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I Cant Tell You Why bass

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Eagles                                                                     I Can't Tell You Why
 
Tabber: Bruno Frenchy                     bassist: Timothy B. Schmit

Tuning:  E A D G 


Intro:
|---------|-----------|---------|---------------|-
|---------|-----------|---------|-------4-4-----|-
|-2-------|-----------|-2-------|-------------2-|-
|---------|---------2-|---------|-----------2---|-


|-----------|----4-4------|-------------|-
|-----------|--------4----|-------------|-
|--2-2---2--|-----------2-|--2-2--------|-
|-----------|-------------|---------2/5-|-
  

Verse 1  (00:22)
|-----------|---------------|---------------|-
|-----------|---------7-6-5-|-5--5-5--------|-
|-5---5-5---|-5---5-5-------|---------------|-
|-----------|---------------|--------3--3-3-|-
Look at us, baby, 
up all night 
tearing our love apart.
|--------------------|-
|--------------------|-
|--------7-6-5~--5-5-|-
|--3/3-7-------------|-

|----------|-------------|----------|-
|----------|---------7---|-5---5-5--|-
|-5--5-5---|-5---5-5---5-|----------|-
|----------|-------------|----------|-
 Aren’t we the same two people 
                     who lived through years in the dark ? 
|---------------|-
|-7--4----------|-
|-------2-------|-
|-----------2-5-|-
  oh oh

Chorus 1 : (00:46)
|-----------|-------------------|----------|-----------|-------|-
|-----------|-------------------|----------|-----4-----|-------|-
|-2---2-2---|-2---2-2-----------|----------|-2-----5---|-------|-
|-----------|----------5-3--3-3-|-3--3-3---|---5-----5-|--3-3--|-
  Every time I try to walk away, 
         Something makes me turn around and stay,
   And I can’t tell you why.     

Bridge 01:01
|-----------|---------|-----------|------|-
|-----------|---------|-----4-----|------|-
|-2---2-2---|-2-~-~-~-|-2-----5---|------|-
|-----------|---------|---5-----5-|--2-5-|-
  
Verse 2 (01:06)
|-----------|---------------|---------------|-
|-----------|---------7-6-5-|-5--5-5--------|-
|-5---5-5---|-5---5-5-------|---------------|-
|-----------|---------------|--------3--3-3-|-
 When we get crazy, 
               it just ain’t right. 
                          Girl I get lonely, too.
|--------------------|-
|--------------------|-
|--------7-6-5~--5-5-|-
|--3/3-7-------------|-

|--------|-------------|----------|-
|--------|---------7---|-5---5-5--|-
|--5-5---|-5---5-5---5-|----------|-
|--------|-------------|----------|-
 You don’t have to worry.
              Just hold on tight,
                           cause I
|---------------|-
|-7--4----------|-
|-------2-------|-
|-----------2-5-|-
 love you.

  
Chorus 2 : (01:31)
|-----------|-------------------|----------|-----------|-------|-
|-----------|-------------------|----------|-----4-----|-------|-
|-2---2-2---|-2---2-2-----------|----------|-2-----5---|-------|-
|-----------|----------5-3--3-3-|-3--3-3---|---5-----5-|--3-3--|-
Nothin’s wrong as far as I can see.
                        We make it harder than it has to be,
                                       And I can’t tell you why.

|-----------|-------------------|----------|-----------|-------|-
|-----------|-------------------|----------|-----4-----|-------|-
|-2---2-2---|-2---2-2-----------|----------|-2-----5---|-------|-
|-----------|----------5-3--3-3-|-3--3-3---|---5-----5-|--3-3--|-
                     No Baby, I can’t tell you why,
                               

|-----------|-------|-
|-----4-----|-------|-
|-2-----5---|-------|-
|---5-----5-|--3-3--|-
  I can’t tell you why


Bridge (prior to solo 1) : (01:57)
|-------------|-------------|-------------|-----------|-
|-------------|-------4-4---|-------------|-----------|-
|-2---2-2---2-|-------------|-2---2-2-----|-----------|-
|-------------|-----------2-|-----------2-|-------2-5-|-
  



Solo 1 (02 :09)
|-----------|---------------|---------------|-
|-----------|---------7-6-5-|-5--5-5--------|-
|-5---5-5---|-5---5-5-------|---------------|-
|-----------|---------------|--------3--3-3-|-
 
|--------------------|-
|--------------------|-
|--------7-6-5~--5-5-|-
|--3/3-7-------------|-

|----------|-------------|----------|-
|----------|---------7---|-5---5-5--|-
|-5--5-5---|-5---5-5---5-|----------|-
|----------|-------------|----------|-

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


Final Chorus: (02:33)
|-----------|-------------------|----------|-----------|-------|-
|-----------|-------------------|----------|-----4-----|-------|-
|-2---2-2---|-2---2-2-----------|----------|-2-----5---|-------|-
|-----------|----------5-3--3-3-|-3--3-3---|---5-----5-|--3-3--|-
Every time I try to walk away, 
               Something makes me turn around and stay,
                                          And I can’t tell you why.

|-----------|-------------------|----------|-----------|-------|-
|-----------|-------------------|----------|-----4-----|-------|-
|-2---2-2---|-2---2-2-----------|----------|-2-----5---|-------|-
|-----------|----------5-3--3-3-|-3--3-3---|---5-----5-|--3-3--|-                   
                                 No Baby,    I can’t tell you why,
                                             I can’t tell you why.
 
 03:02 
|-----------|-----------------|--------|-
|-----4-----|-----------2-5-4-|--4-4L--|-
|-2-----5---|---------2-------|--------|-
|---5-----5-|-2--3/3----------|--------|-
I can’t tell you why

|---------------|------------|---------------|------------|-
|-----------2-5-|--4-4-------|-----------2-5-|--4-4-------|-
|---------2-----|------------|---------2-----|------------|-
|--2--3/3-------|------5/5-3-|--2--3/3-------|------5/5-3-|-


Solo 2 and dialog with lead guitar (03:10)

|-----------------|-------------|---------------|--------|-
|-----------2-5-4-|--4-4-7-6-5~-|---------2-5-4-|--4-4L--|-
|---------2-------|-------------|-5-----2-------|--------|-
|--2--3/3---------|-------------|---3/3---------|--------|-
  
                                 
|-----------------|------------|-----------------|------------|-
|-----------2-5-4-|--4-4-------|-----------2-5-4-|--4-4-------|-
|---------2-------|------------|---------2-------|------------|-
|--2--3/3---------|------5/5-3-|--2--3/3---------|------5/5-3-|-

|-----------------|-------------|----------------|------------|-
|-----------2-5-4-|--4-4-7-6-5~-|----------2-5-4-|--4-4L------|-
|---------2-------|-------------|--5-----2-------|---------2L-|-
|--2--3/3---------|-------------|----3/3---------|------------|-
   
(repeat till fade-out) 04:52
                                           



======================================================================
==                     GENERAL TABLATURE EXPLANATION                ==
======================================================================

----------                ----------                ----t---
----5h8--- Hammer on      ----g8---- Ghost          ----6--- Tap
----------                ---------- Note           --------
----5p8--- Pull off       ----------                --------

----------                ----------                -----p—
-----5/8-- Slide Up       -----x---- Dead           -----7-- Pop
----------                ---------- Note           --s---
----5\8--- Slide Down     ----------                --5----- Slap

----------                ||------|| Repeat         -------- 
----5~~~-- Vibrato        ||*----*||                ---5b--- Bend 
----------                ||*----*||                -------- up or 
----------                ||------||                -------- down

----------                ----------                --------
-4:------- Time           ----------                --------
-4:------- Signature      ----------                --4br--- Bend /
----------                ----------                -------- release
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