Hewerdine Boo - Greedy Chords & Tabs


Greedy Chords & Tabs

Hewerdine Boo Chords & Tabs

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Greedy Tab

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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. #

Date: 9 Feb 1996 13:53:12 +0000
From: "Boulton, Nic" 
Subject: /h/Boo Hewerdine/Greedy.tab

Greedy (Boo Hewerdine)

This is on Boo Hewerdine's third album, Baptist Hospital. It's played in A
(capo at 2nd fret). All the below is written as though played in G (at the
nut), so if you're playing with a capo at the 2nd fret, remember to play the
TAB sections two frets higher than written here. 

[Intro] :

G -------------------------0------------------------------------- ||
D -----4-p-2--4----2-h-4------4--2-p-0---------------------------.||
A ----------------------------------------3-----2--0-------------.||
E -0--------------------------------------------------3----0----- || x 2

                Em                   C                      
You can call me greedy        coz I keep a piece of me 
                Em                       C                   
You can call me greedy        there's a place you'll never see
                         Am                        G +      
where the lights are all out  and the door stays slammed
                 Am             G+6  B                         
if that's being greedy,              that's what I am

[repeat the intro]

              Em                         C                      
You hate me changing          it's the change you can't control 
              Em                        C                      
You hate me changing          and the wandering of my soul
              Am                         G +      
searching the storm           for some frozen calm* 
                 Am            G+6 B                         
if that's being greedy             that's what I am

[instr.] :

repeat intro, then :
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/h/hewerdine_boo/greedy_tab.html ]
e --------------------------------------------------------------
B --------------------------------------------------------------
G --------------------------------------------------------------
D ------------------------------------------7------9------------
A -------5--7--7-----5---(5/)7------9--10-----------------------
E ----7--------.--------7---------------------------------------

     (Em)   (D)  (Bm)   
e ---------------------------------------------------------------------
B ----------------------------------------0----------------------------
G -------------------------------0------2---0--------------------------
D ----/14---/12---/9---7---5---4-----2--------------0--2--------2--4---
A ---------------------------------------------------------------------
E ---------------------------------------------0------------0----------

(Remember this is written in G, so move it up 2 frets if you're playing in A)

[repeat first verse]

[repeat intro and ad lib guitar to fade]

022000 - Em
X32010 - C
X02210 - Am
320003 - G
X20003 - G/B
XX0000 - G+6
X24442 - B

/ is a slide up
h is a hammer on
p is a pull off

Strumming early on in the verse is the bass strings only, heavily damped by
your right hand resting on the bridge (almost so it sounds like a bass drum).
As the verse goes on bring in progressively more and more of the higher

+ This G could be G/B or even another chord with B in the bass, although B
major, minor and their 7ths don't seem to fit. 

* This could possibly be 'frozen qualm' (had it come from kd's clouds??), but
I also heard someone singing 'searching the storm for some frozen corn', which
has got to deserve a place in rock's list of classic misheard lyrics alongside
Elvis Costello's 'she is washing up the dishes, oh-oh don't get cute' and Jimi
Hendrix's "s'cuse me while I kiss this guy" !

Here's the instrumental section in A (i.e. exactly what you play if you're
using a capo at the 2nd fret) :

e --------------------------------------------------------------
B --------------------------------------------------------------
G --------------------------------------------------------------
D ------------------------------------------9------11-----------
A -------7--9--9-----7---(7/)9------11--12----------------------
E ----9--------.--------9---------------------------------------

    (F#m)   (E)  (C#m)