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Billy Idol tabs for Dancing with myself

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DANCING WITH MYSELF

As recorded by Billy Idol
(From the 1982 Album BILLY IDOL)

Words and Music by Billy Idol & Tony James

Transcribed by Slowhand
Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Steve Stevens - Electric Guitar'


 Intro
  Q=178
  N.C.
 4/4
  Gtr I
  W          W          H    Q  A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE   A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE Q  A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE   +A chord diagramE MajorE  Q  A chord diagramE MajorE +A chord diagramE MajorE  A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE
|----------|----------|-------------|-0---0----------|--------0-(0)---0-0-|
|----------|----------|-----------5-|---5---5-4--5-7-|-(7)-5--------5-5-5-|
|----------|----------|-------------|----------------|--------------------|
|----------|----------|-------------|----------------|--------------------|
|----------|----------|-------------|----------------|--------------------|
|----------|----------|-------------|----------------|--------------------|


    A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE Q  A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE   +A chord diagramE MajorE  Q  A chord diagramE MajorE +A chord diagramE MajorE  A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE
||--0---0----------|--------0-(0)---0-0--||
||o---5---5-4--5-7-|-(7)-5--------5-5-5-o||
||-----------------|---------------------||
||-----------------|---------------------||
||o----------------|--------------------o||
||-----------------|---------------------||

  A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE Q  A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE   +A chord diagramE MajorE  Q  A chord diagramE MajorE +A chord diagramE MajorE  A chord diagramE MajorE Q
|-0---0----------|--------0-(0)-0-0--||
|---5---5-4--5-7-|-(7)-5--5-(5)-5-5--||
|----------------|-------------------||
|----------------|-------------------||
|----------------|-------------------||
|----------------|-------------------||


   1st - 3rd Verses
    $
    N.C.
    A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE Q  A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE   +A chord diagramE MajorE  Q  A chord diagramE MajorE +A chord diagramE MajorE  A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE   A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE Q  A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE   +A chord diagramE MajorE  Q  A chord diagramE MajorE +A chord diagramE MajorE  A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE
||--0---0----------|--------0-(0)---0-0-|-0---0----------|--------0-(0)---0-0-|
||o---5---5-4--5-7-|-(7)-5--------5-5-5-|---5---5-4--5-7-|-(7)-5--------5-5-5-|
||-----------------|--------------------|----------------|--------------------|
||-----------------|--------------------|----------------|--------------------|
||o----------------|--------------------|----------------|--------------------|
||-----------------|--------------------|----------------|--------------------|


  Q  A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE +A chord diagramE MajorE  A chord diagramE MajorE Q    +A chord diagramE MajorE  Q  A chord diagramE MajorE Q  Q    Q  Q  A chord diagramE MajorE Q  a A chord diagramE MajorE   +A chord diagramE MajorE  Q  A chord diagramE MajorE +A chord diagramE MajorE  A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE
|-0--0---------0--|-(0)------0-----|----0--0-0------|--------0-(0)-0-0-0-|
|------4-(4)-4----|-----4--4----4--|-5--5--5-5--5s7-|-(7)-5--5-(5)-5-5-5-|
|-----------------|----------------|----------------|--------------------|
|-----------------|----------------|----------------|--------------------|
|-----------------|----------------|----------------|--------------------|
|-----------------|----------------|----------------|--------------------|


                                                To Coda
  A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE Q  A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE   +A chord diagramE MajorE  Q  A chord diagramE MajorE +A chord diagramE MajorE  A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE   A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE Q  A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE    +A chord diagramE MajorE  Q  A chord diagramE MajorE +A chord diagramE MajorE  A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE
|-0---0----------|--------0-(0)---0-0-|-0---0-----------|--------0-(0)---0-0-|
|---5---5-4--5-7-|-(7)-5--------5-5-5-|---5---5-4--5-7--|-(7)-5--------5-5-5-|
|----------------|--------------------|-----------------|--------------------|
|----------------|--------------------|-----------------|--------------------|
|----------------|--------------------|-----------------|--------------------|
|----------------|--------------------|-----------------|--------------------|


  Q  A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE +A chord diagramE MajorE  A chord diagramE MajorE Q    +A chord diagramE MajorE  Q  A chord diagramE MajorE Q  Q    Q  Q  A chord diagramE MajorE Q  a A chord diagramE MajorE   +A chord diagramE MajorE  Q  A chord diagramE MajorE +A chord diagramE MajorE  A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE
|-0--0---------0--|-(0)------0-----|----0--0-0------|--------0-(0)-0-0-0-||
|------4-(4)-4----|-----4--4----4--|-5--5--5-5--5s7-|-(7)-5--5-(5)-5-5-5-||
|-----------------|----------------|----------------|--------------------||
|-----------------|----------------|----------------|--------------------||
|-----------------|----------------|----------------|--------------------||
|-----------------|----------------|----------------|--------------------||


 Chorus
  A chord diagramE MajorE                           A chord diagramA augmentedA                            A chord diagramB5B5
  H    A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE   Q  A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE   W          +Q.   A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE
|-0------0---0-|-0----0---0-----|----------|------------------|
|-0------0---0-|-0----0---0---2-|-2--------|-(2)---2---2------|
|-1------1---1-|-1----1---1---2-|-2--------|-(2)---2---2---4--|
|-2------2---2-|-2----2---2---2-|-2--------|-(2)---2---2---4--|
|-2------2---2-|-2----2---2---0-|-0--------|-(0)---0---0---2--|
|-0------0---0-|-0----0---0-----|----------|------------------|


                              A chord diagramA augmentedA
  W          +Q.   A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE Q    W          +W
|----------|----------------|----------|--------|
|----------|----------------|-2--------|-(2)----|
|-4--------|-(4)---4---4-4--|-2--------|-(2)----|
|-4--------|-(4)---4---4-4--|-2--------|-(2)----|
|-2--------|-(2)---2---2-2--|-0--------|-(0)----|
|----------|----------------|----------|--------|


  1.                         2.
  A chord diagramE MajorE                           A chord diagramA augmentedA
  Q  H.        +W             A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE
|----0-------|-(0)---------||-----------------||
|----0-------|-(0)--------o||-2-2-2-2-2---2---||
|----1-------|-(1)---------||-2-2-2-2-2---2---||
|----2-------|-(2)---------||-2-2-2-2-2---2---||
|----2-------|-(2)--------o||-0-0-0-0-0---0---||
|-0--0-------|-(0)---------||-----------------||


 Bridge
  A chord diagramE MajorE                          A chord diagramA5A5
  A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE H.        +W           A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE H.        +H.      A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE
|-x---0-------|-(0)--------|-------------|---------------|
|-x---0-------|-(0)--------|-------------|---------------|
|-x---1-------|-(1)--------|-x-x-2-------|-(2)------x-x--|
|-x---2-------|-(2)--------|-x-x-2-------|-(2)------x-x--|
|-x---2-------|-(2)--------|-x-x-0-------|-(0)------x-x--|
|-x---0-------|-(0)--------|-------------|---------------|


  A chord diagramE MajorE                           A chord diagramB5B5
  A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE H      +W           A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE   A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE
|-x-x-0---0----|-(0)--------|-----------------|------------------||
|-x-x-0---0----|-(0)--------|-----------------|------------------||
|-x-x-1---1----|-(1)--------|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--||
|-x-x-2---2----|-(2)--------|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--||
|-x-x-2---2----|-(2)--------|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--||
|-x-x-0---0----|-(0)--------|-----------------|------------------||


   Guitar Solo
    N.C.
    A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE   A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE   A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE
||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|
||o-----------------|---------0-0-0-0-|-----------------|
||------------------|---------4-4-4-4-|-----------------|
||----------2-2-2-2-|-4-4-4-4---------|---------2-2-2-2-|
||o-2-2-2-2---------|-----------------|-2-2-2-2---------|
||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|


  A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE +A chord diagramE MajorE     +Q   +A chord diagramE MajorE    A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE
|-------------------------|-----------------|
|-------0-----------------|-----------------|
|-------4-(4)b6==(4)r=(4)-|-----------------|
|-4-4-4-------------------|---------2-2-2-2-|
|-------------------------|-2-2-2-2---------|
|-------------------------|-----------------|


                   1.
  A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE   A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE
|-----------------|------------------|
|-----------------|------------------|
|---------4-4-4-4-|------------------|
|-4-4-4-4---------|---------2-2-2-2--|
|-----------------|-2-2-2-2----------|
|-----------------|------------------|


                             2.
                                                D.S. al Coda
                                              A chord diagramBB
  A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE +A chord diagramE MajorE     +Q   +A chord diagramE MajorE      A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE Q  A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE Q    A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE Q
|--------------------------||---------------|-------------0--||
|-------0-----------------o||---------------|-4-4-4-4-4-4----||
|-------4-(4)b6==(4)r=(4)--||-4-4----4-4----|-4-4-4-4-4-4----||
|-4-4-4--------------------||---------------|-4-4-4-4-4-4----||
|-------------------------o||---------------|-2-2-2-2-2-2----||
|--------------------------||---------------|----------------||


  &
  N.C.                                            A chord diagramA augmentedA
  A chord diagramE MajorE Q  A chord diagramE MajorE +A chord diagramE MajorE  A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE   A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE Q  H      Q  A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE   +Q.   S S
|------0-(0)-0-0-0-|-0-----------|--------------------|
|-7-5--5-(5)-5-5-5-|-5-----------|----------------2-2-|
|------------------|-------------|------4b6-(4)---2-2-|
|------------------|-------------|----------------2-2-|
|------------------|-------------|----------------0-0-|
|------------------|-------------|--------------------|


                                     Chorus
                                 A chord diagramE MajorE                             A chord diagramA augmentedA
  Q  Q  A chord diagramE MajorE Q.     +A chord diagramE MajorE  Q  A chord diagramE MajorE +A chord diagramE MajorE  Q  A chord diagramE MajorE    W          +Q.   A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE
|--------------|-----------------0-||-0--------|-(0)---0---0------|
|-2--2--2-2----|-(2)-2--2-(2)-2--0-||-0--------|-(0)---0---0---2--|
|-2--2--2-2----|-(2)-2--2-(2)-2--1-||-1--------|-(1)---1---1---2--|
|-2--2--2-2----|-(2)-2--2-(2)-2--2-||-2--------|-(2)---2---2---2--|
|-0--0--0-0----|-(0)-0--0-(0)-0--2-||-2--------|-(2)---2---2---0--|
|--------------|-----------------0-||-0--------|-(0)---0---0------|


                               A chord diagramBB            A chord diagramBsus4Bsus4 A chord diagramBB
  W          +Q.   A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE   Q.   A chord diagramE MajorE +Q.   A chord diagramE MajorE   A chord diagramE MajorE Q  A chord diagramE MajorE +Q   Q
|----------|-----------------|----------------|-----------------|
|-2--------|-(2)---2---2---2-|-4----4-(4)---5-|---4--4-(4)--4---|
|-2--------|-(2)---2---2---2-|-4----4-(4)---4-|---4--4-(4)--4---|
|-2--------|-(2)---2---2---2-|-4----4-(4)---4-|---4--4-(4)--4---|
|-0--------|-(0)---0---0---0-|-2----2-(2)---2-|---2--2-(2)--2---|
|----------|-----------------|----------------|-----------------|


               BsusB                                   BsBs4
  Q.   A chord diagramE MajorE +Q.   A chord diagramE MajorE   Q.   A chord diagramE MajorE +Q   A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE   Q.   A chord diagramE MajorE +Q   A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE   A chord diagramE MajorE Q  A chord diagramE MajorE +Q   A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE
|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-4----4-(4)---5-|-4----4-(4)--4-4-|-4----4-(4)--4---|-5-4--4-(4)--4----|
|-4----4-(4)---4-|-4----4-(4)--4-4-|-4----4-(4)--4---|-4-4--4-(4)--4----|
|-4----4-(4)---4-|-4----4-(4)--4-4-|-4----4-(4)--4---|-4-4--4-(4)--4----|
|-2----2-(2)---2-|-2----2-(2)--2-2-|-2----2-(2)--2---|-2-2--2-(2)--2----|
|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|


                                       Outro
                   BsBs4                A chord diagramE MajorE
  Q  A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE   A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE +Q   A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE     Q.   A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE   A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE +A chord diagramE MajorE  Q  A chord diagramE MajorE
|----------------|------------------||--0------0-0---0-|-0-0---0-(0)-0--0--|
|-4--4-4---4-4-4-|-5-4-4-4-(4)--4-4-||o-0------0-0---0-|-0-0---0-(0)-0--0--|
|-4--4-4---4-4-4-|-4-4-4-4-(4)--4-4-||--1------1-1---1-|-1-1---1-(1)-1--1--|
|-4--4-4---4-4-4-|-4-4-4-4-(4)--4-4-||--2------2-2---2-|-2-2---2-(2)-2--2--|
|-2--2-2---2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-(2)--2-2-||o-2------2-2---2-|-2-2---2-(2)-2--2--|
|----------------|------------------||--0------0-0---0-|-0-0---0-(0)-0--0--|


  A chord diagramA augmentedA    AsAs2                         A chord diagramE MajorE
  Q  A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE   +A chord diagramE MajorE  Q.   Q  A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE   Q.   A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE
|----------------|-----------------|-0------0-0---0-|
|-2--2-0-2---2-2-|-(2)-2----2--2-2-|-0------0-0---0-|
|-2--2-2-2---2-2-|-(2)-2----2--2-2-|-1------1-1---1-|
|-2--2-2-2---2-2-|-(2)-2----2--2-2-|-2------2-2---2-|
|-0--0-0-0---0-0-|-(0)-0----0--0-0-|-2------2-2---2-|
|----------------|-----------------|-0------0-0---0-|


                     A chord diagramA augmentedA    AsAs2
  A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE +A chord diagramE MajorE  Q  A chord diagramE MajorE   Q  A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE   +A chord diagramE MajorE  Q.   Q  A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramE MajorE  5x
|-0-0---0-(0)-0--0-|----------------|------------------||
|-0-0---0-(0)-0--0-|-2--2-0-2---2-2-|-(2)-2----2--2-2-o||
|-1-1---1-(1)-1--1-|-2--2-2-2---2-2-|-(2)-2----2--2-2--||
|-2-2---2-(2)-2--2-|-2--2-2-2---2-2-|-(2)-2----2--2-2--||
|-2-2---2-(2)-2--2-|-0--0-0-0---0-0-|-(0)-0----0--0-0-o||
|-0-0---0-(0)-0--0-|----------------|------------------||


Duration 🏷Legend
---------------
W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; A chord diagramE MajorE - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura
+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration)
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the
duration for.  Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests.  Multi-
bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for.  Low
melody durations appear below the staff

Tablature 🏷Legend
----------------
 h   - hammer-on
 p   - pull-off
 b   - bend
 pb  - pre-bend
 r   - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
 /\  - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
 s   - legato slide
 S   - shift slide
  - natural harmonic
[n]  - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
 ~   - vibrato
 tr  - trill
 T   - tap
 TP  - trem. picking
 PM  - palm muting
\n/  - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
 \n  - tremolo bar down
 n/  - tremolo bar up
/n\  - tremolo bar inverted dip
 =   - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
 <>  - volume swell (louder/softer)
 x   - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
 o   - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

Misc 🏷Legend
-----------
 |  - bar
||  - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*|  - double bar (ending)
 :  - bar (freetime)
 $  - Segno
 &  - Coda
Tempo markers -  = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths
ⓘ Guitar tab for 'Dancing With Myself' by Billy Idol, William Michael Albert Broad, a male post-punk artist from Stanmore, Middlesex, UK. Billy Idol was born in 1955. Billy Idol is known for his crazy rock/pop music.

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