it!
D Cadd9 D Cadd9 D Cadd9 You could have a steam train, | / / / / |
D Cadd9 DIf you'd just lay down your tracks,
Cadd9 D Cadd9 D You could have an aero - plane--- flying,
Cadd9 D Cadd9 D If you bring your blue sky back,
Cadd9 Bm D Cadd9 All you do is call me, I'll be anything you need!
D D Cadd9 D| /__/ /__/ /
^ ^ ^ ^
D Cadd9You could have a big dipper,
D Cadd9 D Cadd9 D Going up and down, all a - round the bends,
Cadd9 D Cadd9 D Cadd9 You could have a bumper car, bumping,
D Cadd9 D Cadd9This a - musement never ends!
Bm C Em7I wanna be... your sledgehammer,
Bm C Em7 Why don't you call my name?
Bm C Em7 Ah! Oh, let me be your sledgehammer,
Bm C Em7 This will be my testimony,
D Cadd9 D Cadd9 Yeah! Yeah!
D Cadd9 D D Cadd9 D| / / / / | /__/ /__/ /
^ ^ ^ ^
D Cadd9 D Cadd9Show me round your fruit cage, | / / / / |
D Cadd9 D'Cause I will be your honey bee,
Cadd9 D Cadd9 D Cadd9Open up your fruit cage, | / / / / |
D Cadd9 D Cadd9With a fruit that is sweet as can be!
Bm C Em7I wanna be... your sledgehammer,
Bm C Em7 Why don't you call my name?
Bm C Em7 Hah! You'd better call the sledgehammer,
Bm C Em7 Put your mind at rest,
Bm C Em7I'm gonna be... your sledgehammer,
Bm C Em7 This can be my testimony,
Bm C Em7 Hah! I'm your... sledgehammer,
Bm C Em7 Let there be no doubt about it!
Dm Cadd9 Dm Cadd9 Dm Cadd9 Sledge! Sledge! | / / / / |
Dm Cadd9 Dm Cadd9 Dm Cadd9 Sledge - hammer! | / / / / | / / / / |
Bb C G7 G Dm Cadd9 Dm Cadd9| / / / / | / / / / | / / / / | / / / / |
Bb C G G7| / / / / | / / I keep a - running!
^ ^
Dm Cadd9 Dm Cadd9 I kicked the ha - bit, (Kicked the ha - bit, kicked the ha - bit!)
Bb G G7 Shed my skin, (Shed my skin!)
Dm Cadd9 Dm Cadd9 This is the new stuff, (This is the new stuff!)
Bb G G7I come... dancing in, we go dan...cing in!
Dm Cadd9 Dm Cadd9Oh, won't you ...show for me? (Show for me!)
Bb G G7I will ...show for you, (Show for you!)
Dm Cadd9 Dm Cadd9Please, ...show for me, (Show for me!)
Bb GI will... show for you! Yeah - yeah! Yeah - yeah!
G7 Dm Cadd9 Dm Cadd9 BbYeah, I do mean you! Only you, you've been coming through,
G G7 Dm A - gonna build that power, build, build up that power, haaaa,
Cadd9 Dm Cadd9 BbI've been feeding the rhythm, huh, I've been feeding the rhythm,
G G7 DmGoing to feel that power, hey... build in you! Ahhhh!
Cadd9 Dm Cadd9 BbCome on, come on, help me do! Come on, come on help me do,
G G7 DmYeah - yeah, yeah - yeah! Yeah - yeah, yeah - yeah, you,
Cadd9 Dm Cadd9 BbI've been feeding my rhythm, I've been feeding my rhythm,
G G7 DmIt's what we're doing, doing... all day and night,
Cadd9 Dm Cadd9 BbAh, come on, come on, help me do! Come on, come on, help me do,
G G7 DmYeah - yeah, yeah - yeah! Yeah - yeah, yeah - yeah, you!
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