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Andyourbirdcansing   Beatles


Reply-To: (Marc Hertzberg (History: Love It Or Leave It))

Here's an arrangement of AYBCS for bands that have only two guitarists, and thus the lead guitar has to play both parts while the rhythm guy chunks away at the chords.  Admittedly a tad weak in the middle section, but it sounds pretty good in my band.

I learned this by taping the chords ***very*** slow and playing until I knew it at that speed.  Once I had it learned, it sped up pretty easily for me.

What a masterpiece this is.  Aren't those chords in the middle section amazing?  When it gets back to the 'E' chord (e.g., "You may be awoken"), it sure doesn't feel like the home key, does it?  But it all works beautifully.  Cosmic bass playing by Mr. Mc
Cartney, too.  Enjoy.


	And Your Bird Can Sing

                                         B  R             B
E ------------------------------------------------------------------------
B ----9-7-5-7-5-4-5-4-2-0-------0-2-9-9-9-10-9----------12-12-------------
G ----9-8-6-8-6-4-6-4-2-1-2-1-2-1-2-9-9-9-10-9-9------9-11-13-11-9--------
D ------------------------4-2-4------------------9-11--------------11-9---
A -----------------------------------------------------------------12-11--
E --0---------------------------------------------------------------------

You tell me that you've got every thing you want  And your bird can sing
                  F#m  A            E
But you don't get me  You don't get me

Fill riff:
E --------------------------
B --------12-12-------------
G ------9-11-13-11-9--------
D -9-11--------------11-9---
A -------------------12-11--
E --------------------------

You say you've seen seven wonders   And your bird is green
But you can't see me   You can't see me

   When your prize po--sessions         start to weigh you   down 
    G#m                  G+            B/F#                 C#/F
E -----------4------------------3----------------2-------------------------
B --------4--4-----4----------4-4-4-----------4--4-----4---------7-6-------
G ------4------------6-4---4--------6-4---4--------------6-4-----6-6-6-----
D --6--------------------5--------------4----------------------6-------6---
A -----------------------------------------------------------8-----------8-
E -------------------------------------------------------------------------

   E               F#m                                  B
   Look in my di----rection I'll be 'round    I'll be 'round
E ----------0-------------2-----------------2--------------------------
B ----------0-0---------2-2-2-------------2-2-2---------------7--------
G --------------1-----2----------2------2----------2--------8-8-8------
D ------6-9-------2-4---------------4-4---------------4---9-------9----
A -7----------------------------------------------------------------9--
E ------------------------------------------------------7--------------

Guitar Solo:
                                         B  R           B  
E -----------------------------------------------------7-7--------
B ----9-7-5-7-5-4-5-4-2-0-------0-2-9-9-9-10-9-------5-7-9-7-5----
G ----9-8-6-8-6-4-6-4-2-1-2-1-2-1-2-9-9-9-10-9-9-4-6-----------6--
D ------------------------4-2-4-----------------------------------
A ----------------------------------------------------------------
E ----------------------------------------------------------------

   F#m              A                E
                                             B  R
E --2-4-5-7-5-4-2-0---0-2-4-5-6-9-11-12-12-12-14-12---------------
B ------------------4-------------------------------12------------
G --2-4-6-8-6-4-2-1---1-2-4-6-8-9-11-13-13-13-14-13-13-13---------
D ------------------4----------------------------------14-14------
A --------------------------------------------------------14------
E ----------------------------------------------------------------

When your bird is broken   Will it bring you down?
You may be awoken   I'll be 'round   I'll be round

Tell me that you've heard every sound there is   And your bird can swing
But you can't hear me   You can't hear me

Repeat guitar solo:
   ... then ...

    E                                                    A
E -----------------------------------------------------------
B ----9-7-5-7-5-4-5-----9-7-5-7-5-4-5-----9-7-5-7-5-4-5--2---
G ----9-8-6-8-6-4-6-----9-8-6-8-6-4-6-----9-8-6-8-6-4-6--2---
D -------------------------------------------------------2---
A -----------------------------------------------------------
E --0-----------------0-----------------0--------------------

(B = bend up first note to second... R = release first note to second...
  in both cases pick only first note)

Magic E Chord for use in AYBCS.  Note that this is a real open,
twangy sounding E5 chord... sounds best on a Rickenbacker 325!
Also sounds great in Day Tripper.

	E ---0---
	B ---0---
	G ---9---
	D ---9---
	A ---7---
	E ---0---

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