Jimmy Sharmans Boxers by Midnight Oil

Jimmy Sharmans Boxers tab by Midnight Oil

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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:

  Ab        E        A       F#m7      Em
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


   G        Am       Bm       D        C
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 Db
Chorus and finale in key of 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----------------------------|
      Ab  E                A  E   Ab
|         |         |         |         |
|: }  }  % 7 7 7 | /        | }  }  % 7 7 7 | 7 7 /      :|
|         |         |         |         |

                               (from the)

Played under verses:

                Ab E       A  E   Ab
|         |         |         |         |
|: }  }  }  }  | }  }  % 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|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B|-----------------|-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-|-5-------0-0-----|-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-|
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-|
D|-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|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
                                (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.)

 Em        F#m7         G          A
| Fighting in the ! spotlight eyes turn | ....for |
| Jimmy Sharmans ! boxers its ....! win        |
 Am        Bm          D          C
| Standing in the ! darkness lined up  | ....the |
 Em        F#m7         G          A
| days are wasted ! drinking at the   | .....tel        |


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

|-E bass----------!-F# bass-------------|-G bass-------------!-A bass-------------|
|     D    !           |      D    !          |
| % 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

E|--0-----|--3-----|--7-----|--3--7--|
B|--0-----|--5-----|--8-----|--5--8--|
G|--0-----|--4-----|--9-----|--4--9--|
D|--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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