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Black Keys - Turn Blue tab

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                                                  Turn Blue 
                                               The Black Keys
                                                  Turn Blue
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Tabbed by: Connor O.
Tuning: Standard



The song is pretty straight-forward and without much variation. I showed cues for 
Verse 1 and chorus lyrics by placing the first letter of each lyric above 
it's appropriate location in the beat. There is a little bit of variation in 
the 2nd verse, but I don't really feel like going through and tabbing it all out
and I'm sure you don't want to read miles of tab to see a muting rhythm
you probably could have figure out yourself. If there's something in particular
in the 2nd verse that you want to play that I didn't tab out LET ME KNOW and I'll 
tab out the 2nd verse for you.

Two quick things. It's difficult to tell what's going on in the Am to Bm transition
at 0:12, 0:33, 0:53 etc. It sounds like there's some type of modulation going on. 
You can hear a dip in the sound. Finally, the beat quickens after the 1st chorus. 
Throughout the entire song Pat plays a beat at ~90 bpm, switching between the snare 
and cymbal. After the first chorus, the beat is split, which is evident in the 
faster strumming Dan does. Listen at closely at 1:22 & 1:33 to hear this strumming.

Last thing. If you're having technical difficulties, here's how I play the main riff:

   1 2 3 4   5   6   7   8     9
e|-7-5-7-----7---5---5---7-----7---|
B|-7---7-----7---5---5---7-----7---|
G|-7-----7-------6---6---7-----7---|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|
   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   
1.) Barred with ring finger. Arpeggiated with thumb.
2.) Fretted with pointer. Picked with middle.
3.) Barre three bottom strings with ring finger again. Sweep up with pointer.
4.) Fretted with ring. Picked with thumb.
5.) Barred with ring. Strummed with thumb.
6-7.) Barre bottom two strings with pointer. Fret G string with middle. Strummed with thumb.
8-9.) Barre with pointer. Strum with thumb. 

If it doesn't sound right, try playing softer.

Comment or message any ideas or corrections. Please rate my tab. If you've got
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can fix the tab or provide advice for playing. Don't just give me a poor rating
and not give me any feedback. The idea is for us all to work together to create
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Key:
where # represents a fret number

/ \ - slides, up and down respectively.
 x  - mute
 *  - time keeper. if you played a steady
      baseline, you'd see the notes are 
      displayed in the tab in the correct 
      chronological order. 

             

Intro:

                                          
  0:02
   Bm            Am  
e|-7-5-7-----7---5---5---7-----7---|
B|-7---7-----7---5---5---7-----7---|
G|-7-----7-------6---6---7-----7---|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|
   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   

  0:07
                     C#m
e|-7-5-7-----7---5---9---7-----7---|
B|-7---7-----7---5---9---7-----7---|
G|-7-----7-------6---9---7-----7---|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|
   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *  

  0:12
                
e|-7-5-7-----7---5-----x-7-----7---|
B|-7---7-----7---5-----x-7-----7---|
G|-7-----7-------6-----x-7-----7---|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|
   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   


Verse 1:


  0:17
                               In the
e|-7-5-7-----7---5---9---7-----7---|
B|-7---7-----7---5---9---7-----7---|
G|-7-----7-------6---9---7-----7---|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|
   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *  

  0:23
   d o t n   I   s   t   l   con-trol
e|-7-5-7-----7---5---5---7-----7---|
B|-7---7-----7---5---5---7-----7---|
G|-7-----7-------6---6---7-----7---|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|
   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   

  0:28
                             b I s
e|-7-5-7-----7---5---9---7-----7---|
B|-7---7-----7---5---9---7-----7---|
G|-7-----7-------6---9---7-----7---|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|
   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *  

  0:33
   c   t w   L I al -  w d    be-fore
e|-7-5-7-----7---5-----x-7-----7---|
B|-7---7-----7---5-----x-7-----7---|
G|-7-----7-------6-----x-7-----7---|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|
   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   

  0:38
                             I g s
e|-7-5-7-----7---5---9---7-----7---|
B|-7---7-----7---5---9---7-----7---|
G|-7-----7-------6---9---7-----7---|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|
   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *

  0:43
   h v a t   but whatmorecan I
e|-7-5-7-----7---5---5---7-----7---|
B|-7---7-----7---5---5---7-----7---|
G|-7-----7-------6---6---7-----7---|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|
   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   

  0:48
   do                        I gotta              
e|-7-5-7-----7---5---9---7-----7---|
B|-7---7-----7---5---9---7-----7---|
G|-7-----7-------6---9---7-----7---|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|
   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *  

  0:53
   s   on  t   j l  p    t  m    to
e|-7-5-7-----7---5-----x-7-----7---|
B|-7---7-----7---5-----x-7-----7---|
G|-7-----7-------6-----x-7-----7---|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|
   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   

  0:58
                         I r d t y
e|-7-5-7-----7---5---9---7-----7---|
B|-7---7-----7---5---9---7-----7---|
G|-7-----7-------6---9---7-----7---|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|
   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *


Chorus:


  1:03
   know       -ow              t   c     be    hell            below
e|-7-------x---5-----------x---5---5-------x---7-7---------x-------|
B|-7-------x---6-----------x---5---5-------x---7-7---------x-------|
G|-7-------x---6-----------x---6---6-------x---7-7---------x-------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   

  1:08
                       be      low     ow            I r   d   h y
e|---------x-------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------x-----------------------------------7-------------------|
G|---------x-----------------------------------7-------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *    

  1:14                                                
   know       -ow              t   c     be    hell            below
e|-7-------x---5-----------x---5---5-------x---7-7---------x-------|
B|-7-------x---6-----------x---5---5-------x---7-7---------x-------|
G|-7-------x---6-----------x---6---6-------x---7-7---------x-------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *       

  1:19   
                       be      low     ow            
e|---------x-------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------x-------------------------------------------7-------7---|
G|---------x-------------------------------------------7-------7---|
D|---------------------------------------------8-----------8-------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *   *      


Verse 1:
In the dead of the night I start to lose control
But I still carry the weight like I've always done before
It gets so heavy at times but what more can I do
I gotta stay on track just like Pops told me to.

Chorus:
I really don't think you know
This could be Hell
Below
Below
I really do hope you know
This could be hell
Below
Below

Verse 2:
When the music is done and all the lights are low
I will remember the times when love would really glow
If I could trade my happy for my world turned blue 
Then the light inside would only shine for you

Chorus:  x2
I really don't think you know
That could be Hell
Below
Below
I really do hope you know
That could be hell
Below
Below

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