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SUMMERTIME BLUES

As recorded by Eddie Cochran
(From the 1960 Album EDDIE COCHRAN)

Words and Music by Eddie Cochran & Jerry Capehart

Transcribed by Slowhand

Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Eddie Cochran - 12-string Acoustic Guitar '
Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Eddie Cochran - Electric Guitar'

 Intro 1
  Q=158
  N.C.
 4/4
  Gtr I (Ac. 12-string Gtr.)
  W                               W
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|
| Gtr II (El. Gtr.)
| \0.5           \0.5             \0.5           \0.5
| PM-------------------------------------------------------------
| S    +S  E E E S    +S  E E E   S    +S  E E E S    +S  E E E
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-0----(0)-0-0-0-0----(0)-0-0-0-|-0----(0)-0-0-0-0----(0)-0-0-0-|


   Intro 2 & Interlude
    E       A         B       E
    E E E E E E Q     E E E E E E Q
||--x-0-0-0-0-------|---------0-------|
||o-x-0-0-0-2-------|-x-4-4-4-0-------|
||--x-1-1-1-2-------|-x-4-4-4-1-------|
||--x-2-2-2-2-------|-x-4-4-4-2-------|
||o-x-2-2-2-0-------|-x-2-2-2-2-------|
||--x-0-0-0---------|---------0-------|
|
|-----------------------------------|
|   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
||------------------|-----------------|
||o-----------------|-----------------|
||------------------|-----------------|
||------------------|-----------------|
||o---------0-0-0-0-|-0-2-2-2---------|
||--0-0-0-0---------|---------0-0-0-0-|


  E       A         B       E
  E E E E E E Q     E E E E E E Q
|-x-0-0-0-0-------|---------0-------||
|-x-0-0-0-2-------|-x-4-4-4-0-------||
|-x-1-1-1-2-------|-x-4-4-4-1-------||
|-x-2-2-2-2-------|-x-4-4-4-2-------||
|-x-2-2-2-0-------|-x-2-2-2-2-------||
|-x-0-0-0---------|---------0-------||
|
| PM----------------------------------
| E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------||
|-----------------|-----------------||
|-----------------|-----------------||
|-----------------|-----------------||
|---------0-0-0-0-|-0-2-2-2---------||
|-0-0-0-0---------|---------0-0-0-0-||


 1st - 3rd Verses
  N.C.
  W                               W
|-------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|
| \0.5           \0.5             \0.5           \0.5
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
| S    +S  E E E S    +S  E E E   S    +S  E E E S    +S  E E E
|-------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-0----(0)-0-0-0-0----(0)-0-0-0-|-0----(0)-0-0-0-0----(0)-0-0-0--|


  E       A         B       E
  E E E E E E Q     E E E E E E Q
|---0-0-0-0-------|---------0-------|
|---0-0-0-2-------|---4-4-4-0-------|
|---1-1-1-2-------|---4-4-4-1-------|
|---2-2-2-2-------|---4-4-4-2-------|
|---2-2-2-0-------|---2-2-2-2-------|
|---0-0-0---------|---------0-------|
|
| PM---------------------------------
| E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|
|---------0-0-0-0-|-0-2-2-2---------|
|-0-0-0-0---------|---------0-0-0-0-|


  N.C.
  W                               W
|-------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|
| \0.5           \0.5             \0.5           \0.5
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
| S    +S  E E E S    +S  E E E   S    +S  E E E S    +S  E E E
|-------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-0----(0)-0-0-0-0----(0)-0-0-0-|-0----(0)-0-0-0-0----(0)-0-0-0--|


                                      Pre-Chorus
  E       A         B       E          A5
  E E E E E E Q     E E E E E E Q      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-------|---4-4-4-0-------||-----------------|------------------|
|---1-1-1-2-------|---4-4-4-1-------||-----------------|------------------|
|---2-2-2-2-------|---4-4-4-2-------||-2-2-4-2-2-2-4-2-|-2-2-4-2-2-2-4-2--|
|---2-2-2-0-------|---2-2-2-2-------||-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
|---0-0-0---------|---------0-------||-----------------|------------------|
|
| PM-------------------------------------------------------------------|
| 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-|-0-2-2-2---------||-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
|-0-0-0-0---------|---------0-0-0-0-||-----------------|------------------|


                               Chorus
  E                             A5
  E E Q  H      H    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---||-----------------|------------------|
|-1-----------|--------1-1---||-----------------|------------------|
|-2-----------|--------2-2---||-2-2-4-2-2-2-4-2-|-2-2-4-2-2-2-4-2--|
|-2-----------|--------2-2---||-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
|-0-----------|--------0-0---||-----------------|------------------|
|
|                               PM------------------------------|
| E E Q  H      W               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-----------|--------------||-----------------|------------------|


  E             N.C.
               2/4    4/4
  E E Q  H      W      W
|-0-----------|------|-------------------------------|
|-0-----------|------|-------------------------------|
|-1-----------|------|-------------------------------|
|-2-----------|------|-------------------------------|
|-2-----------|------|-------------------------------|
|-0-----------|------|-------------------------------|
|
|                      \0.5           \0.5
|                      PM-----------------------------
| E E Q  H      W      S    +S  E E E S    +S  E E E
|-------------|------|-------------------------------|
|-------------|------|-------------------------------|
|-------------|------|-------------------------------|
|-------------|------|-------------------------------|
|-------------|------|-------------------------------|
|-0-----------|------|-0----(0)-0-0-0-0----(0)-0-0-0-|


 1.,2.                             3.
  W                              3x W
|--------------------------------||-------------------------------||
|-------------------------------o||-------------------------------||
|--------------------------------||-------------------------------||
|--------------------------------||-------------------------------||
|-------------------------------o||-------------------------------||
|--------------------------------||-------------------------------||
|
| \0.5           \0.5               \0.5           \0.5
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
| S    +S  E E E S    +S  E E E  3x S    +S  E E E S    +S  E E E
|--------------------------------||-------------------------------||
|-------------------------------o||-------------------------------||
|--------------------------------||-------------------------------||
|--------------------------------||-------------------------------||
|-------------------------------o||-------------------------------||
|-0----(0)-0-0-0-0----(0)-0-0-0--||-0----(0)-0-0-0-0----(0)-0-0-0-||


   Outro
    E       A         B       E                 A         B       E
    E E E E E E Q     E E E E E E Q     E E E E E E Q     E E E E E E Q    3x
||----0-0-0-0-------|---------0-------|---0-0-0-0-------|---------0--------||
||o---0-0-0-2-------|---4-4-4-0-------|---0-0-0-2-------|---4-4-4-0-------o||
||----1-1-1-2-------|---4-4-4-1-------|---1-1-1-2-------|---4-4-4-1--------||
||----2-2-2-2-------|---4-4-4-2-------|---2-2-2-2-------|---4-4-4-2--------||
||o---2-2-2-0-------|---2-2-2-2-------|---2-2-2-0-------|---2-2-2-2-------o||
||----0-0-0---------|---------0-------|---0-0-0---------|---------0--------||
|
|   PM------------------------------------------------------------------|
|   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  3x
||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------||
||o-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------o||
||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------||
||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------||
||o---------0-0-0-0-|-0-2-2-2---------|---------0-0-0-0-|-0-2-2-2---------o||
||--0-0-0-0---------|---------0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0---------|---------0-0-0-0--||


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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