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Smashing Pumpkins - Tonight Tonight tab

"tonight, tonight"
performed by the Smashing Pumpkins
from the album Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness

tabbed by perth@nando.net 

Unfortunately, my orchestral string ensemble is in the shop right now, so i
couldn't tab out that part :>

Fortunately, this album, Billy was brave and included the lyrics.

The bass is also tuned down and plays the theme Cb, Bb, Db in the key of Cb.

Key of C flat 

Chords of magic:
                                                                                
eb--3--0---1-----x----
Bb--3--0---1-----3----
Gb--0--0---0-----2----
Db--0--2---2-----0----
Ab--2--2---3-----x----
Eb--3--x---x-----x----
    G  Em  Cadd9 D                                                                                

The fingerpicking part for the verses:

repeat a few times
                                                                                
eb------------------------------------------------------ |
Bb-----0--------0--------0-----0--------0--------0------o|
Gb--------0--------0--------------0--------0------------ |
Db-----------0--------0--------------0--------0--------- |
Ab--4-----------------------3---------------------------o|
Eb------------------------------------------------------ |
    t  r  m  i  r  m  i  r  t  r  m  i  r  m  i  r                                            

t: thumb, r: ring, m: middle, i: index

The rythm part:

G Em G Em

Cadd9 G D Cadd9 G D Cadd9 G D G



  time is never time at all

  you can never ever leave without leaving a piece of youth

  and our lives are forever changed we will never be the same

  the more you change the less you feel
                                         G D Em
  believe, believe in me, believe (believe)
                                                    G D Em
  that life can change, that you're not stuck in vain
                                         Cadd9 G D Cadd9 G D
  we're not the same, we're different tonight
Cadd9 G D G
  tonight, tonight, so bright
Cadd9 G D Cadd9 G D G Em
  tonight, tonight
G
  and you know you're never sure
                                Em
  but you're sure you could be right

  if you held yourself up to the light
G
  and the embers never fade in your city by the lake
Em
  the place where you were born
        G D Em
  believe, believe in me, believe (believe)
                             G D Em
  in the resolute urgency of now
                                          Cadd9 G D Cadd9 G D
  and if you believe there's not a chance tonight
  Cadd9 G D G         Cadd9
  tonight, tonight, so bright
  Cadd9 G D G D Em
  tonight, tonight
  G              Cadd9        G        D Em
  we'll crucify the insincere tonight (tonight)
  G                        Cadd9             G        D Em
  we'll make things right, we'll feel it all tonight (tonight)
  G                   Cadd9     G        D Em
  we'll find a way to offer up the night tonight 
  G                   Cadd9     G        D Em
  the indescribable moments of your life tonight
  G                 Cadd9    G        D Em
  the impossible is possible tonight (tonight)
  G                  Cadd9           
  believe in me as i believe in you, tonight
                                    G D Em
  tonight, tonight, tonight, tonight...


Ok..goodnight 
Dennis.

Date: Sat, 28 Oct 1995 17:00:43 +0100
From: David Worsley 
Subject: Smashing Pumpkins - Tonight, Tonight.tab

TONIGHT, TONIGHT - Smashing Pumpkins

This song has a very "Disarm-y" feel. It is downtuned half a step.
Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb.
Tabbed by David Worsley at m.worsley@bbcnc.org.uk
I have labelled these as Figs because the order is quite complicated, there
is no definite verse/chorus pattern. Strumming patterns and chord changes
are easy so I haven=92t bothered illustrating it.

Fig1:
G  E  x2=20
(strum each many times)

Fig2:
C  B  D  x3  G (G at end of third one)

Fig3:
|---------------------------------|
|---0-----0-----0---3-----3-----3-|
|-----0-----0---------0-----0-----|
|-------0-----0---------0-----0---|
|-3---------------5---------------|
|---------------------------------|

Fig4:
D  E  B  E  C  x2   (Es in this fig are the X799XX ones)

Fig5:
(C  B  D)        B  D  E  G  C   (E is X799XX, G is X101212XX)
played only on   play many times
first one

Fig6:
G  F#  E

Order:
Fig1  Fig2  Fig3  Fig4  Fig2x2  Fig1x2  Fig3  Fig4  Fig2  Fig5  Fig3  Fig6
    _  _    _    _ =20
   / \/ \  \ \__/ /       =20
  /_/=AF=AF\_\  \_/\_/    =20

m.worsley@bbcnc.org.uk


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From: Peter.Henderson@pconline.gryn.org (Peter Henderson)
Date: 25 Oct 95 15:34:48 -0400
Subject: TAB: Tonight, tonight by Smashing Pumpkins
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Tonight, tonight
By Smashing Pumpkins
taken from their Cd, "Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness"
tabbed by Peter Henderson(Saldek), Oshawa, Ontario, Canada...

Okay..i rushed out to the store and bought this as soon as i could...
I've already learned how to play a lot of the songs on this album.
They will be appearing here as soon as i find the time to put them
on the ole 'pooter...Of course i can't tab all the orchestrations
featured with this song but it's still playable without them..
Here goes..I hope it's right...

All guitars tune down 1/2 step

Chords
Ab  - X 0 2 2 2 X
Bb  - X 2 4 4 4 X
B   - X 3 5 5 5 X
Db  - X 5 7 7 7 X
Emb - 0 2 2 0 0 0  -- not sure if this is the proper name
F   - 2 4 4 X X X
Gb  - 3 2 0 0 3 3

Eb-------------------------------|   This is repeated througout
Bb-0-----0-----0--0-----0-------:|   the song..it will be refered
Gb---0-----0--------0-----0---0--|   to as rhythm figure 1
Db-----0-----0--------0-----0---:|
Ab-------------------------------|
Eb-------------------------------|



these are the chords to the intro in their order they are changed in:

Gb Emb Gb Emb B Bb Db B Bb Db B Bb Db Gb

-*play rhythm figure 1 and keep repeating it till you get to the Gb*-

time is never time at all
you can never ever leave without leaving a piece of youth
and our lives are forever changed
we will never be the same
the more you change the less you feel
                               Gb Db Emb
believe, believe in me, believe
       Ab                B                          Gb Db Emb
that life can change, that you're not stuck in vain
       Ab                B           B Bb Db B Bb Db        
we're not the same, we're different tonight
B Bb Db  Emb         B         
tonight, tonight so bright
         Gb     Emb   
tonight
Gb                                  
and you know you're never sure

but you're sure you could be right
Eb
if you held yourself up to the light
Gb
and the embers never fade in your city by the lake
Eb
the place where you were born

-**play rhythm figure 1 till Gb**-
                               Gb Db Emb
believe, believe in me, believe
        Ab          B          Gb Db Emb
in the resoulte urgency of now
        Ab                 B            B Bb Db B Bb Db
and if you believe there's not a chance tonight
B Bb Db   Emb        Ab
tonight, tonight so bright 
B Bb Db  Gb Db Emb
tonight, tonight
      Ab              B              Gb Db Emb   
we'll crucify the insincere tonight
      Ab                       B                    Gb Db Emb                  
   
we'll make things right, we'll feel it all tonight
      Ab             B                          Gb Db Emb
we'll find a way to offer up the night tonight 
      Ab           B                            Gb Db Emb 
the indescribable moments of your life tonight
      Ab            B               Gb Db Emb               
the impossible is possible tonight
   Ab                B            *rhythm figure one*
believe in me as i believe in you, tonight....

Final chords....Gb F Emb

Ok..well looks like that's it...if you have any questions,suggestions,
or corrections please let me know..you can reach me at

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From: Porcelina6@aol.com
Date: Sat, 9 Dec 1995 13:48:51 -0500
Subject: Tonight_Tonight.tab

Tonight, Tonight by Billy Corgan on MCIS
From ROOKSTOOLT@TEN-NASH.TEN.K12.TN.US

The song is in Eb.
Intro:  G   Em    G   Em
Rhy Fig 1:
|------------------------------|-------------------|--------------------------
--|
|----0-----0------0-----0------|---0---------0-----|---0---0-----0---0--------
--|
|-----0------0-----0------0----|-----0---------0---|----0---0-----0---0-------
--|
|------0-------0----0-------0--|-------0---------0-|--2---2---2/5---5---------
--|
|--3------5------3-----5-------|--3--------5-------|--------------------------
--|
|------------------------------|-------------------|--------------------------
--|

Verse 1:  with Rhy Fig 1
Time is never time at all
you can never ever leave without leaving a piece
of youth
and our lives are forever changed
we will never be the same
the more you change the more you feel
believe, believe in me, believe
Am                    C                             G    D    Em
that life can change, that you're not stuck in vain
Am                    C
we're not the same, we're different tonight
Chorus:
C  B  D
tonight, so bright
tonight
G
And you know you're never sure
but you're sure you could be right
Em
if you held yourself up to the light
G
and the embers never fade in your city by the lake
Em
the place where you were born

with Rhy Fig 1  ( omit the 3rd Bar)
believe, believe in me, believe
Am              C               G    D    Em
in the resolute urgency of now
Am                         C              
and if you believe there's not a chance tonight
C  B   D
tonight, so bright
C   B   D         G    D    Em
tonight
Am                C            G    D    Em
we'll crucify the insincere tonight
Am                             C            G    D    Em
we'll make things right, we'll feel it all tonight
Am                   C               G    D    Em
we'll find a way to offer up the night tonight
Am                   C              G    D    Em
the indescribable moments of your life tonight
Am                 C        G    D    Em
the impossible is possible tonight
         Am                C
if you believe in me as I believe in you , tonight
End song with tonight tonight a few times while playing Rhy Fig 1(omit 3rd)
The last chords are   G    D    Em.  I find that you get a more dramatic exit
if you use D/F# instead of D.      Enjoy.      Alex Spitzer


Tonight Tonight
Smashing Pumpkins

Tabbed by Kris Johansen.


The following is not precise.  All the chords and picking patterns are here.   
If youve got the song on cd or tape  then you shouldnt 
have a problem working out the strumming - its mostly down strumming.  The chords 
in the song are G, D, C, Em, Aadd9


             

E------|-------------2--|-------------------------------------------------|
B------|-------------3--|------0--------0--------------0--------0---------|
G------|-------------2--|---------0-------0----0----------0-------0---0---|
D-0--2-|-0----2------0--|------------0------0----------------0------0-----|
A-2--2-|-2----2---------|-3------------------------5----------------------|
E-3--0-|-3----0---------|-------------------------------------------------|

                          "Time is never...

   
E---------------------------|----------------------------|
B--------0-------0----------|-----------0------0---------|
G----------0-------0----0---|-------------0------0----0--|
D------------0-------0------|---------------0------0-----|
A----7----------------------|------10--------------------|
E---------------------------|----------------------------|

  ..."less you feel"




  
E-----------------------|---------------------------|
B-----0-------0---------|--------0-------0----------|
G-------0-------0----0--|----------0-------0----0---|
D---------0-------0-----|------------0-------0------|
A--3--------------------|----5----------------------|
E-----------------------|---------------------------|

"believe"				"believe in me"


	

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





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


<2nd Chorus>                          <2nd prechorus>

E-------------------------------|----------------------------------------|
B-------------------------------|------0------0------------0-----0-------|
G------0------------------------|--------0------0---0--------0-----0---0-|
D------0-------2----------------|----------0------0------------0-----0---|
A------2-------2----------------|--3----------------------5--------------|
E------3-------0----------------|----------------------------------------|

And you know you cant be sure...          Believe...

*****play chorus again*********




     G      Em   D      Aadd9    C
    
E----3-----------2-------------------|
B----3-----------3-------0-------1---|
G----0------0----2-------2-------0---|
D----0------2----0-------2-------2---|
A----2------2----0-------0-------3---|
E----3------0--------------------3---|

  "Well crucify..."


****At the end play the picking bit again yada yada yada you know what to do.*****

Well hope you find this useful.  Enjoy  :)

Kris.
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