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JUST WHAT I NEEDED by: The Cars

Tab by: Aaron Meredith

The cars are one of the bands that inspired me to become a musician cuz it wasn't
Rick's good looks that got him that model. Hope this tab helps out!


~ = let ring
/ = slide up
\ = slide down
b = bend string
x = mute string
pm= palm mute
``= palm mute

Intro:
e|-------x-------------x-x-------------|
B|-------9-------------9-9-------------|
G|-------9-(x4)--------9-9-(x4)--------|
D|-------9-------------9-9-------------|
A|-7777777-------7777777-7-------------|
E|-------------------------------------|
 pm``````        ``````

Verse: #1
e|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|x2
D|-99999999---------------------------------------|
A|-77777777-99999999-1111111111111111--66666666---|
E|----------77777777--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--44444444---|
 pm```````` ```````` ````````````````  ````````

e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------|
D|-9-9-9-11-9-9-9-11------------------------|
A|-7-7-7--7-7-7-7--7----9-9-9-11-9-9-9-11---|
E|----------------------7-7-7--7-7-7-7--7---|
 pm`````````````````    `````````````````

e --------------------------------------------|
B --------------------------------------------|
G --------------------------------------------|
D --------------------------------------------|
A -11-11-11-12-11-11-11\--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-----|
E --9--9--9--9--9--9--9\--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----|
 pm`````````````````````  ```````````````

e|-00000000--xxxxxxxx----4---44----555555---|
B|-00000000--44545444----4---44----555555---|
G|-11212111--44444444----5---55----666666---|
D|-22222222--44444444--66666666--77777777---|
A|-22222222--22222222--66666666--77777777---|
E|-00000000--xxxxxxxx--44444444--55555555---|

Guitar during Keyboard solo: (pm)
e|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------|
D|-9-9-9-11-9-9-9-9-----------------------|
A|-7-7-7--7-7-7-7-7----9-9-9-11-9-9-9-9---|
E|---------------------7-7-7--7-7-7-7-7---|

e ------------------------------------------|
B ------------------------------------------|
G ------------------------------------------|
D ------------------------------------------|
A -11-11-11-12-11-11-11\--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---|
E --9--9--9--9--9--9--9\--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---|

e ----------------------------------------|
B ----------------------------------------|
G ----------------------------------------|
D -9-9-9-11-9-9-9-9-----------------------|
A -7-7-7--7-7-7-7-7----9-9-9-11-9-9-9-9---|
E ---------------------7-7-7--7-7-7-7-7---|

e --------------------------------------------|
B --------------------------------------------|
G --------------------------------------------|
D --------------------------------------------|
A -11-11-11-12-11-11-11\--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-----|
E --9--9--9--9--9--9--9\--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----|


Guitar riffs during keyboard break:
      #1               #2
e|----4----4----|----9----7----5--|
B|--------------|-----------------|
G|--/5---/5-----|--/9---/7---/6---|
D|--------------|-----------------|
A|--------------|-----------------|
E|--------------|-----------------|


Keyboard Solo: tab for guitar
e|-----------------12-11----------------------------12-11-----------|
B|-12~~----12~~----------14-12-13---12~~----12~~----------14-12-14--|
G|------13------13-----------------------13------13-----------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------|


Verse: #2
e|-x---------7----------9----------------------4-----------------|
B|-9---------7----------9----------------------4-----------------|
G|-9---------8---------10----------------------5-----------------|x2
D|-9-999999--9---------11----------------------6-----------------|
A|-7-777777--9-999999--11--11-11-11-11-11-11---6-6666666---------|
E|-----------7-777777---9---9--9--9--9--9--9---4-4444444---------|
 Pm  ``````    ``````      `````````````````     ```````

e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------|
D|-9-9-9-11-9-9-9-11------------------------|
A|-7-7-7--7-7-7-7--7----9-9-9-11-9-9-9-11---|
E|----------------------7-7-7--7-7-7-7--7---|
   `````````````````    `````````````````
e --------------------------------------------|
B --------------------------------------------|
G --------------------------------------------|
D --------------------------------------------|
A -11-11-11-12-11-11-11\--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-----|
E --9--9--9--9--9--9--9\--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----|
   `````````````````````  ```````````````

e|-00000000--xxxxxxxx----4---44----5-5555---|
B|-00000000--44545444----4---44----5-5555---|
G|-11212111--44444444----5---55----6-6666---|
D|-22222222--44444444--66666666--77777777---|
A|-22222222--22222222--66666666--77777777---|
E|-00000000--xxxxxxxx--44444444--55555555---|


Chorus:
e|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|--9-------------------9-----------------|x2
D|--9--9---7-7--11--9---9--9---7-7--11----|
A|--7--9---7-7--11--9---7--9---7-7--11----|
E|-----7---5-5---9--7------7---5-5---9----|

Guitar solo: rhythm same as outro
e|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|-11b-11b-11b-11b-9---------------------------|
D|-------------------11b~~~~-11b-9-11b-10~~~~~-|
A|---------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------|

e --------------------------------------|
B ------------------------12b-10-12b~~--|
G ----------9-------11~-9---------------|
D -9-9-9/11---11/13---------------------|
A --------------------------------------|
E --------------------------------------|

e ------------------------------------------------------|
B -12b-10-12b-12-12-12b--------------------11b~~~-11b-9-|
G ----------------------11b-11-11-9---------------------|
D ----------------------------------11b-10--------------|
A ------------------------------------------------------|
E ------------------------------------------------------|

e -----9---------------9----11---12---14---15-16\---|
B ------9-12----------------------------------------|
G -11b-------11b-9---/9--/11--/13--/14--/15---16\---|
D --------------------------------------------------|
A --------------------------------------------------|
E --------------------------------------------------|

REPEAT VERSE: #2

REPEAT CHORUS:

Outro: structure varies slightly each time through
e|-----------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------|
G|-999-------------------------999---------------------------|x3
D|-999-9-999-10-10-10--6-666---999-9-999-10-10-10--7-777-----|
A|-777-9-999-10-10-10--6-666---777-9-999-10-10-10--7-777-----|
E|-----7-777--9--9--9--4-444-------7-777--9--9--9--5-555-----|


End with:
e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-999-------------------------------------------|
D|-999-9-999-10-10-10--6-666--777-9-99-11~~~-----|
A|-777-9-999-10-10-10--6-666--777-9-99-11~~~-----|
E|-----7-777--9--9--9--4-444--555-7-77--9~~~-----|
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aron444 wrote on July 1 2005, 12:00 am

I give up, I could have sat down with the cars and tabbed this song out with them and still there would be idiots saying, its ok, I guess.
I'm not going to say that this tab is perfect but its better than, OK I guess!

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aron444 wrote on July 26 2005, 12:00 am

Damn, I was in a mood when I read that last guys post.LOL

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