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Date: Wed, 5 Nov 1997 20:05:47 -0500 (EST)
From: EMalm1@aol.com
Cc: guitar@olga.net
Subject: Tab: Big Head Todd and the Monsters: Monument in Green

Big Head Todd and the Monsters
Monument in Green
>From the album Midnight Radio
Words and Music by Todd Park Mohr
Transcribed by Eric Malm

C7 (x32310@1)C (x32010@1) C7 (x32310@1) C (x32010@1) F9maj7

C7 (x32310@1)                          CWell (x32010@1)I rode the green across this country.
C7 (x32310@1)                    CHorses (x32010@1)lived and died to take me
F9Men (101011@1)I killed to help me get there, further west I died to take me.
C7 (x32310@1)                             CBlackened (x32010@1)face and dirty laundry.
C7 (x32310@1)                    CMany (x32010@1)days since I have eaten.
F9Found (101011@1)myself a family.

Broke my back so I could feed them.

C7 (x32310@1)             C (x32010@1)           C7 (x32310@1)             CHigh (x32010@1)in the wind.
F9Standing (101011@1)in the sun.
                   C7 (x32310@1)                   C (x32010@1)             C7 (x32310@1)           CWe're (x32010@1)gonna' raise up the heavens.
F9With (101011@1)a shovel and a gun.
AmI (x02210@1)was so much younger then.
CI (x32010@1)would never ever listen.
AmI (x02210@1)am so much older now.
CI (x32010@1)thought that things would end up different.
Am (x02210@1)    GFarewell, (320003@1)lover in green.

C7 (x32310@1)                CElizabeth (x32010@1)she is my lady.
C7 (x32310@1)                           CSays (x32010@1)the prayers and does the learnin'.
F9Waking (101011@1)up all the children.

Making love in early morning.
C7 (x32310@1)                        CWe (x32010@1)took to building up the cities.
C7 (x32310@1)                            CWe (x32010@1)built the churches in our cities.
F9Happy (101011@1)in the green country.

And in the green they buried me.


Am (x02210@1)         C (x32010@1)                  Am (x02210@1)          COh. (x32010@1)She sang hymns that made me cry.
Am (x02210@1)         COh. (x32010@1)She danced so tender.
Am (x02210@1)   C (x32010@1)                GAs (320003@1)I held you in the green.
*Bridge ends with a flurry of notes I do not know.
C7 (x32310@1)                C (x32010@1)           C7 (x32310@1)            CWell (x32010@1)I'm dead now.
                                         F9My (101011@1)wife Elizabeth is at my side.
                                      C7 (x32310@1)           C (x32010@1)           C7 (x32310@1)         CI've (x32010@1)got children all around me.
                           F9I've (101011@1)got grandchildren.
               C7 (x32310@1)              C (x32010@1)             C7 (x32310@1)              CI've (x32010@1)got great grandchildren.
                      F9I've (101011@1)got great great grandchildren.
                                      C7 (x32310@1)           C (x32010@1)            C7 (x32310@1)           CToo (x32010@1)many for me to remember.
                                   F9Maybe (101011@1)one of them is you?


-chords-   C (x32010@1)   C7 (x32310@1)  F9 (101011@1)  G (320003@1)   Am (x02210@1)              0      0      0      3      0
               3      3      0      2      0
               2      2      3      0      2
               0      0      2      0      2
               1      3      1      3      1
               0      0      3      3      0

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