Elephant Ride - Bishop Mariah Chords & Tabs

 

Bishop Mariah Chords & Tabs

Elephant Ride Chords & Tabs

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Bishop Mariah Chords

   
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#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the#
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research.#
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Here are the chords for "Bishop Mariah", a catchy tune by a great up and
coming band, Elephant Ride.  Since I didn't see anything posted at all
for Elephant Ride, I figured I should rectify the situation!  Enjoy, and
buy their cd "Forget"!

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"Bishop Mariah" by Elephant Ride


Each chord is played for one measure. The song starts off with an
accoustic and single vocal.  The song really doesn't have a chorus, just
four verses and a bridge.

When changing from C to G, Dave Martin plays the following little riff:
D |---0/2\0---|


Verse 1:

G     C     G   C
Bishop__ Ma-riah__
G           C                  G                C
He's not re-ligious though his name sounds that way.
G    C          G    C
Jason__, little Jason__.
G          C               G          C
He went to Bishop when the other kids played.
    G              C        G          C           G (tacet)
His mom worked all day. His father was buried last May.


(Enter drums, bass, electric, background vocals, etc.)

Verse 2:
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/e/elephant_ride/bishop_mariah_crd.html ]
G     C     G   C
Bishop__ Ma-riah__
G     C               G              C       Am
Do you____ think that Heaven's got a zoo?
      D              Am     D     Am
I can see both sides of the sun.
        D              G           C       G         C
It's by walking that I know how to run and boy I can run.
         G         C              G                  C
You will never see me in just one place it's not fun anyway.


Verse 3:

G    C       G      C
Jason__ grew nervous__.
G   C         G              C               Am
He'd___ never seen eyes like these before.
    D            Am     D
Ene-my despised, Son of God.
Am     D             G          C            G       C
What a cold eclectic welcome he gave and the boy was afraid.
        G                   C
You can fight and steal and fall and spit
    G                       C                 G    C
the fun's in the hunt just don't let me catch____ you____.


Bridge:

(same pattern on G C through until "Bop bop's" (listen to the cd),
which is just bass and drum)

(back to just accoustic to end the song)

Verse 4:

G     C       G    C   G           C (tacet)
Bishop__ died early__- fifty years old.
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