I Wanna Be

B.b. King

Genero: Pop

Tablatura

B.B. King and Eric Clapton - "I Wanna Be"
Tuning - Drop D
Tabbed by jjhand



[Kick-Off Lick]

[tab]e|-----------------|
B|-----------------|
G|-----------------|
D|---------0-------|
A|-----0-2---------|
D|-0-4-------------|[/tab]



[Intro]

[tab] Rhythm Guitar Riff (Clapton)
e|-------5--5--5\3--3--3--------------|----------------------------------|
B|-------7--7--7\5--5--5--------------|----------------------------------|
G|-------7--7--7\5--5--5-----5--5~\---|-------7--------------------------| play 4x
D|---------------------------5--5~\---|-------7--------------------------|
A|------------------------------------|-------5--------------------------|
D|-0----------------------------------|-0--0-----------------------------|[/tab]


[tab] Lead Guitar (King)
e|----12b14r----12---10---10---12------|-12b14-------------------------10-12--|
B|-------------------------------------|----------------------------12--------|
G|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|[/tab]

[tab]e|------------------------13---15b17---|----------------------13b14-----------|
B|-------------------15----------------|--------------15~~~~------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|[/tab]

[tab]e|-------17b19-------------------------|--------------------------------------|
B|------------------------17b18r-------|-15--------------------------15-17b18-|
G|--------------------------------16---|--------------------------16----------|
D|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|[/tab]

[tab]e|---------------------------15b17-----|--------------------------------------|
B|-15~---------------------------------|------------15-----17b18--------------|
G|----------16-------------------------|--------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|[/tab]



[Verse Chords]
** Verse is purely chords in the middle of the fretboard (3rd fret C, 7th fret Em, etc)

D5 C5 C5 E5
I wonder helplessly day by day
D5 D5
It's so much easier to run away
C5 C5 E5
My mind is telling my body so
D5
Never know which way to go


[tab][Prechorus]
e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|-9b11--7-9b11r-7--------7~----| this part repeats during
D|-----------------9--7h9-------| the lyrics below
A|------------------------------| Rhythm Chords are shown below
D|------------------------------|[/tab]

Bm
"I'm always there for you baby
E9
You let me see
G7 F#7 E7
If we can get closer everyday"



[Chorus]

[tab] Rhythm Guitar Riff (Clapton)
e|-------5--5--5\3--3--3--------------|----------------------------------|
B|-------7--7--7\5--5--5--------------|----------------------------------|
G|-------7--7--7\5--5--5-----5--5~\---|-------7--------------------------| play 4x
D|---------------------------5--5~\---|-------7--------------------------|
A|------------------------------------|-------5--------------------------|
D|-0----------------------------------|-0--0-----------------------------|[/tab]

"I wanna be Held by you"
"I wanna be Touched by you"
"I wanna be I wanna be loved by you"
"I wanna be Anything you want me to"



[Verse 2]

Lead Parts (During lyric pauses)

[tab] #1 #3
e|--------------------------|--15b17-------------------|
B|-17b18r--17--15-15~--17---|---------15--15~~---------|
G|--------------------------|--------------------------|
D|--------------------------|--------------------------|
A|--------------------------|--------------------------|
D|--------------------------|--------------------------|[/tab]

D5 C5 C5 E5
"Don't mean nothing when you're growing old
D5 D5
Nobody knows what the future holds
C5 C5 E5
I am left with a bitter taste
D5
Turn away from that beautiful chase"



[tab][Prechorus 2]
e|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|-9b11--7-9b11r-7--------7~----| this part repeats similarly during
D|-----------------9--7h9-------| the lyrics below
A|------------------------------| Rhythm Chords are shown below
D|------------------------------|[/tab]

Bm
"I'm always there for you baby
E9
You let me see
G7 F#7 E7
If we can get closer everyday"



[Chorus 2]

[tab] Rhythm Guitar Riff (Clapton)
e|-------5--5--5\3--3--3--------------|----------------------------------|
B|-------7--7--7\5--5--5--------------|----------------------------------|
G|-------7--7--7\5--5--5-----5--5~\---|-------7--------------------------| play 4x
D|---------------------------5--5~\---|-------7--------------------------|
A|------------------------------------|-------5--------------------------|
D|-0----------------------------------|-0--0-----------------------------|[/tab]

"I wanna be Held by you"
"I wanna be Touched by you"
"I wanna be I wanna be loved by you"
"I wanna be Anything you want me to"


[tab] Lead on Chorus 2
e|-------------------|-------------------|------------------|-----12b14--15b17--|
B|------15-17b18-----|----------17b18r---|-----15-----------|-------------------|
G|-------------------|-------------------|------------------|-------------------|
D|-------------------|-------------------|------------------|-------------------|
A|-------------------|-------------------|------------------|-------------------|
D|-------------------|-------------------|------------------|-------------------|[/tab]

[tab]e|-------------------|-----12b14--15b17--|------------------|-----19b20r-17-----------|
B|-------------------|-------------------|----17b18r--15----|---------------17b18-15--|
G|-------------------|-------------------|------------------|-------------------------|
D|-------------------|-------------------|------------------|-------------------------|
A|-------------------|-------------------|------------------|-------------------------|
D|-------------------|-------------------|------------------|-------------------------|[/tab]



[King's Solo]
(2:26) Solo plays along to the Chorus/Intro Riff

[tab]e|-------------------------|------------------------------|-----------------------15-17---|
B|-17pb18r____------17-15--|-15~-----15-17--------15--17--|-17b18r----15-17-17b19---------|
G|-------------------------|------16-----------16---------|--------16---------------------|
D|-------------------------|------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|-------------------------|------------------------------|-------------------------------|
D|-------------------------|------------------------------|-------------------------------|[/tab]

[tab]e|-------------------19b20-|------------------------------|------10~~--------------------------|
B|-15~~---17b18------------|------17pb18r-17-15-------15--|------------13----------------------|
G|-------------------------|---------------------16~------|-------------------10bb-10bb--------|
D|-------------------------|------------------------------|---------------12------------12--10-|
A|-------------------------|------------------------------|------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------|------------------------------|------------------------------------|[/tab]

[tab]e|---14b16-14--------10~---|------------------------------|
B|-------------------------|-----13-10--------------------|
G|-------------------------|-----------12-10--------------|
D|-------------------------|----------------------12\-----|
A|-------------------------|------------------------------|
D|-------------------------|------------------------------|[/tab]



[Clapton Solo]
(2:47) Solo Plays along to Prechorus Riff

[tab]e|-------------------------|------------------------------|----------------------------|
B|-------------------------|------------------------------|----------------------------|
G|----------------------2--|------------------------------|----------------------------|
D|------------2p0---2/4----|-2p0----2--2p0---0------0-----|----0h7h9~~-----------------|
A|-0h2~~----------2--------|-----2---------2---0h2~---2p0-|---------------7b8r-5---7---|
D|-------------------------|------------------------------|----------------------9-----|[/tab]

[tab]e|------------------------------|----------(7)------------------|-------------------------10-10-12-10--|
B|------------------------------|-----------10-7----------------|----------------10/12-12--------------|
G|---7-----7\6---6\4---4/6\4~---|----------------10-9-7---9-7---|------7-------------------------------|
D|------------------------------|-----------------------9-----9-|-9~-----------------------------------|
A|-9-----9-----7-----5----------|-------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------|-------------------------------|--------------------------------------|[/tab]

[tab]e|---/17---------12p10-------10---------7---|--------------------------------|
B|--------17b18--------12-12---12p10------7-|-10b12--------------------------|
G|----------------------------------11------|--------9--7--------------------|
D|------------------------------------------|--------------7--9-9------------|
A|------------------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------|-------------------------12\----|[/tab]



[Chorus 2]

[tab] Rhythm Guitar Riff (Clapton)
e|-------5--5--5\3--3--3--------------|----------------------------------|
B|-------7--7--7\5--5--5--------------|----------------------------------|
G|-------7--7--7\5--5--5-----5--5~\---|-------7--------------------------| play 8x
D|---------------------------5--5~\---|-------7--------------------------|
A|------------------------------------|-------5--------------------------|
D|-0----------------------------------|-0--0-----------------------------|[/tab]

"I wanna be Held by you"
"I wanna be Touched by you"
"I wanna be I wanna be loved by you"
"I wanna be Anything you want me to"


[tab] Lead on Chorus 3
e|-------------------|-------------------|-----15b17--------|--------15b17------|
B|-17b18----------17-|-17--15--15----15--|------------17b18-|-------------------|
G|-------------------|-------------------|------------------|-------------------|
D|-------------------|-------------------|------------------|-------------------|
A|-------------------|-------------------|------------------|-------------------|
D|-------------------|-------------------|------------------|-------------------|[/tab]

[tab]e|-------------------|--------15b17------|------------------|-------------15-14--|
B|--17b18r-15---15~--|--------------15~--|------------------|--------------------|
G|-------------------|-------------------|------------------|--------------------|
D|-------------------|-------------------|------------------|--------------------|
A|-------------------|-------------------|------------------|--------------------|
D|-------------------|-------------------|------------------|--------------------|[/tab]

[tab]e|---------------------|-----------------|------------------|------15b17--------|
B|----15----15~-17b18--|-----------------|----------15------|-------------------|
G|-------16------------|-----------------|----------17------|-------------------|
D|---------------------|-----------------|------------------|-------------------|
A|---------------------|-----------------|------------------|-------------------|
D|---------------------|-----------------|------------------|-------------------|[/tab]

[tab]e|---------------------|------------------|------------------|-------------10----|
B|----17b18r-----------|-------17b18r-----|------15~~--------|-----**10-10----10-|
G|------------16-------|------------------|------------------|-------------------|
D|---------------------|------------------|------------------|-------------------|
A|---------------------|------------------|------------------|-------------------|
D|---------------------|------------------|------------------|-------------------|[/tab]



[Outro Solo]
** Solo starts above where marked in the Chorus Lead above.
Rhythm Track continues playing a simple D blues jam with occasional accent chords

[tab]e|---------------------------|------------------------------------------|
B|-13b15--b15--b15~~--13--10-|-13--10--13b-10--13b-10h13p10--10---------|
G|---------------------------|-----------------------------12---12b14gr-|
D|---------------------------|------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------|------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------|------------------------------------------|[/tab]

[tab]e|----------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
B|----------------10----------------------|--------------------------------8--|
G|-10---------10--10----------------------|----------------------------5/7----|
D|----12-12~----------12-10----10---------|-----------------------------------|
A|--------------------------12----12\10-8-|-10b11--8----8--------8------------|
D|----------------------------------------|----------12-----12----------------|[/tab]

[tab]e|----------10-----------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------------|
B|-------10----10-13-10h13p10---10---------------------|----------10---------------------------------------|
G|-12b14---------------------12----12-10h12p10---12p10-|-12b14-------12b14r-10-------10---------10-12p10---|
D|--------------------------------------------12-------|-----------------------12p10----12-12~----------12-|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------------|[/tab]

[tab]e|----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
B|----------13---13~--13~--13~--13~-|----13~--13~--13-12-11-10----------|
G|-10~------14---14~--14~--14~--14~-|----14~--14~--14-13-12-10--12--10--|
D|-----12---------------------------|-----------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|[/tab]

[tab]e|-------------10------------------|--------------13pb15---pb15r14------|------------------------------|
B|----------10----10-13b15--b15~~~-|-b15--b15~-b15----------------------|-13pb15~~~-----------13-10-13-|
G|-12b14---------------------------|------------------------------------|------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|------------------------------|[/tab]

[tab]e|-----------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
B|-10h13p10-----------------------------10-------------|--------------------------------------|
G|---------12h14p12-10--10-12p10-12b14----pb14r12-10---|-10~----------------------------------|
D|--------------------12----------------------------12-|-------------------------------/7--7--|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------|-----12\--0---------------------------|[/tab]

[tab]e|----------------------------|-----------------------------|-------------------------------|
B|----------------------------|-----6gb---------------------|-------------------------------|
G|-5-----5--------------------|-7---------------7-----------|-------------------------------|
D|----7-----5b6r-3------/7--7-|---7---------------7-5\3-----|-------------------------------|
A|-----------------5----------|-------------------------5-3-|-5---3---0-3-0-----------------|
D|----------------------------|-----------------------------|-------5-------5-3--3--0--5-3--|[/tab]

[tab] start to fade out
e|--------------------------------------|----------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|----------------------------------13~-13~-13~-|
G|------------------5~------5~--5~--5~--|--5~----/10~-10~-10~-/14~-14~-14~-14~-14~-14~-|
D|------------------7~------7~--7~--7~--|--7~----/12~-12~-12~-/15~-15~-15~-------------|
A|-5~-----------------------------------|----------------------------------------------|
D|-------0------------------------------|----------------------------------------------|[/tab]

[tab]e|-------------------15b17----13b14-----|-10----------------------------------------|
B|-15~~~--------------------------------|----13-10-13-------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------|-------------12-10-------10------10-12-10--|
D|--------------------------------------|-------------------12-10----12-------------|
A|--------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|[/tab]


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| x Dead note
| (n) Ghost note
| h Hammer-on
| p Pull-off
| r Release
| b Bend
| pb Pre-bend
| / Slide up
| \ Slide down
| ~ Vibrato
| bb blues bend - not a full semitone (slight change in pitch)
| gb bend up pitch gradually
| gr releaase bent pitch gradually

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