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Sweet Home Chicago bass

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My tab: Eric Clapton's version of Sweet Home Chicago in E major Blues pattern.. I was surprised not to find more tabs about that monumental song... Bruno Frenchy. Was this info helpful? Yes No
Eric Clapton 
Sweet Home Chicago 


Bass Tab


Tuning: EADG
Tempo: 112 bpm
Key: E

Intro: 00:00   
G|----------6-|------------||----------6-6-9--6-----|-
D|----6-6-9---|------------||----6-6-9----------9-6-|-
A|-7g---------|-7-5--------||-7g--------------------|-
E|------------|-----7-5g-0-||-----------------------|-

G|------------|------------||----------6-6-9--------|-
D|----------4-|------------||----5-6-9--------6-7-8-|-
A|----4-4-7---|-7-5--------||-7g--------------------|-
E|-5g---------|-----7-5g-0-||-----------------------|-

G|------------|------------||--------------9-~6-----|-
D|----------6-|----------4-||----6-7-8-9--------9g~-|-
A|----6-6-9---|----4-4-7---||-7g--------------------|-
E|-7g---------|-5g---------||-----------------------|-


Verse1: 00:24
G|----------6-|------------||----------6-6--9-6-----|-
D|----6-6-9---|----------4-||----5-6-9----------9-6-|-
A|-7g---------|----4-4-7---||-7g--------------------|-
E|------------|-5g---------||-----------------------|-
Come on, baby don't you want to go

G|------------|------------||----------6-6-9--------|-
D|----------4-|----------4-||----5-6-9--------6-7-8-|-
A|----4-4-7---|----4-4-7---||-7g--------------------|-
E|-5g---------|-5g---------||-----------------------|-
Com on, baby don't you want to go

G|------------|------------||--------------9--6-----|-
D|----------6-|----------4-||----6-7-8-9--------9g~-|-
A|----6-6-9---|----4-4-7---||-7g--------------------|-
E|-7g---------|-5g---------||-----------------------|-
Back from the land of California, 
sweet home Chicago

Verse2: 00:51
G|----------6-|------------||----------6-6--9-6-----|-
D|----6-6-9---|----------4-||----5-6-9----------9-6-|-
A|-7g---------|----4-4-7---||-7g--------------------|-
E|------------|-5g---------||-----------------------|-
Come on, baby don't you want to go

G|------------|------------||----------6-6-9--------|-
D|----------4-|----------4-||----5-6-9--------6-7-8-|-
A|----4-4-7---|----4-4-7---||-7g--------------------|-
E|-5g---------|-5g---------||-----------------------|-
Com on, baby don't you want to go

G|------------|------------||--------------9--6-----|-
D|----------6-|----------4-||----6-7-8-9--------9g~-|-
A|----6-6-9---|----4-4-7---||-7g--------------------|-
E|-7g---------|-5g---------||-----------------------|-
Back from the land of California, 
to my sweet home Chicago


Bridge1: 01:17
G|----------6-|----------6-||----------6-6--9-7-6---|-
D|----6-6-9---|----6-6-9---||----5-6-9------------9-|-
A|-7g---------|-7g---------||-7g--------------------|-
E|------------|------------||-----------------------|-
Now two and two is four, six and two is eight
Come on baby, don't you make me late

G|------------|------------||----------5-6-9--------|-
D|----------4-|----------4-||----5-6-9--------6-7-8-|-
A|----4-4-7---|----4-4-7---||-7g--------------------|-
E|-5g---------|-5g---------||-----------------------|-
I'm cryin' hey, baby, don't you want to go

G|------------|------------||--------------6-7-8g---|-
D|----------6-|----------4-||----6-7-8-9------------|-
A|----6-6-9---|----4-4-7---||-7g--------------------|-
E|-7g---------|-5g---------||-----------------------|-
Back from the land of California, 
sweet home Chicago


Instrumental(1): 01:43  
G|----------6-|----------6-||----------6-6--9-7-6---|-
D|----6-6-9---|----6-6-9---||----5-6-9------------9-|-
A|-7g---------|-7g---------||-7g--------------------|-
E|------------|------------||-----------------------|-

G|------------|------------||----------5-6-9--------|-
D|----------4-|----------4-||----5-6-9--------6-7-8-|-
A|----4-4-7---|----4-4-7---||-7g--------------------|-
E|-5g---------|-5g---------||-----------------------|-

G|------------|------------||--------------6-7-8g---|-
D|----------6-|----------4-||----6-7-8-9------------|-
A|----6-6-9---|----4-4-7---||-7g--------------------|-
E|-7g---------|-5g---------||-----------------------|-

Tnstrumental(1) bis: 02:09 (Eric Clapton guitar solo) 
G|----------6-|------------||----------6-6--9-6-----|-
D|----6-6-9---|----------4-||----5-6-9----------9-6-|-
A|-7g---------|----4-4-7---||-7g--------------------|-
E|------------|-5g---------||-----------------------|-

G|------------|------------||----------6-6-9--------|-
D|----------4-|----------4-||----5-6-9--------6-7-8-|-
A|----4-4-7---|----4-4-7---||-7g--------------------|-
E|-5g---------|-5g---------||-----------------------|-

G|------------|------------||--------------9--6-----|-
D|----------6-|----------4-||----6-7-8-9--------9g~-|-
A|----6-6-9---|----4-4-7---||-7g--------------------|-
E|-7g---------|-5g---------||-----------------------|-


Bridge2: 02:35
G|----------6-|----------6-||----------6-6--9-7-6---|-
D|----6-6-9---|----6-6-9---||----5-6-9------------9-|-
A|-7g---------|-7g---------||-7g--------------------|-
E|------------|------------||-----------------------|-
Now, one and one is two, two and two is four
I'm heavy loaded baby, I'm booked, I gotta go

G|------------|------------||----------5-6-9--------|-
D|----------4-|----------4-||----5-6-9--------6-7-8-|-
A|----4-4-7---|----4-4-7---||-7g--------------------|-
E|-5g---------|-5g---------||-----------------------|-
Cryin' baby, honey, don't you want to go

G|------------|------------||--------------6-7-8g---|-
D|----------6-|----------4-||----6-7-8-9------------|-
A|----6-6-9---|----4-4-7---||-7g--------------------|-
E|-7g---------|-5g---------||-----------------------|-
Back from the land of California, 
to my sweet home Chicago


Instrumental(2): 03:00  (Piano playing)  
G|----------6-|----------6-||----------6-6--9-7-6---|-
D|----6-6-9---|----6-6-9---||----5-6-9------------9-|-
A|-7g---------|-7g---------||-7g--------------------|-
E|------------|------------||-----------------------|-

G|------------|------------||----------5-6-9--------|-
D|----------4-|----------4-||----5-6-9--------6-7-8-|-
A|----4-4-7---|----4-4-7---||-7g--------------------|-
E|-5g---------|-5g---------||-----------------------|-

G|------------|------------||--------------6-7-8g---|-
D|----------6-|----------4-||----6-7-8-9------------|-
A|----6-6-9---|----4-4-7---||-7g--------------------|-
E|-7g---------|-5g---------||-----------------------|-

Tnstrumental(2) bis: 03:26 (Eric Clapton guitar solo) 
G|----------6-|------------||----------6-6--9-6-----|-
D|----6-6-9---|----------4-||----5-6-9----------9-6-|-
A|-7g---------|----4-4-7---||-7g--------------------|-
E|------------|-5g---------||-----------------------|-

G|------------|------------||----------6-6-9--------|-
D|----------4-|----------4-||----5-6-9--------6-7-8-|-
A|----4-4-7---|----4-4-7---||-7g--------------------|-
E|-5g---------|-5g---------||-----------------------|-

G|------------|------------||--------------9--6-----|-
D|----------6-|----------4-||----6-7-8-9--------9g~-|-
A|----6-6-9---|----4-4-7---||-7g--------------------|-
E|-7g---------|-5g---------||-----------------------|-


Verse3: 03:51
G|----------6-|------------||----------6-6--9-6-----|-
D|----6-6-9---|----------4-||----5-6-9----------9-6-|-
A|-7g---------|----4-4-7---||-7g--------------------|-
E|------------|-5g---------||-----------------------|-
Come on, baby don't you want to go

G|------------|------------||----------6-6-9--------|-
D|----------4-|----------4-||----5-6-9--------6-7-8-|-
A|----4-4-7---|----4-4-7---||-7g--------------------|-
E|-5g---------|-5g---------||-----------------------|-
Com on, baby don't you want to go

G|------------|------------||--------------9--6-----|-
D|----------6-|----------4-||----6-7-8-9--------9g~-|-
A|----6-6-9---|----4-4-7---||-7g--------------------|-
E|-7g---------|-5g---------||-----------------------|-
Back from the land of California, 
to my sweet home Chicago


Verse4: 04:16
G|----------6-|------------||----------6-6--9-6-----|-
D|----6-6-9---|----------4-||----5-6-9----------9-6-|-
A|-7g---------|----4-4-7---||-7g--------------------|-
E|------------|-5g---------||-----------------------|-
Come on, baby don't you want to go

G|------------|------------||----------6-6-9--------|-
D|----------4-|----------4-||----5-6-9--------6-7-8-|-
A|----4-4-7---|----4-4-7---||-7g--------------------|-
E|-5g---------|-5g---------||-----------------------|-
Com on, baby don't you want to go

G|------------|------------||--------------9--6-----|-
D|----------6-|----------4-||----6-7-8-9--------9g~-|-
A|----6-6-9---|----4-4-7---||-7g--------------------|-
E|-7g---------|-5g---------||-----------------------|-
Back from the land of California, 
to my sweet home Chicago

Outro: 04:42
G|----------6-|------------||----------6-6-9--6-----|-
D|----6-6-9---|------------||----6-6-9----------9-6-|-
A|-7g---------|-7-5--------||-7g--------------------|-
E|------------|-----7-5g-0-||-----------------------|-

G|------------|------------||----------6-6-9--------|-
D|----------4-|------------||----5-6-9--------6-7-8-|-
A|----4-4-7---|-7-5--------||-7g--------------------|-
E|-5g---------|-----7-5g-0-||-----------------------|-

G|------------|------------||--------------9-~6-----||-------------|-
D|----------6-|----------4-||----6-7-8-9------------||-------------|-
A|----6-6-9---|----4-4-7---||-7g----------------7g~-||-7-7-7-7---7-|-
E|-7g---------|-5g---------||-----------------------||-------------|-



End: 05:16



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

            
            
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jianchong 10 Jul 20, 2016 06:26 AM

What does 'g' stands for?

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Bruno Frenchy 4,665 Jul 23, 2016 03:47 AM

Grace note but for me it's more a gracious note... :)

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