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maguri [tm] 32,616
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                Words of Love - Buddy Holly
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Written by: Buddy Holly
From: "Buddy Holly" (1958)

Tabbed by: maguri
Tuning: Standard

The tab here is a transcription of Buddy Holly's recording. 

Check out my cover version, too, I tried a slightly different 
arrangement. Enjoy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GEMPMK_LdfY

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INTRO
 A                 D       E        A                D       E
e|0---0---0---0--0|--2-----0-------|----0---0---0--0|--2-----0-------|
B|2---2---2---2---|----3-----2-0---|----2---2---2---|----3-----2-0---|
G|2---2---2---2---|2-----2-------1-|----2---2---2---|2-----2-------1-|
D|2---2---2---2---|----------------|2---2---2---2---|----------------|
A|0---------------|----------------|0---------------|----------------|
E|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
 A                 D       E        A               (no chord)
e|----0---0---0--0|--2-----0-------|0---0---0---0---|--2-----0-------|
B|----2---2---2---|----3-----2-0---|10--5---2---5---|----3-----2-0---|
G|----2---2---2---|2-----2---------|----------------|2-----2-------1-|
D|2---2---2---2---|----------------|----------------|----------------|
A|0---------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
E|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|


SOLO
 A                 D       E        A                D       E
e|0---0---0---0---|2----/5-4/7-7/9-|0---0---0---0---|2----/5-4/7-7/9-|
B|10--5---2---5---|3----/7-5/9-9/10|10--5---2---5---|3----/7-5/9-9/10|
G|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
A|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
E|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
 A                 D       E        A               (no chord)
e|0---0---0---0---|2----/5-4/7-7/9-|0---0--0-0--0---|--2-----0-------|
B|10--5---2---5---|3----/7-5/9-9/10|10--10-1010\5--0|----3-----2-0-0-|
G|----------------|----------------|----------------|2-----2---------|
D|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
A|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
E|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
 A                 D       E        A                D       E
e|---------------0|--2-----0-------|---------------0|--2-----0-------|
B|1/2-2---2---2---|----3-----2-0-0-|1/2-2---2---2---|----3-----2-0---|
G|1/2-2---2---2---|2-----2---------|1/2-2---2---2---|2-----2-------1-|
D|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
A|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
E|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
 A                 D       E        A               (no chord)
e|---------------0|--2-----0-------|0---0---0---0---|--2-----0-------|
B|1/2-2---2---2---|----3-----2-0-0-|10--5---2---5---|----3-----2-0---|
G|1/2-2---2---2---|2-----2---------|----------------|2-----2-------1-|
D|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
A|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
E|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|


VERSE
 A                 D       E        A                D       E
e|0---0---0---0---|1/2---3/4-------|0---0---0---0---|1/2---3/4-------|
B|2---2---2---2---|2/3---4/5-------|2---2---2---2---|2/3---4/5-------|
G|2---2---2---2---|1/2---3/4-------|2---2---2---2---|1/2---3/4-------|
D|2---2---2---2---|----------------|2---2---2---2---|----------------|
A|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
E|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
 A                 D       E        A                D       E
e|0---0---0---0--0|1/2---3/4-------|0---0---0---0--0|--2-----0-------|
B|2---2---2---2---|2/3---4/5-------|2---2---2---2---|----3-----2-0---|
G|2---2---2---2---|1/2---3/4-------|2---2---2---2---|2-----2-------1-|
D|2---2---2---2---|----------------|2---2---2---2---|----------------|
A|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
E|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|


INTRO
| A | D E | A | D E | 
| A | D E | A | [N.C.] |


VERSE
A                D E               A      D  
Hold me close and  tell me how you feel
E               A     D
Tell me love is real
E    A      D   E
hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm


VERSE
A                D E                A      D  
Words of love you  whisper soft and true
E              A     D
Darling I love you
E    A      D   E
hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm

SOLO
| A | D E | A | D E | 
| A | D E | A | [N.C.] |


VERSE
A               D       E               A      D  
Let me hear you say the words I want to hear
E                     A     D
  Darling when you're near
E    A      D   E
hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm


VERSE
A                D E                A      D  
Words of love you  whisper soft and true
E              A     D
Darling I love you
E    A      D   E
hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm


OUTRO
A      D   E
hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm
A      D   E
hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm

(Fade)

            
            
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Route7 73 Dec 09, 2011 06:03 AM

Great job I think it is spot on.

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maguri [tm] 32,616 May 31, 2013 11:07 PM, edited on September 18 2014, 02:38 am

Thank you, I think so too. There are still some people who gave it a 1-star rating ...

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mouseman 10 May 13, 2014 07:48 AM

Thanks, this is really faithful to the original

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