Pearl Jam - Vitology Chords & Tabs

 

Vitology Chords & Tabs

Pearl Jam Chords & Tabs

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#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
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From: code@wam.umd.edu (kevin gardner)

version number 2 updated March 17,1995
Vitalogy
transcription by Kevin Gardner
code@wam.umd.edu
======================
Spin the Black Circle
by Pearl Jam
from the Vitalogy cd
transcribed by kevin gardner
code@wam.umd.edu

intro
----------------------|
----------------------|
----------------------|
-7-5-7--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|
-7-5-7--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|
-5-3-5--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|

-----------------------------|
-----------------------------|
-----------------------------|
-7-5-7--9-9-9-9-9-9-9--9-9-9-|
-7-5-7--9-9-9-9-9-9-9--9-9-9-|
-5-3-5--7-7-7-7-7-7-7--7-7-7-|

-------------------------------- | \
----------------------------- -- |
-10-10-8--8---7---5--5--5--5- -- |
-10-10-8--8---7---5--5--5--5---- |  8x
-8--8--6--6---5---3--3--3--3- -- |
-------------------------------- | /

verse one
-------------------------------- | \
----------------------------- -- |
----------------------------- -- |
-7-5-7--9-9-9-9-9-9-9--9-9-9- -- |
-7-5-7--9-9-9-9-9-9-9--9-9-9---- |  2x
-5-3-5--7-7-7-7-7-7-7--7-7-7---- | /
        pm---------------------- |
see this needle see my hand
drop drop dropping it down
oh so quickly

------------------- | \
---------------- -- |
-5-5---7-------- -- |
-5-5---7----------- |  2x
-3-3---5-pound-- -- |
------------------- | /
here it comes touch the plane
turn it up won?t turn you away

chorus

-------------------------------- | \
----------------------------- -- |
-10-10-8--8---7---5--5--5--5- -- |
-10-10-8--8---7---5--5--5--5---- |  8x
-8--8--6--6---5---3--3--3--3- -- |
-------------------------------- | /
spin spin spin the back circle--7x
spin spin

verse two
-------------------------------- | \
----------------------------- -- |
----------------------------- -- |
-7-5-7--9-9-9-9-9-9-9--9-9-9- -- |
-7-5-7--9-9-9-9-9-9-9--9-9-9---- |  2x
-5-3-5--7-7-7-7-7-7-7--7-7-7---- | /
        pm---------------------- |
pull it out paper sleeve
oh my joy only you desereve conceit

------------------- | \
---------------- -- |
-5-5---7-------- -- |
-5-5---7----------- |  2x
-3-3---5-pound-- -- |
------------------- | /
oh so big my whole world
rather you
rather you than here

chorus

-------------------------------- | \
----------------------------- -- |
-10-10-8--8---7---5--5--5--5- -- |
-10-10-8--8---7---5--5--5--5---- |  8x
-8--8--6--6---5---3--3--3--3- -- |
-------------------------------- | /
spin spin spin the back circle--7x
spin spin

interlude
-----------------------------------------\- |
------------------------------------------- |
------------------------------------------- | 2x
-5-5-5-6-5--4-4-4-5-4--3-3-3-4-3---2-2-2--- |
-3-3-3-4-3--2-2-2-3-2--1-1-1-2-1---0-0-0--- |
------------------------------------------- |

-------------------------------- | \
----------------------------- -- |
----------------------------- -- |
-7-5-7--9-9-9-9-9-9-9--9-9-9- -- |
-7-5-7--9-9-9-9-9-9-9--9-9-9---- |  2x
-5-3-5--7-7-7-7-7-7-7--7-7-7---- | /
        pm---------------------- |

-------------- |
-------------- |
-5-5-5-7------ |
-5-5-5-7------ |
-3-3-3-5------ |pound
-------------- |
youre so warm

--------------|
--------------|
-9------------|
-9------------|
-7-pound------|
--------------|
scream ???????????
outro

--------------------------------- | \
----------------------------- --- |
-10-10-8--8---7---5--5--5--5- --- |
-10-10-8--8---7---5--5--5--5-  xx |
-8--8--6--6---5---3--3--3--3- --- |
--------------------------------- | /
spin spin spin the back circle--xx
spin spin
===========
Last Exit
by Pearl Jam
from the Vitalogy cd
transcribed by kevin gardner
code@wam.umd.edu

intro and verse riff

------------------|
--0----------0----|
--0----------0----|
--x--0-0--0--x-0--|
--3--0-0--0--3-0--|
-----2-2--3----2--|

chorus
------- ----------------|
------- ----------------|
------- --10-9-4-4-5-7--|
------- --10-9-4-4-5-7--|
--2---- --8--7-2-2-3-5--|
----2-- ----------------|

---------- -------------|
---------- -------------|
--10-9-4-- --10-9-4-5-7-|
--10-9-4-- --10-9-4-5-7-|
--8--7-2-- --8--7-2-3-5-|
---------- -------------|

end of backward solo riff
trem pick
--------------- -----------------|
--12--10--8--7- --12--10--8--7-8-|
--10--9---7--7- --10--9---7--7-7-|
--------------- -----------------|
--------------- -----------------|
--------------- -----------------|


that palm muted thing near the end

-7-       ----7---7--7--|
-9-       ----10--9--10-|
-7- then  ----7---7--7--|
-7-       ----7---7--7--|
---       --------------|
---       --------------|
pound w/palm mute

========
Whipping
by Pearl Jam
from the Vitalogy cd
transcribed by kevin gardner
code@wam.umd.edu

intro
--12--12-x-x-x-|
---------x-x-x-|
--12--12-x-x-x-|
---------x-x-x-|
---------x-x-x-|
---------x-x-x-|

verse strum thses chords

--0--3-----3--|
--0--3--2--3--|
--1--0--2--0--|
--2--0--2--0--|
--2--2--0--2--|
--0--3-----3--|
  E  G  A  G

the softer part

--7----- -7----- -7----- -7----- -7-|
----8--- ---8--- ---8--- ---8--- ---|
------9- -----9- -----9- -----9- ---|
-------- ------- ------- ------- ---|
-------- ------- ------- ------- ---|
-0------ ------- ------- ------- ---|

mike plays this fill in the background

---- -------------|
---- -------------|
-12- -12-14-12----|
-12- -12-14-12-14-|
---- ----------14-|
---- -------------|

for the break play an an open A chord repeatedly
===========
Satan?s Bed
by Pearl Jam
from the Vitalogy cd
transcribed by kevin gardner
code@wam.umd.edu

the main riff
--------------------------------|
--------------------------------|
--------------------------------|
--------------------------------|
--------4-----4-----4-----------|
----5-5---5-5---5-5---5-4-3--0--|

chorus

 C  G   D  A
--------------|
--------------|
-5------7-----|
-5--5---7--7--|
-3--5---5--7--|
----3------5--|

the solo is in  A  pentitonic minor

===========
Not for You
by Pearl Jam
from the Vitalogy cd
transcribed by kevin gardner
code@wam.umd.edu

main riff

--0--0--0--|
--0--0--0--|
--1--3--4--|
--2--4--5--|
--2--4--5--|
--0--0--0--|


pre-solo stuff
----------------- -----------------|
----------------- -----------------|
----------------- -----------------|
-3-5-7-5--------- -3-5-7-5---------|
---------7-5-3-2- ---------7-3-2-3-|
----------------- -----------------|

----------------- -----------------|
----------------- -----------------|
----------------- -------5-4-------|
-3-5-7-5--------- -3-5-7-----------|
---------7-5-3-2- -----------------|
----------------- -----------------|

post solo stuff
--0--0--0--|
--0--0--0--|
--1--3--1--|
--2--4--2--|
--2--4--2--|
--0--0--0--|

==========
Better Man
by Pearl Jam
from the Vitalogy cd
transcribed by kevin gardner
code@wam.umd.edu

--------------------|
----3---------3-----|
--2---4-2---2---4-2-|
--0---------0-------|
--------------------|
--------------------|

------------------------|
----5---------5---5-----|
--4---6-4---4---4---6-4-|
--0---------0-----------|
------------------------|
------------------------|

--------------------|
----3---------3-----|
--2---4-2---2---4-2-|
--0---------0-------|
--------------------|
--------------------|

------------------------|
----5---------5---5-----|
--4---6-4---4---4---6-4-|
--0---------0-----------|
------------------------|
------------------------|

          -------- --------|
          --6--8-- --6--8--|
arpediate --5--7-- --5--7--|
these     --0--0-- --0--0--|
          -------- --------|
          -------- --------|

the chorus is as follows
                        D A G 4x
                        D A D A G

===========
Immortality
by Pearl Jam
from the Vitalogy cd
transcribed by kevin gardner
code@wam.umd.edu

intro riff
-------0----------------|
-----1---3-1------------|
---0--------------------|
------------------------|
-3----------------------|
---------------0--------|

verse strum these chords

-0--0--|
-0--3--|
-0--2--|
-2--0--|
-2-----|
-0-----|

chorus chords

C Em
C Em
C  Em A

===========
Corduroy
by Pearl Jam
from the Vitalogy cd
transcribed by kevin gardner
code@wam.umd.edu
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/p/pearl_jam/vitology_tab.html ]
intro riff
------------------------ --------------------------- |  \
------------------------ ------------------------ -- |
------------------------ ------------------------ -- |
-----9---9------9---9--- -----9---9------9---9------ |  4X
-7-7---7----7-7---7----- -0-0---0----0-0---0----- -- |
------------------------ --------------------------- | /

-------------|
-------------|
-------------|
-9--(pound)--|
-------------|
-8-----------|

verse 1

------------3----------------- | \
------------3----------------- |
-10-10-9----0----------------- |
-10-10-9----0--(strum)-------- | 4x
-8--8--7----2----------------- |
------------3----------------- | /

chorus 1

-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-----0--0------- | \
-3-3-3-3--3-3-3--3--3----3----- |
-0-0-0-0--0-0-0--2--0------0--- |
-0-0-0-0--0-0-0--2--0---------- | 4x
-3-3-3-3--2-2-2--0--2---------- |
--------------------3---------- | /

break 1

------------------------ --------------------------- |  \
------------------------ ------------------------ -- |
------------------------ ------------------------ -- |
-----9---9------9---9--- -----9---9------9---9------ |  2X
-7-7---7----7-7---7----- -0-0---0---------------- -- |
------------------------ ------------8-8---8-------- | /

Verse 2 --->same as verse 1

chorus 2 --->play chorus 1 twice

interlude

-3-3-3-3-2--3-3-3-3-2- -3-3-3-3-2--3-3-3-3-2-|
-3-3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-3- -3-3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-3-|
-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0- -0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-|
-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0- -0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-|
-2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2- -3-3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-3-|
---------------------- ----------------------|

this is done four times

chorus 3

-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-----0--0------- | \
-3-3-3-3--3-3-3--3--3----3----- |
-0-0-0-0--0-0-0--2--0------0--- |
-0-0-0-0--0-0-0--2--0---------- | 5x
-3-3-3-3--2-2-2--0--2---------- |
--------------------3---------- | /

-0-0-0-0--0-0-0----|
-3-3-3-3--3-3-3--3-|
-0-0-0-0--0-0-0--2-|
-0-0-0-0--0-0-0--2-|
-3-3-3-3--2-2-2--0-|
-------------------|

verse 3

------------3----------------- | \
------------3----------------- |
-10-10-9----0----------------- |
-10-10-9----0--(strum)-------- | 4x
-8--8--7----2----------------- |
------------3----------------- | /

-----------|
-----------|
-10-10-9---|
-10-10-9---|
-8--8--7---|
-----------|

outro
repeat this: while another guitar plays Em

------------------------ --------------------------- |  \
------------------------ ------------------------ -- |
------------------------ ------------------------ -- |
-----9---9------9---9--- -----9---9------9---9------ |  X
-7-7---7----7-7---7----- -0-0---0---------------- -- |
------------------------ ------------8-8---8-------- | /

===========
Bugs
by Pearl Jam
from the Vitalogy cd
transcribed by kevin gardner
code@wam.umd.edu

if you listen real carefully you can hear this:

-----
---5-
-7--- this is played while an achordian plays:
-----
-----          //// ////
-----          Bb   F

at 2:17 the guitar strums a Eb chords untill the songs ends
  the achordian also plays Eb

===========
Nothingman
by Pearl Jam
from the Vitalogy cd
transcribed by kevin gardner
code@wam.umd.edu

*************************************************
This song is played with a capo on the first fret
*************************************************

concequently this transcription sounds 1/2 step lower
than the C.D.

Here are the chords in the song

 E  C#m  B  Asus2  Ab  A
-0---0---0----0----0---0---|
-0---0---0----0----0---2---|
-1---6---4----2----1---2---|
-2---6---4----2----1---2---|
-2---4---2----0---(0)--0---|
-0---0---------------------|

intro
-----
E  C#m  B  C#m  Asus2
E  C#m  B  C#m  Asus2

verse 1
-------
E            C#m  B          C#m     Asus2
once divided     nothing left to subtract
------------------------------------------------------
E                     C#m  B        C#m  Asus2
some words when spoken    can?t be taken back
------------------------------------------------------
E               C#m      B        C#m          Asus2
walks on his own  with thoughts he can?t help thinking
-----------------------------------------------------
E            C#m            B        C#m      Asus2
futre?s above   but in the past he?s slow and sinking
-----------------------------------------------------

Asus2  C#m  Asus2
             caught a bolt of lightning
-----------------------------------------------------
Asus2                        Ab    Asus2  B
curesed the day he let it go mmmm
-----------------------------------------------------

Chorus 1
--------
E           Asus2 B            B
nothingman        nothingman
-----------------------------------------------------
E                Asus2 B
isn?t it someing nothingman
-----------------------------------------------------

Verse 2
-------
E               C#m       B        C#m    Asus2
she once belived  in every story he had to tell
-----------------------------------------------------
 E                    C#m B     C#m    Asus2
one day she stiffened took the other side
-----------------------------------------------------
 E           C#m         B           C#m           Asus2
 empty stares  from each conner of a shared prision cell
-----------------------------------------------------
E               C#m   B    C#m        Asus2
one just escapes ones left inside the well
-----------------------------------------------------
Asus2  C#m  Asus2
             and he who forgets
-----------------------------------------------------
Asus2                   Ab Asus2  B
will be destined to remember oh oh
-----------------------------------------------------

Chorus 2
--------
E           Asus2 B            B
nothingman        nothingman
-----------------------------------------------------
E                Asus2 B
isn?t it someing nothingman
-----------------------------------------------------

interlude
---------
C#m           Asus2   B
oh she don?t want him
-----------------------------------------------------
B            Asus2  C#m            Asus2 B     C#m
oh she won?t feed   him after he?s flown away
-----------------------------------------------------
Asus2
oh into the sun and into the sun
-----------------------------------------------------
B
-----------------------------------------------------

Chorus 3
--------
E           Asus2 B            B
nothingman        nothingman
-----------------------------------------------------
E                Asus2 B
isn?t it someing nothingman
-----------------------------------------------------

E           Asus2 B            B
nothingman        nothingman
-----------------------------------------------------
E                       Asus2 B
could have been someing nothingman
-----------------------------------------------------

Outro
------
E Asus2
E Asus2
E Asus2
E

===========
Aye Davanita
by Pearl Jam
from the Vitalogy cd
transcribed by kevin gardner
code@wam.umd.edu

main riff this is a mixture of the guitar
and bass lines.

------------------------------|
------------------------------|
--7----7-p-6--6---7---7---7-/-|
-(0)--(0)----(0)-(0)-(0)-(0)--|
--7----7------7---7---7---7-/-|
--0----0------0---0---0---0---|

an acoustic guitar plays these chords durring
the entire song: E   E E E
===========
hey foxymophandlemama, that?s me
by Pearl Jam
from the Vitalogy cd
transcribed by kevin gardner
code@wam.umd.edu

main riff this is a mixture of the guitar
and bass lines.

-------------------|
-------------------|
-------------------|
-------------------|  feed back controlled by
-------------------|   swelling on the volume knob
--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
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