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D# G# C# F# A# D#
Artist: Good Charlotte
Song: Counting The Days (2nd Single!)
Album: Cardiology (2010)
tabbed by: necriononguitar
e-mail (No SPAM!): tim.rathgen@gmx.de

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Tuning: Half-Step Down

. = Palm-Muted
~ = hold note
^ = vibrate
p = pull off
h = hammer on
/ = slide up
\ = slide down


Here's the link:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F6uDlGEGViw

AWESOME SONG, JEEZE! xD
More tabs (bass, acoustic, chords) for this song ON MY PROFILE!!

"""Intro/Verse"""
Guitar 1    () = might play these notes as well :D
Eb--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb--(9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9)(9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9)-(8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8)(8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8)---|
Db---9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9---9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9----|
Ab---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6----|
Eb--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
     . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . .   . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . .

Eb--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb---(6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6)(6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6)-(2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2)(2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2)--|
Db----6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---|
Ab----4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|
Eb--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
      . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . .   . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . .

0:10
Eb--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb--(9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9)(9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9)-(8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8)(8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8)---|
Db---9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9---9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9----|
Ab---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6----|
Eb--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
     . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . .   . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . .

Eb------------------------------------------------|
Bb------------------------------------------------|
Gb---(6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6)(6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6)---2~------|
Db----6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6----2~------|
Ab----4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4----0~------|
Eb------------------------------------------------|
      . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . .


Guitar 2    enters at 0:10
Eb-------------    ----------12-------------------|
Bb-------------    -----9---------9----9----------|
Gb-------------    --11---11--------11------------|
Db---2-2-2-2---    -------------------------------| repeat this last one
Ab---0-0-0-0---    -------------------------------| til the chorus starts
Eb-------------    -------------------------------| at 0:23
     . . . .         .  . .  .    . .  .
    [       ] <-- at the last 4 notes of the 1 guitar (right speaker)


"""Chorus"""    0:23
Guitar 1   left speaker
Eb----------------------------------------------------------|
Bb----------------------------------------------------------|
Gb---9-----9-----9-----9--------4-----4-----4-----4---------|
Db---9-----9-----9-----9--------4-----4-----4-----4---------|
Ab---7-----7-----7-----7--------2-----2-----2-----2---------|
Eb----------------------------------------------------------|

Eb----------------------------------------------------------|
Bb----------------------------------------------------------|
Gb---6-----6-----6-----6------------------------------------|
Db---6-----6-----6-----6--------7-----7-----7-----7---------|
Ab---4-----4-----4-----4--------7-----7-----7-----7---------|
Eb------------------------------5-----5-----5-----5---------|


Guitar 2   right speaker
Eb---------------------------------------------------------|
Bb---------------------------------------------------------|
Gb---9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--99-9--------|
Db---x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--xx-x--------|
Ab---7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--77-7--------|
Eb---------------------------------------------------------|


Guitar 3    both speaker (background, in the "middle")
this one basically the same as Guitar 2 but i heard going up a couple of frets that one 
so i guess its worth to metion...
so yeah, this thing until: 0:38
Eb---------------------------------------|
Bb---------------------------------------|
Gb---9--9...---------------11-11-11--13--|and then continues play the E5
Db---x--x...---------------x--x--x---x---|
Ab---7--7...---------------9--9--9---11--|
Eb---------------------------------------|

As u can see the 1st Guitar hits the note always on the 2 and 4...
the 2nd Guitar on every 1,2,3 and 4 :D

"""Verse II"""    0:45
Ummmmm... so this is kind of the same thing like the 1st Verse (the 1st guitar keeps 
his part!) and some other guitar fool around a lil on the side...
Guitar 2
Eb---------------------------------------------|
Bb---------------------------------------------|
Gb---9~-------8~-------6~----------------------|  repeat this through the
Db---9~-------9~-------6~-------7~-------------|  whole verse :D
Ab---7~-------6~-------4~-------7~-------------|
Eb------------------------------5~-------------|


Guitar 3    enters at 0:56  im not gonna write down the 3rd Guitar ACTUALLY plays but 
probably something like this:
Eb------------12-12--12~---------------------------------|
Bb-----9---------------------9---------------------------|
Gb---9---9~----------------9---9---11p9---9---9~---------|
Db-------------------------------------------------------|
Ab-------------------------------------------------------|
Eb-------------------------------------------------------|

or this:
Eb-------------12-12--12~---------------------------------|
Bb--------------------------------------------------------|
Gb---13p11p9~---------------9h13--9h11p9--13p9------------|
Db--------------------------------------------------------|
Ab--------------------------------------------------------|
Eb--------------------------------------------------------|

( . Y . )  NOW JUST REPEAT THE CHORUS  ( . Y . )

"""Bridge"""   1:30
Guitar 1
Eb--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb----6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--------------------------------------|
Db----6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---|
Ab----4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---|
Eb---------------------------------------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|

Eb---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb----------------------------------------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---|
Db-----2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---|
Ab-----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---|
Eb-----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--------------------------------------|


Guitar 2
Plays the high part u already know...
Eb------------12-12--12~---------------------------------|
Bb-----9---------------------9---------------------------|
Gb---9---9~----------------9---9---11p9---9---9~---------|
Db-------------------------------------------------------|
Ab-------------------------------------------------------|
Eb-------------------------------------------------------|

or this:
Eb-------------12-12--12~---------------------------------|
Bb--------------------------------------------------------|
Gb---13p11p9~---------------9h13--9h11p9--13p9------------|
Db--------------------------------------------------------|
Ab--------------------------------------------------------|
Eb--------------------------------------------------------|


at 1:51  both guitars repeat the last chords (B5) once more

"""Break"""    1:55    EPICNESS xD
All Guitars are muted (kind of) but theres a high E panning around the left and right speaker :D
just hit the 1st string 12th and 0


( . Y . )  NOW JUST REPEAT THE CHORUS  ( . Y . )


"""Outro-Chorus"""     2:17
Guitar 1, whatever...  oh and strumm the chorus before this one like this too
Eb--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb---9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9---8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8----|
Db---9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9---9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9----|
Ab---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6----|
Eb--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Eb--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb----6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---|
Db----6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---|
Ab----4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|
Eb--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

end of outro-chorus: hit A5 and fade out


"""Outro"""        2:32   (short song, right?)
Eb---12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-----------|
Bb-------------------------------------------------------|
Gb-------------------------------------------------------|
Db-------------------------------------------------------|
Ab-------------------------------------------------------|
Eb-------------------------------------------------------|
     .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .

hit A5 and fade out :D

and thats it! i hope this helped, dont forget to rate and comment!

Cheers..
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explosion95 191 wrote on September 5 2010, 04:32 pm

ea,,
1 question,,

why is it halfstepdown,

there is no
D|-2
A|-2
E|-0
in it,, so,, you can play it in standard tuning xd

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explosion95 191 wrote on September 5 2010, 04:39 pm

owh, sorry
now i see it,,

man, now i feel stupid xd

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necriononguitar 2,783 wrote on September 6 2010, 01:20 am

dont have to xD
but ur kinda right and i first posted in it standard but then i figured it would make it easier to learn, so i changed it ;D

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