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Artist: The Decemberists
  Song: I Know Very Well How I Got My Name

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Tabbed by: marrog

(from "Colin Meloy sings Morrissey")

D/E - X 0 0 3 2 0 could also be called Dsus2 I suppose…
Also NB A is 5 7 7 6 5 5 and G is 3.5.5.4.3.3
Also from the 2nd verse Colin periodically adds a high G to the Em, making 0.2.2.0.0.3

Intro:
D D/E D Em x2

Verse 1:
  D D/E D              Em
A child in a curious phase
  D  D/E D           Em
A man with sullen ways
     D D/E  D         Em              
oh I know very well how I got my name

D D/E E Em

Chorus:
A                     G              
You think you were my first love
A                     G             
You think you were my first love
           	 Bm
but you're wrong
             A                                     
you were the only one
      G                                    
who's come and gone

D D/E D Em x2

Verse 2:
     D D/E D           Em
When thirteen years old,
    D D/E D          Em
who died his hair gold?
     D D/E D
oh I know very well 
        Em
I don't need to be told

D D/E D Em

Chorus:
A                     G              
You think you were my first love
A                     G             
You think you were my first love
           	 Bm
but you're wrong
             A                                     
you were the only one
      G                                    
who's come and gone

D D/E Em x2 

             A              G            
you were the only one who's gone
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