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Death Letter Tab

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"Death Letter"
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Tabbed by: PeteSmith4@gmail.com

This song is really easy to figure out if you just listen to it. I didn't put all the 
in it, but it's a very versatile song so you can play it however you want and it'll still 
like the same thing.

~: Vibrato
h: Hammer On
p: Pull Off
/: Slide Up
b: Bend


Intro:
(Speed increases)

D|-----------3/5~-----|
B|---------0----------|
G|---0-2/3-0------0---| X3
D|---0-2/3-0------0---|
G|---0------------0---|
D|-3------------------|

Verse:

D|---8-8-8-8-8-5/8-|-----------------|-----3-------3---|---3-------3---0-|
B|-------------0---|-----0-0-0---0-0-|-------------3---|---3-------3---0-|
G|-0-------0---0---|---3-3-3-0---0-3-|-3b3b3b3b--3b3b--|---0-------0-3-0-|
D|-0-------0---0---|-----0-0-0---0-0-|-0-0---0---0-0---|-0---0---0---0-0-|
G|-0-------0---0---|-0---------------|-0-----------0---|-0---0---0---0-0-|
D|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|

    I got a letter this morning                           the girl you
is dead

D|-----5---8-----0-|-----5---8-----5-|-0-0-------3/5~--|-------------3/5~|
B|---5---------5-0-|---5---------5-5-|-0-0-----0-------|-----------0-----|
G|---5---5---5-5-0-|---5---5---5-5-5-|-0-0-2/3-0-------|-0-----2/3-0-----|
D|/5-5---5---5-5-0-|/5-5---5---5-5-5-|-0-0-2/3---------|-0---0-2/3-------|
G|/5-5---5---5---0-|/5-5---5---5---5-|-0-0-------------|-0---0-----------|
D|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|---3-------------|

    I got a letter this morning


D|-----7---10----7-|-----5---8-----5-|-0-0-------3/5~--|-------------3/5~|
B|---7---------7-7-|---5---------5-5-|-0-0-----0-------|-----------0-----|
G|---7---7---7-7-7-|---5---5---5-5-5-|-0-0-2/3-0-------|-0-----2/3-0-----|
D|/7-7---7---7-7-7-|/5-5---5---5-5-5-|-0-0-2/3---------|-0---0-2/3-------|
G|/7-7---7---7---7-|/5-5---5---5---5-|-0-0-------------|-0---0-----------|
D|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|---3-------------|

                      the girl

Verse:

D|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B|-------------0---|-0-----------0---|-0-----------0---|-0------------0--|
G|---3b--3b--3b0---|-0-3b--3b--3b0---|-0-3b--3b--3b0---|-0-3b--3b---3b0--|
D|---0---0---0-0---|-0-0---0---0-0---|-0-0---0---0-0---|-0-0---0----0-0--|
G|-0---0-------0---|-0---0-------0---|-0---0-------0---|-0---0--------0--|
D|---------------3-|---------------3-|---------------3-|-----------------|

    Well I grabbed up my suitcase                           on the


D|-----5---8-----0-|-----5---8-----5-|-0-0-------3/5~--|-------------3/5~|
B|---5---------5-0-|---5---------5-5-|-0-0-----0-------|-----------0-----|
G|---5---5---5-5-0-|---5---5---5-5-5-|-0-0-2/3-0-------|-0-----2/3-0-----|
D|/5-5---5---5-5-0-|/5-5---5---5-5-5-|-0-0-2/3---------|-0---0-2/3-------|
G|/5-5---5---5---0-|/5-5---5---5---5-|-0-0-------------|-0---0-----------|
D|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|---3-------------|

    Well I grabbed up my suitcase

D|-----7---10----7-|-----5---8-----5-|-0-0-------3/5~--|-------------3/5~|
B|---7---------7-7-|---5---------5-5-|-0-0-----0-------|-----------0-----|
G|---7---7---7-7-7-|---5---5---5-5-5-|-0-0-2/3-0-------|-0-----2/3-0-----|
D|/7-7---7---7-7-7-|/5-5---5---5-5-5-|-0-0-2/3---------|-0---0-2/3-------|
G|/7-7---7---7---7-|/5-5---5---5---5-|-0-0-------------|-0---0-----------|
D|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|---3-------------|

                      on the


Ending:

D|-5-5-5-5---3-2-0-0---2---3-|
B|-0-0-0-0---0-0---0---------|
G|-0-0-0-0---------0---------|
D|-0-0-0-0---------0---------|
G|-0-0-0-0---------0---------|
D|---------------------------|
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WhiteStripesIII wrote on June 24 2006, 01:38 pm

That's an execellent tab of the best song ever

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ufossuck wrote on July 4 2006, 02:43 am

I disagree with your claim of it being easy.

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jimbo09 wrote on February 13 2007, 02:29 pm

amazing song. i heard it for the first time today and had to learn it. this song is just brilliant, Son House is the greatest.

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