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John Mayer tabs for Somethings missing acoustic

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is faithful to the original album version. However, I did make some changes. Such as omitting
slight palm-muted riff played during the first 2 verses and replaced it with
chords to be strummed. I also replaced the sick riff John plays during the chorus over
over with chords that are very fitting. I know music theory, so all chord names are
Enjoy! This song rings perfectly on acoustic!
NOTE: For all verse, chorus, and bridge, I tabbed the chord shapes w/out timing or
pattern. It is crucial you listen to the original album version for timing, etc.

Acoustic guitar

Tuning: (low to high) E-B-E-F#-B-E


INTRO


*up stroke on first C#m7add4: (x20000). Down strokes on rest*
*let ring throughout*

|--0------|--------------------------------------|--------0--|
|--0------|--------------------------------------|--------0--|
|--0------|------0------0-----0------0-----------|--------0--|
|--0------|----0------0------------0----2p0------|--------0--|
|--2------|--2------4-------0---------------4p0--|--2--2--2--|
|---------|---------------2------4---------------|-----------|

Repeat above 2 times followed by...


|--0------|--------------------------------------|
|--0------|--------------------------------------|
|--0------|------0------0-----0------0-----------|
|--0------|----0------0------------0-------------|
|--2------|--2------4-------0-----------2p0------|
|---------|---------------2------4----------4p0--|

VERSES

 A chord diagramC#m7C#m7     Emaj7/G#  A chord diagramAsus2Asus2    G#m7(addb6)
|--0-----|--0-----|--0-----|--0----------|
|--0-----|--0-----|--0-----|--0----------|
|--2-----|--9-----|--5-----|--0----------|
|--0-----|--0-----|--5-----|--0----------|
|--2-----|--9-----|--x-----|--4----------|
|--------|--------|--5-----|-------------|

*On Asus2, there is a slide/hammer that occurs before going to G#m7(addb6) as below*

|--0--0--0---0--0--0---0---------|
|--0--0--0---0--0--0---0---------|
|--5--5--5---5--5--5---5--5/7\5--|
|--5--5--5---5--5--5---5---------|
|--x--x--x---x--x--x---x---------|
|--5--5--5---5--5--5---5---------|

*Of course, repeat these chords as needed for duration of verse*


CHORUS

 A chord diagramEsus2Esus2     A chord diagramC#m9C#m9     A chord diagramAsus2Asus2    Bsus2/4  A chord diagramBsus4Bsus4
|--0-----|--0-----|--0-----|--0-----|--0-----|
|--0-----|--0-----|--0-----|--0-----|--0-----|
|--0-----|--9-----|--5-----|--7-----|--0-----|
|--0-----|--9-----|--5-----|--7-----|--7-----|
|--0-----|--x-----|--x-----|--x-----|--x-----|
|--0-----|--9-----|--5-----|--7-----|--7-----|

*Repeat for duration of chorus*


BRIDGE ("I can't be sure that this state-of-mind...")

 Asus2type2    A chord diagramA augmentedA      A chord diagramBsus2Bsus2      A chord diagramBB
|--x-------|--x-----|--x-----|--x-----|
|--5-------|--5-----|--7-----|--7-----|
|--5-------|--7-----|--7-----|--9-----|
|--5-------|--5-----|--7-----|--7-----|
|--x-------|--x-----|--x-----|--x-----|
|--5-------|--5-----|--7-----|--7-----|


INTERLUDE

 A chord diagramC#m9C#m9     A chord diagramEMaj7Emaj7    A chord diagramAsus2Asus2     G#m7(addb6)
|--0-----|--0-----|--0-----|--0----------|
|--0-----|--0-----|--0-----|--0----------|
|--9-----|--9-----|--5-----|--0----------|
|--0-----|--0-----|--5-----|--0----------|
|--9-----|--9-----|--x-----|--4----------|
|--9-----|--0-----|--5-----|-------------|


OUTRO ("Friends...check...money...check...")

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