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Greatest Time Of Year Tabs

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Aly And Aj
Aly and Aj
Acoustic Hearts Of Winter
2006 Hollywood records
This is 95% correct.

Tuning: Standard EADGBe on both Aly, Aj, Guitar 3 and a bell
All of them have a capo on first fret to make the E-shaped chords sound as F. This is 
how our 2 girls play on their video on MTV. This is also a soundtrack to the movie Santa 
3.

* - means harmonics

Chorus 1:

Aly:
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-8-9-|
D|-9-9-9-9-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-| (x2)
A|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-x-x-x-x-|
E|-------------------------7-7-7-7-|
then
e|-----0-----0-5*----4*--------0-----0-4*-5*-7*--|
B|---0-----0------5*---------0-----0-------------|
G|-1-----2-----------------4-----6---------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|

Aj:
e|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0--|
B|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0--|
G|-1-1-1-1-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4--|
D|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--| (x2)
A|-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2--|
E|-0-0-0-0---------2-2-2-2----------|
then
e|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
B|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
G|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
D|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
A|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
E|---------------------------------|

Bell:
e|----12---------------12------------|
B|-------12-14---0--------12-14---12-|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|
then
e|-12----16----19-|
B|-------12-------|
G|----------------|
D|----------------|
A|----------------|
E|----------------|


Post Chorus 1:

Aly:
e|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|-9-9--9-9--8-9--9-9--9---9---9-9--9-9--9-9--8-9-|
D|-x-x--x-x--x-x--x-x--x---x---x-x--x-x--x-x--x-x-|
A|-7-7--7-7--6-7--7-7--7---7---7-7--7-7--7-7--6-7-|
E|------------------------------------------------|

Aj:
e|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|-1-1--1-1--2-2--2-2--2---2---6-6--6-6--4-4--4-4-|
D|-2-2--2-2--2-2--2-2--2---2---6-6--6-6--4-4--4-4-|
A|-2-2--2-2--0-0--0-0--0---0---4-4--4-4--2-2--2-2-|
E|-0-0--0-0---------------------------------------|

Bell: Idle


Verse 1:

Aly: Palm mute
e|-----
B|-----
G|-9---
D|-x---
A|-7--- (All this until chorus)
E|-----

Aj: Palm mute
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
D|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-| (x2)
A|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-------------------------------------------------|

Bell:
e|--------------16--12--14----16---12---16-----5*--5*--|
B|-----------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|


Chorus 2:

Aly:
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-8-9-|
D|-9-9-9-9-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-| (x3)
A|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-x-x-x-x-|
E|-------------------------7-7-7-7-|
then
e|-----0-----0-5*----4*--------0-----0-4*-5*-7*--|
B|---0-----0------5*---------0-----0-------------|
G|-1-----2-----------------4-----6---------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|

Aj:
e|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0--|
B|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0--|
G|-1-1-1-1-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4--|
D|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--| (x3)
A|-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2--|
E|-0-0-0-0---------2-2-2-2----------|
then
e|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
B|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
G|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
D|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
A|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
E|---------------------------------|

Bell:
e|----12---------------12----------------12-------|
B|-------12-14---0--------12-14---12--------12-14-|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------|
then
e|-12----16----19-|
B|-------12-------|
G|----------------|
D|----------------|
A|----------------|
E|----------------|


Post Chorus 2:

Aly:
e|---------------------|
B|---------------------|
G|-9-9--9-9--8-9--9-9--|
D|-x-x--x-x--x-x--x-x--|
A|-7-7--7-7--6-7--7-7--|
E|---------------------|

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

Bell: Idle


Verse 2:

Aly: x means palm mute
e|--------|
B|--------|
G|-x-x-9--|
D|-x-x-x--(All this until "Decorate...)
A|-x-x-7--|
E|--------|

Aj: Palm mute
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
D|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-| (x2)
A|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-------------------------------------------------|

Bell:
e|--4--4--5--4----16--12--19--12--14--16--14---16-17-16-|
B|------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------|


Aly: Decorate... (Fast up down picking)
e|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|----6----6----6----6----6----6----6----6----6---|
A|-4----4----4----4----4----3----3----3----3----3-|
E|------------------------------------------------|
then
e|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|----6----6----6----6----6----6----6----6----6---|
A|------------------------------------------------|
E|-7----7----7----7----7----6----6----6----6----6-|

Aj:
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|
D|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|
A|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

Bell: Idle


Aly: It's a picture perfect
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|
A|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|
E|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|

Aj: Same as Aly

Bell:
e|--4---4---7-5*-|
B|--------5------|
G|---------------|
D|---------------|
A|---------------|
E|---------------|

(Repeat Chorus 2 and Pre Chorus 1 twice)

Bridge:

Aly: Picking Very fast (Use up down)
e|-7---7---7---7---7---7---7---|
B|---5---5---5---5---5---5---5-|
G|-----------------------------|
D|-----------------------------| (All this until Chorus 3)
A|-----------------------------|
E|-----------------------------|

Aj: Palm muting Very fast (Use Up down)
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|-----------------2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-|
D|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-| (x2)
A|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-|
E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------|
then
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|
A|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|
E|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|

Bell:
e|-0--4--0--7--0--5*-4*-7*----12*--4-5-2-4-0--4--0--2--0----5*-|
B|-------------------------4*----------------------------0-----|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 3: then this will enter if you listen closely
e|----------------------------5-4-5--5-4-5--5-4-5--5-4-5-|
B|-5-4-5--5-4-5--5-4-5--5-4-5----------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|


Chorus 3:

Aly: will enter at 2:49 only and still very fast
e|-7---7---7---7---7---7---7---|
B|---5---5---5---5---5---5---5-|
G|-----------------------------|
D|-----------------------------| (All this)
A|-----------------------------|
E|-----------------------------|

Aj: Palm mute
e|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0--|
B|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0--|
G|-1-1-1-1-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4--|
D|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--| (x2)
A|-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2--|
E|-0-0-0-0---------2-2-2-2----------|

then "Joy to the world" (still palm mute)
e|----
B|----
G|-4--
D|-4-- (All this)
A|-2--
E|----


Interlude:

Aly: still very fast
e|-7---7---7---7---7---7---7---|
B|---5---5---5---5---5---5---5-|
G|-----------------------------|
D|-----------------------------| (All this)
A|-----------------------------|
E|-----------------------------|

Aj:
e|-0-0-0-0-------------------------|
B|-0-0-0-0---------0-0-0-0---------|
G|-1-1-1-1---------2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-|
D|-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-| (x2)
A|-2-2-2-2-4-4-4-4-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-|
E|-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-----------------|

Bell:
e|----12---------------12----------------12-------|
B|-------12-14---0--------12-14---12--------12-14-|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------|

Chorus 4: Repeat Interlude for both Aj and Bell, except Aly on this one

Aly: switching from very fast to this one
e|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------------------7---|
B|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----5---4/5\4/5-----5---4/5---5-|
G|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9---------------------------------|
D|-9-9-9-9-7-7-7-7-------2---------------4---------| (All this until the song ends)
A|-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-0-0-------------2-2-------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|

_______________________________________________________________________________________


Chords used: with a capo on 1st fret
E -     022100
A9 -    x02200
F#m -   244222
B -     x24442
C#m -   x46654
G#/C -  x365xx
G#/B -  7x6xxx
G#/Bb - 6x6xxx

Chorus 1:
         E                A9             F#m
It's the greatest time of year, and it's here
        B
Help me celebrate it
     E         A9               F#m
With everybody here, friends so dear
       B
Let me simply state it
         A9                         B
It's our favorite way, to spend the holiday

Yeah

Post Chorus: E--A9--C#m--B


Verse 1:
                          E
There's a special kind of feeling in the air
                A9
It only happens at this time of year
                 C#m
When everyone is filled with love and cheer
                   B
'Cause that's what matters
             E
Pretty paper boxes tied with bows
               A9
Walking in the sun or in the snow
       C#m                 B
We can feel the excitement growing, knowing


Chorus 2:
         E                A9             F#m
It's the greatest time of year, and it's here
        B
Help me celebrate it
     E         A9               F#m
With everybody here, friends so dear
       B
Let me simply state it
E                    A9
Joy to the world and everyone
             F#m                 B
Lift up your hearts and feel the love
         A9                         B
It's our favorite way, to spend the holiday

Yeah

Post Chorus 2: E--A9(hold)


Verse 2:
               E
We can get all cozy by the fire
               A9
Turn the music up a little higher
                   C#m
I don't think that I could ever tire
           B
Of being together
C#m          G#/C             G#/B
Decorate the tree, hang mistletoe
             G#/Bb
And stand by me
       A9
It's a picture perfect moment captured
B
Memories that we'll have after


(Repeat Chorus 2 and Post chorus 1 twice)


Bridge: (Fast palm mute)
                  E                      A9
It's the greatest time (Greatest time of year)
     B       E                 A9       B         A9   B
It's time to celebrate it (Now it's our favourite time)


Chorus 3:
         E                A9             F#m
It's the greatest time of year, and it's here
        B
Help me celebrate it
     E         A9               F#m
With everybody here, friends so dear
       B(hold)
Let me simply state it

Joy to the world Joy to the world
           E     F#m A9 B
Joy to the world
                  E   F#m A9  B
It's the greatest time of year
                  E
It's the greatest time

(Repeat Chorus 2 using these chorus 3 chords until fade out)
            
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