• Song:

    Billy

  • Artist:

    Prefab Sprout

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            Billy - Prefab Sprout
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Tabbed by: maguri
Tuning: Standard

Prefab Sprout 
Billy (2013) 
(McAloon)

From: "Crimson/Red"

This beautiful song consists of just a four-bar sequence repeated over and 
over.

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CHORDS/SPECIAL VOICINGS

E-A-D-G-B-E
A (x02220@1)       x-0-2-2-2-0
E7sus4    0-2-2-4-3-6 or (easier)
          0-2-0-2-0-0
D (xx0232@1)       x-X-0-2-3-2
Amaj7     x-0-2-1-2-0
Bm        x-2-4-4-3-2

E7sus4/A  x-0-2-4-3-6 or (easier)
          x-0-0-2-0-0
D/A       x-0-0-2-3-2
Bm/A      x-0-4-4-3-2

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INTRO
| A | E7sus4 | D | Amaj7 Bm |
| A | E7sus4 | D | Amaj7 Bm |

A (x02220@1)Whereíd you find that trumpet, Bill?
             E7sus4Yeah, (020200@1)I said, whereíd you find that trumpet, Bill?
           D (xx0232@1)
He said, I found it on some wasteland
Amaj7 (x02120@1)       BmBuried (x24432@1)in the snow

A (x02220@1)Howíd you learn to play it, William?
       E7sus4I (020200@1)said, howíd you learn to play it, Bill?
           D (xx0232@1)
He said, I sat down on the doorstep
    Amaj7 (x02120@1)            BmAnd (x24432@1)practiced long and slow

A (x02220@1)I let my feelings show
E7sus4
 I let my feelings show
D (xx0232@1)
Trumpets come, trumpets go
      Amaj7 (x02120@1)           BmItís (x24432@1)amazing what gets left out in the snow
A (x02220@1)I let my feelings show
E7sus4
 I let my feelings show
D (xx0232@1)
Trumpets come, trumpets go
      Amaj7 (x02120@1)           BmItís (x24432@1)amazing what gets left out in the snow

A (x02220@1)Iím in love with Susan, Bill
             E7sus4Yeah, (020200@1)I said, Iím in love with Susan, Bill
    D (xx0232@1)
Her smile is like a fairground
    Amaj7 (x02120@1)        BmIím (x24432@1)basking in the glow

A (x02220@1)Iíve got no gift for music, William
E7sus4
 Iíve got no gift for music, Bill
D (xx0232@1)
 Sing a song of six-guns
Amaj7 (x02120@1)       BmSteady (x24432@1)as you go

A (x02220@1)I let my feelings show
E7sus4
 I let my feelings show
D (xx0232@1)
Trumpets come, trumpets go
 Amaj7 (x02120@1)          BmAmazing (x24432@1)what gets left out in the snow
A (x02220@1)I let my feelings show
E7sus4
 I let my feelings show
D (xx0232@1)
Trumpets come, trumpets go
 Amaj7 (x02120@1)          BmAmazing (x24432@1)what gets left out in the snow

VERSE/CHORUS (instrumental)
| A | E7sus4 | D | Amaj7 Bm |
Da, da, da, da - Da, da, da, da
| A | E7sus4/A | D/A | Amaj7 Bm/A |
Da, da, da, da - Da, da, da, da

A (x02220@1)Tell me all your secrets, Bill
E7sus4/A
 Tell me all your secrets, Bill
D/A 
 Lead me to your doorstep
        Amaj7 (x02120@1)         Bm/AThereís (x04440@1)so much I donít know

A (x02220@1)Iím in love with Susan, Bill
             E7sus4/A
Yeah, I said, Iím in love with Susan, Bill
    D/AHer (x00232@1)smile is like a fairground
    Amaj7 (x02120@1)        Bm/AIím (x04440@1)basking in the glow

CHORUS (instrumental)
| A | E7sus4/A | D/A | Amaj7 Bm/A |
Let your feelings show - Da, da, da, da
| A | E7sus4/A | D/A | Amaj7 Bm/A |
Let your feelings show - Da, da, da, da

| A | E7sus4/A | D/A | Amaj7 Bm/A |
| A | E7sus4/A | D/A | Amaj7 Bm/A |

| A | E7sus4/A | D/A | Amaj7 Bm/A |
Da, da, da, da - Da, da, da, da

A (x02220@1)Let your feelings show
E7sus4/A
 Let your feelings show
D/A (x00232@1)Trumpets come, trumpets go
      Amaj7 (x02120@1)          Bm/AItís (x04440@1)amazing what gets left out in the snow
A (x02220@1)Let your feelings show
E7sus4/A
 Let your feelings show
D/A (x00232@1)Trumpets come, trumpets go
      Amaj7 (x02120@1)          Bm/AItís (x04440@1)amazing what gets left out in the snow

A (x02220@1)Tell me all your secrets, Bill
E7sus4/A
 Tell me all your secrets, Bill
D/A (x00232@1)Lead me to your doorstep
        Amaj7 (x02120@1)         Bm/AThereís (x04440@1)so much I donít know

A (x02220@1)Iím in love with Susan, Bill
             E7sus4/A
Yeah, I said, Iím in love with Susan, Bill
    D/AHer (x00232@1)smile is like a fairground
    Amaj7 (x02120@1)        Bm/AIím (x04440@1)basking in the glow

CHORUS (instrumental)
| A | E7sus4/A | D/A | Amaj7 Bm/A |

(vocals ad lib - repeat and fade)

                                                                
                        
                        
                        
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