Stay Young

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Stay Young - Bill Nelsons Red Noise

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Tabbed by twilightcapers

 

A track from the seminal 'Sound On Sound' album recorded during Bill Nelson's 'Red Noise' period.  Another major-chord frenzy! 

 

Tuning: EADGBe

 

| /  slide up

| \  slide down

| h  hammer-on

| p  pull-off

| ~  vibrato

| +  harmonic

| x  Mute note

 

 

 

 

Intro and main riff:

 

 

___B_______________E________________A_______________D______________

 

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

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

G|-------------------------9------|-------------------------7------|

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

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

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

 

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

 

Repeat four times, then:

 

Verse:

 

___B_______________E________________A_______________D______________

     " Here comes a message... "

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

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

G|-------------------------9------|-------------------------7------|

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

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

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

 

___B_______________E________________A_______________D______________

    " It's so important... "

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

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

G|-------------------------9------|-------------------------7------|

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

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

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

 

___B_______________E________________A_______________D______________

    " here comes the message...                            it says... "

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

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

G|-------------------------9------|-------------------------7------|

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

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

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

 

Chorus:

 

 

___G______________F________________G_______________A#______________

         " stay    young... "

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

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

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

D|---------5---------------3------|---------5---------------8------|

A|---------5---------------3------|---------5---------------8------|

E|-3---3---3-------1---1---1------|-3---3---3-------6---6---6------|

 

 

___G_______________F________________A#______________C______________

         " stay    young... "

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

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

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

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

A|---------5---------------3------|-----5-------------------7---3--|

E|-3---3---3-------1---1---1------|-6------------------------------|

 

 

___G______________F________________G_______________A#______________

         " stay    young...                            and keep in... "

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

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

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

D|---------5---------------3------|---------5---------------8------|

A|---------5---------------3------|---------5---------------8------|

E|-3---3---3-------1---1---1------|-3---3---3-------6---6---6------|

 

 

___A7______________________________________________________________

 " touch... "

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

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

G|---------6---------------5------|---------6-----------5----------|

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

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

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

 

 

___A7_____________________________

 

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

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

G|---------6---------------5------|-9---8---7---6------------------|

D|-----8-------8-------8-------8--|-----------------10--9---8---7--|

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

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

 

 

Repeat verse, until...

 

___A7______________________________________________________________

 " touch... "

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

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

G|---------6---------------5------|---------6-----------5----------|

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

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

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

 

___________________________________________________________________

 

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

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

G|---------6---------------5------|--------------------------------|

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

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

E|--------------------------------|-----4-------4-------4---3---2--|

 

 

Middle part:

 

 

___F_______________C________________G______________________________

            " some people   wear    youth like a mask... "

            " some people   like    you... "

            " some people   don't   care about that... "

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

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

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

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

A|-3---------------3--------------|-5---------------0---1---0------|

E|-1------------------------------|-3---------------------------3--|

 

___F_______________C________________G______________________________

            " some people   stay    cool... "

e|--------------------------------|-----------------x---x---x------|

B|--------------------------------|-----------------x---x---x------|

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

D|-3---------------5--------------|-5---------------x---x---x------|

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

E|-1------------------------------|-3---------------x---x---x------|

 

___F_______________C______________

            " some people like... "

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

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

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

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

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

E|-1------------------------------|

 

___A#___________F______F#__________________________________________

 " yo    -     ou   -  ou... "

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

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

G|-3------------------------------|--------------------------------|

D|-3-----------3-------4----------|--------------------------------|

A|-1-----------3-------4----------|--------------------------------|

E|-------------1-------2----------|--------------------------------|

 

 

___C#__________G#______A___________________________________________

 " yo    -     ou   -  ou... "

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

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

G|-6------------------------------|--------------------------------|

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

A|-4-----------6-------7----------|--------------------------------|

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

 

___B_______________E________________A_______________D______________

   (harmonica solo...)

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

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

G|-------------------------9------|-------------------------7------|

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

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

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

 

 

Repeat harmonica solo chord sequence three times, then...

 

 

___C_______________________________________________________________ 

   (saxophone solo...)

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

___F_______________________________________________________________ 

   (saxophone solo...)

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

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

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

D|-3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3--|-3---3---3---3---3---3---3---3--|

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

E|-1---1---1---1---1---1---1---1--|-1---1---1---1---1---1---1---1--|

 

 

Repeat sax solo chord sequence once more, then...

 

 

___C_______________________________________________________________ 

    (lead guitar joins in...)

e|/20~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|-20----19----17-----------------|

B|--------------------------------|-----------------20~~~~~-17--18-|

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

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

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

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

 

___F_______________________________________________________________ 

 

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

B|-20--20-------------------------|--------------------------------|

G|-------------17~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-|--------------------------------|

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

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

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

 

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

 

 

 

___C_______________________________________________________________ 

 

e|--------------------------------|/20----19----17-----------------|

B|--------------------------------|-----------------20~~~~~-17--18-|

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

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

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

E|-3~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|--------------------------------|

 

 

___F_______________________________________________________________ 

 

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

B|-20--20-------------------------|--------------------------------|

G|-------------17~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-|--------------------------------|

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

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

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

 

 

Repeat chord sequence and lead guitar parts until...

 

 

___A#__________F#___________________________________________________ 

(riff...)

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

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

G|-----------------------------6--|--------------------------------|

D|-8-----------4-------------5----|-4------------------------------|

A|-8-----------4-----------4------|-------5-----4------------------|

E|-6-----------2------------------|-----------------6-----5-----4--|

 

 

___A#__________F#__________________________________________________ 

(riff...)

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

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

G|-----------------------------6--|--------------------------------|

D|-8-----------4-------------5----|-4------------------------------|

A|-8-----------4-----------4------|-------5-----4------------------|

E|-6-----------2------------------|-----------------6~~~~~~~~~~~~--|

 

___A#__________F#___________________________________________________ 

(riff...)

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

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

G|-----------------------------6--|--------------------------------|

D|-8-----------4-------------5----|-4------------------------------|

A|-8-----------4-----------4------|-------5-----4------------------|

E|-6-----------2------------------|-----------------6-----5-----4--|

 

 

 

___A#__________F#__________________________________________________ 

(riff...)

e|--------------------------------|-----------------------------6--|

B|--------------------------------|-------------6---------5--------|

G|-----------------------------6--|-------5---------4--------------|

D|-8-----------4-------------5----|-4------------------------------|

A|-8-----------4-----------4------|--------------------------------|

E|-6-----------2------------------|--------------------------------|

 

 

__________________________________

(riff...)

e|-----------------------------8b/|

B|-------------8---------7--------|

G|-------7---------6--------------|

D|-6------------------------------|

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

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

 

 

Repeat intro, verse and chorus until...

 

 

___G______________F________________G_______________A#______________

         " stay    young...                           and keep in... "

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

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

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

D|---------5---------------3------|---------5---------------8------|

A|---------5---------------3------|---------5---------------8------|

E|-3---3---3-------1---1---1------|-3---3---3-------6---6---6------|

 

 

___A_______________________________C_______________________________ 

 " touch.. "

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

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

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

D|-7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7--|-10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10-|

A|-7---7---7---7---7---7---7---7--|-10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10-|

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

 

 

Ending: " and keep in... "

 

 

___A_______________C________________F#______________A#_____________ 

 " touch! "

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

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

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

D|-7---7---7---7---5---5---5---5--|-4---4---4---4---3---3---3---3--|

A|-7---7---7---7---3---3---3---3--|-4---4---4---4---1---1---1---1--|

E|-5---5---5---5------------------|-2---2---2---2------------------|

 

 

___E________________________________E______________________________ 

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

Words & Music by Bill Nelson

© Bill Nelson 2019

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