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Burlap To Cashmere - Basic Instructions

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"Basic Instructions"
By Burlap to Cashmere
Off the album "Anybody Out There?"
Written by Steven Delopoulos and John Philippidis
(C) 1997 Steven Delopoulos Publishing (ASCAP)/ Trippy Stick
    Publishing (ASCAP)/ J.Ernest Publishing (ASCAP)
From Myron Marston (guitar_melosh@hotmail.com)
        
If you take the opening line of the song (or the closing lines)
and take the first letter of each word you get BIBLE.
Kinda wierd, huh?

Chords:
  Am   G   E7   Cmaj7   Fmaj7   F
e-0----3---0------3-------0-----1-
B-1----0---3------5-------1-----1-
G-2----0---1------4-------2-----2-
D-2----0---0------5-------3-----3-
A-0----2---2------3-------3-----3-
E------3---0--------------------1-


 Am        G         E7            Cmaj7
Basic instructions before leaving earth...


Chorus:
 Am             G
Lie, lie, lie, lie, lie, lie
 Fmaj7               G    Am
Lie, lie, lie, lie, lie, lie
Am        G       Fmaj7  G  Am
(repeat)

Verse 1:
Am     G         Fmaj7           Fmaj7  G  Am
For God so much loved the world,
Am         G       Fmaj7           Fmaj7  G  Am
That he gave his one and only son.
Am       G      Fmaj7         Fmaj7  G  Am
That whoever believeth in him
Am         G       Fmaj7
Shall not die but live on.

Bridge:
 F  G  Am
Living On...  (Be merciful)
   F     G  Am
Through the son  (Peace Almighty)
 F  G  Am
Living on,  (Let your heart go)
F   G  Am   G   Am
To the one

(chorus)

Verse 2:(same chords as verse 1)
Yes the road is narrow
Yes the road is tough
But whoever remaineth in him
Shall not die but lift up

(Bridge)

(Chorus)

Solo:
The bar lines are there just to make it easier to read & understand.
They aren't necessarily dividing up the measures.

h=hammer on
p=pull off
t=tremolo pick
b=bend

e---------|--------------|-----------------------|-------------------|-
B---------|5-4-6-5-------|8-6-5-6-5---5----------|-------------------|-
G-7--5----|--------------|----------7---7-5-4-5-4|----4--------------|-
D-------7-|------------7-|-----------------------|-6-----------------|-
A---------|--------------|-----------------------|-------7-----------|-
E---------|--------------|-----------------------|-------------------|-

e-------|----------------|-----------------------|-------------------|-
B-------|5-5-4-6-5-------|8-6-5-6-5---5----------|-------------------|-
G-------|----------------|----------7---7-5-4-5-4|----4--------------|-
D-----7-|--------------7-|-----------------------|-6-----------------|-
A-------|----------------|-----------------------|-------7-----------|-
E-------|----------------|-----------------------|-------------------|-

e--5h6h|7--5-----------------|-----------------------|-----------------
B------|------5--------5h6h7h|8--6-------------3-4-5-|6--5-------------
G------|---------------------|------5--------5-------|------4----------
D------|---------------------|-----------------------|-----------------
A------|---------------------|-----------------------|------------7----
E------|---------------------|-----------------------|-----------------

e-----------------------------5h6h|7--5-----------------|--------------
B---------------5h6h8---5h6h8-----|------5--------5h6h7h|8b--6--5--6---
G---4h5h7-4h5h7-------7-----------|---------------------|--------------
D-7-------------------------------|---------------------|--------------
A---------------------------------|---------------------|--------------
E---------------------------------|---------------------|--------------

e-------|-----------------|---------------------------|----------------
B------4|6--5--4--6--4--6-|5h6p5p4h5------------------|----------------
G--5-7--|-----------------|---------------------4-5-7-|5--4------------
D-------|-----------------|-------------------5-------|------7--7------
A-------|-----------------|-----------------7---------|----------------
E-------|-----------------|---------------------------|----------------

e--------------|------------------------------|------------------------
B--------------|--------------------------5-6t|-6---5---5--------------
G------4t-5t-7t|7--5--4--4--------------5-----|-------7-----5-7-4-5---4
D----5---------|--------------------5-7-------|---------------------7--
A--7-----------|------------------8-----------|------------------------
E--------------|------------------------------|------------------------

e--------------------|----------------5-7t|7--7--7--5---------5-7-7-8t-
B-----------------5-6|5---------5-6-8-----|-------------5-6-8----------
G-----4-5---4-5-7----|----4-5-7-----------|----------------------------
D-6-7-----7----------|--------------------|----------------------------
A--------------------|--------------------|----------------------------
E--------------------|--------------------|----------------------------

e|8-8-8-7--------------10-10-12t|12--12--12-12--11--13--12-12-11-13-12-
B|----------------10-12-13------|--------------------------------------
G|----------9-10-12-------------|--------------------------------------
D|------------------------------|--------------------------------------
A|------------------------------|--------------------------------------
E|------------------------------|--------------------------------------

Drum Break

Horn Part:
F  G   Am
F  G   Am
F  G   Am
F  G   Am   G  Am

(Chorus)

 Am       G         Fmaj7           Fmaj7   G   Am
Basic istructions before leaving earth
 Am       G         Fmaj7           Fmaj7   G   Am
Basic istructions before leaving earth
 Am       G         Fmaj7           Fmaj7   G   Am
Basic istructions before leaving earth
 Am       G         Fmaj7
Basic istructions before leaving earth
Fmaj7  G    Am
Hey,  hey,  hey!

Comments about this tab

guitarjockey - 2005-06-19

hey, it worked. pretty cool. im glad to see another fan. so sad they're no more.


ytckevin - 2005-11-09

Just a note: not sure if you were being sarcastic, but there is a reason that the acronym BIBLE appears. It was actually coined before the song.


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