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Elton John - Sacrifice Tabs

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Sacrifice Tabs

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                Sacrifice by Elton John


Note: In this version the song is played on a synthesizer, Key Eb, so it may 
be easier for you to capo on the 3rd Fret, although I have guitarified some 
parts.


INTRO: 

  Eb                Gm                G# 
|-3-----3-----3---|-------6-----6---|-8-----8-----8---|-8-----8-----8---| 
|-----4-----4-----|-----3-----3-----|-----------------|-----------------| 
|---3-----3-----3-|---3-----3-----3-|-----8------8----|-----8------8----| 
|-----------------|-5-------------5-|---10-----10---10|---10-----10---10| 
|-6---------------|-----------------|-11--------------|-----------------| 
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
 
  Eb                Gm                G# 
|-------3-----3---|-------6-----6---|-8-----8-----8---|-8-----8-----8---| 
|-----4-----4-----|-----3-----3-----|-----------------|-----------------| 
|---3-----3-----3-|---3-----3-----3-|-----8----8------|-----8-----8-----| 
|-----------------|-5---------------|---10---10-----10|---10----10----10| 
|-6---------------|-----------------|-11------------11|-11--------------| 
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------| 
                                                           It's a human 

VERSES: 

  Eb                G#                Fm                Bb 
|-3-----3-----3---|-------4-----4---|-------4-----4---|-------6-----6---| 
|-----4-----4-----|-----4-----4-----|-----6-----6-----|-----3-----3-----| 
|---3-----3-----3-|---5-----5-----5-|---5-----5-----5-|---3-----3-----3-| 
|-----------------|-6-------6---5---|-3---------------|-3---------------| 
|-6---------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------| 
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------| 
1. sign              when things go wrong          when the scent of her 
2. misunderstandings      after the fact                     sensitivity 

  Eb                G#                Fm                Bb 
|-3-----3-----3---|-4-----4-----4---|-------4-----4---|-6-----6-----6---| 
|-----4-----4-----|-----4-----4-----|-----6-----6-----|-----3-----3-----| 
|---3-----3-----3-|---5-----5-----5-|---5-----5-----5-|---3-----3-----3-| 
|-----------------|-6-------6---5---|-3---------------|-3---------------| 
|-6---------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------| 
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------| 
1. lin  -  gers          and temptations strong              into  the 
2. builds a prison       in the final act                       we loose 

  Cm                G#                Bb 
|-------3-----3---|-------4-----4---|-6-----6-----6---|-6-----6-----6---| 
|-----4-----4-----|-----4-----4-----|-----3-----3-----|-----3-----3-----| 
|---5-----5-----3-|---5-----5-----5-|---3-----3-----3-|---3-----3-----3-| 
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------| 
|-3-------3-------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------| 
|-------------6---|-4---------------|-6---------------|-6---------------| 
1. boundary         of each married man            sweet deceipt comes a 
2. direction          no stone unturned                      no tears to 

  Cm                G#                Bb 
|-3-----3-----3---|-------4-----4---|-6-----6-----6---|-6-----6---------| 
|-----4-----4-----|-----4-----4-----|-----------------|-------------9---| 
|---5-----5-----3-|---5-----5-----5-|-----7-----7-----|-----7-----7---7-| 
|-----------------|-----------------|---8-----8-----8-|---8-----8-----8-| 
|-3-------3-------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------| 
|-------------6---|-4---------------|-6-------------6-|-6---------------| 
1. calling              and negativity lands                  cold, cold 
2. *** you             when jealousy burns                   cold, cold 


  [Play the first 8 bars of the Verse again with the following lyrics] 


1+2. heart             hard  done  by  you               somethings look 
     better   baby     just passin' through                  and it's no 


CHORUS :
 
  Eb                                  G# 
|-------3-----3---|-3-----3-----3---|-4-----4-----4---|-4-----4-----4---| 
|-----4-----4-----|-----4-----4-----|-----4-----4-----|-----4-----4-----| 
|---3-----3-----3-|---3-----3-----3-|---5-----5-----5-|---5-----5-----5-| 
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------| 
|-6---------------|-6---------------|-----------------|-----------------| 
|-----------------|-----------------|-4-------------4-|-4-------------4-| 
sacrifice             just a simple   word               when two hearts
 
  Bb                                  Eb 
|-------6-----6---|-6-----6-----6---|-3-----3-----3---|-3-----3-----3-4-| 
|-----6-----6-----|-----6-----6-----|-----4-----4-----|-----4-----4-----| 
|---7-----7-----7-|---7-----7-----7-|---3-----3-----3-|---3-----3-------| 
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------| 
|-----------------|-----------------|-6-------------6-|-6---------------| 
|-6---------------|-6-------------6-|-----------------|-----------------| 
livin                  into seperate worlds               and it's no
 
  Eb                                  G# 
|-3-----3-----3---|-3-----3-----3---|-4-----4-----4---|-------4-8-6-4---| 
|-----4-----4-----|-----4-----4-----|-----4-----4-----|-----4---------4-| 
|---3-----3-----3-|---3-----3-----3-|---5-----5-----5-|---5-------------| 
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------| 
|-6---------------|-6-------------6-|-----------------|-----------------| 
|-----------------|-----------------|-4---------------|-4---------------| 
sacrifice                         no sacrifice                       no
 
  Gm                G#      Bb        Eb                Gm 
|-------3-----3-3-|-4-----4-6-----6-|-3-----3-----3---|-6-----6-----6---| 
|-----3-----3-----|-----4-------6---|-----4-----4-----|-----3-----3-----| 
|---3-----3-------|---5-------7-----|---3-----3-----3-|---3-----3-----3-| 
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-5---------------| 
|-----------------|-----------------|-6---------------|-----------------| 
|-3-------------3-|-4-------6-------|-----------------|-----------------| 
sacrifice               at            all
 
  G# 
|-8-----8-----8---|-------8-----8---| 
|-----4-----4-----|-----4-----4-----| 
|---5-----5-----5-|---5-----5-----5-| 
|-6-------------6-|-6---------------| 
|-----------------|-----------------| 
|-----------------|-----------------| 
1.                            mutual 
2.                         I gave my 


OUTRO: 

  Eb                G#                Fm                Bb 
|-3-----3-----3---|-------4-----4---|-------4-----4---|-6-----6-----6---| 
|-----4-----4-----|-----4-----4-----|-----6-----6-----|-----3-----3-----| 
|---3-----3-----3-|---5-----5-----5-|---5-----5-----5-|---3-----3-----3-| 
|-----------------|-6-------6---5---|-3---------------|-3---------------| 
|-6---------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------| 
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------| 
heart                                                       i   gave  my 


[Repeat the last 4 bars about 1000 times then finish it softly.]
            
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