The Beatles - And your bird can sing

AND YOUR BIRD CAN SING LENNON & MCCARTNEY Intro: E B R E------------------------------------------------ B---9-7-5-7-5-4-5-4-2-0-------0-2-9-9-9-10-9----- G---9-8-6-8-6-4-6-4-2-1-2-1-2-1-2-9-9-9-10-9-9--- D-----------------------4-2-4------------------9- A------------------------------------------------ E-0---------------------------------------------- B E----------------------- B------12-12------------ G----9-11-13-11-9------- D-11--------------11-9-- A-----------------12-11- E----------------------- Verse: E You tell me that you've got every thing you want And your bird can sing F#m A E But you don't get me You don't get me Fill riff: B E------------------------- B--------12-12------------ G------9-11-13-11-9------- D-9-11--------------11-9-- A-------------------12-11- E------------------------- Verse: You say you've seen seven wonders And your bird is green But you can't see me You can't see me Middle: When your prize po--sessions start to G#m G+ B/F# E----------4------------------3------------------ B-------4--4-----4----------4-4-4----------4----- G-----4------------6-4---4--------6-4---4-------- D-6--------------------5--------------4---------- A------------------------------------------------ E------------------------------------------------ Weigh you down C#/F E-2------------------------- B-4-----4---------7-6------- G---------6-4-----6-6-6----- D---------------6-------6--- A-------------8-----------8- E--------------------------- E F#m Look in my di----rection I'll be 'round I'll E----------0-------------2-----------------2----- B----------0-0---------2-2-2-------------2-2-2--- G--------------1-----2----------2------2--------- D------6-9-------2-4---------------4-4----------- A-7---------------------------------------------- E------------------------------------------------ B be 'round E-------------------- B-------------------- G-2--------8-8-8----- D----4---9-------9--- A------------------9- E------7------------- Guitar Solo: E B R E------------------------------------------------ B----9-7-5-7-5-4-5-4-2-0-------0-2-9-9-9-10-9---- G----9-8-6-8-6-4-6-4-2-1-2-1-2-1-2-9-9-9-10-9-9-4 D------------------------4-2-4------------------- A------------------------------------------------ E------------------------------------------------ B E-----7-7-------- B---5-7-9-7-5---- G-6-----------6-- D---------------- A---------------- E---------------- F#m A E B R E--2-4-5-7-5-4-2-0---0-2-4-5-6-9-11-12-12-12-14-- B------------------4----------------------------- G--2-4-6-8-6-4-2-1---1-2-4-6-8-9-11-13-13-13-14-- D------------------4----------------------------- A------------------------------------------------ E------------------------------------------------ E-12---------- B----12------- G-13-13-13---- D-------14-14- A----------14- E------------- Middle: When your bird is broken Will it bring you down' You may be awoken I'll be 'round I'll be 'round Verse: Tell me that you've heard every sound there is And your bird can swing But you can't hear me You can't hear me Repeat guitar solo: . . then . . End: A E------------------------------------------------- B---9-7-5-7-5-4-5---9-7-5-7-5-4-5--9-7-5-7-5-4-5-2 G---9-8-6-8-6-4-6---9-8-6-8-6-4-6--9-8-6-8-6-4-6-2 D------------------------------------------------2 A------------------------------------------------- E-0---------------0---------------0--------------- B = bend up first note to second. . . R = release first note to second. . . In both cases, pick only first note Magic E Chord for use in AYBCS. Note that this is a real open, twangy sounding E5 chord. . . sounds best on a Rickenbacker 325! Also sounds great in Day Tripper. E -0- B -0- G -9- D -9- A -7- E -0- On June 10, 1995, Richard Fowler (fowler@newshost.iphase.com) contributed the following arrangement of the lead riff or tab for AYBCS E----------------------------------0--2--0--4- B-9--7\5--4\2-------------0--2--4--2--4--2--5- G-9--8-6--4-2--4\2--1--2--1--2--4------------- D--------------6-4--2--4---------------------- A--------------------------------------------- E--------------------------------------------- E-4/5\4--0--------0--2--4--5--7--5------------- B-5-7-5--0--0--2-----2--4--7--9--7--9--7--5--7- G-----------------------------------9--8--6--8- D---------------------------------------------- A---------------------------------------------- E---------------------------------------------- E------------9---11--12--14--16--16--17--16- B-9--10--12--10--12--14--16--17--17--19--17- G-9--11--13--------------------------------- D------------------------------------------- A------------------------------------------- E------------------------------------------- E------------ B-12--------- G-----13----- D---------14- A------------ E------------ AND YOUR BIRD CAN SING -- REVOLVER VERSION LENNON & MCCARTNEY Intro: ---0---------------0---0---0------------------0--- ---9-7---7-----------0---0---0---7-9-9-9/10\9---0- -----8-9-8-9-8-9-8-6-8-6---6-8-9-8-9-9--------6--- -------9---9-9-9-9-------6-----9----------------6- -------------------------------------------------- -0------------------------------------------------ -0----------------- ---0---7-9-9p7----- -6-8-9-8-9-9p8-9--- -----9---------9-9- -----------------7- ------------------- Verses: E You tell me that you've got everything you want And your bird can sing F#m A *E But you don't get me -- you don't get me Fill Riff: E ----------------- -----7-9-9p7----- ---9-8-9-9p8-9--- -9-9---------9-9- -7-------------7- ----------------- E You say you've seen seven wonders And your bird is green F#m A *E But you can't see me -- you can't see me When. . . possessions. . . .start G#m G+ B ---------4-------------3-------------2------- -------4-4-4---------4-4-4-2-0-----4-4-4-2-0- -----4-------6-4-0-4-------------4----------- ---6---------------------------4------------- --------------------------------------------- -0------------------------------------------- down Look. . . di..rection.I'll C#/F e F#m -------1-------------0-------------2------- -----2-2-2---------0-0-0---------2-2-2----- ---1-------1-----1-------1-----2-------2--- -3-----------3-2-----------2-4-----------4- ------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------- . . . . .I'll. .'round F#m B -------2--------------2------- -----2-2-2----------4-4-4-2-0- ---2-------2------4----------- -4-----------4---------------- ----------------2------------- ------------------------------ G#m G+ When your prized possessions B/F# C#/F Start to wear you down E F#m Look in my direction B I'll be 'round -- I'll be 'round Musical Interlude: ---0---------------0---0---0------------------0--- ---9-7---7-----------0---0---0---7-9-9-9/10\9---0- -----8-9-8-9-8-9-8-6-8-6---6-8-9-8-9-9--------6--- -------9---9-9-9-9-------6-----9----------------6- -------------------------------------------------- -0------------------------------------------------ -0--------------------0-7--0--------------0-7--9- ---0---7-9-9p7---7-9-10-9-10-9-7-----7-9-10-9-11- -6-8-9-8-9-9p8-9-8-9---------9-8-9-8-8-9--------- -----9---------9-----------------9-9------------- ------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------- -11-12/13\12-7----- --0--9/10\-9-9-9--- ---------------9-9- -----------------9- ------------------- ------------------- More verses: When. . . . . broken. . . . will G#m G+ B ---------4-------------3-------------2------- -------4-4-4---------4-4-4-2-0-----4-4-4-2-0- -----4-------6-4-0-4-------------4----------- ---6---------------------------4------------- --------------------------------------------- -0------------------------------------------- down You. . . . . awoken. .I'll C#/F e F#m -------1-------------0-------------2------- -----2-2-2---------0-0-0---------2-2-2----- ---1-------1-----1-------1-----2-------2--- -3-----------3-2-----------2-4-----------4- ------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------- . . . . .I'll. .'round F#m B -------2--------------2------- -----2-2-2----------4-4-4-2-0- ---2-------2------4----------- -4-----------4---------------- ----------------2------------- ------------------------------ G#m G+ When your bird is broken B/F# C#/F Will it bring you down E F#m You may be awoken B I'll be 'round -- I'll be 'round E You tell me that you've heard every sound there is And your bird can swing F#m A *E But you can't hear me -- you can't hear me End: ---0---------------0---0---0--------- ---9-7---7-----------0---0---0---7-9- -----8-9-8-9-8-9-8-6-8-6---6-8-9-8-9- -------9---9-9-9-9-------6-----9----- ------------------------------------- -0----------------------------------- ------------0-7--0--------------0-7--9- -9p7---7-9-10-9-10-9-7-----7-9-10-9-11- -9p8-9-8-9---------9-8-9-8-8-9--------- -----9-----------------9-9------------- --------------------------------------- --------------------------------------- -11-12/13\12-7-------0-------------0----------- --0--9/10\-9-9-9-----9-7---7-------9-7---7----- ---------------9-9-----8-9-8-9-8-----8-9-8-9-8- -----------------9-------9---9-9-------9---9-9- ----------------------------------------------- -------------------0-------------0------------- A ---0-----------5- ---9-7---7-----5- -----8-9-8-9-8-6- -------9---9-9-7- ---------------7- -0-------------5- NOTES: e.g., 9/10\9 = Play 9 slide up to 10 slide down to 9. I sometimes substitute 9H10P9 e.g., 9p8 = 9 pull off to 8 * means strike base E string only before playing full E chord CHORDS: A 577655 B 224442 B/F# XX4442 C#/F XX3121 E 079900 e 022100 F#m 244222 G+ XX5443 G+ (picked) XX0443 G#m 466444 G#m (picked) 446444
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