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Hold On Loosely Tab

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Hold on Loosely - .38 Special
Tuning: Standard
Tabbed by: Nieper

Key:
/    - Slide
**   - Palm Mute
h    - hammer on
~    - Sustain/vibrato
(#)  - gohst note/(keep sustained)
#b#  - # bend up to #
=    - hold bend
r    - release bend
<#*> - pinch harmonic
p    - pull off
v    - vibrato

Intro (Lead)
e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|-----9------9-9------9-7------7-7------|
D|-9\7-9------9-9------9-7------7-7------|x2
A|-9\7-777777-7-666666-6-555555-5-444444-|
E|-7\5-----------------------------------|
        *****    *****    *****    *****

Intro (Rythm) [comes in on the 2nd round of intro]
e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|-----9\-------9\-------7\-------7\-----|
D|-9\7-9\-------9\-------7\-------7\-----|
A|-9\7-7\-------6\-------5\-------4\-----|
E|-7\5-----------------------------------|

Verse 1 (Both Guitars except where noted)
e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-----9------9-9------9-7------7-7----------------|
D|-9\7-9------9-9------9-7------7-7----------------|
A|-9\7-777777-7-666666-6-555555-5-44444-2h4-2------|
E|-7\5----------------------------------------3/4-0|
        *****    *****    *****    **** ^^^^^^^^^^^
                                       (Only lead does this
                                   Rythm does regular B\A slide)

e|--------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------|
G|-----9------9-9------9-7------7-7----777777-|
D|-9\7-9------9-9------9-7------7-7----777777-|
A|-9\7-777777-7-666666-6-555555-5-4444-444444-|
E|-7\5----------------------------------------|
   ^ ^  *****    *****    *****    ***
  (Only Rythm does the slide b/c lead did the 2h4)

Pre-Chorus (Both Guitars)
e|-------|
B|-------|
G|-5~-7~-|(Either sustain or strum alot)
D|-5~-7~-|
A|-3~-5~-|
E|-------|

                                         These are only played 
                                         the first time
Chorus (Both Guitars)                    ^^^
e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-9999999-9999999999-7777777-7777777777-777-|
D|-9999999-9999999999-7777777-7777777777-777-|x2
A|-7777777-6666666666-5555555-4444444444-555-|
E|-------------------------------------------|

e|----2~------------------2~-----------------|
B|----2~------------------2~-----------------|
G|--------------44444444------------2-222222-|
D|-4------4-4-4-44444444-4----4-4-4-2-222222-|
A|-4------4-4-4-22222222-4----4-4-4-0-000000-|
E|-2------2-2-2----------2----2-2-2----------|


Verse 2 (Both Guitars except where noted)
e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-----9------9-9------9-7------7-7----------------|
D|-9\7-9------9-9------9-7------7-7----------------|
A|-9\7-777777-7-666666-6-555555-5-44444-2h4-2------|
E|-7\5----------------------------------------3/4-0|
        *****    *****    *****    **** ^^^^^^^^^^^
                                       (Only lead does this
                                   Rythm does regular B\A slide)

e|--------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------|
G|-----9------9-9------9-7------7-7----777777-|
D|-9\7-9------9-9------9-7------7-7----777777-|
A|-9\7-777777-7-666666-6-555555-5-4444-444444-|
E|-7\5----------------------------------------|
   ^ ^  *****    *****    *****    ***
  (Only Rythm does the slide b/c lead did the 2/4 slide)

Pre-Chorus (Both Guitars)
e|-------|
B|-------|
G|-5~-7~-|(Either sustain or strum alot)
D|-5~-7~-|
A|-3~-5~-|
E|-------|

                                         These are only played 
                                         the first time
Chorus (Both Guitars)                    ^^^
e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-9999999-9999999999-7777777-7777777777-777-|
D|-9999999-9999999999-7777777-7777777777-777-|x2
A|-7777777-6666666666-5555555-4444444444-555-|
E|-------------------------------------------|

e|----2~------------------2~------------|
B|----2~------------------2~------------|
G|--------------44444444------------2~~-|
D|-4------4-4-4-44444444-4----4-4-4-2~~-|
A|-4------4-4-4-22222222-4----4-4-4-0~~-|
E|-2------2-2-2----------2----2-2-2-----|


Bridge (Both Guitars)
                  "Don't let her slip   a  - way__
e|---------------|---------------------------|---------------|
B|-8--7--8--7--8-|-------8----7-------8----7-|-7--5--7--5--7-|
G|-7--7--7--7--7-|-------7----7-------7----7-|-7--7--7--7--7-|
D|-9--7--9--7--9-|-------9----7-------9----7-|-7--5--7--5--7-|
A|---------------|---------------------------|---------------|
E|---------------|---------------------------|---------------|

     Sen-ti-men-tal   fool,____              don't let your heart get
e|----------------------|-------------------|-------------------------|
B|-7--5------7------5---|-8----7--8----7--8-|-------8---7-------8----7|
G|-7--7------7------7---|-7----7--7----7--7-|-------7---7-------7----7|
D|-7--5------7------5---|-9----7--9----7--9-|-------9---7-------9----7|
A|----------------------|-------------------|-------------------------|
E|----------------------|-------------------|-------------------------|

in___ her _ way,"
e|--------------------------------|
B|-7-----5-----7------------------|
G|-7-----7-----7------------------|
D|-7-----5-----7--7--8-9--9999999-|
A|----------------7--8-9--9999999-|
E|----------------5--6-7--7777777-|


Verse 3 (Both Guitars except where noted)
e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-----9------9-9------9-7------7-7----------------|
D|-9\7-9------9-9------9-7------7-7----------------|
A|-9\7-777777-7-666666-6-555555-5-44444-2h4-2------|
E|-7\5----------------------------------------3/4-0|
        *****    *****    *****    **** ^^^^^^^^^^^
                                       (Only lead does this
                                   Rythm does regular B\A slide)

e|--------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------|
G|-----9------9-9------9-7------7-7----777777-|
D|-9\7-9------9-9------9-7------7-7----777777-|
A|-9\7-777777-7-666666-6-555555-5-4444-444444-|
E|-7\5----------------------------------------|
   ^ ^  *****    *****    *****    ***
  (Only Rythm does the slide b/c lead did the 2/4 slide)

Pre-Chorus (Both Guitars)
e|-------|
B|-------|
G|-5~-7~-|(Either sustain or strum alot)
D|-5~-7~-|
A|-3~-5~-|
E|-------|

                                         These are only played 
                                         the first time
Chorus (Both Guitars)                    ^^^
e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-9999999-9999999999-7777777-7777777777-777-|
D|-9999999-9999999999-7777777-7777777777-777-|x2
A|-7777777-6666666666-5555555-4444444444-555-|
E|-------------------------------------------|

e|----2~------------------2~------------|
B|----2~------------------2~------------|
G|--------------44444444------------2~~-|
D|-4------4-4-4-44444444-4----4-4-4-2~~-|
A|-4------4-4-4-22222222-4----4-4-4-0~~-|
E|-2------2-2-2----------2----2-2-2-----|


Solo (Lead Guitar)
[During solo rythm plays chorus]

     "So,  hold on___ Loosely
e|---------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------10-9------10~~~|
G|-----------------------------------11-9------|
D|-----------------------9---------------------|
A|-7~~~~~~~-9/11-9----7------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------|

        but don't let___  go._____
e|---------------------------|--------------------|
B|(10~)-------------------10-|----9---------------|
G|---------------------------|------11-9-11-------|
D|---------------------------|--------------9-9-9-|
A|---------------------------|--------------------|
E|---------------------------|--------------------|

      If you cling too__  tight  -  ly,______           you're gonna lose it
e|----------------------------------------------------|---------------<12*>|
B|-9--------------------------------------------------|--------------------|
G|---------------11--9----11b13=r=11b13===r===b11-9---|-9~~~~~-------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------11|--------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------|--------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|--------------------|

you're gon-na
         lose con-trol____
e|--------------12-12-12-12-12-12/14-------------12-12-12-12-12-11---------|
B|-----------------------------------12h14p12----------------------14-12---|
G|-------11b13--------------------------------13---------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                        
                    Yeah, Yeah, yeah, yeah
                    ^
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|12-12\------10--9--------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------4/9-------9---------------------------------9-9-9p8-8-8-8-8-11-11|
D|--------------------9---5h6-6-6-6-6/7-7-7-7/9-9-9-9----------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|------------------------------------12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-----9-12-9|
B|---------/12-12-10-10-10-10-10-12/14--------------------------12b14------|
G|9-9-9-9-9----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

     So, hold on__ loose-ly
e|12-12-12-12-12-12-12--11-9----------12-9-----12--9-----12----------------|
B|---------------------------12-12b14----12b14-----12b14===r12-9-----------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------11b13r11v-|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

   If you cling too  tight-ly                  you're gon - na lose control
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------9|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|9~~----9~~~~-9----9------9~~-11b13r11p9----9-------11b13r11p9----9-11b13-|
D|----11---------11---11-9----------------11--------------------11---------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

                                            Hold_____ on loose - ly______
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|12p9------9--------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----11b13--11b13-9----11----9-11-9------9-9----9-11b13=-11-9----9-11b13\|
D|--------------------11----11--------11-9-----11---------------11---------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

  but don't let go                                  If you cling too tight-
e|-------------------------9-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------10b12-------------------------------------------------12|
G|---9-11-9-----11-----------11b13---11-9----9-11-9--11b13===r11p9----9--11|
D|11--------------------------------------11-----------------------11----9-|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

 -ly  to her  you're gonna lose control   yeah____ yeah___ yeah
e|------------------------------------------------------------------9------|
B|12\--------------------------------------9h10-9-10-9-12~~~-12--12--------|
G|11\-8-------------9--9--9--11b13--9-9h11----------------------------12-11|
D|9-\---11-9-9\-/11--------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|----------------4-----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-9----9-11b13=----9~~\-----9-11----9-11-----12p11p9----12p11p9----9\4-|
D|---11------------------/11------11------11----------11---------11-----|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|/12p9------------|
B|------12p10-9h10-|
G|-----------------|
D|-----------------|x5
A|-----------------|
E|-----------------|

e|-12-12-12-11-9-12----12--12--12-12-12----12-12---12----------------------|
B|---------------12----12--12--12-12-12----12-12---12-----------12---------|
G|---------------11b13-11--9---X--9--11b13-11-9--------9-9-9----11b13===r11|
D|-----------------------------11----------------------------11------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-12~~12~~12~~12~~12~~~~~12~~~~~12~~~~~12~~~~~~~~-------------------------|
B|-12~~12~~12~~12~~12~~~~~12~~~~~12~~~~~12~~~~~~~~---------14----12--------|
G|-9~~~X---9~~~9~~~11b13~~11b12~~11b13~~11b13==r11-9-------14----12h13-----|
D|-----11~~------------------------------------------11/14----14-------14~\|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-12~~-12-12-12-11-9---------------------9----------------------------|
B|--------------------12~~~--12b14r12b14=====r12--10-9-10p9------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------9----------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------9------9-|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------9-9-9p8-8-8-8-8-11-11-9-9-9-9-9-|
D|-5h6-6-6-6/7-7-7/9-9-9-9---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------12-12--12-12-------12--14b16--14b16r14-12-14|
B|/12-12-10-10-10-10-10-12/14--------------12-14--------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-14b16======r14--12----12----14b15-12-12-12h14p12----12h14p12----12-12|
B|--------------------14----14----------------------14----------14------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|

(in studio version it continues the 19 bend and fades but i added an ending
  to it)                                                         
e|-------19-------19-------19-------19---------------------|
B|-19b21----19b21----19b21----19b21----19b21r19p17\--------|
G|---------------------------------------------------9--9\-|
D|---------------------------------------------------9--9\-|
A|---------------------------------------------------7--7\-|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|
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