Sting - I Hung My Head Chords & Tabs

 

I Hung My Head Chords & Tabs

Sting Chords & Tabs

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I Hung My Head 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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----I Hung My Head by Sting.-----
-From the album Mercury Falling.-
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Subject:         Sting, I Hung My Head
   Date:         Sun, 26 Oct 1997 17:30:36 -0000
   From:         Earthman 

This song is in 9/8 time, but having said that the guitar part is straight eighth notes all
the way through, so it's not tricky at all once you get used to the groove of it.


Capo on 1st fret. All fret positions relative to capo.
Chord names shown as sounded with capo.


Intro:

  Bb                 Eb                 G                  Eb
F |------------------|------0-2---------|------------------|------0-2---------|
C |------0-2---------|----3-------3---3-|--------2---------|----3-------------|
Ab|----2-------2---2-|--2---------------|------2-----2---2-|--2---------2---2-|
Eb|--2---------------|0---------0-------|----4-------------|0---------0-------|
Bb|0---------0-------|--------------2---|--4-----------0---|--------------4---|
F |--------------2---|------------------|2---------2-------|------------------|
Repeat.


[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/s/sting/i_hung_my_head_tab.html ]
Verse 1:
  Bb                 Eb                 G                  Eb
F |------------------|------0-2---------|------------------|------0-2---------|
C |------0-2---------|----3-------3---3-|--------2---------|----3-------------|
Ab|----2-------2---2-|--2---------------|------2-----2---2-|--2---------2---2-|
Eb|--2---------------|0---------0-------|----4-------------|0---------0-------|
Bb|0---------0-------|--------------2---|--4-----------0---|--------------4---|
F |--------------2---|------------------|2---------2-------|------------------|
  Early one morning  with time to kill  I borrowed Jeb's    and sat on the hill
rifle


  Bb                 Eb                 G                  Eb
F |------------------|------0-2---------|------------------|------0-2---------|
C |------0-2---------|----3-------3---3-|--------2---------|----3-------------|
Ab|----2-------2---2-|--2---------------|------2-----2---2-|--2---------2---2-|
Eb|--2---------------|0---------0-------|----4-------------|0---------0-------|
Bb|0---------0-------|--------------2---|--4-----------0---|--------------4---|
F |--------------2---|------------------|2---------2-------|------------------|
  I saw a lone rider crossing the plain I drew a bead on   to practice my aim
 him


  Cm                 Fadd4/A            Fadd4              Bb
F |------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
C |------2-3---------|------2-3---------|------2-3---------|------0-2---2---2-|
Ab|----4-------4---4-|----4-------4---4-|----4-------4---4-|----2-------------|
Eb|--4---------------|--2---------------|--2---------------|--2---------------|
Bb|2---------2---0---|------------------|------------------|0---------0---2---|
F |------------------|4---------4---2---|0---------4---0---|------------------|
  My brother's rifle went off in my     a shot rang out    across the land
hand


  Eb                 G                  Bb                 Eb
F |------0-2---------|------------------|------------------|------0-2---------|
C |----3-------3---3-|--------2---------|------0-2---------|----3-------3---3-|
Ab|--2---------------|------2-----2---2-|----2-------2---2-|--2---------------|
Eb|0---------0-------|----4---------0---|--2---------------|0---------0-------|
Bb|--------------2---|--4---------------|0---------0-------|--------------2---|
F |------------------|2---------2-------|--------------2---|------------------|
  The horse he kept  the rider was dead I hung my head     I hung my head
running

That's it for the guitar. It just repeats the intro between verses, and repeats the last two
bars of the verse at the end of verses 2-4.
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