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Uptight Tab

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------------------------------------------------------------------------
			     Uptight - Green Day
------------------------------------------------------------------------
Tabbed by:Nofxmike	
Album: NIMROD(1997)
Email:someone028@excite.com

Tuning:EADgbe

Rhy. fig 1:
intro:
PM throughout
  F#
e|------------------|-----------------|
B|------------------|-----------------|
G|------------------|-----------------|
D|---------3-3-3-1--|---3--1-------1--|
A|---------X-X-X-X--|---X--X-------X-2|
E|---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2|-2-2--2-2-2-2-2--|
   B
e|------------------|-----------------|
B|------------------|-----------------|
G|------------------|-----------------|
D|----4-4-3-3-------|--3-1---4-4-3----|
A|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4--|
E|------------------|-----------------|
   F#
e|------------------|-----------------|
B|------------------|-----------------|
G|------------------|-----------------|
D|---------3-3-3-1--|---3--1-------1--|
A|---------X-X-X-X--|---X--X-------X-2|
E|---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2|-2-2--2-2-2-2-2--|

e|-----------------|------------------|
B|-----------------|------------------|
G|-----------------|-----------6-6----|
D|----4-4-3-3------|---3-1-4-4-6-6----|
A|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2|-2-2-2-2-2-4-4----|
E|-----------------|------------------|

verse 1:

     I                woke up on the
e|------------------|-----------------|
B|------------------|-----------------|
G|------------------|-----------------|
D|---------3-3-3-1--|---3--1-------1--|
A|---------X-X-X-X--|---X--X-------X-2|
E|---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2|-2-2--2-2-2-2-2--|

wrong side of the floor
e|------------------|-----------------|
B|------------------|-----------------|
G|------------------|-----------------|
D|----4-4-3-3-------|--3-1---4-4-3----|
A|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4--|
E|------------------|-----------------|
    Made	     made my way through
e|------------------|-----------------|
B|------------------|-----------------|
G|------------------|-----------------|
D|---------3-3-3-1--|---3--1-------1--|
A|---------X-X-X-X--|---X--X-------X-2|
E|---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2|-2-2--2-2-2-2-2--|

   the front door
e|------------------|-----------------|
B|------------------|-----------------|
G|------------------|-----------------|
D|----4-4-3-3-------|--3-1---4-4-3----|
A|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4--|
E|------------------|-----------------|
  Broke              my engagement 
e|------------------|-----------------|
B|------------------|-----------------|
G|------------------|-----------------|
D|---------3-3-3-1--|---3--1-------1--|
A|---------X-X-X-X--|---X--X-------X-2|
E|---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2|-2-2--2-2-2-2-2--|

    with myself
e|------------------|-----------------|
B|------------------|-----------------|
G|------------------|-----------------|
D|----4-4-3-3-------|--3-1---4-4-3----|
A|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4--|
E|------------------|-----------------|

pre-chorus:
PM throughout

   Perfect picture of bad health

e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
D|--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
A|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
E|----------------------------------|

   Another notch scratched on my belt
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
D|--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
A|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
E|----------------------------------|

   The future just ain't what it used 
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
D|--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
A|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
E|----------------------------------|

play rhy. fig 1 again:

to be
  F#
e|------------------|-----------------|
B|------------------|-----------------|
G|------------------|-----------------|
D|---------3-3-3-1--|---3--1-------1--|
A|---------X-X-X-X--|---X--X-------X-2|
E|---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2|-2-2--2-2-2-2-2--|
   B
e|------------------|-----------------|
B|------------------|-----------------|
G|------------------|-----------------|
D|----4-4-3-3-------|--3-1---4-4-3----|
A|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4--|
E|------------------|-----------------|
   F#
e|------------------|-----------------|
B|------------------|-----------------|
G|------------------|-----------------|
D|---------3-3-3-1--|---3--1-------1--|
A|---------X-X-X-X--|---X--X-------X-2|
E|---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2|-2-2--2-2-2-2-2--|

e|-----------------|------------------|
B|-----------------|------------------|
G|-----------------|-----------6-6----|
D|----4-4-3-3------|---3-1-4-4-6-6----|
A|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2|-2-2-2-2-2-4-4----|
E|-----------------|------------------|

verse 2:
    I 		     got a new start on 
e|------------------|-----------------|
B|------------------|-----------------|
G|------------------|-----------------|
D|---------3-3-3-1--|---3--1-------1--|
A|---------X-X-X-X--|---X--X-------X-2|
E|---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2|-2-2--2-2-2-2-2--|

   dead end road
e|------------------|-----------------|
B|------------------|-----------------|
G|------------------|-----------------|
D|----4-4-3-3-------|--3-1---4-4-3----|
A|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4--|
E|------------------|-----------------|

peaked		     peaked out on 
e|------------------|-----------------|
B|------------------|-----------------|
G|------------------|-----------------|
D|---------3-3-3-1--|---3--1-------1--|
A|---------X-X-X-X--|---X--X-------X-2|
E|---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2|-2-2--2-2-2-2-2--|


 reaching new lows
e|------------------|-----------------|
B|------------------|-----------------|
G|------------------|-----------------|
D|----4-4-3-3-------|--3-1---4-4-3----|
A|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4--|
E|------------------|-----------------|

Owed		     paid up all  my 
e|------------------|-----------------|
B|------------------|-----------------|
G|------------------|-----------------|
D|---------3-3-3-1--|---3--1-------1--|
A|---------X-X-X-X--|---X--X-------X-2|
E|---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2|-2-2--2-2-2-2-2--|

debts to myself
e|------------------|-----------------|
B|------------------|-----------------|
G|------------------|-----------------|
D|----4-4-3-3-------|--3-1---4-4-3----|
A|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4--|
E|------------------|-----------------|

prechorus:


   Perfect picture of bad health

e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
D|--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
A|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
E|----------------------------------|
PM  |-------------------------------|

   Another notch scratched on my belt
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
D|--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
A|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
E|----------------------------------|
PM  |-------------------------------|

   The future 's in my living room 
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
D|--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
A|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
E|----------------------------------|
PM  |------------------|gradually release

Chorus:
    UP-TIGHT  I'm a nag     with a gun, yeah
e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|--------------4----------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
D|--4---4---4-4-4----------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
A|--4---4---4-4-2----------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
E|--2---2---2-2--------------------------|
    ALL-NIGHT  suicide's last   I've been
e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|--------------4----------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
D|--4---4---4-4-4----------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
A|--4---4---4-4-2----------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
E|--2---2---2-2--------------------------|
    
    all night             I'm a son of a gun
e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|--------------6----------6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|
D|--4---4---4-4-6----------6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|
A|--4---4---4-4-4----------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
E|--2---2---2-2--------------------------|

    
e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|------------------4-4-4---x--6-6-------|
D|--4---4---4-4-4-4-4-4-4---x--6-6-------|
A|--4---4---4-4-4-4-2-2-2---x--4-4-------|
E|--2---2---2-2-2-2----------------------|repeat

Interlude:
rhy. guitar plays chords indicated below:
lead plays tab:
    F#                        
e|---------------------------|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|---------------------------|
G|--11-11-11--10-10-10--11-11|-11--10-10-10--11-11--10-10|
D|--x--x--x---x--x--x---x--x-|-x---x--x--x---x--x---x--x-|
A|--9--9--9---8--8--8---9--9-|-9---8--8--8---9--9---8--8-|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
    B
e|---------------------------|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|---------------------------|
G|--11-11-11--10-10-10--11-11|-11--10-10-10--11-11--10-10|
D|--x--x--x---x--x--x---x--x-|-x---x--x--x---x--x---x--x-|
A|--9--9--9---8--8--8---9--9-|-9---8--8--8---9--9---8--8-|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|play 4 times

Chorus:
    UP-TIGHT  I'm a nag     with a gun, yeah
e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|--------------4----------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
D|--4---4---4-4-4----------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
A|--4---4---4-4-2----------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
E|--2---2---2-2--------------------------|
    ALL-NIGHT  suicide's last   I've been
e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|--------------4----------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
D|--4---4---4-4-4----------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
A|--4---4---4-4-2----------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
E|--2---2---2-2--------------------------|
    
    all night             I'm a son of a gun
e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|--------------6----------6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|
D|--4---4---4-4-6----------6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|
A|--4---4---4-4-4----------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
E|--2---2---2-2--------------------------|

    
e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|------------------4-4-4---x--6-6-------|
D|--4---4---4-4-4-4-4-4-4---x--6-6-------|
A|--4---4---4-4-4-4-2-2-2---x--4-4-------|
E|--2---2---2-2-2-2----------------------|repeatX2

then end like this:
e|----------------------------------6----|
B|----------------------------------6----|
G|------------------4-4-4---x--6-6--7-----|
D|--4---4---4-4-4-4-4-4-4---x--6-6--8-----|
A|--4---4---4-4-4-4-2-2-2---x--4-4--8-----|
E|--2---2---2-2-2-2-----------------6----|
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the_revenant wrote on January 4 2006, 03:25 pm

NO.
You can hear that he is paying eighth notes. This tab is WRONG.

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NoFxMIke wrote on September 23 2006, 12:46 pm

1. this tab is straight from the official tab book
2. I write tabs with "phrases" of the guitar. I do not put the actual notes on the tab.
Conclusion-->This tab is right. You're a phucking moron. Go bother someone else.

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