Dinosaur Jr Tabs

Forget The Swan

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            Forget The Swan Tab by Dinosaur Jr


Band Name: Dinosaur Jr.
Album: Dinosaur
Song: Forget the Swan (Track 2)

Written by J. Mascis

Note: Jazzmaster/Jaguar sound the best on the intro, but anything works.

Intro:
(Drums/then Bass/then guitar enters)

E|------1---0---|3-------------|
B|--1---------1-|----0-1---0---|
G|2---2---------|--------2---0-|
D|--------------|--------------|
A|--------------|--------------|
E|--------------|--------------|
[Repeat 3 times]

E|--------------|--------------|
B|--------------|--------------|
G|0---0-0---0-2-|0-0-0-2-0-----|
D|--------------|--------------|
A|--------------|--------------|
E|--------------|--------------|


Refrain: (Note: Ignore measure marks, altered for readability.)

  Am             Em             Am             Em
E|0---0---------|--------------|0---0---------|--------------|
B|1---1---1-1-1-|0---0-0-0-0-0-|1---1---1-1-1-|0---0-0-0-0-0-|
G|2---2---2-2-2-|0---0-0-0-0-0-|2---2---2-2-2-|0---0-0-0-0-0-|
D|2---2---2-2-2-|2---2-2-2-2-2-|2---2---2-2-2-|2---2-2-2-2-2-|
A|0-------------|2---2-2-2-2-2-|0---0---------|2---2-2-2-2-2-|
E|0-------------|0---0-0-0-0-0-|0---0---------|0---0-0-0-0-0-|
  It's        Floating...    through   the     abyss...
[Repeat]

Refrain 2:

E|--------------|--------------|--------------|--------------|
B|--------------|--------------|--------------|--------------|
G|4---4---4-4-4-|5---5-5-5-5-5-|7---7---7-7-7-|7---7-7-7-7-7-|
D|4---4---4-4-4-|5---5-5-5-5-5-|7---7---7-7-7-|7---7-7-7-7-7-|
A|2---2---2-2-2-|3---3-3-3-3-3-|5---5---5-5-5-|5---5-5-5-5-5-|
E|--------------|--------------|--------------|--------------|
  This  spell  would be clear   in non  -  tradition...
[Repeat]

Chorus:

E|0---0---------|0-------------|--------------|--------------|
B|1---1---1-1-1-|0---0-0-0-0-0-|--------------|--------------|
G|2---2---2-2-2-|0---0-0-0-0-0-|5---5---5-5-5-|7---7-7-7-7-7-|
D|2---2---2-2-2-|2---2-2-2-2-2-|5---5---5-5-5-|7---7-7-7-7-7-|
A|0---0---0-0-0-|2---2-2-2-2-2-|3---3---3-3-3-|5---5-5-5-5-5-|
E|0---0---0-0-0-|0---0-0-0-0-0-|--------------|--------------|
  Forget   the   Swan        a  stone  swims   near...
[Repeat]

Chorus 2: (This part is difficult to hear due to Lou Barlow's bass parts often sound 
similar to Mascis's guitar parts, but here's the general chord structure.)

e|3--3-3--3-3---|0--0-0--0-0---|2--3-3--2-2---|--------------|
B|0--0-0--0-0---|1--1-1--1-1---|3--3-3--2-2---|3--3-3--------|
G|0--0-0--0-0---|2--2-2--2-2---|2--2-2--2-2---|0--0-0--------|
D|0--0-0--0-0---|2--2-2--2-2---|0--0-0--0-0---|2--2-2--------|
A|2--2-2--2-2---|0--0-0--0-0---|--------------|3--3-3-3-3-2-1|
E|3--3-3--3-3---|0--0-0--0-0---|--------------|--------------|
  How     I     tried    to    warn   my      neighbor...    

Added On December 4th, 2013

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