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Song:  The Boy looked at Johnny
Band:  The Libertines
Album: Up The Bracket

gtr. 1 = Peter Doherty
gtr. 2 = Carl Barat

INTRO:

gtr. 2:
e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|----2p0-2p0---------------------|
D|----2p0-2p0---------------------|
A|2-------------------------------|
E|0-----------0-2b----------------|

VERSE:

gtr. 1:
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------2-2-x-2---2-x-4---4-x-x---------2-2-x-2---2-x-4---4-x-x-|
G|1---1---1-1-x-2---2-x-4---4-x-x-1---1---1-1-x-2---2-x-4---4-x-x-|
D|2---2---2-2-x-2---2-x-4---4-x-x-2---2---2-2-x-2---2-x-4---4-x-x-|
A|2---2---2-2-x-0---0-x-2---2-x-x-2---2---2-2-x-0---0-x-2---2-x-x-|
E|0---0---0-0---------------------0---0---0-0-x-------------------|

gtr. 2:
e|------7-------9---7---9---7-----7-----7---------------14--14\-x-|
B|----------------------------------------------10--10--14--14\-x-|
G|----------------------------------------------12--12------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

gtr. 1:
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------2-2-x-2---2-x-4---4-x-x---------2-2-x-2---2-x-4---4-x-x-|
G|1---1---1-1-x-2---2-x-4---4-x-x-1---1---1-1-x-2---2-x-4---4-x-x-|
D|2---2---2-2-x-2---2-x-4---4-x-x-2---2---2-2-x-2---2-x-4---4-x-x-|
A|2---2---2-2-x-0---0-x-2---2-x-x-2---2---2-2-x-0---0-x-2---2-x-x-|
E|0---0---0-0---------------------0---0---0-0-x-------------------|

gtr. 2:
e|----7-----7---9---7---9---7---------7-----------------14--14\-x-|
B|----------------------------------------------10---10-14--14\-x-|
G|8h9---8h9-----------------------8h9-----8h9---12b--13-----------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 1 repeats the same riff over and over, guitar 2 plays the first riff and then 
around with the hammer-on riff.

PRE-CHORUS:

gtr. 1:
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-9---9---9---9---9---9---9-9-9-x-5---5---5---5---5---5---5------|
G|-9---9---9---9---9---9---9-9-9-x-7---7---7---7---7---7---7------|
D|-9---9---9---9---9---9---9-9-9-x-6---6---6---6---6---6---6------|
A|-7---7---7---7---7---7---7-7-7-x-7---7---7---7---7---7---7------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

gtr. 2:
e|/7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-1010101010101010x-121214---x---|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

CHORUS:

(New York City's very...):

gtr. 1:
e|----------------2---x-2-----x-------------------------------0---|
B|2---x-2-----x---2---x-2-----x---4---x-4-----x---------------0---|
G|4---x-4-----x---2---x-2-----x---4---x-4-----x---1---x-1---x-1---|
D|3---x-3-----x---4---x-4-----x---4---x-4-----x---2---x-2---x-2---|
A|4---x-4-----x-------------------2---x-2-----x---2---x-2---x-2---|
E|------------------------------------------------0---x-0---x-0---|

gtr. 2:
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|10----9-----7---------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------9-----8-----6---4-----2-----1---1-1-1-1-1-1-1-2-|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

gtr. 1:
e|(0)------------|
B|(0)------------|
G|(1)------------|
D|(2)------------| let chord ring out from previous bar
A|(2)------------|
E|(0)------------|

gtr. 2:
e|---------------|
B|---------------|
G|1--------------|
D|---------------|
A|---------------|
E|---------------|

(Li de di...):

both guitars:
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------1-------------------------------1-----|
A|2---3-4---------2---3-4-----4-3-2---3-4---------2---3-4-----4-3-|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

then:

gtr. 1:
e|--------------------------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---------------|
B|--------------------------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---------------|
G|------------------------------x-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1---------------|
D|--------------------------1---x-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---------------|
A|2---3-4---------2---3-4-----4-x-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---------------|
E|--------------------------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---------------|

gtr. 2:
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------2---0-------|
D|--------------------------1---1-2-1-2-1-2-1-2-1-2---2---0-------|
A|2---3-4---------2---3-4-----4-----------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

- VERSE 2
- PRE-CHORUS

CHORUS 2: - little change at the end

gtr. 1:
e|--------------------------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------|
B|--------------------------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------|
G|------------------------------x-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-----------------|
D|--------------------------1---x-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-----------------|
A|2---3-4---------2---3-4-----4-x-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-----------------|
E|--------------------------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-5-------3-------|

gtr. 2:
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------2---0-------|
D|--------------------------1---1-2-1-2-1-2-1-2-1-2---2---0-------|
A|2---3-4---------2---3-4-----4-----------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

BREAK:

gtr. 1:
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------2-------------------------------2---------------|
G|----------------2---------------1---------------2---------------|
D|2---------------2---------------2---------------2---------------|
A|2---------------0---------------2---------------0---------------|
E|0-------------------------------0-------------------------------|

gtr. 2:
e|------7-------9---7---9---7-7-7-7----7-----------------14--14\\-|
B|------9---9-9-9---9---9---9-9-9-9--------x-x-10---10---14--14\\-|
G|---------b9r8------------------------------x-12b14--12----------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

gtr. 1:
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------2-------------------------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-x-|
G|1---------------2---------------1---------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-x-|
D|2---------------2---------------2---------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-x-|
A|2---------------0---------------2---------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-x-|
E|0-------------------------------0-------------------------------|

gtr. 2:
e|7---7---7-7---9---7---------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-x-x-9-9-9-x-12x-14--|
B|9---9---9-9-9-9---9---------9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-x-x-101010x---------|
G|----------------------7---7-------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

SOLO:

gtr. 1 repeats the gtr. 1 verse part

gtr. 2:

B... full step (unless noted above) b... half step r... release

There also are gradual bends and gradual releases noted above

t... tremolo picking

e|--------------------------------------------------0---0-----------------|
B|---B(12)-B(12)r(10)-8-----8---8-----8--8p0--8p0---8---8-----------------|
G|B(12)-----------------9-----9-----9-------9----9-9--9-9-----------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------9---9-9-9-7-9-9-9-|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------0----------------------------------------------------|
B|----8---8-8----8------------------8-----------0-------0---0---0---0-|
G|----9---9-9----7---7----------0---7-----------0-------0---0---0---0-|
D|9-9-9-9-9-9-10-9-----10-9-8-7-----x----5p0--0-5-------5---5---5---5-|
A|----------------------------------7-------7-------7-----7---7---7---|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

  1+1/2 step              /gr.rls\
e|----------------------------------------0-0---0---7-7-7---0-0---|
B|----------------------------------------0-0---0---8-8-8---0-0---|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|7B--7B-r(8)--7B---t-t-t-tttttttt-6------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------7---------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------0-------0-------0-------0------------------------|
B|/9~--9~--1010--9~--0-109~--0-109~--0-109~--0-109~-x-9p0-12p0-12p0-x-|
G|/9~--9~--9-9---9~----9-9~----9-9~----9-9~----9-9~-x-9p0-9-p0--9p0-x-|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

SOLO END = PRE-CHORUS:

       b_______________________           /  gradual bend   \
e|-----------------------10---------------------------------------------|
B|12-----121212121212121212121210------10tttttttttttttttttttt(12)r(10)--|
G|12b(13)13131313131313----1313--------------------------------------11-|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|

- CHORUS


Enjoy

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b ... half step bend
B ... full step bend (unless noted above)
r ... release

gradual bends and releases noted above the riff

t ... tremolo picking
h ... hammer-on
p ... pull-off
/ ... slide up
\ ... slide down
x ... Mute note

            
            
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luca.win 114 Jul 02, 2009 01:47 AM

thank you mate...i love it
libs 4 ever

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libertines4ever 648 Jul 02, 2009 01:59 AM

yeah cant imagine how there was no tab till now

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libertines4ever 648 Oct 16, 2009 12:58 PM

solo is being updated for easier playability, finger positioning
some parts shoved to the 12th fret

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