Rolling Stones - Its Only Rock N Roll Chords & Tabs

 

Its Only Rock N Roll Chords & Tabs

Rolling Stones Chords & Tabs

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Its Only Rock N Roll Tab

   
#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#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. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------##

IT'S ONLY ROCK 'N' ROLL 

by The Rolling Stones 
(M. Jagger, K. Richards)
(c) 1974

Chords: A E D
Tabber: Unknown



------
INTRO:
------ 

   E
E|------------------------------------------------|
B|-10/12~--10/12-10-9----------9------------------|
G|-11/13~--11/13-11-9--9----9--11(13)11p9------9~-|
D|---------------------9h11---------------9h11----|
A|------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------|

-----------
VERSE RIFF:
----------- 

E|-0-----0----0--0-----0--|
B|-0-----0----0--0-----0--|
G|---0h1-----------0h1----|
D|------------------------|
A|------------------------|
E|------------------------|



--------------------------
CHORUS (Chuck Berry) RIFF:
-------------------------- 

E|-------12---------12------------------------|
B|-12----12---12----12---12-------------------|
G|-14(16)-----14(16)-----14(16)-14--12(14)----|
D|-----------------------------------------14-|
A|--------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------|
  
     

[PLAY CHORUS]

-------
BRIDGE:
-------

    B
E|--------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------|
G|-------9-11(12)-(13)-(13)-(13)-(13)-(13)11~-|
D|--9h11--------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------|

|------11------11-------9-|
|-------------------------|
|-9/11----9/11----11\9~---|
|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|

  A
|----------------------------------------|
|-12-----12--12-----12-------------------|
|-14(16)-----14(16)----------------------|
|----------------------14(16)-12(13)-----|
|------------------------------------14~-|
|----------------------------------------|

|------11------11-------9-|
|-------------------------|
|-9/11----9/11----11\9~---|
|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|
  

----
SOLO (very choppy and aggressive):
----
   2x
||-------------------------------------||
||-12------12-----12------12-----------||
||-14(16)--14(16)-14(16)-(16)14-12-----||
||---------------------------------14--||
||-------------------------------------||
||-------------------------------------||
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/r/rolling_stones/its_only_rock_n_roll_tab.html ]
|-------12-12-------12-12---------------12-|
|-12----12-12-12----12-12-15------------12-|
|-14(16)------14(16)------14(16)14-12h13---|
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|

|-----------12---------12-12---------12---------12---------12-|
|-12--------12--12-----12-12--12-----12--12-----12-12-12---12-|
|-14(16)--------14(16)--------14(16)-----14(16)----14(16)-----|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|

|--------12---------12-------------------------------|
|-12-12--12--12-12--12---15------15------------9-----|
|-14(16)-----14(16)-----(16)14--(16)14------9-11(13)-|
|---------------------------------------9h11---------|
|----------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------|


[PLAY CHORUS]

----------------------------
"I like it" Acoustic A riff:
----------------------------
 
   A                       E
|--0-x-x---0---0--0---0----0-|
|--2-x-x---2---5--3---2----0-|
|--2-x-x---2---6--4---2----1-|
|--2-x-x---2---------------2-|
|--0-x-x---0---------------2-|
|--------------------------0-|

--------------------------- 
Accompanying electric lick:
--------------------------- 

|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|
|-14(16)-14(16)-14(16)14--12(13)-----|
|--------------------------------14~-|
|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|


-----------
OUTRO RIFF:
-----------

----------------------------------------
-12-----12--------12--------------------
-14(16)-14(16)----14(16)~-14-12(13)-----
------------------------------------14~-
----------------------------------------
----------------------------------------

"It's only Rock 'n' Roll but I like it...It's Only Rock 'n' Roll..." 


     
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------
NOTES:
------ 

1. Bending

Strike the note and bend up 1/2 step (one fret).

----------5(6)--------------

whole step bend (two frets)

---------5(7)---------------

2. Bend & Release

Strike the note and bend up 1/2 (or whole) step, then release the 
bend back to the original note. All three notes are tied, only 
the first note is struck.
---------5(7)5--------------

3. Pre-Bend

Strike note in bent 1/2 (or whole) step, then release.

---------(7)5---------------

4. Unison Bend

Strike the two note simultaneously and bend the lower note to the pitch of the higher.

--------5(7)----------------
--------5(7)----------------

5. Vibrato

Vibrate the note by rapidly bending and releasing the string 
with a left-hand finger.

-------10~~-----------------
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