Dirty Day

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Dirty Day Music by U2 Lyrics by Bono and The Edge Transcribed by Brandon Leniart Tune down 1/2 step, it's in A major. 1--------------------------- 2--------------------------- 3--------------------------- 4--------------------------- 5--------------------------- 6---10--10\5----5--8--8\3--- or 1-------------------------- 2-------------------------- 3-------------------------- 4-------------------------- 5---5--5---------3--3------ 6----------5------------3-- I don't know you, and you don't know the half of it I had a staring role, I was the bad guy who walked out They say be careful where you aim, cuz where you aim you just might hit You can hold on to something so tight, you've already lost it Dragging me down, that's not the way it used to be (slow bend) 1------------ 2---7b8r--5-- 3------------ 4------------ 5------------ 6------------ You can't even remember what I'm trying to forget 1---------------------------- 2---7b8r--5---------5b6r--3-- 3---------------------------- 4---------------------------- 5---------------------------- 6---------------------------- (loud distorted part, with some wah) 1------------------------- 2------------------------- 3---11b12r--9---9b10r--7-- 4---11b12r--9---9b10r--7-- 5------------------------- 6------------------------- It was a dirty day, dirty day If you're looking for explanations, I don't even understand If need someone to blame Throw a rock in the air, you'll hit someone guilty A E F#m D From father to son, in one life has begun F#m Dsus2 A5 A work that's never done, from father to son Love, it won't last kissing time Get it right, there's no blood thicker than ink Hear what I say, nothing's a simple as you think Wake up, some things you can't get around I'm in you more so when they put me in the ground Those days, days, days, run away like horses over the hill http://www.angelfire.com/va/battersea/index.html DIRTY DAY tabbed by: Antti Kauppinen Here's the main riff first. I think the guitar is tuned down 1/2 step. The little fills in parenthesis are played only when indicated. D A C G (fill 1)---------I[fill 2]--------I (7h8p7------------[5h6p5-----------I ------9)---------I------7]--------I 0-0-0------------I----------------I ------0----------I3-3-3-----------I -----------------I------3---------I Intro: Main riff fades in. Synth plays a long sustained A note on top. Verse 1 (w/main riff): D A C G D A C G I don't know you ...and you don't know the half of it D A C G D A C G I had a starring role ...I was the bad guy who walked out D A C G They say be careful where you aim D A C G Because where you aim you just might hit D A C G You can hold onto something so tight D A C G You've already lost it D A C G Dragging me down That's not the way it D A C G (w/fill 1) used to be D A C G You can't even remember D A C G (w/fills 1&2) What I'm trying to forget (main riff twice w/distorted guitar chords+effects and fills 1&2) Chorus (w/main riff): D A C G It was a dirty day D A C G A dirty day (the riff once) Verse 2 (w/riff) You want explanations... I don't even understand If you need someone to blame... throw a rock in the air and you'll hit someone guilty D A/E A From father to son Bm D Gadd2 (?) In one life has begun Bm7 A A work that's never done D A C G D A C G Father to son (it won't last kissin' time) (2x w/riff) D A C G D A C G (Love... it won't last kissin' time) Verse 3 (w/riff) Get it right, there's no blood thicker than ink Hear what I say, nothing's simple as you think Wake up, some things you can't get around I'm in you, more so when they put me in the ground (main riff w/distorted guitar+effects & fills 1&2) (repeat to the end) Chorus: (It was a dirty day A dirty day Hank says) D A C G D A C G THESE DAYS DAYS DAYS RUN AWAY LIKE HORSES OVER THE HILLS (repeat until fade) U2 "Dirty Day"-solo ------------------- Transcribed by: S. Palmer This is that little run that the edge plays in the Z(T)(V) shows. It comes after the line: "THESE DAYS DAYS DAYS RUN AWAY LIKE HORSES OVER THE HILLS" is repeated 3 or 4 times. The same fills found in the Zooropa album archive are used. D A C G D A C G e|-----------------------------------------------------| b|-7h8p7-----5h6p5-----7h8p7---7h8-10-12-13-12h13p12---| g|-------9---------7---------9-------------------------| d|-----------------------------------------------------| a|-----------------------------------------------------| E|-----------------------------------------------------| D A C G D A C G e|-10-8p7h8p7--10-8p7h8p7--10/14-14-14-15-17-17--------| b|-----------------------------------------------------| g|-----------------------------------------------------| d|-----------------------------------------------------| a|-----------------------------------------------------| E|-----------------------------------------------------|

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