Song For Ruth Ellis
(transcribed by Scott Jorgensson)

Intro:
(Guitar)
E]-----------------------------------------------------|
B]-----------------------------------------------------|
G]-------3-2----------2-3----------3-2-----------2-3---|
D]-----3------------3-------------3------------3-------|
A]---4------------4-------------4------------4---------|
E]-----------------------------------------------------|

(Bass)
G]-----------------------------------------------------|
D]-----------------------------------------------------|
A]-----------------------------------------------------|
E]---------------------------5->9--------5->9----------|


Verse:
(Guitar)
E]----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B]----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G]-----------3-2----------2-3-------------3-2----------2-3-------------3-2----------2-3---|
D]---------3------------3---------------3------------3---------------3------------3-------|
A]-------4------------4---------------4------------4---------------4------------4---------|
E]----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

(Bass)
G]----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D]----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A]----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E]----5->9---------5->9------------5->9---------5->9------------5->9---------5->9---------|


Lyrics (with guitar):
E]--------------------------------|
B]--------------------------------|
G]-------3--2-------------2--3----|
D]-----3--------------3-----------|
A]---4-------------4--------------|
E]--------------------------------|

- - - -Modelling - - -and whoring


E]--------------------------------|
B]--------------------------------|
G]---------3--2----------2--3-----|
D]-----3----------------3---------|
A]---4----------------4-----------|
E]--------------------------------|

- - - -Pregnancy - - - -abortive 


E]-------------------------------|--
B]-------------------------------|
G]----------3----2---------2--3--|
D]------3--------------3---------|
A]---4---------------4-----------|
E]-------------------------------|

- - - - Bad girl of - -the fifties

(Note: the verse lyrics are divided into 3-syllable
increments and follow the same pattern through the song,
accompanying the last three notes on the guitar)

Chorus:
Take a legend, death style
B - - - - - - -C- -  F#

Take a legend, death style
B - - - - - - - C- -  F#

Wah-ooh Take a legend, death style
- - B - - - - --- - - - C- -  F#

(Main Riff x 4)

(Verse 2)

Chorus:
Violence in Hampstead
B - - - - - C- -F#

Violence in Hampstead
B - - - - - C- - F#

Violence in Hampstead
B - - - - - C- - F#

(Main Riff x 4)
Bridge:
Though you killed, you're not to blame, no
D# - - - - D- - - - - - - C# - - C - -  B

You loved so much, you killed yourself
D# - - - - D- - - - - -C# - ---------

Dear Ruth, oh!
- - - - - -B

(Main Riff x 4)

(Verse 3)

End Chorus:
Celluloid within you
B -  --- - - - C- F#

Wah-ooh, celluloid within you
- - B - - - - --- - - - C- F#

Wah-ooh, violence in Hampstead
- - B - - - - --- - -C-  F#

Wah-ooh, violence in Hampstead
- - B - - - - - - - - C- -F#

Wah-ooh, take a legend, death style
- - B - - - - - -- - - - C- -- F#

Ah-ooh, take a legend, death style
- - B - - - - --- --- - C- -  F#

Wah-ooh, ooh-ooh, wah-ooh, ooh-ooh
B - C - -B - C - -B - C - -B - C

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