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SUPERSTITION
As recorded by Stevie Wonder
(From the 1972 Album TALKING BOOK)

 Words and Music by Stevie Wonder

Gtr I (E A D G B E)


[Intro]

   Q=95
   (Em7)
  4/4
        Gtr I
e|----------------|--------------------|
B|----------------|--------------------|
G|----------------|--------------------|
D|----------------|---------5----------|
A|------------5-7-|---7-5-7-----5----7-|
E|-------5h7------|-0---------x----x---|


e|--------------------|---------------------|
B|------------------8-|---------------------|
G|------------------9-|---------------------|
D|---------5--------9-|---------5-----------|
A|-----5-7-----5----7-|---7-5-7-----5----7--|
E|-5-7-------x----x---|-0---------x----x----|


[Verse]

e|-------------------3-|---0-(0)--------------|
B|-----------5---5-3---|----------------------|
G|---------7-------4---|----------------------|
D|---------5-------5---|-----------5----------|
A|-----5-7-----5---7---|---7--5--7-----5----7-|
E|-5-7-----------------|-0-----------x----x---|


e|---------------------|---------------------|
B|---------------------|---------------------|
G|---------7-4---2-0h2p|=0-------------------|
D|---------5-------2---|---------5-----------|
A|-----5-7-----5-------|---7-5-7-----5----7--|
E|-5-7-----------------|-0---------x----x----|


e|-------------------3-|---0-(0)--------------|
B|-----------5---5-3---|----------------------|
G|---------7-------4---|----------------------|
D|---------5-------5---|-----------5----------|
A|-----5-7-----5---7---|---7--5--7-----5----7-|
E|-5-7-----------------|-0-----------x----x---|


e|-----------------------|------------------------|
B|-----------------------|------------------------|
G|---------7-4--2--0-2p0-|-(0)--------------------|
D|---------5---------2---|-----------5------------|
A|-----5-7------5--------|-----7-5-7-----5----7---|
E|-5-7-------------------|--0----------x----x-----|


e|---------------------3-|---12-10S12----0----------10h11p10-----12-12--|
B|-----------5--5------3-|--------------------10h12-----------12--------|
G|---------7-------7-----|----9------------12---------------------------|
D|---------5-------------|----9--0-------------------0----(0)-----------|
A|-----5-7------5----7---|----7------------10---------------------------|
E|-5-7-------------------|-0----------12-------------------------12-----|


e|---12-------------19---17----15---------|
B|------15S17----17----0------------17----|
G|--------------------------------0-------|
D|-------0-------12-----------------------|
A|-0------------------------12------12----|
E|----7-------12----15------10------12h15-|


e|---12-10S12----0----------10h11p10-----12-12-|
B|--------------------10h12-----------12-------|
G|-----------------12--------------------------|
D|-------0-------------------0----(0)----------|
A|-----------------10--------------------------|
E|-0-12-------12-------------------------12----|


e|---12-10S12----12-19-0-17-0-15-0-------|
B|---------------------------------17----|
G|------------------------------------12-|
D|-------0------------------0------------|
A|-0----------------17-------------------|
E|----7-------12----15-------------12----|


e|---12-10S12----0----------10h11p10-----12-12-|
B|--------------------10h12-----------12-------|
G|----9------------12--------------------------|
D|----9--0-------------------0----(0)----------|
A|----7------------10--------------------------|
E|-0----------12-------------------------12----|


e|---12-------------19---17----15---------|
B|------15S17----17----0------------17----|
G|--------------------------------0-------|
D|-------0-------12-----------------------|
A|-0------------------------12------12----|
E|----7-------12----15------10------12h15-|


e|---12-10S12----0----------10h11p10-----12-12-|
B|--------------------10h12-----------12-------|
G|-----------------12--------------------------|
D|-------0-------------------0----(0)----------|
A|-----------------10--------------------------|
E|-0-12-------12-------------------------12----|


[Chorus]

                                       B7            C7+11
e|---12-10S12----12-19-17---15-------|----------------------------------|
B|------------------------0----0---7-|-(7)--(7)-7--8--(8)---(8)--8--8-7-|
G|---------------------------------8-|-(8)--(8)-8-11-(11)--(11)-11-11-8-|
D|-------0----------------0--------7-|-(7)--(7)-7--8--(8)---(8)--8--8-7-|
A|-0------------------------14-------|----------------------------------|
E|----7-------12----15-----------0---|--7--------------8----------------|


   B7         Bb13+11          A7
                                       T      T         T
e|----------0-(0)--(0)---0---|--------------------------------------|
B|-(7)--7---8-(8)--(8)-----8-|-(8)5---(5)---------------------------|
G|-(8)--8-9-7-(7)--(7)-7-----|----6---(6)---------------------------|
D|-(7)--7---6-(6)--(6)-------|----5---(5)---------------------------|
A|---------------------------|------------h7-10-(10)p7-10S12S10p7---|
E|--7----------6-------------|--5h==7--9--------------------------5-|


   B7+9
e|-------------3-3-0------------|
B|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---0----------|
G|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-----2p0h2p0--|
D|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1--------------|
A|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--------------|
E|------------------------------|


[Post-Chorus]

   (Em7)                         D/A  A/D  G    A  Em
e|-<12>------------------------|-10----9---7-----9-0-|
B|-<12>------------------------|-10---10---8----10-0-|
G|-<12>------------------------|-11----9---7-----9-0-|
D|-----------------------------|-------0---5--0------|
A|---------------10------------|--0------7---------7-|
E|---0--12-10-12----x-10--x-12-|----7----------------|


                          D/A  A/D  G    A  Em(Em9)
e|-(0)------------------|-10----9---7-----9-0--|
B|-(0)------------------|-10---10---8----10-0--|
G|-(0)------------------|-11----9---7-----9-0--|
D|-----------5----------|-------0---5--0-------|
A|-----7-5-7-----5----7-|--0------7---------7--|
E|--0----------x----x---|----7-----------------|


[Outro]

   (Em9)
e|-(0)------------------|---------0----------|
B|--7--------8----------|-7------------------|
G|-(0)------------------|--------------------|
D|-----------5----------|---------5----------|
A|-----7-5-7-----5----7-|-----5-7-----5----7-|
E|--0----------x----x---|-5-7-------x----x---|


e|--------------------|---------0-----------|
B|-7-------8----------|-7-------------------|
G|--------------------|---------------------|
D|---------5----------|---------5-----------|
A|---7-5-7-----5----7-|-----5-7-----5----7--|
E|-0---------x----x---|-5-7-------x----x----|


e||------12--10S12----0----------10h11p10-----12-12-|
B||o-----------------------10h12-----------12-------|
G||--11-(11)------------12--------------------------|
D||-----------0-------------------0----(0)----------|
A||o--------------------10--------------------------|
E||---0--12--------12-------------------------12----|


                                          4x
e|-----12--10S12----12-19-17---15--<12>---||
B|---------------------------------<12>--o||
G|-11-(11)-------------------------<12>---||
D|----------0----------14----0-(0)--------||
A|--0------------------------------------o||
E|------7--------12----15----------<12>---||




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Tablature Legend
----------------
 h   - hammer-on
 p   - pull-off
 b   - bend
 pb  - pre-bend
 r   - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
 /\  - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
 s   - legato slide
 S   - shift slide
 - natural harmonic
[n]  - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
 ~   - vibrato
 tr  - trill
 T   - tap
 TP  - trem. picking
 PM  - palm muting
\n/  - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
 \n  - tremolo bar down
 n/  - tremolo bar up
/n\  - tremolo bar inverted dip
 =   - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
 <> - volume swell (louder/softer)
 x   - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
 o   - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

Misc Legend
-----------
 |  - bar
||  - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*|  - double bar (ending)
 :  - bar (freetime)
 $  - Segno
 &  - Coda
Tempo markers -  = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths
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thedarknesrock 170 Mar 03, 2006 06:04 AM

nice tab, good job, but to play along weith the song it needs to be in Bb (just down a fret!)

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Ronan514 10 Sep 07, 2006 12:00 PM

This song is sweet, good tab man

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MATTTHEMOP 190 Jul 19, 2007 05:07 PM

wrong key mate.

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