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Highway 49 Alternate Take chords

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Song:   Highway 49 (Alternate Take)
Artist: Howlin' Wolf
Album:  The London Howlin' Wolf Sessions (Deluxe Edition)[2003]
Writer: Joe Lee Williams
URL:    Original (not Alternate Take) http://www.youtube.com/watch?
        v=LYlAYqYP0To&list=PLjcOWKHeMrl-_-Kg3u2ma96nhxHC9MOQU&index=2;
        http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_London_Howlin%27_Wolf_Sessions
Tempo:  Moderato
Style:  Delta Blues
Method: The principal chord is struck on the downstroke and deconstructed on the 
upstroke by removing one finger.  It creates a sense of a train-style rhythmic 
beat which surges through this song.  As shown below.
 
Chords:
        EADGBe          EADGBe
D:      XX0232 - D3add4:XX0032  
D7:     XX0212 - D11:   XX0012          
G7:     320001 - G6:    320000
A7:     X02020 - A9:    X02000

 
Intro:(Lead & Piano Over)
|D  D7|G7  D|A7  G7|D  A7|


Verse 1:
          D                                            D7
I'm gonna get up in the morning, I'm gonna hit Highway 49,
          G7                                           D
I'm gonna get up in the morning, I'm gonna hit Highway 49.
       A7                      G7     D       A7
I been lookin' for my baby, Melvina's down on my mind.


Verse 2:
          D                                            D7
I'm gonna stop by the whiskey store and get me me up a jug of wine,
          G7                                                  D
I'm gonna stop by the whiskey store, I'm gonna buy me me up a jug of wine.
     A7                       G7           D     A7
If I don't find Miss Melvina, I'll have me a jug a wine.


Instrumental Break:(Lead Over)
|D  D7|G7  D|A7  G7|D  A7|


Verse 3:
               D                                                D7
Yeah, it'll be soon in the mornin' when I go walkin' in Jackson town. (that's down in Mississippi)
         G7                                               D
It'll be soon in the mornin' when I go walkin' in Jackson town, (that's down in Mississippi)
       A7                      G7     D      A7
I been lookin' for my baby, Melvina can't be found.


Verse 4:
   D                                D7
Melvina's my woman, she stays on my mind,
   A7                                D
Melvina my woman and she stays on my mind
     G7                    A7           D       A7
I'm crazy about the woman, she live' on Highway 49.


Instrumental Break:(Lead Over)
|D  D7|G7  D|A7  G7|D  A7|


Outro:(Lead Over)
|D  D7|G7  D|A7  G7|D  A7|(Fade)


[End]


Notes:
1. The 'Alternate Take' of "Highway 49" is nearly a minute longer than the 
original recording.  This version has considerably longer Instrumental Breaks and 
the Lyrics differ.
2. Herbert Sumlin's rhthym playing, as heard on this track, creates a unique under-
current.  'Much missed. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hubert_Sumlin
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rikigo 3,261 Oct 26, 2013 02:13 PM

Apologies, re Note 2. it should read 'Hubert Sumlin'. Here's some of his unique finger-style picking, that he is best remembered for that evolved from his days with John Lee Hooker - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hPCPm0FPNk8#t=59

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