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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------##
From: Jeffrey Weiss 


[just posted this today, feel free to add to archive; it's on the MOST WANTED
 list.  Still need the Bridge chords, though; will probably add later. - jw]


DE DO DO DO, DE DA DA DA (by Sting) - The Police
Transcribed by: Jeffrey Weiss (jw@mckinsey.com)


Intro and Refrain ("De do do do, de da da da..."):

             D
             V V
E -----------2-2---|
B -----------3-3---|
G -----------2-2---|
D -----------0-0---|
A -----------------|
E -----------------|
  (5/8 rest) |_| %

   A9        A       D/A       A                 E                 D
        						           V V
E -----------------|-----------------|-----------0-----|-----------2-2---||
B -0-0-0-0---2-----|-3-3-3-3---2-----|-----------0-----|-----------3-3---||
G -4-4-4-4---2-----|-2-2-2-2---2-----|-----------1-----|-----------2-2---||
D -2-2-2-2---2-----|-4-4-4-4---2-----|-----------2-----|-----------0-0---||
A -0-0-0-0---0-----|-0-0-0-0---0-----|-----------2-----|-----------------||
E -----------------|-----------------|-0-0-0-0---0-----|-0-0-0-0---------||
   |_|_| |  _| }     |_|_| |  _| }     |_|_| |   |.	 |_|_| |   |_| %


Verse ("Don't think me unkind..."):

E -----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||
B -----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||
G ---4-----4-----4-|---4-----4-----4-|---4-----4-----4-|---4-----4-----4-||
D -----4-----4-----|-----4-----4-----|-----4-----4-----|-----4-----4-----||
A (0)----0---------|-------------4---|-------4-----4---|-------4-----0---||
E -------------2T--|-------2T--------|-----------------|-----------------||
   |_|_|_|_|_|_|_|   % |_|_|_|_|_|_|   % |_|_|_|_|_|_|   % |_|_|_|_|_|_|


Chorus ("When the e-lo-quence escapes you...")

   D
   V       v   v   V       v   v     V       v   v   V       v   v
E -5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
B -7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
G -7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
D -7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
A -5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
E ---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
   |=|=|=|=|=|=|=|=|=|=|=|=|=|=|=|   |=|=|=|=|=|=|=|=|=|=|=|=|=|=|=|

   E
   V       v   v   V       v   v     V       v   v   V       v   v
E -7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-||
B -9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-||
G -9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-||
D -9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-||
A -7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-||
E ---------------------------------|---------------------------------||
   |=|=|=|=|=|=|=|=|=|=|=|=|=|=|=|   |=|=|=|=|=|=|=|=|=|=|=|=|=|=|=|


Notes: Chords and accents (where applicable) on top, note values on bottom
       (see key below).  Use a pretty heavy chorus effect throughout.
       Intro and Refrain - use light strumming; barely hit those A chords
       at the end of the first two measures.  Let the open E chord ring.
       Verse - use pick-hand muting, but hit the highest note (B) sharply.
       The "2T" indicates that it's easiest to fret the F# with your thumb.
       The (0) indicates that the open A is used here only at the very
       beginning of each Verse.
       Chorus - use fret-hand muting by alternately releasing pressure on
       the chord.  The accents indicate when the chord sounds through (i.e.,
       when it should be fretted).

Key:
    |.  = dotted quarter note
    |   = quarter note          }    = quarter rest
    _|  = single eighth note
    |_| = eighth notes		%    = eighth rest
    |=| = sixteenth notes

    V   = big accent		v    = moderate accent

            
            
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