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Art For Art's Sake - 10cc
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Tabbed by: axe victim

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Tuning: EADGBe


| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| s  slur - very rapid slide, sounds like one note
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato or sustain
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
| PM palm mute
|(13) ghost note or optional note
| <  pick scrape
| b  bend
| r  release bend
| pb pre-bend
| ^  quarter tone or slight bend
|(x7678x) chord shape
|(02:10) time marker

| t = thumb ( fretting hand )
| i = index finger ( fretting hand )
| m = middle finger ( fretting hand )
| r = ring finger ( fretting hand )
| p = pinky  ( fretting hand )



Great tune from the How Dare You! album by the excellent 10cc. 
As always, great fun to play.



Intro: 

Dmin9 chord arpeggiated fingerstyle as below or similar:


___Dm9_(x57560)____________________________________________________

e|-------------0------------------|-------------0------------------|
B|---------------------6----------|---------------------6----------|
G|-----5-----------------------5--|-----5-----------------------5--|
D|---------7---------------7------|---------7---------------7------|
A|-5---------------5--------------|-5---------------5--------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

 | 1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &  | 1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &  |


For a few bars...

Then rake the chords slowly:

___Dm9_____________________________________________________________
                            ( rake... ) 
e|-0-------------------------------0-------------------------------|
B|-6------------------------------6--------------------------------|
G|-5-----------------------------5---------------------------------|
D|-7----------------------------7-|--------------------------------|
A|-5---------------------------5--|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|


Until:

___Dm9_____________________________________________________________

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|-7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7--|-7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7--|
A|-5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5--|-5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5--|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

 | 1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &  | 1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &  |


For several bars...

___Dm9______________________________________________Dm9!___________

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|-7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7--|-7---7---7---7---7--------------|
A|-5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5--|-5---5---5---5---5--------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|


Riff 1:

___Gm______________________________________________________________

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|-----3--------------------------|-----3--------------------------|
A|-----------------4---3----------|-----------------4---3----------|
E|-3-----------------------6---3--|-3-----------------------6---3--|

 | 1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &  | 1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &  |


Verse:

___Gm______________________________________________________________
 " Gimme your body... "
e|/3---------------------------2~~~/3~~\2~~/3~~\2~~/3~~~~~~~-------|
B|/3---------------------------2~~~/3~~\2~~/3~~\2~~/3~~~~~~~-------|
G|/3---------------------------2~~~/3~~\2~~/3~~\2~~/3~~~~~~~-------|
D|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|


___Am/G________________Gm__________________________________________
 " Gimme your  mind... "
e|-5-----------5-------3-------3--|-------------3-------3-------3~~~
B|-5-----------5-------3-------3--|-------------3-------3-------3~~~
G|-5-----------5-------3-------3--|-------------3-------3-------3~~~
D|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|(3)-----------------------------|--------------------------------|

 | 1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &  | 1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &  |


__Gm_______________________________________________________________
 " Open your heart... "
e|(3)~~~~~~--------------------2~~~/3~~\2~~/3~~~~~~~---------------|
B|(3)~~~~~~--------------------2~~~/3~~\2~~/3~~~~~~~---------------|
G|(3)~~~~~~--------------------2~~~/3~~\2~~/3~~~~~~~---------------|
D|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|


___Am/G________________Gm__________________________________________
 " Pull down the blind... "
e|-5-----------5-------3----------|--------------------------------|
B|-5-----------5-------3----------|--------------------------------|
G|-5-----------5-------3----------|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|-------------3-------4---5------|
E|--------------------------------|-3-----6------------------------|


___Eb______________________________________________________________
 " Gim-me your love                 gim-me  it  all... "
e|-----3-------3-------3-------3--|-----3-------3-------3-------3--|
B|-----4-------4-------4-------4--|-----4-------4-------4-------4--|
G|-----3-------3-------3-------3--|-----3-------3-------3-------3--|
D|-----5-------5-------5-------5--|-----5-------5-------5-------5--|
A|-----6-------6-------6-------6--|-----6-------6-------6-------6--|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

 | 1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &  | 1   &   2   &   3   &   4   &  |


___Gm/D_____________________________Dbdim__________________________
 " Gim-me  in  the  kitchen         gim-me  in  the  hall... "
e|-----3-------3-------3-------3--|-----3-------3-------3-------3--|
B|-----3-------3-------3-------3--|-----5-------5-------5-------5--|
G|-----3-------3-------3-------3--|-----3-------3-------3-------3--|
D|-----5-------5-------5-------5--|-----5-------5-------5-------5--|
A|-----5-------5-------5-------5--|-----4-------4-------4-------4--|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|


Chorus: 

___F___________________C___________________________________________
 " Art     for arts    sake... "
e|-1-------1---1-------0----------|--------------------------------|
B|-1-------1---1-------1----------|--------------------------------|
G|-2-------2---2-------0----------|--------------------------------|
D|-3-------3---3-------2----------|--------------------------------|
A|-3-------3---3-------3----------|--------------------------------|
E|-1-------1---1------------------|--------------------------------|


___C___________________Bb/D________________________________________
 " Money   for Gods    sake... "
e|-0-------0---0------------------|--------------------------------|
B|-1-------1---1-------3----------|--------------------------------|
G|-0-------0---0-------3----------|--------------------------------|
D|-2-------2---2-------3----------|--------------------------------|
A|-3-------3---3-------5----------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|


Repeat verse.
Repeat chorus.

Funky riff, and middle part.  The 'D' bass note in the G/D chord is optional, 
if you can get your pinky over there then why not? 

___Dm7_________________________G/D_________________________________
 " Money   talks       so      list  -  en      to     it... "
 " Money   talks       to      me... "
 " Any  -  one         can     un   -   der  -  stand  it... "
e|-5-----5-5-----------5-------7--|--------------------------------|
B|-6-----6-6-----------6-------8--|--------------------------------|
G|-5-----5-5-----------5-------7--|--------------------------------|
D|-7-----7-7-----------7-------9--|--------------------------------|
A|-5-----5-5-----------5-------x--|-----------------------------5--|
E|----------------------------(10)|-----7---7---8---8---9---9------|
                               p        i       m       p       i


___Dm7_________________________Cmaj7____________________Cmaj7___Bm7_
 " Money   can't       be      beat                     oh      no... "
e|-5-----5-5-----------5-------7~~~~--------------------7----------|
B|-6-----6-6-----------6-------8~~~~--------------------8-------7~~~
G|-5-----5-5-----------5-------9~~~~--------------------9-------7~~~
D|-7-----7-7-----------7-------9~~~~--------------------9-------7~~~
A|-5-----5-5-----------5-------x--|--------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------8~~~~--------------------8-------7~~~


___Bm7_____________________________________________________________
                 ( chord sustains for a few bars... )
e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|-7------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|-7------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|-7------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|-7------------------------------|--------------------------------|


Then:

Riff 2:

___Gm______________________________________________________________

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|-3---5--------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|-------------1~~~---------------|
E|-1---3--------------------------|--------------------------------|


_____________________( implied chord is A )________________________

" When you get down, down to the root...
  Don't give a damn don't give a hoot...
  Still gotta keep makin' the loot... "


___A_______________________________________________________________
     " Chauf-feur  dri  -  ven... "
e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|-----5-----5-----5-------2------|--------------------------------|
D|-----5-----5-----5-------2------|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

Repeat for a few bars then:


___Dm9_____________________________________________________________
       ( arppegiate chord, quiet interlude similar to intro... )
e|-0------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|-6------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|-5------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|-7------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|-5------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|


Repeat riff 1. 
Repeat verse.
Repeat chorus.
Repeat funky riff, and throughout guitar solo to end...


___Dm7_________________________G/D_________________________________

e|-5-----5-5-----------5-------7--|--------------------------------|
B|-6-----6-6-----------6-------8--|--------------------------------|
G|-5-----5-5-----------5-------7--|--------------------------------|
D|-7-----7-7-----------7-------9--|--------------------------------|
A|-5-----5-5-----------5-------x--|-----------------------------5--|
E|-----------------------------10-|-----7---7---8---8---9---9------|



Guitar Solo, begins at 04:48:

___Dm7______________________________G/D____________________________
(04:48)
e|-10----10-----------------------|--------------------------------|
B|-10----10-----------------------|----------------------------13b15-
G|-10----10----7-------7---7------|-----12^~~~~r12p10h12-10-10-----|
D|-----------------10-------------|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|


___Dm7______________________________G/D____________________________

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|---------13~b15--15r13p10-------|--------------------------------|
G|-------------------------12--10-|-12-10-12s14-10~----------------|
D|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|


___Dm7______________________________G/D____________________________

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|---------7---10^-----10b11---10b12----7---10--7-----------7------|
D|-7---10-------------------------|-------10------------10---------|
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|


___Dm7______________________________G/D____________________________
( 04:58 )
e|-----10~~~~~--------------------|--------------------------------|
B|-----10~~~~~--------------------|--------------------------------|
G|-----10^~~~~p9p7-9---7----------|-----7---7-------7---7----------|
D|-----------------------------7~~~h10----------10--------------10~~
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|


___Dm7______________________________G/D____________________________
( 05:02 )
e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|-----15----------13------12-----|--------------------------------|
G|-----14----------12------12-----|-10----------------------10^----|
D|/16----------14------12---------|-10--12--10--12-----------------|
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|


___Dm7______________________________G/D____________________________

e|---13b15~-----13b15r13p10-13-10-|-----10--10--10~-----15b17---13-|
B|--------------------------------|-13-----------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|


___Dm7______________________________G/D____________________________
(05:10)
e|---------------------15--17--15-|--------------------------------|
B|-15--15--13--15-----------------|-15--13--15--15------15--18b20--|
G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|


___Dm7______________________________G/D____________________________

e|-----------------------------17b19~r17p15-----15-----------------|
B|-18~~----15-15---15--15---------|--------18b20--18b20-15~--------|
G|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|


___Dm7______________________________G/D____________________________
(05:18)
e|--------------------------------|-----10-------------------------|
B|-----13s10---10--10--10------13-|-----10------12--10--10---------|
G|-----------------------------12-|-----10------12--10--10---------|
D|--------------------------------|-------------------------12-----|
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|


___Dm7______________________________G/D____________________________

e|-----10-------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|-------10------------12--10-----|--------------------------------|
G|---------12-10-------12--10h11--|---------10--10~----------------|
D|--------------------------------|-12--10--10--10~-----12---------|
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|


___Dm7______________________________G/D____________________________
(05:25)
e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|-10--x-x-10--x-x-10--x-x-10--x-x--10--x-x-10--x-x-10--x-x-10--x-x-
G|-10--x-x-10--x-x-10--x-x-10--x-x--10--x-x-10--x-x-10--x-x-10--x-x-
D|-10--x-x-10--x-x-10--x-x-10--x-x--10--x-x-10--x-x-10--x-x-10--x-x-
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|


___Dm7______________________________G/D____________________________

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|-10^-x-x-10^-x-x-10^-x-x-10^-x-x--10------------------13b15~-----|
G|-10^-x-x-10^-x-x-10^-x-x-10^-x-x--10-----------------------------|
D|-10^-x-x-10^-x-x-10^-x-x-10^-x-x--10--12--10--12~----------------|
A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

Etc to fade...



Words & Music by 10cc


| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| s  slur - very rapid slide, sounds like one note
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato or sustain
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
| PM palm mute
|(13) ghost note or optional note
| <  pick scrape
| b  bend
| r  release bend
| pb pre-bend
| ^  quarter tone or slight bend
|(x7678x) chord shape
|(02:10) time marker

| t = thumb ( fretting hand )
| i = index finger ( fretting hand )
| m = middle finger ( fretting hand )
| r = ring finger ( fretting hand )
| p = pinky  ( fretting hand )

            
            
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