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PUBLIC SQUARE
 
Tabbed by Anthony Fragomeni
 
This tab will be for the main guitar part of Public Square, from the 
Greatest Hits album.  On the track there is a bass, a mandolin, and a couple 
of guitars, but this is the part that is the essence of the song.
 
Standard tuning
 
Intro (only played once in the song):
 
e|--------------------------|
B|-----------------2-3-5-3--|
G|--0-0---2-2--4-4----------|
D|--------------------------|
A|--------------------------|
E|--------------------------|
 
 
most difficult chord progression:
 
D       xx0232
Ddim    xx0131
Em7     xx0030
D/F#    xx4232
G       320003
Asus4   x02230
A       x02220
 
 
 
This is a rough guide to the picking, don't worry about hitting extra notes 
in the chord. The lowest note in the chord is your quarter note pulse and 
should be plucked by the thumb.
 
 
         D            Ddim         Em7        D/F#        G    Asus4   A     
D       A
e|----2-----------1-----------0-----------2-----------3------------------2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0--|
B|-3-------3-----------3-----------3-----------3-----------0----3-----2--3-3-3-3-2-2-2-2--|
G|-----------2-----------1-----------0-----------2-----------0-----2-----2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|
D|-0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----4-----4---------------------------0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2--|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------0-----0----------0-0-0-0--|
E|-------------------------------------------------3-----3--------------------------------|
 
 
 
 
Well [D] faith is something [G] I dont have
 
it [D] does not bother [A] me at [Asus4] all [A]
 
but [D] something that the [G] faithful got
 
is [D] spirit [A] in their [D] song
 
***I've seen martin 'walk up' to the G in the chorus by going   E|-0-2-3-|   
<---(the low E string) this is typical of music of this style***
 
[G]Meeting on the [D] public square, in [G] churches they [D] rejoice [A]
about [G] something I feel [D] nothing for, and [A] they're not [G] all that
sure ***Play fingerpicking riff over next lyrics***
 
 
about the object of their song, but they keep singing
someone told me that's what faith is all about
 
Well [D] pardon me, for [G] judging people
 
on such [D] vague and general [A] grounds [Asus4] [A] **note: the Asus4 is 
not crucial, but gives a nice flavour***
 
but it [D] seems to me, quite [G] obviously
 
these [D] people are some [A] pretty unbalanced [D] folk
 
[G]Meeting on the [D] public square, in [G] churches they [D] rejoice [A]
about [G] something I feel [D] nothing for, and [A] they're not [G] all that
sure **with riff**
about the object of their song, but they keep singing
someone told me that's what faith is all about
 
 
Well [D] as I look, [G] around these days
 
the [D] music I hear lacks in [A] soul
 
the [D] lesson to begin, from the [G] faithful lies within
 
the [D] spirit [A] in their [D] song
 
[G]Meeting on the [D] public square, in [G] churches they [D] rejoice [A]
about [G] something I feel [D] nothing for, and [A] they're not [G] all that
sure **most of riff*
about the object of their song, but they keep singing
someone [G] tld me that's what [Asus4][A] faith... is all... [D] about
 
riff again, but instead of ending on D,  go   [G] ... [A][D]
 
 
Just go crazy and have a good time playing this tune.  As the lyrics say, 
it's not about the precision, but the Spirit in the song that matters, so 
add lots of spirit!
 
love/hate mail to liquid_night@hotmail.com
 
Rock on,
Anthony Fragomeni