Bluetones - Marblehead Johnson tab

The Bluetones
Marblehead Johnson

This is a cool song, really well written (in 12/8).

Don't bother with any muting, let the open strings ring out.

INTRO

e]--|---------------|B]--|---------------|G]--|-----0---------|D]--|-0h2---2---2-0-|A]--|---------------|E]-0|---------0-----| x3
e]-------------------|B]-------------------| (These hammer-on's areG]-------------------| a lot quicker than theD]--h2-0-------------| one in the first 3 measures)A]-------h2-0-----0--|E]-0----------3b4----|
VERSE
Em7 Asus2e]-------------3-|-------------3-|----------------|-------------------|B]-------------3-|-------------3-|-0------0-------|---------0---------|G]-------------0-|-------------0-|-2--------2-----|-(0h)2-----2-----0-| (2nd time only)D]-0h2--2---2----|-0h2--2---2----|-2-----------2--|-------2-------2---|A]-0h2--2---2----|-0h2--2---2----|-0---2----------|-0-----------------|E]-0-0--0---0----|-0-0--0---0----|----------------|-------------------|
Tonight I'm wound tighter than a watchspring...
C Dsus2 Em7e]---------------|---------------|----------------|---------------|B]-----1--0------|---------------|----------------|---------------|G]----------0--0-|-------0----0--|-----0----------|-----0---------|D]---2--------2--|-----4----4----|-0h2---2---2-0--|-0h2---2---2-0-|A]-3----3--------|-3/5----2------|----------------|---------------|E]---------------|--------------0|---------0-----0|---------0-----|
Tonight you owe my patience quite a debt... Play through the above twice for each verse, with the extra hammer on the 2nd time round. CHORUS
Dsus2 D9 (no 3rd) C G/B Am7 Ge]-0-------------|-0-------------|----------------|------------------|B]-3-------------|-1-------------|----------------|------------------|G]-2-------------|-2-------------|----0------0----|----0-----0-----0-|D]-0-------------|-0-------------|--2---0--0---0--|--2---------------|A]---------------|---------------|-3------2-------|-0----------0h2---|E]---------------|---------------|----------------|-------3----------|
And now the pressure's on...
G7 A7sus4 A7 A7sus2 A7e]-3-----3-------|-3-----3-------|-0------0-------|----------------|B]-3-----3-------|-3-----3-------|-3------2-------|-0------2---0---|G]-4-----4-------|-4-----4-------|-0------0-------|---0----------0-|D]-3-----3-------|-3-----3-------|-2------2-------|-----2----------|A]-5-----5-------|-5-----5-------|-0------0-------|----------------|E]-3-----3-------|-3-----3-------|----------------|----------------|
The time has come to stop...
Cmaj7 B7e]---------------|---------------|----------------|--------------|B]---------------|-------0-------|-0--------------|--------------|G]-------0-----0-|---0------0----|-2--------------|--------------|D]----------2----|-----2------2--|-1--------------|--------------|A]-2s3-3---------|-3-------------|-2--------------|--------------|E]---------------|---------------|----------------|--------------|
Cos when the skies go clear... SOLO
Em7e]---------------------|----------------------|B]---------------------|----------------------|G]-----0---0-----0---0-|-----0---0-----0---0--|D]-0h2-------0h2-------|-0h2-------0h2--------|A]---------------------|----------------------|E]-------0---------0---|-------0---------0----|
Asus2e]---------------------|----------------------|B]---------------------|---------------0---0--|G]-----2---2-----2---2-|-----2---2-----2---2--|D]-0h2-------0h2-------|-0h2-------0h2--------|A]---------------------|----------------------|E]-------0---------0---|-------0---------0----|
C Bm7e]---------------------|----------------------|B]--1------------------|---------------0------|G]--------0-----0---0--|-2----2---------------|D]----0h2---0h2---2----|-0--0------0h1--------|A]-3-------------------|-2------2-------------|E]---------------------|-------------------0--|
Em7 (with wah and distortion)e]-------------------3-|-------------------3-|B]-------------------3-|-------------------3-|G]-------------------0-|-------------------0-|D]-0h2----2-----2------|-0h2----2-----2------|A]-0h2----2-----2------|-0h2----2-----2------|E]-0-0----0-----0------|-0-0----0-----0------|
Ame]-5-------------------|-------------8--8--7-|B]-5-------------------|-------------7--7--7-|G]-5-------------------|-------------7--7--7-|D]-7-------------------|---------------------|A]-7-------------------|---------------------|E]-5-------------------|---------------------|
e]--7------------------|---------------------|B]----7---------7------|----------7----8-----|G]----------7h8---8----|--9--9s7--8----9-----|D]-------7-------------|---------------------|A]---------------------|---------------------|E]---------------------|---------------------|
e]-----------------|B]-------------2---|G]--9-7h9-9-7----0-|D]-----------------|A]-----------------|E]-----------------|
Thats most of the song I think. Just a repeat of a couple of measures in the last chorus. INTRO VERSE CHORUS REPEAT INTRO VERSE CHORUS SOLO CHORUS REPEAT INTRO (ritenuto/gradually slowing) - Peace out Abe
Tap to rate this tab
 
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z