VdGG - The Liquidator (tabs and chords)



The Liquidator (Hammill)
1992 The Magnum Music Group  
 

Intro

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e --2------1(B)-|--2------4 \(2)-|----------------|----------------|----------------|

 

Slow piano riff

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d -----4---6------|----------------|-3---6----------|-------------8--|\4--------------|

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g ----------------|-----8-------3--|----------------|----------------|-3--------------|

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a ----6-----------|-----9---8---4--|----------------|-8--------------|-6--------------|

e ----------------|-----7---6---2--|----------------|-6--------------|-4--------------|

 

                    Jackson sax (medium tempo)

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g -3--------------|---------3------|-6---3----------|---------3------|-6---8---6------|

d -6--------------|-4---6-------6--|---------6---4--|-3---6-------6--|-------------8--|

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a ----------------|----------------|---------9---8--|-6--------------|\9---------9-8-6|

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                                     Jackson sax (quick tempo)  

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                                                                          I read the
news                                    in a paper

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g -3--------------|-3--------------|-----3---6-3----|-----3---6-8-6--|----------------|

d -4--------------|-4--------------|-4-6---6-----6-4|-3-6---6-------8|-6-8-6-4--------|

a -4--------------|-4--------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

e -2--------------|-2--------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

 

 

B     Bbm          F#              Bbm                                     Ab
no flowers, please, donations to charity
F#               Fm                                      Eb

  like the N.S.P.C.V.d.G.G. 

B   Bbm          Ab                                                B               B           Bbm   Ab         F#
                 yeh, send the money to Guy and Hugh, David and me.
              Ab      Bbm              Eb
It's a joke, there is no hope left,                   
                                    C#
oh, whoever might disagree.
B                       Bbm         
Tell me juicy rumours,
B                       Bbm         
dish me the dirt,
B                       Bbm                    Ab                  F#
go on and rip the back right off my shirt.
F#                           
Tell me how I hate Hugh Banton,
E
tell us that the bank account is zero
Eb
and that anyway there's non-one left to play to...
D                  C#               Eb             Fm   F#
oh, well, there you go.

 

(organ solo)

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b ----------------------------------------------------------|

g --------11-11p9--11--11-11p9---------11-11p9--11--11-11p9-|

d --------11-11p9--11--11-11p9---------11-11p9--11--11-11p9-|

a ---7-9--------------------------7-9-----------------------|

e -9----------------------------9---------------------------|



e ------------------------------------------------|

b ------------------------------------------------|

g ------------------------------------------------|

d --------9-9p7--9--9-9p7---------7-7p5--7--7-7p5-|

a ---7----9-9p7--9--9-9p7----7----7-7p5--7--7-7p5-|

e -9---7-------------------9---5------------------|

 

 

Are we ever going to get this act together on time?
It's been totally screwed up and I really just don't know.
Is there any way of keeping a clean feed line?
It's out of the question when the
triple distortion booster's blown.
         
"Jackson, please!"
"What's the matter, man?"
"You're freaking me out, you know."
         
Only playing happy families,
maybe playing different tunes,
always playing too hard, too fast, too soon.
         
Waiting for our fate to take us,
waiting for the liquidator,
can't be cut off by the paper
in the middle of a show.
         
Waiting for our fate to take us,
waiting for the liquidator,
the only news is bad news 
and the only story's breaking up
or carrying on.
         
Waiting, waiting, waiting, waiting...
carrying on.


Notes:
The chords are best played as power chords and also good for bass.
Timing on tab is probably off and minor and major chords might be wrong. 
Play what sounds best.

Musicians:  
Peter Hammill - vocals, guitars, keyboards
Guy Evans - drums
Hugh Banton - organ, bass pedals and guitar
David Jackson - saxes, flutes
 
Produced by Nigel Molden
Recorded at Rockfield 
1992 The Magnum Music Group  


As a relative amateur in the tabing business, these are riddled with faults.
If anyone feels the need to make corrections please go ahead. If you wish 
to post these on another site please feel free to do so, no credit is needed. 

Sean, man_erg@cgocable.ca




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