Beatles

Beatles - Act Naturally guitar tab

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Act Naturally

(Morrison/Russell)

As performed by The Beatles

Intro:

D G

e|-------------------------------------------3----3--3-------------------

B|--------------3---------1-----7---------7--3h5--5--5p3--3--------------

G|--0--------------0--h2-----------7--h9------------------4--0-----------

D|-----4--2--0---------------0-------------------------------------------

A|------------------------------------------------------------------7\\5--

D|--------------------------------------------------------------/9-------

Verse:

G C

They're gonna put me in the movies

G D

They're gonna make a big star out of me

G C

They'll make a film about a man that's sad and lonely

D G

And all I gotta do is Act Naturally.

Middle:

D G

Well I bet you I'm gonna be a big star

D G

I might win an Oscar You can never tell

D G

The movies gonna make me a big star

A D

'Cos I can play the part so well.

Verse:

We'll make a film about a man that's sad and lonely

And begging down upon his bended knee

I'll play the part But I won't need rehearsin'

Cos all I gotta do is Act Naturally.

Guitar Solo (play this twice):

D G

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------

B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------

G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------

D|--------------0------------0---------5--5------------------------------

A|---------------------3------------3--------b(7)5-----------------------

D|--5--4--2--0-----/7-----0-----/7------------------7b(9)--5-------------

Well I bet you I'm gonna be a big star

I might win an Oscar You can never tell

The movies gonna make me a big star

'Cos I can play the part so well.

Well I hope you come and see me in the movies

Then I know that you will plainly see

The biggest fool that ever hit the big time

And all I gotta do is Act Naturally.

Ending:

D G

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------

B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------

G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------

D|--------------0------------4-------4--5--5-----------------------------

A|---------------------3--------5/7-----------b(7)5----------------------

D|--5--4--2--0-----/7-----0--------------------------7b(9)--5------------

==========================================================================

Assorted guitar licks:

Example licks for verse:

They're gonna put me in the movies

e|-----3----3------------------------------------------------------------

B|-----0----0----------------------1---------------1---------------------

G|-----0----0----------------------0---------0-----0---------0-----------

D|-------------------0----------------0--h2-----------0--h2--------------

A|----------------------0---2---3---------------3------------------------

D|--5-------------5------------------------------------------------------

They're gonna make a big star out of me

e|----------3---------3--------------------------------------------------

B|----------0---------0--------------------------------------------------

G|----------0---------0--------------------0---------0-------------------

D|--------------------------------------------0--h2-----2--0-------------

A|------------------------------------------------------------3--2--0----

D|--5--------------------5---5----4--2--0--------------------------------

They'll make a film about a man that's sad and lonely

e|--------------3--------3----------3-----------------------------------------

B|--------------0--------0----------0-----------------------------------------

G|--------------0--------0----------0-----------------0-------0--0--0-------0-

D|-------------------------------------------------------0h2-----------0h2----

A|-----------------------------------------0---2---3--------------------------

D|----------5-------------------5---------------------------------------------

And all I gotta do is Act Naturally

e|------------2---------2------------------------------------------------

B|------------3---------3-----------------5--3---------------------------

G|------------2---------2------------2/4--------4--0---------------------

D|------0----------------------------------------------------------------

A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------

D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------

Example licks for middle part:

Well I bet you I'm gonna be a big star I might

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------

B|-------------3---3-----------------------------------------------------

G|-------------2---2------------------0-------0--0--0--0-------0---------

D|-------------0---0---------------------0h2--------------0h2------------

A|--------------------------2--4--5--------------------------------------

D|---------0-------------0-----------------------------------------------

..win an Oscar You can never tell (repeat above)

The movies gonna make me a big star 'Cos I

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------

B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------

G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------

D|--------------------------------5-----5-----5-----5-----6-------7------

A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------

D|--------------------0--2--4--5-----5-----5-----5-----6-----7-----------

can play the part so well.

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------

B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------

G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------

D|---------------------------12------10-----9-----7----------------------

A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------

D|-----------------------12------10------9-----7-------------------------

One other famous lick:

Then I know that you will plainly see

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------

B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------

G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------

D|---------------------------------------------------0-------------------

A|--------------------------------------------0--h2-----2--p0------------

D|-----------------------5----4--2----0--3h4-------------------4--5------

-------------------------------------------------------------------------

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

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