Split Enz – Poor Boy tab

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Another great Enz song. Works OK on the guitar but sounds better on the

Poor Boy  - Split Enz
From 'True Colours' and 'Enz of an Era'.

Transcribed by John Kean (keanj@agresearch.cri.nz).


Em          D     Bm7           Am
 My love is alien, I picked her up by chance
C                D                A         Em
 She speaks to me with ultra-high frequency
Em       D            Bm7                Am
 A radio band of gold, gonna listen 'til I grow old
 Ooh hoo hoo
 What more can a poor boy...

CHORUS: Am D G E||---0---0---0---0-|---0---0---0---0-|-----------------|---0---0---0---0-|||-----0---1---3---|-3---1---0-------|---3---3---3---3-|-----3---1---0---|||-2---------------|-------------2---|-0---2---4---5---|-1---------------|||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------| do...? What more can a poor boy
Am D G B|---0---0---0---0-|---0---0---0---0-|-----------------|-2---2-----------|||-----0---1---3---|-3---1---0-------|---3---3---3---3-|-4---4-----------|||-2---------------|-------------2---|-0---2---4---5---|-4---4-----------|||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-4---4-----------|||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-2---2-----------|||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|| do...?
VERSE 2: The crackle of the radio, a message in the evening sky You're looking at an interplanetary Romeo I'll never see her face - between us there's too much space Ooh hoo hoo What more can a poor boy... CHORUS (as before) SOLO: Em D Bm7 Am (x4, then) C Em OUTRO: (Ad lib lyrics from chorus) Am D G E (x8, then) C Em \\\\ John Kean OO | ~~~~~~~~~ < ) keanj@agresearch.cri.nz \/ | `--
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