Van Halen - Somebody Get Me A Doctor tab

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SOMEBODY GET ME A DOCTOR
As recorded by Van Halen
(From the 1979 Album VAN HALEN II)

Transcribed by an unregistered user
	

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

Gtr I (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb) - 'EVH - brown sound'

 Intro
  Q=130
  G5            D5                G5          D5/A
 4/4
  Gtr I
  Q.   E +E  E  Q    +W           Q.   E +Q   Q
|------------------|------------|----------------||-3----3-(3)----3--|-(3)--------|-3----3-(3)-----||-0----0-(0)-x/-2--|-(2)--------|-0----0-(0)--2--||-0----x-(x)----0--|-(0)--------|-0----x-(x)--0--||-x----3-(3)-x/----|------------|-x----3-(3)--0--||-3----------------|------------|-3--------------|
E5 \1/ \1/ \1/ \1/ \1/ \1/ Q +S +E. +S +E. +S +E.|-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------||-----------------------------------||-2--(2)--(2)--(2)--(2)--(2)--(2)---||-2--(2)--(2)--(2)--(2)--(2)--(2)---||-0--(0)--(0)--(0)--(0)--(0)--(0)---|
Pre-Verse (Main Rff) \7 PM ~ +H +H E E S S E e Q E|---------------||---------------------||---------------||---------------------||---------------||-(2)---------0-2-----||-(2)----(2)----||--2--2-------0-2-----||-(2)----(2)----||--3--0-x-x-0------/7-||-(0)----(0)----||---------------------|
PM ~~~~~~ PM ~ E E E E +Q Q E E S S E e Q E|------------------|---------------------||-----8-7-(7)------|---------------------||-5---7-7-(7)------|-(2)---------0-2-----||-5---7-7-(7)------|-----2-------0-2-----||---0----------7\--|--3--0-x-x-0------/7-||------------------|---------------------|
PM ~~~~~~ PM ~ PM ~~~~~~ E E E E +Q Q E E S S E e Q E E E E E +Q Q|------------------|-------------------|-------------------||-----8-7-(7)------|-------------------|-----8-7-(7)-------||-5---7-7-(7)------|-----------0-2-----|-5---7-7-(7)-------||-5---7-7-(7)------|---2-------0-2-----|-5---7-7-(7)-------||---0----------7\--|-3-0-x-x-0------/7-|---0----------7\---||------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
PM ~ PM ~~~~~~ PM ~ E E S S E e Q E E E E E +Q Q E E S S E e Q E|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------||-------------------|-----8-7-(7)-------|-------------------||-----------0-2-----|-5---7-7-(7)-------|-----------0-2-----||---2-------0-2-----|-5---7-7-(7)-------|-----------0-2-----||-3-0-x-x-0------/7-|---0----------12\--|-3-0-x-x-0------7\-||-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
PM ~~~~~~ PM ~ PM ~~~~~~ E E E E +Q Q E E S S E e Q E E E E E +Q Q|-------------------|---------------------|-------------------|||-----8-7-(7)-------|---------------------|-----8-7-(7)-------|||-5---7-7-(7)-------|-(2)---------0-2-----|-5---7-7-(7)-------|||-5---7-7-(7)---7\--|-------------0-2-----|-5---7-7-(7)-------|||---0----------(0)--|--3--0-x-x-0------/7-|---0---------------|||-------------------|---------------------|--------------7\---||
Verse PM---------| PM---------| PM---------|
E. S Q E E E E Q Q E E E E E. S Q E E E E|--------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------||-!9--9-9------------------|-10--10------------------|-9--9-9------------------||-!9--9-9------------------|-10--10------------------|-9--9-9------------------||-!9--9-9------------------|-10--10------------------|-9--9-9------------------||-!7--7-7------------------|-------------------------|-7--7-7------------------||-!0--0-0--<7>-<7>-<7>-<7>-|---------<7>-<7>-<7>-<7>-|-0--0-0--<7>-<7>-<7>-<7>-|
PM PM E. S Q Q Q E E S S E e Q E E E E E +Q Q|----------------------|-------------------|-------------------||-10--10-10------------|-------------------|-----8-7-(7)-------||-10--10-10------------|-----------0-2-----|-5---7-7-(7)-------||-10--10-10------------|-----------0-2-----|-5---7-7-(7)-------||----------------------|-3-0-x-x-0------/7-|---0----------7\---||------------x\--h13\--|-------------------|-------------------|
PM ~ ~ PM---------|
E E S S E e Q E E E E E +Q Q E. S Q E E E E|-------------------|-------------------|--------------------------||-------------------|-----8-7-(7)-------|-9--9-9-------------------||-----------0-2-----|-5---7-7-(7)-------|-9--9-9-------------------||-----------0-2-----|-5---7-7-(7)-------|-9--9-9-------------------||-3-0-x-x-0------/7-|---0----------/7\--|-7--7-7-------------------||-------------------|-------------------|-0--0-0--<7>-<7>-<7>-<7>--|
PM---------| PM---------|
Q Q E E E E E. S Q E E E E E. S Q Q Q|-------------------------|-------------------------|----------------------||-10--10------------------|-9--9-9------------------|-10--10-10------------||-10--10------------------|-9--9-9------------------|-10--10-10------------||-10--10------------------|-9--9-9------------------|-10--10-10------------||-------------------------|-7--7-7------------------|----------------------||---------<7>-<7>-<7>-<7>-|-0--0-0--<7>-<7>-<7>-<7>-|------------x\--h13\--|
PM ~ PM ~~~~~~ PM ~ E E S S E e Q E E E E E +Q Q E E S S E e Q E|-------------------|------------------|-------------------||-------------------|-----8-7-(7)------|-------------------||-----------0-2-----|-5---7-7-(7)------|-----------0-2-----||-----------0-2-----|-5---7-7-(7)------|-----------0-2-----||-3-0-x-x-0------/7-|---0----------7\--|-3-0-x-x-0------/7-||-------------------|------------------|-------------------|
~~~~~~ PM ~ PM ~~~~~~ E E E E +Q Q E E S S E e Q E E E E E +Q Q|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------||-----8-7-(7)-------|-------------------|-----8-7-(7)-------||-5---7-7-(7)-------|-----------0-2-----|-5---7-7-(7)-------||-5---7-7-(7)-------|-----------0-2-----|-5---7-7-(7)-------||---0---------------|-3-0-x-x-0------/7-|---0---------------||--------------13\--|-------------------|--------------7\---|
PM---------| PM--------| PM--------|
E. S Q E E E E Q Q E S S E S S Q Q E S S E S S|-------------------------|---------------------|---------------------||-9--9-9------------------|-10--10--------------|-11--11--------------||-9--9-9------------------|-10--10--------------|-11--11--------------||-9--9-9------------------|-10--10--------------|-11--11--------------||-7--7-7------------------|---------------------|---------------------||-0-------<7>-<7>-<7>-<7>-|---------0-0-0-0-0-0-|---------0-0-0-0-0-0-|
Bridge < PM PM| ~ E. S Q +E S S Q E E S S S S S E. Q E e Q E Q.|--------------------------||------------------------|---------------||-12--12-12--(12)----------||-----5-------7p5b5.5----|----------5----||-12--12-12--(12)----------||-----5p0-----7p5b5.5----|----------5----||-12--12-12--(12)----------||-2-------7-7---------7--|---2------5----||-----------------x-x-12\--||-0-0--------------------|-0-0-----------||-----------------x-x-12\--||------------------------|---------------|
< PM| ~ E E S S S S S E. Q E e Q E Q.|------------------------|-----------------||-----5-------7p5b5.5----|------------5----||-----5p0-----7p5b5.5----|------------5----||---------7-7---------7--|---(2)------5----||-0-0--------------------|-0--0------------||------------------------|-----------------|
< PM PM| ~~ E E S S S S S E. E. S E e Q E Q.|--------------------------|---------------|||-----5-------7p5b5.5------|----------5----|||-----5p0-----7p5b5.5------|----------5----|||---------x-x---------7--x-|----------5----|||-0-0----------------------|-0-0-----------|||--------------------------|---------------||
Guitar Solo |------8------| |-----7------|
E E +E. S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|---------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------||---7pb8r(7)p5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7s9-9-9-9-9-9-9s12-||-0-------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------|
|--------6--------|
S S S S S T T E +E +S +E. E E|----------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------10b12-||-12-12-12-12-12-12s14-14b18==(14)r(14)b18==(14)r\---------||----------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------|
E E a +E S S e E +S S S S|-7----------------------7--------------------------||---10b12r(10)b12==(10)r---7-10-10pb12==(10)r-0-7p6-||---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------|
S S T T T t S S S S +Q S S E|-----------------------------------x-||---6---------------------------------||-9---9p7p6---6------------------0----||-----------9---7---6b7==(6)r--x------||-----------------9------------x---/9-||-------------------------------------|
|----6-----| |----6-----| |-3-|
S S E +S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|---------------------------0--------0--------0--------||-----10b12==(10)r-0-10p7p0---10p7p0---10p7p0---10p7p0-||------------------------------------------------------||---x--------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------|
|-3-| |-3-| |--3--|
S S S S S S S E +E E E S +S E.|-0------------7-10b12==(10)r-7----------------||---10p7p0---7------------------7--------------||----------9----------------------9pb10r(9)p7/-||----------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------|
~~~~~ ~~~~~~ E S S S S E S S S S Q E E E E E E +E. S|---10-------------10--------------|--------------------15----------------||---11p10----------11p10-----------|------------<12>-15----18b20==(18)r-0-||---------12-10-12-------12-10-12--|-------<12>---------------------------||----------------------------------|-/(12)--------------------------------||----------------------------------|--------------------------------------||----------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
PM PM PM PM S S S S +S S S S S E S S S S S|---------8-(8)------------8---------------||-10p8-------------10p8---------10p8-------||------10-------10------10---10------10s12-||------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------|
PM PM PM S S S S +S S S S S E S Q|----------10-(10)-------------10----------||-12p10---------------12p10----------h12\--||-------12---------12-------12----12-------||------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------|
|-3-| |----3----|
S S S S +S S S S E E E E E E|-------1-(1)---------3------------------||-3p1-----------5p3-----------------<12>-||-----3-------5-----5---5/-(0)-<12>------||----------------------------------------||----------------------------------------||----------------------------------------|
|---3---|
E E E E S S H|-<12>-----<7>-------------<5>----||--------------<7>-----<5>--------||------<7>---------<5>------------||---------------------------------||---------------------------------||---------------------------------|
\7 ~~ S S S S +S S S S S E S S S S S H. +Q|-------1-(1)---------3-----------|--------------|||-3p1-----------5p3-------7p5-----|--------------|||-----3-------5-----5---7-----7---|--------------|||-------------------------------x-|-9-------(9)--|||-------------------------------x-|-7-------(7)--|||-------------------------------x-|-0-------(0)--||
Pre-Verse PM PM PM E E S S E e Q E E E E E +Q Q E E S S E e Q E|---------------------|------------------|---------------------||---------------------|-----8-7-(7)------|---------------------||-(0)---------0-2-----|-5---7-7-(7)------|-(2)---------0-2-----||-------------0-2-----|-5---7-7-(7)------|-------------0-2-----||--3--0-x-x-0------/7-|---0----------7\--|--3--0-x-x-0------/7-||---------------------|--------------x---|---------------------|
PM PM PM E E E E +Q Q E E S S E e Q E E E E E +Q Q|------------------|---------------------|-------------------||-----8-7-(7)------|---------------------|-----8-7-(7)-------||-5---7-7-(7)------|---(2)-------0-2-----|-5---7-7-(7)-------||-5---7-7-(7)------|-------------0-2-----|-5---7-7-(7)-------||---0----------7\--|-3--0--x-x-0------/7-|---0----------7\---||--------------x---|---------------------|--------------x----|
|----6----| |----6----| |----6----|
E E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S|-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------||-----4p2p0h4p2p0h4p2p0h4p2p0h4p2p0h4p2p0h||-----------------------------------------||-3-0-------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------|
|----6----| |----6----| |----6----|
S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S Q|------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------||-4p2p0h4p2p0h4p2p0h4p2p0h4p2p0h4p2p0------||------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------12\--|
PM ~ PM ~~~~~~ PM ~ E E S S E e Q E E E E E +Q Q E E S S E e E S S E|---------------------|------------------|------------------------||---------------------|-----8-7-(7)------|------------------------||-------------0-2-----|-5---7-7-(7)------|---(2)-------0-2--------||---(2)-------0-2-----|-5---7-7-(7)------|-------------0-2-x-x----||-3--0--x-x-0------/7-|---0----------7\--|-3--0--x-x-0-----x-x-/7-||---------------------|------------------|------------------------|
Outro - Verse ~~~~~~ PM---------| PM---------|
E E E E +Q Q E. S Q E E E E Q Q E E E E|-------------------||-------------------------|-----------------------||-----8-7-(7)-------||-9--9-9------------------|-10--10----------------||-5---7-7-(7)-------||-9--9-9------------------|-10--10----------------||-5---7-7-(7)-------||-9--9-9------------------|-10--10----------------||---0---------------||-7--7-7------------------|-----------------------||--------------12\--||-0--0-0--<7>-<7>-<7>-<7>-|---------<7>-<7>-<7>-0-|
PM---------| PM E. S Q E E E E Q Q Q Q E E S S E e Q E|-------------------------|------------------|----------------------||-9--9-9------------------|-10--10-----------|----------------------||-9--9-9------------------|-10--10-----------|-------------0-2------||-9--9-9------------------|-10--10-----------|---(2)-------0-2------||-7--7-7------------------|------------------|-3--0--x-x-0------/7--||-0-------<7>-<7>-<7>-<7>-|---------x\--15\--|----------------------|
~~~~~~ PM ~ PM ~~~~~~ E E E E +Q Q E E S S E e Q E E E E E +Q Q|------------------|---------------------|-------------------||-----8-7-(7)------|---------------------|-----8-7-(7)-------||-5---7-7-(7)------|-------------0-2-----|-5---7-7-(7)-------||-5---7-7-(7)------|---(2)-------0-2-----|-5---7-7-(7)-------||---0----------7\--|-3--0--x-x-0------/7-|---0----------7\---||------------------|---------------------|--------------x----|
PM ~ PM ~~~~~~ PM ~ E E S S E e E S S E E E E E +Q Q E E S S E e Q E|------------------------|-------------------|-------------------||------------------------|-----8-7-(7)-------|-------------------||---(2)-------0-2--------|-5---7-7-(7)-------|-----------0-2-----||-------------0-2-x-x----|-5---7-7-(7)-------|-----------0-2-----||-3--0--x-x-0-----x-x-/7-|---0---------------|-3-0-x-x-0------/7-||------------------------|--------------12\--|-------------------|
E E Q H +Q E E H +W +W Q Q H|---------2----|-(2)--2-2-2----|-(2)--------|-(2)--------|--------------*||-----8\--3----|-(3)--3-3-3----|-(3)--------|-(3)--------|--------------*||-5---7\--2----|-(2)--2-2-2----|-(2)--------|-(2)--------|-(0)--2-------*||-5---7\--0----|-(0)-----------|-(0)--------|-(0)--------|------2-------*||---0-----0----|-(0)-----------|-(0)--------|-(0)--------|--3---0-------*||--------------|---------------|------------|------------|--------------*| +W
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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