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Taxman Chords
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From: hertzberg@netcad.enet.dec.com (Marc Hertzberg (History: Love it or leave it!))
Subject: Re: REQ: Beatletabs (guitar and bass)


Here's Taxman (probably a re-post). I don't have Nowhere Man, but it was tabbed out in the recent Guitar mag with John Lennon on the cover. As for If I Needed Someone, I also don't have this tab readily available, but a hint is to learn it in the key of D using the usual "baby" D chord (XX0232), then capo up to the seventh fret.

							Marc

	  Taxman
	(Harrison)


Verse:
    D7                         D7#9  D7
Let me tell you how it will be
    D7                              D7#9  D7
There's one for you nineteen for me
               C7              G7#9    D7
'Cos I'm the taxman   Yeah I'm the taxman


Verse:
Should five percent appear too small
Be thankful I don't take it all
'Cos I'm the taxman   Yeah I'm the taxman


Middle:
         D
If you drive a truck  I'll tax the street
                            C
If you try to fix it  I'll tax your seat
        D
If you get too cold  I'll tax the heat
                           C                D
If you take a walk  I'll tax your feet   TAXMAN!


Guitar Solo:
-|---------------------------------------------------10----------------
-|--------------------------------6--8--b(9)8--6-----------------------
-|-----7-----7-----7-----7-----7------------------7--------------------
-|--0-----0-----0-----0-----0------------------------------------------
-|---------------------------------------------------------------------
-|---------------------------------------------------------------------

-|---------------------------------------------------------------------
-|-----9p8--9p8--6-----------------------------------------------------
-|--7---------------7--7--5h7p5--6--4h6p4--5--2h4p2--------------------
-|---------------------------------------------------------------------
-|---------------------------------------------------------------------
-|---------------------------------------------------------------------

-|------------------------------------------------------------10-------
-|-----------------------8--6-----6-----6-----6--b(9)8--6--------------
-|--2--4--5--7-----7-----------7-----7-----7---------------7-----------
-|--------------0-----0------------------------------------------------
-|---------------------------------------------------------------------
-|---------------------------------------------------------------------

               C               G7#9    D
'Cos I'm the taxman   Yeah I'm the taxman


Verse:
Don't ask me what I want it for  (ah ah, Mr. Wilson)
If you don't want to pay some more  (ah ah, Mr. Heath)
    'Cos I'm the taxman                 Yeah      I'm the taxman
-|--------------------------------------------------------------------------
-|--------------------------------------------------------------------------
-|-------------------5---------3--5-----5---------3--5----------------------
-|----------------------3--h5--------------3--h5-----------5---------3b(4)--
-|----------------3------------------3------------------------3--h5---------
-|------------------------------------------------------3-------------------


Verse:
Now my advice for those who die  (TAXMAN!)
Declare the pennies on your eyes  (TAXMAN!)
'Cos I'm the taxman   Yeah I'm the taxman

    And you're working     for no one    but me
                 F                           D7
-|--------------------------------------------------------------
-|--------------/6-----/6-----/6-----/6-------------------------
-|------------------5------5------5------5------7---------5--7--  (repeat
-|-------------------------------------------------5--h7--------   guitar
-|-------------------------------------------5------------------    solo)
-|--------------------------------------------------------------



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Miscellaneous info:

C7   = (-3231-)
D7   = (-5453-)
D7#9 = (-5456-) or (----11)
G7#9 = (35-466)

Riff to repeat over first two
lines of third verse
-|------------------------------
-|------------------------------
-|-----7---------5--7-----------
-|--------5--h7-----------------
-|--5---------------------------
-|------------------------------

Riff to repeat over first two
lines of fourth verse
-|------------------------------
-|------------------8-----------
-|-----7---------5--------------
-|--------5--h7-----------------
-|--5---------------------------
-|------------------------------

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Tab Special Notations:
----0----  play the open string ('fret zero')
----5----  play fret five
----5~---  play fret five with vibrato
---5/7---  play fret five, slide up to fret seven
---75---  play fret seven, slide down to fret five
--8b(9)--  play fret eight, bend the string (at fret eight) to reach
             the pitch of fret nine
--b(9)8--  play fret eight already bent to the pitch of fret nine,
             unbending until it reaches the normal pitch of fret eight
----h7---  hammer-on to fret seven
----p5---  pull-off to fret five
---/7----  slide up to fret 7 (the starting fret of the slide is
             undefined, judge by ear)
---15---  play fret 15, slide down (the ending fret of the slide is
             undefined, judge by ear)
---0h3---  play the open string and immediately hammer-on to fret
             three
---7p5---  play fret seven and immediately pull-off to fret five



 
 
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The Beatles were a pop and rock group from Liverpool, England formed in 1960. Primarily consisting of John Lennon (rhythm guitar, vocals), Paul McCartney (bass guitar, vocals), George Harrison (lead guitar, vocals), and Ringo Starr (drums, vocals) throughout their career, The Beatles are recognised for leading the mid-1960s musical "British Invasion" into the United States. Although their initial musical style was rooted in 1950s rock and roll and homegrown skiffle, the group explored genres ranging from Tin Pan Alley to psychedelic rock. Their clothes, styles, and statements made them trend-setters, while their growing social awareness saw their influence extend into the social and cultural revolutions of the 1960s. After the band broke up in 1970, all four members embarked on solo careers.

The Beatles are one of the most commercially successful and critically acclaimed bands in the history of popular music. The Beatles are the best-selling musical group in history. In the United Kingdom, The Beatles released more than 40 different singles, albums, and EPs that reached number one, earning more number one albums (15) than any other group in UK chart history. This commercial success was repeated in many other countries; their record company, EMI, estimated that by 1985 they had sold over one billion records worldwide.[1] According to the Recording Industry Association of America, The Beatles have sold more albums in the United States than any other band.[2] In 2004, Rolling Stone magazine ranked The Beatles number one on its list of 100 Greatest Rock & Roll Artists of All Time. According to that same magazine, The Beatles' innovative music and cultural impact helped define the 1960s, and their influence on pop culture is still evident today.

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