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The Pretenders - Brass In Pocket (Tab)
Submitter: microsysinc (84) on 3/21/11 2 comments
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Brass in Pocket  - The Pretenders  (Single 1979)

Video:  CD    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-7Hy7uAb_eU&NR=1
        Live  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5LO265eITJ0

  intro riff         riff 1 (slight pm)
   Asus2   A~~        A*       E*~ (A  B  F#)   Dsus2    A~~ (A  B  C#)
e-----0-------|    e-------------------------|-------------------------|
B--0--0----2~~|    B--5--5--5--5~~-----------|--3--3--3--2~~-----0--2--|
G--2-------2~~|    G--6--6--6--4~~--2--4-----|--2--2--2--2~~--2--------|
D-------------|    D----------------------4--|-------------------------|
A-------------|    A-------------------------|-------------------------|
E-------------|    E-------------------------|-------------------------|
  
  riff 2 [Bm7 chord]             riff 3 [D chord]
 Bm7 (F# D  A  F#A F#D A)         D  F# D  A  D A F#D A 
e--2--2------------2------|    e--2--2------------2------|
B--3-----3-----------3----|    B--3-----3-----------3----|
G--2--------2----2-----2--|    G--2--------2----2-----2--|
D--4-----------4----------|    D--0-----------0----------|
A--2----------------------|    A-------------------------|
E-------------------------|    E-------------------------|

  riff 4 [Dsus2 chord]           riff 5
Dsus2 E  D  A  D A E D A          E6       E~~              Esus4    E~~
e--0--0------------0------|    e--0--0--0--0~~--0--0--0--|--0--0--0--0~~--0--0--0--|
B--3-----3-----------3----|    B--2--2--2--0~~--0--0--0--|--0--0--0--0~~--0--0--0--|
G--2--------2----2-----2--|    G--1--1--1--1~~--1--1--1--|--2--2--2--1~~--1--1--1--|
D--0-----------0----------|    D--2--2--2--2~~--2--2--2--|--2--2--2--2~~--2--2--2--|
A-------------------------|    A--2--2--2--2~~--2--2--2--|--2--2--2--2~~--2--2--2--|
E-------------------------|    E--0--0--0--0~~--0--0--0--|--0--0--0--0~~--0--0--0--|

  riff 6
   A*       E*~     D*       A*~~~  
e-----------4~~--|----------------|
B--5--5--5--5~~--|--7--7--7--5~~~~|
G--6--6--6--4~~--|--7--7--7--6~~~~|
D----------------|--7--7--7--7~~~~|
A----------------|----------------|
E----------------|----------------|

Intro
(intro riff)

Verse 1
(riff 1)
    Got brass…    in pocket… 
(riff 1)
    Got bottle…    I'm gonna use it…
(riff 1)                      Bm7
    Intention…    I feel inventive… 
     
Gonna make you…  make you…  make you notice…

Verse 2
(riff 1)
    Got motion…    restrained emotion… 
(riff 1)
    Been drivin'…    Detroit leanin'… 
(riff 1)                             Bm7
    No reason…    just seems so pleasin'… 

Gonna make you…  make you…  make you notice…

Chorus
(riff 5)                               (riff 5)
    Gonna use my arms…    Gonna use my legs…
                                    (riff 5)
Gonna use my style…    Gonna use my sidestep…
                                        (riff 5)
Gonna use my fingers…    Gonna use my…  my…  my…  imagination…  oh…oh…
      A
Cause I…  gonna make you see…
               (riff 2)                (riff 2)
There's nobody else here…  no one like me…
    (riff 3)     unison          (riff 3)     unison 
I'm special…    (special…)    so special…    (special…)
        (riff 4)               (riff 4)
I gotta have… some of your…  attention…  give it to me…

Verse 3
(riff 1)
    Got rhythm…    I can't miss a beat… 
(riff 1)
    Got a new skank…    it's so reet…            -slang- (skank = dance)(reet = right)
(riff 1)                             Bm7
    Got somethin'…    I'm winkin' at you…

Gonna make you…  make you…  make you notice…

Repeat Chorus

Outro Chorus
      A
Cause I…  gonna make you see…
               (riff 2)                (riff 2)
There's nobody else here…  no one like me…
    (riff 3)     unison          (riff 3)     unison
I'm special…    (special…)    so special…    (special…)
        (riff 4)               (riff 4)
I gotta have… some of your…  attention…  give it to me…

(riff 1) – 2 times

     (riff 1)
mmm… oh…oh…

(riff 6)

Chord Chart (notes in paretheses are not played)
   A  Asus2  A*  Bm7 Dsus2  D    D*   E    E6 Esus4  E*   
e--0----0---(5)---2----0----2---(5)---0----0----0----4---|
B--2----0----5----3----3----3----7----0----2----0----5---|
G--2----2----6----2----2----2----7----1----1----2----4---|
D--2---(2)---7----4----0----0----7----2----2----2---(6)--|
A--0---(0)--(7)---2-------------(5)---2----2----2---(7)--|
E-----------(5)-----------------------0----0----0---(4)--|
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Great song and the best tab I have seen of this song anywhere,,, very well done!!!!
-aussief | 3/21/2011
Very nice job. KK.
-kraziekhat | 3/22/2011
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