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/ Ataris / So Long, Astoria (2003) / Takeoffs and Landings guitar tab

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              TAKEOFFS AND LANDINGS - The Ataris
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By:  Gary(garyhale@spu.edu)

... - palm mute
~   - let ring out
/  - slide
4x
4x  - mute after strumming
2x

GUITAR 1\\'S PARTS:
-----------------
Intro:
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-11-11-11-11-13-13-13-13-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-14-14-14-14-13-13--|
D|x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x--x--x--x--x--x--x--|
A|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--9--9--9--9-11-11-11-11-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-12-12-12-12-11-11--|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Intro Cont\\'d:
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|13-13-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-13-14-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-16-16-16-16|
D|-x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x--x--x--x--x|
A|11-11--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9-11-12-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-14-14-14-14|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Intro Cont\\'d:
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|16-16-16-16-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-11-11-11-11-9-9-9-9-13-13-13-13-13-13--|
D|-x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x-x-x-x-x--x--x--x--x--x--x--|
A|14-14-14-14-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11--9--9--9--9-7-7-7-7-11-11-11-11-11-11--|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Intro Cont\\'d:
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|13-13-11-11-11-11-13-13-13-13-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-13-14-16-|
D|-x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x-|
A|11-11--9--9--9--9-11-11-11-11--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9-11-12-14-|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Intro Cont\\'d:
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|16-16-16-16-16-16-16-8/9-9-8-----|
D|-x--x--x--x--x--x--x-x-x-x-x-----|
A|14-14-14-14-14-14-14-6/7-7-6-----|
E|---------------------------------|

Verse:  (You figure out strumming)  (2x)  \\"On this coldest of...\\"
e|-----------------|
B|-----------------|
G|-----------------|
D|6----------------|
A|4---7---9---7----|
E|----5---7---5----|
  .   .   .   .

Pre Chorus:  \\"If you could go...\\"
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------9-9-9-9-9-9-9|
D|4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-6-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-9-9-9|
A|4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-6-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7|
E|2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--------------|

Pre Chorus Cont\\'d:
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|9-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7----------------------------------------------------------|
D|9-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--------------------------|
A|7-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--------------------------|
E|------------------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--------------------------|

Pre Chorus Cont\\'d:
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-6-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--------------|
A|4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-6-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--------------|
E|2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--------------|

Chorus:  \\"Please don\\'t let me...\\"  (2x)
e|----------------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0|
B|----------------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0|
G|9-9-9-9-9-8-8-8-9-9-9-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-2|
D|9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-2|
A|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-0-0-0|
E|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7------------------------------------------------------|

Bridge:  (Play guitar 2\\'s intro part)

Repeat Verse:  (Don\\'t play first chord though)

Repeat Pre Chorus

Repeat Chorus

Breakdown:
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
D|4-4x----7-7x---6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
A|4-4x----7-7x---4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
E|2-2x----5-5x---4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|

Breakdown Cont\\'d:
e|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|4--4------4-------4-------4-7--7--------7~------|
A|4--4--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-7--7--7-7-7-7~------|
E|2--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-5--5--5-5-5-5~------|
        ...   .....   .....         .....

Repeat Chorus

End With:
e|------------------|
B|------------------|
G|------------------|
D|4-4-4-4-4-6-7~----|
A|4-4-4-4-4-6-7~----|
E|2-2-2-2-2-4-5~----|


GUITAR 2\\'S PARTS:
-----------------
Intro:  (2x)  (You figure out strumming)
e|-----------------------|
B|-----------------------|
G|6----------------------|
D|6---7---9---7----------|
A|4---7---9---7----------|
E|----5---7---5----------|

Verse:  (Ring out then follow Guitar 1)
e|-----------------|
B|-----------------|
G|6~---------------|
D|6~---------------|
A|4~---------------|
E|-----------------|

Pre Chorus:  (Same as Guitar 1)

Chorus:  (Same as Guitar 1)

Bridge:
e|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0|
B|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-4-4-4-4-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-4-4-4-4-9-9-9-9-4-4-4-4-4-4|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Bridge Cont\\'d:
e|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0|
B|4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-7-7-7-7|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Bridge Cont\\'d:
e|0-0-0-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-0-0-0-0--0--0--0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0|
B|5-5-5-5-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-9-9-9-9-10-10-10-10-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Bridge Cont\\'d:
e|0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0------|
B|9-10-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5------|
G|--------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

Repeat Verse:  (Play same as Guitar 1)

Repeat Pre Chorus

Repeat Chorus

Breakdown:
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|11-11--13-13-13-13-11-11-11-11-9-9-9-9-14-14--13-13-13-13-11-11-11-11-9-9-9|
D|-x--x---x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x-x-x-x-x--x--x---x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x-x-x-x|
A|-9--9--11-11-11-11--9--9--9--9-7-7-7-7-12-12--11-11-11-11--9--9--9--9-7-7-7|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Breakdown Cont\\'d:
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|9-16-16--16-16-16-16--14-13-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-13-13-13-13-11-11-11-11|
D|x--x--x---x--x--x--x---x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x|
A|7-14-14--14-14-14-14--12-11--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9-11-11-11-11--9--9--9--9|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Breakdown Cont\\'d:
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|11-11--13-13-13-13-11-11-11-11-9-9-9-9-14-14--14-14-14-13~-----------------|
D|-x--x---x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x-x-x-x-x--x--x---x--x--x--x------------------|
A|-9--9--11-11-11-11--9--9--9--9-7-7-7-7-12-12--12-12-12-11~-----------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Repeat Chorus

End With:
e|---------------|
B|---------------|
G|---------------|
D|4-4-4-4-4-6-7~-|
A|4-4-4-4-4-6-7~-|
E|2-2-2-2-2-4-5~-|

There are some octaves during the last chorus, and then there\\'s a little riff
during the pre chorus and chorus that\\'s similar to the lead guitar during the
bridge that\\'s pretty hard to hear so I didn\\'t tab it.
E-mail questions, comments, etc. to Gary(garyhale@spu.edu)
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Ataris albums
2003 So Long, Astoria
2001 End Is Forever
2000 Let It Burn
1999 Blue Skies, Broken Hearts...Next 12 Exits
1997 Anywhere But Here
So Long, Astoria tabs
01So Long, Astoria tabbass tab
02Takeoffs and Landings tabbass tab
03In This Diary tabbass tab
04My Reply tabbass tab
05Unopened Letter to the World tabbass tab
06The Saddest Song tabbass tab
07Summer '79 tabbass tab
08The Hero Dies in This One tabbass tab
09All You Can Ever Learn Is What You Already Know tabbass tab
10The Boys of Summer tabbass tab
11Radio #2 tabbass tab
12Looking Back on Today tabbass tab
13Eight of Nine tabbass tab

 

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