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                             BUILT TO ROAM - Shakey Graves
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- TUNING: DADF#AD = Open D Tuning (tune 1st string 1 step down, 2nd string 1 step down,
3rd string 1/2 step down, 6th or low E-String 1 step down)

- The alternating bass pattern played by the thumb should be played Palm Mute. Try to
palm mute 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th string and try not to mute 1st and 2nd string.
- This was tabbed from "Shakey Graves Live in Lubbock"
(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RNsGJiVvmF0), so watch this for the specific 
rhythms >starts at 00:45. 
The intro is mostly taken from the
audiotree session (http://audiotree.tv/session/shakey-graves/ ) >starts at 07:45. 
Shakey Graves seems to play a lot of variations of this song, so this tab might not work well for 
other live versions.

- If you want to play this with chords and in Standard Tuning, I have included some
chords in the tab that work well:

          EADGBe
Dsus2/A = x00230
B5      = x24400
A#mb5   = x12330
Gm      = 355333
Gmadd9  = 355335
G       = 320003
D       = xx0232
D7sus2  = xx0210



  INTRO

d |-----------------|-----------------|-------------4p2p0|-----2-3-2-0----|
a |-----------------|-5~------3~------|------------------|-2---2-2-2-2-2--|
F#|---------3-------|-----------------|------------------|---0---0---0-0-0|
D |---0---0---0---0-|---0---0---0---0-|---0---0---0---0--|----------------|
A |-----------------|-----------------|------------------|-2---2---2---2--|
D |-0---0---0---0---|-0---0---0---0---|-0---0---0---0----|----------------|


d |-2-3-2-0-----2-0-|repeat from start until:  |-------5-0---7---|
a |-2-2-2-2-1---1-0-|                          |-----5~--5---5---|
F#|---0---0---0---0-|                          |---4-------4-4---|
D |-----------------|                          |-5-----------5---|
A |-2---2---1---1---|                          |-----------------|
D |-----------------|                          |-----------------|


   Dsus2/A                             B5                         A#mb5
d |-----------------|-----------------|-----2-3-2-0-----|-2-3-2-0-----2-0-|
a |-----------------|-----------------|-----2-2-2-2-2---|-2-2-2-2-1---1-0-|
F#|-----------------|-----------------|---0---0---0-0-0-|---0---0---0---0-|
D |---0---0---0---0-|---0---0---0---0-|-----------------|-----------------|
A |-----------------|-----------------|-2---2---2---2---|-2---2---1---1---|
D |-0---0---0---0---|-0---0---0---0---|-----------------|-----------------|
This lazy living yeah it sure tastes good

   Dsus2/A                             B5                         A#mb5
d |-----------------|-----------------|-----2-3-2-0-----|-2-3-2-0-----2-0-|
a |-----------------|-----------------|-----2-2-2-2-2---|-2-2-2-2-1---1-0-|
F#|-----------------|-----------------|---0---0---0-0---|---0---0---0---0-|
D |---0---0---0---0-|---0---0---0---0-|-----------------|-----------------|
A |-----------------|-----------------|-2---2---2---2---|-2---2---1---1---|
D |-0---0---0---0---|-0---0---0---0---|-----------------|-----------------|
Let's make a killing down in Hollywood

   Dsus2/A                             B5                         A#mb5
d |-----------------|-----------------|-------2-----3---|-----2---0---2-0-|
a |-----------------|-------------1---|-------2-----2---|-----2----1--1-0-|
F#|-----------------|---------------0-|---0---0---0---0-|---0---0---0---0-|
D |---0---0---0---0-|---0---0---0-----|-----------------|-----------------|
A |-----------------|-----------------|-2---2---2---2---|-2---2-------1---|
D |-0---0---0---0---|-0---0---0-------|-----------------|-----------------|
And buy ourselves some nice fancy home
                               in the hills

   Dsus2/A                             B5
d |-----------------|-----------------|---3-2-0-------3-2-0---------------|
a |-----------------|-----------------|---2-2-2-2-----2-2-2-2-------------|
F#|-----------------|-----------------|---0---0-0-0---0---0-0-------------|
D |---0---0---0---0-|---0---0---0---0-|-----------------------------------|
A |-----------------|-----------------|-2---2---2---2---2---2-------------|
D |-0---0---0---0---|-0---0---0---0---|-----------------------------------|
Spend all our fancy old time spending
                        ten dollar bills

   Gm           Gmadd9           Dsus2/A Dsus2/A A#mb5
d |-------5-0---7---|------------0----|-----0----0------|
a |-----5~--5---5---|------------0----|-----0----1------|
F#|---4-------4-4---|------------0----|-----0----0------|
D |-5-----------5---|------------0----|-----0----0------|
A |-----------------|------------0----|-----0----1------|
D |-----------------|------------0----|-----0----0------|
Hmmmmm.........       oh watch out    cause here I

    B5                     Dsus2/A A#mb5 B5                   Dsus2/A A#mb5
d |-----------------|------0-------0--|-----2-----3-----|------0----------|
a |-2---------------|-------2---0---1-|-----2-----2-----|-------2---0---1-|
F#|-0-0---0---0---0-|---0-------------|---0---0---0---0-|---0-------------|
D |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A |-2---2---2---2---|-2---2---0---1---|-2---2---2---2---|-2---2---0---1---|
D |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
   Come     born and lazy    here I    come no  dignity           yeah so

   B5                                  G                 D    Dsus2/A A#mb5
d |-----2-------3---|------0----------|-----------------|-----------------|
a |-----2-------2---|-------2---------|----------7---7--|----------0--1---|
F#|---0---0---0---0-|---0-------0---0-|-----------5---5-|----------0--0---|
D |-----------------|-----------------|---5---5----5---5|-----------------|
A |-2---2---2---2---|-2---2---2---2---|-----------------|----------0--1---|
D |-----------------|-----------------|-5---5---5---5---|-0---------------|
  long  sad     city of angels no you ain't been             you take the
                                            very good to  me

   B5                                                                A#mb5
d |---------------3-|-----------------|-----2-----3-----|------0----------|
a |------2--------2-|----------2---2--|-----2-----2-----|-------2-----1---|
F#|---0---0---0---0-|---0---0---0---0-|---0---0---0---0-|---0---------0---|
D |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A |-2---2---2---2---|-2---2---2---2---|-2---2---2---2---|-2---2-------1---|
D |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
      the blood right    oh you lead me far away from home,      well I've
          from my body

   B5                                      G
d |-----2-------3---|------0----------|-----------------|-----------------|
a |-----2-------2---|-------2---------|------------7~---|-----------------|
F#|---0---0---0---0-|---0-------------|----------5-5----|-----------------|
D |-----------------|-----------------|--------5---5----|-----------------|
A |-2---2---2---2---|-2---2---2-------|------5----------|-----------------|
D |-----------------|-----------------|----5------------|-----------------|
   got to keep on     movin' on yeah cause I was        ohh I was built to

   Dsus2/A                    D7sus2   B5                         A#mb5
d |-----------------|------------0----|-----2-3-2-0-----|-2-3-2-0-----2-0-|
a |-----------------|-5----5--3----3--|-----2-2-2-2-2---|-2-2-2-2-1---1-0-|
F#|---------3-------|----0-----0------|---0---0---0-0-0-|---0---0-0-0---0-|
D |---0---0---0---0-|---0---0---0---0-|-----------------|-----------------|
A |-0---------------|-----------------|-2---2---2---2---|-2---2---1---1---|
D |-0---0---0---0---|-0---0---0---0---|-----------------|-----------------|
    roam              ohhh

   Dsus2/A                    D7sus2      B5                Gm    Gmadd9
d |-----------------|-------------4p2p0-|---2-3-2-0-------|-------7-------|
a |-----------5-----|-5----5--3---------|-2-2-2-2-2-2-----|-----5---------|
F#|-----3-----------|----0-------0------|-0---------0-----|---4-----------|
D |---0---0---0---0-|---0---0---0----0--|-----------------|-5-------------|
A |-----------------|-------------------|-2---------------|---------------|
D |-0---0---0---0---|-0---0---0---0-----|-----------------|---------------|
              ohhh

   Dsus2/A                              B5                        A#mb5
d |-----------------|-----------------|-----2-3-2-0-----|-2-3-2-0----0-0-0|
a |-----------------|-----------------|-----2-2-2-2-2---|-2-2-2-2-1--1-1-1|
F#|-----------------|-----------------|---0---0---0-0---|---0---0-0-------|
D |---0---0---0---0-|---0---0---0---0-|-----------------|-----------------|
A |-----------------|-----------------|-2---2---2---2---|-2---2---1--1-1-1|
D |-0---0---0---0---|-0---0---0---0---|-----------------|-----------------|
   New York City, yeah, I'll see you soon

   Dsus2/A                             B5                         A#mb5
d |-----------------|-----------------|-----2-3-2-0-----|-3b--2-0----0---0|
a |-----------------|-----------------|-----2-2-2-2-2---|-2---2-2-1--1-1-1|
F#|-----------------|-----------------|---0---0---0-0---|---0---0-0----0--|
D |---0---0---0---0-|---0---0---0---0-|-----------------|-----------------|
A |-----------------|-----------------|-2---2---2---2---|-2---2---1--1-1-1|
D |-0---0---0---0---|-0---0---0---0---|-----------------|-----------------|
   Spend all my money on some elbow room

   Dsus2/A                              B5                    A#mb5
d |-----------------|-----------------|----0---2---3---2|----0---0---2---0|
a |-----------------|-----------------|--2---2---2---2--|--2---1---1---1--|
F#|-----------------|-----------------|---0---0---0---0-|---0---0---0---0-|
D |---0---0---0---0-|---0---0---0---0-|-----------------|-----------------|
A |-----------------|-----------------|-2---2---2---2---|-2---1---1---1---|
D |-0---0---0---0---|-0---0---0---0---|-----------------|-----------------|
  Yeah wander around like I got some place fancy to go

   Dsus2/A                              B5                       Gm    Gmadd9
d |-----------------|-----------------|----0---2---3---2|----0------5--7--|
a |-----------------|-----------------|--2---2---2---2--|--2-------5-5----|
F#|-----------------|-----------------|---0---0---0---0-|---0-----4---4---|
D |---0---0---0---0-|---0---0---0---0-|-----------------|--------5--------|
A |-----------------|-----------------|-2---2---2---2---|-2---------------|
D |-0---0---0---0---|-0---0---0---0---|-----------------|-----------------|
  ohh I'm the king of Brooklyn for all she knows                     watch me

   B5                      Dsus2/A A#mb5 B5                    Dsus2/A A#mb5
d |-----------------|------0-------0--|-----2-----3-----|------0----------|
a |-2---------------|-------2---0---1-|-----2-----2-----|-------2---0---1-|
F#|-0-0---0---0---0-|---0-------------|---0---0---0---0-|---0-------------|
D |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A |-2---2---2---2---|-2---2---0---1---|-2---2---2---2---|-2---2---0---1---|
D |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
    go      born and lazy    watch me   go just passing through   follow me

   B5                      Dsus2/A A#mb5 B5               G
d |-----------------|------0-------0--|-----2-----3-----|-----------------|
a |-2---------------|-------2---0---1-|-----2-----2-----|-5----5--7----7--|
F#|-0-0---0---0---0-|---0-------------|---0---0---0---0-|----5---5---5---5|
D |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|---5---5---5---5-|
A |-2---2---2---2---|-2---2---0---1---|-2---2---2---2---|-----------------|
D |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-5---5---5---5---|
  beyond the mountain                                    howl at the old big

                                                                                       
    D                 B5                    Dsus2/A A#mb5 B5
d |-----------------|---------2-------|------0---0---0--|-----2-----3-----|
a |-----------------|---------2-------|--------2---0---1|-----2-----2-----|
F#|-0---------------|---0---0---0---0-|---0---0---0---0-|---0---0---0---0-|
D |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A |-----------------|-2---2---2---2---|-2---2---0---1---|-2---2---2---2---|
D |-0---------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
    moon, Oh, strip  clothes right off your body dress   skin in sticks
                 them                               your           and stones

    B5   Dsus2/A A#mb5 B5                                 G
d |--0---0----------|-------2-------3-|--0---0---0---0--|-----------------|
a |----2---2--0---1-|-------2-------2-|----2---2---2---2|-----------------|
F#|---0---0---0---0-|---0---0---0---0-|---0---0---0---0-|-----------------|
D |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|---5---5---5---5-|
A |-2---2---0---1---|-2---2---2---2---|-2---2---2---2---|-----------------|
D |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-5---5---5---5---|
     well it doesnt  matter where we're headin'   cause   some of us were
                                                                      built
    G                 G                 G                 G
d |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
a |-7~--------------|-5---------------|-----------------|-----------------|
F#|-------------5-7-|-----------------|---------7---7---|-5---------------|
D |---5---5---5---5-|---5---5---5---5-|---5---5---5---5-|---5---5---5---5-|
A |-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D |-5---5---5---5---|-5---5---5---5---|-5---5---5---5---|-5---5---5---5---|
                             yeah some                           yeah
                          of us were built

   G                  G                 G
d |-----------------|--5---5---5---5--|-5---------------|-----------------|
a |----------5---5--|----5---5---5---5|-5---------------|-----------------|
F#|------------5---5|---7---7---7---7-|-7---------------|-----------------|
D |---5---5---5---5-|-----------------|-5---------------|-----------------|
A |-----------------|-----------------|-5---------------|-----------------|
D |-5---5---5---5---|-5---5---5---5---|-5---------------|-----------------|
   some of us                          ohhh            yeah to roam
            were built

    Dsus2/A                             B5                        A#mb5
d |-----------------|-0-----0---------|------3---2--0---|-2-3-2-0-----2-0-|
a |-0-------2-------|-------0---------|---2----2---22-2-|-2-2-2-2-1---1-0-|
F#|-----------------|-----------------|---0---0---0---0-|---0---0---0---0-|
D |---0---0---0---0-|---0---0---0---0-|-----------------|-----------------|
A |-----------------|-----------------|-2---2---2---2---|-2---2---1---1---|
D |-0---0---0---0---|-0---0---0---0---|-----------------|-----------------|

    Dsus2/A                             B5                        A#mb5
d |-----------------|-0-----0---------|------3---2--0---|-2-3-2-0-----2-0-|
a |-0-------2-------|-------0---------|---2----2---22-2-|-2-2-2-2-1---1-0-|
F#|-----------------|-----------------|---0---0---0---0-|---0---0---0---0-|
D |---0---0---0---0-|---0---0---0---0-|-----------------|-----------------|
A |-----------------|-----------------|-2---2---2---2---|-2---2---1---1---|
D |-0---0---0---0---|-0---0---0---0---|-----------------|-----------------|

   Gm           Gmadd9
d |-------5-0---7---||
a |-----5~--5---5---||
F#|---4-------4-4---||
D |-5-----------5---||
A |-----------------||
D |-----------------||



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| p   pull-off
| ~   vibrato
| b   Bend

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