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While My Guitar Gently Weeps Tab

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Band: The Beatles
Song: While My Guitar Gently Weeps
Album: The Beatles (The White Album)
Tabber: clark@theoddmenout.com


Guitar 1: Electric Lead (Played by Eric Clapton)
Guitar 2: Acoustic Rhythm (play chords noted above Guitar 1)

All Guitars in standard tuning (eBGDAE)

Chords:
  Am   Am7 D2/F#  F    G    D    E    A   C#m  F#m  Bm    C
E|--0----0----0----1----3----2----0----0----4----2----2----0--|
B|--1----1----3----1----0----3----0----2----5----2----3----1--|
G|--2----2----2----2----0----2----1----2----6----2----4----0--|
D|--2----2----0----3----0----0----2----2----6----4----4----2--|
A|--0----0----0----3----2---------2----0----4----4----2----3--|
E|-------3----2----1----3---------0--------------2------------|

*Note- For ease I will call D2/F# just D2


[Intro]

  (Am)      (Am7)    (D2)     (F)        


  (Am)        (G)      (D)      (E)  
E|-----------------------------------0----------4--|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------2----/4----|
D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------0-----------------|



Verse 1:

    (Am)      (Am7)         (D2)               (F)          
E|--------------------0--------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------1----------------------------------------|
G|--2--2--2--2----2-----------2---------------------------2-----2--|
D|-----------------------------------------------------3-----3-----|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
"I look at you all, see the love, there that's sleeping"


(Am)        (G)        (D)        (E)  
E|------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------(10)b13-b13-b13r10--9-9-10\9---------|
G|----2--------------0---------------------------------------9---9--|
D|-------------------------0----------------------------------------|
A|---------------2--------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------3------------------------------------------------------|
"While my guitar gently weeps"


    (Am)      (Am7)         (D2)         (F)          
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------2---------------------------------------------2-----2-----2--|
D|-------------------------------------------------3-----3-----3-----|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
"I look at the floor, and I see it needs sweeping"


(Am)        (G)        (C)        (E)  
E|-------------------------------------------------5----------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------8------------------|
G|---------------------------------7b9------7b9-----------7b9r7--5---b6---|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
       "Still my guitar gently weeps"



[Chorus 1]

  (A)      (C#m)                 (F#m)     (C#m)          (Bm)
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------4--2---2--2--------------2--4----------|
D|--------------------2-/4--------------------2--2/4---------------|
A|----------------4-----------------------------------------2---2--|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
 "I don't whyyy-hy--hy              nobody told you "


   (Bm)                        (E)
E|--------------2-------------2-------0-------9----7----4----2---0-----2--|
B|-----------------3-----3-------3--5-5-----------------------------------|
G|--------------------4-------------------7/9---7----4----2----1---1/2----|
D|----------4-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
         "How to unfold your love"


  (A)      (C#m)                 (F#m)      (C#m)                  
E|--0------------------------------2---------------------------------------|
B|--2--------------5------------------2-------------------------5------5---|
G|--2------------6-----6----6---------------------------------------6------|
D|--2---------6-----------6----------------------------------6-------------|
A|--0------4----------------------------------------------4----------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 "I don't know hoo-oo-oow                     Someone controlled you"



  (Bm)                                    (E)
E|--2---------------------------------------------------------12------------|
B|--3-----------------------------3-------------/14--12----------12---------|
G|--4-------------------------4-----4---4-------/13--13---13--------11\9-9--|
D|--4-----------------------4---4-----4-------------------------------------|
A|--2---------------------2-------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
       "They bought and  soooooold       you"



[Verse 2]

     (Am)       (Am7)        (D2)            (F)
E|-------5--5--5---------------------0---0-------------|
B|-------5--5--5---------------------1---1-------------|
G|-------5--5--5---------------------2---2-------------|
D|-----------------------------------3---3-------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|
   "I look at the world, and I noo  tice it's turning"


   (Am)     (G)            (D)               (E)
E|-----------------------------------------------5----------8v---|
B|---------------------------------------------5----8/10---------|
G|--2------------------------------------7-b9--------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|
     "While my guitar gently weeps"


       (Am)      (Am7)         (D2)         (F)
E|-----------------------------------------------------0--------|
B|-------10--------------------------------------------------1--|
G|--------------------------------------------------------2-----|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|
   "With every mistake, we must surely be learning"


 Am           G           C        
    "Still my guitar gently weeps"
  


[Guitar solo]

   (E)
E|------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------13-b14--15-b17--|
G|--(14)b17r14---12h14-b17------------------| go to the next line quick I 
D|------------------------------------------| just separated them to make
A|------------------------------------------| sure Am always starts the lines
E|------------------------------------------|


   (Am)            (Am7)                (D2)   (F)
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--13--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------14~~~--------12h14-b17-14b17~~~----------12h14-b17-14b17~~~-------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|


   (Am) (G)                          (D)                  (E)  
E|-----------------------------------------15------------------|
B|-------------------15-b17r15p13-15b17-------b17-r15--15--13--|
G|--------12h14-b17--------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------|
  
                                |--(15)b17--r---15b17--b17--|
                                |---------------------------|
                                |---------------------------|
                                |---------------------------|
                                |---------------------------|
                                |---------------------------|

   (Am)           (Am7)                 (D2)                         (F)
E|----(15)b17r15----b17---------------15-------------------15--------------|
B|-------------------------17--15b17------b17r15--13h15b17-----b17r15--13--|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|


   (Am)                                     (G)
E|------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--(14)b17r14p12h14-b17--14b17---------12--------------------------|
D|--------------------------------12h14----14--12p10-12---10h12-10--|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------|


     (C)                         (E)
  |------------------------------10h12--12/15--15-b17--b17r15--b17--|
  |----------------10h13--13/15-------------------------------------|
  |---------12h14---------------------------------------------------|
  |--12h14----------------------------------------------------------|
  |-----------------------------------------------------------------|
  |-----------------------------------------------------------------|



[Chorus 2]

  (A)      (C#m)                 (F#m)     (C#m)          (Bm)
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------4--2---2--2--------------2--4----------|
D|--------------------2-/4--------------------2--2/4---------------|
A|----------------4-----------------------------------------2---2--|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
 "I don't hoo-oo-oow           you were diverted "


   (Bm)                            (E)
E|--------------2-------------2-------0------0--0------0------4----2----0--|
B|-----------------3-----3-------3--5-5---5---------5----------------------|
G|--------------------4-----------------------------------2/4---4----2-----|
D|----------4--------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
         "You were perverted too"


  (A)      (C#m)                 (F#m)      (C#m)                  
E|--0------------------------------2---------------------------------------|
B|--2--------------5------------------2-------------------------5------5---|
G|--2------------6-----6----6---------------------------------------6------|
D|--2---------6-----------6----------------------------------6-------------|
A|--0------4----------------------------------------------4----------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 "I don't know hoo-oo-oow                     You were inverted"



  (Bm)                        (E)
E|--2------------------------------------0------------12-------12-------12--|
B|--3-------------------3-----------(5)-------------------------------------|
G|--4---------------4-----4---4----------------12/13------14~------14~------|
D|--4-------------4---4-----4-----------------------------------------------|
A|--2-----------2-----------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
       "No one alerted       you"



Verse 3:

   (Am)         (Am7)        (D2)              (F)
E|--------------------------------------------------------0----------|
B|-------10~------------------------------------------------1--------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------2--2--|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
  "I look at you all, see the love there that's sleeping"


(Am)     (G)            (D)              (E)   
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------10-10--10b13--10b13--8--10-10---10p8----------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------9p7--5--|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  "While my guitar gently weeps"


   (Am)        (Am7)      (D2)          (F)
E|------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--just play various random pickings on the strummed chords--|
D|--(there's nothing much)------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------|
   "Look at you all..."


   (Am)       (G)           (C)        (E)
E|-----------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------2-------------------7b9----7b9----7b9~~~--|
D|-----------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|
   "Still my guitar gently weeps"       



Guitar Solo 2:

  (Am)           (Am7)         (D2)          (F)
E|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|--7b9----7b9----7b9----7b9----7b9----7b9----7b9----7b9--|
D|--------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|


  (Am)              (G)            (D)       (E)         
E|---------------------------------------------8b10---8---5--------------|
B|----------------8b10----8b10-------8-----8----------------5------------|
G|--7b9----7b9-------------------9-----9-----9-----------------7b9r7--5--|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|


    (Am)         (Am7)          (D2)       (F)         
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------13b15-----(13)b15r13b15r13--|
G|-------------------5~--------5~--/----------------------------------|
D|-------------5--7---------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|


   (Am)             (G)                         (C)                (E)   
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------17--|
B|--13b15--r13----10-/13-13-10-10-10-/13-13--/15--13--13h15--15/17--17------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

                                              |--------------------------|
                                              |--15-17--13b15r13-13------|
                                              |----------------------14--|
                                              |--------------------------|
                                              |--------------------------|
                                              |--------------------------|


   (Am)          (Am7)                 (D2)         (F)
E|----------------15b17--b17-----------15b17---------15-(15)b17-b17---|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--(14)--------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|


   (Am)                 (G)                      (C)
E|----15-b17-b17r15b17------------------15-17-15--17----------------|
B|------------------------15b17------17----------------15--15b17----|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------|

                 (E)
E|---------17--------------------------------------|
B|--15b17------15-15b17r15--13-15---------13-------|
G|---------------------------------12-14-------14--|
D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|

[Fade]



That's it!  For suggestions, corrections, and requests, email me:
                         oddmenout4@yahoo.com



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| (n)  Ghost note
| h    Hammer-on
| p    Pull-off
| r    Release
| b    Bend
| /    Slide up
| \    Slide down
| ~    Vibrato 

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zteini wrote on May 26 2006, 11:48 am

the f.x. --7b9-- is that bend the 7 to nine or pull of in the bend?

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theoddmenout wrote on May 26 2006, 03:21 pm

bend the 7 till it sounds like 9 (i.e. a whole step)

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Callo wrote on November 13 2007, 02:19 am

awesome tab, well set out, but where is the little intro part, 5 stars anyway though... just

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