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All Along The Watch Tower (a la Hendrix)
========================================


(4/4 time, moderate rock, tune down 1/2 step)

The timings you'll have to get from the song as this tab 
isn't written with the correct bar spacing in mind, nor does it
specify the timeperiod of the note..you'll just have to work that
out for yourself.

It's jus' a rough guide really ;-)

(Please note this was compiled as straight ASCII, so using proportional
fonts to view it won't make it look very nice)

[Intro]
      
                                                  ~~~~~~
D#|----------|------------12------|----*--*--*--*--------*-----------------|
A#|----------|----(4)---13--------|---14-14-14-14-------14-(14)-12---------|
F#|---REST---|---------/----------|-------------------------------11-/-13--|
C#|--x4 bars-|--------------------|----------------------------------------|
G#|----------|--------------------|----------------------------------------|
D#|----------|--------------------|----------------------------------------|


                                                   ~~~~~~~~
D#|---------------------------------|---*---------*-----------------------|
A#|---------------------------------|--11---11---11--------11-(11)--9-----|
F#|-11---11---11---11-\------9--11--|---------------------------------11--|
C#|---------------------/11---------|-------------------------------------|
G#|---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
D#|---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|


                                      There   must be  some kind  a way 
D#|----____-----*------------*------|------------------------------------|-
A#|----11/9----12------------12\----|--------------____------------------|-
F#|---------9-------------------\---|--------------11/9------------------|-
C#|------------------------------\--|-------------------9----------------|-
G#|---------------------------------|----11-----------------9--9---7--7--|-
D#|---------------------------------|--9---------------------------------|-


   out-ta here____                       said the jo-ker to the thief______
D#|----------------------------------|--------___------------------------|-
A#|---------------------_____--------|--------7-5------------------------|-
F#|---------------___---4-6-4--------|------------4-------------2--------|-
C#|----------___--4/6--------4---6---|--------------------------2--------|-
G#|----------2-4---------------------|--4--------------------------------|-
D#|----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|-

                                        There's too much con - fu- sion__ 
D#|----------_____------_____-------|-----------_____--------------------|-
A#|----------2-4-2------4-6-4-------|-----------5-7-5--------------------|-
F#|--2-------------4/6--------6-----|-------6----------------------------|-
C#|---------------------------------|--4---------------------------------|-
G#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-

                                           I can't    get no re - lief__                                     
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
A#|---------------------------------|-------------5----------------------|-
F#|------_____-2--------------------|------------------------4-----------|-
C#|------2-4-2-2----___-------------|--------------------4---------------|-
G#|--2--------------4-2-------------|--4--------------2------------0-----|-
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-

                                         Busi-ness men they ah_______
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
A#|------------------5/7\5----------|----------4-------------------------|-
F#|-2---------------(4)-------------|----------5-------------4---2-------|-
C#|-2---------4/6-------------------|-------6-------------4------2-------|-
G#|---------------------------------|---4--------------2---------0-------|-
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-

     ah drink my wine_____________         plow men       dig my earth____
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
A#|----------------------5--5/7\5---|---------5-___----------------------|-
F#|--2------------------(4)-4/6\4---|---___---4-6-4----------------------|-
C#|--2---------------4/6------------|---4-6-------------6----------------|-
G#|--0------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-

   ________ Uh             ~~~~~~~~~~  None__ will Lev - el         on____
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
A#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
F#|-------------------4/6--4--------|------------------------------------|-
C#|------------___--4---------------|------------------------------------|-
G#|------------4-6------------------|------------------------------------|-
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-

   _____the vine___________ Uh            no-bod-y of it is worth
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
A#|--------------_____--------------|--------5---------------------------|-
F#|--------------4-6-4-------4/6\4--|--------6---------4----2------------|-
C#|--------------------7-4/6--------|-----6------6-----4-4--2------------|-
G#|---------------------------------|--4------------2-------0------------|-
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-

           Hey_______________Hey!_____(Guitar solo)_
D#|----------------------9----------|---*--9----------*------------------|-
A#|--------------------------12-----|--12------------12--12-9------9-----|-
F#|---------------------------------|----------------12--12--------11----|-
C#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
G#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-

       ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~                                  ~~~~~
D#|---*-----------------------------|--------------------*------*--------|-
A#|---------------------------------|---------------12--14-----14-(14)-12|-
F#|--11-----------------11/9--------|----9--11/13--------------14-(14)---|-
C#|--------------------------11-----|------------------------------------|-
G#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-

       ~~~~~~~~     1.5                 1.5            1.5
D#|--*--------------*-------*-------|----*-------------*-----------------|-
A#|-14-------------14-----(14)------|---14------------14--14----12--14---|-
F#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
C#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
G#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-

                                         0.5
D#|--*--------------------*---------|-9---*--9-----------9---------------|-
A#|-12---12-\-------------------9---|----12----12-9----9---12--9---------|-
F#|-------------------9--11---------|---------------12----------12-11-9--|-
C#|------------/11------------------|----------------------------------11|-
G#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
 
             ~~~~~~~                  No rea  -  son to get ex  - cit -
D#|---*-----------------------------|------------------------------------|-
A#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
F#|--11-----9--------/18\-----------|------------------------------------|-
C#|----------------legato slide-----|------------------------------------|-
G#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-


    - ed (uh)           (heh)            the  thief he kind-ly spoke
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
A#|---------------------------------|--------(5-7-5)---------------------|-
F#|-------------4-/--6--\--4--------|---------4------4-------------------|-
C#|--------4/6----------------------|------------------------------------|-
G#|---------------------------------|---7--------------------------------|-
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-

                                      There  are  many here a-mong
D#|---------------------------------|-------_____------------------------|-
A#|---------------------______------|-------5-7-5------------------------|-
F#|----------------4/6--4--(0)------|-------------4---------4------------|-
C#|------____---2-------------------|-------------------------4----------|-
G#|------2--4-----------------------|--6---------------------------------|-
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-

    us                                 who feel that life__ is but a joke.
D#|----0----------------------------|------------------------------------|-
A#|-------2------_____--------------|------------------------------------|-
F#|--------------4-6-4-___--4-------|------------------------------------|-
C#|---------4/6--------4-6----------|------------------------------------|-
G#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
D#|---------------------------------|---------------------------------(9)|-

                          But uh      But you and I we've been___________
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
A#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
F#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
C#|-___-----------------------------|------------------------------------|-
G#|-7-9-------------------7---------|------------------------------------|-
D#|--------------------------7------|------------------------------------|-

    through that (but ah)             and this is  not our          fate.
D#|---------___---------------------|------------------------------------|-
A#|---------7-5----___---5----------|-----5------------------------------|-
F#|-------------6--4-6---4----------|-------------------4----------------|-
C#|-------------------------6\------|-----6-------------4----------------|-
G#|---------------------------------|-4-------------2---------------0----|-
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-


                                        So let us not talk      false - 
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
A#|--------------------5/7\5--------|-------5-----4----------------------|-
F#|--2--------------4--4/6\4--------|---------------------4--------------|-
C#|--2--___--2--4/6-----------------|----6-------------------2-----------|-
G#|-----4-6-------------------------|--4---------------------------------|-
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-


   - ly     now                          the ho - urs get-tin' late.___
D#|-5-------------------------------|---------_____----------------------|-
A#|-5-7-5---___------------_____----|---------5-7-5----------------------|-
F#|-_____---4-6------2-----4-6-4----|---------------4--------------------|-
C#|--------------------4/6--------6-|------------------------------------|-
G#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-


    Ah    hey                           
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
A#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
F#|-------4--6-----4---4------------|-6/9-9-9--9--9/11--11--11/13--------|-
C#|---4/6---------------------------|------------------------------11----|-
G#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-

                                     
D#|--------*---9-9-9-9----9-9-9-----|---*--9------------------*----*-----|-
A#|-------12------------------------|--12----(12)9-------9---------------|-
F#|---------------------------------|---------------11-------11---11-----|-
C#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
G#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-

                                                               * ~~~~~~~~~
D#|---*--------------*--------------|--9--------12------14----14---------|-
A#|--------------------------9------|-----/14----------------------------|-
F#|--11----(11)9----11--------------|------------------------------------|-
C#|--------------11-----------------|------------------------------------|-
G#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-


     *              *
D#|-14-(14)-12--14-14---14--12---12-|--*-----*------*---------------------|-
A#|---------------------------14----|-14----(14)---14---------------14----|-
F#|---------------------------------|--------------------------(13)-------|-
C#|---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|-
G#|---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|-
D#|---------------------------------|-------------------------------------|-

                                     (Slide guitar starts here
                                      12-string norm. tuning w. echo plex)
D#|--*----------*-------------------|------------------------------------|-
A#|--14----14--14-----14-___--------|---15-(slide down to next bar)------|-
F#|---------------------12-13\1-----|---15-(slide down to next bar)------|-
C#|---------------------------------|---15-(slide down to next bar)------|-
G#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-

D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
A#|--(from last bar) /2-------------|------------------------------------|-
F#|------------------/2-------------|------------------------------------|-
C#|------------------/2-------4-/---|-11-----------------------------11/-|-
G#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-

D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
A#|---------------------------------|--14---------------------------11--/|-
F#|---------------------9/11--9-----|------------------------------------|-
C#|-14------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
G#|---------------------------------|--14---------------------------11--/|-
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-


D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
A#|--14-------------------___-------|------------------------------------|-
F#|----------------------9/11-------|--11/13---------11------------9-----|-
C#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
G#|--14-----------------------------|------------------------------------|-
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-

    (end of slide guitar)
D#|---------------------------------|--12---12/14----14/16----16/19------|-
A#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
F#|-11\-----------------------------|---9----9/11----11/13----13/16------|-
C#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
G#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-

                                                .25
D#|--19\---------------------*------|-9---9------*----9----*-------------|-
A#|------------------------------9--|--12--12--9----9--12-9--------------|-
F#|--16\--------------------11------|------------11--------11-11-9--9-11-|-
C#|---------------------------------|-----------------------------11-----|-
G#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-

                         (slowly)      0.25
D#|---*--------------------*--------|-9-*-9-11-9----9-11-9----9-11-9-----|-
A#|-----------------------12--------|--12-------9-12------9-12------9----|-
F#|--11-----------------------------|------------------------------------|-
C#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
G#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-

         0.25 0.25
D#|--*-9--*--9-*-9------------------|--*-------9---*---9-----------------|-
A#|-12---12-----9--12-9-------------|--12---------12---------------------|-
F#|-----------11-------11--11-9-11--|------------------------------------|-
C#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
G#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-


D#|---*---11-----11---11------------|--11--9--9--9--9--9-----7--9--7--7--|-
A#|--14-----------------------------|---9--9--9--9--9--9-----7--7--7--7--|-
F#|---------------------------------|--------------------4/8-------------|-
C#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
G#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-


D#|----5-----------------------------|---------11-9-9\--------9--7--7--7--|-
A#|----5-/8-8-8-8-/10-10-10-10-13\--0|-------9-------------7--7--7--7--7--|-
F#|-/6---/9-9-9-9--11-11-11-11-14\---|-----------------/8--8--8--8--8--8--|-
C#|----------------------------------|--6/11------------------------------|-
G#|----------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
D#|----------------------------------|------------------------------------|-


D#|----5--5-------------------------|-----9---11-9--9--9----7--9-7--7----|-
A#|----5--5--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x----|-----9----9-9--9--9----7--7-7--7----|-
F#|-/6------------------------------|--------------------/8--------------|-
C#|---------------------------------|-/11--------------------------------|-
G#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-


D#|----5------------------------0---|--*-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-*-11-11-11-11-*-12-12-12-12-12|-
A#|----5--8-8-8-8/10-10/13\-x-x-0---|-12--------------14------------15---------------|-
F#|-/6----9-9-9-9/11-11/14\---------|------------------------------------------------|-
C#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------------------|-
G#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------------------|-
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------------------|-

                                      All      a long______ the     watch
D#|--*-14-14-14--*-16-16-16-16-*-16-|------------------------------------|-
A#|-17----------19------------19----|------------------------------------|-
F#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
C#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
G#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-

   tow  -  er                         prin-ces   kept the   view
D#|---------------------------------|------___---------------------------|-
A#|---------------------------------|------7-5----------4----------------|-
F#|---------------------------------|----------4-----4------4------------|-
C#|---------------------------------|-------------4----------------------|-
G#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-

                                      While all the women came
D#|---_______------_____------------|------------------------------------|-
A#|---5-7---5------5/7\5------------|------------------------------------|-
F#|---6-------___--4/6\4------------|-----9--9--x------------------------|-
C#|-----------4/6-------------------|-----9--9--x-----9---9--------------|-
G#|---------------------------------|--------------9---------9-----------|-
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-

    and        went        (ta)         bare feet      ser-vants too
D#|--5__----------------------------|--------___-------------------------|-
A#|--5-7-7--7--------5/7\5----------|--------7-5-------------------------|-
F#|------6--6--------4/6\4----------|-------------6--6-------4---4-------|-
C#|------------4/6------------------|----------------------------4-------|-
G#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-

    (ah)                 Well ah      out -  side     in the cold
D#|---------------------------------|---------__9------------------------|-
A#|---------------------------------|---------7-7------------------------|-
F#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
C#|-4--4--4--4---4------------------|------------------------------------|-
G#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-

   dis  -  tance__ uh                 a wild  cat    did      growl___
D#|---------------------------------|---___------------------------------|-
A#|--------------0-------5/7\5------|---7-5------------------------------|-
F#|--------------6-------4/6\4------|--------------4------4--------------|-
C#|--------------7------------------|---------4/6-------------4----------|-
G#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-

                                      Two rid - ers were ap-proach-in'
D#|---5__---------------------------|-----___----------------------------|-
A#|---5-7--___-----5/7\5------------|-----7-5---___----------------------|-
F#|--------4-6-----4/6\4------0-----|-----6-----4-6--4---------4---------|-
C#|-------------6----------6--------|--------------------4--------4--4---|-
G#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-

                           and the    wind      be-gan to howl
D#|-----------------------------x---|------___---------------------------|-
A#|-------------------5/7\5-----x---|------7-5---------------------------|-
F#|--___-------___-4--4/6\4---------|------6----4---------4--------------|-
C#|--4-2-___-2-4/6------------------|------------------4-----------------|-
G#|------2-4------------------------|--------------2---------------------|-
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-

                  Hey !                                        Ah
D#|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0--|--*--9-----9--9---9----9--------9-9-|-
A#|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0--|-12---------------------------------|-
F#|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-------|------------------------------------|-
C#|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-------|------------------------------------|-
G#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-

                         ~~~~~~~~~~~
D#|--*--9--9--9----9----9-----------|----*---11---11---11---11-----------|-
A#|-12------------------------------|---14-------------------------------|-
F#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
C#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
G#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-

                   All a-long   the watchtow-er
D#|--*--11--12---11-------*---11----|----------*--9-9--9-----9----9------|-
A#|-14---------------14--14---------|---------12-------------------------|-
F#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
C#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
G#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-
D#|---------------------------------|------------------------------------|-

                                                                  Have you
D#|--9--9-9---9---9---9-------------|--*-11-11-11-11-11-11-*12-12-12-12-12-12-12|-
A#|---------------------------------|-14------------------15--------------------|-
F#|---------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|-
C#|---------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|-
G#|---------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|-
D#|---------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|-

       ev   -  er    ?????       way out
D#|--*-14-14-14-14-14-14-14---16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16|-
A#|-16---------------------19------------------------|-
F#|--------------------------------------------------|-
C#|--------------------------------------------------|-
G#|--------------------------------------------------|-
D#|--------------------------------------------------|-

     * hold bend____________________________________
D#|-19-19-19-19-19-19-19-19-19--19-19-19-19-19--19-19--|-
A#|----------------------------------------------------|-
F#|----------------------------------------------------|-
C#|----------------------------------------------------|-
G#|----------------------------------------------------|-
D#|----------------------------------------------------|-
                   Yeah                    yeah
 0.5
  *  *  hold bend_________________________________
-19-19-19-19-19-19-19-19-19--19-19-19-19-19--19-19--|-
----------------------------------------------------|-
----------------------------------------------------|-
----------------------------------------------------|-
----------------------------------------------------|-
----------------------------------------------------|-

     * hold bend__________________________  *
D#|-19-19-19-19-19-19-19-19-19--19-19---19-19--|-
A#|--------------------------------------------|-
F#|--------------------------------------------|-
C#|--------------------------------------------|-
G#|--------------------------------------------|-
D#|--------------------------------------------|-

     * hold bend____________________________________
D#|-19-19-19-19-19-19-19-19-19--19-19-19-19-19--19-19--|-
A#|----------------------------------------------------|-
F#|----------------------------------------------------|-
C#|----------------------------------------------------|-
G#|----------------------------------------------------|-
D#|----------------------------------------------------|-


     * hold bend_________________________  *
D#|-19-19-19-19-19-19-19-19-19--19-19--19-19--|-
A#|-------------------------------------------|-
F#|-------------------------------------------|-
C#|-------------------------------------------|-
G#|-------------------------------------------|-
D#|-------------------------------------------|-

     * hold bend__________________________________  *
D#|-19-19-19-19-19-19-19-19-19--19-19-19-19-19--19-19--|-
A#|----------------------------------------------------|-
F#|----------------------------------------------------|-
C#|----------------------------------------------------|-
G#|----------------------------------------------------|-
D#|----------------------------------------------------|-

                                                  W -
                  *hold bend__*___________*_________
D#|-21-21-21-21--19-19-19-19-19-19-19-19-19-19-19-19--|-
A#|---------------------------------------------------|-
F#|---------------------------------------------------|-
C#|---------------------------------------------------|-
G#|---------------------------------------------------|-
D#|---------------------------------------------------|-

   -all           a           long the watch   tow
                  *hold bend 
D#|-21-21-21-21--19-19-19-19--21-21-21-21-21-21-21-21-|
A#|---------------------------------------------------|-
F#|---------------------------------------------------|-
C#|---------------------------------------------------|-
G#|---------------------------------------------------|-
D#|---------------------------------------------------|-

      -  er.
                                                          *     *
D#|-21-21-21-21--21-21-21-21-21-21-21-21-21-21--------|--19----19--|
A#|---------------------------------------------------|--19--------|
F#|---------------------------------------------------|------------|
C#|---------------------------------------------------|------------|
G#|---------------------------------------------------|------------|
D#|---------------------------------------------------|------------|


*************************************************
Key :

*   = Full Bend note (number above the * is amount of bend i.e 1 or 1.5 or.5)
Note: if a note appears in brackets after a bend then that signifies a 
release of that note.

~~~ = Vibrato
/   = Slide up to note
\   = slide down to note
( ) = release note
____= pull off/hammer on 
x = muffled percussive tone

*************************************************
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spiderman86 60 wrote on October 17 2002, 12:00 am

CRAP CRAP CRAP LEARN TO TAB!!!!!

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