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I Just Don't Know What to Do With Myself  The White Stripes

White Stripes - I Just Don't Know What to Do With Myself
Tuning: Standard (E A D G B E)
NOTE: This is a very simple song, sort of a classic rock
sound overall. Though the song actually has three guitars,
it can easily be played with just one, as long as you own
a distortion pedal of some sort. In the middle of the chorus
there's a part which may seem a bit confusing. In this part
Jack White yells "Sweet. - Love. - " and there is some feedback,
and it generally sounds very rough but cool. To get that feedback
and that sound you have to have a ton of distortion so that when you
lift your finger up from that Fsus4, there's a ringing
which will create the effect Jack uses in this song. The lifting
is shown by the pull off in the tab. Enjoy!
Legend:
x - mute
~ - vibrato
Pm - Palm mute
p - pull off
(#.#) - harmonic
^ - bend
0:00
Intro:
Gtr. 1 (*very slight distortion)
[G] [C] [G] ~~~
 
 e------3--3-0----0--0-0----------------------|
 b------0--0-0----1--1-0----------------------|
 g------0--0-0----0--0-0----x-----------------|
 d---0--0------2--2------0--x-------------0---|
 a---x---------3---------x--x--5--5-3-2---0---|
 e---3-------------------3--x-----------------|

0:12
Bridge:
Gtr. 1
[G] [C] [G]  
 
 e------3--3-3----0--0-0-----3-3---|
 b------0--0-0----1--1-0-----0-0---|
 g------0--0-0----0--0-0-----0-0---|
 d------0--0-0----2--x-------0-0---|
 a-------------3-------------x-x---|
 e---3-------------------3---3-3---|

Pm|.....................|
Gtr. 2 (*)
[G]  
 
 e---------------------------3-3---|
 b---------------------------0-0---|
 g---------------------------0-0---|
 d---------------------------0-0---|
 a---------------------------x-x---|
 e---------------------------3-3---|

0:23
Verse:
Gtr. 1
[Am] [F] 
 
 e---------0-0-----0-----0-0-----0-------------------------------|
 b---------1-1-----1-----1-1-----1-------------------------------|
 g------2--2-2-----2-----2-2-----2-----2-2-----2-----2-2-----2---|
 d------2--2-2-----2-----2-2-----2--3--3-3-----3-----3-3-----3---|
 a------0--0-0--0--0--0--0-0--0--0--3--3-3-----3-----3-3-----3---|
 e---(0)----------------------------1--1-1--1--1--1--1-1--1--1---|

Pm |..| |.| |.| |.| |.| |.| |.| |.|
(continued)
[Em] [Am] [G] [C] [G]  
 
 e----------------------3-0----0-0------|
 b--------0-1----1------0-0----1-0------|
 g------0-0-2----2----0-0-0----0-0-0----|
 d------2-2-2---------0--------2---0----|
 a------2-2-0---------------3------x----|
 e---0-------------3---------------3----|

Gtr. 2
[Am]  
 
 e--------------------------------------------------|
 b--------1--------1--------1-----------1-----------|
 g-------2--------2--------2-----------2------------|
 d------2--------2--------2-----------2-------------|
 a-----0--------0--------0-----------0--------------|
 e--------------------------------------------------|

Pm|................................................|
(continued)
[F]  
 
 e----------------------------------------------------------|
 b-------1------------1------------1------------1-----------|
 g------2------------2------------2------------2------------|
 d-----3------------3------------3------------3-------------|
 a----3------------3------------3------------3--------------|
 e---1------------1------------1------------1---------------|

Pm|........................................................|
(continued)
[G] 
 
 e----------------------------------------------------------|
 b----------------------------------------------------------|
 g---(2)-----------------------------------------------0----|
 d-----------------------------------------------------0----|
 a-----------------------------------------------------x----|
 e-----------------------------------------------------3----|

Pm|....|
1:11
Pre-Chorus:
Gtr. 1
 
 e---------|
 b---------|
 g---------|
 d---------|
 a---x-0---|
 e---x-0---|

1:13
Gtr. 1 and 3 (w/ heavy distortion)
[G5] [F5] 
 
 e------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 b------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 g------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 d---5--5--5-5-5-5-0--5--5--5-5-5-5-0--3--3--3-3-3-3-0--3--3--3-3-3-3-0---|
 a---5--5--5-5-5-5-0--5--5--5-5-5-5-0--3--3--3-3-3-3-0--3--3--3-3-3-3-0---|
 e---3--3--3-3-3-3-0--3--3--3-3-3-3-0--1--1--1-1-1-1-0--1--1--1-1-1-1-0---|

(continued)
[Fsus4] [Fsus4] [F5] [G5] 
fdbk. fdbk. dist. out
 
 e---------------------------------------------------------|
 b-----------------------------------------------------5---|
 g---3-p(3.0)-3-p(3.0)-----------------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|
 d---3-p(3.0)-3-p(3.0)-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---|
 a---3-p(3.0)-3-p(3.0)-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---|
 e---------------------1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1---------------------|

Harm. Harm.
2:19
Pre-Outro Fill:
Gtr. 1
 
 e----------------|
 b----------------|
 g----------------|
 d---x--x--x------|
 a---x--x--x--0---|
 e---x--x--3^-0---|

2:21
Outro:
Gtr. 1 and 3
[G5] [F5] ~~~
 
 e-------------------------------------|
 b-------------------15--15-13-12------|
 g-------------------------------------|
 d---5--5--0-3--3-x--------------------|
 a---5--5--0-3--3-x----------------0---|
 e---3--3--0-1--1-x----------------0---|

2:35
End On:
[G5] [F5] [G]  
 
 e----------------------------|
 b-------------------0--------|
 g-------------------0--------|
 d---5--5--0-3--3--0-0--------|
 a---5--5--0-3--3--0-x--------|
 e---3--3--0-1--1--0-3--------|

Order of Song:
Intro x2
Bridge x2 ("I don't know what to do with myself...")
Verse x1 ("Planning ev'rything for two...")
Bridge x2
Verse x1
Pre-Chorus x1
Chorus x1 ("Like a summer rose")
Bridge x2
Verse x1
Pre-Chorus x1
Chorus x1
Pre-Outro x1
Outro x3
Ending x1

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