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Pearl Jam - Given To Fly tab

e: Sat, 4 Apr 1998 16:44:56 +1000
From: Clayton 
Subject: TAB Given to Fly by Pearl Jam

Given to Fly
by Pearl Jam
words....Vedder
music....McCready
from the album YIELD

18/03/98
Transcribed by    bandit1@eisa.net.au    Clayton Howell


Note from author:
     A piece of music should, as close as possible, be read in a linear
fashion, much the same as you read a book. When transcribing a piece of
music this should always be followed, as it helps the reader when learning
the song.
     I don't mean to offend the previous author, or any other authors, it's
just that I'm tired of getting lost trying to follow TAB that I've received
from the net. So with this transcription I've tried to follow the way that
any other music book or magazine would publish a piece of music.
     This isn't the first transcription of 'Given to Fly' on the net, and
as I have already mentioned that I found it hard to follow, I decided to
send in my own transcription. It differs in that I feel the intro is more
accurate, and I've tried to write the chordal parts as close to the rhythm
on the CD as possible. Although I know it's not totally 100% right.
     I saw PEARL JAM play on their recent tour of Australia, and paid close
attention, through a pair of binoculars, to how Mike McMready played the
intro. From there I began transcribing. I know I'm not totally 100%
correct, and that the whole song is not here, so if you find any mistakes,
please let me know.
ENJOY.




Intro

Clean guitar, with either a Flanger or Phaser. I'm not quite sure.
Let ring throughout.
Finger style.
e |-----------------------------------|------------------------------|
B |------------8----12----8-----------|--------------5----3----------|
G |------------0---------------0------|---------0-------------0------|
D |---h-h-----------------------------|---s-----------------------0--|
A |--0^9^10---------10-------------0--|--7/9---------7----5----------|
E |-----------------------------------|------------------------------|





e |-----------------------------------|------------------------------|
B |------------8----12----8-----------|--------------3-----------3---|
G |------------0---------------0------|---------0---------0----------|
D |---h-h-----------------------------|---s-------------------0------|
A |--0^9^10---------10-------------0--|--7/9---------5---------------|
E |-----------------------------------|------------------------------|





e |--5-------0-------------------|--5-------0-------------------||
B |-----------------5------7-----|-----------------5------7-----||
G |------------------------------|------------------------------||
D |--0---------------------------|--0---------------------------||
A |------------------------------|------------------------------||
E |------------------------------|------------------------------||


1st VERSE
 
Clean guitar, with either a Flanger or Phaser. I'm not quite sure.

Let ring throughout.

e ||----------------------------------|----------------------------|
B ||------------8----12----8----------|--------------5---3---------|
G ||*-----------0--------------0------|---------0------------0-----|
D ||*---h-h---------------------------|---s---------------------0--|
A ||---0^9^10--------10------------0--|--7/9---------7---5---------|
E ||----------------------------------|----------------------------|
    Could've tuned in..........
    Alone in a corridor..........
    Made it to the ocean..........


e |-----------------------------------|-----------------------------|
B |------------8----12----8-----------|-------------3------------3--|
G |------------0---------------0------|---------0--------0----------|
D |---h-h-----------------------------|---s------------------0------|
A |--0^9^10---------10-------------0--|--7/9--------5---------------|
E |-----------------------------------|-----------------------------|




                                                      Play 3 times
e |--5------0--------------------|--5------0---------------------||
B |----------------5------7------|----------------5------7-------||
G |------------------------------|------------------------------*||
D |--0---------------------------|--0---------------------------*||
A |------------------------------|-------------------------------||
E |------------------------------|-------------------------------||
  Gradually increase the gain 3rd time around.




e |--5------0-----0------0-------|--5------0------0------0--------|
B |---------------5------7-------|----------------5------7--------|
G |------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D |--0---------------------------|--0-----------------------------|
A |------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E |------------------------------|--------------------------------|


Pre-Chorus
      G                              G

e ||--7---7--7---8---7---7--7--7--|--7---7---7--8---7---7--7--7--|
B ||--8---8--8---8---8---8--8--8--|--8---8---8--8---8---8--8--8--|
G ||*-0---0--0---0---0---0--0--0--|--0---0---0--0---0---0--0--0--|
D ||*-----------------------------|------------------------------|
A ||------------------------------|------------------------------|
E ||------------------------------|------------------------------|
    Wave came crashing..........
    Arms wide open..........

      G                              G

e |----7---7--7---8---7---7--7--7--|--7---7---7--8---7---7--7--7--|
B |----8---8--8---8---8---8--8--8--|--8---8---8--8---8---8--8--8--|
G |----0---0--0---0---0---0--0--0--|--0---0---0--0---0---0--0--0--|
D |--------------------------------|------------------------------|
A |--------------------------------|------------------------------|
E |--------------------------------|------------------------------|



     D                              D
              h                              h
e |---0---2--0^2-2---2---2--2--2--|--0---2--0^2-2---2---2--2--2--||
B |---3---3--3---3---3---3--3--3--|--3---3--3---3---3---3--3--3--||
G |---2---2--2---2---2---2--2--2--|--2---2--2---2---2---2--2--2-*||
D |---0---0--0---0---0---0--0--0--|--0---0--0---0---0---0--0--0-*||
A |-------------------------------|------------------------------||
E |-------------------------------|------------------------------||


1st Chorus

With distortion.
      C                            C                         B  A

e ||-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
B ||-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
G ||*-------------------------s--|---------------------------------|
D ||*-10--10---10--10---10--10\--|-10--10---10--10---10--10--9--7--|
A ||--10--10---10--10---10--10\--|-10--10---10--10---10--10--9--7--|
E ||---8---8----8---8----8---8\--|-8---8----8---8----8---8---7--5--|
                         Flying....                      Whole....


    G                               G

e |--0----------------------------|--3------------------------------||
B |--3----------------------------|--3------------------------------||
G |--0----------------------------|--0-----------------------------*||
D |--0----------------------------|--0-----------------------------*||
A |--2----------------------------|--2------------------------------||
E |--3----------------------------|--3------------------------------||





2nd VERSE

Clean guitar, with either a Flanger or Phaser. I'm not quite sure.

Let ring throughout.

e ||----------------------------------|----------------------------|
B ||------------8----12----8----------|--------------5---3---------|
G ||*-----------0--------------0------|---------0------------0-----|
D ||*---h-h---------------------------|---s---------------------0--|
A ||---0^9^10--------10------------0--|--7/9---------7---5---------|
E ||----------------------------------|----------------------------|
    Floated back down..........
    First he was stripped..........



e |-----------------------------------|-----------------------------|
B |------------8----12----8-----------|-------------3------------3--|
G |------------0---------------0------|---------0--------0----------|
D |---h-h-----------------------------|---s------------------0------|
A |--0^9^10---------10-------------0--|--7/9--------5---------------|
E |-----------------------------------|-----------------------------|




                                                      Play 3 times
e |--5------0--------------------|--5------0---------------------||
B |----------------5------7------|----------------5------7-------||
G |------------------------------|------------------------------*||
D |--0---------------------------|--0---------------------------*||
A |------------------------------|-------------------------------||
E |------------------------------|-------------------------------||
  Gradually increase the gain 3rd time around.




Pre-Chorus
      G                              G

e ||--7---7--7---8---7---7--7--7--|--7---7---7--8---7---7--7--7--|
B ||--8---8--8---8---8---8--8--8--|--8---8---8--8---8---8--8--8--|
G ||*-0---0--0---0---0---0--0--0--|--0---0---0--0---0---0--0--0--|
D ||*-----------------------------|------------------------------|
A ||------------------------------|------------------------------|
E ||------------------------------|------------------------------|
    Still gives his love..........
    Sometimes is seen..........

      G                              G

e |----7---7--7---8---7---7--7--7--|--7---7---7--8---7---7--7--7--|
B |----8---8--8---8---8---8--8--8--|--8---8---8--8---8---8--8--8--|
G |----0---0--0---0---0---0--0--0--|--0---0---0--0---0---0--0--0--|
D |--------------------------------|------------------------------|
A |--------------------------------|------------------------------|
E |--------------------------------|------------------------------|


     D                              D
              h                              h
e |---0---2--0^2-2---2---2--2--2--|--0---2--0^2-2---2---2--2--2--||
B |---3---3--3---3---3---3--3--3--|--3---3--3---3---3---3--3--3--||
G |---2---2--2---2---2---2--2--2--|--2---2--2---2---2---2--2--2-*||
D |---0---0--0---0---0---0--0--0--|--0---0--0---0---0---0--0--0-*||
A |-------------------------------|------------------------------||
E |-------------------------------|------------------------------||
   Saved....

2nd Chorus

With distortion

   Guitar 1
     C                            C                         B  A
e |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
B |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
G |--------------------------s--|---------------------------------|
D |--10--10---10--10---10--10\--|-10--10---10--10---10--10--9--7--|
A |--10--10---10--10---10--10\--|-10--10---10--10---10--10--9--7--|
E |---8---8----8---8----8---8\--|--8---8----8---8----8---8--7--5--|
  |                     Flying....                       Whole....
  |
  |
  |Guitar 2
  |
e |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
B |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
G |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
D |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
A |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
E |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|



     G                             G

e |--3--------------------------|--3------------------------------|
B |--3--------------------------|--3------------------------------|
G |--0--------------------------|--0------------------------------|
D |--0--------------------------|--0------------------------------|
A |--2--------------------------|--2------------------------------|
E |--3--------------------------|--3------------------------------|
  |
  |
  |
  |
  |
e |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
B |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
G |-----------------------------|-----???????????????????????-----|
D |-----------------------------|-----???????????????????????-----|
A |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
E |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
                                 I couldn't work this part out.
                                 Sorry.



     C                            C                         B  A
e |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
B |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
G |--------------------------s--|---------------------------------|
D |--10--10---10--10---10--10\--|-10--10---10--10---10--10--9--7--|
A |--10--10---10--10---10--10\--|-10--10---10--10---10--10--9--7--|
E |---8---8----8---8----8---8\--|--8---8----8---8----8---8--7--5--|
  |                     Flying....                       Whole....
  |
  |
  |
  |
e |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
B |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
G |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
D |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
A |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
E |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|



     G                             G

e |--3--------------------------|--3------------------------------|
B |--3--------------------------|--3------------------------------|
G |--0--------------------------|--0------------------------------|
D |--0--------------------------|--0------------------------------|
A |--2--------------------------|--2------------------------------|
E |--3--------------------------|--3------------------------------|
  |
  |
  |
  |
  |
e |--7--------------------------|--7---------8----7---------------|
B |-------8---6----8-----6---8--|-------8--------------8----6-----|
G |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
D |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
A |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
E |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|





     C                            C                         B  A
e |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
B |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
G |--------------------------s--|---------------------------------|
D |--10--10---10--10---10--10\--|-10--10---10--10---10--10--9--7--|
A |--10--10---10--10---10--10\--|-10--10---10--10---10--10--9--7--|
E |---8---8----8---8----8---8\--|--8---8----8---8----8---8--7--5--|
  |                     Flying....                       Whole....
  |
  |
  |
  |                                          
e |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
B |-----------------------------|--------------s------------------|
G |--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5-----|--5--5--5--(7)/9-----7-----5-----|
D |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
A |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
E |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
   


     G                             G

e |--3--------------------------|--3------------------------------|
B |--3--------------------------|--3------------------------------|
G |--0--------------------------|--0------------------------------|
D |--0--------------------------|--0------------------------------|
A |--2--------------------------|--2------------------------------|
E |--3--------------------------|--3------------------------------|
  |
  |
  |
  |
  |
e |--7--------------------------|--7---------8----7---------------|
B |-------8----6----8----6--8---|-------8--------------8----6-----|
G |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
D |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
A |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
E |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|




     C                            C                         B  A
e |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
B |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
G |--------------------------s--|---------------------------------|
D |--10--10---10--10---10--10\--|-10--10---10--10---10--10--9--7--|
A |--10--10---10--10---10--10\--|-10--10---10--10---10--10--9--7--|
E |---8---8----8---8----8---8\--|--8---8----8---8----8---8--7--5--|
  |
  |
  |
  |
  |                                             s
e |--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8-----|--8--8--8--(10)/12---10---8------|
B |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
G |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
D |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
A |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
E |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
     G                             G

e |--3--------------------------|--3------------------------------|
B |--3--------------------------|--3------------------------------|
G |--0--------------------------|--0------------------------------|
D |--0--------------------------|--0------------------------------|
A |--2--------------------------|--2------------------------------|
E |--3--------------------------|--3------------------------------|
  |
  |
  |
  |
  |
e |--7--------------------------|--7---------8----7---------------|
B |-------8----6----8----6---8--|-------8--------------8----6-----|
G |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
D |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
A |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
E |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|


Outro

Clean guitar, either with Flanger or Phaser. I'm not quite sure.

     G (not sure of the rhythm)   G
   Guitar 1
e |--3--------------------------|--3------------------------------|
B |--3--------------------------|--3------------------------------|
G |--0--------------------------|--0------------------------------|
D |--0--------------------------|--0------------------------------|
A |--2--------------------------|--2------------------------------|
E |--3--------------------------|--3------------------------------|
  |
  |
  |
  |
  |Guitar 2
e |--7--------------------------|--7---------8----7---------------|
B |-------8----6----8----6---8--|-------8--------------8----6-----|
G |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
D |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
A |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
E |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|



     G                             G

e |--3--------------------------|--3------------------------------|
B |--3--------------------------|--3------------------------------|
G |--0--------------------------|--0------------------------------|
D |--0--------------------------|--0------------------------------|
A |--2--------------------------|--2------------------------------|
E |--3--------------------------|--3------------------------------|
  |
  |
  |
  |
  |
e |--7--------------------------|---------------------------------|
B |-------8----6----8----(8)\---|---------------------------------|
G |-----------------------------|--7-------------(7)\-------------|
D |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
A |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
E |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|






     G                             G

e |--3--------------------------|---------------------------------|
B |--3---------------------h----|----------------------------h----|
G |--0---------------------^2---|--0-------------------------^2---|
D |--0---------------------(0)--|--0-------------------------(0)--|
A |--2--------------------------|---------------------------------|
E |--3--------------------------|---------------------------------|
  |
  |
  |
  |
  |
e |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
B |-----------------------------|-p-------------------------------|
G |--2--------------------------|-^0------------------------------|
D |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
A |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
E |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
                                  Guitar 2 fades out

   Guitar 1
     G
   
e |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
B |------------------------h----|----------------------------h----|
G |--0---------------------^2---|--0-------------------------^2---|
D |--0---------------------(0)--|--0-------------------------(0)--|
A |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
E |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|





e |----------------------------||
B |----------------------------||
G |--0-------------------------||
D |--0-------------------------||
A |----------------------------||
E |----------------------------||





Lyrics
1st Verse
Could've tuned in, tuned in, but he tuned out
Bad time nothing could save him
Alone in a corridor waiting locked out
He got up outta there ran for hundreds of miles
He made it to the ocean had a smoke in a tree
The wind rose up set him down on his knee

1st Pre-Chorus
A wave came crashing like a fist to the jaw
Delivered him wings hey look at him now
Arms wide open with the sea as his floor
Oh..........Oh..........Oh

1st Chorus
He's..........Flying..........Whole
High..........Wide............Whole

2nd Verse
He floated back down cause he wanted to share
The key to the locks on the chains he saw everywhere
First he was stripped and then he was stabbed
By faceless men well.....he still stands

2nd Pre-Chorus
And he still gives his love he just gives it away
And the love he receives is the love that is saved
And sometimes is seen a strange spot in the sky
A human being that was given to fly

2nd Chorus
..............Flying..........Whole
High..........Flying..........Whole
He's..........Flying..........Whole
..............Whole...........Whole
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