Be Bop Deluxe – Swansong tab

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			     Swansong - Be Bop Deluxe
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Tabbed by: axe victim
Email: UG member


Epic track from the 'Futurama' album. A bit of a weird one this, as 
the guitar parts are lines and melodies rather than chords, but it makes 
a nice change from the usual riffery.

Apparently much of this material was written on piano which would 
explain the unusual ( for guitar ) key of F. 

I reckon a capo at the first fret would be handy so you could
play the open E and A strings for those piano 'pedal' parts. You could 
also transpose the key to E quite easily but I prefer to play without 
doing either of these, so that's how I've tabbed it. I hope you enjoy it.



Tuning:EADGBe

|pb    pre-bend
|Bb/D  chord/bass note
|^     quarter tone bend
|b     Bend up/down
|\     Slide down
|(6)   optional note

 
Intro: Military style drum, then piano and lead guitar.



Chords, piano:___F___________________Cm/F________________(Riff 1 )e|-----------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------5--7--|D|---------------------3--------5--7-------|A|---------------3--5----------------------|E|-1--------3--5---------------------------|
___Eb________________________Bb/D__________________________(Riff 1 )e|-----------------8--10--13----10h13p10p8----10p8---------|B|-6--------8--10------------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------------------12b14b12~|D|---------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------|
__C___________________________________(Lead guitar, first time...)e|--------------------------------------|B|----------------------13--------------|G|~~~~~~~~~-------12-b14--pb10^p10------|D|--------------------------------12p10-|A|--------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------|
__Bb_________________________________
e|-----------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------|A|-10^--10--8~~~~~~~~~~~~~~\3--------|E|-----------------------------5--3--|
___F___________________Cm/F________________(Riff 1)e|-----------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------5--7--|D|---------------------3--------5--7-------|A|---------------3--5----------------------|E|-1--------3--5---------------------------|
___Eb_____________________Bb/D________________________________(Riff 1)e|-----------------8--10--13----10h13p10p8h10p8---------------|B|-6--------8--10---------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------12b13b12p10h12-|D|------------------------------------------------------------|A|------------------------------------------------------------|E|------------------------------------------------------------|
___C__________________________________(lead guitar, second time...)e|-----------------------------13----|B|--------------------------13----15-|G|-12~~~~~~~~----------15b17---------|D|-----------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------|
__Bb________________________Bb7_______________________(lead guitar, second time...)e|----------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------|G|-16^-13-15----13--b15--13~~-------------------------|D|-----------15--------------15p13--------------------|A|--------------------------------15p13h15p13\11------|E|----------------------------------------------13p11-|-(13)
Verse: voice and piano, same chord sequence as above. Chords are my arrangement for guitar, but not a perfect copy of the piano parts, so play around with them.
__F________________Cm/F________Eb_________Bb/D_____"with our bodies..etc"e|---------------------------|---------------------|B|-10--------------8---------|-8-----------6-------|G|-10--------------8---------|-8-----------7-------|D|-10--------------10--------|-8-----------8-------|A|-8---------------8---------|-6-----------5-------|E|---------------------------|---------------------|
___C________________________Bb_____________Bb7_______
e|------------------------|--------------------------|B|-5----------------------|-3---------------3--------|G|-5----------------------|-3--------------(1)-------|D|-5----------------------|-3---------------3--------|A|-3----------------------|-1---------------1--------|E|------------------------|--------------------------|
Repeat No lead guitar until:
___C_______________________________"..company..................."e|------------------------8--------|B|------------------------11b13----|G|---------------------------------|D|---------------------------------|A|---------------------------------|E|---------------------------------|
___Bb_______________________________________________"..derided me."e|--------------------------8-13--------------------|B|---------------------11b13-----9^-----------------|G|------------------------------------10p8----------|D|----------------------------------------10p8------|A|---------------------------------------------11^--|E|--------------------------------------------------|
__F_________________Cm/F______________Eb_______________Bb/D___________"..in your head i'm so easily led..."e|----------13----------------13----|---------13----------------13----|B|----------13----------------13----|---------13----------------13----|G|----------10----------------10----|---------10----------------10----|D|----------10----------------10----|---------10----------------10----|A|-8~~~~----------------------------|---------------------------------|E|------------------13--------------|-11---------------10-------------|
__C______________________________________________________"..lose the key............................oh, won't you.."e|--------------------13--------13-----13-----13-----13--|B|-------------16b18-------16b18--16b18--16b18--16b18----|G|-------------------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------------------|E|-8-----------------------------------------------------|
__Bb________________________________________________"..lose the key."e|-18^--16~~~13-------------------------------------|B|-------------16-13--------------------------------|G|------------------15-13^--------------------------|D|--------------------------15p13-------------------|A|-------------------------------15p13\11h13p11-----|E|----------------------------------------------13~~|
Then: ("Let me show you a...) (riff 2)
___F#_______________________________Gm_______________________________"..sign............pure as the virgin snow.."e|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|D|-4-------------------------------|-5-------------------------------|A|----------4----------------------|----------5----------------------|E|-------------------2-------------|-------------------3-------------|
(riff 2)
__Bb_________________Bb______________Eb_______Bb_______Eb_______Bb_______"..through my dreams.." e|---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|D|-8-------------------------------|(5)------(3)------(5)------(3)-------|A|----------8----------------------|-6--------5--------6--------5--------|E|-------------------6-------------|-------------------------------------|
(riff 2)
__C________C/G______C________C__Bb______Ab_______Eb________Ab_______A___"..you................in several keys of blue...........sing for you my.."e|------------------------------------|---------------------------------|B|------------------------------------|---------------------------------|G|------------------------------------|---------------------------------|D|------------------------------------|-3--------5--------6--------7----|A|-3----------------3--------3--1-----|---------------------------------|E|---------3--------------------------|---------------------------------|
__Bbm______________________________Eb/Bb_______________________________"..swansong."e|---------6----------------------|------------------------------------| B|---------6-----------8^--8------|------------------------------------|G|---------6-----------8^--8------|---------6^-----8b9b8----8--6-------|D|-8~~~~---8----------------------|-6h8p6--8---8---8b9b8-6--8----8-6-8-|A|--------------------------------|------------------------------------|E|---------6-------(6)------------|-(6)---------------(6)--------------|
__Bbm________________________________Eb/Bb_________________________________(Lead guitar...)e|-----------6---6---6----------------6h9-11b13-11b13-9--------------------|B|---------6---9-------9p6----------6h9----------------11-9-11-11b13-9-----|G|-----8b10---------------8p6^----6h8---------------------------------10-8-|D|----------------------------8p6h8----------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|-(6)---------------------------------------------------------------------|
( Middle bit: )
___Ab/Eb___________________________Eb_______________________________"..Oh.............Strange, strange harmony." e|--------------------------------|---------------------------------|B|-----9-11b14--b9~~~-------------|---------------------------------|G|-10-----------------------------|---------------------------------|D|--------------------------------|----------------------8/10\8-----|A|--------------------------------|-6--------------------6/8\6------|E|--------------------------------|----------------------6/8\6------|
__Ab/Eb______________________________Eb______________________________" oh such a sad refrain."e|-4-------4-------4-------4-------|---------------------------------|B|-4-------4-------4-------4-------|-8-------8-------8-------8-------|G|-5-------5-------5-------5-------|-8-------8-------8-------8-------|D|---------------------------------|-8-------8-------8-------8-------|A|-----6-------6-------6-------6---|-----6-------6-------6-------6---|E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
Repeat until:
___Eb...Eb_F_Eb________Db__Db_Eb_Db__(Lead guitar...)e|-----------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------|G|-8----8-/10\8--------6----6-/8\6---|D|-8----8-/10\8--------6----6-/8\6---|A|-6----6-/8\6---------4----4-/6\4---|E|-----------------------------------|
Then: (Riff 3)
__Dm___________________________________Eb_______________________( Lead guitar..)e|------------------------------------|-------------------------|B|------------------------------------|-------------------------|G|----------7\------------------------|---------8\--------------|D|-3-----------------3--------3--5--7-|-5--------------5~~~~----|A|------------------------------------|-------------------------|E|------------------------------------|-------------------------|
(Riff 3)
__Em_________________________Am_____F_______G_______E7______(Am....)( Lead guitar..)_e|--------------------------|-------------------------------|---------B|--------------------------|-------------------------------|---------G|-------9\-----------------|-------------------------------|---------D|-5------------5-----5-7-9-|-7-9-10-7-9-10-9-10-11-9-10-11-|-(11)~~~~A|--------------------------|-------------------------------|---------E|--------------------------|-------------------------------|---------
Then: Piano - arranged for guitar. __Am______Am/G______Fmaj7____________Am_____Am/G____Fmaj7____________
(Piano...)e|------5--------5------5-----------|------5-----5-------5-----------|B|----5--------5------5----5--------|----5-----5-------5----5--------|G|----------------------------5-----|--------------------------5-----|D|-7-------5------------------------|-7------5-----------------------|A|------------------8------------8--|---------------8-------------8--|E|----------------------------------|--------------------------------|
(Riff 3)
__Am__________________________________Bb_____________________________( Lead guitar..)e|-----------------------------------|-------------------------------|B|--------10------10------10--11--13-|-11------11------11~~~~~~------|G|-9---------------------------------|-------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------|-------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------|-------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------|-------------------------------|
(Riff 3)
__Bm____________________________________C________C#______Dm____________( Lead guitar..)e|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------|B|-12------12------12------12--13--15--|-13------14------15~~~~~~------|G|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------|
Play next part twice:
___D___________D/C_________Bbmaj7________________________(Piano - arranged for guitar))e|--------10-----------10-----------10-------------------|B|-----10----------10-----------10------10---------------|G|------------------------------------------10-----------|D|-12----------10----------------------------------------|A|-------------------------13--------------------13------|E|-------------------------------------------------------|
Pause, and then:
__F#____________________Ebm______________(Lead guitar)e|---------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------7\----|G|-------4b6--4b5b4-2--------------8\----|D|--------------------4------------8\----|A|---------------------------------6\----|E|-2-------------------------------------|
__F#______________________Ebm_____________________
e|------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------11-14-----11-----------|G|-------4^-4p2--------13b15----13b15---13-11~~~~-|D|--------------4---------------------------------|A|------------------------------------------------|E|-2----------------------------------------------|
__F#_________________Ebm_______________
e|-------------------------------------|B|----------------------11----11-------|G|-----------------2----13b15-13b15~~~~|D|-----------4p2h4---------------------|A|---------4---------------------------|E|-----2-------------------------------|
__F#______________________________
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|B|-------14--------------------------------------------------------|G|-13b15----15b13-11--13p11--13-11^--------------11---13b15b13~~~~-|D|-------------------------13--------11-13-11-13----13-------------|A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
Then follows a reversed guitar solo, I haven't tried to tab it yet as I tend to think of it more as an effect than a guitar part. The nice piano chords are tabbed below. ( Piano, my arrangement for guitar. I use thumb for bass note Bb.) ___Cm/Bb____________Bb______________Bb________________Fm_____________
e|---------3-----------------------|---------6-----------------4-----|B|---------4-----------------6-----|---------6-----------------6-----|G|---------5-----------------7-----|---------7-----------------5-----|D|---------------------------8-----|---------------------------------|A|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|E|-6--------------6-6---6----------|-6--------------6-6---6----------|
__Cm______________________Bb___________Bbm____________Fm__
e|---------3--------------6---|--------6--------------4---|B|---------4--------------6---|--------6--------------6---|G|---------5--------------7---|--------6--------------5---|D|----------------------------|---------------------------|A|----------------------------|---------------------------|E|-6------------6--6--6-------|-6----------6--6---6-------|
__Fm______________________________________________________
e|---------1-------------1---|---------1--------------1---|B|---------1-------------1---|---------1--------------1---|G|---------1-------------1---|---------1--------------1---|D|---------3-------------3---|---------3--------------3---|A|---------3-------------3---|---------3--------------3---|E|-1-------1---1--1--1---1---|-1-------1---1--1---1---1---|
___________Ab_________________Eb____________Ab__________________Eb__
e|---------4----------------------|---------4-----------------------|B|---------4------------------8---|---------4-------------------8---|G|---------5------------------8---|---------5-------------------8---|D|----------------------------8---|-----------------------------8---|A|-6--------------6---6-----------|-6---------------6---6-----------|E|--------------------------------|---------------------------------|
__Db_______Eb/Db___Db________Db_______Eb/Db___Db_______
e|--------------------------|--------------------------|B|---------8----------------|---------8----------------|G|-10------8-------10--10---|-10------8-------10--10---|D|-11------8-------11--11---|-11------8-------11--11---|A|-11------x-------11--11---|-11------x-------11--11---|E|-9-------9-------9---9----|-9-------9-------9---9----|
(Riff 3)
__Dm___________________________________Eb_______________________( Lead guitar..)e|------------------------------------|-------------------------|B|------------------------------------|-------------------------|G|----------7\------------------------|---------8\--------------|D|-3-----------------3--------3--5--7-|-5--------------5~~~~----|A|------------------------------------|-------------------------|E|------------------------------------|-------------------------|
(Riff 3)
__Em_________________________F______Cm/F_____Eb_____Bb/D____( Lead guitar..)_e|--------------------------|-------------------------------|B|--------------------------|-------------------------------|G|-------9\-----------------|-------------------------------|D|-5------------5-----5-7-9-|-7~~~~~~~~~~~~~----------------|A|--------------------------|-------------------------------|E|--------------------------|-------------------------------|
__F________________Cm/F________Eb_________Bb/D_____(piano - arranged for guitar)e|---------------------------|---------------------|B|-10--------------8---------|-8-----------6-------|G|-10--------------8---------|-8-----------7-------|D|-10--------------10--------|-8-----------8-------|A|-8---------------8---------|-6-----------5-------|E|---------------------------|---------------------|
___C________________________Bb_____________Bb7_______
e|------------------------|--------------------------|B|-5----------------------|-3---------------3--------|G|-5----------------------|-3---------------1--------|D|-5----------------------|-3---------------3--------|A|-3----------------------|-1---------------1--------|E|------------------------|--------------------------|
__F________________Cm/F________Eb_________Bb/D_____"with our bodies..etc"e|---------------------------|---------------------|B|-10--------------8---------|-8-----------6-------|G|-10--------------8---------|-8-----------7-------|D|-10--------------10--------|-8-----------8-------|A|-8---------------8---------|-6-----------5-------|E|---------------------------|---------------------|
___C________________________Bb_____________Bb7_______
e|------------------------|--------------------------|B|-5----------------------|-3---------------3--------|G|-5----------------------|-3--------------(1)-------|D|-5----------------------|-3---------------3--------|A|-3----------------------|-1---------------1--------|E|------------------------|--------------------------|
(riff 2)
___F#_______________________________Gm_______________________________"..Ride, far from the stony ground...etc"e|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|D|-4-------------------------------|-5-------------------------------|A|----------4----------------------|----------5----------------------|E|-------------------2-------------|-------------------3-------------|
(riff 2)
__Bb_________________Bb______________Eb_______Bb_______Eb_______Bb_______"..in my dreams.."e|---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|D|-8-------------------------------|(5)------(3)------(5)------(3)-------|A|----------8----------------------|-6--------5--------6--------5--------|E|-------------------6-------------|-------------------------------------|
(riff 2)
__C________C/G______C________C__Bb______Ab_______Eb________Ab_______A___"..you................in several shades of blue...........sing for you my.."e|------------------------------------|---------------------------------|B|------------------------------------|---------------------------------|G|------------------------------------|---------------------------------|D|------------------------------------|-3--------5--------6--------7----|A|-3----------------3--------3--1-----|---------------------------------|E|---------3--------------------------|---------------------------------|
__Bbm______"..swansong....................swansong.."e|----------------------------|----------------------------|B|----------------------------|----------------------------|G|----------------------------|----------------------------|D|-8---8---8-7-6--------------|-8---8---8-7-6--------------|A|-----------------9-8-7-6----|----------------9-8-7-6-----|E|----------------------------|------------------------9-8-|
__________Fm/Bb____________________________________
e|-------------------------------------------------|B|--------(6)--------------------------------------|G|--------(5)--------------------------------------|D|--------(6)--------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------------|E|-6-----------------------------------------------|
|pb pre-bend |Bb/D chord/bass note |^ quarter tone bend |b Bend up/down |(6) optional note | / slide up | \ slide down | h hammer-on | p pull-off | ~ vibrato | + harmonic | x Mute note ===============================================================================
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