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ALBUMS

Flying Demos

This is a pre-“August and Everything After” demo recording from 1991/92 including numerous songs which would later appear on August and Everything After.

Track listing:

  1. Rain King
  2. Omaha
  3. Anna Begins
  4. Einstein On the Beach (for an Eggman)
  5. Shallow Days
  6. Love and Addiction
  7. Mr. Jones
  8. Round Here
  9. 40 Years
  10. Margery Dreams of Horses
  11. Bulldog
  12. Lightning
  13. We’re Only Love (cover)

*All officially released albums below this point were on Geffen Records.

August and Everything After

Released Sept. 14, 1993.

Track listing:

  1. Round Here
  2. Omaha
  3. Mr. Jones
  4. Perfect Blue Buildings
  5. Anna Begins
  6. Time and Time Again
  7. Rain King
  8. Sullivan Street
  9. Ghost Train
  10. Raining in Baltimore
  11. A Murder of One

Album certificates:

  • U.S. – 7x multi-platinum
  • Canada – 7x platinum
  • U.K. – Gold

Peak chart positions:

  • U.S. – 4th
  • U.K. – 16th
  • Australia – 12th
  • New Zealand – 12th
  • Sweden – 22nd

Singles released:

  • Mr. Jones – peaked at #2 on the modern rock chart in the U.S.
  • Round Here – peaked at #7 on the same chart
  • Einstein on the Beach (for an Eggman) – peaked at #1, ironically, since Adam Duritz and lamented the fact that the song was released in the first place and had called it an experiment in pop music, according Jessica Roop’s book , “Crow Talk: The Definitive Guide to Counting Crows
  • Rain King – peaked at #3 on the chart
  • A Murder of One

Recovering the Satellites

Released Oct. 15, 1996.

Track listing:

  1. Catapult
  2. Angels of the Silences
  3. Daylight Fading
  4. I’m Not Sleeping
  5. Goodnight Elisabeth
  6. Children In Bloom
  7. I’m Not Sleeping
  8. Miller’s Angels
  9. Another Horsedreamer’s Blues
  10. Recovering the Satellites
  11. Monkey
  12. Mercury
  13. A Long December
  14. Walkaways

Album certificates:

  • U.S. – 2x multi-platinum
  • Canada – 2x platinum
  • U.K. – Gold

Peak chart positions:

  • U.S. – 1st
  • U.K. – 4th
  • Australia – 7th
  • Canada – 19th
  • New Zealand- 4th
  • Sweden – 6th

Singles released:

  • Angels of the Silences – peaked at #3 on the modern rock chart in the U.S.
  • Daylight Fading – peaked at #26 on the same chart
  • A Long December – peaked at #5

This Desert Life

Released Nov. 2, 1999.

Track listing:

  1. Hanginaround
  2. Mrs. Potter’s Lullaby
  3. Amy Hit the Atmosphere
  4. Four Days
  5. All My Friends
  6. High Life
  7. Colorblind
  8. I Wish I Was A Girl
  9. Speedway
  10. St. Robinson in his Cadillac Dream
  11. Kid Things (hidden track)

Album certificates:

  • U.S. – platinum
  • Canada – platinum
  • U.K. – silver

Peak chart positions:

  • U.S. – 8th
  • U.K. – 19th
  • Australia – 20th
  • Canada – 8th
  • New Zealand- 19th
  • Sweden – 20th

Singles released:

  • Hanginaround – peaked at #17 on the modern rock chart in the U.S.
  • Mrs. Potter’s Lullaby
  • All My Friends

Hard Candy

Released July 9, 2002.

Track listing:

  1. Hard Candy
  2. American Girls
  3. Good Time
  4. If I Could Give You All My Love (or Richard Manuel Is Dead)
  5. Goodnight L.A.
  6. Butterfly In Reverse
  7. Miami
  8. New Frontier
  9. Carriage
  10. Black and Blue
  11. Why Should You Come When I Call
  12. Up All Night (Frankie Miller Goes to Hollywood)
  13. Holiday In Spain

Album certificates:

  • U.S. – gold
  • U.K. – gold

Peak chart positions:

  • U.S. – 5th
  • U.K. – 9th
  • Australia – 13th
  • New Zealand- 15th
  • Sweden – 19th

Singles released:

  • American Girls
  • Miami
  • Big Yellow Taxi – peaked at #42 on the U.S. Billboards
  • If I Could Give You All My Love (or Richard Manuel Is Dead)
  • Holiday In Spain

Saturday Nights & Sunday Mornings

Released March 25, 2008. See here for the various producers of the album. The album is broken into two parts: tracks 1-6 and tracks 7-14.

Track listing:

  1. 1492
  2. Hanging Tree
  3. Los Angeles
  4. Sundays
  5. Insignificant
  6. Cowboys
  7. Washington Square
  8. On Almost Any Sunday Morning
  9. When I Dream of Michaelangelo
  10. Anyone But You
  11. You Can’t Count On Me
  12. Le Ballet d’Or
  13. On a Tuesday in Amsterdam Long Ago
  14. Come Around

Peak chart positions:

  • U.S. – 3rd
  • U.K. – 12th
  • Australia – 22th
  • Canada – 8th
  • New Zealand- 36th

Singles released:

  • 1492
  • You Can’t Count On Me

Underwater Sunshine (or What We Did on Our Summer Vacation)

This collection of covers was released April 10, 2012.

Track listing

  1. “Untitled (Love Song)” by The Romany Rye
  2. “Start Again” by Teenage Fanclub
  3. “Hospital” by Coby Brown
  4. “Mercy” by Tender Mercies
  5. Meet on the Ledge” by Fairport Convention
  6. “Like Teenage Gravity” by Kasey Anderson
  7. Amie” by Pure Prairie League
  8. Coming Around” by Travis
  9. Ooh La La” by Faces
  10. “All My Failures” by Dawes
  11. “Return of the Grievous Angel” by Gram Parsons
  12. “Four White Stallions” by Tender Mercies
  13. “Jumping Jesus” by Sordid Humor
  14. You Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere” by Bob Dylan and The Byrds
  15. “The Ballad of El Goodo” by Big Star

Somewhere Under Wonderland

Released Sept. 2, 2014.

Track listing:

  1. Palisades Park
  2. Earthquake Driver
  3. Dislocation
  4. God of Ocean Tides
  5. Scarecrow
  6. Elvis Went To Hollywood
  7. Cover Up the Sun
  8. John Appleseed’s Lament
  9. Possibility Days

Peak chart positions:

  • U.S. – 6th
  • U.K. – 15th
  • Australia – 27th

Singles:

  • Palisades Park
  • Scarecrow

COMPILATIONS

Films About Ghosts (The Best Of…)

Released Nov. 25, 2003

Track listing:

  1. Angels of the Silences
  2. Round Here
  3. Rain King
  4. A Long December
  5. Hanginaround
  6. Mrs. Potter’s Lullaby
  7. Mr. Jones
  8. Recovering the Satellites
  9. American Girls
  10. Big Yellow Taxi
  11. Omaha
  12. Friend of the Devil
  13. Einstein on the Beach (for an Eggman)
  14. Anna Begins
  15. Holiday In Spain
  16. She Don’t Want Nobody Near

Aural 6

Released Nov. 27, 2008. This is a Best Buy exclusive release on Black Friday, 2008.

Track listing:

    1. Mr. Jones
    2. A Long December
    3. Colorblind
    4. Hard Candy
    5. Hanging Tree
    6. Washington Square

LIVE RELEASES

Across a Wire: Live in New York City

Released July 14, 1998.

Disc 1: “VH1 Storytellers” (08/12/1997):

  1. Round Here
  2. Have You Seen Me Lately?
  3. Angels of the Silences
  4. Catapult
  5. Mr. Jones
  6. Rain King
  7. Mercury
  8. Ghost Train
  9. Anna Begins
  10. Chelsea (studio version of unreleased song)

Disc 2: “Live at the 10 Spot” (MTV, 1997)

  1. Recovering the Satellites
  2. Angels of the Silences
  3. Rain King
  4. Sullivan Street
  5. Children In Bloom
  6. Have You Seen Me Lately?
  7. Raining In Baltimore
  8. Round Here
  9. I’m Not Sleeping
  10. A Murder of One
  11. A Long December
  12. Walkaways

Face the Promised Land

Official release through countingcrows.com. The limited edition CD was recorded on Dec. 2, 1999 at Magness Arena at Denver University.

Track listing:

  1. Angels of the Silences
  2. Mr. Jones
  3. I Wish I Was a Girl
  4. High Life
  5. Omaha
  6. Monkey
  7. All My Friends
  8. Four Days
  9. St.  Robinson In His Cadillac Dream
  10. Rain King
  11. Hanginaround
  12. Kid Things
  13. A Long December
  14. Walkaways

By the Time We Got To Woodstock

Official bootleg release through countingcrows.com in limited edition form in 2000. Only 1,000 copies were made,

Track listing:

  1. Mr. Jones (Live in Providence, R.I. on July 20, 1999)
  2. Angels of the Silences (Live in Seabright on July 19, 1999)
  3. Recovering The Satellites (Live in Thunder Bay on July 12, 1999)
  4. Have You Seen Me Lately? (Live in Kitchener on July 14, 1999)
  5. Daylight Fading (Live in Kitchener on July 14, 1999)
  6. Mercury (Live in Seabright on July 19, 1999)
  7. Omaha (Live in Thunder Bay on July 12, 1999)
  8. Round Here(Live in Kalamazoo, Mich. on July 17, 1999)
  9. Rain King (Live in Kalamazoo, Mich. on July 17, 1999)
  10. A Murder Of One (Live in Kitchener on July 14, 1999)
  11. Goodnight Elizabeth (Live in Providence, R.I. on July 20, 1999)
  12. A Long December (Live in Kalamazoo, Mich. on July 17, 1999)
  13. Anna Begins (Live in Providence, R.I. on July 20, 1999)

New Amsterdam: Live at Heineken Music Hall

Recorded in 2003 in Holland. Released in 2006.

Track listing:

  1. Rain King
  2. Richard Manuel Is Dead
  3. Catapult
  4. Goodnight L.A.
  5. Four White Stallions
  6. Omaha
  7. Miami
  8. Hazy
  9. Good Time
  10. St. Robinson and His Cadillac Dream
  11. Perfect Blue Buildings
  12. Hanginaround
  13. Goodnight Elisabeth
  14. Hardy Candy
  15. Holiday In Spain

OTHER SINGLES

  • She Don’t Want Nobody Near
  • Accidently In Love – Recorded for the “Shrek 2” soundtrack and reached #39 on the U.S. Billboards

‘Come Around’

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And one of the million lies she said is all of the things you love are dead …


Tabbed by: Adam S.
Email: floridamarlins705@gmail.com

Tuning: standard.

Intro (Acoustic Strum):

e|—-2—222—-0———-0———-0——————–3—————-|
B|—-3—333—-0———-0h1-111—-0——————–0—————-|
G|—-2—222—-0h1-111—-0-0-000—-0h1-111——-(2nd)–0—————-|
D|—-0—000—-0h2-222—-0h2-222—-0h2-222————–0—————-|
A|—-0—000—-0h2-222—-0h3-333—-0h2-222————–2—————-|
E|———————————————————-3—————-|(x2)

2nd time, replace last E with a G strum.
(Electric Guitar Kicks in)
e|—-2-22h3-2–0-2-2222h3-2-0———————————————–|
B|—-3-33-3-3–3-3-3333-3-3-3———————————————–|
G|—————————————————————————|
D|—————————————————————————|
A|—————————————————————————|
E|—————————————————————————|(x2)

Verse: D, G, D, G, D, G…etc.

Pre-Chorus: A G
(I’m one of a million…)
Chorus : D, G, D, G, D, G…etc.
Bridge: G G/F Em
After I’ve been missin ……
D
What I know is: she’s going
G
When you know it, it’s alright
D G
So you put yourself between you and your pride
D
If you wait for what’s coming
G
And you listen to her lies,
D A
Then she’ll say the things you need to hear
G A
And the only one who’ll disappear is you
G
And one of the million lies she said
A
Is “All of the things you love are dead.”

But I’ve seen what she thinks is love
G D
And it leaves me laughing so we’ll still come around

D, G, D, G, D, G, D

End with a strum of D.


Have you seen the little pieces of the people we have been?
Little pieces blowing gently on the wind
They have flown down California
They have landed in L.A.
Little pieces slowly settling on the waves

I’m one of a million pieces fallen on the ground
It’s one of the reasons when we say goodbye
We’ll still come around. Yeah, we will come around

I have waited for tomorrow from December till today
And I have started love and sorrow along the way
And I am calling from some city
And I won’t be there too long
But I could wait, and I could waste away
But what comes back is to hear you say we’re gone

When all of the times that I go spinning up and down
When all of the things have died between us
Well, we’ll still come around. Yeah, we will come around

After I’ve been missing for a while
And you hear that summer song
Haven’t all the fading lines lingered on?

What I know is she’s going
And you know it, it’s alright
So you put yourself between you and your pride
If you wait for what’s coming
And you listen to her lies,
Then she’ll say the things you need to hear
And the only one who’ll disappear is you

And one of the million lies she said
Is all of the things you love are dead
But I’ve seen what she thinks is love
And it leaves me laughing so we’ll still come around

Yeah we will come around
When you’re gone
we will, we will, we will
we will come around

When you’re gone we’ll still come around
When you’re gone we will come around

‘Le Ballet d’Or’

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All of these drummers go stand on their hillsides alone. They will leave you. They will leave you alone …


Tabbed by nicolas levy (acade365@hotmail.com)
This is very preliminar. someone will be able to improve it, i hope!

D – A

Wasted time running scared when all love’s need is to be believed in
All those springs come and gone passed like train’s boxed cars leaving
But I would be lying if i didnt tell you the truth
They will leave you, they will leave you

D7 D C G C D7
So come now, lets go dance to the siren song
D7 D C C C D7
So come, now, leave your damage behind and come

D – A
Some are lost to you

D – A
Waisted time running scared all that i need is to believe in
Something like a summer and i know you need somebody just like i do
And all of these foxes go down in their (?) to hide
They will leave you, they will leave you behind

So come now, lets go dance to the siren song
So come now, leave your damage behind and come
Come now, lets go down to the dance floor
So come now, loose your mind at Le Ballet D’or
Some are lost, some are leaving

But im not gone at all, Im not going anywhere at all
Some are lost to you

You waisted time running scared now autumn’s fire ashes on the breeze
And it spins away like dust on pearls as winter comes to usher in the evening
But all of these drummers go stand on the hillside alone
They will leave you, the will leave you at home

So come now, lets go dance to the siren song
So come now, leave your damage behind and come
Come now, lets go down to the dance floor
So come now, loose your mind at Le Ballet D’or
Just come now, come on lets get out while the get is good
Come now, theres no one left in the neighbourhood


Wasted time running scared
When all a love needs is to be believed in
All those springs come and gone
Past like trains and boxcars leaving
But I would be lying
If I didn’t tell you the truth
They will leave you
They will leave you

So come now
Let’s go dance to siren’s song
Come now
Leave your damage behind and gone

Some are lost to you
Wasted time running scared
All that I need is to believe in something like a summer
And I know you need somebody just like I do
And all of these foxes go down in their barrows to hide
They will leave you
They will leave you behind

So come now
Let’s go dance to the siren’s song
Come now
Leave your damage behind and gone
Just come now
Let’s go to the dance floor
Come now
Lose your mind at Le Ballet d’Or

Some are lost
Some are leaving
Some are lost
Some are leaving
But I’m not going at all
I’m not going anywhere at all

Some are lost to you
We’ve wasted time running scared
Now autumn’s fire is ashes on the breeze
And it spins away like dust on pearls
As winter comes to usher in the evening
But all of these drummers go stand
on their hillsides alone
They will leave you
They will leave you alone

So come now
Let’s go dance to siren’s song
Come now
Leave your damage behind and gone
So come now
Let’s go down to the dance floor
Come now
Lose your mind at Le Ballet d’Or
Just come now
Come on and let’s get out while the getting’s good
Come now
There’s no one left in the neighborhood

‘Anyone But You’

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I’m almost perfect some of the time …


Tabbed by Nicolas Levy (acade365@hotmail.com)

Intro:

Em F C | Em F C | Bb F C | Bb F C

Verse 1:
Em F C
Im always thinking
Em F C
of someone new
Em F C
who’ll never set in
Em F C
ok with you

Verse 2:
Bb F C
theres always something
Bb F C
else on my mind
Bb F C Bb F
theres always something I cant find

Chorus:
Bb C
you think about anything you can
Bb C
I think about you
Bb C
I think about anything
Dm C Bb F G
its true

Em F C

Verse 3:
Em F C
im almost perfect
Em F C
some of the time
Em F C
im also sinking
Em F C
some of the time

Verse 4:
Bb F C
im almost ready
Bb F C
yeah its almost true
Bb F C F
for almost anyone but you

Chorus:
Bb C Bb
you think about anything you can
C
I think about you
Bb C
I think about everything
Dm C Bb F
its true
Dm C Bb F
true
Dm C Bb F G
true

Em F C x2

Middle 8:
Bb F C
im always sinking
Bb F C
beneath a send(?)
Bb F C F Bb
Im holding nothing in your hand

Chorus:
Bb C Bb
you think about anything you can
C
I think about you
Bb C
but ill think about everything
Dm C Bb F G
its true
Dm C Bb F
true
Dm C Bb F
true
Dm C Bb F
true
Dm C Bb F
true
Dm C Bb F
true
Dm C Bb F
true

fade out

I’m always thinking
Of someone new
I’m never sitting
Ok with you
There’s always something
Else on my mind
There’s always something I can’t find

You think about anything you can
I think about you
I’ll think about anything it’s true

I’m almost perfect
Some of the time
I’m also sinking
Some of the time

I’m almost ready
Yeah, it’s almost true
For almost anyone but you

You think about anything you can
I think about you
I’ll think about everything it’s true

I’m always sinking
Beneath the sand
You’re holding nothing in your hand

You think about anything you can
I think about you
But I’ll think about anything it’s true

‘Cowboys’

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This is a list of what I should have been, but I’m not …


Em C

Cowboys on the road tonight crying in their sleep …

G D C
And I know I could look at anyone but you now …

Em C
So come on, come on, come on, oh…come on through now (2x)

D G C
This is a list of what I should have been but I’m not (chord progression 3x, then, )

Em C Em C
Anything…oh…anything…oh…

(Continue through second verse and chorus)

Solo: Em, C

Same progressions through third verse, bridge and final chorus.


Cowboys on the road tonight
Crying in their sleep
If I was a hungry man with a gun in my hand,
And some promises to keep,
Who wanted to change the world,
What’s as easy as murder?
It’s all headlights and vapour trails
And Circle K killers

And I know I could look at anyone but you now
I could fall into the eyes of anyone
But you now, now, now, now

So come on, come on, come on
Oh, come on through now
Come on, come on, come on
Oh, come on through now

This is a list of what I should have been
But I’m not
This is a list of the things that I should have seen
But I’m not seeing
The look in your eyes
As his fingertips slid down your neck
And made you shiver
I’m just turning away from where I should have been
Because I am not anything
Oh, anything, oh

The president’s in bed tonight
But he can’t get to sleep
‘Cause all the cowboys on the radio are killers
And I believe she loves you
‘Cause you never make her feel like anything
She said, “I wouldn’t feel a thing,
But I can feel, oh, I can feel …”

And I know I could look at anyone but you now
I could fall into the arms of anyone
But you now, now, now, now

So come on, come on, come on
Oh, come on through now
Come on, come on, come on
Oh, come on through now

This is a list of what I should have been
But I’m not
This is a list of the things that I should have seen
But I am not seeing
The look in your eyes
As his fingers are unzipping your dress
And it makes you shiver
I’m just turning away from what I shouldn’t see
Because I am not anything
Oh, anything, no!

Everyone’s in bed tonight
But nobody can sleep
‘Cause all the satellites are watching through our windows
She says she doesn’t love me, like, but she’s acting
But it’s as if she isn’t talking
‘Cause Mr. Lincoln’s head is bleeding
On the front row while she’s speaking

I said, “Come on all you cowboys,
All you blue-eyed baby boys,
Oh, come on all you dashing gentlemen of summer
I’ll wait for you where Saturday’s a memory,
And Sunday comes to gather me,
Into the arms of God who welcome me,
Because I believe, oh I believe …”

And I know I could look at anyone but you now
I could fall into the eyes of anyone
But you now, now, now, now

So come on, come on, come on
Oh, come on through now
Come on, come on, come on
Oh, come on through now

This is a list of what I should have been
But I’m not
This is a list of the things that I should have seen
But I’m not seeing. You look at me.
So please, won’t you look at me?
‘Cause I’m not seeing you look at me
Oh, oh, I, I will make you look at me
Or I am not anything!
Oh, anything
No no no no
No no no no
No, no.

‘Insignificant’

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Hey, you can wash your face and hands in a stream of my anger. It’s as bright as white paper, as dark as a girl …


Standard Tuning
Capo 1
Intro: C x2
Intro Riff:
e|—–3–1—-0—————————————–|
B|-1————-3—————————————|
G|———————-3——————————–|
D|——————————————————-| x2
A|——————————————————-|
E|——————————————————-|

Verse 1:

C
Can you see me,
Gm
Up on the building,
F
from down on the pavement,
C
or out in the crowd,

Verse 2:
C
can you see me,
G
Through the glare of the lamp post,
Bb C
Co’s I am walking a tight rope, into the moon,

Chorus 1:
Dm Bb C F
I don’t wanna feel, so different
Dm Bb C F
But I.. don’t wanna be Insignificant,
Dm Bb C G C (with intro riff twice)
And I don’t know how to see the same things different now,

e|—–3–1—-0—————————————–|
B|-1————-3—————————————|
G|———————-3——————————–|
D|——————————————————-| x2
A|——————————————————-|
E|——————————————————-|

Verse 3: (Starts as the second repeat of the riff is ending)
C
Could you see me,
Gm
I am one in a million,
F
I am Icarus falling,
C
Out of the sun,

Verse 4:
C
Could you see me falling the line-up,
Gm
Spot lights and jackknifes,
Bb
Through nights as black as a bedroom,
C
But as white as a lie,

Chorus 2:

Dm Bb C F
I don’t wanna feel, so different
Dm Bb C F
But I.. don’t wanna be Insignificant,
Dm Bb C G C (with intro riff twice)
And I don’t know how to see the same things different now,

e|—–3–1—-0—————————————–|
B|-1————-3—————————————|
G|———————-3——————————–|
D|——————————————————-| x2
A|——————————————————-|
E|——————————————————-|
Middle 8:
Bb
Diving through the dark,
Dm
While the night turns blue,
G
Hey I’m aware of you’re intentions,
Bb C
Co’s I wear my intentions, so clear

Guitar Solo(Play over):
C – Gm – Bb – C x2

Verse 5:
C
If you see me,
Gm
wading through water,
Bb
Ohh come drown in the river,
C
Right in front of the world,

Verse 6:
C Gm
hey you can wash your face in the endless dream of my anger,
Bb
Co’s its as bright as white paper,
C
And as dark as a girl,

Chorus 3:
Dm Bb C F
I don’t wanna feel, so different
Dm Bb C F
But I.. don’t wanna be Insignificant,
Dm Bb C G C
And I don’t know how to see the same things different now,

Chorus 4:

Dm Bb C F
I don’t wanna feel, so different
Dm Bb C F
But I.. don’t wanna be Insignificant,
Dm Bb C G C (with intro riff twice)
And I don’t know how to see the same things different now,

Outro:
C x4
now now now now

Can you see me up on a building
From down on the pavement
Or out in the crowd?
Can you see me
Through the glare of the lamp post?
I’m walking a tightrope into the moon

I don’t want to feel so different
But I don’t want to be insignificant
And I don’t know how to see
The same things different now

Oh, can you see me?
I’m one in a million
I am Icarus falling
Out of the sun
Could you sees me falling
A line of spotlights and jack knifes.
The night is black as a bedroom
And white as a lie

I don’t want to feel so different
But I don’t want to be insignificant
And I don’t know how to see
The same things different now

Driving through the dark while the night turns blue
And you wear your intentions, as I wear my intentions
So clear …

If you see me, wading through water
Oh come drown a river right in front of the world
Hey, you can wash your face and hands in a stream of my anger
It’s as bright as white paper, as dark as a girl

‘Los Angeles’

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No more Boston, no more Nashville, no more Oakland. Oh baby, come on out to the sea …


Tabbed by Nicolas Levy (acade365@hotmail.com)
CAPO 1
INTRO: C – F – C -F
VERSE 1:
C F
dancing like the nights are down in nashville
C F
but i seem to know the ghosts who like to run
G Am G F
i got a call to go to a late night picture show
Am G C F
so i traded in the darkness and i’m already there
C F
i’m already there
D F
and i’m tryin’ to make some friends

Chorus:

Am G F
so if you see that movie star and me
Am G F
if you see my picture in a magazine
Am G F
or if you fall asleep by the bedroom TV
D F
well honey i’m just tryin’ to make some sense
C F C F
outta me

VERSE 2:
C F
I left a lot of ghosts in San Francisco
C F
and now you wanna say you see through me
G Am G F
but what you wanna see ain’t your memories of me
Am G C F
so why you turn around tonight but i’m already there
C F
i’m already there
D F
and i’m just tryin’ to make some friends

Chorus:
Am G F
so if you see that movie star and me
Am G F
you should see my picture in a magazine
Am G F
or if you fall asleep when youre watching TV
D F
well honey i’m just tryin’ to make some sense
Am
Los Angeles

Bridge:

(Am) C G F Am
boston gets cold this time of year
(Am) C G F Am
seems like each day just leaves me numb
(Am) C G F
i gotta get out of here
D F (Hold)
go walking in the sun

Chorus:
Am G F
so if you see that movie star and me
Am G F
you should my picture in a magazine
Am G F
or if you fall asleep by the bedroom TV
D F
but honey i’m just trying to make some sense
D F
honey i’m just trying to make some friends
D F(hold)
well baby i’m not trying to make amends
C F
for coming to Los Angeles
C F
oh Los Angeles

Outro:
C F
no more Boston, no more Nashville, no more Oakland
C F
oh baby come on out to the sea
C
come on take a walk down Sunset with me
F C F
oh we gonna get drunk, find up some skinny girls, and go street walking
C F C F
in Los Angeles!

End on C

Dancing like the nights are down in Nashville
But I seem to know the ghosts who like to run
I got a call to go to a late night picture show
So I traded in the darkness and i’m already glad
I’m already there

And I’m trying to make some friends

So if you see that movie star and me
If you see my picture in a magazine
Or if you fall asleep by the bedroom TV

Well honey i’m just tryin’ to make some sense
Outta me

I left a lot of ghosts in San Francisco
And now you wanna say you see through me
But what you wanna see ain’t your memories of me
So why you turn around tonight
But I’m already there
I’m already there

And I’m just trying to make some friends
So if you see that movie star and me
If you should see my picture in a magazine
Or if you fall asleep while you’re watching TV

Well honey i’m just trying to make some sense
Los Angeles
Boston gets cold this time of year
Seems like each day just leaves me numb
I gotta get out of here
Go walking in the sun

Well if you see that movie star and me
Or if you should see my picture in a magazine
Or if you fall asleep by the bedroom TV

But honey i’m just trying to make some sense
Honey I’m just trying to make some friends
Baby I’m not trying to make amends
For coming to Los Angeles
Oh Los Angeles

No more Boston, no more Nashville, no more Oakland
Oh baby come on out to the sea
Come on take a walk down sunset with me

Oh we gonna get drunk, find us some skinny girls, and go street walking
Street walking baby in Los Angeles!

And man its a really good place to find yourself a taco

‘Hanging Tree’

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I got a pair of wings for my birthday baby and I will fall down through the sun to see you mine …


Tabbed by Nicolas Levy (acade365@hotmail.com)
Capo1, standard tuning

Intro: D – G – C x4

Verse 1:
D G
She brings her friends
C G
so we won’t have to be alone
D G
I fear that I might lose my composure
C
without warning
D G
I am a child of fire, I am a lion
C
I have desires and
D G C
I was born inside the sun this morning

Chorus 1:
D G
This dizzy life of mine
C G
Is hangin’ me up all the time
D G Am
This dizzy life is just a hanging tree
D G
This dizzy life of mine
C G
Is hangin’ me up all the time
D G Am
This dizzy life is just a hanging tree

Verse 2:
D G C G
They say good evening when they don’t know what to say
(G) D C G
And they say good morning when they wish you would go home
D G C G
You open windows and you wait for someone warm to come inside
D G C
and then you freeze to death alone

Chorus 2:
D G
This dizzy life of mine
C G
Is hangin’ me up all the time
D G Am
This dizzy life is just a hanging tree
D G
This dizzy life of mine
C G
Is hangin’ me up all the time
D G Am
This dizzy life is just a hanging tree

Solo:
D – G – C – G x4

Verse 3:
D G C G
She calls the waittress when it’s time for her to go
D G C
I know everyones eventually leaving
D G C G
I got a pair of wings for my birthday
D G C
and I will fall down through the sun this evening

Chorus 3:
D G
This dizzy life of mine
C G
Is hangin’ me up all the time
D G Am
This dizzy life is just a hanging tree
D G
This dizzy life of mine
C G
Is hangin’ me up all the time
D G Am
This dizzy life is just a hanging tree

Outro (Improvise lyrics):
D – G – C – G til end


She brings her friends so we wont have to be alone
Fear I might lose my composure without warning
I am a child of fire I am a lion I have desires
And I was born inside the sun this morning

This dizzy life of mine keeps hanging me up all the time

This dizzy life is just a hanging tree
This dizzy life of mine keeps hanging me up all the time
This dizzy life is just a hanging tree

They say good evening when they dont know what to say
They say good morning when they wish you would go home

You open windows and you wait for someone warm to come inside and then freeze to death alone

This dizzy life of mine keeps hanging me up all the time
This dizzy life is just a hanging tree
This dizzy life of mine keeps hanging me up all the time
This dizzy life is just a hanging tree

She calls a waitress when its time for her to go
And I know everyone is eventually leaving
I got a pair of wings for my birthday baby and I will fall down through the sun to see you mine

This dizzy life of mine keeps hanging me up all the time
This dizzy life is just a hanging tree
This dizzy life of mine keeps hanging me up all the time
This dizzy life is just a hanging tree

For me, for me, for me

‘1492’

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Oh, where do we disappear? Into the silence that surrounds us and then drowns us in the end …


Use barre chords, on the chorus use 5th string roots, on the verse use 6th string roots
position emin).

Bmin
A Russian Jew American Impersonating African
G
Jamaican what I want to be’s and Indian
Emin
Im gonna be a cowboy, in the end I guess I bought a gun
Bmin
Cause it impresses all the little girls I see

And then they all want to sleep with me

Chorus
D
Oh, where do we dissapear

Into the silence that surrounds us
D G
And then drowns us in the end
D E G
Who are these people who impersonate our friends
D E G
Saying come again, come again, come again

Into the dark Italian underground of disco lights and disco sound
And skinny girls who drink champagne
And take me on their knees again
Then pull me up and out the door
Past railway cars and tranny whores
And morning spreading out across the feathered thighs of angels

Oh, where do we disappear?
Into the silence that surrounds us
and then drowns us in the end
Where they try to push you out to keep you in
And say, “Come again, come again, come again…”

In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue
In 1493, came home across the deep blue sea
In 1494, he did it with the girl next door
In 1495, he barely made it out alive
In 1964, these sailors left me at the door
In 1970, some people got their hands on me
Now I’m the king of everything
And I’m the king of nothing
Now I’m the king of everything
I am the king of nothing

Oh, where do we disappear?
Into the silence that surrounds us
And then drowns us in the end
Where all these people who impersonate our friends
Say, “Come again, come again. come again…”

Oh, where do we disappear?
Into the silence that surrounds us
And then drowns us in the end
Where they try to get you out to get you in
And all these people who impersonate our friends
Say, “Come again, come again, come again…”

‘Big Yellow Taxi’ (cover)

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Original by Joni Mitchell

Hey farmer farmer, put away that DDT now. Give me spots on my apples, but leave me the birds and the bees …


Standard Tuning
Capo on first fret
Chords are relative to capo

Not sure about all the lyrics.

Intro: (bass riff in key of G [G#])
G
Cadd9 G
They paved paradise and put up a parking lot
Cadd9 Dsus4 G
With a pink hotel, a boutique and a swinging hot spot
G D
Don’t it always seem to go that you
Am
don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone
C D G
They paved paradise and put up a parking lot

Cadd9 G
They took all the trees and put ’em in a tree museum
Cadd9 Dsus4 G
And they charge the people a dollar and a half to see them
G D
Don’t it always seem to go that you
Am G
don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone
C D G
They paved paradise and put up a parking lot

G
Cadd9 G
Hey farmer, farmer put away your D.D.T.
Cadd9
I don’t care about spots on my apples,
Dsus4 G
leave me the birds and the bees, please
G D
Don’t it always seem to go that you
Am G
don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone
C D G
They paved paradise and put up a parking lot
C D G
They paved paradise and put up a parking lot. Why not?

Solo:
Cadd9 G
f -|———————————————————
C -|——————————————1/3–3–1–0—
G#-|——————————————2/4–4–2–0—
Eb-|———————————————————
Bb-|———————————————————
F -|–0-0-0-0h3-3-0-3–3-0-0-3–3–3–5–5/7—————–

Cadd9 Dsus4 G (harmonics)
f -|———————————————————–
C -|——————————————-(5)——3/5\3–
G#-|——————————————-(5)————-
Eb-|——————————————-(5)————-
Bb-|———————————————————–
F -|—-0-0-0h3-3–3–3-0-0-3–3–3–5–3———————-

Cadd9 G
f -|———————————————————
C -|——————————————1/3–3–1–0—
G#-|——————————————2/4–4–2–0—
Eb-|———————————————————
Bb-|———————————————————
F -|–0-0-0-0h3-3-0-3–3-0-0-3–3–3–5–5/7—————–

Em7 Dsus2 C
f -|–0——0———-0—0——
C -|–3—3——3—3——1——
G#-|–4———-2———-0——
Eb-|–2———-0———-2——
Bb-|————————3——
F -|——————————-

G
Listen late last night I heard the screen door slam
Cadd9 Dsus4 G
And a big yellow taxt took my girl away
G D
Don’t it always seem to go that you
Am G
don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone
C D G
They paved paradise and put up a parking lot

G D
Don’t it always seem to go that you
Am
don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone
C D G
They paved paradise and put up a parking lot. Why not?
C D G
They paved paradise to put up a parking lot
C D G
Paved paradise to put up a parking lot

Outro: (improvise lyrics)
Cadd9 G
Cadd9 G
Cadd9 G
Cadd9 Dsus4 G


They paved paradise
And put up a parking lot
With a pink hotel, a boutique
And a swinging hot spot

Don’t it always seem to go
That you don’t know what you’ve got
Till it’s gone
They paved paradise
And put up a parking lot

They took all the trees
Put ’em in a tree museum
And they charged the people
A dollar and a half just to see ’em

Don’t it always seem to go
That you don’t know what you’ve got
Till it’s gone
They paved paradise
And put up a parking lot

Hey farmer farmer
Put away that DDT now
Give me spots on my apples
But leave me the birds and the bees
Please!

Don’t it always seem to go
That you don’t know what you’ve got
Till it’s gone
They paved paradise
And put up a parking lot

Late last night
I heard the screen door slam
And a big yellow taxi
Took away my old man
Don’t it always seem to go
That you don’t know what you’ve got
Till it’s gone
They paved paradise
And put up a parking lot
They paved paradise
And put up a parking lot