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Subject: Rolling Stones - Sister Morphine
From: rick@maya.demon.co.uk (Rich Tebb)
Subject: TAB: Sister Morphine (Rolling Stones)

Anyone who attempts this one, I would really appreciate your feedback
because I'm tabbing it quickly and I may well have made some mistakes.
I CRDed the whole song because the chords change from verse to verse.
There are of course other little twiddly bits than the 2 fills I've
tabbed, but I'm sure you'll get the picture...

I'm not even going to attempt to tab Ry Cooder's slide guitar for
this- are there any tab conventions for slide?

Sister Morphine
===============

Artist:

The Rolling Stones

Writer:

Mick Jagger/Keith Richard

Album:

Sticky Fingers

Am7

X O

Dsus2

X X O

================

================

| | | | 1 |

| | | | | |

+--+--+--+--+--+

+--+--+--+--+--+

| | 2 3 | |

| | | 2 | |

+--+--+--+--+--+

+--+--+--+--+--+

| | | | | 4

| | | | 3 |

+--+--+--+--+--+

+--+--+--+--+--+

Intro:
Am7 Am Am7 Am

Am7

Am

Am7

Am

Here I lie in my hospital bed


Dsus2

Am

Dsus2

Am

Tell me, Sister Morphine, when are you coming round again?
G

*[fill 1]

Oh, and I don't think I can wait that long


C

Oh you see

Am

I'm not that strong

Am7 Am Am7

Am

Am7

Am

The scream of the ambulance is sounding in my ears


Dsus2

Am

*[fill 2]Dsus2

Am

Tell me, Sister Morphine, how long have I been lying here?
G

What am I doing in this place?


E

Why does the doctor have no face?


G

Oh, I can crawl across the floor


Am

Am

Can't you see, Sister Morphine, I'm trying to score.

Am7

Am

Am7

Am

Well it just goes to show things are not what they seemDsus2

Am

Dsus2

Am

Please, Sister Morphine, turn my nightmares into dreams.


G

Oh can't you see I'm fading fast?


Am

And the big shot

Am7

Am
will be my last.

Am

Am7

Am

Sweet cousin cocaine, lay your cool cool hands on my head


Dsus2

Am

Dsus2

Am

Oh c'mon Sister Morphine, better make up my bed


G

Cos you know and I know in the morning I'll be dead


Am

Am

You can sit around and watch all the clean white sheets stained red.

Fill 1

Fsus2 F

e|1-------1-----1-|1---1---1---1---|1-------1-------|----------------|

B|1-------1-----1-|1---1---1---1---|1-------1-------|------------0---|
G|2-------2-----2-|2---2---2---0---|2-------2-------|------------0---|
D|3-------3-----3-|3---3---3---3---|3-------3-------|------------0---|
A|3-------3-----3-|3---3---3---3---|3-------3-------|----0---2-------|
E|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
^

e|----------------|----------------|--------------3-|----------------|
B|1-------1-------|1-----------1---|0-------------0-|----------------|
G|0-------0-------|0-------0H2-0---|0-------0-----0-|0---0---0---0---|
D|0--H2---2-------|2---0H2---------|0-------0-----0-|0---0---0---0---|
A|3-------3-------|3---------------|2-------2-------|2---2---2---2---|
E|----------------|----------------|3-------3-------|3---3---3---3---| etc.
^

Oh you see

That I'm not

^
that...

Fill 2
Am

Dsus2

e|--------------0-|----------------|0-------0-----0-|0---0---0---0---|
B|1-------1-----1-|1---------------|3-------3-----3-|3---3---3---3---|
G|2-------2-----2-|2---0H2-----0---|2-------2-----2-|2---2---2---2---|
D|2-------2-----2-|2-------0H2-----|0-------0-------|0---0---0---0---|
A|0-------0-------|0---------------|----------------|----------------|
E|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------| etc.
^

Morphine

How long have I

been lying...

l+p
black rick

"Have a good time, _all_ the time" -

Viv Savage