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Okkervil River Rip Tabs

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Okkervil River
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                Tuning: DADGBe

Intro:

e|-------3--------|------------------------|---------------------|
B|-5----------7-3-|-------3-----3-------3--|----1----1---3-------|
G|-5---5----------|-----0---5-4-2-h4-p2-0--|---0----0---2--------|
D|-5-5------5-----|---4--------------------|--2----2---0---------|
A|-3------3-------|-2----------------------|-0-------------------|
D|----------------|------------------------|-----2----0---0------|


Part A: (remember, the '+' means 'harmonic')            x3

e|--------------------------|-5--------7--5----0----|-----0-------|
B|-+12----------12----------|---------------8-------|-------8-----|
G|-+12----12-------14-12----|-------7-------------7-|---5---7-----|
D|-+12-12----12----------12-|----7------------------|-------------|
A|--10----------------------|-5---------------------|-------------|
D|--------------------------|-----------------------|-7-----------|
Hey, my little baby pointing at the sky's amazing in the lake now

                                                        x3
e|--------------------------|-5--------7--5----0----|-----0-------|
B|-+12----------12----------|---------------8-------|-------8-----|
G|-+12----12-------14-12----|-------7-------------7-|---5---7-----|
D|-+12-12----12----------12-|----7------------------|-------------|
A|--10----------------------|-5---------------------|-------------|
D|--------------------------|-----------------------|-7-----------|
All of this sensation and no space on earth to place it where it's safe now


PART B: (Bar 2 is sometimes switched up with the INTRO-version hammer/pull) 

e|-------3--------|---------------------|---------0-----------|
B|------------7-3-|-------3-----3-----3-|----1----3---1-------|
G|-----5----------|-----0---5-4-2h4p2-0-|---0----0---0--------|
D|---5------5-----|---4-----------------|--2----2---2---------|
A|-3------3-------|-2-------------------|-0---0----0----0-----|
D|----------------|---------------------|---------------------|
You've got a big day coming, big day coming now

repeat the above parts according to the lyrics (see below) until:

INTERLUDE
e|----------------|---------------------|----3----3----3-------|
B|(3)-------------|---------------------|--1-1--1-1--1-1-1h3p1-|
G|-4---4-2-p0-----|-2---2-2/4-2-p0------|--0----0----0---0-----|
D|------------0---|-0-0--(0)-------2-p0-|----------------------|
A|-5--------------|---------------------|-0----0----0----------|
D|-5-5------------|-0-------------------|----------------------|
                                                        
                                               start strummin on last chord
e|----------------|---------------------|--------------------|
B|(3)-------------|---------------------|--3----3----3---3---|
G|-4---4-2-p0-----|-4---2-2h4p2 p0------|--0-0--0-0--0-0-0---|
D|------------0---|-0-0------------2-p0-|--------------------|
A|-5--------------|---------------------|-3----3----3----3---|
D|-5-5------------|-0-------------------|--------------------|

After the interlude start strumming the parts

PART B strumming:

  Cmaj7  b7add6?    a7 (throw in some variations with your pinkie)

e|-0--|----0-----|--0----3-0------0------------------------|
B|-5--|----3-----|--1--------3-p1---3-p1-------------------|
G|-4--|----0-----|--0--------------------------------------|
D|-5--|----4-----|--2--------------------------------------|
A|-3--|----2-----|--0--------------------------------------|
D|----|----------|-----------------------------------------|

Then give me one last kiss?



Part A strumming:

   G    D    a7 (again, add variations with your pinkie)

e|-3-|--2-|-3-0------0------0--------------------------------------|
B|-3-|--3-|-1---3-p1---3-p1---3-p1---------------------------------|
G|-0-|--2-|-0------------------------------------------------------|
D|-0-|--0-|-2------------------------------------------------------|
A|-5-|--0-|-0------------------------------------------------------|
D|-5-|--0-|--------------------------------------------------------|

And it's just like when John Howe told me...


SOLO:
To fake the Solo play something like this (strum more strings but focus on the e and b strings for the melody:

e|-7-7-\5-\3---|-5-5/7-5-p3-----|-3-p0-0--------------------------|
B|-0---------3-|-3---------5-p3-|-1------3-p1---------------------|
G|-0-----------|-x--------------|-0-------------------------------|
D|-0-----------|-0--------------|-2-------------------------------|
A|-x-----------|-0--------------|-0-------------------------------|
D|-5-----------|-0--------------|---------------------------------|


LAST VERSE:
                 x2
e|------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|-+12--------------------|------15--13---------------------|
G|-+12-----+12---------12-|--16-----------------------------|
D|-+12-+12-----+12--+5-12-|--17--16--14---------------------|
A|------------------+5----|--15--14--12---------------------|
D|------------------+5-14-|---------------------------------|

e|---------------------(3)----------------------------------|
B|-+12---------(5)-(3)--1-----------------------------------|
G|-+12----------4---0---0-----------------------------------|
D|-+12--+5--12--5---4---2-----------------------------------|
A|------+5------3---2---0-----------------------------------|
D|------+5--14----------------------------------------------|
            
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