When I Come Around - Green Day
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Tabs and lyrics
Tunning: Standard (E A D G B e)
1Group: Green Day
2Song Name: When I Come Around
4Release: ??
4Submitted By: David
5Email: Rem870ExpD@aol.com
6Song Text: When I Come Around
Green Day
Dookie

I've seen so many Wrong versions but this one is correct

[Intro]

e|------------|------------------------------------|
B|------------|------------------------------------|
G|------------|-----6--------8--4--4-4-------------|
D|------4-----|-6-6-6-6-6--8-8--4--4-4-4-4---------|main riff
A|--4-4-4-4-4-|-4-4-4-4-4--6-6--2--2-2-2-2---------|
E|--2-2-2-2-2-|-*-*---*-*--*-----------------------|
* * * *

e|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|------------------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----|
D|--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----|
A|--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-----|
E|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---------------------|

e|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|------------------4-4-4-4-4-----------|
D|--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-4-4-----------|
A|--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-2-2-2-2-2--2p1------|
E|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---------------------|

e|------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------|
G|-11------13------11-----13--11-11--11-11-11-11-13-----|
D|---11--11--11--11--11---11--11-11--11-11-11-11-11-----|
A|------9-------9-------9--9---9--9---9--9--9--9--9-----|
E|------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|-11-11-11-11-13--8-8-8-8/9-10\---|
D|-11-11-11-11-11--8-8-8-8/9-10\---|
A|--9--9--9--9--9------------------|
E|---------------------------------|


************************************

| * palm mute
| p Pull-off
| / Slide up
| \ Slide down

************************************
Tunning: Standard (E A D G B e)
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
When I Come Around - Green Day
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Tabbed by: Dave

Tuning: Drop Down ½ Step
Eb Bb Gb Db Ab Eb


I know this is the abosolute 100% correct tab to the song because
I just bought the tab book for International Superhits! and I was looking around
the site and saw none that matched the book so I thought I would be nice :D


[Intro]

Eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------8-----5-|
Gb|---0-------------7-------9-----5-|
Db|-x-0-----5-----7-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-5-|
Ab|-x---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-3-|
Eb|-x---3-3-3-3-3-------------------|


[Verse 1]

[Rhythm Figure 1]

Eb|-----------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------8----5---5------|
Gb|----------------7--------9----5---5------|
Db|-5---5------7-7-7-7-7--9-9-9--5---5--7-7-|
Ab|-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5-5--7-7-7--3---3--5-5-|
Eb|-3-3-3-3-3-------------------------------|
x x x x x x x x x x x


[Rhythm Figure 2]

Eb|-----------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------8----5---5------|
Gb|----------------7--------9----5---5------|
Db|-----5------7-7-7-7-7--9-9-9--5---5--7-7-| x8
Ab|-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5-5--7-7-7--3---3--5-5-|
Eb|-3-3-3-3-3-------------------------------|
x x x x x x x x x x x x


[Fill]

Eb|----|
Bb|-5\-|
Gb|-5\-|
Db|-5\-|
Ab|-3\-|
Eb|----|


[Chorus]

Eb|--------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-------------------5-5-5-5-5-|
Gb|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--5-5-5-5-5-|
Db|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--5-5-5-5-5-|
Ab|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--3-3-3-3-3-|
Eb|--------------------------------------------------------------|


[Verse 2]


[Rhythm Figure 1]

Eb|-----------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------8----5---5------|
Gb|----------------7--------9----5---5------|
Db|-5---5------7-7-7-7-7--9-9-9--5---5--7-7-|
Ab|-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5-5--7-7-7--3---3--5-5-|
Eb|-3-3-3-3-3-------------------------------|
x x x x x x x x x x x


[Rhythm Figure 2]

Eb|-----------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------8----5---5------|
Gb|----------------7--------9----5---5------|
Db|-----5------7-7-7-7-7--9-9-9--5---5--7-7-| x8
Ab|-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5-5--7-7-7--3---3--5-5-|
Eb|-3-3-3-3-3-------------------------------|
x x x x x x x x x x x x

[Fill]

Eb|----|
Bb|-5\-|
Gb|-5\-|
Db|-5\-|
Ab|-3\-|
Eb|----|


[Chorus]

Eb|--------------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-------------------5-5-5-5-5-|
Gb|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--5-5-5-5-5-|
Db|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--5-5-5-5-5-|
Ab|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--3-3-3-3-3-|
Eb|--------------------------------------------------------------|


[Rhythm Figure 1]

Eb|-----------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------8----5---5------|
Gb|----------------7--------9----5---5------|
Db|-5---5------7-7-7-7-7--9-9-9--5---5--7-7-|
Ab|-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5-5--7-7-7--3---3--5-5-|
Eb|-3-3-3-3-3-------------------------------|
x x x x x x x x x x x


[Rhythm Figure 2]

Eb|-----------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------8----5---5------|
Gb|----------------7--------9----5---5------|
Db|-----5------7-7-7-7-7--9-9-9--5---5--7-7-| x1 (Guitar 2 Plays 3x)
Ab|-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5-5--7-7-7--3---3--5-5-|
Eb|-3-3-3-3-3-------------------------------|
x x x x x x x x x x x x


[Guitar Solo]

Eb|3-----------5-----------3-3-----5--3-3-3-3-3-3-3--5-5-5-5--3-3-3-3-3-----------------------|
Bb|---3-----3-----3-----3--3-3-----3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-3----5-5-5--/(15)-------|
Gb|------0-----------0-----0-0--0--0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-/4-4-4h5--------------|
Db|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------\(12)|


[Rhythm Figure 1]

Eb|-----------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------8----5---5------|
Gb|----------------7--------9----5---5------|
Db|-5---5------7-7-7-7-7--9-9-9--5---5--7-7-|
Ab|-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5-5--7-7-7--3---3--5-5-|
Eb|-3-3-3-3-3-------------------------------|
x x x x x x x x x x x


[Rhythm Figure 2]

Eb|-----------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------8----5---5------|
Gb|----------------7--------9----5---5------|
Db|-----5------7-7-7-7-7--9-9-9--5---5--7-7-|
Ab|-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5-5--7-7-7--3---3--5-5-|
Eb|-3-3-3-3-3-------------------------------|
x x x x x x x x x x x x


[Outro]

Eb|--------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------8----5~~~~~~-|
Gb|----------------7--------9----5~~~~~~-|
Db|-----5------7-7-7-7-7--9-9-9--5~~~~~~-|
Ab|-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5-5--7-7-7--3~~~~~~-|
Eb|-3-3-3-3-3----------------------------|
x x x x x x x x x x


*************************************
| / Slide up
| \ Slide down
| h Hammer-on
| /( ) Play note and slide up
| \( ) Play note and slide down
| p Pull-off
| ~ Let Ring
| X Mute note
************************************



Order:
Intro 1x
Rhythm Figure 1 1x
Rhythm Figure 2 8x
Fill 1x
Chorus 1x
Rhythm Figure 1 1x
Rhythm Figure 2 8x
Fill 1x
Chorus 1x
Rhythm Figure 1 1x
Rhythm Figure 2 1x (Guitar 2 Plays 3x)
Guitar Solo 1x
Rhythm Figure 1 1x
Rhythm Figure 2 2x
Outro 1x


Lyrics:

I heard you crying loud
All the way across town
You've been searching for that someone,
And it's me, out on the prowl
As you sit around feeling sorry for yourself,
Well, don't get lonely now,
And dry your whining eyes
I'm just roaming for the moment
Sleazing my back yard
So don't get so uptight,
You been thinking about ditching me.

No time to search the world around,
'Cause you know where I'll be found
When I come around

I heard it all before,
So don't knock down my door.
I'm a loser and a user so
I don't need no accuser
To try and slag me down, because I
Know you're right.
So go do what you like.
Make sure you do it wise.
You may find out that your
self-doubt means nothing was ever there.
You can't go forcing something
If it's just not right.

No time to search the world around,
'Cause you know where I'll be found
When I come around
Oh, When I come around
Oh, When I come around
When I come around

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Tunning: Standard (E A D G B e)
When I Come Around
Tuning: Standard
Album: Dookie, International Superhits
Time: 2:57
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Guitar 1-distorted-half step down (E flat, A flat, D flat, G flat, B flat, E flat)
Guitar 2-distorted-half step down (E flat, A flat, D flat, G flat, B flat, E flat)

Update: February 11, 2007-Ok after trying out a few things I’m updating to make this
correct.

Update: August 6, 2007 fixing a lot of shit

Notes: In the recording, lots of distortion is used, you can hear little slides between
chords, so use a lot but dont over do it, dont go w/ insane overdrive or anything but
a little more than a lil "crunch". Live there is only 1 guitar and that is billie and
so rhythm w/ the solo which i think sounds better.

Intro:
|----------------------------------|------------------------------|
|--------------------------8-------|----------------------8-------|
|--0x---------------7------9--5~-5-|---------------7------9--5~-5-|
|--0x-----5-----7-7-7-77-9-9--5~-5-|-5---5-----7-7-7-77-9-9--5~-5-|
|-----5-5-5-55--5-5-5-55-7-7--3~-3-|-5-5-5-55--5-5-5-55-7-7--3~-3-|
|-----3-3-3-33---------------------|-3-3-3-33---------------------|
PM x x xx x x xx x x xx x x xx x

|------------------------------|
|----------------------8-------|
|---------------7------9--5~-5-|
|-----5-----7-7-7-77-9-9--5~-5-|
|-5-5-5-55--5-5-5-55-7-7--3~-3-|
|-3-3-3-33---------------------|
PMx x xx x x xx x

Verse:
|------------------------------|------------------------------|
|----------------------8-------|----------------------8-------|
|---------------7------9--5~-5-|---------------7------9--5~-5-|
|-----5-----7-7-7-77-9-9--5~-5-|-----5-----7-7-7-77-9-9--5~-5-|
|-5-5-5-55--5-5-5-55-7-7--3~-3-|-5-5-5-55--5-5-5-55-7-7--3~-3-|
|-3-3-3-33---------------------|-3-3-3-33---------------------|
PMx x xx x x xx x x x xx x x xx x

|------------------------------|------------------------------|
|----------------------8-------|----------------------8-------|
|---------------7------9--5~-5-|---------------7------9--5~-5-|
|-----5-----7-7-7-77-9-9--5~-5-|-----5-----7-7-7-77-9-9--5~-5-|
|-5-5-5-55--5-5-5-55-7-7--3~-3-|-5-5-5-55--5-5-5-55-7-7--3~-3-|
|-3-3-3-33---------------------|-3-3-3-33---------------------|
PMx x xx x x xx x x x xx x x xx x

|------------------------------|------------------------------|
|----------------------8-------|----------------------8-------|
|---------------7------9--5~-5-|---------------7------9--5~-5-|
|-----5-----7-7-7-77-9-9--5~-5-|-----5-----7-7-7-77-9-9--5~-5-|
|-5-5-5-55--5-5-5-55-7-7--3~-3-|-5-5-5-55--5-5-5-55-7-7--3~-3-|
|-3-3-3-33---------------------|-3-3-3-33---------------------|
PMx x xx x x xx x x x xx x x xx x

|------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|----------------------8-------|----------------------8-----5/-|
|---------------7------9--5~-5-|---------------7------9--5~-5/-|
|-----5-----7-7-7-77-9-9--5~-5-|-----5-----7-7-7-77-9-9--5~-5/-|
|-5-5-5-55--5-5-5-55-7-7--3~-3-|-5-5-5-55--5-5-5-55-7-7--3~-3/-|
|-3-3-3-33---------------------|-3-3-3-33----------------------|
PMx x xx x x xx x x x xx x x xx x

“heard you crying loud,
all the way across town
You've been searching for that someone,
and it's me out on the prowl
As you sit around feeling sorry for yourself
Don't get lonely now
Dry your whining eyes
I'm just roaming for the moment
Sleazin' my back yard so don't get so uptight
You been thinking about ditching me”

Chorus:
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|

|-----------------------------|-------------|
|-----------------------------|-------------|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-|
|-----------------------------|-------------|

“No time to search the world around
Cause you know where I'll be found
When I come around”

Interlude
|------------------------------|------------------------------|
|----------------------8-------|----------------------8-------|
|---------------7------9--5~-5-|---------------7------9--5~-5-|
|-5---5-----7-7-7-77-9-9--5~-5-|-----5-----7-7-7-77-9-9--5~-5-|
|-5-5-5-55--5-5-5-55-7-7--3~-3-|-5-5-5-55--5-5-5-55-7-7--3~-3-|
|-3-3-3-33---------------------|-3-3-3-33---------------------|
PM x xx x x xx x x x xx x x xx x


Verse:
|------------------------------|------------------------------|
|----------------------8-------|----------------------8-------|
|---------------7------9--5~-5-|---------------7------9--5~-5-|
|-----5-----7-7-7-77-9-9--5~-5-|-----5-----7-7-7-77-9-9--5~-5-|
|-5-5-5-55--5-5-5-55-7-7--3~-3-|-5-5-5-55--5-5-5-55-7-7--3~-3-|
|-3-3-3-33---------------------|-3-3-3-33---------------------|
PMx x xx x x xx x x x xx x x xx x

|------------------------------|------------------------------|
|----------------------8-------|----------------------8-------|
|---------------7------9--5~-5-|---------------7------9--5~-5-|
|-----5-----7-7-7-77-9-9--5~-5-|-----5-----7-7-7-77-9-9--5~-5-|
|-5-5-5-55--5-5-5-55-7-7--3~-3-|-5-5-5-55--5-5-5-55-7-7--3~-3-|
|-3-3-3-33---------------------|-3-3-3-33---------------------|
PMx x xx x x xx x x x xx x x xx x

|------------------------------|------------------------------|
|----------------------8-------|----------------------8-------|
|---------------7------9--5~-5-|---------------7------9--5~-5-|
|-----5-----7-7-7-77-9-9--5~-5-|-----5-----7-7-7-77-9-9--5~-5-|
|-5-5-5-55--5-5-5-55-7-7--3~-3-|-5-5-5-55--5-5-5-55-7-7--3~-3-|
|-3-3-3-33---------------------|-3-3-3-33---------------------|
PMx x xx x x xx x x x xx x x xx x

|------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|----------------------8-------|----------------------8-----5/-|
|---------------7------9--5~-5-|---------------7------9--5~-5/-|
|-----5-----7-7-7-77-9-9--5~-5-|-----5-----7-7-7-77-9-9--5~-5/-|
|-5-5-5-55--5-5-5-55-7-7--3~-3-|-5-5-5-55--5-5-5-55-7-7--3~-3/-|
|-3-3-3-33---------------------|-3-3-3-33----------------------|
PMx x xx x x xx x x x xx x x xx x

“I heard it all before
So don't knock down my door
I'm a loser and a user so I don't need no accuser
to try and slag me down because I know you're right
So go do what you like
Make sure you do it wise
You may find out that your selfdoubt means nothing
Was ever there
You can't go forcing something if it's just
Not right”


Chorus:
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|

|-----------------------------|-------------|
|-----------------------------|-------------|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-|
|-----------------------------|-------------|

“No time to search the world around
Cause you know where I'll be found
When I come around”

Interlude
|------------------------------|------------------------------|
|----------------------8-------|----------------------8-------|
|---------------7------9--5~-5-|---------------7------9--5~-5-|
|-----5-----7-7-7-77-9-9--5~-5-|-----5-----7-7-7-77-9-9--5~-5-|
|-5-5-5-55--5-5-5-55-7-7--3~-3-|-5-5-5-55--5-5-5-55-7-7--3~-3-|
|-3-3-3-33---------------------|-3-3-3-33---------------------|
PMx x xx x x xx x x x xx x x xx x


Solo:
Guitar 2:
|-3---------5--------3-3---5-333|--3-3-3--5-5-5--3-3-3-------------|
|---3---3-----3---3--3-3---3-333|--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3-5-5-5--5/---|
|-----0---------0----0-0---0-000|--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0-4-4-4--5/---|
|-------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|------------------------------12/-|
Guitar 1 |
|-------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|---------------7------99--5--5~|----------------7-------99--5--5~-|
|-----5-----7-7-7-77-9-99--5--5~|------5-----7-7-7-77--9-99--5--5~-|
|-5-5-5-55--5-5-5-55-7-77--3--3~|-5-5--5-55--5-5-5-55--7-77--3--3~-|
|-3-3-3-33----------------------|-3-3--3-33------------------------|
PMx x x x x x x x x xx x x xx


Chorus:
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|

|-----------------------------|------|
|-----------------------------|------|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-5~-5-|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-5~-5-|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-3~-3-|
|-----------------------------|------|
“No time to search the world around
Cause you know where I'll be found
When I come around”

Outro:
|------------------------------|------------------------------|
|----------------------8-------|----------------------8-------|
|---------------7------9--5~-5-|---------------7------9--5~-5-|
|---5-5-----7-7-7-77-9-9--5~-5-|-----5-----7-7-7-77-9-9--5~-5-|
|-5-5-5-55--5-5-5-55-7-7--3~-3-|-5-5-5-55--5-5-5-55-7-7--3~-3-|
|-3-3-3-33---------------------|-3-3-3-33---------------------|
PM x xx x x xx x x x xx x x xx x

|------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|----------------------8-------|----------------------8---------|
|---------------7------9--5~-5-|---------------7------9--5~-5~~-|
|-----5-----7-7-7-77-9-9--5~-5-|-----5-----7-7-7-77-9-9--5~-5~~-|
|-5-5-5-55--5-5-5-55-7-7--3~-3-|-5-5-5-55--5-5-5-55-7-7--3~-3~~-|
|-3-3-3-33---------------------|-3-3-3-33-----------------------|
PMx x xx x x xx x x x xx x x xx x
Tunning: Standard (E A D G B e)
#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#


When I come Around Interlude
Dookie
Green Day
By Brian S

tuned down 1/2 step :(everything on Dookie is played 1/2 down of
standard tuning)

Interlude :
Eb---------3--------5----------3-----5-------3----5-5-5-3~-|
Bb-----------3----3---3-----3----3-----3-------3-----------|
Gb-------------0~--------0---------0------0~---------------|
Db---------------------------------------------------------|
Ab---------------------------------------------------------|
Eb---------------------------------------------------------|
whooo...

Eb--3-3--/12-12-12-12~~~--------|-----------------------------|
Bb------------------------------|-----------------------------|
Gb------------------------------|------------------5~~--------|
Db------------------------------|--7~~-------------5~~--------|
Ab------------------------------|--7~~-------------3~~--------|
Eb------------------------17/---|--5~~------------------------|
no time... cuz you know...
right into chorus
Song info
When I Come Around
Green Day
2001
  • Rock
  • Punk
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