Pearl Jam - Vitology Album tab

From: code@wam.umd.edu (kevin gardner)

version number 2 updated March 17,1995
Vitalogy
transcription by Kevin Gardner
code@wam.umd.edu
======================
Spin the Black Circle
by Pearl Jam
from the Vitalogy cd
transcribed by kevin gardner
code@wam.umd.edu

intro---------------------- ---------------------- -----------------------7-5-7--9-9-9-9-9-9-9- -7-5-7--9-9-9-9-9-9-9- -5-3-5--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-
----------------------------- ----------------------------- ------------------------------7-5-7--9-9-9-9-9-9-9--9-9-9- -7-5-7--9-9-9-9-9-9-9--9-9-9- -5-3-5--7-7-7-7-7-7-7--7-7-7-
----------------------------- \----------------------------- |-10-10-8--8---7---5--5--5--5- |-10-10-8--8---7---5--5--5--5- 8x-8--8--6--6---5---3--3--3--3- |----------------------------- /
verse one----------------------------- \----------------------------- |----------------------------- |-7-5-7--9-9-9-9-9-9-9--9-9-9- |-7-5-7--9-9-9-9-9-9-9--9-9-9- 2x-5-3-5--7-7-7-7-7-7-7--7-7-7- / pm-----------------see this needle see my handdrop drop dropping it down oh so quickly
---------------- \---------------- |-5-5---7-------- |-5-5---7-------- 2x-3-3---5-pound-- |---------------- /here it comes touch the planeturn it up won?t turn you away
chorus
----------------------------- \----------------------------- |-10-10-8--8---7---5--5--5--5- |-10-10-8--8---7---5--5--5--5- 8x-8--8--6--6---5---3--3--3--3- |----------------------------- /spin spin spin the back circle--7xspin spin
verse two----------------------------- \----------------------------- |----------------------------- |-7-5-7--9-9-9-9-9-9-9--9-9-9- |-7-5-7--9-9-9-9-9-9-9--9-9-9- 2x-5-3-5--7-7-7-7-7-7-7--7-7-7- / pm-----------------pull it out paper sleeve oh my joy only you desereve conceit
---------------- \---------------- |-5-5---7-------- |-5-5---7-------- 2x-3-3---5-pound-- |---------------- /oh so big my whole worldrather you rather you than here
chorus
----------------------------- \----------------------------- |-10-10-8--8---7---5--5--5--5- |-10-10-8--8---7---5--5--5--5- 8x-8--8--6--6---5---3--3--3--3- |----------------------------- /spin spin spin the back circle--7xspin spin
interlude-----------------------------------------\----------------------------------------- |----------------------------------------- 2x-5-5-5-6-5--4-4-4-5-4--3-3-3-4-3---2-2-2- |-3-3-3-4-3--2-2-2-3-2--1-1-1-2-1---0-0-0- |-----------------------------------------/
----------------------------- \----------------------------- |----------------------------- |-7-5-7--9-9-9-9-9-9-9--9-9-9- |-7-5-7--9-9-9-9-9-9-9--9-9-9- 2x-5-3-5--7-7-7-7-7-7-7--7-7-7- / pm-----------------
-------------- -------------- -5-5-5-7-------5-5-5-7-------3-3-3-5-pound--------------youre so warm
-----------------------------9-------------9-------------7-pound--------------------scream ???????????outro
----------------------------- \----------------------------- |-10-10-8--8---7---5--5--5--5- |-10-10-8--8---7---5--5--5--5- xx-8--8--6--6---5---3--3--3--3- |----------------------------- /
spin spin spin the back circle--xx spin spin =========== Last Exit by Pearl Jam from the Vitalogy cd transcribed by kevin gardner code@wam.umd.edu intro and verse riff
--------------------0----------0------0----------0------x--0-0--0--x-0----3--0-0--0--3-0-------2-2--3----2--
chorus------- ----------------------- ----------------------- --10-9-4-4-5-7--------- --10-9-4-4-5-7----2---- --8--7-2-2-3-5------2-- ----------------
---------- ----------------------- ---------------10-9-4-- --10-9-4-5-7---10-9-4-- --10-9-4-5-7---8--7-2-- --8--7-2-3-5----------- -------------
end of backward solo rifftrem pick--------------- -------------------12--10--8--7- --12--10--8--7-8- --10--9---7--7- --10--9---7--7-7---------------- -------------------------------- -------------------------------- -----------------
that palm muted thing near the end
-7- ----7---7--7---9- ----10--9--10--7- then ----7---7--7---7- ----7---7--7----- ----------------- --------------pound w/palm mute
======== Whipping by Pearl Jam from the Vitalogy cd transcribed by kevin gardner code@wam.umd.edu
intro --12--12-x-x-x----------x-x-x---12--12-x-x-x----------x-x-x----------x-x-x----------x-x-x-
verse strum thses chords
--0--3-----3----0--3--2--3----1--0--2--0----2--0--2--0----2--2--0--2----0--3-----3-- E G A G
the softer part
--7----- -7----- -7----- -7----- -7-----8--- ---8--- ---8--- ---8--- ---------9- -----9- -----9- -----9- ----------- ------- ------- ------- ----------- ------- ------- ------- ----0------ ------- ------- ------- ---
mike plays this fill in the background
---- ----------------- --------------12- -12-14-12-----12- -12-14-12-14----- ----------14----- -------------
for the break play an an open A chord repeatedly =========== Satan?s Bed by Pearl Jam from the Vitalogy cd transcribed by kevin gardner code@wam.umd.edu
the main riff---------------------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------------------------------4-----4-----4---------------5-5---5-5---5-5---5-4-3--0--
chorus
C G D A-----------------------------5------7------5--5---7--7---3--5---5--7------3------5--
the solo is in A pentitonic minor =========== Not for You by Pearl Jam from the Vitalogy cd transcribed by kevin gardner code@wam.umd.edu main riff
--0--0--0----0--0--0----1--3--4----2--4--5----2--4--5----0--0--0--
pre-solo stuff----------------- ---------------------------------- ---------------------------------- ------------------3-5-7-5--------- -3-5-7-5------------------7-5-3-2- ---------7-3-2-3------------------ -----------------
----------------- ---------------------------------- ---------------------------------- -------5-4--------3-5-7-5--------- -3-5-7--------------------7-5-3-2- ---------------------------------- -----------------
post solo stuff--0--0--0----0--0--0----1--3--1----2--4--2----2--4--2----0--0--0--
========== Better Man by Pearl Jam from the Vitalogy cd transcribed by kevin gardner code@wam.umd.edu
------------------------3---------3-------2---4-2---2---4-2---0---------0-----------------------------------------------
----------------------------5---------5---5-------4---6-4---4---4---6-4---0---------0-----------------------------------------------------------
------------------------3---------3-------2---4-2---2---4-2---0---------0-----------------------------------------------
----------------------------5---------5---5-------4---6-4---4---4---6-4---0---------0-----------------------------------------------------------
-------- -------- --6--8-- --6--8-- arpediate --5--7-- --5--7-- these --0--0-- --0--0-- -------- -------- -------- -------- the chorus is as follows D A G 4x D A D A G =========== Immortality by Pearl Jam from the Vitalogy cd transcribed by kevin gardner code@wam.umd.edu
intro riff-------0---------------------1---3-1---------------0---------------------------------------------3-------------------------------------0--------
verse strum these chords
-0--0---0--3---0--2---2--0---2------0-----
chorus chords C Em C Em C Em A =========== Corduroy by Pearl Jam from the Vitalogy cd transcribed by kevin gardner code@wam.umd.edu
intro riff------------------------ ------------------------ \------------------------ ------------------------ |------------------------ ------------------------ |-----9---9------9---9--- -----9---9------9---9--- 4X-7-7---7----7-7---7----- -0-0---0----0-0---0----- |------------------------ ------------------------ /
------------- ------------- ------------- -9--(pound)----------------8-----------
verse 1
------------3--------------- \------------3--------------- |-10-10-9----0--------------- |-10-10-9----0--(strum)------ 4x-8--8--7----2--------------- |------------3--------------- /
chorus 1
-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-----0--0----- \-3-3-3-3--3-3-3--3--3----3--- |-0-0-0-0--0-0-0--2--0------0- |-0-0-0-0--0-0-0--2--0-------- 4x-3-3-3-3--2-2-2--0--2-------- |--------------------3-------- /
break 1
------------------------ ------------------------ \------------------------ ------------------------ |------------------------ ------------------------ |-----9---9------9---9--- -----9---9------9---9--- 2X-7-7---7----7-7---7----- -0-0---0---------------- |------------------------ ------------8-8---8----- /
Verse 2 --->same as verse 1 chorus 2 --->play chorus 1 twice interlude
-3-3-3-3-2--3-3-3-3-2- -3-3-3-3-2--3-3-3-3-2--3-3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-3- -3-3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-3--0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0- -0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0- -0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0--2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2- -3-3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-3----------------------- ----------------------
this is done four times chorus 3
-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-----0--0----- \-3-3-3-3--3-3-3--3--3----3--- |-0-0-0-0--0-0-0--2--0------0- |-0-0-0-0--0-0-0--2--0-------- 5x-3-3-3-3--2-2-2--0--2-------- |--------------------3-------- /
-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-----3-3-3-3--3-3-3--3--0-0-0-0--0-0-0--2--0-0-0-0--0-0-0--2--3-3-3-3--2-2-2--0--------------------
verse 3
------------3--------------- \------------3--------------- |-10-10-9----0--------------- |-10-10-9----0--(strum)------ 4x-8--8--7----2--------------- |------------3--------------- /
-----------------------10-10-9----10-10-9----8--8--7--------------
outro repeat this: while another guitar plays Em
------------------------ ------------------------ \------------------------ ------------------------ |------------------------ ------------------------ |-----9---9------9---9--- -----9---9------9---9--- X-7-7---7----7-7---7----- -0-0---0---------------- |------------------------ ------------8-8---8----- /
=========== Bugs by Pearl Jam from the Vitalogy cd transcribed by kevin gardner code@wam.umd.edu if you listen real carefully you can hear this:
--------5--7--- this is played while an achordian plays:
----- ----- //// ////----- Bb F
at 2:17 the guitar strums a Eb chords untill the songs ends the achordian also plays Eb =========== Nothingman by Pearl Jam from the Vitalogy cd transcribed by kevin gardner code@wam.umd.edu ************************************************* This song is played with a capo on the first fret ************************************************* concequently this transcription sounds 1/2 step lower than the c.d. Here are the chords in the song
E C#m B Asus2 Ab A-0---0---0----0----0---0----0---0---0----0----0---2----1---6---4----2----1---2----2---6---4----2----1---2----2---4---2----0---(0)--0----0---0---------------------
intro ----- E C#m B C#m Asus2 E C#m B C#m Asus2 verse 1 ------- E C#m B C#m Asus2 once divided nothing left to subtract ------------------------------------------------------ E C#m B C#m Asus2 some words when spoken can?t be taken back ------------------------------------------------------ E C#m B C#m Asus2 walks on his own with thoughts he can?t help thinking ----------------------------------------------------- E C#m B C#m Asus2 futre?s above but in the past he?s slow and sinking ----------------------------------------------------- Asus2 C#m Asus2 caught a bolt of lightning ----------------------------------------------------- Asus2 Ab Asus2 B curesed the day he let it go mmmm ----------------------------------------------------- Chorus 1 -------- E Asus2 B B nothingman nothingman ----------------------------------------------------- E Asus2 B isn?t it someing nothingman ----------------------------------------------------- Verse 2 ------- E C#m B C#m Asus2 she once belived in every story he had to tell ----------------------------------------------------- E C#m B C#m Asus2 one day she stiffened took the other side ----------------------------------------------------- E C#m B C#m Asus2 empty stares from each conner of a shared prision cell ----------------------------------------------------- E C#m B C#m Asus2 one just escapes ones left inside the well ----------------------------------------------------- Asus2 C#m Asus2 and he who forgets ----------------------------------------------------- Asus2 Ab Asus2 B will be destined to remember oh oh ----------------------------------------------------- Chorus 2 -------- E Asus2 B B nothingman nothingman ----------------------------------------------------- E Asus2 B isn?t it someing nothingman ----------------------------------------------------- interlude --------- C#m Asus2 B oh she don?t want him ----------------------------------------------------- B Asus2 C#m Asus2 B C#m oh she won?t feed him after he?s flown away ----------------------------------------------------- Asus2 oh into the sun and into the sun ----------------------------------------------------- B ----------------------------------------------------- Chorus 3 -------- E Asus2 B B nothingman nothingman ----------------------------------------------------- E Asus2 B isn?t it someing nothingman ----------------------------------------------------- E Asus2 B B nothingman nothingman ----------------------------------------------------- E Asus2 B could have been someing nothingman ----------------------------------------------------- Outro ------ E Asus2 E Asus2 E Asus2 E =========== Aye Davanita by Pearl Jam from the Vitalogy cd transcribed by kevin gardner code@wam.umd.edu main riff this is a mixture of the guitar and bass lines.
--------------------------------------------------------------7----7-p-6--6---7---7---7-/--(0)--(0)----(0)-(0)-(0)-(0)----7----7------7---7---7---7-/---0----0------0---0---0---0---
an acoustic guitar plays these chords durring the entire song: E E E E =========== hey foxymophandlemama, that?s me by Pearl Jam from the Vitalogy cd transcribed by kevin gardner code@wam.umd.edu main riff this is a mixture of the guitar and bass lines. ------------------- ------------------- ------------------- ------------------- feed back controlled by ------------------- swelling on the volume knob --0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--
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