Pearl Jam - Given To Fly tab

e: Sat, 4 Apr 1998 16:44:56 +1000
From: Clayton 
Subject: TAB Given to Fly by Pearl Jam

Given to Fly
by Pearl Jam
words....Vedder
music....McCready
from the album YIELD

18/03/98
Transcribed by    bandit1@eisa.net.au    Clayton Howell


Note from author:
     A piece of music should, as close as possible, be read in a linear
fashion, much the same as you read a book. When transcribing a piece of
music this should always be followed, as it helps the reader when learning
the song.
     I don't mean to offend the previous author, or any other authors, it's
just that I'm tired of getting lost trying to follow TAB that I've received
from the net. So with this transcription I've tried to follow the way that
any other music book or magazine would publish a piece of music.
     This isn't the first transcription of 'Given to Fly' on the net, and
as I have already mentioned that I found it hard to follow, I decided to
send in my own transcription. It differs in that I feel the intro is more
accurate, and I've tried to write the chordal parts as close to the rhythm
on the CD as possible. Although I know it's not totally 100% right.
     I saw PEARL JAM play on their recent tour of Australia, and paid close
attention, through a pair of binoculars, to how Mike McMready played the
intro. From there I began transcribing. I know I'm not totally 100%
correct, and that the whole song is not here, so if you find any mistakes,
please let me know.
ENJOY.




Intro

Clean guitar, with either a Flanger or Phaser. I'm not quite sure.Let ring throughout.Finger style.e |-----------------------------------|------------------------------|B |------------8----12----8-----------|--------------5----3----------|G |------------0---------------0------|---------0-------------0------|D |---h-h-----------------------------|---s-----------------------0--|A |--0^9^10---------10-------------0--|--7/9---------7----5----------|E |-----------------------------------|------------------------------|
e |-----------------------------------|------------------------------|B |------------8----12----8-----------|--------------3-----------3---|G |------------0---------------0------|---------0---------0----------|D |---h-h-----------------------------|---s-------------------0------|A |--0^9^10---------10-------------0--|--7/9---------5---------------|E |-----------------------------------|------------------------------|
e |--5-------0-------------------|--5-------0-------------------||B |-----------------5------7-----|-----------------5------7-----||G |------------------------------|------------------------------||D |--0---------------------------|--0---------------------------||A |------------------------------|------------------------------||E |------------------------------|------------------------------||
1st VERSE Clean guitar, with either a Flanger or Phaser. I'm not quite sure. Let ring throughout.
e ||----------------------------------|----------------------------|B ||------------8----12----8----------|--------------5---3---------|G ||*-----------0--------------0------|---------0------------0-----|D ||*---h-h---------------------------|---s---------------------0--|A ||---0^9^10--------10------------0--|--7/9---------7---5---------|E ||----------------------------------|----------------------------| Could've tuned in.......... Alone in a corridor.......... Made it to the ocean..........
e |-----------------------------------|-----------------------------|B |------------8----12----8-----------|-------------3------------3--|G |------------0---------------0------|---------0--------0----------|D |---h-h-----------------------------|---s------------------0------|A |--0^9^10---------10-------------0--|--7/9--------5---------------|E |-----------------------------------|-----------------------------|
Play 3 timese |--5------0--------------------|--5------0---------------------||B |----------------5------7------|----------------5------7-------||G |------------------------------|------------------------------*||D |--0---------------------------|--0---------------------------*||A |------------------------------|-------------------------------||E |------------------------------|-------------------------------|| Gradually increase the gain 3rd time around.
e |--5------0-----0------0-------|--5------0------0------0--------|B |---------------5------7-------|----------------5------7--------|G |------------------------------|--------------------------------|D |--0---------------------------|--0-----------------------------|A |------------------------------|--------------------------------|E |------------------------------|--------------------------------|
Pre-Chorus G G
e ||--7---7--7---8---7---7--7--7--|--7---7---7--8---7---7--7--7--|B ||--8---8--8---8---8---8--8--8--|--8---8---8--8---8---8--8--8--|G ||*-0---0--0---0---0---0--0--0--|--0---0---0--0---0---0--0--0--|D ||*-----------------------------|------------------------------|A ||------------------------------|------------------------------|E ||------------------------------|------------------------------| Wave came crashing.......... Arms wide open..........
G G
e |----7---7--7---8---7---7--7--7--|--7---7---7--8---7---7--7--7--|B |----8---8--8---8---8---8--8--8--|--8---8---8--8---8---8--8--8--|G |----0---0--0---0---0---0--0--0--|--0---0---0--0---0---0--0--0--|D |--------------------------------|------------------------------|A |--------------------------------|------------------------------|E |--------------------------------|------------------------------|
D D h he |---0---2--0^2-2---2---2--2--2--|--0---2--0^2-2---2---2--2--2--||B |---3---3--3---3---3---3--3--3--|--3---3--3---3---3---3--3--3--||G |---2---2--2---2---2---2--2--2--|--2---2--2---2---2---2--2--2-*||D |---0---0--0---0---0---0--0--0--|--0---0--0---0---0---0--0--0-*||A |-------------------------------|------------------------------||E |-------------------------------|------------------------------||
1st Chorus With distortion. C C B A
e ||-----------------------------|---------------------------------|B ||-----------------------------|---------------------------------|G ||*-------------------------s--|---------------------------------|D ||*-10--10---10--10---10--10\--|-10--10---10--10---10--10--9--7--|A ||--10--10---10--10---10--10\--|-10--10---10--10---10--10--9--7--|E ||---8---8----8---8----8---8\--|-8---8----8---8----8---8---7--5--| Flying.... Whole....
G G
e |--0----------------------------|--3------------------------------||B |--3----------------------------|--3------------------------------||G |--0----------------------------|--0-----------------------------*||D |--0----------------------------|--0-----------------------------*||A |--2----------------------------|--2------------------------------||E |--3----------------------------|--3------------------------------||
2nd VERSE Clean guitar, with either a Flanger or Phaser. I'm not quite sure. Let ring throughout.
e ||----------------------------------|----------------------------|B ||------------8----12----8----------|--------------5---3---------|G ||*-----------0--------------0------|---------0------------0-----|D ||*---h-h---------------------------|---s---------------------0--|A ||---0^9^10--------10------------0--|--7/9---------7---5---------|E ||----------------------------------|----------------------------| Floated back down.......... First he was stripped..........
e |-----------------------------------|-----------------------------|B |------------8----12----8-----------|-------------3------------3--|G |------------0---------------0------|---------0--------0----------|D |---h-h-----------------------------|---s------------------0------|A |--0^9^10---------10-------------0--|--7/9--------5---------------|E |-----------------------------------|-----------------------------|
Play 3 timese |--5------0--------------------|--5------0---------------------||B |----------------5------7------|----------------5------7-------||G |------------------------------|------------------------------*||D |--0---------------------------|--0---------------------------*||A |------------------------------|-------------------------------||E |------------------------------|-------------------------------|| Gradually increase the gain 3rd time around.
Pre-Chorus G G
e ||--7---7--7---8---7---7--7--7--|--7---7---7--8---7---7--7--7--|B ||--8---8--8---8---8---8--8--8--|--8---8---8--8---8---8--8--8--|G ||*-0---0--0---0---0---0--0--0--|--0---0---0--0---0---0--0--0--|D ||*-----------------------------|------------------------------|A ||------------------------------|------------------------------|E ||------------------------------|------------------------------| Still gives his love.......... Sometimes is seen..........
G G
e |----7---7--7---8---7---7--7--7--|--7---7---7--8---7---7--7--7--|B |----8---8--8---8---8---8--8--8--|--8---8---8--8---8---8--8--8--|G |----0---0--0---0---0---0--0--0--|--0---0---0--0---0---0--0--0--|D |--------------------------------|------------------------------|A |--------------------------------|------------------------------|E |--------------------------------|------------------------------|
D D h he |---0---2--0^2-2---2---2--2--2--|--0---2--0^2-2---2---2--2--2--||B |---3---3--3---3---3---3--3--3--|--3---3--3---3---3---3--3--3--||G |---2---2--2---2---2---2--2--2--|--2---2--2---2---2---2--2--2-*||D |---0---0--0---0---0---0--0--0--|--0---0--0---0---0---0--0--0-*||A |-------------------------------|------------------------------||E |-------------------------------|------------------------------|| Saved....
2nd Chorus With distortion
Guitar 1 C C B Ae |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|B |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|G |--------------------------s--|---------------------------------|D |--10--10---10--10---10--10\--|-10--10---10--10---10--10--9--7--|A |--10--10---10--10---10--10\--|-10--10---10--10---10--10--9--7--|E |---8---8----8---8----8---8\--|--8---8----8---8----8---8--7--5--| | Flying.... Whole....
| | |Guitar 2 |
e |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|B |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|G |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|D |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|A |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|E |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
G G
e |--3--------------------------|--3------------------------------|B |--3--------------------------|--3------------------------------|G |--0--------------------------|--0------------------------------|D |--0--------------------------|--0------------------------------|A |--2--------------------------|--2------------------------------|E |--3--------------------------|--3------------------------------|
| | | | |
e |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|B |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|G |-----------------------------|-----???????????????????????-----|D |-----------------------------|-----???????????????????????-----|A |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|E |-----------------------------|---------------------------------| I couldn't work this part out. Sorry.
C C B Ae |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|B |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|G |--------------------------s--|---------------------------------|D |--10--10---10--10---10--10\--|-10--10---10--10---10--10--9--7--|A |--10--10---10--10---10--10\--|-10--10---10--10---10--10--9--7--|E |---8---8----8---8----8---8\--|--8---8----8---8----8---8--7--5--| | Flying.... Whole....
| | | |
e |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|B |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|G |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|D |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|A |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|E |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
G G
e |--3--------------------------|--3------------------------------|B |--3--------------------------|--3------------------------------|G |--0--------------------------|--0------------------------------|D |--0--------------------------|--0------------------------------|A |--2--------------------------|--2------------------------------|E |--3--------------------------|--3------------------------------|
| | | | |
e |--7--------------------------|--7---------8----7---------------|B |-------8---6----8-----6---8--|-------8--------------8----6-----|G |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|D |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|A |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|E |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
C C B Ae |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|B |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|G |--------------------------s--|---------------------------------|D |--10--10---10--10---10--10\--|-10--10---10--10---10--10--9--7--|A |--10--10---10--10---10--10\--|-10--10---10--10---10--10--9--7--|E |---8---8----8---8----8---8\--|--8---8----8---8----8---8--7--5--| | Flying.... Whole....
| | | |
e |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|B |-----------------------------|--------------s------------------|G |--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5-----|--5--5--5--(7)/9-----7-----5-----|D |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|A |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|E |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
G G
e |--3--------------------------|--3------------------------------|B |--3--------------------------|--3------------------------------|G |--0--------------------------|--0------------------------------|D |--0--------------------------|--0------------------------------|A |--2--------------------------|--2------------------------------|E |--3--------------------------|--3------------------------------|
| | | | |
e |--7--------------------------|--7---------8----7---------------|B |-------8----6----8----6--8---|-------8--------------8----6-----|G |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|D |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|A |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|E |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
C C B Ae |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|B |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|G |--------------------------s--|---------------------------------|D |--10--10---10--10---10--10\--|-10--10---10--10---10--10--9--7--|A |--10--10---10--10---10--10\--|-10--10---10--10---10--10--9--7--|E |---8---8----8---8----8---8\--|--8---8----8---8----8---8--7--5--|
| | | |
| se |--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8-----|--8--8--8--(10)/12---10---8------|B |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|G |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|D |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|A |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|E |-----------------------------|---------------------------------| G G
e |--3--------------------------|--3------------------------------|B |--3--------------------------|--3------------------------------|G |--0--------------------------|--0------------------------------|D |--0--------------------------|--0------------------------------|A |--2--------------------------|--2------------------------------|E |--3--------------------------|--3------------------------------|
| | | | |
e |--7--------------------------|--7---------8----7---------------|B |-------8----6----8----6---8--|-------8--------------8----6-----|G |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|D |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|A |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|E |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
Outro Clean guitar, either with Flanger or Phaser. I'm not quite sure.
G (not sure of the rhythm) G Guitar 1e |--3--------------------------|--3------------------------------|B |--3--------------------------|--3------------------------------|G |--0--------------------------|--0------------------------------|D |--0--------------------------|--0------------------------------|A |--2--------------------------|--2------------------------------|E |--3--------------------------|--3------------------------------|
| | | |
|Guitar 2e |--7--------------------------|--7---------8----7---------------|B |-------8----6----8----6---8--|-------8--------------8----6-----|G |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|D |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|A |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|E |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
G G
e |--3--------------------------|--3------------------------------|B |--3--------------------------|--3------------------------------|G |--0--------------------------|--0------------------------------|D |--0--------------------------|--0------------------------------|A |--2--------------------------|--2------------------------------|E |--3--------------------------|--3------------------------------|
| | | | |
e |--7--------------------------|---------------------------------|B |-------8----6----8----(8)\---|---------------------------------|G |-----------------------------|--7-------------(7)\-------------|D |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|A |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|E |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
G G
e |--3--------------------------|---------------------------------|B |--3---------------------h----|----------------------------h----|G |--0---------------------^2---|--0-------------------------^2---|D |--0---------------------(0)--|--0-------------------------(0)--|A |--2--------------------------|---------------------------------|E |--3--------------------------|---------------------------------|
| | | | |
e |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|B |-----------------------------|-p-------------------------------|G |--2--------------------------|-^0------------------------------|D |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|A |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|E |-----------------------------|---------------------------------| Guitar 2 fades out
Guitar 1 G
e |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|B |------------------------h----|----------------------------h----|G |--0---------------------^2---|--0-------------------------^2---|D |--0---------------------(0)--|--0-------------------------(0)--|A |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|E |-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
e |----------------------------||B |----------------------------||G |--0-------------------------||D |--0-------------------------||A |----------------------------||E |----------------------------||
Lyrics 1st Verse Could've tuned in, tuned in, but he tuned out Bad time nothing could save him Alone in a corridor waiting locked out He got up outta there ran for hundreds of miles He made it to the ocean had a smoke in a tree The wind rose up set him down on his knee 1st Pre-Chorus A wave came crashing like a fist to the jaw Delivered him wings hey look at him now Arms wide open with the sea as his floor Oh..........Oh..........Oh 1st Chorus He's..........Flying..........Whole High..........Wide............Whole 2nd Verse He floated back down cause he wanted to share The key to the locks on the chains he saw everywhere First he was stripped and then he was stabbed By faceless men well.....he still stands 2nd Pre-Chorus And he still gives his love he just gives it away And the love he receives is the love that is saved And sometimes is seen a strange spot in the sky A human being that was given to fly 2nd Chorus ..............Flying..........Whole High..........Flying..........Whole He's..........Flying..........Whole ..............Whole...........Whole
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