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Wakin On A Pretty Day Tab

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Difficulty
Tuning
intermediate
D# G# C# F# A# D#
Tuning: Half-Step Down

This tab is based off this live version so check it out for help:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YvZI7Xs2fiY

C   - 332010     (Sometimes lift middle finger: 330010)
F   - x33210     (Sometimes hammer on and lift 3rd string: x33010)
G   - x55430     (Sometimes 35540x sometimes 355433)
Am  - x02210     (Sometimes lift 3rd string: x02010
C2  - x35553
C3  - 810,10,988
Am2 - 577555     (At "My love in these days" hammer and lift pinky: 575555)


  (*)
e|------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------5-----------0-----0---------------------------------|
D|----------5h7---7-5-----5-----5-----0-----0-------------0-----0---|
A|-----0--------------3-------3-----3-----5-----5b------3-----3-----|
E|--------------------------------------3-----3------1------1-------|
(On second time playing this, only play to here^)
                    

[Verse 1]

C                     F
Wakin' in the dawn of day 
        G                        F
I gotta think about what I wanna say
C                     F
Phone ringin' off the shelf 
        G                    F
I guess he wanted to kill himself 
C                  F   Am                        F
Wakin' on a pretty day don't know why I ever go away
Dm   F    C2   G
It's hard to explain 
Dm F       C3    Am2
My love in these days


C  F  G  F  (x2)


[Verse 2]

C                           F
You can say I been most all around
           G               F
But honey, I ain't goin' nowhere
C                   F
Don't worry 'bout a thing
          Am
It's only dyyyyiiiin'
  C                     F
I live along a straight line
Am                      F
Nothing always comes to mind
Dm    F      C2  G
To be frank, I'm fried
Dm  F C3    Am2  G
But I don't mind

Dm   F     C2   G
Yeah yeah, yeah yeah
C2   C2   F
Yeah yeah yeah      (x3)


e|------0-----|
B|------1-----|
G|------2-----|
D|------2-----|
A|--3-2-0-----|
E|------------|


[Verse 3]

        Am          Dm   Am   F
Been diggin' layin' low, low, low
I'm diggin' layin' low, low, low
Dig, dig in to these lives that we are livin'
Livin' low lackadaisically so


(Kurt plays around with these chords)

Am  Dm  Am  F   (x4)

C  F  G  F


[Verse 4]

C                      F
Risin' at the crack of dawn
        G                                                          (*)
I gotta think about what wise cracks I'm gonna drop along the way today
C                     F
Phone ringin' off the shelf
        G                                                     (*)
I guess somebody has something they really wanna prove to us today
G     C3   Am2 G
Yeah, yeah yeeaah

C                  F   Am          F
Wakin' on a pretty day floating in place
Dm         F
No need in sayin' nothing 
C2    G
To explain it
   Dm F              (*)(x2)   
To my loved ones... today
Am   F     C2   G
Yeah yeah, yeah yeah
C2   C2   F
Yeah yeah yeah    (x4)

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

| /   slide up
| \   slide down
| h   hammer-on
| p   pull-off
| ~   vibrato
| +   harmonic
| x   Mute note
| b   Bend
| pb  Pre-bend
| br  Bend release
| pbr Pre-bend release
| brb Bend release bend

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knighty123 72 Apr 10, 2013 09:44 AM

This is exactly what I had worked out for the chords, it sounds right.
I wa working on a tab for it and had this tabbed out for the hammers ons he plays during the chords in the intro/verse, feel free to use it

C F G F
d#---0--0---0-0--0-----0--0-0---0-0-0-----3--3-3-3-3-0-----0-0--0----0-0-0---------
A#---1--1---1-1--1-----1--1-1---1-1-1-----3--3-3-3-3-3-----1-1--1----1-1-1---------
F#---0--0---0-0--0-----2--2-0h2-2-2-0-----4--4-4-4-4-4-----2-2--0h2--2-2-0--[-x2-]-
C#---2--0h2-2-2--0-----3--3-3---3-3-3-----5--5-5-5-5-5-----3-3--3----3-3-3---------
G#---3--3---3-3--3-----3--3-3---3-3-3-----5--3-5-5-5-5-----3-3--3----3-3-3---------
D#---3--3---3-3--3------------------------3--3-3-3-3-------------------------------
C F Am F
d#---0--0---0-0--0-----0--0-0---0-0-0-----0--0-0---0-0-0----0-0--0----0-0-0--------
A#---1--1---1-1--1-----1--1-1---1-1-1-----1--1-1---1-1-1----1-1--1----1-1-1--------
F#---0--0---0-0--0-----2--2-0h2-2-2-0-----2--2-0h2-2-2-0----2-2--0h2--2-2-0--------
C#---2--0h2-2-2--0-----3--3-3---3-3-3-----2--2-2---2-2-2----3-3--3----3-3-3--------
G#---3--3---3-3--3-----3--3-3---3-3-3-----0--0-0---0-0-0----3-3--3----3-3-3--------
D#---3--3---3-3--3-----------------------------------------------------------------
C F G F
d#---0--0---0-0--0-----0--0-0---0-0-0-----3--3-3-3-3-0-----0-0--0----0-0-0---------
A#---1--1---1-1--1-----1--1-1---1-1-1-----3--3-3-3-3-3-----1-1--1----1-1-1---------
F#---0--0---0-0--0-----2--2-0h2-2-2-0-----4--4-4-4-4-4-----2-2--0h2--2-2-0---------
C#---2--0h2-2-2--0-----3--3-3---3-3-3-----5--5-5-5-5-5-----3-3--3----3-3-3---------
G#---3--3---3-3--3-----3--3-3---3-3-3-----5--3-5-5-5-5-----3-3--3----3-3-3---------
D#---3--3---3-3--3------------------------3--3-3-3-3-------------------------------

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knighty123 72 Apr 10, 2013 09:45 AM

This is exactly what I had worked out for the chords, it sounds right.
I wa working on a tab for it and had this tabbed out for the hammers ons he plays during the chords in the intro/verse, feel free to use it

C F G F
d#---0--0---0-0--0-----0--0-0---0-0-0-----3--3-3-3-3-0-----0-0--0----0-0-0---------
A#---1--1---1-1--1-----1--1-1---1-1-1-----3--3-3-3-3-3-----1-1--1----1-1-1---------
F#---0--0---0-0--0-----2--2-0h2-2-2-0-----4--4-4-4-4-4-----2-2--0h2--2-2-0--[-x2-]-
C#---2--0h2-2-2--0-----3--3-3---3-3-3-----5--5-5-5-5-5-----3-3--3----3-3-3---------
G#---3--3---3-3--3-----3--3-3---3-3-3-----5--3-5-5-5-5-----3-3--3----3-3-3---------
D#---3--3---3-3--3------------------------3--3-3-3-3-------------------------------
C F Am F
d#---0--0---0-0--0-----0--0-0---0-0-0-----0--0-0---0-0-0----0-0--0----0-0-0--------
A#---1--1---1-1--1-----1--1-1---1-1-1-----1--1-1---1-1-1----1-1--1----1-1-1--------
F#---0--0---0-0--0-----2--2-0h2-2-2-0-----2--2-0h2-2-2-0----2-2--0h2--2-2-0--------
C#---2--0h2-2-2--0-----3--3-3---3-3-3-----2--2-2---2-2-2----3-3--3----3-3-3--------
G#---3--3---3-3--3-----3--3-3---3-3-3-----0--0-0---0-0-0----3-3--3----3-3-3--------
D#---3--3---3-3--3-----------------------------------------------------------------
C F G F
d#---0--0---0-0--0-----0--0-0---0-0-0-----3--3-3-3-3-0-----0-0--0----0-0-0---------
A#---1--1---1-1--1-----1--1-1---1-1-1-----3--3-3-3-3-3-----1-1--1----1-1-1---------
F#---0--0---0-0--0-----2--2-0h2-2-2-0-----4--4-4-4-4-4-----2-2--0h2--2-2-0---------
C#---2--0h2-2-2--0-----3--3-3---3-3-3-----5--5-5-5-5-5-----3-3--3----3-3-3---------
G#---3--3---3-3--3-----3--3-3---3-3-3-----5--3-5-5-5-5-----3-3--3----3-3-3---------
D#---3--3---3-3--3------------------------3--3-3-3-3-------------------------------

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abat3 10 Apr 29, 2013 08:05 PM

Can you tab out some others from this album?

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