• Song:

    Between The Wars

  • Artist:

    Billy Bragg

  • Album:

    1987-03-07: Victoria Un...

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Date: 13 Mar 1998 15:36:06 Z
From: "Boulton, Nic" 
Subject: TAB:/b/bragg_billy/between_the_wars.tab

On the single (AGOEP1) and the CD version of Life's a Riot, but this is
tabbed from a live arrangement. Play these chord shapes with a capo at
the 5th fret to be in key (C) with the recording.

  G (320003@1)   Am (x02210@1) C (x32010@1)   (G)        D (xx0232@1)    Em (022000@1)     C (x32010@1)name="chord_xx0232@1">D  G (320003@1)  Ce (x32010@1)-------------------------------2*-------------(2)----------------------|
B ---------1----1----------------3*----0------1--3-----------------------|
G ----0---2----0-----------------2*----0------0--2--0--------------------|
D ---0---2----2----0-----------0-------2------2--0--0--2--222222-2-------|
A --2---0----3--------3--2bp0---------2-------3-----2--3--333333-3-2-0---|
E -3---------------------------------0--------------3------------------3-|

   G (320003@1)   Am (x02210@1) C (x32010@1)  (G)         D (xx0232@1)    Em (022000@1)     C (x32010@1)name="chord_xx0232@1">D  Ge (320003@1)-------------------------------2--------------(2)---------------2-3-2-|
B --------11---1-----------------3-3---0------1--3----------------3-3-3-|
G ----0---20---00----------------2-2---0------0--2--0-------------2-2-2-|
D ---0---2----2----0-----------0-------2------2--0--0-------------------|
A --22--0----3--------3--2bp0---------2-------3-----2-------------------|
E -3---------------------------------0--------------3-------------------|
   I w miner I  a  do-o-ck-er  I     rlwymn btwn t wars

   D (xx0232@1)      Em (022000@1)    C (x32010@1)     (G)         D (xx0232@1)  Em (022000@1)     C (x32010@1)D (xx0232@1)Ge (320003@1)----2--------0--------------------------2--------------2--------------|
B ----3-3------0-------1------------------3----0*-----1--3--------------|
G --2---2------0-0-----0------------------2----0*-----0--2--0-----------|
D -0-------------0---2---2--0-0---------0------2*-----2--0--0-----------|
A -----------2------3-----------3-2bp0--------2-------3-----2-----------|
E ----------0--------------------------------0--------------3-----------|
   I raised family times   aus--terity  swt  fndry btwn the wars

   D (xx0232@1)      Em (022000@1)   C (x32010@1)       G (320003@1)  De (xx0232@1)-2-2--0---------------0---------2-----------------------------------2--|
B -3-3--0-----0----1-1---0--(0)---3-[let ring]------------------------3--|
G -2-2---0----0----0-0---0---0----2-----------------------------------2--|
D -0-0---0----2----2-2----0--0----0-----------------------------------0--|
A -----------2-----3-3----0--2-------------------------------------------|
E ----------0--------------0-3-------------------------------------------|
   I pd the union as tms gt hdr I looked to t govt to help working man

   G (320003@1)   Am (x02210@1) C (x32010@1)  (G)         D (xx0232@1)    Em (022000@1)     C (x32010@1)name="chord_xx0232@1">D  Ge (320003@1)-------------------------------2*---------------(2)--------------------|
B ---------1----1----------------3*----0--------1--3---------------------|
G ----0---2----0-----------------2*----0--------0--2--0------------------|
D ---0---2----2----0-----------0-------2--------2--0--0----2-2222222-----|
A --2---0----3--------3--2bp0---------2---------3-----2----3-3333333-20--|
E -3---------------------------------0----------------3----------------3-|
bt thy  pty  down  ar-mou--ry  armng pce boys btwn the wars

G (320003@1)      Am (x02210@1)   C (x32010@1)      G (320003@1)   D (xx0232@1)       Em (022000@1)         C (x32010@1)      DI (xx0232@1)was a miner, I was a docker, I was a railwayman between the wars

D (xx0232@1)          Em (022000@1)       C (x32010@1)        G (320003@1)           D (xx0232@1)         Em (022000@1)   C (x32010@1)name="chord_xx0232@1">D GI (320003@1)raised a family, in times of austerity, with sweat at the foundry b t w

D (xx0232@1)         Em (022000@1)        C (x32010@1)           G (320003@1)       DI (xx0232@1)paid the union, then as times got harder, I looked to the government to

                                                   help the working man

      G (320003@1)              Am (x02210@1)  C (x32010@1)          G (320003@1)           D (xx0232@1)        Embut (022000@1)they brought prosperity down at the armoury, we're arming for peace,
                                                       C (x32010@1)  D (xx0232@1) G (320003@1)   C (x32010@1)                                        see boys, between the wars

G (320003@1)         Am (x02210@1)     C (x32010@1)      G (320003@1)   D (xx0232@1)         Em (022000@1)          CI (x32010@1)kept the faith and I kept voting, not for the iron fist but for the
                                                                      D (xx0232@1)                                                            helping hand

      D (xx0232@1)        Em (022000@1)        C (x32010@1)   G (320003@1)          D (xx0232@1)       Emfor (022000@1)theirs is a land with a wall around it and mine is a faith in my
                                                               C (x32010@1)D (xx0232@1) G (320003@1)                                                             fellow man

  D (xx0232@1)        Em (022000@1)              G (320003@1)   Dtheirs (xx0232@1)is a land of hope and glory, mine is the greenfield and the

                                                        factory floor

  G (320003@1)            Am (x02210@1)     C (x32010@1)       G (320003@1)         D (xx0232@1)        Emtheirs (022000@1)are the skies all dark with bombers and mine is the peace we knew
                                                          C (x32010@1)  D (xx0232@1) G (320003@1)                                                     between the wars

G (320003@1)           Am (x02210@1)       C (x32010@1)          G (320003@1)         D (xx0232@1)       Emcall (022000@1)up the craftsman, bring me the draughtsman, build me a path from
                                                             C (x32010@1)      D (xx0232@1)                                                         cradle to grave

 D (xx0232@1)          Em (022000@1)        C (x32010@1)    G (320003@1)             D (xx0232@1)      Emand (022000@1)I'll give my consent to any government that does not deny a man a
                                                           C (x32010@1)D (xx0232@1) G (320003@1)                                                         living wage
D (xx0232@1)          Em (022000@1)       C (x32010@1)      G (320003@1)           Dgo (xx0232@1)find the young men, never to fight again, bring up the banners from

                                                              days gone

 G (320003@1)      Am (x02210@1)    C (x32010@1)           G (320003@1)   D (xx0232@1)        Em (022000@1)           C (x32010@1)  Dcast (xx0232@1)moderation, heart of this nation, desert us not we are between the
G (320003@1)   C (x32010@1) Gwars (320003@1)

On the first couple of bars of the intro, rest the heel of your hand on
the bridge/bass strings,to mute them a bit

* means strum hard then mute the strings immediately after hitting them

 --2bp0-- means slightly bend the string as you do the pull-off



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