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white stripes - hand springs

----------------------------------- | Hand Springs | | Words and Music by Jack White | | Tabbed by Patrick Ferris | ----------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | Tab Definitions: | | "E": 0xxxxx | | A5: x022xx | | Bb5: x133xx | | B5: x244xx | | G5: 355xxx | | E5: 022xxx (x799xx in BREAK 2) | | D5: x577xx | | Eb5: x688xx | | C#5: x466xx | | /: Slide to note | | (): Sometimes played | | X: Strummed muting of all strings | |P.M.: Palm Muting | |N.C.: No Chord played | ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- There are two guitars playing in semi-unison throughout the whole song. INTRO: P.M. Played 4x: E e|---------- B|---------- G|---------- D|---------- A|---------- E|-0-0-0-0-- VERSE 1: E I took my girl to go bowling downtown at the red door After an argument I started 'cause I thought she didn't like me anymore I can't help it, sometimes I feel pitiful X X X And of course she's so young and beautiful BREAK 1: Played 8x: A5 Bb5 B5 G5 E5 e|------------------------- B|------------------------- G|(2)-2--3---4------------- D|(2)-2--3---4--5-5--5--2-- A|(0)-0--1---2--5-5--5--2-- E|--------------3-3--3--0-- G5 E5 VERSE 2: I bought us two glasses of coke That's her favorite and I wanted to make up for earlier But I dropped her glass and it broke So I just gave my glass to her BREAK 1 VERSE 3: She laughed, and so did I in our lane Then she went to the vending machine to buy a candy cane But right next to that was a boy I knew with a spring in his hand Playing a country pinball machine called "Stand By Your Man" I saw him talk to her, but I stayed in my lane and played my game steady And was thinking of a day when I'd be too old to throw a ball this heavy BREAK 1 VERSE 4: But I guess I'm young now, so it's easier to knock 'em all down Then I looked and saw her say to him, "You're really hittin' that ball around" And he's lookin' at her the way I did when I first met her I can see in his face white flowers, an' cups of coffee, and love letters Over BREAK 1 (Played 4x): With slide Played 3x: e|-10/12--/22--/24-- B|------------------ G|------------------ D|------------------ A|------------------ E|------------------ VERSE 5: I was sorry to interrupt their game, but I went and did it anyway I dropped my red bowling ball through the glass of his machine I said, "Are you quick enough to hit this ball, Mr. Clean?" I was scared to lose her, so I couldn't help e|---------------- B|---------------- G|---------------- D|---------------- A|---------------- E|-0---/------19-- being mean BREAK 1 VERSE 5: And that ended both of our games I said I was sorry, but my girl left with him just the same I thought how much I hate when love makes me act this way I was bent over a broken pinball machine in a bowling alley and I threw it all away BREAK 2: A5 Bb5 B5 D5 Eb5 E5 e|----------------------- B|----------------------- G|-2--3---4----7--8---9-- D|-2--3---4----7--8---9-- A|-0--1---2----5--6---7-- E|----------------------- Played 7x: A5 Bb5 B5 C#5 D5 Eb5 E5 e|---------------------------- B|---------------------------- G|(2)-2--3---4--6---7--8---9-- D|(2)-2--3---4--6---7--8---9-- A|(0)-0--1---2--4---5--6---7-- E|---------------------------- G5 E5 N.C. Well, isn't it all just a big game
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