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This tab is based on the recording made Feb 1st 1928 (ref 20374)

[Introduction]

     0.6                
e |--|-4-4-4----2-2-2---|-0------0-2-|-0----------|--------------0---|----------0----|
B |-0|------------------|----0-2---0-|------------|---------0--------|---------------|
G |--|------------------|------------|-1----------|-----0h1----------|----0h1--------|
D |--|------------------|------------|----2-----2-|---2------------2-|----2-------2--|
A |--|--------------2---|------------|-------2----|------------------|---------------|
E |--|-0--------2-------|-0----------|------------|-0----------0-----|-0--------0----|
                                                                            well it's

  E                B7           E                        A
 7.77         
e |---------------|------------|------------|-0---------|---0---0-|---0--------|
B |------0--------|------------|------------|-------0---|---2---2-|---2---4--2-|
G |---0h1---------|------------|---x----0h1-|---x---1---|---2---2-|-------4--2-|
D |---2-------2---|----------2-|---x----2---|---x---2---|---2---2-|------------|
A |-------------2-|-2-0-2-0----|------------|---x-------|-0---0---|-0----------|
E |-0------0------|---------0--|-0----0-----|-0----0----|---------|------------|
  one kind...   favor I..  of you.           well its one kind    favor I ask of       

    E
 16.0     
e |------------|-0---------|-----------|----------|------------|
B |-----------0|-------0---|---0-----0-|---0----0-|---0--------|
G |--------0h1-|-------1---|-----------|----------|-3---3-0----|
D |--2-----2---|---2---2---|---2-----2-|---2----2-|----------2-|
A |------------|-----------|-----------|----------|------------|
E |-0---0------|-0----0----|-0----0----|-0----0---|--------0---|
   you               Lawd..one kind..  favor..     of you

   E                     B7                E        
 23        
e |---------|---------0--|-----------------|------------|-0----------|-0--------|
B |---0---0-|------------|-----------------|----------0-|----------0-|----0---0-|
G |---------|---0h1------|-----------------|---x---0h1--|---x---0h1--|----1---1-|
D |---2---2-|---2-----2--|-----------------|---x---2----|---x---2----|----2---2-|
A |---------|------------|-2-0-2-0-2-0-2-0-|------------|------------|----------|
E |-0---0---|-0-----0----|-----------------|-0----0-----|-0----0-----|-0----0---|
      Please ask my       grave is kept     clean


[Verse 1]

E                  B7             E   
Well it's one kind favor I ask of you,
E          A                      E
Well it's one kind favor I ask of you,
E
Lawd it's one kind favor I'll ask of you,
E             B7            E
Please ask my grave is kept clean.


[Verse 2]

E               B7               E
It's a long old lane that got no end,
E      A                     E
It's a long lane that got no end,
E
It's a long lane ain't got no end,
E              B7              E
And it's a bad wind that never change.


[Verse 3]

          E                   B7 E
Lord, it's two white horses in a line,
           A                     E
Well, it's two white horses in a line,
E
Well, it's two white horses in a line,
E            B7             E
Want take me to my burying ground.


[Verse 4]

E                B7                          E
My heart stopped beating and my hands turned cold,
   A                                         E
My heart stopped beating and my hands turned cold,
E
Well, my heart stopped beating, Lord, my hands turned cold,
E               B7                          E
It wasn't long 'fore service by the cypress grove.


[Verse 5]

E                   B7           E
Have you ever heard that coffin sound?
         A                   E
Have you ever heard a coffin sound?
E                        
Have you ever heard Lawd that coffin sound?
E                      B7                E
Than you know that the poor boy's in the ground.


[Verse 6]

E          B7                  E
Oh, dig my grave with a silver spade, 
    A                          E
But dig my grave with a silver spade,
E                          
Well, dig my grave with a silver spade, 
E               B7                 E
You may lead me down with a golden chain.


[Verse 7]

E             B7                  E    
Have you ever heard a church bell toll?
     A                            E
Have you ever heard a church bell toll?
E
Have you ever hear a church bell toll?
E                      B7                   E
Than you know that the poor boy is dead and gone.


[Outro]

e|------------|-0---------|-----------12-|
B|----------0-|---------2-|--2--------9--|
G|---x---0h1--|---x-----2-|--3--------9--|
D|---x---2----|---x-------|--------------|
A|------------|-----------|-----3--0-----|
E|-0----0-----|-0-----2---|-0------------|
   gone

 
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h hammer on
p pull off
/slide up
\slide down
x damped string (fretting finger)

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schoben 3,352 Jul 20, 2016 02:08 AM

wow, great work!!!

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