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Daughters Live In La Tab

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D A D F# A D
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                                                   Daughters - John Mayer
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Tabbed by: Nick Fearby
Email: fearb11@yahoo.com

Ok so this isn't the typical way to play this song. Its from the Where The Light Is
In the beginning of the song Johns back up guitarist plays a slide solo and then the song
With this tab you can play the solo and then the entire song. It sounds great when you 
it down, so try it out.

Tuning: Open D (DADF#AD)


Here is how to tune your guitar to open D..the notes should match when played. Drop the
E to a D, G to F#, B to A, and high E to D.
e|-----------------------------0--------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------0-----5----------------------------------------------|
G|------------0------3------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------4---------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---5----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-0------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Intro (slide solo)  slide parts are in ( )
D |--------------------------0-----------------(2/4\2) -----------0---------|
A |-------------------0------------------0---------------(2/4\2)------------|
F#|---------------------0--------0--1------1--------------------------------|
D |-(2/4)-(2/4\2)----0----0----0-------0-----0------------------------------|
A |----------------2---------2------2-----------0------0--0-----------------|
D |--0-----0----------------------------------------------------------------|

D |-------------(5)--(2/4)-------4h2p0-------------------------5+-7+-12+----|
A |---------(5)-------------0----------4h2p0------------0------5+-7+-12+----|
F#|---(3/5)-------------------0---------------------------0----5+-7+-12+----|
D |-----------------------------0--------------4h2po--0-----0--5+-7+-12+----|
A |-------------------------------------------------2----------5+-7+-12+----|
D |-------------------0----------------------------------------0--0--0------|

D |-----------12+-7+-5+-----------------------0----12+----|
A |------0----12+-7+-5+----2-/-4-5-\-2-0-----0-0---12+----|
F#|----0---0--12+-7+-5+---------------------0---0--12+----|
D |-----------12+-7+-5+--------------------0--------------|
A |-----------12+-7+-5+--0-0---0-0---0-0--0---------------|
D |--5--------0---0--0-------------------0----------------|


John Intro

D |--0----0----0----0-------------------------------|
A |--0----0----0----0-------------------------------|
F#|--0----0----3----3-------------------------------|
D |--0----1----0----4-------------------------------|
A |--2----x----x----5-------------------------------|
D |-------2----5----x-------------------------------|

  "I know a girl"
D |--0----0----0----0-------------------------------|
A |--0----0----0----0-------------------------------|
F#|--0----0----3----3-------------------------------|
D |--0----1----0----4-------------------------------|
A |--2----x----x----5-------------------------------|
D |-------2----5----x-------------------------------|

Chorus
   "Fathers be good"
D |--0----0----0----0-------------------------------|
A |--2----2----0----0-------------------------------|
F#|--0----2----3----3-------------------------------|
D |--0----0----0----4-------------------------------|
A |--2----0----x----5-------------------------------|
D |-------2----5----x-------------------------------|

(different tempo)
  "Oh now, I trust you seen that skin"
D |--0----0----0----0-------------------------------|
A |--2----2----0----0-------------------------------|
F#|--0----2----3----3-------------------------------|
D |--0----0----0----4-------------------------------|
A |--2----0----x----5-------------------------------|
D |-------2----5----x-------------------------------|

Chorus

D |--0----0----0----0-------------------------------|
A |--2----2----0----0-------------------------------|
F#|--0----2----3----3-------------------------------|
D |--0----0----0----4-------------------------------|
A |--2----0----x----5-------------------------------|
D |-------2----5----x-------------------------------|

 "Boys you can break"

D |--0----0---0-------------|
A |--12---10--9-------------|
F#|--10---8---0-------------|
D |--10---8---0-------------|
A |--0----0---x-------------|
D |-----------7-------------|

"Find out how much they can take"

D |--7---x---0--------------|
A |--9---7---0--------------|
F#|--7---0---0--------------|
D |--7---x---0--------------|
A |--7---x---2--------------|
D |--7---8---0--------------|

"Boys will be strong"

D |---------------------------|
A |--2--0--0------------------|
F#|--2--3--4--7--8--10--12----|
D |--0--0--0--7--7--0---0-----|
A |--x--x--x--x--x--x---x-----|
D |--2--4--5--7--7--7---7-----|

Chorus
   "Fathers be good"
D |--0----0----0----0--------------12+--------------------|
A |--2----2----0----0--------------12+--------------------|
F#|--0----2----3----3--------------12+--------------------|
D |--0----0----0----4--------------0----------------------|
A |--2----0----x----5--------------0----------------------|
D |-------2----5----x--------------0----------------------|


/  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
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fender_man22 26 Aug 27, 2009 09:22 AM

Have you even seen the video from that performance?! That is not how John plays the chords! He starts at like fret seven...please watch it, and correct this if you can

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zwieback-dude 341 Aug 28, 2009 09:44 PM

It's not the part that John plays. It's the part of Robbie Mcintosh who plays the slideguitar.

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ryman0908 10 Jun 06, 2010 06:26 PM

this tab sucks, nowhere close to how he does it. i followed the tab along with the song and you did a horrible job. if youre gonna tab a jm song do it right

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