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from Joe Bonamassa - You & Me

ASKING AROUND FOR YOU


Words and Music by
Joe Bonamassa
and Michael Himelstein

Intro
Slowly, in 4 q. = 50

              


         
* G7 C7 F7

   

    
Gtr. 1 (dist.)
       
  


3

  


mf
1/2
1 1 1/2 1/2
8 10 8 8 8 6


8 10 10 10 10 8 8 8 8 8 8 10 10 8 8
7 9 7 9

  
 
 
     
    

  

     
Gtr. 2 (semi-clean)

      

 
mf let ring 
**T
3 8


3 11 10 10 8 8
3 4 4 11 10 10 8 7 7 8
5 3 3 10 9 9 9 8 8 7
5 7 8 7 7
3
*Chord symbols reflect basic harmony.
**T = Thumb on 6th string

   
G7 Em7 A7 D7

 
            
8va

       
loco

      



3 3

 10  


1 1/2
1/4
10 12 10 15 12 15 18 18 15
12 10 12 15 15
12 12
17 10 8

 
 
      
      

 

   
let ring 
T
3 7
3 8 8 5
3 4 4 7 7 6 5
3 3 5 4
5 6 7 X X
3 5 5

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
 
G7 F C/E Ab7 G7 Eb7 D7
     
   
If I get to

          


  
  
 
          
 

   1/2


 1/2 
11
10 12 10 10 9 9 7 11
12 10 8 10 8 10 8 10
10 10 10

   
         

       
     
       
  
 
 
     
T
1 0 10
1 1 11 10 6 5 4
3 4 2 0 11 10 6 5 3
3 3 2 10 9 5 4 4
X 3 3 X X X X 3
3 1 0 11 10 6 5

Verse
G7 C7 F7

   

  
3

                  
 
heav - en, the first thing I’ll do ’fore I

    

10
10
9

      
 
    
     
     
 
 
let ring 
8
3 3 8 8 8
2 2 7 8
3 3 8 7
2 2 7
8

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
G7 Em7 A7 D7
   
    
    
         
  
   
meet my mak - er, I’m gon - na ask a - round for you. All of heav -


       
  
 


1/2 1/4

6
7 6 5 3
5
5 3

  
 


            

     

      
T
let ring 
7 5 3
3 8 8 5 6 5 5 5
3 4 7 7 6 6 6 5 5 5
3 5 5 5 4 4
X 5 5 6 7 X X
3 5 6 5 5

G7 C7 F7

        
       3  3
           
3
     
- en’s got to know your beau - ty, all too true. I’ll tap an

     
   
8va

 


*
1/2

17 17 15

*Vol. swells (next 2 meas.)

  
  
     
 
  
   
       



let ring
let ring 
3 3 3 3 10 8
3 3 5 3 3 4 3 3 8 8
4 4 5 3 4 4 4 3 8
3 3 5 3 3 3 2
3 8

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G7 Em7 A7 D7
       
 
                    
an - gel on the shoul - der, and I’ll be ask - ing a - round for

 

    
8va

  

loco

  

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
7

 

   
 

  
   
 
  

   
T
let ring 
7
3 8 5
3 4 7 6 5
3 5 4
X 5 6 7 X X
3 7 5 5

Interlude

     
G7 C7 F7

 
  

you.

  

                   
     
         
 
 
3

  


1/2
1 1 1/2 1/2
8 10 8 8 8 6
10 10 10 10 8 8 8 8 8 8 10 8 8
7 9

 
 
      
Rhy. Fig. 1

 
 
  
      


    
    
T
let ring  let ring 
3 3
3 5 3 3 4 3 3 8
3 4 4 5 3 4 4 4 3 8 8
3 3 5 3 3 3 2 7
X X
3 4 3 3 8

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   
G7 Em7 A7 D7

  
           
     


  
       
10 10 12 10 15
 1

12 10 12 8 10 10
12 12
5 7 8 7 8 7 5 7 9
7

 
 



         

   

    
T let ring  let ring
3 7
3 8 8 5
3 4 4 7 7 6 5
3 3 5 4
X 5 6 7 X X
3 5 5 3

      


G7 F C/E Ab7 G7 Eb7 D7

            
       

  


3
1/2 1 1/2
1/2
6 8 8 8 7 8 6
8 8 8
7 9 9 7


                 
   
End Rhy. Fig. 1

  
         
   

  
let ring 
3 1 0 10
3 1 1 11 10 6 5 5
4 2 0 11 10 6 5 5
3 3 2 10 9 5 4 4
3 3 X X X X X
1 0 11 10 6 5 5

Bridge

 
Em Bm7 D9sus4 G7
                  
         
She found a place up there where we all can sit and talk a - while,

 

   
 
 
 
1 1

14 14 14 12

   
      
  
Rhy. Fig. 2

   
     

  
 T

let ring let ring
0 2 3 3 3
0 3 3 5 5 3
0 2 5 5 3 4 4
2 4 X 3 3
2 2 2 2 5 X
0 3 2

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                 
Em Bm7 A7 D9sus4
         
    
play some cards and drink black cof - fee. I’d love to see you smile. If I get to



 
 


14

 
  
End Rhy. Fig. 2



      

        

        
let ring 
0
0 3 3 5 5 5 5 5
0 2 2 6 6 6 5 5
2 4 5 5 5 5 5
2 2 2 2 X X X 5 5 5 5 5 5
0 5 5 5 5 6 6

Chorus
Gtr. 2: w/ Rhy. Fig. 1
G7 C7 F7

      
          
3

              
  

heav - en, now, oh, I’m pray - ing that I do. It - ’ll be the first thing I do. I’ll tap an

  
8va

   
 
   
Gtr. 1


P.H. 
1/2
1/2

12 12 12 12
12

G7 Em7 A7 D7

       
   
                  
an - gel on the shoul - der, and I’ll be ask - ing a - round for



 
    
  
loco

    
     

12  15 


*

15 17 12 9

*Vol. swells
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  
     
3

 
          
3 3


you. Oh, now.

    


    
         
          


8va

 
 
3

    


1
1/2 1/2 1/2
15 15 17
8 6 8 6 6 5 5 3 3 15 17
7 7 5 3 5 5 3
5 5

Guitar Solo


G7

     
8va

             
  
3 3

15
1 1 1 1

17 17 17 17 15 17 15 5 15 18
17 15 17


C7 F7

     
8va

             
  
3

 18
1 1
1/2 1/2 1 1 1/2

18 18 18 18 18 18 20 18 15 17 17
15 17

G7 Em7

   
8va

    
loco

            
 
3

 
1 1 1

17 15 17 15 15 15 15 6 8
17 17 15 17 17
16

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          
8va

 
8va

 loco
  
  

3 3 3

Harm.
1/2 w/ bar 1
+1/2
8 8 6 8 6 15 17
8 5 5 5 15 17
0

Pitch: B

G7

          
8va

           

1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 15


C7 F7

   
8va

            

  
loco

1
 2
 1 1
18 18 18 18 15 15 15
8 10 10
9

     
G7 Em7 A7 D7

                


  
 
  
   
 

  
3
3

 8  


1
1 1 1/4 1/4 1/2 1/2
1/2
8 10 10 10 10 10 7 5 6 8 8 6
10 5 8 8 8 8 6 3
4 3


Gtr. 2: w/ Rhy. Fig. 1 (last 2 meas.)

 
              
G7 F C/E Ab7 G7 Eb7 D7

                 

    
 3 3 3 3 3 3

   6  


1 1/2
1 1/2
3 6 3 6 3 8 8 6
3 3 3 8 8 8 8 5 0 5 5 3
5
5
3

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Bridge
Gtr. 2: w/ Rhy. Fig. 2
Em Bm7 D9sus4 G7
            
                    

I’m sure you found a place up there where we all can sit and talk a - while,

 
   
  
    

rake 
3
X 3
X 5 3 4
X 5
5

                     
Em Bm7 A7 D9sus4

      
   
play some cards and drink black cof - fee. I’d love to see you smile. If I get to

     


       
8va

   

 
1

15 15 15 15 15
15 17

Chorus

 
G7 C7 F7

                         
     
3
       
  
heav - en, now, oh, I’m pray - ing that I do. I’ll be the first thing I do. I’ll tap an


   
     
Gtr. 1 8va loco

    

15 15 15
18 8 8

    
     
  
   
     
 
Gtr. 2

    

 
let ring  let ring 
T
3 3 8 8 10 8
3 5 3 3 8 8 8 8
3 4 4 5 3 4 4 7 7 8 8
3 3 5 3 3 8 7
X 7 7
3 8

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G7 Em7 A7 D7


      
 
        
           
an - gel on the shoul - der, and I’ll be ask - ing a - round for

 

 
  


           
    
 
  

10 10 12 10
 1/2

10 12 8 8 8 10 10 8 8
7 9 7

  

 


   


    
 
 

  
let ring 
T
3 7
3 8 8 5
3 4 4 7 7 6 5
3 3 5 4
X 5 6 7 X X
3 5 5

        
G7 C7 F7
  3 3

     

you. I’ll tap an

        


              
   
         
 
 

  


3
1/2
1 1 1/2 1/2
8 10 8 8 8 6
10 10 10 10 8 8 8 8 8 8 10 8
7 9

    
 
        
 
  
  
       
  
 
   
let ring  let ring  let ring 
T
3 3 3 10 8
3 5 3 3 4 3 3 8 8
3 4 4 5 3 4 4 4 3 8
3 3 5 3 3 3 2 7
X X
3 4 3 3 8

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G7 Em7 A7 D7

   
     
rit.

       
        


an - gel on the shoul - der, and I’ll be com - ing home to

  
       
     
     
      

 
rit.

10 10 12 10 10
10 12 8
7 5 5
7

  
 



          

  

    
T
let ring  rit.

3 7
3 8 8 5 X
3 4 4 7 7 6 5 X
3 3 5 4 X
X 5 6 7 X X X
3 5 5 X

Free time

 
G7

 
       
3 3


you.

   


       
    
*Gtr. 3


p

11 12
12 15 15
12 15 14 12


*Strings arr. for gtr.

      
  
8va

   
Gtr. 1

 
let ring
 
**H.H.
10 10 (22)
10 10 (22) 10 (22)
9 9 (21) 9 (21)
9 9 (21)

**Harp harmonic sounded by lightly touching string with R.H. index finger at fret


indicated in parentheses and plucking from behind (toward the bridge) with thumb.

             
 
Gtr. 2
3

        
 3 3

3

T
3 5 7 3
3 3 3 3
4 5 5 3 4 3 4
3 5 5
X 5 4 3 2
3 3

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