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Tabbed by: BASSteve

Tuning: EADG

Time signature: 2/4

r = rest (listen for duration)
/ = slide (low to high)
\ = slide (high to low)
()= note inside parenthesis not plucked or hammered on
{}= note inside pointed parenthesis still ringing from previous measure
||= measure gets repeated (see number of times above measure, e.g. 4x)

*My tabs are meant to be read in conjunction with listening to the song.
In other words, there are no specific notations to account for note/rest duration. 
However, you will find that I've made an attempt to strategically space the notes 
and rests within their respective measures in order to represent the appropriate 
durations.



 INTRO (vocals / keyboard)

   35x
G||--------------------------------||--------------------------------|
D||--------------------------------||--------------------------------|
A||--------------------------------||--------------------------------|
E||r-------------------------------||r-----------------------3/------|


 "He's makin' a list..."
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|8-------r---8---8-------r-------|8-------r---8---8---r---3/------|



|--------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------8--10--|
|--------------------------------|-------------------/(10)---------|
|8-------r---8---8-------r-------|8-------r---8---8----------------|


                 
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|10-------r-----------------------|--------------------------8--10--|
|---------------------------------|-------------------/(10)---------|
|-------------8---8-------r-------|8-------r---8---8----------------|



|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|10-------r-----------------------|--------------------------8--10--|
|---------------------------------|-------------------/(10)---------|
|-------------8---8-------r-------|8-------r---8---8----------------|



|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|10-------9-------7-------5-------|--------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|5-------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|--------5-------3-------3---5---|



|--------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|10--------10--8--------7--5-------|
|--------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|8-------r---8---8-------r---8---|-------------------------------1--|


 "He sees you when you're sleeping..."
|--------------------------------|------------5/--(7)---5-----------|
|--------------------------------|3-------r-----------------7---3---|
|----------------3-------r----3--|----------------------------------|
|3-------r----3------------------|----------------------------------|



|--------------------------------|----------------------5---7---5---|
|--------------------------------|3-------r---5\--(7)---------------|
|----------------3-------r----3--|----------------------------------|
|3-------r----3------------------|----------------------------------|



|--------------------------------|----7---5\--(4)-------------------|
|--------------------------------|------------------7---5-----------|
|5-------r---5---5-----------5---|5-------------------------3---5---|
|--------------------------------|----------------------------------|


                                   2x
|--------------------------------||--------------------------------||
|--------------------------------||--------------------------------||
|--------------------------------||--------------------------------||
|3--r----------------------------||r-------------------------------||

                                   2x (verse & sax solo)
                          "Oh you better watch out..."                                  
|--------------------------------||---------------------------------|
|--------------------------------||---------------------------------|
|--------------------------------||--------7----7--10---r--------7--|
|r-------3-------3-------3/------||8----8---------------------------|



|-----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|--------7----7--10-------7-10-7-10-|----------------------------------|
|8----8-----------------------------|--------7----7--10----7--10----7--|
|-----------------------------------|8----8----------------------------|



|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|--------7----7--10-------7-10-7-10-|---------------------------------|
|8----8-----------------------------|---------------------7--10----7--|
|-----------------------------------|8---r---8------------------------|



|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|--------7----7--10-------7-10-7-10-|---------------------------------|
|8----8-----------------------------|---------------------7--10----7--|
|-----------------------------------|8---r---8------------------------|



|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|--------7----7--10-------7--10--7--|10-------9-------7-------5-------|
|8----8-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------|

                                 __________________________________
                                 |1. (verse)
|--------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|-------------------------7-------|
|5-------------------------------|--------7-------10---------------|
|--------5-------3-------3---5---|8--------------------------------|

_________________________________ _________________________________
                                  |2. (sax solo)
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-------------------------8-------|
|10-------7-----------------------|--------7-------10---------------|
|-----------------8-------3/------|8--------------------------------|

__________________________________
                                    "He sees you when you're sleeping..."
|---------------------------------||--------------------------------|
|---------------------------------||------------------------5----5--|
|10-------7-----------------------||--------5-------3---------------|
|-----------------8-------5-------||3-------------------------------|



|-------/7----7--5---------------|--------------------------------|
|3--------------------7--5----3--|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|----------------3-------3-r--3--|
|--------------------------------|3-------3-r--3------------------|



|--------------------------------|------------------------4----4--|
|3----3--2----2--3----3--5----5--|--------4----4--7----7----------|
|--------------------------------|5----5--------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|



|7----7--4----4------------------|--------------------------------|
|----------------7----7--4-------|5--r----------------------------|
|-----------------------------5--|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|


                                                          "You better
||--------------------------------||--------------------------------|
||r-------------------------------||r-------------------------------|
||--------------------------------||--------------------------------|
||--------------------------------||--------3-------3-------3/------|


 watch out..."
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|8-------8--r----6-------6--r----|5-------5--r----3-------3/------|



|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|8-------8--r----6-------6--r----|5-------5--r----3-----3--5---3--|


  2x                   
||---------------------------------|--------------------------------||
||---------------------------------|--------------------------------||
||---------------------7--10----7--|8----8--------------------------||
||8--r----8------------------------|--------5----5--6----6--7----5--||



|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|------------------------5-------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|5-------------------------------|
|8-------7-------5---------------|--------5-------3----3--5----3--|


                                   17x
|--------------------------------||--------------------------------||
|3--r----------------------------||r-------------------------------||
|--------------------------------||--------------------------------||
|--------------------------------||--------------------------------||


                                      5x
|-----------------------------------||------------------------------------||
|-----------------------------------||------------------------------------||
|-----------------------------------||------------------------------------||
|8--r----8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--||8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--||

  4x
  "Santa Claus is comin' to town..."
||---------------------------------|--------------------------------||
||---------------------------------|--------------------------------||
||---------------------7--10----7--|8----8--------------------------||
||8--r----8------------------------|--------5----5--6----6--7----5--||



|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|5-------------------------------|
|8-------7-------5---------------|----------------3/--------------|



|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|8-------------------------------|{8}-----------------------------|


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