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Song: For Martha

Release: Adore

Artist: The Smashing Pumpkins

Authors: 1. Michael Ries <zero69mr@aol.com>

2. LuNaG0dess@aol.com

3. Cássio <sadmachine@tba.com.br>

Tuning: Eb

 

 

This is my favorite pumpkins song to date,it is so beautiful.

I read that this is about his mother who recently passed away.

Tune down a half step.

Fills 1 and 2 and 3 are all piano but they sound good played

like I tabbed them below.

 

Fill 1

|----------------------------------------

|----------------------------------------

|------------------10--10-------------

|-----10-12--------------10-----12-

|-10----------10----------------------

|-------------------------------10------

Fill 2

|------------------------------------------------------------

|------------------------------------------------------------

|------------------------------------------------------------

|-12-12-12--13------8----8----10-10-10--12-12-

|------------------------------------------------------------

|------------------11---6--6---6--8--8--8---10-10---

Fill 3

|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

|--------10---------------------------------------------------10-------------------------

|---10------10---10-------10-10--8--------8-----10------10---10---8---8------

|-8----8-------8------------10------------10-----8------8-------8-------8----8---8-

|------------------------8--8-------------------------------------------------6-6----6---

Fill 4

|----------------------------

|----------------------------

|-12--10-10-8-8-7---3-

|----------------------------

|----------------------------

|----------------------------

 

INTRO-Fingerpicked

G-F#-G-F#-F-D#-F-Fill 1 x3-Fill 2-Fill 3 x1 1/2-Dm-C-Fm

 

VERSE-clean electric

Gm Dm

whenever I run

Gm Dm

whenever I run to you lost one

Gm Dm

it's never done

C Fm

just hanging on

 

Fill 4 Gm

the past has let me be

Fill 4 Gm

returning as if dream

Fill 4 Gm Fm C

shattered as belief

 

Fill 1

if you have to go don't say goodbye

Fill 1

if you have to go don't you cry

Fill 1

if you have to go I will get by

Fill 2 A#

someday I'll follow you and see you on the other side

G# C

but for the grace of love

Dm G#

I'd will the meaning of

F# A#

heaven from above

G# C

but for the grace of love

Dm G#

I'd will the meaning of

F# A#

heaven from above

 

Fill 4 Gm

your picture out of time

Fill 4 Gm

left aching in my mind

Fill 4 Gm Fm C

shadows kept alive

 

Fill 1

If you have to go don't say goodbye

Fill 1

If you have to go don't you cry

Fill 1

If you have to go I will get by

Fill 2

I will follow you and see you on the other side

 

Fill 3 x1 1/2-Dm-C-G-F#-G-F#-F-Db-F

 

Solo Figure-(chords over solo-A#-G#-C-Dm-G#-F#-A#)

|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

|-8---------------------17--10---------------17--19--6-------------------15-

|-8--13h15--15/20------10--15h17-17-----------6--11h13-13/18----

|-6---------------------------8---------------------------4------------------------

 

Solo figure x2

(w/solo figure)

But for the grace of love

(w/solo figure)

who'd will the meaning of

(w/solo figure)

heaven from above

(w/solo figure)

But for the grace of love

(w/solo figure)

who'd will the meaning of

(w/solo figure)

heaven from above

 

Fill 4 Gm

long horses we are born

Fill 4 Gm

creatures more than torn

Fill 4 Gm Fm C

Mourning our way home

 

Fill 1-Fill 1-Fill 1-Fill 2-Fill 3x1 1/2-Dm-C-Fm-A#

 

There are sythesizers at the end but I'm not gonna tab those out.

Questions,comments,or corrections can be mailed to zero69mr@aol.com.

 

 

 

version 2

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tabbed by: LuNaG0dess@aol.com

 

intro: F#, F, F#, F, E, D

 

F#, C#, F#, C#, F#, C#, D, E

A, D, A, D, A, D, E, D, E

 

F# C#

whenever I run

F# C# F#

whenever I run to you lost one

C#

it's never done

D E D

just hanging on

F# D

the past has let me be

F# D

returning as if dream

F# E D

shattered as belief

F# C#

if you have to go don't say goodbye

F# C#

if you have to go don't you cry

F# C#

if you have to go I will get by

D E A

someday I'll follow you and see you on the other side

G B

but for the grace of love

A G

I'd will the meaning of

F A

heaven from above

G B

but for the grace of love

A G

I'd will the meaning of

F A D

heaven from above

F# D

your picture out of time

F# D

left aching in my mind

F# E D

shadows kept alive

F# C#

if you have to go don't say goodbye

F# C#

if you have to go don't you cry

F# C#

if you have to go I will get by

D E A D

I will follow you and see you on the other side

 

A, D, A, D, E

Repeat Intro:

A, G, B, A, G, F, A

 

G B

but for the grace of love

A G

I'd will the meaning of

F A

heaven from above

G B

but for the grace of love

A G

I'd will the meaning of

F A D

heaven from above

F# D

long horses we are born

F# D

creatures more than torn

F# E D

mourning our way home

 

 

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version 3

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This is the intro of the song,transcribed from piano to guitar.This tab is for standard tuning.

I just know this part of the song yet,but i will tab the rest as soon as i learn it.If you find

any mistake,if you liked the tab,if you have the other part of the song,etc,blablabla,please, e-mail me.

 

>>>sadmachine@tba.com.br

>>>sadmachine@hotmail.com

 

Cássio "Sad_maN" :D

 

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gI-2-----4-----------------|

dI-4--4----4-----4----4----|

aI-------------------------|

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eI-------------------------|

bI------------2----5-------|

gI-2-----4-----------------|

dI----4----4-----4----4----|

aI-------------------------|

eI-------------------------|

 

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bI---------------3-------------------------I

gI--2----4---5-----------------------------I

dI--3--3---3---3----3----------------------I

aI-----------------------------------------I

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e|-----------------------------------------I

bI---------------3-------------------------I

gI--2----4---5-----------------------------I

dI-----3---3---3----3----------------------I

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eI-------------------------|

bI-----------2-----5-------|

gI-2----4------------------|

dI-2--2---2-----2-----2----|

aI-------------------------|

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eI-------------------------|

bI-----------2-----5-------|

gI-2----4------------------|

dI----2---2-----2-----2----|

aI-------------------------|

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eI-------------------------2----5---7------I

bI-----------2---3----5--------------------I

gI-2-----4---------------------------------I

dI-0--0----0---0----0----0---0----0----0---I

aI-----------------------------------------I

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by Cássio "Sad_maN"

 

 

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