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HOW BLUES CAN YOU GET ? (Live)
As recorded by B.B. King
(From the 1971 Album LIVE IN COOK COUNTY JAIL)
Words and Music by Jane Feather
Arranged by B.B. King

[Gtr I]
(E A D G B E)

[Intro]
Guitar Solo
Q.=66
12/8
[Gtr I]
                       ~~~~~~~~~~                          ~~~            ~~~
                                                  |--3--|
  W               a a  Q.    +E   E  a      +E    S  S  S  E.  S  S  S S  E.
--------------|------10----(10)----------------------------------------------|
--------------|----x------------13-------------------------------------------|
--------------|-11-----------------12b14==(12)r-12p10--------10--------------|
--------------|---------------------------------------12-12-----12p10---12---|
--------------|--------------------------------------------------------------|
--------------|--------------------------------------------------------------|

                       ~~~~~~~
    S  S  a      +E    E  +Q    e Q.   Q   E
e|-------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------10-(10)--10---------10-|
G|-10-12-12b14==(12)r------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------|

    E      +Q    +Q.    +E   E  a      +E   +E    Q
e|-----------------------------12b14==(12)-(12)r\----|
B|-13b15==(13)--(13)---(13)r-------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|

                                        ~~~~~~~
   S  a      +S   +S   S  E Q.   Q   S  S  +E.  S  S  s
e|------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------|
G|---12b14==(12)r(12)p10------------10h12-(12)-10-------|
D|-----------------------12-----------------------12p10-|
A|------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------|

                                       ~~~~~~~
   Q.   Q  S  S  a      +S    S  S  S  E  +S   S  E.  T  T
e|-----------10--------------------------------------------|
B|-----------13--------------------------------------------|
G|--------------12b14==(12)r-12-10------------10s12--10----|
D|---------------------------------12-12-(12)-----------12-|
A|---------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|

    E.  S        +E   Q.   E.  E.     +Q.
e|------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------13b15==(13)---|
G|-----10b10.5==(10)r-----------------------|
D|-12---------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------|

                                                 ~~~~~
    +Q    +S    S  S  S  S  S  S      +S   S  S  S  E  S  S  S  S  S      +E
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-(13)--(13)r-13-10-----------------------0------------------------------------|
G|-------------------12p10----10b11==(10)r---10-------10-11-12-11-12b14==(12)r--|
D|-------------------------12-------------------12-12---------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

    ~~                          ~~~
    Q   S  S  S  S  E  S  S  S  E.  S S E  S  T  T  S  S
e|-------------------------------------------------------|
B|-10--10h13-10----10------------------------------------|
G|--------------12----12p11----10-----9------------------|
D|--------------------------12-----12---9----10h12p10----|
A|----------------------------------------12----------12-|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|

                  ~~~
    E E E   E  S  E. E  a      +Q    +Q.
e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------15-15----18b20==(18)--(18)r---|
G|--------/16-------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------|
A|-10---------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------|

                        ~~~~~~~~
    a      +Q.    +E    Q   +Q    S  S  S      +S   +S       +E.
e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-17b19==(17)---(17)r-15--(15)-----15-17b19==(17)r(17)b19==(17)r-|
G|-------------------------------16-------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

                                                       ~
   Q.   Q   E Q   E Q.       Q  E Q.   Q  S S a E. S S S
e|---------10----10------||-10-----------------------------|
B|---------12----12------||-12-----------------------------|
G|---------11----11------||-11-----------------------------|
D|---------12----12------||-12----------------3h5--3-------|
A|-----------------------||-----------------5--------5-5---|
E|-----------------------||--------------------------------|

    ~~~
   +H.      Q.   S S E E
e|-----------------------|
B|-----------------------|
G|-----------------------|
D|-------------------3-5-|
A|-(5)-------------5-----|
E|-----------------------|

                    |-3-|          |-3--|
  a S S S S E +S  S S S S S S S S +S  S S S a S +E  S S S S
------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------|
-----5---5-7-(7)-5------------------------------------------|
-5s7---7-----------7p5s3-5p3---3-(3)------------------------|
-----------------------------5-------5p3---3h5-(5)-3--------|
-----------------------------------------5-----------5-3s1--|

                                                    ~
                                          |-3-|                  |-3--|
  +Q.   E S S E +S  S Q  Q.     Q   E S S S S S S S Q  a    +E  +S  S S Q
|-----------------------------|--------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------|-------3-5-5h6p5p3---3--5b6==(5)r(5)p3------|
|-----------------------------|----/4-------------4-------------------4----|
|-----------------------------|--------------------------------------------|
|-----------3h5-(5)p3---------|--------------------------------------------|
|-(1)-----5-------------------|--------------------------------------------|

   Q.   S S S S S    +S   S E.   +S   S S    +S  +Q
e|--------------------------3b4==(3)r-3----------------|
B|----------3-5-5b7==(5)r---------------6b8==(6)-(6)r--|
G|--------4--------------------------------------------|
D|------5----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|

           ~~~~~~~        ~
   s     S Q  +E  S S S S Q  S S S S S  S  +S  S
e|----------------------5-5--7-5-7-5---10-(10)s8--|
B|-6b6.5-3-3--(3)-3-5s7---------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------|

           ~~~
                                  |--3--|      |--3---|
  S  S  S  E.  S  S E  a  E  +E   E  E  E  E  +E   E  E
|---------------------12s14-(14)-10---------------------|
|------10-10--12-10-----------------10------------10-12-|
|-7s11---------------------------------12-11-(11)-------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|

                          ~~~~~~~
    a      +E   +S   S S  S  +E   +E       +E   +E   +E   S  S  E S S +S   S
e|-----------------------12-(12)-(12)b14==(12)-(12)r(12)-10-------------------|
B|-12b14==(12)r(12)p10--------------------------------------12----------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------12-9-9-(9)s10s=|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

        ~~~~~~~~~~~~
    E.  S  +E   +E  S  E.     +Q     S      +S    S  S      +Q
e|--------------------17b20==(17)r--15b16==(15)r-15---------------|
B|-----15-(15)-(15)---------------------------------18b20==(18)r--|
G|-16-------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

                  ~~     ~~~
    E      +Q     Q   E  Q.    Q        S      +S
e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-18b19==(18)r--15-----15----17b17.5--17b19==(17)-|
G|-------------------16----------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|

                                       ~~
    +E    Q  Q   E Q.   a  E  E  E     Q   E Q.   Q.     E  E  S  S
e|--------------10--------------10-||-10----------------------------|
B|-(17)r\-------12------9s10-12----||-----10---------------15-17----|
G|--------------11-----------------||------------------/16-------16-|
D|--------------12-----------------||-------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------||-------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------||-------------------------------|

    ~~               ~~
    Q   E Q.   Q.    Q   E    E  E      +E   Q.   Q.    S      +S   +Q
e|-------------------------|-17------------------------17b19==(17)-(17)--|
B|-15--17-----------15--15-|----17b19==(17)r-----------------------------|
G|-------------------------|---------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------|---------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------|---------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------|---------------------------------------------|

                                    ~~
    +E    E  E      +E.  +S   S  S  Q   E  a      +Q        +E
e|-(17)r-17------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------17b19==(17)r(17)p15----15--15------------------------|
G|------------------------------16--------17b19==(17)b20===(17)r-|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|

      ~~~~~~~~~~~~~                   ~~~~~~~
   S  S  +Q    +E   S  a      +E.  S  S  +Q    e Q
e|---15-(15)--(15)-17-------------------------------|
B|--------------------17b19==(17)r---15-(15)--17----|
G|--------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

                                                  ~~~~~~~
   E.  S      +E   +Q    +S   +S   S       S  E.  S  +E.  S  S  S
e|----17b20==(17)-(17)--(17)r(17)-15b15.5-15-------------15h16-15-|
B|-------------------------------------------18--15-(15)----------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

            ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~                                 ~~~~
    S      +S   +Q    +E   Q   S      +S   +Q    +S   S  S  E.
e|-------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-18b20==(18)-(18)--(18)r----17b19==(17)-(17)r=(17)p15----15--|
G|------------------------------------------------------16-----|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------|

  ~~~~~~
    +E   e E Q.   Q   E  a      +Q    E
e|---------------------------------------|
B|-(15)--------------15-18b19==(18)r-----|
G|------16-------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------|

    ~~~~~~~~~~                                   ~~~~~~~
    Q.    +E   S  S      +E   +E    a      +E    E  +E   E E
e|-15----(15)-17---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------17b20==(17)-(17)r-17b19==(17)r-15-(15)-15---|
G|------------------------------------------------------16---|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------|

                                        |--3--|
  E  a      +Q    +S   E       S  S  S  S  S  S  E.  S  E  a      +E   +S   S
e|---17b19==(17)r=(17)-15b15.5-15----15----------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------18----18p15----15-----15-17b19==(17)r(17)p15-|
G|--------------------------------------------16-----16------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

                     ~~~~~~~~              ~~~
    E  a      +Q     Q.    E  +Q   E Q     Q.   E E  E Q.    Q  E
e|-17-----------------------------------|-------------------------|
B|----17b19==(17)r--15----15-(15)-------|-15--------15------15----|
G|------------------------16-(16)--x----|-------x-----------------|
D|--------------------------------------|-------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------|-------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|-------------------------|

    a      +Q.    +E.   S  S  S  E.  S      +E   +E   E E
e|-17b19==(17)---(17)r-17-15------------------------------|
B|---------------------------18-15--17b19==(17)-(17)r-x---|
G|----------------------------------------------------x---|
D|--------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|

                                       |--3--|
   a      +S   +S  S  E       S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S      +Q.    E Q
|-17b19==(17)r(17)---15b15.5-15----15---------------------------------|
|-------------------------------18----18p15----15-17b19==(17)r--------|
|-------------------------------------------16-------------------x----|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|

    a      +Q.     S  S Q   a      +Q.     S  S Q
e|-17b20==(17)r---17-------17b20==(17)r---17-------|
B|-------------------15----------------------15----|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|

                                                    ~~~~~~~
    a      +E   +E   a      +S    S  S  S  S  S  S  S  +E   E      +E    S  S  a      +Q
e|-17b20==(17)r(17)-15b16==(15)r-15----15-------------------------------15-17------------|
B|----------------------------------18----18p15----15-(15)-18b19==(18)r-------18b19==(18)r\--|
G|----------------------------------------------16-------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

   H.      Q.    Q.
e|--------------------|
B|--------------12----|
G|--------------12----|
D|--------------12----|
A|--------------------|
E|--------------------|

   E  a       +E       +E   +Q.    +H.         +W.
e|------------------------------------------|-----------------|
B|---13pb14==(13)b15==(13)-(13)---(13)------|-(13)------------|
G|------------------------------------------|-----------------|
D|------------------------------------------|-----------------|
A|------------------------------------------|-----------------|
E|------------------------------------------|-----------------|

    +E   +S   S  E       E      +Q     S  S  Q  Q.
e|---------------------------------------------------|
B|-(13)r(13)p10--------------------------------------|
G|--------------12b12.5-10b11==(10)r-----------------|
D|------------------------------------12p10----------|
A|------------------------------------------12-------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|

                                 ~~
    E  E  a      +E   +E.   S E  Q  S  S  +E   E   E
e|----10-13b15==(13)-(13)r-13---10----10-(10)\-------|
B|-10---------------------------------10-(10)\-------|
G|-----------------------------------------------/16-|
D|---------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|

    E S  E.      E  E      +E    S  S  S  S  E  a      +S   +S   S  S E
e|--------------15-15b17==(15)r-15---------------------------------------|
B|-15---18b18.5--------------------18-15----15-17b19==(17)r(17)p15h17----|
G|---------------------------------------16------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

                             ~~~
    E  a      +Q    +Q    E  Q.    E  E  a      +S   +S
e|-17--------------------------------------------------------|
B|----17b19==(17)--(17)r----15-------15-17b19==(17)r(17)b19==|
G|--------------------------------16-------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------|

    +E    Q   E  S  S  S  S  +E   S  S  S  S  +E  Q
e|-----------10---------------------------------------||
B|-(17)r\-------13p10----10-(10)----------------------||
G|--------------------12---------12p11----------------||
D|-------------------------------------12-------------||
A|----------------------------------------12-(12)-----||
E|----------------------------------------------------||

[Verse 1]
    W.              E Q  Q.   H.        Wx10
e|-10-------------|-------------------|---------||
B|-12-------------|-x-----------------|---------||
G|-11-------------|-x-----------------|---------||
D|-12-------------|-x-----------------|---------||
A|----------------|-------------------|---------||
E|----------------|-------------------|---------||

************************************

| (n)  Ghost note
| x    Dead note
| p    Pull-off
| b    Bend
| ~    Vibrato
| h    Hammer-on
| s    Slap
| /    Slide up
| pb   Pre-bend

************************************

            
            
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THE SEEKKEr 10 Jan 26, 2008 07:01 AM

ill try this and see if its good

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srvkicks@$$ 10 Feb 09, 2009 07:56 PM

badly badly written tab

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aaroneshkakogan 10 Feb 17, 2013 08:21 AM

Very good tab! thanks

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