Talking Heads

Talking Heads
Take Me To The River (Guitar Chord)

From uunet!!!VM.CC.LATECH.EDU!US30139 Tue Jul 21 16:20:45 PDT 1992
Article: 930 of
Subject: Re: TAB REQUEST: Talking Heads
Date: Tue, 21 Jul 92 11:19:23 CST
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In article (Ken MacFarlane) writes:

>Does anyone have any Talking Heads, especially Once in A Lifetime, Psycho
>Killer or Take Me To The River?

Take Me to the River--Al Green, et al

intro: E7 Asus4 A(repeat vamp to verse 1)

E7 Asus4 A
verse 1:I don't know why I love you like I do
E7 Asus4 A
After all the changes you been putting me through
E7 Asus4 A
You took my money and my cigarettes
E7 Asus4 A
Now I ain't seen hide nor hair of you yet

C G D A A7
chorus: I wanna know, won't you tell me, I'd love to say...
E7 Asus4 A E7
Take me to the river, wash me down
E7 E7+5 Asus4 A E
Take me to the water, put my feet on the ground

turnaround Asus4 A

verse 2:I don't know why she treated me so bad
After all the things that we could have had
Love is emotion that I can't forget
My sweet sixteen I will never regret (repeat chorus)

Dbm A
bridge: Hold me, love me
Dbm A
Please me, baby you can squeeze me
B E7
Til I drown, til I drown, til I drown, I'm gonna take you to the river

verse3: I don't know why I love you like I do
After all the changes you been putting me through
Your sixteen candles are burnin' on my wall
Telling me how you made a fool of them all (repeat chorus)

chords: E7 0 2 0 1 3 0 or...
E7 0 7 6 7 5 0(I like this version better)
Asus4 x 0 4 2 3 0
A x 0 2 2 2 0

chorus chords:
C x 3 5 5 x x or...
C x 3 5 5 0 0(jangly)
G 3 5 5 x x x
D x 5 7 7 x x
A x 0 2 2 2 0(if you can get to it)
A 5 7 7 x x x(if you can't)
A7 x 0 7 6 8 x(funky chord, mute the A string)
rest of the chorus chords like the verse chords, except...
E7+5 0 7 6 7 8 0(mute both E strings or let 'em ring)

bridge chords:
Dbm x 4 6 6 5 x
A x 0 2 2 2 x
B x 2 4 4 x x or...
B x 2 4 4 0 0 (jangly)
B7 x x 4 2 4 x or...
B7 x x 9 8 10 x (funky)

This is a hybrid version of Al Green, Delbert McClinton, and the Talking Heads
versions. I hope I didn't goof on putting the chords down. I'm new at this
method. Mike James US30139@VM.CC.LATECH.EDU


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