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Extreme - Am I Ever Gonna Change guitar tab

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Date: Mon, 18 Oct 1993 12:26:45 +1100

To: jamesb@animal-farm.nevada.edu

From: daniel_b@postoffice.utas.edu.au (Daniel Beckitt)

Subject: TAB: Am I Ever Gonna Change (Part 1)(Band - EXTREME)

AM I EVER GONNA CHANGE - Extreme

Lyrics and Music - Nuno Bettencourt & Gary Cherone

Timing - each crotchet (Quarter note) represented by a |

- semiquavers represented like | e & a (representing 4 semiquavers

- - 16th notes)

- | + a OR & + a- semiquaver (16ths) triplet

- | 2 3 - quaver (8ths) triplet

g - grace note

/ - slide up

\\ - slide down

(b) - bend up (eg (1/2b) - bend up a half tone)

r - release bend

: - bar line (lyrics only)

p - pull off

p.m. - mute strings

^^^ - vibrato

a.h. - artificial harmonic

Guitar 1 (right)

| | | | | e & a | e & a | e & a | e & a | e & a | e & a | e & a | e & a

|---------|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|

|---------|-----------------------------3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|

|---------|-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-|

|---------|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|

|---------|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|

|---------|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|

| | |

Guitar 2 (left) (Rhythm Figure 1A)... | |

| | | | : | e & a | e & a | e & a | e & a | | e & a | e & a | e & a | e & a |

|---------|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|

|---------|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|

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

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

|---------|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|

|---------|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|

| e & a | e & a | e & a | e & a | e & a | e & a | e & a | e & a

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

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

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

|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|

|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|

|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|

| |

| e & a | e & a | e & a | e & a | | e & a | e & a | e & a | e & a |

|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|

|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|

|-------------2h4---2h4---4---4---|-2---2---2-2-2---2-2-2-2-2-2-2---| (end Rhythm

|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| Figure 1A)

|-3-------------------------------|---------------------------------|

|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|

w/Rhythm figure 1A (x4)

| e & a | e & a | e & a | e & a | e & a | e & a | e & a | e & a

|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|

|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|

|-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-|

|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|

|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|

|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|

| e & a | e & a | e & a | e & a | e & a | e & a | e & a | e & a

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

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

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

|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|

|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|

|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|

Verse 1 :-

(Rhythm Figure 1)...

| e & a | e & a | e & a | e & a | e & a | e & a | e & a | e & a

|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-----3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-----3-3--3-3--3-3-3-|

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

|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------------|

I'm tired of be ing me, and I don't like what I

| e & a | e & a | e & a | e & a | e & a | e & a | e & a | e & a

|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-2---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|

|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1---1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1---1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|

|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-| (end Rhythm

|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| Figure 1)

|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|

|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|

see, I'm not who I ap pear to be.

w/Rhythm Figure 1 (x2)

| e & a | e & a | e & a | e & a : | e & a | e & a | e & a | e & a :

So I start off ev ry day, down on my knees I will

| e & a | e & a | e & a | e & a : | e & a | e & a | e & a | e & a :

pray for a change in an y way

| e & a | e & a | e & a | e & a : | e & a | e & a | e & a | e & a :

But as the day goes by, I live through an oth er lie,

| | | | e & a | e & a | e & a | e & a | e & a

|--------------------|----------------------------------|

|--------------------|----------------------------------|

|--------------------|----------------------------------|

|--------------------|----------------------------------|

|--------------------|----------------------------------|

|--------------------|-------------------------12\\-0--0-|

if it's an y won der why. Am I

Chorus:-

| e & a | e & a | & | | e & a | & | | e & a | e & a | e & a | e & a | e&a

|---------------------------|------------------------|------------------------------------|

|-3-------------------------|------------------------|------------------------------------|

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

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

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

|---------------0-----------|-3---------0------------|-3----------------------------------|

ev er gon na change? If I say one thing, then I do the oth er,

| e & a | e & a | e & a | e & a | e & a | | | e & a | e & a | | | e & a

|---------------------------------------------|---------------------|--------------------|

|---------------------------------------------|---------------------|--------------------|

|-2-------------------------------------------|---------------------|--------------------|

|-2-------------------------------------------|---------------------|--------------------|

|-0-------------------------------------------|-------2-------------|-------5------------|

|-----------------------------------------0-0-|-3p0-0-----------0-0-|-3p0-0-----------0-0|

same old song that goes on for ev er.

| e & a | | | e & a | e & a | | g & | e & a

a.h....|

(1b)^^^^

|---------------------|---------------------------|

|---------------------|---------------------------|

|---------------------|-------------7-----7-------|

|---------------------|---------------------------|

|-------4-------------|-------5-------------------|

|-3p0-0-----------0-0-|-3p0-0-----------------0-0-|

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

| |

| (Rhythm Fill 1)... |

| | | | e & a | e & a | | | e & a | e & a | e & a | | & | e & a |

| ^^^^^ |

| |---------------------|---------------------|-----------------------| |

| |-----8-8-7-8-5-----5-|-----8-8-7-8-5-------|---5-------------------| |

| |-----------------7---|-----------------7-7-|-------6---2-2-2p0-----| |

| |---------------------|---------------------|-------------------2---| |

| |---------------------|---------------------|-----------------------| |

| |---------------------|---------------------|-----------------------| |

| |

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(This is one of those little boxes they usually put at the bottom of the page)

D.S.

w/Rhythm Fill 1 (2nd time)

| e & a | | | e & a | e & a | | | e & a | e & a | | | e & a

|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|

|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|

|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|

|-------2-------------|---------------------|---------------------|

|---------------------|-------4-------------|-------5-------------|

|-3p0-0-----------0-0-|-3p0-0-----------0-0-|-3p0-0-----------0-0-|

cry.

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