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Light On Tab

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"Light On"
by David Cook

Because of space restrictions, the words do not always line up exactly to
the tab, but I tried to make them as close as possible. I know there are
sketchy parts, so if you have any improvements, please post them.

Tuning: Standard

PO - PIANO
GR - GUITAR
G1 - GUITAR 1
G2 - GUITAR 2
h  - hammer on
p  - pull off
b  - bend
sb - slow bend
db - down bend
\  - slide down
/  - slide up
~  - let note ring

Intro/Verse 1:
                                                Never really said too much,
PO:[Am]
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--5--------5--------5--------5--------5--------5--------5--------5--------|
G|--5--------5--------5--------5--------5--------5--------5--------5--------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------5--------5--------5--------5--------5--------5--------5--------5---|
GR:
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------5-------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------5---------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------7-----------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

          Afraid it wouldn't be enough.     Just try to keep my spirits up
PO:[C]                                 [G]
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--5--------5--------5--------5--------3--------3--------3--------3--------|
G|--5--------5--------5--------5--------4--------4--------4--------4--------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------3--------3--------3--------3--------3--------3--------3--------3---|
GR:
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------5-----------------------------------3-------------------------------|
G|----5-----------------------------------4---------------------------------|
D|--5-----------------------------------5-----------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

  When there's no point in grieving.             Doesn't matter anyway.
PO:[F]               [E]               [Am]
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--1--------1--------0--------0--------5--------5--------5--------5--------|
G|--2--------2--------1--------1--------5--------5--------5--------5--------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------1--------1--------0--------0--------5--------5--------5--------5---|
GR:
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------1-----------------0-------------------------------------------------|
G|-----2-----------------1--------------------------------------------------|
D|--3-----------------2-----------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

        Words could never make me stay.    Words will never take my place
PO:[C]                                 [G]
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--5--------5--------5--------5--------3--------3--------3--------3--------|
G|--5--------5--------5--------5--------4--------4--------4--------4--------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------3--------3--------3--------3--------3--------3--------3--------3---|
GR:
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------5-----------------------------------3-------------------------------|
G|----5-----------------------------------4---------------------------------|
D|--5-----------------------------------5-----------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

       When you know I'm leaving.
PO:[F]                     [E]
e|--------------------------------------|
B|--1--------1--------0--------0--------|
G|--2--------2--------1--------1--------|
D|--------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------|
E|-------1--------1--------0--------0---|
GR:
e|--------------------------------------|
B|------1-----------------0-------------|
G|-----2-----------------1--------------|
D|--3-----------------2-----------------|
A|--------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|

Chorus: (I think GUITAR 1 is just playing power chords, or bar chords
         possibly, with overdrive, while GUITAR 2 is putting in the
         occasional note here and there.)

              Try to leave  the light   on  when I'm  gone,
G1:                             [F]                   [C]

G2: (from what I could hear)
e|--------------------------------------------------------3---|
B|------------------------------------------------------5-----|
G|------------------------------2---------------------5-------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------|

              Something  I rely   on   to get  home.
G1:                          [G]               [Dm]

G2:
e|------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------3------------------6-------------|
G|------------------------------------------------7-----------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------|

              One I can   feel  at night,    a naked   light,
G1:                      [F]                  [C]

G2:
e|------------------------------1--------------------3--------|
B|-----------------------------1--------------------5---------|
G|------------------------2--------------------5--------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------|

      a fire   to keep me   warm
G1:    [Am]                [G]

G2:
e|-----------------5---------3------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|--------5-------------------------|
D|----------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------|

              Try to leave  the light   on  when I'm  gone.
G1:                            [F]                   [C]

G2:
e|--------------------------------------1-----------------3---|
B|----------------------------------1------------------5------|
G|------------------------------2------------------5----------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------|

              Even in the  daylight,  shine   on.
G1:                       [G]                [Dm]

G2:
e|---------------------------------3--------------------------|
B|-----------------------------3------------------------------|
G|-------------------------4------------------7---------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------|

       And  when it's late  at night,  you can   look  inside.
G1:                   [F]                      [Am]

G2:
e|-----------------------------------1--------------------5---|
B|-------------------------------1--------------------5-------|
G|---------------------------2--------------------5-----------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------|

    You won't feel   so alone.
G1: [G]            [E]

G2:
e|--------------3-------------7-----|
B|----------3-------------9------9--|
G|------4-------------9-------------|
D|----------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------|


Verse 2:
       You know we've been down that road  it seems a thousand times before,
PO:[Am]                                [C]
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--5--------5--------5--------5--------5--------5--------5--------5--------|
G|--5--------5--------5--------5--------5--------5--------5--------5--------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------5--------5--------5--------5--------3--------3--------3--------3---|
GR:
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------5-----------------------------------5-------------------------------|
G|----5-----------------------------------5---------------------------------|
D|--7-----------------------------------5-----------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

          My back to a closing door,       and my  eyes  to   the  seasons
PO:[G]                                 [F]               [E]
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--3--------3--------3--------3--------1--------1--------0--------0--------|
G|--4--------4--------4--------4--------2--------2--------1--------1--------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------3--------3--------3--------3--------1--------1--------0--------0---|
GR:
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------3-----------------------------------1-----------------0-------------|
G|----4------------------------------------2-----------------1--------------|
D|--5-----------------------------------3-----------------2-----------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

     That roll out underneath my heals, and you don't know how bad it feels.
PO:[Am]                                [C]
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--5--------5--------5--------5--------5--------5--------5--------5--------|
G|--5--------5--------5--------5--------5--------5--------5--------5--------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------5--------5--------5--------5--------3--------3--------3--------3---|
GR:
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------5-----------------------------------5-------------------------------|
G|----5-----------------------------------5---------------------------------|
D|--7-----------------------------------5-----------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

    To leave the only one that I have ever            believed     in.
PO:[G]                                 [F]               [E]
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--3--------3--------3--------3--------1--------1--------0--------0--------|
G|--4--------4--------4--------4--------2--------2--------1--------1--------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------3--------3--------3--------3--------1--------1--------0--------0---|
GR:
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------3-----------------------------------1-----------------0-------------|
G|----4------------------------------------2-----------------1--------------|
D|--5-----------------------------------3-----------------2-----------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

      <>

END OF CHORUS/SOLO:

     Ohhh    yeahhh.....
G1:           [Am]                         [C]

G2:
e|------------------------8-------------------------------------------------|
B|----5-8-----8b10-10 ~ ~ ~ 10-10db8--5-8-----------------------------------|
G|--7--------------------------------------7sb9-9---9db7--5-----5-5---5h7---|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------7-------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

G1: [G]                      [Dm]

G2:
e|------8-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------10-8---------------------------------8/10----13p10h13p10h13b15----|
G|--7/9--------9\7--7b9db7-7------5---7/9--7--------------------------------|
D|------------------------------7---7---------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

BRIDGE:
             Sometimes  it feels   like we've  run out    of  luck
G1:         [D]                                   [G]

G2: (This was even harder to hear. I think I got a couple of them.)
e|-------------------------------------------------------------8p5----------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------8-8/10---|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

             When   the signal   keeps on   breaking    up.
G1:        [B]                              [Em]              [D]

GUITAR 2:
e|--------------12-10-------------------------------------------15----------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------15----------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------9/12--------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

    When the wires cross in my brain,  you'll start my heart   again.
G1:[C]                       [G]

G2:
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------7h9--7---|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

             When I  come   along,                 yeahhh...
G1:       [A]

G2:
e|--------------------------8b10--8--5--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

CHORUS:
          Try to leave a light on when I'm  gone
PO:                      [F]               [C]
e|------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------1--------1--------5--------5--------|
G|------------------------2--------2--------5--------5--------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------1--------1--------3--------3---|

          Something  I  rely on  to  get   home
PO:                      [G]               [Dm]
e|------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------3--------3--------6--------6--------|
G|------------------------4--------4--------7--------7--------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------3--------3--------5--------5---|

          One  I   can   feel at night   a naked light
PO:                      [F]               [C]
e|------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------1--------1--------5--------5--------|
G|------------------------2--------2--------5--------5--------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------1--------1--------3--------3---|

                      A  fire   to keep me warm
PO:                      [Am]              [G]
e|------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------5--------5--------3-----------------|
G|------------------------5--------5--------4-----------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------5--------5--------3------------|

(Overdrive again)
              Try to leave  the light   on  when I'm  gone.
G1:                            [F]                   [C]

G2:
e|-----------------------------------5-----------------------------|
B|---------------------------------5------------8------------------|
G|-------------------------------5---------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

              Even in the  daylight,  shine   on.
G1:                       [G]                [Dm]

G2:
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------8b10-10db8p5-8b10---|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

           And  when it's late  at night,  you can   look  inside.
G1:                      [F]                     [Am]

G2:
e|----------------------------------------------------------8------|
B|---------------------------------------------------10p8-----10---|
G|--------------------------------------------------------9--------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

       You won't feel   so   alone.
G1:   [G]            [E]

G2:
e|-------------------------------------|
B|---------10-----------10-------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|

              Try to leave  the light   on  when I'm  gone.
G1:                            [F]                   [C]

G2:
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------8b10--8-----------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

              Even in the  daylight,  shine   on.
G1:                       [G]                [Dm]

G2:
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------7p5------7p5-----------------|
D|----------------------------------------7--------7---------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

           And  when it's late  at night,  you can   look  inside.
G1:                      [F]                      [Am]

G2:
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------7-7p5-----|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------7---|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

       You won't feel   so   alone.
G1:   [G]            [E]

G2:
e|-------------------------8-8s10--8-8s12 ~ ~ ----|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------|
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4kaycee wrote on January 31 2009, 01:44 pm

this isnt right

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blacx_e_m wrote on February 16 2009, 12:37 am

it not even close!!!!

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eheads22 wrote on February 28 2009, 07:00 am

damn wrong..

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