You Just Haven't Earned It Yet, Baby


"One [1963 Stratocaster] I keep constantly high strung in Nashville tuning, which is the top two strings the same and bottom four like a 12-string set with the low strings taken off. It's a good tuning for coming up with new stuff 'cos you kind of feel like you're playing backwards. I used that on loads of Smiths stuff - You Just Haven't Earned It Yet, Baby, Half A Person..."


- Johnny Marr




Macs899 sent me an awesome Guitar Pro tab that he transcribed from the comprehensive Louder Than Bombs: Off The Record book. I have uploaded it here. Right click to save as.



Here is the complete score from the "Louder Than Bombs:Off The Record" book:






















Here are the scans from the Complete Chord Dictionary:





cdwheel does a great version. The phasing sound is really close to the original:




Daniel Earwicker has done two versions, and they're both excellent:







Here's nicnoh69 on his Les Paul Custom:

10 comments:

Patrick said...

Love this song to death. You may be aware of this, but the 16th track from LTB(These Things Take Time) is missing. Great work on the site, it's fantastic! Thanks!

Thom said...

Thanks for the nice comment Patrick. I do have an entry for TTTT, but it's under Hatful Of Hollow. I'll add it to LTB as well. The rest of the songs will be coming in time.

Ibis ItiberĂȘ said...

Dear Sir:

Take a look at the GuitarPro link. It is broken.
Regards

Thom said...

Thanks, I will fix the link asap.

Anonymous said...

Excellent blog, I don't know what I'd do without it. The guitar pro link doesn't appear to be working for me though

Anonymous said...

I LOVE this site, thank you so much. Just to say that the guitar pro link isn't working :(

Thom said...

Thanks, I'll get that fixed asap.

Anonymous said...

Is the link going to be FIXED?!

Anonymous said...

Will the link be fixed soon?!

Thom said...

It's already fixed.