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Song: ASSASSIN (Acoustic Version)
Artist/Album: JOHN MAYER, Battle Studies, (2009)
VERSION 1.03
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Date: 19th November 2009
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Tabbed by JOSEPH V (joseph.youtube@hotmail.com)

VIDEO EXAMPLE @ YOUTUBE
http://www.youtube.com/sepsep

**
Out of gratitude, please subscribe to my youtube channel,
if you enjoyed this/found this helpful.
It would mean SOO much to me :) Thanks! -Joseph
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Tuning: Drop D (DADGBE)

* = SLAP
*> = ACCENTUATED SLAP
^ = ALTERNATIVE CHORD SHAPE

CHORDS
A    = 707650
Asus = 707750
Bm   = 024430
D    = 057755
D/F# = 400230
D/G  = 507750
G    = 505430

ALTERNATIVE
D^  = 000232
Bm^ = 907770


PLAYER NOTES:
I guess the tricky part in my acoustic version is the slapping and getting the timing 
It takes a bit of practice.
Please note the accentuated slap (meaning a stronger/louder slap)... keeps the song flowing.


VERSE/PRECHORUS

PHRASE I (Bm^)					PHRASE II (Asus)
e----------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------|
b-------------7-----------------------7--------|------------5-----------------------5------------|
g-------7---------7------------------------7---|-----------------7-----------------------7-------|
d-----------------------7-------7--------------|-----7----------------7-------7---------------7--|
a----------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------|
E----9-----9---------9------9-------9----------|--7------7----------------7------7---------------|
     * 		            *       *	  	  *>                       *      *


PHRASE III (D/G?)						PHRASE IV (Asus)

|--------------------------------------------------------|----(see PHR II)--X-|
|---------------5-------------------------5--------------|------------------X-|
|--------------------7-------------------------7---------|------------------X-|
|-------7----------------7-------7-------------------7---|------------------X-|
|--------------------------------------------------------|------------------X-|
|---5-------5-----------------5------5-------------------|------------------X-|
   *			 *      *


PRECHORUS

RIFF (Em)
                                              9    9   9  9     9  9    9
# The bass line follows the beat  of the oo Wooo ohhh woaOhhh, oh oh, ohhhhh...
# Its hard to describe... unless i do it in slow mo.... hmm.. :D

---------------------------------------------------------|--|
----------7--h--9--7-------------------------------------|--|
----------7------------7---9----7--h--9------7---h---9---|--|
---------------------------------------------------------|--|
---------------------------------------------------------|--|
----------9------------9--------9--------9---9-------9---|--|


    Asus                                    D/G
You get in...... get done and..... get gone

Bm^               Asus                        D/G
leave a trace..... show your face...... get gone

        Bm^                    Asus                    D/G
shoulda turned around.... left before...... came up again

                    Asus
but the sun came up again


CHORUS


Bm       D/F#         G                 A
I was a killer .... best they'd ever seen

Bm             D/f#                G             A
I'd steal your heart .... before you ever hurt a thing

Bm         D/f#         G            A
I'm an assassin...    had a job to do

Bm           D/F#	 G            A        Asus4     A
Little did i know....     an assassin too     (back to chorus)


BRIDGE


D         Bm            D                       A
Suddenly im in... over my head.... i can hardly move

D         Bm                     D                      A
Suddnely i know exactly what i did... i cannot feel a thing

D^          Bm        D/F#        G           A         Asus
suddenly im floating over her bed .. .do not feel a thing

D^         Bm      D/F#        G             G
Suddenly i know....exactly ....done.... and what
          G
its gonna mean to me
A        Asus           Bm^
mean to me, when im gone


INSTRUMENTAL

Bm^     Asus    D/G     Asus

Bm^     Asus     D/G     A     Asus

            
            
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