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Band: Creedence Clearwater Revival
Song: The Working Man
Album: CCR Box set

Normal tuning, mainly jamming

Intro:

E---------------------------------------------|
A-------4---4-------4---4---------------------|
D-5p4-2---2---5p4-2---2-----------------------|
G---------------------------------------------|
B---------------------------------------------|
e---------------------------------------------|

Verse 1:

E---------------------------------------------|
A---------------------------------------------|
D---------------------------------------------|
G---------------------------------------------|
B-------2---2---------------------------------|
e-3p2-0---0-------------------------------7-9-|
                    I was born on a sunday

E------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D---------------------------------------------------------11-9-11-9-11---|
G--------------------------------------------------9-11-9--------------9-|
B--------------------------------------7-9-------7-----------------------|
e------------------------------------------9-7-9-------------------------|
 On thursday I had me a job

E----------------------------|
A----------------------------|
D----------------------------|
G----------------------------|
B----------------------------|
e------------------------7-9-|
 I was born on a sunday

E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D----------------------------------------------------------11-9-11-9-11---|
G---------------------------------------------------9-11-9--------------9-|
B---------------------------------------7-9-------7-----------------------|
e-------------------------------------------9-7-9-------------------------|
 By thursday I was working out on a job

E----------------------------------|
A----------------------------------|
D----------------------------------|
G------------------------------6-9-|
B-------------------------9b-7-----|
e----------------------------------|
 I aint never had a day off

E-----------------------------------------------------------|
A-----------------------------------------------------------|
D-----------------------------------------------------------|
G-----------------------------------------------------------|
B---------------------------------------2---2---------2---2-|
e---------------------------------3-2-0---0-----3-2-0---0---|
 Since the I learned right from wrong

Verse 2:

E-------------------------|
A-------------------------|
D-------------------------|
G-------------------------|
B--------------------9b-7-|
e-------------------------|
 Mama said I was bad

E------------------------------------------------------------|
A------------------------------------------------------------|
D---------------------------------------------11---11-9-11---|
G-------------------------------------------9----9---------9-|
B----------------------------9-9--------9-7------------------|
e--------------------------------9-7-9-----------------------|
 I did something to her head

E-------------------------|
A-------------------------|
D-------------------------|
G-----------------------9-|
B--------------------9b---|
e-------------------------|
 Mama said I was bad

E-------------------------------------------------------|
A-------------------------------------------------------|
D---------------------------------------------11-9-11---|
G-------------------------------------------9---------9-|
B--------------------------------------9b-7-------------|
e----------------------------7-9p7-9p7------------------|
 I did something to her head

E--------------------------------|
A--------------------------------|
D--------------------------------|
G--------------------------------|
B-----------------------9b-9-7---|
e------------------------------9-|
 And poppa threw me out

E----------------------------------------------------|
A----------------------------------------------------|
D--------------------------------------------6-9-----|
G------------------------------------6-9---------5-6-|
B----------------------------------------7-9---------|
e----------------------------------------------------|
 Ahhh said I got to earn my own wage

Solo (can't figure it out, it's impossible to touch Fogerty's solos)

Chorus:

E--------------------------------------------------|
A--------------------------------------------------|
D--------------------------------------------------|
G------------------------------------------6-----6-|
B-------------------------------8-p7----5------5---|
e--------------------------------------------------|
 I ain't never been in trouble, I aint got the time

E---------------------------------------------------------|
A---------------------------------------------------------|
D---------------------------------------------------------|
G---------------------------------------------------6---6-|
B----------------------------------------8--p7--5-----5---|
e---------------------------------------------------------|
 I don't mess around with magic, child, what I got is mine

I'm working on deciphering the last 2 verses, it will take some time but I should have 
up in due time.

Peace, and much love
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p_a_morgan 130 Nov 18, 2008 11:45 AM

pretty good tab...except you did it upside down man haha..it threw me off for a second..make sure if you do another tab you do it the right way haha

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GraceKim 187 Dec 01, 2008 09:17 AM

Upside down?

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GraceKim 187 Dec 01, 2008 09:17 AM

O come on

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