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Son Of A Gun guitar tab

                               By Eugene Kelly
                              and Francis McGee
   
    This song (Son of a gun) is from the "Incesticide" 
  album and wasn't written by Kurt but it is in one
  of his records, so let's begin.

  Intro
  Fdbk.
  ------------------------------------------------   
  -------2---2--2---------------------------------
  -------2---2--2-----4---4--4--------------------
  -------0---0--0-----2---2--2--------------------   
  --------------------2---2--2--------------------
  --------------------0---0--0--------------------

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

  rhy.fig. 1
  ------------------------------------------------   
  -------2---2--2---------------------------------
  -------2---2--2-----4---4--4--------------------
  -------0---0--0-----2---2--2--------------------   
  --------------------2---2--2--------------------
  --------------------0---0--0--------------------

                                 end of rhy.fig. 1
  ------------------------------------------------   
  --3---3--3--------------------------------------   
  --2---2--2-----4--4--4--4-----------------------   
  --0---0--0-----2--2--2--2-----------------------   
  ---------------2--2--2--2-----------------------   
  ---------------0--0--0--0-----------------------   
  
  (the giutar goes slower in the verse)
  
  w/rhy.fig. 1 
  Up, up, up and down.
  Turn, turn, turn around
  Round, round, round a bout and over again.
  gun, gun son of a gun.
  You are the only one 
  that makes any difference
  to what I say.

  rhy.fig. 2
  ------------------------------------------------  
  ------------------------------------------------ 
  ----------------------5---5--5--5---5--5--5-----  
  -5---5--5--5--5--5----5---5--5--5---5--5--5----- 
  -5---5--5--5--5--5----3---3--3--3---3--3--3-----  
  -3---3--3--3--3--3------------------------------ 
                               
                               (end of rhy.fig. 2)
  ------------------------------------------------  
  ------------------------------------------------ 
  --7----7--7--7---7--7--7--5--5--5--5--5--5------  
  --7----7--7--7---7--7--7--5--5--5--5--5--5------ 
  --5----5--5--5---5--5--5--3--3--3--3--3--3--0---  
  --------------------------------------------0--- 
  w/rhy. fig 2
  The sun shines in the bedroom
  when we play.
  The rain, it always starts
  when you go away
  The sun shines in the bedroom
  when we play.
  The rain, it always starts
  when you go away
  
  w/rhy.fig. 1 
  Up, up, up and down.
  Turn, turn, turn around
  Round, round, round a bout and over again.
  gun, gun son of a gun.
  You are the only one 
  that makes any difference
  to what I say.
  
  w/rhy. fig 2
  The sun shines in the bedroom
  when we play.
  The rain, it always starts
  when you go away
  The sun shines in the bedroom
  when we play.
  The rain, it always starts
  when you go away
  

  Interlude
  ------------------------------------------------  
  ------------------------------------------------ 
  ------------------------/7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7- 
  --5---5--5--5--5--5--5--/7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7-  X2
  --5---5--5--5--5--5--5--/5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5- 
  --3---3--3--3--3--3--3-------------------------- 

  ------------------------------------------------  
  ------------------------------------------------ 
  ------------------------/9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9-  
  --7---7--7--7--7--7--7--/9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9-  X2
  --7---7--7--7--7--7--7--/7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7-  
  --5---5--5--5--5--5--5-------------------------- 

  ------------------------------------------------  
  ------------------------------------------------ 
  ------------------------/7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7- 
  --5---5--5--5--5--5--5--/7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7-  X4
  --5---5--5--5--5--5--5--/5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5- 
  --3---3--3--3--3--3--3-------------------------- 
  
  w/rhy.fig. 1 
  Up, up, up and down.
  Turn, turn, turn around
  Round, round, round a bout and over again.
  gun, gun son of a gun.
  You are the only one 
  that makes any difference
  to what I say.

  w/rhy. fig 2
  The sun shines in the bedroom
  when we play.
  The rain, it always starts
  when you go away
  The sun shines in the bedroom
  when we play.
  The rain, it always starts
  when you go away

  And it ends like this.-
           
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