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Dinosaur Jr. tabs for Start choppin

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Start Choppin (Dinosaur Jr)


intro:
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     -XX--10--10-10--10--10-XX--10--10-10--10---
     -XX--9---9--9---9---9--XX--9---9--9---11--
     -XX--9-h-11-9---9---9--XX--9-h-11-9---12--
     -XX--0---0--0---0---0--XX--0---0--0-------
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main riff looks like A chord diagramA augmentedA A chord diagramD MajorD A chord diagramA augmentedA A-B with the main guitar playing

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     -4-6-4-6-4-6-4-6--------------------
     -4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--------------------
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in the chorus, sometimes A chord diagramD MajorD sounds like A chord diagramB minorBm and vice versa...


A chord diagramA augmentedA                          A chord diagramD MajorD
There's no ....
              A chord diagramA augmentedA            A chord diagramD MajorD
Some of them ...
        A chord diagramA augmentedA            A chord diagramD MajorD
Didn't say ...
           A chord diagramA augmentedA                A chord diagramD MajorD
But we are dealing ...

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in the chorus, sometimes A chord diagramD MajorD sounds like A chord diagramB minorBm and vice versa...

A chord diagramA augmentedA                          A chord diagramD MajorD
There's no going ...
              A chord diagramA augmentedA            A chord diagramD MajorD
Some of them can't ...
        A chord diagramA augmentedA            A chord diagramD MajorD
Didn't say ...
           A chord diagramA augmentedA                A chord diagramD MajorD
But we are ...

          A chord diagramD MajorD
I ain't telling ....---> CHORUS
            A chord diagramB minorBm                A chord diagramA augmentedA A chord diagramD MajorD A chord diagramA augmentedA A chord diagramA augmentedA A chord diagramBB (+ 9)
I ain't telling ...

(main riff)
It's the last thing ...

Still you won't ...

Instead it stayed ...

Can't you hear a ....(CHORUS)

(main riff)
When you call, ...

It's the last ...

I can't deal, ...

Still I wish you'd ...(CHORUS)

      A chord diagramD MajorD
I'm telling you for ...
A chord diagramA augmentedA                                            A chord diagramE MajorE
It's not just you, the ....
   A chord diagramD MajorD
I waited it out ...
A chord diagramA augmentedA                                     A chord diagramE MajorE
If you need it, sure ...


solo: A chord diagramD MajorD A chord diagramA augmentedA A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramD MajorD A chord diagramA augmentedA A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramA augmentedA

A chord diagramA augmentedA                          A chord diagramD MajorD
There's no going ..
              A chord diagramA augmentedA            A chord diagramD MajorD
Some of them ....
        A chord diagramA augmentedA            A chord diagramD MajorD
Didn't say ...
           A chord diagramA augmentedA                A chord diagramD MajorD
But we are ....(CHORUS)

Goodbye...Goodbye...Goodbye...

      A chord diagramD MajorD
I'm telling you ...
A chord diagramA augmentedA                                            A chord diagramE MajorE
It's not just you, the ...
   A chord diagramD MajorD
I waited it out ...
A chord diagramA augmentedA                                     A chord diagramE MajorE
If you need it, sure I ...

      A chord diagramD MajorD
I'm taking away alot ...
     A chord diagramA augmentedA                                     A chord diagramE MajorE
I'm telling you it's rough ....

A chord diagramD MajorD ...

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I'm sure of all the lyrics except for two parts:
        Where it goes:  cause HER
                        you're GONE


NOTE: Somebody has already submitted a partial tab of this song to
      the archive, but it doesn't include this (important) riff.

Dinosaur Jr.
"Start Choppin" (from the 1993 album "Where You Been")

This is the main riff used;

   ^  ^    v    v    ^       v  ^  v  ^  v  ^  v	(v = upstrum)
E---------------------------------------------------    (^ = downstrum)
B----------7----5------------2-----2-----2-----2----
G--2--2--------------2-/-4------4-----4-----4-------
D--2--2----4----2----2-/-4--------------------------
A---------------------------------------------------
E---------------------------------------------------
   1  1    4    4   4    4   1  4  1  4  1  4  1
           1    1   3    3

(Numbers below tab showing the fingering I use)

Simon Morgan : se4sm@dmu.ac.uk  /  simon@altworld.demon.co.uk

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