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Us And Them Tabs (ver.3)

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PINK FLOYD
"Us and Them"

A song from "Dark Side of the Moon"
Written by Roger Waters and Richard Wright
Sung by David Gilmour
saxophone by Dick Parry


Verse (Guitar 1)
E|---------5-------|---------5-------|---------7-------|---------7-------|
B|-----5-----5---5-|-----5-----5---5-|-----7-----7---7-|-----7-----7---7-|
G|---7---7-----7---|---7---7-----7---|---9---9-----9---|---9---9-----9---|
D|-0-----0---------|-0-----0---------|-0---------------|-0---------------|
A|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|


E|---------9-------|--------9--------|---------7-------|---------7-------|
B|-----10----10--10|-----10-10-10--10|-----8-----8---8-|-----8-----8---8-|
G|---10--------10--|---10---10---10--|---7---7-----7---|---7---7-----7---|
D|-0-----0---------|-0------0--------|-0-----0---------|-0-----0---------|
A|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|


E |---------5-------|---------5-------|
B |-----5-----5---5-|-----5-----5---5-|
G |---7---7-----7---|---7---7-----7---|
D |-0---------------|-0-----0---------|
A |-----------------|-----------------|
E |-----------------|-----------------|

Pre-Chorus (Guitar 2)
e|--5-------5--4-----------------------------------|
B|--5-------5--4-----------------------------------|
G|--7-------7--6-----------------------------------|
D|--7-------7--6-----------------------------------|
A|--5-------5--4-----------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|

Chorus (Guitar 1)
"...Forward..."            "...Died..."
e|--2-2-0-2-----------------2-2-2(h)-3-(p)-2--0----|
B|--3-3-0-3-----------------3-3-3----3-----3--0----|
G|--4-4-4-4-----------------0-0-0----0-----0--0----|
D|--4-4-4-4-----------------0-0-0----0-----0--0----|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|
 |strum as needed..................................|

The saxophone part transcribed to guitar...
(Guitar 2 The entire time)

? The notes beneath the tab are the notes for saxophone players, or if
you're sick of reading
tabs and want to learn some music theory!

? Play along w/cd or you'll have no clue what's going on!

? Also,if something doesn't sound right, try playing on a different
string. I accidentally tabbed parts of it on the wrong string. I think I
corrected all of them, but I can't be certain. Please notify me of this
if you find it.


First part (Sax intro)

e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|---7-7---3/7---9-7------9---5/9------------------|
A|-5-----------------7/12----------9-7-9-----------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|
   D A A   F A   B A E  A B   G B F# E F#

e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------/5b~--2---------------------|
G|----------------2------------2-------------------|
D|--------------2----------------------------------|
A|-7b~--------4------------------------------------|
E|----9--------------------------------------------|
   E~ F#         C# E A     E~  C# A

e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------10------------------------|
G|---4-7-----4-7-9b^9-7-----------9-7--------------|
D|-5-------5---------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|
   G B D   G B D E  E D  A         E D

Various fills (Sax)

"...and after all, were only ordinary men..."

e|--------10-7-------------------------------------|
B|-/8-8---------8-8-7------------------------------|
G|--------------------/7---------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|
    G G   D  B  G G f# D

"...it's not what we would choose to do..."

e|-----------||------------------------------------|
B|-----------||---------------------10--14-10------|
G|-----------||--------11-9-------------------(12)-|
D|-9(h)12----||-9(h)12------12-9-------------------|
A|-----------||------------------12----------------|
E|-----------||------------------------------------|
 |"choose..."||"to do..."|

   E   G        E   G f# E  D B  A  A   C#  A  (G)

"...Forward, he cried, from the rear..."

e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|/15~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|
 |let ring|

   D~~~

"...died..."        "...general sat..."

e|---------/12b------------------------------------|
B|-15(p)12----------/15----------------------------|
G|----------------------16-14-16-------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|
   D    B   E        D  B  A  B

"...side to side..."

e|-----------/12b----------------------------------|
B|-15b~~~------------------------------------------|
G|--------16---------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|
   D      B   E

"...who is who..."

e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------10----------|
G|----------------------9b^9-7-------7-------------|
D|--9--12--9----7/9-12----------7-7----------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|
    B  D   B    A B D   E  E D  A A  D A


e|-------------9b~---------------------------------|
B|----------7-------10--7--10--7-------------------|
G|-------7-----------------------------------------|
D|--5/7--------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|
    G A  D  F# C#   A   F#  A  F#


"...haven't you heard..."

e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-/15b~15------/15b~15-------/15--17--15--13--12~-|
G|-----------16------------16----------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|
    D   D    B   D   D     B   D   E   D   C   B

"...listen, son, said the man with the gun..."

e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|--15------17^~^~^~^~------15b~15--12------17-----|
G|------16--------------16---------------14------15|
D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|
    D   B   E           B   D   D   B    A  E    A#

Sax Solo (Skipping Piano and talking)

e|--------------------------------|----------------|
B|-10-------7-10-12-10----10------|/12-121415-15-12|
G|----11--7------------11----11-11|----|_(3)_|-----|
D|--------------------------------|----------------|
A|--------------------------------|----------------|
E|--------------------------------|----------------|
   A  F#  D F# A B  B  F# A  F# F#  B  B C# D D  B

e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------12-10-------------------------------------|
G|-11-14-------12-/11-------11-9-------------------|
D|--------------------12-14------12-11-9-----------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|
   F# A  E  A  G   C#  D E  F# E D  C# B

e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------10----------------|
G|-----------------10------9/10--------------------|
D|--7/9/11--11--11-----7/9-------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|
    A B C#  C#  C# F   A B E  F  A

e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-14----------------------------------------------|
G|----14-12/14\11-9/10\9----------------9------11--|
D|-----------------------11----(9)-9-12---9-12-----|
A|--------------------------12---------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|
   C# A  G  A  F# E F  E C# A   B  B D  E B D  F#

e|---------------------9-10------------------------|
B|-------------10-7-10-----------------------------|
G|------9/11-7-----------------7-------------------|
D|-9-12---------------------------0----------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|
   B D  E F# D A  F# A C# D    D  D

(All instruments come in)

e|--------0/10~------------------------------------|
B|----0123------12-10-12-10---------9/10--10/12----|
G|-234----------------------11---------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|
  AA#BBCC#DE D  B  A  B  A  F#      G#A   A  B

e|---10\9/10\9~-10---------------------------------|
B|-------------------12-10-12----------------------|
G|----------------------------11^9~~~~~~~~~--------|
D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|
     D C# D C#  D    B  A  B  F# E

e|-7~---7-10-9-7-----7-10~-12-10-------------------|
B|-7~-7----------7-8-------------12-11-14-12-11-9--|
G|-9~----------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|
   B~ F# B D C# BF#G B  D  E  D  B  A# C# B  A# G#

End Solo

"...without..."        "...fighting's all about..."

e|------------------|---------------------9-9------|
B|-----7-----7-5----|------------10----10----------|
G|-7-9---7-9-----7-6|-----7/9-11----11-------------|
D|------------------|-7-8--------------------------|
A|------------------|------------------------------|
E|------------------|------------------------------|
   D E F# D EF#E DD#  A A#D E F# A  F# A  C# C#

"...out of the way..."

e|-/14-14-12-14-121212-----------------------------|
B|--------------| (3) |--13b-12-12-12-15-----------|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|
    F# F# E  F#  EEE     C   B   B  B  D

Here are the lyrics in full, taken from CD booklet:

? Capitol records, 1973

Us, and them
And after all we're only ordinary men
Me, and you
God only knows it's not what we would choose to do

"Forward!" he cried, from the rear
And the front rank died
And the general sat, and the lines on the map
Moved from side to side

Black, and blue
And who knows which is which and who is who
Up and Down
And in the end it's only round and round and round

"Haven't you heard it's a battle of words"
The poster bearer cried
"Listen, son," said the man with the gun,
"There's room for you inside"

Down and out
It can't be helped but there's a lot of it about
With, without
And who'll deny it's what the fighting's all about

Out of the way, it's a busy day
I've got things on my mind
For want of the price of tea and a slice
The old man died
            
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