Billy Idol

Dancing With Myself

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Dancing With Myself

Year: 1988 - Album: Billy Idol - Greatest Hits

	  		Great punk rock song.  Pretty simple, goes like this

Figure 1
(Intro)

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Verse:Palm Muted

Repeat Figure #1 two times, 3rd time is below.  Rhythm Varies and figure
varies each time around, listen to song.  

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(E)         (A)         (B) 
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Chorus:

Same Chords as verse
Listen close for the rhythm. Each chourus is played with a little different rhythm

(E)          (A)  (B)     (A)
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9---99-9-------------------
9---99-9-------------------
7---77-7-----77-7-9----99-97 
-------------55-5-7----77-75

Bridge: (Again, listen to rhythm)

Prior to solo

 (E)     (A)     (E)     (B)
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--9---------------9--------
--9-------7-------9-------9
--7-------7-------7-------9
----------5---------------7


Big Solo!

B Note on 5th and E note on 4th string are palm muted.  F# note on 4th string is 
slightly palm muted.  Drone (B) is played wide open and is played one measure longer 
the last time around and with a bit of staccato.  Play with all downstrokes.  

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------------4444------------4444 1/2 step bend second time
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Rhythm under solo is just palm muted power chords.  E power chord is played 2 measures 
longer last time around

(B)         (E) 
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Verse after solo has a rest with a guitar bend:

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4^ (Bend one whole step)
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The original is 5 minutes long.  Listen close for variations in rhythms during some 
parts.  This is pretty much the basics of the the song.
		  

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