Bragg Billy - Levi Stubbs Tears First Version: chords and tabs for the song. Watch chords and tablatures for all songs of the singer (group) Bragg Billy. Other chords and tabs for the "Levi Stubbs Tears" can find at the bottom of the page.
I've seen a couple request for this so I thought I'd put my two cents worth in. Maybe not completely accurate, but it will give you a start. Most of the song is done using the bass strings and muted, except where the Bm to A at the end of a measure is (listen to the song to see what I mean). The two string riff before and during the first part of the chorus will be denoted by two string chords. They will be marked with a *. Feel free to correct as need - especially the bridge. Will Chords Bm 799777 D x5777x D* xxxx75 A 577655 D/C#x4777x A* xxxx55 G 355433 C* xxxx53 B* xxxx77 F#m 244222 G* xxxx33 Intro Bm F#m G A VERSE 1 Bm With the money from her accident A D D/C# She bought herself a mobile home A G So at least she could get some enjoyment Bm Bm A out of living alone G D No one could say she was left upon the shelf A Its you and me against the world she mumble to herself CHORUS C* G* D* A* C* G* D* B* C* G* D* A* Bm Bm A When the world falls apart somethings stay in place G A Bm F#m Levis Stubbs tears roll down his face VERSE 2 Bm A D D/C# She ran away from home in her mother's best coat A G Bm Bm A She was married before she was even entitled to vote G D And her husband was one of those blokes A Bm The sort who only laughs at his own jokes G D The sort that a war takes away A And when there wasn't a war he left her anyway CHORUS (omit F#m) BRIDGE D A G A Norman Whitfield and Barratt Strong D A Bm Are here to make right everything that's wrong D A G A Holland and Holland and Lamont Dozier too A (hold) Are here to make it okay with you VERSE 3 Bm A D D/C# One dark night he came home from the sea A G Bm Bm A And put a hole in her body, where no hole should be G D It hurt her more to see him walking out the door A And though they stiched her back together they left her heart in Bm Bm A pieces on the floor G A Bm Bm A When the world falls apart somethings stay in place G She takes off the Four Tops tape A Bm Bm A and puts it back in its case G A Bm Bm A When the world falls apart somethings stay in place G A Bm Bm A Levis Stubbs tears Fade on G A Bm A