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Cartoon World guitar tab

Cartoon World
by U2
Tabbed by Mark Mazumdar

Intro in C5:
e:---------------------------------------------------|
B:---------------------------------------------------|
G:-5-5-5--------5-5-5-----5-5-5--------5-5-5---------|
D:-5-5-5--------5-5-5-----5-5-5--------5-5-5---------|
A:-3-3-3-----0--3-3-3-----3-3-3-----0--3-3-3---------|
E:-------0-3----------0-3--------0-3---------0-3-----|


Main Riff1:
e:------------------0-------------|
B:--------------------------------|
G:-6--6-4--4-6--6-4---------------|
D:-6--6-4--4-6--6-4---------------|
A:-4--4-2--2-4--4-2---------------|
E:--------------------------------|

Variation of Main Riff2:
e:------------------------------0----|
B:-----------------------------------|
G:-6-6-6-6--4-4-4-4--6-6-6-6--4------|
D:-6-6-6-6--4-4-4-4--6-6-6-6--4------|
A:-4-4-4-4--2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4--2------|
E:-----------------------------------|

Riff 1 twice 
Riff 2 twice
We will become one (spoken)

Verse:
Riff1               riff1
Mr. Burke is off to work
C (bar chord)           riff1
He carries papers in his carrier bag
Riff 2                    riff1
He's a postman's patients lost    
(Peter Postman's papers lost)
C                            riff 1
Those angry dogs, those angry dogs

Chorus: Bb A
A           Bb      
It's a cartoon world
A           Bb
It's a cartoon world
A           Bb
It's a cartoon world
A           Bb      A
It's a cartoon world
It's a cartoon (screamed)

Riff 1 twice
Riff 2 twice

Verse2:
Riff 2               riff 1
Mrs. Brown is off to town
C                             riff1                 
She carries shopping in her shopping bag
Riff 2                   riff 1
Peter Pan is working hard
C                    riff 1
To some degree at university

Chorus2: Same as first chorus

riff 1 twice

Guitar Solo:
e:-6-4-6-6-4--6-6---------6-4-6-6-4--|
B:-7-5-7-7-5--7-7-6-7b-6--7-5-7-7-5--|
G:-6-4--------6-6-4-6b-4--6-4--------|
D:-----------------------------------|
A:-----------------------------------|
E:-----------------------------------|


e:-6-6-------------6-4-----6-4-----6-4-6-|
B:-7-7-6-7b-6--7-5-7-7-7-5-7-5-7-5-7-5-7-|
G:-6-6-4-6b-4--6-4-----6-4-----6-4-------|
D:---------------------------------------|
A:---------------------------------------|
E:---------------------------------------|

Bass Solo (repeated many times):
G:------------------|
D:------------------|
A:---7-----7--------|
E:-9---9-7---7------|

Riff 1 twice

Verse 3:
Riff 2             riff1
Uncle Tony takes a drag
C                           riff 1
He's drinking beer, lot's of beer 
Riff 2                 riff1
Jack and Jill go up the hill
C                               riff1
To pick some flowers and not some pales   
(To pick some flowers and cut some tails)

Chorus3: same as others

Riff 1 twice

Strum C# B C# B

End on C#5


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Cartoon World by U2
Tabbed by Barry Chapman.

This is from the 1980 dublin concert. Lyrics may be way off.


Intro:

----------------------------
----------------------------
-5-5-5--5--5--5--5--5-------   Play 4 times...
-5-5-5--5--5--5--5--5-------
-3-3-3--0--x--0--x--0-------
-----------3-----3----------


Riff 1:

-------------------0------
-------------------0------   repeat, then play
-6--6-4--4-6--6-4------4--
-6--6-4--4-6--6-4------4--
-4--4-2--2-4--4-2------2--
--------------------------


Riff 2: (always played muted)


         Uncle     Tony     Takes a...     
---------------------------------------
---------------------------------------
-6-6-6-6--4-4-4-4--6-6-6-6--4-4-4-4----
-6-6-6-6--4-4-4-4--6-6-6-6--4-4-4-4----
-4-4-4-4--2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4--2-2-2-2----
---------------------------------------


Back to Riff 1

..Drag....
-----------------------0----------
-----------------------0----------
-----6--6-4--4-6--6-4-------------
-----6--6-4--4-6--6-4-------------
-----4--4-2--2-4--4-2-------------
----------------------------------


Riff 3:

       He carries  Papers in his... 
------------------------------------
--7-7-7-------------7-7-7-----------
--7-7-7-------------7-7-7-----------
--7-7-7-------------7-7-7-----------
--5-5-5-------------5-5-5-----------
------------------------------------


(Riff 1)

.carrying bag
-------------------0-------
-------------------0-------
-6--6-4--4-6--6-4-------4--
-6--6-4--4-6--6-4-------4--
-4--4-2--2-4--4-2-------2--
---------------------------


Repeat as above, starting with Riff 1.



..Peter postman takes a drag/those angry dogs, those angry boys...




Chorus:

          ...It's a cartoon world...
-7-7-7-7-----6-6-6-6-----------------
-7-7-7-7-----6-6-6-6-----------------
-8-8-8-8-----7-7-7-7-----------------  (Repeat 6 times)
-9-9-9-9-----8-8-8-8-----------------
-9-9-9-9-----8-8-8-8-----------------
-7-7-7-7-----6-6-6-6-----------------
 

Mrs. Brown is off to town/She carries shopping in her shopping bag

Mr. Burn is working hard/for some degree at university...

 (Chorus)
It's a cartoon world
It's a cartoon world
It's a cartoon world
It's a cartoon world
It's a cartoon world
It's a cartoon!

 Solo:

--------12-10---------------------
-12-10--10-10--12-10--10b11r10----
-10-10---------10-10--------------  Play twice, then... 
----------------------------------  
----------------------------------
----------------------------------


--------12-10---------12-10-------
-12-10--10-10--12-10--10-10-------
-10-10---------10-10--------------  ..twice, into Bass solo:
----------------------------------
----------------------------------
----------------------------------


-----------------------------
---2-2---2-2---2-2---2-2-----  ...which is played the entire 
-4-----2-----4-----2---------               song, I think.
-----------------------------


Then, riff 1 begins again, & the song
is played just as it was before:


..Uncle Tony takes a drag/he's getting near lots of beer (?)

Jack and Jill go up the hill/to pick some flowers and pop some pills..

  (Chorus)

 Riff 1, song ends on last chord.

   Barry Chapman.
  development and support by
dmitry ivanov