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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#

OH BOY!
As recorded by Buddy Holly
(From the 1957 Album THE CHIRPING CRICKETS)

Words and Music by West/Tilgham/Petty

 


x x 2 1 2 0 C


Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Buddy Holly - Fender Stratocaster'


                  1st, 2nd, 4th - 6th Verses
  Q=188(8=s8)
               $
               $$
  A
 4/4
  Gtr I
  H    E E E E     H    +E  E E E   H    +E  E E E
|--------0-0-0-||--0----(0)-0-0-0-|-0----(0)-0-0-0-|
|--------2-2-2-||o-2----(2)-2-2-2-|-2----(2)-2-2-2-|
|--------2-2-2-||--2----(2)-2-2-2-|-2----(2)-2-2-2-|
|--------2-2-2-||--2----(2)-2-2-2-|-2----(2)-2-2-2-|
|--------0-0-0-||o-0----(0)-0-0-0-|-0----(0)-0-0-0-|
|--------------||-----------------|----------------|


                          D
  H    H      H    H      Q  E E E E E E   Q  E E E E E E
|-0----0----|-0----0----|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2--|
|-2----2----|-2----2----|-3--3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3--3-3-3-3-3-3--|
|-2----2----|-2----2----|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2--|
|-2----2----|-2----2----|-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0--0-0-0-0-0-0--|
|-0----0----|-0----0----|----------------|-----------------|
|-----------|-----------|----------------|-----------------|


                                                             To Coda
  A                                 E7               D
  Q  E E E E E E   Q  E E E E E E   Q  E E E E E E   Q  E E E E E E
|-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-|----0-0-0-0-0-0-|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2--|
|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-|----3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3--3-3-3-3-3-3--|
|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-|----1-1-1-1-1-1-|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2--|
|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-|-0--0-0-0-0-0-0--|
|-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-|-2--------------|-----------------|
|----------------|----------------|-0--------------|-----------------|


                  1.                  2.
  A        D       A   E               A
  Q  E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E     Q  E E E E E E
|-0--0-0---2-2-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--||----------------||
|-2--2-2---3-3-0-|-2-2-0-0-0-0-0-0-o||----2-2---2---2-||
|-2--2-2---2-2-0-|-2-2-1-1-1-1-1-1--||-2--2-2---2---2-||
|-2--2-2---0-0-0-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--||-2--2-2---------||
|-0--0-0---------|-0-0-2-2-2-2-2-2-o||-0--------------||
|----------------|-----0-0-0-0-0-0--||--------4---2---||


 Bridge
  E
  E E E E +E  E E E   E E E E +E  E E E
|-0-0-0-0-(0)-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-(0)-0-0-0---|
|-3-3-3-3-(3)-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-(3)-3-3-3---|
|-1-1-1-1-(1)-1-1-1-|-1-1-1-1-(1)-1-1-1---|
|-2-2-2-2-(2)-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-(2)-2-2-2---|
|-2-2-2-2-(2)-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-(2)-2-2-2---|
|-0-0-0-0-(0)-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-(0)-0-0-0---|


  A                                 D
  Q  E E E E E E   Q  E E E E E E   Q  E E E E E E   Q  E E E E E E
|-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2--|
|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-|-3--3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3--3-3-3-3-3-3--|
|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2--|
|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-|-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0--0-0-0-0-0-0--|
|-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-|----------------|-----------------|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------|


                                   3rd Verse
                  D.S.S. al Coda
  E                                 A
  Q  Q  Q  Q    E E E E E E E E     E E Q  E E E E   E E Q  E E E E
|-------------|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--||-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-|
|-0-----0-----|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--||-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-|
|-1-----1-----|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1--||-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-|
|-2-----2-----|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--||-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-|
|-2-----2-----|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--||-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-|
|-0-----0-----|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--||----------------|----------------|


                                  D
  Q  E E Q  E E   Q  E E Q  E E   Q  E E E E E E   Q  E E E E E E
|-0--0-0-0--0-0-|-0--0-0-0--0-0-|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2--|
|-2--2-2-2--2-2-|-2--2-2-2--2-2-|-3--3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3--3-3-3-3-3-3--|
|-2--2-2-2--2-2-|-2--2-2-2--2-2-|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2--|
|-2--2-2-2--2-2-|-2--2-2-2--2-2-|-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0--0-0-0-0-0-0--|
|-0--0-0-0--0-0-|-0--0-0-0--0-0-|----------------|-----------------|
|---------------|---------------|----------------|-----------------|


  A                                 E7               D
  Q  E E E E E E   Q  E E E E E E   Q  E E E E E E   Q  E E E E E E
|-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-|----0-0-0-0-0-0-|----2-2-2-2-2-2--|
|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-|----3-3-3-3-3-3-|----3-3-3-3-3-3--|
|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-|----1-1-1-1-1-1-|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2--|
|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-|-0--0-0-0-0-0-0--|
|-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-|-2--------------|-----------------|
|----------------|----------------|-0--------------|-----------------|


                                      Interlude
  A       D         A   E              A
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E    E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-||-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
|-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-|-2-2-0-0-0-0-0-0-||-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-1-1-1-1-1-1-||-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|
|-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-||-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|
|-0-0-0-0---------|-0-0-2-2-2-2-2-2-||-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
|-----------------|-----0-0-0-0-0-0-||-----------------|------------------|


                                      Guitar Solo
                            A7         D           E D
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E    E E E E E E E E   +E  Q  E E E E E
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-3-3-3-3-||-2---2---2-2-0-2-|-(2)-2--2-2-2-2-5--|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-||-3---3---3-3-0-3-|-(3)-3--3-3-3-3-5--|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-||-2---2---2-2-2-2-|-(2)-2--2-2-2-2----|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-||-----------------|-------------------|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-||-----------------|-------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------||-----------------|-------------------|


                                      E                D              A
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   Q  Q  +E  E Q    E E E E +E  Q  E
|-5-5-------------|-----------------|----0--(0)------|-2-----2-(2)-2--5--|
|-5-5-7-7-5-5-----|-----------------|----0--(0)-3p0--|---3---------------|
|-6---7-7-5-5-6-6-|-5-5-------------|----------------|-----2-------------|
|-------------7-7-|-5-5-7-7-5-5---5-|-------------2--|-0-----------------|
|-----------------|-----7-7-5-5-7---|----------------|-------------------|
|-----------------|-------------7---|-0--------------|-------------------|


                                       Outro
                                D.S. &
                      E                 A       D         A
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E     E E E E E E E E   E E E E H
|---5---5---5---5-|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0--||-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-|-0-0-0-0------*|
|---5---5---5---5-|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0--||-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-|-2-2-2-2------*|
|-----7---6-------|-6-1-1-1-1-1-1-1--||-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2------*|
|-7-----------7---|-7-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--||-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-|-2-2-2-2------*|
|-----------------|------------------||-0-0-0-0---------|-0-0-0-0------*|
|-----------------|------------------||-----------------|--------------*|




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Duration Legend
---------------
W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura
+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration)
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the
duration for.  Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests.  Multi-
bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for.  Low
melody durations appear below the staff

Tablature Legend
----------------
 h   - hammer-on
 p   - pull-off
 b   - bend
 pb  - pre-bend
 r   - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
 /\  - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
 s   - legato slide
 S   - shift slide
 - natural harmonic
[n]  - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
 ~   - vibrato
 tr  - trill
 T   - tap
 TP  - trem. picking
 PM  - palm muting
\n/  - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
 \n  - tremolo bar down
 n/  - tremolo bar up
/n\  - tremolo bar inverted dip
 =   - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
 <> - volume swell (louder/softer)
 x   - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
 o   - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

Misc Legend
-----------
 |  - bar
||  - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*|  - double bar (ending)
 :  - bar (freetime)
 $  - Segno
 &  - Coda
Tempo markers -  = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths



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