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Mock Turtles tabs for Can u dig it

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Can U Dig IT? - The Mock Turtles      tabbed by
UnholySmoke      Feb '03

 Standard tuning

     This is a great tune from 1991, from the album
'Turtle Soup.' It's a
 reworked B-side of the Mock Turtles' first big hit,
'Lay Me Down,' and it's
 about to be re-released after having been in the new
Vodafone advert. Head to
 http://www.global-trance.co.uk/Mock_Turtles.html for
more about the band and
 the tune.

     All chords are played as low on the fretboard as
possible. The bass is all
 over the shop in this one, which makes some of the
chords a bit tough to pick
 out, especially in bits like the middle 8 and the

solo. There's a keyboard part
 played over the top of the verses and most of the

chorus, but it doesn't come
 off too well played on the guitar. Suffice to say
it's the scale of A chord diagramE MajorE - the
 4th, 5th and 7th frets of the high A chord diagramE MajorE string are there
or thereabouts. There's
 also a Keyboard playing some rhythm - best heard
during the middle 8,  which is
 A chord diagramE MajorE and D. Note the difference between the first chorus
and the second  and third
 - there's an extra run round the A chord diagramC# minorC#m bit; the line
'You keep insisting  on
 everything.' Not also that the verse and chorus
chords ARE NOT THE SAME!
     The toughest part of the whole thing is the

intro, which is finger-picked
 very fast, varies pretty much every time it's played,
and is also strangely
 timed in places - it's not exactly as it 'feels' like
it should be.

 Intro/Main Riff - Crunchy, mid-scooped tone, finger
picked
 ===============


e----------------------------------------------------------------------------

B-------9-----9-----10-----10-----10-----11-----11-----11---10-----10--------

G-----9---9-----9------9------9------9------9------9-----------9------9---9--

D---9-------9-----9------9------9------9------9------9----9------9------9----

 Round twice, then drums and ascending bass intro

 Then second guitar comes in, similar sound to guitar
1:

    A chord diagramE MajorE A chord diagramBB A chord diagramF# minorF#m A chord diagramA augmentedA


 Verse 1
 =======

    A chord diagramE MajorE        A chord diagramA augmentedA    A chord diagramF# minorF#m          A chord diagramA augmentedA

    Ca---an           you understand me now?
    I'll get it through someho---ow

    Yo------ou      won't ever get me down
    Won't see me hangin' arou-------nd


 Chorus - with Intro riff
 ======

            A chord diagramE MajorE       A chord diagramBB     A chord diagramF# minorF#m     A chord diagramA augmentedA

    Can you dig it?  (Oh yeah)

    Can you dig it?  (Oh yeah)

    Can you dig it?  (Oh yeah)

            c#m      A chord diagramBB        A chord diagramA augmentedA
             x
    Can you dig it - what I'm saying?

    A chord diagramC# minorC#m                 A chord diagramBB     A chord diagramA augmentedA

        One little kiss isn't anything

               A chord diagramBB

    I won't be sad

        A chord diagramA augmentedA

    But someone ...


 This is played in each chorus where the 'x'
 appears above - plenty of reverb;

    e------4---------------0--
    B----5--------4------2----
    D--6--------4------2------
      A chord diagramC# minorC#m       A chord diagramBB      A chord diagramA augmentedA


 Verse 2
 =======

    A chord diagramE MajorE     A chord diagramA augmentedA   A chord diagramF# minorF#m            A chord diagramA augmentedA
    See          how big and s...
    I'm standing on my own


 Chorus 2
 ========

    A chord diagramE MajorE  A chord diagramBB  A chord diagramF# minorF#m  A chord diagramA augmentedA

    Can you dig it?  (Oh yeah)

    Can you dig it?  (Oh yeah)

    Can you dig it?  (Oh yeah)

            c#m      A chord diagramBB        A chord diagramA augmentedA

    Can you dig it - what I'm saying?

    A chord diagramC# minorC#m                 A chord diagramBB     A chord diagramA augmentedA

        One little kiss isn't anything

    A chord diagramC# minorC#m                 A chord diagramBB     A chord diagramA augmentedA

        You keep insisting on everything

               A chord diagramBB

    I won't be sad

        A chord diagramA augmentedA

    But someone turned the lights on


 Middle 8 & Solo
 ===============

 Fingerpicky intro riff as above - Played twice over
continuous A chord diagramE MajorE chord,
 then A chord diagramD MajorD Chord, with zooming bass. The riff is
*slightly* varied from the
 other times it's played, but it's so quick as to not
be that
 noticeable.

 Solo, plenty of reverb and work that wah baby!


e--15\\\---------------------------------------------

B----------12----10----12----14--10------------------

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

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

 Played twice over B, twice over A, then twice over A chord diagramD MajorD


 Chorus 3
 ========

 As Chorus 2

 Then four times:

    A chord diagramE MajorE

    Can you dig it?


          And there it is - choon! Comments?
Suggestions? Abuse? Direct
 it all my way - unholysmoke@yahoo.com

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