Black And Blue tab with lyrics by Van Halen - Easy chords and tabs for guitar

Van Halen – Black And Blue tab

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Artist:Van Halen
Album:Best of Both Worlds
Title:Black and Blue

Tuning:Standard (E A D G B e)

Legend:
/=slide up
\=slide down
b*=see tabulature 
h=hammer on
p=pull off
//-x-\\=pick slide
HARM.=harmonics
A.H.=Artificial harmonics
~~=vibrato
Tr~~~~=trill
Trem. bar=tremelo bar
T=tap with right hand 


[INTRO]e||----------0------0-------------------------------0----------------------|B||------------0------0--------------------------3----3----0---------------|G||--4/6---7------6------4-----------------------2------2------------------|D||----------------------------------------------0------2----2-----------2-|A||--2/4---5------4------2-----------------2h4----------0----2-------------|E||--------------------------0-3b*-0-3b*-0-------------------0--0h3h4p3p0--| *=1/4 bends
e|-----------0------0------------------------------0-------0---------------|B|-------------0-------------------------------------0---------------0-----|G|--------7-------6---6\4-----------------4/6---7-------7----2-------2-----|D|----------------------------------------------5-------4----2-------2-----|A|--2/4---5-------4---4\2-----------------2/4----------------0-------0-----|E|--------------------------0-3b*-0-3b*-0----------------------------------| *=1/4 bends
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|--4/6----7--7---6--6----4-----------------4/6----7----7---2-----2/9------|D|-------------------------------------------------7----7---2-----2/9------|A|--2/4----5--5---4--4----2-----------------2/4----5----5---0-----0/7------|E|--------------0------0-----0-3b*-0-3b*-0---------------------0-----------| *=1/4 bends
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|----------------4/6--7--7-----6--6----4-------------4/6--7---7---2-----9-|D|---------------------------------------------------------7---7---2-----9-|A|----------------2/4--5--5-----4--4----2-------------2/4--5-5-5---0-----7-|E|--3b^--3-3-3-3-------------0-------0----3b*-0-3b*-0------------0---3p0-0-| ^=gradually bend b*=1/4 bends
e|--------------------------||B|--------------------------||G|--------------------------||D|--------------------------||A|--//x-\\------------------||E|-//-x--\\--12h14----------||
[VERSE 1]e||------------------------------------------------------------------------|B||------------------------------------------------------------------------|G||--2---------------------------------------------2-----------------------|D||--2---------------------------------------------2-----------------------|A||--0--------------0-5-5-7---2------------5---7---0--0--5-5-7\------------|E||---------------------------0----------7---7-----------------------------|1. Slip 'n' slide, push it in. The sure rhythm
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------2---------------------------------------|D|-----7-5h6p5---5h6p5---5h6p5-----2---------------------------------------|A|-------------7-------7-------7---0------------0-5-5-7--2-----------5---7-|E|--0----------------------------------------------------0---------7---7---|1. I'm holdin' back yeah, I got control.
e|-----------------------------------0------------------------------------||B|-----------------------------------0------------------------------------||G|--2--------------------------------4---4--4---4-------------------------||D|--2------------------------------------7--6-6h7---6--4------------------||A|--0-----0-------5--5--7---------------------------------7---------------||E|-------------------------------0----------------------------------------||1. Oh! Hooked into her system.
[CHORUS]e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|--7---7-----6-----6-----4-----------------4/6--7-----7--------2----/9----|D|-----------------------------------------------7-----7--------2----/9----|A|--5---5-----4-----4-----2-----------------2/4--5-5---5--------0----/7----|E|----------0----------0------0-3b*-0-3b*-0---------------0--------0-------|1. Don't draw the line.__ Honey,I ain't through w/ you
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|---------------4/6--7--7----6-----6-------4----------------4/6-----------|D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------2/4--5--5----4-----4-------2----------------2/4-----------|E|--3b^-3-3-3-3------------0-----------0-------0-3b*-0-3b*-0---------------|1. Uh! The harder the better do it till we're ^=gradually bend
HARM. |-----------|e|---------------------------12-------------||B|------------------------7-----12----------||G|--7-----7----2---/9---5-------------------||D|--7-----7----2---/9-----------------------||A|--5-----5----0---/7-----------------------||E|------------------------------------9b10--||1. Black and Blue
[VERSE 2] - Same as [VERSE 1]
[FILL 1] [1:35]e|--------------0-----------------||B|-----------0--0-----------------||G|----2/4\2--1--2--1--------------||D|--------------------4--2--------||A|--------------------------------||E|--0-----------------------------||
-Play [CHORUS] next-
[BRIDGE] [1:57]e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------12---10p9--------------7~-7--------|G|------5~~-5-----7~~-7-----7/9-9-----9-----------9\--5~-5-----7~-7----4---|D|------5~~-5-----7~~-7-----7/9-9--/9------9----------5~-5-----7~-7----4---|A|---------------------------------------------------------------------2---|E|--0-0-------0-0--------0---------------------------------0-0------0------| Yo ma - ma! Ha! Black and Blue
e|--------0--2-----0-------------------------------------------------------|B|-----4--------4--5/7\5------------------------------12----10p9-----------|G|--/4---------------------5~-5------7~----7/9------9------------9\--5-----|D|-------------------------5~-5------7~----7/9---/9-------9----------5-----|A|-------------------------------------------------------------------3-----|E|-------------------------------0-0-----0---------------------------------| Got to make it right Come on baby! Do it! Black
e|-------------------------------------||B|-------------------------------------||G|--------------4----------------------||D|-------5------4----------------------||A|-------5------2--------5-5-5h7-------||E|--0-0--3---0-------/7----------------|| and blue.__
[GUITAR SOLO] [2:17]
Tr~~~~~~e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------------------7b9--12-14-12---|D|-------------------0h2p0---------------2---------------------------------|A|--7--5--6-6/7---7\-----------0h2p0---------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------3p0---3b5r3--0h3b4-11-----------------|
HARM. A.H. Trem. bar |-| |--| T Te|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------\---/---------------5~~--5p3h5--7--8p7p5p3h5h7-8p7---------|G|--14b16r14p0---\5/--------2b3r2/4----------------------------------------|D|-----------------------x-------------------------------------------------|A|----------------------x--------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------x---------------------------------------------------|
T T T T T T Te|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|--8p7p5p3h7-8p7-8p7p5p3h7/10p8/11p8h11p9h11/12p9h12p10h12/13p10h13/14p11-|G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
T T T T T T T Te|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|h14/15p11h14/15p11h15/16p12h15p/16p13h16/17p13/17p14h17/18p14h17/18p15---|G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Trem. bare|----------------------------------------------------15-------------------|B|--h18/19p15p12----------------12-----\---/----15b17----15-15b16-15b17----|G|---------------14b15r14p12-14----12---\0/--------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|--------15--------------19-19-19-----------------------------------------|B|--15b17-15--19b21-19b21----19----19b21-19b21-19b21--22b24-22b24r22p20----|G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|--22b24r22--17--17-16-17-16--------2--------------0-0-0---0--0--0-0-0-0-0|B|----------------------------17~-------------------0-0-0---0--0--0-0-0-0-0|G|---------------------------------2----2---2-2p0h2-2-2-2b^-2--2--2-2-2-2-2|D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------| ^=Gradually bend from this note up to the 4 while picking the following notes.
e|--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------0-0-0-0-----0-0-------------||B|--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---3h5p3-5p3p0--/5-5-5-5-0h5-5-5-------------||G|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2/4-------------------------------------------||D|----------------------------------------------------------------||A|----------------------------------------------------------------||E|-----------------------------------------------------12\\-------||
Following progression goes: D5 E5 D5 E5 D5 E5 D5 A5 E5 After that, repeat the [CHORUS] several times until the song fades out Hey! Ooh, slip n' slide, push it in, uh! A-Bitch sure got the rhythm Holdin' back, yeah I got control Oh, hooked inta her system Don't draw the line (Oooh ooh ooh) Honey I ain't through with you Uh! The harder the better Do it til we're black and blue Well you never know when love will come Hey! Better get it while you got it Little bit o' everything, ooh, even when it hurts Uh! Sure feels good, wow! Uh! Don't draw the line (Oooh ooh ooh) Honey I ain't through with you, woo! Uh! The harder the better Do it til we're black and blue Yo mama! Hey! (Black and blue) Got ta, got ta, got ta make it right Ow! Come on baby, good (Black and blue) (Guitar Solo) Whoa! Ow! Yeah! (Oooh ooh ooh) Don't draw the line (Oooh ooh ooh) Honey I ain't through with you (Oooh ooh ooh) Uh. The harder the better, we'll do it til we're (Oooh ooh ooh) Black and blue, ow! Don't draw the line (Oooh ooh ooh) Baby I ain't through with you Uh, harder the better We'll do it til we're black and blue Yeah, the wetter the better We'll do it til we're black and blue, ow! Uh! (Whuh! Whuh! Whuh! Whuh!) Do it til we're black and blue Yeah! Ow! Now, come on baby! Wetter the better! Let's do it 'til We're black and blue! Uh Come on baby Oh Uh Well, that's all I have. Hope you enjoy it. *ROCK ON* ============================================================================
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