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/ Creed / Weathered (2001) / Don't Stop Dancing guitar tab

Author/Artist: Creed
Title: Don't Stop Dancing
Album: Weathered
Transcribed by: Adam Strachn
Email: CookieMonster912@hotmail.com
Submitted By: IcEmAn
Email: Guitarist4986@kiwibox.com

Standard tuning.
Pretty easy song. Have the solo!
Listen to song for strumming!!!

Verse – (listen to the song for strumming pattern)
“At times life is wicked and I just can’t see the light”
-3--------------------------3------------------0--0-----0-0--|
-3--------------------------3------------------1--0-----1-0--|
-0--------------------------0------------------0--0-----0-0--|
-0--------------------------0------------------2--2-----2-2--|
-2--------------------------0------------------3--3-----3-3--|
-3--------------------------2--------------------------------|


Pre-Chorus – (listen for strumming pattern)
“But I know I must go on . . . I heard I must be strong”                                                                               
-0--------------------------------0--------------------|
-1--------------------------------1--------------------|
-2--------------------------------0--------------------|
-2--------------------------------2--------------------|
-0--------------------------------3--------------------|
----------------------------------0--------------------|

Then kick in the distortion for this passage -

“Cause inside I know that many feel this way~~~~~~ . . .”
---------------------------------------------------------|
---------------------------------------------------------|
---------------------------------------------5-5-5---/7--|
-------2-~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~---------5-5-5---/7--|
-------2-~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~---------3-3-3---/5--|
-------0-~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~---------------------|
                                   
                                           
Chorus – (strum chords)
“Children don’t stop dancing” “Believe you can fly~~~~ away; away“
------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
---------7--------------5-----|----5---------------------------5--|  
-5-------7------7-------5-----|----5-----------5------/7-------5--| 
-5-------5------7-------3-----|----3-----------5------/7-------3--|
-3--------------5-------------|----------------3------/5----------|

Play the verse (with some picking)

Then Pre-Chorus 

Then the Chorus

Solo – (in at 1:58)
-/12-/14-/15---/17--17----19b-19b--| 
-----------------------------------| 
-----------------------------------| 
-----------------------------------| 
-----------------------------------| 
-----------------------------------|

Play the next bar 3x -
-10---------------------10----------------10---12b--|
----------10--12---10---------10-12-10--------------|
----------------------------------------------------|
----------------------------------------------------|
----------------------------------------------------|
----------------------------------------------------|

The 4th time play these next two bars -
-12p10----------------------------| 
----------10-----------(10)---12--| 
----------------12v---------------|
----------------------------------| 
----------------------------------|
----------------------------------|
 
-----------------------------------12b~--|
-10b-------------------------------16b~--|
--------12v---11v---11bp9----------------|
-----------------------------12v---------|
-----------------------------------------|
-----------------------------------------|
                                                                              

Bridge – 
“Are we hiding ~~~~ in the shadows?”
----------------|-----------------|
----------------|-----------------|
-7--------------|-----5-----------| Strum the chords
-7--------7-----|-----5--------5--|
-5--------7-----|-----3--------5--|
----------5-----|--------------3--|


Pre-Chorus – (just guitar, strum all chords softly)
“But I know I must go on . . . I heard I must be strong”                                                                               
-0--------------------------------0--------------------|
-1--------------------------------1--------------------|
-2--------------------------------0--------------------|
-2--------------------------------2--------------------|
-0--------------------------------3--------------------|
----------------------------------0--------------------|

“Cause inside I know that many feel this way~~~~~~ . . .”
-------------------------------------------------------|
-------------------------------------------0-------(0)-|
-------------------------------------------5-------(7)-|
-------2------------2--------2-------------5-------(7)-|
-------2------------2--------2-------------3-------(5)-|
-------0------------0--------0-------------------------|


Clean Chorus – (strum softly)
“Children don’t stop dancing” “Believe you can fly . . .”
-3------2------0-------0--|------------------------0--|
-3------3------2-------1--|------------------------2--|
-0------2------2-------0--|------0---------0-------2--|
-0------0------2-------2--|------2---------0-------2--|
-2-------------0-------3--|------3---------2-------0--|
-3------------------------|----------------3----------|

Kick in distortion Away~~~
---------------------|
---------------------|
5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---5--| All palm muted
5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---5--|
3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---3--|                                                                              
---------------------|

Then go into regular chorus

Outro 
Am I hiding ~~~~ in the shadows?”
----------------|-----------------|
-0--------------|-----0-----------|
-7--------0-----|-----5--------0--| Strum the chords
-7--------7-----|-----5--------5--|
-5--------7-----|-----3--------5--|
----------5-----|--------------3--|

Tab Key –
~ = hold note
b = bend note
v = vibrate note
p = pull off
/ = slide up
r = release note
(10) = ghost note or sustain note



Creed albums
2001 Weathered
1999 Human Clay
1997 My Own Prison
Weathered tabs
01Bullets tabbass tab
02Freedom Fighter tabbass tab
03Who's Got My Back? tabbass tab
04Signs tabbass tab
05One Last Breath tabbass tab
06My Sacrifice tabbass tab
07Stand Here With Me tabbass tab
08Weathered tabbass tab
09Hide tabbass tab
10Don't Stop Dancing tabbass tab
11Lullaby tabbass tab

 

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