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Where Do You Think You're Going?  Dire Straits

 
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"WHERE DO YOU THINK YOU'RE GOING?" off LP "Communique" (1979)
 
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Tabbed by: Les Gibson
Tuning: Standard (EADGBe)
Intro: Strummed acoustic. Its basically just chords...listen to record to get rhythm!
[Am] [F]  
 
 e|-----0--0---0--0-0----------1--1---1--1-1-1-1--|
 B|-----1--1---1--1-1----------1--1---1--1-1-1-1--|
 G|-----2--2---2--2-2----------2--2---2--2-2-2-2--|
 D|-----2--2---2--2-2--2-------3--3-3-3--3-3-3-3--|
 A|--0--0----0---------0-0--3--3----3----3-3-3-3--|
 E|--------------------0-0--1--1----1-------------|

[G] [Esus4]  
 
 e|--3--3--3----3---------------0--0---0----------|
 B|--3--3--3----3---------------0--0---0----------|
 G|--4--4--4----4---------------2--2---2----------|
 D|--5--5--5-5--5---------------2--2-2-2----------|
 A|--5--5--5-5--5--3---------2--2----2-2----------|
 E|--3-------3-----3h5--3-0--0--0----0----0-0-3b--|

(this pattern continues throughout verse)
Verse 1:
[Am] Where do you think you're going?
[F] Don't you know it's dark outside
[G] Where do you think you're going?
[Esus4] Don't you care about my pride?
[Am] Where do you think you're going
[F] I think uh you don't know
[G] You got no way of knowing
[Esus4] There's really no place you can go
Fill between verses (electric, clean, played with fingers):
[Am] [G] [F] [Dm7] [C] [F]  
 
 e|--------------------0h1p0------------0h1p0----------|
 B|--0h1p0--------------------3-1--3-----------3-1-----|
 G|---------2-0--2-----0h2p0------------0h2p0-------2--|
 D|--0h2p0--2-0--3------------3-2--3-----------3-2--3--|
 A|----------------------------------------------------|
 E|----------------------------------------------------|

Verse 2:
[Am] I understood your changes
[F] Long before you reach the door
[G] I know where you think you're going
[Esus4] I know what you came here for
[Am] And now I'm sick of joking
[F] you know I like to be free
[G] Where do you think you're going?
[Esus4] I think you'd better go with me, girl
--Fill as before--
Middle section (strummed chords) with fills:
e|---1/3-|
 
 B|-1-----|
 G|-------|
 D|-------|
 A|-------|
 E|-------|

[G] You say there is no reason
e|-x-4--5-|
B|-x-4--5-|
 
 G|--------|
 D|--------|
 A|--------|
 E|--------|

But you s[Am]till find cause to doubt me
 
 e|----8---7-|
 B|----------|
 G|-7/9---7--|
 D|----------|
 A|----------|
 E|----------| 

[G] If you ain't with me girl
[Esus4] You're gonna be without me
New fill/guitar break:
[Am] [G] [F] [Dm7] [C] [F]  
 
 e|--------------------------------------|--------------------------------|
 B|--------------------------------------|--5h6p5-------------------------|
 G|-----7b9---7-5-7--5--5--5--5--5--5h7--|---------7-5-7-5---5-----12b14--|
 D|--------------------7--7--7--7--7-----|-----------------7---7----------|
 A|--------------------------------------|--------------------------------|
 E|--------------------------------------|--------------------------------|

Verse 3:
[Am] Where do you think you're going?
[F] Don't you know it's dark outside
[G] Where do you think you're going?
[Esus4]I wish I didn't care about my pride
[Am] And now I'm sick of joking
[F] You know I like you to be free
[G]So where do you think you're going?
[Esus4] I think you better go with me, girl
--Change into double-time. Fill played three times, and then solo to fade.--
| / slide up
| \ slide down
| h hammer-on
| p pull-off
| ~ vibrato
| + harmonic
| x Mute note
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