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Jesus Etc.
Wilco
 
Capo 5
 
Chord Guide
        231
Am:   x02210
       12
Em:   022000
      134211
F:    133211
       32 1
C:    x32010
         231
Dm:   xx0231
      3    4
G:    3x0003
       2  1
C/B:  x2x010
        2 1
Am7:  x02010
        4  1
E7/G#:  4x0100
     
 
Strum Guide
Main Strum:
D   X U D U X U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  X = scratch/mute
Chords in parentheses are anticipated (play an 8th note early) like so:
              ∆
D   X U D U X U   U X U D U X U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +   ∆ = Change Chord Here
Chords with –dashes- are played an 8th note late like so:
C         G
          >
D   X U D U   U
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +   > = accent
 
 
Intro:  / Am - - - / Em - - - / x4
 
Am                      Em
     Jesus, don't cry
Am               F
    You can rely on me, honey
C                        Dm                      G
     You can combine anything you want
Am                   Em
       I'll be around
Am                      F
      You were right about the stars,
C         Dm                    G    (F)
   Each one is a setting sun
 
Chorus:
C (½)      C/B (½)    Am7 (½)   E7/G# (½)    
     Tall buildings shake,        voices escape
F                                 C (½)          -G-(½)
  Singing sad, sad songs tuned to chords
     C (½)                   C/B (½)    Am7 (½)       E7/G# (½)
Strum down your cheeks,        bitter    melodies
  F                           C (½)    -G-(½)
Turning your orbit around 
 
Am             Em
      Don't cry
Am                 F
      You can rely on me, honey
C                           Dm                       G
    You can come by any time you want
Am                    Em
     I'll be around
Am                        F
       You were right about the stars,
C          Dm                   G    F
    Each one is a setting sun
 
Chorus
 
Bridge:
F               C
     Voices whine
F                                 C (½)     C/B (½)
    Skyscrapers are scraping together
         F
Your voice is smoking
  C (½)     C/B (½)     Am7 (½)     E7/G# (½)
Last cigarettes, are all you can get
  F                           C (½)    -G-(½)
Turning your orbit around  
 
Am              Em
      Our love
Am               F
      Our Love
C         Dm               G
    Our love is all we have
Am            Em
     Our love
Am                    F
     Our love is all of God's money
C           Dm                    G    F
   Every one is a burning sun 
 
Chorus
 
F                  C
   Voices whine
F                               C (½)       C/B (½)
   Skyscrapers are scraping together
         F
Your voice is smoking
  C (½)     C/B (½)     Am7 (½)     E7/G# (½)
Last cigarettes, are all you can get
  F                             C (½)    C/B (½)
Turning your orbit around  
 
 F                          C (½)           C/B (½)
Last cigarettes are all you can get
  F                            C (½)    C/B (½)
Turning your orbit around 
  F                        Em
Last cigarettes are all you can get
  F                                C (hold)
Turning your orbit around
 

 


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