Raspberries - Play On tab

"Play On"
			  (S. McCall - E. Carmen)

Intro:

	lead guitar [bars 1-5]:
	rhythm guitar [bars 3-8]:

v v v v -------------------------- -------------------------- -------------------------- -------------------------- ----------2-----5-----7*-- -0*-0-/4----/7----/9--0--- * 1st only * 5th only
bass [bars 5-8]:
v v v v ----------4--4------------ -4**---6--------------6--- -7*-7-----------5--4------ -------------------------- * first time ** repeats
lead guitar [bars 6-8]:
[6] [7] v v v v v v v v --------------------------|-------------------------- --------------------------|----------12----15----17-- --------------------------|------/13---/16----------- ----------9-----12----14--|----14-------------------- ----7-/11---/14---/16-----|-------------------------- --------------------------|--------------------------
[8] v v v v -19b21-----19b21---16-19-16------------- ----------------------------19-17-19b21- ---------------------------------------- ---------------------------------------- ---------------------------------------- ---------------------------------------- ^^^^^^^^ triplets
Verse 1: E (w/intro riff) It's a hard life but you play it for laughs C#m It's a cold-hearted business, keep away from the draft F#m A And your fingers and your throat get sore F#m A B But they're out there beggin' for some more Chorus: E A/E F#7 B So play on (while the lights shine around your head) G# C#m G#7 C#m Play on (every night in a different bed) A Asus2 A F#m/B And the nights go on and... [1, 3: E (intro riff, 2X)] [2: (to bridge)] [4: G#m A (to coda)] ...on Verse 2: Take a break and find a place you can hide 'Cause tonight you're got to be a star personified You're rushin' round to get your plane Then it's back in the bubble again [repeat chorus] Bridge: C Critics comin' 'cause you're Number One (Number One) Am Play your hits and all the girls will come Em (So play on) play on C (Play on) play on A A/B Play on [repeat intro riff, 2X] [guitar solo over verse chords] [repeat chorus] [repeat verse 1 w/harmony vocal] [repeat chorus] Coda: F#m G#m A A/B E The nights go on and on lead guitar (rhythm guitar plays jangly E-based figure):
(E) [N.C.] v v v v v v v v v v v v v v v v ---------|-----------0-2-4-|-----------0-2-4-|----------------- ---------|-----------------|-----------------|----------------- ---------|-----------1-2-4-|-----------1-2-4-|----------------- ---------|-----------------|-----------------|----------------- ---------|-----------------|-----------------|----------------- ---------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------3-2-0- (...on)
bass:
v v v v v v v v v v v v v v v v ---------|-----------131416|-------------1413|----------------- ---------|-----------------|-----------14----|---14--14--5-4-2- ---------|-----------------|-----------------|-----14---------- ---------|-----------------|-----------------|----------------- (...on)
guitar:
E5 [N.C.] E5 [N.C.] v v v v v v v v --------------------------|-------------------------- --------------------------|-------------------------- --------------------------|-------------------------- --------------------------|----------9-----12----14-- ----------2-----5-----7---|----7-/11---/14---/16----- -0--0-/4----/7----/9------|--------------------------
bass:
v v v v v v v v --------------------------|-------------------------- ----------------------2---|----------------2--2--2--- ----------------x--x------|-------------------------- --------------------------|-------------------------- ^ ^ drum accent
guitars: E5 v v v v -------------------------- ----------12----15-16-17-- ------/13---/16----------- ----14----------------2--- ----------------------2--- ----------------3--2--0--- ^^^^^^^ rhythm guitar
bass:
v v v v -------------------------- ----------------5--4--2--- -------------------------- --------------------------
-- another ace 70's tab from Andrew Rogers
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