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The Stranglers - Never Say Goodbye
Tabbed By: Reecy
Email: Bushhead81@Hotmail.com

Tuning: Standard (E A D G B E)



NEVER SAY GOODBYE
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Transcription by: Richard Stanforth (rtstanforth@hotmail.com)
Date of Transcription: 13th December 2002

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Excellent track from their 1982 opus, 'Feline'.


intro riff:

   Dm    Dsus2 Asus2 A    A/D
E|-1-----0-----0-----0-----0-------|
B|---3-----3-----0-----2-----2-----|
G|-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2---|
D|-------------------------------0-| x4
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|


E F/C (x4) - (note: strum the E chord in a spanish-type style, listen to recording to
                    see what I mean).


E      F/C   E      F/C   E          F/C              E      F/C
Black friend of the night, why do you leave in such a hurry?
E      F/C   E      F/C    E           F/C             E      F/C
White friend of the day  -  you left us working on our worries


Dm            Bb   Dm               A
Never say goodbye, for we'll all be with you someday
Dm              Bb            Gsus4  G
Fond adieus but never say goodbye


     E    F/C  E      F/C  E             F/C             E   F/C
Like lo - vers of the past, they swim and surface in our memories
      E   F/C   E     F/C  E               F/C              E    F/C
Those questions never last, I'll save them all for the next century


Dm            Bb   Dm               A
Never say goodbye, for we'll all be with you someday
Dm              Bb            C  D  C  D             C  D  E (bass fill)
Fond adieus but never say goodbye      Never say goodbye


E F/C (x2)

E         F/C                E    F/C
  Tell us what's over the horizon
E  F/C E         F/C   E           F/C               E      F/C
Is it  worth the chance to stick around for more surprising


Dm            Bb   Dm               A
Never say goodbye, for we'll all be with you someday
Dm              Bb            Gsus4  G
Fond adieus but never say goodbye


Instrumental:
F/C A/E (x4)
C B Bb A

Play intro riff (x4, bass enters playing pedal tone note of A on 3rd time)


Dm            Bb   Dm               A
Never say goodbye, for we'll all be with you someday
Dm              Bb            Gsus4  G
Fond adieus but never say goodbye


(repeat chorus chord sequence until fade).


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