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Broken Record Tab

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Artist: Plain White T's
Song: Broken Record
Album: Wonders of the Younger (2010)
    Great album, along with all other Plain White T's albums, in my opinion. I really
love the second half of this CD (i.e. "Last Breath," "Broken Record," "Our Song.") I plan
to tab the others out soon as well, but for now here's "Broken Record." (All 
guitars--standard EADGBE tuning)
Intro:
Gtr. 1: (Strum up on the first chord and the top note is optional)
E--8~----------------------x-8-----------------------------------------------|
B--8~----------------------x-8-----------------------------------------------|
G--8~----------------------x-8-----------------------------------------------|
D--10~------------------------------------------------5-----------------5----|
A----------------------------------------10\3---3--6----6--3---3--3--6----6--|
E----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gtr 1 (cont'd.):
E----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A---------3--6--3------------5--8--------------------------------------------|
E--4---4----------4---6---6-------6------------------------------------------|
Verse:
It was summer love,
she was like a drug,
fit me like a glove,
everything was all right.

I was James Dean,
she was Billy Jean,
California queen,
everything was all right.
Verse: Gtr. 1 (enters with the next line "from the back beat..")
E----------------------------------------|
B----------------------------------------|
G----------------------------------------|
D-----------------5-----------------5----|
A---10\3---3--6----6--3---3--3--6----6---|
E----------------------------------------|
Gtr 1: (cont'd.)
E----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A---------3--6--3------------5--8--------------------------------------------|
E--4---4----------4---6---6-------6------------------------------------------|
Pre-Chorus: Gtr. 1 (I think it's actually keyboard, but here ya go)
E----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-------------11--9----------------------------------------------------------|
G---------12---------12-----10--12-------------------------------------------|
D----------------------------------13---13--12--13--10/17--------------------|
A----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Chorus: (Gtr. 1)(Notes in parenthesis are optional because honestly I can't hear the
guitar well enough)
E--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11---|
B--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11---|
G-(8)(8)(8)(8)(8)(8)(8)(8)(8)(8)(8)(8)(8)(8)(8)(8)---------------------------|
D----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Chorus: (cont'd)(On the 4th repeat, only hit this chord once.)
E--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10---------------------------------------------------|
B--11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11---------------------------------------------------|
G----------------------------------------------REPEAT 4X---------------------|
D----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Verse 2: Gtr. 1 (Enter with "she was hi fi...")
E---------------------------------------|
B---------------------------------------|
G---------------------------------------|
D--------------5-----------------5------|
A----3---3--6----6--3---3--3--6----6----|
E---------------------------------------|
Gtr 1 (cont'd.):
E----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------------------------REPEAT 2X-----------------|
D----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A---------3--6--3------------5--8--------------------------------------------|
E--4---4----------4---6---6-------6------------------------------------------|
Pre-Chorus: (Gtr. 1)
E----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-------------11--9----------------------------------------------------------|
G---------12---------12-----10--12-------------------------------------------|
D----------------------------------13---13--12--13--10/17--------------------|
A----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Chorus: (Gtr. 1)
E--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11---|
B--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11---|
G-(8)(8)(8)(8)(8)(8)(8)(8)(8)(8)(8)(8)(8)(8)(8)(8)---------------------------|
D----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Chorus: (cont'd)
E--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10---------------------------------------------------|
B--11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11---------------------------------------------------|
G---------------------------------------------REPEAT 4X----------------------|
D----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Bridge: Gtr. 1 ("I wish I could find her..")                     1st Time
E------------------------|------------------------------------|--------------|
B------------------------|------------------REPEAT 2X---------|--------------|
G------------------------|------------------------------------|--------------|
D------------------------|------------------------------------|--------------|
A--------5--8--5---------|---------3--6------3--6---------5--8|---5--8--5----|
E------7-----------------|---4-4-4------4-4-4-------6-6-6-----|-7------------|
Bridge: (cont'd.)
        2nd time
E-----------------------|
B-----------------------|
G-----------------------|
D--8-8-6-5--------------|
A----------8-6-5--------|
E----------------6/8----|
Chorus:
Kiss me goodbye and I knew it was final,
got in her daddy's car and she was gone like vinyl,
her memory pops up when I least expect it,
and gets stuck in my head like uh... (Bass fill)
E--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11---|
B--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11---|
G-(8)(8)(8)(8)(8)(8)(8)(8)(8)(8)(8)(8)(8)(8)(8)(8)---------------------------|
D----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Chorus: (cont'd)
E--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--|---8~-------------------------------------------|
B--11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11--|---8~-------------------------------------------|
G---------------------------|---8~---------------REPEAT 6X-------------------|
D---------------------------|---10~------------------------------------------|
A---------------------------|------------------------------------------------|
E---------------------------|------------------------------------------------|

That's it. I would probably use sort of a light distortion throughout the song, however
I tabbed this using an acoustic. On the second chord of the song, it sounds like Tim
uses a volume pedal or a really long delay, so you can work with that if you have a 
pedal. If you have corrections, please comment.
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