Stage Whispers

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Stage Whispers - Be Bop Deluxe

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Tabbed by twilightcapers

 

Tuning: EADGBe

 

 

| /  slide up

| \  slide down

| s  very rapid slide, sounds like one note

| h  hammer-on

| p  pull-off

| ~  vibrato or sustain

| +  harmonic

| x  Mute note

| <  pick scrape

| b  bend

| r  relax bend

| pb pre-bend

| ^  quarter tone bend

| (x7678x) chord shape

 

Intro: Many guitars mixed up, tricky to unravel, so I have tabbed it as one guitar.

 

___E5______________________________________________________________

 

e|--------12-------------------------------------------------------|

B|-15b17~---15-12h15p12--12h15p12--12h15p12--12h15p12--12h15p12----|

G|---------------------14--------14--------14--------14--------14--|

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

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

E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

  (Free time...)

 

 

___E5____D#5__C#5__________________________________________________

 

e|-15b17-15~--12---------------------------------------------------|

B|--------------12-15----12----------------------------------------|

G|--------------------14-12-12---14-12h13--12----------------------|

D|----------------------------14-14------14--14-12-14p12--12-------|

A|------------------------------------------------------14--14\12p10~

E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

 

 

___F#5_____________________________________________________________

 

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

B|----------------------------------------------------------17p16--16

G|-------------------------------------------------14h16h18------18

D|---------------------12------14--16p14--14--16h18----------------|

A|---------10-12--12/14---14/16---------16-------------------------|

E|-12p10h12--------------------------------------------------------|

 

 

_______________G#5____________A5________________________C5_________

 

e|------16h17-19-16-19-16-19-19b21~~~21r19b21r19b21r19~~--19-------|

B|-17h19----------------------------------------------------19b21--|

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

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

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

E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

 

 

___D5______________________________________________________________

 

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

B|-16-17p16--------------------------------------------------------|

G|----------18--16--18p16\14--16p14\13--14p13\11--13p11\9--11p9\7--|

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

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

E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

 

 

___D5______________________________________________________________

 

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

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

G|-9p7\5-\4-\2-----------------------------------------------------|

D|-------------5--3p2h5--3---p2------------------------------------|

A|--------------------------------5----p3----p2~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-|

E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

 

 

Verse: (4/4 time)    " Well I'm... "

 

___A_______________A/G#_____________F#m_____________E______________

" Waiting in the wings with all the strings and things that help me make the... "

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

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

G|-2---x-x-2---x-x-2---x-x-2------|--------------------------------|

D|-2---x-x-2---x-x-2---x-x-2---x-x--4---x-x-4---x-x-2---x-x-2---x-x-

A|-0---x-x-0---x-x-x---x-x-x---x-x--4---x-x-4---x-x-2---x-x-2---x-x-

E|-----------------4-------4---x-x--2---x-x-2---x-x-0---x-x-0---x-x-

 

 | 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -| 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -|

 

 

___D_______________________G/D______D______________________________

 " Music...                                                     Just... "

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

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

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

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

A|--------------------------------|---------<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<-------|

E|--------------------------------|---------<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<-------|

                                      (pick scrape, first time only...)

 

 

___A_______________A/G#_____________F#m_____________E______________

" another  curtain call  before I   fall  into your arms again my... "

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

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

G|-2---x-x-2---x-x-2---x-x-2------|--------------------------------|

D|-2---x-x-2---x-x-2---x-x-2---x-x--4---x-x-4---x-x-2---x-x-2---x-x-

A|-0---x-x-0---x-x-x---x-x-x---x-x--4---x-x-4---x-x-2---x-x-2---x-x-

E|-----------------4-------4---x-x--2---x-x-2---x-x-0---x-x-0---x-x-

 

 

___D_______________________G/D______D______________________________

 " Beauty...                                  This guitar does not... "

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

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

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

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

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

E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

 

 

___E5______F#5_____G5____F#____E5__________________________________

 " lie...                               The great deception is not... "

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

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

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

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

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

E|-----------------------------0~~~~~~~~~~~~-----------------------|

 

 

___C_(x3x01x)______F_(1332xx)_______D_(xx023x)_____________________

 " My      -       y               achievement "

e|-7--h8--p7----------------------|--------------------------------|

B|-------------8------------------|--------------------------------|

G|-----------------9--------------|--------------------------------|

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

A|-------------------------10-/12~~~10/12~~~~~~~~\-----------------|

E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

 

Repeat verse, more or less the same.

 

Middle part:

 

___D_(xx023x)______________________________________________________

 ( Lead guitar... )

e|--------------------------------|-10----12----14-14b15-14---15---|

B|-3-----------------------------10--------------------------------|

G|-2--------------------------11--|--------------------------------|

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

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

E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

 

 

___B_________________________A______B_______________________A______

 " Where...                                         is          the... "

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

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

G|-4-------4-4-4---4---4-----2----|-4-------4-4-4---4-------2------|

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

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

E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

(Lead guitar...)

e|-14~~~~\0-----------------------|-------------------------14b15r14-

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

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

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

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

E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

 

 | 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -| 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -|

 

 

___G_________________________F#_____G_______________C______________

 " One...                                                       who... "

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

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

G|--------------------------------|-----------------5-----5-----5--|

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

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

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

(Lead guitar...)

e|-12------\10--------------------|--------------------------------|

B|-----------------10h12~~~~~~~~--|-----------------12----12----12-|

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

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

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

E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

 

 

 

___B_________________________A______B_______________B_______A______

 " knows...                                     the shape of things to... "

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

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

G|-4-------4-4-4---4---4-----2----|-4---------------4-------2------|

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

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

E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

(Lead guitar...)

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

B|-12~~~~~~~~~~~~~\---------------|-----12-b13-r12--10-------------|

G|--------------------------------|---------------------12--12--11-|

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

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

E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

 

 

 

___G_________________________F#_____G_______________G_______F#_____

 " come?                                      the thrills that I have... "

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

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

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

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

A|-5-------5-5-5---5--------------|--------------------------------|

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

(Lead guitar...)

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

B|--------------------------------|-----------------10b12~~~10b12~~~

G|-9~~~~~~~~~~~~~~\7~~~7~~~~~~~---|-------------7------------------|

D|--------------------------------|-----7h8h9----------------------|

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

E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

 

 

 

___E_________________________D______E______________________________

 " Won...                                       the kiss that time's... "

e|---------0-0-0---0---0----------|--------------------------------|

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

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

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

A|--------------------------------|-2------------------------------|

E|-0------------------------------|-0------------------------------|

(Lead guitar...)

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

B|-10b12~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~\---|--------------------------------|

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

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

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

E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

 

 

 

___A7_______________________________A______________________________

 " Begun...                     for me. "

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

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

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

D|-2------------------------------|-2------------------------------|

A|-0------------------------------|-0------------------------------|

E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

(Lead guitar...)

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

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

G|-7~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~6-p0-6------------------------------|

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

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

E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

 

 

Instrumental: Funky Guitar Riff... (note stretched bars)

 

01:26

 

___Dm__________________C___________G______________________________

(wah-wah pedal...)

e|-10--10--10--10------8-------x---7---7---7----------------------|

B|-10--10--10--10------8-------x---8---8---8----------------------|

G|-10--10--10--10------9-------x---7---7---7------/12-------------|

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

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

E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

 

 | 1   -   &   -   2   -   &   -   3   -   &   -   4   -   &   -  |

 

 

___Dm_________________C________G__________________________________

(wah-wah pedal...)

e|-10--10--10--10------8-------7---7------------------------------|

B|-10--10--10--10------8-------8---8------------------------------|

G|-10--10--10--10------9-------7---7-------7------/12-------------|

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

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

E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

 

 

___Dm_________________C____________G______________________________

(wah-wah pedal...)

e|-10--10--10--10------8-------x---7---7---7----------------------|

B|-10--10--10--10------8-------x---8---8---8----------------------|

G|-10--10--10--10------9-------x---7---7---7------/12-------------|

D|------------------------------------------------/12-------------|

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

E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

 

 

___C___________F___________C______________________________________

(wah-wah pedal...)

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

B|-8-----------10----------8~\------------------------------------|

G|-9-----------10----------9~\------------------------------------|

D|-10----------10----------10\------------------------------------|

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

E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

 

Repeat verse.

 

Drum solo:

 

End Guitar solo:

 

___D________________________________Bm_____________________________

02:10

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

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

G|--------------------------------|-7------------9b11~~9b11~~9b11~-|

D|------------------------------9-|-7------------------------------|

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

E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

 

Repeat until:

 

___D________________________________Bm_____________________________

 

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

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

G|-9b11~~~r9----------------------|-7~~~~~~\----------------10h11--|

D|-----------------------------7h9--7~~~~~~\-----------------------|

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

E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

 

 

__D________________________________Bm______________________________

02:23

e|-10-----------------------------|---------------------10---------|

B|------10------------------------|-----13b15---13b15-------13p10--|

G|------10h11---------------------|------------------------------10h11-

D|-------------12~~~~~~~~~\-------|--------------------------------|

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

E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

 

 

__D________________________________Bm______________________________

 

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

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

G|-----10-------------------------|--------------------------------|

D|-12------12---------------------|-12----------------------12h14p12-

A|------------12/14------------12h14-------------------12h14--------14-

E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

 

 

__D________________________________Bm_____________________________

 

e|-------------------------17-----|-----17-14--14------------------|

B|--------------15p14--14---------|----------15--15----------------|

G|---------14h16-----16-----------|----------------14~~------------|

D|-12h14h16-----------------------|--------------------------------|

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

E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

 

 

Stretched bars...

 

___D______________________________________________________________

 

e|-14--12--10-----------------------------------------------------|

B|-------------14--12--10-----------------------------------------|

G|-------------------------12--11--9------------------------------|

D|-------------------------------------12--11--9------------------|

A|-------------------------------------------------12--10--9------|

E|-------------------------------------------------------------12-|

 

 | 1   -   &   -   2   -   &   -   3   -   &   -   4   -   &   -  |

 

 

___Bm_____________________________________________________________

 

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

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

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

D|---------------------------------------------------------7--h9--|

A|-9---------------9---------------9~~~~~~\-----------------------|

E|---------12--------------12-------------------------------------|

 

 

__D________________________________Bm______________________________

02:37

e|--------------------------------|-------------------7------------|

B|--------------------------------|-----------------7---10-7--7-10-|

G|-7-9-----9---9^~~~~~~~r9-7~~~---|---------7---9^----------9------|

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

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

E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

 

__D________________________________Bm______________________________

 

e|-----------------------------7--|--------------------------------|

B|-10b12-10b12-10b12~~~~~~~------10-7---10------7~~~~~~~~~~~-------|

G|--------------------------------|---------9----------------------|

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

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

E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

 

 

Stretched bars...

 

___D______________________________________________________________

 

e|-12b13---12p10-------10--12-h13-p12--10------10--12-h13-p12--10-|

B|-----------------12----------------------12---------------------|

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

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

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

E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

 

 | 1   -   &   -   2   -   &   -   3   -   &   -   4   -   &   -  |

 

 

___Bm_____________________________________________________________

 

e|-----10--12-h13-p12--10------10--12-h13-p12--10------10---------|

B|-12----------------------12----------------------12------13--12-|

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

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

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

E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

 

 

___D______________________________________________________________

 

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

B|-10------10-----------------------------------------------------|

G|-----12------12--9--h10-p9-------9-----------------------------9-

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

A|-------------------------------------------------12-------------|

E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

 

 

___Bm_____________________________________________________________

 

e|-----------------------------10--12--14--------------10--12--12b14-

B|---------------8h10-/12--14--------------10--12--14-------------|

G|-11--9p7h9--11--------------------------------------------------|

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

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

E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

 

 

 

Ending: (No chord)

 

 

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02:51

e|-12b14-12b14-12b14-------12-14--|-10-----------------------------|

B|------------------------------10----10------------------------13b15~

G|--------------------------------|-----10^------------------------|

D|--------------------------------|---------12~~~~~~---------------|

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

E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

 

 | 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -| 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -|

 

 

___________________________________________________________________

 

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

B|-13b15-13b15--13b15--13p10---10-|--------------------------------|

G|--------------------------12----|-12b14~~~~~~~~~~\---------------|

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

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

E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

 

 

___________________________________________________________________

 

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

B|--------------------------------|-------------------------10--12-|

G|--------------------------------|-------7-----9------/11---------|

D|-----------------------------7--|-9------------------------------|

A|-------------5-------7---9------|--------------------------------|

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

 

 

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e|-10--12--14-12~~-----10---------|--------------------------------|

B|-------------------------12--10-|-12\----------------------------|

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

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

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

E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

 

 

 

Words & Music by Bill Nelson

© Bill Nelson 2020

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