Guitar Tab:Why Must I Be Sad?

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Why Must I Be Sad?
By: They Might Be Giants
Key: D Major
Year: 1994
Tabbed By: Tisher
(Intro riff then) D Em F C D Em F C

D  Dmaj7       Gm   Gm7
No more Mister Nice Guy

C C7       F    A
I love the dead

D         Dmaj7     Gm   Gm7
I've been thinking about it

           C     C7      F    A
Now I understand what he said


CHORUS:

D   Em F   C
Ask me now I

D    Em        F          C     D
understand the words that Alice said

  Em       F       C
I kick the rocks beneath me

D        Em     F   C
I squint at the sun

D    G    F#m  Bm
Sad, sad, sad, sad

Em       G    A
Why must I be sad?

D           G    F#m   Bm      Em   F#m
The rows of dandelions growing all around me

G        A    D   Em F C D Em F C
Why must I be sad?


D                  Dmaj7             Gm  Gm7
No one knows these things but me and him

       C                  C7               F        A
so I'm writing everything down in a spiral notebook

D      Dmaj7           Gm        Gm7
in the hopes that some day other people

     C       C7     F    A
will feel as low as this

(repeat Chorus)


Dm Dm/Bb       Dm/B Dm/C
No more Mister Nice Guy

Bbm Bbm7   Fm   C#
I love the dead

Ddim7         Edim7      
I've been thinking about it

           Ddim7         F+   A
Now I understand what he said

(repeat Chorus, except last line is...)

G        A    Em   F#m
Why must I be sad?

(repeat until)

G        A    D   Em F C D Em F C D
Why must I be sad?