Van Halen - One I Want tab

/-slide up
-slide down
h/H-hammer on
p-pulloff
T#-tap fret # with right hand index finger
x-muffle strings
~~~-vibrato
^-bend up & down once

INTRO/VERSE FIGURE: (played with slight palm muting)

(Doublestop first fret on the E&B strings)

|-1-----3-----3-----3-----3-3p1-1-1-||-3-----3-----3-----1-----1-1-1-1-1-||-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-||-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------|
|-1-----3-----3-----3-----1-1---1-------||-3-----3-----3-----1-----1-1-3-1-3-3~~-||-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-0-0-----0---0-0~~-||---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|
|-1-----3-----3-----3-----3-3p1-1-1-||-3-----3-----3-----1-----1-1-1-1-1-||-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-||-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------|
|-1-----3-----3-3------------------1-||-3-----3-----3-3------------------3-||-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-0----2-----2-------2-||------------------2---2-1---1-----0-||------------------------------3p0---||------------------------------------|
this repeats over the verse, until the little measure before the guitar solo interlude
|-1-----3-----3-3--/5-5-/8-8-||-3-----3-----3-3--/5-5-/8-8-||-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-0------------||----------------------------||----------------------------||----------------------------|
Solo Chords: Am Em F G / Am Em Em
|-12-15p12------------------------------------------||----------13---------------------------------------||-------------12----/14-/14--12-----14-14-12h14p12--||----------------14-------------14------------------||---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------20-19~~~~~~--||----------------------13h15h17-19/20--------------||-------------12h14h16-----------------------------||----12h14h16--------------------------------------||-//-----------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------|
And back into the verse. Then the Pre-Chorus: Basically just chords: A5 Em F Everyone's looking for something A5 Em F G5 Wanting their piece of the pie A5 Em F Searching for their slice of heaven Em G (E) A5 I gotta have mine, yeah mine....And you're the one I want CHORUS:
|---------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------||-7-7-7-------9-------------------7-7-7-------9-----------------||-7-7-7-7-7p6-9----6-7-9-6--------7-7-7-7-7p6-9---------7642----||-5-5-5-7-----7------------7-5~~--5-5-5-7-----7---7/97----------||-------5--------0----------------------5--------0--------------|
|---------------------------------------------4-||---------------------------------------------5-||-7-7-7-------9-------------------7-7-7-------6-||-7-7-7-7-7p6-9----6-7-9-6--------7-7-7-7-7p6-6-||-5-5-5-7-----7------------7-5~~--5-5-5-7-----4-||-------5--------0----------------------5-------|
----Let Ring-----||-4-----4-------4---------------------------||-5-5-------5----------------------------4--||-6---6---6---6----------------5-5-5-5-5-5--| Boogieman...|-6----------------/4p2p0------5-5-5-5-5-5--||-4-----------------------4----3-3-3-3-3-3--||---------------------------3---------------|and back into the verse, again.
goes into Pre-Chorus and the Chorus again with variations, until the end of the chorus, and instead of just going C#m, C. it follows the next chord progression into the breakdown: C#m / / / / C / / / / Em / / / / G / / / / Asus2 / / / / there are a few rhythm fills in there, that you can get just by picking around on the chords. (Ends with a trill on the D string, 4th to 7th frets) now comes the breakdown:
|--------------------------------------------------5----5-5~~-||--------------------------------------------------5----5-5~~-||-----------2---------4---2-2-----------2----------4----------||-------4-----4~~---4---4-4-4-------4-----4~~----4---4--------||-----4---4-----0h2-------2-2-----4---4------0h2--------------||-0h2-------------------------0h2-----------------------------|
this repeats with slight variation, then the las measure before the guitar solo comes in, play an E power chord in this form
E-0B-5G-4D-2A-xE-x
then comes the solo, and you basically continue the same chords/pattern as the above figure. when it kicks into an almost double time, just strum the chords in rhythm with the drums. then right before you go back to the introduction lick, you play an ascending chord figure, that goes B5 C5 C#5 then youre back to the opening part
|----------------------------||----------------------------||---7---7----7---------------||---7---7----7---------------||-0-5-0-5-0-/5-4-2-0-2-4-0---||--------------------------0-|
then you repeat the chorus, in a drum-fill ridden half time thing then the chorus comes in normal the triplet part goes like this
|------------------||------------------||------------------||------------------||--/11-9-7-5-4-2---||----------------0-|
chorus continues to repeat with variations, until a new lead rhythm figure can be heard. it repeats, and begins on the upbeat of 3 (hence the pickup bar in the next figure)
|--------------------------------||-------------------------5-5-5--||-------------------------4-4-4--||------4--7---------------2-2-2--||--5-7--------4-7----------------||-----------5-----5-7-0----------|this repeats several times, until it is just pounding chords with no melody.
D5 A5 E5 and fills after each time this is played. the first fill goes something like this
|--------------------------||--T12-p-0-h-5-T12-p-0-h-5-||--------------------------|repeated several times, quickly|--------------------------||--------------------------||--------------------------|
second fill:
|----------T12p0h7-||--T12p0h5---------||------------------|repeated several times, quickly|------------------||------------------||------------------|
third fill
hold this-| while tapping this with right index & middle|---------|-------------------------------||---5-----|-9-(p5)-10-(p5)-11/1412~~~-----||---------|-------------------------------||---5-----|-9-(p5)-10-(p5)-11/1412~~~-----||---------|-------------------------------||---------|-------------------------------|
fourth Fill
|--------------------||--------------------||--9\-----/9-/9-/9---||--------------------||--7\-----/7-/7-/7---||--------------------|w/bar****************|
Ends by playing 11 D5 powerchords
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