The Ventures

The Ventures - Tequila guitar tab

"Tequila"

by the Ventures

from the Album "Play Guitar With the Ventures"

transcribed by kevin gardner

transtrem@hotmail.com

Tequila was orginally recored a group named The Champs in 1958.

The Champs version had a saxaphone as the lead instrument and

began with the chords F and Eb. The Ventures recorded a version

of Tequila on their Telstar Lp which began with the chords A and

G. The Ventures version, on 'Telstar' had no sax. The version

on 'Play Guitar' is a striped down version of the 'Telstar' recoding.

The song was written by a man named Chuch Rio, and

not Check Berry, who is given song writting credit on the

See for Miles Records LTD. release of 'Play Guitar.'

opening chords

A G A G A G A G

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

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

-6-6-4--6-6-4-4-4-4-|-6-6-4--6-4-4-4-4-4-

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

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

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

lead with opening chords in background

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

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

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

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

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D A D A D A

--------8------------8------------8----

---7-10---10----7-10---10----7-10---10-

-9------------9------------9-----------

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lead with opening chords in background

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

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

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

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

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