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Medicine Hat

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Gramophone (Son Volt)

From: "Okemah and the Melody of Riot" (2005 - Transmit Sound/Legacy)
Posted and transcribed by Kyle Kersten (TravelbySea)


C slide to Dadd9sus4 2x

G D 2x

[G]Three generat[D]ions can't be [G]wrong
roll around [D]roll around with their favorite songs
[G]vinyl disc with [D]power to hypnotize[G]
visions of [D]blues and jump and [C]jive

[Dadd9sus4]colors in sound jump [C]out
[Dadd9sus4]sitting by the
[G]gramophone
[D]same as [G]stoned[D]
if it [Am7]warms the [A/D]soul takes the [Em7]strain away
from an ice cold [Dadd9sus4]brain

C Dadd9sus4
C Dadd9sus4
G D G D
Am7 Em Dadd9sus4

hillbilly vein 12 bar time
juke joints and honky tonks collide
sing the burdens the hardships of life
legends through sound survive

[Dadd9sus4]colors in sound jump [C]out
[Dadd9sus4]sitting by the
[G]gramophone
[D]same as [G]stoned[D]
if its [Am7]warms the [A/D]soul takes the [Em7]strain away
from an ice cold [Dadd9sus4]brain

solo

End on G

NOTES:

Lick on D chord
|--------|
|--------|
|-----0--|
|--0h2---|
|--------|
|--------|

Dadd9sus4 (slide the C up two frets)
|-0--|
|-3--|
|-0--|
|-4--|
|-5--|
|----|

A/D (not sure of this chord name - slide the Am up two frets)
|-5--|
|-3--|
|-0--|
|-4--|
|-0--|
|----|

 

 

Medicine Hat (Son Volt)

From: "Wide Swing Tremolo" (1998 - Warner Bros.)
Posted and transcribed by Dan Mills (KnobTwister)

Capo 3rd Intro: 

[G, G/F#, G/Em (walkdown)][D][A] (x2)
[D]There will be droughts and [G]days inundated. [Em]Unveilings free from [A]saturation
[Bm]Departures raised with [G]no masquerading. [D]There will be teachers that [G]die by their own hand
[Em]Pundits that push head[A]long for atonement [Bm]Friends and followers [G]devoted to living.
[D]There will be watchers that [G]plot from in confines [Em]And those committed to [A]society's circles
[Em]Unwary cogs with no [A]cadence or virtue. [Bm]There will be right, there will be wrong.[G]

CH
G(walk down F# Em) D A
Drop of the hat and it's already started
G G/F# Em D
Just like that and the deed is done
G G/F# Em D A
What I'd give for the hat to be medicine
G G/F# Em D A
The time is now to be on the run.

[D]There will be machi[G]nations unforeseen [Em]Sleepwalking [A]sense from a bad dream
[Bm]No promenade [G]walk in the parkway. [D]There will be catchwords[G]filled with infection
[Em]circulars to [A]prop up occasion [Bm]A golden mean to [G]guide the footsteps.
[D]There will be levels on [G]high hills that appraise [Em]there will be unchanging [A]certainties
[Em]barometers that [A]follow the stampede. [Bm]There will be right, there will be [G]wrong.

CH
Solo:[D][G][Em][A][Bm][G]([G][D][A]x2)

[D]There will be signposts of [G]indication [Em]Semephore ghost [A]signs and warnings
[Bm]Hailstone halos and [G]country blues wailings. [D]There will be strains that[G] break out of straight time
[Em]But paid with grace,[A] taking roads to the same place [Bm]With consequence to [G]repay what's been given.
[D]There will be layers of [G]means to an end [Em]drawn out days[A]before resolution
[Em]dregs will rain down [A]from all directions. [Bm]There will be right, there will be [G]wrong.

Chorus
[G][D][A] (x4) [A][D]