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Federal Dust

Author/Artist: Silver Jews
Title: Federal Dust
Album: American Water
Tuning: Standard Tuning


Bass Intro (0:03):

E|----------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------2-----------------------2--------------|
A|-------2--4-----------4--------2--4-----------4--------2--|
E|-0h2h4-------0h2h4-------0h2h4-------0h2h4-------0h2h4----|



1st Verse (0:12):

   C#m              F#(II)   A#m                 E      C#7
E|--4-----------------2--------------------------0-----------------------|
B|--5-----------------2------1h2-----------------0------12---------------|
G|--6-----------------3------3-------------------1------10---------------|
D|--6-----------------4------3-------------------2-------9---------------|
A|--4-----------------4------1-------------------2------11---------------|
E|--------------------2--------------------------0-------9---------------|
      They don't walk             they don't talk in Malibu


    F#                 B     D#m               A
E|---------------------7------6----------------5------------------|
B|---------------------7------7----------------5------------------|
G|------11-------------8------8----------------6------------------|
D|-9h11-11-------------9------8----------------7------------------|
A|-9-----9-------------9------6----------------7------------------|
E|---------------------7-----(6)---------------5------------------|
       They don't vote        they don't even smoke I know you're


    E                      F#                     C#m
E|--0----------------------2-----------------------4-----4--------------------------------------|
B|--0----------------------2-----------------------5---------5--4-----4--4h5--------------------|
G|--1----------------------3-----------------------6---------6--6-----6--6----6-----------------|
D|--2----------------------4-----------------------6---------6--6-----6--6----6------------2----|
A|--2----------------------4-----------------------4---------4--4-----4--4----------------------|
E|--0----------------------2---------------------------------------------------------0h2h4------|
    Blue     I know you're blue      I know you're blue



2nd Verse (0:50):

  C#m                F#(II)
    They don't cream
  A#m              E               C#7
    And they don't dream in Kansas City
  F#                 B
    They don't crack
  D#m                 A              E
    And they never act I know you're ready
                F#
  I know you're ready
                C#m
  I know you're ready



Solo (1:28):

E|-4----------0--------------------------------------------------4-----4-----4--------------|
B|----0--2------2--0------------2--*5r4--2------5--*8r7--7b9-------*8-----8-----5b----------|
G|--------------------1--2--/3--------------/6--------------------------------------6\------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                   *pre-bend       *pre-bend       *half-step release from previous bend


E|-----------------------------------------------------------|
B|------10b11-------------------7b9r7-------------------0----|
G|-----------------8b10r8------------------6b7---------------|
D|------------------------------------------------0----------|
A|-9-------------------------6-------------------------------|
E|--------------7-----------------------5------------0-------|


E|--0--------------------2----0------------------4----------------------------------------|
B|-/5-5-4-4-2-2-0------2------5-5-4-4-2-2-2--5------------------------5--5-5-5\-----------|
G|------------------3---------------------3--6-------------6----------6--6-6-6\-----------|
D|------------------4------------------------6-------------6-------6-------------------2--|
A|------------------4------------------------4-------4--4--4----4-------------------------|
E|------------------2------------------------------------------------------------0h2h4----|



3rd Verse (2:05):

  C#m              F#(II)
    They don't cry 
  A#m                  E          C#7
    And they don't die in South Dakota just like a seagull
  F#                 B
    They don't match
  D#m               A            E
    They don't hatch  in South Dakota
             F#
  In South Dakota
                 C#m
  Here comes the coda



Coda (2:42):

   [Play 4 times]:
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------6-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----6-----6--------7-----------2-----------4-----------7-----------4-----------7-----|
A|--4--------------7-----7-----2-----2-----4-----4-----7-----7-----4-----4-----7--------|
E|--------------5-----------0-----------2-----------5-----------2-----------5--------0--|
          Not   much        water coming over the hill    not   much  not   much  not
   (Much)


   C#m     A      E      F#     A      F#     A
E|---------------------------------------------------|
B|--5------------------------------------------------|
G|--6------6------1------3------6------3------6------|
D|--6------7------2------4------7------4------7------|
A|--4------7------2------4------7------4------7------|
E|---------5------0------2------5------2------5------|
                                                Repeat and fade...