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While My Guitar Gently Weeps Tab

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Band: The Beatles
Song: While My Guitar Gently Weeps
Album: The Beatles (The White Album)
Tabber: clark@theoddmenout.com


Guitar 1: Electric Lead (Played by Eric Clapton)
Guitar 2: Acoustic Rhythm (play chords noted above Guitar 1)

All Guitars in standard tuning (eBGDAE)

Chords:
  Am   Am7 D2/F#  F    G    D    E    A   C#m  F#m  Bm    C
e--0----0----0----1----3----2----0----0----4----2----2----0--|
B--1----1----3----1----0----3----0----2----5----2----3----1--|
G--2----2----2----2----0----2----1----2----6----2----4----0--|
D--2----2----0----3----0----0----2----2----6----4----4----2--|
A--0----0----0----3----2---------2----0----4----4----2----3--|
E-------3----2----1----3---------0--------------2------------|

*Note- For ease I will call D2/F# just D2



Intro:

  (Am)      (Am7)    (D2)     (F)        


  (Am)        (G)      (D)      (E)  
e-----------------------------------0----------4--|
B-------------------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------------2----/4----|
D-------------------------------------------------|
A-------------------------------------------------|
E-------------------------------0-----------------|



Verse 1:

    (Am)      (Am7)         (D2)               (F)          
e--------------------0--------------------------------------------|
B------------------------1----------------------------------------|
G--2--2--2--2----2-----------2---------------------------2-----2--|
D-----------------------------------------------------3-----3-----|
A-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E-----------------------------------------------------------------|
"I look at you all, see the love, there that's sleeping"


(Am)        (G)        (D)        (E)  
e------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-----------------------------(10)b13-b13-b13r10--9-9-10\9---------|
G----2--------------0---------------------------------------9---9--|
D-------------------------0----------------------------------------|
A---------------2--------------------------------------------------|
E-----------3------------------------------------------------------|
"While my guitar gently weeps"


    (Am)      (Am7)         (D2)         (F)          
e-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G------2---------------------------------------------2-----2-----2--|
D-------------------------------------------------3-----3-----3-----|
A-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-------------------------------------------------------------------|
"I look at the floor, and I see it needs sweeping"


(Am)        (G)        (C)        (E)  
e-------------------------------------------------5----------------------|
B-----------------------------------------------------8------------------|
G---------------------------------7b9------7b9-----------7b9r7--5---b6---|
D------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E------------------------------------------------------------------------|
       "Still my guitar gently weeps"



Chorus 1:

  (A)      (C#m)                 (F#m)     (C#m)          (Bm)
e-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G--------------------------4--2---2--2--------------2--4----------|
D--------------------2-/4--------------------2--2/4---------------|
A----------------4-----------------------------------------2---2--|
E-----------------------------------------------------------------|
 "I don't whyyy-hy--hy              nobody told you "


   (Bm)                        (E)
e--------------2-------------2-------0-------9----7----4----2---0-----2--|
B-----------------3-----3-------3--5-5-----------------------------------|
G--------------------4-------------------7/9---7----4----2----1---1/2----|
D----------4-------------------------------------------------------------|
A------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E------------------------------------------------------------------------|
         "How to unfold your love"


  (A)      (C#m)                 (F#m)      (C#m)                  
e--0------------------------------2---------------------------------------|
B--2--------------5------------------2-------------------------5------5---|
G--2------------6-----6----6---------------------------------------6------|
D--2---------6-----------6----------------------------------6-------------|
A--0------4----------------------------------------------4----------------|
E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 "I don't know hoo-oo-oow                     Someone controlled you"



  (Bm)                                    (E)
e--2---------------------------------------------------------12------------|
B--3-----------------------------3-------------/14--12----------12---------|
G--4-------------------------4-----4---4-------/13--13---13--------11\9-9--|
D--4-----------------------4---4-----4-------------------------------------|
A--2---------------------2-------------------------------------------------|
E--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
       "They bought and  soooooold       you"



Verse 2:

     (Am)       (Am7)        (D2)            (F)
e-------5--5--5---------------------0---0-------------|
B-------5--5--5---------------------1---1-------------|
G-------5--5--5---------------------2---2-------------|
D-----------------------------------3---3-------------|
A-----------------------------------------------------|
E-----------------------------------------------------|
   "I look at the world, and I noo  tice it's turning"


   (Am)     (G)            (D)               (E)
e-----------------------------------------------5----------8v---|
B---------------------------------------------5----8/10---------|
G--2------------------------------------7-b9--------------------|
D---------------------------------------------------------------|
A---------------------------------------------------------------|
E---------------------------------------------------------------|
     "While my guitar gently weeps"


       (Am)      (Am7)         (D2)         (F)
e-----------------------------------------------------0--------|
B-------10--------------------------------------------------1--|
G--------------------------------------------------------2-----|
D--------------------------------------------------------------|
A--------------------------------------------------------------|
E--------------------------------------------------------------|
   "With every mistake, we must surely be learning"


 Am           G           C        
    "Still my guitar gently weeps"
  


Guitar Solo:

   (E)
e------------------------------------------|
B--------------------------13-b14--15-b17--|
G--(14)b17r14---12h14-b17------------------| go to the next line quick I 
D------------------------------------------| just separated them to make
A------------------------------------------| sure Am always starts the lines
E------------------------------------------|


   (Am)            (Am7)                (D2)   (F)
e------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B--13--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G------14~~~--------12h14-b17-14b17~~~----------12h14-b17-14b17~~~-------|
D------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E------------------------------------------------------------------------|


   (Am) (G)                          (D)                  (E)  
e-----------------------------------------15------------------>
B-------------------15-b17r15p13-15b17-------b17-r15--15--13-->
G--------12h14-b17-------------------------------------------->
D------------------------------------------------------------->
A------------------------------------------------------------->
E------------------------------------------------------------->
  
                                >--(15)b17--r---15b17--b17--|
                                >---------------------------|
                                >---------------------------|
                                >---------------------------|
                                >---------------------------|
                                >---------------------------|

   (Am)           (Am7)                 (D2)                         (F)
e----(15)b17r15----b17---------------15-------------------15--------------|
B-------------------------17--15b17------b17r15--13h15b17-----b17r15--13--|
G-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|


   (Am)                                     (G)
e------------------------------------------------------------------>
B------------------------------------------------------------------>
G--(14)b17r14p12h14-b17--14b17---------12-------------------------->
D--------------------------------12h14----14--12p10-12---10h12-10-->
A------------------------------------------------------------------>
E------------------------------------------------------------------>


     (C)                         (E)
  >------------------------------10h12--12/15--15-b17--b17r15--b17--|
  >----------------10h13--13/15-------------------------------------|
  >---------12h14---------------------------------------------------|
  >--12h14----------------------------------------------------------|
  >-----------------------------------------------------------------|
  >-----------------------------------------------------------------|



Chorus 2:

  (A)      (C#m)                 (F#m)     (C#m)          (Bm)
e-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G--------------------------4--2---2--2--------------2--4----------|
D--------------------2-/4--------------------2--2/4---------------|
A----------------4-----------------------------------------2---2--|
E-----------------------------------------------------------------|
 "I don't hoo-oo-oow           you were diverted "


   (Bm)                            (E)
e--------------2-------------2-------0------0--0------0------4----2----0--|
B-----------------3-----3-------3--5-5---5---------5----------------------|
G--------------------4-----------------------------------2/4---4----2-----|
D----------4--------------------------------------------------------------|
A-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
         "You were perverted too"


  (A)      (C#m)                 (F#m)      (C#m)                  
e--0------------------------------2---------------------------------------|
B--2--------------5------------------2-------------------------5------5---|
G--2------------6-----6----6---------------------------------------6------|
D--2---------6-----------6----------------------------------6-------------|
A--0------4----------------------------------------------4----------------|
E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 "I don't know hoo-oo-oow                     You were inverted"



  (Bm)                        (E)
e--2------------------------------------0------------12-------12-------12--|
B--3-------------------3-----------(5)-------------------------------------|
G--4---------------4-----4---4----------------12/13------14~------14~------|
D--4-------------4---4-----4-----------------------------------------------|
A--2-----------2-----------------------------------------------------------|
E--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
       "No one alerted       you"



Verse 3:

   (Am)         (Am7)        (D2)              (F)
e--------------------------------------------------------0----------|
B-------10~------------------------------------------------1--------|
G-------------------------------------------------------------2--2--|
D-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-------------------------------------------------------------------|
  "I look at you all, see the love there that's sleeping"


(Am)     (G)            (D)              (E)   
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B----------------------------10-10--10b13--10b13--8--10-10---10p8----------|
G------------------------------------------------------------------9p7--5--|
D--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  "While my guitar gently weeps"


   (Am)        (Am7)      (D2)          (F)
e------------------------------------------------------------|
B------------------------------------------------------------|
G--just play various random pickings on the strummed chords--|
D--(there's nothing much)------------------------------------|
A------------------------------------------------------------|
E------------------------------------------------------------|
   "Look at you all..."


   (Am)       (G)           (C)        (E)
e-----------------------------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------------------------|
G-----------2-------------------7b9----7b9----7b9~~~--|
D-----------------------------------------------------|
A-----------------------------------------------------|
E-----------------------------------------------------|
   "Still my guitar gently weeps"       



Guitar Solo 2:

  (Am)           (Am7)         (D2)          (F)
e--------------------------------------------------------|
B--------------------------------------------------------|
G--7b9----7b9----7b9----7b9----7b9----7b9----7b9----7b9--|
D--------------------------------------------------------|
A--------------------------------------------------------|
E--------------------------------------------------------|


  (Am)              (G)            (D)       (E)         
e---------------------------------------------8b10---8---5--------------|
B----------------8b10----8b10-------8-----8----------------5------------|
G--7b9----7b9-------------------9-----9-----9-----------------7b9r7--5--|
D-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------|


    (Am)         (Am7)          (D2)       (F)         
e--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B----------------------------------------13b15-----(13)b15r13b15r13--|
G-------------------5~--------5~--/----------------------------------|
D-------------5--7---------------------------------------------------|
A--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E--------------------------------------------------------------------|


   (Am)             (G)                         (C)                (E)   
e----------------------------------------------------------------------17-->
B--13b15--r13----10-/13-13-10-10-10-/13-13--/15--13--13h15--15/17--17------>
G-------------------------------------------------------------------------->
D-------------------------------------------------------------------------->
A-------------------------------------------------------------------------->
E-------------------------------------------------------------------------->

                                              >--------------------------|
                                              >--15-17--13b15r13-13------|
                                              >----------------------14--|
                                              >--------------------------|
                                              >--------------------------|
                                              >--------------------------|


   (Am)          (Am7)                 (D2)         (F)
e----------------15b17--b17-----------15b17---------15-(15)b17-b17---|
B--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G--(14)--------------------------------------------------------------|
D--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E--------------------------------------------------------------------|


   (Am)                 (G)                      (C)
e----15-b17-b17r15b17------------------15-17-15--17---------------->
B------------------------15b17------17----------------15--15b17---->
G------------------------------------------------------------------>
D------------------------------------------------------------------>
A------------------------------------------------------------------>
E------------------------------------------------------------------>

                 (E)
e---------17--------------------------------------|
B--15b17------15-15b17r15--13-15---------13-------|
G---------------------------------12-14-------14--|
D-------------------------------------------------|
A-------------------------------------------------|
E-------------------------------------------------|

...to fade...



That's it!  For suggestions, corrections, and requests, email me:
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zteini wrote on May 26 2006, 11:48 am

the f.x. --7b9-- is that bend the 7 to nine or pull of in the bend?

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theoddmenout wrote on May 26 2006, 03:21 pm

bend the 7 till it sounds like 9 (i.e. a whole step)

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Callo wrote on November 13 2007, 02:19 am

awesome tab, well set out, but where is the little intro part, 5 stars anyway though... just

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