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Taking On Water Live   John Mayer



ok i dont feel like figuring out the rest of the song.
maybe if enough people ask for it, but for now, here is the intro/verse.
100% by ear. by me. not stolen like some stuff ive seen on this site.


p.s. im 99% sure that he plays it like this.
saw him live and he was playing in this area, though i couldn't see his fingers.

___________________NOTES *READ BEFORE PLAYING*_______________________________
-this song is done by finger picking.

-he uses his thumb for the E string. (this goes same for all his songs)

-since the only recordings of this song is over live videos, note that some parts will 
different once and a while.
listen to the song from youtube for those subtle differences.

-this song is not fully done yet, may be different from the final version yet to be released.


 p= pull off
 h= hammer
(x)= may or may not be played

(intro/verse first time)
e--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B--8----------8----------11----------11p8-11----8----------8---------|
G--8--(8)-----8--(8)-----8---(8)-----8----8-----8----------8---------|
D-(8)--8-----(8)--8-----(8)---8-----(8)---------8----------8---------|
A--10--10-----10--10-----11---11-----11--------(10)-(10)--(10)-(10)--|
E-----------------------------------------------8----8-----8----8----|

(intro/verse first time continued)
e---------------------------------------------------------------|
B-9----------9p8-8----------------------------------------------|
G-8----8-----8---8----------------------------------------------|
D-10--(10)---10--10---------------------------------------------|
A-8--8-------8--------------------------------------------------|
E---------------------------------------------------------------|

(intro/verse second time)
* a little different second time, but still same notes. listen to song for exact 
parts. too lazy to tab out the specifics haha
e--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B--8----------8----------11----------11p8-11----8----------8---------|
G--8--(8)-----8--(8)-----8---(8)-----8----8-----8----------8---------|
D-(8)--8-----(8)--8-----(8)---8-----(8)---------8----------8---------|
A--10--10-----10--10-----11---11-----11--------(10)-(10)--(10)-(10)--|
E-----------------------------------------------8----8-----8----8----|

(intro/verse second time continued)

e---------------|
B-6-------6-----|
G-7-------7-----|
D-8-------8-----|
A---------------|
E-6--6----6--6--|

sometimes during the verses, I've heard him do this instead:
e---------------|
B-6-------6-6---|
G-7-------7h8---|
D-8-------8-8---|
A---------------|


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