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The Bluetones
Marblehead Johnson

This is a cool song, really well written (in 12/8).

Don't bother with any muting, let the open strings ring out.

INTRO

e]--|---------------|
B]--|---------------|
G]--|-----0---------|
D]--|-0h2---2---2-0-|
A]--|---------------|
E]-0|---------0-----| x3

e]-------------------|
B]-------------------|  (These hammer-on's are
G]-------------------|  a lot quicker than the
D]--h2-0-------------|  one in the first 3 measures)
A]-------h2-0-----0--|
E]-0----------3b4----|


VERSE

   Em7                             Asus2
e]-------------3-|-------------3-|----------------|-------------------|
B]-------------3-|-------------3-|-0------0-------|---------0---------|
G]-------------0-|-------------0-|-2--------2-----|-(0h)2-----2-----0-| (2nd time only)
D]-0h2--2---2----|-0h2--2---2----|-2-----------2--|-------2-------2---|
A]-0h2--2---2----|-0h2--2---2----|-0---2----------|-0-----------------|
E]-0-0--0---0----|-0-0--0---0----|----------------|-------------------|

  Tonight I'm wound tighter than a watchspring...

   C               Dsus2          Em7
e]---------------|---------------|----------------|---------------|
B]-----1--0------|---------------|----------------|---------------|
G]----------0--0-|-------0----0--|-----0----------|-----0---------|
D]---2--------2--|-----4----4----|-0h2---2---2-0--|-0h2---2---2-0-|
A]-3----3--------|-3/5----2------|----------------|---------------|
E]---------------|--------------0|---------0-----0|---------0-----|

   Tonight you owe my patience quite a debt...

Play through the above twice
for each verse, with the extra
hammer on the 2nd time round.


CHORUS

   Dsus2           D9 (no 3rd)     C      G/B       Am7   G
e]-0-------------|-0-------------|----------------|------------------|
B]-3-------------|-1-------------|----------------|------------------|
G]-2-------------|-2-------------|----0------0----|----0-----0-----0-|
D]-0-------------|-0-------------|--2---0--0---0--|--2---------------|
A]---------------|---------------|-3------2-------|-0----------0h2---|
E]---------------|---------------|----------------|-------3----------|

  And now the pressure's on...

   G7                              A7sus4 A7        A7sus2 A7
e]-3-----3-------|-3-----3-------|-0------0-------|----------------|
B]-3-----3-------|-3-----3-------|-3------2-------|-0------2---0---|
G]-4-----4-------|-4-----4-------|-0------0-------|---0----------0-|
D]-3-----3-------|-3-----3-------|-2------2-------|-----2----------|
A]-5-----5-------|-5-----5-------|-0------0-------|----------------|
E]-3-----3-------|-3-----3-------|----------------|----------------|

  The time has come to stop...

   Cmaj7                           B7
e]---------------|---------------|----------------|--------------|
B]---------------|-------0-------|-0--------------|--------------|
G]-------0-----0-|---0------0----|-2--------------|--------------|
D]----------2----|-----2------2--|-1--------------|--------------|
A]-2s3-3---------|-3-------------|-2--------------|--------------|
E]---------------|---------------|----------------|--------------|

   Cos when the skies go clear...


SOLO

   Em7
e]---------------------|----------------------|
B]---------------------|----------------------|
G]-----0---0-----0---0-|-----0---0-----0---0--|
D]-0h2-------0h2-------|-0h2-------0h2--------|
A]---------------------|----------------------|
E]-------0---------0---|-------0---------0----|

   Asus2
e]---------------------|----------------------|
B]---------------------|---------------0---0--|
G]-----2---2-----2---2-|-----2---2-----2---2--|
D]-0h2-------0h2-------|-0h2-------0h2--------|
A]---------------------|----------------------|
E]-------0---------0---|-------0---------0----|

   C                     Bm7
e]---------------------|----------------------|
B]--1------------------|---------------0------|
G]--------0-----0---0--|-2----2---------------|
D]----0h2---0h2---2----|-0--0------0h1--------|
A]-3-------------------|-2------2-------------|
E]---------------------|-------------------0--|

  Em7 (with wah and distortion)
e]-------------------3-|-------------------3-|
B]-------------------3-|-------------------3-|
G]-------------------0-|-------------------0-|
D]-0h2----2-----2------|-0h2----2-----2------|
A]-0h2----2-----2------|-0h2----2-----2------|
E]-0-0----0-----0------|-0-0----0-----0------|

   Am
e]-5-------------------|-------------8--8--7-|
B]-5-------------------|-------------7--7--7-|
G]-5-------------------|-------------7--7--7-|
D]-7-------------------|---------------------|
A]-7-------------------|---------------------|
E]-5-------------------|---------------------|

e]--7------------------|---------------------|
B]----7---------7------|----------7----8-----|
G]----------7h8---8----|--9--9s7--8----9-----|
D]-------7-------------|---------------------|
A]---------------------|---------------------|
E]---------------------|---------------------|

e]-----------------|
B]-------------2---|
G]--9-7h9-9-7----0-|
D]-----------------|
A]-----------------|
E]-----------------|

Thats most of the song I think. Just a repeat of a couple of measures in the last chorus.

INTRO
VERSE
CHORUS
REPEAT INTRO
VERSE
CHORUS
SOLO
CHORUS
REPEAT INTRO (ritenuto/gradually slowing)

- Peace out
  Abe

            
            
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