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My Friend John Tab

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                             MY FRIEND JOHN - The Fratellis
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Tabbed by: Mono
Email: bowdowntothemono@hotmail.co.uk

The opener on the new Fratellis album. Hopefully it should be right. There are a couple 
overdubbed guitars in the songs, so I'll put their bits in brackets ().

EDIT: Sorted the verse thanks to rockywardie :)

Tuning: Standard (EADGBe)

Intro (Clean, overdubbed guitar overdrive):
e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------(1212121212121212)--------------|
D|-55555555-----------(1212121212121212)--------------|
A|-55555555- x a lot -(1010101010101010)--(-----6-5)--|
E|-33333333-------------------------------(6-5-----)--|
Those are 10s and 12s by the way.

Main Riff (Overdrive now):
e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------|
G|-------3---------------------------3--------------|
D|---3-5----5----5-5-3--5p3------3-5----5-----------| x2
A|--------------------------5------------------6-5--|
E|-3-----------3---------------3-----------6-5------|

Verse:
e|----------------------|
B|----------------------|
G|------5555------------|
D|-5555-5555-5555-3333--| x4
A|-5555-3333-5555-3333--|
E|-3333------3333-1111--|

Main Riff x1
Verse x4

Chorus:
e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|-88----77-88------8888------7777-------|
D|-88-88-77-88------8888-8888-7777-5555--|
A|-66-88-55-66- x4 -6666-8888-5555-5555--|
E|----66-----------------6666------3333--|

Main Riff x1
Verse
Chorus

Bridge:
                                                                  2nd time
e|-------------------------------------------------------------|-----------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------|-----------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------|-12121212--|
D|-55555555----------------------------------------------------|-12121212--|
A|-55555555-----------6-6-5----------6-6-5----------6-6-5- x2 -|-10101010--|
E|-33333333--\3-3-5-6--------3-3-5-6--------3-3-5-6------------|-----------|

Solo (over chorus part):
e|-----------------------------------------|
B|-16--18-16-15--------15--------16--------|
G|--------------15--------15--------16-----|
D|-----------------15--------15--------16--| x4
A|-----------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------|

Chorus (with solo underneath)

Ending:
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-12121212--12121212--12121212--12121212--12121212--12121212--------1212--|
D|-12121212--12121212--12121212--12121212--12121212--12121212--------1212--|
A|-10101010--10101010--10101010--10101010--10101010--10101010--------1010--|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

The End. Hopefully nothing's too wrong.

|(n) overdubbed guitar part
| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
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Burkey89 10 Jun 13, 2008 09:07 AM

Quality,

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rockywardie 132 Jun 13, 2008 01:01 PM

Really good.

The verse sounds like G C G F to me
Instead of G C F Bb

Other than that it's fine

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hendrixfreak93 831 Jun 13, 2008 01:35 PM

NICE!

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