Prine John – Hello In There tab

Chords
Transpose:
These are the chords and lyrics from REM's cover of Hello In There by John Prine, when 
did an all acoustic show at the Borderline in London under the name Bingo Hand Job.  They 
the song in a different key than the original recording.

Tabbed by:  ChiTownStrummer

Tuning:  Standard

Tab for "D-Progression" (the last notes are syncopated with the tempo)

q q e e e q q q qe|--2--2--2-2-2-3-2-0-2------|B|--3--3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3------|G|--2--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2------|D|--0--0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0------|A|---------------------------|E|---------------------------|
Intro (Play twice): G C D D-Progression G C D D-Progression We had an apartment in the city G C D D-Progression Me and Loretta like livin' there Bm C It's been years since the kids have grown G D D-Progression All lives of their own all left us alone G C D D-Progression John and Linda live in Omaha G C D D-Progression Joey's somewhere on the road Bm C We lost Davy in the Korean War G D D-Progression Still don't know what for guess it doesn't matter anymore C D C D Old trees grow stronger and old rivers grow wider every day Bm C But old people they just grow lonesome G D Waiting for someone to say say hello in there...say G C D D-Progression hello G C D D-Progression Me and Loretta, we don't talk much now G C D D-Progression She just sits staring at the back porch screen Bm C While the news it just repeats itself, like some G D D-Progression forgotten dream the we've both seen G C D D-Progression Someday I'll go and call up Billy G C D D-Progression We worked together at the Borderline Bm C But what'll I tell him if he asks what's new? Say nothin' G D what's with you? There's not much left to do C D D-Progression D Old trees grow stronger and old rivers grow wider every day Bm C But old people they just grow lonesome waiting for G D D-Progression someone to say...say hello in there say G C D D-Progression hello G C D (this measure arpeggiated) G C D D-Progression (this measure arpeggiated) So if you're walking down the street one day G C D (this measure arpeggiated) And spot some hollow ancient eyes Bm (arpeggiated) C Don't turn around as if you didn't care, or worse G D stop and stare. Say hello in there. Say G C D D-Progression hello Say G C D D-Progression hello Say G C D D-Progression hello Say say G C D D-Progression hello Say say G C D (this measure arpeggiated) hello Say say G C D (this measure arpeggiated) hello Say G C D D-Progression hello! G C D D-Progression
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