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Melissa Etheridge tabs for You and i know

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Tabbed from the 16 Unrecorded & Unreleased bootleg (Club Sappho, May 26
1985), there are also bigger (arranged) versions on Being Sensitive,
Melissa Madness & Practice Tapes.

4/4 time, 138 beats per minute.

This is pretty much A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramD MajorD A chord diagramA augmentedA throughout (except the bridge). There's one
strumming pattern for the intro, another for the verse and a third for
the chorus.....

[intro]:
    A chord diagramE MajorE             A chord diagramE7E7   A chord diagramE MajorE              A chord diagramD MajorD           A chord diagramA augmentedA
e-|(0)-----(0)m-----|-------(0)------|----2---0--(0)--|---0----0-------|
B-|(0)-----(0)m-----|-------(0)------|3---------0-2---|----2-----2---2-|
G-|-1-------1m-----1|1--11---1-xx----|2-----------2---|-----2------2---|
D-|-2-------2m-----0|0h222---2-xx----|0-----------2---|----------------|
A-|-2-------2m-----2|2--22---2-xx----|------------0---|----------------|
E-|-0-------0m-----0|0--0----0-------|----------------|----------------|
bts 1   2   3   4    1   2   3   4    1   2   3   4    1   2   3   4

[play three times]


[verse] :

    A chord diagramE MajorE           n.c.                   A chord diagramD MajorD           A chord diagramA augmentedA
e-|(0)-----(0)m-----|----------------|----0-0h2p0(0)--|---0----0-------|
B-|(0)-----(0)m-----|----------------|3---3-3-----2---|----2-----2---2-|
G-|-1-------1m------|----------------|2-----------2---|-----2------2---|
D-|-2-------2m------|----------------|0-----------2---|----------------|
A-|-2-------2m------|----------------|------------0---|----------------|
E-|-0-------0m------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
bts 1   2   3   4    1   2   3   4    1   2   3   4    1   2   3   4
 They  ask why dwe  liv ...

         A chord diagramE MajorE                                      A chord diagramD MajorD      A chord diagramA augmentedA
       They ask why do we live...
       Take a chance maybe ..
       Risk the pain never ...
      bleed the dark never ...


[chorus]:

    A chord diagramE MajorE             A chord diagramE7E7  hE              A chord diagramD MajorD           A chord diagramA augmentedA
e-|(0)-----(0)m-----|-------(0)------|----2---0--(0)--|---0----0-------|
B-|(0)-----(0)m-----|-------(0)------|3---------0-2---|----2-----2---2-|
G-|-1-------1m-----1|1--11---1-xx----|2-----------2---|-----2------2---|
D-|-2-------2m-----0|0h222---2-xx----|0-----------2---|----------------|
A-|-2-------2m-----2|2--22---2-xx----|------------0---|----------------|
E-|-0-------0m-----0|0--0----0-------|----------------|----------------|
bts 1   2   3   4    1   2   3   4    1   2   3   4    1   2   3   4
y&I k   I   k   y  & I   k   y & I    know
y&I k   I   k   y  & I   k   y & I    know
y&I k   I   k   y  & I   k   y & I    know

[that's: you & I know   I know   ....& I kno-o-ow ] x3

[end of chorus - strum A chord diagramA augmentedA for 2 more bars]


[chorus riff x 2]


[verse pattern again]:
        A chord diagramE MajorE                                                         A chord diagramD MajorD  A chord diagramA augmentedA
      They don't know ...
      The blues are green ...
      And when the darkness falls ...
Oh it makes the sound of the ...


[chorus]


[chorus riff x 2]


[bridge]:

    Asus9                             A chord diagramE MajorE           A chord diagramE7E7       A chord diagramE MajorE   A chord diagramE7E7 A chord diagramE MajorE
e-|--------0-------0|---0----0-------|----------------|----------------|
B-|-0-------0-------0----0----0------|--------0m------|----------------|
G-|-2--------2------|2----2----2-----|1-------1m--1---|1---1---1---1---|
D-|-2---------------|----------------|2-------2m--0---|0h2-2---0h2-2---|
A-|-0-[let ring]----|----------------|2-------2m--2---|2---2---2---2---|
E-|-----------------|----------------|0---------------|----------------|
bts 1   2   3   4    1   2   3   4    1   2   3   4    1   2   3   4
                    they lking  ...
                  & backinto    ...
                   thinking tht ...
                  laugh at  ...


[chorus, then]
           A chord diagramE MajorE                                     A chord diagramD MajorD      A chord diagramA augmentedA
        I know I know you and I ...
        I knoo    hooooooooooo  ...
you and I knoo    hooooooooooo  ....


[chorus riff x 2]


[outro]:
    A chord diagramE MajorE   n.c.                          A chord diagramD MajorD             A chord diagramA augmentedA
e-|-----------------|----------------|------0h2p0-----|----------------|
B-|-----------------|----------------|----3-3-------2-|----------------|
G-|-1m--------------|----------------|--2-----------2-|----------------|
D-|-2m--------------|----------------|0-------------2-|----------------|
A-|-2m--------------|----------------|--------------0-|-[let ring]-----|
E-|-0m--------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
bts 1   2   3   4    1   2   3   4    1   2     3   4    1   2   3   4
    they ask why do ....


********************


[melody for the vocal /chords]

chord A chord diagramE MajorE                                           A chord diagramD MajorD        A chord diagramA augmentedA
beats 1    2    3     4      1    2    3   4      1  2  3  4  1 2 3 4
e--------------------------------------------------------------------
B--------------------------------------------------------------------
G-----1---1----1------------------1----1-----------------------------
D--------------------4--4----4-------------4--2----------------------
    They ask  why    do we  ...

chord A chord diagramE MajorE                                      A chord diagramD MajorD        A chord diagramA augmentedA
beats 1   2    3    4     1   2   3    4     1  2  3  4  1 2 3 4
e--------------------------------------------------------------------
B----0---0----0---------------0--0-----------------------------------
G-------------------2-2---2------------2--1--------------------------
D--------------------------------------------------------------------
    Take a  chance maybe  ...

chord A chord diagramE MajorE                                           A chord diagramD MajorD        A chord diagramA augmentedA
beats 1    2    3     4      1    2    3   4      1  2  3  4  1 2 3 4
e--------------------------------------------------------------------
B--------------------------------------------------------------------
G-----1---1----1------------------1---1------------------------------
D--------------------4--4----4------------4--2-----------------------
     Risk the pain   never ...

chord A chord diagramE MajorE                                         A chord diagramD MajorD        A chord diagramA augmentedA
beats   1    2    3    4     1   2   3    4     1  2  3  4  1 2 3 4
e--------------------------------------------------------------------
B-------0----0----0---------------0--0-------------------------------
G----------------------2-2---2------------2--1-----------------------
D--------------------------------------------------------------------
      bleed the  dark ...


[chorus]:
chord            A chord diagramE MajorE                                     A chord diagramD MajorD       A chord diagramA augmentedA
beats  3      4  1   2  3   4       1   2   3     4    1     234 12
e--------------------------------------------------------------------
B--------------------------------------------------------------------
G------2---2--2---1--1---1--------------1---1---1--1---2-1-----------
D----------------------------4---4--4----------------------2---------
      You and I know I know you ...

chord            A chord diagramE MajorE                                     A chord diagramD MajorD       A chord diagramA augmentedA
beats  3      4  1   2  3   4       1   2   3     4    1     234 12
e-------------------------------------------------------------------
B------2---2--2---0--0---0--------------0---0---0--0----------------
G----------------------------2---2--2------------------2-1----------
D----------------------------------------------------------2--------
      You and I know I know you and ...

chord            A chord diagramE MajorE                                     A chord diagramD MajorD       A chord diagramA augmentedA
beats  3      4  1   2  3   4       1   2   3     4    1     2341234
e-----------------0--0---0---0---0--0---0---0---0--0----------------
B------2---2--2----------------------------------------3-2----------
G----------------------------------------------------------2--------
D-------------------------------------------------------------------
      You and I know I know you ...


[same melody as verse 1]:
They don't know what ....


[chorus]


[bridge] :

chord Asus9                               A chord diagramE MajorE
beats 1 2 3 4   1       2    3    4       1       2  3  4  1 2 3 4
e----------------0------0----0----0-------0----0---------------------
B--------------------------------------------------------------------
G--------------------------------------------------------------------
D--------------------------------------------------------------------
               they're look--ing ...

chord Asus9                        A chord diagramE MajorE
beats 1 2 3 4     1     2 3    4   1     2  3  4  1 2 3 4
e--------------------------------------------------------------------
B-----------------0------------0-------------------------------------
G-------------2---------2-2--------1---------------------------------
D--------------------------------------------------------------------
             And back  ...

chord Asus9                           A chord diagramE MajorE
beats 1 2 3 4       1  2    3    4    1       2 3 4 1 2 3 4
e--------------0----0--0-----0----0----------------------------------
B--------------------------------------0-----------------------------
G------------------------------------------1-------------------------
D--------------------------------------------------------------------
              And thinking that ...

chord Asus9                               A chord diagramE MajorE
beats  1 2 3 4            1    2  3   4   1     2  3  4  1 2 3 4
e--------------------------------------------------------------------
B------------------------0-----------0-------------------------------
G--------------------2--------2---2-------1--------------------------
D--------------------------------------------------------------------
                    and laugh at ...


chord            A chord diagramE MajorE                                     A chord diagramD MajorD       A chord diagramA augmentedA
beats  3      4  1   2  3   4       1   2   3     4    1     234 12
e--------------------------------------------------------------------
B--------------------------------------------------------------------
G------2---2--2---1--1---1--------------1---1---1--1---2-1-----------
D----------------------------4---4--4----------------------2---------
      You and I know I know you ...

chord            A chord diagramE MajorE                                     A chord diagramD MajorD       A chord diagramA augmentedA
beats  3      4  1   2  3   4       1   2   3     4    1     234 12
e-------------------------------------------------------------------
B------2---2--2---0--0---0--------------0---0---0--0----------------
G----------------------------2---2--2------------------2-1----------
D----------------------------------------------------------2--------
      You and I know I know you ...

chord            A chord diagramE MajorE                                     A chord diagramD MajorD       A chord diagramA augmentedA
beats  3      4  1   2  3   4       1   2   3     4    1     234123
e-----------------0--0---0---0---0--0---0---0---0--0----------------
B------2---2--2----------------------------------------3-2----------
G----------------------------------------------------------2--------
D-------------------------------------------------------------------
      You and I know I know you ...


chord            A chord diagramE MajorE                                     A chord diagramD MajorD      A chord diagramA augmentedA
beats         4  1   2  3   4       1   2   3     4    1    2 3 4123
e-------------0------4---0---4---4--4--4---4---4---4---5-4--0--------
B-----------------0--------------------------------------------------
G--------------------------------------------------------------------
D--------------------------------------------------------------------
              I know I know you and I know ...

chord            A chord diagramE MajorE                          A chord diagramD MajorD        A chord diagramA augmentedA
beats        4   1  2  3   4    1  2  3  4  1  2  3  4 1 2 3 4
e-------------0--2-----4--------------2--4--5--4--0------------------
B--------------------------------------------------------------------
G--------------------------------------------------------------------
D--------------------------------------------------------------------
          yes I knoo    ...

chord            A chord diagramE MajorE                          A chord diagramD MajorD        A chord diagramA augmentedA
beats  3      4  1  2  3   4    1  2  3  4  1  2  3  4   1   2 3 4
e------0---0--0--2-----4--------------2--4--5--4--0------------------
B--------------------------------------------------------20----0-----
G------------------------------------------------------------2-------
D--------------------------------------------------------------------
      you and I knoo    ...


[chorus riff x 2, no vocal]


[outro]:

chord A chord diagramE MajorE                                           A chord diagramD MajorD        A chord diagramA augmentedA
beats 1    2    3     4      1    2    3   4      1  2  3  4  1 2 3 4
e--------------------------------------------------------------------
B--------------------------------------------------------------------
G-----1---1----1------------------1----1-----------------------------
D--------------------4--4----4-------------4--2----------------------
    They ask  why    do ...


h is a hammer-on
p is a pull off
m is mute the strings immediately after you have strummed them to give a
percussive sound
x is mute the strings at the neck *as* you strum them
n.c. is no chord

Words by Kelley Piper (well, by Melissa actually, but y'know -taken from
Kelley's page).

enjoy

Nic

Nic.Boulton@bn.cwplc.com

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