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The Name Of The Game chords

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                    The Name of the Game – ABBA
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Written by: B. Andersson/B. Ulvaeus/S. Anderson
From: "The Album" (1976)

Tabbed by: maguri
Tuning: Standard

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capo: 2nd fret
play: Em / G
key: F#m / A
tempo: ca. 76 bpm

For original chords transpose this tab +2 to F#m.

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CHORDS

     E-A-D-G-B-e
A5   x-0-2-2-x-0
A/C# x-4-2-2-2-0
C/D  x-x-0-0-1-0

C    x-3-2-0-1-3
D/C  x-3-x-2-3-2

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RIFF (intro / verse / interlude)
  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  
e|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
B|----------------|----------------|----------------|----3-2---------|
G|----0-2--2------|----0-2--2------|----0-2--2------|----------------|
D|2-4---------0-2-|--4---------0-2-|--4---------0-2-|----------------|
A|----------2-----|----------2-----|----------2-----|----------------|
E|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

CHORDS (intro / verse / interlude)
             Asus4            Asus4            Asus4
  Em      A5    Em         A5    Em         A5    Em    Em7 A
  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  
e|0---0--0----0-0-|----0--0----0-0-|----0--0----0-0-|----0-0-----0---|
B|0---0--0-x--3-0-|----0--0-x--3-0-|----0--0-x--3-0-|----3-2-----2---|
G|0---0----x--2-0-|----0----x--2-0-|----0----x--2-0-|----0-2-----2---|
D|2--------x--2-2-|---------x--2-2-|---------x--2-2-|----2-2---2-----|
A|2---------0-0-2-|----------0-0-2-|----------0-0-2-|------0---0-----|
E|0-------------0-|--------------0-|--------------0-|----------------|

You might want to check out my GP version of this tab, so you can 
actually hear what is played:
https://tabs.ultimate-guitar.com/a/abba/the_name_of_the_game_intro_guitar_pro.htm

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INTRO
| Em  A5 Asus4 | Em  A5 Asus4 | 
  (riff)
| Em  A5 Asus4 | Em Em7 A    |
  (riff)

VERSE
Em            A5   [ Asus4 Em ]
I've seen you twice
Em         A5   [ Asus4 Em ]
In a short time
Em     A5
Only a week
         Em     Em7 A
Since we star - ted
Em          A5  [ Asus4 Em ]
It seems to me
Em        A5  [ Asus4 Em ]
For every time
Em          A5
I'm getting more
     Em     Em7 A
Open hear - ted


BRIDGE
Em          A/C#
 I was an impossible case
Bm                 Cmaj7
 No one ever could reach me
Em                 A/C#
 But I think I can see in your face
Bm                     Cmaj7
 There's a lot you can teach me
     Am7        C/D
So I wanna know 


CHORUS
                      | G  C |
What's the name of the game?
        D       D/C     | G  C | D  C |
Does it mean anything to you?
                      | G  C |
What's the name of the game?
        D           D/C   G
Can you feel it the way I do?


LINK
B       Em
Tell me please 
         A/C#    D
Cause I have to know
      B       Em    
I'm a bashful child 
  A/C#             C/D
Beginning to grow


MIDDLE 8
        G
And you make me talk 
        C/G
And you make me feel
        G
And you make me show 
         C  F/C C
What I'm trying to conceal
     G
If I trust in you
          C/G
Would you let me down?
          G
Would you laugh at me
     Em                   | F#m7  B7|
If I said I care for you?
          Cmaj7
Could you feel the same way too?
  N.C.       C/D
I wanna know ...  
               [ Em ]
The name of the game


INTERLUDE
| Em  A5 Asus4 | Em  A5 Asus4 | 
  (riff)
| Em  A5 Asus4 | Em Em7 A    |
  (riff)


VERSE
Em        A5      [ Asus4 Em ]
I have no friends
Em        A5  [ Asus4 Em ]
No one to see
Em       A5      Em Em7 A
And I am never invi-ted
Em       A5   [ Asus4 Em ]
Now I am here
Em         A5  [ Asus4 Em ]
Talking to you
Em        A5      Em Em7 A
No wonder I get exci-ted


BRIDGE
Em                  A/C#
 Your smile and the sound of your voice
Bm                   Cmaj7
 And the way you see through me
Em                  A/C#
 Got a feeling, you give me no choice
Bm                  Cmaj7
 But it means a lot to me
     Am7         C/D
So I wanna know 


CHORUS
                       G                     C
What's the name of the game?
                         (Your smile and the sound of your voice)
        D       D/C      G                   C               D              [ C ]
Does it mean anything to you?
                          (Got a feeling you give me no choice but it means a lot)
                       G                      C
What's the name of the game?
                          (Your smile and the sound of your voice)
        D           D/C   G
Can you feel it the way I do?


LINK
B       Em
Tell me please 
         A/C#    D
Cause I have to know
      B       Em    
I'm a bashful child 
  A/C#             C/D
Beginning to grow


MIDDLE 8
        G
And you make me talk 
        C/G
And you make me feel
        G
And you make me show 
         C  F/C C
What I'm trying to conceal
     G
If I trust in you
          C/G
Would you let me down?
          G
Would you laugh at me
     Em                   | F#m7  B7|
If I said I care for you?
          Cmaj7
Could you feel the same way too?
  N.C.       C/D
I wanna know ...  
         N.C.       C/D
Oh yes I wanna know


CHORUS (repeat and fade)
                G               C
The name of the game
                    (I was an impossible case)
        D       D/C      G                   C               D              [ C ]
Does it mean anything to you?
                          (But I think I can see in your face and it means a lot)
                       G                      C
What's the name of the game?
                          (Your smile and the sound of your voice)
        D           D/C   G                   C               D             [ C ]
Can you feel it the way I do?
                          (Got a feeling you give me no choice but it means a lot)

                       G                      C
What's the name of the game?
                          (Your smile and the sound of your voice)
        D       D/C      G                   C               D              [ C ]
Does it mean anything to you?
                          (But I think I can see in your face and it means a lot)
                       G                      C
What's the name of the game?
                          (Your smile and the sound of your voice)
        D           D/C   G                   C               D             [ C ]
Can you feel it the way I do?
                          (Got a feeling you give me no choice but it means a lot)


            
            
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Mats Fagergren 2,214 May 28, 2016 09:44 AM

can't be better
perfect

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chloelevine2 16 Oct 25, 2017 11:26 AM

Love this so much; it's perfect!

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