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/ Nirvana / MTV Unplugged In New York (1994) / The Man Who Sold The World guitar tab

Nirvana (Unplugged in New York)

THE MAN WHO SOLD THE WORLD - (two versions) tabbed by Kitch 
                             and Ricardo Contreras 


David Bowie/Nirvana===Key:F===Tempo:113===

    Riff
    F           G       F2
e:----------------------------------|
B:----------------------------------|
G:--2-----2-2---0-------2h3p2---0---|
D:----------------------------------|
A:----------------------------------|
E:----------------------------------|
    1   .   2   .   3   .   4   .


    Pattern 1                  Pattern 2
    C                          F
e:--------------------------|--------------------------|
B:-----------------------1--|--------------------------|
G:--------------0--2--3-----|--------------------------|
D:-----0--2--3--------------|-----------------0--2--3--|
A:--3-----------------------|--------0--1--3-----------|
E:--------------------------|--1--3--------------------|
    1  .  2  .  3  .  4  .     1  .  2  .  3  .  4  .



F         G    F   |F         G    F   |F         G    F   |F
G    F   
[riff]             [riff]              [riff]              [riff]
   
F         G    F   |F         G    F   |Dm                 |F

[riff]             [riff]               [tacet]           We passed
along the
   
A                  |A                  |Dm                 |F

stairs                 spoke of was and when               Altho' I
wasn't
   
A                  |A                  |F/c                |F/c

there                 he said I was his friend             which came
as a
   
C                  |C                  |A                  |A  [2
beats only!]
surprise               I spoke into his eyes                 I thought
you

Dm                 |Dm                 |C    C/e  C/g  C/bb|F    F/a
F/c  F/e 
died alone            a long long time ago   [patterns 1 & 2]
oh...
   
C    C/e  C/g  C/bb|F    F/a  F/c  F/e |C#                 |F    F/a
F/c  F/e 
no              not me                    we never lost control,
you're
   
C    C/e  C/g  C/bb|F    F/a  F/c  F/e |C#                 |F
G    F   
face            to face            with the man who sold the world....
[riff]
   
F         G    F   |F         G    F   |F         G    F   |F
G    F   
[riff]             [riff]              [riff]              [riff]
   
F         G    F   |Dm                 |F                  |A

[riff]              [tacet]         I laughed and shook his hand

A                  |Dm                 |Dm                 |A

and made my way back home           I searched for form and land

A                  |F/c                |F/c                |C/g

for years & years I roamed                 I gazed a gazely stare

C/g                |A                  |A  [2 beats only]  |Dm

way more than a million years,            I must have died alone a

Dm                 |C    C/e  C/g  C/bb|F    F/a  F/c  F/e |C    C/e
C/g  C/bb
long long      time ago  [patterns 1 & 2]               Who knows?
not

F    F/a  F/c  F/e |C#                 |F    F/a  F/c  F/e |C    C/e
C/g  C/bb
me,                   I never lost control,          you're face
to

F    F/a  F/c  F/e |C#                 |F         G    F   |F
G    F   
face,           with the man who sold the world... [riff]   [riff]

F         G    F   |F         G    F   |C    C/e  C/g  C/bb|F    F/a
F/c  F/e 
[riff]             [riff]           Who knows?          not me,
we

C#                 |F    F/a  F/c  F/e |C    C/e  C/g  C/bb|F    F/a
F/c  F/e 
never lost control               you're face             to face
with

C#                 |F         G    F   |F         G    F   |F
G    F   
the man who sold the world.. [riff]     [riff]              [riff]

F         G    F   |F         G    F   |F         G    F   |F
G    F   
[riff]             [riff]              [riff]              [riff]

F         G    F   |A                  |A                  |F
G    F   
[riff] [slide up to and hold an "e"]                       [riff]

F         G    F   |F                  |F                  |A
Dm       
[riff]
[/f......................................\e......\d.....

Dm                 |A                  |A                  |F
G    F   
{d}................/e........................]             [riff]

F         G    F   |F/c                |F/c                |A
Dm       
[riff]
[/f....................................\e.......\d....

Dm                 |A                  |A                  |F
G    F   
{d}................/e............................]         [riff]

F         G    F   |F                  |
[riff]             [end]

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al589181@campus.cegs.itesm.mx (Ricardo Contreras)

Words and music by David Bowie
As recorded by Nirvana in the album "Unplugged in New York"

Rif 1:                                                  Fig. 2
=46ig.3
        e-------------------------              e-----     e---
        b-------------------------              b-----     b--0
        g--2-2-2-0---2s0s2-0-                   g--2--     g--0
        d-------------------------              d-----     d---
        a-------------------------              a-----     a---
        e-------------------------              e-----     e---

In the Intro. Rif 1 repeats 6 times and ends in th fig. 2.
The Intro folows this progresion of chords: G,F,Fsus2,F,G,F,Fsus2,F,G,Dm
=46ig. 3 is the preparation to for the lead guitar to start with the"A" chor=
d.

Verse 1:
                             A
        We passed upon the stairs
                          Dm
        spoke of was and when
                           A
        Although I wasn=B4t there
                           F/C
        He said I was his friend
                           C/G
        which came as a surprise
                          A
        I spoke into his eyes
                           Dm
        I thought you died alone
                          C
        a long long time ago.
Chorus:
   e-------------------------------------------------
   b-------------------------------------------------
   g------------2-3-5--------------------------------
   d------2-3-5----------------------0-2-3-------3---
   a--3-5----------------------0-1-3---------4-4---4-
   e-----------------------1-3-----------------------
oh no                not me               we never lost..

   e--------------------------------------------------------------
   b--------------------------------------------------------------
   g-----------------------------------2-3-5----------------------
   d-------------0-2-3-----------2-3-5----------------------1-2-3-
   a-------0-1-3-------------3-5----------------------0-1-3-------
   e---1-3----------------------------------------1-3-------------

control          you=B4re face              to face

   e------------------------------
   b--------------6------------0--
   g-------6-6-x--6-----6---6--0--
   d-------6-6-x--6-----6---6-----
   a-------4-4-x--4-----4---4-----
   e------------------------------

    with the man who sold the world

Then go back to rif 1 and play it four times, the first time after playing
the chorus go to verse 2, the second time play again the chorus then go to
the "Outro".

Verse 2:
                                 A
        I laughed and shook his hand
                             Dm
        and may my way back home
                                  A
        I searched for form and land
                                F/C
        for years and years I roamed
                           C/G
        I glazed a gazely stare

        (At the millions here)
      A                     Dm
        I must have died a lone
                          C
        a long long time ago

Chorus


Outro: (from rif 1)

e-------------------------------------------------------------
b-------------------------------------------------------------
g--2s8-9-10s9---9--9-9-9s2-2-2-0-2s3s2-0-2-2-2s10-10-10--10---
d-------------------------------------------------------------
a-------------------------------------------------------------
e-------------------------------------------------------------

e-------------------------------------------------------------
b-------------------------------------------------------------
g--10--10-10--10s9-9-9s7-7--7--7--7-7--7-7--7s9-9-9-9-9-9-9---
d-------------------------------------------------------------
a-------------------------------------------------------------
e-------------------------------------------------------------

e---------------------------------------------------------------------------
b---------------------------------------------------------------------------
g--9s2--2-2-2-0-2s3s2-0-2-2-2-0-2s10-10-10--10-10-10--10--10-10-10s9-9-9s7-7---7-7-
d----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
a----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
e----------------------------------------------------------------------------------

e----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
b---------------------------------------------------------------------------------0
g-7-7-7---7-7--7-7s8s9-9-9---9-9-9--9-9--9-9--9-9s2-2-2-2-0-2s3s2-0-2-2-2-0-2s3s2-0
d----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
a----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
e----------------------------------------------------------------------------------

e--------
b--------
g--2-----
d--------
a--------
e--------

Coments to the e-mail: al589181@campus.cegs.itesm.mx (please write) all
coments welcomed.Tab done by Ricardo Contreras.


Nirvana albums
1994 MTV Unplugged In New York
1993 In Utero
1992 Incesticide
1991 Nevermind
1989 Bleach
MTV Unplugged In New York tabs
01About A Girl tabbass tab
02Come As You Are tabbass tab
03Jesus Doesn't Want Me For A Sunbeam tabbass tab
04The Man Who Sold The World tabbass tab
05Pennyroyal Tea tabbass tab
06Dumb tabbass tab
07Polly tabbass tab
08On A Plain tabbass tab
09Something In The Way tabbass tab
10Plateau tabbass tab
11Oh Me tabbass tab
12Lake Of Fire tabbass tab
13All Apologies tabbass tab
14Where Did You Sleep Last Night tabbass tab

 

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