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Eric Clapton, Pretending.
Tabbed by Jake Shaw, jake_a_shaw@yahoo.co.uk.
  
        
                                ERIC CLAPTON - PRETENDING

E]----------------------------------------------------------]
B]----------------------12-12-12P10P8H10-8H10-12-12P10P8----]
G]-9-7H9------------9-12---------------------------------9--]
D]------9-7-------------------------------------------------]
A]-----------7-7--------------------------------------------]
E]----------------------------------------------------------]

E]--------------------------------------------------]
B]------8-10-8--------------------------------------]
G]--7-9--------7H9-7--------------------------------]
D]-------------------9P7----------------------------]
A]-----------------------7-7------------------------]
E]--------------------------------------------------]


    HOW MANY TIMES MUST WE TELL THE TALE?,
E]-----------]
B]-----------]
G]-----------] ALL OF THESE BITS OF TAB ARE PLAYED 
D]-9--9------] AFTER CLAPTON SINGS.
A]-----------]
E]-----------]

     HOW MANY TIMES MUST WE FALL?,
E]-----------------]
B]-----------------]
G]-7---------------]
D]--7H9--9-7-------]
A]-----------7-----]
E]-----------------]

    LIVING IN LOST MEMORY YOU JUST RECALLED,
E]------------------------]
B]------------------------]
G]----7--7H9-7------------]
D]--9----------9-7--------]
A]-----------------7------]
E]------------------------]

    WORKING ON THE SOUND OF THE BAND,
E]------------------------]
B]----10--8---------------]
G]------------------------]
D]------------------------]
A]------------------------]
E]------------------------]

    TRYING TO THE MUSIC RIGHT,
E]-------------------]
B]--12P10P8----------]
G]----------9--------]
D]-------------------]
A]-------------------]
E]-------------------]

 

  TWO GO OUT WORKING
   THREE STAY HOME AT NIGHT,
E]-------------------------]
B]---12P10P8----------8----]
G]-----------9----7H9--7-9-]
D]-------------7H9---------]
A]-------------------------]
E]-------------------------]

CHORUS
  THATS WHEN SHE SAID SHE WAS PRETENDING
E]------------------------]
B]------------------------]
G]------------------------]
D]--12-11-9-7-11----------]
A]------------------------]
E]------------------------]

    LIKE SHE KNEW THE PLAN
E]------------------------]
B]--7-10-7-12-10-12\------]
G]------------------------]
D]------------------------]
A]------------------------]
E]------------------------]

    THATS WHEN I KNEW SHE WAS PRETENDING
    PRETENDING TO UNDERSTAND.
E]------------------------]
B]------------------------]
G]------------------------]
D]-------12-11-9-7-11--7--]
A]------------------------]
E]------------------------]

    PRETENDING,          PRETENDING,         PRETENDING
E]---------------------------------------------------------------------]
B]------------12-----12--12P10P8----8H10-8H10-8H10-8H10-8H10-12-10-8---]
G]----9--------------------------9-----------------------------------9-]
D]---------------------------------------------------------------------]
A]---------------------------------------------------------------------]
E]---------------------------------------------------------------------]

     PRETENDING
E]----10----10-10---------------------------------]
B]-12----12-------12P10P8-------------------------]
G]-----------------------9------------------------]
D]--------------------------9P7P5-----------------]
A]--------------------------------7\--------------]
E]-----------------------------------0------------]

   SATISFIED BUT LOST IN LOVE.
E]---------]
B]---------]
G]---------]
D]---9-9---]
A]---------]
E]---------]

    
SITUATIONS CHANGE
E]-------------]
B]-------------]
G]---9---------]
D]-----7-------]
A]-------7-----]
E]-------------]

   YOU'RE NEVER WHO YOU USED TO THINK YOU ARE, HOW STRANGE 
E]--------------------------]
B]-----10--8----------------]
G]--------------------------]
D]--------------------5-7---]
A]----------------5-7----5-7]
E]-----------5-7------------]

   REPEAT CHORUS BUT CHANGE THE RIFF AT THE END TO THIS:
E]----/12--10----10---------------]
B]------------12----12P10P8-------] THIS IS ONLY THE BEGGINING BIT OF THE RIFF. 
G]--------------------------9-----] ITS ALL REALLY COMPLICATED FOR ME. (SORRY) BUT I'M SURE 
D]--------------------------------] YOU CAN JUST IMPROVISE.  
A]--------------------------------]  
E]--------------------------------]

SOLO

E]------------------------------10----------------------------------------]
B]-12-12-10P8H10-8-10/12--12-12----12-10p8h10-8--------8-10-8-------8/10--]
G]----------------------------------------------9\-7-9--------9p7h9-------]
D]------------------------------------------------------------------------]
A]------------------------------------------------------------------------]
E]------------------------------------------------------------------------]


E]------------------------------------------------------------------------]
B]--10-10-10p8---12p10p8---8----------------------------------------------]
G]-------------9---------9---9--7/9-7-------------------------------------]
D]------------------------------------9-7/9-7-----------------------------]
A]--------------------------------------------7\--------------------------]
E]-----------------------------------------------0------------------------]

  I GET LOST IN ALABIS
E]--------------------------]
B]--------------------------]
G]--------------------------]
D]----7/9-7-----------------]
A]----------10--------------]
E]--------------------------]

  SADNESS CANT PREVAIL
E]-----------------------]
B]-----------------------]
G]----12-11-9------------]
D]--7--------------------]
A]-----------------------]
E]-----------------------]

 

 EVERBODY KNOWS STRONG LOVE CANT FAIL
E]------------------------]
B]------------------------]
G]-12-12\-----------------]
D]-------9-7\-------5-----]
A]---------------5H7--5-7-]
E]------------5H7---------]
 
  DON'T BE PRETENDING
E]-----------------------]
B]-----------------------]
G]----9-11-9-------------]
D]--11-------11-7-9------]
A]------------------7H9\-]
E]-----------------------]

  ABOUT HOW YOU FEEL
E]-----------------------]
B]------------12-10-12\--]
G]----9-11-9-------------]
D]--11-------------------]
A]-----------------------]
E]-----------------------]

  DONT BE PRETENDING
E]-----------------------]
B]-----------------------]
G]-----9-11-9------------]
D]--11--------11-7-9-----]
A]-------------------7H9-]
E]-----------------------]

  THAT YOUR LOVE IS REAL
E]-----------------------]
B]------------12-10-12\--]
G]-----9-11-9------------] REPEAT THIS SEQUENCE TWICE. 
D]--11-------------------]
A]-----------------------]
E]-----------------------]

   
  PRETENDING
E]----------------------]
B]----------------------]
G]----9-----7-----------]
D]------7H9---9\7\5-----]
A]-----------------7----]
E]-0--------------------]

  PRETENDING
E]-7H10-7H10-7H10-7H10-7H10]
B]-------------------------] DO THIS UNTIL HE SINGS 
G]-------------------------] PRETENDING TWICE THEN GO INTO:
D]-------------------------]
A]-------------------------]
E]-------------------------]

 


E]----------------------]
B]--10-8----------------]
G]-------9\-------------]
D]----------------------]
A]----------------------]
E]-----------0----------]

  
E]----------------------------]
B]----------------------------]
G]-----------------------7----]
D]--9-9-7-5-7-5------9-9---7H9] THIS IS ON THE FADE OUT PART SO
A]--------------7-------------] THIS IS PRACTICALY THE END OF THE SONG.
E]----------------------------]

MADE AND CONSTRUCTED BY JAKE SHAW.
THERE MAY BE A FEW BITS WRONG. IF YOU NOTICE ANY OR CAN TELL ME ANY BITS MISSED OUT ON:
EMAIL ME AT JAKE_A_SHAW@YAHOO.CO.UK.
 
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herrick wrote on December 26 2008, 09:48 pm

very good tab. excellent. i want to see you tab some more clapton songs. this is the only good pretending tab on here. keep it up.

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Shaunfromtheuk wrote on September 5 2009, 12:18 pm

Dude that is one awesome tab love the way you set it out 10/10

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