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Tabbed By: Mike


This song is a Billy Squier cover and its on the CD  A Very Special Christmas Vol. 5

h = hammer on
p = pull off
b = bend the note right after hitting the string
^ = bend the note while hitting the string
r = release bend
~ = let ring

HALF A STEP DOWN

Intro:
eb---3----------------3-------------3---------|
Bb---3----------------3-------------3---------|
Gb---0----------------0-------------0---------|
Db---0----------------2-------------0---------|
Ab---2----------------3-------------2---------|
Eb---3------------------------------3---------|
    "Christmas is the time to say I love you"

eb--3-----------------0-----------------0-----|
Bb--3-----------------0-----------------0-----|
Gb--0-----------------0-----------------2-----|
Db--0-----------------2-----------------2-----|
Ab--2-----------------2-----------------0-----|
Eb--3-----------------0-----------------------|
   "Share the joys of laughter and good cheer"

eb-------------------------------------------|
Bb--3----------------4-----------------------|
Gb--5----------------6-------------7---------|
Db--5----------------6-------------7---------|
Ab--3----------------4-------------5---------|
Eb-------------------------------------------|
   "Christmas is the time to say I love you"

eb--------------------------2--------------------3---|
Bb--------0-----------------3--------------------3---|
Gb--9-----2-----------------2--------------------0---|
Db--7-----2-----------------0--------------------0---|
Ab--7-----0--------------------------------------2---|
Eb--0--------------------------------------------3---|
   "And a feeling that will last all through the year"


Verse 1:
eb------------------------------------------------|
Bb------------------------------------------------|
Gb--777666555444----------5-x-5-x-----------------|
Db--777666555444--5-x-5-x-5-x-5-x-5-x-5-x-5-x-5-x-|
Ab--555444333222--5-x-5-x-3-x-3-x-5-x-5-x-5-x-5-x-|
Eb----------------3-x-3-x---------3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-|

eb-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb---------------------------------5-x-5-x-6-x-6-x-7-x-7-x-9-x-9-x-|
Db-5-x-5-x-2-x-2-x-7-x-7-x-7-x-7-x-5-x-5-x-6-x-6-x-7-x-7-x-9-x-9-x-|
Ab-5-x-5-x-2-x-2-x-7-x-7-x-7-x-7-x-3-x-3-x-4-x-4-x-5-x-5-x-7-x-7-x-|
Eb-3-x-3-x-0-x-0-x-5-x-5-x-5-x-5-x---------------------------------|

eb------------------------------|
Bb------------------------------|
Gb-----------------777555444222-|
Db-7-x-7-x-7-x-7-x-777555444222-|
Ab-7-x-7-x-7-x-7-x-555333222000-|
Eb-5-x-5-x-5-x-5-x--------------|

eb----------------------------------|
Bb----------------------------------|
Gb----------5-x-5-x-----------------|
Db--5-x-5-x-5-x-5-x-5-x-5-x-5-x-5-x-|
Ab--5-x-5-x-3-x-3-x-5-x-5-x-5-x-5-x-|
Eb--3-x-3-x---------3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-|

eb-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb---------------------------------5-x-5-x-6-x-6-x-7-x-7-x-9-x-9-x-|
Db-5-x-5-x-2-x-2-x-7-x-7-x-7-x-7-x-5-x-5-x-6-x-6-x-7-x-7-x-9-x-9-x-|
Ab-5-x-5-x-2-x-2-x-7-x-7-x-7-x-7-x-3-x-3-x-4-x-4-x-5-x-5-x-7-x-7-x-|
Eb-3-x-3-x-0-x-0-x-5-x-5-x-5-x-5-x---------------------------------|

eb--------------------------|
Bb--------------------------|
Gb---------7-x-7-x-------7--|
Db-7-x-7-x-7-x-7-x-5-x-5-7--|
Ab-7-x-7-x-5-x-5-x-5-x-5-5--|
Eb-5-x-5-x---------3-x-3----|


Chorus:    strum each chord as much as needed
eb---------------------------------------------|
Bb---------------------------------------------|
Gb----------5----------------------------------|
Db---5------5------5---------5-------2-------7-|
Ab---5------3------5---------5-------2-------7-|
Eb---3-------------3---------3-------0-------5-|

eb---------------------------------------|
Bb---------------------------------------|
Gb---5----6----7----9---------7--------7-|
Db---5----6----7----9----7----7----5---7-|
Ab---3----4----5----7----7----5----5---5-|
Eb-----------------------5---------3-----|

Solo:
           lead
eb--------------------------------|
Bb------8----------13---------8---|
Gb------7----------12---------7---|
Db-4/5-------9/10--------4/5------|
Ab--------------------------------|
Eb--------------------------------|

eb------------------------15--------|
Bb------8----------13-----15-brbrbr-| * only hit the note once then
Gb------7----------12---------------|   just bend and release 3 times
Db-4/5-------9/10-------------------|
Ab----------------------------------|
Eb----------------------------------|

eb----------------------------------------|
Bb------13br13------14br14------15br15----|
Gb------12br12------13br13------14br14----|
Db-10-10-------11-11-------12-12------14--|
Ab----------------------------------------|
Eb----------------------------------------|

eb----------------------------------------15~-|
Bb--------------------------------------------|
Gb-------12-14--14^r-12h14p12--12-----12------|
Db--12h14--------------------14--14p12--------|
Ab--------------------------------------------|
Eb--------------------------------------------|

        rhythm
eb----------------------------------|
Bb----------------------------------|
Gb----------5-x-5-x-----------------|
Db--5-x-5-x-5-x-5-x-5-x-5-x-5-x-5-x-|
Ab--5-x-5-x-3-x-3-x-5-x-5-x-5-x-5-x-|
Eb--3-x-3-x---------3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-|

eb----------------------------------|
Bb----------------------------------|
Gb----------5-x-5-x-----------------|
Db--5-x-5-x-5-x-5-x-5-x-5-x-5-x-5-x-|
Ab--5-x-5-x-3-x-3-x-5-x-5-x-5-x-5-x-|
Eb--3-x-3-x---------3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-|

eb----------------------------------|
Bb----------------------------------|
Gb--5-x-5-x-6-x-6-x-7-x-7-x-9-x-9-x-|
Db--5-x-5-x-6-x-6-x-7-x-7-x-9-x-9-x-|
Ab--3-x-3-x-4-x-4-x-5-x-5-x-7-x-7-x-|
Eb----------------------------------|

eb--------------------------|
Bb--------------------------|
Gb---------7-x-7-x-------7--|
Db-7-x-7-x-7-x-7-x-5-x-5-7--|
Ab-7-x-7-x-5-x-5-x-5-x-5-5--|
Eb-5-x-5-x---------3-x-3----|

Verse 2:
eb-------------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb-------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb-------5-555----------------------------------5-5556-6667-7779-999-|
Db--5-5555-5555-55-55-55-55-5552-2227-77-77-77-75-5556-6667-7779-999-|
Ab--5-5553-3335-55-55-55-55-5552-2227-77-77-77-73-3334-4445-5557-777-|
Eb--3-333-----3-33-33-33-33-3330-0005-55-55-55-5---------------------|
 pm . .... .... .. .. .. .. .... .... .. .. .. .. .... .... .... ...

eb------------------------|
Bb------------------------|
Gb-------------7-75-54-42-|
Db-7-77-77-77-77-75-54-42-|
Ab-7-77-77-77-75-53-32-20-|
Eb-5-55-55-55-5-----------|
 pm. .. .. ..

eb----------------------------------|
Bb----------------------------------|
Gb----------5-x-5-x-----------------|
Db--5-x-5-x-5-x-5-x-5-x-5-x-5-x-5-x-|
Ab--5-x-5-x-3-x-3-x-5-x-5-x-5-x-5-x-|
Eb--3-x-3-x---------3-x-3-x-3-x-3-x-|

eb-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb---------------------------------5-x-5-x-6-x-6-x-7-x-7-x-9-x-9-x-|
Db-5-x-5-x-2-x-2-x-7-x-7-x-7-x-7-x-5-x-5-x-6-x-6-x-7-x-7-x-9-x-9-x-|
Ab-5-x-5-x-2-x-2-x-7-x-7-x-7-x-7-x-3-x-3-x-4-x-4-x-5-x-5-x-7-x-7-x-|
Eb-3-x-3-x-0-x-0-x-5-x-5-x-5-x-5-x---------------------------------|

eb--------------------------|
Bb--------------------------|
Gb---------7-x-7-x-------7--|
Db-7-x-7-x-7-x-7-x-5-x-5-7--|
Ab-7-x-7-x-5-x-5-x-5-x-5-5--|
Eb-5-x-5-x---------3-x-3----|


Then play the chorus again
right after the chorus this is the outro:

eb--------------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb--------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb-5-5---6-6---7-7779-999-------7~---5~-------------------------------|
Db-5-5---6-6---7-7779-999-7-777-7~---5~---------5~---555555555555~--5-|
Ab-3-3---4-4---5-5557-777-7-777-5~---3~---------5~---555555555555~--5-|
Eb------------------------5-555-----------------3~---333333333333~--3-|
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