Queen - Youre my best friend

Tablature for Electric Bass Song: You're My Best Friend Author: Queen (written by John Deacon) Tuning: Standard Tab Author: Ben Archer I think this is pretty close to the original track, but due to the fact that the bass is low in the mix it would be quite hard to get everything perfect. Bass enters at ~0:09 Verse --------- This is essentially two phrases with slight variations, you can do them as hammer-ons if wish. (Ooo, you make me live.....) |----------------------5---------|----------------------7-8-9-----| |----------------5-7-----7-5-----|----------------------------5-7-| |3-------------------------------|3-------------------------------| |--------------------------------|--------------------------------| |5---------------------5---------|----------------------7-8-9-----| |----------------5-7-----7-5-----|----------------------------5-7-| |--------------------------------|3-------------------------------| |--------------------------------|--------------------------------| (It's you......) |5-------------------------------|----------------------7-8-9-----| |------------------7-----5-------|----------------------------5-7-| |--------------------------------|3-------------------------------| |--------------------------------|--------------------------------| |----------------------5---------|----------------------7-8-9-----| |----------------5-7-----7-5-----|----------------------------5-7-| |3-------------------------------|3-------------------------------| |--------------------------------|--------------------------------| |5---------------------5---------| |----------------5-7-----7-5-----| |--------------------------------| |--------------------------------| Chorus ------------- |----------------------5---4-----|2-----------------------4---5---| |--------2-------5---------------|--------------------------------| |3-------------------------------|--------------------------------| |--------------------------------|--------------------------------| (That I ever had....) |7-------------------------------|--------------------------------| |------------------------17----16|15--------------17\-------------| |--------------------------------|--------------------------------| |--------------------------------|--------------------------------| (I've been with you../You know...) **Second time play phrase below** |----------------------5---4-----|2-----------------------4---5---| |--------2-------5---------------|--------------------------------| |3-------------------------------|--------------------------------| |--------------------------------|--------------------------------| (Want you to know...) |7-------------------------------|--------------------------------| |------------------------17----16|15--------------17--------------| |--------------------------------|--------------------------------| |--------------------------------|--------------------------------| (I really love you...) |------------------------17------|16------16----------------------| |18--------------19--------------|----17-----15~------------------| |--------------------------------|--------------------------------| |--------------------------------|--------------------------------| 2/4 bar (You're my...) |--------------------------------|-------------------17-14--------| |--------------------------------|--------------------------17----| |--------------------------------|--------------------------------| |--------------------------------|13------------------------------| |--------------------------------|--------------------------------| |--------------------------------|--------------------------------| |15~-----------------------------|--------------------------------| |--------------------------------|--------------------------------| Bridge ------------- (Ooo, you make me live.....) |----------------------5---------| |----------------5-7-----7-5-----| |3-------------------------------| |--------------------------------| |--------------------------------|--------------------------------| |----------------6-------6-------|7-------7-------8-------8-------| |3-------3-----------------------|--------------------------------| |--------------------------------|--------------------------------| |--------5/------10------10------|--------------------------------| |--------------------10------10--|--------------------------------| |8-------------------------------|8-------------------------------| |--------------------------------|--------------------------------| (Rain or shine....) |12------12--11--10--9-------9---|--------5---7-------------7-5---| |----12------------------9-----9-|7---9-------------------------7-| |--------------------------------|--------------------------------| |--------------------------------|--------------------------------| |--------------------12--12------|------------------------------5-| |5---------------------------5---|--------------------------------| |--------------------------------|--------------------------------| |--------------------------------|--------------------------------| (Best Friend...) |--------------------------------| |--------------------------------| |3-------------------------------| |--------------------------------| Repeat Verse - There are slight variations in this verse which will not be tabbed Repeat Chorus - First phrase is the same, see below for second phrase Second Chorus - Second phrase ------------------------------ |------------------------5---4---|2-----2-----4---5-------7-----9-| |--------2-------5---------------|--------------------------------| |3-------------------------------|--------------------------------| |--------------------------------|--------------------------------| (Love the things...) |----------11----12--13--14------|--------------------------------| |12----12------------------------|15--------------17--------------| |--------------------------------|--------------------------------| |--------------------------------|--------------------------------| (..the things that you do...) |--------------------------------|----------------------17--14----| |18------18--19~-----------------|17--------------15--------------| |----19--------------------------|--------------------------------| |--------------------------------|--------------------------------| (...Friend) |------------------------17-14---|--------------------------------| |------------------------------17|--------------------------------| |--------------------------------|15~-----------------------------| |13------------------------------|--------------------------------| Repeat Bridge for guitar solo - Slight variation in rhythm at ~2:10 Outro - from the end of the Guitar solo ------------- **These scalic bits are really fast** (Best Friend...) (This is 10, 12, 13, 14, 15) |--------------------------------|------------7-8-9---------------| |--------------------------------|------------------10121312131415| |3-------------------------------|--------------------------------| |--------------------------------|--------------------------------| |--------------------------------|--------------------------------| |--------------------------------|10------10------10--------------| |--------------------------------|----------------------------7---| |--------------------------------|--------------------8---9-------| (This is 10, 12, 13, 10, 12, 10) |--------------------------------|--------------7-8-9-------------| |--------------------------------|--------------------10121310----| |8-------------------------------|----------------------------1210| |--------------------------------|--------------------------------| |--------------------------------|--------------------------------| |------------------------9-------|10----------------------9-------| |----------------10--------------|------------10------------------| |8-------------------------------|--------------------------------| |--------------4---------5-------|------------4-----------5-------| |--------------------------------|--------------------------------| |3-------------------------------|3-------------------------------| |--------------------------------|--------------------------------| |--------------------------------|------------------------7-------| |----------9-------10----------9-|--------2-------5---------------| |10----------------------10------|3-------------------------------| |--------------------------------|--------------------------------| |9~------------------------------| |--------------------------------| |--------------------------------| |--------------------------------|
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