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Ugly Kid Joe guitar tabs for Cats in the cradle

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"Cats in the cradle" / Ugly Kid Joe
Tab transcription by Mark van 't Zet (tmvtzet@cs.vu.nl)
INTRO

A chord diagramEsus2Esus2           A chord diagramEsus2Esus2             A chord diagramEsus2Esus2       A chord diagramEsus2Esus2   A chord diagramEsus2Esus2 *

----7---7-------9p7------------------------------------------12-10------------
--------------------10---10-------7-----7---------7---------------12-11-10----
--9---9-----9----------9--------9-----9-------7-------9--------------------12-
--------------9---------------9-----9-------9---9---9-------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------

       A chord diagramD5D5 A chord diagramG5G5 A chord diagramE5E5

-----------------
----------7------
--9----7--6--9---
-------7-----9---
-----------------
-----------------

VERSE 1a

A chord diagramA majorA ..
Came ..
There ..
He ..

  A chord diagramE MajorE       A chord diagramG MajorG         A chord diagramA majorA                 A chord diagramE MajorE

------0---3--5--3-------5-------------0---0---0--- (repeat twice)
------0---3--3--3-----5------5--------0---0---0---
------1---0---------2------2---2------1---2---1---
--2---2---0----------------------2----2---2---2---
--2-------2------------------------0--2---2---2---
--0-------3---------------------------0---0---0---

VERSE 1b

He ..
"I'm ..
You .."

  A chord diagramD MajorD    D/C#  D/B    A chord diagramD/AD/A   * D/G    A chord diagramD/F#D/F#   A chord diagramE MajorE                  D/G     A chord diagramD/F#D/F#  (A chord diagramE MajorE)

--------------------------------------------------0---------------------------
---3-----3------3------3------3------3--------------0----------3-------3------
-----2-----2------2------2------2------2------0h1-----1----------2-------2----
-0------------------------------------------2-----------2---------------------
-------4-----2------0---------------------------------------------------------
----------------------------3------2------0------------------3-------2-----0--

  A chord diagramE MajorE          A chord diagramEsus4Esus4    A chord diagramE MajorE

-------0--0--0--0--0--0--
-------0--0--0--0--0--0--
----1--1--1--2--2--2--1--
--2----2--2--2--2--2--2--
-------------2--2--2--2--
-------------0--0--0--0--

INTRO - Play up to *


VERSE 2a

My ..
He ...
Could ..
I got ..


VERSE 2b

He ..
"I'm ..,
you ..


CHORUS

The ..
Little ..
When ..
We'll ..,
You ...

--0--0----2--3--2--3--3--3---------------0--0----2--3--2-- Play Verse 1b
--0--0----3--3--3-----3--3----2--3--2----0--0----3--3--3-- from * to (A chord diagramE MajorE)
--1--1----2--2--2-----0--0----2--2--2----1--1----2--2--2--
--2--2----0--0--0-----0--0----2--2--2----2--2----0--0--0--
--2--2----------------2--2----0--0--0----2--2-------------
--0--0----------------3--3---------------0--0-------------


VERSE 3a

When ..
So ..
I'm ..
He ..


VERSE 3b

What ..
see ..


CHORUS

BRIDGE - Three parts simultaneously

Electrical guitar

  A chord diagramE5E5   A chord diagramC5C5   A chord diagramD5D5   A chord diagramB5B5   A chord diagramE5E5   A chord diagramC5C5   A chord diagramD5D5   A chord diagramB5B5   A chord diagramE5E5

---------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------
-------5----7----4---------5----7----4-------
--2----5----7----4----2----5----7----4----2--
--2----3----5----2----2----3----5----2----2--
--0-------------------0-------------------0--

Acoustic

  A chord diagramE MajorE   A chord diagramCmaj7Cmaj7 A chord diagramD MajorD    A chord diagramBB    A chord diagramE MajorE   A chord diagramCmaj7Cmaj7 A chord diagramD MajorD    A chord diagramBB    A chord diagramE MajorE

--0----0----2----2----0----0----2----2----0--
--0----0----3----4----0----0----3----4----0--
--1----0----2----4----1----0----2----4----1--
--2----2----0----4----2----2----0----4----2--
--2----3----0----2----2----3----0----2----2--
--0----0---------2----0----0---------2----0--

Electrical guitar 2

------------------------------------(10/)-12-
---------------------------8----10-----------
---------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------


VERSE 4a

Long ..
I ..
I'd ..
He ...


VERSE 4b

You ...
but ..,
it ...


VERSE 5b

And ..
He'd ..
My ..


CHORUS - twice, play this part over the above chorus

Electrical guitar

  A chord diagramE5E5       A chord diagramD5D5       A chord diagramG5G5    A chord diagramA5A5       A chord diagramE5E5       A chord diagramD5D5      A chord diagramG5G5 F#x A chord diagramE5E5      A chord diagramG5G5 F#x A chord diagramE5E5
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
-----------7--7--7--------2--2--2-----------7--7--7--------------------------
--2--2--2--7--7--7--5--5--2--0--2--2--2--2--7--7--7--5--4--2--2--2--5--4--2--
--2--2--2--5--5--5--5--5--0--0--0--2--2--2--5--5--5--5--5--2--2--2--5--5--2--
--0--0--0-----------3--3-----------0--0--0-----------3--2--0--0--0--3--2--0--



OUTRO

  arp                         arp                  arp

-----7-----7-----9p7------------------------------------
---------------------10---10--7------7--------7---------
--9-----9-----9---------9-----7----7------7--------9----
--9---------------------------9--9------9---9---9--9----
--7---------------------------7-------------------------
--0-----------------------------------------------------

Other versions of Cats In The Cradle

Cats in The CradleChords
Cats in The Cradle (Ver. 2)Chords
Cats in The Cradle AcousticChords

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