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Tracy Chapman
Give Me one Reason


[Acoustic Intro]

e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------2-----2-2-------4---6-6------2-----2-2-------|
G|------------3-----3-3-------4---6-6------3-----3-3-------|
D|------------4-----4-4-------4---6-6------4-----4-4-------|
A|-----------------------0-2----4--------------------------|
E|--0-0-0-2-------2-------------------0-2-----2------0-----|


e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----2-----2-2--------4-----4--------4----6-6--------2-----2--------|
G|-----3-----3-3--------4-----4--------4----6-6--------3-----3--------|
D|-----4-----4-4--------4-----4--------4----6-6--------4-----4--------|
A|----------------0--2-----2-----0--2-----4---------------------------|
E|--2-----2--------------------------------------0--2-----2-----0-----|


e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----2-----2-2--------6--------4-----4-4--------2-----2-2--------2-----2-2-----|
G|-----3-----3-3--------6--------4-----4-4--------3-----3-3--------3-----3-3-----|
D|-----4-----4-4--------6--------4-----4-4--------4-----4-4--------4-----4-4-----|
A|----------------0--4-----0--2-----2--------------------------------------------|
E|--2-----2---------------------------------0--2-----2-------0--2-----2----------|


[Chorus]

F#                                 B
Give me one reason to stay here
        C#                F#
and i'll turn right back around
B
Give me one reason to stay here
        C#                F#
and i'll turn right back around
        C#                           B#
Said i don't wanna leave you lonely
                             F#
you got to make me change my mind


[Verse 1]

F#                        B
Baby i've got your number
    C#                          F#
oh, and i know that you've got mine

  Guitar 2 (distortion)
e|-----------------------------|
B|-------7~~~-----10\\7~~~~~~--|
G|-6//8--------8---------------|
D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
E|-----------------------------|

B
you know that i called you
C
I called too many times

e|-----------------------------|
B|--10b~~~~---9b--9--7/9\~~~~7-|
G|-----------------------------|
D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
E|-----------------------------|

         C#
you can call me baby
         B
you can call me anytime
           F#
you go to call me

e|-----------------------------|
B|-/5~~~-----------------------|
G|--------4b2b-----------------|
D|--------------4~~~~----------|
A|-----------------------------|
E|-----------------------------|


[Chorus]

F#                                B
Give me one reason to stay here
      C#                 F#
and i'll turn right back around

e|--7b---5b---------5b---------|
B|-----------7~~~~-------------|
G|-----------------------------|
D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
E|-----------------------------|

B
Give me one reason to stay here
        C#
and i'll turn right back around

e|---------------------------------|
B|--10b-10b--7--7~~~~---7~~~~--9b--|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|

        C#                              B
Said I don't want to leave you lonely
                              F#
you got to make me change my mind

e|-----------------------------|
B|-------7--9b--7~~~~----------|
G|---/9----------------9b\-----|
D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
E|-----------------------------|


[Verse 2]

        F#                         B
I don't want no one to squeeze me
        C#               F#
they might take away my life

e|-----------------------------|
B|-12b-------------------------|
G|-----(12)--10-12\10----------|
D|---------------------11~~~---|
A|-----------------------------|
E|-----------------------------|
         B
I don't want no one to squeeze me
        C#               F#
they might take away my life

e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|--9/11\9---9---9/7--9\7--------|
D|-----------9---9/7--9\7--------|
A|-------------------------9~~~--|
E|-------------------------------|

        C#
I just want someone to hold me

e|---------------|
B|---------------|
G|---8\6~~~------|
D|---------------|
A|---------------|
E|---------------|

B                                       F#
    Oh, and rock me through the night


[Solo]

e|---------------------------------5b\---7b---7\5\---5b-7-7\5-----------------|
B|-----------------------5-7-7~~-----------------7------------7~~--7~~-5b\----|
G|---(4)b--4\2b-------/6-----------------------------------------6------------|
D|-4-------------4~~4---------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                              *hold bend
E|----------------11--12~~--12------12--------------------------|
B|----7~~----9b---12--14~~-----12b*-----(12)\10--12--(10)/12~~--|
G|-/8-----8-----------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------------------------------|
B|-10-12--12---12\10--12---10b----------\5-------------------|
G|------------------------------11----------6--4--2--4~~-----|
D|----------------------------------11-----------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------|

        F#                        B
This youthful heart can love you
      C#                        F#
yes, and give you what you need

e|---------------------------------|
B|----5--5~~--7--------------------|
G|-6-------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|

             B
I said this youthful heart can love you

e|--------|
B|--------|
G|-4/6\4--|
D|-4/6\4--|
A|-4/6\4--|
E|--------|

     C#                    F#
ho, and give you what you need

e|---------|
B|----7~~--|
G|---------|
D|-7-------|
A|---------|
E|---------|

        C#                              C#7
But i'm to old to go chasin you around

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

B7                              F#
    wastin' my precious energy

e|-----5b----------------5b--------|
B|--7------7\5--7~~~--7------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|


[Chorus]

F#                              B
Give me one reason to stay here

e|-----7--|
B|5/7~----|
G|--------|
D|--------|
A|--------|
E|--------|

     C#                         F#
yes, now turn right back around

e|--9b--7b\5--7b\5-----7--5--------|
B|------------------7--------7~~~--|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|

B
Give me one reason to stay here

e|-----5--|
B|--5b----|
G|--------|
D|--------|
A|--------|
E|--------|

       C#                  F#
oh, i'll turn right back around

e|---------------------------------|
B|----------------14~~~~-----------|
G|--11~~-13--/15-------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|

        C#                           B
Said i don't wanna leave you lonely
                             F#
you go to make me change my mind

e|--17--17------------------14----------16--14-------|
B|----------17-14-------14------16b\14--16--14-------|
G|-----------------16b--------------------------16~~-|
D|---------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|


[Outro]

F#
Baby just give me one reason

e|--11b----|
B|--12b----|
G|---------|
D|---------|
A|---------|
E|---------|

B       C#                      F#
   oh, just give me one reason why

e|--7b\5--5/7b--5-----------|
B|-----------------7~~~-----|
G|--------------------------|
D|--------------------------|
A|--------------------------|
E|--------------------------|

B
Baby just give me one reason

e|-------14~~--|
B|-------------|
G|--15b--------|
D|-------------|
A|-------------|
E|-------------|

     C#                   F#
oh, give just one reason why i should stay


e|--11b-----------|
B|--12b--10-------|
G|----------11~~~-|
D|----------------|
A|----------------|
E|----------------|

C#
Said i told you that i loved you

  guitar 2
e|---------------------|
B|------------7--------|
G|--8--9--10--8--------|
D|------------9--------|
A|---------------------|
E|---------------------|

  guitar 1 plays during words
e|--------------------------|
B|-----6--------------------|
G|-----6--------------------|
D|-----6--------------------|
A|--4-----4--0---2----------|
E|--------------------------|

B
And there ain't no more to say

  guitar 2
e|--7b--5--7-----------------------------------|
B|------------7-----/7~~~----------------------|
G|---------------6-----------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------|

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



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

| (n)  Ghost note
| b    Bend
| /    Slide up
| \    Slide down
| ~    Vibrato  

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DaveMN 241 Dec 24, 2008 10:57 PM

Nice tab, seems youve missed a few bits in the solo though

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