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"MY PROMISE"
by Gary Lenaire
as recorded on Tourniquet's EP _Carry the Wounded_
Transcription by Mike Pilato [cmpilato@uncc.edu]

(c)1994 Broken Songs / Biomedical Music (ASCAP)
TUNING = [EADGBe]

<INTRO>
  Gtr 1 (12 String)
|---------0--------+------------------+---------0--------+---------0--------|
|-------1---1------+-0----------------+-------1---1------+-------1---1------|
|-----2-------2----+------------------+-----2-------2----+-----2-------2----|
|---2-----------2--+------------------+---3-----------3--+---3-----------3--|
|-0----------------+------------------+-0----------------+-0----------------|
|------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------|
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| Gtr 2 (6 string)
|------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------|
|------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------|
|------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------|
|------------------+------------------+-/3---------------+-------/5--3-3h5p3|
|------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------|
|------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------|

  Gtr 1
|---------0--------+------------------|
|-------0---0------+------------------|
|-----2-------2----+------------------|
|---2-----------2--+------------------|
|-0----------------+-0----------------|
|------------------+------------------|
|
| Gtr 2
|------------------+------------------|
|------------------+------------------|
|------------------+------------------|
|-2----------------+------------------|
|------------------+------------------|
|------------------+------------------|

<VERSE 1>
|---------0--------+---------0--------+---------0--------+---------0--------|
|-------------1----+-----------1------+-------------3----+-----------3------|
|-------2-------2--+-------2-----2----+-------0-------0--+-------0-----0----|
|-----2------------+-----2---------2--+-----2------------+-----2---------2--|
|-0----------------+-0----------------+-3----------------+-3----------------|
|------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------|
          Just a   boy                 You ....

|---------0---1----+---------1-0------+---------0--------+------------------|
|-------3-------3--+-------3-----3----+-------3-----3----+------------------|
|-----2------------+-----2---------2--+-----3---------3--+------------------|
|-0----------------+-0----------------+------------------+------------------|
|------------------+------------------+-1----------------+-1----------------|
|------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------|
 Half the things                  You're ....

|------------------+---------0--------+---------0--------+---------0--------|
|---------0---1----+-----------0------+-------------3----+-----------3------|
|-------2-------2--+-------2-----2----+-------0-------0--+-------0-----0----|
|-----2------------+-----2---------2--+-----2------------+-----2---------2--|
|-0----------------+-0----------------+-3----------------+-3----------------|
|------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------|
  How can  I   explain  to  you        Things don't ....

|---------0---1----+---------1-0------+---------0--------+------------------|
|-------3-------3--+-------3-----3----+-------3---3------+------------------|
|-----2------------+-----2---------2--+-----3-------3----+------------------|
|-0----------------+-0----------------+---------------3--+------------------|
|------------------+------------------+-1----------------+-1----------------|
|------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------|
 want them to                      I .....

|---------0--------+---------0--------+------------------+------------------|
|-------------3----+-------------3----+---------0h1------+------------------|
|-------0-------0--+-------0-------0--+-------2-----2----+------------------|
|-----2------------+-----0------------+-----2---------2--+------------------|
|-3----------------+-1----------------+-0----------------+-0----------------|
|------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------|
 Your mother never   wanted  ...

|---------0--------+---------0--------+---------1---0----+-1-------1--------|
|-----------3------+-----------3------+-------3-------3--+-----3-------3----|
|-------0-----0----+-------0-----0----+-----2------------+-------2-------2--|
|-----0---------0--+-----2---------0--+-0----------------+------------------|
|-1----------------+-3----------------+------------------+------------------|
|------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------|
 She did her best but ....

|---------1-0------+------------------|
|-------3-----3----+------------------|
|-----2---------2--+------------------|
|-0----------------+-0----------------|
|------------------+------------------|
|------------------+------------------|


<CHORUS>
|---------0---1----+---------0---1----+---------0--------+---------0--------|
|-------3-------3--+---------------3--+-----------3------+-------1----------|
|-----2------------+-------0----------+-------0-----0----+-----2------------|
|-0----------------+-----2------------+-----0---------0--+---2--------------|
|------------------+-3----------------+-1----------------+-0----------------|
|------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------|
  You  and I  are brought ....

|---------0---1----+---------1-0------+---------0--------+------------------|
|-------3-------3--+-------------3----+-----------3------+------------------|
|-----2------------+-------0-------0--+-------0-----0----+------------------|
|-0----------------+-----2------------+-----0---------0--+------------------|
|------------------+-3----------------+-1----------------+-1----------------|
|------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------|
  Vows which I have ....

|---------0--------+-------0----------+---------0--------+-------0----------|
|---------0---0----+-------3----------+-----------1------+-------0----------|
|-------0-0-----0--+-----0-0----------+-------2-----2----+-----2-2----------|
|-----2---2--------+---2---2----------+-----2---------2--+---1--------------|
|------------------+-3----------------+-0----------------+-2----------------|
|-0----------------+------------------+------------------+------------------|
  Flesh and blood though we are ....

|---------0--------+-------0----------+---------0--------+-------0----------|
|---------0---0----+-------3----------+-----------1------+-------0----------|
|-------0-0-----0--+-----0-0----------+-------2-----2----+-----2-2----------|
|-----2---2--------+---2---2----------+-----2---------2--+---1--------------|
|------------------+-3----------------+-0----------------+-2----------------|
|-0----------------+------------------+------------------+------------------|
  Now God's love is all we've .....

|---------0--------+-------0----------+---------0--------+-------0----------|
|---------0---0----+-------3----------+-----------1------+-------0----------|
|-------0-0-----0--+-----0-0----------+-------2-----2----+-----2-2----------|
|-----2---2--------+---2---2----------+-----2---------2--+---1--------------|
|------------------+-3----------------+-0----------------+-2----------------|
|-0----------------+------------------+------------------+------------------|
  Flesh and blood though we are not     ....

|---------0--------+-------0----------+---------0--------+---------0--------|
|---------0---0----+-------3----------+-----------1------+-------0-0--------|
|-------0-0-----0--+-----0-0----------+-------2-----2----+-----2---2--------|
|-----2---2--------+---2---2----------+-----2---------2--+---1--------------|
|------------------+-3----------------+-0----------------+-2----------------|
|-0----------------+------------------+------------------+------------------|
  Now God's love is all we've got       ....

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|------------------|
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|-------------3-2--|

 <SOLO>  Gtr 1 Plays above 4 measures 4 times (with slight variations)
  Gtr 2 (playing part of solo violin in recording)
|------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------|
|------------------+-7/8---------8h10p8-7---------\5-----+------------------|
|-/9---------------+------------------+--------------765-+------------------|
|------------------+------------------+------------------+-7--/--9----------|
|------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------|
|------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------|
*
|--------1012141514+-17-141514151412--+------------------+---------0--------|
|-----1012---------+---------------1513-12^----------15 \+-12---------------|
|-9----------------+------------------+------------------+------------------|
|------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------|
|------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------|
|------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------|
*
|------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------|
|-8---------7h8p7--+-5----------------+------------------+------------------|
|------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------|
|------------------+------------------+-7----------------+-/9---------------|
|------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------|
|------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------|
*
|------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------|
|------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------|
|-9----------------+-11-12-------111211-9----------------+-11---------------|
|------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------|
|------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------|
|------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------|
*
|------------------|
|-1213121312131213-|  <-- some fast hammer-on action here!
|------------------|
|------------------|
|------------------|
|------------------|

<BRIDGE>
  Gtr1
|---------0--------+---------0--------+---------0--------+---------0--------|
|-----------3------+-----------3------+-----------0------+-----------0------|
|-------0-------0--+-------0-------0--+-------2-------2--+-------2-------2--|
|-----2------------+-----2------------+-----2------------+-----2------------|
|-3----------------+-3----------------+------------------+------------------|
|------------------+------------------+-0----------------+-0----------------|
  All I want for you ....

|---------0--------+---------0--------+---------0--------+---------0--------|
|-----------3------+-----------3------+-----------0------+-----------0------|
|-------0-------0--+-------0-------0--+-------2-------2--+-------2-------2--|
|-----2------------+-----2------------+-----2------------+-----2------------|
|-3----------------+-3----------------+------------------+------------------|
|------------------+------------------+-0----------------+-0----------------|
  Never will I turn my ....

|---------0--------+---------0--------+---------0--------+------------------|
|---------0--------+---------3--------+---------1---1----+------------------|
|-------2-2--------+-------0-0--------+-------2-2-----2--+------------------|
|-----1------------+-----2------------+-----2------------+------------------|
|-2----------------+-3----------------+-0----------------+-0----------------|
|------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------|
  This world will lie to ....

|---------0--------+---------0--------+---------0--------+------------------|
|---------0--------+---------3--------+---------1---1----+------------------|
|-------2-2--------+-------0-0--------+-------2-2-----2--+------------------|
|-----1------------+-----2------------+-----2------------+------------------|
|-2----------------+-3----------------+-0----------------+-0----------------|
|------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------|
  How can  I  protect  ...

|---------0--------+---------0--------+---------0--------+---------0--------|
|---------0---0----+---------0---0----+---------3---3----+---------0--------|
|-------2-2-----2--+-------2-2-----2--+---------0-----0--+-------2-2--------|
|-----4------------+-----2------------+-------0----------+-----3------------|
|-4----------------+------------------+-----2------------+------------------|
|------------------+-0----------------+-3----------------+-1----------------|
  Only God can show you that the ....

|---------0--------+---------0--------+-0----------------+------------------|
|---------3---3----+---------0---0----+-0----------------+------------------|
|---------0-----0--+-------2-2-----2--+-2----------------+------------------|
|-------0----------+-----3------------+-2----------------+------------------|
|-----2------------+------------------+-0----------------+------------------|
|-3----------------+-1----------------+------------------+------------------|
  Never forsake your ....

|-0----------------+------------------|
|-0----------------+------------------|
|-2----------------+------------------|
|-2----------------+------------------|
|-0----------------+------------------|
|------------------+------------------|


|---------0--------+---------0--------+------------------+------------------|
|-------------3----+-------------3----+---------0h1------+------------------|
|-------0-------0--+-------0-------0--+-------2-----2----+------------------|
|-----2------------+-----0------------+-----2---------2--+------------------|
|-3----------------+-1----------------+-0----------------+-0----------------|
|------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------|
 I promise I will do my ....

|---------0--------+---------0--------+---------1---0----+-1-------1--------|
|-----------3------+-----------3------+-------3-------3--+-----3-------3----|
|-------0-----0----+-------0-----0----+-----2------------+-------2-------2--|
|-----0---------0--+-----2---------0--+-0----------------+------------------|
|-1----------------+-3----------------+------------------+------------------|
|------------------+------------------+------------------+------------------|
 Listen to me, and I will ....

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|-0----------------|
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