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Group: Caedmon's Call
Album: "Just Don't Want Coffee"
Song Title: "April Showers"
By: Aaron Tate (Intimate Portrait erroneously credits Cliff)
More tab available at http://www.t-rev.net

This is probably the simplest song that Caedmon's Call plays, but it sounds
great!  Both Derek and Cliff play, though both the same part.  In concert,
Cliff plays a straight chord progression, while Derek is doing the fancy
hammer-ons and such you hear, as well as the solo.  This song, btw, is in G.
Anyway, here it is:

Clean Guitar 
------------

Intro:
--2--2--2h3--2--2h3--3--3----------------2--2--2h3--2--2h3--3--3--------------
--3------------------3--3----------------3------------------3--3--------------
--2------------------0--0---------0------2------------------0--0--------------
--0------------------2--2--0h2p0---------0------------------2--0--0h2p0-------
---------------------3--3-----------------------------------3--2---------0----
---------------------------------------------------------------3--------------

(Play twice)

Verse 1:
--------
D      Cadd9  D      Cadd9  G
D      Cadd9  D      Cadd9  G
D      Cadd9  D      Cadd9  G
D      Cadd9  D
Cadd9  G

Cadd9  G  Cadd9 G  D

Chorus:
-------
G      D
Cadd9  Cadd9
G      D
Cadd9  Cadd9

Solo:
-----

-10-------------------------------10-10-12-12h14-14h15-14-12-------------------
-10----------------13-12-------10----------------------------12-12-12p10-------
-11-11-11h12-11-11-------12-12-------------------------------12-12-12p11-11----
-12-------------------------------------------------------------------------12-
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------

------------------------- ---0----3--3-
-7-7--------------------- -3---3--3--3-
-7-7--7---7-------------- --------0--0-  Back into Verse...
------7h9-7--5-4\2-0h2-0- --------0--0-  
------------------------- --------2--2-
------------------------- --------3--3-

I tried to break it up into sections where you can hear a "pause".  listen to
the cd, you'll see what i mean.

NOTE on Solo: 2 things about this.  1st, it is my interpretation, so the
fingerings might be different than Derek's, but it sounds the exact same,
i checked several times.  2nd, i play solo guitar, so i have added come
chord inversions where usually cliff would play, to fill it out.  so
sometimes there is _more_ here than on the CD.  as always, mail me if you
are lost.

Verse 2: (Same as Verse 1)
--------

Cadd9 G  D  (This time the Cadd9 G after verse is played only once)

Chorus (See above)

(Intro Lick is played ONCE)

Bridge:
------- 
Em    Am7
Em    Am7
Em    Am7
Em    D     Barre-D (10th fret) 

Chorus

Chorus

Outro:
------
Pick through D-Cadd9-G slowly (ritard)

------------------
Chord Signatures:
------------------

E|-3---3---2----0-----0------10---           
B|-3---3---3----0-----1------10---   
G|-0---0---2----0-----0------11---   
D|-0---2---0----2-----2------12---   
A|-2---3---x----2-----0------12---   
e|-3---x---x----0-----x------10---

G Cadd9 D   Em    Am7  Barre-D (10th fret)


Brett
bdm@falcon.cy-net.net

Written by Aaron Tate. (1994, Cumbee Road Music).
All rights reserved.

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