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The Afghan Whigs tabs for Be sweet

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Afghan Whigs - Be Sweet

Picked this up after seeing them at Reading '94

Lee Bochicchio (u2lb@csc.liv.ac.uk)
Intro/Verse

    (repeat x4, on 4th time add extra note)
e|-----------------------------------------|---------------
A chord diagramBB|-----------------------------------------|---------------
A chord diagramG+G|---10--10-----9---9----------------------|---------------
A chord diagramD MajorD|---12--12----10--10-----7---------7------|--8------------
A chord diagramA augmentedA|---------------------------8---------8---|---------------
A chord diagramE MajorE|-------------------------------6---------|---------------

    Ladies, let me...


Bridge/Whatever You Call It

    (play twice)            (let ring)
e|--1--1--1----0--0--0----0------------------
A chord diagramBB|--2--2--2----1--1--1----3------------------  Back into verse...
A chord diagramG+G|--3--3--3----2--2--2----2------------------
A chord diagramD MajorD|--3--3--3----2--2--2-----------------------
A chord diagramA augmentedA|--1--1--1----0--0--0-----------------------
A chord diagramE MajorE|-------------------------------------------


The solo is played on the e,B,G strings at around about the 12th fret down to
the 9th?  It's a bit haphazard, and difficult to follow, but using the
following fingering you should be able to come up with something similar...

A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramA augmentedA A chord diagramD MajorD A chord diagramG+G A chord diagramBB e
-----------
      1 1 1   9th fr.
-----------
          2  -|              lift/press these fingers at
-----------   |              the appropriate points to get
          3  -|------------- a reasonable version of the solo.
-----------   |              a little futher into the solo, slide
          4  -|              about 4 frets up un the neck (12) - I think!
-----------                  If anyone has a more accurate tab than this, let
                             me know!
-----------

The song proceeds verse/chorus etc.

The end part (best bit IMHO) is :

   (strum pretty loosely - listen to the record, you'll get the idea)
e|-------------1--1--1------5--5--5-------8---8---8-----------
A chord diagramBB|-------------2--2--2------6--6--6-------8---8---8-----------
A chord diagramG+G|-------------3--3--3------7--7--7-------9---9---9-----------
A chord diagramD MajorD|-------------3--3--3------7--7--7-------10--10--10----------
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-------------1--1--1------5--5--5-------10--10--10----------
A chord diagramE MajorE|----------------------------------------8---8---8-----------

   ...you be sweet,        be sweet,      be sweet...


Be Sweet - Solo
Album: gentlemen.
Transcribed by Manuel Zanzi(manuelzanzi@hotmail.com)
That shrieking solo in the middle of the song goes something like this:

e-13-13-13-13-12---10-12-13-13-13-13-12--10-12--13-13-13-13--13-
B-10-10-10-10-10---10-10-10-10-10-10-10--10-10--10-10-10-10--10-
G---------------------------------------------------------------
D---------------------------------------------------------------
A---------------------------------------------------------------
E---------------------------------------------------------------

e-10-10-10-10/8--8--10-8-11-8--10-8-10---8--10-8-10-8-
B-10-10-10-10-----------------------------------------
G-----------------------------------------------------
D-----------------------------------------------------
A-----------------------------------------------------
E-----------------------------------------------------

e-/13-13-13-13-x-13-13-13-x-13-13-13-13-13-x-13-13-13-x--
B-/13-13-13-13-x-13-13-13-x-13-13-13-13-13-x-13-13-13-x--
G--------------------------------------------------------
D--------------------------------------------------------
A--------------------------------------------------------
E--------------------------------------------------------

e-/13-13-13-13-x-13-13-13-x-10-10-10-10//8--8-
B-/13-13-13-13-x-13-13-13-x-------------------
G---------------------------------------------
D---------------------------------------------
A---------------------------------------------
E---------------------------------------------

Correction are, of course, welcome.
I have transcribed most of Gentlemen. But i havent print it down (yet).
Is anybody interesed? If so e-mail me and I'll write it down.

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