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                  Take It Or Leave It - The Strokes
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Tabbed by:tom murphy

Tuning:standard

A  Ab  Dm  C

C  Bb  Dm  (riff) x2

C*              Bb*             Dm*
Leave me alone, I'm in control, I'm in control 
C*                      Bb*                     Dm*
And girls act too much, And boys act too tough, Enough is enough
C                     Bb6          Dm
We're on the minds of other men I know she was

            C*                       Bb*
I said just take it or leave it, And take it or leave it
     Dm
And take it or leave it, And take it or leave it
        C*                         Bb*
Oh just take it or leave it , And take it or leave it
Dm            C
Oh take it...     I said..

               A  Ab  Dm  C             A  Ab  Dm   C
Oh he's gonna let you down, He's gonna let you down
           A  Ab  Dm  C             A    Ab   Dm           C
He's gonna let you down, And gonna break your back, for a chance
          A     Ab   Dm              C              A   Ab  Dm   C
And gonna steal your friends, if he can, He's gonna win someday

C  Bb  Dm  (riff)

   C*                     Bb*              Dm*
I fell off the track, Now I can't go back, I'm not like that
C*                 Bb*                   Dm*
Boys act too much, Girls act too tough, Enough is enough. 
C                    Bb6            Dm
Well on the minds of other girls I know he was.

            C*                        Bb*
I said just take it or leave it, And take it or leave it
     Dm
And take it or leave it, And take it or leave it
        C*                         Bb*
Oh just take it or leave it , And take it or leave it
    Dm
Oh take it

Solo:  C*     G# C*    G# C*    G# (16bars)

                    A  Ab  Dm  C             A  Ab  Dm  C
I said, he's gonna let you down, He's gonna let you down
           A  Ab  Dm  C             A    Ab   Dm           C
He's gonna let you down, And gonna break your back, for a chance
          A     Ab   Dm              C              A   Ab  Dm
And gonna steal your friends, if he can, He's gonna win someday

C*     G# C*    G# C*    G#


Riff:

    C                         Bb                    Dm-x2  
e|--0--3--3----0--1--1----0---3--3----0--1--1----0---3--3----0--1--1----0-|
B|--0--0--0----0--0--0----0---0--0----0--0--0----0---3--3----3--3--3----3-|
G|--0--0--0----0--0--0----0---0--0----0--0--0----0---2--2----2--2--2----2-|
D|--2--2--2----2--2--2----2---0--0----0--0--0----0---0--0----0--0--0----0-|
A|--3--3--3----3--3--3----3---1--1----1--1--1----1------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|




    C*          Bb*          Dm*           Bb6
e|--3-----------1------------3-------------0-----------------------------|
B|--5-----------3------------3-------------3-----------------------------|
G|--5-----------3------------3-------------0-----------------------------|
D|--5-----------3------------3-------------0-----------------------------|
A|--3-----------1------------5-------------1-----------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|


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| /   slide up
| \   slide down
| h   hammer-on
| p   pull-off
| ~   vibrato
| +   harmonic
| x   Mute note
| b   Bend
| pb  Pre-bend
| br  Bend release
| pbr Pre-bend release
| brb Bend release bend

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