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No Sleep Till Brooklyn Tab

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This is a pretty easy song so it shouldn’t be that hard to learn well exept maybe the solo

No Sleep Till Brooklyn - the beastie boys

Total intro time = 22 seconds
(6.0 seconds)
NO SLEEP TILL
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A-2-2—5-7-9-5-------|
E-0-0—3-5-7-3-------|

(6.0 seconds)
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A-2-2—5-7-9-5-------|
E-0-0---3-5-7-3-----|
BROOKLYN

(5.0 seconds)
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A-2-2—5-7-9-5-------|
E-0-0---3-5-7-3-----|
(5.0 seconds)
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A-2-2—5-7-9-5-------------|
E-0-0---3-5-7-3-----------|
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verse 1
total verse time = 37 seconds
(6.0 seconds)
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Foot on the petal never ever false metal
Engine running hotter than a boiling kettle
(5.0 seconds)
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My job's ain't a job it's a damn good time
City to city I'm running my rhymes
( 7.0 seconds)
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On location touring around the nation
Beastie Boys always on vacation

(6.0 seconds)
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Itchy trigger finger but a stable turntable
I do what I do best because I'm illing and able

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Ain't no faking your money I'm taking
Going coast to coast watching all the girlies shaking

(6.0 seconds)
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While you're at the job working nine to five
The Beastie Boys at the Garden cold kickin' it live
Chorus1
Total chorus time = 21 seconds
(7 seconds)
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A-2-2—5-7-9-5-------|
E-0-0—3-5-7-3-------|
NO SLEEP TILL
(7 seconds)
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Another place another train
Another bottle in the brain
(7 seconds)
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Another girl another fight
Another drive all night

Verse 2
Total verse time=
(6.0 seconds)
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Our manager's crazy he always smokes dust
He's got his own room at the back of the bus


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Tour around the world you rock around the clock
Plane to hotel girls on the jock

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We're thrashing hotels like it's going out of style
Gettin'paid along the way cause it's worth your while

(6.0 seconds)
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Four on the floor Adrock's out the door
MCA's in the back because he's skeezin' with a whore

(6.0 seconds)
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We got a safe in the trunk with money in a stack
With dice in the front and Brooklyn's in the back

(6.0 seconds)
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white boys' got more rhymes


chorus 2
total chourus time = 42 seconds
(7 seconds)
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A-2-2—5-7-9-5-------|
E-0-0—3-5-7-3-------|
 NO SLEEP TILL
 (7 seconds)
e-------------------|
B-------------------|
G-------------------|
D-------------------|
A-2-2—5-7-9-5-------|
E-0-0—3-5-7-3-------|

  (7 seconds)
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D-------------------------|
A---2-----------2---------|
E—0------------0----------|
 NO      SLEEP
 TILL BROOKLYN

( 7.0 seconds)
e-------------------|
B-------------------|
G-------------------|
D-------------------|
A-9-5—2-2-----------|
E-7-3---0-0---------|

  (7 seconds)
e-------------------------|
B-------------------------|
G-------------------------|
D-------------------------|
A---2-----------2---------|
E—0------------0----------|
 NO      SLEEP
 TILL BROOKLYN

( 7seconds)
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A-9-5—2-2-----------|
E-7-3---0-0---------|

Verse 3
Total verse time= 24 seconds
( 5 seconds)
Ain't seen the light since we started this band
So MCA get on the mic my man


(6.0 seconds)
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Born and bred Brooklyn the USA
They call me Adam Yauch but I'm MCA
Like a lemon to a lime a lime to a lemon
I sip the def ale with all the fly women

(6.0 seconds)
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Got limos arena the TV shows
Autograph pictures and classy hos

(6.0 seconds)
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Step off homes get out of my way
Taxing little girlies form here to LA

(6.0 seconds)
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Waking up before I get to sleep
Cause I'll be rocking this party eight days a week

Chorus 3
Total chorus time = 70 seconds
 (7 seconds)
e-------------------|
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A-2-2—5-7-9-5-------|
E-0-0—3-5-7-3-------|
 NO SLEEP TILL
 (7 seconds)
e-------------------|
B-------------------|
G-------------------|
D-------------------|
A-2-2—5-7-9-5-------|
E-0-0—3-5-7-3-------|

  (7 seconds)
e-------------------------|
B-------------------------|
G-------------------------|
D-------------------------|
A---2-----------2---------|
E—0------------0----------|
 NO      SLEEP
 TILL BROOKLYN

( 7.0 seconds)
e-------------------|
B-------------------|
G-------------------|
D-------------------|
A-9-5—2-2-----------|
E-7-3---0-0---------|

  (7 seconds)
e-------------------------|
B-------------------------|
G-------------------------|
D-------------------------|
A---2-----------2---------|
E—0------------0----------|
 NO      SLEEP
 TILL BROOKLYN

( 7seconds)
e-------------------|
B-------------------|
G-------------------|
D-------------------|
A-9-5—2-2-----------|
E-7-3---0-0---------|


  (7 seconds)
e-------------------------|
B-------------------------|
G-------------------------|
D-------------------------|
A---2-----------2---------|
E—0------------0----------|
 NO      SLEEP
 TILL BROOKLYN

( 7.0 seconds)
e-------------------|
B-------------------|
G-------------------|
D-------------------|
A-9-5—2-2-----------|
E-7-3---0-0---------|

  (7 seconds)
e-------------------------|
B-------------------------|
G-------------------------|
D-------------------------|
A---2-----------2---------|
E—0------------0----------|
 NO      SLEEP
 TILL BROOKLYN

( 7seconds)
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B-------------------|
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A-9-5—2-2-----------|
E-7-3---0-0---------|

The rest of the song is a solo which I have not figured out yet and when I do I will put 
up there
But un till then I hope this helped you learn the song
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WetCementTM 10 Dec 10, 2008 04:08 PM

This is very good. I wish I could get more distortion on my guitar :)

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gcman54 10 Mar 15, 2011 08:04 PM

Good tab, but i believe The Beastie Boys played this in drop D?

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Pac_man0123 60 Oct 05, 2011 02:17 AM

The song is in Eb standard

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