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Taxman

Beatles

 D7D7#9D7
Let me tell you how it will be  
 D7D7#9D7
There's one for you nineteen for me  
 C7G7#9D7
'Cos I'm the taxman   Yeah I'm the taxman
Verse:
Should five percent appear too small
Be thankful I don't take it all
'Cos I'm the taxman Yeah I'm the taxman
Middle:
 D
If you drive a truck  I'll tax the street
 C
If you try to fix it  I'll tax your seat
 D
If you get too cold  I'll tax the heat
 CD
If you take a walk  I'll tax your feet   TAXMAN!
Guitar Solo:
-|---------------------------------------------------10----------------
-|--------------------------------6--8--b(9)8--6-----------------------
-|-----7-----7-----7-----7-----7------------------7--------------------
-|--0-----0-----0-----0-----0------------------------------------------
-|---------------------------------------------------------------------
-|---------------------------------------------------------------------
-|---------------------------------------------------------------------
-|-----9p8--9p8--6-----------------------------------------------------
-|--7---------------7--7--5h7p5--6--4h6p4--5--2h4p2--------------------
-|---------------------------------------------------------------------
-|---------------------------------------------------------------------
-|---------------------------------------------------------------------
-|------------------------------------------------------------10-------
-|-----------------------8--6-----6-----6-----6--b(9)8--6--------------
-|--2--4--5--7-----7-----------7-----7-----7---------------7-----------
-|--------------0-----0------------------------------------------------
-|---------------------------------------------------------------------
-|---------------------------------------------------------------------

 CG7#9D
'Cos I'm the taxman   Yeah I'm the taxman
Verse:
Don't ask me what I want it for (ah ah, Mr. Wilson)
If you don't want to pay some more (ah ah, Mr. Heath)
'Cos I'm the taxman Yeah I'm the taxman
-|--------------------------------------------------------------------------
-|--------------------------------------------------------------------------
-|-------------------5---------3--5-----5---------3--5----------------------
-|----------------------3--h5--------------3--h5-----------5---------3b(4)--
-|----------------3------------------3------------------------3--h5---------
-|------------------------------------------------------3-------------------

Verse:
Now my advice for those who die (TAXMAN!)
Declare the pennies on your eyes (TAXMAN!)
'Cos I'm the taxman Yeah I'm the taxman
And you're working for no one but me
 FD7
-|--------------------------------------------------------------
-|--------------/6-----/6-----/6-----/6-------------------------
-|------------------5------5------5------5------7---------5--7--  (repeat
-|-------------------------------------------------5--h7--------   guitar
-|-------------------------------------------5------------------    solo)
-|--------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------

Miscellaneous info:
C7 = (-3231-)
D7 = (-5453-)
D7#9 = (-5456-) or (----11)

G7#9 = (35-466)
Riff to repeat over first two
lines of third verse
-|------------------------------
-|------------------------------
-|-----7---------5--7-----------
-|--------5--h7-----------------
-|--5---------------------------
-|------------------------------

Riff to repeat over first two
lines of fourth verse
-|------------------------------
-|------------------8-----------
-|-----7---------5--------------
-|--------5--h7-----------------
-|--5---------------------------
-|------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------

Tab Special Notations:
----0----  play the open string ('fret zero')
----5----  play fret five
----5~---  play fret five with vibrato
---5/7---  play fret five, slide up to fret seven
---7\5---  play fret seven, slide down to fret five

--8b(9)-- play fret eight, bend the string (at fret eight) to reach
the pitch of fret nine
--b(9)8-- play fret eight already bent to the pitch of fret nine,
unbending until it reaches the normal pitch of fret eight
----h7---  hammer-on to fret seven
----p5---  pull-off to fret five
---/7----  slide up to fret 7 (the starting fret of the slide is

undefined, judge by ear)
---15\---  play fret 15, slide down (the ending fret of the slide is

undefined, judge by ear)
---0h3---  play the open string and immediately hammer-on to fret

three
---7p5---  play fret seven and immediately pull-off to fret five



C C7 D D7 D7#9 F G7#9
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