"The 21st" by Blue October
(Transcription by AggiePhil--phil@phildorsett.com)



Intro & Verses ("The 21st comes so soon every month...")
(Pick; kind of finger Csus2*, then Am, then F, then C)
* on the Csus2 fingering, two fingers will be on the A string at frets 2 and 3

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
b|---------3---1-----0-----0h1---------3---1-----0----0h1---------1---1-----1-----1---------1---1-----1h3--------
g|-----------0---0-----0-----------------2---2-----2------2---0-----2---2-----2-----2---0-----0---0--------------
D|---------------------------------------------2-----2------2---3---------3-----3-----3--------------------------
A|-------3---------3-----3-----3-2-3-0----------------------------------------------------3---------3------------
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
---------Csus2-------------------------Am-----------------------F-------------------------C----------------------



Chorus (No lyrics sung the first time through)
(Pick; finger G, then F, then Am, then Em)
• You basically just pick through the chords whichever way you want, but here are the actual notes that I hit when I do it:

e|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
b|-------------3-------------1-------------1-------------0-------------3-------------1-------------1-------------0--------
g|---------------0---------2---2---------2---2---------0---0-------------0---------2---2---------2---2---------0----------
D|-----------0-----0-----3-------3-0-2-2-------2-----2-------2-------0-----0-----3-------3-0-2-2-------2-----2------------
A|---------2---------0-3-------------0-----------0-2-----------0---2---------0-3-------------0-----------0-2--------------
E|-------3-------------------------------------------------------3--------------------------------------------------------
---------G-------------F-------------Am------------Em------------G-------------F-------------Am------------Em-------------



Repeat Verses & Chorus