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Stereophonics - The Bartender and The Thief
Words: Kelly Jones
Music: Kelly Jones, Stuart Cable, Richard Jones
Tab: Richard Hyde

Drop D tuning

Chords Used:
G       555xxx
F       333xxx
D       000230
Bb      888xxx
D(bar)  12 12 12 x x x

Intro:
Feedback then G     
  
Verse 1: 

Play this riff twice over D:
               P     p      
        e-----------------------------
        B-3-3-3---3-3---3-------------
        G-2-2-2---2-2---2-------------
        D-0-0-3-0-0-3-0-0-------------
        A-----------------------------
        D-----------------3---5-3-0---
F                                                       D
When you think about it, he's watching every word you say hey, dazed
F                                                                               D                                 
And when he's sussed you out, he calls her up and out she comes 
D
And hustles, us
           
Bridge:

Play this riff over G*

        e-------------------------------------
        B-------------------------------------
        G-------------------------------------
        D--5---5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---5------
        A--8-5-5-8-5-5-8-5-5-8-5-5-8-5-5------
        D--5---5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5---5------

Bb      G
Long digging 
Bb      G
Gone fishing,
Bb      G       G*
Love drinkin'

Chorus:           
D                               G
The bartender and the thief are lovers
D                               G         
Steal what they need like sisters and brothers
D                               G           
Met in a church, a night to remember
D                               G          
Robbin' the graves of bodies dismembered

Verse 2:
F                                                                       D
He watched the lesbian talk, she kissed and groped but mostly talked 
D
In lust crushed
F                                         
He couldn't make the call, his eyes were gripped on licking tongues
D
Enough's enough, failed for once

Bridge:
Bb      G
Long digging 
Bb      G
Gone fishing,
Bb      G       G*
Love drinkin'
           
Chorus:           
D                               G
The bartender and the thief are lovers
D                               G         
Steal what they need like sisters and brothers
D                               G           
Met in a church, a night to remember
D                               G          
Robbin' the graves of bodies dismembered

Solo:
        e----------------------------
        B----------------------------
        G--------------10-10--9--7-7-            Play twice, then D riff, and repeat
        D--------------10-10--9--7-7-
        A-5~~~~~~~~~~~---------------
        D----------------------------

Bridge:
Bb      G
Long digging 
Bb      G
Gone fishing,
Bb      G       G*
Love drinkin'
           
Chorus:           
D                               G
The bartender and the thief are lovers
D                               G         
Steal what they need like sisters and brothers
D                               G           
Met in a church, a night to remember
D                               G          
Robbin' the graves of bodies dismembered
D                                      G
Saved what they stole to meet at the alter
D                                       G
Place where they first set eyes on each other
D                               G           
Flew to the sun to start life all over
D                               G           
Set up a bar and robbed all the locals
D                               G
Doo     Doo     Doo-Doo Doo
D                               G
Doo     Doo     Doo-Doo Doo
D                               G
Doo     Doo     Doo-Doo Doo
D                               G
Doo     Doo     Doo-Doo Doo

Vocal line solo:

        
        e------------------------------------------             
        B------------------------------------------
        G----------14------------------14---------- X 2
        D-16-16-16----12------16-16-16----12-------
        A------------------------------------14-12-
        E------------------------------------------
Outro:
        e-----------------------
        B-----------------------
        G-----------------------
        D-------3-/-12~~~~~~~~--
        A-------3-/-12~~~~~~~~--
        D-3-2-0-3-/-12~~~~~~~~--