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[Chords]
C       x32013  x32010
Dsus4   x00233  xx0033
B7      x24242
G7      320001  320031
Cadd9   x32030
C7      x32310
F7      131211  131241
Bbes7   x13131
Fm/bes  113111
D/f#    200232
A7      x02020
Dsus2   x00230
D7sus4  x00213
G       320033

 [Intro chords]
   C         C           Dsus4 B7    G7          C                     Dsus4 B7    G7
e|-3---3---3-0---0-0---0-3---3-2---2-1---1-1---1-0---0---0-0---0-0---0-3---3-2---2-1---1-1---1-|
B|-1---1---1-1---1-1---1-3---3-4---4-3---3-3---3-1---1---1-1---1-1---1-3---3-4---4-3---3-3---3-|
G|-0---0---0-0---0-0---0-2---2-2---2-0---0-0---0-0---0---0-0---0-0---0-2---2-2---2-0---0-0---0-|
D|-2---2---2-2---2-2---2-0---0-4---4-0---0-0---0-2---2---2-2---2-2---2-0---0-4---4-0---0-0---0-|
A|-3---3---3-3---3-3---3-0---0-2---2-2---2-2---2-3---3---3-3---3-3---3-0---0-2---2-2---2-2---2-|
E|-----------------------------------3---3-3---3-----------------------------------3---3-3---3-|
                                                                                   I'm getting 
[Intro solo]
   C                     Dsus4 B7   G7
e|-------------3-------------------------------------------------------3------------------|
B|-------1-3/5------------------------5-6------------------------1-3/4-3------------------|
G|---0-2----------------------------------5---5---5/7-5------0h3---------5-2-0--5-----0---|
D|------------------------------------------7---7---------------------------------2-3-----|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

 [Verse 1]
   C       Cadd9         C7      Cadd9         F7                    Bbes7               Fm/bes
e|-0---0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0---0-0---0-0---0-1---1---1-1---1-1---1-1---1---1-1---1-3---1-|
B|-1---1---3-1---1-1---1-1---1---3-1---1-1---1-1---4---1-4---4-4---4-3---3---1-3---1-1---1-|
G|-0---0---0-0---0-0---0-3---3---0-3---3-3---3-2---2---2-2---2-2---2-1---1---1-1---1-1---1-|
D|-2---2---2-2---2-2---2-2---2---2-2---2-2---2-1---1---1-1---1-1---1-3---3---3-3---3-3---3-|
A|-3---3---3-3---3-3---3-3---3---3-3---3-3---3-3---3---3-3---3-3---3-1---1---1-1---1-1---1-|
E|---------------------------------------------1---1---1-1---1-1---1-----------------------|
  tired     of hanging 'round.   Think I will marry      and settle down.   'Cause this old 

   C                     D/f#      G7            C         A7          Dsus2       G7
e|-0---0---0-0---0-0---0-2---2---2-1---1---1---1-0---0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-1---1-1---1-|
B|-1---1---1-1---1-1---1-3---3---3-3---3---3---3-1---1---1-2---2-2---2-3---3-3---3-3---3-3---3-|
G|-0---0---0-0---0-0---0-2---2---2-0---0---0---0-0---0---0-0---0-0---0-2---2-2---2-0---0-0---0-|
D|-2---2---2-2---2-2---2-0---4---4-0---0---0---0-2---2---2-2---2-2---2-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-|
A|-3---3---3-3---3-3---3-0---2---2-2---2---2---2-3---3---3-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-2---2-2---2-|
E|-----------------------2---2---2-3---3---3---3-----------------------------------3---3-3---3-|
  nightlife, this old   sportlife  is  killing  me.                                   I got a 

 [Verse 2]
   C       Cadd9         C7      Cadd9         F7                    Bbes7               Fm/bes
e|-0---0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0---0-0---0-0---0-1---1---1-1---1-1---1-1---1---1-1---1-3---1-|
B|-1---1---3-1---1-1---1-1---1---3-1---1-1---1-1---4---1-4---4-4---4-3---3---1-3---1-1---1-|
G|-0---0---0-0---0-0---0-3---3---0-3---3-3---3-2---2---2-2---2-2---2-1---1---1-1---1-1---1-|
D|-2---2---2-2---2-2---2-2---2---2-2---2-2---2-1---1---1-1---1-1---1-3---3---3-3---3-3---3-|
A|-3---3---3-3---3-3---3-3---3---3-3---3-3---3-3---3---3-3---3-3---3-1---1---1-1---1-1---1-|
E|---------------------------------------------1---1---1-1---1-1---1-----------------------|   
  letter        from my home.      Most of my friends are  dead and gone.        I begin to 

   C                     D/f#      G7            C         A7          Dsus2       G7
e|-0---0---0-0---0-0---0-2---2---2-1---1---1---1-0---0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-1---1-1---1-|
B|-1---1---1-1---1-1---1-3---3---3-3---3---3---3-1---1---1-2---2-2---2-3---3-3---3-3---3-3---3-|
G|-0---0---0-0---0-0---0-2---2---2-0---0---0---0-0---0---0-0---0-0---0-2---2-2---2-0---0-0---0-|
D|-2---2---2-2---2-2---2-0---4---4-0---0---0---0-2---2---2-2---2-2---2-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-|
A|-3---3---3-3---3-3---3-0---2---2-2---2---2---2-3---3---3-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-2---2-2---2-|
E|-----------------------2---2---2-3---3---3---3-----------------------------------3---3-3---3-|
  worry,     I begin to wonder    'bout days to come.                                 My mother 

 [Verse 3]
   C       Cadd9         C7      Cadd9         F7                    Bbes7               Fm/bes
e|-0---0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0---0-0---0-0---0-1---1---1-1---1-1---1-1---1---1-1---1-3---1-|
B|-1---1---3-1---1-1---1-1---1---3-1---1-1---1-1---4---1-4---4-4---4-3---3---1-3---1-1---1-|
G|-0---0---0-0---0-0---0-3---3---0-3---3-3---3-2---2---2-2---2-2---2-1---1---1-1---1-1---1-|
D|-2---2---2-2---2-2---2-2---2---2-2---2-2---2-1---1---1-1---1-1---1-3---3---3-3---3-3---3-|
A|-3---3---3-3---3-3---3-3---3---3-3---3-3---3-3---3---3-3---3-3---3-1---1---1-1---1-1---1-|
E|---------------------------------------------1---1---1-1---1-1---1-----------------------|   
  used to       talk to me.   I was young and foolish     could not see.       Now I got no  

   C                     D/f#      G7            C         A7          Dsus2       G7
e|-0---0---0-0---0-0---0-2---2---2-1---1---1---1-0---0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-1---1-1---1-|
B|-1---1---1-1---1-1---1-3---3---3-3---3---3---3-1---1---1-2---2-2---2-3---3-3---3-3---3-3---3-|
G|-0---0---0-0---0-0---0-2---2---2-0---0---0---0-0---0---0-0---0-0---0-2---2-2---2-0---0-0---0-|
D|-2---2---2-2---2-2---2-0---4---4-0---0---0---0-2---2---2-2---2-2---2-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-|
A|-3---3---3-3---3-3---3-0---2---2-2---2---2---2-3---3---3-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-2---2-2---2-|
E|-----------------------2---2---2-3---3---3---3-----------------------------------3---3-3---3-|
  mother. My sisters and brothers, don't care for me

 [Solo]
         C              C7                       F7                    
e|-------3h5p3--------------12-------------------------------|
B|-5-4-5--------3/5------------13----------------------------|
G|------------------5---3---------12-10----10-12-10-12-------|
D|--------------------5-----------------13-------------13-10-|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------|

                   Bbes7
e|-----------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------|
G|----8-10h12p10-8-10----8h10p8-12-10-8----|
D|-10-----------------10----------------10-|
A|-----------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------|

   C                             D/f#                         G7        
e|----------8----8-12-13-14-15---14-13-11----11----------------------------|
B|-----8-10---10--------------------------13----13-11----------------------|
G|-7/9------------------------------------------------12-10----------10-12-|
D|----------------------------------------------------------13-10-13-------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

       C                     A7       Dsus2       G7
e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----10-13-15b17-13-15-----13-------15b17-15-13----------------|
G|--12-------------------14-----14----------------14b15-12-------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------15-13-|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|

   C                       C7        F7                      Bbes7
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------6-8-6h8p6---6-------|
G|-5---3-----------5---3-5-5-3-------5---8p7p5---5---5---5-8-----------8---8-5---|
D|---5---5-4-3-------5-----------5/7-----------7---7-----------------------------|
A|-------------6-3---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

                                         C                                       D/f#
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------6h8-8-6h8p6---6------------------------------------------10-13-15-15b17-|
G|---5-8-------------8---8/10-8-------------------------9-10-9-12----------------|
D|-8----------------------------10--10-10/14-10----8-10--------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------10-------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

                     G7             C          A7        Dsus2      G7
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-14b15-12-14----12-7/9---------------------5-8p7p5---5-7/8-7------------------|
D|-------------14--------10----8-10-10\5-5-7---------7---------10-7-------------|
A|--------------------------10--------------------------------------10-8-7------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------10-8-|
                                                                       I swear I'm

 [Verse 4]
   C       Cadd9         C7      Cadd9         F7                    Bb7                 Fm/bes
e|-0---0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0---0-0---0-0---0-1---1---1-1---1-1---1-1---1---1-1---1-3---1-|
B|-1---1---3-1---1-1---1-1---1---3-1---1-1---1-1---4---1-4---4-4---4-3---3---1-3---1-1---1-|
G|-0---0---0-0---0-0---0-3---3---0-3---3-3---3-2---2---2-2---2-2---2-1---1---1-1---1-1---1-|
D|-2---2---2-2---2-2---2-2---2---2-2---2-2---2-1---1---1-1---1-1---1-3---3---3-3---3-3---3-|
A|-3---3---3-3---3-3---3-3---3---3-3---3-3---3-3---3---3-3---3-3---3-1---1---1-1---1-1---1-|
E|---------------------------------------------1---1---1-1---1-1---1-----------------------|   
  gonna       change my ways.     I'm gettin' older          every day.   When I was young and 

   C                     D/f#      G7            C         A7          Dsus2       G7
e|-0---0---0-0---0-0---0-2---2---2-1---1---1---1-0---0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-1---1-1---1-|
B|-1---1---1-1---1-1---1-3---3---3-3---3---3---3-1---1---1-2---2-2---2-3---3-3---3-3---3-3---3-|
G|-0---0---0-0---0-0---0-2---2---2-0---0---0---0-0---0---0-0---0-0---0-2---2-2---2-0---0-0---0-|
D|-2---2---2-2---2-2---2-0---4---4-0---0---0---0-2---2---2-2---2-2---2-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-|
A|-3---3---3-3---3-3---3-0---2---2-2---2---2---2-3---3---3-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---2-2---2-2---2-|
E|-----------------------2---2---2-3---3---3---3-----------------------------------3---3-3---3-|
  foolish     it was so easy         to run and play.                               I'm getting 

 [Verse 5]
   C       Cadd9         C7      Cadd9         F7                    Bb7                 Fm/bes
e|-0---0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0---0-0---0-0---0-1---1---1-1---1-1---1-1---1---1-1---1-3---1-|
B|-1---1---3-1---1-1---1-1---1---3-1---1-1---1-1---4---1-4---4-4---4-3---3---1-3---1-1---1-|
G|-0---0---0-0---0-0---0-3---3---0-3---3-3---3-2---2---2-2---2-2---2-1---1---1-1---1-1---1-|
D|-2---2---2-2---2-2---2-2---2---2-2---2-2---2-1---1---1-1---1-1---1-3---3---3-3---3-3---3-|
A|-3---3---3-3---3-3---3-3---3---3-3---3-3---3-3---3---3-3---3-3---3-1---1---1-1---1-1---1-|
E|---------------------------------------------1---1---1-1---1-1---1-----------------------|
  tired     of hanging 'round.   Think I will marry      and settle down.   'Cause this old 

   C                     D/f#      G7            C                     A7           
e|-0---0---0-0---0-0---0-2---2---2-1---1---1---1-0---0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-|
B|-1---1---1-1---1-1---1-3---3---3-3---3---3---3-1---1---1-1---1-1---1-2---2-2---2-2---2-2---2-|
G|-0---0---0-0---0-0---0-2---2---2-0---0---0---0-0---0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-|
D|-2---2---2-2---2-2---2-0---0---0-0---0---0---0-2---2---2-2---2-2---2-2---2-2---2-2---2-2---2-|
A|-3---3---3-3---3-3---3-0---0---0-2---2---2---2-3---3---3-3---3-3---3-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-|
E|-----------------------2---2---2-3---3---3---3-----------------------------------------------|
  nightlife, this old   sportlife  is  killing  me.                                  This old

   D7sus4                G                     C         F7          C    Cadd9
e|-3---3---3-3---3-3---3-3---3---3-3---3-3---3-0---0---0-1---1-1---1-0----0--0-|
B|-1---1---1-1---1-1---1-3---3---3-3---3-3---3-1---1---1-1---1-1---1-1----3--1-|
G|-2---2---2-2---2-2---2-0---0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0---0-2---2-2---2-0----0--0-|
D|-0---0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0---0-0---0-0---0-2---2---2-1---1-1---1-2----2--2-|
A|-0---0---0-0---0-0---0-2---2---2-2---2-2---2-3---3---3-3---3-3---3-3----3--3-|
E|-----------------------3---3---3-3---3-3---3-----------1---1-1---1-----------|
  nightlife, this old   sportlife  is  killing  me.                                

 [Outro]
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------3/4---3-1---------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------0-2-------------2-0---------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------3--2-|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

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| h  Hammer-on
| p  Pull-off
| b  Bend
| \  Slide down

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BluesPower444 20 Aug 09, 2007 08:48 AM

Great song , Great tab
good job, man

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BluesPower444 20 Aug 13, 2007 09:03 PM

tab more jj cale and clapton
like "its easy"
or heads in georgia

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jjbennett 122 Aug 12, 2008 08:31 AM

Solos good, chords are a bit out mate - nearly all the D chords are actually D9.

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