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                        'The One I Love' by REM
                        ------------------------


The guitars are tuned as follows: E A D G B E (from low to high)

Rhythm Guitar Chord TAB Stave (Guitar1, Guitar3)
------------------------------------------------

The stave shows the TAB for the rhythm chords played by Guitar1 and
Guitar3.

                          E5  D5 Em7 Dsus2
                        E--------(0)--0---|
                        B--------(3)--3---|
                        G-----2-------2---|
                        D-----0---2-------|
                        A-2-------2-------|
                        E-0-------0-------|

The verticle lines above the TAB staves in the main transcription
show the rhythm pattern used by Guitar1. Play the indicated chords
at these points.


[Intro]
(Guitar1, Guitar2) (play twice)
-------------------------------------

|-Drums-| (First Time Only)

Guitar1
  E5                D5               E5
  |                 |                 |
Guitar2
E-----------------|---0-------0-----|-----0---------0-|--------0------0-|
B-----------------|-----3-/5------0-|----------3------|-----0-----0-3---|
G-----------------|---------------4-|-----------------|--4--------------|
D---------------0-|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A------------0----|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E-0---0--2b-------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|


[Verse 1]
(Guitar1, Guitar2, Guitar3)
-----------------------------------

Guitar1
  E5 (Em7)         (Dsus2)          (Em7)
  |
Guitar2
E---0-----0------0|---0-----0------0|----0------0-----|-0------0----0---|
B-----3------3----|-----3------3----|-0-----0------3--|---0-0----0------|
G-4-----4------4--|-4-----4------4--|-----------------|-----------------|
D-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------0h2-|
E-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|

This one goes out   To the one I      Love

  (Em7)             (Dsus2)          (Em7)
E---0-----0------0|---0-----0------0|---0-----0-----0-|----0------0-----|
B-----3------3----|-----3------3----|-0---0------3----|-0-----0-------0-|
G-4-----4------4--|-4------------4--|-----------------|-----------------|
D-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|

This one goes out   To the one I've   Left behind

(Bracketed Chords refer to Guitar3 - See Below)                                                          


[Bridge 1]
(Guitar1, Guitar2, Guitar3)
------------------------------------
Guitar1
  G                 Dsus4            C
E-3--3--3---3--0-0|-3--3--3--3--0-00|-0-0---3------0--|-0---------------|
B-3--3--3---3--3-3|-3--3--3--3--3-33|-1-1-------------|-1----1-1--1--1--|
G-0---------------|-2---------------|-0---------------|-0----0-0--0--0--|
D-0---------------|-0---------------|-----------------|-2---------------|
A-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
 
A simple prop                         To occupy my time

Guitar1
  E5(Em7)          (Dsus2)          (Em7)
  |
Guitar2
E----0------0-----|----0------0-----|----0-------0----|-0-----0-----0---|
B-------0------3--|-------0------3--|-0-----0-------3-|----0-----0-----0|
G-4---------------|-4---------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
 
This one goes out   To the one I      Love

(Bracketed Chords refer to Guitar3 - See Below)

Chorus 1 (Guitar1, Guitar2)(play twice)
---------------------------------------
Guitar1
  E5                D5               E5
  |                 |                 |
Guitar2                                                  *
E-----------------|---0-------0-----|-----0---------0-|--------0------0-|
B-----------------|-----3-/5------0-|----------3------|-----0-----0-3---|
G-----------------|---------------4-|-----------------|--4--------------|
D---------------0-|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A------------0----|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E-0---0--2b-------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|

  Fire

* This note only appears on the track in the right hand channel,
implying this
  part was probably double-tracked.


[Verse 2]
(Guitar1, Guitar2, Guitar3)
------------------------------------

Guitar1
  E5(Em7)          (Dsus2)          (Em7)
  |
Guitar2
E---------0------0|---0-----0------0|--0-------0------|-0------0----0---|
B------------3----|-----3------3----|-----0-------3---|---0-0----0------|
G--------------4--|-4-----4------4--|-----------------|-----------------|
D-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A-Fades-In--------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------0h2-|
E-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|

This one goes out   To the one I      Love

  (Em7)             (Dsus2)          (Em7)
E---0-----0------0|---0-----0------0|--0-------0------|-0------0----0---|
B-----3------3----|-----3------3----|-----0-------3---|---0-0----0----0-|
G-4-----4------4--|-4------------4--|-----------------|-----------------|
D-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|

This one goes out   To the one I've   Left behind       


[Bridge 2]
(Guitar1, Guitar2, Guitar3)
-------------------------------------

Guitar1
  G                 Dsus4            C
E-3--3--3--3--0-0-|-3--3--3--3--0-0-|-0-----3------0--|-0---------------|
B-3--3--3--3--3-3-|-3--3--3--3--3-3-|-1---------------|-1----1-1--1--1--|
G-0---------------|-2---------------|-0---------------|-0----0-0--0--0--|
D-0---------------|-0---------------|-----------------|-2---------------|
A-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|

A simple prop                         To occupy my time

Guitar1
  E5(Em7)          (Dsus2)          (Em7)
  |
Guitar2
E----0------0-----|----0------0-----|----0------0-----|-0-----0-----0---|
B-------0------3--|-------0------3--|-------0------3--|----0-----0-----0|
G-4---------------|-4---------------|-4---------------|-----------------|
D-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A--Fades-In-------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|

This one goes out   To the one I      Love

Chorus 2 (Guitar1, Guitar2)(play twice)
---------------------------------------
  E5                D5               E5
  |                 |                 |
Guitar2                                                  *
E-----------------|---0-------0-----|-----0---------0-|--------0------0-|
B-----------------|-----3-/5------0-|----------3------|-----0-----0-3---|
G-----------------|---------------4-|-----------------|--4--------------|
D---------------0-|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A------------0----|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E-0---0--2b-------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|

 Fire


[Guitar Solo] (Guitar2)
---------------------

E-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|0----------------|
B-----3-----5--3--|-----3-----5--3--|-----3-----5--3--|3h5--3-----------|
G3/4-----4--------|3/4-----4--------|3/4-----4--------|-------4--2-0----|
D-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|--------------2-0|
A-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|


E-----------------|-----------------|----------0------|-----------------|
B---------------3-|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G----0---0--2/4---|-4--2-p0---------|-----0-----------|-----------------|
D-2----2----------|-----------2-p0--|-2---------------|---2-------------|
A-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E-----------------|-----------------|--------------3b-|-----------------|


[Verse 3]
(Guitar1, Guitar2, Guitar3)
------------------------------------

Guitar1
  E5(Em7)          (Dsus2)          (Em7)
  |
Guitar2
E-----------------|---0-----0------0|----0------0-----|-0------0----0---|
B-This-Bar-is-----|-----3------3----|-0-----0------3--|---0-0----0------|
G-Overshadowed-by-|-4-----4------4--|-----------------|-----------------|
D-Guitar1---------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------0h2-|
E-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|

This one goes out   To the one I      Love

  (Em7)             (Dsus2)          (Em7)
E---0-----0------0|----0----0------0|----0------0-----|-0-----0----0----|
B-----3------3----|------3-----3----|-0-----0------3--|---0-0---0----0--|
G-4-----4------4--|-4------------4--|-----------------|-----------------|
D-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|

This one goes out   To the one I've   Left behind


[Bridge 3]
(Guitar1, Guitar2, Guitar3)
-------------------------------------

Guitar1
  G                 Dsus4            C
E-3--3-3---3--0-0-|-3---3---3----0-0|-0-----3------0--|-0---------------|
B-3--3-3---3--3-3-|-3---3---3----3-3|-1---------------|-1--1-1--1-1--1-1|
G-0---------------|-2---------------|-0---------------|-0--0-0--0-0--0-0|
D-0---------------|-0---------------|-----------------|-2---------------|
A-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|

 Another            Prop              Has occupied my   Time

Guitar1
  E5(Em7)          (Dsus2)          (Em7)
  |
Guitar2
E----0------0-----|----0------0-----|----0------0-----|-0-----0----0----|
B-------0------3--|-------0------3--|-0-----0------3--|----0-----0----0-|
G-4---------------|-4---------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|

This one goes out   To the one I      Love


[Chorus 3]
(Guitar1, Guitar2)(play 4 times)
-----------------------------------------
Guitar1
  E5                D5               E5
  |                 |                 |
Guitar2                                                  *
E-----------------|---0-------0-----|-----0---------0-|--------0------0-|
B-----------------|-----3-/5------0-|----------3------|-----0-----0-3---|
G-----------------|---------------4-|-----------------|--4--------------|
D---------------0-|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A------------0----|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E-0---0--2b-------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|

  Fire


[Ending]
(Guitar2)
----------------

  E5                D5               NC                E5
E-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-(rake)----------|
B-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G-----------------|----2------------|-0---------------|-----------------|
D-----------------|-0--0------------|-1---------------|-2---------------|
A-2-----------0---|-----------------|-----------------|-2---------------|
E-0------2b-------|-----------------|-----------------|-0---------------|



'Ideal' Part for Guitar3 in Verses and Bridge
----------------------------------------------
  Em7               Dsus2            Em7
E-------0---------|--------0--------|------0----------|-0--0------0--00-|
B------------0----|-3-3---------3---|-----------3-----|-0-----0---0--00-|
G-----------------|-2-2-------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D-2-2-------------|-0-0-------------|-2-2-------------|-----------------|
A-2-2-------------|-----------------|-2-2-------------|-----------------|
E-0-0-------------|-----------------|-0-0-------------|-----------------|

This one goes out   To the one I      Love ....

Play these 4-bars twice over the verse sections, and one over the last 
4-bars of the bridge. This part is only an 'idea', all occurances of 
Guitar3 differ. Play notes on the high strings with up/down strokes, let
all notes ring.



TAB Key
--------
 
        b  - bend a semitone (1 fret)
        h  - hammer on
        p  - pulloff
        /  - slide up
        \  - slide down
        rake - exagerate the strumming of the chord
              (but not enough for it to be an arpeggio)

Notes
------

Guitar1 is heavily distorted and plays power chords over each
chorus (and first beat of each verse). It is also used in the
first 4 bars of each bridge.

Guitar2 plays the main parts. The sound is quite clean - with a
little processing (maybe a chorus effect). Let all notes ring.
The intro and choruses may have been double tracked (*). The solo
uses Em pentatonic - around the open position.

Guitar3 appears in the verses and last 4 bars of the bridge, both
parts are similar. It consists of first position, Em and  Dsus2
chords - played in an acoustic/delta blues style, emphasising open
strings. 
This part isn't obvious, but it adds to the record - filling the
sparse melody lines played by Guitar2. This is played freely. I
didn't imagine anybody wanting to wade through loads of freestyle
rhythm guitar TAB, for a part thats barely noticeable on a casual
listen. I've only included a sanitised example of the style used.
Feel is more important than the exact choice of notes, which vary
throughout. 

The stereo mix makes isolating guitar parts, difficult. Listening
to each stereo channel separately makes things clearer.

The guitars in the intro and choruses appear in both channels.
In the verses, Guitar1 and Guitar3 are in the right channel, and
Guitar2 in the left channel.
The guitar solo appears in both channels, but is strongest in the
left.
In the Bridge, Guitar1 is found in both channels, Guitar2 in the
left and Guitar3 in the right channel.

            
            
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pipsinanapple 30 Jan 25, 2005 07:00 PM

get ur facts strait this is a tab nopt chords!

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ginger balls 10 Feb 28, 2006 03:19 AM

i agree with pipsi lad THIS IS A TAB STUPID sort it out dez!

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mattman25 21 Aug 08, 2006 10:17 PM

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