Blind Melon - Tones Of Home Chords & Tabs

 

Tones Of Home Chords & Tabs

Blind Melon Chords & Tabs

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Tones Of Home Tab

   
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TONES OF HOME - Blind Melon
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Tabbed by:DannyT
From Blind Melon Album

-took me a while to figure this out by ear.  Let me know about mistakes-

Tuning:Standard

Intro:
G1
e|-5/3-1-----/6-5-----/5-8-------13p10--10-8-5---5-3-1----1~----------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------3----3\-------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G1
e|-----7-7-7-7-7------------5-5-5-5-5--7-7-5-7-7-7-7-7-5--/13-13-13-13-13-13|
B|-----8-8-8-8-8-6----------6-6-6-6-6--8-8-6-8-8-8-8-8-6--------------------|
G|5/7--7-----------7-5--5/7-7-----------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

G1
e|-13~-|-2-----------5--5----2-------------------------------------------|
B|-----|-3--5~-----7--7------3--5~-------7---7---------------------------|
G|-----|-2-------7-----------2---------7----7----------------------------|  
D|-----|-----------------------------7-----------------------------------|
A|-----|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

G2	      ...PM...
e|-----|-------------------------------------------|
B|-----|-------------------------------------------|
G|-----|-------------------------------------------|  X2     
D|15\\-|-5-4---------------5-4---------------------|
A|-----|----5-3--3-3-3-3-5-----5-------------------|
E|-----|-------------------------------------------|

G1
e|--5-5-x-x-5-5-x-x-3-3-x-x-3/5-5-5-5--------5-5~~-5----|--2-------------|
B|--7-7-x-x-7-7-x-x-5-5-x-x-5/7-7-7-7---5-7--7-7--------|--3--5~----7--7-|
G|--7-7-x-x-7-7-x-x-5-5-x-x-5/7-7-7-7----------------5-7|--2-------7--7--|
D|--7-7-x-x-7-7-x-x-5-5-x-x-5/7-7-7-7-------------------|---------7------|
A|--5-5-x-x-5-5-x-x-3-3-x-x-3/5-5-5-5-------------------|----------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------|----------------|

G2						      ...PM...
e|-----------------------------------------------------|--------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------|--------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------|--------------------|
D|5-------4-------5------5/7-7-7-7---5--4--------------|5-4-------------5-4-|
A|--5---5---5---5---5------------------5-5--5-3/5-5-5-5|---5-3-3-3-3-3-5---5|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|--------------------|

G2			G1
e|-----------------------|---------------------------|
B|-----------------------|---------------------------|
G|-----------------------|---------4h5p4---4---/7~~--|
D|--5~~3---4h5p4---4-2-0-|--5~~3---------7---7-------|
A|---------------7-------|---------------------------|
E|-----------------------|---------------------------|
Verse riff:
What do you think they would say?...     
G1
e|-5---------------3---------5----3-3-1-1-|
B|-7---------------5---------7----3-3-1-1-| X4
G|-7---------------5---------7----4-4-2-2-|
D|-7---------------5---------7----5-5-3-3-|
A|-5---------------3---------5----5-5-3-3-|
E|--------------------------------3-3-1-1-|
G2
e|-10---------8---------10------10-10-10-10--------|
B|-10---------8---------10------13-13-12-12--------|
G|-11---------9---------11------12-12-12-12--------|	X4
D|-12--------10---------12------12-12-12-12--------|
A|-12--------10---------12------10-10-10-10--------|
E|-10-------------------10-------------------------|

Pre-Chorus: 
"Fine..................Tones of Home..."
G1
e|-2---------5~-5------2--------------------------------------|
B|-3--5~---7---7-------3---5~------7---7~---------------------|
G|-2------7------------2---------7---7------------------------|
D|-----------------------------7------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------|

G2	  ...PM...
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|-5-4--------------------5-4---------|  X2
A|-----5---3--3-3-3-3--5------5~~-----|
E|------------------------------------|

Chorus:
"Said You don't like the way I'm living..."
G1
e|-5-5-x-x-5-5-x-x-3-3-x-x-3/5-5-5-5---|
B|-7-7-x-x-7-7-x-x-5-5-x-x-5/7-7-7-7---|
G|-7-7-x-x-7-7-x-x-5-5-x-x-5/7-7-7-7---|
D|-7-7-x-x-7-7-x-x-5-5-x-x-5/7-7-7-7---|
A|-5-5-x-x-5-5-x-x-3-3-x-x-3/5-5-5-5---|
E|-------------------------------------|
G2
e|----------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------|
D|-5------4------5----5-/7-7-7-7----5------4----------------|
A|---5--5---5--5---5------------------5--5---5--3/5-5-5-5---|
E|----------------------------------------------------------|

"Tones of Home, Tones of Home..."
G1
e|-10---10-10-10----10----10-10-10-----5----------------------|
B|-12---12-12-13p12-12----12-12-13p12--7----------------------|
G|-12---12-12-12----12----12-12-12-----7----------------------|
D|-12---12-12-12----12----12-12-12-----7----------------------|
A|-10---10-10-10----10----10-10-10-----5----------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------|

G2
e|-3-----7--8\7----3-----7--8\7-------------------------------|
B|-3-----7--8\7----3-----7--8\7-------------------------------|
G|-4-----8--9\8----4-----8--9\8-------------------------------|
D|-5-----9-10\9----5-----9-10\9-------------------------------|
A|-5-----9-10\9----5-----9-10\9-------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------|

Back to Pre-Chorus riff, then 2nd verse.

After 2nd chorus:
G2
------------------------------------------------------5--
------------------------------------------------------7--
------------------------------------------------------7-- X2
-5------3---------------------------------------------7--
---5--5---5--5-3-3-3p0--3p0-3p0-3p0-0-0-3p0-3p0-3p0-3/5--
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[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/b/blind_melon/tones_of_home_tab.html ]
2nd time G2 plays riff above,
G1 With Med. Distortion:
-13-10----10------------------------------------------------------------
-------13----13-10----10----------12-12---------------------------------
-------------------12----12-10----12-12--12-10-12-10-12-10--------------
-------------------------------12-12-12--------------------12~~---------
------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------

Interlude:
G1 Clean:
e|---------------------------------8--8---------------------------------8-8-|
B|-5/6~~-5-6-5-7~~---5h6-5---5-6--5--5--6-7-5h6-5-7-5-7-5--6-5-------6-5-5--|
G|-----------------5-5----5--5--------------5------------------7-5--5-------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|


G2 Distant:
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|10~~-10h12p10h12p10\9~~-9h10p9h10p9\7~~-7h9p7h9p7/10~~-10h12p10h12p10/12~~|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Add Distortion:
G2
e|-----------------13----13----13-------------------------------------------|
B|--10---10---10-----15----15----15\--13b15r13b15---------------------------|
G|12---12---12-------16----16----16\----------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

"Your Mom and Daddy Said..."
G1				G2-Wah,Use Heavy distortion+ whammy or bend
-5---3-3-x-3-3----------	---------------------
-6---5-5-x-5-5----------	---------------------
-7---5-5-x-5-5----------	-12~~~~~~~12b14~~r12-
-7---5-5-x-5-5----------	---------------------
-5---3-3-x-3-3----------	---------------------
------------------------	---------------------

Solo:
G1:Dmin chord and some picking

G2: Add Wah
e|13-13-15-15-13-13-12-12-13-13-12-12-10-10-12-12-13-13-10-10---------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------13-13-10-------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G2
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|10h13p10---10---13b15---15b17--15--13p12p10--10---------------------------|
G|--------12---------------------------------12---13p12p10--10--------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------12----------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Whatever he says in the background here: 
G2					  Gradual bend
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|12^12^12^12^-12-10---10-------------------------------------------10------|
D|-------------------12--12-10--10-12~----10--10-12b^x-12b14-12-10--10------|
A|----------------------------12-------/12--12--------------------12---12\--|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|


e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------10-----------------------------|
D|---10--10-12^-12^-12^-x-x-x-x-12b14-12-10--10--10-------------------------|
A|/12--12----------------------------------12--12---------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---13-15p13---\13--15-15-15-15-13-13-13---13-13p12-------12--13p12---10---|
G|/14--------14-\14----------------------/12--------12--/12--12------12-----|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------12-----------------------------------------------------|
G|12-10--10-12-10--10--10--10-12-10--10-12^12^12^12^-12-10--10--------------|
D|-----12--------12------12--------12---------------------12---12p11p10-----|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------12~~12b14r12-10-12~~12b14r12-10-12~~12b14r12-10-12\-----|
A|12p11p10-----12-12--------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------12-10-------------------------------------------------------------|

Then last verse, then chorus.

What do you think they would say
If I stood up and I walked away
Nobody here really understands me, and so I'll wave goodbye , I'm fine, I'm fine

Tones of home

Said you don't like the way I'm living
Tones of home, Tones of home
And so I'll wave goodbye
I'm flyin, I'm flyin home 

And I always thought this would be
The land of milk and honey
Oh but I come to find out that its all hate and money
And there's a canopy of greed holding me down 

-chorus- 

 See I'm so high to you, so I'll fade away
I said you're on your own

Your mom and daddy said, and your sister said, and your brother is saying
Everybody, is saying everybody, is saying I, eye, god I gotta go! 

All my freinds patronize me and they say yo hey boy 
have you found what you're looking for
It seems they don't really know me cause its here, and its what they
can't see.... 
-chorus-



| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
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