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Tuesday's Dead Chords

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         Tuesday's Dead by Cat Stevens (1971)

CAT STEVENS GUITAR PART:

Intro
     <-- Alun -->  <-- Cat -->  <-- Alun & Cat-->
     (D)(C) (G)  D C   G   D C   G     A
| / / /  / | / / / / | / / / / | / / / / |

  D     A   D     A   D   D C   G     A
| / / / / | / / / / | / / / / | / / / / |

  D     A   D     A   D
| / / / / | / / / / | / / / / |


Verse 1

A      D           A    D       A  G                 A   D      A
  Oh, if I make a mark in time,    I can't say the mark is mine,
 D            A  D       A  G            E
I'm only the un-derline     of the word,
      D            A  D            A G                 A   D     A
Yes, I'm like him,   just like you,  I can't tell you what to do,
       D             A     D              A   G          A    D
Like everybody else I'm searching through    what I've heard!
             G           D   G                  A           D
Whoa-oh-oh, where do you go when you don't want no one to know?
 D         G          D   G         A    G           
Who-oo-oo told tomor-row Tuesday's dead----? 


Verse 2

  D     A   D     A   D     A   D
| / / / / | / / / / | / / / / | / / / / |

      D                  A   D         A
Oh, preacher won't you paint my dream?
  G                 A     D          A
Won't you show me where you've been?
 D               A  D        A      G            E
Show me what I have-n't seen    to ease my mind,
       D                A  D        A  G            A    D       A
'Cause I will learn to un-derstand,    if I have a help-ing hand,
     D               A    D      A    G       A   D
I wouldn't make an-other demand      all my life!
             G            D   G                 A          D
Whoa-oh-oh, where do you go when you don't want no one to know?
  D        G          D     G       A    G
Who-oo-oo told tomor-row Tuesday's dead----?

Instrumental Verse (3) (Steel drum on album or Hummed vocal on some live versions)
  Hummmmm----
    G        C/G        G        C/G
||: / / / / | / / / / | / / / / | / / / / :|| (x3) 

    G        C/G        G         A
  | / / / / | / / / / | / / / / | / / / / |

    D     A   D     A
  | / / / / | / / / / |


Verse 4
 
  D            A   D             A   G               A   D       A
What's my sex?   What's my name?    All in all it's all the same,
  D             A  D             A   G           E
Everybody plays a different game,   that is all,
      D           A  D           A   G                 A     D      A
Now, Man may live,  man may die,    searching for the quest-ion why,
     D               A   D       A   G        A   D
But if he tries to rule the sky,    he must fall---!
              G          D   G                  A          D
Whoa-oh-oh, where do you go when you don't want no one to know?
 D         G           D  G          A   G
Who-oo-oo told tomor-row Tuesday's dead----?



Verse 5
      D            A  D       A       G         A   D          A
Now every second, on the nose,  the humdrum of the city grows,
   D              A   D         A  G            E
Reaching out be-yond the throes    of our time, 
 D                A   D         A  G                A    D         A
We must try to shake it down,      do our best to break the ground,
 D                A   D         A  G         A   D
Try to turn the world around      one more time!
     D                A   D       A  G                A    D         A
Yes, we must try to shake it down,   do our best to break the ground,
 D                A    D        A   G         A   D
Try to turn the world around       one more time!
              G          D   G                  A          D
Whoa-oh-oh, where do you go when you don't want no one to know?
 D          G         D     G        A   G
Who-oo-oo told tomor-row Tuesday's dead----?


Instrumental Verse 3 again


Coda
  D     A   D 
| / / / / | / / / / |

  D                   G         D
| / / / / | / / / / | / / / / | / / / / |

  D                   G     A   D
| / / / / | / / / / | / / / / | / / / / |
 
ALUN DAVIES GUITAR PART:

CAPO AT 5th FRET 

Intro
    <-- Alun -->  <-- Cat -->   <-- Alun & Cat-->
      A G   D  (A)(G) (D)  A G   D     E
| / / / / | / / /  / | / / / / | / / / / |

  A     E   A     E   A   A G   D     E
| / / / / | / / / / | / / / / | / / / / |

  A     E   A     E   A
| / / / / | / / / / | / / / / |



Verse 1
E      A           E    A       E  D                 E   A      E
  Oh, if I make a mark in time,    I can't say the mark is mine,
 A            E  A       E   D          B
I'm only the un-derline     of the word,
      A            E  A            E D                 E   A     E
Yes, I'm like him,   just like you,  I can't tell you what to do,
       A             E     A              E   D          E    A
Like everybody else I'm searching through    what I've heard!
             D            A   D                 E           A
Whoa-oh-oh, where do you go when you don't want no one to know?
 A         D          A   D         E    D           
Who-oo-oo told tomor-row Tuesday's dead----? 


Verse 2

  A     E   A     E   A     E   A
| / / / / | / / / / | / / / / | / / / / |

      A                  E   A         E
Oh, preacher won't you paint my dream?
  D                 E     A          E
Won't you show me where you've been?
 A               E  A        E      D            B
Show me what I have-n't seen    to ease my mind,
       A                E  A        E  D            E    A       E
'Cause I will learn to un-derstand,    if I have a help-ing hand,
     A               E    A      E    D       E   A
I wouldn't make an-other demand      all my life!
             D           A   D                  E          A
Whoa-oh-oh, where do you go when you don't want no one to know?
  A        D          A     D       E    D
Who-oo-oo told tomor-row Tuesday's dead----?


Instrumental Verse (3) (Steel drum on album or Hummed vocal on some live versions)
  Hummmmm----
    D        G/D   (G6) D        G/D   (G6)
||: / / / / | / / / / | / / / / | / / / / :|| (x3) 

  D        G/D   (G6) D         E         A     E   A     E
| / / / / | / / / / | / / / / | / / / / | / / / / | / / / / |

Verse 4
 
  A            E   A             E   D               E   A       E
What's my sex?   What's my name?    All in all it's all the same,
  A             E  A             E   D          B
Everybody plays a different game,   that is all,
      A           E  A           E   D                 E     A      E
Now, Man may live,  man may die,    searching for the quest-ion why,
     A               E   A       E   D        E   A
But if he tries to rule the sky,    he must fall---!
             D            A  D                   E          A
Whoa-oh-oh, where do you go when you don't want no one to know?
 A         D           A  D          E   D
Who-oo-oo told tomor-row Tuesday's dead----?



Verse 5

      A            E  A       E       D         E   A          E
Now every second, on the nose,  the humdrum of the city grows,
   A              E   A         E D           B
Reaching out be-yond the throes   of our time, 
 A                E   A        E   D               E    A         E
We must try to shake it down,     do our best to break the ground,
 A                E   A      E   D         E   A
Try to turn the world around    one more time---!
     A                E   A       E  D                E   A          E
Yes, we must try to shake it down,   do our best to break the ground,
 A                E    A     E   D         E   A
Try to turn the world around    one more time---!
              D          A   D                  E          A
Whoa-oh-oh, where do you go when you don't want no one to know?
 A          D         A     D        E   D
Who-oo-oo told tomor-row Tuesday's dead----?



Instrumental Verse 3 again



Coda
  A     E   A  
| / / / / | / / / / | 

  A                   D         A
| / / / / | / / / / | / / / / | / / / / |

  A                   D     E   A
| / / / / | / / / / | / / / / | / / / / |









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CAT'S CHORDS:
Intro:
     (D)(C)(G)    D      C   G   D       C    G              A
E ---------|----/10-10---8-|-7--/10-10---8-|--7-7---7-7---7--5--|
B ---------|----/10-10---8-|-8--/10-10---8-|--8-8---8-8---8--5--|
G ---------|----/11-11---9-|-7--/11-11---9-|--7-7---7-7---7--6--|
D ---------|----/12-12--10-|-0--/12-12--10-|--0-0---0-0---0--7--|
A ---------|----/12-12--10-|----/12-12--10-|-----------------7--|
E ---------|----/10-10---8-|----/10-10---8-|-----------------5--|

   D        A    D           A   D   D       C   G            A
E -2--2-2---5--|-2-2--2-2--2-5-|-2--/10-10---8-|-7-7--7-7--7--5-|
B -3--3-3---5--|-3-3--3-3--3-5-|-3--/10-10---8-|-8-8--8-8--8--5-|
G -2--2-2---6--|-2-2--2-2--2-6-|-2--/11-11---9-|-7-7--7-7--7--6-|
D -0--0-0---7--|-0-0--0-0--0-7-|-0--/12-12--10-|-0-0--0-0--0--7-|
A ----------7--|-------------7-|----/12-12--10-|--------------7-|
E ----------5--|-------------5-|----/10-10---8-|--------------5-|

   D        A    D            A    D
E -2--2-2---5--|-2-2--2-2--2--5-|--2---------|
B -3--3-3---5--|-3-3--3-3--3--5-|--3---------| (Playing the bottom
G -2--2-2---6--|-2-2--2-2--2--6-|--2---------| 3 strings throughout
D -0--0-0---7--|-0-0--0-0--0--7-|--0---------| the intro is optional)
A ----------7--|--------------7-|------------|
E ----------5--|--------------5-|------------|
 
Main verses:
    D        A       G        E       
 xx0232   x02220   320003   022100  
    IRM     IMR    MI   R    MRI  

Verse 3:
    G        C/G
 320003     3x2013    
 RM   L     R M IL (x - ring finger dampens 5th string)
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Alun's Chords: (Relative to CAPO at 5th fret)
Intro:               <-- Cat -->
     A     G     D  (A)(G)(D)    A     G     D              E
E --/5-5---3--|--2--------|-----/5-5---3--|--2-2---2-2---2--4---|
B --/5-5---3--|--3--------|-----/5-5---3--|--3-3---3-3---3--5---|
G --/6-6---4--|--2--------|-----/6-6---4--|--2-2---2-2---2--4---|
D --/7-7---5--|--0--------|-----/7-7---5--|--0-0---0-0---0------|
A --/7-7---5--|-----------|-----/7-7---5--|---------------------|
E --/5-5---3--|-----------|-----/5-5---3--|---------------------|

    A        E   A            E    A   A     G   D           E
E --0---0-0--0-|-0-0---0-0--0-0-|--0--/5-5---3-|-2-2--2-2--2-4--|
B --2---2-2--0-|-2-2---2-2--2-0-|--2--/5-5---3-|-3-3--3-3--3-5--|
G --2---2-2--1-|-2-2---2-2--2-1-|--2--/6-6---4-|-2-2--2-2--2-4--|
D --2---2-2--2-|-2-2---2-2--2-2-|--2--/7-7---5-|-0-0--0-0--0----|
A --0---0-0--2-|-0-0---0-0--0-2-|--0--/7-7---5-|----------------|
E -----------0-|--------------0-|-----/5-5---3-|----------------|

    A        E   A            E    A
E --0---0-0--0-|-0-0---0-0--0-0-|--0---------|
B --2---2-2--0-|-2-2---2-2--2-0-|--2---------|  
G --2---2-2--1-|-2-2---2-2--2-1-|--2---------| (Playing the bottom
D --2---2-2--2-|-2-2---2-2--2-2-|--2---------| 3 strings throughout
A --0---0-0--2-|-0-0---0-0--0-2-|--0---------| the intro is optional)
E -----------0-|--------------0-|------------|
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