American Hi Fi – Im A Fool tab

I'm a Fool
American Hi-Fi

hey there i noticed that the first version wasn't really that great... so here's another
5-star quality tab. the song IS in drop d like pretty much every other american hi-fi
song. (EBGDAD)

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Guitar 1 (rhythm):

intro

E|------------------------------|B|------------------------------|G|------4--2---4------4--2---4--|D|--2---4--2---4--2---4--2---4--|A|--2---2--0---2--2---2--0---2--|D|--2-------------2-------------| (x2)
verse
E|--------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------|D|--2--2----2-2--2----2-1--1----1-1--1--|A|--2--2----2-2--2----2-1--1----1-1--1--| D|--2--2----2-2--2----2-1--1----1-1--1--|
E|----------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------|G|------------------------2--2----2-2--2--xx-x--|D|--1-0--0----0-0--0----0-2--2----2-2--2--xx-x--|A|--1-0--0----0-0--0----0-0--0----0-0--0--xx-x--|D|--1-0--0----0-0--0----0-----------------------| (whole verse x2)
pre-chorus
E|-----------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------|G|--4-4-4-4---6-6-6-6---2-2-2-2---2-2-2-2--|D|--4-4-4-4---6-6-6-6---2-2-2-2---2-2-2-2--|A|--2-2-2-2---4-4-4-4---0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0--|D|-----------------------------------------| (x2)*all of this is palm-muted
chorus
E|-----------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------|G|------------4-4-4-4---6-6-6-6---2-2-2-2--|D|--2-2-2-2---4-4-4-4---6-6-6-6---2-2-2-2--|A|--2-2-2-2---2-2-2-2---4-4-4-4---0-0-0-0--|D|--2-2-2-2--------------------------------| (x4)
post-chorus (same as intro)
E|------------------------------|B|------------------------------|G|------4--2---4------4--2---4--|D|--2---4--2---4--2---4--2---4--|A|--2---2--0---2--2---2--0---2--|D|--2-------------2-------------| (x2)
verse
E|--------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------|D|--2--2----2-2--2----2-1--1----1-1--1--|A|--2--2----2-2--2----2-1--1----1-1--1--|D|--2--2----2-2--2----2-1--1----1-1--1--|
E|----------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------|G|------------------------2--2----2-2--2--xx-x--|D|--1-0--0----0-0--0----0-2--2----2-2--2--xx-x--|A|--1-0--0----0-0--0----0-0--0----0-0--0--xx-x--|D|--1-0--0----0-0--0----0-----------------------| (whole verse x2)
pre-chorus
E|-----------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------|G|--4-4-4-4---6-6-6-6---2-2-2-2---2-2-2-2--|D|--4-4-4-4---6-6-6-6---2-2-2-2---2-2-2-2--|A|--2-2-2-2---4-4-4-4---0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0--|D|-----------------------------------------| (x2)*all of this is palm-muted
chorus
E|-----------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------|G|------------4-4-4-4---6-6-6-6---2-2-2-2--|D|--2-2-2-2---4-4-4-4---6-6-6-6---2-2-2-2--|A|--2-2-2-2---2-2-2-2---4-4-4-4---0-0-0-0--|D|--2-2-2-2--------------------------------| (x4)
post-chorus (a little different this time)
E|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------| (i'm not sure if that last note is G|------4--2---4------4--2---(4)--| played, so just play what you thinkD|--2---4--2---4--2---4--2---(4)--| sounds better)A|--2---2--0---2--2---2--0---(2)--|D|--2-------------2---------------| (x1)
solo (underneath the second guitar)
E|-----------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------|G|--4-4-4-4---6-6-6-6---2-2-2-2---2-2-2-2--|D|--4-4-4-4---6-6-6-6---2-2-2-2---2-2-2-2--|A|--2-2-2-2---4-4-4-4---0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0--|D|-----------------------------------------| (x3)
then...
E|-------------------------|B|-------------------------|G|-------------------------|D|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-6--7~\x--|A|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-6--7~\x--|D|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-6--7~\x--|*let the last note ring then slide down and quickly mute
nothing for the first part of the bridge then...
E|---------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------|G|--9-9---9-9---9-9---9-9---7-7---7-7---2-2-2--|D|--9-9---9-9---9-9---9-9---7-7---7-7---2-2-2--|A|--7-7---7-7---6-6---6-6---5-5---5-5---0-0-0--|D|---------------------------------------------|
pre-chorus (a little different)
E|-----------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------|G|--4-4-4-4---6-6-6-6---2-2-2-2---2-2-2-2--|D|--4-4-4-4---6-6-6-6---2-2-2-2---2-2-2-2--|A|--2-2-2-2---4-4-4-4---0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0--|D|-----------------------------------------| *all of this is palm-muted
E|-------------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------------------|G|--4-4-4-4---6-6-6-6---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4--xxxx--2b(4)--|D|--4-4-4-4---6-6-6-6---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4--xxxx--2b(4)--|A|--2-2-2-2---4-4-4-4---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--2-2-2-2--xxxx---------|D|-------------------------------------------------------------| *all of this is palm-muted until the bend
rest for a second... then chorus
E|-----------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------|G|------------4-4-4-4---6-6-6-6---2-2-2-2--|D|--2-2-2-2---4-4-4-4---6-6-6-6---2-2-2-2--|A|--2-2-2-2---2-2-2-2---4-4-4-4---0-0-0-0--|D|--2-2-2-2--------------------------------| (x4)
and another chorus...
E|-----------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------|G|------------4-4-4-4---6-6-6-6---2-2-2-2--|D|--2-2-2-2---4-4-4-4---6-6-6-6---2-2-2-2--|A|--2-2-2-2---2-2-2-2---4-4-4-4---0-0-0-0--|D|--2-2-2-2--------------------------------| (x4)
then outro (same as intro... almost)
E|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------| (i'm not sure if that last note is G|------4--2---4------4--2---(4)--| played, so just play what you thinkD|--2---4--2---4--2---4--2---(4)--| sounds better)A|--2---2--0---2--2---2--0---(2)--|D|--2-------------2---------------| (x1)
E|--------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------|G|------4--2---4------4--2---6-6-6--4-4-4-----------|D|--2---4--2---4--2---4--2---6-6-6--4-4-4--2-2-2\x--|A|--2---2--0---2--2---2--0---4-4-4--2-2-2--2-2-2\x--|D|--2-------------2------------------------2-2-2\x--| (x1)
------------------------------------------------------------------------- Guitar 2 (soloist and high notes) intro
E|--14--12--14-12-14--12--14----------|B|----------------------------14--12--|G|------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------|A|------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------|
E|--14--12--14-12-14--12--14--(12)/16--19--|B|-----------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------------| (whole thing x4)
verse
E|-----------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------|G|--9--9---9-9--9---9-9--9---9-9--9--|D|--x--x---x-x--x---x-x--x---x-x--x--|A|--7--7---7-7--7---7-6--6---6-6--6--|D|-----------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|--9-7--7---7-7--7---7-2--2---2-2--2--|D|--x-x--x---x-x--x---x-2--2---2-2--2--|A|--6-5--5---5-5--5---5-0--0---0-0--0--|D|-------------------------------------| (whole thing x2)
pre-chorus
E|--0-----0-----0----0---0--|B|----0-----0-----0----0----|G|--------------------------|D|--------------------------|A|--------------------------|D|--------------------------| (x1)
E|--0-----0--------------------------|B|----0-----0------------------------|G|---------------2-2-2-2-2-2---2222--|D|---------------2-2-2-2-2-2---2222--|A|---------------0-0-0-0-0-0---0000--|D|-----------------------------------| (x1)*palm-mute the second set of notes (you'll hear it in the song...)
chorus
E|-------------------------------|B|-------------------------------|G|------------4-4-4-4---6-6-6-6--|D|--2-2-2-2---4-4-4-4---6-6-6-6--|A|--2-2-2-2---2-2-2-2---4-4-4-4--|D|--2-2-2-2----------------------|
E|--14-12-12-14-12---12-12-12-11---11---9---------------------------|B|------------------------------------9---12---10-10-10--10--10-10--|G|----------------------------------------------9--9--9---9---9--9--|D|----------------------------------------------7--7--7---7---7--7--|A|------------------------------------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------------------------------------|(whole chorus x2)
post chorus
E|--14--12--14-12-14--12--14----------|B|----------------------------14--12--|G|------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------|A|------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------|
E|--14--12--14-12-14--12--14--(12)/16--19--|B|-----------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------------| (whole thing x2)
different verse (hard to hear...)
E|---0-------0-------0-------0-------0-------0---|B|--5-5---5-5-5---5-4-4---4-4-4---4-3-3---3-3-3--|G|-----------------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------------------|
E|-----0---------4--2-0----|B|--3-2-2---2-2---------2--|G|-------------------------|D|-------------------------| (whole thing x2... there are harmonics theA|-------------------------| second time you play it... but i couldn'tD|-------------------------| figure them out)
then pre-chorus
E|--0-----0-----0----0---0--|B|----0-----0-----0----0----|G|--------------------------|D|--------------------------|A|--------------------------|D|--------------------------| (x1)
E|--0-----0--------------------------|B|----0-----0------------------------|G|---------------2-2-2-2-2-2---2222--|D|---------------2-2-2-2-2-2---2222--|A|---------------0-0-0-0-0-0---0000--|D|-----------------------------------| (x1)
chorus
E|-------------------------------|B|-------------------------------|G|------------4-4-4-4---6-6-6-6--|D|--2-2-2-2---4-4-4-4---6-6-6-6--|A|--2-2-2-2---2-2-2-2---4-4-4-4--|D|--2-2-2-2----------------------|
E|--14-12-12-14-12---12-12-12-11---11---9---------------------------|B|------------------------------------9---12---10-10-10--10--10-10--|G|----------------------------------------------9--9--9---9---9--9--|D|----------------------------------------------7--7--7---7---7--7--|A|------------------------------------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------------------------------------|(whole chorus x2)
post-chorus
E|--14--12--14-12-14--12--14----------|B|----------------------------14--12--|G|------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------|A|------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------|
E|--14--12--14-12-14--12--14--(12)/16--19--|B|-----------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------------| (whole thing x2)
solo (man this was hard)
E|------------------------------------------|B|--12b(14)-14-14-14----12b(14)----9----9~--|G|-----------------------------------11-----|D|------------------------------------------|A|------------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|B|--9----9---8b(9)---12-9---------------------------|G|----11------------------11-9---11~--13-11--9---9--|D|---------------------------------------------9----|A|--------------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------12--------------------------|B|-----------------------------------12--9--------------12----|G|--9---9-9--11b(13)-13-13-x-13-----------11-9--11b(13)----9--|D|------------------------------------------------------------|A|------------------------------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------12-----------------------|B|---------------12----------------12b(14)----14-12b(14)r12-9-12-9--|G|--11-9-11b(13)----(13)r11-9-11------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------------------------------------|A|------------------------------------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------------------------------------|
phew... then bridge
E|----0-2-0------0-2-0------0-2-0------0-0-----|B|-----0-0--------0-0--------0-0---------------|G|--------------------------------------2-2----|D|--2--------2-1--------1-0--------0-----------|A|-----------------------------------0------0--|D|---------------------------------------------| (x2)
then pre-chorus
E|--0-----0-----0----0---0--|B|----0-----0-----0----0----|G|--------------------------|D|--------------------------|A|--------------------------|D|--------------------------| (x1)
E|--0-----0---------------------------------------------|B|----0-----0-------------------------------------------|G|---------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4--xxxx--2b(4)--|D|---------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4--xxxx--2b(4)--|A|---------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--2-2-2-2--xxxx---------|D|------------------------------------------------------| (x1)*after the first few notes all of this is palm-muted until the bend
then little break then chorus
E|-------------------------------|B|-------------------------------|G|------------4-4-4-4---6-6-6-6--|D|--2-2-2-2---4-4-4-4---6-6-6-6--|A|--2-2-2-2---2-2-2-2---4-4-4-4--|D|--2-2-2-2----------------------|
E|--14-12-12-14-12---12-12-12-11---11---9---------------------------|B|------------------------------------9---12---10-10-10--10--10-10--|G|----------------------------------------------9--9--9---9---9--9--|D|----------------------------------------------7--7--7---7---7--7--|A|------------------------------------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------------------------------------|(whole chorus x2)
then outro
E|--14--12--14-12-14--12--14----------|B|----------------------------14--12--|G|------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------|A|------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------|
E|--14--12--14-12-14--12--14--(12)/16--19--|B|-----------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------------| (whole thing x7)
then the very end...
E|--14--12--14-12-14--12--14----------|B|----------------------------14--12--|G|------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------|A|------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------| (x1(
E|--14--12--14-12-14--12--14--14---12--12/0--|B|-------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------| (x1)
finally there's a good tab for this song... if you have any comments or questions you can e-mail me at killinginthename247@yahoo.com. enjoy! WE ARE THE SUMS!
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