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Tired of Waiting for You   Kinks

[Riff A] (GTR 1)          [Riff B] (GTR 1)
e--------0-----------3--0--I  I--------0-----------3--------I
b-----3-----3-----1--------I  I-----3-----3-----1-----------I
g--4-----------2-----------I  I--4-----------2--------------I


[Rbytbm Fig.1] (GTR 2)
   [G]          [G]    [F]                [G]              [F]                     
e-----------------------------I-----------------------------I
b-----------------------------I-----------------------------I
g-/(4)-------4\--2---------2/-I--4---------4\--2---------2/-I
d-/(5)-------5\--3---------3/-I--5---------5\--3---------3/-I
a-/(5)-------5\--3---------3/-I--5---------5\--3---------3/-I
e-/(3)-------3\--1---------1/-I--3---------3\--1---------1/-I

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* Do not play notes in parentheses first time

[Riff A-9 times] with [Rbytbm Fig.1-4 1/2 times]
So tired
Tired of waiting,
Tired of waiting for you.
So tired
Tired of waiting,
Tired of waiting for you
[Riff B] with [Last Bar of Rbytbm Fig. 1]

[Rbytbm Fig.2] (GTR 2)
   [F]        [C7]              [F]        [C7]                                   
e-------1----------------I-------1-------------------I
b-------1----1---1-1-----I-------1----1---1-1--1-----I
g-------2----3---3-3-----I-------2----3---3-3--3-----I
d-------3----2---2-2-----I-------3----2---2-2--2-----I
a-------3----3---3-3--3--I-------3----3---3-3--3--3--I
e--1----1----------------I--1----1-------------------I


   [F]          [C7]               [F]                  [F#]                      
e-------1----------------I---------------------------I
b-------1----1---1-1-----I---------------------------I
g-------2----3---3-3-----I---------------------------I
d-------3----2---2-2-----I---------------------------I
a-------3----3---3-3--3--I---------------------------I
e--1----1----------------I--1---1-1--1--1--1--2--2---I

^ ^ ^ ^ e
   [G]         [D7]                [G]          [D7]                              
e-------3----------------I-------3-------------------I
b-------3-------3--------I-------3-------3-----------I
g-------4-------5--------I-------4-------5-----------I
d-------5-------4--------I-------5-------4-----------I
a-------5----------------I-------5-------------------I
e--3----3----5-------0---I--3----3----5-------0------I

^ e ^ e
                                 [End Rbytbm Fig 2] 
   [G]          [D7]               [G]                                        
e-------3----------------I---------------------------I
b-------3-------3--------I---------------------------I
g-------4-------5--------I------4-4--4------4--------I
d-------5-------4--------I------5-5--5------5--------I
a-------5----------------I------5-5--5------5--------I
e--3----3----5-------0---I--3---3-3--3------3--------I


VERSE 1
[Rbytbm Fig 2] with GTR 1 strumming chords in staccato
I [F]was a lone[C7]ly soul.
[F]I had [C7]nobody
[F]Till I met[C7] you.  [F]
[F#]But you[G] keep-a [D7]me waiting [G]
All of [D7]the time.  [G]
What can [C7]I do?   [G]

[Rbytbm Fig 4] (Both GTRS)
   [G]     [Bm]     [F]      [D7]                                                 
e--3--I--2--I--1----I-------------------I
b--3--I--3--I--1----I----3--3--3--3--3--I
g--4--I--4--I--2----I----5--5--5--5--5--I
d--5--I--4--I--3----I----4--4--4--4--4--I
a--5--I--2--I--3--3/I-5--5--5--5--5--5--I
e--3--I-----I--1----I-------------------I

w w w q q^ e e e e

         [End Fig 4]    [Rby. Fig 5] (Gtr.2)
   [G]      [Bm]                   [F]                                       
e--3--I--2------------I   I--------------------------I
b--3--I--3------------I   I--------------------------I
g--4--I--4------------I   I--------------------------I
d--5--I--4------------I   I--------------------------I
a--5--I--2------------I   I--------------------------I
e--3--I------2--2--2--I   I--1--1-1-1--1--1--1--1----I

w h+e e e e

   [D7]                          [F]                                      
e-------------------------I--------------------------I
b-------------------------I--------------------------I
g-------------------------I--------------------------I
d-------4--4--4--4--4-----I--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--I
a--5----5--5--5--5--5-----I--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--I
e-------5--5--5--5--5--0--I--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1--I

^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^

           [End Rby Fig 5]   [Rby Fig 6]  (Gtr 1)
   [D7]                              [F]                                  
e--------------------------I  I--1----1--1--1--1--1--1--I
b--------------------------I  I--1----1--1--1--1--1--1--I
g-----------------------2--I  I--2----2--2--2--2--2--2--I
d--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--3--I  I--3----3--3--3--3--3--3--I
a--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--3--I  I--3----3--3--3--3--3--3--I
e--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--1--I  I--1----1--1--1--1--1--1--I

^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^


   [D7]                           [F]                                     
e--------------------------I--1----1--1--1--1--1--1--I
b--3----3--3--3--3--3-3-3--I--1----1--1--1--1--1--1--I
g--5----5--5--5--5--5-5-5--I--2----2--2--2--2--2--2--I
d--4----4--4--4--4--4-4-4--I--3----3--3--3--3--3--3--I
a--5----5--5--5--5--5-5-5--I--3----3--3--3--3--3--3--I
e--------------------------I--1----1--1--1--1--1--1--I

^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^

          [End Rby Fig 6] 
   [D7]                                                                
e--------------------------I
b--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--3--I
g--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--I
d--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--I
a--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--I
e--------------------------I

^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^

Pre-Chorus
[Rby Fig 4] Both GTRS
Its your life
And you can do what you want
Do what you like, but
[GTR 1 Rby Fig 6, GTR 2 Rby Fig 5] 
Please dont keep-a me waiting
Please dont keep-a me waiting.
'Cause I'm

[Rby Fig 7] (GTR 1)
       [G]         [F]                                                   
e------3--------3--3--3----I
b------3--------3--3--3----I
g------4--------2--2--2----I
d------5--------3--3--3----I

qR q eR s s q


Chorus
[Rby Fig 1-5 times] with [Rby Fig 7-10 times]
So tired,
Tired of waiting,
Tired of waiting for you.
So tired,
Tired of waiting,
Tired of waiting for you.

Second Verse
[Rbytbm Fig 2] with GTR 1 strumming chords in staccato
(SAME AS FIRST)

SAME BRIDGE

Third Chorus
[Rby Fig 1-7 times] with [Rby Fig 7-14 times]
So tired,
Tired of waiting,
Tired of waiting for you.
So tired,
Tired of waiting,
Tired of waiting for you.
For you.
For you.

END ON: (BOTH GTRS)
g----4-------------I
d----5-------------I
a----5-------------I
e----3-------------I


Now here are the Chords for GTR 1:
[F]133211]  [C7]x3231x]  [F#]244322]  [G]355433]  [D7]x5453x]  [xBm]24432]

During the verses Gtr 1 plays Chords in this rhythm:

qR e^ e^ qR e^ e^ etc......

Important Key:

w-whole note
h-half note
q-quarter note
e-eighth note
s-sixteenth note
qR-quarter note rest
eR-eighth note rest
^-staccato

- sixteenth note
-- eighth note
--- eighth+sixteenth note
---- quarter note etc....

Well thats it. Its pretty much right, I think.....
Do any of you all know the bass line?

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