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Imitation Of Life Tab

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#-----------------------------------------------------------------------------#
#-- File created with Instab - http://www.pconline.com/~smcarey/instab.html --#
#-----------------------------------------------------------------------------#

Author/Artist: R.E.M.
Title: Imitation Of Life
Album: Reveal
Transcribed by: k_jung@gmx.de
Homepage: http://surf.to/indie-rock


Intro

---0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---------------------------------------------------|
---0-0-0-0--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---------------------------------------------------|
---0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---------------------------------------------------|
---2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---------------------------------------------------|
---2-2-2-2--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---------------------------------------------------|
---0-0-0-0--------------------------------------------------------------------|

Riff Intro/Chorus

   G       E       Am           D

-------3-------0-------0----0--2---2-----3-----2------------------------------|
---------3-------0-------1---1---3---3-----3-----3----------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
---------------------2--------------------------------------------------------|
-----2-------2-----0----------------------------------------------------------|
---3-------0------------------------------------------------------------------|

Verse (strum each chord once)

   E  Am G  D   E  Am G  D  C

---0--0--3--2---0--0--3--2--0-------------------------------------------------|
---0--1--3--3---0--1--3--3--1-------------------------------------------------|
---0--2--0--2---0--2--0--2--0-------------------------------------------------|
---2--2--0--0---2--2--0--0--2-------------------------------------------------|
---2--0--2------2--0--2-----3-------------------------------------------------|
---0-----3------0-----3-------------------------------------------------------|

Solo/Synthi-organ arranged for guitar

---20-19-----------17-17p15-----20-19-----------17-17p15-----20-19------------|
---------17--15-17----------17--------17--15-17----------17--------17---------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


---------17-17p15-----20-19-15------------------------------------------------|
---15-17----------17----------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Play this during the solo:

--------2--------2------------------------------------------------------------|
------3---3----3---3----------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
---0---------0--------...etc.-------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Bridge: after the solo, the chorus-riff is played again (slight change; when the other instruments fade)

   G           E          Am          D

-------3----------0-----------0-----------0-----------------------------------|
---------3---3------0---0-------1---1---3---3---3-----------------------------|
-----------0----------0-----------2-----------2-------------------------------|
----------------------------2---------0---------------------------------------|
-----2-----------2--------0---------------------------------------------------|
---3-----------0--------------------------------------------------------------|

For the ending, end on E after the chorus-riff.

Enjoy!
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cocox2 wrote on March 20 2005, 12:00 am

beatiful song

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Reint wrote on September 15 2007, 09:43 am

E must be Em. ;)
Good tab. (y)

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