Aerosmith - What It Takes tab

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WHAT IT TAKES
As recorded by Aerosmith
(From the 1990 Album PUMP)

Transcribed by tonedeafidiot
	

Words and Music by Tyler/Perry/Child

D
x x 0 2 3 2
	
C
x 3 2 0 1 0
	
F
1 3 3 2 1 1
	
Dm
x x 0 2 3 1
Bb
x 1 3 3 3 x
	
G
3 2 0 0 0 3
	
Fm
x 8 10 10 9 8
	
Eb
x 6 8 8 8 x
C#
x 4 6 6 6 x
	
G#
4 6 6 5 4 4
	
C(type 2)
x 3 5 5 5 x
	
A
x 0 2 2 2 0
Dm(type 2)
x 5 7 7 6 5
	
Dm/B
x 2 3 2 3 x
	
D/Ab
x x x 1 3 2
	
Bbm
x 1 3 3 2 1

Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Clean'
Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Clean 2'
Gtr III (E A D G B E) - 'Acoustic Nylon'

Intro Moderately Slow Rock Q=76 2/4 4/4 Gtr I H E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|------|-----3-------3---|-----3-------3---||------|---3---3---3---3-|---3---3---3---3-||------|-0-------0-------|-0-------0-------||------|-----------------|-----------------||------|-----------------|-----------------||------|-----------------|-----------------|
E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|-----3-------3---|-----3-------3----|||---3---3---3---3-|---3---3---3---3--|||-0-------0-------|-0-------0--------|||-----------------|------------------|||-----------------|------------------|||-----------------|------------------||
Verse H H Wx7 H. S S S S|-----------|------------|------------------||-----------|------------|-3----------------||-0---------|------------|-2-------2--------||-----------|------------|-0-------0---0----||-----------|------------|-----------0---0--||-----------|------------|------------------|
H. E E E E E E E E Q Q Q E E S S E|-------------|----------------|------------------|||-3-----------|---------0---0--|---------5--------|||-0-----------|-------0---0----|-5--5--5-5---5-5\-|||-0-----------|-----2----------|-5--5--5---5-5-5\-|||-x-------0---|---2------------|-3--3--3---3---5\-|||-3---------3-|-0--------------|------------------||
Chorus H Q E E Q E. S E E S S E H E E Q Q E. S E E S S E|-------------|-------1-----------|-------------|-------1-------------||-------------|----1--1-----------|-------------|----1--1-------------||-3-------3---|----2----3-3-3p2---|-3----3---3--|----2----3-3-3-2-----||-3----3--3---|-3--3----3-3-3---3-|-3----3-3-3--|-3--3----3-3-3-3-3---||-1----1--1p0-|-3---------------3-|-1----1---1--|-3---------------3---||-------------|-1-----------------|-------------|-1-------------------|
Q E E Q Q H Q. E W +H E E E E|--------------|-------------|----------|----------------||----3------2--|-6----5------|-3--------|-(3)----------3-||-3--3------2--|-7----5------|-2--------|-(2)--------2---||-3----3-2-----|-7----5------|-3--------|-(3)------3-----||-1----1-0-----|-5----3------|-2--------|-(2)----2-------||--------------|-------------|----------|----------------|
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| Gtr II| W W W H E E E E|--------------|-------------|----------|----------------||--------------|-------------|----------|--------------3-||--------------|-------------|----------|------------2---||--------------|-------------|----------|----------3-----||--------------|-------------|----------|--------2-------||--------------|-------------|----------|----------------|
Verse G Gtr III W W E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / /
Q Q Q Q Q E S S E E S s E Q e Q. e E|---------------|----1-1-----1---1---||-----3--------3---||---------------|----1-1-1---1---1---||-----3--------3---||---------------|----2---------------||-----4--------4---||-3--3--/6--6\--|----------3---3---3-||------------------||-1--1--/4--4\--|--------------------||------------------||---------------|-1------------------||------------------|
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| H H W W|-1-------------|--------------------||------------------||---------------|--------------------||------------------||---------------|--------------------||------------------||---------------|--------------------||------------------||---------------|--------------------||------------------||---------------|--------------------||------------------|
D Em D C E E E E E E E S S E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
Q e Q. e E Q e Q. e E Q e Q. e E|-----10--------10-----|-----12--------10---|-----8--------8---||-----10--------10-----|-----12--------10---|-----8--------8---||-----11--------11-----|-----12--------11---|-----9--------9---||----------------------|--------------------|------------------||----------------------|--------------------|------------------||----------------------|--------------------|------------------|
G D E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E S S | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
Q e Q. e E Q e Q. e E|-----3--------3---|-----10--------10-----||-----3--------3---|-----10--------10-----||-----4--------4---|-----11--------11-----||------------------|----------------------||------------------|----------------------||------------------|----------------------|
Em D C E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
Q e Q. e E Q e Q. e E|-----12--------10---|-----8--------8---|||-----12--------10---|-----8--------8---|||-----12--------11---|-----9--------9---|||--------------------|------------------|||--------------------|------------------|||--------------------|------------------||
Chorus H Q E E Q E. S E E S S E H E E Q Q E. S E E S S E|-------------|-------1-----------|-------------|-------1-------------||-------------|----1--1-----------|-------------|----1--1-------------||-3-------3---|----2----3-3-3p2---|-3----3---3--|----2----3-3-3-2-----||-3----3--3---|-3--3----3-3-3---3-|-3----3-3-3--|-3--3----3-3-3-3-3---||-1----1--1p0-|-3---------------3-|-1----1---1--|-3---------------3---||-------------|-1-----------------|-------------|-1-------------------|
Q E E Q Q H Q. E E E H. +H E E E E Q Q Q Q|--------------|-------------|-------------|----------------|---------------||----3------2--|-6----5------|-----3-------|-(3)----------3-|---------------||-3--3------2--|-7----5------|---2---------|------------2---|---------------||-3----3-2-----|-7----5------|-3-----------|----------3-----|-3--3--/6--6\--||-1----1-0-----|-5----3------|-1-----------|--------2-------|-1--1--/4--4\--||--------------|-------------|-------------|----------------|---------------|
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| Gtr II| W W W H E E E E H H|--------------|-------------|-------------|----------------|-1-------------||--------------|-------------|-------------|--------------3-|---------------||--------------|-------------|-------------|------------2---|---------------||--------------|-------------|-------------|----------3-----|---------------||--------------|-------------|-------------|--------2-------|---------------||--------------|-------------|-------------|----------------|---------------|
Guitar Solo F C Gtr III Q Q E E E E E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
Q Q Q E E +E +Q. +E S S S S +E|----1---------------||----------------------------------------||----1--1-----13b15==||=(13)r(13)-----(13)-10-13-10------------||----2--2------------||-----------------------------12b14-(12)-||-------3------------||----------------------------------------||--------------------||----------------------------------------||-1------------------||----------------------------------------|
Dm C Bb E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / /
S S S S a +S +S E +E E S S S S|-10------------------------------------------------||----10-13p10---------------------------------------||-------------12b14==(12)r(12)-10-(10)-----------5--||--------------------------------------12\---5s7----||---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------|
Bb E E E E E E E S S | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / /
E S S S a +E S +E S S a +S S S S|---------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------||-(5)-----------------------------------------||--7--6-5-3-5b6-(5)---5-(5)-3-5-5b7-(5)-3-5-3-||---------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------|
G E E E E E E E S S | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / /
+E. S S S S S S S S S +S E.|---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------||-----------7s5----5s=3---2-(2)---------||-(3)---5s7-----5-(5)s3-3---------------||---------------------------------------||-------------------------------1-------|
C E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / /
S S S S S S a +S +S +S E. +S T T S S|-----------------------------------------13----(13)-------10-13b15==||-----------10----13---------------------------------10-10-----------||--------------10----10b12-(10)-(10)-(10)----------------------------||-----10-------------------------------------------------------------||-/12----12----------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------------|
Dm C Bb E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / /
~~~~ +Q +E. +S a +S +S S S a +E S S|-(13)---(13)r==(13)-13pb15==(13)r(13)-10----13b14-(13)-10-----||-----------------------------------------10---------------10--||--------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / /
a +S +S S S a +S +S S S a +S +S S S a +S +S S S|-13b15-(13)r(13)-10----13b15-(13)r(13)-10----13b15-(13)r(13)-10----15b17-(15)r(15)-13----|||--------------------10--------------------10--------------------10--------------------15-|||-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|||-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|||-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|||-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||
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| Gtr II| W|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|||-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|||-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|||-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|||-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|||-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||
Bridge C E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / /
~~~~ a +H. E a +E|-19b20-(19)---------------19pb20==(19)r==||-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------|
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| E E E E E E E. S|----------------8------------------------||--------------8---8----------------------||------------9-------9--------------------||--------10------------10-----------------||-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------|
G Bb E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
~~~~ +H Q. a +E +H. E a +E|-(19)---------------18pb19==(18)r|=(18)-------------17pb18==(17)-||---------------------------------|-------------------------------||---------------------------------|-------------------------------||---------------------------------|-------------------------------||---------------------------------|-------------------------------||---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
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| E E E E +Q. E E E E E E E E E|----------3-(3)------------------|-------------------------------||--------3------------------------|----------3--------------------||------4--------------------------|--------3---3------------------||---5-----------------------------|------3-------3-------------3--||------------------------------0--|---1------------1--------------||---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
Pre-Chorus F Fm Eb E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
H Q Q H E E Q|-17-------17\---17\---||--------------------||----------15\---15\---||--------------------||----------------------||---------------8----||----------------------||-[3]-------3s8-8----||----------------------||-[3]-------3---6----||----------------------||-[1]-------1---6----|
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| E E E E +Q. E W|--------1-(1)---------||--------------------||------1---------------||--------------------||----------------------||--------------------||----3-----------------||--------------------||----------------------||--------------------||--1-------------------||--------------------|
C# G# C(type 2) E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
Q Q Q Q H Q Q Q Q Q Q|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|||-6---6---6---6---|-----------------|-----------------|||-6---6---6---6---|-6-------6---6---|-5---5---5---5---|||-4---4---4---4---|-6-------6---6---|-3---3---3---3---|||-4---4-----------|-4-------4---4---|-----------------||
Chorus Bb F E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
Q Q Q E E H S S E E E|-----------------|-------------5-(5)----||-------------3---|----------------------||-3---3---3---3---|---------3s5----5--5\-||-3---3---3---3-3-|-3--------------------||-1---1---1-------|-3--------------------||-----------------|-1--------------------|
Bb F E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
H E Q. Q Q E S S E E|-------------------|-----1---------5------||-------------------|-----1---1------------||-\3-------3--------|-----2---0-2s5---5\---||--3-------3-3------|-----3----------------||--1-------1--------|----------------------||-------------------|-1--------------------|
H.=H Bb A Dm(type C(type 2) Dm/B 2/4 E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E W H | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
H H H Q. E W +H|-----------------|------------------|----------|--------||-----------------|------------------|-3--------|-(3)----||-3-------2-------|-7-------5--------|-2--------|-(2)----||-3-------2-------|-7-------5--------|-3--------|-(3)----||-1-------0-------|-5-------3--------|-2--------|-(2)----||-----------------|------------------|----------|--------|
A Tempo Q=76 Bb C# F D/Ab 4/4 W E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
+W H Q Q E E E E E E E E|----------------|-----------------|---------4---4----||-(3)------------|-------------6---|-----1---5---5----||-(2)------------|-3-------6---6---|---2---2-4-4-4-4--||-(3)------------|-3-------6---6---|-3----------------||-(2)------------|-1-------4-------|------------------||----------------|-----------------|------------------|
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| Gtr II| H E E E E W H E E E E|----------------|-1---------------|---------4---4----||--------------3-|-----------------|---------5---5----||------------2---|-----------------|---------4-4-4-4--||----------3-----|-----------------|------------------||--------2-------|-----------------|------------------||----------------|-----------------|------------------|
Bbm Bb F Dm Bb E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
Q Q Q Q E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|------------------|-----1-----------|-----1-------1---|-----1-------1---||------------------|---1---1---------|---1---1---1---1-|---1---1---1---1-||------------------|-----------0-----|-----------------|-----------------||-3---3/---6---6---|-3-------3---5s3-|-3-------3-------|-3-------3-------||-1---1/---4---4---|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
Outro F Dm E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|-----1-------1---||------1-------1---||---1---1---1---1-||o---1---1---1---1-||-----------------||------------------||-3-------3-------||--3-------3-------||-----------------||o-----------------||-----------------||------------------|
Bb F E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E W | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E 5x W|-----1-------1---|-----1-------1----||------*||---1---1---1---1-|---1---1---1---1-o||------*||-----------------|------------------||------*||-3-------3-------|-3-------3--------||------*||-----------------|-----------------o||------*||-----------------|------------------||------*|
Duration Legend --------------- W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura + - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration) Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the duration for. Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests. Multi- bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for. Low melody durations appear below the staff Tablature Legend ---------------- h - hammer-on p - pull-off b - bend pb - pre-bend r - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately) /\ - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere") s - legato slide S - shift slide - natural harmonic [n] - artificial harmonic n(n) - tapped harmonic ~ - vibrato tr - trill T - tap TP - trem. picking PM - palm muting \n/ - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip \n - tremolo bar down n/ - tremolo bar up /n\ - tremolo bar inverted dip = - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls <> - volume swell (louder/softer) x - on rhythm slash represents muted slash o - on rhythm slash represents single note slash Misc Legend ----------- | - bar || - double bar ||o - repeat start o|| - repeat end *| - double bar (ending) : - bar (freetime) $ - Segno & - Coda Tempo markers - = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths
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