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16 Miles Tabs

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                16 Miles (Boo Hewerdine)

This is on Boo Hewerdine's second album, Ignorance. It's in Ab (capo at
1) both live and on the album. Below is written as though played in G at
the nut.

[Intro & verse] :

  (G)       C+2     C(b5)+2  Dsus4       D  Em7      Em7(+2) Em7
                         *               *               *






Just keep that tab going throughout the song (except the bridge).

Cadd2           *        Dsus4               *      Em7                *
D'you ever see London at night and not want to go   home ?
D'you ever take drugs    stay up late       just to see what you would
D'you ever have love and hate scratched  across your hand ?

                                                           or did you
round                      with     16         miles to go ?

Cadd2              *       Dsus4                *             Em7     *
D'you ever  just   walk     away    and      disappear for days ?
D'ou ever have a girl----friend       called            Catherine Wheel?
D'you  ever come home from work  and  say  I'm never going back again?
                                                         or did you turn
round                         with      16         miles  to  go ?

   <live: a bit of 'han han ha laya' ing in here (plain strumming) :
       han han ha laya
       han han ha laya
       han han ha laya
       - - - - - - - -

Cadd2                *        Dsus4         *            Em7        *
D'you   ever  wanna kiss me  so hard        it           bled ?
D'you ever  find  yourself  laughing   in  the          middle of the day
D'you ever think about the   first time    that I came in you?
                                                       or did you turn
round                          with     16     miles  to  go?

  E               Esus4        E                  Esus4
  Think about the world, and   those who'd see us hang,
  E                    Esus4         E             Esus4
  saying it's the only language we understand, we understand

Cadd2          *   Dsus4          *       Em7     *
  And all    those lives, we'll never     know
  If we       turn round with 16 miles to go
  And all    those lives, we'll never     know
  If we       turn round with 16 miles to go

<live: a bit more 'han han ha laya' ing in here (tune as above)>


first 3 bars of TAB above, followed by :
   Em7                                                       /F# G
e --3---3-----3---3------3--3--3--3---3-3-3-3-3----3-3-3-3-3--3--3----||
B --3---3-----3---3------3--3--3--3---3-3-3-3-3----3-3-3-3-3--3--3----||
G --0---0-----0---0------0--0--0--0---0-0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0-0--0--0----||
D --2---2-----2---2------2--2--2--2---2-2-2-2-2----2-2-2-2-2--0--0----||
A --2---2-----2---2------2--2--2--2---2-2-2-2-2----2-2-2-2-2--2--2----||
E --0---0-----0---0------0--0--0--0---0-0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0-0--2--3----||
                         .  .  .  .

                         | -->
                         Heavy on the bass strings

X32033 - Cadd2
X32032 - C(b5)add2  -  'flattened fifth'
XX0233 - Dsus4
XX0232 - D
022033 - Em7
022033 - Em7add2
320033 - G
022100 - E
022200 - Esus4

The trick is to fret the B and e strings 'the wrong way round' (i.e.
pinky on B string, 3rd finger on e string) so you can slide down to the
second fret on the e string for the last beat in each bar (marked *

e.g. for a Cadd2 going to C(b5)add2 (second bar)
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I think that's about it, any comments (or better chord names!) welcome.

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