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"Going to Lebanon"
The Mountain Goats
Zopilote Machine

Transcribed by Jon A.

Tune down 1/2 step (low to high: Eb/Ab/Db/Gb/Bb/Eb).

D:      xx0232
G6:     320000
Asus4:  x02230
G:      320033
Bb6:    650066
Cadd2:  870088
Dadd4:  10 9 0 0 10 10 (Doublespaced for clarity - low to high, that's 10th fret, 9th fret, open, open, 10th fret, 10th fret.)


Riff 1:

Eb|-0-----------0-----------0-----------
Bb|-3-----------5-----------7-----------
Gb|-0-----------0-----------0-----------
Db|-------------------------------------
Ab|-------------------------------------
Eb|-------------------------------------
    1 e + a 2 e + a 3 e + a 4 e + a

Riff 2:

Eb|-0-----------0-------0---0-----------
Bb|-3-----------5-------7---8-----------
Gb|-0-----------0-------0---0-----------
Db|-------------------------------------
Ab|-------------------------------------
Eb|-------------------------------------
    1 e + a 2 e + a 3 e + a 4 e + a

Intro: D  G6 Riff 1 (twice)

D 
  I saw your arms hanging at your side
G6                       Riff 1
  Nowhere to run to, baby, nowhere to hide
D
  Saw you moving real slow
G6                 Riff 1
  Nowhere to run to, nowhere to go
D                   Asus4
  I heard the wind blow
G
  I saw your sash come untied
             Bb6* Cadd2*        D
  Blue water,            white sky

(*Note: I think these two chords (Bb6 and Cadd2) might be an accident - every other time through the chorus, John plays Cadd2 and Dadd4.)

D
  Up in the cedars, we were too far away
           G6                Riff 1
  For the radio to tell us the time of day
                D
  But there was moisture in the air
            
  I heard the city call
G6
  They can go on burning
Riff 1
  To hell with them all
D               Asus4
  Your liquid movements
G
  The water rushing by
             Cadd2  Dadd4         D
  Blue water,              white sky

D      G6     Riff 2 (twice)

D
  World's surface was as smooth as glass
           G6                        Riff 1
  And we saw the hour coming and we didn't let it pass
              D
  I heard you say my name twice through your teeth
       G6                      Riff 1
  I saw you coming down to me, I was underneath
D
  It's been coming for some time
Asus4
  You close your eyes
G            Cadd2  Dadd4         D
  Blue water,              white sky

  I heard the wind blow
Asus4
  I saw your sash come untied
G            Cadd2  Dadd4         D
  Blue water,              white sky

D      G6     Riff 2 (twice)
D      Asus4   G
G      Cadd2   Dadd4
D 
(applause!)
tabs/going_to_lebanon.txt · Last modified: 2013/01/19 08:54 by theamazombie