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Midnight Oil tabs for Jimmy sharmans boxers

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    Jimmy Sharman's Boxers

     by Midnight Oil

  (from Red Sails in the Sunset)
Explanation of symbols:

/  =  strum                }    =   rest beat


7  =  strum 1/2 beat       %    =   rest 1/2 beat


|  =  barline              !    =   half bar line  (for lyrics timing)


Chords:

    A chord diagramAbAb               A chord diagramE MajorE               A chord diagramA augmentedA              A chord diagramF#m7F#m7            A chord diagramE minorEm
x x 6 5 4 x     x x 6 4 5 x     x 0 2 2 2 0     2 4 2 2 2 2     0 2 2 0 0 0


     A chord diagramG+G               A chord diagramA minorAm              A chord diagramB minorBm              A chord diagramD MajorD               A chord diagramC majorC
3 0 0 0 0 3     x 0 2 2 1 0     2 2 4 4 3 2     x x 0 2 3 2     0 3 2 0 1 0



Play 1 beat = 92-96
Verses and interlude in key of A chord diagramDbDb

Chorus and finale in key of A chord diagramG+G
The whole song is in 4/4
The bass line is shown in parts, and should be an 8 notes to the bar

Play 3 times:

|-Ab bass----------------------------|-Gb bass----------------------------|
            A chord diagramAbAb   A chord diagramE MajorE                               A chord diagramA augmentedA   A chord diagramE MajorE     A chord diagramAbAb
|                  |                 |                 |                  |
|: }   }   % 7 7 7 | /               | }   }   % 7 7 7 | 7 7 /           :|
|                  |                 |                 |                  |

                                                              (from the)

Played under verses:

                               A chord diagramAbAb  A chord diagramE MajorE             A chord diagramA augmentedA   A chord diagramE MajorE     A chord diagramAbAb
|                  |                 |                 |                  |
|: }   }   }   }   | }   }   % 7 7 7 | /       % 7 7 7 | 7 7 /           :|
|                  |                 |                 |                  |

V1. From the | red dust north of    | dalmore downs
             | Sharmans tents roll  | in to town
             | twelve will face the | auctioneer
             | Sharmans boxers      | stand their ground

Next bit is only played after V1:

e|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A chord diagramBB|-----------------|-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-|-5-------0-0-----|-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-|
A chord diagramG+G|-5-5-5-5-5-5-4-4-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4-4-4-4-3-3-3-3-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
A chord diagramD MajorD|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-6-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A chord diagramE MajorE|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
                                                                (Their)

V2.  Their | days are darker   | than your nights
           | they won't be the | first to fall
           | children broken   | from their dreams
           | they won't be the | first to fall


Chorus (Loco.)

  A chord diagramE minorEm                A chord diagramF#m7F#m7                  A chord diagramG+G                    A chord diagramA augmentedA
| Fighting in the ! spotlight eyes turn | ....for |
| Jimmy Sharmans  ! boxers its ....! win                |
  A chord diagramA minorAm                A chord diagramB minorBm                    A chord diagramD MajorD                    A chord diagramC majorC
| Standing in the ! darkness lined up   | ....the |
  A chord diagramE minorEm                A chord diagramF#m7F#m7                  A chord diagramG+G                    A chord diagramA augmentedA
| days are wasted ! drinking at the     | .....tel                |


|-E bass----------!-F# bass-------------|-G bass-------------!-A bass-------------|
|         A chord diagramD MajorD       !                     |           A chord diagramD MajorD        !                    |
| % Why  are  we  ! fighting  for this? | ....this  |
| % You  pay  to  ! see me   fall like  | ....floor |
|-A bass----------!-B bass--------------|-D bass-------------!-C bass-------------|
|         A chord diagramD MajorD       !                     |           A chord diagramD MajorD        !                    |
| % What  is  the ! reason    for this? | .....this  |

|-E bass----------!-F# bass-------------|-G bass-------------!-A bass-------------|
|         A chord diagramD MajorD       !                     |           A chord diagramD MajorD        !                    |
| % What  is  the ! reason   they  ....more  |


V3.   The | blows now bring him   | to his ....

Interlude:
no music
|: This is the place the ! ....!              :|

|-Ab bass----------------!-E bass-------------|-Ab bass-------!-Gb bass-------|
|Flat on your face the   ! first and last ho- | ......!               |


V4.   Their | days are darker  | than your .....|


Chorus

This is followed by lots of brass with
Pete Garrett singing: Why are we fighting/paying?
The tab for the brass chords is

A chord diagramE MajorE|--0-----|--3-----|--7-----|--3--7--|
A chord diagramBB|--0-----|--5-----|--8-----|--5--8--|
A chord diagramG+G|--0-----|--4-----|--9-----|--4--9--|
A chord diagramD MajorD|--2-----|--5-----|--9-----|--5--9--|

and then the song ends with

   What is the reason they keep coming back for more...




Well that's it.
I'll probably post more Oils songs (from their older albums) so keep an eye out
if anyone has the music for 'Used and Abused' please post on the nevada server.


transcripted by Matty F. :  s2138318@cs.unsw.oz.au

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