Private Investigations tab with lyrics by Dire Straits - Easy chords and tabs for guitar

Dire Straits – Private Investigations tab

Intro arpeggios (not included in the "Money for Nothing" best-of version) :

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Intro solo:
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---------------------------|--------------------------8-7--5>10------|----7-7-8--------------7-------------9-9-|----7------9---------7-------------------|------------------9----------------------|---------------7-------------------------|--------------
1st verse :-------------------7------|------------7-|-------------------------|--------------------8---8-7--|----------7---|------------10-----10----|-----------------------------|--------------|------(9-9)----9-9----9--|-----------------------------|--------------|-------------------------|-----------------------------|--------------|-------------------------|-----------------------------|--------------|-------------------------|---
...mystery to me ...commences ...fee
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...expenses
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2nd verse is quite much like the 1st one, give or take a few variations:
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...reason The "phrase" marked (*) above is also a bit shortened. Last verse (or is it a bridge ? Who cares)
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...you got ...the day ...you got
------------------------------|-----------------7-----|-------------------------------7-8-7--------|--------7-8-10-8---10--|---------------------------7-9-------9-7-9--|-----------------------|-------------------------9------------------|-----------------------|--------------------------------------------|-----------------------|--------------------------------------------|-----------------------|--------------
...take away ...of wishky Then comes a modfied version of the intro solo:
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------10----10-----------|-------------------------------|---8-----10----8-7-------|------8>10>10--7>8---8---------|-7-----------------9-7---|-------------------9---7-------|-----------------------7-|-------------------------9-7---|-------------------------|-------------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------------|
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---------------------------|----------7---------------|---11>10--------------------|---8--10-----10--8--------|---12----12-9---------------|---9----------------9--9--|--------------11-9----------|--------------------------|--------------------12-9----|--------------------------|-------------------------12-|--------------------------|-
-----------------|-------|-------|-------3--|------------------|-------|-------|-------2--|------------------|-------|-------|-------3--|--7-9-7-9-7-7-5-4-|-5>4>2-|-2>4>5-|-5>2---2--|--10--------------|-------|-------|----------|------------------|-------|-------|----------|- ^ Go (diminished G)
After the instrumental part has begun, wait for 5 beats (i.e. 9 Es from the bass, including the 1st long one, right after "private... investigations" bom bom bom... :-)
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---------|------------|---------------------|---------|------------|---------------------|-9>7>6>9-|------------|---------------------|---------|-12>11>9-12-|------9---12---------|---------|------------|---12---9----10-9----|---------|------------|-------------------12|
Then come some E and E7 chords, which are available on the sheet music. :-) Enough for now.
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