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============================================================================
Artist:Van Halen
Album:Best of Both Worlds
Song:It's About Time

Tuning:Drop D 1/2 step [Db Ab Db Gb Bb eb]

Tabulature Legend:
Harm.=harmonics
/=slide up    
\=slide down
b( )=fret note before "b", then bend till it sounds like the note in ( )    
r=release bend back to note before "b"
h=hammer on
p=pull off
P.M.=Palm Mute    
T=Tap with right hand
~=vibrato
tr~~~=trill
trem. pick=tremelo picking


    
    [INTRO]
e|----------------------------|-------------------------------|
B|----------------------------|-------------------------------|
G|----------------------------|-------------------------------|
D|--0--0--0--0--0-0--1--0--1--|--0--0--0--0--0--0--3--1--0----|
A|--0--0--0--0--0-0--1--0--1--|--0--0--0--0--0--0--3--1--0----|
D|--0--0--0--0--0-0--1--0--1--|--0--0--0--0--0--0--3--1--0----|

e|----------------------------|-------------------------------|
B|----------------------------|-------------------------------|
G|----------------------------|-------------------------------|
D|--0--0--0--0--0-0--1--0--1--|--0--0--0--0--0--0--3--1--0----|
A|--0--0--0--0--0-0--1--0--1--|--0--0--0--0--0--0--3--1--0----|
D|--0--0--0--0--0-0--1--0--1--|--0--0--0--0--0--0--3--1--0----|

                                           Harm.
                                      |-----------------|
e|------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------5------7-----|
G|---------------------------------------5------7-------|
D|--0--0--0--0--0--1--0--1---0--0--0---5------7---------|
A|--0--0--0--0--0--1--0--1---0--0--0--------------------|
D|--0--0--0--0--0--1--0--1---0--0--0--------------------|


    [VERSE]
e|--------------------------------------|-------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|-------------------------------|
G|--9--9---9--9---9--9------------------|--9--9---9-9---9--9------------|
D|--9--9---9--9---9--9------------------|--9--9---9-9---9--9------------|
A|--7--7---7--7---7--7-------5-----5-5--|--7--7---7-7---7--7------------|
D|-----------------------/7-----7-------|---------------------3b(5)r3---|
 Last time    time   outside  outta line         Uh.            Yeah, but
                                                            
                                                               Harm.
                                                        |-----------------|
e|--------------------------------------|------------------------------12-|
B|--------------------------------------|------------------5-------7-12---|
G|--9--9---9--9---9--9------------------|--9--9---9--9---5---5---7--------|
D|--9--9---9--9---9--9------------------|--9--9---9--9---------7----------|
A|--7--7---7--7---7--7-------5-----5-5--|--7--7---7--7--------------------|
D|-----------------------/7-----7-------|---------------------------------|
 this time's ourtime rite on  let it shine                 Get up.__Turn you
    

    [PRE-CHORUS]
e|-------4------0-------------------7-----7-------0-----------------|
B|---------4------0-------------------7-----7-------0---------------|
G|--6--------6------0h1----9--9-9-------9-----9-------0h1--9--9-----|
D|--6----------------------9--9-9--------------------------9--9-----|
A|--4----------------------7--7-7--------------------------7--7-----|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------|
 clock back      paint     on black                  Bringit all rite  


e|-------4------0-------------------7-----7-------0------|
B|---------4------0-------------------7-----7-------0----|
G|--6--------6------0h1----9--9-9-------9-----9----------|
D|--6----------------------9--9-9------------------------|
A|--4----------------------7--7-7------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------|
     block____    oh,      hell yeah               C'mon   


e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
B|------10-------12--12-12-13-----|-----10------------10--10/12--12-13---|
G|------10-------12--12-------12--|-----10------------10--10/12----------|
D|------10-------12--12-----------|-----10------------10--10/12----------|
A|--3--------5--------------------|--3------3/5-5--5---------------------|
D|--3--------5--------------------|--3------3/5-5--5---------------------|
              alrite                        hey hey         hey   you can
                          
                          P.M.
   [CHORUS]           |-------------|
e|------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------0-------------------------------------------------|
G|--2--2-------2----------------------------------------------|
D|--2----2-------------7-7-7-7-7-7-7----5-5-5-5--4--3-3-------|
A|--0------------------5-5-5-5-5-5-5----5-5-5-5--4--3-3-------|
D|-----------------0---0-0-0-0-0-0-0----5-5-5-5--4--3-3-------|
    spend my money, waste my time._     My  time prime 


e|------------------------|---------------------------------------|
B|------------------------|---------0-----------------------------|
G|------------------------|--2--2-----2---7-7-7-7-7-7-------------|
D|--5--5/6--7--7--8--9-9--|--2----2-------7-7-7-7-7-7-------------|
A|--3--3/4--5--5--6--7-7--|--0------------5-5-5-5-5-5-------------|
D|------------------------|---------------0-0-0-0-0-0-------------|
    time       yeah   but    rite makin'up lost time yeah

This part is really hard to play. 
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------5------3------8-----6------10-------10-------8--10--10/12\10------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--0h5---0h5----0h8----0h8---0h10----0h10------0h10----12--10/14\12------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
        Al        rite             al                  rite   I think it's
                      
                       P.M.
                    |-----------|
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------0-------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--2--2---------2---7-7-7-7-7-7-------------------------------------------|
D|--2-----2----------7-7-7-7-7-7----------------------5/7\5-7--8--9-9-9-9--|
A|--0----------------5-5-5-5-5-5---3/5\3--5\3--5-5-5--3/5\3-5--6--7-7-7-7--|
D|-------------------0-0-0-0-0-0---3/5\3--5\3--5-5-5-----------------------|
    high time we laid  there on the line                            Yeah, 


e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------0----------5p3---5------------5h7----7---10-10/12-12-12-12-----|
G|--2--2-------2--2/5------5----7-7--7---------7-----10-10/12-12-12-12-----|
D|--2----2--------2/5-----------7-7----7-------------10-10/12-12-12-12-3-3-|
A|--0---------------------------5-5------------------------------------3-3-|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------3-3-|
    bout time it's bout time    bout time yeah.



    [BRIDGE] [2:29]
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--0-2-0--x-x-x--2-0-2-0--x-x-x---9-8-9-8--x-x-x--9-8-9-9--x-x-x-------2--|
E|--0-2-0--x-x-x--2-0-2-0--x-x-x---9-8-9-8--x-x-x--9-8-9-8--x-x-x--/12--2--|

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--0-2-0--x-x-x-x-x-x-x--2-0-2-0--x-x-x-x-x-x-x--9-8-9-8----------------9-|
E|--0-2-0--x-x-x-x-x-x-x--2-0-2-0--x-x-x-x-x-x-x--9-8-9-8--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-9-|
                         Time, Time

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------8/10----------------------------------------------------------|
G|--7---9----------7~~-----7---9----7---9b(10)--5-------5----5--5/7-7------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   Big night, and spend.  Now don't you worry 'bout wastin' my time

e|----------------------||
B|----------------------||
G|--4--6\4--9\6---------||
D|----------------------||
A|--2--4\2--7\4---------||
E|----------------------||


    [SOLO] [2:52]
e|-------------------------------------------------------------9---12b(15)-|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------9---------|
G|--11\9--13--------------11p9-11b(13)r11p9----9-11-11-11p9~~--------------|
D|--------------9--9~~----------------------11-----------------------------|
A|---9\7--11---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

                            tr~~~~~~~~~~           T   T    T   T    T
e|--12b(14)--9--------------7h9p7---------9p7------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------9p7--9p5---------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------9p6--9p4------------|
D|--------------9--11-9~~---------------------------------------12p6-12p5--|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

    T    T
e|-------------------------------------------17~~-------19-19b(20)r19--15--|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------/17-------/19----------------------|
D|--12p4-12p2--4b(5)r4-4b(5)r4-2--/15\-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                                         It's al-right.

e|--17------17------5-----7-----5--8-8-8b(9)---|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|------17------0h5---0h7---0h5----------------|
D|---------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------|
 
-Play Chorus next-
                                 

    [BREAKDOWN] [3:42]
e|----------------------------------------------------------------17-------|
B|--------------------------------------------------20b(22)-20p17----20p17-|
G|--19b(21)r19p17----19b(21)r19p17----19b(21)r19p17------------------------|
D|----------------19---------------19--------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 It's all about,            talkin' bout,        

e|--20-20-19p17-19-20--19p17-----------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------20b(22)---------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------5--7-7b(8)--7--7b(9)--5--7~--5-7b(9)-|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  We're rockin' out.              There ain't no doubt           It's about 
                            
                             trem. pick
e|-----------------------------5-----------6p5-6p5-6p5---------------------|
B|---------------------8b(10)--------------------------8b(10)r8p5-8--------|
G|--r7p5----7b(8)p5---------------------------------------------------5-7--|
D|------------------7-----------------------------------------------7------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                       time.               Yeah, yeah...

e|------------------------------------------------17--------17-17-17-19-19-|
B|-----------------------------------20-17-20b(22)---20b(22)---------------|
G|--7-7-7-7p5--------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------7p5----------------5h7---------------------------------------|
A|-----------------7p6p5-5-5h6h7-------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                     So go ahead,

e|--20-20-22-22-22b(24)-22b(24)-22b(24)------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------7b(9)r7p5-------------5------------|
D|------------------------------------------------7-7--7-7-7--5--7-7-7-----|
A|-----------------------------------------------------0-0-0-----0-0-0-----|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
          turn you clocks back                         Hey.    Ow.


Well, that's it. Enjoy :)



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westvipor 10 May 30, 2007 01:49 PM

Great Tab Man, definite 4 star!

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MattTheHack 10 Jan 09, 2012 10:11 AM

Great tab of a great song man, rock on!

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