Michael Jackson – The Way You Make Me Feel (Instrumental Tab)

The Way You Make Me Feel (Tab)

I was inspired to arrange this one by Brooke Pallson’s ukulele version and somehow it’s taken me two years to get from that to a finished version. That might suggest it’s a deeply complex arrangement but it’s pretty easy to play (although I still manage to jack it up at about 1:20 in the video).

The trickiest bit is the solo section that starts in bar 31. The first four bars ape the keyboard solo and the next for the “ain’t nobody’s business” vocalising. It took me a bit of practice to be able to switch between those. They’re just similar enough and just different enough to make it tricky.

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Michael Jackson’s ukulele song
Beat It (Riff Tab)

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11 Comments

  1. Urbanmeister April 3rd, 2015 8:35 am

    Not only an excellent tune, but beautifully played, thank you. Particularly liked the almost jazz elements you provided. Lovely mix for sure, Al.

  2. Woodshed April 3rd, 2015 1:13 pm

    Urbanmeister: Glad you enjoyed it!

  3. Charlene M. April 3rd, 2015 5:17 pm

    Impressive arrangement and equally impressive playing. Thanks so much for sharing the video and tab with us,

  4. carreg April 4th, 2015 7:35 am

    great – thanks

  5. Woodshed April 5th, 2015 2:23 pm

    Charlene: Glad you like it!

    carreg: You’re welcome!

  6. Connor April 8th, 2015 2:43 am

    Love it! Can’t wait to get home and start learning this one. Fantastic arrangement and playing as always.

  7. Woodshed April 9th, 2015 8:57 am

    Connor: Happy practicing!

  8. Readie April 14th, 2015 2:33 pm

    Love it!

  9. Woodshed April 15th, 2015 8:23 am

    Readie: Thanks!

  10. Hannah Lin April 27th, 2015 6:46 pm

    I was wondering what type of tab notation software you use? :)

  11. Woodshed April 27th, 2015 7:09 pm

    Hannah: I use GuitarPro. Definitely recommend it.

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