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Holiday From Real Tab

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  The are a lot of wrong tabs around the internet for this song, so I thought I would 
it a try. By no means is this tab perfect, its my first tab.

Song: Holiday From Real
Artist: Jack's Mannequin
Album: Everything in Transit

Note: This song is in the Key of Am so all notes are natural (no sharps or flats).

Intro/verse 1: Piano and bass. Piano plays these chords: Am, G, F, Em, F (note, to try 
reproduce this on guitar, try Am, G, and F barre chords and make the Em and E5)

On: "She lets me drive her car..."
E|---8-7---7-5---(5)-5/3-(3/5)----------------------|
B|-------8---------------------5-6------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

bit before chorus (guitar is only a light buzz in the background):
  /Palm muted................\
E|--------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------|
D|77777777-5555555-3333-2-33------------------------|
A|77777777-5555555-3333-2-33------------------------|
E|55555555-3333333-1111-0-11------------------------|
Piano (transcribed for guitar):
 Am      G         F       F
E|--------------------------------------------------|
B|----5--------3-------1-------1--------------------|
G|------5--------4-------2-------2------------------|
D|--7-------5--------3-------3----------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|5-------3--------1-------1------------------------|

CHORUS (its quite hard to tell what’s going on here because there are many instruments 
the guitar(s) are quite quiet compared to them, but when I play this[and I don’t just 
this by myself] I play:)

E|5--------3-------1----0-1-------------------------|
B|5--------3-------1----0-1-------------------------|
G|5--------4-------2----x-2-------------------------|
D|77777777-5555555-3333-2-333-----------------------|
A|77777777-5555555-3333-2-333-----------------------|
E|55555555-3333333-1111-0-111-----------------------|
   .......  ......  ...    ..etc (play it with the song and it makes a bit more sense)

Verse 2:
Piano (for guitar):
Am      G         F       F
E|--------------------------------------------------|
B|----5--------3-------1-------1--------------------|
G|------5--------4-------2-------2------------------|
D|--7-------5--------3-------3----------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|5-------3--------1-------1------------------------|

On : “I never thought I’d be living on your floor”
E|---8-7---7-5---(5)-5/3-(3/5)----------------------|
B|-------8---------------------5-6------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

CHORUS again, but ending play:

E|--------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------|
D|-7-7/5(5)/3/2-------------------------------------|
A|-x-x-x-x--x-x-------------------------------------|
E|-5-5/3(5)/1/0-------------------------------------|

BRIDGE (I can’t tell what the hell is going on here, but C, which is the relative major 
Am is definitely involved…a key switch maybe?)

CHORUS (again)

Legend:
/     = slide up
\     = slide down
h     = hammer on
p     = pull off
x     = muted note
()    = Ghost Note
.     = Palm muting
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jdrk10 20 wrote on January 10 2009, 11:54 pm

I tabbed this and I don't know why it says "Unregistered" for the tabber...anyway I know this has flaws [tons] but its the closest out of the other tabs and its really hard to hear what the guitar(s) doing, because it is quiet and the other instruments are loud, but at least I got the jist.

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Yello_card-333 113 wrote on February 4 2009, 10:00 am

There are some parts that are all right, but for the most part...this needs a LOT of work. The chorus is completely wrong.

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jdrk10 20 wrote on February 6 2009, 09:28 pm

thanks Yello_card-333. I know the chorus is off, but i cant go back and change it cause the website doesn't credit me with it. I will consider posting another tab.

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