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Daughtry - What I Meant To Say chords

Daughtry – what I meant to say

Tabbed by: Sanjeev George and Thomas George
Email: Sanjeevgeorge123@yahoo.co.in

Tabbed and submitted to and for www.ultimate-guitar.com only, the site for all your tab needs.

This is mainly tabbed for 2 guitars; perhaps 3 have been used…..it’s real hard to 
make out some of the licks, especially in the chorus….hope its right. please rate.

Tuning:1/2 step down

Intro

Guitar 1
eb|----------------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------------|
Gb|--6---6-6-------------------------------------|
Db|--6---6-6-------6-6------7-7------4-----------| x 2
Ab|--4-4-4-4-------6-6------7-7------4-----------|
Eb|------------4-4-4-4--5-5-5-5--2-2-2-2---------|
       .       . .      . .      . .   .

Guitar 2
eb|----------------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------7-9---7------------------------|
Gb|--6---9-8v---9---------9-6--8-9-8-------------|
Db|----6-----------------------------9-----------|
Ab|----------------------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------------------|

eb|----------------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------7-9---7------------------------|
Gb|--6---9-8v---9---------9-6--8-9-8---6v--------|
Db|----6-----------------------------9-----------|
Ab|----------------------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------------------|


Verse 1 
Guitar 1
eb|----------------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------------|
Gb|--6---6-6-------------------------------------|
Db|--6---6-6-------6-6------7-7------4-----------| x 4
Ab|--4-4-4-4-------6-6------7-7------4-----------|
Eb|------------4-4-4-4--5-5-5-5--2-2-2-2---------|
       .       . .      . .      . .   .
(“i woke up today……….”)

Guitar 2 fades in just before chorus starts
eb|--9----11---------|
Bb|----12----12------|
Gb|------------------|
Db|------------------|
Ab|------------------|
Eb|------------------|


Chorus
Guitar 1
eb|---------------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------------|
Db|--77777777--22222222--99999999--44444444-----|
Ab|--77777777--22222222--99999999--44444444-----|
Eb|--55555555--00000000--77777777--22222222-----|

eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|
Db|--77777777--22222222--99999999---|
Ab|--77777777--22222222--99999999---|
Eb|--55555555--00000000--77777777---|

eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|--77777777---------------------|
Db|--77777777--7777--9999---------|
Ab|--55555555--7777--9999---------|
Eb|------------5555--7777---------|
    (“.i know i said i’m sorry…..”)

Guitar 2
These may not be entirely correct, may vary a little here and there

eb|-----------------11-12-11-------|
Bb|--------------------------12----|
Gb|--------------------------------|
Db|--13-14-13----------------------| x 2
Ab|-----------14-------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------|

eb|-----11-12p11-12p11-12p11-----------------------------------------|
Bb|--12----------------------12--------------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------14-------13-14p13-14p13-14p13-13-----|
Db|-----------------------------------14-------------------------14--|
Ab|------------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------------------------------------|

eb|-----------------11-12-11-------|
Bb|--------------------------12----|
Gb|--------------------------------|x 2
Db|--13-14-13----------------------| 
Ab|-----------14-------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------|


eb|-----11-12p11-12p9-12p9-12p11---|
Bb|--12----------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------|
Db|--------------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------|


eb|--12----12----12----12----12----12-----12----12--------|
Bb|-----10----10----10----10----12----12-----14----14-----|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------------|

Then repeat the intro

Verse 2 same chords as verse 1

Solo
Guitar 2
eb|-----------------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------------|
Gb|--11b13—11b13r--9-8v—9p8--6-8b9r8---6----------|
Db|----------------------------------9----9p6-----|
Ab|-----------------------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------------------|

eb|---------------------------------------------19b21vv---|
Bb|-------------------------17tr-16tr-19tr-17tr-----------|
Gb|------6-8p6---6+---------------------------------------|
Db|--6-9-------9-------6/16-------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------------|


Guitar 1
eb|----------------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------------|
Gb|--6---6-6-------------------------------------|
Db|--6---6-6-------6-6------7-7------4-----------| x 2
Ab|--4-4-4-4-------6-6------7-7------4-----------|
Eb|------------4-4-4-4--5-5-5-5--2-2-2-2---------|
       .       . .      . .      . .   .


Bridge
Guitar 1
eb|-------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------|
Db|--77777777--22222222--99999999--44444444---|
Ab|--77777777--22222222--99999999--44444444---|
Eb|--55555555--00000000--77777777--22222222---|

eb|------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------|
Db|--77777777--22222222--9999999999999999----|
Ab|--77777777--22222222--9999999999999999----|
Eb|--55555555--00000000--7777777777777777----|
                         (“…..all the ones you made!!!”)
Guitar 2
eb|------------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------------|
Db|----7p6-6b7r6b7r6b7r6—6p4-6p4-4p2-4p2-4p2-4p2---|
Ab|------------------------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------------------------|

eb|---------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------------------------------------|
Db|--4p2-4p2-4p2-4p2-7p6-6b7r6b7r6b7r6b7r—4p2-4p2-4p2-4p2---------|
Ab|---------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------------------------------------|

eb|--19--17--16------19vv--|
Bb|--------------17--------|
Gb|------------------------|
Db|------------------------|
Ab|------------------------|
Eb|------------------------|

Chorus repeat

Outro (“..not what I meant to say …yay …yay…..”)
With the chorus till the end

Guitar 2
eb|-----11-12p11-12p11-12p11-------------|
Bb|--12----------------------12----------|
Gb|-----------------------------14-------|keep playing
Db|--------------------------------------|
Ab|--------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------|

eb|--------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------|
Gb|-----13-14p13-14p13-14p13-------|
Db|--14----------------------14----|
Ab|--------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------|


Guitar 3
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|---------------------------------|
Gb|---------------------------------|somewhat like that
Db|--999--777--66--777--666---------|
Ab|-------------------------77------|
Eb|---------------------------------|

Song ends on a B5


| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| v  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
| .  Palm mute
| ~ let ring



Verse 1
woke up today
Seeing all the stars that you have thrown
Wounded by the same old shots you take
It's easier to kick the wind that low

Chorus
And I just thought that you should know
If I could only know why you'd been letting go
Then it's not too late to say it right this time
'Cause I know I said I'm sorry
But that's not what I meant to say

Verse 2
Strong enough to say
That I don't wanna take the hard road now
it is So typical of you to walk away
When your perfect little world is burning down

Chorus
And I just thought that you should know
That I'd been holding on while you'd been letting go
Can I be so bold
'Cause all this talking all to you's just getting old
Then it's not too late to say it right this time
'Cause I know I said I'm sorry
But that's not what I meant to say

solo

Bridge 
What I really meant to say
With every little breath I take
I'm not the only one who makes mistakes
Just think of all the ones you made

Chorus/outro
And I just thought that you should know
That I'd been holding on while you'd been letting go
Can I be so bold
'Cause all this talking all to you's just getting old
Well, it's not too late to say it right this time
'Cause I know I said I'm sorry
But that's not what I meant to say

Can I be so bold
'Cause all this talking all to you's just getting old
Well, it's not too late to say it right this time
'Cause I know I said I'm sorry
But that's not what I meant to say.yay …yay

PTL
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