A History Of Drunks

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"A History of Drunks" – 2:20

Originally released on (A) Senile Animal, 2006.

Lyrics

she helped remove the bullet from my leg
she took the blade, dug them out while I lay screaming
she showed me bloody things and held them in her hand
and said that these were her's and put them in her pocket


I begged her to shoot me in the head
she took my gun and shot my leg instead
the way she held my gun and looked at me with rage
told me that everything was okay and I survived


and now she stays with me, it's crazy but she's mine
she tells me I'm insane because she doesn't lie
she was a-killing me, she left me here to die
and all the ways that worries all right

Guitar Tab

drop D tuning

palm muting is indicated by astericks


E riff 1a                      riff 1b
B
G
D * ** **** **    **         |              * ** **** **
A 9 99 9999 99    99         |     8        9 99 9999 99
D 0 00 0000-00----00--etc.---|-5h7---7-9/0  0 00 0000 00---


riff 2

E
B
G
D
A  9 7 9 X 7  7  9 7 9 10  10 10 10   9 7 9 7 9 7 9 10
D- 9-7-9-X-7  7--9-7-9-10--10 10 10---9-7-9-7-9-7-9-10


play riff 1b; riff 2


hand clapping, surf rockesque break:

E   
B
G
D                                                    3
A 9  9 9 9 9 9 7  9  7  5  7 5  5 5 5 5 5 3h5/ 3h5/3   5 3h5
D 0  0 0 0 0 0 0  0  0  0  0 0  0 0 0 0 0 


then:

E
B
G
D
A 9  9 9 9 9 9 7  9   12  10  9 10  10 10 10 10 10  9  10  9  7  10 9  9 9 9 9 9 7 9  7  5  7 5 5 5 5 5  5  5
D 0  0 0 0 0 0 0  0   0   0   0 0   0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0  0  0  0  0 0 0 0 0 0 0  0  0  0 0 0 0 0 0  0  0


play riff 1b again


ending:

riff four

E
B
G 11    11 11 11 11 11 11  9   9 9 9 9 9 9  5  5 5 5 5 5 5  9  9 9 9 9 9 9  7  7 7 7 7 7
D 11    11 11 11 11 11 11  9   9 9 9 9 9 9  5  5 5 5 5 5 5  9  9 9 9 9 9 9  7  7 7 7 7 7
A 9     9   9  9 9 9   9   7   7 7 7 7 7 7  3  3 3 3 3 3 3  7  7 7 7 7 7 7  5  5 5 5 5 5
D 

repeat this part then go back and do riff 4 two more times

end on:

E
B 
G                      7                         
D                      7
A                      5
D 5h7/5h7/5h7/5h7/5h7/