Artist: Lou Reed and The Primitives, Title: The Ostrich - DDDDDD

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Lou Reed and The Primitives - The Ostrich

Lou's "Ostrich guitar" tuning (all the strings tuned to A#)

 1a# ----- * downtuned to a# (from e to a#)
 2a# ----- * downtuned to a# (from B to a#)
 3a# ----- *   uptuned to a# (from G to a#)
 4A# ----- * downtuned to A# (from D to A#)
 5A# ----- *   uptuned to A# (from A to A#)
 6A#_----- * downtuned to A#_(from E to A#_)



* opening (all the strings tuned to A#)

          Okay, when everybody settle down ...
*1a# --15--15--15--15---15--15--15--15---
*2a# --15--15--15--15---15--15--15--15---
*3a# ------------------------------------   ...
*4A# ------------------------------------
*5A# ------------------------------------
*6A#_------------------------------------




* riff (all the strings tuned to A#)

 Hey, put your head, oh,     upside your knees, now, do the -
      {A#}               {A#}
*1a# --0-------------------0------------------
*2a# --0-------------------0------------------
*3a# --0-------------------0------------------
*4A# --0-------------------0------------------
*5A# --0-------------------0------------------
*6A#_--0-------------------0------------------

- ostrich,      yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah ...
 {A#}               {A#}
--0-------------------0------------------
--0-------------------0------------------
--0-------------------0------------------   ...
--0-------------------0------------------
--0-------------------0------------------
--0-------------------0------------------




* solo (all the strings tuned to A#)

                All right,          one more
      {A#}               {A#}
*1a# --0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--
*2a# --0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--
*3a# --0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--
*4A# --0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--
*5A# ---------------------------------------
*6A#_---------------------------------------


{A#}                {A#}
--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0---12-9...--12-9...--
--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0---12-9...--12-9...--
--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0---12-9...--12-9...--
--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0---12-9...--12-9...--
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yeah
 {A#}               {A#}
--9-9-7-7--7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7--
--9-9-7-7--7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7--
--9-9-7-7--7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7--   ...
--9-9-7-7--7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7--
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thanks: Jose Alberto (brooklyn@usuarios.retecal.es)
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The Ostrich

C'mon, let's go
All right, everybody get down on your face
Get ready, yeah, okay, c'mon
...your knees, 
Do the ostrich
Do the ostrich

Take a step forward
step on your face
Do the ostrich, go, go, go
All right
Do the ostrich

Then take a step forward
Then you turn to the right
Do the ostrich
wow, wow,
You turn your left and then your feet upside your left
do the ostrich
Oh, baby you're carrying down
You get a little softer, now
you take you forward
put your head onto your knees
Do the ostrich
Do just anything you please

All right, wow, wow, wow,
Do, do, do
C'mon, all right

(fade out)