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ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK
-Bill Haley and the Comets

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Transcribed by Guitar Player Extraordinaire,
Tim Stoll (of Lockport, New York)
e-mail: Rimsky58@msn.com

*See my note-for-note Guitar solo tab at the bottom of this page!
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For more great guitar tabs check out:
http://www.angelfire.com/music2/chords/index.html
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Chord voicings:

A: E,A,C# (9th fret, G,B,&E strings)
D7/9: D,F#,C,E,A (5th fret)
E7/9: E,G#,D,F#,B (7th fret)

The ?A? chord is played on 5th fret at intro and at ending.
Throughout the rest of the song use the above voicing.
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Intro:

A
1, 2, 3 o'clock, 4 o'clock, rock!

A
5, 6, 7 o'clock, 8 o'clock, rock!

A
9, 10, 11 o'clock, 12 o'clock, rock

E7/9
We're gonna rock around the clock tonight
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A
Put your glad rags on, join me, hon'


We'll have some fun when the clock strikes 1


D7/9
We're gonna rock around the clock tonight

A
We're gonna rock, rock, rock till broad daylight

E7/9--------------------------------------------------------------A
We're gonna rock, gonna rock around the clock tonight
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When the clock strikes 2, 3 and 4
If the band stops now we'll yell for more
We?re gonna rock around the clock tonight
We?re gonna rock, rock, rock till broad daylight
We?re gonna rock, gonna rock around the clock tonight

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Guitar Solo (see guitar tab below)
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When the chimes ring 5, 6 and 7
We'll be right in 7th heaven
We?re gonna rock around the clock tonight
We?re gonna rock, rock, rock till broad daylight
We?re gonna rock, gonna rock around the clock tonight
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When it's 8, 9, 10, 11 too
I'll be goin' strong and so will you
We?re gonna rock around the clock tonight
We?re gonna rock, rock, rock till broad daylight
We?re gonna rock, gonna rock around the clock tonight

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(Instrumental with saxophone, guitar plays same chord voicings)
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When the clock strikes 12, we'll cool off then
Start rockin' round the clock again
We?re gonna rock around the clock tonight
We?re gonna rock, rock, rock till broad daylight
We?re gonna rock, gonna rock around the clock tonight
(see ending tab below)
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?Rock Around The Clock?
-Guitar solo tab:
(transcribed by Guitar Player Extraordinaire, Tim Stoll)

E---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B---5-5-5--5-5-5--7-5-5--5-5-5--8-5-5--7-5-5--5-5-5--0-0-0------------|
G---------------------------------------------------------------------|
D---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A---------------------------------------------------------------------|
E---------------------------------------------------------------------|


E---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B---5-5-5--5-5-5--7-5-5--5-5-5--8-5-5--7-5-5--5-5-5--0-0-0------------|
G---------------------------------------------------------------------|
D---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A---------------------------------------------------------------------|
E---------------------------------------------------------------------|


E---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B---5-5-5--5-5-5--7-5-5--5-5-5--8-5-5--5-5-5--7-5-5--5-5-5------------|
G---------------------------------------------------------------------|
D---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A---------------------------------------------------------------------|
E---------------------------------------------------------------------|


E----------------------------------------------------------|
B---8--5--7--5--8--5--7--5--8--5--7--5--8--5--7--5---------|
G----------------------------------------------------------|
D----------------------------------------------------------|
A----------------------------------------------------------|
E----------------------------------------------------------|


E-----7---8--5--------7---8--5----------7---8--5--------7---8-------5-------|
B---------------7----------------7------------------7-----------------------|
G---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


E----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B---7-----------------------------5----7----6----5---------------------------|
G-------6----6--------5----6--------------------------8----7----6------------|
D----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E----------------------------------------------------------------------------|


E---7-6-5-4---------------------------------|
B-------------7-6-5-4-----------------------|
G-----------------------7-6-5-4-------------|
D---------------------------------4-4-------|
A-------------------------------------------|
E-------------------------------------------|


E-------------------------------------------|
B-------------------------------------------|
G-------------------------------------------|
D-------------------------------------------|
A----7--7--4--4-----------------------------|
E-------------------7--7--4--4--0--0--------|


E---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B?--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-----------4---4---5---5---7---7-------------4---4----5---5---7---7--------|
E----5---5----------------------------5---5---------------------------------|


Song Ending tab:


E---5---5---5---0---------------------------------------------------------------|
B--------------------8---8---8---0---7---7---7---0---6---6---6---0---5----------|
G-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


E--------------4---5-----------------------------------------------------------|
B?--5---7----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

            
            
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