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Radiohead, Street Spirit Tabs (ver.3)

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Street Spirit Tabs (ver.3)

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                There are four picking patterns used throughout the song. One for each of
 >the Am, Em and C chords used, with a change of pattern on the Am in the
 >second and subsequent verses (although the original pattern is still used
 >for the choruses and outro). Its hard to tell what the fingerpicked
 >guitar does when the chords change  in the outro, as there is another
 >guitar over the top, playing some similar ideas up an octave (I might get
 >round to transcribing these one day!)
 >Here is the chord structure for the song:
 >Note that the complete picking pattern takes up two bars.
 >VERSE (Am picking pattern changes)
 >CHORUS (Double length of first chorus)
 >CHORUS (Double length)
 >OUTRO (From "Immerse your soul....")
 >Am picking pattern (First verse/chorus)
 >Am picking pattern (Second & Third verses)
 >  Am      Asus2                 Am
 >Em and C picking patterns as first verse Am, butthe appropriate chord 
shapes formed (Standard Em and C) using the same descending notes on the 
B string.

 > > > >Watch out for cramps playing this one, as you have to hold 
that > >open Am shape for a hell of a long time. Its best played on an
 >electroacoustic, with just a hint of reverb.
Rows of houses, all bearing down on me
 I can feel their blue hands touching me
 All these things into position, 
 All these things we'll one day swallow whole
 Am (4 bars)
     C    Em  Am
 And fade out again
    C    E*m  Am
 And fade out again
     C   Em     Am 
Ohhhhhh Ohhhhh Ohhhhh
     C   Em
 Ohhhhhh Ohhhhh 

*First chorus ends here.
 Third chorus as above, but with a double length "Ohhhhh" section.
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