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Joan Osborne tabs for One of us

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Title          :  One of Us
Music & lyrics :  Eric Bazilian
Performer      :  Joan Osborne
Album          :  Relish
Tab arrangement:  dfrench@site.gmu.edu

Time signature :  4/4
Key signature  :  A chord diagramF# minorF#m

Notational and additional info is listed below the arrangement.

Intro (repeat 3 times):
                                                   A chord diagramE MajorE (1)
                                                 +---------2---4-----+
                                                 |-------------------|
                                                 |-------------------|
                                                 |-------------------|
                                                 |-------------------|
                                                 +-------------------+
                                                   |   .   +   .


                                   ----------------------------------
                                   1,2,3                             |
1  A chord diagramF# minorF#m             A chord diagramD MajorD               A chord diagramA augmentedA                 A chord diagramE MajorE
++-5---------------------------------------0-------0-------2---4-----+
||---------2-------2---3---5-----------2-----------0-----------------|
||*--------2-------2-------2-------2--------------------------------*|
||*-----------------------------------------------------------------*|
||-------------------------------------------------------------------|
++-------------------------------------------------------------------+
   |   .   +   .   +   .   +   .   |   .   +   .   +   .   +   .

   ----------------------------------
   4                                 |
   A chord diagramA augmentedA               A chord diagramE MajorE
 +---------0-------0-------0---------+
 |-----2-----------0-------0---------|
 |-2---------------------------------|
 |-----------------------------------|
 |-----------------------------------|
 +-----------------------------------+
   |   .   +   .   +   .   +   .
                               If

   |   .   +   .   +   .   +   .   |   .   +   .   +   .   +   .
2  A chord diagramF# minorF#m             A chord diagramD MajorD               A chord diagramA augmentedA               A chord diagramE MajorE
   God had  a  name...
4  A chord diagramF# minorF#m             A chord diagramD MajorD               A chord diagramA augmentedA               A chord diagramE MajorE

6  A chord diagramF# minorF#m             A chord diagramD MajorD               A chord diagramA augmentedA               A chord diagramE MajorE

8  A chord diagramF# minorF#m             A chord diagramD MajorD               A chord diagramA augmentedA               A chord diagramE MajorE

10 A chord diagramD MajorD               D5add9          A chord diagramE MajorE          A chord diagramEsusEsus A chord diagramEsusEsus A chord diagramE MajorE  A chord diagramE MajorE   A chord diagramE MajorE
   Yeah...         yeah...
12 A chord diagramD MajorD               D5add9          A chord diagramE MajorE           A chord diagramE6E6  A chord diagramE6E6   A chord diagramE MajorE  A chord diagramE MajorE   A chord diagramE MajorE

14 A chord diagramD MajorD               D5add9          A chord diagramE MajorE  A chord diagramEsusEsus A chord diagramEsusEsus A chord diagramE MajorE  A chord diagramE MajorE       A chord diagramE MajorE

   |   .   +   .   +   .   +   .   |   .   +   .   +   .   +   .


chorus 1:
   |   .   +   .   +   .   +   .   |   .   +   .   +   .   +   .
16 A chord diagramF# minorF#m             A chord diagramD MajorD               A chord diagramA augmentedA               A chord diagramE MajorE
   God     was     one...
18 A chord diagramF# minorF#m             A chord diagramD MajorD               A chord diagramA augmentedA               A chord diagramE MajorE

20 A chord diagramF# minorF#m             A chord diagramD MajorD               A chord diagramA augmentedA               A chord diagramE MajorE

22 A chord diagramF# minorF#m             A chord diagramD MajorD               A chord diagramA augmentedA               A chord diagramE MajorE

   |   .   +   .   +   .   +   .   |   .   +   .   +   .   +   .


   |   .   +   .   +   .   +   .   |   .   +   .   +   .   +   .
24 A chord diagramF# minorF#m             A chord diagramD MajorD               A chord diagramA augmentedA               A chord diagramE MajorE

26 A chord diagramF# minorF#m             A chord diagramD MajorD               A chord diagramA augmentedA               A chord diagramE MajorE

28 A chord diagramF# minorF#m             A chord diagramD MajorD               A chord diagramA augmentedA               A chord diagramE MajorE

30 A chord diagramF# minorF#m             A chord diagramD MajorD               A chord diagramA augmentedA               A chord diagramE MajorE

32 A chord diagramD MajorD               D5add9          A chord diagramE MajorE               A chord diagramE6E6      A chord diagramE6E6  A chord diagramE MajorE
   Yeah...         yeah...
34 A chord diagramD MajorD               D5add9          A chord diagramE MajorE               A chord diagramE6E6      A chord diagramE6E6  A chord diagramE MajorE

36 A chord diagramD MajorD               D5add9          A chord diagramE MajorE  A chord diagramEsusEsus A chord diagramEsusEsus A chord diagramE MajorE  A chord diagramE MajorE       A chord diagramE MajorE

   |   .   +   .   +   .   +   .   |   .   +   .   +   .   +   .


chorus 2:
   |   .   +   .   +   .   +   .   |   .   +   .   +   .   +   .
38 A chord diagramF# minorF#m             A chord diagramD MajorD               A chord diagramA augmentedA               A chord diagramE MajorE
   God     was     one of  us...
40 A chord diagramF# minorF#m             A chord diagramD MajorD               A chord diagramA augmentedA               A chord diagramE MajorE

42 A chord diagramF# minorF#m             A chord diagramD MajorD               A chord diagramA augmentedA               A chord diagramE MajorE

44 A chord diagramF# minorF#m             A chord diagramD MajorD               A chord diagramA augmentedA               A chord diagramE MajorE

46 A chord diagramF# minorF#m             A chord diagramD MajorD               A chord diagramA augmentedA               A chord diagramE MajorE

48 A chord diagramF# minorF#m             A chord diagramD MajorD               A chord diagramA augmentedA               A chord diagramE MajorE

50 A chord diagramF# minorF#m             A chord diagramD MajorD               A chord diagramA augmentedA               A chord diagramE MajorE

   |   .   +   .   +   .   +   .   |   .   +   .   +   .   +   .

52 A chord diagramD MajorD               A chord diagramD MajorD               A chord diagramE MajorE               A chord diagramE MajorE
 +-2-----------------------------------------------------------------+
 |-3-------2-------2-----------2---2---2---2---2---2/\---------2p0---|
 |-2-----------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-0-----------------------0-----------------------------------------|
 |-------------------------------------------------------------------|
 +-------------------------------------------------------------------+
   |   .   +   .   +   .   +   .   |   .   +   .   +   .   +   .
   Rome...

54 A chord diagramD MajorD               A chord diagramD MajorD               A chord diagramE MajorE               A chord diagramE MajorE
 +---------------------------------------------------------7----/9---+
 |-2-----------2-----------2-------7---7---9---9---10--10------------|
 |-------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-----0---2-------0---4-------0-------------------------------------|
 |-------------------------------------------------------------------|
 +-------------------------------------------------------------------+
   |   .   +   .   +   .   +   .   |   .   +   .   +   .   +   .

56 A chord diagramF# minorF#m             A chord diagramD MajorD               A chord diagramA augmentedA (57)          A chord diagramE MajorE
 +-9---9---9---9-9-9p7-7---7-----------------------------------------+
 |-----------------------------101010p99-9-9p7-7---7-----------------|
 |-----------------------------------------------9-----9---6---------|
 |-------------------------------------------------------------9-----|
 |-------------------------------------------------------------------|
 +-------------------------------------------------------------------+
   |   .   +   .   +   .   +   .   |   .   +   .   +   .   +   .

58 A chord diagramF# minorF#m (58)         A chord diagramD MajorD               A chord diagramA augmentedA (59)         A chord diagramE MajorE
 +-9---9-9-9p7-----7b9(10)(10)---------------------------------------+
 |-------------10--------------101010--101010p99---9p7-7---7\--------|
 |-------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-------------------------------------------------------------------|
 +-------------------------------------------------------------------+
   |   .   +   .   +   .   +   .   |   .   +   .   +   .   +   .

   |   .   +   .   +   .   +   .   |   .   +   .   +   .   +   .
60 A chord diagramD MajorD               D5add9          A chord diagramE MajorE          A chord diagramEsusEsus A chord diagramEsusEsus A chord diagramE MajorE  A chord diagramE MajorE   A chord diagramE MajorE
   Yeah...
62 A chord diagramD MajorD               D5add9          A chord diagramE MajorE           A chord diagramE6E6  A chord diagramE6E6  A chord diagramE MajorE   A chord diagramE MajorE   A chord diagramE MajorE

64 A chord diagramD MajorD               D5add9          A chord diagramE MajorE  A chord diagramEsusEsus A chord diagramEsusEsus A chord diagramE MajorE  A chord diagramE MajorE   A chord diagramE MajorE   A chord diagramE MajorE

   |   .   +   .   +   .   +   .   |   .   +   .   +   .   +   .


chorus 3:
   |   .   +   .   +   .   +   .   |   .   +   .   +   .   +   .
66 A chord diagramF# minorF#m             A chord diagramD MajorD               A chord diagramA augmentedA               A chord diagramE MajorE
   God     was     one of  us...
68 A chord diagramF# minorF#m             A chord diagramD MajorD               A chord diagramA augmentedA               A chord diagramE MajorE

70 A chord diagramF# minorF#m             A chord diagramD MajorD               A chord diagramA augmentedA               A chord diagramE MajorE

72 A chord diagramF# minorF#m             A chord diagramD MajorD               A chord diagramA augmentedA               A chord diagramE MajorE

74 A chord diagramF# minorF#m             A chord diagramD MajorD               A chord diagramA augmentedA               A chord diagramE MajorE

76 A chord diagramF# minorF#m             A chord diagramD MajorD               A chord diagramA augmentedA               A chord diagramE MajorE

78 D5add9          D5add9          D5add9          D5add9

80 D5add9          D5add9          D5add9          D5add9
                                         No-bod-y  calling on the
82 D5add9          D5add9          D5add9          D5add9

84 D5add9

   |   .   +   .   +   .   +   .   |   .   +   .   +   .   +   .



Alternate fingerings are referenced by measure number in parentheses
(e.g. (1)) above pertinant measures.
Timimg mark lines are interspersed throughout where necessary.
Measure numbers are listed down the left side of the page.


Intro, alternate fingering (repeat 3 times):
                                                         A chord diagramE MajorE (1)
                                                        -------------------
                                                       |---------7---9-----|
                                                       |-------------------|
                                                       |-------------------|
                                                       |-------------------|
                                                        -------------------
                                                         |   .   +   .

                                                         ------------------
                                                         1,2,3             |
   A chord diagramF# minorF#m               A chord diagramD MajorD                 A chord diagramA augmentedA                 A chord diagramE MajorE
  -----------------+-----------------+-----------------+-------------------
||-10--------------+-----------------+---------5-------+-5-------7---9-----|
||*--------6-------+-6---7---8-------+-----6-----------+-4----------------*|
||*--------7-------+-7-------7-------+-7---------------+------------------*|
||-----------------+-----------------+-----------------+-------------------|
  -----------------+-----------------+-----------------+-------------------
   |   .   +   .     +   .   +   .     |   .   +   .     +   .   +   .

   ------------------
   4                 |
   A chord diagramE MajorE
  -5-------5---------
 |-4-------4---------|
 |-------------------|
 |-------------------|
 |-------------------|
  -------------------
   |   .   +   .

                 A chord diagramA augmentedA (57)                  A chord diagramE MajorE
 +-...----------------------------------------------------------+
 |-...-----10-10-10p9--9--9--9p7---7-----7----------------------|
 |-...--------------------------------9--------9-----6----------|
 |-...-----------------------------------------------------9----|
 |-...----------------------------------------------------------|
 +-...----------------------------------------------------------+
           .     |     .     +     .     +     .     +     .

58 A chord diagramF# minorF#m (58)
  --(7b)9--9--9--9r7-----...
 |------------------10---...
 |-----------------------...
 |-----------------------...
 |-----------------------...
  -----------------------...
        |     .     +

                 A chord diagramA augmentedA (59)                  A chord diagramE MajorE
 +-...----------------------------------------------------------+
 |-...-----10-10-10----10-10-10p9--9-----9p7---7-----7\---------|
 |-...----------------------------------------------------------|
 |-...----------------------------------------------------------|
 |-...----------------------------------------------------------|
 +-...----------------------------------------------------------+
                 |     .     +     .     +     .     +     .

Notation:
   (7b)9: bend 7th fret up to the 9th fret pitch before picking the string
   9r7  : pick the bent string and release to the original fret pitch
   /    : slide up
   \    : slide down
   h    : hammer on
   p    : pull off
   (n)  : play fret n on a previously bent string

Timing line notation:
   |    : measure start (1st beat)
   +    : beat marks (2nd, 3rd, and 4th beats)
   .    : 8th note marks, used where necessary

Chords:
   D5add9 : xx0230
   A chord diagramEsusEsus   : 022205, 022200
   A chord diagramE6E6     : 022120


Doug
dfrench@site.gmu.e

Other versions of One Of Us

One of usChords
One of us (Ver. 2)Chords
One of us (Ver. 3)Chords
One of us (Ver. 4)Chords
One of us acousticChords
One of us acoustic liveChords

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