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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. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#
#


From ponies2@computek.net Thu May 15 16:50:49 1997
Date: Tue, 2 Feb 1982 03:29:36 -0500
From: Keith Barron 
To: guitar@olga.net
Subject: kinks, tired of waiting for you

Tired of Waiting for You
The Kinks
Transcribed by Keith Barron 

[Riff A] (GTR 1)          [Riff B] (GTR 1)
e--------0-----------3--0--I  I--------0-----------3--------I  
b-----3-----3-----1--------I  I-----3-----3-----1-----------I 
g--4-----------2-----------I  I--4-----------2--------------I

[Rhythm Fig.1] (GTR 2)
   (G)       G   F               G             F        
e-----------------------------I-----------------------------I
b-----------------------------I-----------------------------I
g-/(4)-------4\--2---------2/-I--4---------4\--2---------2/-I
d-/(5)-------5\--3---------3/-I--5---------5\--3---------3/-I
a-/(5)-------5\--3---------3/-I--5---------5\--3---------3/-I
e-/(3)-------3\--1---------1/-I--3---------3\--1---------1/-I
    *
* Do not play notes in parentheses first time

[Riff A-9 times] with [Rhythm Fig.1-4 1/2 times]
So tired
Tired of waiting,
Tired of waiting for you.
So tired 
Tired of waiting,
Tired of waiting for you
[Riff B] with [Last Bar of Rhythm Fig. 1]

[Rhythm Fig.2] (GTR 2)
   F       C7            F       C7             
e-------1----------------I-------1-------------------I       
b-------1----1---1-1-----I-------1----1---1-1--1-----I       
g-------2----3---3-3-----I-------2----3---3-3--3-----I       
d-------3----2---2-2-----I-------3----2---2-2--2-----I       
a-------3----3---3-3--3--I-------3----3---3-3--3--3--I       
e--1----1----------------I--1----1-------------------I       

   F         C7             F                 F#    
e-------1----------------I---------------------------I       
b-------1----1---1-1-----I---------------------------I       
g-------2----3---3-3-----I---------------------------I
d-------3----2---2-2-----I---------------------------I       
a-------3----3---3-3--3--I---------------------------I
e--1----1----------------I--1---1-1--1--1--1--2--2---I       
                                     ^  ^  ^  ^  e
   G        D7              G         D7                              
e-------3----------------I-------3-------------------I
b-------3-------3--------I-------3-------3-----------I
g-------4-------5--------I-------4-------5-----------I
d-------5-------4--------I-------5-------4-----------I
a-------5----------------I-------5-------------------I
e--3----3----5-------0---I--3----3----5-------0------I
        ^            e           ^            e
                                 [End Rhythm Fig 2]
   G         D7             G                    
e-------3----------------I---------------------------I
b-------3-------3--------I---------------------------I
g-------4-------5--------I------4-4--4------4--------I
d-------5-------4--------I------5-5--5------5--------I
a-------5----------------I------5-5--5------5--------I
e--3----3----5-------0---I--3---3-3--3------3--------I

VERSE 1
[Rhythm Fig 2] with GTR 1 strumming chords in staccato 
  F         C7
I was a lonely soul.
F     C7
I had nobody
F         C7     F
Till I met you.
F#     G       D7         G 
But you keep-a me waiting
       D7         G
All of the time.
         C7      G
What can I do?

[Rhythm Fig 4] (Both GTRS)
   G    Bm   F     D7
e--3--I--2--I--1----I-------------------I
b--3--I--3--I--1----I----3--3--3--3--3--I
g--4--I--4--I--2----I----5--5--5--5--5--I
d--5--I--4--I--3----I----4--4--4--4--4--I
a--5--I--2--I--3--3/I-5--5--5--5--5--5--I
e--3--I-----I--1----I-------------------I
   w     w     w      q  q^ e  e  e  e

         [End Fig 4]    [Rhy. Fig 5] (Gtr.2)
   G     Bm                 F
e--3--I--2------------I   I--------------------------I
b--3--I--3------------I   I--------------------------I
g--4--I--4------------I   I--------------------------I
d--5--I--4------------I   I--------------------------I
a--5--I--2------------I   I--------------------------I
e--3--I------2--2--2--I   I--1--1-1-1--1--1--1--1----I  
   w     h+e e  e  e

   D7                        F        
e-------------------------I--------------------------I  
b-------------------------I--------------------------I  
g-------------------------I--------------------------I
d-------4--4--4--4--4-----I--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--I  
a--5----5--5--5--5--5-----I--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--I
e-------5--5--5--5--5--0--I--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--I  
        ^  ^  ^  ^  ^        ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^

           [End Rhy Fig 5]   [Rhy Fig 6]  (Gtr 1)
   D7                            F
e--------------------------I  I--1----1--1--1--1--1--1--I
b--------------------------I  I--1----1--1--1--1--1--1--I
g-----------------------2--I  I--2----2--2--2--2--2--2--I
d--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--3--I  I--3----3--3--3--3--3--3--I
a--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--3--I  I--3----3--3--3--3--3--3--I
e--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--1--I  I--1----1--1--1--1--1--1--I
   ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^ 






   D7                         F
e--------------------------I--1----1--1--1--1--1--1--I    
b--3----3--3--3--3--3-3-3--I--1----1--1--1--1--1--1--I    
g--5----5--5--5--5--5-5-5--I--2----2--2--2--2--2--2--I    
d--4----4--4--4--4--4-4-4--I--3----3--3--3--3--3--3--I    
a--5----5--5--5--5--5-5-5--I--3----3--3--3--3--3--3--I    
e--------------------------I--1----1--1--1--1--1--1--I    
        ^  ^  ^  ^                 ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^

          [End Rhy Fig 6]
   D7
e--------------------------I
b--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--I
g--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--I
d--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--I
a--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--I
e--------------------------I
   ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^  ^

Pre-Chorus
[Rhy Fig 4] Both GTRS
Its your life
And you can do what you want
Do what you like, but
[GTR 1 Rhy Fig 6, GTR 2 Rhy Fig 5]
Please dont keep-a me waiting
Please dont keep-a me waiting.
'Cause I'm

[Rhy Fig 7] (GTR 1)
       G        F
e------3--------3--3--3----I
b------3--------3--3--3----I
g------4--------2--2--2----I
d------5--------3--3--3----I
   qR  q    eR  s  s  q


Chorus
[Rhy Fig 1-5 times] with [Rhy Fig 7-10 times]
So tired,
Tired of waiting,
Tired of waiting for you.
So tired,
Tired of waiting,
Tired of waiting for you.

Second Verse
[Rhythm Fig 2] with GTR 1 strumming chords in staccato
(SAME AS FIRST)

SAME BRIDGE

Third Chorus
[Rhy Fig 1-7 times] with [Rhy Fig 7-14 times]
So tired,
Tired of waiting,
Tired of waiting for you.
So tired,
Tired of waiting,
Tired of waiting for you.
For you.
For you.

END ON: (BOTH GTRS)
g----4-------------I
d----5-------------I
a----5-------------I
e----3-------------I 

Now here are the Chords for GTR 1:
 F         C7        F#        G         D7         Bm
[133211]  [x3231x]  [244322]  [355433]  [x5453x]  [x24432]  

During the verses Gtr 1 plays Chords in this rhythm:

  qR    e^ e^  qR    e^ e^  etc......

Important Key:

w-whole note
h-half note
q-quarter note
e-eighth note
s-sixteenth note
qR-quarter note rest
eR-eighth note rest
^-staccato

-    sixteenth note
--   eighth note
---  eighth+sixteenth note
---- quarter note etc....

Well thats it. Its pretty much right, I think.....
Do any of you all know the bass line?
 

            
            
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