Pearl Jam - Alone Chords & Tabs

 

Pearl Jam Chords & Tabs

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Alone Tab

   
#--------------------------------------------------------------------#
#                       "ALONE" By Pearl Jam                         #
#               As heard on the 2003 album "Lost Dogs"               #
#--------------------------------------------------------------------#

I like the way the solos warp around each other in this song... One of
the most fun songs to play.

G1: Standard Tuning (EADGBE) - Electric Full distortion w/wah pedal
G2: Standard Tuning (EADGBE) - Electric Clean Crunch w/dist./wah pedal 
G3: Standard Tuning (EADGBE) - Electric Full distortion (pre-recorded)

Track 06 Length: 3:11

Intro 0:00 

G1
      PM....\
|----------------|
|----------------|     
|----------------|
|--2-------------|
|--2--2-2--2-2==-|
|--0--0-0--0-0==-|


Chorus Rythm 0:01

G1+G2 (full distortion)

|---7----7----7----7----7--7---||
|o--8----7---10----8----7--8--o||
|---7----7----7----7----7--7---||
|---9----9----9----9----9--9---||
|o-10----7----7----7----7--7--o||
|------------------------------||
                               3x

G1+G2

|--7----7----7===\--------|
|--8----7---10===\--------|
|--7----7----7===---------|
|--9----9----9===---------|
|-10----7----7===---------|
|-------------------------|
  

Pre-verse Rythm 0:14

G1

|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-------------------------------5~-|----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------4----|-----------------------------4-7/-|
|------------5~-----0-7p5-0-7------|------------5~-----0-7p5-0-7------|
|----------------/5----------------|----------------/5----------------|
|-0---0-5=h7-----------------------|-0---0-5=h7-----------------------|


G2 full dist. w/slow phaser and wah (hardly audible under distortion)

|---------------12-12-12--10-10-10-|-10-10-10-10-10------12-12-12-12\-|
|---------------12-12-12--10-10-10-|-10-10-10-10-10-<12>-12-12-12-12\-|
|----------------------------------|----------------<12>--------------|
|------------5~--------------------|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-0---0-5=h7-----------------------|----------------------------------|


G1
                                                         PM........\
|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-------------------------------5\-|---------------------5--5-5--5----|
|-----------------------------4----|-------------------------------5--|
|------------5~-----0-7p5-0-7------|------------5~-----0--------------|
|----------------/5----------------|----------------/5----------------|
|-0---0-5=h7-----------------------|-0---0-5=h7-----------------------|


G2

|-------------------10-10-10-10-10-12-12\---------------12-12--12-12\-|
|-------------------10-10-10-10-10-12-12\---------------12-12--12-12\-|
|---------------<12>--------------------------------------------------|
|------------5~-<12>----------------------------5~--0-----------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-0---0-5=h7-----------------------------0-5=h7-----------------------|


Verse 0:27 (G1 lightly plays Pre-verse Rythm 2x)

G2 (Clean Crunch - Let notes ring)
                                        PM PM             PM   PM  
|---------7--7-----7--10--7--7--7--|----------10-------10-10---10-10\-|
|-x---x---8--8-----8---8--8--8--8--|-----------8--8----12-12---12-12\-|
|-x---x---7--7-----9---9--9--9--9--|-----------7--7-------------------|
|---------9--9---------------------|--------9--9--9-------------------|
|---------7--7---------------------|--------7--7--7-------------------|
|----------------------------------|-0---0----------------------------|
 Wide awake like snakes in a panic, never woke up alone ever before...

G2
     PM                                 PM PM            PM        PM  
|---------7--7-----7=h10--7--7--7--|----------10-------x-10--10-10-10-|
|---------8--8-----8------8--8--8--|-----------8--8----x-10--10-10-10-|
|---------7--7-----9------9--9--9--|-----------7--7-------------------|
|---------9--9---------------------|--------9--9--9-------------------|
|---------7--7---------------------|--------7--7--7-------------------|
|-0---0----------------------------|-0---0----------------------------|
Had a woman long as he can remember, his to forget, but he can't, he can't.

G2
     PM                                 PM PM            PM        PM  
|---------7--7-----7---7-------7---|-------------------x-10---x-10-10-|
|---------8--8-----8---7---x---7---|--------8--8-------x-10---x-10-10-|
|---------7--7-----7---7---x---7---|--------7--7----------------------|
|---------9--9-----9---9-------9---|--------9--9----------------------|
|---------7--7---------------------|--------7--7----------------------|
|-0---0----------------------------|-0---0----------------------------|
Out of bed having dreams in the shower, she's standin' naked he's apologising.

G2
                                        PM 
|--------10--7-----7=h10--7--7--7--|----------------10--x-10--x-10-12-|
|-----x---8--8-----8------8--8--8--|--------8--8----10--x-10--x-10-12-|
|-----x---7--7-----9------9--9--9--|--------7--7----------------------|
|---------9--9---------------------|--------9--9----------------------|
|---------7--7---------------------|--------7--7----------------------|
|-0--------------------------------|-0---0----------------------------|
Reaches for her and the water turns red-got woken up to be burned, burned, again.

Chorus Rythm 0:51

G1+G2 (full distortion)

|---7----7----7----7----7--7---||
|o--8----7---10----8----7--8--o||
|---7----7----7----7----7--7---||
|---9----9----9----9----9--9---||
|o-10----7----7----7----7--7--o||
|------------------------------||
                               3x
Go it alone,
You got is, so it goes,
Got his knees to his face,

G1+G2

|--7----7----7===\--------|
|--8----7---10===\--------|
|--7----7----7===---------|
|--9----9----9===---------|
|-10----7----7===---------|
|-------------------------|
He can't take it any other way


Verse 1:05 (G1 lightly plays Pre-verse Rythm once)

G2 (Clean Crunch - Let notes ring)
                                        PM PM            PM        PM  
|---------7--7-----7=h10--7--7--7--|----------10-------x-10--10-10-10-|
|-----x---8--8-----8------8--8--8--|-----------8--8----x-10--10-10-10-|
|-----x---7--7-----9------9--9--9--|-----------7--7-------------------|
|---------9--9---------------------|--------9--9--9-------------------|
|---------7--7---------------------|--------7--7--7-------------------|
|-0--------------------------------|-0---0----------------------------|
On the street he's walking wounded, haviní nothing, he's got nothing to say.

G2
                                                           PM
|---------7--7-----7=h10--7--7--7--|-------10---------12-x-12---10-12-|
|-----x---8--8-----8------8--8--8--|-----x--8--8------12-x-12---10-12-|
|-----x---7--7-----9------9--9--9--|-----x--7--7----------------------|
|---------9--9---------------------|--------9--9----------------------|
|---------7--7---------------------|--------7--7----------------------|
|-0--------------------------------|-0--------------------------------|
Thoughts of suicide add alleviation; anything to get his heart off of the cold.

Chorus Rythm 1:17

G1+G2 (full distortion)

|---7----7----7----7----7--7---||
|o--8----7---10----8----7--8--o||
|---7----7----7----7----7--7---||
|---9----9----9----9----9--9---||
|o-10----7----7----7----7--7--o||
|------------------------------||
                               3x
Go it alone,
You got it, so it goes
Got his knees to his face,

G1+G2

|--7----7----7===\--------|
|--8----7---10===\--------|
|--7----7----7===---------|
|--9----9----9===---------|
|-10----7----7===---------|
|-------------------------|
He can't take it for another day... Yeah yeah!

Bridge 1:31 (let full chords at second half of bar ring as whole notes)

G1

|----------------------------------|---------------------------------||
|o---------------------------------|--------------------------------o||
|----------------------------------|-9~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~\-----||
|-------------------------4=b5=r4~-|-9~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~\-0---||
|o--7--7----5-7=\0--5-7------------|-----------------------------0--o||
|---------7-------------0----------|---------------------------------||
                                                                     4x

G2

|----------------------------------|---------------------------------||
|o---------------------------------|--------------------------------o||
|---9--9----7--9----7-9------------|-9-------------------------------||
|---x--x----x--x----x-x------------|-9-------------------------------||
|o--7--7----5--7~~~-5-7---9=b10r9~-|-9------------------------------o||
|---------7-------------0----------|---------------------------------||
                                                                     2x

G3

|----------------------------------|---------------------------------||
|o---------------------------------|--------------------------------o||
|---9--9----7--9----7-9------------|-9-------------------------------||
|---x--x----x--x----x-x------------|-8---------------------------0---||
|o--7--7----5--7~~~-5-7---9=b10r9~-|-9---------------------------0--o||
|---------7-------------0----------|---------------------------------||
                                                                     2x


G2
                                      \0.5/ \0.5/ \0.5/ \0.5/
|----------------------------------|-9-------------------------------||
|o---------------------------------|-9------------------------------o||
|---9--9----7--9----7-9------------|-9-------------------------------||
|---x--x----x--x----x-x------------|-8-------------------------------||
|o--7--7----5--7~~~-5-7---9=b10r9~-|-9------------------------------o||
|---------7-------------0----------|-9-------------------------------||
                                                                     2x


G3
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/p/pearl_jam/alone_tab_ver_3.html ]
|----------------------------------|---------------------------------||
|o---------------------------------|-9-----------------------(9)----o||
|---9--9----7--9----7/9------------|-9-----------------------(9)-----||
|---x--x----x--x----x--------------|-8-----------------------(8)-----||
|o--7--7----5--7~~~-5/7---9=b10r9~-|-9-----------------------(9)----o||
|---------7-------------0----------|---------------------------------||
                                                                     2x

G2+G3 at end of Bridge (G3 w/ slide continues into solo)
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|--12=/=13/=14/=15/=16/=17/=18--|
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|


Solo Rythm 1:55

G1

|----------------------------------|---------------------------------||
|o---------------------------------|--------------------------------o||
|---9------------------------------|---------------------------------||
|---9------------------------------|---------------------------------||
|o--7\=6\=5\=4\=3\=2\=1=/=9=b10r9==|================================o||
|----------------------------------|---------------------------------||
                                                                     4x

G2
  TP..............................\                  TP
|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-17-----------------------------\-|----------------------------------|
|-16-----------------------------\-|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|-14-14-14---------------16-17--17-|
|----------------------------------|----------16--17-17p0---14-14-----|
|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|


G3 w/ slide (slides up off fretboard up to bridge pickup)
  TP................................................\
|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-19=/=============================|===============31\0---------------|
|-19=/=============================|===============31\0---2b4r2p0-2-0-|
|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|



G2

|---------------------------------------------12-------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------12----12-15fb~-15h17p15----15-------------|
|-------------12-14-14b15r14p12----12-14fb-------------------------16----16-14b-12\0-|
|-14~-14\2/14-------------------14---------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


G3

|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|--------3-5-----------------------|----------------------------------|
|-2=b=4=-------0-2b4r2p0-2b-0---0--|-----------------------------2/12-|
|-----------------------------2----|-2--2--2--2~~~~~~~2~~~2~~~2~~~/12-|
|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|



G2+G3
                                             \1/\1/\1/\1/  (G2 turns on wah)
|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-----3-x-8=b=10=r8~~~~-8=b=10=r8--|-5-----5~~~~~~~~~~~~~-x-x---------|
|-2b4------------------------------|----7-----------------------------|
|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|--------------------------<5>-<5>-|
|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|



G2 (with wah)

|----------0h3p0-5b7r5p3---3h5p3---|-5--3[22]~~-----------------------|
|-----3=p0---------------5-------5-|-------------5--3~~~--------------|
|-2b3------------------------------|---------------------4--2~~~-2--0-|
|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|


G3

|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|------15p12-15fb=r15~-17b18r17p15-|----------------------------------|
|-14fb-----------------------------|-14--12~~-------------------------|
|----------------------------------|----------14--12~~----------------|
|----------------------------------|-------------------14--12~~-12-10-|
|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|



G1

|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-------------9---------9--9-------|-------------7-----------7--7-----|
|-------9-----9---------9--9---0-0-|-------6-----6-----------6--6--0--|
|-9-----9-----9---------9--9---0-0-|-4-----4-----------------4--4--0--|
|-7-----7--------------------------|-4-----------------------4--4-----|
|-0--------------------------------|----------------------------------|


G2
                    \1  /\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-17--17--17-17--17~~~~br~br~br~br~br~br~br~br~br~br~br~br~/20\0-----|
|----------------------------------------------------------------0-0-|
|----------------------------------------------------------------0-0-|
|----------------------------------------------------------------0-0-|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|


G3

|-17b19=19=19=19=19=19r18=18=18=18r17-15----15-17-15b-----------------|
|----------------------------------------17-----------17p15----15-17~-|
|-----------------------------------------------------------16--------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|



G1
 *let note sustain
|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-9*-------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|-4h5p4h5p4h5p4h5p4h5p4h5p4~~~/9\0-|
|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|


G2

|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-4~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-4p2p0-4p2p0-4p2p0-2b=4=4r3=3=3r2-2b3r2-0---0-------|
|------------------------------------------------------------2---2----|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|


G3
                                                  \1/\/\/
|-5p3p0---------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------5p3p0-5p3p0---------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------4p2p0-4p2p0-4p2p0-2-0-------0--------4/16---------|
|-----------------------------------------2-0-2---2~~~~~~-------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|


Outro 2:33 (G1 plays Chorus Rythm w/ 2 additional Em7 chords at end)


G2+G3 (G3 w/ slight echo)

|-12---12---12---12---12-----------|----------------------------------|
|-15fb-15fb-15fb-15fb-15b17r15\0---|-0----0----0----0----0------------|
|--------------------------------0-|-2b=4-2b=4-2b=4-2b=4-2=/4=/12p0---|
|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
 Hoo...(vocal pitch matches E)      Hoo... (vocal pitch matces D)


G2+G3

|----------------------------------|-12-----12-----12-----12-----12---|
|-0----0----0----0----0------------|-15fb---15fb---15fb---15fb---15fb-|
|-2b=4-2b=4-2b=4-2b=4-2=/4=/7p0----|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
 Hoo... (vocal pitch matches B)


-Instrumental Break- (symbols continue)

Wide awake and he shakes in a panic,
Never woke up alone ever before,
Had his woman long has he can remember,

G3
   \1/ \1/ \1/ \1/\1/\1/\1/\1/        \1/ \1/ \1/ \1/\1/\1/\1/\1/
|:---------------------------------:---------------------------------*|
|:---------------------------------:---------------------------------*|
|:---------------------------------:---------------------------------*|
|:---------------------------------:---------------------------------*|
|:---------------------------------:---------------------------------*|
|:-0---------------------------(0)-:-0--------------------------(0)--*|
  It's his to forget, but he can't, he can't

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" if not specified)
 s   - legato slide
 S   - shift slide
  - natural harmonic
n[n] - artificial harmonic (brackets indicate number of nodes)
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)

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