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Taxman  George Harrison

the song Taxman was written in 1966, and can be found on the first song on the Beatles album Revolver.
It is played on a bass, a lead guitar, and a drum set.

chords:
[D7]       [D7(#9]        [C7]        [G7]        [F7]        [E7]                                                                       
--2--  --1--   --0--   --1--   --1--   --0--
--1--  --1--   --1--   --0--   --1--   --0--
--2--  --2--   --3--   --0--   --2--   --1--
--0--  --0--   --2--   --0--   --1--   --0--
-----  -----   --3--   --2--   -----   --2--
-----  -----   -----   --3--   -----   --0--



guitar chords are always on only beats 2&4

intro:

guitar:
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-----3-----3-----3-----3-----
-----5-----5-----5-----5-----
-----4-----4-----4-----4-----
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bass:
--------7-----5---------7-----5-----
----0------57-------0------57-------
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[D7]let me tell you how it will be [D7(#9]       [D7]
there's one for you, ninteen for me [D7(#9]       [D7]
'cause i'm the [C7]taxman
yeah, i'm the[G7] taxman[D7]
should five percent appear too small [D7(#9]       [D7]
be thankful i don't take it all [D7(#9]       [D7]
'cause i'm the [C7]taxman
yeah, i'm the[G7] taxman [D7]

(if you drive a car) i'll tax the street
(if you try to sit) i'll tax[C7] your seat
(if you get[D7] too cold) i'll tax the heat
(if you take a walk) i'll tax[C7] your feet
[D7]taxman!!
*solo*

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-------------------------------------3----------------
-------------------------0-1-0-----------1-0---0------
---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-3-------3--0----0-----3---3-0-0
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---------------------------------0---------------0----
-0-----------------------0-0-0-0---3-0-3-0-3-0-3---3-0
---4-0-3-2-0-2-0---0-2-3------------------------------
-----------------3------------------------------------


'cause i'm the [C7]taxman
yeah, i'm the[G7] taxman [D7]
don't ask me what i want it for [D7(#9]       [D7]
if you don't want to pay some more [D7(#9]       [D7]
'cause i'm the [C7]taxman
yeah, i'm the[G7] taxman
and you're[F7] working for no one[E7] but [D7]me
*solo* and fade
bass part:
during D chord: during C chord: during G chord:
----7-----5-     ----5-----3-     ------------
--0---5-7---     ------3-5---     ----5-----3-
------------     --3---------     ------3-5---
------------     ------------     --3---------



i recommend listening to this song to get the timing on the kick-ass solo.

copyright 1966 northern songs limited
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