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Take It All Away
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                        TAKE IT ALL AWAY - Girlschool
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Written by: Kim McAuliffe
Album: "Demolition"   (1980, Bronze Records)

Tabbed by: Anne Drury    (zerofret)
Email: [email protected]
Date: January 19, 2006

Notes:

-4/4 time
-key of A - all guitar solos in A pentatonic minor
-note that any staff marked with an asterisk (*) above it (in the left hand 
 margin) begins with an eighth rest -  this is vital to getting the rhythm 
 of the guitar solos right (check with the recording)

INTRO:

A5                                A5
 E --|----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------|
 B --|----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------|
 G -2|=--2-------2---2|=--2-------2---2|=--2-------2---2|=--2-------2-----|
 D -2|=--2-------2---2|=--2-------2---2|=--2-------2---2|=--2-------2-----|
 A -0|=--0-3^(4)-0---0|=--0-3^(4)-0---0|=--0-3^(4)-0---0|=--0-3^(4)-0-----|
 E --|----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------|

A5                                  A5
 E -----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
 B -----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
 G -2-2--------2---2|=--2--------2----|-2-2--------2---2|=--2--------2----|
 D -2-2--------2---2|=--2--------2----|-2-2--------2---2|=--2--------2----|
 A -0-0--3^(4)-0---0|=--0--3^(4)-0----|-0-0--3^(4)-0---0|=--0--3^(4)-0----|
 E -----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|



1ST VERSE:

A5                                  A5
 E -----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
 B -----------------|-----------------|-----------------|----------------3|
 G -2-2--------2---2|=--2--------2----|-2-2--------2---2|=--2--------2---2|
 D -2-2--------2---2|=--2--------2----|-2-2--------2---2|=--2--------2---0|
 A -0-0--3^(4)-0---0|=--0--3^(4)-0----|-0-0--3^(4)-0---0|=--0--3^(4)-0----|
 E -----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
One day you're up, next day you're down,Nothing you can
                                             do but just stay around

D5                                  A5
 E -----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
 B =--3--------3---3|=--3------3-3----|-----------------|-----------------|
 G =--2--------2---2|=--2------2-2----|-2-2--------2---2|=--2--------2----|
 D =--0---4----0---0|=--0---4--0-0----|-2-2--------2---2|=--2--------2----|
 A -----------------|-----------------|-0-0--3^(4)-0---0|=--0--3^(4)-0----|
 E -----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
Trying to do your best,hoping they're |can you hurry up
                       impressed, But |      'cause you wanna know who's next

C                 G                 A5
 E -----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
 B -1---------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
 G -0---------------|-4---------------|-2-2--------2---2|=--2--------2----|
 D -2---------------|-5---------------|-2-2--------2---2|=--2--------2----|
 A -3---------------|-5---------------|-0-0--3^(4)-0---0|=--0--3^(4)-0----|
 E -----------------|-3---------------|-----------------|-----------------|
Oooo, they're gonna take it       all away

A5                                  
 E -----------------|-----------------|
 B -----------------|-----------------|
 G -2-2--------2---2|=--2--------2----|
 D -2-2--------2---2|=--2--------2----|
 A -0-0--3^(4)-0---0|=--0--3^(4)-0----|
 E -----------------|-----------------|



2ND VERSE:     (played same as 1st Verse)

Loved you last night, loved you yesterday
But you'd better be careful just what you say
Saved all my money, saving that's a drag
But I never let them see you when you drive up in your Jag
Oooo, they're gonna take it all away

CHORUS:

A5                                  A5
 E -----------|-----------------------|-----------|-----------------------|
 B -----------|-------5---------------|-----------|-------5---------------|
 G -----------|--7^(9)--7^(9)-(9)-7-5-|-----------|--7^(9)--7^(9)-(9)-7-5-|
 D -----------|-----------------------|-----------|-----------------------|
 A -----------|-----------------------|-----------|-----------------------|
 E -----------|-----------------------|-----------|-----------------------|
They're gonna            They're gonna take it all away,     They're gonna
take it all away,

D5                                  A5
 E -----------|-----------------------|-----------|-----------------------|
 B -----------|-------5---------------|-----------|-----------------------|
 G -----------|--7^(9)--7^(9)-(9)-7-5-|-----------|--7^w-7^(9)r7-5-7p5----|
 D -----------|-----------------------|-----------|--------------------7--|
 A -----------|-----------------------|-----------|-----------------------|
 E -----------|-----------------------|-----------|-----------------------|
take it all away,        They're gonna take it all away,

E                                    A
 E -0---------------|-0---------------|-0---------------|-----------------|
 B -0---------------|-0---------------|-2---------------|-----------------|
 G -1---------------|-1---------------|-2---------------|-----------------|
 D -2---------------|-2---------------|-2---------------|-----------------|
 A -2---------------|-2---------------|-0---------------|-----------------|
 E -0---------------|-0---------------|-----------------|-----------------|

GUITAR BREAK:

*  A5                                   A5
 E -----5-5----5-5---|5-5--------------|-----5-5----5-5---|5-5--------------|
 B -----5-5----5-5---|5-5--------------|-----5-5----5-5---|5-5--------------|
 G --7^w----7^w----7^|----7-5-7p5------|--7^w----7^w----7^|----7-5-7p5------|
 D ------------------|------------7-5-7|------------------|------------7-5-7|
 A ------------------|-----------------|------------------|-----------------|
 E ------------------|-----------------|------------------|-----------------|

*  D5                                   A5
 E -----5-5----5-5---|5-5--------------|-----5-5----5-5---|5-5--------------|
 B -----5-5----5-5---|5-5--------------|-----5-5----5-5---|5-5--------------|
 G --7^w----7^w----7^|----7-5-7p5------|^w----7^w----7^|----7-5-7p5------|
 D ------------------|------------7-5-7|------------------|------------7-5-7|
 A ------------------|-----------------|------------------|-----------------|
 E ------------------|-----------------|------------------|-----------------|

C               G                       A5
 E ---------------|--------------------|------------------|-----------------|
 B -5-----------5-|--------------------|------------------|-----------------|
 G -5-------------|-7-5-7-7^(9)---7-5--|---7^w-7^w-7^w-7^w|r7-5-------------|
 D -5-------------|--------------------|------------------|-----7-7~\-------|
 A ---------------|--------------------|------------------|-----------------|
 E ---------------|--------------------|------------------|-----------------|

Then: Repeat 2ND VERSE

CHORUS:

A5                                  A5
 E -----------|-------5---------------|-----------|-------5---------------|
 B -----------|-------5---------------|-----------|-------5---------------|
 G -----------|--7^(9)--7^(9)-(9)-7-5-|-----------|--7^(9)--7^(9)-(9)-7-5-|
 D -----------|-----------------------|-----------|-----------------------|
 A -----------|-----------------------|-----------|-----------------------|
 E -----------|-----------------------|-----------|-----------------------|
They're gonna            They're gonna take it all away,     They're gonna
take it all away,

A5                                  A5
 E -----------|-------5---------------|-----------|-----------------------|
 B -----------|-------5---------------|-----------|-----------------------|
 G -----------|--7^(9)--7^(9)-(9)-7-5-|-----------|--7^w-7^(9)r7-5-7p5----|
 D -----------|-----------------------|-----------|--------------------7--|
 A -----------|-----------------------|-----------|-----------------------|
 E -----------|-----------------------|-----------|-----------------------|
take it all away,        They're gonna take it all away,

E                                    A
 E -0---------------|-0---------------|-0---------------|-----------------|
 B -0---------------|-0---------------|-2---------------|-----------------|
 G -1---------------|-1---------------|-2---------------|-----------------|
 D -2---------------|-2---------------|-2---------------|-----------------|
 A -2---------------|-2---------------|-0---------------|-----------------|
 E -0---------------|-0---------------|-----------------|-----------------|

GUITAR BREAK:

*  A5                                   A5
 E -----5-5----5-5---|5-5----5-5---5-5-|---5-5----5-5---5-|-----------------|
 B -----5-5----5-5---|5-5----5-5---5-5-|---5-5----5-5---5-|------5--5-------|
 G --7^w----7^w---7^w|----7^w---7^w----|7^w----7^w---7^w--|(9)r7-5--5-------|
 D ------------------|-----------------|------------------|-----------7-5-7-|
 A ------------------|-----------------|------------------|-----------------|
 E ------------------|-----------------|------------------|-----------------|

*  D5                                   A5
 E -----5-5----5-5---|5-5----5-5---5-5-|---5-5----5-5---5|-5----------------|
 B -----5-5----5-5---|5-5----5-5---5-5-|---5-5----5-5---5|-5----------------|
 G --7^w----7^w---7^w|----7^w---7^w----|7^w----7^w---7^w-|--7^w-7^wr7-5-7p5-|
 D ------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------7|
 A ------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
 E ------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|

C               G                       A5
 E ---------------|--------------------|------------------|-------5~---/14\-|
 B -5-----------5-|--------------------|------8-----------|-----8-----------|
 G -5-------------|-7-5-7-7^(9)---7-5--|--7^w---7^w--7^(9)|r7-5-------------|
 D -5-------------|--------------------|------------------|-----------------|
 A ---------------|--------------------|------------------|-----------------|
 E ---------------|--------------------|------------------|-----------------|

*  A5                                   A5
 E -----5-5----5-5---|5-5----5-5---5-5|---5-5----5-5---5|5---5-5----5-------|
 B -----5-5----5-5---|5-5----5-5---5-5|---5-5----5-5---5|5---5-5----5-------|
 G --7^w----7^w---7^w|----7^w---7^w---|7^w----7^w---7^w-|-7^w---7^w--7-11h12|
 D ------------------|----------------|-----------------|-------------------|
 A ------------------|----------------|-----------------|-------------------|
 E ------------------|----------------|-----------------|-------------------|

D5
 E -----10-10-----10-10-----10|-10-----10-10----------------------|
 B -----10-10-----10-10-----10|-10-----10-10---------10-----------|
 G -12^w------12^w------12^w--|----12^w------12^(14)-hb-(14)r12-9-|
 D ---------------------------|-----------------------------------|
 A ---------------------------|-----------------------------------|
 E ---------------------------|-----------------------------------|

A5
 E ------------------------|-----------------------------|
 B -11^(13)-------10-------|-----------------------------|
 G ----------12^w----12^w--|---7^(9)--7^(9)r7--5--7p5----|
 D ------------------------|--------------------------7--|
 A ------------------------|-----------------------------|
 E ------------------------|-----------------------------|

C                        G
 E ------------------------|--------------------------|
 B -5--------------------5-|--------------------------|
 G -5----------------------|-7-5-7-pb(9)r7^(9)----7-5-|
 D -5----------------------|--------------------------|
 A ------------------------|--------------------------|
 E ------------------------|--------------------------|

A5
 E ------------------------|--------------------------|
 B ------------------------|--------------------------|
 G --7p5-------------------|--------------------------|
 D ------7-5--7p5----------|--------------------------|
 A ---------------7-6-5-3--|-5-3---3~-----------------|
 E ------------------------|-----5--------------------|

CHORUS:

A5                                  A5
 E ------------|----------5-----------|------------|----------------------|
 B ------------|----------5---5-------|------------|----------------------|
 G ------------|---7^(9)---------7=---|-5----------|---5---5==h7p5--------|
 D ------------|----------------------|---7--------|---5---5==------7--5--|
 A ------------|----------------------|------------|----------------------|
 E ------------|----------------------|------------|----------------------|
They're gonna            They're gonna take it all away,     They're gonna
take it all away,

D5                                  A5
 E ------------|---14---14------------|------------|----------------------|
 B ------------|---15---15------------|------------|----------------------|
 G -7-7--------|----------------------|------------|------------5---------|
 D -7-7--------|----------------------|-7-7--------|------5--7-----7--5---|
 A -5-5--------|----------------------|-7-7--------|--/7------------------|
 E ------------|----------------------|-5-5--------|----------------------|
come for you today,      They're gonna take it all away,               You

E                                    A
 E -0---------------|----------------|-0----------------|-----------------|
 B -0---------------|----------------|-2----------------|-----------------|
 G -1---------------|----------------|-2----------------|-----------------|
 D -2---------------|----------------|-2----------------|-----------------|
 A -2---------------|----------------|-0----------------|-----------------|
 E -0---------------|----------------|------------------|-----------------|
   better watch out!                                         They're gonna



CHORUS:

*  A5                                   A5
 E -----5-5----5-5---|5-5----5-5---5-5|---5-5----5-5---5|-5---5-5----5-5----|
 B -----5-5----5-5---|5-5----5-5---5-5|---5-5----5-5---5|-5---5-5----5-5----|
 G --7^w----7^w---7^w|----7^w---7^w---|7^w----7^w---7^w-|--7^w----7^w----7^w|
 D ------------------|----------------|-----------------|-------------------|
 A ------------------|----------------|-----------------|-------------------|
 E ------------------|----------------|-----------------|-------------------|
   take it all away,     They're gonna take it all away,       They're gonna

D5                                  A5
 E -5-5----5-5---5-5|---5-5----5-5---5|-5---5-5----5-5----|-5-5-------------|
 B -5-5----5-5---5-5|---5-5----5-5---5|-5---5-5----5-5----|-5-5-------------|
 G -----7^w---7^w---|7^w----7^w---7^w-|--7^w----7^w----7^w|------7^w--7^w---|
 D -----------------|-----------------|-------------------|-----------------|
 A -----------------|-----------------|-------------------|-----------------|
 E -----------------|-----------------|-------------------|-----------------|
   take it all away,     They're gonna take it all away                Whoo!

E                                                                 A
 E --------------------|-----------------|-------------------|--------------|
 B --------------------|---------------5=|=------------------|--------------|
 G -7^w-7^w--7-5-7p5---|-5~------------5=|=------------------|--------------|
 D ------------------7-|-----7-5-7p5-----|---5-7p5-----------|--------------|
 A --------------------|-------------7---|--------7-7-6-5-7p5|--------------|
 E --------------------|-----------------|-------------------|-5-3-0-5------|

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^...bend (w=whole tone)              /...slide up
r...release bend                     \...slide down
h...hammer on                        =...hold note
p...pull off                         ~...vibrato
hb..hold bend                        ..pinch harmonic
pb..pre-bend

(This file is the transcriber's own work and represents 
their interpretation of the song.)
 
 
Girlschool - Take It All Away :: indexed at Ultimate Guitar.
Take It All Away tabs @ 911Tabs
People who played Girlschool - Take It All Away also played these songs by Girlschool:
Race With The Devil Tab, Please Dont Touch Tab, Dont Call It Love Tab, Race With The Devil Tab, Hit And Run Tab, Cmon Lets Go Tab

About the artist behind Take It All Away:

Girlschool are a long-running English all-female heavy metal band originating out of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal.

Though enjoying little commercial success beyond the early 1980s, they maintain a worldwide cult following and were inspirational for many succeeding female bands.[citation needed]

Indexed at Wikipedia.

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