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"Is She Really Going Out with Him?"

Discussion in 'Tablature and Notation [BG]' started by EriktheRed, Apr 21, 2009.

  1. EriktheRed


    Dec 13, 2008
    Northern IL
    Hard to believe the song is 30 years old.
  2. steamthief


    Jan 25, 2006
    Mentone Beach
    That whole Look Sharp album is timeless. Graham Maby is the man!
  3. paul_wolfe


    Mar 8, 2009
    I used to play this in a gig - and I could never remember the bridge, but it's ridiculously simple! I always had to write myself a cheat sheet - it got to be a right mental hang up!!!

    Did you want a tab for this, I think I've got the part written our somewhere in my pre-computer pile of notes?
  4. DeanT

    DeanT Send lawyers, guns and money...

    If you can, post it. I'm sure others would like to see it. I know I would.
  5. paul_wolfe


    Mar 8, 2009
    Can do

    It will take a couple of days - a day to find it!!! and then an hour somewhere to put it in the computer. But I'll post it when I get it sorted.
  6. paul_wolfe


    Mar 8, 2009
    Just to say I haven't forgotten this...just been snowed under. Will try and do in next 48 hours.
  7. BigKahuna13


    Nov 21, 2004
    LI New York
    Agreed. We've been working on covering the live version of
    "Sunday Papers." Will probably do it in front of a crowd for the first time this month. Fun, fun song to play.
  8. I found this on some random tab site awhile ago whilst looking for other Joe/Graham stuff - does anyone know where I could find tabs for 'I'm The Man' and/or 'Right And Wrong'?

    Hope this one works for you...

    Standard tuning:

    Dm7 Eb Fsus4
    Gtr I
    Q. Q. E E Q. Q. E E Q. Q. E E

    Bb F Ab Eb
    Q Q E E E E q. E q. E q. E E E E E

    Verse (0:17)
    Bb F Ab Eb Bb F Ab Eb
    q. E q. E q. E E E E E 7x q. E q. E q. E E E E E

    Chorus (0:50)
    Eb F Bb Eb
    Q. E H Q. E Q Q Q. E Q E E

    Dm Gm F Eb F Gm Eb F
    Q. E Q Q Q. E H Q. E Q Q W W

    Bridge (2:13)

    Dm7 Eb F7sus4 G7sus4
    Q. Q. E E Q. Q. E E Q. Q. E E H H

    Dm7 Eb F7sus4 G7sus4
    Q. Q. E E Q. Q. E E Q. Q. E E Q. Q. Q

    F7sus4 G7sus4 F7sus4
    Q. Q. Q Q. Q. Q Q. Q. Q Q Q E E E E

    Chorus and Outro (2:54)
    Eb F Bb Eb
    Q. E H Q. E Q Q Q. E Q E E

    Dm Gm F Eb F Gm
    Q. E Q Q Q. E H Q. E Q Q

    Eb F Bb F Ab Eb
    W W q. E q. E q. E E E E E

    Bb F Ab Eb Bb F Ab Eb Bb
    |-3-| |-3-|
    q. E q. E q q q E E E E 3x q. E q. E q q q E E E E H E

    Duration Legend
    W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura
    + - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted
    Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration)
    Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
    Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the
    duration for. Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests. Multi-
    bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for. Low
    melody durations appear below the staff

    Tablature Legend
    h - hammer-on
    p - pull-off
    b - bend
    pb - pre-bend
    r - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
    /\ - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
    s - legato slide
    S - shift slide
    <n> - natural harmonic
    [n] - artificial harmonic
    n(n) - tapped harmonic
    ~ - vibrato
    tr - trill
    T - tap
    TP - trem. picking
    PM - palm muting
    \n/ - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
    \n - tremolo bar down
    n/ - tremolo bar up
    /n\ - tremolo bar inverted dip
    = - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
    <> - volume swell (louder/softer)
    x - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
    o - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

    Misc Legend
    | - bar
    || - double bar
    ||o - repeat start
    o|| - repeat end
    *| - double bar (ending)
    : - bar (freetime)
    $ - Segno
    & - Coda
    Tempo markers - <E/E./Q/Q./H/H.> = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths
  9. Great Song - great Album!

    Realized after that I said Album - I'm old
  10. GregC

    GregC Johnny and Joe Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 19, 2007
    Well said! I put the "I'm The Man" album right up there, too. I saw Maby live with Joe in the mid-80s--he killed, and he was jumping around the whole time, too. Even Joe said, "He's so good, it's disgusting".:D

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