Tom Petty - Running Down A Dream tab version 1

Tom Petty - Running Down a Dream

A great song from Tom & my favourite of his. Wanna contact me about it or anything else 
my email is: rattlehead.coolio@hotmail.com

Tablature Legend:

“~”      – Vibrato (mostly) or also to let the note ring
“/”      – slide up
“\”      – slide down
“hb”     – half bend
“fb”     – full bend
“?(?)”   - bend the note to whatever is in the bracket
“?(?)r?” – bend to whatever is in the bracket & release it to
           whatever is after the “r”
“x”      - Muted note
“p”      - pull off
“h”      - hammer on

INTRO:

Gtr I (x4)e|-------------------------|B|-------------------------|G|-------------------------|D|---------------------2~--|A|---------------------2~--|E|--0-7-0-6-0-5-0-3-0—-0~--|
VERSE I:
Gtr IIe|---------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------|G|--1------------------------------------|D|--2------------------------------------|A|--2------------------------------------|E|--0------------------------------------|“It was a beautiful day, the sun beat down”
Gtr Ie|---------------------------------------|B|--------15~~~/21hb~~~~~~~~~~~----------|G|---------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------|
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|Gtr IIe|-2-------------------------------------|B|-3-------------------------------------|G|-2------------------------------1------|D|-0------------------------------2------|A|--------------------------------2------|E|--------------------------------0------|“I had the radio on, I was a-drivin'”
Gtr Ie|-------------------------|B|-------------------------|G|-------------------------|D|---------------------2~--|A|---------------------2~--|E|--0-7-0-6-0-5-0-3-0—-0~--|
Gtr IIe|---------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------|G|--1------------------------------------|D|--2------------------------------------|A|--2------------------------------------|E|--0------------------------------------|“Trees went by, me and Del was singin',”
Gtr Ie|---------------------------------------|B|-15fb~~~~~~~~~~~~15~~~~~~~~~~~---------|G|---------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------|
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|Gtr IIe|-2-------------------------------------|B|-3-------------------------------------|G|-2------------------------------1------|D|-0------------------------------2------|A|--------------------------------2------|E|--------------------------------0------| End Verse“Little runaway, I was flyin'”
CHORUS I:
Gtr Ie|------------------------|B|------------------------|G|------------------------|D|-7--5--2----------------|A|-7--5--2----------------|E|-5--3--0----------------|
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|Gtr IIe|----3-------------------|B|-2--3-------------------|G|-2--0--1--1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|D|-2--0--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|A|-0--2--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|E|----3--0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|“Yeah I'm runnin' down a dream,”
Gtr Ie|------------------------|B|------------------------|G|------------------------|D|-2--5-7-----------------|A|-2--5-7-----------------|E|-0--3-5-----------------|
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|Gtr IIe|----3-------------------|B|----3--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|G|-1--0--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|D|-2--0--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|A|-2--2--0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|E|-0--3-------------------|
“That never would come to me” Gtr Ie|------------------------|B|------------------------|G|------------------------|D|-7--5--2----------------|A|-7--5--2----------------|E|-5--3--0----------------|
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|Gtr IIe|----3-------------------|B|-2--3-------------------|G|-2--0--1--1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|D|-2--0--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|A|-0--2--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|E|----3--0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|“Workin' on a mystery,“
Gtr Ie|------------------------|B|------------------------|G|------------------------|D|-2--5-7-----------------|A|-2--5-7-----------------|E|-0--3-5-----------------|
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|Gtr IIe|----3-------------------|B|----3--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|G|-1--0--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|D|-2--0--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|A|-2--2--0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|E|-0--3-------------------|“Goin' wherever it leads”
Gtr Ie|------------------------|B|------------------------|G|------------------------|D|-7--5--2----------------|A|-7--5--2----------------|E|-5--3--0----------------|
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|Gtr IIe|----3-------------------|B|-2--3-------------------|G|-2--0--1----------------|D|-2--0--2----------------|A|-0--2—-2----------------|E|----3--0----------------|“Runnin' down a dream!”
Gtr Ie|-------------------------|B|-------------------------|G|-------------------------|D|---------------------2~--|A|---------------------2~--|E|--0-7-0-6-0-5-0-3-0—-0~--| End Chorus
VERSE II: (Play all of what Gtr II plays in Verse I. Do not play any of the vibrato parts that are by Gtr I in Verse I. Only play the riff in between the lyrics as follows (denoted by a *))
* Gtr Ie|-------------------------|B|-------------------------|G|-------------------------|D|---------------------2~--|A|---------------------2~--|E|--0-7-0-6-0-5-0-3-0—-0~--|
These are the lyrics used in Verse II: “I felt so good like anything was possible I hit cruise control and rubbed my eyes The last tree days the rain was un-stoppable It was always cold, no sunshine.” CHORUS II: (same as chorus I) BRIDGE I:
Gtr Ie|-------------------------|B|-------------------------|G|-------------------------|D|---------------------2~--|A|---------------------2~--|E|--0-7-0-6-0-5-0-3-0—-0~--|
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|Gtr IIe|-------------------------|B|---------------------1---|G|---------------------0---|D|---------------------2---|A|---------------------3---|E|-------------------------|“Woo-Woo”
Gtr Ie|-------------------------|B|-------------------------|G|-------------------------|D|---------------------2~--|A|---------------------2~--|E|--0-7-0-6-0-5-0-3-0—-0~--|
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|Gtr IIe|---------------------2---|B|---------------------3---|G|---------------------2---|D|---------------------0---|A|-------------------------|E|-------------------------|“Woo-Woo”
Gtr Ie|-------------------------|B|-------------------------|G|-------------------------|D|---------------------2~--|A|---------------------2~--|E|--0-7-0-6-0-5-0-3-0—-0~--|
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|Gtr IIe|-------------------------|B|-------------------------|G|---------------------1---|D|---------------------2---|A|---------------------2---|E|---------------------0---|“Woo-Woo”
Repeat the Bridge once more (The last note “E” from Gtr II is the first note of Verse III) VERSE III:(Do it the same way as I’ve said in the notes for Verse II) These are the lyrics used in Verse III: “I rolled on, the sky grew dark I put the pedal down, to make some time There's something good, waitin' down this road I'm pickin' up whatever is mine.” CHORUS III: (same as chorus I) CHORUS IV: (same as chorus I)
BRIDGE II: Gtr I (x2)e|-------------------------|B|-------------------------|G|-------------------------|D|---------------------2~--|A|---------------------2~--|E|--0-7-0-6-0-5-0-3-0—-0~--|
Then the same as Bridge I (x1)
Gtr I (x2)e|-------------------------|B|-------------------------|G|-------------------------|D|---------------------2~--|A|---------------------2~--|E|--0-7-0-6-0-5-0-3-0—-0~--|
SOLO: (keep playing the bridge behind the solo)
e|---------------------------------------------------------------|B|-15(17)-15(17)~~~(17)~(17)~(17)~(17)~(17)~(17)~(17)~(17)~(17)~-|G|---------------------------------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------|(pretty much a load of bends & a lot of vibrato)
e|--------------------------------------------------------------|B|-15(17)-x-15(17)-x-15(17)-x-15(17)-x-15(17)-x-15(17)-x-15(17)-|G|--------------------------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------------|
e|------------------------------|-17(19)r17------17(19)-17(19)~~-|B|-15(17)-15(17)-15(17)-15(17)~-|-----------17~~-----------------|G|------------------------------|--------------------------------|D|------------------------------|--------------------------------|A|------------------------------|--------------------------------|E|------------------------------|--------------------------------|
e|-17----17(18)---------|-------------------------------------------|B|----17--------17~-17~-|-15(16)----15-15(17)~-15-12----12----------|G|----------------------|--------16------------------14----14-12----|D|----------------------|----------------------------------------14-|A|----------------------|-------------------------------------------|E|----------------------|-------------------------------------------|
(x12) (x12)e|----|----------|--------|----|----------|B|-12-|-15----12-|-15(17)-|-12-|-17----12-|G|----|----14----|--------|----|----14----|D|----|----------|--------|----|----------|A|----|----------|--------|----|----------|E|----|----------|--------|----|----------|
e|-------------------------------|-15(17)~~~-15(17)~~~-|B|-15(17)-15(17)~~~(17)(17)(17)~-|---------------------|G|-------------------------------|---------------------|D|-------------------------------|---------------------|A|-------------------------------|---------------------|E|-------------------------------|---------------------|
e|-15----15-15(17)~--15(17)r15----15(17)-15(17)----|B|----17-----------------------17---------------15-|G|-------------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------------|
e|-----------------------------------------------------------|B|-12-15-15(16)r15-15(17)-12~-12-15-15(17)-15(17)-15(17)-12~-|G|-----------------------------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------------------------|
e|------------------------------|-------------------------12-|B|------------------------------|-12----12----12----12----12-|G|-14(15)-14(15)-14p12----------|-12----12----12----12-------|D|---------------------14-12-14-|----14----14----14----14----|A|------------------------------|----------------------------|E|------------------------------|----------------------------|
(x2)e|------------------------------||-------------------------------|B|----------12-15-15(17)-15(17)-||-------------------------------|G|----12-14---------------------||-21-21-21-21-21-21-21-21-21-21-|D|-14---------------------------||-21-21-21-21-21-21-21-21-21-21-|A|------------------------------||-------------------------------|E|------------------------------||-------------------------------|
e|------------------------|------------------------------------|B|-12---------------------|-15(17)~~~~~\-15(17)-15-15(17)-(17)-|G|----14-12-12(14)r12-----|------------------------------------|D|--------------------14~-|------------------------------------|A|------------------------|------------------------------------|E|------------------------|------------------------------------|
(x6) A second guitar randomly adds this:e|-----------------------------------------| |-15p12-15p12-15p12-|B|-15(16)p12-15(16)p12-15(16)p12-15(16)p12-| |-------------------|G|-----------------------------------------| |-------------------|D|-----------------------------------------| |-------------------|A|-----------------------------------------| |-------------------|E|-----------------------------------------| |-------------------|
e|------------------------------------------------|B|-15(17)~~-(17)~~--15-12-----15--12--------------|G|------------------------14----------14--12------|D|--------------------------------------------14--|A|------------------------------------------------|E|------------------------------------------------|
e|-----------------------------------------15-17----15-17-|B|----12-15----12-15----12--15----12-15/17-------17-------|G|-14-------14-------14--------14-------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------|
Fade away! (x2)e|---1517--1517--1517--1517--1517-| |-15(17)~-15----15----------|B|-17----17----17----17----17-----| |------------17----17-17----|G|--------------------------------| |---------------------------|D|--------------------------------| |---------------------------|A|--------------------------------| |---------------------------|E|--------------------------------| |-------------------------0-|
I noticed that there was really bad tabs for this song & I really wanted to learn it so created it myself & decided to share with you guys! Enjoy!
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