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I'm sorry, I checked it and checked it, thought it was okay and sent it.
But I have since discovered a tiny error, so here's the corrected version.

Albatros by Fleetwood Mac
Tabbed by Malc Brookes (malc@malbro.demon.co.uk)

I arranged this for solo acoustic guitar several years ago.
In section B the bass switches from F# to A (which is in the chord of F#m) 
as it wasn't possible to keep the original melody and bass.
In section C the melody is dropped a whole octave, which allows the 
F# bass line to be preserved and sounds better, I feel, on an acoustic 
than playing it above the 12th fret.

Regards

Malc

Key:
h - hammer-on
p - pull-off
/ - slide up
\ - slide down


  [Section A] (play twice)

E|---|-5--4--------------5--4-|------------------------|
B|---|-5--4--------------5--4-|------------------------|
G|---|-6--4--------------6--4-|------------------------|
D|---|-7--6--------------7--6-|------------------------|
A|-2-|------------------------|-------------------2----|
E|---|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|

E|-5--4--------------5--4-|------------------------|
B|-5--4--------------5--4-|------------------------|
G|-6--4--------------6--4-|------------------------|
D|-7--6--------------7--6-|-------------------2----|
A|------------------------|-------------2h-4-----4-|
E|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|

  1st time through                                 (X)
E|------------------------|------------------------|
B|------------------------|------------------------|
G|------------------------|------------------------|
D|-6--4-------------------|-6--4-------------------|
A|-------------------4--4-|-------------------4--4-|
E|-2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2-|-2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2-|

E|------------------------|------------------------|
B|------------------------|------------------------|
G|------------------------|------------------------|
D|-4--2--------------4--2-|------------------------|
A|----------------4-------|-------------------2----|
E|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|

  2nd time through
E|---------------------------|------------------------|
B|---------------------------|------------------------|
G|-----------------------4-6-|------------------------|
D|-6--4--------------4h6-----|-6--4--------------2----|
A|---------------------------|----------------4-----4-|
E|-2--2--2--2--2--2--2-----2-|-2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2-|

E|------------------------|------------------------|
B|------------------------|------------------------|
G|------------------------|------------------------|
D|-4--2--------------4--2-|------------------------|
A|----------------4-------|------------------------|
E|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|


  [Section B] (play twice)

E|----------------------------|-------------------------|
B|-/12-12-------------12\10-9-|-/12---------------------|
G|-/13-13-------------13\11-9-|-/13---------------------|
D|----------------------------|-------------------------|
A|----------------------------|-------------------------|
E|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-----0-|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|

E|----------------------------|-------------------------|
B|-/12-12-------------12\10-9-|-/12---------------------|
G|-/13-13-------------13\11-9-|-/13---------------------|
D|----------------------------|-------------------------|
A|----------------------------|-------------------------|
E|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-----0-|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|

E|------------------------|------------------------|
B|-12\10------------------|-12\10------------------|
G|-13\11------------------|-13\11------------------|
D|------------------------|------------------------|
A|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|
E|------------------------|------------------------|

E|------------------------|------------------------|
B|-10\9-----------5/10--9-|------------------------|
G|-11\9-----------6/11--9-|------------------------|
D|------------------------|------------------------|
A|------------------------|------------------------|
E|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|


  [Section C]

E|-8-----------------10p8---|------------------------|
B|------------------------8-|-10---------------------|
G|--------------------------|------------------------|
D|--------------------------|------------------------|
A|--------------------------|------------------------|
E|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0---|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|

E|-8-----------------10p8---|----10-8-----------5\4-0-|
B|------------------------8-|-10----------------5\4-0-|
G|--------------------------|-------------------------|
D|--------------------------|-------------------------|
A|--------------------------|-------------------------|
E|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0---|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0---0-|

E|-2-----------------5\4-0-|-2-----------------5\4-2-|
B|-2-----------------5\4-0-|-2-----------------5\4-2-|
G|-------------------------|-------------------------|
D|-------------------------|-------------------------|
A|-------------------------|-------------------------|
E|-2--2--2--2--2--2--2---2-|-2--2--2--2--2--2--2---2-|

E|-0-----------------------|------------------------|
B|-0-----------------------|------------------------|
G|-------------------9p8-6-|-4----------------------|
D|-------------------9---7-|-6----------------------|
A|-------------------------|-------------------2----|
E|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0---0-|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|


  [Section D]

  Repeat Section A once through to (X) and end with:
E|---------------------------|------------------------|
B|---------------------------|------------------------|
G|-----------------------4-6-|------------------------|
D|-4--2--------------4/6-----|-6--4--------------2----|
A|---------------------------|----------------4-----4-|
E|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0-----0-|-2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2-|

E|---------------------------|------------------------|
B|---------------------------|------------------------|
G|-----------------------4-6-|------------------------|
D|-4--2--------------4/6-----|-6--4--------------2--4-|
A|---------------------------|----------------4-------|
E|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0-----0-|-2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2-|

E|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|-1-------------------------|
D|-2-------------------------|
A|-2-------------------------|
E|-0-------------------------|

-- 
_______________________________________________________________________


Sorry, I've since spotted a slight error.
In Section B the following 
>E|------------------------|------------------------|
>B|-12\10------------------|-12\10------------------|
>G|-13\10------------------|-13\10------------------|
>D|------------------------|------------------------|
>A|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|
>E|------------------------|------------------------|
should be
E|------------------------|------------------------|
B|-12\10------------------|-12\10------------------|
G|-13\11------------------|-13\11------------------|  (11 not 10)
D|------------------------|------------------------|
A|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|
E|------------------------|------------------------|

Regards

Malc
_______________________________________________________________________


In your message dated Thursday 11, January 1996 you wrote :
> Archived as music/acoustic/f/fleetwood_mac/albatros.tab.
> 
> I superceded the older copy you sent.
> 
> Thanks
> Dean

I've had some feedback about this tab, and I'm afraid I made a slight error in 
one section. Sometimes it doesn't matter how long you stare at something, a 
glaring mistake always seems to slip through. Sorry, here's a corrected version.

Regards, Malc

Albatros by Fleetwood Mac
Tabbed by Malc Brookes (malc@malbro.demon.co.uk)

I arranged this for solo acoustic guitar several years ago.
In section B the bass switches from F# to A (which is in the chord of F#m) 
as it wasn't possible to keep the original melody and bass.
In section C the melody is dropped a whole octave, which allows the 
F# bass line to be preserved and sounds better, I feel, on an acoustic 
than playing it above the 12th fret.

Regards

Malc

Key:
h - hammer-on
p - pull-off
/ - slide up
\ - slide down


  [Section A] (play twice)

E|---|-5--4--------------5--4-|------------------------|
B|---|-5--4--------------5--4-|------------------------|
G|---|-6--4--------------6--4-|------------------------|
D|---|-7--6--------------7--6-|------------------------|
A|-2-|------------------------|-------------------2----|
E|---|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|

E|-5--4--------------5--4-|------------------------|
B|-5--4--------------5--4-|------------------------|
G|-6--4--------------6--4-|------------------------|
D|-7--6--------------7--6-|-------------------2----|
A|------------------------|-------------2h-4-----4-|
E|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|

  1st time through                                 (X)
E|------------------------|------------------------|
B|------------------------|------------------------|
G|------------------------|------------------------|
D|-6--4-------------------|-6--4-------------------|
A|-------------------4--4-|-------------------4--4-|
E|-2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2-|-2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2-|

E|------------------------|------------------------|
B|------------------------|------------------------|
G|------------------------|------------------------|
D|-4--2--------------4--2-|------------------------|
A|----------------4-------|-------------------2----|
E|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|

  2nd time through
E|---------------------------|------------------------|
B|---------------------------|------------------------|
G|-----------------------4-6-|------------------------|
D|-6--4--------------4h6-----|-6--4--------------2----|
A|---------------------------|----------------4-----4-|
E|-2--2--2--2--2--2--2-----2-|-2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2-|

E|------------------------|------------------------|
B|------------------------|------------------------|
G|------------------------|------------------------|
D|-4--2--------------4--2-|------------------------|
A|----------------4-------|------------------------|
E|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|


  [Section B] (play twice)

E|----------------------------|-------------------------|
B|-/12-12-------------12\10-9-|-/12---------------------|
G|-/13-13-------------13\11-9-|-/13---------------------|
D|----------------------------|-------------------------|
A|----------------------------|-------------------------|
E|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-----0-|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|

E|----------------------------|-------------------------|
B|-/12-12-------------12\10-9-|-/12---------------------|
G|-/13-13-------------13\11-9-|-/13---------------------|
D|----------------------------|-------------------------|
A|----------------------------|-------------------------|
E|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-----0-|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|

E|------------------------|------------------------|
B|-12\10------------------|-12\10------------------|
G|-13\11------------------|-13\11------------------|
D|------------------------|------------------------|
A|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|
E|------------------------|------------------------|

E|------------------------|------------------------|
B|-10\9-----------5/10--9-|------------------------|
G|-11\9-----------6/11--9-|------------------------|
D|------------------------|------------------------|
A|------------------------|------------------------|
E|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|


  [Section C]

E|-7-----------------9p-7---|------------------------|
B|------------------------7-|-9----------------------|
G|--------------------------|------------------------|
D|--------------------------|------------------------|
A|--------------------------|------------------------|
E|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0---|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|

E|-7-----------------9p-7---|----9--7-----------5\4-0-|
B|------------------------7-|-9-----------------5\4-0-|
G|--------------------------|-------------------------|
D|--------------------------|-------------------------|
A|--------------------------|-------------------------|
E|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0---|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0---0-|

E|-2-----------------5\4-0-|-2-----------------5\4-2-|
B|-2-----------------5\4-0-|-2-----------------5\4-2-|
G|-------------------------|-------------------------|
D|-------------------------|-------------------------|
A|-------------------------|-------------------------|
E|-2--2--2--2--2--2--2---2-|-2--2--2--2--2--2--2---2-|

E|-0-----------------------|------------------------|
B|-0-----------------------|------------------------|
G|-------------------9p8-6-|-4----------------------|
D|-------------------9---7-|-6----------------------|
A|-------------------------|-------------------2----|
E|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0---0-|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-|


  [Section D]

  Repeat Section A once through to (X) and end with:
E|---------------------------|------------------------|
B|---------------------------|------------------------|
G|-----------------------4-6-|------------------------|
D|-4--2--------------4/6-----|-6--4--------------2----|
A|---------------------------|----------------4-----4-|
E|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0-----0-|-2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2-|

E|---------------------------|------------------------|
B|---------------------------|------------------------|
G|-----------------------4-6-|------------------------|
D|-4--2--------------4/6-----|-6--4--------------2--4-|
A|---------------------------|----------------4-------|
E|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0-----0-|-2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2-|

E|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|-1-------------------------|
D|-2-------------------------|
A|-2-------------------------|
E|-0-------------------------|

-- 
_______________________________________________________________________
 Malc Brookes, St Helens, England
 EMail: malc@malbro.demon.co.uk
 WWW: http://www.homeless.com/homepages/100623.3704@compuserve.com.html



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

| h  Hammer-on
| p  Pull-off
| /  Slide up
| \  Slide down

************************************
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katanalevy 12 wrote on March 2 2004, 12:00 am

I've been to see Peter Green play it live and for the later section it is not 12 on the b-string and 13 on g because it starts with a bend at 10 on the b-string up to the 12th and the rest follows from there.

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.:LoCo:. 160 wrote on April 6 2006, 01:07 pm

the intro sounds way off but the verse sounds ok

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.:LoCo:. 160 wrote on April 6 2006, 01:07 pm

and you just copied it from all those other websites!

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