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Massachusetts (Fingerstyle) - Helmut Bickel ( 1 rating )
 Capo 2nd Fret - 4/4 Time
 Arranged By Helmut Bickel
 Audio File From Tutorial
Intro:
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   G *                         *
    _           _   _         _           _   _
   | | | | |   | | | | | |   | | | | |   | | | | | |
e|-----------|-------------|-----------|-------------|
B|-----------|---0-----0---|-----------|---0-----0---|
G|---------0-|-2-----2-----|---------0-|-2-----2-----|
D|-0---0-2-0-|-----0-----0-|-0---0-2-0-|-----0-----0-|
A|-----------|-------------|-----------|-------------|
E|-3---3-----|-3-------3---|-3---3-----|-3-------3---|


Verses:
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   G *             Am*   C       G         '
      _   _   _       _     _               _   _
   | | | | | | |   | | | | | |   | | | |   | | | | | |
e|---------------|-------------|---------|-------------|
B|---------------|-------------|---------|---0-----0---|
G|---------0---2-|-------0---0-|-------0-|-2-----2-----|
D|-0---0-2---0---|-----2-------|-2-0-2---|-----0-----0-|
A|---------------|-0-----3-----|---------|-------------|
E|-3---3---------|-------------|-3-------|-3-------3---|

 Feel I'm goin' back to Massachusetts

   G *             Am*   C       G             '
      _   _   _       _     _         _   _
   | | | | | | |   | | | | | |   | | | | | |   | | | |
e|---------------|-------------|-------------|---------|
B|---------------|-------------|-------------|-0---0-1-|
G|---------0---2-|-------0---0-|-------0---2-|-----0-0-|
D|-0---0-2---0---|-----2-------|-2-0-2---0---|---0---0-|
A|---------------|-0-----3-----|-------------|---------|
E|-3---3---------|-------------|-3---3-------|-3---3---|

 Something's telling me I must go home          And the

   G         ' *           C             ' *     *
                _     _         _   _       _     _
   | | | |   | | | | | |   | | | | | |   | | | | | |
e|---------|-3---3-3---2-|-2-0---------|-------------|
B|-3---0-3-|-0-----------|-----1-0-----|-------------|
G|-0---0-0-|-------------|---------2-0-|-----0-------|
D|---0---0-|---0-----0---|---2---------|-2-----4---2-|
A|---------|-------------|-3---3-------|-3-----------|
E|-3---3---|-3-----3-----|-------------|-------------|

 lights all went out in Massachusetts     The day I 

   G *         D7          G *   Am    D7
      _               _       _         _   _   _   _
   | | | | |   | | | | |   | | | | |   | | | | | | | |
e|-----------|-----------|-----------|-----------------|
B|---------0-|-1-1-0-----|-----------|---0-x---0-3-0---|
G|-------0-0-|---------2-|-0-------0-|-2-----2-------2-|
D|-0---0---0-|---0---0---|-----0-2---|-----0-------0---|
A|-----------|-----------|-------x---|-----------------|
E|-3-----3---|-2---2-----|-3---------|-2-------2-------|

 left her standing on her own


* Tap strings


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Lyrics and Chords:
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Intro:
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G   G    G    G


Verse 1:
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G           [  Am      C ]  G       '
Feel I'm going back to Massachusetts
G                 [ Am   C  ]    G
Something's telling me I must go home
        G               '           C       '
And the lights all went out in Massachusetts
          G        D7            [ G   Am ]  D7
The day I left her standing on her own
 
 
Verse 2:
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G           [  Am      C ]  G       '
Try to hitch a ride to San Francisco
G           [  Am      C ]  G
Gotta do the things I wanna do
        G               '           C
And the lights all went out in Massachusetts
                G       D7              G     D7
They brought me back to see my way with you
 
 
Verse 3:
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G           [  Am      C ]  G       '
Talk about the life in Massachusetts
G            [  Am      C ]   G
Speak about the people I have seen
        G               '           C
And the lights all went out in Massachusetts
         G           D7                    G
And Massachusetts is one place I have ... seen

 
Outro:
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 G      [ Am     C ]  G      [ Am     C ]  G
(I will remember Massachusetts)
                      I will remember Massachusetts
 G      [ Am     C ]  G      [ Am     C ]  G
(I will remember Massachusetts)
                      I will remember Massachusetts
        
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Massachusetts (Fingerstyle) - Helmut Bickel

Please visit Helmut Bickel’s Tutorial for the original tab, full lesson, audio file and complete breakdown of this arrangement.

The Tab file here is my own work and represents my interpretation of the song. Tab files with reference to any artist are not meant to be actual transcriptions of copyrighted material. All rights belong to the copyright holders.

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Massachusetts (Fingerstyle) - Helmut Bickel
Massachusetts (Fingerstyle)

Lesson from Helmut Bickel. Visit his: YouTube Channel

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(The Lights Went Out In) Massachusetts is a song by the Bee Gees, released in 1967. Written by Barry, Robin & Maurice Gibb. Robin Gibb sang lead vocals on this song and it would become one of his staple songs to perform during both Bee Gees concerts and his solo appearances. It later appeared on their 1968 album, Horizontal. When the brothers wrote the song, they had never been to Massachusetts.

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Adder: Bill Charrette [ willc ]
Date: 7/1/2021
Audio: Helmut Bickel’s Tutorial
Rated: (1 Rating )
Views: 60
MyTab: 18 Downloads
Genre: Pop