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Piece of my Heart
By Janis Joplin

[Intro]
  F#m           F#m     A         B B B C#m  C#m
e|-------------------------------------------9-|
B|----------------------------5--------------9-|
G|-4^-4-----2h4-2-----------6---6-8-8----------|
D|------7p4-------4-2-4-4s7-------9-9-9-9s11---|
A|---------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------|

   B           B D                      D
e|---------11------------------14-14s17--|
B|-----7-7----7----------10-10-----------|
G|---8----------------11-----------------|
D|-9-------------9s12--------------------|
A|---------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------|

   B                    B                     B7
e|---11s9---9---7---5-----2s4---4---5-----7-----12---11---9---7>-|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-11-----9---8---6---6s2-----4---6---8-9---9s11---11---9---8----|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|
                     "Oh Come on Come on, Come on Come on"

[Verse]
    E           A          B   A
e|-----------0-----------5---7---5-|
B|------0h1p0-------5h6p5----7---5-|
G|----1-----------6----------4---2-|  X2
D|-(2)---------(7)-----------4---2-|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|
"Didn't I make you feel"   "like you...
were my only man"          "Well Yeah and..

    E           A          B   B B  B
e|-----------0-----------5---7-7-7--7-|
B|------0h1p0-------5h6p5----7-7-7--7-|
G|----1-----------6----------4-4-4--4-|
D|-(2)---------(7)-----------4-4-4--4-|
A|------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------|
Didn't I give you nearly     "Honey You
everything That a woman       know I did...
Possibly can"

[Pre-Chorus]
   C#m           B                D
e|-9---9-9-9-----7-7-7---7--------10-10-10-10-10-|
B|-9---9-9-9-----7-7-7---7--------10-10-10-10-10-|
G|-6---6-6-6-----4-4-4---4--------7--7--7--7--7--|
D|-6---6-6-6-----4-4-4---4--------7--7--7--7--7--|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|
But Each Night "That I think    "Well I'm gonna
I tell myself  I've had enough" show you baby
that I"                         that a...

   B             B       B        B7      B7
e|-7--7--7-------7-------7--------7-------7------|
B|-7--7--7-------7-------7--------7-------7------|
G|-4--4--4-------4-------4--------4-------4------|
D|-4--4--4-------4-------4--------4-------4------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|
Woman can be  "Come on Come on, Come on Come on
tough, I                                   and"
want you to..

[Chorus] (E5 is dist. and slide down)
             E5>     A             B          B A
e|-----------0----------------5-------------7-7-5-|
B|-----0h1p0-------------5h6p5---------7h8p7--7-5-|
G|---1-----------------6-------------8--------4-2-|
D|-2-----------------7-------------9----------4-2-|
A|------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------|
   Take it! Take "another little "heart now "Oh Oh!"
                   piece of my"    Baby"

   Break It! Break another little piece of my heart
                    now Darlin' yeah yeah yeah yeah

   Have It! Have another little piece of of my heart
                              now baby...

   B A# A
e|-7-6--5-|
B|-7-6--5-|
G|-4-3--2-|"You know you got it if it makes you feel good"
D|-4-3--2-|                              "Oh yes indeed"
A|--------|
E|--------|

[Verse]
"You're out on the streets lookin good,
and baby deep down in your heart, I guess
You know that it ain't right. Never never
never never never never hear me when I cry
at night" Babe and I cry all the time...

[Pre-Chorus]
But each time I tell myself that I,
When I can't stand the Pain. but when
you hold me in your arms, I sing It once
again, I said Come on Come on Come on Come on

[Chorus] (E5 is dist. and slide down)
             E5>     A             B          B A
e|-----------0----------------5-------------7-7-5-|
B|-----0h1p0-------------5h6p5---------7h8p7--7-5-|
G|---1-----------------6-------------8--------4-2-|
D|-2-----------------7-------------9----------4-2-|
A|------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------|
   Take it! Take "another little "heart now "Oh Oh!"
                   piece of my"    Baby"

   Break It! Break another little piece of my heart
                    now Darlin' yeah yeah yeah yeah

   Have It! Have another little piece of of my heart
                              now baby...

[Solo]
   F#m        A         B               F#m        A
e|----2-0h2-7s9-9-5---5---7s9-8-7-5-------17^-17^r----------19^-|
B|----2-------------7-5-7-----------7-5h7----------19-17-19-----|
G|-4^-----------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|

   B   F#m   A                   B                    F#m    A B
e|-19^~~~19-17----17------------------------------------14-17>19-|
B|-------------19----19-17-------14------14---14---14-14---17>19-|
G|-------------------------18-16----16-16^--16^--16^-------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|
just go nuts on the 2 bends on the 19 fret.
They are a lot longer than they are tabbed
otherwise this is the solo note for note

4s6 on G string
into the 2nd half of the intro

"I need you to come on...."

[Chorus]  x2(E5 is dist. and slide down)
             E5>     A             B          B A
e|-----------0----------------5-------------7-7-5-|
B|-----0h1p0-------------5h6p5---------7h8p7--7-5-|
G|---1-----------------6-------------8--------4-2-|
D|-2-----------------7-------------9----------4-2-|
A|------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------|
   Take it! Take "another little "heart now "Oh Oh!"
                   piece of my"    Baby"

   Break It! Break another little piece of my heart
                    now Darlin' yeah yeah yeah yeah

   Have It! Have another little piece of of my heart
                              now baby...

[Outro]
   F#m                A       B B A F#m
e|----2-----------------------7-7-5------|
B|----2-5-2---------------5-5-7-7-5-7~~~-|
G|-4^-------4^r-2-4-----6----------------|
D|------------------4s7------------------|
A|---------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------|

************************************

| h    Hammer-on
| p    Pull-off
| (n)  Ghost note
| >    Accented note
| ~    Vibrato
| ^    Bend
| r    release

************************************
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Charles Byram 51 May 09, 2007 02:33 PM

Awesome tab, man! Janis Joplin was so groovy...

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febick 20 Aug 26, 2007 12:32 PM

is this supposed to be in standard tuning, it sounds a litle off

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JimPrenier_11 10 Feb 23, 2008 04:14 PM

Good song I like Janis Joplin it blows today's music clean out of the water and then some lol Anyway good tab

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