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From hertzberg@levers.enet.dec.com (Marc Hertzberg (History: Love it or leave it

!))

Subject: TAB: Everybody's Got Something To Hide Except For Me and My Monkey

Date: Mon, 21 Dec 1992 17:55:57 GMT

 

 

 

Everybody's Got Something To Hide Except For Me And My Monkey

(Lennon/McCartney)

 

Intro:

-|--4--5--9-----4--5--9-----4--5--9-----4--5--9---------------------

-|--5--5--10----5--5--10----5--5--10----5--5--10--------------------

-|--4--4--9-----4--4--9-----4--4--9-----4--4--9---------------------

-|------------------------------------------------------------------

-|------------------------------------------------------------------

-|------------------------------------------------------------------

 

Verse:

E

Come on, come on, come on, come on

 

Come on it's such a joy, come on, it's such a joy

 

Come on let's make it easy, come on let's make it easy

A D

Make it easy, make it easy

B7 E D G E G D

Everybody's got something to hide except for me and my monkey

 

 

While the verses are going on, the rhythm guitar repeats the intro

parts over and over with slight rhythmic variations. The

lead guitar does dozens of variations along the following lines:

Listen closely and hear 1001 ways to play those few notes.

 

-|------------------------------------------------------------------

-|------------------------------------------------------------------

-|------------------------------------------------------------------

-|-----5--------7--5-------------------------etc.-------------------

-|--7-----5--7-----------5--7--7b(9)--5--7---etc.-------------------

-|--------------------7----------------------etc.-------------------

 

All guitars should should, of course, do the boogie-woogie shuffle

starting with the A chord:

 

A

-|------------------------------------------------------------------

-|------------------------------------------------------------------

-|------------------------------------------------------------------

-|------------------------------------------------------------------

-|-----------7--7--9--9--7--7--9--9--7--7--9--9--7--7--9--9---------

-|-----------5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5---------

Take it easy

 

D

-|------------------------------------------------------------------

-|------------------------------------------------------------------

-|------------------------------------------------------------------

-|-----------7--7--9--9--7--7--9--9--7--7--9--9--7--7--9--9---------

-|-----------5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5---------

-|------------------------------------------------------------------

Take it easy

 

B7

-|------------------------------------------------------------------

-|------------------------------------------------------------------

-|------------------------------------------------------------------

-|-------4--4--6--6--4--4--6--6--4--4--6--6--4--4--6--6-------------

-|-------2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2-------------

-|------------------------------------------------------------------

Everybody's got something to hide except for me and my ...

 

.. and here's the fun part. Cool the way the chords "turn around"

in the second phrase:

 

E D G E G D

-|-------------10b(12)--b(12)10-------------------15b(17)--b(17)15-------

-|--/10-----8--------------------8~--b(17)15--12-------------------------

-|-------9----------------------------------------------------------14~--

-|-----------------------------------------------------------------------

-|-----------------------------------------------------------------------

-|-----------------------------------------------------------------------

..Monkey

 

What a great tune to jam with.

 

-------------------------------------------------------------------------

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

---7\5--- play fret seven, slide down to fret five

--7\5/7-- play fret seven, slide down to fret five, slide back up

--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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