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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#

Date: 12.03.2005
Tabbed by Peter Tuyp (peter.tuyp@wxs.nl)

Subject:
Eric Clapton - Lonely Stranger (unplugged)


[Intro]

e|-0-----------------0---------0-4-5-5/7-5/7-3-5-3-0h3p0---0---------------|
B|---3p2p0---0-----------5-4/5---------------------------3---3/5\0---------|
G|---------2---0h1---------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------2-------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------0-----------------------------------------------------|
                                                             
e|---------0---------------------------------------0-----------------------|
B|-----3-----3---------------------------------------0---------------------|
G|-2/4---4-----4-2-0---2---0h1p0h1p0---------------------------------------|
D|-------------------2---2-----------------------2-------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------2-0h2p0-------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------3-0---------------------------|
                                                           
e|-3bp0---3bp0---3bp0---3bp0---------------0--------7b-0-------------------|
B|------0------0------0------0---0-------0---0------8b---0-----------------|
G|-----------------------------2---0h1p0-------------------2~~~--0h1-------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------2-----|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------2---|
E|---------------------------------------------0---------------------------|

   E       A/c#      Am6-9 E                   A/c#      Am6-9 E
e|---------------x---------------0-x-----------------x---------------0-x---|
B|-------0-2-----x-------0---------x---------0-2-----x-------0---------x---|
G|---0h1---2-----x-----2---0h1-----x-----0h1---2-----x-----2---0h1-----x---|
D|---2-----2-----------4---2-------------2-----2-----------4---2-----------|
A|---2-----4-----------3---2-------------2-----4-----------3---2-----------|
E|-0---------0-----0-0---------0-----0-0---------0-----0-0---------0-----0-|

   E       A/c#      Am6-9 E                   A/c#      Am6-9 E
e|---------------x---------------0-x-----------------x---------------0-x---|
B|-------0-2-----x-------0---------x---------0-2-----x-------0---------x---|
G|---0h1---2-----x-----2---0h1-----x-0h1---1---2-----x-----2---0h1-----x---|
D|---2-----2-----------4---2---------------2---2-----------4---2-----------|
A|---2-----4-----------3---2---------------2---4-----------3---2-----------|
E|-0---------0-----0-0---------0---------0-------0-----0-0---------0-----0-|


[Verse 1]

   E       A/c#    C#m     F#7         G#m7  F#7     B       B/a
e|---------------x-------x---------x-------x-------x-------x-------x-------|
B|-------0-2-----x-----5-x-2-----2-x---4-4-x-2---2-x---4---x-4---4-x-------|
G|---0h1---2-----x-----4-x-2h3---3-x---4-4-x-3---3-x---4---x-4---4-x-------|
D|---2-----2-----------6---2-----2-----4-4---2---2-----4-----4---4---------|
A|---2-----4---------4---------------------------------2-----0-0-----------|
E|-0---------0-----4-------2---2-----2-4-----2-2-----2---------------0-----|
   I must be      invisible,        no one  knows   me     

   E       A/c#    C#m     F#7       D/f#  A/e
e|---------------x-------x-------x-------x-------x-------------------------|
B|-------0-2-----x-----5-x-2-----x---3-3-x-2---2-x-------------------------|
G|---0h1---2-----x-----4-x-3---3-x---2-2-x-2---2-x-------------------------|
D|---2-----2-----------6---2---2-----0-0---2---2---------------------------|
A|---2-----4---------4---------4-------------------0-----------------------|
E|-0---------0-----4-------2-2-2---0-2-----0-0-----------------------------|
   I have crawled down dead-end streets on my hands and                

   E       A/c#      Am6-9 E                   A/c#      Am6-9 E
e|---------------x---------------0-x-----------------x---------------0-x---|
B|-------0-2-----x-------0---------x---------0-2-----x-------0---------x---|
G|---0h1---2-----x-----2---0h1-----x-----0h1---2-----x-----2---0h1-----x---|
D|---2-----2-----------4---2-------------2-----2-----------4---2-----------|
A|---2-----4-----------3---2-------------2-----4-----------3---2-----------|
E|-0---------0-----0-0---------0-----0-0---------0-----0-0---------0-----0-|
  knees


[Verse 2]

   E       A/c#    C#m     F#7         G#m7  F#7     B       B/a
e|---------------x-------x---------x-------x-------x-------x-------x-------|
B|-------0-2-----x-----5-x-2-----2-x---4-4-x-2---2-x---4---x-4---4-x-------|
G|---0h1---2-----x-----4-x-2h3---3-x---4-4-x-3---3-x---4---x-4---4-x-------|
D|---2-----2-----------6---2-----2-----4-4---2---2-----4-----4---4---------|
A|---2-----4---------4---------------------------------2-----0-0-----------|
E|-0---------0-----4-------2---2-----2-4-----2-2-----2---------------0-----|
   I was born     with a ragin' thirst,   a hunger  to be   free     
 
   E       A/c#    C#m     F#7       D/f#  A/e
e|-------0-------x-------x-------x-------x-------x-------------------------|
B|-------0-2-----x-----5-x-2-----x---3-3-x-2---2-x-------------------------|
G|---0h1---2-----x-----4-x-3---3-x---2-2-x-2---2-x-------------------------|
D|---2-----2-----------6---2---2-----0-0---2---2---------------------------|
A|---2-----4---------4---------4-------------------0-----------------------|
E|-0---------0-----4-------2-2-2---0-2-----0-0-----------------------------|
   But I've learned  through the years don't eccourage                 

   E       A/c#      Am-9 E
e|---------------x---------------0-x---------------------------------------|
B|-------0-2-----x-------0---------x---------------------------------------|
G|---0h1---2-----x-----2---0h1-----x---------------------------------------|
D|---2-----2-----------4---2-----------------------------------------------|
A|---2-----4-----------3---2-----------------------------------------------|
E|-0---------0-----0-0---------0-------------------------------------------|
  me


[Chorus]

   E         F#7       B     E/g#      A     G#7     C#m     E7
e|---------x-------x---------------x-------x-------x-------x-----0---------|
B|---0-----x-2-----x---4---4-5---5-x---2---x-4-----x---5---x---3-3-3-------|
G|---0h1---x-3-----x---4---4-4---4-x---2---x-5-----x---4---x---1-1-1-------|
D|---2-------2---------4---4-6---6-----2-----4---------6-------2-----------|
A|---------------------2---0-----------0---------------4-------2-----------|
E|-0-0-------2-2-------------4-4-----0-------4-4-----4-------0-------------|
  Cause I'm a lonely  stranger here     well beyond my  day

   A       Em6/a#    E       C#m       F#m   B7
e|-------x-------x---------x-------x-------x-2-----x-----------------------|
B|---2---x-2-----x---0---0-x-5---5-x---2-2-x-0-----x-----------------------|
G|---2---x-0-----x---0h1-1-x-4---4-x---2-2-x-2-----x-----------------------|
D|---2-----2---------2---2---6---6-----2-2---1-----------------------------|
A|---0-----1-----------------4---------------2-----------------------------|
E|-0---------------0-0-----------4---0-2-------------0---------------------|
     I don't know what's goin' on   I'll be on my
               
   E       A/c#      Am6-9 E                   A/c#      Am6-9 E
e|---------------x---------------0-x-----------------x---------------0-x---|
B|-------0-2-----x-------0---------x---------0-2-----x-------0---------x---|
G|---0h1---2-----x-----2---0h1-----x-----0h1---2-----x-----2---0h1-----x---|
D|---2-----2-----------4---2-------------2-----2-----------4---2-----------|
A|---2-----4-----------3---2-------------2-----4-----------3---2-----------|
E|-0---------0-----0-0---------0-----0-0---------0-----0-0---------0-----0-|
  way                         Yes I will                          Yes I will

   E       A/c#      Am6-9 E                   A/c#      Am6-9 E
e|---------------x---------------0-x-----------------x---------------0-x---|
B|-------0-2-----x-------0---------x---------0-2-----x-------0---------x---|
G|---0h1---2-----x-----2---0h1-----x-----0h1---2-----x-----2---0h1-----x---|
D|---2-----2-----------4---2-------------2-----2-----------4---2-----------|
A|---2-----4-----------3---2-------------2-----4-----------3---2-----------|
E|-0---------0-----0-0---------0-----0-0---------0-----0-0---------0-----0-|
                              Yes I will


[Verse 3]

   E       A/c#    C#m     F#7         G#m7  F#7     B       B/a
e|---------------x-------x---------x-------x-------x-------x-------x-------|
B|-------0-2-----x-----5-x-2-----2-x---4-4-x-2---2-x---4---x-4---4-x-------|
G|---0h1---2-----x-----4-x-2h3---3-x---4-4-x-3---3-x---4---x-4---4-x-------|
D|---2-----2-----------6---2-----2-----4-4---2---2-----4-----4---4---------|
A|---2-----4---------4---------------------------------2-----0-0-----------|
E|-0---------0-----4-------2---2-----2-4-----2-2-----2---------------0-----|
  When I walk ,   stay behind,      don't get      close to me     

   E       A/c#    C#m     F#7       D/f#  A/e
e|---------------x-------x-------x-------x-------x-------------------------|
B|-------0-2-----x-----5-x-2-----x---3-3-x-2---2-x-------------------------|
G|---0h1---2-----x-----4-x-3---3-x---2-2-x-2---2-x-------------------------|
D|---2-----2-----------6---2---2-----0-0---2---2---------------------------|
A|---2-----4---------4---------4-------------------0-----------------------|
E|-0---------0-----4-------2-2-2---0-2-----0-0-----------------------------|
  Cause it's sure to end in tears, so just let me       

   E       A/c#      Am6-9 E
e|---------------x---------------0-x---------------------------------------|
B|-------0-2-----x-------0---------x---------------------------------------|
G|---0h1---2-----x-----2---0h1-----x---------------------------------------|
D|---2-----2-----------4---2-----------------------------------------------|
A|---2-----4-----------3---2-----------------------------------------------|
E|-0---------0-----0-0---------0-------------------------------------------|
  be


[Verse 4]

   E       A/c#    C#m     F#7         G#m7  F#7     B       B/a
e|---------------x-------x---------x-------x-------x-------x-------x-------|
B|-------0-2-----x-----5-x-2-----2-x---4-4-x-2---2-x---4---x-4---4-x-------|
G|---0h1---2-----x-----4-x-2h3---3-x---4-4-x-3---3-x---4---x-4---4-x-------|
D|---2-----2-----------6---2-----2-----4-4---2---2-----4-----4---4---------|
A|---2-----4---------4---------------------------------2-----0-0-----------|
E|-0---------0-----4-------2---2-----2-4-----2-2-----2---------------0-----|
  Some will say that I'm no good,      maybe        I       agree 
 
   E       A/c#    C#m     F#7       D/f#  A/e
e|---------------x-------x-------x-------x-------x-------------------------|
B|-------0-2-----x-----5-x-2-----x---3-3-x-2---2-x-------------------------|
G|---0h1---2-----x-----4-x-3---3-x---2-2-x-2---2-x-------------------------|
D|---2-----2-----------6---2---2-----0-0---2---2---------------------------|
A|---2-----4---------4---------4-------------------0-----------------------|
E|-0---------0-----4-------2-2-2---0-2-----0-0-----------------------------|
  Take a look, then walk away, that's all right with     

   E       A/c#      Am6-9 E
e|---------------x---------------0-x---------------------------------------|
B|-------0-2-----x-------0---------x---------------------------------------|
G|---0h1---2-----x-----2---0h1-----x---------------------------------------|
D|---2-----2-----------4---2-----------------------------------------------|
A|---2-----4-----------3---2-----------------------------------------------|
E|-0---------0-----0-0---------0-------------------------------------------|
  me


[Chorus]

   E         F#7       B     E/g#      A     G#7     C#m     E7
e|---------x-------x---------------x-------x-------x-------x-----0---------|
B|---0-----x-2-----x---4---4-5---5-x---2---x-4-----x---5---x---3-3-3-------|
G|---0h1---x-3-----x---4---4-4---4-x---2---x-5-----x---4---x---1-1-1-------|
D|---2-------2---------4---4-6---6-----2-----4---------6-------2-----------|
A|---------------------2---0-----------0---------------4-------2-----------|
E|-0-0-------2-2-------------4-4-----0-------4-4-----4-------0-------------|
  Cause I'm a lonely  stranger here     well beyond my  day

   A       Em6/a#        E/B   C#m       F#m   B7
e|-------x-------x---------x-------x-------x-2-----x-----------------------|
B|---2---x-2-----x---0---0-x-5---5-x---2-2-x-0-----x-----------------------|
G|---2---x-0-----x---0h1-1-x-4---4-x---2-2-x-2-----x-----------------------|
D|---2-----2---------2---2---6---6-----2-2---1-----------------------------|
A|---0-----1-----------------4---------------2-----------------------------|
E|-0---------------0-0-----------4---0-2-------------0---------------------|
     I don't know what's goin' on   I'll be on my
               
   E       A/c#      Am6-9 E                   A/c#      Am6-9 E
e|---------------x---------------0-x-----------------x---------------0-x---|
B|-------0-2-----x-------0---------x---------0-2-----x-------0---------x---|
G|---0h1---2-----x-----2---0h1-----x-----0h1---2-----x-----2---0h1-----x---|
D|---2-----2-----------4---2-------------2-----2-----------4---2-----------|
A|---2-----4-----------3---2-------------2-----4-----------3---2-----------|
E|-0---------0-----0-0---------0-----0-0---------0-----0-0---------0-----0-|
  way                         Yes I will                          Yes I will

   E       A/c#      Am6-9 E                   A/c#      Am6-9 E
e|---------------x---------------0-x-----------------x---------------0-x---|
B|-------0-2-----x-------0---------x---------0-2-----x-------0---------x---|
G|---0h1---2-----x-----2---0h1-----x-----0h1---2-----x-----2---0h1-----x---|
D|---2-----2-----------4---2-------------2-----2-----------4---2-----------|
A|---2-----4-----------3---2-------------2-----4-----------3---2-----------|
E|-0---------0-----0-0---------0-----0-0---------0-----0-0---------0-----0-|
                              Yes I will                          Yes I will
                                  
   E       A/c#      Am6-9 E           E       A/c#      Am6-9 E         
e|---------------x---------------0-x-----------------x---------------------------------|
B|-------0-2-----x-------0---------x---------0-2-----x-------0-------3p2p0-------------|
G|---0h1---2-----x-----2---0h1-----x-----0h1---2-----x-----2---0h1---------2-0h1-------|
D|---2-----2-----------4---2-------------2-----2-----------4---2-----------------------|
A|---2-----4-----------3---2-------------2-----4-----------3---2-----------------------|
E|-0---------0-----0-0---------0-----0-0---------0-----0-0---------0-------------------|
                              Yes I will
  
   E       A/c#      Am6-9 E                      E   A         Am6-9 E                 
e|-0-------------x-------------3br-0------------------------x-------------6b-0---------|
B|-------0-2-----x-------0-----------0---0------------2-----x-------0-----7b---0-------|
G|---0h1---2-----x-----2---0h1---------2---2-0h1--0h1-2-----x-----2---0h1--------2-0h1-|
D|---2-----2-----------4---2----------------------2---2-----------4---2----------------|
A|---2-----4-----------3---2----------------------2---------------3---2----------------|
E|-----------0-----0-0----------------------------------------0-0----------------------|
                                       

      E   A         Am6-9 E                 E     A/c#      Am6-9 E   (H) 
e|--------------x-------------3b4-0---------------------x-------------12-0-------------|
B|--------2-----x-------0-----4b5---0-----------0-2-----x-------0----------0-----------|
G|----0h1-2-----x-----2---0h1---------2-0h1-0h1---2-----x-----2---0h1--------2-0h1-----|
D|----2---2-----------4---2-----------------2-----2-----------4---2--------------------|
A|----2---------------3---2-----------------2-----4-----------3---2--------------------|
E|--0-------------0-0-------------------------------0-----0-0--------------------------|

      E     A         Am6-9 E                 E     A/c#      
e|----------------x-----------------------0---------------x-|
B|--------0-2-----x-------0-----3-0---------------0-2-----x-|
G|----0h1---2-----x-----2---0h1-----2-0h1-----0h1---2-----x-|
D|----2-----2-----------4---2-----------------2-----2-------|
A|----2-----------------3---2-----------------2-----4-------|
E|------------------0-0-------------------------------0-----|


[Outro]

     Am6-9   
e|----------------0-----------------------------------------|
B|-------0------0---3----2-0---0----------------------------|
G|-----2----0-1--------------2---0h1------------------------|
D|-----4------------------------------2--------------2------|
A|-----3--------------------------------2-0h1p0-------------|
E|-0-0------------------------------------------3p0---------|



************************************

| x   Dead note
| h   Hammer-on
| p   Pull-off
| b   Bend
| br  Bend release
| /   Slide up
| \   Slide down
| ~   Vibrato

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Seany 415 Mar 25, 2005 07:00 PM

perfect, well done. An often very neglected song of his, but a well liked one for me. Took me many viewings of Unplugged to get this one down, and you've gotten as close as possible.

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f117_nighthawk 40 Mar 25, 2005 07:00 PM

wow...thats kind of a hard tab...lol

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greasemonkey 10 Nov 11, 2006 10:39 PM

great stuff. love the intro

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