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Summer Nights

	   
                               tab by Paul D. 
                         pdmytrewycz@music.transy.edu 
 
(For the sake of accuracy, I have tabbed this song as it would ACTUALLY be 
played.  With the capo on the 3rd fret, your open notes are technically 
all gonna be 3's in tab.  So until I indicate that you are to remove 
the capo, all 3's mean that you leave the string open and let the capo do 
the rest.  :)  For example, the first chord here is SUPPOSED to look like 
a standard "G" shape, but the tab looks funny because the 3rd fret is 
really your "open".  Is that confusing enough?...) 
 
w/fingers: 
||---------5-------3---|---------------------|---------5-------3---|------- 
||-6-------6-----6---6-|-6-------6p5---3-----|-6-------6-----6---6-|------- 
||-3-----3-5---5-------|-3-----3-5-------5---|-3-----3-5---5-------|------- 
||-3---3-----3---------|-3---3---5---5-----5-|-3---3-----3---------|------- 
||---------------------|-5-5-----3-----------|---------------------|------- 
||-6-6-----------------|---------------------|-6-6-----------------|------- 
 
 
----------------------|---------5-------3---|---------------|| 
6-------6p5---3-------|-6-------6-----6---6-|-6---------5---|| 
3-----3-5---------5---|-3-----3-5---5-------|-3-------3-5---|| 
3---3---5---5---5---5-|-3---3-----3---------|-3-----3---5---|| 
5-5-----3-------------|---------------------|-5---5-----3---|| 
----------------------|-6-6-----------------|-6-6-----------|| 
 
w/pick: 
----------------|-----------------------------|-------------------|-------- 
6-6-6-6-6-6-----|-6-6-6---5-5-----------------|---6-6-6---6-6-----|-------- 
3-3-3-3-5-5-----|-3-3-3---5-5-----------------|---3-3-3---5-5-----|-------- 
3-3-3-3-3-3---x|-3-3-3---5-5---3-7p5p3-------|---3-3-3---3-3---x|-------- 
----------3---x|-5-5-5---3-3-----------7p5p3-|-----------------x|-------- 
6-6-6-6-------x|-----------------------------|-6-6-6-6---------x|-------- 
 
 
--------------------------------|---------------------| 
6-6-6---5-5---------------------|---6-6-6-6-6-6-------| 
3-3-3---5-5---------------------|---3-3-3-3-5-5-------| 
3-3-3---5-5-----------8---------|---3-3-3-3-3-3---xx| 
5-5-5---3-3---3h5h6h7---7p6p5p3-|-------------3---xx| 
--------------------------------|-6-6-6-6-6-------xx| 
 
                *         {nh w/bar} 
-------------------2~~~-|-----------|| 
6-6-6---5-5--------3----|-----------|| 
3-3-3---5-5------2-2----|--5--/---7-||  at * return to standard 
3-3-3---5-5------2-0----|--5--/---7-||  position (remove capo) 
5-5-5---3-3------0------|-----------|| 
------------------------|-----------|| 
 
When you're back in standard, you're ready to begin the main part of the 
song, which has the following chord progression with a few variations: 
G D G/B A 
And it's played like so... 
  G     D       G/B   A 
|-3-3-3-------|-3-3-3---------------------|---3-3-3-----| 
|-3-3-3-3-3---|-3-3-3-2-2-----------------|---3-3-3-3-3-| 
|-0-0-0-2-2---|-0-0-0-2-2-----------------|---0-0-0-2-2-| 
|-0-0-0-0-0---|-0-0-0-2-2---0-4p2p0-------|---0-0-0-0-0-| 
|-------0-0---|-2-2-2-0-0-----------4p2p0-|---------0-0-| 
|-3-3-3-------|---------------------------|-3-3-3-3-----| 
 
                                                             w/bar 
3-3-3-------------------------|---3-3-3-----------|-3-3-3------------------ 
3-3-3-2-2---------------------|---3-3-3-3-3-------|-3-3-3-2--2~~~---------- 
0-0-0-2-2---------------------|---0-0-0-2-2-------|-0-0-0-2--2~~~---------- 
0-0-0-2-2-----------5---------|---0-0-0-0-0-------|-0-0-0-2--2~~~---------- 
2-2-2-0-0---0h2h3h4---4p3p2p0-|---------0-0-------|-2-2-2-0--0~~~---------- 
------------------------------|-3-3-3-3-------x--|------------------------ 
 
 
||----------------------|-----------------------------| 
||----------------------|-----------------------------| 
||*-2-------------------|-2---------------------------| 
||*-0-4---x-2-4---------|-0-4-------------------------| 
||----2-----0-2---0h2p0-|---2-----------------x-4p2p0-| 
||----------------------|-------0h2p0-3p0-4-5---------| 
 
                                   <---{2x} 
--------------------|--------------------||--------------------------| 
--------------------|--------------------||-7/97/97---9---10---7/9-| 
2-------------------|-2-----------------*||-------------9---9----7/9-| 
0-4---x-2-4---------|-0-4---------------*||-7/97/97---9---9----7/9-| 
--2-----0-2---0h2p0-|---2----------------||-------------7---7----5/7-| 
--------------------|-------0h2p0-3/4p0--||--------------------------| 
 
 
-----------------------|------------------------------| 
7/97/97---10---9---7-|-7/97/97---9---10---7---9--| 
------------9----9---7-|-------------9---9----7---9--| 
7/97/97---9----9---7-|-7/97/97---9---9----7---9--| 
------------7----7---5-|-------------7---7----5---7--| 
-----------------------|------------------------------| 
 
 
---------------------------------|---------------------| 
-----1211------10-----7-----65-|---------------------| 
---------------------------------|-2-------------------| 
0h12----11-0h10----0h7---0h6--(5)|-0-4---x-2-4---------| 
---------------------------------|---2-----0-2---0h2p0-| 
---------------------------------|---------------------| 
 
 
------------------|---------------| 
------------------|-3-----3-3-----| 
2-----------------|-2-----2-2-----| 
0-4---------------|-0-----0-0-----| 
--2---------------|---------------| 
------0h2p0-3/4p0-|---0~------2~--| 
 
                     t      t      t      t sl  t 
----------------------------------------------------|| 
3-3-----3-3-3---------------------------------------|| 
2-2-----2-2-2---------------------------------------|| 
0-0-----0-0-----------------------------------------|| 
------------2~--0h4-12p0h4-12p0h4-12p0h4-12/1412p7-|| 
----3~----------------------------------------------|| 
 
Then it's back to the G D G/B A progression again for the chorus. 
Then comes the solo for which Eddie locks his Trans-Trem 1 step DOWN! 
(i.e. DON'T ASK! I'm not gonna tune my guitar 1 step down just to figure it 
out.)  Then, after the solo, Eddie brings the Trans-Trem back up to the 
FIRST position (1 1/2 steps up) and plays the little beginning part again. 
And then again back to standard for another chorus bit ("Ahhhh, summer 
nights..."). 
 
For the outro, I think it's just that main chord progression with something 
like this over it... 
(let ring) 
   nh.................   nh...... 
||---------------------|------------------|-------------|| 
||-------12----------7-|-----7------5-----|----12-----7-|| 
||----12-----------7---|---7----------6---|-12------7---|| 
||-12---------12-7-----|-7-------7------7-|/12-----/7---|| 
||---------------------|------------------|-------------|| 
||---------------------|------------------|-------------|| 
 
After that, I'm not sure, it starts to fade out and it's tough to hear. 
I guess you could just flub it from there... 
 
_______________________________________________________ 
Contribuição: Eduardo(eduardo.rpg@zipmail.com.br) 

	  

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