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From: hyson@cis.ohio-state.edu (david lincoln hyson)
I saw a request awhile back for this, and haven't seen a response.  Here's
my try, constructive criticisms are appreciated.

REM

The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonight
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Intro, same as chorus:

D////G//C//Am/
D////G//C//Am/
D////G//C//Am/

The transition to the verses: C Eme---------0-----|---------0---------|B-------------1-|-------------0-----|G---------------|-------------------|D-----2---------|-------------------|A-3-------------|-----2-------------|E---------------|-0-----------------|
Verse 1: (* For all the verses, the F's, C's, and Am's are played as barre chords, the F's in A formation, the C's and Am's in E form. He upstrokes them in pairs, on what sounds like a big hollowbody electric. The placement of the chords over the words here is inteneded only to to denote their *approximate* temporal location. Listen to the song and you'll be able to hear and feel where they actually go.*) F F F F C C C C This here is the place where I will be stayin' F F F F C C C C There isn't a number you can call on the payphone, let it ring a long,long, long, long time F F F F Am Am C C If I don't pick up, hang up, call back let it ring some more F F F F C C C C [Untranscribable Stipe yodel] F F F F Am Am C C If I don't pick up, pick up, the sidewinder sleep, sleep, sleeps in a coil Chorus 1 (*I won't even try to pretend that I know what he's D////G//C//Am/ D////G//C//Am/ D////G//C//Am/ C Em (*play as noted above for transition*) Verse 2: F F F F C C C C There's scratches all around the coinslot, like a heartbeat baby, tryin' to wake up F F F F C C C C But this machine can only swallow money, you can't lay a patch by computer design F F F F Am Am C C With just alot of stupid, stupid signs F F F F C C C C ["Tell her" yodeled] F F F F C C C C Tell her she can kiss my ass and say that you were F F F F Am Am Only kidding, that way she'll know that it's really, really, really, C C really me Chorus 2: (*Same as chorus one, including transition*) D////G//C//Am/ D////G//C//Am/ D////G//C//Am/ C Em Verse 3: (*Short verse*) F F F F C C Baby eat some soup, does it really grab me today I need something more C C sub-stub-sub-substantial F F F F C C C C A can of beans, some black eyed peas, some Nescafe and ice F F F F Am Am C C A candy bar, a fall(*en/in'*) star, or a reading from Doctor Seuss Chorus 3: D////G//C//Am/ D////G//C//Am/ D////G//C//Am/ C Em (*Same as above*) Bridge: (*During the bridge, Am and Bm are played as A barres, and the picking pattern is like this:
Bm Bm Am Ame---------2------|---------2------|---------0------|---------0------|B-------------3--|-------------3--|-------------1--|-------------1--|G----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|D-----4----------|-----4----------|-----2----------|-----2----------|A-2--------------|-2--------------|-0--------------|-0--------------|E----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
The C below is picked in the same pattern, i.e. A str, D str, e str, B str*) Bm Bm Am Am The cat in the hat came back, and wrecked alot of havoc Bm Bm Am Am On the way, always had a smile and a reason to pretend Bm Bm Am C That their world, was flat back brown, too little, need to sleep but to dream Em Em The sidewinder sleeps on his back Chorus 3 and outro: (*The chorus is the same*) D////G//C//Am/ D////G//C//Am/ D////G//C//Am/
(*But now this transition thing changes to what we'll call the New Transition*) C Eme---------0-----|-0-------0-----|B-------------1-|-0-------0-----|G---------------|-0-------0-----|D-----2---------|-2-------2-----|A-3-------------|-2-------2-----|E---------------|-0-------2-----|
D////G//C//Am/ D////G//C//Am/ D////G//C//Am/ C Em (*New transition*) D////G//C//Am/ D////G//C//Am/ D////G//C//Am/ C Em (*New transition*) D////G//C//Am/ D////G//C//Am/ D////G//C//Am/ C Em D D We got a boogy-woogy groove on this one From: csb1@engr.engr.uark.edu (Chris Bray) Chorus: D D/F# D D/F# G5 C9 G5 Am Call me when you try to wake her up, call me when you try to wake her D D/F# D D/F# G5 C9 G5 Am Call me when you try to wake her up, call me when you try to wake her D D/F# D D/F# G5 C9 G5 Am Call me when you try to wake her up, call me when you try to wake her
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