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Lady Writer guitar tab

From: Kenny Winningham <>

Artist: Dire Straits
Song: Lady Writer
Key: E major (C# minor)

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----5-4-5-7-5-4----7B9-7B9-7B9R7--------7-5-7B9-7-5-------4-5-7-5-4----------
-4/6-----------6----------------6----4-6-----------6-6---6---------6-6-6B8R6-
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Lady writer on the TV
Talkin' 'bout the Virgin Mary
Reminded me of you
Expectation left a come on too
Lady writer on the TV

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She had another quality
The way you used to look

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And I know you never read a book

Just the way that her fell down around her face

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And I recall my fall from grace

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-7B9-7B9R7B9R7-7R9B7-5h7p5-
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Another time, another place

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Lady writer on the TV

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She had all the brains and the beauty

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The picture does not fit

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You'd talk to me when you felt like this

Just the way that her hair fell down around her face

-12-9-12-9h12p9------------------------------
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And I recall my fall from grace

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-9-----9-7-5-7-7B9R7B9R7-5h7p5-
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Another time, another place

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--4-6---6-6--------
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Your rich old man
You know he'd call her a dead wringer

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You got the same command

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Plus your mother was a mess in life

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------4h5-7-5-4-----7B9R7B9R7---7-5-7-5------------5-4---------------------------
-4-6-6----------6----------------------6-6------4-6---6h8p6-8/9-9-9-9-8-4h6p4----
---------------------------------------------4/6-----------------------------6-6-
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------12-12B14R12B14R12B14--12B14R12-he strums through---------14----------------
-11B13-------------------------------a C#m chord; I don't------13-13-14-13-11-13-
-------------------------------------know which note he--------11----------------
-------------------------------------plays or when he plays it-------------------
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That's all I know.
I hope you find this useful.
KW
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