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                               Blue Jay Way
                         
                             (Music and Words
                            by George Harrison)
                            
                           Copyright 1967 Northern Songs



     Slowly             C               C' (actually it's C with a small o            
                                            next   
                                            to it, but I'll mark it like 
                                            this.              
                                            Scroll to the bottom to see how 
                                            it's played)
  |---------------------|-7-------------|-7---------------------------------|
 4|---------------------|-5--5--5--5----|-5-----5-------5--------5----------|
 4|---------------------|---------------|-----------------------------------|
  |---------------------|---------------|-----------------------------------|
  There's a fog up on L. A.              And my friends have lost their     
    
 C           C'
|-7-------------|-7-------------------------|-7------------------|
|-5--5--5--5----|-5-----5-----5-----5-------|-5-----5----5----5--|
|---------------|---------------------------|--------------------|
|---------------|---------------------------|--------------------|
 way.                We'll be over soon they said,

                                 C
|--7--------------------------------|---6-7-6-7-6----------| |--3------|
|--5------5-------5-------5---------|---5------------------|3|--5------|
|-----------------------------------|----------------------|4|---------|
|-----------------------------------|----------------------| |---------|
     Now they've lost themselves in - stead



   (Faster)

  |-0------0---------|-0--------0-------|---0-----------0--------|
 4|------------------|------------------|------------------------|
 4|------------------|------------------|------------------------|
  |------------------|------------------|------------------------|
     Please    don't   be    long           please don't you



|--0---------0-----|-8-----7----6----3-----|--6-7-6--3-------|
|------------------|-5-----5----5----5-----|--5---5--5---5---|
|------------------|-----------------------|-----------------|
|------------------|-----------------------|-----------------|
 be  very  long       Please don't be long               or



|--5-----------------|-12--10---8---7-------|
|--5----5----5--5----|-5--------------------|
|--------------------|----------------------|
|--------------------|----------------------|
 I    may    be   a  -  sleep              


(verse 2, continue with the same bass rhythm as in the first verse, except             
                          for the first bar)

 C'                    C           C'
|-0-------------------|-----------|-------------------------------|
|---------------------|-----------|-------------------------------|
|---------------------|-----------|-------------------------------|
|---------------------|-----------|-------------------------------|    
    well it only goes to  show,       And  I  told  them  where  to

 C           C'
|-----------|-----------------------|----------------|
|-----------|-----------------------|----------------|
|-----------|-----------------------|----------------|
|-----------|-----------------------|----------------|
 go.         Ask a policeman on the  street,

                                 C
|-------------------------------|-----------------| |--------|
|-------------------------------|-----------------|3|--------|
|-------------------------------|-----------------|4|--------|
|-------------------------------|-----------------| |--------|
 There's   so  many  there  to    meet


   (Faster)

  |----------------|----------------|----------------------|
 4|----------------|----------------|----------------------|
 4|----------------|----------------|----------------------|
  |----------------|----------------|----------------------|
    Please    don't   be    long           please don't you



|----------------|-------------------------|----------------|
|----------------|-------------------------|----------------|
|----------------|-------------------------|----------------|
|----------------|-------------------------|----------------|
 be  very  long     Please don't be long                 or



|----------------|----------------|
|----------------|----------------|
|----------------|----------------|
|----------------|----------------|
 I   may   be   a-sleep            



(verse 3)

 C'                    C           C'          (cont. with same bass rhythm)
|--0-------------------|--7-------------------|--s----------------------|
|----------------------|--5--5--5-5-5--5--5--5|--a----------------------|
|----------------------|----------------------|--m----------------------|
|----------------------|----------------------|--e----------------------|    
 Now it's past my bed I know                   And I'd really like to

 C           C' 
|--s---------|--s-----------------------|-s---------------|
|--a---------|--a-----------------------|-a---------------|
|--m---------|--m-----------------------|-m---------------|
|--e---------|--e-----------------------|-e---------------|
 go.         Soon will be the break of day 

                                 C
|-7-----------------------------|--7-------------------|-7-------|
|-5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5-|--5--5--5-5-5--5--5--5|-5-------|
|-------------------------------|----------------------|---------|
|-------------------------------|----------------------|---------|
    Sitting  here  in  Blue  Jay  Way 


   (Faster)

|-7--------------|-7--------------|-7--------------------|
|-5---5---5---5--|-5---5---5---5--|-5---5-----5----5-----|
|----------------|----------------|----------------------|
|----------------|----------------|----------------------|
    Please    don't   be    long           please don't you



|-7--------------| |-7-----------------------|
|-5---5----5---5-|6|-5---5---5---5---5---5---|
|----------------|4|-------------------------|
|----------------| |-------------------------|
 be  very  long       Please don't be long or



  |---8--7--6--3----|--6--3--2--0--------|
 4|---5--5--5--5----|--5--5--5-----------|
 4|-----------------|--------------------|
  |-----------------|--------------------|
   I   may   be   a - sleep            


|--0-----0-----|---0----0-----|-7--------------|
|--------------|--------------|-5--------------|
|--------------|--------------|----------------|
|--------------|--------------|----------------|
 Please don't     be   long    Please don't you



|------------| |--7------------------|-12--12--10--10--8--8--7--7--|
|------------|6|--5--------5--5-5--5-|-5---------------------------|
|------------|4|---------------------|-----------------------------|
|------------| |---------------------|-----------------------------|
 be very long   Please don't be long



|-6--6--3--3--2--2--0--0--|
|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|




|--0-----0-----|---0----0-----|-7---------------|
|--------------|--------------|-5---------------|
|--------------|--------------|-----------------|
|--------------|--------------|-----------------|
 Please don't      be    long   Please don't you



|------------| |--7------------------|-12--12--10--10--8--8--7--7--|
|------------|6|--5--------5--5-5--5-|-5---------------------------|
|------------|4|---------------------|-----------------------------|
|------------| |---------------------|-----------------------------|
 be very long   Please don't be long



|-6--6--3--3--2--2--0--0--|
|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|




|--0-----0-----|---0----0-----|-7--------------|
|--------------|--------------|-5--------------|
|--------------|--------------|----------------|
|--------------|--------------|----------------|
 Please don't     be   long    Please don't you



|------------|-7------------------|-7-----------|
|------------|-5------------------|-5-----------|
|------------|--------------------|-------------|
|------------|--------------------|-------------|
 be very long.Please don't be long




|-7---7-----7---|-7---7-----7---|-7----------|
|-5-------------|-5-------------|-5----------|
|---------------|---------------|------------|
|---------------|---------------|------------|
 Don't       be  long,  don't be long



 |-7---------------------------|-7-6-7-6-7--7-5-6-5-6--6-5-6--|
5|-5---------------------------|-5----------------------------|
4|-----------------------------|------------------------------|
 |-----------------------------|------------------------------|
  Don't be long, don't be long                                 



 |-0-----------| |-7-------------| |-7-----------|
4|-------------|6|-5-------------|5|-5-----------|
4|-------------|4|---------------|4|-------------|
 |-------------| |---------------| |-------------|
    Don't be long,    don't be long



|-7-6-7-6-7--7-5-6-5-6--6-5-6--| |------------||
|-5----------------------------|4|------------||
|------------------------------|4|------------||
|------------------------------| |------------||





Chords used:

C           C'

E|-0-|     |---|
B|-1-|     |-4-|
G|-0-|     |-2-|
D|-2-|     |-4-|
A|-3-|     |-3-|
E|---|     |---|

            
            
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Andy and others 61 May 25, 2006 06:49 AM

Wich instrument is this tab for?

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Trunx 1,370 May 26, 2006 05:12 AM

Bass, and the chords are for guitar. I'm not sure if the tab is 100 percent correct

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giu_ri 10 Aug 02, 2006 11:46 AM

ok, i was confused too, it says "guitar" and then you got 4 strings...i'll check it out later

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