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Goldfinger, This Lonely Place Chords (ver.2)

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This Lonely Place Chords (ver.2)

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                Hey, I looked around and this song didn't really have a good tab, so I 
decided to post one.  I like the song, it's not their best, but it's fun. 
 It's also not really hard to get a general gist of what is going on 
yourself, but with the horns and organ and sitar it gets pretty jumbled at 
times.  Anyway, to make your life and mine (in the future when I forget this 
song and want to relearn it) easier, here is what I got from it.


Before I start, props to whoever posted on guitaretab because they were 
closest to the real deal and set me on the right path.


Intro
   1 2 3 4 &  1 2 3 4 & 
E|-2-2-2-2-2|-2-2-2-2-2|
B|-3-3-3-3-3|-3-3-3-3-3|
G|-2-2-2-2-2|-2-2-2-2-2|
D|-0-0-0-0-0|-0-0-0-0-0|
A|----------|----------|
E|----------|----------|
             "1 2 3 4"

So the guitars basically just continue with the D riff above, but then 
there's this melody over top of that some instrument is playing...

   1 2 3 4 &  1 2 3 4 &  1 2 3 4 &  1 2 3 & 4 &
E|-2-2-2-2-2|-3-3-3-3-3|-5-5-5-5-5|-7-7-7-7-7-2|
B|-3-3-3-3-3|-5-5-5-5-5|-7-7-7-7-7|-8-8-8-8-8-3|
G|-2-2-2-2-2|----------|----------|-7-7-7-7-7-2|
D|-0-0-0-0-0|----------|----------|-----------0|
A|----------|----------|----------|------------|
E|----------|----------|----------|------------|

    R  2 3 4 &  1 2 3 4 &  1 2 3 4 &  1 2 3 & 4 &
E|-(2)-2-2-2-2|-3-3-3-3-3|-5-5-5-5-5|-7-7-7-7-7-7|
B|-(3)-3-3-3-3|-5-5-5-5-5|-7-7-7-7-7|-8-8-8-8-8-8|
G|-(2)-2-2-2-2|----------|----------|-7-7-7-7-7-7|
D|-(0)-0-0-0-0|----------|----------|------------|
A|------------|----------|----------|------------|
E|------------|----------|----------|------------|

The "R" signifies that it is a held over beat from the previous measure, so
 a rest of sorts, but you let it ring.  Essentially, the & of the 4 beat in 
the 4th measure is getting ahead of the beat of the song and then you sit on
 it for a beat to get back in time.

The Main Riff
Generally, this will be the double upstrokes near the 2 and 4 beats of the 
measure, it's syncopated behind the beat in a standard ska sort of way. 
 Listen to the song, it's not hard to figure out.


D                               Em
You come around to see your boy friend

   F#m                     G
You come around to feel pain

D                                Em
It was yesterday he tried to use you

       F#m                  G (not needed, but helps the transition tonally)
but you still go through it a-

(this part is has a similar strum pattern to the intro, but it's angrier)
C                   G
-gain you took it away

 C                     A   
again you let yourself stay I-


D
-ve been around

Em
this lonely place

F#m            G 
lonely place before

D
I've been around

Em
this lonely place

F#m             G
lonely place before


    D                          Em
You find out he's been lying to you

    F#m                  G
You find he had another girl

    D                       Em
But you never stand up for yourself

   F#m                 G (again for tonal reasons)
you never stand up to h-


C                  G
-im he takes it away

C                      G
yeah you let yourself stay

C                    G
yeah you gave it to him

                 C                
You said it's the last time 

           A             
he does it again cuz I-

(This time strum along, no after-beats)
D
-ve been around

Em
this lonely place

F#m            G 
lonely place before

D
I've been around

Em
this lonely place

F#m             G
lonely place before

D
Now you got a choice

Em
to leave your place

F#m            G 
lonely place behind

D
be true to yourself

Em
now and let it go

F#m             G
It's better than you think


(HORN SOLO!!!!!)After beats, go ska!
D - Em - F#m - G(X2)  (or switch back to the intro melody to change things up
                       A little)


C                  G
-im he takes it away

C                      G
yeah you let yourself stay

C                    G
yeah you gave it to him

                 C                
You said it's the last time 

           A             
he does it again cuz I-

(Strum again, get angry)
D
-ve been around

Em
this lonely place

F#m            G 
lonely place before

D
I've been around

Em
this lonely place

F#m             G
lonely place before

D
Now you got a choice

Em
to leave your place

F#m            G 
lonely place behind

D
be true to yourself

Em
now and let it go

F#m             G
It's better than you think


Cuz IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII


D
-ve been around

Em
this lonely place

F#m            G 
lonely place before

D
I've been around

Em
this lonely place

F#m             G
lonely place before

D - Em - F#m - G
(then basically just work it like this till the end, there are some words, 
but you can make ur own s**t up and be creative) 


Wheeewh... I always get pumped up playing Goldfinger, so enjoy, if you find 
a mistake or a better way to play it, be sure to leave comments.  Other than 
that enjoy...  and remember to watch out for UFO's on tuesdays!
            

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