Tourniquet - My Promise tab

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"MY PROMISE"
by Gary Lenaire
as recorded on Tourniquet's EP _Carry the Wounded_
Transcription by Mike Pilato [cmpilato@uncc.edu]

(c)1994 Broken Songs / Biomedical Music (ASCAP)

TUNING = [EADGBe]

Gtr 1 (12 String)|---------0--------+------------------+---------0--------+---------0--------||-------1---1------+-0----------------+-------1---1------+-------1---1------||-----2-------2----+------------------+-----2-------2----+-----2-------2----||---2-----------2--+------------------+---3-----------3--+---3-----------3--||-0----------------+------------------+-0----------------+-0----------------||------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------|
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| Gtr 2 (6 string)|------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------||------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------||------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------||------------------+------------------+-/3---------------+-------/5--3-3h5p3||------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------||------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------|
Gtr 1|---------0--------+------------------||-------0---0------+------------------||-----2-------2----+------------------||---2-----------2--+------------------||-0----------------+-0----------------||------------------+------------------|
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| Gtr 2|------------------+------------------||------------------+------------------||------------------+------------------||-2----------------+------------------||------------------+------------------||------------------+------------------|
|---------0--------+---------0--------+---------0--------+---------0--------||-------------1----+-----------1------+-------------3----+-----------3------||-------2-------2--+-------2-----2----+-------0-------0--+-------0-----0----||-----2------------+-----2---------2--+-----2------------+-----2---------2--||-0----------------+-0----------------+-3----------------+-3----------------||------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------| Just a boy You will not remember
|---------0---1----+---------1-0------+---------0--------+------------------||-------3-------3--+-------3-----3----+-------3-----3----+------------------||-----2------------+-----2---------2--+-----3---------3--+------------------||-0----------------+-0----------------+------------------+------------------||------------------+------------------+-1----------------+-1----------------||------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------| Half the things You're going through right now.
|------------------+---------0--------+---------0--------+---------0--------||---------0---1----+-----------0------+-------------3----+-----------3------||-------2-------2--+-------2-----2----+-------0-------0--+-------0-----0----||-----2------------+-----2---------2--+-----2------------+-----2---------2--||-0----------------+-0----------------+-3----------------+-3----------------||------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------| How can I explain to you Things don't always go the way we
|---------0---1----+---------1-0------+---------0--------+------------------||-------3-------3--+-------3-----3----+-------3---3------+------------------||-----2------------+-----2---------2--+-----3-------3----+------------------||-0----------------+-0----------------+---------------3--+------------------||------------------+------------------+-1----------------+-1----------------||------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------| want them to I know you feel confused.
|---------0--------+---------0--------+------------------+------------------||-------------3----+-------------3----+---------0h1------+------------------||-------0-------0--+-------0-------0--+-------2-----2----+------------------||-----2------------+-----0------------+-----2---------2--+------------------||-3----------------+-1----------------+-0----------------+-0----------------||------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------| Your mother never wanted this for you.
|---------0--------+---------0--------+---------1---0----+-1-------1--------||-----------3------+-----------3------+-------3-------3--+-----3-------3----||-------0-----0----+-------0-----0----+-----2------------+-------2-------2--||-----0---------0--+-----2---------0--+-0----------------+------------------||-1----------------+-3----------------+------------------+------------------||------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------| She did her best but that he wouldn't do.
|---------1-0------+------------------||-------3-----3----+------------------||-----2---------2--+------------------||-0----------------+-0----------------||------------------+------------------||------------------+------------------|
|---------0---1----+---------0---1----+---------0--------+---------0--------||-------3-------3--+---------------3--+-----------3------+-------1----------||-----2------------+-------0----------+-------0-----0----+-----2------------||-0----------------+-----2------------+-----0---------0--+---2--------------||------------------+-3----------------+-1----------------+-0----------------||------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------| You and I are brought together now by wedding vows.
|---------0---1----+---------1-0------+---------0--------+------------------||-------3-------3--+-------------3----+-----------3------+------------------||-----2------------+-------0-------0--+-------0-----0----+------------------||-0----------------+-----2------------+-----0---------0--+------------------||------------------+-3----------------+-1----------------+-1----------------||------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------| Vows which I have also made to you.
|---------0--------+-------0----------+---------0--------+-------0----------||---------0---0----+-------3----------+-----------1------+-------0----------||-------0-0-----0--+-----0-0----------+-------2-----2----+-----2-2----------||-----2---2--------+---2---2----------+-----2---------2--+---1--------------||------------------+-3----------------+-0----------------+-2----------------||-0----------------+------------------+------------------+------------------| Flesh and blood though we are not I will love you as my own.
|---------0--------+-------0----------+---------0--------+-------0----------||---------0---0----+-------3----------+-----------1------+-------0----------||-------0-0-----0--+-----0-0----------+-------2-----2----+-----2-2----------||-----2---2--------+---2---2----------+-----2---------2--+---1--------------||------------------+-3----------------+-0----------------+-2----------------||-0----------------+------------------+------------------+------------------| Now God's love is all we've got Together we can build a home.
|---------0--------+-------0----------+---------0--------+-------0----------||---------0---0----+-------3----------+-----------1------+-------0----------||-------0-0-----0--+-----0-0----------+-------2-----2----+-----2-2----------||-----2---2--------+---2---2----------+-----2---------2--+---1--------------||------------------+-3----------------+-0----------------+-2----------------||-0----------------+------------------+------------------+------------------| Flesh and blood though we are not I will love you as my own.
|---------0--------+-------0----------+---------0--------+---------0--------||---------0---0----+-------3----------+-----------1------+-------0-0--------||-------0-0-----0--+-----0-0----------+-------2-----2----+-----2---2--------||-----2---2--------+---2---2----------+-----2---------2--+---1--------------||------------------+-3----------------+-0----------------+-2----------------||-0----------------+------------------+------------------+------------------| Now God's love is all we've got Together we can build a home.
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Gtr 1 Plays above 4 measures 4 times (with slight variations) Gtr 2 (playing part of solo violin in recording)|------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------||------------------+-7/8---------8h10p8-7---------\5-----+------------------||-/9---------------+------------------+--------------765-+------------------||------------------+------------------+------------------+-7--/--9----------||------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------||------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------|
*|--------1012141514+-17-141514151412--+------------------+---------0--------||-----1012---------+---------------1513-12^----------15 \+-12---------------||-9----------------+------------------+------------------+------------------||------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------||------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------||------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------|
*|------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------||-8---------7h8p7--+-5----------------+------------------+------------------||------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------||------------------+------------------+-7----------------+-/9---------------||------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------||------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------|
*|------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------||------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------||-9----------------+-11-12-------111211-9----------------+-11---------------||------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------||------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------||------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------|
*|------------------||-1213121312131213-| <-- some fast hammer-on action here!|------------------||------------------||------------------||------------------|
Gtr1|---------0--------+---------0--------+---------0--------+---------0--------||-----------3------+-----------3------+-----------0------+-----------0------||-------0-------0--+-------0-------0--+-------2-------2--+-------2-------2--||-----2------------+-----2------------+-----2------------+-----2------------||-3----------------+-3----------------+------------------+------------------||------------------+------------------+-0----------------+-0----------------| All I want for you is to remember this
|---------0--------+---------0--------+---------0--------+---------0--------||-----------3------+-----------3------+-----------0------+-----------0------||-------0-------0--+-------0-------0--+-------2-------2--+-------2-------2--||-----2------------+-----2------------+-----2------------+-----2------------||-3----------------+-3----------------+------------------+------------------||------------------+------------------+-0----------------+-0----------------| Never will I turn my back on you.
|---------0--------+---------0--------+---------0--------+------------------||---------0--------+---------3--------+---------1---1----+------------------||-------2-2--------+-------0-0--------+-------2-2-----2--+------------------||-----1------------+-----2------------+-----2------------+------------------||-2----------------+-3----------------+-0----------------+-0----------------||------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------| This world will lie to you and take you for a ride
|---------0--------+---------0--------+---------0--------+------------------||---------0--------+---------3--------+---------1---1----+------------------||-------2-2--------+-------0-0--------+-------2-2-----2--+------------------||-----1------------+-----2------------+-----2------------+------------------||-2----------------+-3----------------+-0----------------+-0----------------||------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------| How can I protect you from this path?
|---------0--------+---------0--------+---------0--------+---------0--------||---------0---0----+---------0---0----+---------3---3----+---------0--------||-------2-2-----2--+-------2-2-----2--+---------0-----0--+-------2-2--------||-----4------------+-----2------------+-------0----------+-----3------------||-4----------------+------------------+-----2------------+------------------||------------------+-0----------------+-3----------------+-1----------------| Only God can show you that the lights in life burn fast
|---------0--------+---------0--------+-0----------------+------------------||---------3---3----+---------0---0----+-0----------------+------------------||---------0-----0--+-------2-2-----2--+-2----------------+------------------||-------0----------+-----3------------+-2----------------+------------------||-----2------------+------------------+-0----------------+------------------||-3----------------+-1----------------+------------------+------------------| Never forsake your precious days of youth.
|-0----------------+------------------||-0----------------+------------------||-2----------------+------------------||-2----------------+------------------||-0----------------+------------------||------------------+------------------|
|---------0--------+---------0--------+------------------+------------------||-------------3----+-------------3----+---------0h1------+------------------||-------0-------0--+-------0-------0--+-------2-----2----+------------------||-----2------------+-----0------------+-----2---------2--+------------------||-3----------------+-1----------------+-0----------------+-0----------------||------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------| I promise I will do my best for you.
|---------0--------+---------0--------+---------1---0----+-1-------1--------||-----------3------+-----------3------+-------3-------3--+-----3-------3----||-------0-----0----+-------0-----0----+-----2------------+-------2-------2--||-----0---------0--+-----2---------0--+-0----------------+------------------||-1----------------+-3----------------+------------------+------------------||------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------| Listen to me, and I will listen to you.
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