Van Halen - Beautiful Girls tab

BEAUTIFUL GIRLS
As recorded by Van Halen
(From the 1979 Album VAN HALEN II)




 Words and Music by Edward Van Halen, Alex Van Halen, Michael Anthony, & David Lee Roth

 

E5
x 2 2 x x x F#5
x 4 4 x x x G5
x 5 5 x x x A5
x x 2 2 x x 
B5
x x 4 4 x x C5
x x 5 5 x x G5open
3 x 0 0 3 x C5III
x 3 5 5 x x 
D5
x 5 7 7 x x B5II
x 2 4 4 x x E5VI
x 7 9 9 x x 


Gtr I (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb) - 'Eddie Van Halen'


 Intro
  Moderate Rock Q=104(16=s16)
  N.C.
 4/4
  Gtr I
  H..       S S   S S S S +E  e E e S S S S   S S S S +H     +E.  S
|---------------|---------------------------|-----------------------||---------------|---------------------------|-----------------------||---------------|-------2-(2)---2-----------|-----------------------||-------------0-|-2-3-4-2-(2)---2-----------|-7---8-9-(9)----(9)--0-||---------------|-------------------0h2---0-|-5-0-6-7-(7)----(7)\---||---------------|-------------2---3---------|-----------------------|
S S S S +E e E e S S S S S S S S +H +Q|---------------------------|----------------------||---------------------------|----------------------||-------2-(2)---2-----------|----------------------||-2-3-4-2-(2)---2---0-------|-7-----9-(9)----(9)---||-------------------0h2---0-|-5-0-6-7-(7)----(7)\--||-------------2---3---------|----------------------|
\1.5/ S S S S +E e S S e S S S S S S S S +Q a E S +S +E. S|-----------------------------|---------------------------------------||-----------------------------|---------------------------------------||-------2-(2)---2-2-----------|----------------[9]b11-9-(9)----(9)\---||-2-3-4-2-(2)---2-2---0-------|-7---8-9-(9)--x----------------------0-||---------------------0h2---0-|-5---6-7-(7)---------------------------||-------------2-----3---------|---------------------------------------|
S S S S +E e S S e S S S S|--------------------------------||--------------------------------||-------2-(2)---2-2--------------||-2-3-4-2-(2)---2-2-----0--------||-------------------------h2---0-||-------------2-----(3)----------|
1st Verse N.C. PM------------------------- S S S S +Q +Q. +E E e e E +S S S S S S S S|-------------------------||---------------------------||-------------------------||---------------------------||-------------------------||---------------------------||-7---6-4-(4)--(4)---(4)/-||---2---4-(4)-------2-------||-5-x-4-2-(2)--(2)---(2)/-||---2-4-5-(5)-5p0---4-2p0---||-------------------------||-0-----5-(5)-------------0-|
-------------|
+S S e e E +S S S S S S S S|-------------------------0---0--||-------------------------0---0--||--------------------------------||-------2-2-4-(4)----------------||-------2-4-5-(5)-5p0-2s4--------||-(0)-0-----5-(5)----------------|
PM------------------------- S S e e E +S S S S S S S S|-----------------------------||-----------------------------||-----------------------------||-----2-2-4-(4)-------2-------||-----2-4-5-(5)-5-x---4p2p0---||---0-----5-(5)-------------0-|
---------| PM--| ~~~~~~ PM
+S S e e E +S S S S S S E E e e E +E e S a E S|-----------------------------|--------------------------||-----------------------------|--------------------------||-----------------------------|--------------------------||-------2-2-4-(4)---------2---|---2-2-4-(4)-----2--------||-------2-4-5-(5)-5p0-2s4---4-|---2-4-5-(5)-(0)-4-2p0----||-(0)-0-----5-(5)-------------|-0-----5-(5)-----------0--|
PM--------| PM--| ~~~~~~ PM +S S S S S S E +S S S S S S S S S S e e E +E s S S S S S|-----------------------------0---0-|-----------------------------||-----------------------------0---0-|-----------------------------||-----------------------------------|-----------------------------||---------------4-(4)---------------|-----2---4-(4)-------2-------||-------2-x-4-x-5-(5)-5p0-2s4-------|-----2-4-5-(5)-(0)---4p2p0---||-(0)-0---------5-(5)---------------|---0-----5-(5)-------------0-|
PM--| PM PM PM PM| PM |-3-| |-3-|
+S S e E E +S E. S S S S S +E E E E E S S S S S E|-------------------------------|-------------------------||-------------------------------|-------------------------||-----------------------------2-|-(2)---------------------||-------2-2-4-(4)-------------2-|-(2)---2---2-------------||-------2-4-5-(5)-----3p2p0---0-|-(0)---0---0-----3-2-0---||-(0)-0-----5-(5)s14\-------3---|-----2---2---2-2-------3-|
PM PM PM PM PM----| PM PM |-3-| |-3-|
E E E E E E S S S S S +E E S S E E E S S S S S +E E E E e e Q|-----------------------|-----------------------------|--------------------||-----------------------|-----------------------------|--------------------||-----------------------|-------4-----4-------------4-|-(4)---4---4-4-4/---||-2---2---2---3p2p0---4-|-(4)---4-----4---3p2p0-----4-|-(4)---4---4-4-4/---||-0---0---0---------3-2-|-(2)-2-2-2-2-2-2-------(3)-2-|-(2)-2-2-2-2-2-2/---||---2---2---2-----------|-----------------------------|--------------------|
PM------------| PM--|
E E E E +S S S S S S S S +S S e e E +S S S S S S S S|---------------------------|-------------------------0---0-||---------------------------|-------------------------0---0-||---------------------------|-------------------------------||-------4-(4)-------2-------|-------2-2-4-(4)---------------||---2-4-5-(5)-0-0---4-2p0---|-------2-4-5-(5)-5-0-2s4-------||-0-----5-(5)-------------0-|-(0)-0-----5-(5)---------------|
PM--| ~~~~~~ PM-----| ~~~~~~
E e e E +S S S S S a E S +S S e e E +Q Q|---------------------------|-----------------------|||---------------------------|-----------------------|||---------------------------|-----------------------|||---2-2-4-(4)-------2-------|-------2-2-4-(4)-------|||---2-4-5-(5)-5p0---4-2p0---|-------2-4-5-(5)--14\--|||-0-----5-(5)-------------0-|-(0)-0-----5-(5)---x\--||
Chorus N.E5F#G5 N.A5B5C5 E E E E +Q Q E E E E +Q S E.|------------------|-------------------||------------------|-------------------||------------------|---2-4-5-(5)--5s7--||---2-4-5-(5)--5\--|---2-4-5-(5)--5s7--||---2-4-5-(5)--5\--|-0-----------------||-0----------------|-------------------|
N.E5F#G5 N.A5B5C5 E E E E +Q Q E E E E +Q E. S|------------------|---------------------||------------------|---------------------||------------------|---2-4-5-(5)---------||---2-4-5-(5)--5\--|---2-4-5-(5)---------||---2-4-5-(5)--5\--|-0------------12\----||-0----------------|--------------12\-3--|
G5 C5 D5 |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|
H Q E. S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S +S|--------------|------------------------------------------||-3----------5h|=7h9p5p0----------------------------------||-0----5--7----|-----------7h8h9p5p0----------------------||-0----5--7----|---------------------7h8h9p5p0------------||------3--5----|-------------------------------7p4s2-(2)/-||-3------------|------------------------------------------|
~~~~ S S S S S S E +Q. +E|---14-14s13-14s13-12-(12)---(12)\-|||---15-15s14-15s14-13-(13)---(13)\-|||----------------------------------|||----------------------------------|||----------------------------------|||----------------------------------||
2nd Verse N.C. E e e E +S S S S S S S S +S S e e E +S a E S S S S S|---------------------------|-------------------------0---0-||---------------------------|-------------------------0---0-||---------------------------|-------------------------------||---2-2-4-(4)---------------|-------2---4-(4)---------------||---2-4-5-(5)-5p0---4-4p0---|-------2-4-5-(5)-5p0-3s4-------||-------5-(5)-------------0-|-(0)-0-------------------------|
\1.5/ \1.5 PM----------------|
S S e e E +S S S S S S S S +E S S +E S S +E E +Q|-----------------------9s16p0-|-(0)-------------------------------------||------------------------------|----------------------------3-----(3)----||------------------------------|-----------------------------------------||-----2---4-(4)-------2--------|-----------------------------------------||-----2-4-5-(5)-5-0---4--------|----------------------2-(2)--------------||---0-----5-(5)----------------|-----14\-0p-(0)-3b3.5--------------------|
PM------------------------------| ~~~~~~
S S e e E +S S S S E S S +S S e e E +E S S S S E|---------------------------|---------------------------||---------------------------|---------------------------||---------------------------|-------------------------0-||-----2---4-(4)-------2-----|-------2-2-------------2---||-----2-4-5-(5)-5-0---4p0---|-------2-4-5-(5)-0-2s4-----||---0-----5-(5)-----------0-|-(0)-0---------------------|
PM------------------|
E e e E +S S S S S a E S|----------------------------||----------------------------||-0--------------------------||---2-2-4-(4)-------2--------||---2-4-5-(5)-5p0---4-2p0----||-------5-(5)-------------0--|
PM-----|
|-3-| +S S e e E +S S E S S S S S|----------------------------------||----------------------------------||--------------------------------2-||-------2-2-4-(4)----------------2-||-------2-4-5-(5)--------3p2p0---0-||-(0)-0-----5-(5)-/x-10\-------3---|
PM PM PM PM PM PM PM |-3-| +E E E E E E S S S S +E E E E E S S S S S S S|-----------------------|----------------------------||-----------------------|----------------------------||-(2)-------2-----------|-------------------------4--||-(2)---2---2---------2-|-(2)---2---2-x-0-3p2p0---4--||-(0)---0---0---3-0---0-|-(0)---0---0-----------3-2--||-----2---2---2-----3---|-----2---2------------------|
Chorus N.E5F#G5 PM------| PM PM PM |-3-| +E E E E E E S S S S S +E E E E Q Q E E E E Q Q|-------------------------|-------------------||------------------||-------------------------|-------------------||------------------||-(4)---4---4-----------4-|-(4)---4---4-------||------------------||-(4)---4-4-4-4-3-2-0---4-|-(4)---4-4-4-------||---2-4-5-(5)--x\--||-(2)-2-2-2-2-2-------3-2-|-(2)-2-2-2-2---x\--||---2-4-5-(5)--x\--||-------------------------|--------------12\--||-0--------3-------|
N.A5B5C5 N.E5F#G5 PM E E E E +Q S S E E E E E +Q Q E E E E +Q E. S|---------------------|------------------|--------------------||---------------------|------------------|--------------------||---2-4-5-(5)--5h7p5/-|------------------|---2-4-5-(5)--------||---2-4-5-(5)---------|---2-4-5-(5)--5\--|---2-4-5-(5)--------||-0-------------------|---2-4-5-(5)--5\--|-0------------------||---------------------|-0----------------|--------------15\-3-|
G5 C5 B5 \1.5___/ PM PM PM| PM PM |-3-| H Q Q E E E E E S S S S S S S +E E E E Q E S +S|-------------|-------------------------|---------------------------|||-3-----------|-------------------------|---------------------------|||-0----5--7\--|-4---4---2-------------4-|-(4)---4---4----5-----(5)--|||-0----5--7\--|-4---4---4-----3p2p0---4-|-(4)---4---4--0------------|||------3--5\--|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-------3-2-|-(2)-2-2-2-2--0------------|||-3----3--5\--|-------------------------|---------------------------||
Guitar Solo N.C. F#5 \1.5___/ +S S S +S +S +S T T S +Q S S S S|------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------10--------------------13-||-(5)-x---------------------9----11b12-(11)--xS6s10----||-------[7]-(7)----(7)-(7)/----------------------------||--------0---------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------|
|-----3-----|
E E E S S +E +S S S +S +S +S S|-17b20-17b20-17-19------------------14--------------------------14-||-------------------17b19==(17)r(17)----17b19==(17)r(17)b19-(17)----||-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------|
N.C. |--3--|
S T T T T T T T T T T E S S S S S E.S|--------------------------------------------------------------||-14-17-14-12-14-13-12-17-14-14-14-12b14r(12)p10-12-14-10------||---------------------------------------------------------11s3s||--------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------------|
E5 S S S S S S S S E Q.|------------------------|||------------------------|||-4-2--------------------|||-----4-3-2--------------|||-----------4-3-2---2----|||-------------------0----||
N.C. S S S S +E e E e S S S S S S S S +Q +Q. +S S|---------------------------|---------------------------||---------------------------|---------------------------||-------2-(2)---2-----------|---------------------------||-2-3-4-2-(2)---2---0-------|-7---8-9-(9)--(9)---(9)\---||-------------------0h2---0-|-5-0-6-7-(7)--(7)---(7)\-0-||-------------2---3---------|---------------------------|
S S S S +E e S S e S S S S|-----------------------------||-----------------------------||-------2-(2)---2-2-----------||-2-3-4-2-(2)---2-2---0-------||---------------------0h2---0-||-------------2-----3---------|
\2.5_____/ S S S S +E. S Q +E. S S S S S E e S S e S S S S|-------------------------------|---------------------------||-------------------------------|---------------------------||-------------------------------|-------2-2---2-2-----------||-7---8-9-(9)-----------------0h|=2-3-4-2-2---2-2---0-------||-5-0-6-7-(7)s9-----------------|-------------------0h2---0-||---------------<5>-----(<5>)---|-----------2-----3---------|
S S S S +S S S S S S S S +E S S|--------------------------------------||--------------------------------------||-------------9-------9-----7-(7)------||-7-7-8-9-(9)---------9-----7-(7)-x\-0-||-5-5-6-7-(7)---10-11---9-9------------||--------------------------------------|
3rd Verse N.C. PM| PM--| S S S S +E e E e S S S S E S S +H +E. +S E e e E +S S E S E S|---------------------------||-----------------------|------------------------||---------------------------||-----------------------|------------------------||-------2-(2)---2-----------||-----------------------|------------------------||-2-3-4-2-(2)---2---0-------||-7-6-4-(4)----(4)-(4)\-|---2---4-(4)-----2------||-------------------0h2---0-||-5-4-2-(2)----(2)-(2)\-|---2-4-5-(5)-5p0-4-0----||-------------2---3---------||-----------------------|-0-------------------0--|
PM| ~~~~~~ PM| ~~~~~~ +S S e E E +S S S S S S S S E e e E +S S S S S S S S|-------------------------0-----0-|---------------------------||-------------------------0-----0-|---------------------------||---------------------------------|---------------------------||-------2-2-4-(4)-----------------|---2-2-4-(4)-------2-------||-------2-4-5-(5)-5-0-2-4---------|---2-4-5-(5)---5p0-4p2p0---||-(0)-0-----5-(5)-----------(3)---|-0-----5-(5)-------------0-|
PM| +E e e E +S S S +S +Q|---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------||-----2-2-4-(4)---11b12r(11)b12-(11)\---||-----2-4-5-(5)s9-----------------------||-(0)-----5-(5)-------------------------|
PM| PM--| E e e E +S S S S S S S S +S S e e E +S S S S E E|---------------------------|------------------------------||---------------------------|------------------------------||---------------------------|-------------------------<24>-||---2-2-4-(4)---------------|-----------4-(4)--------------||---2-4-5-(5)-5-0---4-2p0---|-------2-4-5-(5)-5p0-3s4------||-------------------------0-|-(0)-0-----5-(5)--------------|
PM--| ~~~~~~ S S e e E +S S S S S S S S|-----------------------------||-----------------------------||-----------------------------||---2-2-2-4-(4)-------2-------||---2-2-4-5-(5)-5p0---4p2p0---||-0-------5-(5)-------------0-|
+E S S +S S E S E. Q|-----------------------------------------|||---------<5>-(<5>)-----<7>------<12>-----|||-----<5>-----------<7>-----<12>----------|||-----------------------------------------|||-----------------------------------------|||-(0)---------------------------------16--||
Chorus N.E5F#G5 N.A5B5C5 N.E5F#G5 E E E E +Q Q E E E E +Q S E. E E E E +Q Q|------------------|-------------------|-------------------||------------------|-------------------|-------------------||------------------|---2-4-5-(5)--5s7--|-------------------||---2-4-5-(5)--5\--|---2-4-5-(5)--5s7--|---2-4-5-(5)--5\---||---2-4-5-(5)--5\--|-0-----------------|---2-4-5-(5)--5\---||-0----------------|-------------------|-0-----------------|
PM E E E E +Q E S S H Q Q E E E S S S S E E S S|----------------------|------------|-----------------------||----------------------|-3----------|-----------------------||---2-4-5-(5)----------|-0----5--7--|-9---9-----x-----7s8-9-||---2-4-5-(5)----------|-0----5--7--|-9---9---x---x---------||-0----------------0---|------3--5--|-7---7---------x-5s6-7-||--------------10\---3-|-3----3--5--|---0-------------------|
PM +E E E S S E E S S S S +Q. E Q S S S S +E E E S S S E. S S S S|--------------------------||--------------------|--------------------------||------------------------3-||-(3)----------------|------------------------3-||-(9)-8-7-6s4-4----------2-||-(2)-----2--------9-|-(9)---7---9-9----------2-||------------------------0-||-(0)-----2--------9-|-(9)---7---9-9----------0-||-(7)-6-5-4s2-2-x\---------||---------0--------7-|-(7)-----------0----------||------------------3p2p0---||-------x----3p2p0---|-----0---0-----0--3p2p0---|
TP TP TP TP +Q. S S Q E. S +Q Q S E. S E S +Q. E Q S S S S|------------------0-|-(0)--0--/16p0--19p0---|---------------------||-(3)--------------5-|-(5)--7--------------3-|-(3)------------9s12-||-(2)-------2--------|---------------------2-|-(2)-----2--9-9------||-(0)-------2--------|---------------------0-|-(0)-----2-----------||-------x-x-0--------|-----------------------|-------0-0-----------||--------------12----|-----------------------|---------------------|
~~~~~ |-3--|
S +E. S S S S S E. S +E. S +Q. E Q S S +S S|---------------------------------------|------------------------------||-11b13-(11)s15--------x-11b12--------3-|-(3)----------14b15.5r(14)p12h||-----------------9h12---------9-(9)\-2-|-(2)-----2--------------------||---------------9---------------------0-|-(0)-----2--------------------||---------------------------------------|-------x-0--------------------||---------------------------------------|-------x----------------------|
\0.5_________/ \1/ |--3---|
E +S S S +E +S S S +E. +E. S|--------------------------------------------------------||-14b15-(14)p12h14-----(14)-(14)p12h15-(15)b15.5-(15)\-3-||------------------------------------------------------2-||------------------------------------------------------0-||--------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------|
+E S S E E Q E S a S|---------------------------||-(3)-3-3-3-----------------||-(2)-2-2-2---2-------------||-(0)-0-0-0---2-------------||-----------x-0-------------||-----------x----7\-0-10h12-|
\1.5/ \1.5/ \1.5/ +E E +E E +E E +E. S +Q. E Q E E|-----------------------------------------|------------/12p0-||---------------------------------------3-|-(3)--------------||------12-(12)s===13-(13)s===16-(16)\---2-|-(2)-----2--------||---------------------------------------0-|-(0)-----2--------||------10-(10)s===11-(11)s===14-(14)\-----|-------0-0--------||-(12)------------------------------------|------------------|
TP S E. S S E E S S +E S S +E E E S S Q E a S S|-/12p0--/12p0-0-------------------|--------------------------||--------------------------------3-|-(3)-3-3------------------||--------------------------------2-|-(2)-2-2-x-x-2------------||------------------------2-(2)p0-0-|-(0)-0-0-x-x-2------------||------------------------------0---|---------x-x-0--11s5s7h10-||----------------16\-3b4-----------|--------------------------|
|----3-----| |--3--|
S S S S S S S S S S S S a S S S E. S +Q. E Q S E S|----------------------------------------------|--------------------||--------------------------------------------3-|-(3)----------------||-9------7-----6---7-------9-------10-12s13\-2-|-(2)---2-2----------||-------------------------------------13s14\-0-|-(0)---2-2----------||---10s9---9s7---9---10s11---11s12-------------|-------0-0--x-12s14-||----------------------------------------------|--------------------|
E a S S E S S E S S +E. S|----------------12----14-15-16-(16)\---||----14-12----14----------------------3-||-13----------------14----------------2-||----------14-------------------------0-||---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|
PM +E E E S S Q Q E S S E S S S S E E S S|--------------------|-/14p0-------/9s12p0---------------||-(3)-3-3------------|-------14p8\---------14p8\-0p---3--||-(2)-2-2-x-x-2--x\--|--------------------------------2--||-(0)-0-0-x-x-2--x\--|--------------------------------0--||---------x-x-0------|-----------------------------------||--------------------|------------------------------3----|
\1/ \1/ \1.5/ +Q. E Q. E E +S S +E +S S +E +S S +E. S|-----------------|-------------------------------------------------||-(3)-------------|-----------------------------------------------3-||-(2)-----2-------|-9-(9)--11-(11)-(11)--12-(12)-(12)----13-(13)\-2-||-(0)-----2-------|-----------------------------------------------0-||---------0-------|-7-(7)---9--(9)--(9)--10-(10)-(10)----11-(11)\---||-------0------/7-|-------------------------------------------------|
+E E Q Q S S S S|----------------------||-(3)-3-3--------------||-(2)-2-2--2--------9--||-(0)-0-0--2--------9--||----------0--------7--||-------------4p2p0----|
+E +E Q H|-------------------*||-------------------*||-(9)\-(9)\---------*||-(9)\-(9)\---------*||-(7)\-(7)\---------*||-------------------*|
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Duration Legend --------------- W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura + - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration) Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the duration for. Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests. Multi- bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for. Low melody durations appear below the staff Tablature Legend ---------------- h - hammer-on p - pull-off b - bend pb - pre-bend r - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately) /\ - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere") s - legato slide S - shift slide - natural harmonic [n] - artificial harmonic n(n) - tapped harmonic ~ - vibrato tr - trill T - tap TP - trem. picking PM - palm muting \n/ - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip \n - tremolo bar down n/ - tremolo bar up /n\ - tremolo bar inverted dip = - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls <> - volume swell (louder/softer) x - on rhythm slash represents muted slash o - on rhythm slash represents single note slash Misc Legend ----------- | - bar || - double bar ||o - repeat start o|| - repeat end *| - double bar (ending) : - bar (freetime) $ - Segno & - Coda Tempo markers - = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths
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