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/ The Beatles / Revolver (1966) / Taxman guitar tab

Taxman
(Harrison)


Verse:
    D7                         D7#9  D7
Let me tell you how it will be
    D7                              D7#9  D7
There's one for you nineteen for me
               C7              G7#9    D7
'Cos I'm the taxman   Yeah I'm the taxman


Verse:
Should five percent appear too small
Be thankful I don't take it all
'Cos I'm the taxman   Yeah I'm the taxman


Middle:
         D
If you drive a truck  I'll tax the street
                            C
If you try to fix it  I'll tax your seat
        D
If you get too cold  I'll tax the heat
                           C                D
If you take a walk  I'll tax your feet   TAXMAN!


Guitar Solo:
-|---------------------------------------------------10----------------
-|--------------------------------6--8--b(9)8--6-----------------------
-|-----7-----7-----7-----7-----7------------------7--------------------
-|--0-----0-----0-----0-----0------------------------------------------
-|---------------------------------------------------------------------
-|---------------------------------------------------------------------

-|---------------------------------------------------------------------
-|-----9p8--9p8--6-----------------------------------------------------
-|--7---------------7--7--5h7p5--6--4h6p4--5--2h4p2--------------------
-|---------------------------------------------------------------------
-|---------------------------------------------------------------------
-|---------------------------------------------------------------------

-|------------------------------------------------------------10-------
-|-----------------------8--6-----6-----6-----6--b(9)8--6--------------
-|--2--4--5--7-----7-----------7-----7-----7---------------7-----------
-|--------------0-----0------------------------------------------------
-|---------------------------------------------------------------------
-|---------------------------------------------------------------------

               C               G7#9    D
'Cos I'm the taxman   Yeah I'm the taxman


Verse:
Don't ask me what I want it for  (ah ah, Mr. Wilson)
If you don't want to pay some more  (ah ah, Mr. Heath)
    'Cos I'm the taxman                 Yeah      I'm the taxman
-|--------------------------------------------------------------------------
-|--------------------------------------------------------------------------
-|-------------------5---------3--5-----5---------3--5----------------------
-|----------------------3--h5--------------3--h5-----------5---------3b(4)--
-|----------------3------------------3------------------------3--h5---------
-|------------------------------------------------------3-------------------


Verse:
Now my advice for those who die  (TAXMAN!)
Declare the pennies on your eyes  (TAXMAN!)
'Cos I'm the taxman   Yeah I'm the taxman

    And you're working     for no one    but me
                 F                           D7
-|--------------------------------------------------------------
-|--------------/6-----/6-----/6-----/6-------------------------
-|------------------5------5------5------5------7---------5--7--  (repeat
-|-------------------------------------------------5--h7--------   guitar
-|-------------------------------------------5------------------    solo)
-|--------------------------------------------------------------



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Miscellaneous info:

C7   = (-3231-)
D7   = (-5453-)
D7#9 = (-5456-) or (----11)
G7#9 = (35-466)

Riff to repeat over first two
lines of third verse
-|------------------------------
-|------------------------------
-|-----7---------5--7-----------
-|--------5--h7-----------------
-|--5---------------------------
-|------------------------------

Riff to repeat over first two
lines of fourth verse
-|------------------------------
-|------------------8-----------
-|-----7---------5--------------
-|--------5--h7-----------------
-|--5---------------------------
-|------------------------------

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Tab Special Notations:
----0----  play the open string ('fret zero')
----5----  play fret five
----5~---  play fret five with vibrato
---5/7---  play fret five, slide up to fret seven
---7\5---  play fret seven, slide down to fret five
--8b(9)--  play fret eight, bend the string (at fret eight) to reach
             the pitch of fret nine
--b(9)8--  play fret eight already bent to the pitch of fret nine,
             unbending until it reaches the normal pitch of fret eight
----h7---  hammer-on to fret seven
----p5---  pull-off to fret five
---/7----  slide up to fret 7 (the starting fret of the slide is
             undefined, judge by ear)
---15\---  play fret 15, slide down (the ending fret of the slide is
             undefined, judge by ear)
---0h3---  play the open string and immediately hammer-on to fret
             three
---7p5---  play fret seven and immediately pull-off to fret five




The Beatles albums
2000 One
1970 Hey Jude
1970 Let It Be
1969 Abbey Road
1969 Yellow Submarine
1968 White Album
1967 Magical Mystery Tour
1967 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
1966 Revolver
1965 Rubber Soul
1965 Help!
1964 The Beatles' Second Album
1964 Meet the Beatles!
1964 Beatles For Sale
1964 A Hard Day's Night
1963 With the Beatles
1963 Please Please Me
Revolver tabs
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03I'm Only Sleeping tabbass tab
04Love You To tabbass tab
05Here, There And Everywhere tabbass tab
06Yellow Submarine tabbass tab
07She Said, She Said tabbass tab
08Good Day Sunshine tabbass tab
09And Your Bird Can Sing tabbass tab
10For No One tabbass tab
11Doctor Robert tabbass tab
12I Want To Tell You tabbass tab
13Got To Get You Into My Life tabbass tab
14Tomorrow Never Knows tabbass tab

 

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