by Justin Timberlake • Lesson #120 • Jan 9, 2018
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Capo 1st fret
I’ll teach this song using a capo on the 1st fret. The reason for this is so you can play G-C-D during the chorus sections of this song (which is very satisfying).
Chorus chords, full strumming
Just play G-C-D. For the D, I prefer the version below but you could just as well play a standard xx0232.
"Baby, don't you mind if I do..." E –––3––––––––––––0–––––––––––– E –––1––– B –––0––––––––––––1–––3–––––––– B –––0––– G –––0––––––––––––0–––0–––––––– G –––1––– D –––0––––––––––––2–––4–––––––– x2 D –––0––– x1 A –––2––––––––––––3––/5–––––––– A ––––––– E –––3––––––––––––––––––––––––– E ––––––– G C D D°
Chorus chords, with walk-up riff
E –––3––––––––––––0–––––––––––– E –––1––– B –––0––––––––––––1–––––––––––– B –––0––– G –––0––––––––––––0–––––––0–2–– G –––1––– D –––0––––––––––––2–––0–2–––––– x2 D –––0––– x1 A –––2––––––––––––3–––––––––––– A ––––––– E –––3––––––––––––––––––––––––– E ––––––– G C D D°
Lead guitar melody
Fret numbers in the tab below are relative to thez capo on 1st fret (capo = 0):
E ––––––––––––––––7–––––––––––––––––––––––––––– B –––––––––8––10–––––––––––8––––8~~~~–––––––––– G –––7––9–––––––––––––––7––––––––––––9––––9–––– D ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– ...repeat A ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– E –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––
Intro riff, single note
E –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– B –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– G ––––––––––––3––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– D ––––––4––5––––––––––4––5–3–1–3–––––––4––5–3–1–0––––––– A –––3–––––––––––––3––––––––––––––––3–––––––––––––––3––– E ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––
Intro riff, octaves
E –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– B –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– G –––5––11––12––15––––––5––11––12–10–8–10––––––5––11––12–10–8––7––5––– D –––x–––x–––x–––x––––––x–––x–––x––x–x––x––––––x–––x–––x––x–x––x––x––– A –––3–––9––10––13––––––3–––9––10––8–6––8––––––3–––9––10––8–6––5––3––– E ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––
Then switch to a D to transition to the next section
E –––––––– ––––––––– B –––––––– ––––––––– G –––5–––– ––––7–––– D –––x–––– ==> ––––7–––– A –––3–––– ––––5–––– E –––––––– –––––––––
“Haters gonna say it’s fake” bass riff
E ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– B ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– G ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– D ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– ...repeat A –––10––8––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– E ––––––––––11––8––11––––––8––––8–6–8––––
G C D ...No question, I want it... fire up, everybody smokin' G C D ...Your friends, my friends and they ain't leavin' 'til six in the morning G C D ...Gotta chill, baby, you the coldest... go far, put 'em on notice G C D ...You know what I wanna do, yeah G C D Baby, don't you mind if I do, yeah G C D Exactly what you like times two, yeah D° Got me singin' "ooh, ooh"
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