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Van Halen - You And Your Blues tab

Title: You and Your Blues
Artist: Van Halen
Album: A Different Kind of Truth
Tuning: Eb
Tabbed by jjhand 


Another cool song off the new 'A different kind of Truth' CD. Some nice vocal 
harmony and interesting off-beat guitar riffs linking it all. Please
rate, and check out my other tabs too. 


Intro - with some slight muting
Eb|--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
Bb|--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
Gb|---------12------12-------------|-12------------------11--12--12-||
Db|-14--14--14--14--14--12--12--12-|-12--11--11--11--11--12--10--10-||
Ab|-------------------------10-----|-----0---0---0---0--------------||
Eb|--------------------------------|--------------------------------||

--------------------------------|
--------------------------------|
---------12--11------11--11--12-|
-14--14--14--0---0---0---0---0--|
--------------------------------|
--------------------------------|


|--------------------------------|---------------------------------||
|--------------------------------|-------------0---0---------------||
|-11--9--------------------------|---------12--12--12----------12--||
|-0---0------11--11h12-11--11--9-|-14--14--14--14--14--12--12--12--||
|--------0---0---0-----0---0---0-|---------------------------------||
|--------------------------------|---------------------------------||

---------------------------------|
---------------------------------|
-12------------------11--12--12--|
-12--11--11--11--11--12--10--10--|
-----0---0---0---0---------------|
---------------------------------|



|---------------------------------|----------------|
|---------------------------------|----------------|
|---------12--11--11--11--12--11--|----------------|
|-14--14--14--0---0---0---0---0---|-12--14--14-----|
|---------------------------------|-0---0---0------|
|---------------------------------|----------------|


Verse

Eb|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
Bb|---------12------12-------------|--------------------------------|
Gb|---------12------12------12-----|-12------------------11--12--12-|
Db|-14--14--14--14--14--12--12--12-|-12--11--11--11--11--12--10--10-|
Ab|-------------------------10-----|-----0---0---0---0--------------|
Eb|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

|--------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|---------12--9--11--11--11--12--|-11--9-----------------------------|
|-14--14--14--0---0---0---0---0--|-0---0---11--11--11h12-11--11--9---|
|--------------------------------|---------0---0---0-----0---0---0---|
|--------------------------------|-----------------------------------|

|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|---------12------12-------------|--------------------------------|
|---------12------12------12-----|-12------------------11--12--12-|
|-14--14--14--14--14--12--12--12-|-12--11--11--11--11--12--10--10-|
|-------------------------10-----|-----0---0---0---0--------------|
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

|--------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|--------------------------------|-----------------------------|
|---------12--11--11--12--12--14-|-14--14--12--11--9-----------|
|-14--14--14--0---0---0---0---0--|-0---0---0---0---0-----------|
|--------------------------------|------------------------x\---|
|--------------------------------|------------------------x\---|




PreChorus
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|-3--------------------------|-3--------------------------|
|-2--------0-----0-----------|-2--------0-----0-----------|
|-0------2-----0---------0-2-|-0------2-----0---------0-2-|
|------3-----2-------0-2-----|------3-----2-------0-2-----|
|------------------3---------|------------------3---------|
    "You're bad mood's permanent,  Communication Breakdown"

|------3----0--------1--|-3----------------|-0----------|
|-3----0----1------1----|-0----------------|-0----------|
|-2----0----2----2------|-0----------------|-2-----2----|
|-0----0----2----3------|-0----------------|-2-----2----|
|------2----0----3------|-2----------------|-0-----0--0-|
|------3---------1------|-3--------3-2-3-4-|------------|
  "Like watching someone reinvent their 19th Nervous Breakdown"




Chorus - play 3x
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|--------------3--3--3--|
|-4----4----4--2--2--2--|-2------------2--2--2--|
|-4----4----4--2--2--2--|-2--2--2------0--0--0--|
|-2----2----2--0--0--0--|-0--2--2---------------|
|-----------------------|----0--0---------------|


Chorus ending
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-4--2--4--7----7----9--|--9--------------------|
|-4--2--4--7----7----9--|--9--------------------|
|-2--0--2--5----5----7--|--7--------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|



Play First 4 bars of Intro, then Play Verse Again

Play PreChorus and Chorus again




Bridge - play 4x, then Rhythm Guitar continues this through solo
|-----------------|-------------------|
|-----------------|-------------------|
|-----------------|-------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------5-|
|-7---------------|---------------7---|
|---0-2-3-3-3-4-5-|-5-5-6-7-7-6h7-----|



Wah Solo Guitar - 
|---15--15--15--15b17---|---15-17-15-17b19-15~--|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|


|--------------12------------------|-----0---------------------|
|-15b17--15-12---15p12-------------|-------3p0-------------5-8-|
|---------------------12-----------|-2b4-------2p0-2b~~~-4-----|
|-----------------------14---------|---------------------------|
|-------------------------14p12\10-|---------------------------|
|----------------------------------|---------------------------|


|---------------------|-----------------------|
|-5tr8-5tr8-5tr8-5tr7-|-----------------------|
|---------------------|-------------------/12-|
|---------------------|-7b8r7-5-----5---------|
|---------------------|---------5h7---7~~-----|
|---------------------|-----------------------|

  ** Rhythm part changes here
|------------12-----------------12--------------12--------|
|-15b17-15b17--15p12-15b17-15b17--15p12h15-15b17--15p12---|
|------------------------------------------------------14-|
|---------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------|


|--------------------------------------------|-------------|
|------12-----------12-----------------------|-------------|
|-14b16--14p12-14b16--14b16-12--12-14_b15_b16|-pb16--------|
|-----------------------------14-------------|-------------|
|--------------------------------------------|-------------|
|--------------------------------------------|-------------|
   gradually bend last note (14th fret of G string)





** End of solo - Rhythm Part
|-----------------------|------------------------|
|-----------------------|------------------------|
|-----------------------|------------------------|
|-5---------------------|------------------------|
|-5---------------------|------------------------|
|-3----3--2--3--2--3--4-|-5--4--5--4--5--4--5--6-|






Play Chorus Again 2x, repeat ending once then play

|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|---------------8-------|-----------------------|
|-4--2--4--7----7----9--|--9--------------------|
|-4--2--4--7----5----9--|--9--------------------|
|-2--0--2--5---------7--|--7--------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|


Play Intro with some ad-lib on rhythms to end song


KEY
************************************

| /    slide up
| \    slide down
| h    hammer-on
| p    pull-off
| ~    vibrato
| PH   pinch harmonic
| x    Mute note
| PM   Palm Mute
| b    Bend
| r    Bend release
| tr   trill (hammer-on, pull-off repeated)
| pb   pre-bend note before picking 
 
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