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The Girl From Ipanema Tab

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                 THE GIRL FROM IPANEMA - Stan Getz/João Gilberto
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Tabbed by: Ben Aitken
Email: ben.j.aitken@gmail.com

As played on "Getz/Gilberto"
Tuning: Standard
Fingerpicked

Db6/9    |x x 3 3 4 x|
Eb9      |x x 5 6 6 x|
Dbadd4   |x x 4 6 6 x|
C-5      |x x 4 5 5 x|
D6/9     |x x 4 4 5 x|
Ab7sus   |x x 4 6 4 x|
Ab       |x x 4 5 x x|
Dmaj7    |x x 7 6 7 x|
G13      |x x 3 4 5 x|
Dm7      |x x 7 5 6 x|
Bb7      |x x 6 7 6 x|
Ebm7     |x x 8 6 7 x|
B7       |x x 7 8 7 x|
Fm7      |x x 10 8 9 x|
Bb7-5    |x x 6 7 5 x|
Ab7-5    |x x 4 5 3 x|

(The bass line can be played by thumb-picking the roots and fifths of the chords
on the sixth and fifth strings)

|Db6/9     |       |       |        |
Doo doo doo...

|Db6/9              |                  |
Olha que coisa mais linda mais cheia de 
|Eb9           |                |
graça É ela menina que vem e que
|Dbadd4          |C-5             |Db69  |D6/9  |
passa nun doce balanço, caminho do mar
|Db6/9            |                 |                  
Moça do corpo dourado, do sol de Ipa-
|Eb9           |                      |
nema O seu balançado é mais que un po-
|Ab7sus           |Ab                    |Db6/9   |       |
ema é a coisa mais linda que eu já vi passar

|Dmaj7      |          |G13     |      |
Ah! Porque estou tão sozinho
|Dm7        |         |Bb7    |      | 
Ah! Porque tudo é tão triste
|Ebm7    |        |B7    |         |
Ah! A beleza que existe       A be-
|Fm7              |Bb7-5   |
leza que não é só minha
|Ebm7              |Ab7-5      |
que também passa sozinha

|Db6/9        |                   |
Ah! Se ela soubesse que quando ela
|Eb9            |                 |
passa o mundo sorrindo se enche de
|Ab7sus           |Ab               |Db6/9   |      | 
graça e fica mais lindo por causa do amor

|Db6/9           |                    |Eb9          |                    |   
Tall and tan and young and lovely, the girl from Ipanema goes walking and
|Ab7sus              |Ab                 |Db6/9    |      | 
When she passes, each one she passes goes ah...
|Db6/9                |                |Eb9               |                    |
When she walks, she's like a samba that swings so cool and sways so gently that
|Ab7sus              |Ab                 |Db6/9   |     |
When she passes, each one she passes goes ah...

|Dmaj7    |          |G13    |       |  
Oh, but he watches so sadly 
|Dm7      |           |Bb7       |      |
How can he tell her he loves her
|Ebm7        |              |B7     |         |
Yes, he would give his heart gladly   but each 
|Fm7                     |Bb7-5    |Ebm7                      |Ab7-5     |              
Day when she walks to the sea, she looks straight ahead not at he

|Db6/9           |                    |Eb9          |                    |   
Tall and tan and young and lovely, the girl from Ipanema goes walking and
|Ab7sus            |Ab                    |Db6/9    |      | 
When she passes, he smiles but she doesn't see

|Db6/9   |      |Eb9   |     |Ab7sus   |Ab   |Db6/9   |       |
|Db6/9   |      |Eb9   |     |Ab7sus   |Ab   |Db6/9   |       |
|Dmaj7   |      |G13   |     |Dm7      |     |Bb7     |       |
|Ebm7    |      |B7    |     |Fm7      |Bb7-5|Ebm7    |Ab7-5  |
|Db6/9   |      |Eb9   |     |Ab7sus   |Ab   |Db6/9   |       |

|Db6/9   |      |Eb9   |     |Ab7sus   |Ab   |Db6/9   |       |
|Db6/9   |      |Eb9   |     |Ab7sus   |Ab   |Db6/9   |       |

|Dmaj7    |            |G13    |       |  
Oh, but he sees her so sadly 
|Dm7      |           |Bb7       |      |
How can he tell her he loves her
|Ebm7        |              |B7     |         |
Yes, he would give his heart gladly   but each 
|Fm7                     |Bb7-5    |Ebm7                      |Ab7-5     |              
Day when she walks to the sea, she looks straight ahead not at he

|Db6/9           |                    |Eb9          |                    |   
Tall and tan and young and lovely, the girl from Ipanema goes walking and
|Ab7sus            |Ab                    |Db6/9    |D6/9              | 
When she passes, he smiles but she doesn't see         She just doesn't
|Db6/9   |D6/9             |Db6/9    |D6/9          |Db6/9    |D6/9          |  
See         No, She doesn't see          She doesn't see          She doesn't
|Db6/9    |D6/9                |Db6/9    |
See             No, she doesn't see

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xtz_igniti0n wrote on April 23 2010, 10:18 pm

Um.. ya does anyone understand this tab? I mean what is the 5th and 6th bass string of the chord? I'm confused.

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SteviesSauce wrote on September 2 2010, 08:28 am

he obviously means the 5th and 6th strings of the guitars and the bass roots and the 5ths of the chords.
great tab!

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