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Fortunate Son Tab

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                FORTUNATE SON - CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL
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Tabbed by: Jeff McLeod
Email: nofriends@earthlink.net

This is what I know the song as and how I see it from one of their live
performance.

Tuning: Regular

[Intro] 

Enter after 2 bars of bass and drums.

e|-----------------------------0~~---------------------------------------|
B|--------8~~--------6~~----------------3~~------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|2x
D|---7/9--------5/7-------3h5------3h5-----------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------1b2--------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------3------------------------|


[Verse] 

The rythm guy plays all 8th notes just muting them chord to make the rythm.

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------5-5-x-5-x-x-5-x-------------------|2x
D|-5-5-x-5-x-x-5-----3-3-x-3-x-x-3-x---5-5-x-5-x-x-5-x---5-5-x-5-x-x-5-x-|
A|-5-5-x-5-x-x-5-----3-3-x-3-x-x-3-x---3-3-x-3-x-x-3-x---5-5-x-5-x-x-5-x-|
E|-3-3-x-3-x-x-3-0---1-1-x-1-x-x-1-x---------------------3-3-x-3-x-x-3-x-|


[Chorus]

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------7-7-x-7-x-x-7-x---5-5-x-5-x-x-5-x-------------------|2x
D|-5-5-x-5-x-x-5-x---5-5-x-5-x-x-5-x---5-5-x-5-x-x-5-x---5-5-x-5-x-x-5-x-|
A|-5-5-x-5-x-x-5-x---5-5-x-5-x-x-5-x---3-3-x-3-x-x-3-x---5-5-x-5-x-x-5-x-|
E|-3-3-x-3-x-x-3-x---------------------------------------3-3-x-3-x-x-3-x-|

[Verse 2]

[Chorus 2]

[Interlude]

e|------------------------|
B|---/6--5--5\1--1--1/3---|
G|---/7--6--6\2--2--2/4---| 2x
D|------------------------|
A|------------------------|
E|--=000000000000000000---| Muted by the thumb.
                            May not be the correct # but you get the idea

[Verse 3]

[Chorus 3]


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| x  Mute note
| h  Hammer-on
| b  Bend
| /  Slide up
| \  Slide down
| ~  Vibrato 

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.:LoCo:. 31 Feb 07, 2006 11:06 AM

This is spot on!!!!
very well done mate!

CREEDANCE RULE!!!!!!!!!!!
REAL MUSIC!!!!!!!!!!!

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.:LoCo:. 31 Feb 07, 2006 11:07 AM

*Creedence, sorry lol

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matx33 40 Mar 09, 2006 03:39 PM

CCR RULES! Great tab man

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