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PEGGY SUE
As recorded by Buddy Holly
(From the 1958 Album BUDDY HOLLY)



Words and Music by Buddy Holly

 

Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Buddy Holly - Fender Stratocaster'


 Intro
  Q=158
  A       D         A       E         A       D         A       E
 4/4
  Gtr I
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-||
|-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-|-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-|-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-|-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-||
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-1-1-1-1-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-1-1-1-1-||
|-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-||
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||


   1st, 2nd & 3rd Verses
    $
    A                 D                 A       D         A
    E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
||--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
||o-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
||--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
||--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
||o-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|


  D                                   A       D         A
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--||
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--||
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--||
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--||
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------||
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------||


 Chorus
                                                        1.
                                               To Coda
  E                 D                 A       D          A       E
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E    E E E E E E E E
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2--|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--||
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3--|-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-o||
|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|-2-2-2-2-1-1-1-1--||
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0--|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--||
|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|-----------------o||
|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|------------------||


                    Bridge
  2.
                  $$
  A       E          A
  E E E E E E E E    E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-||-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
|-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-||-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
|-2-2-2-2-1-1-1-1-||-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-||-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
|-----------------||-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------||-----------------|-----------------|


  F                 A
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|
|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---|
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---|
|-----------------|-------------------|
|-----------------|-------------------|


  D                                   A       D         A
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|


                                                            D.S. al Coda
                                                            D.S. al Coda
  E                 D                 A       D         A       E
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--||
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-|-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0--||
|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-1-1-1-1--||
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--||
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------||
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------||


                    Guitar Solo
  &
  A       E          A
  E E E E E E E E    E E E E +E  E E E
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-||-0-----------------|
|-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-||-2-2-2-2-(2)-2-2-0-|
|-2-2-2-2-1-1-1-1-||-2-2-2-2-(2)-2-2---|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-||-2-2-2-2-(2)-2-2---|
|-----------------||-------------------|
|-----------------||-------------------|


  D                   A     D     A     D
  E E E E +E  E E E   E E E S S E S S E S S
|-2-2-2-2-(2)-2-2-0-|-------2-2-2-------2-2-|
|-3-3-3-3-(3)-3-3-0-|-2-2-2-3-3-3-2-2-2-3-3-|
|-2-2-2-2-(2)-2-2---|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
|-------------------|-2-2-2-------2-2-2-----|
|-------------------|-----------------------|
|-------------------|-----------------------|


    A     D     A         D
  E S S E S S E S S E E   Q  Q  E E E E
|-2-------2-2-2-------0-|-2--2--2-2-0-2-|
|-3-2-2-2-3-3-3-2-2-2---|-3--3--3-3-0-3-|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---|-2--2--2-2-0-2-|
|---2-2-2-------2-2-2---|---------------|
|-----------------------|---------------|
|-----------------------|---------------|


                     A         D
  +E  Q  E E E E E   E S S E E E S S E E
|-(2)-2--0-2-0-2-0-|-----------2-2-2-2---|
|-(3)-3--0-3-0-3-0-|-2-2-2-2-0-3-3-3-3-0-|
|-(2)-2--0-2---2---|-2-2-2-2---2-2-2-2---|
|------------------|-2-2-2-2-------------|
|------------------|---------------------|
|------------------|---------------------|


  A                 E                 D                A       D
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E Q    E E E E E E E E
|---------------0-|-0---------0---0-|-2---2-2-2-2-2--|---------2-2-2-0--|
|-2-0-2-0-2-0-2---|-0---------0-2-0-|-3---3-3-3-3-3--|-2-2-2-0-3-3-3-0--|
|-2-0-2-0-2-0-2---|-1-----------2---|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|-2-2-2---2-2-2----|
|-2---2---2---2---|---2-2-2-2-------|-0-0-0-0--------|-2-2-2------------|
|-----------------|---2-2-2-2-------|----------------|------------------|
|-----------------|---0-0-0-0-------|----------------|------------------|


                                                          Out-Chorus
D.S.S. al Dbl. Coda&&
  A       E           A                 D                  A       D
  E E E E E E E E     E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E    E E E E E E E E
|-------0-------0--||-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-||-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-|
|-2-2-2-0-0-0-0----||-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-||-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-|
|-2-2-2---1-1-1----||-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-||-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
|-2-2-2---2-2-2----||-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-||-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-|
|------------------||-----------------|-----------------||-----------------|
|------------------||-----------------|-----------------||-----------------|


  A                 D                                   A       D
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2--|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3--|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0--|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|


  A                 E                 D                 A       D
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2--|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3--|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0--|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|


  A                 E
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|


  D                 A       D         A
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E e H
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-0-0-0-0-2-2-2-2-|-0-0-0-0------*|
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-|-2-2-2-2------*|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2------*|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-|-2-2-2-2------*|
|-----------------|-----------------|--------------*|
|-----------------|-----------------|--------------*|




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


Duration Legend
---------------
W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura
+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration)
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the
duration for.  Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests.  Multi-
bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for.  Low
melody durations appear below the staff

Tablature Legend
----------------
 h   - hammer-on
 p   - pull-off
 b   - bend
 pb  - pre-bend
 r   - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
 /\  - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
 s   - legato slide
 S   - shift slide
 - natural harmonic
[n]  - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
 ~   - vibrato
 tr  - trill
 T   - tap
 TP  - trem. picking
 PM  - palm muting
\n/  - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
 \n  - tremolo bar down
 n/  - tremolo bar up
/n\  - tremolo bar inverted dip
 =   - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
 <> - volume swell (louder/softer)
 x   - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
 o   - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

Misc Legend
-----------
 |  - bar
||  - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*|  - double bar (ending)
 :  - bar (freetime)
 $  - Segno
 &  - Coda
Tempo markers -  = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths



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arrell 313 wrote on January 8 2009, 12:32 am

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