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==Lyrics==
 
==Lyrics==
Can you hear the war cry?
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Can you hear the War Cry?
  
 
It's time to enlist
 
It's time to enlist
  
The people speak as one
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The People speak as One
  
The cattle, the crowd
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The Cattle; the Crowd
  
Those too afraid to live
 
  
Demand a sacrifice
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Those too afraid to live demand a Sacrifice
  
 
Of your life
 
Of your life
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Can you smell their stinking breath?
 
Can you smell their stinking breath?
  
Listen to them
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Listen to them wheezing and gasping and
  
Wheezing and gasping and
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Chanting their slogans
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It's a gravedigger's song, praising God & State
  
Chanting their slogans
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So the Nation will live; so we all can remain as cattle
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They demand a Sacrifice
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Of your life
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'''''[Flipper's version]:'''''
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Can you hear the War Cry?
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It's time to enlist
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The People speak as One
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The Cattle; the Crowd
  
It's a grave digger's song
 
  
Praising God & State
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Those too afraid to live demand a Sacrifice
  
So the Nation will live
 
  
So we all can remain as cattle.
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Can you hear them wheezing?
  
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Listen to them, chanting their slogans
  
  
'''''[extra lyrics from Flipper's version]:'''''
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It's a gravedigger's song, demanding a Sacrifice
  
Can you smell the fresh blood
 
  
Steaming into the soil?
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Can you see the fresh blood steaming from the soil?
  
As our patriots,
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As our fathers and mothers
  
Fathers, mothers and lovers
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Our Patriots and lovers
  
Admire the military style
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Admire the Military style; Praising God and State
  
Praising God and the State
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So the Nation can remain cattle; so the Nation will survive
  
Crying tears of pride
 
  
For all the fools slaughtered
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And the demand is a Sacrifice
  
For the maimed, the dying
 
  
And the dead
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Can you hear the War Cry?
  
So the Nation will live
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It's time to enlist
  
So the people will remain as cattle.
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Those too afraid to live, living as cattle
  
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The Masses speak as One - they demand a sacrifice
  
 
== Guitar TAB ==
 
== Guitar TAB ==
Tabbed by John Lavey
 
There is drop D tuning.
 
 
~~ = bend like hell (fast)
 
/  = slide
 
 
This song starts off with some guys talking about casualties and people getting wounded. Then the bass and drums play during it and the guitar:
 
 
Riff 1                  ~~
 
 
e--------------------------|
 
b----6-----6--------6------|
 
g--5---5/4---4--4/5---5/4--|
 
d--------------------------| Do it twice
 
a--------------------------|
 
d--------------------------|
 
 
Riff 2
 
 
d-----------------------|
 
a--2-2---2---2--2-2-~~--|Play this once, then play Riff 1 and them Riff 2.
 
d--2-2---2-5-2--2-2-5---|Then play this:
 
 
Riff 3
 
 
g--6/7--7--7-7/6--6-6-6-6/7--7-7/6--|
 
d--6/7--7--7-7/6--6-6-6-6/7--7-7/6--|Play this four times.
 
a--4/5--5--5-5/4--4-4-4-4/5--5-5/4--|And then this:
 
d-----------------------------------|
 
 
 
Riff 4
 
 
b-----------/6-6--------/9-9----------/11-11---------/13-13--|
 
g------------------------------------------------------------|
 
d------------------------------------------------------------|
 
a--2-5-2-2-------2-5-2-2------2-5-2-2--------2-5-2-2---------|
 
d--2-5-2-2-------2-5-2-2------2-5-2-2--------2-5-2-2---------|
 
 
 
Play Riff 1 again, then this:
 
 
d--2-|
 
a--2-| Let ring until you get a bunch of feed back, Buzz says:
 
d--2-| "He watches the sunrise almost every day" (those are the only words he says in that song) then its done.
 
  
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This is the entire song, bass included.
  
== Bass TAB ==
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The bass starts off first and it goes like this:
  
 
  G|---------------------------------
 
  G|---------------------------------
 
  D|---------7---5-------------------
 
  D|---------7---5-------------------
  A|-----7-----7---5---5-5---5-5-5-7-
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  A|-----7-----7---6---6-6---6-6-6-7-
 
  E|-0-------------------------------
 
  E|-0-------------------------------
  
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or this
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g------------------------------------|
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d------------------------------------|
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a--------12----10--------------------|
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e--0--12----12----11-11--11--11--12--|
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Do this 4 times.
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After the feedback part play this 4x (on guitar)
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e--------------------------------------|
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b--------------------------------------|
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g--9--9--9-9-9-9--9--8--8--8-8-8-8--8--|
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d--9--9--9-9-9-9--9--8--8--8-8-8-8--8--|
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a--7--7--7-7-7-7--7--6--6--6-6-6-6--6--|
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e--------------------------------------|
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Then play the bass riff 5 more times.
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Then the guitar riff 9 more times.
  
[[Category: Lyrics]]
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Then the bass part about 25 more times.
[[Category: Tablature]]
 

Latest revision as of 00:52, 25 August 2009

"Sacrifice" (Flipper) – 6:07

The original version appears on Flipper's 1984 LP Gone Fishin' and also appears on the 1988 LP Sex Bomb, Baby!

Melvins version originally from Lysol, 1992 on Boner Records.

Lyrics

Can you hear the War Cry?

It's time to enlist

The People speak as One

The Cattle; the Crowd


Those too afraid to live demand a Sacrifice

Of your life


Can you smell their stinking breath?

Listen to them wheezing and gasping and

Chanting their slogans


It's a gravedigger's song, praising God & State

So the Nation will live; so we all can remain as cattle


They demand a Sacrifice

Of your life


[Flipper's version]:


Can you hear the War Cry?

It's time to enlist

The People speak as One

The Cattle; the Crowd


Those too afraid to live demand a Sacrifice


Can you hear them wheezing?

Listen to them, chanting their slogans


It's a gravedigger's song, demanding a Sacrifice


Can you see the fresh blood steaming from the soil?

As our fathers and mothers

Our Patriots and lovers

Admire the Military style; Praising God and State

So the Nation can remain cattle; so the Nation will survive


And the demand is a Sacrifice


Can you hear the War Cry?

It's time to enlist

Those too afraid to live, living as cattle

The Masses speak as One - they demand a sacrifice

Guitar TAB

This is the entire song, bass included.

The bass starts off first and it goes like this:

G|---------------------------------
D|---------7---5-------------------
A|-----7-----7---6---6-6---6-6-6-7-
E|-0-------------------------------
or this
g------------------------------------|
d------------------------------------|
a--------12----10--------------------|
e--0--12----12----11-11--11--11--12--|

Do this 4 times.


After the feedback part play this 4x (on guitar)

e--------------------------------------|
b--------------------------------------|
g--9--9--9-9-9-9--9--8--8--8-8-8-8--8--|
d--9--9--9-9-9-9--9--8--8--8-8-8-8--8--|
a--7--7--7-7-7-7--7--6--6--6-6-6-6--6--|
e--------------------------------------|


Then play the bass riff 5 more times.

Then the guitar riff 9 more times.

Then the bass part about 25 more times.