Guitar Tab:I Should Be Allowed To Think

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I Should Be Allowed To Think
By: They Might Be Giants
Key: E Major
Year: 1994
Tabbed By: E.M.
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 1.
 C#m       D             A       B
 I saw the best minds of my generation
 C#m          D        A            B
 Destroyed by madness, starving, hysterical
 C#m           D        A       B 
 I should be allowed to glue my poster
 C#m           D        B   - 
 I should be allowed to think

 Chorus:
 C#m           D        A      -
 I should be allowed to glue my poster
 B             E        A   - / E
 I should be allowed to think
 A               - / E     A  - / E
 I should be allowed to think
 A               - / E    B   -
 I should be allowed to think

                   C#m      D         A      B
 And I should be allowed to blurt the merest idea
       C#m    D          A       B
 if by random whim one occurs to me
    C#m  D    A     B
 If necessary leave paper stains
        C#m   D      E   -
 On the gray utility pole

 2.
 C#m       D              A       B
 I saw the worst bands of my generation
 C#m        D     A         B
 Applied by magic marker to drywall
 C#m           D        A        B
 I should be allowed to shoot my mouth off
 C#m             D       B   - 
 I should have a call-in show

 Chorus:
 C#m           D        A      -
 I should be allowed to glue my poster
 B             E        A   - / E
 I should be allowed to think
 A               - / E     A  - / E
 I should be allowed to think
 A               - / E    B   -
 I should be allowed to think

                   C#m      D         A      B
 And I should be allowed to blurt the merest idea
       C#m    D          A       B
 If by random whim one occurs to me
    C#m  D    A     B
 If necessary leave paper stains
        C#m   D      E   -
 On the gray utility pole

 Bridge:
            A               -              C#m              -
 I am not allowed - to ever come up with a single original thought
            F#7                  -                  A          B
 I am not allowed - to meet the criminal government agent who oppresses me

 3.
 C#m       D             A       B
 I was the worst hope of my generation
 C#m          D        A            B
 Destroyed by madness, starving, hysterical
 C#m           D        A        B
 I should be allowed to share my feelings
 C#m           D        B   - 
 I should be allowed to feel

 Chorus:
 C#m           D        A      -
 I should be allowed to glue my poster
 B             E        A   - / E
 I should be allowed to think
 A               - / E     A  - / E
 I should be allowed to think
 A               - / E    B   -
 I should be allowed to think

                   C#m      D         A      B
 And I should be allowed to blurt the merest idea
       C#m    D          A       B
 If by random whim one occurs to me

 Coda:
     C#m   D        A     -
 But sadly this can never be
 B          E        A   - / E
 I am not allowed to think
 A            - / E
 I am not allowed to think

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