The Beatles

The Beatles
Tell Me Why (Guitar tab)

PROPS GO TO: Chris M.

Tell Me Why
(John Lennon, Paul McCartney)
Lead Vocal: John Lennon
Guitar Transcription by: C.M. (Shmuck@mail.com)
VERSION:"A Hard Day's Night" STEREO Parlophone UK release...
United Artist US STEREO release......Capital release "Something New" .........

(intro "TAG") (piano lead in mix)
Em A7, Em A7, Em A7, Em A7......


(CHORUS)
A7 D Bm Em7 A7 D Em7
Tell me why�.� you cried�....and why you lied to me.....
A7 D Bm Em7 A7 D (Em A7)
Tell me why��. you cried�....and why you lied to me.....

(VERSE 1)
A7 D Bm Em A7
Well I gave you everything I had, But you left me sitting on my own
A7 D Bm Em7 A7
Did you have to treat me oh so bad, All I do is hang my head and moan

(CHORUS)
A7 D Bm Em7 A7 D Em7
Tell me why�.� you cried�....and why you lied to me.....
A7 D Bm Em7 A7 D (Em A7)
Tell me why��. you cried�....and why you lied to me.....

(VERSE 2)
A7 D Bm Em A7
If there's something I have said or done, Tell me what and I'll apolo-gize
A7 D Bm Em7 A7
If you don't really can't go on, Holding back these tears in my eyes

(CHORUS)
A7 D Bm Em7 A7 D Em7
Tell me why�.� you cried�....and why you lied to me.....
A7 D Bm Em7 A7 D (D7 ,,,,)
Tell me why��. you cried�....and why you lied to me.....

(BRIDGE)
D7 G7 A7
Well I�m beg 'in on my bended knees, If you'll only listen to my pleas
Bm /F#root Em A7 D
Is there anything I can do�..Cause I really can't stand it, I'm soo in love with you

(CHORUS)
D Bm Em7 A7 D Em7
Tell me why�.� you cried�...and why you lied to me.....

A7 D Bm Em7 A7 (Bm Bb A7sus4 A6 D)
Tell me why��. you cried�...and why you lied to me



CHORDS USED: TABLATURE FORMAT:
Note: Lennon's use of Dominant 7th/ m7 substitutions in this (I-VI-IV-V)

(INTRO "TAG"):

Em 0 A7 5(1st finger bar chord)
0 5
0 6
2 7
2 7
0 5


(CHORUS) and (VERSE):

D 2 Bm 2(1st finger bar chord) Em7 0 A7 5 (1st finger bar chord)
3 3 3 5
2 4 0 6
0 4 2 5
0 2 2 7
x x 0 5


Em 0 A7 5 (1st finger bar chord) (END OF CHORUS)
0 5
0 6
2 5
2 7
0 5


(BRIDGE): (accent up-stumming on G7, A7 and Bm)

D7 2 G7 3(1st finger bar) A7 5(1st finger bar chord) Bm 2(1st finger bar)
1 6(pinky) 8(pinky) 3
2 4 6 4
0 5 7 4
0 5 7 2
x 3 5 2(F# bass)


(ENDING "Turn-Around" CHORDS)


(2 stums) (2 strums) (1 strum) (1 strum)
Bm 2(1st finger bar) Bb 6(1st finger bar chord) A7sus4 5 A6 2
3 6 5 2
4 7 7 2
4 8 5 2
2 8 7 0
2(F# bass) 6 5 x




(1 strum)
D 2
3
2
0
0
x

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