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drop d                      Guitar 1
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Intro:
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|X2
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2----------------|
A|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2----------------|
D|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2----------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-9-9-9-9-9-9-2-2-2-2------------------------------------------------------|
A|-9-9-9-9-9-9-2-2-2-2------------------------------------------------------|
D|-9-9-9-9-9-9-2-2-2-2------------------------------------------------------|


Verse: "Whats a dad for dad.."

No Guitar 1

Verse Cont'd: "Man dad..."
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2----------------|
A|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2----------------|
D|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2----------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--4-4-4-4-4-4-4---------------------------------------------|
A|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--4-4-4-4-4-4-4---------------------------------------------|
D|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--4-4-4-4-4-4-4---------------------------------------------|

Pre-Chorus: 
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-2-2--2-2--2-2--5-5--5-5--5-----------------------------------------------|
A|-2-2--2-2--2-2--5-5--5-5--5-----------------------------------------------|
D|-2-2--2-2--2-2--4-4--4-4--4-----------------------------------------------|

Chorus: "Father I will always be.."
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4------------------------------------------|
D|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2----------|
A|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2----------|
D|---------------------------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2----------|


e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|X2
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4----------|
A|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4----------|
D|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4----------|

Repeat Intro 

Verse: "What's a dad for dad..."
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4------------------------------------------|
D|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2----------|
A|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2----------|
D|---------------------------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2----------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|X2
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--4-4-4-4-4-4-4---------------------------------------------|
A|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--4-4-4-4-4-4-4---------------------------------------------|
D|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--4-4-4-4-4-4-4---------------------------------------------|
   

Pre-Chorus:
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-2-2--2-2--2-2--5-5--5-5--5-----------------------------------------------|
A|-2-2--2-2--2-2--5-5--5-5--5-----------------------------------------------|
D|-2-2--2-2--2-2--4-4--4-4--4-----------------------------------------------|
 
Repeat Chorus

Bridge:
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------7---------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-4--3--4--x--4--6--8------------------------------------------------------|
D|-x--x--x--4--x--x--x------------------------------------------------------|
A|-2--1--2-----2--4--6------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Guitar Solo:
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-6-6-6-6-6-6---------------4-4-4-4-4-4------------------------------------|
D|-6-6-6-6-6-6--2-2-2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4-4-4--6-6-6-6-4-4--2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4-4-44|
A|-4-4-4-4-4-4--2-2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2-2--6-6-6-6-4-4--2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4-4-44|
D|--------------2-2-2-2-2-2---------------6-6-6-6-4-4--2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4-4-44|


Chorus: "Father I will always be..."
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--------------------------------------------4-4-4-4-------|
A|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-------|
D|------------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-------|
  

Chorus Cont'd: "Watched you tower..."  (Play that till the end of the song)
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4------------------------------------------|
D|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2----------|
A|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2----------|
D|---------------------------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2----------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4----------|
A|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4----------|
D|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4----------|



GUITAR 2
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for some of the parts he uses a artifical harmonic and a flanger and most likely a phaser.

Intro: (just keep hitting this note while doing the ah)
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-9------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  
Verse: :What's a dad for dad..."
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|X2
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-9----4---2---6---4-------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  

Pre-Chorus:
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-9--8--11-9--12--11-9--8--------------------------------------------------|
D|-x--x--x--x--x---x--x--x--------------------------------------------------|
A|-7--6--9--7--10--9--7--6--------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Chorus: 
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4------------------------------------------|
D|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2----------|
A|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2----------|
D|---------------------------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2----------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|X2
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6----------|
D|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4----------|
A|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4----------|
D|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4----------|


Verse: (do the ah on the 9th fret for a little then do what guitar 1 does)

Repeat Pre-Chorus

Repeat Chorus

Bridge: (no guitar 2)

Guitar Solo:
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
B|--------------4h5p4-----4-5~----------------------------------------------|
G|-4-8-6~--4-6---------6------------6h8p6---6-8~--6b(7)---6---4~------------|
D|------------------------------6-9-------9---------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                                
 

Do this part using a wah to get the best effect!

e|--------------------------------14p12p11h12~------------------------------|X2
B|-12--11--9~---9h11h12--9h1h12---------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------14-13-14~-------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                                     
e|-----------------------------------------------------------14p12p11-------|
B|-------------------------------------------------11-12-14-----------12h14-|
G|---------11--14------------11--14---------11-14---------------------------|
D|-13-14------------13--14-----------13-14----------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   .  .             .   .

(end part of the solo) 
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-11-12-14-16-12~----------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

            
            
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RiRaY 1,418 Jun 29, 2004 08:00 PM

maybe its jsut my hearing.. but I think the intro is off

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g14classified 80 Apr 04, 2005 08:00 PM

the intro to this song is actually on a low b u had it an octave higher and the effect is phaser, put it on low
a|-2-|

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prs-player128 15 May 01, 2005 08:00 PM

um ive just tried having a go at the intro myself cos i think this tab is a little off aswell please check it out

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