Oops, an error
Loading. Please wait.

Heavy On My Mind Tab

3,351 views 3 this week
2 commentsread comments
1 2 3 4 5
2 more votes to show rating
add to favorites
launch autoscroll
font size
0
reset
how to read this tab
guitar tuner
Autoscroll
slow
fast
+/-
esc
set tempo
stop
Help us to improve Ultimate-Guitar.com Take our survey!
×
Band/Artist: Back Door Slam
Album: Roll Away
Song: Heavy On My Mind


{Intro & Main Riff)

|e-----0------x-----|
|b-----0------x-----|
|g-----1------x-----|  Repeat x4
|d-----2------x-----|
|a-----2----5-x-5h7-|
|E-0-0-x-/7---x-----|

Ends the Intro and Main Riff

|e------------------|
|b------------------|
|g------------------|
|d------------------|
|a----5-------------|
|E-/7---7p5/3-------|


"Maybe my mind is playing tricks on me" - broken down like this:

----------------------------------------------------------------

"May-be my"

|e-------|
|b-------|
|g-5-5-5-|
|d-x-x-x-|
|a-3-3-3-|
|E-------|

"Mind is playing"

|e---------|
|b---------|
|g-4-4-4-4-|
|d-x-x-x-x-|
|a-2-2-2-2-|
|E---------|

"Tricks"

|e---|
|b---|
|g-3-|
|d-x-|
|a-1-|
|E---|

"On Me"

|e---|         |e-0-|
|b---|         |b-0-|
|g-5-| Ends on |g-1-|
|d-x-|         |d-2-|
|a-3-|         |a-2-|
|E---|         |E-x-|


{Pre-Chorus}

"Every creek of the door, every footstep I hear"

|e---|      |e-0-----------0-|
|b-5-|      |b-0-----------0-|
|g-5-| then |g-1---------0-1-|
|d-7-|      |d-2-2---0h2---2-|
|a-7-|      |a-2---2-------2-|
|E---|      |E-x-----------x-|

"Every howl of the wind, makes me tremble with fear"

|e---|      |e---|      |e-2-|
|b-5-|      |b---|      |b-3-|
|g-5-| then |g-4-| then |g-2-|
|d-7-|      |d-x-|      |d---|
|a-7-|      |a-2-|      |a---|
|E---|      |E---|      |E---|

{Chorus}

"Another sleepless night.."
"Lord I can't escape..."

|e-0-|      |e---|      |e---|
|b-0-|      |b---|      |b---|
|g-1-| then |g-3-| then |g-2-|
|d-2-|      |d-x-|      |d-x-|
|a-2-|      |a-5-|      |a-4-|
|E-x-|      |E---|      |E---|

"Thought I left you way behind"

|e---|      |e-0-----------0-|      |e---|      |e---|
|b-5-|      |b-0-----------0-|      |b---|      |b---|
|g-5-| then |g-1---------0-1-| then |g-3-| then |g-2-|
|d-7-|      |d-2-2---0h2---2-|      |d-x-|      |d-x-|
|a-7-|      |a-2---2-------2-|      |a-5-|      |a-4-|
|E---|      |E-x-----------x-|      |E---|      |E---|

Here is a video of a live performance to supplement the tab:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ggzsbdSvCH4

I’m still shocked to see that Davy Knowles hasn’t been tabbed like crazy on this site yet.
He’s a living guitar god and I wish he would get way more recognition, because he’s incredible.
But I hope this tab serves as a rough draft for “Heavy on My Mind”, and that people will try
to refine it, and correct it. And if you’re brave/talented enough, try to tab the solo, 
would be sick.
I hope you enjoy!
Suggest correction
Give kudos to tab author, rate the tab!
1 2 3 4 5
comments
print report bad tab
2 comments total.
0 reply
sowash33 10 Nov 18, 2008 02:54 PM

tabbed by: Jon Sowash (West Chester, PA)

0 reply
pak1351 50 Jan 04, 2009 03:53 PM

I agree man, definitely a great guitarist. Heard about them because of their tour with govt mule. Both fantastic bands, both lacking recognition. Nice tab too, btw

guest
You may want to rate the tab now too:
select rating
Wanna post a correction for this tab? Suggest correction