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Cage The Elephant - Sweetie Little Jean Tabs

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Sweetie Little Jean Tabs

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                Tuning: Standard

Chords:

       ( Verse )                     ( Chorus )       
  (F#m)   (Bm)    (D)            (D)  (Bm)(F#m)(A) 
e|-2-------7-------10-------------10---7---9----5--------------|
B|-2-------7-------10-----7-------10---7---10---5--------------|
G|-2-------7-------11-or--7-------11---7---11---6--------------|
D|-4-------9-------12-----7-------12---9---11---7--------------|
A|-4-------9-------12-----5-------12---9---9----7--------------|
E|-2-------7-------10--------------10--7--------5--------------|


Intro:

V= Downstroke
                     (F#m)                         (Bm)
e|---------------------2-2-2-2----------------------2-2-2-2----|
B|---------------------2-2-2-2----------------------3-3-3-3----|
G|---------------------2-2-2-2----------------------4-4-4-4----|
D|---------------------4-4-4-4--2-2-2-0-0-0---------4-4-4-4----|
A|-2-2-2-0-0-0---------4-4-4-4--------------4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2----|
E|-------------4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2---------------------------------|
                       V V V V                      V V V V 
                      
                     (F#m)
e|---------------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2----|
B|---------------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2----|
G|---------------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2----|
D|---------------------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4----|
A|-2-2-2-0-0-0---------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4----|
E|-------------4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2----|
                       V V V V V V V V V 

Verse:

(Hit each chord with a downstroke and play each 8 times)
        
                               (F#m)                                 (Bm)
 Sweetie lil jean where did you go. Everyones been searching high and low
                           (D)                          (Bm)
 and your mother is worried sick dearest daddys lost his grit

 while the whole world is watching 
                                 

(Strum each chord once and let ring)

(D)                                              
 candle night vigils
      (Bm)            (D)             
 being held in silence on the channel

(Go back to hitting each chord with an downstroke and playing each 8 times)

(F#m)                        (F#m)                      (D)                
 four and it knocked on every door. Every place you been before.


Bridge:

(Strum each chord once and let ring)

(D)      (Bm)           (F#m)(D)     (Bm)               (F#m)          
 How long will we let it go.  I think we should just let go.


Chorus:

(Downstroke each chord 8 times)

(D)           (Bm)           (F#m)(A)                            (D)
 I, I want you back Let's get back Lay my weary head against your bones
(Bm)                                   (D)
 Where all my troubles will be dead and gone

A fuzzy guitar plays this:

  (D)           (Bm)            (F#m) (A)                            (D)                   
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------9---9---------------------------7----9------|
E|-10---10-------7-----7---------------5----------=-5----7-----9-------------|
   
   I, I want you back. Let's get back. Lay my weary head against your bones

    (Bm)                                 (D)
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---9--------------------------------9--------------------------------------|
E|-------7--------------------------------10---------------------------------|
   Where all my troubles will be dead and gone


Bridge:

(Strum each chord once and let ring)

(D)      (Bm)           (F#m)(D)     (Bm)               (F#m)          
 How long will we let it go.  I think we should just let go.


Verse:

                     (F#m)
e|---------------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-------|
B|---------------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-------|
G|---------------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-------|
D|---------------------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-------|
A|-2-2-2-0-0-0---------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-------|
E|-------------4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-------|
                       V V V V V V V V V
 
(Down stroke each chord 8 times)                          
                            
                             (F#m)                                     (Bm)
 Has melancholy taken you for good? You know that I would save you if I could
                              (D)                             (Bm)                      
 Watched your laughter turn to tears Then you vanished in thin air

 Well we pinned your missing
 

(Strum each chord once and let ring)

(D)             (Bm)        (D)
 persons picture up On every mother-loving


(Go back to downstroking each chord 8 times)

(F#m)                      (F#m)                            (D)            
 post How's it feel to be a ghost? You're the one I love the most


Chorus:

(Downstroke each chord 8 times)

(D)           (Bm)           (F#m)(A)                            (D)
 I, I want you back Let's get back Lay my weary head against your bones
(Bm)                                  (D)
 Where all my troubles will be laid to rest

Fuzzy Guitar:

  (D)           (Bm)            (F#m) (A)                            (D)                   
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------9---9---------------------------7----9------|
E|-10---10-------7-----7---------------5--------=---5----7-----9-------------|
   
   I, I want you back. Let's get back. Lay my weary head against your bones

    (Bm)                                (D)
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---9--------------------------------9--------------------------------------|
E|-------7-------------------------------10----------------------------------|
   Where all my troubles will be laid to rest

A Distorted Guitar comes in playing this:

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--/12-10--------------------/12-10-------------------/12-10-12/14~---------|
G|---------11~-----------------------11~-------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   I,          I want you back.          Let's get back.        

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------/12-10---------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------11------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  Lay my weary head against your bones

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------/12-10--------------------/12-10-12/14-----------------------|
G|--------------------11-----------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  Where all my troubles will be laid to rest


Bridge:

(Strum each chord and let ring)

(D)                        (Bm)
 I pushed and I pulled 'til I pushed you aside
(D)                          (Bm)
 Now all that is left are the tears that you cried

(Downstroke each chord 8 times)

(D)                           (Bm)
 I'm sorry love for all of the damage done
(F#m)            (D)
 I only hope that someday to be back beside you


Chorus:

(Downstroke each chord 8 times)

(D)           (Bm)           (F#m)(A)                            (D)
 I, I want you back Let's get back Lay my weary head against your bones
(Bm)                                   (D)
 Where all my troubles will be dead and gone

Fuzzy Guitar:

  (D)           (Bm)            (F#m)  (A)                           (D)                   
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------9---9---------------------------7----9------|
E|-10---10-------7-----7---------------5------------5----7-----9-------------|
   
   I, I want you back. Let's get back. Lay my weary head against your bones

    (Bm)                              (D)
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---9-----------------------------9-----------------------------------------|
E|-------7-----------------------------10--==--------------------------------|
   Where all my troubles will dead and gone

Distorted Guitar:

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--/12-10--------------------/12-10-------------------/12-10-12/14~---------|
G|---------11~-----------------------11~-------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   I,          I want you back.          Let's get back.        

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------/12-10---------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------11------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  Lay my weary head against your bones

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------/12-10-------------------/12-10-12/14------------------------|
G|--------------------11-----------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  Where all my troubles will dead and gone


Outro/bridge:

(Strum each chord once and let it ring)

(D)      (Bm)           (F#m)(D)     (Bm)              (F#m)          
 How long will we let it go.  I think we should just let go.            
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