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Harriet’s Got A Song
By Ben Kweller
Tabbed by Josh Bartlett
Props to Ben for writing this song.

       Intro (guitar 1, clean but slightly overdriven)
E|-------------------------------------------------------13--------|
B|-10-10-10-10-10-10-6h8p6~--10-10-10-10-10-10-13h15p13----13-13---|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-10-10-10-10-10-10-6h8p6~--10-10-10-10-10-10--13-13-13-13-13-----|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

[Intro](Guitar 2 clean)
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----3-3-3-3-3-3-3--3~-----3-3-3-3-3-3-3--3~---------------------|
A|-----3-3-3-3-3-3-3--3~-----3-3-3-3-3-3-3--3~---------------------|
E|-----1-1-1-1-1-1-1--1~-----1-1-1-1-1-1-1--1~---------------------|

E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----3-3-3-3-3-3-3--3~-----3-3-3-3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3-3-----------------|
A|-----3-3-3-3-3-3-3--3~-----3-3-3-3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3-3-----------------|
E|-----1-1-1-1-1-1-1--1~-----1-1-1-1-1-1--1-1-1--1-1-1-1-----------------|

Verse (part 1 = guitar 1; part 2 = both guitars)
“There’s no place for me, in this ****** up world.....”
E|--part-1-------|--part-2-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--14-12--------|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------15-12--|--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--3-3-3x----------------|
A|---------------|--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--3-3-3x----------------|
E|---------------|--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--1-1-1x----------------|

[Verse Continued](part 1 = guitar 1; part 2 = both guitars)
[“Watch me dive right in—to the shallow end......”]
E|—part-1------|-part-2---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-14-15-17-14-|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--3-3-3-3--8-8-8-8--3-5-3—-3-5-3~----------|
A|-------------|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--3-3-3-3--8-8-8-8--3-5-3—-3-5-3~----------|
E|-------------|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-------------------1-1-1-1--6-6-6-6--1-3-1—-1-3-1~----------|

[Chorus](this is played on a xylophone I believe)
[“You say I’m blind, I think you’re wrong, Harriet’s got a song”]
E|---------8-8-8-9—8-8-8-10---8-8-8-6-8---------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------|(x2)
G|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|

[Chorus](guitar 1 clean) play along with the xylophone
(“You say im blind, I think you’re wrong, Harriet’s got a song”)
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--3--5--3--7----3--5--3--8----3--5--3-10-—-3-5-3-3------------------|
A|--3--5--3--7----3--5--3--8----3--5--3-10-—-3-5-3-3------------------|
E|--1--3--1--5----1--3--1--6----1--3--1--8---1-3-1-1------------------|

[Chorus Continued (guitar 1 clean) play along with the xylophone]
[“When we collide, nuthin’ goes wrong, Harriet’s got a song”]
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------—--------------------------------------|
D|-3--5--3--7---3--5--3--8—--3--5--3--10-—-8-8-8-8-8-8--3~---------------|
A|-3--5--3--7---3--5--3--8-—-3--5--3--10-—-8-8-8-8-8-8--3~---------------|
E|-1--3--1--5---1--3--1--6---1--3--1---8---6-6-6-6-6-6--1~---------------|

[Play half of the intro again, then play the Verse and the Chorus.]
[THE BRIDGE](play fast)(part1 = guitar 1; part 2 = both guitars)
E|—part-1------|--part-2------------------------------------------------------------|
B|—------------|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-14-12-------|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------15-12-|--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8|
A|-------------|--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8|
E|-------------|-----------------------------------------------------6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6|

[“Doo, doo doo, doo doo, doo doo, doo dooooooooo oooo”]
E|------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|—-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|—-----77777777-55555555-88888888-88888888-------------------------|
A|—-----55555555-33333333-66666666-88888888-------------------------|
E|---------------------------------66666666-------------------------|

(“Doo, doo doo, doo doo, doo doo, doo dooooooooo oooo”)
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|—-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|—-----7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8|
A|—-----5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8|
E|---------------------------------------------------------6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6|

(“ oooooooo, oooooo”)
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------7-7-7-7-7-7--8-5-8-5-7-------------------------------------------|
A|------5-5-5-5-5-5--8-5-8-3-5-------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------6-3-6-----------------------------------------------|

[Solo](guitar 1 heavy distortion)
(“ let’s go!!!!!!!!!!!”)
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------10--------------10----------------------------------------|
G|-9-10-9h10—-10---9-10-9h10--10-8---8-10-8-7-------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------8/----------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|------------------------------13b--13br-8--8h10p8-8b----------------|
B|----------10------------10------------------------------------------|
G|-9-10-9h10—-10-9-10-9h10--10----------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------10------------10--------------------------------------------|
G|-9-10-9h10—-10-9-10-9h10—-10-8----------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------10-10-12-10-8--------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------8/---------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|—-----------------------------18b--18-17-15h17-13--13-12-10-8~--------|
B|----------10------------10--------------------------------------------|
G|-9-10-9h10—-10-9-10-9h10—-10------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|

[Guitar 2 plays this through the solo](heavy distortion)
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|—-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|—-----7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--8-8-8-8-8-8-8--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--|
A|—-----5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--6-6-6-6-6-6-6--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--|
E|-------------------------------------------------------6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--|

E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|—-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|—-----7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-8-8-8-8-8-8--8-5-8-5-7-----------|
A|—-----5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-6-6-6-6-6-6--8-5-8-3-5-----------|
E|-------------------------------------6-3-6------------------------------|

E|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|—---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|—-----7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--8-8-8-8-8-8-8--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8------------|
A|—-----5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--6-6-6-6-6-6-6--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6------------|

E|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------switch to clean channel----------------------------|
G|—---------------------------------------   v   -----------------------------------|
D|—-----7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--8--8-7-5-8---8-7-5-3----------------------|
A|—-----5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--6--6-5-3-8---8-7-5-3----------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------6---6-5-3-1----------------------|

[Now the Intro again. He plays it a little different this time.
]
E|------------------------------------------------------13-----12-----13----|
B|-10-10-10-10-10-10-6h8p6~-10-10-10-10-10-10-13h15p13----13-13--13-13------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

(On the slides, go all the way to the top of the neck, and)
(these slides are fast. Listen to the song to get it.)
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-10-10-10-11-10/6-9/6-8/6-6h8p6--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-13--13-13-13-13--|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

(Guitar 2 plays this through guitar 1's part)
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----3-3-3-3-3-3-3--3~-----3-3-3-3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3-3------------------------|
A|----3-3-3-3-3-3-3--3~-x3--3—3-3-3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3-3------------------------|
E|----1-1-1-1-1-1-1--1~-----1-1-1-1-1-1--1-1-1--1-1-1-1------------------------|

[Both guitars](notes semi-circled are palm muted)
(“Goin’ off on me, now only can I see”)
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|—8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--(3-3--3-3)---------------------------------|
A|—8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--(3-3--3-3)---------------------------------|
E|—6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--(1-1--1-1)---------------------------------|

(Part 1 = guitar 1; part 2 = both guitars)
(“Join our wiccan church, blaze the satchel perch”)
E|—part-1------|-part-2----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-14-15-17-14-|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-7-7-7-7-7-777--3-3-3-3-8-8-8-8-3-5-3—-3-5-3~----------|
A|-------------|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-5-5-5-5-5-555--3-3-3-3-8-8-8-8-3-5-3—-3-5-3~----------|
E|-------------|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6----------------1-1-1-1-6-6-6-6-1-3-1—-1-3-1~----------|

(Then play the chorus then:)
[Outro:](Part 1 = guitar 1, Part 2 = both guitars)
E|--part-1—--|--part-2------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|--17/-\17/-|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------|--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-8-8-8-8-8-8--3~--------------------------|
A|-----------|--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-8-8-8-8-8-8--3~--------------------------|
E|-----------|--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-----------------6-6-6-6-6-6--1~--------------------------|

************************************

| h   Hammer-on
| p   Pull-off
| ~   Vibrato
| x   Dead note
| /   Slide up
| b   Bend
| br  Bend release
| \   Slide down

************************************
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