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Sometimes You Cant Make It On Your Own Tab

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by U2
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-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                U2 - Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------



Intro (bass in brackets for reference):
    A                       G
e|---------------------------------------------------|
B|----2-2-3-2-----2-2-3-2-----2-2-3-2-----2-2-3-2----|
G|----2-2-2-2-----2-2-2-2-----2-2-2-2-----2-2-2-2----|
D|---------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------(7)(3)--------------------(5)|

    F#m        D            A
e|---------------------------------------------------|
B|----2-2-3-2-----2-2-3-2-----2-2-3-2-----2-2-3-2----|
G|----2-2-2-2-----2-2-2-2-----2-2-2-2-----2-2-2-2----|
D|---------------------------------------------------|
A|------------(5)------------------------------------|
E|-(2)------------------(0-2-5)----------------------|


First Verse x2
  A                       G
e|---------------------------------------------------|
B|----2-2-3-2-----2-2-3-2-----2-2-3-2-----2-2-3-2----|
G|----2-2-2-2-----2-2-2-2-----2-2-2-2-----2-2-2-2----|
D|---------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|

  
    F#m        D            A
e|---------------------------------------------------|
B|----2-2-3-2-----2-2-3-2-----2-2-3-2-----2-2-3-2----|
G|----2-2-2-2-----2-2-2-2-----2-2-2-2-----2-2-2-2----|
D|---------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|


Pre-chorus:
   D                      A
e|---------------------------------------------------|
B|-10---9~-----7--9~-----10---5~----5--7--5~---------|
G|---------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|

   F#m                     D
e|---------------------------------------------------|
B|-10---9~-----7--9~-----10---5~----5h7-5h7-5~-------|
G|---------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|


Chorus x2:
   F#m                                 
e|----------------------------------------------|
B|-12-14--12-14--12-14--12-14--12-14------------|
G|----------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------|

   E
e|----------------------------------------------|
B|-12-14--12-14--12-14--12-14-12-14-12----------|
G|-------------------------------------14-------|
D|----------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------|

   D
e|----------------------------------------------|
B|-12-14--12-14--12-14--12-14--12-14------------|
G|----------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------|

   D
e|----------------------------------------------|
B|-12-14--12-14--12-14--12-14-12-14-12----------|
G|-------------------------------------14-------|
D|----------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------|


Second Verse:
  A                       G
e|-24-21~----19-17~--------24-21~----19-17~----------|
B|---------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|
  
    F#m        D            A
e|-24-21~-----17--17-19-17-24-21~----19-17~----------|
B|---------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|


  A                       G
e|-24-21~----19-17~--------17--15--14--12~-----------|
B|---------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|
  
    F#m        D            A
e|-24-21~-----17--17-19-17-24-21~----19-17~----------|
B|---------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|

Pre-chorus:
   D                      A
e|-17--16~----14--16~-----17--12~---12--14--12~------|
B|---------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|

   F#m                     D
e|-17--16~----14--16~-----17--12~---12h14-12h14-12~--|
B|---------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|

Chorus x2:
   F#m                                
e|----------------------------------------------|
B|-12-14--12-14--12-14--12-14--12-14------------|
G|----------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------|

   E
e|----------------------------------------------|
B|-12-14--12-14--12-14--12-14-12-14-12----------|
G|-------------------------------------14-------|
D|----------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------|

   D
e|----------------------------------------------|
B|-12-14--12-14--12-14--12-14--12-14------------|
G|----------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------|

   D
e|----------------------------------------------|
B|-12-14--12-14--12-14--12-14-12-14-12----------|
G|-------------------------------------14-------|
D|----------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------|

Bridge:
   F      C      Dm                 F      C         Am 
e|-------------------------------||-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------||-------------------------------|
G|-10--9--7------7---------------||-10--9--7----------------------|
D|-----------10------------------||-----------10--5--7------------|
A|-------------------------------||-------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------||-------------------------------|

   F      C      Dm                 
e|--------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------10-/-12-/--|
G|-10--9--7------7---9---10---12--------------|
D|-----------10-------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------|

  A                               F#m
e|------------------------------||------------------------------|
b|-14--14--14--15-14-12-14---14-||-15--14--14--15-14-12-14---14-|
g|------------------------------||------------------------------|
D|------------------------------||------------------------------|
A|------------------------------||------------------------------|
E|------------------------------||------------------------------|

  D              E                A
e|------------------------------||------------------------------|
b|-14--14--14--15-14-12-14---14-||-12--10--------10h1210--------|
g|------------------------------||------------------------------|
D|------------------------------||------------------------------|
A|------------------------------||------------------------------|
E|------------------------------||------------------------------|

Pre-chorus:
   D                      A
e|-17--16~----14--16~-----17--12~---12--14--12~------|
B|---------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|

   F#m                     D
e|-17--16~----14--16~-----17--12~---12h14-12h14-12~--|
B|---------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|

Chorus:

This is now played once with just chords (F#m E  D  D)
Followed by this three times:

   F#m                                
e|----------------------------------------------|
B|-12-14--12-14--12-14--12-14--12-14------------|
G|----------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------|

   E
e|----------------------------------------------|
B|-12-14--12-14--12-14--12-14-12-14-12----------|
G|-------------------------------------14-------|
D|----------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------|

   D
e|----------------------------------------------|
B|-12-14--12-14--12-14--12-14--12-14------------|
G|----------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------|

   D
e|----------------------------------------------|
B|-12-14--12-14--12-14--12-14-12-14-12----------|
G|-------------------------------------14-------|
D|----------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------|


Outro (same as second verse):
  A
e|-24-21~---|
b|----------|  x4
g|----------|
D|----------|
A|----------|
E|----------|
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musicmad wrote on December 25 2005, 08:58 pm

this is great this tab it is like perfect thumb's up.

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punkgirl91 wrote on January 5 2007, 12:23 pm

i aint got 24 frets :( lol god tab tho

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punkgirl91 wrote on January 5 2007, 12:24 pm

*good tab tho

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