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Big Black Car Guitar Tab

‣ Gregory Alan Isakov
Capo:3rd fret

Big Black Car by Gregory Alan Isakov
 
Album: This Empty Northern Hemisphere
Tabbed by zmdeez    theacousticstyles@gmail.com
 
 
Capo 3
 
[Intro]
 
Middle finger on the B string, reach and play
the bass notes on the 6th string with your
pinky for the 3(G) and index for the 1(F) and
the 0h2 played with ring. ~~~~means hold note
 
e|--------------------------------------------|
B|------1----------1--------1----1----1----1--|
G|----0----------0---0--------0h2--0h2--0h2---|
D|----------------------2---------------------|
A|--0-----------------------------------------|
E|----------3-------------1-------------------|
 
 
e|-----------------------------0~~~~~~--------|
B|------1----------1---------1--------1-------|
G|----0---0------0---0-----0------------0-----|
D|--------------------------------------------|
A|--0-----------------------------------------|
E|------------3----------1--------------------|
 
 
[Verse 1]
 
e|--------------------------------------------|
B|------1----------1---------1----------------|
G|----0---0------0---0-----0---0-----0----0---| x4
D|--------------------------------------------|
A|--0------------------------------3----2-----|
E|------------3----------1--------------------|
 
You were a phonograph, I was a kid
I sat with an ear close, just listening
I was there when the rain tapped her way down your face
You were a miracle, I was just holdin' your space
 
end of verse transition...
 
e|--------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------|
G|----0-----0---0---0---0---0---0---0---------| x2
D|------0h2-----------------------------------|
A|--0---------3---0-------0---3---0-----------|
E|--------------------3-----------------------|
 
 
[Verse 2]
 
e|--------------------------------------------|
B|------1----------1---------1----------------|
G|----0---0------0---0-----0---0-----0----0---| x4
D|--------------------------------------------|
A|--0------------------------------3----2-----|
E|------------3----------1--------------------|
 
Well, time has a way of throwing it all in your face
The past, she is haunted, the future is laced
Heartbreak, ya know, drives a big black car
Swear I was in the back seat, just minding my own
 
End of verse transition...
 
e|--------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------|
G|----0-----0---0---0---0---0---0---0---------| x2
D|------0h2-----------------------------------|
A|--0---------3---0-------0---3---0-----------|
E|--------------------3-----------------------|
 
 
[Chorus]
 
(For the chorus I just use a random picking pattern
that keeps with the beat using the chords G C Am and D)
 
G                                               C
And through the glass, the corn crows come like rain
            G                Am
They won't stay, they won't stay
Em          C
for too long now
              G           Am
This could be all that we know...
    D
of love and all
 
 
[Verse 3]
 
e|--------------------------------------------|
B|------1----------1---------1----------------|
G|----0---0------0---0-----0---0-----0----0---| x4
D|--------------------------------------------|
A|--0------------------------------3----2-----|
E|------------3----------1--------------------|
 
Well, you were a dancer and I was a rag
The song in my head, it was all that I had
Hope was a letter I never could send
Well, love was a country we couldn't defend
 
Pick around on the Am here for a moment before last chorus...
 
G                      Am                 C          G
And through the carnival we watch them go round and round
               Am              C                G
All we knew of home was just a sunset and some clouds, ohhhhhhh
 
 
[Verse 4]
 
e|--------------------------------------------|
B|------1----------1---------1----------------|
G|----0---0------0---0-----0---0-----0----0---| x4
D|--------------------------------------------|
A|--0------------------------------3----2-----|
E|------------3----------1--------------------|
 
Well, you were a magazine, I was a plain jane
Just walking the sidewalks all covered in rain
Love to just get into some of your stories
Me and all of my plain jane glory
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