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FUNKYTOWN

As recorded by Lipps Inc.
(From the 1980 Album MOUTH TO MOUTH)

Words and Music by Steven Greenberg

Transcribed by Slowhand


Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Synthesizer'
Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Electric Guitar'
Gtr III (E A D G B E) - 'Violin'
Gtr IV (E A D G B E) - 'Tenor Sax'


 Intro & Interlude
  Q=128
  $
  N.C.
 4/4
  Gtr I (Synthesizer arr. for Gtr.)
  W          W           E  E  E  E E  E E  E    E  E  E  E H
|----------|----------|-----------------------|----13-12---------|
|----------|----------|-13-13-11-13-----------|-13-------13------|
|----------|----------|---------------12---12-|------------------|
|----------|----------|-----------------------|------------------|
|----------|----------|-----------------------|------------------|
|----------|----------|-----------------------|------------------|


                                             1st & 2nd Verses
                                              N.C.
   E  E  E  E E  E E  E    E  E  E  E H       W          W
|-----------------------|----13-12---------||----------|------|
|-13-13-11-13-----------|-13-------13------||----------|------|
|---------------12---12-|------------------||----------|------|
|-----------------------|------------------||----------|------|
|-----------------------|------------------||----------|------|
|-----------------------|------------------||----------|------|


   E  E  E  E E  E E  E    E  E  E  E H      W          W
|-----------------------|----13-12---------|----------|------|
|-13-13-11-13-----------|-13-------13------|----------|------|
|---------------12---12-|------------------|----------|------|
|-----------------------|------------------|----------|------|
|-----------------------|------------------|----------|------|
|-----------------------|------------------|----------|------|


   E  E  E  E E  E E  E    E  E  E  E H      W          W
|-----------------------|----13-12---------|----------|------|
|-13-13-11-13-----------|-13-------13------|----------|------|
|---------------12---12-|------------------|----------|------|
|-----------------------|------------------|----------|------|
|-----------------------|------------------|----------|------|
|-----------------------|------------------|----------|------|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E H      W          W
|-----------------|---8-7--------|----------|------|
|-8-8-6-8---------|-8-----8------|----------|------|
|-----------7---7-|--------------|----------|------|
|-----------------|--------------|----------|------|
|-----------------|--------------|----------|------|
|-----------------|--------------|----------|------|


   E  E  E  E E  E E  E    E  E  E  E Q  E  E
|-----------------------|----13-12------------|
|-13-13-11-13-----------|-13-------13---------|
|---------------12---12-|------------------12-|
|-----------------------|---------------------|
|-----------------------|---------------------|
|-----------------------|---------------------|


   E  E  E  E E  E E  E    E  E  E  E Q  E  E
|-----------------------|----13-12------------|
|-13-13-11-13-----------|-13-------13---------|
|---------------12---12-|------------------12-|
|-----------------------|---------------------|
|-----------------------|---------------------|
|-----------------------|---------------------|


   E  E  E  E E  E E  E    E  E  E  E Q  E  E
|-----------------------|----13-12------------|
|-13-13-11-13-----------|-13-------13---------|
|---------------12---12-|------------------12-|
|-----------------------|---------------------|
|-----------------------|---------------------|
|-----------------------|---------------------|


   E  E  E  E E  E E  E    E  E  E  E H
|-----------------------|----13-12---------|
|-13-13-11-13-----------|-13-------13------|
|---------------12---12-|------------------|
|-----------------------|------------------|
|-----------------------|------------------|
|-----------------------|------------------|


          To Coda
  Wx5          W
|------------|-------||
|------------|-------||
|------------|-------||
|------------|-------||
|------------|-------||
|------------|-------||


 Chorus
  Cm7
  Gtr II (El. Gtr.)
  E. S E E E E E E   E. S E E E E E E   E. S E E E E E E   E. S E E E E E E
|------------------|------------------|------------------|-------------------|
|-8--8-8-----------|-8--8-8-----------|-8--8-8-----------|-8--8-8------------|
|-8--8-8---x-x-x-x-|-8--8-8---x-x-x-x-|-8--8-8---x-x-x-x-|-8--8-8---x-x-x-x--|
|-8--8-8---x-x-x-x-|-8--8-8---x-x-x-x-|-8--8-8---x-x-x-x-|-8--8-8---x-x-x-x--|
|------------------|------------------|------------------|-------------------|
|------------------|------------------|------------------|-------------------|


  E. S E E E E E E   E. S E E E E E E   E. S E E E E E E   E. S E E E E E E
|------------------|------------------|------------------|-------------------||
|-8--8-8-----------|-8--8-8-----------|-8--8-8-----------|-8--8-8------------||
|-8--8-8---x-x-x-x-|-8--8-8---x-x-x-x-|-8--8-8---x-x-x-x-|-8--8-8---x-x-x-x--||
|-8--8-8---x-x-x-x-|-8--8-8---x-x-x-x-|-8--8-8---x-x-x-x-|-8--8-8---x-x-x-x--||
|------------------|------------------|------------------|-------------------||
|------------------|------------------|------------------|-------------------||


 Interlude
  Cm7
  E. S E  E  E  E  E  E   E. S E  E  E  E  E E
|-----------------------|----------------------|
|-8--8-8----------------|-8--8-8---------------|
|-8--8-8-----x--x--x--x-|-8--8-8-----x--x--x-x-|
|-8--8-8-----x--x--x--x-|-8--8-8-----x--x--x-x-|
|-----------------------|----------------------|
|-----------------------|----------------------|
|
| Gtr III (Violin arr. for Gtr.)
| Q    E  E  E  E  E  E   Q    E  E  E  E  Q
|-----------------------|-----------------11---|
|-----------11----11----|--------11-13-11------|
|--------12----12----12-|----------------------|
|-----------------------|----------------------|
|-----------------------|----------------------|
|-----------------------|----------------------|


  E. S E  E  E  E  E  E   E. S E  E  E  E  E E
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-8--8-8----------------|-8--8-8----------------|
|-8--8-8-----x--x--x--x-|-8--8-8-----x--x--x-x--|
|-8--8-8-----x--x--x--x-|-8--8-8-----x--x--x-x--|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|
| Q    E  E  E  E  E  E   Q    E  E  E  E  Q
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------11----11----|--------11-13-13-------|
|--------12----12----12-|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------13----|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|


  E. S E  E  E  E  E  E   E. S E  E  E  E  E E
|-----------------------|----------------------|
|-8--8-8----------------|-8--8-8---------------|
|-8--8-8-----x--x--x--x-|-8--8-8-----x--x--x-x-|
|-8--8-8-----x--x--x--x-|-8--8-8-----x--x--x-x-|
|-----------------------|----------------------|
|-----------------------|----------------------|
|
| Q    E  E  E  E  E  E   Q    E  E  E  E  Q
|-----------------------|-----------------11---|
|-----------11----11----|--------11-13-11------|
|--------12----12----12-|----------------------|
|-----------------------|----------------------|
|-----------------------|----------------------|
|-----------------------|----------------------|


  E. S E  E  E  E  E  E   E. S E  E  E  E  E E
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-8--8-8----------------|-8--8-8----------------|
|-8--8-8-----x--x--x--x-|-8--8-8-----x--x--x-x--|
|-8--8-8-----x--x--x--x-|-8--8-8-----x--x--x-x--|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|
| Q    E  E  E  E  E  E   Q    E  E  E  E  Q
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------11----11----|--------11-13-13-------|
|--------12----12----12-|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------13----|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|


    F
     S  S S  S S  S S  S  Q    Q
||----------------------------------|
||o-10-10---10---10---10-10\--------|
||--10-10---10---10---10-10\--------|
||--10-10---10---10---10-10\--------|
||o--8--8----8----8----8--8\--------|
||----------------------------------|
|
|   Gtr IV (Sax arr. for Gtr.)
|    H                    Q    E  E
||----------------------------------|
||o---------------------------------|
||----------------------------------|
||----------------------------15-13-|
||o---------------------------------|
||----------------------------------|


   W                                 S  S S  S S  S S  S  Q    Q
|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-10-10---10---10---10-10\---------|
|---------------------------------|-10-10---10---10---10-10\---------|
|---------------------------------|-10-10---10---10---10-10\---------|
|---------------------------------|--8--8----8----8----8--8\---------|
|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|
|  E  E  E  E  S  S  S  S  +E   E    H                    Q    E  E
|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-------------15h16p15-13-(13)-15-|----------------------------------|
|-15-13-15-13---------------------|---------------------------15-13--|
|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|


  1.
   W
|--------------------------------||
|-------------------------------o||
|--------------------------------||
|--------------------------------||
|-------------------------------o||
|--------------------------------||
|
|  E     +E   E  e  E.  S  +Q
|--------------------------------||
|-------------------------------o||
|-12b13r(12)---------------------||
|------------15-13-13--15-(15)---||
|-------------------------------o||
|--------------------------------||


                                  Chorus
 2.
                                   Cm7
   W                                 E. S E E E E E E
|-------------------------------||--------------------|
|-------------------------------||---8--8-8-----------|
|-------------------------------||---8--8-8---x-x-x-x-|
|-------------------------------||---8--8-8---x-x-x-x-|
|-------------------------------||--------------------|
|-------------------------------||--------------------|
|
|  E     +E   E  e  E.  S  +Q       +H        H
|-------------------------------||--------------------|
|-------------------------------||--------------------|
|-12b13r(12)--------------------||--------------------|
|------------15-13-13--15-(15)--||-(15)---------------|
|-------------------------------||--------------------|
|-------------------------------||--------------------|


  E. S E E E E E E   E. S E E E E E E   E. S E E E E E E   E. S E E E E E E
|------------------|------------------|------------------|-------------------|
|-8--8-8-----------|-8--8-8-----------|-8--8-8-----------|-8--8-8------------|
|-8--8-8---x-x-x-x-|-8--8-8---x-x-x-x-|-8--8-8---x-x-x-x-|-8--8-8---x-x-x-x--|
|-8--8-8---x-x-x-x-|-8--8-8---x-x-x-x-|-8--8-8---x-x-x-x-|-8--8-8---x-x-x-x--|
|------------------|------------------|------------------|-------------------|
|------------------|------------------|------------------|-------------------|


                                             D.S. al Coda
  E. S E E E E E E   E. S E E E E E E   E. S E E E E E E
|------------------|------------------|-------------------||
|-8--8-8-----------|-8--8-8-----------|-8--8-8------------||
|-8--8-8---x-x-x-x-|-8--8-8---x-x-x-x-|-8--8-8---x-x-x-x--||
|-8--8-8---x-x-x-x-|-8--8-8---x-x-x-x-|-8--8-8---x-x-x-x--||
|------------------|------------------|-------------------||
|------------------|------------------|-------------------||


   Chorus
    &
    Cm7
    Gtr II
    E. S E E E E E E   E. S E E E E E E
||-------------------|------------------|
||o-8--8-8-----------|-8--8-8-----------|
||--8--8-8---x-x-x-x-|-8--8-8---x-x-x-x-|
||--8--8-8---x-x-x-x-|-8--8-8---x-x-x-x-|
||o------------------|------------------|
||-------------------|------------------|


  E. S E E E E E E   E. S E E E E E E
|------------------|-------------------||
|-8--8-8-----------|-8--8-8-----------o||
|-8--8-8---x-x-x-x-|-8--8-8---x-x-x-x--||
|-8--8-8---x-x-x-x-|-8--8-8---x-x-x-x--||
|------------------|------------------o||
|------------------|-------------------||


   Interlude
    Cm7
    E. S E  E  E  E  E  E   E. S E  E  E  E  E E
||------------------------|----------------------|
||o-8--8-8----------------|-8--8-8---------------|
||--8--8-8-----x--x--x--x-|-8--8-8-----x--x--x-x-|
||--8--8-8-----x--x--x--x-|-8--8-8-----x--x--x-x-|
||o-----------------------|----------------------|
||------------------------|----------------------|
|
|   Gtr III
|   Q    E  E  E  E  E  E   Q    E  E  E  E  Q
||------------------------|-----------------11---|
||o-----------11----11----|--------11-13-11------|
||---------12----12----12-|----------------------|
||------------------------|----------------------|
||o-----------------------|----------------------|
||------------------------|----------------------|


  E. S E  E  E  E  E  E   E. S E  E  E  E  E E
|-----------------------|-----------------------||
|-8--8-8----------------|-8--8-8---------------o||
|-8--8-8-----x--x--x--x-|-8--8-8-----x--x--x-x--||
|-8--8-8-----x--x--x--x-|-8--8-8-----x--x--x-x--||
|-----------------------|----------------------o||
|-----------------------|-----------------------||
|
| Q    E  E  E  E  E  E   Q    E  E  E  E  Q
|-----------------------|-----------------------||
|-----------11----11----|--------11-13-13------o||
|--------12----12----12-|-----------------------||
|-----------------------|-----------------13----||
|-----------------------|----------------------o||
|-----------------------|-----------------------||


   Outro
    Cm7
    E. S E E E E E E   E. S E E E E E E
||-------------------|------------------|
||o-8--8-8-----------|-8--8-8-----------|
||--8--8-8---x-x-x-x-|-8--8-8---x-x-x-x-|
||--8--8-8---x-x-x-x-|-8--8-8---x-x-x-x-|
||o------------------|------------------|
||-------------------|------------------|


  E. S E E E E E E   E. S E E E E E E
|------------------|-------------------||
|-8--8-8-----------|-8--8-8-----------o||
|-8--8-8---x-x-x-x-|-8--8-8---x-x-x-x--||
|-8--8-8---x-x-x-x-|-8--8-8---x-x-x-x--||
|------------------|------------------o||
|------------------|-------------------||


Duration Legend
---------------
W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura
+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration)
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the
duration for.  Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests.  Multi-
bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for.  Low
melody durations appear below the staff

Tablature Legend
----------------
 h   - hammer-on
 p   - pull-off
 b   - bend
 pb  - pre-bend
 r   - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
 /\  - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
 s   - legato slide
 S   - shift slide
  - natural harmonic
[n]  - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
 ~   - vibrato
 tr  - trill
 T   - tap
 TP  - trem. picking
 PM  - palm muting
\n/  - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
 \n  - tremolo bar down
 n/  - tremolo bar up
/n\  - tremolo bar inverted dip
 =   - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
 <>  - volume swell (louder/softer)
 x   - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
 o   - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

Misc Legend
-----------
 |  - bar
||  - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*|  - double bar (ending)
 :  - bar (freetime)
 $  - Segno
 &  - Coda
Tempo markers -  = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths

            
            
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