"You Want Me To Go" by Big Country
from the album "Rarities II"

Tab by Colin Dawson; colin_g_dawson@hotmail.com
November 2004

All corrections and updates welcome!

 

To make the intro and solos easier to tab and easier to read I've used the
following "short-hand" code;

2 = twelfth fret
3 = thirteenth fret
4 = fourteenth fret
5 = fifteenth fret

 

h = hammer
p = pull
b = bend
rrr = let ring (sustain)

Intro;
         G                  D     G         C             D
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------2---5--2h5p2-------------2-------------------2b3b2-------|
G|---2-4--------------4-2-2h4-2h4---4-2h4-2h4p2rr2r-4-------4p2-4-|
D|2h4-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

         G                  D     G         C             D     G
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------2---5--2h5p2-------------2-------------------2b3b2-2h5---|
G|---2-4--------------4-2-2h4-2h4---4-2h4-2h4p2rr2r-4-----------2-|
D|2h4-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

 

Solo 1;
           G                            D     G         C                  D
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------2rr-------5rrr-2h5p2---------------2--------------------2h3-2h3p2-------|
G|------2h4---4p2--------------4p2----2h4-2h4---4p2-----2rr2r---2h4----------4p2-4-|
D|---2h4---------4p2--------------4p2--------------4p2-------2h4-------------------|
A|2h4-------------------------------------------------5----------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

           G                            D     G        C                   D   G
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------2rr-------5rrr-2h5p2---------------2--------------------2h3-2h3p2-----|
G|------2h4---4p2--------------4p2----2h4-2h4---4p2-----2rr2r---2h4----------4-2-|
D|---2h4---------4p2--------------4p2--------------4p2-------2h4-----------------|
A|2h4-------------------------------------------------5--------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Repeat Solo 1;
           G                            D     G         C                  D
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------2rr-------5rrr-2h5p2---------------2--------------------2h3-2h3p2-------|
G|------2h4---4p2--------------4p2----2h4-2h4---4p2-----2rr2r---2h4----------4p2-4-|
D|---2h4---------4p2--------------4p2--------------4p2-------2h4-------------------|
A|2h4-------------------------------------------------5----------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

 

           G                            D     G        C                   D   G
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------2rr-------5rrr-2h5p2---------------2--------------------2h3-2h3p2-----|
G|------2h4---4p2--------------4p2----2h4-2h4---4p2-----2rr2r---2h4----------4-2-|
D|---2h4---------4p2--------------4p2--------------4p2-------2h4-----------------|
A|2h4-------------------------------------------------5--------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

 

Verse 1;

G                 Em                  G       
Maybe I won't be    the way I used to be

Em                 G    Em                      D   
   Maybe you can't see      the way you used to see

C               Em     D                   C
  Well I know I cry       the way I always cried

Am             D     C                  G        Em    
   Each time I know      you want me to go

 

Repeat Solo 1;

           G                            D     G         C                  D
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------2rr-------5rrr-2h5p2---------------2--------------------2h3-2h3p2-------|
G|------2h4---4p2--------------4p2----2h4-2h4---4p2-----2rr2r---2h4----------4p2-4-|
D|---2h4---------4p2--------------4p2--------------4p2-------2h4-------------------|
A|2h4-------------------------------------------------5----------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

 

           G                            D     G        C                   D   G
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------2rr-------5rrr-2h5p2---------------2--------------------2h3-2h3p2-----|
G|------2h4---4p2--------------4p2----2h4-2h4---4p2-----2rr2r---2h4----------4-2-|
D|---2h4---------4p2--------------4p2--------------4p2-------2h4-----------------|
A|2h4-------------------------------------------------5--------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Verse 2;

G                        Em                    G   
I say that I don’t feel      the way I used to feel

Em                 G       Em                   D
   I've no more to hide,        I've no more to steal

C               Em    D                   C
   For I know I lie      the way I always lied

Am             D      C                 G      
   Each time I know,     you want me to go

 

Em                 C                          G
   I’ve never seen rain that didn’t look like tears

           C                          Am
Never seen pain that didn’t look like fear

         Em               D                 C
But I’ve seen the way you look that lets me know

Am                G
   You want me to go

 

Guitar break;

There are a lot of overdubbed guitars here and it's difficult to
make out what's happening. It seems to be a mixture of the following
along with some parts of solo 1 and some variations;

 

  G       Dsus G   C/G    Dsus    G       Dsus G   C/G    Dsus  G  
e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|2-2-5-2------2rrr-------2rr-----2-2-5-2------2rrr-------2rr----|
G|--------4-4------2rrrh4r---4-4r---------4-4------2rrrh4r---4-2r|2 times
D|---------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|

 

Repeat Solo 1;

           G                            D     G         C                  D
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------2rr-------5rrr-2h5p2---------------2--------------------2h3-2h3p2-------|
G|------2h4---4p2--------------4p2----2h4-2h4---4p2-----2rr2r---2h4----------4p2-4-|
D|---2h4---------4p2--------------4p2--------------4p2-------2h4-------------------|
A|2h4-------------------------------------------------5----------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

 

           G                            D     G        C                   D   G
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------2rr-------5rrr-2h5p2---------------2--------------------2h3-2h3p2-----|
G|------2h4---4p2--------------4p2----2h4-2h4---4p2-----2rr2r---2h4----------4-2-|
D|---2h4---------4p2--------------4p2--------------4p2-------2h4-----------------|
A|2h4-------------------------------------------------5--------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

 

Verse 3

G                   Em              G       
And as each must be    What they believe

Em              G     Em                D   
   As each must take      What they can see

C           Em     D                    C
  I had the love       the way I always loved

Am               D     C                  G        Em    
   Even though I know      you want me to go

 

Em                 C                          G
   I’ve never seen rain that didn’t look like tears

           C                          Am
Never seen pain that didn’t look like fear

         Em               D                 C
But I’ve seen the way you look that lets me know

Am                G
   You want me to go

 

Repeat Solo 1;

           G                            D     G         C                  D
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------2rr-------5rrr-2h5p2---------------2--------------------2h3-2h3p2-------|
G|------2h4---4p2--------------4p2----2h4-2h4---4p2-----2rr2r---2h4----------4p2-4-|
D|---2h4---------4p2--------------4p2--------------4p2-------2h4-------------------|
A|2h4-------------------------------------------------5----------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

 

           G                            D     G        C                   D   G
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------2rr-------5rrr-2h5p2---------------2--------------------2h3-2h3p2-----|
G|------2h4---4p2--------------4p2----2h4-2h4---4p2-----2rr2r---2h4----------4-2-|
D|---2h4---------4p2--------------4p2--------------4p2-------2h4-----------------|
A|2h4-------------------------------------------------5--------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

 

Repeat Solo 1;

           G                            D     G         C                  D
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------2rr-------5rrr-2h5p2---------------2--------------------2h3-2h3p2-------|
G|------2h4---4p2--------------4p2----2h4-2h4---4p2-----2rr2r---2h4----------4p2-4-|
D|---2h4---------4p2--------------4p2--------------4p2-------2h4-------------------|
A|2h4-------------------------------------------------5----------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

 

           G                            D     G        C                   D   G
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------2rr-------5rrr-2h5p2---------------2--------------------2h3-2h3p2-----|
G|------2h4---4p2--------------4p2----2h4-2h4---4p2-----2rr2r---2h4----------4-2-|
D|---2h4---------4p2--------------4p2--------------4p2-------2h4-----------------|
A|2h4-------------------------------------------------5--------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

 

Chords:

CHORD | E A D G B E
Am    | 0 0 2 2 1 0
C     | 3 3 2 0 1 0
C/G   | X 3 2 0 1 3
D     | 2 0 0 2 3 2
D     | 2 0 0 2 3 3
Em    | 0 2 2 0 0 0
G     | 3 2 0 0 0 3