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/ The Rolling Stones / Aftermath (1966) / Paint It, Black guitar tab

From: juggle@Athena.MIT.EDU
From: pp21+@andrew.cmu.edu (Paul Andrew Platosh)

The song from the show is Paint it Black by the Rolling Stones.
Here's the way I've been playing it - slightly modified to make it sound
better.

"Paint It Black"
by Rolling Stones
Tablature by PAUL PLATOSH

INTRO:
   D U D  U D  U                                              |H|H|     |P|P|H|
-----0----0----0--|-----0----0-----0---0-|-----0----0----0---|-------2---------
---5---7----8-----|-10----8-----7----5---|--5----4-----5---7-|-2-4-5----5-4-2-4
------------------|----------------------|-------------------|-----------------
------------------|----------------------|-------------------|-----------------
------------------|----------------------|-------------------|-----------------
------------------|----------------------|-------------------|-----------------


--0---------------|--0-------------------|
--0---------------|--0-------------------|
--0---------------|--0-------------------|
--2---------------|--2-------------------|
--2---------------|--2-------------------|
--0---------------|--0-------------------|
Strum Backwards      Strum Backwards
(FOUR BEATS)         (FOUR BEATS)


VERSE:
     Em                                                       |S|  |S|  |S|
||----------0---0---0-|-----0---0---0---0-|----0---0---0---0-|-0----0----0----|
||----/---5---7---8---|--10---8---7---5---|--5---4---5---7---|-5-4--4-2--2-4--|
||*--/----------------|-------------------|------------------|---------------*|
||*-/-----------------|-------------------|------------------|---------------*|
||--------------------|-------------------|------------------|----------------|
||--------------------|-------------------|------------------|----------------|

          I see a red door . . .

                                     ___         _
-----3---2--2--|-----3-2-2--|-----3--3-3---------3---2--|-3-5-3-2-3-|
-----0---3--3--|-----0-3-3--|-----0--0-0---REST--0------|-----------|
-----0---2--2--|-----0-2-2--|-----0--0-0---------0------|-----------|
---------0--0--|-----0-0-3--|---------------------------|-----------|
---------------|------------|---------------------------|-----------|
--0------------|-3----------|--0------------------------|-----------|

                                ___
---3--2--2--|------------|-----------|
---0--3--3--|-2--2--2--2-|--4-4-4-4--|
---0--2--2--|-2--2--2--2-|--4-4-4-4--|
------0--0--|-2--2--2--2-|--4-4-4-4--| repeat
------------|------------|-----------|
-0----------|------------|-----------|


Explanation:
The song's real easy, no explanation needed.
|H| = Hammer on
|P| = Pull off
|S| = Slide           _
--- = Quarter note eg: 3

GOOD LUCK!
pardon any mistakes - its from memory.

Rolling Stones -- "Paint it Black"
TABBED by Tim Nevaker: tnevak2@gl.umbc.edu

Capo on 3rd fret
Intro, fingerpicked:

    ^     ^     ^     ^        ^     ^     ^     ^      ^   ^   ^   ^
e:--------0-----1-----3-----|--1-----0---------------|--------------------|
B:--3-----------------------|--3-----3-----3-----2---|--3---5-------0h2h3-|
G:--------------------------|--------2--2------------|--------------------|
D:-----0-----0-----0-----0--|-----0-----------0------|--------------------|
A:--------------------------|------------------------|--------------------|
E:--------------------------|------------------------|--------------------|


    ^   ^     ^
e:--0-------------||
B:------3p2p0-2---||
G:----------------||
D:----------------||
A:----------------||
E:----------------||


Verse:

          ^  ^     ^     ^
e:--1--|--------------------1--||
B:--3--|--------------------3--||
G:--2--|--------------------2--||
D:--0--|-----0-----0-----0--0--||
A:-----|--------0-----0-----0--||
E:-----|-----------------------||


    ^        ^     ^     ^        ^     ^     ^     ^
e:-----------------------------|--------------------------||
B:-----------------------------|--------------------------||
G:--0h2p0----------0-----------|--0-----------0h20--------||
D:--------2-----2-----2-----2--|-----2-----2--------3--2--||
A:-----------4-----------4-----|--------4-----------------||
E:-----------------------------|--------------------------||



Verse Melody:

    ^  ^  ^  ^     ^  ^  ^  ^     ^     ^  ^  ^     ^  ^       ^
e:--------------|--5-----------|-----------------|------------------||
B:-----5--7--8--|-----8--7--5--|--5h75--4--5--7--|--5--4h5p4p2h4----||
G:--------------|--------------|-----------------|------------------||
D:--------------|--------------|-----------------|------------------||
A:--------------|--------------|-----------------|------------------||
E:--------------|--------------|-----------------|------------------||


Chorus:

|  Dm    C     |  F     C     |  Dm          |  Dm          |
|  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  |

|  Dm    C     |  F     C     |  G           |  A           |
|  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  |


The Rolling Stones albums
2005 A Bigger Bang
1997 Bridges to Babylon
1996 The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus
1994 Voodoo Lounge
1989 Steel Wheels
1986 Dirty Work
1983 Undercover
1981 Tattoo You
1980 Emotional Rescue
1978 Some Girls
1976 Black and Blue
1974 It's Only Rock 'N Roll
1973 Goats Head Soup
1972 Exile on Main St.
1971 Sticky Fingers
1969 Let It Bleed
1968 Beggars Banquet
1967 Their Satanic Majesties Request
1967 Flowers
1967 Between the Buttons
1966 Aftermath
1965 December's Children (And Everybody's)
1965 Out of Our Heads
1965 The Rolling Stones, Now!
1964 12 X 5
1964 The Rolling Stones (England's Newest Hitmakers)
Aftermath tabs
01Paint It, Black tabbass tab
03Lady Jane tabbass tab
04Under My Thumb tabbass tab

 

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