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Dark Was The Night Cold Was The Ground Tab

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D A D F# A D
Dark was the Night Cold Was the Ground
Blind Wille Johnson

Playing Notes: 

played in Open D (D A D F# A D from low to high)

D |--------------------------------------0-/7s6s7\---2-0---/4~----/7s6s7---|
A |------------------------------------0-----------------------------------|
F#|----------------------------------0-------------------------------------|
D |-0--/4--5--4~--0-0-/4-5-/7-/7~--0---------------------0----0----------0-|
A |------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D |-------------------------------------------------------------0----------|



D |-/12s11s12------/5~----/7s6s7\---2-0---/3s2-----/7s6s7--0--0-0-/3s2-------|
A |--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D |------------0-------0----------------0-------0------------0----------0----|
A |----------------------------------------0-----------------------0---------|
D |--------------0-----------------------------------------------------------|



D |----------------/4s2s4-s-2p0----------------------------------------------|
A |-0-0-/5s4s5----------------------0-/7--5--0---/3---/5s4s5~-0--------------|
F#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D |-------------0---------------0------------------------------0--/4-/5--4-5-|
A |-----/5s4s5--------------------0---/7--5----0----3-/5s4s5~----------------|
D |-----------------0--------------------------------------------------------|



D |---------------0-/4~--s--2-p-0--0-/9s8s9---/12\----------------/4-s-2-s-4~|
A |-----------------------------------------------/12------------------------|
F#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D |/7--/4-s-2-p-0----------------------------------------0-0-/7--0-----------|
A |--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D |--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                hm hmmmmm mhmhmh    hmhmhm   hmhmhm      ah ha


D |-------\2p0--/4s2s4-s-7-s-9-s-2-p-0---/2---/4s2s4--4-s-2-p-0--------------|
A |--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D |------------------------------------0----0-------------------0-/4-5-/7-/4~|
A |---------------------------------------0----------------------------------|
D |--------------0----------------------------0------------------------------|
  hahaho why                           our   lord    uh hm hm


D |-------------------------------0-/7~-s-2-p-0--0-/4~---/7s6s7---/12s11s12--|
A |------------------------------0-------------------------------------------|
F#|----------------------------0---------------------------------------------|
D |-0-/4-/5-/7--/7~-s-2-p-0--0--------0--------------0--0-------0------------|
A |--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D |--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                 ah haaaahaaaha          haaaa


D |-0-0-/5--/7s6s7s4p0--0---/3s2--/7s6s7-s-2p0--0---/3s2--/3s2p0-------------|
A |-----------------------0-----------------------0----------------/5s4s5----|
F#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D |--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A |--------------------------0-----------------------0-----------0-----------|
D |------0-------------------------------------------------------------------|
       haa haaahahaha      aha                     hahaaaaaaa     hmhmhm


D |-/4s2s4-s-2-p-0-----------------------------------------------------------|
A |------------------/7--/5--0--/3--/7\---0----------------------------------|
F#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D |------------------------------------------0--/4-/5~-4-5-/7~\--/4-s-2-p-0--|
A |----------------0-/7--/5--0--/3--/7\---0----------------------------------|
D |--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  hmmhmmhmmhmm      ah ahhhhh  haa haa well


D |-0-/4s2s4-s-2-p-0-----/9s8s9---/16-s-14--/12s11s12-----0-/7s6s7--/4s2s4---|
A |--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D |--------------------0--------------------------------0----------0---------|
A |--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D |--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  hm hmhmhmmmmmmm hm   hmhmhm   hmmmmhmmmm  hmhmhm         hmhaa


D |-4s2p0--/4s2s4-s-7-s-9\----------------/4s2s4-----------------------------|
A |-------------------------0----/7--/5--------------------------------------|
F#|-------------------------------------------------0------------------------|
D |---------0---------------------------0---------0---0-0--/4-/5-/7-/4~-0-/4-|
A |----------------------------0-/7--/5--------------------------------------|
D |--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   Lord                         ah  ah    ahaha   well


D |----------------------0-0-/7s6s7--s--4s2p0---/4~---0--/7s6s7---/12s11s12--|
A |-------------------0------------------------------------------------------|
F#|-----------------0--------------------------------------------------------|
D |-/5-/7-/7-s-2--0-----------0---------------------0-----------0------------|
A |--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D |----------------------------------------------0--------0----------0-------|
                            hmhmhm   hmhmhm             hmhm


D |-0--------/5s4s5---/7s6s7-s-2p0---0-0-/3s2---/7s6s7--0-0-/3s2---/3s2p0----|
A |---0------------------------------------------------------------------0---|
F#|-----0--------------------------------------------------------------------|
D |--------0--------0--------------------------------------------------------|
A |---------------------------------------0------------------0-------------0-|
D |--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
            hmhm     hmhm   hm hm       hmhm    hmhm        hmhm   hmhmhmhm


D |-----------/4s2s4-s-2p0---------------------------------------------------|
A |---/5s4s5----------------0---/7--5-0----5-/7--3s2p0-----------------------|
F#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D |-0---------------------------------------------------4-/5--4-5-/7--4-s-2p0|
A |---/5s4s5------------------0-/7--5---0--5-/7--3s2p0-----------------------|
D |------------0-------------------------------------------------------------|
  hm         ahaha   haha     hm hm      ha ha lord


D |---/4s2s4~-----4s2p0--0---/9s8s9-/12-s-9-s-7--0-0-/7----/4s2sp0-/4--4s2p0-|
A |------------------------0-------------------------------------------------|
F#|------------0-------------------------------------------------------------|
D |-0-------------0-----------0--------------------------0--------------0----|
A |--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D |----0----------------------------------------------0----------------------|
  hm hmhmhm     hmhmhm      hmhmhm hm   hm  hm      ha     hahaha ha   Lord


D |-/4s2s4s7s9\------2p0----/4s2s4----/5s4-----4--5--7-/4~--0-4-5-7-7s5s4-0--|
A |---------------------------------------/5---------------------------------|
F#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D |-------------0---------0---------0--------0------------------------------0|
A |---------------0--0-------------------------------------------------------|
D |--------------------------0-----------------------------------------------|
                   hmhm    hmhmhmh   hmhmhhm


D |-/7s6s7-s-4-s-2-p-0--/4--------/7s6s7---/12s11s12-------/5----/7s6s7------|
A |------------------------0-------------------------0-------------------0--0|
F#|--------------------------0-------------------------0---------------------|
D |----------------------0-----0----------0--------------0-----0-----------0-|
A |--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D |--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   hmhmhm  hm  hm  hm            hmhmhm                    hm    hmhmhm


D |-/3s2--/7s6s7~------/3s2--3s2p0--------------------/4s2s4-s-2-p-0---------|
A |----------------0---------------0--/5--0--/5s4s5~------------------0----/7|
F#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D |------------------0---------------------------------0---------------------|
A |--0------------------0----0-------------------------------------------0-/7|
D |--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   hmhm                    hmhmhmhm  hm hm


D |------------------------/12~---|
A |-5-0---/3---/5-s-3-p-0--/12~---|
F#|------------------------/12~---|
D |-------------------------------|
A |-5---0----3--------------------|
D |-------------------------------|



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/ - slide up
\ - slide down
h - hammer on
p - pull off
s - slide between notes
# - note played slightly sharp

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30357 50 Mar 06, 2009 09:18 PM

Superb tab. The only one that I can find, it's good that it's so correct.

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untitled_fool92 31 Apr 22, 2010 04:56 AM

Thank you soo much!

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zooba22 20 Jul 12, 2012 08:32 AM

Best tab on this entire website

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