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Gentle Giant - Why Not?
tabbed by Lorenzo Fattori - L_fattori@libero.it

   VERSE

  1st verse intro   2nd verse intro
e |--------------|   |----------|
B |--------------|   |----------|
G |-----------3--|   |----------|
D |--------------|   |-------3--|
A |-------3-5----|   |---3-5----|
E |---3-6--------|   |----------|

                main riff
e |----------------------------------------------|
B |----------------------------------------------|
G |-------------------------------------------3--|
D |-5--3-5--3-5-3-5-5-3--------3-5--3-5--3-5-----|
A |---------------------3b-----------------------|
E |------------------------6---------------------|


   CHORUS            ...Dead before playing
                         A#A#          F F
e |--------------------|-6-6----------1-1--|
B |--------------------|-6-6----------1-1--|
G |-5--3-5--3-5-3------|-7-7----------2-2--|
D |---------------5-3--|-8-8----------3-3--|
A |--------------------|-8-6----------3-3--|
E |--------------------|-6-6----------1-1--|

   on the last chorus, after this part just play:
   "...Dead before playing"
       A# A#          D D

   PRE-SOLO 1

e |------------4-4--|--------------12-12--|-13-13--12-10--------|
B |------6-5-3------|------11-10-8--------|--------------10-10--|
G |-4-4-------------|-9-9-----------------|---------------------|
D |-----------------|---------------------|---------------------|
A |-----------------|---------------------|---------------------|
E |-----------------|---------------------|---------------------|

  |------------------------|------------------------------------------|
  |-10-13-11-11--14-14-15--|-13-15--13-15-13-15--13-15--13-15--13-15--|
  |------------------------|------------------------------------------|
  |------------------------|------------------------------------------|
  |------------------------|------------------------------------------|
  |------------------------|------------------------------------------|

   PRE-SOLO 2

e |------------------------|
B |------------------------|
G |----------------17b-15--|
D |-15-17-15-17-15---------|
A |------------------------|
E |------------------------|


this is the whole song:

A] (keyboard intro)
   G5(on fret 12)/slide to fret 3

B] INTRO AND VERSE 1
   main riff 4 times
   chorus 2 times

C] VERSE 2
   main riff 4 times
   chorus 2 times

D] BRIDGE
   pre-solo1

E] SOLO 1
  (this solo is just an improvisation on the minor G pentathonic scale,
   and the rhythm part is same as the verse 2)

F] VERSE 3
   main riff 4 times
   chorus 2 times

G] SOLO 2
   pre-solo2 5 times
   solo 2
  (same as the first solo, this is an improvisation on the minor G scale)
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