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THE PAINTER

TUNING: EADGBE

SUBMITTED BY: Joe McElwain CHORDS:
Dadd2add4
C/G
C1
D9/F#
Am7
D1
NOTES: The tab below for the intro section is just a suggestion. Also, there is a variation of hammer-ons around the 'C' chord in the first two lines of each verse. The rest of the song is straight-forward except for the "Dadd2add4 to C1 to D1" transition in the chorus, which is as follows (sorry, I don't know the chord names, so I refer to them as C1 and D1): Dadd2add4 C1 D1 e|---------------------------------------------| B|-0h3----3-----------5-5------------7-7---7---| G|-0-0-----0-----------------------------------| D|-0h4--4---4---4/5-5-----5---5/7--7-----7-----| A|---------------------------------------------| E|---------------------------------------------| The lap steel guitar part in the intro section can be simulated by a second guitar as followings: Riff 1: e|-10b1r~~~~-- (b1r -> slowly bend 1 full step Riff 2: e|-7b1r~~~~--- and slowly release) INTRO: G C/G Dadd2add4 Am7 G C/G Dadd2add4 C e|------3-----3---------------------|-----3-----3----------------0-| B|-------0----0h1----0h3--3-----0h1-|------0----0h1---0h3--3-----1-| G|--------0---0------0-0---0----0---|-------0---0-----0-0---0----0-| D|---0--------0h2----0h4-4--4---0h2-|---0-------0h2---0h4-4--4---2-| A|----------------------------------|----------------------------3-| E|-3--------------------------------|-3----------------------------| ^ ^ Riff 1 Riff 2 VERSE 1: G C The painter stood, before her work G C She looked around everywhere G C Am D9/F# G She saw the pictures and she painted them G Am F D G She picked the colors from the air Green to green, red to red Yellow to yellow in the light Black to black when the evening comes Blue to blue in the night INTRO G C/G Dadd2add4 C G C/G Dadd2add4 C It's a long road, behind G C/G Dadd2add4 C1 D1 It's a long road, ahead Em C D D1 If you follow every dream, you might get lost Em C G D G If you follow every dream, you might - get - lost INTRO She towed the line, she held her end up She did the work of two men But in the end, she fell down Before she got up again I keep my friends, eternally We leave our tracks in the sound Some of them are with me now Some of them can't be found INTRO G C/G Dadd2add4 C G C/G Dadd2add4 C It's a long road, behind me G C/G Dadd2add4 C1 D1 And I miss you now Em C D D1 If you follow every dream, you might get lost Em C G D G If you follow every dream, you might - get - lost INTRO Green to green, red to red Yellow to yellow in the light Black to black when the evening comes Blue to blue through the night INTRO G