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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#

Date: Sunday, 12.09.2004
Tabbed by Peter Tuyp(peter.tuyp@wxs.nl)

Subject: Neil Young - Tell me why

Drop guitar tuning one tone


[Verse 1]

   C                               D
   t t t t > t   > t < > < t < t < t > t < > t > t < >  
e|---------0-----0---0-0-0---0---0---2---2-2---2---2-2-|
B|---------1-----1---1-1-1---1---1---3---3-3---3---3-3-|
G|---------0-----0-4-------2---0-----2-----2---2-----2-|
D|---------2-0h2-2-----------------0---------0---------|
A|---0-2-3-3---------------------------0---------0-----|
E|-3---------------------------------------------------|

           Sailing heartships through broken harbours

   Am7                   G
   t > t   > t > t   > < t > t   > < t > t  t
e|---0-----0---0-----0-0---3-----3-3---3------|
B|---1-----1---1-----1-1---0-----0-0---0------|
G|---0-----0---0-----0-0---0-----0-0---0------|
D|---2-0h2-2---2-0h2-2-2---0-----0-0---0----0-|
A|-0---------0-------------2-0h2-2-2---2-0h2--|
E|-----------------------3-3-----3-3-3-3------|
  Out on the waves in the night

   C                         D
e|---0-----0---0-0-0---0---0---2---2-2---2---2-2-|
B|---1-----1---1-1-1---1---1---3---3-3---3---3-3-|
G|---0-----0-4-------2---0-----2-----2---2-----2-|
D|---2-0h2-2-----------------0---------0---------|
A|-3-3---------------------------0---------0-----|
E|-----------------------------------------------|
     Stil the searcher must ride the dark horse

   Am7                   G
e|---0-----0---0-----0-0---3-----3-3---3-------|
B|---1-----1---1-----1-1---0-----0-0---0-----0-|
G|---0-----0---0-----0-0---0-----0-0---0-----0-|
D|---2-0h2-2---2-0h2-2-2---0-----0-0---0-----0-|
A|-0---------0-------------2-0h2-2-2---2-0h2---|
E|-----------------------3-3-----3-3-3-3-------|
  Racing along in his fright


[Chorus]

   D             Am7   C G 
   t > t > < t > t   > > > > > > < > < t    
e|---2---2-2---2-----0-0-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---|
B|---3---3-3---3-----1-1-0-3-0-1-1-1-0---|
G|---2---2-2---2-----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|
D|-0-------------0h2-2-2-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|
A|-----0-----0---------3-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
E|-------------------------------------3-|
  Tell me why

   D             Am7   C     G
   t > t > < t > t   > > > > > t > t
e|---2---2-2---2-----0-0-0-0-3---3---|
B|---3---3-3---3-----1-1-1-1-0---0---|
G|---2---2-2---2-----0-0-0-0-0---0---|
D|-0-------------0h2-2-2-2-2-0---0---|
A|-----0-----0---------3-3-3-2-2-2-2-|
E|-----------------------------3---3-|
  Tell me why

  Gmaj7           C               D       C       Bm      Em
  > > < > > < > < > > < > > < > < > > < > > > < > > > < > t > < t > < t > <

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

  Is it hard to make arangements with your-
                  self, when you're  
                                  old enough to
                                          repay but
                                                  young enough to
                                                          sell  


[Solo 1]
           C                       D
e|---------0-----0---0-0-0---0---0---2---2---2-------|
B|---------1-----1---1-1-1---1---1---3---3---3-------|
G|---------0-----0-4-------2---0-----2---2---2-------|
D|---------2-0h2-2-----------------0-------0---------|
A|---0-2-3-3---------------------------0-------3-2-0-|
E|---------------------------------------------------|

   Am7               G
e|-0-----0---0---------3-------------3-|
B|-1-----1---1---------0-------------0-|
G|-0-----0---0---------0---------0---0-|
D|-2-0h2-2-0-2-----0---0-----0h2-----0-|
A|-------------0h2-----2-0h2---------2-|
E|-------------------3-3-----------3-3-|


[Verse 2]

   C                               D   
e|---------0-----0---0-0-0---0---0---2---2-2---2---2-2-|
B|---------1-----1---1-1-1---1---1---3---3-3---3---3-3-|
G|---------0-----0-4-------2---0-----2-----2---2-----2-|
D|---------2-0h2-2-----------------0---------0---------|
A|---0-2-3-3---------------------------0---------0-----|
E|-3---------------------------------------------------|
           Tell me lies later,        come and see me

   Am7                   G
e|---0-----0---0-----0-0---3-----3-3---3------|
B|---1-----1---1-----1-1---0-----0-0---0------|
G|---0-----0---0-----0-0---0-----0-0---0------|
D|---2-0h2-2---2-0h2-2-2---0-----0-0---0----0-|
A|-0---------0-------------2-0h2-2-2---2-0h2--|
E|-----------------------3-3-----3-3-3-3------|
  All be around for a while

   C                         D
e|---0-----0---0-0-0---0---0---2---2-2---2---2-2-|
B|---1-----1---1-1-1---1---1---3---3-3---3---3-3-|
G|---0-----0-4-------2---0-----2-----2---2-----2-|
D|---2-0h2-2-----------------0---------0---------|
A|-3-3---------------------------0---------0-----|
E|-----------------------------------------------|
     I am lonely but            you can free me

   Am7                   G
e|---0-----0---0-----0-0---3-----3-3---3-------|
B|---1-----1---1-----1-1---0-----0-0---0-----0-|
G|---0-----0---0-----0-0---0-----0-0---0-----0-|
D|---2-0h2-2---2-0h2-2-2---0-----0-0---0-----0-|
A|-0---------0-------------2-0h2-2-2---2-0h2---|
E|-----------------------3-3-----3-3-3-3-------|
  All in the way that you smile


[Chorus]

   D             Am7   C G     
e|---2---2-2---2-----0-0-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---|
B|---3---3-3---3-----1-1-0-3-0-1-1-1-0---|
G|---2---2-2---2-----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|
D|-0-------------0h2-2-2-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|
A|-----0-----0---------3-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
E|-------------------------------------3-|
  Tell me why

   D             Am7   C     G
e|---2---2-2---2-----0-0-0-0-3---3---|
B|---3---3-3---3-----1-1-1-1-0---0---|
G|---2---2-2---2-----0-0-0-0-0---0---|
D|-0-------------0h2-2-2-2-2-0---0---|
A|-----0-----0---------3-3-3-2-2-2-2-|
E|-----------------------------3---3-|
  Tell me why

   Gmaj7           C               D       C       Bm      Em
e|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2---0-0---0-0---0-0-|
B|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-3-3-3-3-1-1-1-1-3-3-3-3---0-0---0-0---0-0-|
G|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-4-4-4-4---0-0---0-0---0-0-|
D|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
A|-----------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---------3-3-3-3-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
E|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-----------------------------------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
  Is it hard to make arangements with your-
                  self, when you're  
                                  old enough to
                                          repay but
                                                  young enough to
                                                          sell  


[Solo 2]

           C                       D
e|---------0-----0---0-0-0---0---0---2---2---2-------|
B|---------1-----1---1-1-1---1---1---3---3---3-------|
G|---------0-----0-4-------2---0-----2---2---2-------|
D|---------2-0h2-2-----------------0-------0---------|
A|---0-2-3-3---------------------------0-------3-2-0-|
E|---------------------------------------------------|

   Am7               G
e|-0-----0---0---------3-------------3-|
B|-1-----1---1---------0-------------0-|
G|-0-----0---0---------0---------0---0-|
D|-2-0h2-2-0-2-----0---0-----0h2-----0-|
A|-------------0h2-----2-0h2---------2-|
E|-------------------3-3-----------3-3-|

         C                       D     
e|-------0-----0---0-0-0---0---0---0h2---2-3-2-0-----|
B|-------1-----1---1-1-1---1---1---3-----3-3-3-3-3---|
G|-------0-----0-4-------2---0-----2-----2-2-2-2-2---|
D|-------2-0h2-2-----------------0---------0---------|
A|---2h3-3-----------------------------0-----------0-|
E|---------------------------------------------------|

   Am7               G          
e|-0-----0---0-----0---3-------------3-|
B|-1-----1---1-----1---0-------------0-|
G|-0-----0---0-----0---0---------0---0-|
D|-2-0h2-2---2-0h2-2---0-----0h2-----0-|
A|---------0-----------2-0h2---------2-|
E|-------------------3-3-----------3-3-|


[Chorus]

   D             Am7   C G     
e|---2---2-2---2-----0-0-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---|
B|---3---3-3---3-----1-1-0-3-0-1-1-1-0---|
G|---2---2-2---2-----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|
D|-0-------------0h2-2-2-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|
A|-----0-----0---------3-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
E|-------------------------------------3-|
  Tell me why

   D             Am7   C     G
e|---2---2-2---2-----0-0-0-0-3---3---|
B|---3---3-3---3-----1-1-1-1-0---0---|
G|---2---2-2---2-----0-0-0-0-0---0---|
D|-0-------------0h2-2-2-2-2-0---0---|
A|-----0-----0---------3-3-3-2-2-2-2-|
E|-----------------------------3---3-|
  Tell me why

   Gmaj7           C               D       C       Bm      Em
e|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2---0-0---0-0---0-0-|
B|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-3-3-3-3-1-1-1-1-3-3-3-3---0-0---0-0---0-0-|
G|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-4-4-4-4---0-0---0-0---0-0-|
D|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
A|-----------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---------3-3-3-3-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
E|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-----------------------------------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
  Is it hard to make arangements with your-
                  self, when you're  
                                  old enough to
                                          repay but
                                                  young enough to
                                                          sell  


[Outro]

           C                       D
e|---------0-----0---0-0-0---0---0---2---2---2-------|
B|---------1-----1---1-1-1---1---1---3---3---3-------|
G|---------0-----0-4-------2---0-----2---2---2-------|
D|---------2-0h2-2-----------------0-------0---------|
A|---0-2-3-3---------------------------0-------3-2-0-|
E|---------------------------------------------------|

   Am7               G
e|-0-----0---0-------------------------3-|
B|-1-----1---1-------------------------0-|
G|-0-----0---0---------------------0---0-|
D|-2-0h2-2-0-2-----0-------0h2-2h4-----0-|
A|-------------0h2-----0h2-------------2-|
E|-------------------3---------------3-3-|

************************************

| h  Hammer-on
| >   down stroke
| <   up stroke (or pick)
| t   thumb

************************************

            
            
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BrendanCarrRR 62 Feb 26, 2007 09:00 PM

very very good tab

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tinytuned 10 Jan 02, 2008 10:18 AM

agreed.. this is an excellent tab-job . :)

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tte_ripley 10 Feb 04, 2011 06:48 PM

thanks sounds beautifull and helped me improve a lot with this song i love

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