Elephant Ride

Elephant Ride
Bishop Mariah (Guitar chord)

Here are the chords for "Bishop Mariah", a catchy tune by a great up and
coming band, Elephant Ride. Since I didn't see anything posted at all
for Elephant Ride, I figured I should rectify the situation! Enjoy, and
buy their cd "Forget"!

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"Bishop Mariah" by Elephant Ride


Each chord is played for one measure. The song starts off with an
accoustic and single vocal. The song really doesn't have a chorus, just
four verses and a bridge.

When changing from C to G, Dave Martin plays the following little riff:
D |---0/2\0---|


Verse 1:

G C G C
Bishop__ Ma-riah__
G C G C
He's not re-ligious though his name sounds that way.
G C G C
Jason__, little Jason__.
G C G C
He went to Bishop when the other kids played.
G C G C G (tacet)
His mom worked all day. His father was buried last May.


(Enter drums, bass, electric, background vocals, etc.)

Verse 2:

G C G C
Bishop__ Ma-riah__
G C G C Am
Do you____ think that Heaven's got a zoo?
D Am D Am
I can see both sides of the sun.
D G C G C
It's by walking that I know how to run and boy I can run.
G C G C
You will never see me in just one place it's not fun anyway.


Verse 3:

G C G C
Jason__ grew nervous__.
G C G C Am
He'd___ never seen eyes like these before.
D Am D
Ene-my despised, Son of God.
Am D G C G C
What a cold eclectic welcome he gave and the boy was afraid.
G C
You can fight and steal and fall and spit
G C G C
the fun's in the hunt just don't let me catch____ you____.


Bridge:

(same pattern on G C through until "Bop bop's" (listen to the cd),
which is just bass and drum)

(back to just accoustic to end the song)

Verse 4:

G C G C G C (tacet)
Bishop__ died early__- fifty years old.

OptimusPrime

Submitted by OptimusPrime at Sun 01 Dec, 2002 9:43 am

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Language: English

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