Van Halen - Little Guitars Chords & Tabs

 

Little Guitars Chords & Tabs

Van Halen Chords & Tabs

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Little Guitars Tab

   
Gtr I (F C F Bb D G) 
Gtr II (F C F Bb D G)

Ed used a custom made small scale Les Paul tuned a minor 3rd higher than standard
with the bass E dropped down a tone
To achieve this use Drop D (D A D G B E) with capo at 3rd fret
tab numbers relative to capo

well...hope its not too much for ya...enjoy

Intro
  Q=72
 4/4
  Gtr I
  W          H    S S S S a S S S S
|----------|------------------------|
|----------|------------------------|
|----------|------------------------|
|----------|------------------------|
|----------|--------3s2s3-3s5-5-2p0-|
|----------|------------------------|


        PM                              ~~~~~~
  S S S S e S S S S S S a S S S S   S S E +S  S S S S S S S a S S S S
|---------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|-3-3s2---3---0---3s2s3-3s5-5-2p0-|-3-3s2-(2)-3---3---3s2s3-3s5-5-2p0-|
|-------0-0-x-0-------------------|-----------------------------------|


              PM|                       ~~~~~~
  S S S S E S S S S S S a S S S S   S S E +S  S S S S S S S a S S S S
|---------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|-3-3s2---3-------3s2s3-3s5-5-2p0-|-3-3s2-(2)-3---3---3s2s3-3s5-5-2p0-|
|-------0---x-0-0-----------------|-----------------------------------|


        PM|   PM--|   PM|       PM        PM|   PM--|
  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S S S S S S S +E  +E
|-5---5-----5-------5-----5-5-----|-3-3-3-----3----------------------|
|-8---7-----5-------5-----5-5-----|-6-6-5-----3-------5-5-3-(3)-(3)/-|
|-7---7-----6-------6-----6-7p6---|-5-5-5-----4-------3-3-3-(3)-(3)/-|
|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-------0-0---0-------0-----------|-------0-----0--------------------|
|---------------0-0-----0-------0-|---------0-----0-0----------------|


        PM|     PM|     PM      PM        PM|     PM|
  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S S S S S S S E S S
|-5---5-----5-------5-----5-5-5---|-3-3-3-----3---------------------|
|-8---7-----5-------5-----5-5-5---|-6-6-5-----3-------5-5-3-3-------|
|-7---7-----6-------6-----6-7-6---|-5-5-5-----4-------3-3-3-3-------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-------0-0---0---------------2h==|
|-------0-0-----0-0-----0-------0-|---------------0-0---------------|


                              PM----|     PM    PM----|
  S S S S S S S S S E S +S  S S S   S S S S S S S S S E S +S  E S
|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-----------------------------0-|
|-----0-----0---------0-(0)-------|-----------------------------0-|
|---0-----0-----------------0-----|-----0-----0---------0-(0)---3-|
|-3-----2-----2-3-2-1-------------|---0-----0-----------------0-3-|
|-----------------------------0-2-|-3-----2-----2-3-2-1---------3-|


  Q=144
  H    +E  E E E   H    E E E S S   Q.   E +E  E +S  E.
|----------0-----|----------------|------0-(0)----------|
|-0----(0)---0---|------------0-0-|-0----------0-(0)----|
|-0----(0)-----0-|--------0---4-4-|-4----------------4--|
|-3----(3)-------|-3----3-3---4-4-|-4-------------------|
|-3----(3)-------|------3-3---2-2-|-2-------------------|
|-3----(3)-------|------3-3-------|---------------------|


  H.      E E   H.      E E   Q.   E +Q   E E
|-------------|-------------|-----------------||
|-------------|-------------|-----------------||
|---------4---|-5-----------|-7----6-(6)------||
|-4-------4---|-3-----------|-5----5-(5)------||
|-----------0-|-0-------0-0-|-0----0-(0)--0-0-||
|-------------|-------------|-----------------||


 Verse 1
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----2-----0-----|-0-2-----0-3-2---|-----3-----3-----|
|-3---3-3---3-3---|-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-|-3---3-3---3-3---|
|-2-----2-2---2-2-|-----2-2-------2-|-0-----0-0---0-0-|
|-0-------0-----0-|-------0---------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-3---------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
Rhy Fig 1

  E E E E Q.   S S   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-3-2-0------------|-----2-----0-----|-0-2-----0-3-2---|
|-3-3-3-3-3--------|-3---3-3---3-3---|-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-|
|-------0-0--------|-2-----2-2---2-2-|-----2-2-------2-|
|------------------|-0-------0-----0-|-------0---------|
|--------------0-0-|-----------------|-----------------|
|--------------0-0-|-----------------|-----------------|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E +Q    E S S   E E E E E E E E
|-----3-----3-----|-3-2-0---------------|-----------------|
|-3---3-3---3-3---|-3-3-3-3-(3)---------|-----0-0-0-1-----|
|-0-----0-0---0-0-|-------0-(0)---------|-----0-0-0-2-2---|
|-----------------|---------------0-x-x-|-3-----------3---|
|-3---------------|---------------3-x-x-|-3-3-----------3-|
|-----------------|---------------------|-3---------------|
                          end Rhy Fig 1 | Rhy Fig 2


  E E E E +E  E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E +E  Q  E
|-------------------|-----------------|------------------| end
|-0-0-0-0-(0)-1-----|-----0-0---1-1---|-0-0-0-0-(0)h1----| Rhy Fig 2
|-0-0-2-0-(0)-2-----|-----0-0---2-2---|-0-0-0-0-(0)h2----|
|---------------3---|-3-------------3-|----------------0-|
|-----------------3-|-3-------3-------|----------------0-|
|-------------------|-3---------------|------------------|


  Q.   E +E  E E E   E Q  E Q  Q    E E E E +E  E Q    E E Q  H
|------0-(0)-------|--------------|-------------0----|-------------||
|-3----------3-----|-3-2----0-----|-------3-(3)---3--|-3-2---------||
|-0------------0---|------0----0--|-----0------------|-----0-------||
|-2--------------2-|--------------|---2--------------|--------2----||
|-0----------------|--------------|-0----------------|--------0----||
|------------------|--------------|------------------|-------------||


 Chorus
Rhy Fig 3
                     3/4           4/4
    PM  PM  PM--|     PM  PM  PM|     PM  PM  PM--|
  E E E E E S S E E   E E E E E E   E E E E E S S E E   +E  Q  E +E  E E E
|-------------------|-------------|-------------------|---------------------| end
|-0---2---3-------0-|---2---3-----|-0---2---3-------0-|-(0)-2--3-(3)-2-0----| Rhy Fig 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--|
|-------------------|-------------|-------------------|---------------------|
|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-(5)-5--5-(5)--------|


Rhy Fig 1

Verse 2 - Rhy Fig 2

Half time feel

  Q.   E +E  E E E   E Q  E Q  Q    E E E E +E  E E E   E E E E +H
|------0-(0)-------|--------------|-------------------|----------------| end
|-3----------3-----|-3-2----0-----|-------3-(3)-----3-|-2-----2-(2)----| Half Time feel
|-0------------0---|------0----0--|-----0-------------|-----0----------|
|-2--------------2-|--------------|---2-----------2---|---2------------|
|-0----------------|--------------|-0-----------0-----|----------------|
|------------------|--------------|-------------------|----------------|


 Chorus - Rhy Fig 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 H
|-2---2-----0-----|-0-2-----3-2-0-0-|-(0)-2-----0-2-3---|-5-3-2-3-0----|
|-3---3-3---3-3---|-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-|-(3)-3-3---3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3----|
|-2-----2-2---2-2-|-----2-2---------|-------2-----------|--------------|
|-0-------0-----0-|-------0---------|-------------------|--------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|--------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|--------------|


                     3/4           4/4
    PM  PM  PM--|     PM  PM  PM|     PM  PM  PM--|
  E E E E E S S E E   E E E E E E   E E E E E S S E E   +E  Q  E +E  E Q
|-------------------|-------------|-------------------|------------------|
|-0---2---3-------0-|---2---3-----|-0---2---3-------0-|-(0)-2--3-(3)p2p0-|
|-0---0---0-------0-|---0---0-----|-0---0---0-------0-|-(0)--------------|
|-0---0---0-------0-|---0---0-----|-0---0---0-------0-|-(0)--------------|
|-------------------|-------------|-------------------|------------------|
|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-(5)--------------|

[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/v/van_halen/little_guitars_tab_ver_3.html ]
1/2 time feel
  Q  E E Q  E E   E E  E  E +E  E E E   E E E E +E  E Q    Q  E E +E  E E E
|----0----------|---------------------|-------0-(0)------|-------------------||
|-3----3----3---|---2-----------2-----|-----3-------3----|-3--3-2-(2)--------||
|-0-----------0-|---------0-(0)---0---|-----0---------0--|------------0------||
|-2------2------|-2-----------------2-|---2--------------|--------------2----||
|-0-------------|-----(0)-------------|-0----------------|----------------0--||
|---------------|---------------------|------------------|-------------------||


 Guitar Solo
  Gtr II
   Q    Q    +H           H        Q   Q
|----------------------|------------------|
|----------------------|------------------|
|-12---12---(12)s======|==4\--------------|
|------12---(12)s======|==4\--------------|
|----------------------|---------------2s=|
|----------------------|------------------|
|
| Gtr I
|  E E  E E  +E  E E E   +E  E E E E E Q
|----------------------|------------------|
|-------3-2--(2)-------|-----3-----3-2-0--|
|------------------0-0-|-(0)---0----------|
|----0-----------0-----|---------0--------|
|----------------------|------------------|
|--5-------------------|------------------|


  E E Q    Q.      E    H       +Q    E E
|--------------------|---------------------|
|--------------------|---------------------|
|--------------------|-14------(14)s=12----|
|-----7----7s=====14-|---------------------|
|-5s7----------------|---------------------|
|--------------------|---------------------|
|
| E E E E +E  E E  E    Q  E E  +H
|-------------0------|---------------------|
|-------3-(3)---3----|--3--2---------------|
|-----0------------0-|-------0--(0)--------|
|---2----------------|---------------------|
|-0------------------|---------------------|
|--------------------|---------------------|


        PM
   Q    e  E  +Q    Q      H.            Q
|-----------------------|--------------------|
|-----------------------|--------------------|
|-12------12-(12)s==9s==|==7\----------------|
|------12---------------|--------------------|
|-----------------------|----------------2s==|
|-----------------------|--------------------|
|
|  E E  E  E  +E  E E E   +E  E Q  +E  E E E
|-----------------------|-----0--------------|
|-------3--2--(2)-------|-------3--(3)-2p0---|
|-------------------0-0-|-(0)--------------0-|
|----0------------0-----|--------------------|
|-----------------------|--------------------|
|--5--------------------|--------------------|


                            ~~
  Q   Q    Q.      E    Q   H         E  E
|--------------------|----------------------|
|--------------------|----------------------|
|--------------------|-14--14---------------|
|----------7s=====14-|---------------11s12--|
|-5s==7--------------|----------------------|
|--------------------|----------------------|
|
| E E E E +E  E E  E    Q   E E +H
|-------------0------|----------------------|
|-------3-(3)---3----|--3---2---------------|
|-----0------------0-|--------0-(0)---------|
|---2----------------|----------------------|
|-0------------------|----------------------|
|--------------------|----------------------|


   W                 H.            Q
|------------------|-------------------|
|------------------|-------------------|
|-12s==============|=6\----------------|
|------------------|-------------------|
|------------------|-------------------|
|------------------|-------------------|
|
|  PM------------|
|  E E E E E E E E   E E E E A E E E E
|------------------|-0---------0-------|
|--------2-2-2-3-3-|-3s5-5-5-5s7-7-7-7-|
|------0-0-0-0-0-0-|-------------------|
|--0-0-0-----------|-------------------|
|------------------|-------------------|
|------------------|-------------------|


  W                       W
|----------------------|------------------------|
|----------------------|------------------------|
|----------------------|------------------------|
|----------------------|------------------------|
|----------------------|------------------------|
|----------------------|------------------------|
|
| E E E  E  E  E  E  E    E  E  E  E  E  E  Q
|-0-0-0--0--0-----0--0-|--0--0--0--0--0--0------|
|-8-8-8-10-10-10-12-12-|-12-14-14-14-14-15-15\--|
|----------------------|------------------------| end
|----------------------|------------------------| 1/2 time feel
|----------------------|------------------------|
|----------------------|------------------------|


 Verse 3 - Rhy Fig 1
           Rhy Fig 2

1/2 time feel
                                         PM--|
  Q  E E +E  E Q    E E E E +Q   E E   E E E E +E  E E E   E. S +E  E +H
|------0-(0)------|------------------|-------------0-----|----------0-(0)----|
|-3----------3----|-3---2--------2---|-------3-(3)-------|-3--2-(2)----------| end
|-0------------0--|---0---0-(0)----0-|-----0---------0---|-------------------| 1/2 time
|-2---------------|------------------|---2-------------2-|-------------------|
|-0--0------------|------------------|-0-----------------|-------------------|
|-----------------|------------------|-------------------|-------------------|


Rhy Fig 3


  Gtr II         Gtr I w/Rhy Fig 1 ( 1st 4 bars x 4)
  E Q.  Q.   S S    W                 E e E e Q   E S S
|----------------||-----------------|-------------------|
|----------------||-----------------|---8---7-----------|
|------------7-7-||-7---------------|---7---7-------5-5-|
|------------7-7-||-7---------------|---------------5-5-|
|---xs==x\---5-5-||-5---------------|---------------3-3-|
|---xs==x\-------||-----------------|-------------------|


                                  PM
  H.           E E   E E E E E  E E S S
|------------------|--------------------|
|----------------6-|---5---3----3-------|
|-5--------------5-|---5---5----5---7-7-|
|-5----------------|-------5----5---7-7-|
|-3----------------|----------------5-5-|
|------------------|--------------0-----|



  W                 E E E E Q   E S S
|-----------------|-------------------|
|-----------------|---8---7-----------|
|-7---------------|---7---7-------5-5-|
|-7---------------|---------------5-5-|
|-5---------------|---------------3-3-|
|-----------------|-------------------|



  H       E   Q    E   E E E E E  Q  S S
|--------------------|--------------------|
|------------------6-|---5---3----3-------|
|-5----------------5-|---5---5----5-------|
|-5------------------|-------5----5--7-7--|
|-3------------------|---------------0-0--|
|---------x\-14\-----|---------------0-0--|



          ~~~~~~~~
  Q.     +E  +E  E E E   E E E E E A Q   S S
|----------------------|---------------------|
|--------------------8-|---7---5---7p5-------|
|--------------------7-|---7---7-----7---5-5-|
|-7------(7)-(7)s5-----|-----------------5-5-|
|----------------------|-----------------3-3-|
|----------------------|---------------------|



  H.           E E   E E E E E Q  S S
|------------------|------------------|
|----------------6-|---5---3----------|
|-5--------------5-|---5---5s7s5------|
|-5----------------|-------5s7s5------|
|-3----------------|------------------|
|------------------|--------------0-0-|



  H.           E E   E E E E E  E E S S
|------------------|--------------------|
|----------------8-|---7---8---10-------|
|-7--------------7-|---7---7----7---5-5-|
|-7----------------|----------------5-5-|
|-5----------------|----------------3-3-|
|------------------|--------------------|



  H.           E E   E E E E Q.   S S
|------------------|-------------------||
|----------------6-|---5---3-3---------||
|-5--------------5-|---5---5-5---------||
|-5----------------|-------5-5---------||
|-3----------------|-------------------||
|------------------|--------------0-0--||


                                                        _______________________
                                                        |1.
    Gtr I
    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.   S S
||--2---2-----0-----|-0-2-----0-3-2---|-----3-----3-----|-3-2-0---------------||
||o-3---3-3---3-3---|-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-|-3---3-3---3-3---|-3-3-3-3-(3)--------o||
||--2-----2-2---2-2-|-----2-2-------2-|-0-----0-0---0-0-|-------0-(0)---------||
||--0-------0-----0-|-------0---------|-----------------|---------------------||
||o-----------------|-----------------|-3---------------|---------------0-0--o||
||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|---------------0-0---||

 _______________________
 |2.
  E E E E +Q   E S S   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E Q  H
|-3-2-0--------0-----|-2---2-----0-----|-0-2-----0-3-2---|-------------*|
|-3-3-3-3-(3)--3-----|-3---3-3---3-3---|-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-|-3-----------*|
|-------0-(0)--0-----|-2-----2-2---2-2-|-----2-2-------2-|-0-----------*|
|--------------------|-0-------0-----0-|-------0---------|-------------*|
|--------------3-0-0-|-----------------|-----------------|-3-----------*|
|----------------0-0-|-----------------|-----------------|-------------*|
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