13 Years
As Recorded by Colorfinger in "Deep in the Heart of the Beast in the Sun"
Tabbed by Jason P (jasonsevercleartabs@hotmail.com)

INTRO (bass)
e|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------|
E|--0--0--0--0--0--0--2--2--2--0--0--0--| x3


VERSE 1 (All chords in this verse are heavily palm muted)
E					F#			 A
I woke up sweating in the sun Sprawled across my big brotherís grave 
E					 F#				A
Shaking and drunk with sleep I crawled to my feet and walked up into the 
E					 F#					A	
shade of a young elm tree that must have been planted since last we came 
E			     F#			     A 			
Vicki my mom and me to clean the dirt from the plaque that says his 
E		F#		E        F#(lighter muting)  	
name

VERSE 2 (All chords in this verse with lighter palm muting)
E					 F#                   A 
Walking to my girlfriendís car It came back down on me 
E		    F#			                  A 
Yeah, I guess I fell to my knees to keep from falling face first into the 
E					   F#				  A			
dream The vision that had had me twisting out under the afternoon sky
E					   F#				 A 	 	
I didnít know it then but it was thirteen years to the day he died 

E	B	E (x3 with no palm muting)

CHORUS (All chords in this chorus with no muting)
E				F#			A	                        
He held his hand to me 
E						F#
Like brothers we walked (we walked) through the colorless world of an
A
alcohol dream
E				     F#                                A 
I talked for hours Trying to break through the silence that he held to me 
E			    F#              A                                
Then he started away, turned and said Keep it up so you can die like me
E        A G    A  E        A  G          A                   
	     Yeah-eah            so you can die like me 
E			G#	F#    E      A    G#    B
		   Go!  

G#	F#    E      A    G#    B    (x3)


BRIDGE (Heavily Palm Muted)
G#            F#      E          A                     G#      B  
Ever since my brother O.Díd Iíve drifted all over from town to town to town 
G#            F#      E          A                 G#                B  
Every place I go itís always the same I keep doing junk I keep going down 
G#           F#  E           A                      G#        B          
Yeah my mama got religion my sisters gave up Man, I just gave up too 
G#   F#   E                    A    G#   F#          E  
		I just died inside	     Don't wanna die like George 
G#   F#   E  					 A    G#   
		Donít wanna die like George
F#
Everyone says there's things to see, 
F#                                   E
everyoneís pointing their fingers at me 

CHORUS (Heavily Palm muted until after the first "He's gonna die like me" then play with no muting)
E                       F#                    A     
I woke up driving after another blackout from another bad drug 
E				          F#                  A
I canít shake this hell That Iíve made for myself for every other life I 
E                         F#                        A
touch See my sisterís son walk the line I walk Heís only sixteen 
E                         F#                        A 
If he donít learn from my mistakes Heís gonna waste away, 
                       E         A   G      A   
Heís gonna die like me 
E        A    G          A        E       A   G          A          
              Heís gonna die like me          
E        A    G          A        E       A   G          A          
              He's gonna die like me          He's gonna die like me
E        A    G          A        E       A   G          A          
              He's gonna die like me          He's gonna die like me  
E        A    G          A        E       A   G          A          
              He's gonna die like me          He's gonna die like me     
E        A    G          A        E       A   G          A          
              He's gonna die like me          He's gonna die like me 
(Play an E to finish)
 

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