Oops, an error
Loading. Please wait.

Its Your Thing tab

version 1
version 1

Whole song

Interactive

595 views 39 this week
no commentswrite comment
1 2 3 4 5
3 more votes to show rating
add to favorites
×
Save as Personal and add changes to this tab that will be seen only by you. Learn more ›
×
You can save this tab as Personal to edit and correct it or add notes. All changes will be seen only by you. Learn more »
launch autoscroll
font size
0
reset
how to read this tab
guitar tuner
edit
Autoscroll
slow
fast
+/-
esc
set tempo
stop
Author
Difficulty
IT'S YOUR THING

As recorded by The Isley Brothers
(From the 1969 Album IT'S YOUR THING)

Words and Music by Rudolph Isley, Ronald Isley & O'Kelly Isley

Transcribed by Slowhand


Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Charles "Skip" Pitts - Electric Guitar'


 Intro
  Q=94
  N.C.
 4/4
  Gtr I (Clean El. Gtr.)
  PM--------------------------------------------------------|
  E S S E S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S E S S S S S S S S
|-----------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-----------------------------|-------------------------------|
|---x-x---x-x-----x---x-x-x-x-|-----x---x---------x---x-x-x-x-|
|-3-x-x-1-x-x-0---x---x-x-x-x-|-3-3-x-3-x---1-0---x---x-x-x-x-|
|-3-x-x-3-x-x-----x---x-x-x-x-|-3-3-x-3-x-3-------x---x-x-x-x-|
|-----------------------------|-------------------------------|


  PM--------------------------------------------------------|
  E S S E S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S E S S S S S S S S
|-----------------------------|-------------------------------||
|-----------------------------|-------------------------------||
|---x-x---x-x-----x---x-x-x-x-|-----x---x---------x---x-x-x-x-||
|-3-x-x-1-x-x-0---x---x-x-x-x-|-3-3-x-3-x---1-0---x---x-x-x-x-||
|-3-x-x-3-x-x-----x---x-x-x-x-|-3-3-x-3-x-3-------x---x-x-x-x-||
|-----------------------------|-------------------------------||


 Chorus
  $
  N.C.
  PM--------------------------------------------------------|
  E S S E S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S E S S S S S S S S
|-----------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-----------------------------|-------------------------------|
|---x-x---x-x-----x---x-x-x-x-|-----x---x---------x---x-x-x-x-|
|-3-x-x-1-x-x-0---x---x-x-x-x-|-3-3-x-3-x---1-0---x---x-x-x-x-|
|-3-x-x-3-x-x-----x---x-x-x-x-|-3-3-x-3-x-3-------x---x-x-x-x-|
|-----------------------------|-------------------------------|


  PM--------------------------------------------------------|
  E S S E S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S E S S S S S S S S
|-----------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-----------------------------|-------------------------------|
|---x-x---x-x-----x---x-x-x-x-|-----x---x---------x---x-x-x-x-|
|-3-x-x-1-x-x-0---x---x-x-x-x-|-3-3-x-3-x---1-0---x---x-x-x-x-|
|-3-x-x-3-x-x-----x---x-x-x-x-|-3-3-x-3-x-3-------x---x-x-x-x-|
|-----------------------------|-------------------------------|


  PM--------------------------------------------------------|
  E S S E S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S E S S S S S S S S
|-----------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-----------------------------|-------------------------------|
|---x-x---x-x-----x---x-x-x-x-|-----x---x---------x---x-x-x-x-|
|-3-x-x-1-x-x-0---x---x-x-x-x-|-3-3-x-3-x---1-0---x---x-x-x-x-|
|-3-x-x-3-x-x-----x---x-x-x-x-|-3-3-x-3-x-3-------x---x-x-x-x-|
|-----------------------------|-------------------------------|


                       To Coda
  PM---------------------------------------------------------|
  E S S E S S S S S S S S S S    S S S S S S E S S S S S S S S
|------------------------------|-------------------------------||
|------------------------------|-------------------------------||
|---x-x---x-x-----x---x-x-x-x--|-----x---x---------x---x-x-x-x-||
|-3-x-x-1-x-x-0---x---x-x-x-x--|-3-3-x-3-x---1-0---x---x-x-x-x-||
|-3-x-x-3-x-x-----x---x-x-x-x--|-3-3-x-3-x-3-------x---x-x-x-x-||
|------------------------------|-------------------------------||


 1st Verse
  Bbm/Db   Cm6       N.C.
   S  S  S  S  +S  E  S  +S   S  S  S  S  S S S
|--------------------11-(11)-10-10-10-10-10s8-8-|
|---------------------x--(x)--x--x--x--x--x-x-x-|
|-15-15-15s14-(14)---12-(12)-10-10-10-10-10s8-8-|
|-15-15-15s13-(13)------------------------------|
|-16-16-16s15-(15)------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|


  Bm6Cm6            N.C.
   E  S  S  S  S  S   S  E  S  S  E  S S
|-------------------/17-17s15-13-13s11-x-|
|-12s13-13-13-13-13---x-----x--------x-x-|
|-13s14-14-14-14-14-/17-17s15-14-14s12-x-|
|-12s13-13-13-13-13----------------------|
|-14s15-15-15-15-15----------------------|
|----------------------------------------|


  Bm6Cm6            N.C.
   E  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  E S S
|-------------------11-11s10-10-10-10s8-x-|
|-12s13-13-13-13-13--x--x-----x--x----x-x-|
|-13s14-14-14-14-14-12-12s10-10-10-10s8-x-|
|-12s13-13-13-13-13-----------------------|
|-14s15-15-15-15-15-----------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|


  Bm6Cm6          N.C.
   E  S  S  S S S  S  S  S  S  S  E  S S
|-----------------17-17s15-15s13-13s11-x-|
|-12s13-13-13---x--x-----x-----------x-x-|
|-13s14-14-14---x-17-17s15-15s14-14s12-x-|
|-12s13-13-13---x------------------------|
|-14s15-15-15---x------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|


  Bm6Cm6             N.C.
   S  S  S  S  S S S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S S S
|--------------------11-11s10-10-10-10-10s8-x-|
|-12s13-13-13-13---x--x--x-----x--x--x----x-x-|
|-13s14-14-14-14---x-12-12s10-10-10-10-10s8-x-|
|-12s13-13-13-13---x--------------------------|
|-14s15-15-15-15---x--------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|


  Bm6Cm6              N.C.
   S  S  S  S  S  S S   S  S  S  S  S  E  S S
|---------------------/17-17s15-15s13-13s11-x--|
|-12s13-13-13-13-13-x---x-----x-----------x-x--|
|-13s14-14-14-14-14-x-/17-17s15-15s14-14s12-x--|
|-12s13-13-13-13-13-x--------------------------|
|-14s15-15-15-15-15-x--------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|


  Bm6Cm6              N.C.
   S  S  S  S  S  S S  S  S  S  S  S  E S S
|---------------------11-11s10-10-10-10s8-x-|
|-12s13-13-13-13-13-x--x--x-----x--x----x-x-|
|-13s14-14-14-14-14-x-12-12s10-10-10-10s8-x-|
|-12s13-13-13-13-13-x-----------------------|
|-14s15-15-15-15-15-x-----------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|


  Bm6Cm6              N.C.
   S  S  S  S  S  S S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S S
|---------------------17-17s15-15-13-13s11-11-x--||
|-12s13-13-13-13-13-x--x-----x-----------x--x-x--||
|-13s14-14-14-14-14-x-17-17s15-15-14-14s12-12-x--||
|-12s13-13-13-13-13-x----------------------------||
|-14s15-15-15-15-15-x----------------------------||
|------------------------------------------------||


 Chorus
  $$
  N.C.
  PM--------------------------------------------------------|
  E S S E S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S E S S S S S S S S
|-----------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-----------------------------|-------------------------------|
|---x-x---x-x-----x---x-x-x-x-|-----x---x---------x---x-x-x-x-|
|-3-x-x-1-x-x-0---x---x-x-x-x-|-3-3-x-3-x---1-0---x---x-x-x-x-|
|-3-x-x-3-x-x-----x---x-x-x-x-|-3-3-x-3-x-3-------x---x-x-x-x-|
|-----------------------------|-------------------------------|


  PM--------------------------------------------------------|
  E S S E S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S E S S S S S S S S
|-----------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-----------------------------|-------------------------------|
|---x-x---x-x-----x---x-x-x-x-|-----x---x---------x---x-x-x-x-|
|-3-x-x-1-x-x-0---x---x-x-x-x-|-3-3-x-3-x---1-0---x---x-x-x-x-|
|-3-x-x-3-x-x-----x---x-x-x-x-|-3-3-x-3-x-3-------x---x-x-x-x-|
|-----------------------------|-------------------------------|


                  To Dbl. Coda
  PM---------------------------------------------------------|
  E S S E S S S S S S S S S S    S S S S S S E S S S S S S S S
|------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|---x-x---x-x-----x---x-x-x-x--|-----x---x---------x---x-x-x-x-|
|-3-x-x-1-x-x-0---x---x-x-x-x--|-3-3-x-3-x---1-0---x---x-x-x-x-|
|-3-x-x-3-x-x-----x---x-x-x-x--|-3-3-x-3-x-3-------x---x-x-x-x-|
|------------------------------|-------------------------------|


  PM--------------------------------------------------------|
  E S S E S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S E S S S S S S S S
|-----------------------------|-------------------------------||
|-----------------------------|-------------------------------||
|---x-x---x-x-----x---x-x-x-x-|-----x---x---------x---x-x-x-x-||
|-3-x-x-1-x-x-0---x---x-x-x-x-|-3-3-x-3-x---1-0---x---x-x-x-x-||
|-3-x-x-3-x-x-----x---x-x-x-x-|-3-3-x-3-x-3-------x---x-x-x-x-||
|-----------------------------|-------------------------------||


 Interlude
  Bm6Cm6              N.C.
   S  S  S  S  S  S S  S  S  S  S  S  S S S S
|---------------------11-11s10-10-10-10s8-8-x-|
|-12s13-13-13-13-13-x--x--x-----x--x----x-x-x-|
|-13s14-14-14-14-14-x-12-12s10-10-10-10s8-8-x-|
|-12s13-13-13-13-13-x-------------------------|
|-14s15-15-15-15-15-x-------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|


  Bm6Cm6            N.C.
   E  S  S  S  S  S   S  E  S  S  E  S S
|-------------------/17-17s15-13-13s11-x-|
|-12s13-13-13-13-13---x-----x--------x-x-|
|-13s14-14-14-14-14-/17-17s15-14-14s12-x-|
|-12s13-13-13-13-13----------------------|
|-14s15-15-15-15-15----------------------|
|----------------------------------------|


  Bm6Cm6            N.C.
   E  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  E S S
|-------------------11-11s10-10-10-10s8-x-|
|-12s13-13-13-13-13--x--x-----x--x----x-x-|
|-13s14-14-14-14-14-12-12s10-10-10-10s8-x-|
|-12s13-13-13-13-13-----------------------|
|-14s15-15-15-15-15-----------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|


  Bm6Cm6          N.C.
   E  S  S  S S S  S  S  S  S  S  E  S S
|-----------------17-17s15-15s13-13s11-x-|
|-12s13-13-13---x--x-----x-----------x-x-|
|-13s14-14-14---x-17-17s15-15s14-14s12-x-|
|-12s13-13-13---x------------------------|
|-14s15-15-15---x------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|


  Bm6Cm6             N.C.
   S  S  S  S  S S S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S S S
|--------------------11-11s10-10-10-10-10s8-x-|
|-12s13-13-13-13---x--x--x-----x--x--x----x-x-|
|-13s14-14-14-14---x-12-12s10-10-10-10-10s8-x-|
|-12s13-13-13-13---x--------------------------|
|-14s15-15-15-15---x--------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|


  Bm6Cm6              N.C.
   S  S  S  S  S  S S   S  S  S  S  S  E  S S
|---------------------/17-17s15-15s13-13s11-x--|
|-12s13-13-13-13-13-x---x-----x-----------x-x--|
|-13s14-14-14-14-14-x-/17-17s15-15s14-14s12-x--|
|-12s13-13-13-13-13-x--------------------------|
|-14s15-15-15-15-15-x--------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|


  Bm6Cm6              N.C.
   S  S  S  S  S  S S  S  S  S  S  S  E S S
|---------------------11-11s10-10-10-10s8-x-|
|-12s13-13-13-13-13-x--x--x-----x--x----x-x-|
|-13s14-14-14-14-14-x-12-12s10-10-10-10s8-x-|
|-12s13-13-13-13-13-x-----------------------|
|-14s15-15-15-15-15-x-----------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|


                                    D.S. al Coda
  Bm6Cm6              N.C.
   S  S  S  S  S  S S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S S
|---------------------17-17s15-15-13-13s11-11-x--||
|-12s13-13-13-13-13-x--x-----x-----------x--x-x--||
|-13s14-14-14-14-14-x-17-17s15-15-14-14s12-12-x--||
|-12s13-13-13-13-13-x----------------------------||
|-14s15-15-15-15-15-x----------------------------||
|------------------------------------------------||


  &
  N.C.
  PM--------------------------|
  S S S S S S E S S S S S S S S
|-------------------------------||
|-------------------------------||
|-----x---x---------x---x-x-x-x-||
|-3-3-x-3-x---1-0---x---x-x-x-x-||
|-3-3-x-3-x-3-------x---x-x-x-x-||
|-------------------------------||


 2nd Verse
  Bm6Cm6
   S  S  S  S  S  S S  S  S  S  S  S  S S S S
|---------------------11-11s10-10-10-10s8-8-x--|
|-12s13-13-13-13-13-x--x--x-----x--x----x-x-x--|
|-13s14-14-14-14-14-x-12-12s10-10-10-10s8-8-x--|
|-12s13-13-13-13-13-x--------------------------|
|-14s15-15-15-15-15-x--------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|


  Bm6Cm6            N.C.
   E  S  S  S  S  S   S  E  S  S  E  S S
|-------------------/17-17s15-13-13s11-x-|
|-12s13-13-13-13-13---x-----x--------x-x-|
|-13s14-14-14-14-14-/17-17s15-14-14s12-x-|
|-12s13-13-13-13-13----------------------|
|-14s15-15-15-15-15----------------------|
|----------------------------------------|


  Bm6Cm6            N.C.
   E  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  E S S
|-------------------11-11s10-10-10-10s8-x--|
|-12s13-13-13-13-13--x--x-----x--x----x-x--|
|-13s14-14-14-14-14-12-12s10-10-10-10s8-x--|
|-12s13-13-13-13-13------------------------|
|-14s15-15-15-15-15------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|


  Bm6Cm6          N.C.
   E  S  S  S S S  S  S  S  S  S  E  S S
|-----------------17-17s15-15s13-13s11-x-|
|-12s13-13-13---x--x-----x-----------x-x-|
|-13s14-14-14---x-17-17s15-15s14-14s12-x-|
|-12s13-13-13---x------------------------|
|-14s15-15-15---x------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|


  Bm6Cm6             N.C.
   S  S  S  S  S S S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S S S
|--------------------11-11s10-10-10-10-10s8-x-|
|-12s13-13-13-13---x--x--x-----x--x--x----x-x-|
|-13s14-14-14-14---x-12-12s10-10-10-10-10s8-x-|
|-12s13-13-13-13---x--------------------------|
|-14s15-15-15-15---x--------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|


  Bm6Cm6              N.C.
   S  S  S  S  S  S S   S  S  S  S  S  E  S S
|---------------------/17-17s15-15s13-13s11-x-|
|-12s13-13-13-13-13-x---x-----x-----------x-x-|
|-13s14-14-14-14-14-x-/17-17s15-15s14-14s12-x-|
|-12s13-13-13-13-13-x-------------------------|
|-14s15-15-15-15-15-x-------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|


  Bm6Cm6              N.C.
   S  S  S  S  S  S S  S  S  S  S  S  E S S
|---------------------11-11s10-10-10-10s8-x-|
|-12s13-13-13-13-13-x--x--x-----x--x----x-x-|
|-13s14-14-14-14-14-x-12-12s10-10-10-10s8-x-|
|-12s13-13-13-13-13-x-----------------------|
|-14s15-15-15-15-15-x-----------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|


                             D.S.S. al Dbl. Coda &&
  Bm6Cm6              N.C.
   S  S  S  S  S  S S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S S
|---------------------17-17s15-15-13-13s11-11-x--||
|-12s13-13-13-13-13-x--x-----x-----------x--x-x--||
|-13s14-14-14-14-14-x-17-17s15-15-14-14s12-12-x--||
|-12s13-13-13-13-13-x----------------------------||
|-14s15-15-15-15-15-x----------------------------||
|------------------------------------------------||


  N.C.
  PM--------------------------|
  S S S S S S E S S S S S S S S
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|-----x---x---------x---x-x-x-x-|
|-3-3-x-3-x---1-0---x---x-x-x-x-|
|-3-3-x-3-x-3-------x---x-x-x-x-|
|-------------------------------|


  PM--------------------------------------------------------|
  E S S E S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S E S S S S S S S S
|-----------------------------|-------------------------------||
|-----------------------------|-------------------------------||
|---x-x---x-x-----x---x-x-x-x-|-----x---x---------x---x-x-x-x-||
|-3-x-x-1-x-x-0---x---x-x-x-x-|-3-3-x-3-x---1-0---x---x-x-x-x-||
|-3-x-x-3-x-x-----x---x-x-x-x-|-3-3-x-3-x-3-------x---x-x-x-x-||
|-----------------------------|-------------------------------||


 Out-Chorus
  N.C.
  PM--------------------------------------------------------|
  E S S E S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S E S S S S S S S S
|-----------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-----------------------------|-------------------------------|
|---x-x---x-x-----x---x-x-x-x-|-----x---x---------x---x-x-x-x-|
|-3-x-x-1-x-x-0---x---x-x-x-x-|-3-3-x-3-x---1-0---x---x-x-x-x-|
|-3-x-x-3-x-x-----x---x-x-x-x-|-3-3-x-3-x-3-------x---x-x-x-x-|
|-----------------------------|-------------------------------|


  PM--------------------------------------------------------|
  E S S E S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S E S S S S S S S S
|-----------------------------|-------------------------------*|
|-----------------------------|-------------------------------*|
|---x-x---x-x-----x---x-x-x-x-|-----x---x---------x---x-x-x-x-*|
|-3-x-x-1-x-x-0---x---x-x-x-x-|-3-3-x-3-x---1-0---x---x-x-x-x-*|
|-3-x-x-3-x-x-----x---x-x-x-x-|-3-3-x-3-x-3-------x---x-x-x-x-*|
|-----------------------------|-------------------------------*|


Duration Legend
---------------
W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura
+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration)
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the
duration for.  Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests.  Multi-
bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for.  Low
melody durations appear below the staff

Tablature Legend
----------------
 h   - hammer-on
 p   - pull-off
 b   - bend
 pb  - pre-bend
 r   - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
 /\  - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
 s   - legato slide
 S   - shift slide
  - natural harmonic
[n]  - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
 ~   - vibrato
 tr  - trill
 T   - tap
 TP  - trem. picking
 PM  - palm muting
\n/  - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
 \n  - tremolo bar down
 n/  - tremolo bar up
/n\  - tremolo bar inverted dip
 =   - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
 <>  - volume swell (louder/softer)
 x   - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
 o   - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

Misc Legend
-----------
 |  - bar
||  - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*|  - double bar (ending)
 :  - bar (freetime)
 $  - Segno
 &  - Coda
Tempo markers -  = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths



It's your thing
Do what you wanna do
I can't tell you
Who to sock it to
It's your thing
Do what you wanna do now
I can't tell you
Who to sock it to
If you want me to love you, maybe I will
I need you woman, it ain't no big deal
You need love now, just as bad as I do
Make's me no difference now, who you give your thing to
It's your thing (It's your thing)
Do what you wanna do
I can't tell you
Who to sock it to
It's your thing (It's your thing)
Do what you wanna do now
I can't tell you
Who to sock it to
It's your thing (It's your thing)
Do what you wanna do
I can't tell you
Who to sock it to
I'm not trying to run your life,
I know you wanna do what's right,
Ah, give your love girl, do whatever you choose,
How can you lose, with the stuff you use?
It's your thing (It's your thing)
Do what you wanna do
I can't tell you
Who to sock it to
It's your thing (It's your thing)
Do what you wanna do
Don't let me tell you
Who to sock it to
Let me hear you say it's my thing (It's your thing),
I do what I wanna do......

            
            
Suggest correction
Creating personal tab
Creating personal tab
You can edit any tab online and save it as your Personal.

You can edit, replace or remove any tab part or add personal notes – all changes will be seen only by you.

Personal tabs can be accessed anytime from any device, even offline.
Learn more »
Give kudos to tab author, rate the tab!
1 2 3 4 5
comments
print report bad tab
guest
You may want to rate the tab now too:
select rating
Wanna post a correction for this tab? Suggest correction