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Birthday Tab

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Kings of Leon - BIRTHDAY
Tabbed by: jamesmckee92 on 11th Dec 2010


INTRO 0.00 - 0.32
Played in one of two ways:

e|-0---14---0---------------|
B|-0---15---0---------------|
G|-0---14---0---------------|
D|--------------------------|
A|--------------------------|
E|--------------------------|

repeat the above part as needed then finish with the part after the asterisks below; or 
use the alternative intro in its' entirety below.

e|-----7-10-7~---7-10--7~------*--X--------X-----------|
B|-----8-8--8~---8--8--8~------*--7-10-7---7-10-7------|
G|-----9-9--9~---9--9--9~------*--7-7--7---7-7--7------| x2
D|-----------------------------*-(7)--(7)-(7)--(7)-----|
A|-----------------------------*-----------------------|
E|-----------------------------*-----------------------|

THIS RIFF IS PLAYED THROUGHOUT THE WHOLE SONG ^^^

LEAD GUITAR COMES IN: 0.16 (THIS RIFF WILL NOW BE REFERRED TO AS RIFF 1)

e|---------------------------------------------------14---|
B|----7~~----7~~------------10~~--------10~~-----//15-----|
G|--77--77-77---77---7/11-11----11-11-11----11------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|

EACH OF THE 7TH FRET AND 10TH & 11TH FRET PARTS ARE PLAYED NUMEROUS TIMES, LISTEN TO
SONG FOR EXACT, AND THESE MINI RIFFS ARE THEN FOLLOWED BY THE SLIDE UP TO 15TH ON B AND
14TH ON e WHEN CALEB STARTS SINGING.

VERSE 1: CALEB PLAYS INTRO RIFF
AT 0.52 LEAD GUITAR PLAYS THIS SMALL RIFF (WHICH WILL BE CALLED RIFF 3)

e|------------------------------|
B|--10--10~~----10~~-----10~~---|
G|---11---11------11------------|
D|----12--------------12--------|
A|------------------------------|
E|------------------------------|

THEN ANOTHER SMALL RIFF ON 1.00
e|---10---7------10~~------|
B|------------10-----------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-------------------------|
A|-------------------------|
E|-------------------------|

THEN INTO CHORUS:
CALEB PLAYS SAME AS INTRO RIFF
LEAD PLAYS THIS CHORD MANY TIMES:
e|----14----|
B|----15----|
G|----14----|
D|----------|
A|----------|
E|----------|

THEN JUST AFTER CHORUS AT 1.22 RIFF 1 IS PLAYED

VERSE 2:
CALEB PLAYS SAME AS INTRO

AT 1.42 THIS RIFF IS PLAYED:

e|----------------------------------|
B|--15--12-10H12s15-12-15-12-10s15--|
G|----------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------|

AT 1.51

e|-----14~~--------14~~----|
B|---15----15----15----15--|
G|-------------------------|
D|-------------------------|
A|-------------------------|
E|-------------------------|

CHORUS

SOLO 2.18

e|------------------------------14------|
B|--15--12-10H12s15-12-15-12-10----12---|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------|
B|--15--12-10H12s15-12-15-12-10s15--|
G|----------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------|

PLAY THIS TWICE ^^^^^^^

THEN CHORUS
THEN OUTRO (WHICH IS SAME AS INTRO RIFF)

DONE! THANKS FOR CHECKING THIS OUT, ANY CORRECTIONS WELCOMED COS THIS WAS DONE VERY QUICKLY
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