Daughtry - What I Meant To Say chords

Daughtry – what I meant to say

Tabbed by: Sanjeev George and Thomas George
Email: Sanjeevgeorge123@yahoo.co.in

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This is mainly tabbed for 2 guitars; perhaps 3 have been used…..it’s real hard to 
make out some of the licks, especially in the chorus….hope its right. please rate.

Tuning:1/2 step down

Intro

Guitar 1eb|----------------------------------------------|Bb|----------------------------------------------|Gb|--6---6-6-------------------------------------|Db|--6---6-6-------6-6------7-7------4-----------| x 2Ab|--4-4-4-4-------6-6------7-7------4-----------|Eb|------------4-4-4-4--5-5-5-5--2-2-2-2---------| . . . . . . . .
Guitar 2eb|----------------------------------------------|Bb|---------------7-9---7------------------------|Gb|--6---9-8v---9---------9-6--8-9-8-------------|Db|----6-----------------------------9-----------|Ab|----------------------------------------------|Eb|----------------------------------------------|
eb|----------------------------------------------|Bb|---------------7-9---7------------------------|Gb|--6---9-8v---9---------9-6--8-9-8---6v--------|Db|----6-----------------------------9-----------|Ab|----------------------------------------------|Eb|----------------------------------------------|
Verse 1 Guitar 1eb|----------------------------------------------|Bb|----------------------------------------------|Gb|--6---6-6-------------------------------------|Db|--6---6-6-------6-6------7-7------4-----------| x 4Ab|--4-4-4-4-------6-6------7-7------4-----------|Eb|------------4-4-4-4--5-5-5-5--2-2-2-2---------| . . . . . . . .(“i woke up today……….”)
Guitar 2 fades in just before chorus startseb|--9----11---------|Bb|----12----12------|Gb|------------------|Db|------------------|Ab|------------------|Eb|------------------|
ChorusGuitar 1eb|---------------------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------------------------|Gb|---------------------------------------------|Db|--77777777--22222222--99999999--44444444-----|Ab|--77777777--22222222--99999999--44444444-----|Eb|--55555555--00000000--77777777--22222222-----|
eb|---------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------------|Gb|---------------------------------|Db|--77777777--22222222--99999999---|Ab|--77777777--22222222--99999999---|Eb|--55555555--00000000--77777777---|
eb|-------------------------------|Bb|-------------------------------|Gb|--77777777---------------------|Db|--77777777--7777--9999---------|Ab|--55555555--7777--9999---------|Eb|------------5555--7777---------| (“.i know i said i’m sorry…..”)
Guitar 2 These may not be entirely correct, may vary a little here and there
eb|-----------------11-12-11-------|Bb|--------------------------12----|Gb|--------------------------------|Db|--13-14-13----------------------| x 2Ab|-----------14-------------------|Eb|--------------------------------|
eb|-----11-12p11-12p11-12p11-----------------------------------------|Bb|--12----------------------12--------------------------------------|Gb|-----------------------------14-------13-14p13-14p13-14p13-13-----|Db|-----------------------------------14-------------------------14--|Ab|------------------------------------------------------------------|Eb|------------------------------------------------------------------|
eb|-----------------11-12-11-------|Bb|--------------------------12----|Gb|--------------------------------|x 2Db|--13-14-13----------------------| Ab|-----------14-------------------|Eb|--------------------------------|
eb|-----11-12p11-12p9-12p9-12p11---|Bb|--12----------------------------|Gb|--------------------------------|Db|--------------------------------|Ab|--------------------------------|Eb|--------------------------------|
eb|--12----12----12----12----12----12-----12----12--------|Bb|-----10----10----10----10----12----12-----14----14-----|Gb|-------------------------------------------------------|Db|-------------------------------------------------------|Ab|-------------------------------------------------------|Eb|-------------------------------------------------------|
Then repeat the intro Verse 2 same chords as verse 1
SoloGuitar 2eb|-----------------------------------------------|Bb|-----------------------------------------------|Gb|--11b13—11b13r--9-8v—9p8--6-8b9r8---6----------|Db|----------------------------------9----9p6-----|Ab|-----------------------------------------------|Eb|-----------------------------------------------|
eb|---------------------------------------------19b21vv---|Bb|-------------------------17tr-16tr-19tr-17tr-----------|Gb|------6-8p6---6+---------------------------------------|Db|--6-9-------9-------6/16-------------------------------|Ab|-------------------------------------------------------|Eb|-------------------------------------------------------|
Guitar 1eb|----------------------------------------------|Bb|----------------------------------------------|Gb|--6---6-6-------------------------------------|Db|--6---6-6-------6-6------7-7------4-----------| x 2Ab|--4-4-4-4-------6-6------7-7------4-----------|Eb|------------4-4-4-4--5-5-5-5--2-2-2-2---------| . . . . . . . .
BridgeGuitar 1eb|-------------------------------------------|Bb|-------------------------------------------|Gb|-------------------------------------------|Db|--77777777--22222222--99999999--44444444---|Ab|--77777777--22222222--99999999--44444444---|Eb|--55555555--00000000--77777777--22222222---|
eb|------------------------------------------|Bb|------------------------------------------|Gb|------------------------------------------|Db|--77777777--22222222--9999999999999999----|Ab|--77777777--22222222--9999999999999999----|Eb|--55555555--00000000--7777777777777777----|
(“…..all the ones you made!!!”)Guitar 2eb|------------------------------------------------|Bb|------------------------------------------------|Gb|------------------------------------------------|Db|----7p6-6b7r6b7r6b7r6—6p4-6p4-4p2-4p2-4p2-4p2---|Ab|------------------------------------------------|Eb|------------------------------------------------|
eb|---------------------------------------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------------------------------------------|Gb|---------------------------------------------------------------|Db|--4p2-4p2-4p2-4p2-7p6-6b7r6b7r6b7r6b7r—4p2-4p2-4p2-4p2---------|Ab|---------------------------------------------------------------|Eb|---------------------------------------------------------------|
eb|--19--17--16------19vv--|Bb|--------------17--------|Gb|------------------------|Db|------------------------|Ab|------------------------|Eb|------------------------|
Chorus repeat Outro (“..not what I meant to say …yay …yay…..”) With the chorus till the end
Guitar 2eb|-----11-12p11-12p11-12p11-------------|Bb|--12----------------------12----------|Gb|-----------------------------14-------|keep playingDb|--------------------------------------|Ab|--------------------------------------|Eb|--------------------------------------|
eb|--------------------------------|Bb|--------------------------------|Gb|-----13-14p13-14p13-14p13-------|Db|--14----------------------14----|Ab|--------------------------------|Eb|--------------------------------|
Guitar 3eb|---------------------------------|Bb|---------------------------------|Gb|---------------------------------|somewhat like thatDb|--999--777--66--777--666---------|Ab|-------------------------77------|Eb|---------------------------------|
Song ends on a B5 | / slide up | \ slide down | h hammer-on | p pull-off | v vibrato | + harmonic | x Mute note | . Palm mute | ~ let ring Verse 1 woke up today Seeing all the stars that you have thrown Wounded by the same old shots you take It's easier to kick the wind that low Chorus And I just thought that you should know If I could only know why you'd been letting go Then it's not too late to say it right this time 'Cause I know I said I'm sorry But that's not what I meant to say Verse 2 Strong enough to say That I don't wanna take the hard road now it is So typical of you to walk away When your perfect little world is burning down Chorus And I just thought that you should know That I'd been holding on while you'd been letting go Can I be so bold 'Cause all this talking all to you's just getting old Then it's not too late to say it right this time 'Cause I know I said I'm sorry But that's not what I meant to say solo Bridge What I really meant to say With every little breath I take I'm not the only one who makes mistakes Just think of all the ones you made Chorus/outro And I just thought that you should know That I'd been holding on while you'd been letting go Can I be so bold 'Cause all this talking all to you's just getting old Well, it's not too late to say it right this time 'Cause I know I said I'm sorry But that's not what I meant to say Can I be so bold 'Cause all this talking all to you's just getting old Well, it's not too late to say it right this time 'Cause I know I said I'm sorry But that's not what I meant to say.yay …yay PTL
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