Throwing Muses - Backroad Chords & Tabs

 

Backroad Chords & Tabs

Throwing Muses Chords & Tabs

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Backroad 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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BACKROAD by Kristin Hersh (Throwing Muses)

transcribed by Edmond Hum 

Define Chords:(for verse)

       B        BaddA        E
E--------------------------------------------------------------|
B------0---------0---------------------------------------------|
G------4---------4-----------1---------------------------------|
D------4---------4-----------2---------------------------------|
A------2---------0-----------2---------------------------------|
E--------------------------------------------------------------|


Define Chords:(For Chorus) - use regular barre chord fingerings

       A      F     B      D       C#

E------5------1-----7------10-------9------------------------------|
B------5------1-----7------10-------9------------------------------|
G------6------2-----8------11------10------------------------------|
D------7------3-----9------12------11------------------------------|
A------7------3-----9------12------11------------------------------|
E------5------1-----7------10-------9------------------------------|


Define fingerpicking pattern:(for verse)

E------------------------------------------------------------------|
B------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-----4-----4---------4-----4--------------------------------------|
D-------4-----4---------4-----4------------------------------------|
A---2-----2-----0---------0-----0--2-------------------------------|
E------------------------------------------------------------------|

---start---

Intro:

E-------------------------------------|
B-------------------------------------|
G-------------------------------------|
D-------------------------------------|
A---0-2-----2-5-----5-4-0-2-----------|
E-------------------------------------|


B BaddA
B BaddA

Verse:

   B
   One two three four
       BaddA                B                BaddA
   How many, many people outside your door?
   B F7<F7 ?   Two three four five
       BaddA                B     BaddA - E
   How many, many people outside?


Verse:

B BaddA
B BaddA

   B
   Four three two one
   BaddA                 B             BaddA
   I don't think you can hold your own
   B
   Five six seven eight
   BaddA                 B              BaddA
   I don't think you can save your face
             E       B BaddA B BaddA
   You don't say no
             E
   You don't say no


Chorus:
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/t/throwing_muses/backroad_tab_ver_2.html ]
A               F
   He dunk the backboard
          B              D     C#
   And he - sleep on the couch
A               F
   He jump the backseat
          B              D     C#
   And he - sleep on the couch
A                B       D C#
   He drive the backroad
A                B       D C#
   He drive the backroad
A                B
   He drive the backroad
          D
   And he sleep

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[some kind of lead-in - it's close enough - just improvise]
[  s/  means slide up    ]
[  s\  means slide down  ]

E---------------------------------------------------------|
B---------------------------------------------------------|
G---------------------------------------------------------|
D--2s/4-4s\-----------------------------------------------|
A-------------3s/5-5s\---1s/3-3s\--------------3-3s/5s\2--|
E-----------------------------------1s/3-3s\--------------|

B BaddA
B BaddA F7vF7 ?B BaddA
B BaddA E
B BaddA
B BaddA

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Verse:

B            BaddA  B
   You're a pusher
    BaddA   B
   Spy in a bath
    BaddA     B    BaddA
   We make us move
B  BaddA             E
   Like some kind of bath

B BaddA
B BaddA

B       BaddA    B      BaddA
   Come when you - need some
B       BaddA    B      BaddA
   Come when you - need some
B            BaddA  E
   You're a pusher


Chorus:

A               F
   He dunk the backboard
          B              D     C#
   And he - sleep on the couch
A               F
   He jump the backseat
          B              D     C#
   And he - sleep on the couch
A                B       D C#
   He drive the backroad
A                B       D C#
   He drive the backroad
A                B
   He drive the backroad
          D
   And he sleep


Chorus:

A               F
   He dunk the backboard
          B              D     C#
   And he - sleep on the couch
A               F
   He jump the backseat
          B              D     C# F7?F7 ?   And he - sleep on the couch
A                B       D C#
   He drive the backroad
A                B       D C#
   He drive the backroad
A                B
   He drive the backroad
          D
   And he sleep

---end---
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