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T|  F Am Bb D C A E
A|  E:-1- -x- -1- -x- -x- -x- -0-
B|  A:-3- -0- -1- -0- -3- -0- -2-
N|  D:-3- -2- -3- -0- -2- -2- -2-
A|  G:-2- -2- -3- -2- -0- -2- -1-
B|  B:-1- -1- -3- -3- -1- -2- -0-
B|  e:-1- -0- -1- -2- -0- -0- -0-
E|  
R|  Intro :
.|  
C|  F Am D Bb
O|  
M|  D C
-|  on a free ride home from the embassy
T|  
A|  A E
B|  i saw the governor and his lover
N|  
A|  C D
B|  holding hands
B|  
E|  D
R|  when i got to my place
.|  
C|  C
O|  i emptied my suitcase
M|  
-|  A E D
T|  and opened the windows wide
A|  
B|  F Am
N|  if you could save yourself, you'd save us all
A|  
B|  D
B|  is that what you called me for?
E|  
R|  Bb
.|  is that why you're knocking on my door?
C|  
O|  F
M|  the time i've spent
-|  
T|  Am
A|  working myself to death
B|  
N|  D
A|  thought that's what you wanted
B|  
B|  Bb
E|  i thought you needed my help
R|  
.|  F
C|  to make it good again
O|  
M|  A7
-|  to make us strong
T|  
A|  Bb
B|  to make you happy
N|  
A|  F
B|  to push you along
B|  
E|  Am Am Am F
R|  and gain some respect
.|  
C|  A7
O|  to be be thrown a crumb
M|  
-|  Bb
T|  i was on my kness
A|  
B|  F
N|  when you knocked me down
A|  
B|  The wheels fell off, the bottom dropped out
B|  The checks all bounced, I came in your mouth
E|  Your mother came calling but there was no one around
R|  The trash caught fire when the leaves turned brown
.|  The vultures were circling when the circus left town
C|  I left you a note but I wrote it in disappearing ink
O|  If you could save yourself, you'd save us all
M|  Is that what you called me for, is that why you're knocking on my door?
-|  The time I've spent, working myself to death
T|  Thought that's what you wanted
A|  I thought you needed my help
B|  To make it good again, to make us strong
N|  To make you happy, to push you along
A|  And gain some respect, to be thrown a crumb
B|  I was on my knees, when you knocked me down
B|  
E|  (repeat chorus)
R|  
.|  Break and Outro :
C|  F A7 Bb
O|  F A7 Bb
M|  
-|  ***Version 2*** by Tim
T|  
A|  This is a more accurate version of this song.
B|  The other one is close but leaves out some chords.
N|  I added the 2 missing lines to the lyrics, and note
A|  that "bone" is changed to "crumb." (listen closely to the song)
B|  
B|  Intro :
E|  
R|  F Am D Bb
.|  
C|  D C
O|  on a free ride home from the embassy
M|  G G
-|  i saw the governor and his lover
T|  A D
A|  holding hands
B|  
N|  (same chords)
A|  when i got to my place
B|  i emptied my suitcase
B|  and opened the windows wide
E|  F Am
R|  if you could save yourself, you'd save us all
.|  D
C|  is that what you called me for?
O|  Bb
M|  is that why you're knocking on my door?
-|  F
T|  the time i've spent
A|  Am
B|  working myself to death
N|  D
A|  thought that's what you wanted
B|  Bb
B|  i thought you needed my help
E|  F
R|  to make it good again
.|  A7
C|  to make us strong
O|  Bb
M|  to make you happy
-|  F
T|  to push you along
A|  Am Am Am F
B|  and gain some respect
N|  A7
A|  to be be thrown a crumb
B|  Bb
B|  i was on my kness
E|  F
R|  when you knocked me down
.|  
C|  The wheels fell off, the bottom dropped out
O|  The checks all bounced, I came in your mouth
M|  Your mother came calling but there was no one around
-|  The trash caught fire when the leaves turned brown
T|  The vultures were circling when the circus left town
A|  I left you a note but I wrote it in disappearing ink
B|  If you could save yourself, you'd save us all
N|  Is that what you called me for, is that why you're knocking on my door?
A|  The time I've spent, working myself to death
B|  Thought that's what you wanted
B|  I thought you needed my help
E|  To make it good again, to make us strong
R|  To make you happy, to push you along
.|  And gain some respect, to be thrown a crumb
C|  I was on my knees, when you knocked me down
O|  
M|  (repeat chorus)
-|  
T|  ***Keyboard Tabs*** by Andrew
A|  
B|  Intro:
N|  F chord x4 A chord x4 D Major chord x4 F chord x4
A|  
B|  Add rhythms as you want, like from the CD or something. I play like the CD, but that's a fleshed-out version.
B|  
E|  Melody, Verse One:
R|  
.|  ALL Fs SHARP UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED
C|  
O|  D E F# F# F# F# F# F# E E,
M|  E E D E E E D E E E DD
-|  D E F# F# F# F#,
T|  F# F# E D E E
A|  D E E D E E D
B|  
N|  Chorus:
A|  
B|  ALL Bs FLAT UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED. ALL OTHER NOTES NATURAL
B|  
E|  F F F ^F C A ^F F E E,
R|  E E E D E D D,
.|  E E E D EDE F F,
C|  C F F F, F F F F E E E,
O|  E E E D E D,
M|  E E D E F F F,
-|  F G F A G F,
T|  A A A A,
A|  A A A Bb Bb,
B|  Bb Bb Bb A A
N|  < < < < <
A|  A A A A A
B|  A A A G A
B|  A A A A Bb
E|  Bb Bb Bb A A A..
R|  
.|  Verse Two:
C|  
O|  D F# F#,
M|  D F# F# F# F#,
-|  D F# E E D E E D E,
T|  D E E E E, D E E E E D D,
A|  D F# F# F# F# F# F# F# F#,
B|  D F# E E E D E E E E,
N|  D E E E E E D E E D E D E D D.
A|  
B|  Chorus Again: same as last time, do an octave up:
B|  
E|  Outro:
R|  Same as intro, end on Bb Chord Finale.
.|  
C|  That should be it. It might need tweaking, but there you go. Match it up to the melody, it works.
O|  
M|  ***Bass Tab***by Geoff
-|  
T|  If You Could Save Yourself (You'd Save Us All)
A|  Bass by Dean
B|  
N|  H H H h q H H H H H
A|  G---||------|-----|-----|-----|--------|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----------
B|  D---||--3:--|-----|-----|-----|--------|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----------
B|  A---||--4:--|-----|-----|-----|--------|-----|-----|-----|-----|--5--|-----------
E|  E---||------|--1--|--1--|--1--|--1--3--|--5--|--5--|--5--|--5--|-----|-----------
R|  Intro
.|  
C|  q q q H H H H H H H H 36x
O|  G--------------|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-------|--r--|--r--||---r---||-----
M|  D--------------|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-------|--e--|--e--||*--e--*||-----
-|  A----/9--7--9--|--5--|--5--|-----|-----|-----|-------|--s--|--s--||*--s--*||-----
T|  E--------------|-----|-----|--6--|--6--|--6--|--(6)--|--t--|--t--||---t---||-----
A|  Verse 1
B|  
N|  H H H h q H H H H H q q q
A|  G------|-----|-----|--------|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-------------|--------
B|  D------|-----|-----|--------|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-------------|--------
B|  A------|-----|-----|--------|-----|-----|-----|-----|--5--|---/9--7--9--|--------
E|  E---1--|--1--|--1--|--1--3--|--5--|--5--|--5--|--5--|-----|-------------|--------
R|  Chorus
.|  
C|  H H H H H H H H H h q H
O|  G------|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|--------|-----|----------
M|  D------|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|--------|-----|----------
-|  A---5--|--5--|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|--------|-----|----------
T|  E------|-----|--6--|--6--|--6--|--6--|--1--|--1--|--1--|--1--3--|--5--|----------
A|  
B|  h q h e e h e e H q q q H q q q
N|  G---------|-------------|-----------|-----|-------------|-----|-------------|----
A|  D---------|---/7--7--7--|--7--7--7--|-----|-------7-----|-----|-------------|----
B|  A---------|-------------|-----------|--5--|---/9-----9--|--5--|---/8--7--5--|----
B|  E---5--5--|-------------|-----------|-----|-------------|-----|-------------|----
E|  
R|  H H H H H h q H h q H H H
.|  G------|-----|-----|-----|-----|----------|-----|--------|-----|-----|-----|-----
C|  D------|-----|-----|-----|-----|----------|-----|--------|-----|-----|-----|-----
O|  A------|-----|-----|-----|-----|---/8--8--|-----|--------|-----|-----|-----|-----
M|  E---6--|--6--|--6--|--6--|--1--|----------|--1--|--1--3--|--5--|--5--|--5--|-----
-|  
T|  h q H H H H H H H q q q H H
A|  G---------|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----------|-----|-----|----
B|  D---------|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----------|-----|-----|----
N|  A---------|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----------|-----|-----|----
A|  E---5--5--|--6--|--6--|--6--|--6--|--1--|--1--|--1--|--5--5--5--|--1--|--1--|----
B|  
B|  H q q q H H H h q H H H H H
E|  G------|-----------|-----|-----|-----|--------|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|----
R|  D------|-----------|-----|-----|-----|--------|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|----
.|  A------|-----------|-----|-----|-----|--------|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|----
C|  E---1--|--1--1--3--|--5--|--5--|--5--|--5--5--|--6--|--6--|--6--|--6--|--1--|----
O|  
M|  H H H H 36x H H H h q
-|  G------|-----|-------|-------|--r--||---r---||-----|-----|-----|--------|--------
T|  D------|-----|-------|-------|--e--||*--e--*||-----|-----|-----|--------|--------
A|  A------|-----|-------|-------|--s--||*--s--*||-----|-----|-----|--------|--------
B|  E---1--|--1--|--(1)--|--(1)--|--t--||---t---||--1--|--1--|--1--|--1--3--|--------
N|  Verse 2 Chorus
A|  
B|  H H H H H q q q H H H H H
B|  G------|-----|-----|-----|-----|-------------|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----
E|  D------|-----|-----|-----|-----|-------------|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----
R|  A------|-----|-----|-----|--5--|---/9--7--9--|--5--|--5--|-----|-----|-----|-----
.|  E---5--|--5--|--5--|--5--|-----|-------------|-----|-----|--6--|--6--|--6--|-----
C|  
O|  H H H H q q q H h q h q h q
M|  G------|-----|-----|-----|-----------|-----|--------|----------|--------|--------
-|  D------|-----|-----|-----|-----------|-----|--------|---/7--7--|--7--7--|--------
T|  A------|-----|-----|-----|-----------|-----|--------|----------|--------|--------
A|  E---6--|--1--|--1--|--1--|--1--1--3--|--5--|--5--5--|----------|--------|--------
B|  
N|  H q q q H H H H H h q H H
A|  G------|-------------|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|--------|-----|-----|--------
B|  D------|-------7-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|--------|-----|-----|--------
B|  A---5--|---/9-----9--|--5--|--5--|-----|-----|-----|--------|-----|-----|--------
E|  E------|-------------|-----|-----|--6--|--6--|--6--|--6--6--|--1--|--1--|--------
R|  
.|  H q q q H H H q q q H H H h q
C|  G------|-----------|-----|-----|-----|-----------|-----|-----|-----|--------|----
O|  D------|-----------|-----|-----|-----|-----------|-----|-----|-----|--------|----
M|  A------|-----------|-----|-----|-----|-----3--5--|-----|-----|-----|--------|----
-|  E---1--|--5--5--5--|--1--|--1--|--1--|--5--------|--5--|--5--|--5--|--5--5--|----
T|  
A|  H H H H H H H q q q H q q q
B|  G------|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----------|-----|-----------|-------
N|  D------|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----------|-----|-----------|-------
A|  A------|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----------|-----|-----3--5--|-------
B|  E---6--|--6--|--6--|--6--|--1--|--1--|--1--|--5--3--5--|--1--|--5--------|-------
B|  Outro
E|  
R|  H q q q H H H h q H H H H H
.|  G------|-----------|-----|-----|-----|--------|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|----
C|  D------|-----------|-----|-----|-----|--------|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|----
O|  A------|-----------|-----|-----|-----|--------|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|----
M|  E---1--|--1--5--1--|--5--|--5--|--5--|--5--5--|--6--|--6--|--6--|--6--|--6--|----
-|  
T|  H H q q q H 7x H H H
A|  G------|-----|-----------|-----||---------||--r--|--r--|--r--||------------------
B|  D------|-----|-----------|-----||*-------*||--e--|--e--|--e--||------------------
N|  A------|-----|-----------|-----||*-------*||--s--|--s--|--s--||------------------
A|  E---6--|--6--|--6--5--3--|--1--||---(1)---||--t--|--t--|--t--||------------------

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