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Artist: Jimmy Eat World

Title: Gotta Be Somebody's Blues

Album: Chase This Light

 

Tuning: Drop-D

 

 

*Guitar Intro*

 

Intro (0:25 | x1)

G-------------------------|

D-------------------------|

A-------------------------|

D-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-| (8)

 

 

Main (0:28 | x3)

G---------------------------------------------------------|

D---------------------------------------------------------|

A---------------------------------------------------------|

D-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-13-13-13-13-13-13-13\7- (8-7-1)-|

 

G------------------------------------------------|

D------------------------------------------------|

A------------------------------------------------|

D-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15- (8-8)-|

 

 

Main Variant (1:05 | x1)

G---------------------------------------------------------|

D---------------------------------------------------------|

A---------------------------------------------------------|

D-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-13-13-13-13-13-13-13\7- (8-7-1)-|

 

G------------------------------------------|

D------------------------------------------|

A------------------------------------------|

D-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-9-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6- (7-1-8)-|

 

G-------------------------------------------------------------------|

D-------------------------------------------------------------------|

A-------------------------------------------------------------------|

D-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-R-R-R-R- (8-12-4)-|

 

G---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

D---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

A---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

D-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15- (8-7-9)-|

 

 

Cool Bass-fill thing (1:36 | x1)

G-------------------------------------|

D-------------------------------------|

A-------------------------------------|

D-15-15-13/15-15-17p15-15-15\13-12h15-|

 

G-------------------------|

D-------------------------|

A-------------------------|

D-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-| (8)

 

 

Main (1:42 | x1)

G---------------------------------------------------------|

D---------------------------------------------------------|

A---------------------------------------------------------|

D-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-13-13-13-13-13-13-13\7- (8-7-1)-|

 

G------------------------------------------------|

D------------------------------------------------|

A------------------------------------------------|

D-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15- (8-8)-|

 

 

Main Variant (1:55 | x1)

G---------------------------------------------------------|

D---------------------------------------------------------|

A---------------------------------------------------------|

D-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-13-13-13-13-13-13-13\7- (8-7-1)-|

 

G------------------------------------------|

D------------------------------------------|

A------------------------------------------|

D-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-9-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6- (7-1-8)-|

 

G----------------------------------------------------------------|

D----------------------------------------------------------------|

A----------------------------------------------------------------|

D-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-R-R-R-R- (8-12-|

 

G---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

D---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

A---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

D-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15- (8-7-9)-|

 

 

Cool Bass-fill thing (2:26 | x1)

G-------------------------------------|

D-------------------------------------|

A-------------------------------------|

D-15-15-13/15-15-17p15-15-15\13-12h15-|

 

G-------------------------|

D-------------------------|

A-------------------------|

D-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-| (8)

 

 

Interlude (2:32 | x1)

G----------------------------------------------|

D----------------------------------------------|

A----------------------------------------------|

D-8-8-8-8-R-R-11H12/15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-|

 

G----------------------------------|

D----------------------------------|

A----------------------------------|

D-15-15-13/15-15-17p15-15-15\13-16-| ?

 

G--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

D--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

A--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

D-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15- (8-8-8)-|

 

G----------------------------|

D----------------------------|

A----------------------------|

D-15-15-15-15-R-R-R-R- (4-4)-|

 

*Rest*

When you're feeling moot...

 

 

Main Variant 2 (3:07 | x1)

G--------------------------------------------------------|

D--------------------------------------------------------|

A--------------------------------------------------------|

D-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13- (8-8)-|

 

G-------------------------|

D-------------------------|

A-------------------------|

D-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-| (12)

 

*guitar*

 

(3:19)

G--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

D--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

A--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

D-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15- (8-8-8)-|

 

 

Cool Bass-fill thing (3:28 | x1)

G-------------------------------------|

D-------------------------------------|

A-------------------------------------|

D-15-15-13/15-15-17p15-15-15\13-12h15-|

 

G-------------------------|

D-------------------------|

A-------------------------|

D-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-| (8)

 

G----------------------------------------------|

D----------------------------------------------|

A----------------------------------------------|

D-8-8-8-8-R-R-11H12/15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-|

 

 

Cool Bass-fill thing variant (3:41 | x1)

G----------------------------------|

D----------------------------------|

A----------------------------------|

D-15-15-13/15-15-17p15-15-15\13-16-| ?

 

G--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

D--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

A--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

D-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15- (8-8-8)-|

 

 

Cool Bass-fill thing variant (3:53 | x1)

G-------------------------------------|

D-------------------------------------|

A-------------------------------------|

D-15-15-17p15-14-16p14-14-15\13-12/15-| ?

 

G--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

D--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

A--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

D-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15- (8-8-8)-|

 

 

Cool Bass-fill thing (4:06 | x1)

G----------------------------------|

D----------------------------------|

A----------------------------------|

D-15-15-13/15-15-17p15-15-15\13-12-|

 

*Guitar outro*

 

 

----****----|

---Legend---|

----****----|

R = Rest, I left them in to help keep time

/ & \ = Slide

p = Pull-off

h = Hammer-on

? = Couldn't figure it out accurately, best guess, improvise if you like

(#-#) = You may have noticed these at the ends of the lines, they're just a quick

for sequential notes, ignore them if they confuse you

 

 

----****----

--Comments--

----****----

This is my first tab so go easy... There are a lot of little variations on the bass in

song which is why such a seemingly simple song has such a long

 

tab. I think it's fairly accurate for the most part. I'm really not sure if this song

between the A string and the E string (D-string with the

 

tuning, however you wanna look at it) or if it's all on the E string like I have it

here. Try it both ways and see how you like it better.

 

For example the 'Main' bassline could be:

G------------------------------------------|

D------------------------------------------|

A-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-6-6-6-6-6-6-6------------|

D-------------------------------7- (8-7-1)-|

 

G----------------------------------------|

D----------------------------------------|

A-----------------8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--------|

D-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8----------------- (8-8)-|

 

Anyways, enjoy, this is a beautiful song and my favorite on the new album.

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