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Buddy Holly - Heart Beat tab

Intro: A - E - A - E (with Riff A)
Riff A |-12-12--12-14--12---|-10-10--10-12--10---|
       |-14-14--14-15--14---|-12-12--12-14--12---|
       |--------------------|--------------------|
       |--------------------|--------------------|
       |--------------------|--------------------|
       |--------------------|--------------------|
      
For rhythm during verse, play bass note of chord followed by raked arpeggio chord with palm muting
(similar to the rhythm in The Animals version of 'House of the Rising Son'
       
|------------------|------------------|---------2--------|------  ---0--------|
|---------2--------|---------2--------|-------3----3---3-|------ -0----0---0--|
|-------2----2---2-|-------2----2---2-|-----2--------2-2-|----- 1--------1-1--|
|-----2--------2-2-|-----2--------2-2-|-0-0--------------|-----2---- ---------|
|-0-0--------------|-0-0--------------|------------------|----2----- ---------|
|------------------|------------------|------------------|-0-0------ ---------|
      
      A                    D             E               A-E-A-E 
    Heartbeat, why do you miss when my baby kisses me ? (Riff B)
Riff B |---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
       |-5-5--5-7--5---|-3-3--3-5--3---|-5-5--5-7--5---|-3-3--3-5--3---|
       |-6-6--6-7--6---|-4-4--4-6--4---|-6-6--6-7--6---|-4-4--4-6--4---|
       |---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
       |---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
       |---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
    
   A                      D             E         A-E-A-D-A 
1. Heartbeat, why does a love kiss stay in my memory.  (Riff C)
Riff C |---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
       |-5-5--5-7--5---|-3-3--3-5--3---|-5-5--5-7--5---|-7-7--7-5--5---|
       |-6-6--6-7--6---|-4-4--4-6--4---|-6-6--6-7--6---|-7-7--7-6--6---|
       |---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
       |---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
       |---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
   E            D                     A       
    Pitity-pat, I know that new love thrills me, (Riff D)
                              Riff D |------------------|---------------|
                                     |-14-12-10-12-10---|-9-9--9----8---|7
                                     |-14-13-11-13-11---|-9-9--9----8---|7
                                     |------------------|---------------|
                                     |------------------|---------------|
                                     |------------------|---------------|
       D                    A     E
    I know that true love will be. 
       A                  D            E                 A-E-A-E
    Heartbeat, why do you miss when my baby kisses me ?  (Riff B)
 
Guitar Break
        A       A          D            E              A - E - A - E (with Riff A)
Riff E |-9--9--|-9--10-12-|-14-14-14--|-12-12-10-10--| + Riff A
       |-10-10-|-10-12-14-|-15-15-15--|-14-14-12-12--|
       |-------|----------|-----------|--------------|
       |-------|----------|-----------|--------------|
       |-------|----------|-----------|--------------|
       |-------|----------|-----------|--------------|
 
       A                 D             E                A    -E-A-E
2. Heart beat why do you skip when my baby's lips meet mine? (Riff B)
       A                 D               E                    A-E-A-D-A
    Heart beat why do you flip then give me a skip beat sign? (Riff C)
    E                 D               A
    Pitity-pat, and sing to me love stories, (Riff D)
           D         A     -   E
    and bring to me love glory.
       A                  D              E               
    Heartbeat, why do you miss when my baby kisses me ?  

    A-E-A-E
    (Riff B)x2 then A6add9
                   |--12--|
                   |--12--|
                   |--11--|
                   |--11--|
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