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"Strawman"
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album _New York_
(Lou Reed, 1989)

written by Lou Reed
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        We who have so much to you who have so little
        to you who don't have anything at all
        We who have so much more than any one man does need
        and you who don't have anything at all, ah
        Does anybody need another million dollar movie
        does anybody need another million dollar star
        Does anybody need to be told over and over
        spitting in the wind comes back at you twice as hard

        Strawman, going straight to the devil
        strawman, going straight to hell
        Strawman, going straight to the devil

        Strawman
        strawman
        Strawman
        strawman, yes

        Does anyone really need a billion dollar rocket
        does anyone need a 60,000 dollars car
        Does anyone need another president
        or the sins of Swaggart parts 6, 7, 8 and 9, ah
        Does anyone need yet another politician
        caught with his pants down and money sticking in his hole
        Does anyone need another racist preacher
        spittin' in the wind can only do you harm, ooohhh

        Strawman, going straight to the devil
        strawman, going straight to hell
        Strawman, going straight to the devil

        Strawman
        strawman
        Strawman
        strawman

        Does anyone need another faulty shuttle
        blasting off to the moon, Venus or Mars
        Does anybody need another self-righteous rock singer
        whose nose he says has led him straight to God
        Does anyone need yet another blank skyscraper
        if you're like me I'm sure a minor miracle will do
        A flaming sword or maybe a gold ark floating up the Hudson
        when you spit in the wind it comes right back at you

        Strawman, going straight to the devil
        Strawman, going straight to hell
        Strawman, going to the devil

        Strawman, strawman
        strawman, ...., ah
        Strawman
        strawman



intro   {Bm}{F#m}{A}{A}
        {Bm}{F#m}{A}{A}

        {A}{E}{D}{A}    (We who have so much to you who have so ...)
        {A}{E}{D}{A}    (We who have so much more than any one ...)
        {A}{E}{D}{A}    (Does anybody need another million ...)
        {A}{E}{D}{A}    (Does anybody need to be told over and ...)

        {D}{A}{D}{A}    (Strawman, going straight to the devil ...)
        {D}{A}          (Strawman, going straight to the devil)
        {D}{D}{A}{A}    (Strawman, strawman)
        {D}{D}{A}{A}    (Strawman, strawman, yes)

        ....

g.solo  {A}{E}{D}{A}    * scale 1
        {A}{E}{D}{A}

        {D}{A}{D}{A}    * scale 2
        {D}{A}
        {D}{D}{A}{A}
        {D}{D}{A}{A}

        ....

coda    {Bm}{F#m}{A}{A}
        {Bm}{F#m}{A...




* intro and coda

      {Bm}            {F#m}                  {A}          {A}
 1e ---------------------------------------------------------------
 2B ---------------------------------------------------------------
 3G --4---2-----------------------------------2-----2-----2-----2--
 4D ---------4---2----2h4---2-----------------2-----2-----2-----2--
 5A ---------------------------4--0--2--0---0-----0-----0-----0----
 6E ---------------------------------------------------------------



* guitar solo (left channel: Lou Reed): scale 1 (1st bar - 8th bar)

     1   2   3   4   5   6   7 
1e --|---|---|---|---|---|---|-
2B --|---|---|---|---|---|---|-
3G --|-o-|---|-o-|---|-o-|-o-|-   ...
4D --|---|---|---|---|---|---|-
5A --|---|---|---|---|---|---|-
6E --|---|---|---|---|---|---|-



* guitar solo (left channel: Lou Reed): scale 2 (9th bar - 22th bar)

         7   8   9  10  11  12  13  14  15  16  17  18  19
1e --|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|-
2B --|-o-|---|---|-o-|---|---|---|-o-|-o-|---|-o-|---|-o-|-
3G --|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|-
4D --|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|-
5A --|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|-
6E --|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|-



*** please note ***

h - hammer on
p - pull off
b - bend string up
r - release bend
/ - slide up
\ - slide down
v - vibrato
^ - harmonics







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"Strawman"
(live)
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album _Just Say Mao (Volume III Of Just Say Yes)_
(Various Artists, 1989)
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        We who have so much, yeah, you who have so little
        and you who don't have anything at all
        You who have so much more than any one man does need
        and we, you who don't have anything at all
        Does anybody really need another million dollar movie
        does anybody need another million dollar star
        Does anybody really need to be told over and over
        spitting in the wind can only do you harm

        Strawman, baby going straight to the devil
        strawman, going straight to hell
        Strawman, going to the devil-devil-devil now

        Strawman (strawman) (strawman)
        strawman
        Strawman (strawman) (strawman)
        strawman

        Does anybody really need a billion dollar rocket
        does anybody need a 60,000 dollars car
        Does anybody really need another president
        or the sins of Swaggart parts 6, 7, 8 and 9
        Does anybody really need another politician
        caught with his pants down, money sticking in his hole
        Does anybody really need another racist preacher
        wow baby, spittin' in the wind can only do you harm

        Strawman, going straight to the devil, huh
        strawman, going straight to hell
        Strawman, going straight to the devil now

        Strawman (strawman) (strawman)
        oh-oh, strawman
        Strawman (strawman) (strawman)
        strawman

        Does anyone really need another faulty shuttle
        blasting off to the moonlit Venus or Mars
        Does anybody really need
        another self-righteous rock 'n' roll singer
        whose nose he says has led him straight to God
        Does anybody really need another blank skyscraper
        hey, if you're like me I'm a minor miracle will do
        A flaming sword or a gold ark floating up the Hudson
        when you spit in the wind it comes right back at you

        Strawman
        strawman, going straight to hell
        Strawman, going straight to the devil, wow-wow

        Strawman (strawman) (strawman)
        strawman
        Strawman (strawman) (strawman)
        strawman



* chords: same as album _New York_ version



* guitar solo (by Lou Reed): scale

     1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9  10  11
1e --|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|-
2B --|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|-
3G --|-o-|---|-o-|---|-o-|-o-|---|-o-|---|-o-|-   ...
4D --|---|---|-o-|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|-
5A --|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|-
6E --|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|-




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transcribed by Shiroh KOUCHI (wildside@mtci.ne.jp)
http://w3.mtci.ne.jp/~wildside/lou_reed/index.html
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The above is solely MY INTERPRETATION of this great song, in a format aimed at learning guitarists.
No attempt has been made to copy or reproduce the artist's or publisher's sheet music for the song, 
if such exists.

It can be used for INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. To play the song as it should be played, you should 
purchase the official sheetmusic for the song. You should also purchase and listen to the song to learn 
the rhythm and timing of the song - this is essential if you wish to play the song with any degree of accuracy

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