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Buddy Holly Tab

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Buddy Holly   (cuomo)

Transcribed by  William James 

tune: 1/2 step down


[VERSE]

Play this part twice with Fill 1 after the first time

   F#                G#  A                           [FILL 1]
E|----------------------------------|            E|-----------------|
B|----------------------------------|            B|--14h15p14h15p14-|
G|----------------------------------|            G|-----------------|
D|-4-4-4-4-4-....---/6-6-7-7-7-7..--|            D|-----------------|
A|-4-4-4-4-4-....---/6-6-7-7-7-7..--|            A|-----------------|
E|-2-2-2-2-2-....---/4-4-5-5-5-5..--|            E|-----------------|


[PRE-CHORUS]

(2nd Guit plays distorted power chords indicated above tab)

"Ooo oo..."                                "Ooo oo..."

    D                  C#    F#            D
E|:-------------------------------------:|----------------------------------|
B|:----10--10--10--10----9--------------:|----10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10|
G|:-/11--11--11--11----9---9-11--11--11-:|-/11--11--11--11--10--10--10--10--|
D|:----------------------------11--11---:|----------------------------------|
A|:-------------------------------------:|----------------------------------|
E|:-------------------------------------:|----------------------------------|


[CHORUS]

(Guitar plays power chords indicated)

A                   D               E
Oo...ee.oo.. I look just like Buddy holly...
A                D          E
Oh oh and you're Mary Tyler Moore
F#                     D   E        A
I don't care what they say about us anyway
A       D    E           A A A e e A A A
I don't care about that

*(repeat last line on second chorus)
*(repeat last line on last chorus 4 times)
*(e = pulloff A power chord on 5th fret to open E string)


[FILL 2]

E|---------16-14-----------------------16-14--------|
B|-14-15-14-----14-----14--14--14-15-14-----14------|
G|----------------16-14-----------------------16-14-|
D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|


[VERSE 2]

Play this part twice with Fill 1 after the first time

   F#                G#  A                           [FILL 1]
E|----------------------------------|            E|-----------------|
B|----------------------------------|            B|--14h15p14h15p14-|
G|----------------------------------|            G|-----------------|
D|-4-4-4-4-4-....---/6-6-7-7-7-7..--|            D|-----------------|
A|-4-4-4-4-4-....---/6-6-7-7-7-7..--|            A|-----------------|
E|-2-2-2-2-2-....---/4-4-5-5-5-5..--|            E|-----------------|


[PRE-CHORUS]

(2nd Guit plays distorted power chords indicated above tab)

"Ooo oo..."                                "Ooo oo..."

    D                  C#    F#            D
E|:-------------------------------------:|----------------------------------|
B|:----10--10--10--10----9--------------:|----10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10|
G|:-/11--11--11--11----9---9-11--11--11-:|-/11--11--11--11--10--10--10--10--|
D|:----------------------------11--11---:|----------------------------------|
A|:-------------------------------------:|----------------------------------|
E|:-------------------------------------:|----------------------------------|


[CHORUS]

(Guitar plays power chords indicated)

A                   D               E
Oo...ee.oo.. I look just like Buddy holly...
A                D          E
Oh oh and you're Mary Tyler Moore
F#                     D   E        A
I don't care what they say about us anyway
A       D    E           A A A e e A A A
I don't care about that

*(repeat last line on second chorus)
*(repeat last line on last chorus 4 times)
*(e = pulloff A power chord on 5th fret to open E string)


[BRIDGE]

(Play four times)

E|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|-2-2-----------xx------2-4-6-4-2----|
D|-2-2--2-4---4--xx----4-2-4-6-4-2-4--|
A|-0-0--2-4---4--xx----4-0-2-4-2-0-4--|
E|------0-2-0-2--------2-----------2--|

(xx = String noise, harmonics etc.)


[SOLO]

(listen to song for exact number of times for each note)
E|-16-14-12-9/10-5.--14-14--/16-16--/17-17--/19-/19-19-17-17--|
B|--x--x--x-x-x--x.---x--x----x--x----x--x----x---x--x--x--x--|
G|-13-11--9-6/7--2.--11-11--/13-13--/14-14--/16-/16-16-14-14--|
D|------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------|

E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------14b16r14------------------14~~-|
G|------14------16b18r16-14--------14-------------14-----------14h16-----|
D|-14h16--16p14---------------14h16--16p14----------------14h16----------|
A|---------------------------------------------------14h16---------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|


[FILL 3]

E|-17--17-19-19b21r19-17------|
B|---18-----------------18-17-|
G|----------------------------|
D|----------------------------|
A|----------------------------|
E|----------------------------|


[CHORUS]

(Guitar plays power chords indicated)

A                   D               E
Oo...ee.oo.. I look just like Buddy holly...
A                D          E
Oh oh and you're Mary Tyler Moore
F#                     D   E        A
I don't care what they say about us anyway
A       D    E           A A A e e A A A
I don't care about that

*(repeat last line on second chorus)
*(repeat last line on last chorus 4 times)
*(e = pulloff A power chord on 5th fret to open E string)


[ENDING]

E|-----------------|
B|-----------------|
G|-----------------|
D|-7-7-7-----4---4-|
A|-7-7-7-----4---4-|
E|-5-5-5-0-0-2-0-2-|


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

| x  Dead note
| h  Hammer-on
| p  Pull-off
| r  Release
| b  Bend
| /  Slide up
| ~  Vibrato

************************************
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souperjim14 26 wrote on March 22 2002, 12:00 am

poop

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zeroisgreatman 3,069 wrote on October 1 2002, 12:00 am

[FILL 3]

E|-17--17-19-19b21r19-17-------(19)|
B|---18-----------------18-17------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|
dude, the fill has a delay, after a few seconds play the one in the parathasis, otherwise, awesome tab

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Slash99 174 wrote on March 28 2005, 12:00 am

This is great and I think that it is near perfect

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