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Tourniquet - If I Was There

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“If I Was There”
From the album “Crawl to China”
By Tourniquet
copyright 1997 Benson Records
Originally Tabbed by Zeb Lang
zebl@psiaustin.com

Chords, Words(Timing) & Acoustic 'Bass Roll'
Added by Rian Swart
rswart@fss.co.za


Intro Melody - with Intro rhythm
E-----------------------------------------------------------------0h2----------|
B----------------------------------------------------------------------3p2-3~~~|
G----------2-------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-0--2--4~~~--4--2~~~~4--2-------4-----------2-----5-4--2----------------------|
A---------------------------5~~~---5--4~~~5-----5~~~------5-4--5~~~------------|
E------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Intro rhythm - with Intro Melody
D          A/C#         Bm             A5      G      A5
E-------2-----------------------2-------------5-----------3---5---0h2----------|
B-----3---3---------2-------------3-------------5---------3---5--------3p2-3~~~|
G---2-------2------2--2-------4----4--------2-----2-------0---2---2------------|
D-0-----------0---2----2-----4------4-----2--------2------0---2--0-------------|
A----------------4-------4--2----------0---------------2--2-0-0----------------|
E----------------------------------------------------3----3--------------------|

             
       D              A5          G         Asus4    A      D
E-------0h2---|-------5-----|-----3-------|-------5--0-----|------0h2p0----
B------3----3-|---------5---|-------3-----|-------3--2-----|-----3-----3---
G*---2--------|-----2-----2-|---------0---|-----2------2---|---2---------2-
D*-0----------|---2---------|---0-------0-|---2----------2-|-0-------------
A-------------|-0-----------|-------------|-0--------------|---------------
E-------------|-------------|-3-----------|----------------|---------------

    A5              G   A       Dsus2        A5                 G
E-----5-------|------3---0-0-|-------0-----|---------5-------|-------3--------
B-------5-----|------3---2-2-|-----3---3---|-----------5-----|---------3------
G---2-----2---|------0---2-2-|---2-------2-|------2------2---|------------0---
D--2--------2-|------0---2-2-|-0-----------|----2----------2-|-----0--------0-
A-0-----------|---2--2---0-0-|-------------|--0--------------|----------------
E-------------|-3----3-------|-------------|-----------------|---3------------

     Asus4    A        G           Em              F#m          G    A5
E-------5-0-----|------3--------|---------------|---------------|-3-----5-----||
B-------3-2-----|------3--------|---------------|---------------|-3-----5-----||
G-----2-----2---|------0--------|-------0-------|-------2-------|-0-----2-----||
D---2---------2-|---0--0--------|-----2---2-----|-----4---4-----|-0-----2-----||
A-0-------------|------x--------|---2-------2---|---4-------4---|-2-----0-----||
E---------------|-3----3--------|-0-----------0-|-2-----------2-|-3-----------||

Bridge (1st time only)
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------||
B-----------------------------------------------------------------------------||
G-------------------------------------------0--0-----------------------------*||
D-------0---------0-----0--4--2--0-------0-------4------4-2~~~---------------*||
A----0----------2-----0------------4--2~~~---------5--0------4-5-5------------||
E-2-------2--3~~~---3-----------------------------------------------5-3-5-2~~~||
    


   D                 A/C#                 Bm                   A5
E---------0h2------|--------------------|----------2---------|-------5----------
B-------3-----3----|----------2---------|-------------3------|----------5-------
G----2-----------2-|-------2-----2------|-------4-------4----|-----2-------2----
D-0----------------|----2----------2----|----4-------------4-|--2-------------2-
A------------------|-4----------------4-|-2------------------|-0----------------
E------------------|--------------------|--------------------|------------------

   
     G                            A5    
E--------3----3--3-----3----------5----5--5--5---------|
B--------3----3--3-----3----------5----5--5--5--3--3p2-|
G--------0----0--0-----0----------2----2--2--2---------|
D--------0----0--0-----0----------2----2--2--2---------|
A----2-----------------------0----0----0--0--0---------|
E-3-----------------3-----3----------------------------|

   D                 A/C#                 Bm                   A5
E---------0h2------|---------------------|-------2----------|--------5----------
B-------3-----3----|----------2----------|----------3-------|-----------5-------
G----2-----------2-|-------2-----2-------|-----4-------4----|-------2------2----
D-0----------------|----2-----------2----|---4------------4-|----2------------2-
A------------------|-4-----------------4-|-2----------------|-0-----------------
E------------------|---------------------|------------------|-------------------

  (Key Change)
    G           A5
E-------3-------5-|-------0h2----------||------------||-----------------||
B-------3-------5-|-----------3p2-3~~~-||------------||-----------------||
G-------0-------2-|-----2--------------||------------||----------------*||
D-------0-------2-|--0-----------------||------------||----------------*||
A---2---2---0---0-|--------------------||------------||--10\8--10\7-----||
E-3-----3---------|--------------------||------------||-----------------||

                    
             Bm                     A5                   Bm
E--||----------2----------|---------5----------|---------2----------
B--||-------------3-------|------------5-------|------------3-------
G--||*-------4-------4----|-------2-------2----|-------4-------4----
D--||*----4-------------4-|----2-------------2-|----4-------------4-
A--||--2------------------|-0------------------|-2------------------
E--||---------------------|--------------------|--------------------

            A5                    D                 D/C#
E---------5----------|----------2--------|---------2--------------
B------------5-------|----3---------3----|----3---------3---------
G-------2-------2----|-------2---------2-|-------2---------2------
D----2-------------2-|-0-----------------|------------------------
A-0------------------|-------------------|-4----------------------
E--------------------|-------------------|------------------------




          Bm                 A5           G         Repeat Chorus 1x
E---------2-------|---------5--------|--3-------||-------------------
B------------3----|------------5-----|--3-------||-------------------
G-------4-------4-|-------2-------2--|--0------*||-------------------
D----4------------|----2-------------|--0------*||-------------------
A-2---------------|-0----------------|--2-------||-------------------
E-----------------|------------------|--3-------||-------------------


C                 Bar G             Bar F             Bar G
E||---------0-------|---------3-------|---------1-------|---------3-------|
B||------------1----|------------3----|------------1----|------------3----|
G||*------0-------0-|---------------4-|---------------2-|---------------4-|
D||*---2------------|-------5---------|-------3---------|-------5---------|
A||-3---------------|----5------------|----3------------|----5------------|
E||-----------------|-3---------------|-1---------------|-3---------------|

   
  C                 Bar G                           Bar F    Bar G
E---------0-------|---------3---------|-------------1--------3--3--|
B------------1----|------------3------|-------------1--------3--3--|
G-------0-------0-|---------------4---|-------------2--------4--4--|
D----2------------|-------5-----------|-------------3--------5--5--|
A-3---------------|----5--------------|-------3-----3--------5--5--|
E-----------------|-3---------------3-|-1-----------1--------3--3--|

       C                        Bar G        Bar F             Bar G
E---------0-------|-----------3-------|---------1-------|-----------3-------|
B------------1----|--------------3----|------------1----|--------------3----|
G-------0-------0-|-----------------4-|---------------2-|-----------------4-|
D----2------------|---------5---------|------3----------|---------5---------|
A-3---------------|-----5-------------|---3-------------|------5------------|
E-----------------|-3-----------------|-1---------------|-3-----------------|

Bar F
E--------1-------------------------
B--------1-------------------------
G-----2--2-------------------------
D--------3-------------------------
A---3----3-------------------------
E-1------1-------------------------

 
         Dm                      Am7          Bar F    Bar G
E-------------1--------|-----------0--------|--1--------3---------------------
B----------3-----3-----|--------1-----1-----|--1--------3---------------------
G-------2-----------2--|-----0-----------0--|--2--------4---------------------
D----0-----------------|--2-----------------|--3--------5---------------------
A----------------------|--------------------|--3--------5---------------------
E----------------------|--------------------|--1--------3---------------------





Two Guitar Intro 1
E-------------2---------------------------------------------------------------
B-0--2--3~~~--------3-----2~~~--3--2--------3--------------------2----------8-
G-------------2-----------------------4~~~--------4--2~~~--4-----------4------
D-0--2--4-----------4-----2-----4--2--------4--------------------2------------
A-------------------------------------5-----------5--4-----5-----------5------
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

E-----10~~~--9-----7----------------------------------------------------------
B-10---------------------10-----2--3--2-----3--3--3--3p2----------------------
G-------------------------------2--2--2-----2--2--2--2-2----------------------
D-------------------------------2--2--2-----2--2--2--2-2----------------------
A-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

Two Guitar Intro 2
E-------------2------------------------------------------------------------/7-
B-0--2--3~~~-------3-----2~~~--3--2-------3-------------------2---------------
G-------------2----------------------4~~~--------4--2~~~--4----------4--------
D-0--2--4----------4-----2-----4--2-------4-------------------2---------------
A------------------------------------5-----------5--4-----5----------5--------
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------


E----5-----------------5-----------0h2----------3--3h2------------------------
B----------8~~~--7-----------7----------2h3-----------------------------------
G-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
D-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
A-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

Outro:  
E--------------------------------------------------/5-----3\2--2h3p2----------
B----------3p2--3~~~-----------3h5--2h3~~~--------------------------/5\3~~~---
G-------2-------------------2---------------------2---------------------------
D-0--4----------------0--4------------------0--4------------------------------
A-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
    .  .  .             .  .  .               .  .  .
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
B-------------------------------------------------------------8p7-------------
G-2--2h4--4/6--6/7--7/9--9p7--7\6--6h7-----7p6-----6---------------9--7-------
D-----------------------------------------------7-----7/9----------------7--7-
A-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------


E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
B-10--8--7--------------8--7--------------------------------------------------
G--------------7--------------9-----6-----------------------------------------
D-----------------7~~~-----------------7~~~-----------------------------------
A--------------------------------------------9/10--10\9--9\7--7\5--4---/5--5--
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------





E------5--5--7--7p5-----5-----------------------------------------------------
B-5h7----------------7-----7--8--7--5--------------------10--8-----10--7------
G-----------------------------------------6-----7--7~~~--x---x-----x---x------
D--------------------------------------------------------7---5-----7---4------
A-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
B-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
G----------------4------------------------------------------------------------
D-------4-----7-----7--4--2-----3--4--2--0-----2h3h4--------------------------
A----7------------------------------------------------5-----4h5p4-----5-------
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
    .  .
E----------------------------------------------------------------------------
B----------------------------------------------------------------------------
G----------------------------------------------------------------------------
D------------5/9-----9--9/12--12/14--14\12--12\11--12--12p11--12--11---------
A---------2-----------------------------------------------------------12\7~~~-
E-0--2--3---------------------------------------------------------------------
(5:27)
E------------------------------------------------------------------------------
B------------------------------------------------------------------------------
G---------------4--------------------2-----------------------------------------
D-------4----7-----7--4--2~~~--3--4-----4--2--0--2h3h4--------------2----------
A-5--7--------------------------------------------------5--4h5p4--5------5h7-5-
E------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    .  .                                                      .
E--------------------------------------------------------------------------
B--------------------------------------------3p2--3--------------3h5--2--3-
G-----------------------------------------2-------------------2------------
D-5--4-----------------7\5--7\4-----0--4----------------0--4---------------
A-------7-----5--4--5------------------------------------------------------
E--------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                         .  .  .             .  .  .
Fade Out...
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
B----------3/5--5/7--7/8--5\3--3----------------------------------------------
G-------2---------------------------------------------------------------------
D-0--4------------------------------------------------------------------------
A-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

Added: 'Bass Roll' for Acoustic Guitar which Can be Played simultaneously during
Chorus After Key Change notes are played in the second bridge

Key Change Notes |          |* repeat 2x *|
E|-----------------|-----------------------------------------------------------
B|-----------------|-----------------------------------------------------------
G|-----------------|*----------------------------------------------------------
D|-----------------|*----------------------------------------------------------
A|-----------------|-----------------------------------------------------------
E|-10--8-----10--7-|--7-7-7-7/5---5-5-5-5h7---7-7-7-7/5---5-5-5-5/3---3-3-3-3h5

(First time only)  |               
E----------------|---------------------|----------------------------------------
B----------------|---------------------|----------------------------------------
G----------------|--------------------*|----------------------------------------
D----------------|--------------------*|----------------------------------------
A----------------|---------------------|----------------------------------------
E--5-5-5-5---2---|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2---/7-|----------------------------------------

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