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Creepin' up on You - Status Quo
Album - Heavy Traffic

Tabbed by: Curtis (Rocker4500)
Email: Rocker4500@aol.com
Tuning: EADGBe (standard)

Some of the chords you will need -

    E A D G B e
A - 5 7 7 6 5 5
A*- 5 5 5 x x x
D - x 5 7 7 x x
D - x 5 5 5 x x

All lead parts played by Francis Rossi

Intro (play tab part through twice)
D, C, C/B, G, G{stop dead}


  (no chords)      A      A*  A                  A      A*     A
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-7bu8--7-5----------------------7bu8--7-5----------------------------------|
G|-----------5-6----------------------------5-6------------------------------|
D|---------------7~~----------------------------7~~--------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

         C        D      D*   D           C      A      A*     A
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-7bu8--7-5---------5-------------7bu8--7-5---------------------------------|
G|-----------5-6-----5-----------------------5-6-----------------------------|
D|----------------7------------------------------7~~-------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

                  C                    D          C        A   A*  A
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----5-7-5-7-7bu9bd7--5-7-7bu9bd7--5-7-5-7-7bu9bd7-5-----------------------|
D|-5-7-------------------------------------------------7-5-7~~---------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


V1

(no playing)       A    A*  A
I like the way you walk
                             A     A*  A
You've got a giggle when you talk
  C                D      D*  D
I like the way you talk
             C               A     A*  A
You've got a wiggle when you walk
                C                          D
Nothing you can do, sure as one and one is two,
        C              A     A*  A (stop dead)
I'll be Creepin' up on you


V2

                  A     A*  A
I'm gonna be your man
                  A     A*  A
You better understand
        C             D      D*  D
Be your pretty little thing
      C           A       A*  A
Your puppet on a string
                C                          D
Nothing you can do, sure as one and one is two,
        C              A     A*  A
I'll be Creepin' up on you


Solo 1 (play solo as played in intro)

Middle 8

B C C#         D                      A
     I'm gonna write a little letter
D              A
Poetry for two
D                       A
Send you pretty flowers     (I hope you like 'em)

D, C, C/B, G, G {stop dead}
               Creepin' up on you


Solo 2

Chord pattern stays same as intro solo
This is the first lick of the solo, from then on, every time I've seen Rossi play it, he 
improvises in A minor using alot of blues licks.

e|-8-5---5-5-8-5---5---------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----8---------8-----------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Middle 8

Same as before, but ends with-

B, D


V3
                    A     A* A
Gonna take a little time
                  A      A*  A
Before I make you mine
      C       D           D*  D
But I bet you anything
             C       A     A*  A
You're gonna wear my ring
                C                          D
Nothing you can do, sure as one and one is two,
        C              A     A*  A
I'll be Creepin' up on you
                C                          D
Nothing you can do, sure as one and one is two,
        C              A     A*  A (stop dead)
I'll be Creepin' up on you
                C                          D (let ring)
Nothing you can do, sure as one and one is two,
                                    (play solo 1 as outro)
I'll be Creepin' up on............ you


End on A.

| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
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