Billy Bragg

Billy Bragg
Between The Wars (Guitar tab)

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Subject: b/bragg_billy/between_the_wars.tab
Date: 02 Jul 1997 21:48:38 +0100
From: "Boulton, Nic"

On the single (AGOEP1) and the CD version of Life's a Riot, but this is
tabbed from a live arrangement. Play these chord shapes with a capo at
the 5th fret to be in key (C) with the recording.


G Am C (G) D Em C D G C
e -------------------------------2*-------------(2)---------------------
B ---------1----1----------------3*----0------1--3----------------------
G ----0---2----0-----------------2*----0------0--2--0-------------------
D ---0---2----2----0-----------0-------2------2--0--0--2--222222-2------
A --2---0----3--------3--2bp0---------2-------3-----2--3--333333-3-2-0--
E -3---------------------------------0--------------3------------------3
[----muted----]

G Am C (G) D Em C D G
e -------------------------------2--------------(2)---------------2-3-3-
B --------11---1-----------------3-3---0------1--3----------------3-3-3-
G ----0---20---00----------------2-2---0------0--2--0-------------2-2-2-
D ---0---2----2----0-----------0-------2------2--0--0-------------------
A --22--0----3--------3--2bp0---------2-------3-----2-------------------
E -3---------------------------------0--------------3-------------------
I w miner I a do-o-ck-er I rlwymn btwn t wars

D Em C (G) D Em C D G
e ----2--------0--------------------------2--------------2--------------
B ----3-3------0-------1------------------3----0*-----1--3--------------
G --2---2------0-0-----0------------------2----0*-----0--2--0-----------
D -0-------------0---2---2--0-0---------0------2*-----2--0--0-----------
A -----------2------3-----------3-2bp0--------2-------3-----2-----------
E ----------0--------------------------------0--------------3-----------
I raised family times aus--terity swt fndry btwn the wars

D Em C G D
e -2-2--0---------------0---------2-----------------------------------2*
B -3-3--0-----0----1-1---0--(0)---3-[let ring]------------------------3*
G -2-2---0----0----0-0---0---0----2-----------------------------------2*
D -0-0---0----2----2-2----0--0----0-----------------------------------0-
A -----------2-----3-3----0--2------------------------------------------
E ----------0--------------0-3------------------------------------------
I pd the union as tms gt hdr I looked to t govt to help working man

G Am C (G) D Em C D G
e -------------------------------2*---------------(2)-------------------
B ---------1----1----------------3*----0--------1--3--------------------
G ----0---2----0-----------------2*----0--------0--2--0-----------------
D ---0---2----2----0-----------0-------2--------2--0--0----2-2222222----
A --2---0----3--------3--2bp0---------2---------3-----2----3-3333333-20-
E -3---------------------------------0----------------3----------------3
bt thy pty down ar-mou--ry armng pce boys btwn the wars


G Am C G D Em C D
I was a miner, I was a docker, I was a railwayman between the wars

D Em C G D Em C D G
I raised a family, in times of austerity, with sweat at the foundry b t w

D Em C G D
I paid the union, then as times got harder, I looked to the government to

help the working man

G Am C G D Em
but they brought prosperity down at the armoury, we're arming for peace,
C D G C
see boys, between the wars



G Am C G D Em C
I kept the faith and I kept voting, not for the iron fist but for the
D
helping hand

D Em C G D Em
for theirs is a land with a wall around it and mine is a faith in my
C D G
fellow man

D Em G D
theirs is a land of hope and glory, mine is the greenfield and the

factory floor

G Am C G D Em
theirs are the skies all dark with bombers and mine is the peace we knew
C D G
between the wars



G Am C G D Em
call up the craftsman, bring me the draughtsman, build me a path from
C D
cradle to grave

D Em C G D Em
and I'll give my consent to any government that does not deny a man a
C D G
living wage
D Em C G D
go find the young men, never to fight again, bring up the banners from
the

days gone
by

G Am C G D Em C D
cast moderation, heart of this nation, desert us not we are between the
G C G
wars




On the first couple of bars of the intro, rest the heel of your hand on
the bridge/bass strings,to mute them a bit

* means strum hard then mute the strings immediately after hitting them

--2bp0-- means slightly bend the string as you do the pull-off



Nic

Nic.Boulton@bn.cwplc.com

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