Song: Wish You Were Here

Band: Pink Floyd
Composed By: David Gilmour, Roger Waters

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Pink Floyd: Wish You Were Here (ver 5)
In memory of Michael David Winans
Modified by Matt Winans

This version is the one I play in memory of my brother, Michael David Winans who passed 
on Feb. 5th, 2009.
It was his favorite song and he played this song himself quite often.
This is my first tab, and is modified from version 4 with a lot of errors fixed.



    

I replaced Solo 2 with the rhythm guitar because it's how I play the song and sounds decent.
I would encourage others to do the same unless you are as pro at bending acoustic 
as David Gilmore.

	Key:
      h - hammer on
      p - pull off
      b - bend string up
      / - slide

Intro:		(Skip the first note EXCEPT on this repeat):



    

  	Strum a few Times   Strum a few Times
e---------------------3-------------------3---|
B---------------------3-------------------3---|
G---------------------0-------0-----------0---|
D-------------0--2----2----2-----2--0-----0---|   * 2
A------0h2------------0-------------------2---|
E---3-----------------x-------------------3---|

		(Skip the first note ONLY on this repeat):

             Strum a few Times   Strum a few Times
e---------------------3-------------------3---|
B---------------------3-------------------3---|
G---------------------0-------------------2---|
D-------------0--2----2----2--0-----------2---|   * 2
A------0h2------------0----------2--0-----0---|
E---3-----------------x-------------------0---|


         Strum a few Times
e-----------------3---|
B-----------------3---|
G-----------------0---|
D-----------------0---|
A---02p0------2--2---|
E---------3-3-3--3---|

(Guitar 1 continues to play intro behind Guitar 2s solo).

Solo: (2nd Guitar)

e----------------------------------------------------------|
B----------3---5---0---3-----0-----------------------------|
G-----2/4-------------------------2---0--------------------|
D------------------------------------------0---------0---0-|
A-----------------------------------------------1/2--------|
E----------------------------------------------------------|


e----3/5-5/3-----------------------------------------------|
B----3/5-5/3----3/5-5/3---------3/5-5/3---3---(/0)---------|
G---------------2/4-4/2----0----2/4-4/2p0-0----------------|
D----------------------------------------------------------|
A----------------------------------------------------------|
E----------------------------------------------------------|


e-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B----------3---0---5----5b---0----3--------------3-----5------------|
G----2/4------------------------------2----4b----------------4b---2-|
D-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-------------------------------------------------------------------|


e-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B---------3----0----5-----5b-----5---3--5---------------------------|
G----2/4------------------------------------2-------4b----2---------|
D-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-------------------------------------------------------------------|


                              (End of Solo).

               Chords used for the rest of the song:
                             C     D    Am     G

                          e--0--|--2--|--0--|--3--|
                          B--1--|--3--|--1--|--0--|
                          G--0--|--2--|--2--|--0--|
                          D--2--|--0--|--2--|--0--|
                          A--3--|--0--|--0--|--2--|
                          E--0--|--0--|--0--|--3--|


(Strum G chord a few times).

C                           D

So, so you think you can tell

              AM
Heaven from Hell

                   G

Blue Skies from pain

                       D

Can you tell a green field

                    C

From a cold steel rail

                AM
A smile from a veil

                       G

So you think you can tell

                       C

Did they get you to trade

                    D

Your heroes for ghosts

                  AM
Hot Ashes for trees

                      G

Hot air for a cool breeze

                    D

Cold comfort for change

              C

Did you exchange?

                      AM
A walk on part in the war

                      G

For a lead role in a cage


  	Strum a few Times   Strum a few Times
e---------------------3-------------------3---|
B---------------------3-------------------3---|
G---------------------0-------0-----------0---|
D-------------0--2----2----2-----2--0-----0---|   * 2
A------0h2------------0-------------------2---|
E---3-----------------x-------------------3---|

             Strum a few Times   Strum a few Times
e---------------------3-------------------3---|
B---------------------3-------------------3---|
G---------------------0-------------------2---|
D-------------0--2----2----2--0-----------2---|   * 2
A------0h2------------0----------2--0-----0---|
E---3-----------------x-------------------0---|


         Strum a few Times
e-----------------3---|
B-----------------3---|
G-----------------0---|
D-----------------0---|
A---02p0------2--2---|
E---------3-3-3--3---|


C                              D

How I wish, how I wish you were here

            Am                                G

We're just two lost souls swimming in a fish bowl

             D

Year after year.

                C

Running over the same old ground.

                                  AM
What have we found the same old fears

                G

Wish you were here...

(Intro is played until the End).

View Just Lyrics...

So, so you think you can tell
Heaven from Hell,
Blue sky's from pain.
Can you tell a green field
From a cold steel rail?
A smile from a veil?
Do you think you can tell?

And did they get you to trade
Your heroes for ghosts?
Hot ashes for trees?
Hot air for a cool breeze?
Cold comfort for change?
And did you exchange
A walk on part in the war
For a lead role in a cage?

How I wish, how I wish you were here.
We're just two lost souls
Swimming in a fish bowl,
Year after year,
Running over the same old ground.
And how we found
The same old fears.
Wish you were here.

View Albums that This Song Appears On...

  • Wish You Were Here

    Genre: Pop/Rock Label: Parlophone Song Duration on Album: 5:34 Album Duration: 44:13

    Release Date: September 15, 1975

    Moods: Trippy, Wintry, Atmospheric, Autumnal, Brooding, Cerebral, Eerie, Melancholy, Nocturnal, Refined, Sophisticated, Theatrical, Bittersweet, Enigmatic, Gloomy, Hypnotic, Ominous, Reflective, Somber, Wistful

    Styles: Album Rock, Art Rock, Prog-Rock

    Themes: Long Walk, Loss/Grief, Reflection, Late Night, Regret, Reminiscing

  • A Collection of Great Dance Songs

    Genre: Pop/Rock Label: Capitol Album Duration: 42:57

    Release Date: November, 1981

    Moods: Ethereal, Atmospheric, Sophisticated, Spacey, Dreamy, Bitter, Dramatic, Menacing, Rousing, Tense/Anxious, Theatrical, Trippy, Detached, Eerie, Acerbic, Cynical/Sarcastic, Ominous, Reflective, Laid-Back/Mellow

    Styles: Album Rock, Art Rock, Prog-Rock, Hard Rock

  • Delicate Sound of Thunder

    Genre: Pop/Rock Label: Atlantic / Elektra / Parlophone / Warner Song Duration on Album: 4:49 Album Duration: 49:02

    Release Date: November 22, 1988

    Moods: Acerbic, Angst-Ridden, Atmospheric, Bitter, Bleak, Brooding, Cynical/Sarcastic, Detached, Dramatic, Druggy, Eerie, Ethereal, Gloomy, Hypnotic, Lush, Melancholy, Menacing, Nihilistic, Ominous, Reflective, Rousing, Sardonic, Snide, Somber, Sophisticated, Tense/Anxious, Theatrical, Trippy

    Styles: Art Rock, Prog-Rock, Album Rock, Hard Rock

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