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Uncle Johns Band Tab

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Uncle John's Band
Grateful Dead
Tabbed by RainLord

This is my first tab, so I apologize in advance for any mistakes or difficulty. I tried
listen very carefully to the lead parts of the song (in G major by the way) so some of
is written is very faint, listen closely to hear it. I'd thank the author of version 1 
the help with the chords, but they're anonymous right now so I can't mention them by
Sorry.

Anyway, have fun!

Intro:

Guitar 1 and 2
				Guitar 2 comes in
    G
|E-------------3-3--3--------------------3-3—-3--------------------------|
|B----0--------0-0—-0-----------0--------0-0--0--------------------------|
|G--0-0--0-0---0-0--0-0-------0-0--0-0---0-0--0-0------------------------|
|D--0-0--0-0---0-0--0-0-------0-0--0-0---0-0—-0-0------------------------|
|A--2----2-2----------2-------2----2-2----------2------------------------|
|E--3----3-3----------3-------3----3-3----------3------------------------|

Guitar 3

|E--7--10------7------5----------7-7-10-5-5---7--3-3-5-2p0----------------|
|B--------10------8—----7p5-------8------7--------5--------3--------------|
|G-------------------------7----------------------------------------------|
|D------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|A------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|E------------------------------------------------------------------------|


   G                                                 C	     G
|E----------------------------3---5--3-2-----------------------------5-3\2\|
|B-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|G-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|D-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|A-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Well the first days are the hardest days, don't you worry anymore,

    G                                                C              G
|E-------------------------------------10—7--------------------------------|
|B-------------------------------------------10----------------------------|
|G-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|D-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|A-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

   'Cause when life looks like easy street there is danger at your door.

     Am                     Em    C                  D
|E----------------------------------------------------10-10----------------|
|B--------------------------5-5--------------------------------------------|
|G--------------------------4-4--------------------------------------------|
|D-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|A-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

   Think this through with me,  Let me know you’re mind.

 C  D          G       D C  G     D       G
|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|B---------------------------------------------------------8---7-8-10-8-8-8|
|G----------------------------------------------7-7--9-7-9---9-------------|
|D-----------------------------------------9-10----------------------------|
|A-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Woh-oh what I want to know,   is are you kind?

  G                                            C         G
|E---------------------------------10--8-7---------------------------------|
|B----------------------------------------------------------8-7-5----------|
|G----------------------------------------------------------------7--------|
|D-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|A-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

It’s a buck dancer’s choice my friend, better take my advice.

    G                                     C             G
|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|B-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|G-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|D-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|A-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

   You know all the rules by now and the fire from the ice.

    Am                 Em         C                   D
|E---------------------------------------------------------10-10-----------|
|B-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|G-----------------------7-9-9---------------------------7-----------------|
|D-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|A-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

   Will you come with me?        Won’t you come with me?

C    D         G        D C G    D          G
|E--------------7-----------------------------------7--10-8-7--------------|
|B--------------------------------------------8-7-5----------10-8----------|
|G-----------------------------------------------------------------9-7-----|
|D---------------------------------------------------------------------10-9|
|A-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Who-oh what I want to know, will you come with me?

         G              C    G   Am       G        D
|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|B-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|G-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|D-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|A-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

	Goddamn well I declare, have you seen the like?

  D    C                           G	               D     C    G   D
|E-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|B------------------------------------7/10-------------------------------|
|G----------------------------------7-----------------------------7---/7-|
|D------------------------------------------------------------------9----|
|A-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|E-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

Their walls are built of cannonballs; their motto is “don’t tread on me.”

    G                             Am     G       D
|E-----------------------------------------------------------7/8\7---------|
|B------------------------------------------------------8-10-------10-8----|
|G----------------------------------------------------9--------------------|
|D-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|A-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

  Come, hear, Uncle John’s band, playing to the tide.

        C                    G                   D         C      D
|E--------------------------------------7----7--5----5--3------3-2---------|
|B---------------------------------8-10------------------------------------|
|G-----------------------------7-9-----------------------------------------|
|D-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|A-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

	Come with me or go alone, he’s come to take his children home.

Solo:
     G	  Bm      C        D       G     Bm  C	    D     G      Bm
|E----------------7-8-7----7-8-9-/10---------------------------------------|
|B----------------------10-------------8-----------------------------------|
|G---7----5-4--------------------------------------------------------------|
|D------------7-5-------------------------10-10-9--7-9-7------9-10-9-7---9-|
|A--------------------------------------------------------10-----------10--|
|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|
|E-3--3-3-2--2-------0-0---2---2---3-3-3-2-2-0-0-0--2--2--3-3-3--2--2------|
|B-0--0-0-3--3----1--1-1---3---3---0-0-0-3-3-1-1-1--3--3--0-0-0--3--3------|
|G-0--0-0-4--4----0--0-0---2---2---0-0-0-4-4-0-0-0--2--2--0-0-0--4—-4------|
|D-0--0-0-4--4----2--2-2---0---0---0-0-0-4-4-2-2-2--0--0--0-0-0--4--4------|
|A-2--2-2-2--2----3--3-3-----------2-2-2-2-2-3-3-3--------2-2-2--2—-2------|
|E-3--3-3--------------------------3-3-3------------------3-3-3------------|


   C        D       G           Bm        C         D
|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|B-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|G--7-9-7-9-7-9-7-9--------------------------------------------------------|
|D-------------------9-10-9-7-----7----------------------------------------|
|A-----------------------------10---9-10--9-10-7-9--7-9--------------------|
|E------------------------------------------------------10-8-7-------------|
|
|E----0-0---2---2---3---3--3----2--2------0--0--0---2--2-------------------|
|B-1--1-1---3---3---0---0--0----3--3------1--1--1---3--3-------------------|
|G-0--0-0---2---2---0---0--0----4--4------0--0--0---2--2-------------------|
|D-2--2-2---0---0---0---0--0----4--4------2—-2--2---0--0-------------------|
|A-3--3-3-----------2---2--2----2--2------3—-3--3--------------------------|
|E------------------3---3--3-----------------------------------------------|

   G                                                C 	        G
|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|B------------------------------------8---7--5-----------------------------|
|G-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|D-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|A-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

   It’s the same story, the crow told me, it’s the only one he knows.

      G                                  C		   G
|E-----------------------------------10------------------------10-8-7------|
|B--------------------------------------------------------------------10-8-|
|G-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|D-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|A-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

      Like the morning sun you come and like the wind you go.

        Am               Em           C	             D
|E--------------------------------------------------------10--10-----------|
|B----------------------------5---5----------8-----------------------------|
|G-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|D-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|A-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

	Ain’t no time to hate,        barely time to wait.

     C   D         G        D C  G	D            G
|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|B------------------/8-----------------------------------------------------|
|G-----------------------------------------------------------------------7-|
|D---------------------------------------------------------------------9---|
|A------------------------------------------------------------7-9--10------|
|E---------------------------------------------------------10--------------|

    Woh-oh, what I want to know, where does the time go?

G                                     C                G
|E---------------------------------------------------------------7----7----|
|B------------------------------10h12-------------------8---8-10---10---10-|
|G---------------------12-11-10---------------------------7----------------|
|D-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|A-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

I live in a silver mine        and I call it Beggar’s Tomb.

    G                       C                G
|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|B-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|G-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|D-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|A-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

   I got me a violin and I beg you call the tune.

     Am        Em                  C               D
|E----------------------------10-----------------------------------------|
|B-----------/10-12-/10-12-------------------------------9\8\7-----------|
|G-------------------------10----------------------------------9-7--7----|
|D-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|A-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|E-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

    Anybody’s choice,              I can hear your voice.

  C   D        G       D  C  G	  D       G
|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|B------------------------------------------------------------------------8|
|G-------------------------------------------------------7-7--7---7/9-7-9--|
|D-------------------------------------------------9--10-------------------|
|A-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

 Who-oh what I want to know, how does the song go?

    G                             Am     G     D
|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|B-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|G-----------------------------------------------------5-7--7--------------|
|D-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|A-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

   Come, hear, Uncle John’s band, by the riverside.

    C                           G            D      C      D
|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|B-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|G-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|D-----------------------------------------------------------------------5-|
|A-------------------------------------------------------------------5-7---|
|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

   Got, some things to talk about, here, beside the rising tide.

    G                              C      G     D
|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|B-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|G-------------------------------------------------------7--7--------------|
|D-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|A-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

   Come, hear, Uncle John’s band, playing to the tide.

    C                     G                   D        C       D
|E----------------------------------------7-------5-------3----2-----------|
|B-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|G-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|D-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|A-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

    Come on along or go alone, he’s come, to take his children home.

     G       Dm	  C    Dm
|E--------------------------|
|B—-------------------------|
|G--------------------------|
|D-3/5-7-5------------------|
|A---------8-5--7---7-5-----|
|E----------------8---------|
|					x 7
|E---3--3-3--1-1--0-0--1----|
|B---0--0-0--3-3--1-1--3----|
|G---0--0-0--2-2--0-0--2----|
|D---0--0-0--0----2----0----|
|A---2------------3---------|
|E---3----------------------|


|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|B----5-3--3-5-3--3-5-3-—3-5-----------------------------------------------|
|G-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|D-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|A-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|
|E----0------0------0------0-----------------------------------------------|
|B----3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-----------------------------------------------|
|G----2-2--2-2-2--2-2-2--2-2-----------------------------------------------|
|D----0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-----------------------------------------------|
|A-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

        Dsus2                        C	          G   G
|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|B-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|G-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|D-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|A-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

	Who-oh what I want to know, how does the song go?

No guitar:

Come, hear, Uncle John’s band, by the riverside.
Got, some things to talk about, here, beside the rising tide.

    G                            Am     G     D
|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|B-----------------------------------------------------10-8-7--------------|
|G------------------------------------------------------------9-7----------|
|D-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|A-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

   Come hear Uncle John’s band, playing to the tide.


    C                     G                   D        C       D
|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|B-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|G-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|D-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|A-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

    Come on along or go alone, he’s come, to take his children home.


     G       Dm	  C    Dm
|E--------------------------|
|B—-------------------------|
|G--------------------------|
|D-3/5-7-5------------------|
|A---------8-5--7---7-5-----|
|E----------------8---------|
|					x 3
|E---3--3-3--1-1--0-0--1----|
|B---0--0-0--3-3--1-1--3----|
|G---0--0-0--2-2--0-0--2----|
|D---0--0-0--0----2----0----|
|A---2------------3---------|
|E---3----------------------|

	   Na na na na, na na.
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