Forums » Gillian Welch and David Rawlings "Guitar Tabs"

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    October 3, 2015 1:28 AM PDT

    Ruby - The Dave Rawlings Machine

    Capo 2 play G Bm C Ebmaj7 move C up x3 frets

    Intro verse

     

    (A) Ruby, (C#m) let down your golden hair

    When I'm (D) standing

    At the (Fmaj7) bottom of your stairs

    (A) Ruby, (C#m) I can see your TV on

    But the (D) people there,

    They (Fmaj7) flicker and they're gone

     

    Bridge(Db) x40050  (B) x20030

    So (D) let down your golden (Db) hair

    For (B) me to(A)night

    (D) Let down your golden (Db) hair

    For (B) me to (E) climb

     

    Chorus

    Just like an (A) old-time (B) tele(Db)graph (D) man

    (A) I came here with a simple job to (E) do (F#,Ab)

    'Cause that (A) news coming (B) down the (Db)wire 

    (D) Says that your head's on fire

    And I'm (A) trying to get a (E) message

    (D) Thr-ough to (A) you

     

    Verse

    (A) Ruby, (C#m) you ain't lonely yet

    With your (D) crystal

    And your (Fmaj7) Russian cigarette

    (A) Ruby, well (C#m) haven't you heard before?

    What good’s the (D) finest tower

    When it (Fmaj7) hasn't got a door?

    Bridge

    So (D) let down your golden (Db) hair

    For (B) me to(A) climb

    (D) Let down your (Db) golden (B) hair

    For me to(E)night

    Chorus

    Just like an (A) old-time (B) tele(Db)graph (D) man

    (A) I came here with a simple job to (E) do (F#,Ab)

    'Cause that (A) news coming (B) down the (Db)wire

    (D) Says that your bed's on fire

    And I'm (A) trying to get a (E) message

    (D) Through to (A) you

    ...(A) RubyInstrumental Verse, Bridge

     

    Chorus

    I'm that (A) old-time (B) tele(Db)graph (D) man

    (A) I came here with a simple job to (E) do (F#,Ab)

    'Cause that (A) news coming (B) down the (Db)wire

    (D) says that your wheels on fire

    And I'm (A) trying to get a (E) message

    (D) Through to (A) you

    Instrumental verse (A,C#m,D,Fmaj7) x2

    Chorus 

    I'm that (A) old-time (B) tele(Db)graph (D) man

    (A) I came here with a simple job to (E) do (F#,Ab)

    'Cause that (A) news coming (B) down the (Db)wire

    (D) says that your world's on fire

    And I'm (A) trying to get a (E) message

    (D) Through to (A) you

    Yeah that (A) news coming (B) down the (Db)wire

    (D) says that your world's on fire

    And I'm (A) trying to get a (E) message

    (D) Through to (A) you