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I Want You (She’s So Heavy)   The Beatles



 I Want You (She's So Heavy) - The Beatles





 Tabbed By : R8:31b



 Cc - Crash Cymbal s = splash

 Rc - Ride Cymbal

 Hh - Hi-Hat x = closed, o = open, s = semi-open

 t - Small Tom

 T - Medium Tom

 Ft - Floor Tom

 Sd - Snare Drum

 Bd - Bass Drum


 Capital letters = accented hits

 f = flam

 g = ghost/grace note

 d = double stroke (2 32nd notes in the space of a 16th)


 quietest g < g < o/b/x < O/b/X loudest



 Ride Bell Notes:

 Sometimes Ringo sticks in ride hits on the eigth note spots where there wasn't one before

 when repeating a part. For example: the second time through the bridge, on the third

 measure, I marked a crash on beat 1 and ride on beat 2, but Ringo plays crash on beat 1,

 ride on the and of beat 1, ride on beat 2. It's not a big deal but be sure to throw in

 a little improvisation at times. That being said, consider this tab about 90% accurate.



 Intro approx. 152 beats/quarter



 Cc |------------||------------||------------||------------|
 Hh |x-----------||------------||x-----------||------------|
 Sd |------------||o-----------||------------||o-----------|
 Bd |b---b---b---||b---b---b---||b---b---b---||b---b---b---|
 Cc |------------||----x---x---||x-----------||----x---x---|
 Hh |x-----------||------------||------------||------------|
 Sd |------------||o---o---o---||o-----------||o---o---o---|
 Bd |b---b---b---||b---b---b---||b---b---b---||b---b---b---|
 Cc |x-----------||------------||
 Hh |------------||x-----------|| rest after this indefinitely
 Sd |o-----------||o-----------||
 Bd |b---b---b---||b-----------|| 



 Aprox 114 beats/quarter



 "I want you" (listen to song to know when exactly)

 Sd |o-o-o|


 "I want you so bad"

 Sd |o-o-o-o|


 "I want you"

 Sd |o-o-o|


 "I want you so BAD (come in here)..."


 Rc |x---x---x---x---||x---x---x---x---||x---x---x---x---||x---x---x-------|
 Sd |----------------||----------------||----------------||----------gooooo|



 Sd |-ooooo|


 Verse 1




 Rc |x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|
 Sd |--------o-------|
 Bd |b---------------|









 Cc |x--x--x--||x---------------||----------------||x-----------x---|
 Rc |---------||----x---x---x---||----------------||----x-x-x-x---x-|
 Sd |o--o--o--||--------o-------||f---------------||--------o-------|
 Bd |---------||b---------------||--b-------------||b---------------|
 Cc |----------------||x---------------||----------------|
 Rc |----------------||----x-x-x-x-x-x-||x---------------|
 Hh |----------------||----------------||----s-----------|
 Sd |f---------------||--------o-------||----------------|
 Bd |--b-------------||b---------------||b---------------|




 Repeat verse 1, 10 repeats instead of 8 4/4


 ( Tab from: )


 t |---o----|
 Ft |----o-o-|
 Sd |oo------|



 Repeat Verse 1 4/4



 Repeat Bridge 4/4



 Chorus (She's so heavy)


 3/4 approx. 152 beats/quarter



 Cc |------------||------------||------------||----x---x---|
 Rc |x---x---x---||x---x---x---||x---x---x---||x-----------|
 Sd |------------||o-----------||------------||o-----------|
 Bd |b-----------||------------||b-----------||----b---b---|
 Cc |------------||------------||------------||----x---x---|
 Rc |x---x---x---||x---x---x---||x---x---x---||x-----------|
 Sd |------------||o-----------||------------||o-----------|
 Bd |b-----------||------------||b-----------||----b---b---|
 Rc |x---x---x---||x---x---x---||x---x---x---||------------|
 Sd |------------||o-----------||------------||o-----------|
 Bd |b-----------||------------||b-----------||b-----------|





 The chorus is repeated several times, and Ringo sometimes puts a crash at the

 beginning of a measure where I have put in a ride. It would simply waste space

 and paper to write out all the crashes he sticks in that are different from

 the first time through, so I'll leave it up to you. And of course, the volume

 of the ride tends to be louder on the first beat but soft on the second two.


 Wait approximately 3 measures



 Verse 2 approx. 114 beats/quarter



 |-------9x-------| 2/4
 Rc |x---x-x-x-x-x-x-||x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-||--------|
 t |----------------||----------------||oo-o----|
 Ft |----------------||----------------||----o-o-|
 Sd |------------o---||------------o---||--------|
 Bd |----b-b---------||----b-b---------||--------|
 |------8x--------| > On the second time through verse 2, there
 Cc |----------------| > are ocassional triplets on the ride, most
 Rc |x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-| > likely improvised, invloving triplets between
 Sd |------------o---| > the bell & ride and only beginning with the 5th,
 Bd |----b-b---------| > 6th, or 7th ride note and ONLY in the 8x part.




 Repeat Bridge 4/4


 Repeat Chorus 3/4


 Repeat Verse 2 EXCEPT different 2/4 fill:



 t |oooo----|


 T |----oo--|
 Ft |------o-|

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