Billy Idol - Rebel Yell Chords & Tabs

 

Rebel Yell Chords & Tabs

Billy Idol Chords & Tabs

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Rebel Yell Bass Tab

   
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#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
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                              REBEL YELL (Bassline)
                            As recorded by Billy Idol
               (From the 1983 Album REBEL YELL - EXPANDED EDITION)

Words and Music by Billy Idol, Steve Stevens


Gtr I (E A D G) - 'Bass'

 Intro
  Fast Rock Q=168
                               G5
 4/4
  Gtr I
  Wx3          H    Q  E E     E E E E E E E E
|------------|-------------||------------------||
|------------|-------------||o-----------------||
|------------|-------------||o-----------------||
|------------|---------0-2-||--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-||


                                     1.                   2.
  F#5               E5                                            D5  A5
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E     E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|------------------||------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------o||------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------o||---------5-5------|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--||-0-0-0-0-----5-5--|


  Bm
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-7-7-5-5-4-4-0-0--|
|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|------------------|


   Verse
    Bm
    E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
||o-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
||o-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|


                                                        1.
  D5                                  Gmaj7             E5      D5  A5
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------||
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------o||
|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-----------------|---------5-5-0-0--o||
|-----------------|-----------------|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-0-0-0-0-----------||


                   Chorus
  2.
  E5      D5 A5     Bm
  E E E E Q  Q      E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|---------------||------------------|-----------------|------------------|
|---------------||o-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|---------5-----||o-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-0-0-0-0----5--||--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|


                     D5                                  Gmaj7
  E E E E E  E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|---9-9-9-9--------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-----------10-9-7-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-3---|------------------|
|-7----------------|-----------------|---------------5-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--|


  1.                  2.
  E5      D5  A5      E5      D5 A5    Bm
  E E E E E E E E     E E E E Q  Q     E E E E E E E E
|------------------||---------------||-----------------|
|-----------------o||---------------||-----------------|
|---------5-5-0-0-o||---------5-----||-----------------|
|-0-0-0-0----------||-0-0-0-0----5--||-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-------------------|
|-----------------|-------------------|
|-----------------|-------------------|
|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---|


                        Bm
  E  E E E  E E E E     E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-------------------||------------------|-----------------|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--|
|-7-----------------||o-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|---10-9-7--------0-||o-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|------------------|
|----------10-9-7---||------------------|-----------------|------------------|


                      D5                                  Gmaj7
  E E E E +E  E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-7-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|---9-7-------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-------9-(9)-7-5-4-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|------------------|
|-------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--|


                                        Chorus
  1.                  2.
  E5      D5  A5      E5      D5  A5     Bm
  E E E E E E E E     E E E E Q   Q      E E E E E E E E
|------------------||----------------||------------------|
|-----------------o||----------------||o-----------------|
|---------5-5-0-0-o||---------5\-----||o-----------------|
|-0-0-0-0----------||-0-0-0-0-----5--||--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-------------------|
|-----------------|-------------------|
|-----------------|-------------------|
|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---|


                     D5
  E E E E E  E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|---9-9-9-9--------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------10-9-7-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
|-7----------------|-----------------|-----------------|


                    1.
  Gmaj7             E5      D5  A5
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|--------------------||
|-----------------|-------------------o||
|-----------------|---------5-5-0-0---o||
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-0-0-0-0------------||

[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/b/billy_idol/rebel_yell_btab.html ]
                  Interlude
  2.
  E5               G5                F#5
  q  q  Q  E E     E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|--------------||------------------|-----------------|
|--------------||o-----------------|-----------------|
|--------------||o-----------------|-----------------|
|-0--0-----0-2-||--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|


  E5
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E    3x
|-----------------|--------------------||
|-----------------|-------------------o||
|-----------------|-------------------o||
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----||


  G5                F#5               E5                        D5  A5
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|---------5-5------|
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-----5-5--|


  Bm                               A5B5
  W          +W           +H.      E E   Q  q  Q  q
|----------|------------|--------------|------------||
|----------|------------|--------------|------------||
|----------|------------|--------------|------------||
|-7--------|-(7)--------|-(7)------5-7-|----7-----7-||


 Guitar Solo
  Bm
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|


  D5                                  Gmaj7             E5      D5  A5
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-3---|-----------------|---------5-5-0-0--|
|-----------------|---------------5-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-0-0-0-0----------|


  Bm
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|


  D5                                  Gmaj7             E5      D5 A5
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E Q  Q
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|--------------||
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|--------------||
|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-3---|-----------------|---------5----||
|-----------------|---------------5-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-0-0-0-0----5-||


 Bridge         Verse
  N.C.           N.C.
  Wx8            E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|------------||------------------|-----------------|
|------------||o-----------------|-----------------|
|------------||o-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
|------------||------------------|-----------------|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-------------------|
|-----------------|-------------------|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---|
|-----------------|-------------------|


                                                       1.,2.,3.
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   3x
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------||
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------o||
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|---------5-5-0-0--o||
|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-0-0-0-0-----------||


                   Out-Chorus
  4.
  E5      D5 A5     Bm
  <
  E E E E Q  Q      E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|---------------||------------------|-----------------|------------------|
|---------------||o-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|---------5-----||o-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-0-0-0-0----5--||--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|


                     D5                                  Gmaj7
  E E E E E  E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|---9-9-9-9--------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-----------10-9-7-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-3---|------------------|
|-7----------------|-----------------|---------------5-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--|


  1.,2.,3.            4.
  E5      D5  A5      E5      D5   A5    Bm
  E E E E E E E E  3x E E E E Q    Q     W
|------------------||-----------------||------|
|-----------------o||-----------------||------|
|---------5-5-0-0-o||---------4b5-----||------|
|-0-0-0-0----------||-0-0-0-0------5--||-7----|


                                     A5B5
  +W           +W           +H.      E E
|------------|------------|--------------*|
|------------|------------|--------------*|
|------------|------------|--------------*|
|-(7)--------|-(7)--------|-(7)------5-7-*|


Duration Legend
---------------
W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura
+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration)
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the
duration for.  Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests.  Multi-
bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for.  Low
melody durations appear below the staff

Tablature Legend
----------------
 h   - hammer-on
 p   - pull-off
 b   - bend
 pb  - pre-bend
 r   - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
 /\  - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
 s   - legato slide
 S   - shift slide
  - natural harmonic
[n]  - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
 ~   - vibrato
 tr  - trill
 T   - tap
 TP  - trem. picking
 PM  - palm muting
\n/  - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
 \n  - tremolo bar down
 n/  - tremolo bar up
/n\  - tremolo bar inverted dip
 =   - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
 <>  - volume swell (louder/softer)
 x   - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
 o   - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

Misc Legend
-----------
 |  - bar
||  - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*|  - double bar (ending)
 :  - bar (freetime)
 $  - Segno
 &  - Coda
Tempo markers -  = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths
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