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Title: Iowa Backroads
Artist: Roadside Monument
Album: Eight Hours Away From Being A Man
Copyright 1997 Spinning Audio Vortex Music (BMI)
Tabbed By: William Giacchi (xfallawakex@hotmail.com)

Standard Tuning

Chances are I messed up on some parts, but the majority of this should be 99% accurate. 

First chord (distorted)
E-0-
B-0-
G-6-		let it ring out for two more beats
D-7-
A-4-
E---

First melody (clean)
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
B-----0-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
G---6---6---6---6-----6-----6-----6-----6-----6-----6-----6-----6-----6-----6-----6-----6-
D-7-------7---7-----7-----7-----7-----7-----7-----7-----7-----7-----7-----7-----7-----7---
A-----------------4-----4-----5-----5-----4-----4-----4-----4-----4-----4-----5-----5-----
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
B----------0------------------------------------------------------------------------------
G-----6-----------6-----6-----6-----6-----6-----6-----6-----6-----6-----6-----6-----6-----
D---7----7-----7-----7------7-----7-----7-----7-----7-----7-----7-----7-----7-----7-----7-
A-4----4-----4-----4------4-----4-----5-----5-----4-----4-----4-----4-----4-----4-----5---
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

E-----------------------------------------0-------0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---
B-------------------------------------0---0-2-0-2-0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---3---3---
G-6-----6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-------2-----------2---2---2---2---2---2---2---2---2---2-
D-----7---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---2-----------------------------------------------------
A---5-----4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-0-------------------------------------------------------
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

E------0----------------------------------------------------------------
B------3----------------------------------------------------------------
G------2-------------------------------------4------6-6-6-4-------6-6-6-
D-0----0-0--0-0-0-777777777777-444444444444--7------7-7-7-7-------7-7-7-
A-2------2--2-2-0/555555555555-555555555555--4------5-5-5-4-------5-5-5-
E-----------------555555555555-555555555555-----------------------------

E-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
B-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-
G-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
D---7-----7-----7-----7-----7-----7-----7-----7-----7-----7-----7-----7-----7-----7-----7---
A-4-----4-----4-----4-----4-----4-----5-----5-----4-----4-----4-----4-----4-----4-----5-----
E-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

E--------------------------------------0-------0-----------------0-------
B-----0------------------------------------0-----------------------------
G---------6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6----6---6---6---6---6---6---7-------7---
D---7-----7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--7---------------7---7---7---7---7---7-
A-5-------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4----------------------------------------
E------------------------------------------------------------------------

E------0-------------------------------------0---5----7-5h7-5-7-0--0-0--0-0-
B------3-------------------------------------0---0----0-0-0-0-0-5--5-5--5-5-
G------2-------------------------------------6---6----6-6-6-6-6-6--6-6--6-6-
D-0----0--0--0-0-0/777777777777-444444444444-7---7----0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0--0-0-
A-2-------2--2-2-0/555555555555-555555555555-7---7----7-7-7-7-7-7--7-7--7-7-
E------------------555555555555-555555555555--------------------------------

E-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----------------------
B-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----------------------
G-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-5p4---5p4---5p4---5p4---5p4---5p4---5p4-------------------------
D-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-------------------------------------------7-7777777777777777777-
A-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-------------------------------------------x-0000000000000000000-
E---------------------------------------------------------------------5-5555555555555555555-

White Nights part 
Note: I am totally unsure of this; the reason being, and you'll realize
this if you have the CD, the guitars are extremely quiet in the mix during this
part. The bass and trumpet totally overwhelm the guitars, but it should be
something close to this:
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
G-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0---0---0---------0---0-------
D---5-----5-----5-----5-----5-----5-----5-----5---2---2---------2---2---------
A-5-----5-----5-----5-----5-----5-----5-----5-------------0-0-0---------0-0-2-
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

Transition into next part
E-0----0-
B-5----5-
G-0----0-
D-7----7-
A-7----7-
E--------

Melody during the awesome bass part (some serious finger stretching)
E-0--0-0--0-0--0--0-0--0-0--0--0-0--0-0--1--1-1--1-1-
B-1--1-1--1-1--1--1-1--1-1--3--3-3--3-3--3--3-3--3-3-
G-2--2-2--2-2--4--4-4--4-4--2--2-2--2-2--2--2-2--2-2-
D-2--2-2--2-2--2--2-2--2-2--2--2-2--2-2--2--2-2--2-2-
A-0--0-0--0-0--0--0-0--0-0--0--0-0--0-0--0--0-0--0-0-
E----------------------------------------------------

E-0--0-0--0-0--0--0-0--0-0-----0--0-0--0-0--1--1-1--1-1-
B-1--1-1--1-1--1--1-1--1-1-----1--1-1--1-1--1--1-1--1-1-
G-2--2-2--2-2--0--0-0--0-0-0h2-2--2-2--2-2--2--2-2--2-2-
D-2--2-2--2-2--2--2-2--2-2-----0--0-0--0-0--0--0-0--0-0-
A-0--0-0--0-0--0--0-0--0-0-----0--0-0--0-0--0--0-0--0-0-
E-------------------------------------------------------

Alternate way (this is probably more accurate but it's harder to play)
E-0--0-0--0-0--0--0-0--0-0--0--0-0--0-0--0--0-0--0-0-
B-5--5-5--5-5--0--0-0--0-0--0--0-0--0-0--6--6-6--6-6-
G-5--5-5--5-5--5--5-5--5-5--7--7-7--7-7--7--7-7--7-7-
D-7--7-7--7-7--7--7-7--7-7--7--7-7--7-7--7--7-7--7-7-
A-7--7-7--7-7--7--7-7--7-7--7--7-7--7-7--7--7-7--7-7-
E----------------------------------------------------

E-0--0-0--0-0--0--0-0--0-0-----0--0-0--0-0--0--0-0--0-0-
B-5--5-5--5-5--5--5-5--5-5-----5--5-5--5-5--6--6-6--6-6-
G-5--5-5--5-5--5--5-5--5-5-----5--5-5--5-5--5--5-5--5-5-
D-7--7-7--7-7--5--5-5--5-5-5h7-7--7-7--7-7--7--7-7--7-7-
A-7--7-7--7-7--7--7-7--7-7-----5--5-5--5-5--5--5-5--5-5-
E-------------------------------------------------------

Then switch on the distortion and play the same thing during the horn part.
The last time, play this instead of the last chord:
E--------------
B-666666666666-
G-xxxxxxxxxxxx-
D-333333333333-
A--------------
E--------------

Then hit this chord and let it fade out to the drums

E-0-
B-0-
G-2-
D-2-
A-0-
E---

End the song with the first chord above. 
Whew! What a great song, eh. If you feel like performing this song and
you know someone who plays trumpet, they are playing the same notes as
the bass. Enjoy this song and expect some more 8 Hours tabs. Eventually
I'll tab out some I am the Day and Beside this Brief (and the splits)
tabs. God bless.

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