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Irene Tab

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Song: Irene
Artist: tobymac
Album: Momentum
Tabber:thegeniusboy05@hotmail.com

I got tired of just seeing the intro to this song, so I tabbed out all the fills on the 
version.  Feel free to improvise too.

Key:
/: slide up
\: slide down
h: hammer on
p: pull off
~: tremolo


Guitar Intro:
E|--------------------------7/14h15p14-12p11h12---------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------12h13p12-10h12p10---------------|
G|------------------9-11-12---------------------------------------12p11h12-11-9-|
D|----------------9-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------2/7--9-10---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--0-3-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

:05
E|-----------14-------12-12\-8--8-------7-8-7-8-8/12--12~--10--8-|
B|-----10-12----------13-13\-10-10--10---------------------------|
G|---8----------------14-14\-9--9---9----------------------------|
D|----------------------------------7----------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|

:11
E|--7h8p7p5--7h8p7p5---7-5------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------8-7h8p7-5h75-4---------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------5-4-5-4-2-0-----------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------4-5-4-2-1-|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------|

:14
Guitar 1:               Guitar 2:
E|-----------------2v-|  E|--0~-|
B|--------------1-----|  B|-----|
G|-----------2--------|  G|-----|
D|--------1-----------|  D|-----|
A|--3--2--------------|  A|-----|
E|--------------------|  E|-----|


Main Riff:
"Hush little baby, don't you cry, daddy's gonna sing you a lullaby"
E|----5---5-----3---3-------2---2-----2---2--|
B|----5---5-----5---5-------4---4-----4---4--|
G|-------------------------------------------|Guitar 1 Plays this wherever noted 
the song
D|-------------------------------------------|
A|--0-------------------2---------2----------|
E|-----------0-------------------------------|

"Everything's gonna be alright, the Lord's gonna answer your prayers tonight"
E|2h3p2-0-5---5-----3---3-------2---2-----2---2--|
B|--------5---5-----5---5-------4---4-----4---4--|
G|-----------------------------------------------|This will be Guitar 2's part, from 
on out
D|-----------------------------------------------|Guitar 2 could just choose to play the ornaments
A|--------------------------2---------2----------|
E|---------------0-------------------------------|

"Hush little baby, don't you cry, daddy's gonna sing you a lullaby"
E|----5---5-----3---3---11-11-11-11/14-14-14-14-14/15-12-12--|
B|----5---5-----5---5----------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------|
A|--0--------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------0-----------------------------------------------|

"Everything's gonna be alright, the Lord's gonna answer your prayers...."
E|----5---5-----3---3-------2---2---------------------------------|
B|----5---5-----5---5-------4---4----12h13p12-10-8-7h8p7-7-5-4-5-4|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--0-------------------2-----------------------------------------|
E|-----------0----------------------------------------------------|

"Last night I had a dream..."
E|----5---5-----3---3-------2---2-----2---2--|
B|----5---5-----5---5-------4---4-----4---4--|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------|
A|--0-------------------2---------2----------|
E|-----------0-------------------------------|

"Quit school, you had to drop out...doesn't seem to be anyone around"
E|----5---5-----3---3-------2---2---------------------|
B|----5---5-----5---5-------4---4---7h8-10-8-7-7h8p7-5|
G|----------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------|
A|--0-------------------2-----------------------------|
E|-----------0----------------------------------------|

"You got to reach up...keep you downtrodden"
E|----5---5-----3---3-------2---2-----2---2--|
B|----5---5-----5---5-------4---4-----4---4--|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------|
A|--0-------------------2---------2----------|
E|-----------0-------------------------------|

"Daughter of Zion....beware of..."
E|----5---5-----3---3-------2---2-----2---2--|
B|----5---5-----5---5-------4---4-----4---4--|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------|
A|--0-------------------2---------2----------|
E|-----------0-------------------------------|

"Snakes...all shapes and sizes...scales on your eyelids"
E|--12---------------------------------------|
B|--13-------12---------12-------------------|
G|--14-------12---------11-------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------|

       "Don't Waste your sorrows....cavalry's about to come so"
E|12------------------------------------------|
B|---13-------12---------12-------------------|
G|---14-------12---------11-------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------|

       "Keep your head up...ready for the next one"
E|--------------------------------------------|
B|12-12-------12---------12-------------------|
G|---12-------12---------11-------------------|
D|---14-------14---------13-------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------|

Chorus....no Guitar 1
"Hey little girl with the pressures of the world on your shoulders, don't say that it's over"

"I heard your prayers, just cast your cares, and I'll be there, so don't you fear"
E|-------------7h8-7-5-7h8-7-----------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------|

Chorus Second Time
"Hey little girl with the pressures of the world on your shoulders, don't say that it's over"

"I heard your prayers, just cast your cares, and I'll be there, so don't you fear"
E|---------------------------12-14-15---14-12------------|
B|--------------------7h8-12------------------15-14-13-12|
G|--------------9p8-9------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|

Chorus B Guitar 1 comes back in
"Hush little baby don't you cry, Daddy's gonna sing you a lullaby..."
E|------------------------------------7-8-10-8-7-7h8|
B|--------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

"Everything's gonna be alright, the Lord's gonna answer your prayer tonight"

"Hush little baby don't you cry, Daddy's gonna sing you a lullaby..."
E|------------------------------------------------|
B|15--12------------------------------------------|
G|----12------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------|

"Everything's gonna be alright, the Lord's gonna answer your prayer tonight"
E|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----(10)-(10)----------------------------5p4-5-4h5--|
G|----------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|

"Irene, I carried you when you were too weak to walk, I took to you, when you gave your 
to God"

"Faithful and true, that's what I'll always be to you, believe in you, believe in me, 
these dreams have to"
"be, you have dreams and aspirations, you're a beautiful creation, your foundation's solid"
E|-----------------------------------7h8-10-8-7-|7/10-11~--------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|----------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------|----------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------|----------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------|----------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------|----------------------------------------------|

"God will build you a palace, restore your soul..."
E|-----------12----------12----------11---------|-11----------------12-------------12-11----------|
B|--10-12h13----12----12----12----12------------|-------13----12h13----12----12h13-12-12----------|
G|-----------------12----------11---------------|----------14-------------12----------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------|

Chorus (Again, w/o Guitar 1)
"Hey little girl with the pressures of the world on your shoulders, don't say that it's over"
"I heard your prayers, just cast your cares, and I'll be there, so don't you fear"
"Hey little girl with the pressures of the world on your shoulders, don't say that it's over"
"I heard your prayers, just cast your cares, and I'll be there, so don't you fear"
E|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------4h5p4p2-5-4-2----------------------------|
D|-------------------------5-4h5p4-2------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|

Chorus B Guitar 1 comes back in
"Hush little baby don't you cry, Daddy's gonna sing you a lullaby..."
E|------------------------------------7-8-10-8-7-7h8|
B|--------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

"Everything's gonna be alright, the Lord's gonna answer your prayer tonight"
"Hush little baby don't you cry, Daddy's gonna sing you a lullaby..."
E|-7-5h7-7----------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------|

"Everything's gonna be alright, the Lord's gonna answer your prayer tonight"

Bridge: Guitar 1's part changes slightly to this, no Guitar 2
"Everything's gonna be alright, everything's gonna be alright, everything's gonna be 
be alright, be alright"
E|----5---5-----3---3-------5---5-----3---3--|----5---5-----3---3------------------------|
B|----5---5-----5---5-------5---5-----5---5--|----5---5-----5---5------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
A|--0-------------------0--------------------|--0----------------------------------------|
E|-----------0---------------------0---------|-----------0-------------------------------|

Bridge part 2, no guitar (just a synth effect, bass and drums)

Chorus, no Guitar 1
"Hey, little girl with the pressures of the world on your shoulders, don't say that it's over"
Then
E|----------5h7-8-8h10p8-7-5-7-8-7----12h14-15-12|
B|----5h7-8--------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|

"I said hey, little girl with the pressures of the world on your shoulders, don't say 
it's over"
Then
E|----17-17-17---15p14-15p14----------14-|15p14-12-12--12------------------------|
B|---------------------------17-16-17----|-------------13-12---12-12----12----12-|
G|---------------------------------------|----------------12---12-12-12-14r12-11-|
D|---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|

Chorus B Guitar 1 comes back in
"Hush little baby don't you cry, Daddy's gonna sing you a lullaby..."
E|------------------------------------7-8-10-8-7-7h8|
B|--------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

"Everything's gonna be alright, the Lord's gonna answer your prayer tonight"
"Hush little baby don't you cry, Daddy's gonna sing you a lullaby..."
E|------------------------------------------------|
B|15--12------------------------------------------|
G|----12------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------|

"Everything's gonna be alright, the Lord's gonna answer your prayer tonight"
"the Lord's gonna answer your prayer tonight, the Lord's gonna answer your prayer 
the Lord's gonna answer your prayers..."

I'm sure this is 99% right.  Comments or questions, email me @ thegeniusboy05@hotmail.com
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John Paul Jones wrote on April 14 2007, 11:08 pm

looks pretty good, except on the first line of the intro there are no hammer-ons or pull offs, all the notes sound plucked.

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God is my rock wrote on April 17 2010, 11:56 pm

John Paul Jones is right, but I think there's a few hammer-ons and pull-offs in there. Great job, dude!

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Sancheezit wrote on July 31 2010, 11:11 pm

7/14h15p14-12p11h12
can be pleayed easier with a 12 on the b instead of the 7.. you lose the slide, but it flows alot better IMO idk thats just how im doing it

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