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 +<​code>​
 +"How I Left the Ministry"​
 +The Extra Lens
 +Undercard
  
-on high e string+Transcribed by Jon A.
  
-5 4 2 0 420 420 420 420+E   - 022100 
 +B   - x24442 
 +A   - x02220 
 +G#m - 466444
  
-E E B A\\ +Intro riffs:
-there was one thing I found that I couldn'​t help thinking +
-as they pried me free with the jaws of life +
-none of this disaster would ever have happened +
-if I had not been driving my neighbor'​s wife+
  
-C#m\\                  ​ +Gtr 1: 
-to the alta loma day's inn where I'd registered us as\\ +E-----------------|-------------------------| 
-A                                   B\\ +B-----------------|-------------------------| 
-a couple with a name I'm sure some other couple somewhere has+G-9---8---6-------|-9-8-6-9-8-6-9-8-6-9-8-6-| 
 +D-------------9---|-------------------------| 
 +A-----------------|-------------------------| 
 +E-----------------|-------------------------|
  
 +Gtr 2:
 +E-----------------|-------------------------|
 +B-(9)-------------|-9-7-5-9-7-5-9-7-5-9-7-5-|
 +G-----------------|-------------------------|
 +D-----------------|-------------------------|
 +A-----------------|-------------------------|
 +E-----------------|-------------------------|
 +(That first note is in parentheses because it isn't played the very first time, only on repeats.)
  
-E        E          B            A\\ +Play three times, then the fourth time end with:
-and the last thing I saw before falling unconscious +
-was your right hand tracing a heart on my thigh +
-and I thought my god what an infantile gesture +
-and I thought my god what an indescribable high+
  
-C#m                     \\ +Gtr 1: 
-the autumn air was sweeter than a slice of wedding cake\\ +E-----------------|-------------------------|-------------------------| 
-A                              ​B\\ +B-----------------|-------------------------|-------------------------| 
-as I overshot the exit and I tried and failed to find the brake+G-9---8---6-------|-9-8-6-8b9r8-6-----------|-1-----------------------| 
 +D-------------9---|-------------------------|-------------------------| 
 +A-----------------|-------------------------|-------------------------| 
 +E-----------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
  
-intro riff and chords until end.+Gtr 2: 
 +E-----------------|-------------------------|-------------------------| 
 +B-9---------------|-12----------------------|-------------------------| 
 +G-----------------|-------------------------|-------------------------| 
 +D-----------------|-------------------------|-------------------------| 
 +A-----------------|-------------------------|-------------------------| 
 +E-----------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
  
-franklin'​s lead parts are mostly either a) clean jangling or  +E 
-b) trebly spindly ​thing with plenty ​of reverb. try playing chord shapes + There was one thing 
-of and in the verse with this trebly sound very high on the fretboard ​ +   ​B ​                         A 
-and sliding them down for that "​vshum"​ noise.+ I found that I couldn'​t help thinking 
 +         E 
 + As they pried me 
 + ​B ​                    A 
 + ​Free ​with the jaws of life 
 +         E                           ​A 
 + None of this disaster would ever have happened 
 +      ​E ​           B                     A 
 + If I had not been driving my neighbor'​s wife
  
 +        G#m
 + To the Alta Loma Days Inn,
 + Where I'd registered us as
 +   A
 + A couple with a name I'm sure
 +      B
 + Some other couple somewhere has
  
 +E    B    A (play twice)
 +
 +And the last thing 
 +I saw before falling unconscious
 +Was your right hand 
 +Tracing a heart on my thigh
 +And I thought my god what an infantile gesture
 +And I thought my god what an indescribable high
 +
 +The autumn air was sweeter ​
 +Than a slice of wedding cake
 +As I overshot the exit and 
 +I tried and failed to find the brake
 +</​code>​
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