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D A D G B E
Title - Whatsername
Artist- Green Day
Album - American Idiot

Tabbed by: Larry A.

Tuning: Drop D
Guitar 1 - Distortion
Guitar 2 - Distortion

 _________________
|Intro (0:04-0:20)|
|_________________|

Guitar 1 (Palm Muted)
e| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B| |o--------------------------------|--------------------------------o|
G| |-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
D| |-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
A| |o5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2o|
D| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
  1.
  2.
 ___________________
|Verse 1 (0:20-0:35)|
|___________________|

Guitar 1 (Palm Muted)
e| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B| |o--------------------------------|--------------------------------o|
G| |-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
D| |-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
A| |o5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2o|
D| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
  1.         Thought I ran into you down on the street
  2.         Then it turned out to only  be a dream

 __________________
|Chorus (0:36-1:04)|
|__________________|

Guitar 1 (Palm Muted)
e| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B| |o--------------------------------|--------------------------------o|
G| |---------------------------------|-----------------4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-|
D| |-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-|
A| |o5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0o|
D| |-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----------------|
  1.         I made a point to burn all of the photo -graphs
  2.         She went away and then I  took a different path
  3.         I remember the face but I can't recall the name

Guitar 1 (Palm Muted)
e| |---------------------------------|
B| |---------------------------------|
G| |---------------------------------|
D| |-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
A| |-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
D| |-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
  3. Now I wonder how Whatsername has been.

 ____________________
|Bridge 1 (1:04-1:20)|
|____________________|

Guitar 1 (Palm Muted)
e| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B| |o--------------------------------|--------------------------------o|
G| |-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
D| |-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
A| |o5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2o|
D| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
  1.                                                                   |
  2.                                                                   |
                                                                       |
Guitar 2                                                               |
e| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B| |o3---------------5/7-------3-----|-0-------2-------3--------------o|
G| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A| |o--------------------------------|--------------------------------o|
D| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|

 ___________________
|Verse 2 (1:20-1:35)|
|___________________|

Guitar 1 (Palm Muted)
e| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G| |-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
D| |-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
A| |-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
D| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
             Seems that you            out   a   trace                 |
             disappeared with                                          |
                                                                       |
Guitar 2                                                               |
e| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G| |-19~-----------------------------|(4)~-----------------------------|
D| |--x------------------------------|-4~~-----------------------------|
A| |-17~-----------------------------|-2~~-----------------------------|
D| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|

Guitar 1 (Palm Muted)
e| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G| |-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
D| |-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
A| |-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
D| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
             Did she ever marry old    what's his face                 |
                                                                       |
Guitar 2                                                               |
e| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B| |-3~~-----------------------------|-3~------------------------------|
G| |-2~~-----------------------------|-4~------------------------------|
D| |-0~~-----------------------------|-4~------------------------------|
A| |(0)~-----------------------------|-2~------------------------------|
D| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|

 __________________
|Chorus (1:36-2:03)|
|__________________|

Guitar 1 (Palm Muted)
e| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B| |o--------------------------------|--------------------------------o|
G| |---------------------------------|-----------------4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-|
D| |-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-|
A| |o5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0o|
D| |-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----------------|
  1.       I made a point to burn all of   the   photo  -graphs        |
  2.       She went away and then I took a different path              |
  3.       I remember the face but I can't recall the name             |
                                                                       |
Guitar 2                                                               |
e| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B| |o3~~-------------3~~-------------|-----------------3~------2~~----o|
G| |-0~~-------------2~~-------------|-----------------4~------2~~-----|
D| |-0~~-------------0~~-------------|-4~--------------4~------2~~-----|
A| |o0)~------------(0)~-------------|-4~--------------2~-----(0)~----o|
D| |---------------------------------|-4~------------------------------|

Guitar 1 (Palm Muted)
e| |---------------------------------|
B| |---------------------------------|
G| |---------------------------------|
D| |-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
A| |-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
D| |-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
  3. Now I wonder how Whatsername has|
                                 been|
Guitar 2                             |
e| |---------------------------------|
B| |-3~~-----------------------------|
G| |-0~~-------------2~--------------|
D| |-0~~-------------2~--------------|
A| |(0)~-------------0~--------------|
D| |---------------------------------|

 _____________________
|Interlude (2:04-2:19)|
|_____________________|

Guitar 1
e| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B| |o---------2h3---3-------2h3--3---|-----2h3------------------------o|
G| |------2--------------------------|---------------------4-----------|
D| |--0------------------------------|---------------------4--x16------|
A| |o--------------------------------|---------------------2----------o|
D| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
  1.                                                                   |
  2.                                                                   |
                                                                       |
Guitar 2                                                               |
e| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B| |o---------3-------------3--------|-----3--------------------------o|
G| |------------2-------------2------|-------2------------16-----------|
D| |--0-0-0-0-------0-0-0-0------0-0-|-0-0-----------------x--x16------|
A| |o--------------------------------|--------------------14----------o|
D| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|

 ___________________
|Solo (2:20-2:36) x2|
|___________________|

Guitar 1
e| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B| |o--------------------------------|--------------------------------o|
G| |/191919-18-19191919-19-18-1918-14|1515151515-18-15-1616-18161819~--|
D| |--x-x-x--x--x-x-x-x--x--x--x-x--x|-x-x-x-x-x--x--x--x-x--x-x-x-x---|
A| |/171717-16-17171717-17-16-1716-12|1313131313-16-13-1414-16141617~-o|
D| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
  1.                                                                   |
  2.                                                                   |
                                                                       |
Guitar 2                                                               |
e| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B| |o--------------------------------|--------------------------------o|
G| |---------------------------------|-----------------4-4-4-4---------|
D| |-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-|
A| |\5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2o|
D| |\5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---------0-0-0-0-|

 ___________________
|Verse 2 (2:36-3:08)|
|___________________|

Guitar 1
e| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B| |o--------------------------------|--------------------------------o|
G| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D| |-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
A| |o5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0o|
D| |-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
  1.       Remember         whatever         it seems like  forever ago
  1.       Remember         whatever         it seems like  forever ago

Guitar 1
e| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B| |o--------------------------------|--------------------------------o|
G| |---------------------------------|-----------------4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-|
D| |-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-|
A| |o5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0o|
D| |-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----------------|
  2.      The regrets   are useless  in my mind she's in my head       |
                                                            (Can cause)|
         (Remember         whatever         it seems like  forever ago)|
  2.      The regrets   are useless  in my mind she's in my head       |
         (Remember         whatever         it seems like  forever ago)|
                                                                       |
Guitar 2                                                               |
e| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B| |o--------------------------------|--------------------------------o|
G| |-19--19--19--19--19--19--19--19--|-19--19--19--19--19--19--19--19--|
D| |--x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x--|--x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x--|
A| |o17--17--17--17--17--17--17--17--|-17--17--17--17--17--17--17--17-o|
D| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|

 ____________________
|Bridge 2 (3:08-3:24)|
|____________________|

Guitar 1
e| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B| |o--------------------------------|--------------------------------o|
G| |---------------------------------|-----------------4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-|
D| |-5-5-5-5---------0-0-0-0---------|-4-4-4-4---------4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-|
A| |o5-5-5-5---------0-0-0-0---------|-4-4-4-4---------2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0o|
D| |-5-5-5-5---------0-0-0-0---------|-4-4-4-4-------------------------|
  1.          (Go...    go...     go...          )                     |
                                                                       |
Guitar 2                                                               |
e| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B| |o----2h3---3-----------2h3---3---|--------2h3---------------------o|
G| |---------------------------------|-----------------4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-|
D| |---------------------------------|-----------------4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-|
A| |o--------------------------------|-----------------2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0o|
D| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|

Guitar 1
e| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B| |o--------------------------------|--------------------------------o|
G| |---------------------------------|-----------------4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-|
D| |-5-5-5-5---------0-0-0-0---------|-4-4-4-4---------4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-|
A| |o5-5-5-5---------0-0-0-0---------|-4-4-4-4--------\2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0o|
D| |-5-5-5-5---------0-0-0-0---------|-4-4-4-4-------------------------|
  2.          (Go...    go...     go...          )                     |
                                                                       |
Guitar 2                                                               |
e| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B| |o----2h3---3-----------2h3---3---|--------2h3---------------------o|
G| |---------------------------------|-----------------4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-|
D| |---------------------------------|-----------------4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-|
A| |o--------------------------------|----------------\2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0o|
D| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|

 ___________________
|Verse 3 (3:24-3:39)|
|___________________|

Guitar 1
e| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D| |-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7p0-0-3-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7p0-0-3-|
A| |-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7p0-0-3-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7p0-0-3-|
D| |-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7p0-0-3-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7p0-0-3-|
         And in the  darkest               If my mem   -ory serves     |
                      nights                            me right       |
                                                                       |
Guitar 2                                                               |
e| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G| |19--19--19--19--19--19--19-------|19--19--19--19--19--19--19-------|
D| |-x---x---x---x---x---x---x-------|-x---x---x---x---x---x---x-------|
A| |17--17--17--17--17--17--17-------|17--17--17--17--17--17--17-------|
D| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|

Guitar 1
e| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D| |-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7p0-0-3-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
A| |-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7p0-0-3-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
D| |-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7p0-0-3-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
         I'll never  turn back             Forgetting  you but         |
                     time                              not the times   |
                                                                       |
Guitar 2                                                               |
e| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G| |19--19--19--19--19--19--19-------|19--19--19--19--19--19--19--19---|
D| |-x---x---x---x---x---x---x-------|-x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---|
A| |17--17--17--17--17--17--17-------|17--17--17--17--17--17--17--17---|
D| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|

 _________________
|Outro (3:40-4:12)|
|_________________|

Guitar 1 (Palm Muted)
e| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G| |-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
D| |-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
A| |-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
D| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|

Guitar 1 (Palm Muted)
e| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
G| |-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
D| |-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
A| |-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
D| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
                                                                       |
Guitar 2                                                               |
e| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B| |-3---------------5/7-----3-------|-0-------2-------3---------------|
G| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D| |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|

Guitar 1
e| |----------------|
B| |----------------|
G| |----------------|
D| |-0~~~-----------|
A| |-0~~~-----------|
D| |-0~~~-----------|

 ________
| Legend |
|________|

~ - Sustain
/ - Slide up
\ - Slide down
p - Pull off

 _______
| Notes |
|_______|

UPDATE- THIS TAB IS NOW FULLY CORRECT AND COMPLETE.
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jjrawson wrote on September 20 2005, 12:00 am

theres a D chord "000" after "and in my darkest night, you have totally missed it out

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z3r0element07 wrote on September 20 2005, 12:00 am

Yes, you are correct but also there are also a F and F# chord. I updated it so it should be fixed.

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Donkey Fly wrote on September 21 2005, 12:25 pm

i like this , its like my version but no one liked it :'(

the solo is octaves aswell but i really like your solo

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