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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents his interpretation of the   #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
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tabbed by : JPTROL
email : tangoalphabravodeltaechomikeoscar  at oscarnovemberlimaindianovemberecho . foxtrotromeo


 by the Rolling Stones

  *****    START ME UP ******
 
 From their album Tatoo You



 THE FIRST GUITAR MUST BE TUNED IN OPEN G from low to high D - G - D - G - B - D 
 ( the first D string is useless here - better remove it ) 


 [INTRO] 

 FIRST GUITAR    
 D|---5--5--5--|--5--5--5--|-5--5--5-----|-----------------------------5--5-5-5-| 
 B|---5--6--6--|--5--6--6--|-5--6--6-----|--0h3---4-3--3--3-4-x-3-4----5--5-6-6-| 
 G|---5--5--5--|--5--5--5--|-5--5--5-----|--0h3-3-3-3--3--3-3-x-3-3----5--5-5-5-| 
 D|---5--7--7--|--5--7--7--|-5--7--7-----|--0h3-3-5-3--3--3-5-x-3-5----5--5-7-7-| 
 G|---5--5--5--|--5--5--5--|-5--5--5-----|--0h3-3-3-3--3--3-3-x-3-3----5--5-5-5-| 
 D|------------|-----------|-------------|--------------------------------------|

 SECOND GUITAR
 E|--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
 B|--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
 G|--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
 D|--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------| 
 A|--------------------------------------|-------------1--0---3---0-------------|
 E|--------------------------------------|------------------3--------1-1--------|


 FIRST GUITAR
 D|------------|--5--5--5--|-5--5--5-----|-----------------------------5--5-5-5-| 
 B|------------|--5--6--6--|-5--6--6-----|--0h3---4-3--3--3-4-x-3-4----5--5-6-6-| 
 G|------------|--5--5--5--|-5--5--5-----|--0h3-3-3-3--3--3-3-x-3-3----5--5-5-5-| 
 D|------------|--5--7--7--|-5--7--7-----|--0h3-3-5-3--3--3-5-x-3-5----5--5-7-7-| 
 G|------------|--5--5--5--|-5--5--5-----|--0h3-3-3-3--3--3-3-x-3-3----5--5-5-5-| 
 D|------------|-----------|-------------|--------------------------------------|
                                                                      Start me up

 SECOND GUITAR
 E|---------------1--1--1----1--1--1-----|-----------------------------1----1-1-|
 B|---------------1--1--1----1--1--1-----|--3---3--3---3--3--3--3------1----1-1-|
 G|---------------0--2--2----0--2--2-----|--2---3--3---2--3--2--0------0----2-2-|
 D|---------------3--3--3----3--3--3-----|--3---3--3---3--3--3--3--3---3----3-3-| 
 A|--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
 E|--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|

 
[VERSE]

  FIRST GUITAR    
 D|------------|--5--5--5--|-5--5--5-----|-----------------------------5--5-5-5-| 
 B|------------|--5--6--6--|-5--6--6-----|--0h3---4-3--3--3-4-x-3-4----5--5-6-6-| 
 G|------------|--5--5--5--|-5--5--5-----|--0h3-3-3-3--3--3-3-x-3-3----5--5-5-5-| 
 D|------------|--5--7--7--|-5--7--7-----|--0h3-3-5-3--3--3-5-x-3-5----5--5-7-7-| 
 G|------------|--5--5--5--|-5--5--5-----|--0h3-3-3-3--3--3-3-x-3-3----5--5-5-5-| 
 D|------------|-----------|-------------|--------------------------------------|
                      if y s m up     I'll never stop

 SECOND GUITAR
 E|---------------1--1--1----1--1--1-----|-----------------------------1----1-1-|
 B|---------------1--1--1----1--1--1-----|--3---3--3---3--3--3--3------1----1-1-|
 G|---------------0--2--2----0--2--2-----|--2---3--3---2--3--2--0------0----2-2-|
 D|---------------3--3--3----3--3--3-----|--3---3--3---3--3--3--3--3---3----3-3-| 
 A|--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
 E|--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|

 
 FIRST GUITAR
 D|------------|--5--5--5--|-5--5--5-----|--------------------------------------| 
 B|------------|--5--6--6--|-5--6--6-----|--0h3---4-3--3--3-4-x-3-4-------------| 
 G|------------|--5--5--5--|-5--5--5-----|--0h3-3-3-3--3--3-3-x-3-3-------------| 
 D|------------|--5--7--7--|-5--7--7-----|--0h3-3-5-3--3--3-5-x-3-5-------------| 
 G|------------|--5--5--5--|-5--5--5-----|--0h3-3-3-3--3--3-3-x-3-3-------------| 
 D|------------|-----------|-------------|--------------------------------------|


SECOND GUITAR
 E|---------------1--1--1----1--1--1-----|-----------------------------1----1-1-|
 B|---------------1--1--1----1--1--1-----|--3---3--3---3--3--3--3------1----1-1-|
 G|---------------0--2--2----0--2--2-----|--2---3--3---2--3--2--0------0----2-2-|
 D|---------------3--3--3----3--3--3-----|--3---3--3---3--3--3--3--3---3----3-3-| 
 A|--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
 E|--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|

 
[CHORUS]

 FIRST GUITAR
                                         <..........twice.......................> 
 D|--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------| 
 B|---5-5-5-5-5--10-10-10-10-10-0-3--5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-10-10-10-10-10-8\7-5-5-----| 
 G|---5-5-5-5-5--10-10-10-10-10-0-3--5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-10-10-10-10-10-8\7-5-5-----| 
 D|---5-5-5-5-5--10-10-10-10-10-0-3--5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-10-10-10-10-10-8\7-5-5-----| 
 G|---5-5-5-5-5--10-10-10-10-10-0-3--5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-10-10-10-10-10-8\7-5-5-----| 
 D|--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
 Don't make      cry                       Don't make  cry
 a grown man                               a grown man


 SECOND GUITAR
 E|--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
 B|--------------1-1--1--1--1-1----------|------------1-1--1--1--1--------------|
 G|--5-5-5-5-5---2-2--2--2--2-2--------5-|-5-5-5-5-5--2-2--2--2--2--------5-----|
 D|--5-5-5-5-5---3-3--3--3--3-3--------5-|-5-5-5-5-5--3-3--3--3--3--------5-----| 
 A|--3-3-3-3-3---3-3--3--3--3-3------3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3--3-3--3--3--3------3-3-----|
 E|--------------1-1--1--1--1-1-3-6------|------------1-1--1--1--1--3-6---------|

 
  FIRST GUITAR
 D|---5-x-5-------5--x-------5--x--------|--------------------------------------| 
 B|---5-x-6-5-----5--x--6-5--5--x--6--5--|--------------------------------------| 
 G|---5-x-5-5-----5--x--5-5--5--x--5--5--|---8\7--5-----------------------------| 
 D|---5-x-7-5-----5--x--7-5--5--x--7--5--|---8\7--5--8\7-5--5-------------------| 
 G|---5-x-5-5-----5--x--5-5--5--x--5--5--|-----------8\7-5--5-------------------| 
 D|--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|


 SECOND GUITAR
 E|--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
 B|--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
 G|---5_-----5!---5_------5!--5_-----5!--|--------------------------------------|
 D|---5_5-7!-5!---5_-5-7!-5!--5_5-7!-5!--|--------------------------------------| 
 A|---3_3-3!-3!---3_-3-3!-3!--3_3-3!-3!--|--------------------------------------|
 E|--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|

 
 FIRST GUITAR                               ....then resume to verse
 D|--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------| 
 B|----------------5-----6----5--6--6----|--------------------------------------| 
 G|----------------5-----5----5--5--5----|--------------------------------------| 
 D|----------------5-h7-------5--7--7----|--------------------------------------| 
 G|----------------5----------5--5--5----|--------------------------------------| 
 D|--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|


 SECOND GUITAR
 E|---------------------------1--1--1----|--------------------------------------|
 B|---------------------------1--1--1----|--------------------------------------|
 G|---------------------------0--2--2----|--------------------------------------|
 D|---------------------------3--3--3----|--------------------------------------| 
 A|--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
 E|--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|

 
[SOLO]
      
 FIRST GUITAR    
 D|---5--5--5--|--5--5--5--|-5--5--5-----|-----------------------------5__5-5-5-| 
 B|---5--6--6--|--5--6--6--|-5--6--6-----|--0h3---4-3--3--3-4-x-3-4----5__5-6-6-| 
 G|---5--5--5--|--5--5--5--|-5--5--5-----|--0h3-3-3-3--3--3-3-x-3-3----5__5-5-5-| 
 D|---5--7--7--|--5--7--7--|-5--7--7-----|--0h3-3-5-3--3--3-5-x-3-5----5__5-7-7-| 
 G|---5--5--5--|--5--5--5--|-5--5--5-----|--0h3-3-3-3--3--3-3-x-3-3----5__5-5-5-| 
 D|------------|-----------|-------------|--------------------------------------|


 SECOND GUITAR
 E|---13---------13-13-13-------13------|---------------------------------------|
 B|-------------------------------------|-----------------------12--------------|
 G|------12fbu--------------12fbu--12fbd|-10-12-10-----10----10-12-10---------10|
 D|-------------------------------------|----------10h12-10h12------12-10-------|
 A|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------10h12-|
 E|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|

 
 FIRST GUITAR
 D|---5--5--5-----5--5--5--|-------------|--------------------------------------| 
 B|---5--6--6-----5--6--6--|-------------|--0h3-------4--------3-------3--------|
 G|---5--5--5-----5--5--5--|-------------|--0h3---3---3--------3-------3--------|
 D|---5--7--7-----5--7--7--|-------------|--0h3---3---5--------3-------3--------|
 G|---5--5--5-----5--5--5--|-------------|--0h3---3---3--------3-------3--------|
 D|------------------------|-------------|--------------------------------------|


 SECOND GUITAR
 E|--------------------------------------|--10-----10-10----10-10----10-10----10-|
 B|--------------------------------------|--10h11--11-10h11-11-10h11-11-10h11-11-|
 G|--------10----------------------------|---------------------------------------|
 D|------------------10-12-10------------|---------------------------------------|
 A|---10h12------10h12--------12--10-----|---------------------------------------|
 E|--------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|


 FIRST GUITAR
 D|-------------------------------------|-----5__5-5-5-------5-5-5----5-5-5-----|
 B|--3----4-----X-----3------4----------|-----5__5-6-6-------5-6-6----5-6-6-----|
 G|--3----3-----X-----3------3----------|-----5__5-5-5-------5-5-5----5-5-5-----|
 D|--3----5-----X-----3------5----------|-----5__5-7-7-------5-7-7----5-7-7-----|
 G|--3----3-----X-----3------3----------|-----5__5-5-5-------5-5-5----5-5-5-----|
 D|-------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|


 SECOND GUITAR
 E|--13----13-13----13-13----13-13----13-|-------13-------------13--------------|
 B|--13h15-15-13h15-15-13h15-15-13h15-15-|--------------------------------------|
 G|--------------------------------------|---12fbu--12fbd---12fbu-12fbd-10-12p10|
 D|--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
 A|--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
 E|--------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|

 
 FIRST GUITAR                               .... then resume to chorus
 D|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
 B|--0h3-----4--3----3--3--4----x---3---|-4------------------------------------|
 G|--0h3--3--3--3----3--3--3----x---3---|-3------------------------------------|
 D|--0h3--3--5--3----3--3--5----x---3---|-5------------------------------------|
 G|--0h3--3--3--3----3--3--3----x---3---|-3------------------------------------|
 D|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|


 SECOND GUITAR
 E|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
 B|-----13------------------------------|-12-----------------------------------|
 G|---10---12-10----------10------10----|-12-10--------------------------------|
 D|-12-----------12--10h12---10h12------|-------12--10-------------------------|
 A|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
 E|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|



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| x  Dead note
| h  Hammer-on
| p  Pull-off
| \  Slide down

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jptrol wrote on October 14 2010, 01:47 pm

To hear what this tab sounds like before decoding it just listen to the mp3 I made as a demo in my UG profile :
http://profile.ultimate-guitar.com/jptrol/music/all/play905876

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deltorax wrote on July 22 2012, 03:38 am

Excellent tab.

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Fepo wrote on June 6 2013, 05:01 am

Very Good Dude

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