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Somebody Get Me A Doctor Tab

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BAnd- Van Halen
Song- Somebody Get Me A Doctor

Gtr I (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb) - 'Eddie Van Halen - brown sound distortion'

[Intro]
   Q=130
  4/4
   Gtr I
   Q.   E +E  E  Q    +W           Q.   E +Q   Q
e|------------------|------------|----------------|
B|-3----3-(3)----3--|-(3)--------|-3----3-(3)-----|
G|-0----0-(0)-x/-2--|-(2)--------|-0----0-(0)--2--|
D|-0-------------0--|-(0)--------|-0-----------0--|
A|------3-(3)-x/----|------------|------3-(3)--0--|
E|-3----------------|------------|-3--------------|


       \1/  \1/  \1/  \1/  \1/  \1/
   Q  +S   +E.  +S   +E.  +S   +E.
e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|-2--(2)--(2)--(2)--(2)--(2)--(2)---|
A|-2--(2)--(2)--(2)--(2)--(2)--(2)---|
E|-0--(0)--(0)--(0)--(0)--(0)--(0)---|


                   Pre-Verse (Main Rff)
           \7
                              PM           PM
   +H     +H         E  E S S E e Q   E   E E E E +Q   Q
e|---------------||---------------------|------------------|
B|---------------||---------------------|-----8-7-(7)------|
G|---------------||-(2)---------0-2-----|-5---7-7-(7)------|
D|-(2)----(2)----||--2--2-------0-2-----|-5---7-7-(7)------|
A|-(2)----(2)----||--3--0-x-x-0------/7-|---0----------7\--|
E|-(0)----(0)----||---------------------|------------------|
                 |-Riff 1                      end Riff 1-|


Riff 1 x5 (w/slight variations throught song)



[Verse]
            PM---------|              PM---------|              PM---------|
   E. S Q   E   E   E   E     Q   Q   E   E   E   E    E. S Q   E   E   E   E
e|--------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
B|-!9--9-9------------------|-10--10------------------|-9--9-9------------------|
G|-!9--9-9------------------|-10--10------------------|-9--9-9------------------|
D|-!9--9-9------------------|-10--10------------------|-9--9-9------------------|
A|-!7--7-7------------------|-------------------------|-7--7-7------------------|
E|-!0--0-0--<7>-<7>-<7>-<7>-|---------<7>-<7>-<7>-<7>-|-0--0-0--<7>-<7>-<7>-<7>-|

|-Rhy Fig 1


    E.  S  Q  Q     Q
e|----------------------|
B|-10--10-10------------|
G|-10--10-10------------|
D|-10--10-10------------|
A|----------------------|
E|------------x\--h13\--|
         end Rhy Fig 1-|

[Riff 1] (x2)

Rhy Fig 1

[Riff 1] (x3)


           PM---------|             PM--------|           PM--------|
  E. S Q   E   E   E   E     Q   Q  E S S E S S    Q   Q  E S S E S S
e|-------------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
B|-9--9-9------------------|-10--10--------------|-11--11--------------|
G|-9--9-9------------------|-10--10--------------|-11--11--------------|
D|-9--9-9------------------|-10--10--------------|-11--11--------------|
A|-7--7-7------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
E|-0-------<7>-<7>-<7>-<7>-|---------0-0-0-0-0-0-|---------0-0-0-0-0-0-|


[Bridge]
                                                                 <
                                 pm    pm|         ~
    e.  s  q   +e  s s  q      e e s s s s s e.    q    e e q  e q.
e|--------------------------||------------------------|---------------|
B|-12--12-12--(12)----------||-----5-------7p5b5.5----|----------5----|
G|-12--12-12--(12)----------||-----5p0-----7p5b5.5----|----------5----|
D|-12--12-12--(12)----------||-2-------7-7---------7--|---2------5----|
A|-----------------x-x-12\--||-0-0--------------------|-0-0-----------|
E|-----------------x-x-12\--||------------------------|---------------|

                                       <
           pm|         ~
   e e s s s s s e.    q    e  e  q  e q.
e|------------------------|-----------------|
B|-----5-------7p5b5.5----|------------5----|
G|-----5p0-----7p5b5.5----|------------5----|
D|---------7-7---------7--|---(2)------5----|
A|-0-0--------------------|-0--0------------|
E|------------------------|-----------------|

                                       <
     pm    pm|         ~~
   e e s s s s s e.    e. s   e e q  e q.
e|--------------------------|---------------||
B|-----5-------7p5b5.5------|----------5----||
G|-----5p0-----7p5b5.5------|----------5----||
D|---------x-x---------7--x-|----------5----||
A|-0-0----------------------|-0-0-----------||
E|--------------------------|---------------||


[Solo]
               |------8------| |-----7------|
  e e    +e. s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s  s
e|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|---7pb8r(7)p5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7s9-9-9-9-9-9-9s12-|
D|-0-------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------|

   |--------6--------|
   s  s  s  s  s  t  t  e      +e   +s       +e.   e  e
e|----------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------10b12-|
G|-12-12-12-12-12-12s14-14b18==(14)r(14)b18==(14)r\---------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------|

   e  e      a       +e   s s  e  e       +s   s s s
e|-7----------------------7--------------------------|
B|---10b12r(10)b12==(10)r---7-10-10pb12==(10)r-0-7p6-|
G|---------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|

   s s t t t t s s s s    +q    s s  e
e|-----------------------------------x-|
B|---6---------------------------------|
G|-9---9p7p6---6------------------0----|
D|-----------9---7---6b7==(6)r--x------|
A|-----------------9------------x---/9-|
E|-------------------------------------|

                      |----6-----| |----6-----|  |-3-|
  s s  e      +s   s  s s s s  s s s s  s s s s  s s s
e|---------------------------0--------0--------0--------|
B|-----10b12==(10)r-0-10p7p0---10p7p0---10p7p0---10p7p0-|
G|------------------------------------------------------|
D|---x--------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------|

     |-3-| |-3-|          |--3--|
  s  s s s s s s  e      +e   e e s     +s  e.
e|-0------------7-10b12==(10)r-7----------------|
B|---10p7p0---7------------------7--------------|
G|----------9----------------------9pb10r(9)p7/-|
D|----------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------|

                              ~~~~~                          ~~~~~~
   e  s  s  s  s  e  s  s  s  s  q       e    e    e   e  e  e      +e.  s
e|---10-------------10--------------|--------------------15----------------|
B|---11p10----------11p10-----------|------------<12>-15----18b20==(18)r-0-|
G|---------12-10-12-------12-10-12--|-------<12>---------------------------|
D|----------------------------------|-/(12)--------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------|--------------------------------------|

         PM       PM      PM   PM
    S S  S S +S   S  S S  S E  S  S S  S  S
e|---------8-(8)------------8---------------|
B|-10p8-------------10p8---------10p8-------|
G|------10-------10------10---10------10s12-|
D|------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------|

          PM         PM       PM
    S  S  S  S  +S   S  S  S  S  E  S   Q
e|----------10-(10)-------------10----------|
B|-12p10---------------12p10----------h12\--|
G|-------12---------12-------12----12-------|
D|------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------|


                    |-3-|   |----3----|
  S S S S +S  S S S E E E   E    E    E
e|-------1-(1)---------3------------------|
B|-3p1-----------5p3-----------------<12>-|
G|-----3-------5-----5---5/-(0)-<12>------|
D|----------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------|


    |---3---|
    E   E   E   E   S   S   H
e|-<12>-----<7>-------------<5>----|
B|--------------<7>-----<5>--------|
G|------<7>---------<5>------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|


                                              \7
                                     ~~
   S S S S +S  S S S S E S S S S S   H.      +Q
e|-------1-(1)---------3-----------|--------------||
B|-3p1-----------5p3-------7p5-----|--------------||
G|-----3-------5-----5---7-----7---|--------------||
D|-------------------------------x-|-9-------(9)--||
A|-------------------------------x-|-7-------(7)--||
E|-------------------------------x-|-0-------(0)--||


[Pre-Verse]
[Riff 1] (x3)


      |----6----| |----6----| |----6----|
  E E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
e|-----------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------|
G|----*4p2p0h4p2p0h4p2p0h4p2p0h4p2p0h4p2p0h|
D|-----------------------------------------|
A|-3-0-------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------|
*Random harmonics produced by sliding picking hand along G string

  |----6----| |----6----| |----6----|
  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S  Q
e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|-4p2p0h4p2p0h4p2p0h4p2p0h4p2p0h4p2p0------|
D|------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------12\--|

[Riff 1] (x2)

[Outro Verse]
Rhy Fig 1

Riff 1 x3.5


   E E Q   H      +Q   E E H      +W           +W            Q   Q  H
e|---------2----|-(2)--2-2-2----|-(2)--------|-(2)--------|--------------*|
B|-----8\--3----|-(3)--3-3-3----|-(3)--------|-(3)--------|--------------*|
G|-5---7\--2----|-(2)--2-2-2----|-(2)--------|-(2)--------|-(0)--2-------*|
D|-5---7\--0----|-(0)-----------|-(0)--------|-(0)--------|------2-------*|
A|---0-----0----|-(0)-----------|-(0)--------|-(0)--------|--3---0-------*|
E|--------------|---------------|------------|------------|--------------*|
                 +W


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

| (n)  Ghost note
| x    Dead note
| /    Slide up
| \    Slide down
| PM   Palm mute
| h    Hammer-on
| p    Pull-off
| b    Bend
| ~    Vibrato
| s    Slide
| pb   Pre-bend

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68lpjr 10 Jun 02, 2010 05:12 PM

wow, nice job on the tab. has everyone forgot how bad ass this song is???? somebody get me shot!!!!

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axenoob 30 Jun 23, 2012 12:51 AM

LOVE this song! Thanks for the good tab

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