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Blackbird Tab
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  THE BEATLES - BLACKBIRD (Lennon/McCartney) From THE WHITE ALBUM.
                Released on 22nd November 1968.

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  Tabbed by:PJVillanueva






  While in Rishikesh, India, in the spring of 1968, The Beatles 
  could only use their Martin D-28 guitars. Being Donovan there  
  too with his Gibson J-45 he gave John some fingerpicking clues. 
  But we shouldn't forget that in the UK there has always been a 
  strong liking for folk music and lots of great guitar players 
  working the folk-club circuit. Bert Jansch, John Renbourn and 
  Davey Graham to mention a few. John and Paul (oddly enough, not 
  so much George, who more easily might have got in touch with the
  "Travis picking" techniques through his great rockabilly passion 
  and proficiency) both learned to pick, not only "Travis picking" 
  style, but also other interesting picking patterns which they'd
  often use. John's DEAR PRUDENCE, JULIA, HAPPINESS IS A WARM GUN,
  SUN KING, and later WORKING CLASS HERO, LOOK AT ME (composed in 
  Rishikesh) and Paul's YESTERDAY, MOTHER NATURE'S SON, HER MAJESTY 
  and later CALICO SKIES and JENNY WREN among many others.
  JULIA was written by Paul in Scotland and is based on an open G
  pedal point, with two note chords in tenths and it's one of his
  best songs ever. Some people say that he used D tuning on sixth
  string, but I can't see why should he. I think there is not any 
  advantage doing it so.
   





  Blackbird singing in the dead of night
  Take these broken wings and learn to fly
  All your life
  You were only waiting for this moment to arise.

  Blackbird singing in the dead of night
  Take these sunken eyes and learn to see
  All your life
  You were only waiting for this moment to be free.

  Blackbird fly Blackbird fly
  Into the light of the dark black night.

  Blackbird fly Blackbird fly
  Into the light of the dark black night.

  Blackbird singing in the dead of night
  Take these broken wings and learn to fly
  All your life
  You were only waiting for this moment to arise
  You were only waiting for this moment to arise
  You were only waiting for this moment to arise.





    G               Am              G
  e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- -------|
  B|0---------------1--------------|3-------/------|
  G|--------0---------------0------|---------------|
  D|-------------------------------|---------------|
  A|----------------0--------------|2-------/------|
  E|3------------------------------|---------------|

                                    
 
  e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------|   
  B|12----------------------12-----|12---------12------------------|
  G|--------0---0-------0----0-----|--------0---0-------0---0------|
  D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  A|10--------------10-------------|10--------------10-------------|
  E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|


    00:04
                    Am              G
  e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- -------|
  B|0---------------1--------------|3-------/------|
  G|--------0---------------0------|---------------|
  D|-------------------------------|---------------|
  A|----------------0--------------|2-------/------|
  E|3------------------------------|---------------|
    Blackbird       singing in  the dead             
                                        of


  e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
  B|12----------------------12-----|12---------12------------------|
  G|--------0---0-------0----0-----|--------0---0-------0---0------|
  D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  A|10--------------10-------------|10--------------10-------------|
  E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
    night


    C               C#dim           Dsus4           Ebdim                   
  e|------- ------- 3------ -------|------- ------- 5------ -------|
  B|5------------------------------|7------------------------------|
  G|--------0---------------0------|--------0---------------0------|
  D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  A|3---------------4--------------|5---------------6--------------|
  E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
    Take    these   broken  wings            and            to  fly
                                                learn

    Em                              Eb
  e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
  B|8------------------------------|8-------8----------------------|
  G|--------0---0-------0---0------|--------0---0-------0---0------|
  D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  A|7---------------7--------------|6---------------6--------------|
  E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|



    Dsus4           C#dim           C
  e|------- ------- 3------ -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
  B|7------------------------------|5------------------------------|
  G|--------0---------------0------|--------0---0-------0---0------|
  D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  A|5---------------4--------------|3---------------3--------------|
  E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
    All         your        life
                                    00:18

    Cm                              G
  e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
  B|4------------------------------|3------------------------------|
  G|--------0---0-------0---0------|--------0-----------0---0------|
  D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  A|3---------------3--------------|2---------------2--------------|
  E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
                                    you were        only        waiting

    A7                              D7sus2
  e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
  B|2------------------------------|1------------------------------|
  G|--------0-----------0---0------|--------0-----------0---0------|
  D|-------------------------------|0---------------0--------------|
  A|0---------------0--------------|-------------------------------|
  E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
                    for this    moment              to  arise


    G                               C               G
  e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
  B|0------------------------------|5---------------3--------------|
  G|--------0---0-----------0------|--------0---------------0------|
  D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  A|-------------------------------|3---------------2--------------|
  E|3---------------3--------------|-------------------------------|



    A7                              D7sus2
  e|------- ------- ------- 0------|------- ------- ------- 0------|
  B|2-----------------------2------|1-----------------------1------|
  G|--------0---0-------0---0------|--------0---0-------0---0------|
  D|-------------------------------|0---------------0--------------|
  A|0---------------0--------------|-------------------------------|
  E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|



    G
  e|------- ------- ------- -------|
  B|0------------------------------|
  G|--------0---0-------0---0------|
  D|-------------------------------|
  A|-------------------------------|
  E|3---------------3--------------|


    00:28
    G               Am              G
  e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- -------|
  B|0---------------1--------------|3-------/------|
  G|--------0---------------0------|---------------|
  D|-------------------------------|---------------|
  A|----------------0--------------|2-------/------|
  E|3------------------------------|---------------|     
    Blackbird       singing in  the     of
                                    dead

         

  e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
  B|12----------------------12-----|12-----------------------------|
  G|--------0---0-------0----0-----|--------0-----------0---0------|
  D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  A|10--------------10-------------|10-------------10--------------|
  E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
    night


    C               C#dim           Dsus4           Ebdim
  e|------- ------- 3------ -------|------- ------- 5------ -------|
  B|5------------------------------|7------------------------------|
  G|--------0---------------0------|--------0---------------0------|
  D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  A|3---------------4--------------|5---------------6--------------|
  E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
    Take    these   sunken                  and learn       to  see
                        eyes

    Eb                              Em
  e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
  B|8-------------------8---8------|8-------8---8-------8---8------|
  G|--------0---0-------0---0------|--------0---0-------0---0------|
  D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  A|7---------------7--------------|6---------------6--------------|
  E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|



    Dsus4           C#dim           C              
  e|------- ------- 3------ -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
  B|7------------------------------|5------------------------------|
  G|--------0---------------0------|--------0---0-----------0------|
  D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  A|5---------------4--------------|3---------------3--------------|
  E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
    All         your        life
                                    00:41

    Cm                              G
  e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
  B|4-----------4-----------4------|3------------------------------|
  G|--------0-----------0----------|--------0---0-------0---0------|
  D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  A|3---------------3--------------|2---------------2--------------|
  E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
                                    you were        only        waiting


    A7                              D7sus2
  e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
  B|2------------------------------|1-----------------------1------|
  G|--------0---0-------0---0------|--------0-----------0---0------|
  D|-------------------------------|0---------------0--------------|
  A|0---------------0--------------|-------------------------------|
  E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
                    for this    moment              to  be


    G
  e|------- ------- ------- -------|
  B|0---------------0--------------|
  G|--------0---0---0-------0------|
  D|-------------------------------|
  A|-------------------------------|
  E|3---------------3--------------|
    free

    00:46
    
    Fadd9           Em              Dm              C
  e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
  B|10--------------8--------------|6---------------5--------------|
  G|--------0---------------0------|--------0---------------0------|
  D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  A|-8--------------7--------------|5---------------3--------------|
  E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
    Blackbird                                               fly


    Bb6                             C
  e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
  B|3------------------------------|5-------5---5------------------|
  G|--------0-----------0---0------|--------0---0-------0---0------|
  D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  A|1---------------1--------------|3---------------3--------------|
  E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|



    Fadd9           Em              Dm              C
  e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
  B|10--------------8--------------|6---------------5--------------|
  G|--------0---------------0------|--------0---------------0------|
  D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  A|-8--------------7--------------|5---------------3--------------|
  E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
    Blackbird                                               fly


    Bb6                             A7
  e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
  B|3------------------------------|2---------------2--------------|
  G|--------0---0-------0---0------|--------0---0-----------0------|
  D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  A|1---------------1--------------|0---------------0--------------|
  E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
                                                into        the light


    D7sus4
  e|------- ------- ------- -------|
  B|1------------------------------|
  G|--------0---0-------0---0------|
  D|0---------------0--------------|
  A|-------------------------------|
  E|-------------------------------|       
            of  the dark    black       

    00:58

    G               Am              G
  e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- -------|
  B|0---------------1--------------|3-------/------|
  G|--------0---------------0------|---------------|
  D|-------------------------------|---------------|
  A|----------------0--------------|2-------/------|
  E|3------------------------------|---------------|     
        night


  e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
  B|12-----------------------------|12-------------12--/-----------|
  G|--------0---0-------0----0-----|--------0---------------0------|
  D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  A|10--------------10-------------|10-------------10--/-----------|
  E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|


    C               C#dim           Dsus4           D#dim
  e|------- ------- 3------ -------|------- ------- 5------ -------|
  B|5------------------------------|7------------------------------|
  G|--------0---------------0------|--------0---------------0------|
  D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  A|3---------------4--------------|5---------------6--------------|
  E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|


    Em                              Eb
  e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
  B|8------------------------------|8------------------------------|
  G|--------0---0-------0---0------|--------0---0-------0---0------|
  D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  A|7---------------7--------------|6---------------6--------------|
  E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|


    D               C#dim           C 
  e|------- ------- 3------ -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
  B|7-----------------------0------|5------------------------------|
  G|--------0---------------0------|--------0---0-------0---0------|
  D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  A|5---------------4--------------|3---------------3--------------|
  E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|


    Cm                              G
  e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
  B|4------------------------------|3------------------------------|
  G|--------0---0-------0---0------|--------0---0-------0---0------|
  D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  A|3---------------3--------------|2---------------2--------------|
  E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
                             

    A7                              D7sus4
  e|------- 0---0-- ----0-- 0------|------- 3---3-- ----3-- 3------|
  B|2-------2---2-------2---2------|1-------1---1-------1---1------|
  G|--------0---0-------0---0------|--------0---0-------0---0------|
  D|-------------------------------|0---------------0--------------|
  A|0---------------0--------------|-------------------------------|
  E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
             

    G
  e|------- 3---3-- ----3-- 3------|
  B|0-------0---0-------0---0------|
  G|--------0---0-------0---0------|
  D|-------------------------------|
  A|-------------------------------|
  E|3---------------3--------------| 
                 
 
    01:16

    Fadd9           Em              Dm              C
  e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
  B|10--------------8--------------|6---------------5--------------|
  G|--------0---------------0------|--------0---------------0------|
  D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  A|-8--------------7--------------|5---------------3--------------|
  E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
    Blackbird                                               fly


    Bb6                             C
  e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
  B|3------------------------------|5-------5----------------------|
  G|--------0---0-------0---0------|--------0---0-------0---0------|
  D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  A|1---------------1--------------|3---------------3--------------|
  E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|



    Fadd9           Em              Dm              C
  e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
  B|10--------------8--------------|6---------------5--------------|
  G|--------0---------------0------|--------0---------------0------|
  D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  A|-8--------------7--------------|5---------------3--------------|
  E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
    Blackbird                                               fly


    Bb6                             A7
  e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
  B|3------------------------------|2------------------------------|
  G|--------0-----------0---0------|--------0---0-------0---0------|
  D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  A|1---------------1--------------|0---------------0--------------|
  E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
                                                into        the light


    D7sus4
  e|------- ------- ------- -------|
  B|1------------------------------|
  G|--------0---0-------0---0------|
  D|0---------------0--------------|
  A|-------------------------------|
  E|-------------------------------|       
            of  the dark    black       

    01:28

    G               Am              G
  e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- -------|
  B|0---------------1--------------|3-------/------|
  G|--------0---------------0------|---------------|
  D|-------------------------------|---------------|
  A|----------------0--------------|2-------/------|
  E|3------------------------------|---------------|     
     night



  e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------|   
  B|12------12--12------12--12-----|12-------------12---12--12-----|
  G|---------0---0-------0---0-----|--------0-------0----0---0-----|
  D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  A|10--------------10-------------|10-------------10---10--10-----|
  E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|



  e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
  B|12------12--12--12--12--12-----|12------12--12--12--12--12-----|
  G|---------0---0---0---0---0-----|---------0---0---0---0---0-----|
  D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  A|10------10--10--10--10--10-----|10------10--10--10--10--10-----|
  E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|

                                                    (.

  e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
  B|12------12------12------12-----|12------12------12-------------|
  G|---------0---------------0-----|---------0---------------------|
  D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  A|10--------------10-------------|10--------------10-------------|
  E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|



  e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
  B|-------------------------------|------------------------12--\--|
  G|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  A|-------------------------------|------------------------10--\--|
  E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|

    01:41

    G               Am              G               C
  e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
  B|0---------------1--------------|3---------------5--------------|
  G|--------0---------------0------|--------0---------------0------|
  D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  A|----------------0--------------|2---------------3--------------|
  E|3------------------------------|-------------------------------|


    G               A7              D7sus4
  e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
  B|3---------------2--------------|1------------------------------|
  G|--------0---------------0------|--------0---0-------0---0------|
  D|-------------------------------|0---------------0--------------|
  A|2---------------0--------------|-------------------------------|
  E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|

    01:46
    
    G               Am              G
  e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- -------|
  B|0---------------1--------------|3-------/------|
  G|--------0---------------0------|---------------|
  D|-------------------------------|---------------|
  A|----------------0--------------|2-------/------|
  E|3------------------------------|---------------|    
    Blackbird       singing in  the dead         
                                        of


  e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
  B|12------12--12------12--12-----|12------12------12-------------|
  G|---------0---0-------0---0-----|---------0-------0-------------|
  D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  A|10--------------10-------------|10--------------10-------------|
  E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
    night


    C               C#dim           D               D#dim
  e|------- ------- 3------ -------|------- ------- 5------ -------|
  B|5------------------------------|7------------------------------|
  G|--------0---------------0------|--------0---------------0------|
  D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  A|3---------------4--------------|5-------/-------6--------------|
  E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
    Take    these   broken  wings           and learn       to  fly


    Em                              Eb
  e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
  B|8-------8---8-------8---8------|8-------8---8-------8---8------|
  G|--------0---0-------0---0------|--------0---0-------0---0------|
  D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  A|7---------------7--------------|6---------------6--------------|
  E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|

                                                              

    D               C#dim           C         
  e|------- ------- 3------ -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
  B|7------------------------------|5------------------------------|
  G|--------0---------------0------|--------0---0-------0---0------|
  D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  A|5---------------4--------------|3---------------3--------------|
  E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
    All       your    life
                                    02:00

    Cm                              G
  e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
  B|4-------4----------------------|3------------------------------|
  G|--------0---0-------0---0------|--------0---0-------0---0------|
  D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  A|3---------------3--------------|2---------------2--------------|
  E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
                                    you were        only        waiting


    A7                              D7sus4
  e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
  B|2------------------------------|1------------------------------|
  G|--------0---0-------0---0------|--------0-----------0---0------|
  D|-------------------------------|0---------------0--------------|
  A|0---------------0--------------|-------------------------------|
  E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
                    for this    moment              to  arise

                                    02:05

    G                               C               G
  e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
  B|0------------------------------|5---------------3--------------|
  G|--------0---0-------0---0------|--------0---------------0------|
  D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  A|-------------------------------|3---------------2--------------|
  E|3---------------3--------------|-------------------------------|
                                    you were        only        waiting


    A7                              D7sus4
  e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
  B|2------------------------------|1------------------------------|
  G|--------0---0-------0---0------|--------0---0-------0---0------|
  D|-------------------------------|0---------------0--------------|
  A|0---------------0--------------|-------------------------------|
  E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
                    for this    moment              to  arise

                                    02:10

    G                               C               G
  e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
  B|0------------------------------|5---------------3--------------|
  G|--------0---0-----------0------|--------0---------------0------|
  D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  A|-------------------------------|3---------------2--------------|
  E|3---------------3--------------|-------------------------------|
                                    you were        only        waiting


    A7                              D7sus4
  e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
  B|2------------------------------|1------------------------------|
  G|--------0---0-----------0------|--------0---------------0------|
  D|-------------------------------|0---------------0--------------|
  A|0---------------0--------------|-------------------------------|
  E|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
                    for this    moment              to  arise

           (.
    G
  e|------- ------- ------- -------|------- ------- ------- -------|
  B|0-------0----------------------|-------------------------------|
  G|--------0----------------------|-------------------------------|
  D|--------0----------------------|-------------------------------|
  A|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
  E|3------------------------------|-------------------------------|
                







        B  Bend
        R  Release
        /  slide up
        \  slide down
        H  hammer-on
        P  pull-off
        ~  vibrato
        +  harmonic
        x  Mute note
        . - play note like a dot in standard notation
        ^ - ties two notes together
        (. Pause



 
 
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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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