Midnight Oil - My Country Chords & Tabs

 

My Country Chords & Tabs

Midnight Oil Chords & Tabs

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My Country Tab

   
#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#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: Craig Lawton 

MY COUNTRY
By MIDNIGHT OIL

INTRO RIFF (played on piano) (play twice):
e-|-----|--------0-----------------|--------------------------|
B-|-----|-----------3-----1--------|--1-----3--0--------------|
G-|-----|--2--------------------2--|-----------------2-----0--|
D-|--2--|--------------------------|--------------------------|
A-|-----|--------------------------|--------------------------|
E-|-----|--------------------------|--------------------------|

e-|--------0-----------------|--------------------------|
B-|-----------3-----1--------|--------------------------|
G-|--2-----------------------|--------------------------|
D-|--------------------------|-----------------------2--|
A-|--------------------------|--------------------------|
E-|--------------------------|--------------------------|

e-|--------0-----------------|--------------------------|
B-|-----------3-----1--------|--1-----3--0--------------|
G-|--2--------------------2--|-----------------2-----0--|
D-|--------------------------|--------------------------|
A-|--------------------------|--------------------------|
E-|--------------------------|--------------------------|

e-|--------------------------|--------------------------|
B-|--------------------------|--------------------------|
G-|--2-----------------------|--------------------------|
D-|-----------420------------|--------------------------|
A-|--------------------------|--------------------------|
E-|--------------------------|--------------------------|

VERSE 1:
G             D      C          D
Was it just a dream, were you so confused
G             D        C
Was it just a giant leap of logic
G                  D          C                D
Was it the time of year, that makes a state of fear
G                   Dm              F
Methods, were their motives for the action

CHORUS:
                   Am
And did I hear you say
C  F                Am
My country right or wrong
G       D
My      Country oh so strong
   F         G
My country right or wrong

Do INTRO RIFF once:

VERSE 2
Did you save your face
Did you breach your faith
Women, there were children at the shelter
Now who can stop the hail
When human senses fail
There was never any warning, no escape

CHORUS (TWICE):
Did I hear you say
My country right or wrong
My country oh so strong
My country going wrong
My country right or wrong

BRIDGE:
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/m/midnight_oil/my_country_tab.html ]
(Repeat over vocals)
e-|--------------------------|
B-|--------------------------|
G-|--------------------------|
D-|-----------------2-----4--|
A-|-------------/4-----------|
E-|--2-----2-----------------|
I hear you say the truth must take a beating
The flag a camouflage for your ...

e-|--------------------------|
B-|--------------------------|
G-|--------------------------|
D-|--------------------------|
A-|--5-----5--------3-----5--|
E-|-------------/5-----------|
...deceiving

e-|--------------------------|
B-|--------------------------|
G-|--------------------------|
D-|--------------------------|
A-|-----------------5--------|
E-|--0-----0----/7--------7--|

     I know
e-|--------------------------|
B-|--------------------------|
G-|-----------------2-----4--|
D-|-------------/4-----------|
A-|--2-----2-----------------|
E-|--------------------------|
     I know

       C C C C C C
we all make mistakes

Guitar solo over chords
G D C D G Dm F

solo  (timing not correct here):
e-|--------------------------|-------------------------|-----------------|
B-|--7-----------------------|-------------------------|--------5-----3--|
G-|--7-----------------------|-------------2--0--------|--------5-----3--|
D-|--------------------------|--0--0--020--------3--0--|-----------5-----|
A-|--------------------------|-------------------------|--3--------------|
E-|--------------------------|-------------------------|-----------------|
                                  (effects wah wah, ranting voice etc.)
e-|------------------------------|----------------------------------------|
B-|-5---5----5--3----5--3-3-3----|--8-------------------------------------|
G-|-5---5----5--3----5--3-3-3----|-10(12)  ~~~~---------------------------|
D-|------------------------------|----------------------------------------|
A-|------------------------------|----------------------------------------|
E-|------------------------------|----------------------------------------|

TWO CHORUSES

Then FINISH with two INTROs
last intro with the following finish

    F                  G                                   Am9
e-|-------------------|-------------------|0-----------------7-------------|
B-|-------------------|----------0--1--3--|------------------5-------------|
G-|-------------------|-0--2--4-----------|------------------5-------------|
D-|-----------0--2--3-|-------------------|------------------7-------------|
A-|--0--2--3----------|-------------------|------------------0-------------|
E-|-------------------|-------------------|--------------------------------|
(use a triplet timing on these these notes)


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