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The Old Man Down The Road Tab

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                             Old Man Down the Road – John Fogerty
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Tabbed by: drhark
Email: drharkins@yourspinalhealth.com

Main Riff: E pentatonic with a “blue note” thrown in (Bb)
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--0-2-2b(4)-0---------------------0-2-2b(4)(4)-2-0-------------------------|
D|--------------2--------2---2-----------------------2--------2---2----------|
A|----------------1-0----------------------------------1-0-------------------|
E|--------------------3----0-------------------------------3----0------------|

Solo: E7 chord
e|----16-----16-16-----16-16\------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------15-15-----15-15\------------------------------------------------|
G|-16----16--------16--------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-2-0---2-0---2-0---2-0-----------------------------------------------------|
G|-2-0---2-0---2-0---2-0-----------------------------------------------------|
D|-----2-----2-----2---------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

            C       D           Em
Chorus: The old man is down the road

| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note

OK I had to chime in here because the other tabs for this song are absolutely 
Not sure it’s perfect but I only had 2 minutes to figure it out.
it’s a heck of a lot closer than the others
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mootz wrote on August 25 2014, 06:09 pm

small correction, on the main riff he hits the third fret both times on the low E, not 3 and then 0 on the E (you can watch the albert hall take on youtube which shows this clearly). But pretty good otherwise, thanks bruv.

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