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  1. Alice

  2. Everything You Can ThinkTom_Waits-Alice.jpg

  3. Flower's Grave

  4. No One Knows I'm Gone

  5. Kommienezuspadt

  6. Poor Edward

  7. Table Top Joe

  8. Lost In The Harbour

  9. We're All Mad Here

  10. Watch Her Disappear

  11. Reeperbahn

  12. I'm Still Here

  13. Fish & Bird

  14. Barcarolle

  15. Fawn


Alice


Version 1:
 
            Bbm7          C7
It's dreamy weather we're on
               Fm           F7
You waved your crooked wand
         Bbm7                    C7
Along an icy pond, with a frozen moon
            Fm         Bbm7
A murder of silhouette crows, I saw
                    C7
and the tears on my face
                      Bbm7   C7             Fm
And the skates on the pond…      they spell Alice
 
Bbm7                       C7             Fm          F7
I'll disappear in your name, but you must wait for me
           Bbm7                                     C7
Somewhere across the sea there's the wreck of a ship
                  Fm           Bbm7
Your hair is like meadow-grass on the tide
                        C7
And the raindrops on my window,
                  Bbm7   C7
and the ice in my drink
                Bbm7    C7       Fm
Baby, all I can think of     is Alice.
 
Bbm7           C7        Fm                     F7
Arithmetic, arithmetoc,  I turn the hands back on the clock
Bbm7               C7
How does the ocean rock the boat?
Fm                F7
How did the razor find my throat?
Bbm7                  C7
The only strings that hold me here
    Bbm7                  C7
are tangled up around the pier
 
         Bbm7        C7         Fm            F7
And so a secret kiss    brings madness with the bliss
           Bbm7                              C7
and I will think of this when I'm dead in my grave
        Fm                  Bbm7
Set me adrift, and I'm lost     over there
                C7                          Bbm7  C7
And I must be insane, to go skating on your name
                  Bbm7   C7
and by tracing it twice
                    Bbm7  C7     Fm
I fell through the ice        of Alice
 
(Solo)
 
         Bbm7        C7         Fm            F7
And so a secret kiss    brings madness with the bliss
           Bbm7                              C7
and I will think of this when I'm dead in my grave
        Fm                  Bbm7
Set me adrift, and I'm lost     over there
                C7                          Bbm7  C7
And I must be insane, to go skating on your name
                  Bbm7   C7
and by tracing it twice
                    Bbm7  C7     Fm
I fell through the ice        of Alice
Bbm7   C7     Fm
There's only Alice
 
 
 
Tabbed by Leonid Solovyov l_solovyov@yahoo.com
 
             A#m7          C7add13-
  It's dreamy weather we're on
C7              Fm           F7add13-
  You waved your crooked wand
F7          A#m7   A#m            C7
  Along an icy pond with a frozen moon
C9-           Fm         A#madd9 A#m7
  A murder of silhouette crows I saw
         A#m         C7add13-
  And the tears on my face
C7                      A#m7
  And the skates on the pond
Caug         Fm    Fm7
  They spell Alice
 
A#m7                  C7add13-
  I disappear in your name
C7             Fm         F7add13-
  But you must wait for me
F7          A#m7
  Somewhere across the sea
A#m                   C7
  There's a wreck of a ship
C9-                 Fm           A#madd9 A#m7
  Your hair is like meadow grass on the tide
          A#m         C7add13-
  And the raindrops on my window
C7                  A#m7
  And the ice in my drink
C7               A#m7     Caug
  Baby all I can think of
Fm          Fm7
  Is Alice
 
A#m7                C7add13- C7
  Arithmetic arithmetock
Fm                    F7add13- F7
  Turn the hands back on the clock
A#m7                 C7add13- C7
  How does the ocean rock the boat?
Fm                  F7add13- F7
  How did the razor find my throat?
A#m7                    C7
  The only strings that hold me here
              A#m7          Caug
  Are tangled up around the pier
 
           A#m7        C7add13-
  And so a secret kiss
         C7      Fm            F7add13-
  Brings madness with the bliss
F7           A#m7
  And I will think of this
A#m                   C7add13-
  When I'm dead in my grave
C7       Fm             A#m6   A#m7
  Set me adrift and I'm lost over there
                C7add13-
  And I must be insane
C7                      A#m7
  To go skating on your name
C7                  A#m7
  And by tracing it twice
C7                  A#m7
  I fell through the ice
C7   Fm          Fm7
  Of Alice
 
A#m7  C7add13- C7
Fm    F7add13- F7
A#m7  A#m      C7
C9-   Fm   C7add13- C7
A#m7  Caug
 
C7         A#m7       C7add13-
  And so a secret kiss
         C7      Fm            F7add13-
  Brings madness with the bliss
F7           A#m7
  And I will think of this
A#m                   C7add13-
  When I'm dead in my grave
C7       Fm             A#madd9   A#m7
  Set me adrift and I'm lost over there
                C7add13-
  And I must be insane
C7                      A#m7
  To go skating on your name
C7                  A#m7
  And by tracing it twice
C7                  A#m7 A#m6add9/5+
  I fell through the ice
     Fm    A#m7
  Of Alice
         C9-/5+  Fm
  There's only   Alice
 
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Chords:
C7add13-[336353]
F7add13-[131221]
C9-[x32323]
A#madd9[143311]
Caug[032110]
A#m6[x13023]
A#m6add9/5+[235322]
C9-/5+[x32324]
 

Everything You Can Think


Capo 1
B7
 
Em                 B7          Em      B7
Everything you can think of is true
  Em       D         B7
Before the ocean was blue
                             Em
You were lost in a flood run red with your blood's
  D               B7
Nigerian skeleton crew
Em                 B7          Em      B7
everything you can think of is true
    Em        D            B7
the dish ran away with the spoon
                                Em
dig deep in your heart for that little red glow
      D              B7
we're de - composing as we go
 
(Musical Interlude)*
 
     Em            B7          Em      B7
everything you can think of is true
     Em         D         B7
and fishes make wishes on you
                          Em
we're fighting our way up dreamland's spine
     D                B7
With red flamingos, expensive wine
 
      Em           B7          Em      B7
everything you can think of is true
     Em       D           B7
the baby's asleep in your shoe
 
                              Em
your teeth are buildings with yellow doors
     D                  B7
your eyes are fish on a creamy shore
 
 
 
e|------------------------|
B|------------------------|
G|------------------------|
D|------------------------|
A|---3-2-1-0--------------|
E|-----------4-3-2-3-4----|

Flower's Grave


            C#                           F#
Someday the silver moon and I will go to dreamland
       Ab                                 C#
I will close my eyes and wake up there in dreamland
                         F            Bbm
And Tell me who will put flowers on a flower's grave?
F#             Ab
Who will say a prayer?
 
       C#                         F#
Will I meet a China rose there in dreamland?
        Ab                   C#
Or does love lie bleeding in dreamland?
               C#/C        F#
Are these days forever and always?
 
                 C#
 
And if we are to die tonight
           Ab           C#   C#7
Is there a moonlight up ahead?
    F#           C#
And if we are to die tonight
        Ab         C#
Another rose will bloom
 
      F#    C#
For a faded rose
               F           F#
Will I be the one that you save?
  F#           F#m
I love when it showers
    C#          F#
But no one puts flowers
C#   Ab       C#
On a flower's grave
 
       F#              C#
As one rose blooms and another will die
     Ab               C#  C#7
It's always been that way
  F#           F#m
I remember the showers
    C#          F#
But no one puts flowers
C#   Ab       C#
On a flower's grave
 
    F#           C#
And if we are to die tonight
           Ab           C#    C#7
Is there a moonlight up ahead?
  F#           F#m
I remember the showers
    C#          F#
But no one puts flowers
C#   Ab       C#
On a flower's grave

No One Know's I'm Gone


   B       F#       G#m     D#m     B      A#         D#m
E|-11--11---------|---------------|-----------------|----------|
B|---------14-----|-12--14--11----|-8--11--10--8h10-|-8--------|
G|-------------11-|---------------|-----------------|----------|
D|----------------|---------------|-----------------|----------|
A|----------------|---------------|-----------------|----------|
E|----------------|---------------|-----------------|----------|
 
 
D#m            C
Hell above and heaven below
D#m               C
All the trees are gone
    Bb         F      C      D#m
The rain makes such a lovely sound
   Bb            C        A7    D#m
To those who are six feet under ground
    Bb          C    A7    D#m
The leaves will bury every year
    Bb     A7        D#m
And no one knows I'm gone
 
Live me gold and tell me dark
Hide from Graveyard John
The moon is full here every night
And I can bathe here in his light
The leaves will bury every year
And no one knows I'm gone
 
Version 2:
 
Tabbed by flatwound
http://profile.ultimate-guitar.com/flatwound
 
 ** CAPO 1st FRET **
 
  Dm = XX0231, Bb = X12221, Fm = 133111, Cmaj/E = X35553,
 
 
   Dm              C             Dm                 C
  Hell above and Heaven below,   All the trees are gone
       Bb         Fm    Cmaj/E   F         Bb         Cmaj/E      A     Dm
  The rain makes such a lovely sound, And those who are six feet underground
        Bb       Cmaj/E  A    Dm        Bb       A        Dm
  The leaves will bury every year,  And no one knows I'm gone
 
 
   Dm               C                Dm                   C
  Live me golden,  Tell me dark,    Hide from graveyard John
       Bb      Fm       Cmaj/E  F        Bb    Cmaj/E      A       Dm
  The moon is full here every night,  And I can bathe here in his light
        Bb        Cmaj/E   A    Dm        Bb       A        Dm       Dm
  The leaves will  bury  every year,  And no one knows I'm gone

Kommienezuspadt


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Poor Edward


Poor Edward by Tom Waits
Transcribed by Johan Jeppsson
 
Standard tuning
Capo on 1st fret
 
Tom sings this ridicously low. If you want to transpose it, you could use this table:
Em -> Am
B7 -> E7
Am -> Dm
E  -> A
 
 
        Em                  B7
Did you hear the news about Edward?
 
 
       Em          Am
On the back of his head
B7     Em
he had another face
E        Am
Was it a woman's face
           B7
or a young girl?
 
 
             Em              Am
They said to remove it would kill him
                   B7
So poor Edward was doomed
 
 
                Em       Am
That face could laugh and cry
B7         Em
It was his devil twin
E            Am
At night she spoke to him
                     B7
Things heard only in hell
 
 
          Em            Am
They were impossible to separate
                     B7
Chained together for life
 
 
            Em              Am
Finally the bell tolled his doom
B7        Em
He took a suite of rooms
E        Am
And hung himself and her
                 B7
from the balcony irons
 
 
           Em             Am
Some still believe he was freed from her
                   B7
But I knew her too well
          Em           Am
I say she drove him to suicide
                        B7
And took poor Edward to hell
 
 
(It's nice to disolve the dominant (B7) with the tonic (Em) here at the end)

Table Top Joe


|Eb| - |Eb| - |Eb| - |Eb|
|Bb7| - |Bb7| - |Eb| - |Eb|
 
         Eb
Well, my mama didn't want me
 
on the day I was born
      Bb7
I was born without a body
                  Eb
I got nothing but scorn
 
But I always loved music
 
all I had was my hands
                 Bb7
I dreamed I'd be famous
                    Eb
and I'd work at The Sands
 
                  Eb
Singing Tabletop Joe, Table top Joe
                  Bb7
Now everyone will know
                   Eb
that I'm Table top Joe
 
I had trouble with the pedals
but I had a strong left hand
I could play Stravinsky
on a baby grand
I said, I'm gonna join the circus
'cause that's where I belong'
So I went to Coney Island
I was singing this song
 
Tabletop Joe, Table top Joe
Now everyone knows
Yeah, I'm Table top Joe
 
     Ab
They gave me top billing
                 Eb
in the Dreamland show
             F
I had my own orchestra
                   Bb7
starring Table top Joe
                      Eb
And the man without a body
 
proved everyone wrong
                     Bb7
I was rich and I was famous
                Eb
I was where I belonged
 
Tabletop Joe, Table top Joe
Now everyone knows
Table top Joe
 
Take it home, boy

Lost in the Harbour


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We're All Mad Here


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Watch Her Disappear


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Reeperbahn


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I'm Still Here


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Fish & Bird


Chords by: Acoutic Chris
Email: mortykid@hotmail.co.uk
 
Tuning: Standard
 
    D    A7   G   Dsus4 Dsus2 D7   E7
 
e|--2----0----3----3----0----2----0------------|
B|--3----2----3----3----3----1----0------------|
G|--2----0----0----2----2----2----1------------|
D|--0----2----0----0----0----0----0------------|
A|--0----0----2----0----0----0----2------------|
E|--0----0----3----0----0----0----0------------|
 
 
 Verse
-------
 
       D       A7             D
They bought a round for the sailor
 
           G        A7
and they heard his tale
 
      Dsus4-D-Dsus2-Dsus4-D   G
of a world that was so far away
 
       A7              D     G
and a song that we'd never heard
 
   A7         D     G
a song of a little bird
 
              A7          D
that fell in love with a whale
 
Verse
-----
                      A7          D
He said, 'You cannot live in the ocean
 
         G       A7
and she said to him
 
    Dsus4-D-Dsus2-Dsus4-D   G
you never can live in the sky
 
         A7        D          G
but the ocean is filled with tears
 
         A7        D      G
and the sea turns into a mirror
 
           A7           D              G
there's a whale in the moon when it's clear
       A7          D
and a bird on the tide
 
chorus
------
  D     D7    G
Please don't cry
 
       E7   G    A7
let me dry your eyes
 
Verse
-----
    D       A7            D
so tell me that you will wait for me
 
        G        A7
hold me in your arms
 
   Dsus4-D-Dsus2-Dsus4-D   G
I promise we never will part
 
      A7         D           G
I'll never sail back to the time
 
           A7     D             G
but I'll always pretend you're mine
 
          A7           D         G
though I know that we both must part
 
         A7         D
you can live in my heart
 
chorus
------
  D     D7    G
Please don't cry
 
       E7   G    A7
let me dry your eyes
 
Verse
-----
     D       A7            D
and tell me that you will wait for me
 
        G        A7
hold me in your arms
 
   Dsus4-D-Dsus2-Dsus4-D   G
I promise we never will part
 
      A7         D           G
I'll never sail back to the time
 
          A7       D                 G
but I'll always pretend that you're mine
 
   A7           D         G
I know that we both must part
 
         A7         D
you can live in my heart

Barcarolle


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Fawn


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