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Van Halen - Ice Cream Man tab

Van Halen  Ice cream man.
 Tabbed by ryan mullan  ryan_mullan@hotmail.com.
  
heres a great song by a great band, I know its long but stick at it will be worth the effort then you can stick stripes on your axe and jump around in spandex like the great man himself!
good luck,

standard tuning
here goes,




        'Dedicate one to the ladies'   Now,

|----------------------|----------------------|   ||
|------O---O---O---O---|------O---O---O---O---| . ||
|----------------------|----------------------|   ||
|----------------------|----------------------|   ||
|------------2---4-----|----5---4---2---4-----| . ||
|----O---4-------------|----------------------|   ||

   summertimes here babe   need somethin to keep you
   ice cream man           stop me when I'm passin by
||----------------------|----------------------|
||.---------------------|----------------------|
||----------------------|----------------------|
||----------------------|----------------------|
||.---2-2-4-2-2-2-4-2---|----7-7-9-7-7-7-9-7---|
||----O-O-O-O-O-O-O-O---|----5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|

    cool                               Ah, now
                              Oh, my, my,
|----------------------|----------------------|
|------O---O---O---O---|------O---O---O---O---|
|----------------------|----------------------|
|----------------------|----------------------|
|----2---4---5---4-----|----2---4---2---4-----|
|----O---O---O---O-----|----O---O---O---O-----|

  summertimes here babe    need somethin  to keep you
  I'm your ice cream man stop me when I'm passin by
|----------------------|----------------------|
|----------------------|----------------------|
|----------------------|----------------------|
|----------------------|----------------------|
|----7-7-9-7-7-7-9-7---|----7-7-9-7-7-7-9-7---|
|----5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|----5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|

   cool                             Better look
                                    See now
|----------------------|----------------------|
|------O---O---O---O---|------O---O---O---O---|
|----------------------|----------------------|
|----------------------|----------------------|
|----2---4---5---4-----|----2---4---2---4-----|
|----O---O---O---O-----|----O---O---O---O-----|

   out now though            Dave's got somethin for you
   all my      flavors are   guaranteed to satis-
|-------------------------|----------------------|
|-------------------------|----------------------|
|-------------------------|----------------------|
|-------------------------|----------------------|
|----9-9-11-9-9-9-11-9----|----7-7-9-7-7-7-9-9---|
|----7-7--7-7-7-7--7-7----|----5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|

     Tell ya what it is                   I'm your
     fy  Hols a second baby
|----------------------|--------7--7---7------|  ||
|------O---O---O---O---|--------7--7---7------| .||
|----------------------|--------8--8---8------|  ||
|----------------------|--------9--9---9------|  ||
|----2---4---5---4-----|----2---9--9---9------| .||
|----O---O---O---O-----|----O---7--7---7------|  ||

I got good lemonade ah,   dixie     cups
|-----O----------------|--O---------O---------|
|-----O----------------|--O---------O---------|
|-----1----------------|--1---------1---------|
|-----2----------------|--2---------2---------|
|-----2----------------|--2---------2---------|
|-----O----------------|--O---------O---------|

          all flavors and push ups to I'm your
|-----O----------------|----------------------|
|-----O----------------|----------------------|
|-----1----------------|----------------------|
|-----2----------------|----------------------|
|-----2----------------|----------------------|
|-----O----------------|--O---2---3---4-------|

    ice cream man baby     stop me when I'm passin by
|----------------------|----------------------|
|----------------------|----------------------|
|----------------------|----------------------|
|----------------------|----------------------|
|----7-7-9-7-7-7-9-7---|----7-7-9-7-7-7-9-7---|
|----5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|----5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|

                                      See now
|----------------------|----------------------|
|------O---O---O---O---|------O---O---O---O---|
|----------------------|----------------------|
|----------------------|----------------------|
|----2---4---5---4-----|----2---4---2---4-----|
|----O---O---O---O-----|----O---O---O---O-----|

  all my flavors are guaranteed   to    satis-
|------------------------|----------------------|
|------------------------|----------------------|
|------------------------|----------------------|
|------------------------|----------------------|
|----9-9-11-9-9-9-11-9---|----7-7-9-7-7-7-9-7---|
|----7-7--7-7-7-7--7-7---|----5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|

fy       hold on one more             Well, I'm
|----------------------|----7---7---7---7-----|
|----------------------|----7---7---7---7-----|
|----------------------|----8---8---8---8-----|
|----------------------|----9---9---9---9-----|
|----2-2-4-2-2-2-4-2---|----9---9---9---9-----|
|----O-O-O-O-O-O-O-O---|----7---7---7---7-----|

usually passin by just about eleven o'clock
uh, huh, I never stop, I'm usually passin by
just about eleven o'clock,  and if you let me
cool you one time, you'll be my regular stop.
Alright boys!   (this is over the verse part above)

I got good lemonade, dixie cups, all flavors and push
ups too.  I'm your ice cream man, stop me when I'm passin
by (etc.   this is where the distorted guitar comes in,
again playing basically the same thing-look at section
after solo for a hint)

(Now to the solo)

                     Ah,      one      time
      (let ring . . . . . . . . . . . . .)
           sl.         sl.
|----9----------------------|---------------12----12---|
|---(9)--------14-----------|--16-------16-------------|
|---(9)-9-9~14----14--------|-----16-------------------|
|---(7)---9~14-------14~16--|--------16----------------|
|---------------------------|--------------------------|
|---------------------------|--------------------------|

             h  p  h              h p
|----16-19-12^16^12^14-12-16-19-12^16^12-14-12--|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|

             h  p                    p     p
|----16-19-12^16^12-14-12-16-19-12-16^12-14^12--|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|

             h  p                 h  p
|-----------------------------------------------|
|----16-19-12^16^12-15--------------------------|
|----------------------12-16-19-12^16^12-14-----|
|-------------------------------------------12--|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|

             h  p
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------15>17-----|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|----16-19-12^16^12-14--------------------------|
|----------------------12-16-19-O---------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|

                h  p  h  p  h   t-sl.  t-sl.      (Here Eddie taps with
|-----------------------------------------------|  his right index finger
|----15>18>15-12^15^12^15^12^15-17~-15-17~-15---|  and slides up toward the
|-----------------------------------------------|  pick-ups and the string
|-----------------------------------------------|  pulls off onto the note.
|-----------------------------------------------|  The slide goes to no
|-----------------------------------------------|  exact note but the
                                                   pull-off does.)
     t-sl.  t-sl.  t-sl. p           p
|-----------------------------------------------|
|----17~-15-17~-15-17~-15^12--------------------|
|----------------------------14->-15->-14^12----|(slow bend)
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|

        ! ! !  p  p  !!!!!!dive down 1 1/2 step!!!!
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|----14->->-15-^12^O----------------------------|(Gradual bend while
|-----------------------------------------------| whanging w/ bar)
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|

  !!!!then back up!!
|--------------------------------------------|
|------------------15>17>15>17---------------|
|---(O)--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------|


|----------------------12-15-16-16-----------|
|---(15)-15------------------------15>17-----|
|--------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------|

               h  p                p
|--------12------------------------------------|
|---(15)-----12^15^12------------15^12---------|
|---------------------14-*-15-14-------14>16---|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|

                p                        p
|--------------------------------------------|
|----12-------15^12-------12-----------------|
|-------15-14-------14>16----15-14-12>14^O---|
|--------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------|

      !!!!dive bomb 3 steps!!!Then back up!!
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|----(O)--------------------------------*-12->--|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------O-----------------|

     slow bend      t p
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|(Tapping is done while bend is still
|----(12)->-15------15^12----------| being held-and into next measure)
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|
[ Tab from: http://www.guitaretab.com/v/van-halen/20156.html ]
     t p    release bend           p
|--------------------------------------------|
|-----------------p--------------------------|
|----15^12----(12)^9--11--11>12>11-^-9-------|
|--------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------|

     [semi harm.     ]  sl. p
|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|
|----11---9----------------------|
|-------------11---9-------------|
|----------------------11~10^9---|
|--------------------------------|

                 sl.       sl.
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------O-----------|
|--------------------------*~16---|
|---------------------------------|
|----10>12----(10)~2--------------|
|---------------------------------|

                                sl.   sl.
|----16----16----16----16----16-~---------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-------16----16----16----16----16~(9)~---|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|

    sl.                                    sl.
|--------15----15----15----15----15-------------|
|-----------------------------14----14-14-------|
|----~15----15----15----15----15---(15)---15~---|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|

    sl.                 sl.      sl.
|-------------16----16-------19-------21---|
|-------15---------------------------------|
|---~16----16----16----16~19----19~21------|
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|

       sl.                  hold bend into next measure
|---(21)~(19)-19-------------------|
|----------------------O---15>19---|
|----21-~-19-------O-------15>19---|
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|


|---------------------12-----------12---------|
|----(15)---(15>17)------15>19--------15>19---|
|----(15)---(15>17)---------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|


|-----------12---------12------14>15---|
|----(15)------15>17------12-----------|
|--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|

                           p
|----(14)>16-12-------------------------------|
|---------------12----------------------------|
|------------------14>15>14^12--14>15-14>15---|
|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|

                   1/4 bend      p
|--------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------15>17---|
|----12>14--14>15--14>---12>14>12^0----------|
|--------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------|

               p                 p
|---------12------------------------------|
|----(15)----15^12----12-------15^12------|
|------------------15----15-14-------15---|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|

                p
|-------------------------------|
|----12-------15^12----12---O---|
|-------15-14-------O---*---O---|
|-------------------O-------O---|
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|

       p        p        p           h
|------------------------------------------|
|----12^11---------------------------------|
|----------14-12^11----12^11----11---------|
|-------------------14-------14----12^14---|
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|

                            I'm your
       h                        sl.
|--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|
|----11^12----11-----------------------|
|----------14----12-14-----------------|
|-------------------------------*~-----|

    ice cream man            stop me when I'm passin by

|------------------------|----------------------|
|------------------------|----------------------|
|------------------------|----------------------|
|----9-9-11-9-9-9-11-9---|----------------------|
|----7-7--7-7-7-7--7-7---|----7-7-9-7-7-7-9-7---|
|------------------------|----5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|

                                          Im' your
|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|
|----9-9-11-9-9-9-11-9---|----9-9-11-9-9-9-11-9---|
|----7-7--7-7-7-7--7-7---|----7-7--7-7-7-7--7-7---|
|------------------------|------------------------|

  ice cream man,      stop me when I'm passin by
|----------------------|----------------------|
|----------------------|----------------------|
|----------------------|----------------------|
|----------------------|----------------------|
|----7-7-9-7-7-7-9-7---|----7-7-9-7-7-7-9-7---|
|----5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|----5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|

                                        They say
|-------------------------|------------------------|
|-------------------------|------------------------|
|-------------------------|------------------------|
|----9-9-11-9-12-9-11-9---|----9-9-11-9-9-9-11-9---|
|----7-7--7-7--7-7--7-7---|----7-7--7-7-7-7--7-7---|
|-------------------------|------------------------|

    all my flavors are guar-
|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|
|----9-9-11-9-9-9-11-9----|
|----7-7--7-7-7-7--7-7----|

   anteed to satisfy!
|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|
|--------------------sl.----|
|----2-------4-2-2---4~9----|
|----O-------O-O-O----------|
|---------------------------|

             sl.           One
|--------------------------------|
|-----9------------14------------|
|--------9-(9)~14-----14--sl.----|
|----(9)----9-~14--------14~16---|
|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|

    time         boys!
|---------------------------------|
|----16----------16---------------|
|-------16--------------*---------|
|----------16-----------*---------|
|----------------------------sl.--|
|----------------------------*~---|

                          I'm your
|-----------------------------------|
|----------------------------sl.----|
|----11>13----11>13---9----(9)~-----|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|

  ice cream man.____
|-----------------------------------|
|------------------15>17------------|
|------------------------15---------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|

                        -I'm your
                   grad bend  sl.
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|----12>14-----14--12>14---(12)~----|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|

   ice     cream  man!___
|--------------------------19>21----|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-------*---------------------------|
|---------*-------------------------|
|-----------O-----------------------|

                           B-b-b-b-
|----(19)>19---->19-----------------|(bent before picking)
|------------------------17---------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|

   b - b - b - ba - by!
|-----------------------------------|
|----(17)~---------------12>14>12---|(slow release)
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|

                       Ah,   my,
                         !!dive  3 !!
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|---(12)-----9---11>12-^-9----------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|

    my,     my
 !!up!!dive 3!!up!!dive 2 1/2!!!!
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|----(9)----------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|

     All my flavors are       Guarante-e-e-e-e-e-e-e-e-e-e-e-ed
|---------------------|----------------|
|----4----------------|----2-----------|
|----4----------------|----2-----------|(free-time)
|----4----------------|----2-----------|
|----2----------------|----O-----------|
|---------------------|----------------|

    to satis-uh-fy  yeah!

                               trill
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------| (trill of hammering on and
|-----------------------------------------|  pulling off)
|------------------------------------sl.--|
|----7----7--5------5--4----4--3-^-(5)~---|
|-----------------------------------------|

      Ow!__
|--------------8----7--------------------|
|----*---------8----7--------------10----|
|-----*--------8----7-------------*------|
|------*-------7----6------------*-------|
|-------*------8----7-----------*--------|
|----------------------------------------|

             p  h sl-sl.        sl-sl.   p h  sl-sl.   p  p
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----14-12-14^12^10~9~10-14-12-10~9~10-14^12^10~9~10----------------|
|----------------------------------------------------13^11^9----9---|
|------------------------------------------------------------14-----|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|

       p  p sl.   p    p sl.     all slides                      sl.                    sl.
|----------------------------------------------------------------7~---||
|----------------------------------------------------------------7~---||
|----------------------------------------------------------------7~---||
|----14^12^10~9-10^9---------10----------------------------------6~---||
|--------------------12^10~9----9~7~~5~~~4~~2~~12~11~~7~~5>7-----7~---||
|---------------------------------------------------------------------||

That last section is the conversation type part between Ed and Dave.
Have fun.
 
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