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/ Elton John / Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (1973) / Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting guitar tab

From: "Francis J. Koletar"
Subject: j/john_elton/saturday_nights_alright_for_fighting.tab
Date: Tue, 11 Jun 2002 10:39:26 -0000

I declare this tab to be my own transcription work of Elton John's
'Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting' from the album 'Goodbye Yellow
Brick Road' and not based on, borrowed from or copied from, any other =
source.

My first public tab!  I encourage and welcome any/all improvements
to fkoletar@cogeco.ca .  Thanks!
There is no substitute for kinetic enthusiasm!

Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting
(lyrics: Bernie Taupin/music: Elton John - 1973 This Record Co. Limited)
>From the album 'Goodbye Yellow Brick Road' (1973)

INTRO:

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------= ---|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------= ---|
G|--5--5--5---5--5--5---5--5--5---3--3--3---3/15---10--10--10---10--10--1= 0--|
D|--7--7--5---7--7--5---7--7--5---5--5--3---3/15---12--12--10---12--12--1= 0--|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------= ---|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------= ---|


e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------= ---|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------= ---|
G|--5--5--5---5--5--5---5--5--5---3--3--3--3--3--------------------------= ---|
D|--7--7--5---7--7--5---7--7--5---5--5--3--3--5---3----3--3---3--3--3----= ---|
A|------------------------------------------------3h5--5--3---5--5--3----= ---|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------= ---|

First Verse:



G                       F, C, G, G, F, C, G, F.
It's gettin' late.



CHORUS:



C                       Bb, F, C, C, Bb, F, C, G,.
So don't give us.
 Bb                C
Oooh, oooh, oooh, oooh...




BRIDGE:    G-G-G! F-F G-G! F-F G!




Second Verse:



G                       F, C, G, G, F, C, G, F.
Well they're packed.


Repeat CHORUS:


LEAD BREAK:

    C
e---------------------------------|
B---------------------------------|
G---5--5--5---5--5--5---5--5--5---|
D---7--7--5---7--7--5---7--7--5---|
A---------------------------------|
E---------------------------------|

    Bb
e---------------------------------|
B---------------------------------|
G---3--3--3---3--3--3---3--3--3---|
D---5--5--3---5--5--3---5--5--3---|
A---------------------------------|
E---------------------------------|

    F
e------------------------------------------|
B------------------------------------------|
G---10--10--10---10--10--10---10--10--10---|
D---12--12--10---12--12--10---12--12--10---|
A------------------------------------------|
E------------------------------------------|

    C
e---------------------------------|
B---------------------------------|
G---5--5--5---5--5--5---5--5--5---|
D---7--7--5---7--7--5---7--7--5---|
A---------------------------------|
E---------------------------------|

    C
e---------------------------------|
B---------------------------------|
G---5--5--5---5--5--5---5--5--5---|
D---7--7--5---7--7--5---7--7--5---|
A---------------------------------|
E---------------------------------|

    Bb
e---------------------------------|
B---------------------------------|
G---3--3--3---3--3--3---3--3--3---|
D---5--5--3---5--5--3---5--5--3---|
A---------------------------------|
E---------------------------------|

    F
e------------------------------------------|
B------------------------------------------|
G---10--10--10---10--10--10---10--10--10---|
D---12--12--10---12--12--10---12--12--10---|
A------------------------------------------|
E------------------------------------------|












    C                             F/C
e---------------------------------1---|
B---------------------------------1---|
G---5--5--5---5--5--5---5--5--5---2---|
D---7--7--5---7--7--5---7--7--5---3---|
A---------------------------------3---|
E---------------------------------X---|

                                  ...oooh!...

Repeat CHORUS:


OUTRO:

    C
e---------------------------------|
B---------------------------------|
G---5--5--5---5--5--5---5--5--5---|
D---7--7--5---7--7--5---7--7--5---|
A---------------------------------|
E---------------------------------|

    Bb
e---------------------------------|
B---------------------------------|
G---3--3--3---3--3--3---3--3--3---|
D---5--5--3---5--5--3---5--5--3---|
A---------------------------------|
E---------------------------------|

    F
e------------------------------------------|
B------------------------------------------|
G---10--10--10---10--10--10---10--10--10---|
D---12--12--10---12--12--10---12--12--10---|
A------------------------------------------|
E------------------------------------------|

    C
e---------------------------------|
B---------------------------------|
G---5--5--5---5--5--5---5--5--5---|
D---7--7--5---7--7--5---7--7--5---|
A---------------------------------|
E---------------------------------|

    C
e---------------------------------|
B---------------------------------|
G---5--5--5---5--5--5---5--5--5---|
D---7--7--5---7--7--5---7--7--5---|
A---------------------------------|
E---------------------------------|
    Saturday, Saturday, Saturday,

    Bb
e---------------------------------|
B---------------------------------|
G---3--3--3---3--3--3---3--3--3---|
D---5--5--3---5--5--3---5--5--3---|
A---------------------------------|
E---------------------------------|
    Saturday, Saturday, Saturday,

    F
e------------------------------------------|
B------------------------------------------|
G---10--10--10---10--10--10---10--10--10---|
D---12--12--10---12--12--10---12--12--10---|
A------------------------------------------|
E------------------------------------------|
    Saturday,    Saturday,    Saturday night's alright!

    C
e---------------------------------|
B---------------------------------|
G---5--5--5---5--5--5---5--5--5---|
D---7--7--5---7--7--5---7--7--5---|
A---------------------------------|
E---------------------------------|

    C
e---------------------------------|
B---------------------------------|
G---5--5--5---5--5--5---5--5--5---|
D---7--7--5---7--7--5---7--7--5---|
A---------------------------------|
E---------------------------------|
    Saturday, Saturday, Saturday,

    Bb
e---------------------------------|
B---------------------------------|
G---3--3--3---3--3--3---3--3--3---|
D---5--5--3---5--5--3---5--5--3---|
A---------------------------------|
E---------------------------------|
    Saturday, Saturday, Saturday,

    F
e------------------------------------------|
B------------------------------------------|
G---10--10--10---10--10--10---10--10--10---|
D---12--12--10---12--12--10---12--12--10---|
A------------------------------------------|
E------------------------------------------|
    Saturday,    Saturday,    Saturday night's alright!

    C
e---------------------------------|
B---------------------------------|
G---5--5--5---5--5--5---5--5--5---|
D---7--7--5---7--7--5---7--7--5---|
A---------------------------------|
E---------------------------------|

Repeat as long as you care to...
Cogs for president!


Elton John albums
2001 Songs from the West Coast
1999 Aida
1997 Big Picture
1993 Duets
1992 The One
1989 Sleeping With the Past
1988 Reg Strikes Back
1983 Too Low for Zero
1982 Jump Up!
1976 Blue Moves
1975 Rock of the Westies
1975 Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy
1974 Caribou
1973 Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
1973 Don't Shoot Me I'm Only the Piano Player
1972 Honky Chateau
1971 Madman Across the Water
1971 Tumbleweed Connection
1970 Elton John
1969 Empty Sky
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02Candle in the Wind tabbass tab
04Goodbye Yellow Brick Road tabbass tab
14Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting tabbass tab
17Harmony tabbass tab

 

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