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/ Pink Floyd / The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn (1967) / Matilda Mother guitar tab

Transcription:  Jimi Harper (jimih@picknowl.com.au)


MATILDA MOTHER
Pink Floyd
(Barrett)


Intro (Organ):

B      A/B      Gmaj7/D      F# (addB)



Verse 1:

       Bsus4        Asus2       G6           F#7sus4    
e-|---------0-----------0-----------0-----------0-------|
B-|-----------0-----------0-----------0-----------0-----|
G-|------4-----------2-----------0----------------------|
D-|--------------------------------------------4--------|
A-|-----------------------------------------------------|
E-|-----------------------------------------------------|
   There  was   a   King  who  ruled  the  land.    His  

     Bsus4       Asus2      G6           F#7sus4
e-|-----0-----------0----------0-------------0----------|
B-|-------0-----------0----------0-------------0--------|
G-|---4-----------2----------0--------------------------|
D-|-----------------------------------------4-----------|
A-|-----------------------------------------------------|
E-|-----------------------------------------------------|
     Ma - je - sty was   in   com - mand.


      Bsus4        Asus2       G6           F#7sus4
e-|--------0-----------0-----------0-----------0--------|
B-|----------0-----------0-----------0-----------0------|
G-|-----4-----------2-----------0-----------------------|
D-|-------------------------------------------4---------|
A-|-----------------------------------------------------|
E-|-----------------------------------------------------|
   With  sil - ver  eyes,   the   scar - let   eagle,    

      Bsus4       Asus2        G6          F#7sus4
e-|------0-----------0-----------0-------------0-------|
B-|--------0-----------0-----------0-------------0-----|
G-|----4-----------2-----------0-----------------------|
D-|------------------------------------------4---------|
A-|----------------------------------------------------|
E-|----------------------------------------------------|
      showered  sil - ver    on   the    people.


       G           D           A                 G
e-|-------3-----------2----------0-----------------3---|
B-|---------0-----------3----------2---2-------------0-|
G-|----------------------------------------2-----------|
D-|----------------0-----------------------------------|
A-|----------------------------0-----------------------|
E-|----3-----------------------------------------3-----|
         Oh____    oh____   Mother,           te___ll  

          D              E                         sl.
e-|--------2--------------4----------------------------|
B-|----------3--------------5---5--5----5--5----5--5\--|
G-|---------------------/4---------------4--------4----|
D-|-------0--------------------------------------------|
A-|----------------------------------------------------|
E-|----------------------------------------------------|
      me___           mo____re!

       1
     Bass arr. for guitar:

      N.C.
e-|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|----7---9---10---12---10---9---7----------7---9---10---12---10---9---7---|
    Why'd ya have   to  leave  me  there,  hang-ing  in   my   in - fant air 

                   sl.
e-|-------------------|
B-|------4-----4---4\-|
G-|------4-----4---4\-|
D-|------4-----4------|
A-|------2-----2------|
E-|-------------------|
       wai - ting?

e-|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|---------------------------------------------------4----3----2----0---2--|
A-|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|----7---9---10---12---10---9---7-----7-----------------------------------|
     You only have  to  read the lines of            scribbly black and

e-|----------------------------|
B-|----------------------------|
G-|----------------------------|
D-|----------------------------|
A-|-----------0--0-----0--2--3-|
E-|----------------------------|
   everything shi______nes.


      Bsus4        Asus2         G6         F#7sus4    
e-|--------0-----------0------------0----------0------|
B-|----------0-----------0------------0----------0----|
G-|----/4-----------2------------0--------------------|
D-|-------------------------------------------4-------|
A-|---------------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------|
     A - cross the  stream with wooden   shoes,        

      Bsus4      Asus2       G6          F#7sus4      
e-|-------0----------0----------0------------0--------|
B-|---------0----------0----------0------------0------|
G-|-----4----------2----------0-----------------------|
D-|-----------------------------------------4---------|
A-|---------------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------|
     bells  to  tell  the   King  the  news.

      Bsus4        Asus2     G6        F#7sus4        
e-|--------0-----------0----------0--------0----------|
B-|----------0-----------0----------0--------0--------|
G-|-----4-----------2----------0----------------------|
D-|---------------------------------------4-----------|
A-|---------------------------------------------------|
E-|---------------------------------------------------|
    A   thousand  mis - ty    riders   climb       up  

   Bsus4        Asus2       G6          F#7sus4
e-|----0----------0-----------0------------0--------|
B-|------0----------0-----------0------------0------|
G-|--4----------2-----------0-----------------------|
D-|---------------------------------------4---------|
A-|-------------------------------------------------|
E-|-------------------------------------------------|
    high - er  once   u - pon   a    time.


       2
      G           D           A                  G
e-|------3-----------2----------0------------------3---|
B-|--------0-----------3----------2---2--------------0-|
G-|---------------------------------------2------------|
D-|---------------0------------------------------------|
A-|---------------------------0------------------------|
E-|---3------------------------------------------3-----|
       Wonder - ing  and   dreaming,    the words  had  

          D             E                   A    G     E
e-|---------2------------------------------------3----0---|
B-|-----------3-----------------5-----------2----0----0---|
G-|--------------------/4---------4---------2----0----1---|
D-|--------0------------------0-------------2----0----2---|
A-|-----------------------------------------0----2----2---|
E-|----------------------------------------------3----0---|
   different   mea - ning.                  Yes they did!


Keyboard Solo:

    Bass arr. for guitar: (Rhy. Fig. 1)
     
      F#
e-|----------------------------------------------------||
B-|----------------------------------------------------||
G-|----------------------------------------------------||
D-|-------4---------------4----------------4-----------||
A-|-------------4----------------4----------------4----||
E-|----2-----2---------2-----2---------2-----2---------||

(cont. Rhy. Fig. 1 until change)


     Bass arr. for guitar:
      N.C.
e-|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|----7---9---10---12---10---9---7----------7---9---10---12---10---9---7--|


Verse 3:
      Bsus4       Asus2       G6       F#7sus4       Bsus4
e-|---------7---------5------------------------------------7-----|
B-|---------7---------5------------------------------------7-----|
G-|-------------------7------------------------------------------|
D-|--------------------------------------------------------------|
A-|--------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|-----7---------5------------3--------2-------------7----------|
     For all  the   time  spent in that  room,    the doll's house

    Asus2         G6         F#7sus4
e-|-------5--5---------3----------------|
B-|-------5--5---------3----------------|
G-|-------7--7---------5----------------|
D-|-------------------------------------|
A-|-------------------------------------|
E-|---5------------3----------2---------|
    darkness   old  per - fume.

       3

       Bsus4       Asus2      G6         F#7sus4      Bsus4
e-|----------7---------5--5-------3-------------------------7----|
B-|----------7---------5--5-------3-------------------------7----|
G-|--------------------7--7-------5------------------------------|
D-|--------------------------------------------------------------|
A-|--------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|------7---------5-----------3-----------2------------7--------|
    And  fai - ry   stor - ies   held  me   high    on  clouds   

      Asus2         G6              F#7sus4
e-|--------5--5---------/3--3---------2-----|
B-|--------5--5---------/3--3---------2-----|
G-|--------7--7-------------5---------4-----|
D-|-----------------------------------------|
A-|-----------------------------------------|
E-|----5------------3-------------2---------|
  of   sun - light  floa - ting    by.


       G           D           A                G             D
e-|-------3-----------2----------0-----------------3-----------2---|
B-|---------0-----------3----------2---2-------------0-----------3-|
G-|----------------------------------------2-----------------------|
D-|----------------0------------------------------------------0----|
A-|----------------------------0-----------------------------------|
E-|----3-----------------------------------------3-----------------|
     Oh____    oh____   Mother,           te___ll       me___

            E
e-|-----------4-------------------------------|
B-|-----------------5---5--5----5--5----5--5\-|
G-|---------/4---------------4--------4-------|
D-|-------------------------------------------|
A-|-------------------------------------------|
E-|-------------------------------------------|
           mo____re!

         A      G      E           (Rhy. Fig. 2 - Bass arr, for guitar)
e-|-------------3------0----------|-----------------------------------------------------|
B-|------2------0------0----------|-----------------------------------------------------|
G-|------2------0------1----------|-----------------------------------------------------|
D-|------2------0------2----------|-------------------6--5------------------------6--5--|
A-|------0------2------2----------|---/7--5------------------------/7--5----------------|
E-|-------------3------0----------|-----------7--0-------------------------7--0---------|
         Tell   me     mo_____re.

(cont. Rhy. Fig. 2 to fade out)

Outro:
      (fade in)
e-|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|--0-2--0-2--0-2--0-2--0-2--0-2--0-2--0-2--0-2--0-2---0---0-2--0-2--0-2---2-0--|
A-|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
      
e-|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|---------------------------------------------------------------2-1---|
A-|---2-0-------------2--0--2-0--2-0--2-0---------0-2-1--2-1--2-1--2-1--|
E-|---------3-0--0-3------------------------3--0-3----------------------|

							(fade out)
e-|------------------------------------------------------|
B-|------------------------------------------------------|
G-|------------------------------------------------------|
D-|------------2-1------2-1------------------------------|
A-|-------2-1------2-1------2-1--------------------------|
E-|------------------------------3-0---3-3--2-2-2-2-2-2--|



MATILDA MOTHER
Pink Floyd
(Barrett)

B  A/B  Gmaj7/D  F#(addB)
     
      Bsus4 Asus2    G6        F#7sus4
There was a king who ruled the land.
     
    Bsus4  Asus4 G6    F#7sus4
His Majesty was in command.
     
     Bsus4  Asus2    G6      F#7sus4 Bsus4  Asus2  G6     F#7sus4
With silver eyes the scarlet eagle showered silver on the people.
     
G   D   A       G    D  E
Oh____, mother, tell me more.
     
N.C.
Why'd you have to leave me there,
     
                          B
Hanging in my infant air, waiting?
     
N.C.
You only have to read the lines of scribbly black and ev'rything shines.
     
     
 Bsus4     Asus2       G6     F#7sus4
Across the stream with wooden shoes,
     
Bsus4    Asus2    G6       F#7sus4
Bells to tell the king the news,
     
  Bsus4    Asus2 G6     F#7sus4  Bsus4  Asus2  G6   F#7sus4
A thousand misty riders climb up higher once upon a time.
     
G     D       A
Wondering and dreaming.
     
    G          D         E
The words have different meanings.
     
A    G    E       F#
Yes, they did.
     
     
   Bsus4   Asus4      G6      F#7sus4
Of all the time spent in that room,
     
    Bsus4        Asus2     G6     F#7sus4
The doll's house darkness, old perfume,
     
    Bsus4 Asus2   G6      F#7sus4 Bsus4     Asus2         G6  F#7sus4
And fairy stories held me high on clouds of sunlight floating by.
     
G   D   A       G    D  E
Oh____, mother, tell me more.
     
A    G  E
Tell me more.


Pink Floyd albums
1994 The Division Bell
1987 A Momentary Lapse Of Reason
1983 The Final Cut
1979 The Wall
1977 Animals
1975 Wish You Were Here
1973 Dark Side Of The Moon
1971 Relics
1969 Atom Heart Mother
1968 A Saucerful Of Secrets
1967 The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn
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