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Tell Me Why  The Beatles

(John Lennon, Paul McCartney)
Lead Vocal: John Lennon
Guitar Transcription by: C.M. (Shmuck@mail.com)
VERSION:"A Hard Day's Night" STEREO Parlophone UK release...
United Artist US STEREO release......Capital release "Something New" .........
(intro "TAG") (piano lead in mix)
Em A7, Em A7, Em A7, Em A7......
(CHORUS)
[A7]Tell me [D]why?.[Bm]? you cried?[Em7]....and why you [A7]lied to [D]me....[Em7].
[A7]Tell me [D]why??[Bm]. you cried?[Em7]....and why you [A7]lied to [D]me....[(Em].[A7)]
(VERSE 1)
[A7]Well I [D]gave you everything I [Bm]had, But you [Em]left me sitting on my [A7]own
[A7]Did you [D]have to treat me oh so [Bm]bad, All I [Em7]do is hang my head and [A7]moan
(CHORUS)
[A7]Tell me [D]why?.[Bm]? you cried?[Em7]....and why you [A7]lied to [D]me....[Em7].
[A7]Tell me [D]why??[Bm]. you cried?[Em7]....and why you [A7]lied to [D]me....[(Em].[A7)]
(VERSE 2)
[A7]If there's [D]something I have said or [Bm]done, Tell me [Em]what and I'll apolo-[A7]gize
[A7]If you [D]don't really can't go [Bm]on, Holding [Em7]back these tears in my [A7]eyes
(CHORUS)
[A7]Tell me [D]why?.[Bm]? you cried?[Em7]....and why you [A7]lied to [D]me....[Em7].
A7 D Bm Em7 A7 D (D7 ,,,,)
Tell me why??. you cried?....and why you lied to me.....
(BRIDGE)
[D7]Well I?m [G7]beg 'in on my bended knees, If you'll [A7]only listen to my pleas
Bm /F#root Em A7 D
Is there anything I can do?..Cause I really can't stand it, I'm soo in love with you
(CHORUS)
Tell me [D]why?[Bm].? you cried?[Em7]...and why you [A7]lied to [D]me....[Em7].
[A7]Tell me [D]why?[Bm]?. you cried?[Em7]...and why you [A7]lied to[(Bm] me[Bb] [A7sus4] [A6] [D)]
CHORDS USED: TABLATURE FORMAT:
Note: Lennon's use of Dominant 7th/ m7 substitutions in this (I-VI-IV-V)
(INTRO "TAG"):
Em 0 A7 5(1st finger bar chord)
0 5
0 6
[2] [7]  
[2]0 [7]5
(CHORUS) and (VERSE):
D 2 Bm 2(1st finger bar chord) Em7 0 A7 5 (1st finger bar chord)
[3]2 [3]4 [3]0 [5]6
0 4 2 5
0 2 2 7
x x 0 5
Em 0 A7 5 (1st finger bar chord) (END OF CHORUS)
0 5
0 6
[2] [5]  
[2]0 [7]5
(BRIDGE): (accent up-stumming on G7, A7 and Bm)
D7 2 G7 3(1st finger bar) A7 5(1st finger bar chord) Bm 2(1st finger bar)
1 6(pinky) 8(pinky) 3
[2]0 [4]5 [6]7 [4]4
0 5 7 2
x 3 5 2(F# bass)
(ENDING "Turn-Around" CHORDS)
(2 stums) (2 strums) (1 strum) (1 strum)
Bm 2(1st finger bar) Bb 6(1st finger bar chord) A7sus4 5 A6 2
[3] [6] [5] [2] 
[4]4 [7]8 [7]5 [2]2
2 8 7 0
2(F# bass) 6 5 x
(1 strum)
[D] [2]  
[3]  
[2]0
0
x

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