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Kim Carnes - Bette Davis Eyes tab

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From: Gary Chapman 

Bette Davis Eyes - Kim Carnes   - transcribed by Gary Chapman

Part of the "tablature you didn't really want but got anyway" series.

The only recording of this song I have is an ancient and in mono. It's
missing the start and the finish.  I had trouble deciphering the lyrics.


Chords used:

  Badd9    F     Dm      C
E --1--  --1--  --1--  --0--|
B --1--  --1--  --3--  --1--|
G --3--  --2--  --2--  --0--|
D --3--  --3--  --0--  --2--|
A --1--  --3--  -----  --3--|
E -----  --1--  -----  -----|

Keyboards parts arranged for guitar:

  Fig. A                      Fig. B
E -----1--------------------  -----1--------------1------|
B --------1-----------3--1--  --------1--------------1---|
G -----------3-----2--------  -----------3-----3---------|
D --------------0-----------  --------------3------------|
A --1--------------------3--  --1-----------3------------|
E -------------------------  -----------------------1----|

  Fig. C                      Fig. D
E -----1--------------1-----  -----1--------------0--1--|
B --------1--------3-----0--  --------1--------1--------|
G -----------3--2-----------  -----------3--0-----------|
D --------------0-----------  -----------------------0--|
A --1--------------------3--  --1-----------3-----------|
E --------------------------  --------------------------|

(These first 4 parts break down to the following chords:
 Fig.A:  Bbadd9 Dm   C    Fig.B:  Bbadd9 Bbadd9/C F
 Fig.C:  Bbadd9 Dm   C    Fig.D:  Bbadd9 C Dm            )
[ Tab from: ]
  Fig.  E    Fig. F
E ---------  --10---10-11-13----10---8---8---8---8-10----10-11-13---10--8--|
B ---------  --------------------------------------------------------------|
G ---------  --------------------------------------------------------------|
D --3-0-3--  --------------------------------------------------------------|
A ---------  --------------------------------------------------------------|
E ---------  --------------------------------------------------------------|

Fig G.
   (F)               (Eb)
E --8--------8--------8--------8--------|
B ----10-------10-------10-------10-----|
G -------10-------10-------10-------10--|
D --------------------------------------|
A --------------------------------------|
E --------------------------------------|


Fig.A  Fig.C  Fig.A    Fig.C

Verse 1:

Her hair is Harlowe gold (Fig.A)   Lips sweet surprise (Fig.B)
Her hands are never cold (Fig.C)   She's got Bette Davis eyes

F            F/A             (Fig.E repeated)
She'll turn the music on you (Fig.C)   You won't have to think twice (Fig.D)
She's pure as New York Snow (Fig.C)     She got Bette Davis eyes (Fig.G)

Chorus 1:

           Dm                  F                 Bbadd9         F
And she'll tease you, she'll unease you, all the better just to please you.

         Dm               F                  Bbadd9          F
She's precocious, and she knows just what it takes to make a pro blush.

         B              Dm                      C                 (Fig.E & F)
She's got Greta Garbo's standard size, she's got Bette Davis Eyes (Fig.C) x 2

Verse 2:

(Fig.E repeated)
She'll let you take her home (Fig.C)  Whets her appetite (Fig.B)
She'll lay you on the throne (Fig.C)  She's got Bette Davis eyes

F             F/A
She'll take a tumble on you (Fig.C)   Roll you like you were dice (Fig.D)
Until you come up blue (Fig.C)  She got Bette Davis eyes

Chorus 2:

She'll expose you when she snows you.
Hope you breathe with the crumbs she throws you.
She's ferocious and she knows just what it takes to make a pro blush
All the boys used to think she's a spy, she's got Bette Davis eyes.


Mr.Scary (Gary Chapman)
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