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Dirty Little Secret by: The All-American Rejects


Tab by: Aaron Meredith

Guitar 1- Standard Tuning (E-A-D-G-B-e) CAPO 3rd Fret
Guitar 2- Standard Tuning (E-A-D-G-B-e)
Guitar 3- Standard Tuning (E-A-D-G-B-e) CAPO 3rd Fret
Guitar 4- Standard Tuning (E-A-D-G-B-e) CAPO 3rd Fret


~ = let ring
/ = slide up
\ = slide down
h = hammer-on
p = pull-off
b = bend
r = return bend
x = mute strings
. = palm-mute (pm)



Intro: Guitar 1 (Capo 3rd Fret)
e|-----------------------------------|   |--------------------|
B|----8-----8-----6--6~\5--6~\5------|   |-6--6~\5--6~\5------|
G|----x-----x-----x--x--x--x--x--5---|x4 |-x--x--x--x--x--5---|
D|----5-----5-----3--3~\2--3~\2--x---|   |-3--3~\2--3~\2--x---|
A|-------------------------------3---|   |----------------3---|
E|-----------------------------------|   |--------------------|



Intro: Guitar 2
e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|x2
D|-----------------------------------|
A|-8--x--8--x---x---x---x------------|
E|-6--x--6--x---x---x---x-----16\----|

e|-----------------------------------|   |---------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|   |---------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|x2 |---------------------|
D|-----------------------------------|   |---------------------|
A|--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|   |---6-6-6-6-6-6-6~~---|
E|--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-0--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|   |---4-4-4-4-4-4-4~~---|


Intro: Guitar 3 (Capo 3rd Fret)
e|--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|   |--1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1---|
B|--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|   |--1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1---|
G|--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|x3 |--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---|
D|-----------------------------------|   |--------------------|
A|----(comes in 2nd time through)-----|   |--------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|   |--------------------|


Verse: Guitar 1
e|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------------|x2
D|--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|
A|--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--|
E|--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-------------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-------------------|

Pre-Chorus: Guitar 1           
e|--0~--0~0~------0~--0~0~------0~--0~0~---------|
B|--1~--1~1~------0~--0~0~------1~--1~1~---------|
G|--2~--2~2~-(x2)-0~--0~0~-(x2)-0~--0~0~-(x2)----|
D|--2~--2~2~------2~--2~2~------2~--2~0~---------|
A|--0~--0~0~------2~--2~2~------3~--3~3~---------|
E|----------------0~--0~0~-----------------------|

e|--2--2--2--2-2---------------------|
B|--3--3--3--3-3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3------|
G|--2--2--2--2-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2------|
D|--0--0--0--0-0--2-2-2-4-4-4-4-0----|
A|--0--0--0--0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----|
E|-----------------------------------|

Pre-Chorus: Guitar 3 (during C chord part)
e|--3--2-----------3--2----------------|
B|--------3~~~~~---------3~~~~~--------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|

Chorus:  Guitar 1
e|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--2-2-2-2-2-3-3-3---|
B|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---|
G|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---|x2
D|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|
A|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|
E|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-------------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--------------------|

e|-3~-3~-3~-3~~~---|
B|-3~-3~-3~-3~~~---|
G|-0~-0~-0~-0~~~---|
D|-0~-0~-0~-0~~~---|
A|-3~-3~-3~-3~~~---|
E|-----------------|

Chorus: Guitar 2
e|------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------8-8-8-8-8-8-8\----------------------------------|x2
D|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--8-8-8-8-8-8-8\---5-5--5-5-5-5\--3-3--3-3-3-3/---|
A|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--6-6-6-6-6-6-6\---5-5--5-5-5-5\--3-3--3-3-3-3/---|
E|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-0-------------------3-3--3-3-3-3\--1-1--1-1-1-1/---|

e|-----------------|
B|-----------------|
G|-8~-8~-8~-8~~~---|
D|-8~-8~-8~-8~~~---|
A|-6~-6~-6~-6~~~---|
E|-----------------|

Verse 2: Guitar 1
e|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3/-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--|
B|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3/-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
 pm. . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . .

e|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3------------------|
B|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--5-5-5-5-5-5-5\--|
G|----------------------------------------------------5-5-5-5-5-5-5\--|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
 pm. . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . 

Verse 2: Guitar 2 
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-8~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~------------------------------|
A|-8~~~strum hard at beginning of verse~~------------------------------|
E|-6~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-------------------------11\--|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------8-8-8-8-8-8-8\---|
A|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-1010101010101010--6-6-6-6-6-6-6\---|
E|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-1010101010101010-------------------|
 Pm. . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . .  . . . . . .  


REPEAT PRE-CHORUS:

REPEAT CHORUS:

Bridge: Guitar 1
e|--3~-3-3-3--3-3---3-3~----------3~-3-3-3--3-3-x-3-3~-3-3-3-----|
B|--3~-3-3-3--3-3-x-3-3~-3-3-3----3~-3-3-3--3-3-x-3-3~-3-3-3-----|
G|--0~-0-0-0--0-0-x-0-0~-0-0-0-0--0~-0-0-0--0-0-x-0-0~-0-0-0-0---|x2
D|--2~-2-2-2--2-2-x-2-2~-0-0-0-0--2~-0-0-0--0-2-x-2-0~-0-0-0-0---|
A|--2~-2-2-2--2-2-x-2-2~-0-0-0-0--3~-3-3-3--3-3-x-3-3~-3-3-3-0---|
E|-----------------------0-0-0-----------------------------------|

e|--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3----|
B|--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3----|
G|--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0h2-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----|
D|--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2----|
A|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--3~-3-3-3--3-3---3-3~----------3~-3-3-3--3-3-x-3-3~-3-3-3-----|
B|--3~-3-3-3--3-3-x-3-3~-3-3-3----3~-3-3-3--3-3-x-3-3~-3-3-3-----|
G|--0~-0-0-0--0-0-x-0-0~-0-0-0-0--0~-0-0-0--0-0-x-0-0~-0-0-0-0---|x2
D|--2~-2-2-2--2-2-x-2-2~-0-0-0-0--2~-0-0-0--0-2-x-2-0~-0-0-0-0---|
A|--2~-2-2-2--2-2-x-2-2~-0-0-0-0--3~-3-3-3--3-3-x-3-3~-3-3-3-0---|
E|-----------------------0-0-0-----------------------------------|

Bridge: Guitar 2
e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------|x2
D|--5~-5-5-5~~~~~5--5--5-5-5-5----8~-8-8-8~~~~~8---8---8-8-8-8---|
A|--5~-5-5-5~~~~~5--5--5-5-5-5-0--6~-6-6-6~~~~~6---6---6-6-6-6---|
E|--3~-3-3-3~~~~~3--3--3-3-3-3-0---------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
A|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

Bridge: Guitar 4 (played during 2nd part)
e|------------------------------|----------------------------------|
B|--8---------------------------|--8---------------------8-10-10br-|
G|-----7~~----------------4/5---|-----7~~--5~p4--5~~-7/9-----------|
D|----------5---5h7~---7--------|----------------------------------|
A|------------------------------|----------------------------------|
E|------------------------------|----------------------------------|

Guitar Solo: Guitar 1                     Guitar Solo: Guitar 2
e|--------------------------------|   e|----------------------------------|
B|---8-----8-----6--6~\5--6~\5----|   B|----------------------------------| 
G|---x-----x-----x--x--x--x--x--5-|x4 G|----------------------------------|x4
D|---5-----5-----3--3~\2--3~\2--x-|   D|----------------------------------|
A|------------------------------3-|   A|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|
E|--------------------------------|   E|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-0--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|


Guitar Solo: Guitar 3
e|--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|  
B|--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|   
G|--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|x4 
D|-----------------------------------|   
A|-----------------------------------|  
E|-----------------------------------|  



Guitar Solo: Guitar 4 (Capo 3rd Fret)
e|------------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|----8-----8---6---6p5-6p5-----|----8-----8---6---6p5------10br--|
G|--------------------------5---|----------------------7/9--------|
D|-5-----5----------------------|-5-----5-------------------------|
A|------------------------------|---------------------------------|
E|------------------------------|---------------------------------|

e|-----10------10---8--8p7-8p7---|-----10------10---8--8p7-8p7---|
B|--8------8-------------------8-|--8------8-------------------8-|
G|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|






Breakdown: Guitar 1
e|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------0-0-0-0---|x2
D|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-0--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---|
A|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-0--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|
E|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-0-------------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--------------------|


Breakdown: Guitar 2 (played 2nd time through)
e|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------8-8-8-8-8-8-8------------------1010101010101010---|
A|---8-8-8-8-8-8-8----6-6-6-6-6-6-6----5-5-5-5-5-5-5--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8---|
E|---6-6-6-6-6-6-6---------------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8---|
 pm  . . . . . . .    . . . . . . .    . . . . . . .  . . . . 


Breakdown: Guitar 3 (played 2nd time through)
e|------------------------------------------3--2----------3--2----------|
B|------------------------------------------------3~~~----------3~~~----|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|



Chorus: Guitar 1
e|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--2-2-2-2-2-3-3-3---|
B|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---|
G|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---|x2
D|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|
A|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|
E|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-------------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--------------------|



Chorus: Guitar 2
e|------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------8-8-8-8-8-8-8\----------------------------------|x2
D|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--8-8-8-8-8-8-8\---5-5--5-5-5-5\--3-3--3-3-3-3/---|
A|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--6-6-6-6-6-6-6\---5-5--5-5-5-5\--3-3--3-3-3-3/---|
E|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-0-------------------3-3--3-3-3-3\--1-1--1-1-1-1/---|



Chorus: Guitar 3 (play 1st time through )
e|-----3--2--3~~~-3--2--3~~~--3--2--3~~~-3--2------|
B|--3------------------------------------------3---|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|



Chorus Cont: Guitar 1
e|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3----------------|
B|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3----------------|
G|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----------------|
D|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--3~~~~~--------|
A|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--3~~~~~--------|
E|-----------------------------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--1~~~~~--------|

Chorus Cont: Guitar 2
e|--------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8----------------------------------------------|
D|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--6~~~~~----|
A|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--6~~~~~----|
E|------------------1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--4~~~~~----|

Chorus Cont: Guitar 3
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-1111111111111111--12~~~~~-12-12\--|
G|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x---x-------x--x---|
D|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--10~~~~~-10-10\--|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|


Outro: Guitar 1
e|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|   
B|----8-----8-----6--6~\5--6~\5------|----8-----8-----6--6~\5--6~\5------|  
G|----x-----x-----x--x--x--x--x--5---|----x-----x-----x--x--x--x--x--7~~~|
D|----5-----5-----3--3~\2--3~\2--x---|----5-----5-----3--3~\2--3~\2--x---|  
A|-------------------------------3---|-------------------------------5~~~|   
E|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|   


Outro: Guitar 2
e|-----------------------------------|------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------|------------------------------------|
A|-8--x--8--x---x---x---x------------|--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--6-6-6-6-6---3~~~-|
E|-6--x--6--x---x---x---x-----16\----|--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-0--4-4-4-4-4-0-1~~~-|


Intro: (Guitar 3 Capo 3rd Fret)
e|--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--1-1-1-1-1-1-1~~~-|   
B|--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--1-1-1-1-1-1-1~~~-|   
G|--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0~~~-| (repeats through feedback and fades)
D|------------------------------------|   
A|----(comes in 2nd time through)-----|  
E|------------------------------------|   


**All guitars feedback and end with Digital Tape-slowing effect apllied to entire mix in studio**



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SPFan 10 Apr 20, 2006 04:15 AM

Lol aar doesnt have 4 guitarists

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chuckroast0 10 Apr 20, 2006 10:56 AM

can someone reat this to me... its a lil confusing... lol

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jaames 1,351 Apr 20, 2006 11:12 AM

AAR does use 4 guitars to record this song, this version actually sounds pretty good.

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