R.E.M. - Exhuming Mccarthy Chords

 
         
         
         
         
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No chord
Standard guitar tuning:
E
A
D
G
B
E
No capo

E

You'reA beautCiful more AbeautCiful than me A C You'rFe honorable morAe honorCable than me A C LAoyal to Cthe BEank of AmeCrica
|--------------------------------|------2---------------------|
|--------------------------------|----------------------------|
|------4b5-(4b5)-4-2----------2--|--4b5---4b5--4b5r4-p2----2--|
|---------------------4--2--4----|-----------------------4----|
|--------------------------------|----------------------------|
|-0--2---------------------------|----------------------------|
|---------------------------|---2-----------------|--------------|
|---------------------------|-2-------------------|--------------|
|-----2---2----2----2--4b5--|-----4b5-4--2--------|-2------------|
|--4----4---4----4----------|--------------4-2--4-|---4--4p2-4-2-|
|---------------------------|---------------------|--------------|
|---------------------------|---------------------|--------------|
You'reF sharpeningB stonesF, walking on cBoals ToF improBve your CbusineBss acumen. FSharpening Bstones,F walking on coBals, ToF improBve your CbusineBss acumen. VAested inCterest uAnited tCies, Alanded Cgentry Frationalize LAook who boCught the mAyth,C byA jingCo, buyE AmeriCca
|--------------------------------|------2---------------------|
|--------------------------------|----------------------------|
|------4b5-(4b5)-4-2----------2--|--4b5---4b5--4b5r4-p2----2--|
|---------------------4--2--4----|-----------------------4----|
|--------------------------------|----------------------------|
|-0--2---------------------------|----------------------------|
|---------------------------|---2-----------------|--------------|
|---------------------------|-2-------------------|--------------|
|-----2---2----2----2--4b5--|-----4b5-4--2--------|-2------------|
|--4----4---4----4----------|--------------4-2--4-|---4--4p2-4-2-|
|---------------------------|---------------------|--------------|
|---------------------------|---------------------|--------------|
You'reF sharpeningB stonesF, walking on cBoals ToF improBve your CbusineBss acumen. FSharpening Bstones,F walking on coBals, ToF improBve your CbusineBss acumen. AEnemy Csighted Aenemy Cmet, AI'm addCressing the Frealpolitik LAook who boCught the mAyth,C byA jingCo, buyE AmeriCca C C E"Let us noEt assassinate this man further CSenator, Cyou've done enough. Have you no Esense of Edecency, sir? At long last, Chave you lCeft no sense of decency?" E E

F E C B

You're Fsharpening sBtones Fwalking on cBoals FTo imBprove your bEusiness acumens Fsharpening sBtones Fwalking on cBoals FTo imBprove your bEusiness acumens FEnemy Bsighted Fenemy Bmet, FI'm addBressing the Erealpolitik YFou've seen sBtart and yoFu've seen Bquit IF always tBhought of yoEu as quick EFxhuming McCaBrthy F B ExhuFming McCBarthy E {end on F#} EXHUMING MCCARTHY (Version 2) The guitars are tuned as follows: E A D G B E (from low to high)

Intro

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|------------------|------------------|         2 Bars of drums, alone.

Verse 1

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  A       C        A       C        A       C        F
  D  D  U  D U D U                                         D  D  D  D  D D
E------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
B-------4--6-6-6-6-|-------4--6-6-6-6-|-------4--6-6-6-6-|------------------|
G-5--5--4--6-6-6-6-|-5--5--4--6-6-6-6-|-5--5--4--6-6-6-6-|-3--3--3--3--3-3/-|
D-6--6--4--6-6-6-6-|-6--6--4--6-6-6-6-|-6--6--4--6-6-6-6-|-4--4--4--4--4-4/-|
A-6--6-------------|-6--6-------------|-6--6-------------|-4--4--4--4--4-4/-|
E-4--4-------------|-4--4-------------|-4--4-------------|-2--2--2--2--2-2/-|
X X X You're beautiful More Beautiful Than me You're honourable More
 A        C        A       C        A       C         F     C
E------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
B-------4--6-6-6-6-|-------4--6-6-6-6-|-------4--6-6-6-6-|------------------|
G-5--5--4--6-6-6-6-|-5--5--4--6-6-6-6-|-5--5--4--6-6-6-6-|-/8--8---6-6-6-6--|
D-6--6--4--6-6-6-6-|-6--6--4--6-6-6-6-|-6--6--4--6-6-6-6-|-/8--8---6-6-6-6--|
A-6--6-------------|-6--6-------------|-6--6-------------|-/6--6---4-4-4-4--|
E-4--4-------------|-4--4-------------|-4--4-------------|------------------|
X X X Honourable Than me Loyal to the Bank of America

Guitar solo 1

E------------------|------------------|------------------|---2--------------|
B------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
G------------------|-4b--4[5]-4-2-----|----2-------------|-4b-4b--4brp2---2-|
D------------------|--------------4-2-|-4----------------|--------------4---|
A------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
E-0--2-------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
E------------------|------------------|----2-------------|------------------|
B------------------|------------------|-2----------------|------------------|
G-----2------2-----|----2------2--4b--|-----4b--2--------|----2-------------|
D--4------4--------|-4------4---------|------------4--2-(2h)4--4--4mbp2-4-2-|
A------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
E------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
X *

Chorus 1

  F         C               B          F       B        C      B    F
E------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
B------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
G-3--3---4---6---6-|-6----------------|--3---------------|------------------|
D-4--4---4---6---6-|-6---6----4-------|--4--------4------|-6--6----4--------|
A-4--------------4-|-4---4----2--0--4-|--4--------2------|-4--4----2--0--4--|
E-2----------------|----------------2-|--2---------------|---------------2--|
X X U X You're sharpening Walking on coals To improve your Business acumen stones
    F          C             B          F  B   C       C      B

F

E------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------| B------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------| G----3---4---------|------------------|---3--------------|------------------| D----4---2-------6-|-6----6----4------|---4---4---6------|-6--6----4--------| A----4-----------4-|-4----4----2-0--4-|---4---2---4------|-4--4----2-----4/-| E----2-------------|----------------2-|---2--------------|------------0--2/-|
X X U X X You're sharpening Walking on coals To improve your Business acumen stones

Verse 2

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A C A C A C F

|------------------|------------------|------------------|-fill-1-----------|
Vested interest United ties Land of gentry Rationalise

A C A C A C F C

|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
Look who bought the myth Buy a jingle Buy America
                          F
                        E-----------------|
                        B-----------------|
                        G-3--3--3--3---3/-|     fill 1
                        D-4--4--4--4---4/-|
                        A-4--4--4--4---4/-|
                        E-2--2--2--2---4/-|
Verse 2 is the same as verse 1, except where fill 1 is indicated.

Guitar solo 2

E------------------|------------------|------------------|---2--------------|
B------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
G------------------|-4b--4[5]-4-2-----|----2-------------|-4b-4b--4brp2---2-|
D------------------|--------------4-2-|-4----------------|--------------4---|
A------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
E-0--2-------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
E------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
B---------------2--|------------------|------------------|----5---7b9r7-b9r7|
G-----2--4--4b-----|--4b--2-----------|-----2-----4---2--|-/6---6-----------|
D--4---------------|---------4---2----|-4------4---------|------------------|
A------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
E------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|

Chorus 2

  F             C             B          F     B        C      B
E------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
B------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
G-3--3---4-------6-|-6----------------|-3-3--------------|------------------|
D-4--4---4-------6-|-6----------4-----|-4-4-------4------|-6--6----4--------|
A-4--------------4-|-4----------2-----|-4-4-------2------|-4--4----2--------|
E-2----------------|------------------|-2-2--------------|------------------|
X U X You're sharpening Walking on coals To improve your Business acumen stones slight rake
    F          C                B     F        B        C      B

F

E------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------| B------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------| G--3---------------|------------------|-3-3--------------|------------------| D--4--4-------4--6-|-6-------------4--|-4-4-------4------|-6--6----4--------| A--4--4-------2--4-|-4-------------2--|-4-4-------2------|-4--4----2--4-----| E--2---------------|------------------|-2-2--------------|------------2-----|
X U You're sharpening Walking on coals To improve your Business acumen stones

Verse 3

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A C A C A C F

|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
Enemy sighted Enemy met I'm addressing The realpolotik

A C A C A C F C

|------------------|------------------|------------------|-fill-2-----------|
Look who bought the myth Buy a jingle Buy America
                         F       C
                        E------------------|
                        B------------------|
                        G-/8--8---6---6----|    fill 2
                        D-/8--8---6---6----|
                        A-/6--6---4---4----|
                        E------------------|
Verse 3 is the same as verse 1, except where fill 2 is indicated. Spoken Quote Section
guitar 1 (mute throughout)

C5 C5 E5 E5

E------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------| B------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------| G------------5-----|-----5-------5/---|-----8------------|-8---8---88/------| D555--5------5-----|-----5-------5/---|888--8------------|-8---8---88/------| A333--3---3-----3--|-3-------33-------|666------6--------|---6--------------| E------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
                   |                  |tr                |                  |
guitar 2           |                  |                  |                  |
E------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
B-----5-------5----|-----5-------5----|-----8-------8----|-----8-------8----|
G-----5-------5----|-----5-------5----|-----8-------8----|-----8-------8----|
D------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
A------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
E------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
Let us not assasinate this man further than the truth

C5 C5 E5 E5

E------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
B----with-guitar3--|--double_fill-1---|------------------|------------------|
G------------------|------------------|-----8------------|-8---8---88-------|
D555---------------|------------------|888--8------------|-8---8---88-------|
A333---------------|------------------|666------6--------|--6---------------|
E------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
 tr                |                  |tr                |                  |
guitar 2           |                  |                  |                  |
E------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
B-----5-------5----|-----5-------5----|-----8-------8----|-----8-------8----|
G-----5-------5----|-----5-------5----|-----8-------8----|-----8-------8----|
D------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
A------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
E------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
but you've done enough have you no sense of decency, sir, at long last

C5 C5 E5 E5

E------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
B----with-guitar3--|--double_fill-2---|------------------|------------------|
G------------------|------------------|---------8--------|-----8---8--------|
D555----------55---|-5--55-------55---|888--8---8--8-----|-8---8---8---8/---|
A333----------33---|-3--33-------33---|666--6----6-6-----|-66----------6/---|
E------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
 tr                |                  |tr                |                  |
guitar 2           |                  |                  |                  |
E------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
B-----5-------5----|-----5-------5----|-----8-------8----|-----8-------8----|
G-----5-------5----|-----5-------5----|-----8-------8----|-----8-------8----|
D------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
A------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
E------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
have you left no sense of decency ?
   F5      E5       C5      B5
guitar 1
E------------------|------------------|
B------------------|------------------|
G------------------|------------------|
D--10---------8----|--6----------4----|
A--8----------6----|--4----------2----|
E------------------|------------------|
                E------------------|-0----------------|
                B-----5------------|-5-------5--------|   guitar 3
                G---------5--------|-----5-------5----| double_fill 1
                D------------------|------------------|
                A------------------|------------------|
                E------------------|------------------|
                E-----3------------|------------------|
                B-----5-------3----|-5-------5--------|   guitar 3
                G---------5--------|-----5-------5----| double_fill 2
                D------------------|------------------|
                A------------------|------------------|
                E------------------|------------------|

Verse 4

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  F       B         F       B         F       B          E
E------------------|------------------|------------------|--------------0---|
B-------2--4-4-4-4-|-------2--4-4-4-4-|-------2--4-4-4-4-|----------------0-|
G-3--3--2--4-4-4-4-|-3--3--2--4-4-4-4-|-3--3--2--4-4-4-4-|--1---1---1-------|
D-4--4--2--4-4-4-4-|-4--4--2--4-4-4-4-|-4--4--2--4-4-4-4-|--2---2---2-------|
A-4--4-------------|-4--4-------------|-4--4-------------|--2---2---2-------|
E-2--2-------------|-2--2-------------|-2--2-------------|--0---0---0-------|
X X X You're sharpening Walking on coals To improve your Business acumens stones
 F       B          F       B         F       B          C       B
E------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
B-------2--4-4-4-4-|-------2--4-4-4-4-|-------2--4-4-4-4-|-/6---6---4---4-4-|
G-3--3--2--4-4-4-4-|-3--3--2--4-4-4-4-|-3--3--2--4-4-4-4-|-/6---6---4---4-4-|
D-4--4--2--4-4-4-4-|-4--4--2--4-4-4-4-|-4--4--2--4-4-4-4-|-/6---6---4---4-4-|
A-4--4-------------|-4--4-------------|-4--4-------------|-/4---4---2---2-2-|
E-2--2-------------|-2--2-------------|-2--2-------------|------------------|
X X X You're sharpening Walking on coals To improve your Business acumens stones

Verse 5

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F B F B F B E

|------------------|------------------|------------------|-fill-3----------|
Enemy sighted Enemy met I'm addressing The realpolotik

F B F B F B C B

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You've seen Stalin You've seen Dresden I always thought of You as quick
                        E-------------0-0--|
                        B------------------|
                        G--1---1---1-------| fill 3
                        D--2---2---2-------|
                        A--2---2---2-------|
                        E--0---0---0-------|
Verse 5 is the same as verse 4, except where fill 3 is indicated.

Outro

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F B F B F B E

|------------------|------------------|------------------|-fill-4-----------|
Exhuming McCarthy Exhuming McCarthy

F B F B F B C B

|------------------|------------------|------------------|-fill-5-----------|
Exhuming McCarthy Exhuming McCarthy
        E--------------0---|                    E------------------|
        B----------------0-|                    B-/6---6----4--4---|
        G--1---1-----------| fill 4             G-/6---6----4--4---| fill 5
        D--2---2-----------|                    D-/6---6----4--4---|
        A--2---2-----------|                    A-/4---4-----------|
        E--0---0-----------|                    E------------------|
The Outro is the same as verse 4, except where fills 4 and 5 are indicated. TAB Key
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b - bend a semitone (1 fret) YbZ - bend the note at fret Y to the same pitch as the note found at fret Z mb - microtone bend (see record for further details) r - release previous bend rZ - release previous bend to the same pitch as the note found at fret Z Y[Z]- Play the note at fret Y which has been previously bent to the same pitch as that found on fret Z. (The bend is silent when playing this note) h - hammer on p - pulloff / - slide up \ - slide down X - mute with palm of picking hand U - upstroke D - downstroke tr - tremolo picking ( ) - incidental note Notes
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The verses of the song are all quite similar. Verses 1,2 and 3 are made up of A (A, C)[3],F - (A C)[3] F C progression over 8-bars. Each verse differs slightly an bars 4 and 8 - after the first verse these changes are shown as 'fills'. The differences are only slight. In verses 4 and 5 (and also in the Outro) the original verse riff is transposed down by a whole tone (by moving the original chords down by 2 frets) giving A (F, B)[3],E - (F B)[3] E B progression. Again, the riff played over the (F# B)[3] section is constant with only slight changes occurring in bars 4 and 8. (These are also shown as fills) The 2 guitar solos are based on the F# minor pentatonic scale, using the 'standard box' pattern (with extension) found at the second fret. Both solos share the same first 4-bars. Some of the notation in the guitar solos may need clarification.... The term '4brp2' (in the 4th bar of solo 1) is an attempt to notate a fluid movement of the wrist used to fret the notes. The note on the 4th fret is bent by 1 semitone (the same as the note found on the 5th fret) then released and then pulled-off to the 2nd fret - all in one movement. Other terms, such as 4mbp2, can be explained in a similar way. The note at the 4th fret is bend slightly and the pull-off to fret 2. All in one movement. Listen to the record and it should become clear. The spoken word section contains 2 guitars. Guitar 1 plays the main rhythm part, which is based on playing partial power chords. Guitar 2 plays diads, - these have a reggae type of feel to them, as they are played on beats 2 and 4 of each bar. Guitar 3 is used to add a melody over the C5 sections these are shown as double_fills 1 and 2. The fills also sound as if they may have been doubled, to get a thicker sound. The choruses are all different, but follow the same structure. They are made up of partial chords - its just a matter of playing the chords shown above the TAB to match the vocal phrasing to get the 'loose effect' heard on the record. Comments, corrections, requests and idle banter welcome.