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                              SHAKE IT ON - Jamiroquai
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Tabbed by - jammyjamesm
Email - jammyjamesm@outlook.com

Tuning - Half Step Down (Eb Ab Db Gb)


They key to this song is getting the timing right. I've tried to make it as clear as possible
without making the tab too long


No bass until 1:19

   1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 
Gb|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
Db|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------2-4---|
Ab|----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------4----|
Eb|2-2-------------|4-4-----0-0-----|2-2-------------|2-2-----------0-| x2

   1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 3 4  1 2 3 4 
Gb|----------------|----------------|----------|--------|
Db|----------------|----------------|----------|--------|
Ab|----------------|----------------|5-5-------|--------|
Eb|2-2-------------|4-4-----0-0-----|----------|--------|



[Chorus 1 - 1:43]                                                              (Optional fill here)
                                                                                
   1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +    |      3 a + e 4 a + e
Gb|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|  |   Gb|------------2---|
Db|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|  |   Db|----2---2h4---4-|
Ab|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|  |   Ab|2h4---4---------|
Eb|2-2--2--2-2--2--|4-4--4--0-0--0--|2-2--2--2-2--2--|2-2--2--2-2--2--|  |   Eb|----------------|
                                                                         |
   1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +    |
Gb|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|  |
Db|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|  |
Ab|----------------|----------------|5-5--5--5-5--5--|4-4--4--4-4--4--|  |
Eb|2-2--2--2-2--2--|4-4--4--0-0--0--|----------------|----------------|  |x2

       ^don't make the rhythm too rigid here, add some flair to your heart's content
                   check Chorus 2 for an example



[Verse 2 - 2:15]

   1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 
Gb|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
Db|----------------|----------------|----------2-4---|----------------|
Ab|----------------|----------------|---------4-4----|----------------|
Eb|2-2------------x|4-4-----0-0-----|2-2-----------0-|2-2---------0---|

   1 + 2 + 3 + 4 a + e  1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 a + e 4 a + e  1 + 2 + 3 a + e 4 a + e 
Gb|--------------------|--------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
Db|--------------------|--------------------|------------2-3-4---2-0-|----------------2-2-2---|
Ab|--------------------|--------------------|5-5---------------------|4-4---------2h4-------4-|
Eb|2-2-------------0-2-|4-4-------x-0-0-----|------------------------|------------------------|

   1 + 2 + 3 a + e 4 +  1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 
Gb|--------------------|--------------------|----------------|----------------|
Db|------------2-3-4---|--------------------|--------------2-|4-------------2-|
Ab|----------4---------|--------------------|-------------4-4|---------------4|
Eb|--2---------------0-|4-4-------x-0-0----x|2-2-------------|--2--2--2-------|

   1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 a + e 4 a + e  1 + 2 3 4 
Gb|----------------|--------------------|----------------2-------|----------|
Db|----------------|--------------------|------------2h4-----4-2-|----------|
Ab|----------------|--------------------|5-5---------------------|4-4-------|
Eb|2-2------------x|4-4-----4-2-0-0--0--|------------------------|----------|



[Chorus 2 - 2:48]

   1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 a + e  1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 a + e  1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 a + e 3 a + e 4 a + e
Gb|------------------------|------------------------|--------------------|----------------------------|
Db|------------------------|------------------------|------------------2-|4-----------------------2---|
Ab|------------------------|------------------------|-----------------4-4|--------------------2h4---4-|
Eb|2-2---2---x-2-2---2---x-|4-4---4---x-0-0---0---x-|2-2---2---x-2-2-----|--2---2---x-2---2-----------|

   1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 a + e  1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 a + e  1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 a + e  1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 a + e 
Gb|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
Db|------------------------|------------------------|--------------------2-4-|----------------2---2---|
Ab|------------------------|------------------------|5-5---5---x-5-5---5-----|4-4---4---x-4-4---4---4-|
Eb|2-2---2---x-2-2---2---x-|4-4---4---x-0-0---0---x-|------------------------|------------------------|

   1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 a + e  1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 a + e  1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 a + e 3 a + e 4 a + e
Gb|------------------------|------------------------|--------------------|----------------------------|
Db|------------------------|------------------------|------------------2-|4-----------------------2---|
Ab|------------------------|------------------------|-----------------4-4|--------------------2h4---4-|
Eb|2-2---2---x-2-2---2---x-|4-4---4---x-0-0---0---x-|2-2---2---x-2-2-----|--2---2---x-2---2-----------|

   1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 a + e  1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 a + e  1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 a + e  1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 a + e 
Gb|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
Db|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|------------------2-4---|
Ab|------------------------|------------------------|5-5---5---x-5-----x-5---|4-4---4---x-4---4-------|
Eb|2-2---2---x-2-2---2-2-2-|4-4---4-4-4-0-0---0---x-|------------------------|------------------------|



[Bridge - 3:19]

   1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 a + e  1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 a + e  1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 a + e  1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 a + e  
Gb|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
Db|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
Ab|------------------------|------------------------|5-5---5---x-5-5---5---x-|4-4---4---x-4-4---x-4-4-|
Eb|2-2---2---x-2-2---2---x-|4-4---4---x-0-0---0---x-|------------------------|------------------------| x3

   1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 a + e  1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 a + e  1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 a + e  1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 a + e  
Gb|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
Db|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
Ab|------------------------|------------------------|5-5---5---x-5--/7---5-x-|4-4---4---x-4-4---x-4-4-|
Eb|2-2---2---x-2-2---2---x-|4-4---4---x-0-0---0---x-|------------------------|------------------------|

   1 a + e 2 a + e 3 a + e 4 a + e  1 a + e 2 a + e 3 a + e 4 a + e 
Gb|--------------------------4---6-|--------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------|----------------------2p0-------|
Ab|5---5---x-5---x-5---5-------x---|4---4---x-4---x-4---------0h2h4-|
Eb|--------------------------------|--------------------------------| x3
   s   s   s s   s s   s     p s p  s   s   s s   s s     s   s

   1 a + e 2 a + e 3 a + e 4 a + e  1 a + e 2 a + e 3 a + e 4 a + e 
Gb|--------------------------4---6-|--------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
Ab|5---5---x-5---x-5---5-------x---|4---4---x-4---x-4---------x-2---|
Eb|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
   s   s   s s   s s   s     p s p  s   s   s s   s s         s s



[Outro - 4:07]     I've tried to get all the little fills in here, pay attention to the timing

   1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 a + e  1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 a + e  1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 a + e  1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 a + e  
Gb|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|--------------------2---|
Db|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|------------------4---4-|
Ab|------------------------|------------------------|5-5-5-5---x-5-5---5---x-|4-4-4-4---x-4-4---------|
Eb|2-2-2-2---x-2-2---2---x-|4-4-4-4---x-0-0---0---x-|------------------------|------------------------| 
   s s s s   s s s   s   s  s s s s   s s s   s   s  s s s s   s s s   s   s  s s s s   s s s   s p s

   1 a + e 2 a + e 3 + 4 a + e  1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 a + e  1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 a + e  
Gb|--2-------------------------|------------------------|--------------7---9-|--------------------2---|
Db|----------------------------|------------------------|--------------------|----------------2h4---4-|
Ab|----------------------------|------------------------|5-5-5-5---x-5--/7---|4-4-4-4---x-4-4---------|
Eb|2---2---2-2---x-2-2---2---x-|4-4-4-4---x-0-0---0---x-|--------------------|------------------------| 
   s p s   s s   s s s   s   s  s s s s   s s s   s   s  s s s s   s s p s p  s s s s   s s s s   p s

   1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 a + e  1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 a + e  1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 a + e  1 + 2 a + e 3 a + e 4 a + e  
Gb|------------------------|------------------------|------------------4---6-|-----------------------2---|
Db|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|----------------2--2h4--h4-|
Ab|------------------------|------------------------|5-5-5-5---x-5-5-----x---|4-4-4-4---x-2h4--h4--------|
Eb|2-2-2-2---x-2-2---2---x-|4-4-4-4---x-0-0---0---x-|------------------------|---------------------------| 
   s s s s   s s s   s   s  s s s s   s s s   s   s  s s s s   s s s   p s p  s s s s   s s   s  s   s

   1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 a + e  1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 a + e  1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 a + e  1 + 2 a + e 3 a + e 4 a + e  
Gb|------------------------|------------------------|------------------4---6-|-----------------------2---|
Db|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|----------------2--2h4--h4-|
Ab|------------------------|------------------------|5-5-5-5---x-5-5-----x---|4-4-4-4---x-2h4--h4--------|
Eb|2-2-2-2---x-2-2---2---x-|4-4-4-4---x-0-0---0---x-|------------------------|---------------------------| 
   s s s s   s s s   s   s  s s s s   s s s   s   s  s s s s   s s s   p s p  s s s s   s s   s  s   s

   1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 a + e  1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 a + e  1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 +   1 + 2 a + e 3 a + e 4 a + e  
Gb|------------------------|------------------------|--------------9---11-|-----------------------2---|
Db|------------------------|------------------------|---------------------|----------------2--2h4--h4-|
Ab|------------------------|------------------------|5-5-5-5---x-7--/9----|4-4-4-4---x-2h4--h4--------|
Eb|2-2-2-2---x-2-2---2---x-|4-4-4-4---x-0-0---0---x-|---------------------|---------------------------| 
   s s s s   s s s   s   s  s s s s   s s s   s   s  s s s s   s s p s p   s s s s   s s   s  s   s

   1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 a + e  1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 a + e  1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 a + e 3 a + e 4 a + e  
Gb|------------------------|------------------------|--------------7---4--|-----------------------2---|
Db|------------------------|------------------------|---------------------|----------------2--2h4--h4-|
Ab|------------------------|------------------------|5-5-5-5---x-5--\2----|4-4-4-4---x-2h4--h4--------|
Eb|2-2-2-2---x-2-2---2---x-|4-4-4-4---x-0-0---0---x-|---------------------|---------------------------| 
   s s s s   s s s   s   s  s s s s   s s s   s   s  s s s s   s s p s p   s s s s   s s   s  s   s

   1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 a + e  1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 a + e  1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 a + e  
Gb|------------------------|------------------------|--------------7---4-|--6-----------------2---|
Db|------------------------|------------------------|--------------------|----------------2h4---4-|
Ab|------------------------|------------------------|5-5-5-5---x-5--\2--/|4---4-4---x-4-4---------|
Eb|2-2-2-2---x-2-2---2---x-|4-4-4-4---x-0-0---0---x-|--------------------|------------------------| 
   s s s s   s s s   s   s  s s s s   s s s   s   s  s s s s   s s p s p  s p s s   s s s s   p s

   1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 a + e  1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 a + e  1 + 2 a + e 3 + 4 a + e    
Gb|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
Db|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
Ab|------------------------|------------------------|5-5-5-5---x-5-5---5---x-|
Eb|2-2-2-2---x-2-2---2---x-|4-4-4-4---x-0-0---0---x-|------------------------|  ...and fade out 
   s s s s   s s s   s   s  s s s s   s s s   s   s  s s s s   s s s   s   s  




| x  mute note
| /  slide up
| \  slide down 
| h  hammer on
| p  pull off
| s  slap
| p  pop

            
            
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