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  Jockey Full of Bourbon - Joe Bonamassa (Cover)

  Standard Tuning - ( E A D G B E )

  Key - F minor/ G# Major


 * = Palm Mute       P = Pull off     B = Bend    t = Trill    r = Release bend

                                            sb = Slow Bend

Piano intro Chords

    Fm  C  Bbm


   There are small licks which are played behind the vocal line during the verses,
   anything in the key of F minor will work just fine.


   This riff is played a few times throughout the song.


   |--------1---------------------1----------------------|
   |--------1--------6-9-6--------1------4---------------|
   |--------1--4/5-8--------------1--3/5---5-4-3--1------|
   |--------3---------------------3-----------------3p1--|    X2
   |--------3---------------------3----------------------|
   |--1--1--1---------------1--1--1----------------------|

         *                     *

   Verse 1


       Fm                            C                        Fm

   Edna million in a drop dead suit, Dutch pink on a downtown train

    Fm                                      c                               Fm

   Two dollar pistol but the gun won't shoot, I'm in the corner on the pouring rain

    Fm                              C                             Fm

   Sixteen men on a dead man's chest, I been drinking from the broken cup

     Fm                                C                             Fm

   Two pairs of pants and a mohair vest, I'm full of bourbon and i can't stand up

 Chorus 1

   Bbm                Fm

   Hey little bird , fly away home

   C                       Fm

   Your house is on fire , your children alone

   Bbm                Fm

   Hey little bird , you fly away home

   C                       Fm

   Your house is on fire , your children alone

   Back to intro riff with small change..

After this is played once it does a different lick at the end, listenn for timing.

   |--------1---------------------1----------------------|-------------------------------------|
   |--------1--------6-9-6--------1------4---------------|---------6--11b13-9------------------|
   |--------1--4/5-8--------------1--3/5---5-4-3--1------|---4/5-8------------10-3-1-----------|
   |--------3---------------------3-----------------3p1--|---------------------------3-1--1t3--|
   |--------3---------------------3----------------------|-------------------------------------|
   |--1--1--1---------------1--1--1----------------------|-------------------------------------|

   Verse 2

   Fm                              C                            Fm

   Schiffer broke a bottle on Morgan's head, I'm stepping on the devil's tail

   Fm                                 C                                 Fm

   Across the stripes of a full moon's head, All through the bar's of a Cuban jail

   Fm                             C                             Fm

   Bloody finger's on a purple knife, Flamingo drinking from a cocktail glass

   Fm                                 C                                Fm

   I'm on the lawn with someone else's wife, Admire the view from the top of the mast

   Chrorus 2


   Bbm                Fm

   Hey little bird , fly away home

   C                       Fm

   Your house is on fire , your children alone

   Bbm                Fm

   Hey little bird , you fly away home

   C                       Fm

   Your house is on fire , your children alone

   Intro Riff

Just before solo begins hold the F note and dont play the lick, listen for timing.

   |--------1---------------------1----------------------|
   |--------1--------6-9-6--------1------4---------------|
   |--------1--4/5-8--------------1--3/5---5-4-3--1------|
   |--------3---------------------3-----------------3p1--|
   |--------3---------------------3----------------------|
   |--1--1--1---------------1--1--1----------------------|


   Solo

   |--13~--------13-------13-------13-13-----13-----------------------------------|
   |--13~--16b18----16b18----16b18----16b18-----16-13-------13--------------------|
   |--13~---------------------------------------------15b17----15-13----13h15h13--|
   |-----------------------------------------------------------------15-----------|
   |------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   |------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

   |--13~--------13-------------16b18--13----------13-----|
   |--13~--16b18----16b18r16-13-----------16p13----16b18--|
   |--13~---------------------------------------15--------|
   |------------------------------------------------------|
   |------------------------------------------------------|
   |------------------------------------------------------|


   |--13~----------------------------------------------|
   |--13~----------------------------------------------|
   |--13~--15sb17-13-----------13h15-13h15-13h15p13~---|
   |-----------------15--13-15-------------------------|
   |---------------------------------------------------|
   |---------------------------------------------------|


   |--16b18r16-13-16-13-------13-----------------------------------------------------1~---|
   |--------------------16b18----16-13-----------------------------------------------1~---|
   |-----------------------------------15b17r15-13-----3b5-3b5r3p1----1--------------1~---|
   |-----------------------------------------------15--------------3----3-1---------------|
   |------------------------------------------------------------------------3-2-----------|
   |----------------------------------------------------------------------------4--1------|
        The last few licks are not 100% but they will fit with
        the song.

   Verse 3

   Fm                     C                               Fm

   Yellow sheets on a Hong Kong bed, Stazybo horn and a slingerland ride

   Fm                   C                                               Fm

   To the carnival is what she said, A couple hundred dollars makes it dark inside

   Fm                  C                                 Fm

   Edna million in a drop dead suit, Dutch pink on a downtown train

   Fm                        C                                         Fm

   Two dollar pistol but the gun won't shoot, I'm in the corner on the pouring rain

   Chrorus 3&4


   Bbm                Fm

   Hey little bird , fly away home

   C                       Fm

   Your house is on fire , your children alone

   Bbm                Fm

   Hey little bird , you fly away home

   C                       Fm

   Your house is on fire , your children alone      X2


   Back to main riff...


   |--------1---------------------1----------------------|
   |--------1--------6-9-6--------1------4---------------|
   |--------1--4/5-8--------------1--3/5---5-4-3--1------|
   |--------3---------------------3-----------------3p1--|    X2
   |--------3---------------------3----------------------|
   |--1--1--1---------------1--1--1----------------------|


     Outro Chords


    Fm    C    Bbm

   When i decided to learn this song i noticed that there was no tabs for
it, so i worked it out and wanted to post it so other could learn it easier than
what i did, if you have any questions or anything like that for me be sure to
email me at christophmac@hotmail.co.uk.

            
            
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jurewiczarkadiusz 10 Nov 17, 2016 05:20 AM

great! thx!

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rcflyer620 10 Jul 09, 2017 09:46 PM

Capo 1 with Em chords is a lot easier to play and even make a lot of the riffs easier.
Tom Waits original key was Em But Joe's voice isn't that low.

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jabuch40 10 Aug 24, 2017 06:12 AM

thanks for doing this!

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