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Us Blues Tab

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[Intro]
e|----------|--------------0--0---7/9------------------|
B|----------|--------------2--2-------12-10-10------10-|
G|----------|--------------2--2----------------11-9----|
D|----------|--------------2--2------------------------|
A|--------2/|3-2--0-0------0--0------------------------|
E|-0h2-0----|---------2p0------------------------------|

 A

1. Red and white, blue suede shoes,

I'm Uncle Sam, how do you do?

e|-----------|
B|-----------|
G|-----------|
D|-----------|
A|-0-0-2-3-4-|
E|-----------|
 
D
Gimme five, I'm still alive,
                           E                         B  E
Ain't no luck, I learned to duck.
        
e|--------------------------|
B|---5-----7-----8---9\\--0-|
G|------------------------1-|
D|-6---6-7---7/8---8------2-|
A|------------------------2-|
E|-piano sim----------------|

2.  Check my pulse, it don't change.
Stay seventy-two come shine or rain.
Wave the flag, pop the bag,
Rock the boat, skin the goat.  [E chord rip]

[Chorus 1]
B                               
Wave that flag,

e|---------------|
B|-11/12~--11/12~|
G|---------------|
D|---------------|
A|---------------|
E|---------------|or

e|-------B--|
B|----------|
G|----------|
D|----------|
A|-----1/2--|
E|-2h4------|

                              E
wave it wide and high.

e|-DP31--------------------|-------------------------|-B-|
B|-------------------------|-------------------------|---|
G|-------------------------|-------------------------|---|
D|-------------2-2---------|-----------2/4-2---2-----|---|
A|-------2-2-4-----4-2-2---|-------2-4-------4---5-4-|-2-|
E|-0-0-4-----------------4-|-0-3h4-------------------|---|

or                                   

e|--------------------------------|
B|-11/12-12--10-10-9--------------|
G|-------------------9-9----------|
D|------------------------6-7-8-9-|
A|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|

B                                                                        E
Summertime done, come and gone, my, oh, my.

e|-----------------------------------|
B|-10b12-(12)r10--9-10-9-------------|
G|------------------------9-12-11----|
D|--------------------------------12-|
A|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------------------------|
B|----12-----14p12---12------14p12----12---12------------|
G|----------------13---------------13-----------14-13----|
D|-14-------------------------------------------------14-|
A|-------------------------------------------------------|
E|-Bob-SYF--------------------------------------------------|

 3. I'm Uncle Sam,

e|-----------|
B|-----------|
G|--4b6-4b6--|
D|-----------|
A|-----------|
E|-----------|

that's who I am;

e|-----------|
B|-----------|
G|-4b6-4--2--|
D|-----------|
A|-----------|
E|-----------|

Been hidin' out

e|---------3---3-4-5-|
B|-2-3-4-5---5-------|
G|-------------------|
D|-------------------|
A|-------------------|
E|-------------------|
in a rock and roll band.

e|-2------------|
B|---5----------|
G|------4b6r4-2-|
D|--------------|
A|--------------|
E|--------------|

e|-piano sim----------------D-|
B|----------------------------|
G|---2-----2-----2-----2------|
D|--------------------------0-|
A|-0---0-1---1-2---2-3---3----|
E|----------------------------|

Shake the hand

e|-D------------|
B|--5b7r5-3-5b7-|
G|--------------|
D|--------------|
A|--------------|
E|--------------|

that shook the hand

e|----------------|
B|--5b7r5-3-5-5b7-|
G|----------------|
D|----------------|
A|----------------|
E|----------------|

Of P.T. Barnum

e|------------|
B|--5b7r5-3-3-|
G|------------|
D|------------|
A|------------|
E|------------|

and Charlie Chan.

e|---------|
B|-5-5/7-5-|
G|---------|
D|---------|
A|---------|
E|---------|

4. Shine your shoes,

e|--------|
B|--------|
G|-4/6--6-|
D|--------|
A|--------|
E|--------|

light your fuse.

e|----------|
B|--5---5---|
G|----7---6-|
D|----------|
A|----------|
E|----------|

Can you use

e|---------------|
B|-8/10-10-10-10-|
G|---------------|
D|---------------|
A|---------------|
E|---------------|

them ol' U.S. Blues?

e|----------------|
B|-5-----8--------|
G|---7-6-^--8p7p6-|
D|----------------|
A|----------------|
E|----------------|

I'll drink your health, share your wealth, Run your life, steal your wife.

[Chorus 2]
Wave that flag,
e|--------|
B|-11/12~~|
G|--------|
D|--------|
A|--------|
E|--------|

wave it wide and high.

e|-------12-12-12-12-12-10-|-------10-10-10-----------|
B|-11/12-------------------|-11/12----------12\10-8---| 
G|-------------------------|------------------------9-| 
D|-------------------------|--------------------------| 
A|-------------------------|--------------------------| 
E|-------------------------|--------------------------| 

e|-----------------------------|--------------------------|
B|-------12-12-12--------------|--------------------------|
G|-12/13----------14-14-14-12h-|-13-14-14-14-14--14-12----|
D|-----------------------------|----------------------14--|
A|-----------------------------|--------------------------|
E|-----------------------------|--------------------------|

Summertime done, come and gone, my, oh, my.

[Solo]
e|-MH------|----------------------|---------------------------|
B|---------|-------------8/10-8---|------------------------14-|
G|-7/9-9-7-|-6------------------9-|-9-7p6-7-5h6---------------|
D|---------|---7-7-7--------------|------------------12/14----|
A|---------|----------------------|---------------------------|
E|-4-------|----------4-----------|---------------------------|

e|---------------------12-12-12-|-------------------------------|
B|-14-14-13/14---13/14----------|-12b14r12----12----12b14r12----|
G|------------------------------|----------14----14----------14-|
D|------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|------------------------------|-------------------------------|
E|------------------------------|-------------------------------|
 
e|-------10-10-10----------------|----------------------8/10-|
B|-10/12----------10b12r10----10-|------10-10----10----------|
G|-------------------------12----|-9/11-------11-------------|
D|-------------------------------|---------------------------|
A|-------------------------------|---------------------------|
E|-------------------------------|----------------------4----|
 
e|-8--------------------8/10-|-10-8----10-10--10-10---|
B|----10-8-10-7--------------|------10----------------|
G|--------------7-7----------|------------------------|
D|---------------------------|------------------------|
A|---------------------------|------------------------|
E|---------------------------|------------------------|

e|-11/12-12-12p11h12-12p11h12--11-12---|--19-18-17-16-17p16------------|
B|-------------------------------------|---------------------17-16-17--|
G|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------|

5. Back to back chicken shack.
Son of a gun, better change your act.

e|-5-7-6-5-----|
B|---------6/7-|
G|-------------|
D|-------------|
A|-------------|
E|-------------|
        
We're all confused, what's to lose?
You can call this song, the United States Blues

[Chorus 3]
Wave that flag,
wave it wide and high.

e|------------------------------------------|
B|-12-12-10-10-9----------------------------|
G|---------------9------9----9--------------|
D|-----------------9-12---12----7-8-9-------|
A|------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------|

Summertime done,
come and gone, my, oh, my.
Summertime done,
come and gone, my, oh, my.



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| /  Slide up
| h  Hammer-on
| p  Pull-off
| \  Slide down
| ~  Vibrato
| b  Bend
| r  Release

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MikePiercey 10 Aug 08, 2015 02:38 PM

great tab, but why is it written so long? a pain to print

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