Living Colour - Desparate People Chords & Tabs

 

Desparate People Chords & Tabs

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Desparate People 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. #
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From: "David Letterman" 

The following is my transcription of Desperate People by Living
Colour, from
the first album.  I am hoping someone could help me with a few
points.
Firstly, the G in what I have called fig1 doesn't sound like a single
note,
but I can't get the chord.  Also, I'm at a loss as to the final
chord.

Play all chords as power chords playing the 4th, 5th and 6th stings
(verse),
or triads on the second third and fourth strings  in the seventh and
fifth
positions(chorus).  thus, E, F# and D are A formations, A, B and C#
are F
formations and I play Aii as a D.  A/D is the F fomation with the
pinky added
on to the third string.  The tab should straighten out in a true type
font, so
that all notes are played as single notes, not chords.  Have Fun!

					Wile E. Coyote, super genius

send corrections to
dtturner@charon.engga.uwo.ca
c/o sirijul
Desperate People  (Reid, Calhoun, Glover, Skillings)
(half time)
E		B		D		A/D	A

E		B		D		A/D	A
(slow down)
E		Aii

(full time)
F# 	C#	F#	C#

E	B	E	B

F# 	C#	E	B

fig 1 (2x)

e--------------------------------------------|
b--------------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------------------|
D--------2---------------------------2-------|
A--0-1-2-----------------------0-1-2---------|
E----------0-3-3-x-0-3-0-4-0-5---------0-3-3-|


B	E	G	A
			I see you crying in the sunshine
B	E	G	A
			I hear you lauging in the rain
B	E	G	A
			You say you can't tell any difference
B	E	G	A
			Between the pleasure and the pain
B	E	G	A
			You say you never dream at night time
B	E	G	A
			You say you only dream when you're awake
B	E	G	A
			And say that TV looks like your life
B	E	G	A
			And the life you lead is fake

e--------------------------------------------|
b--------------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------------------|
D--------2---------------------------2-------|
A--0-1-2-----------------------0-1-2---------|
E----------0-3-3-x-0-3-0-4-0-5---------0-3-3-|
(fake)				Desperate people

e--------------------------------------------|
b--------------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------------------|
D--------2---------------------------2-------|
A--0-1-2-----------------------0-1-2---------|
E----------0-3-3-x-0-3-0-4-0-5---------0-3-3-|
					Desperate people
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/l/living_colour/desparate_people_tab.html ]
B	E	G	A
			You get your sunshine from a tab of paper
B	E	G	A
			Then you're sitting in a spinning room
B	E	G	A
			The clock is tocking and it's laughing at you
B	E	G	A
			You're life's a mystery without a clue
B	E	G	A
			The crowd you're in thinks you're so amusing
B	E	G	A
			They're oh so flattering and so sincere
B	E	G	A
			They stand and laugh as they watch you crumble
B	E	G	A
			And when you cry for help they don't hear


e--------------------------------------------|
b--------------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------------------|
D--------2---------------------------2-------|
A--0-1-2-----------------------0-1-2---------|
E----------0-3-3-x-0-3-0-4-0-5---------0-3-3-|
(hear no)				Desperate people

e--------------------------------------------|
b--------------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------------------|
D--------2---------------------------2-------|
A--0-1-2-----------------------0-1-2---------|
E----------0-3-3-x-0-3-0-4-0-5---------0-3-3-|
					Desperate people

E		B		D		A/D	A

E
You feel the earth revolving
B
You see the sun dissolving
D				A/D		A
You hear the night calling out to you
E	              B
You have no direction and you have no protection
D					A/D		A
What you gonna do when your trip turns blue?
E					Aii
When you come crashing down and there's no help around
F#  F#    C#	F#  F#    C#
You need friends, you need help
	E	E  B	      E   E   B
But first you have to help yourself

fig 1 (many times)	SOLO

B	E	G 	A
			The music stops and the party's over
B	E	G	A
			The money's gone and your crowd is too
B	E	G	A
			Can't break the chains that have kept you under
B	E	G	A
			Has the monkey got the best of you?
B	E	G	A
			I see you crying in the sunshine
B	E	G	A
			I hear you laughing in the rain
B	E	G	A
			You say you can't tell any difference
B	E	G	A
			Between the pleasure and the pain

e--------------------------------------------|
b--------------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------------------|
D--------2---------------------------2-------|
A--0-1-2-----------------------0-1-2---------|
E----------0-3-3-x-0-3-0-4-0-5---------0-3-3-|
(pain)					Desperate people

e--------------------------------------------|
b--------------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------------------|
D--------2---------------------------2-------|
A--0-1-2-----------------------0-1-2---------|
E----------0-3-3-x-0-3-0-4-0-5---------0-3-3-|
					Desperate people


e--------------------------------------------|
b--------------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------------------|
D--------2---------------------------2-------|
A--0-1-2-----------------------0-1-2---------|
E----------0-3-3-x-0-3-0-4-0-5---------0-3-3-|
					Desperate people

e--------------------------------------------|
b--------------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------------------|
D--------2---------------------------2-------|
A--0-1-2-----------------------0-1-2---------|
E----------0-3-3-x-0-3-0-4-0-5---------0-3-3-|
					Desperate people
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