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Back Down South Tab

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Author
Kings of Leon
Come Around Sundown
Back Down South

Standard Tuning,
(this is how they play it live, some parts
differ from the album version)
(you can check this one out for guidance:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=57Cnz2Xa9gY)

[Intro]
  Matthew left guitar (finger picking)
e|------0------0----------0-----0---------0-----0-------0---------0-----|
B|-12-----12-----12---7-----7-----7---5-----5-----0-------0---------0---| \
G|----0------0------0---0-----0-----0---0-----0-------0-----0-4h5-----0-|  \ play
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|  / twice
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------| /
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|

  Jared bass (comes in on second round)
G|---12--12-----12--12-----12--12-----12--12----|
D|--12--12--12-12--12--12-12--12--12-12--12--12-|
A|-10--10--10-10--10--10-10--10--10-10--10--10--|
E|----------------------------------------------|

[Verse 1]
  Jared bass
G|---12--12-----12--12-----12--12-----12--12----|
D|--12--12--12-12--12--12-12--12--12-12--12--12-|
A|-10--10--10-10--10--10-10--10--10-10--10--10--|
E|----------------------------------------------|

[Bridge 1]
  Jared bass
G|---12--12-----12--12-----12--12-----12--12----|
D|--12--12--12-12--12--12-12--12--12-12--12--12-|
A|-10--10--10-10--10--10-10--10--10-10--10--10--|
E|----------------------------------------------|

  Caleb right guitar acoustic
e|-3---------------------------------------------3--------------------3-|
B|-3---------------------------------------------3--------------------3-|
G|-0---------------------------------------------0--------------------0-|
D|-0---------------------------------------------2--------------------0-|
A|-2---------------------------------------------3--------------------2-|
E|-3------------------------------------------------------------------3-|

  Matthew left guitar
  play four times, on the fourth round
  skip last part and jump into bridge
e|------0------0----------0-----0---------0-----0---|----0---------0-----|
B|-12-----12-----12---7-----7-----7---5-----5-----0-|------0---------0---|
G|----0------0------0---0-----0-----0---0-----0-----|--0-----0-4h5-----0-|
D|--------------------------------------------------|--------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|--------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|--------------------|

[Verse 2]
  Jared bass
G|---12--12-----12--12-----12--12-----12--12----|
D|--12--12--12-12--12--12-12--12--12-12--12--12-|
A|-10--10--10-10--10--10-10--10--10-10--10--10--|
E|----------------------------------------------|

  Caleb right guitar acoustic
   Underneath the stars, where we park the cars, aint showin signs of stopin'
e|-3---------------------------------------------3--------------------3-|
B|-3---------------------------------------------3--------------------3-|
G|-0---------------------------------------------0--------------------0-|
D|-0---------------------------------------------2--------------------0-|
A|-2---------------------------------------------3--------------------2-|
E|-3------------------------------------------------------------------3-|

  Matthew left guitar
e|------0------0----------0-----0---------0-----0-------0---------0-----|
B|-12-----12-----12---7-----7-----7---5-----5-----0-------0---------0---|
G|----0------0------0---0-----0-----0---0-----0-------0-----0-4h5-----0-|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|

[Bridge 2]
  Jared bass
G|---12--12-----12--12-----12--12-----12--12----|
D|--12--12--12-12--12--12-12--12--12-12--12--12-|
A|-10--10--10-10--10--10-10--10--10-10--10--10--|
E|----------------------------------------------|

  Caleb right guitar acoustic
e|-3---------------------------------------------3--------------------3-|
B|-3---------------------------------------------3--------------------3-|
G|-0---------------------------------------------0--------------------0-|
D|-0---------------------------------------------2--------------------0-|
A|-2---------------------------------------------3--------------------2-|
E|-3------------------------------------------------------------------3-|

  Matthew left guitar (using pick)
e|-----------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------|
G|-2s4-2-0---0-----------0-0---2s4-2-0---0-|
D|---------2----0--0-0-0-2-2-0---------2---|
A|--------------2--2-2-2-3-3-2-------------|
E|-------------3--3--3-3-----3-------------|

[Verse 3]
  Jared bass
G|---12--12-----12--12-----12--12-----12--12----|
D|--12--12--12-12--12--12-12--12--12-12--12--12-|
A|-10--10--10-10--10--10-10--10--10-10--10--10--|
E|----------------------------------------------|

  Caleb right guitar acoustic
e|-3---------------------------------------------3--------------------3-|
B|-3---------------------------------------------3--------------------3-|
G|-0---------------------------------------------0--------------------0-|
D|-0---------------------------------------------2--------------------0-|
A|-2---------------------------------------------3--------------------2-|
E|-3------------------------------------------------------------------3-|

  Matthew left guitar (comes in on third count)
  play twice, on the second round skip last part
  and jump into chorus
e|------0------0----------0-----0---------0-----0---|----0---------0-----|
B|-12-----12-----12---7-----7-----7---5-----5-----0-|------0---------0---| 
G|----0------0------0---0-----0-----0---0-----0-----|--0-----0-4h5-----0-|
D|--------------------------------------------------|--------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|--------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|--------------------|

[Chorus - I'm going back down south now]
  Jared bass
G|---12--12-----12--12-----12--12-----12--12----|
D|--12--12--12-12--12--12-12--12--12-12--12--12-|
A|-10--10--10-10--10--10-10--10--10-10--10--10--|
E|----------------------------------------------|

  Caleb right guitar acoustic
e|-3---------------------------------------------3--------------------3-|
B|-3---------------------------------------------3--------------------3-|
G|-0---------------------------------------------0--------------------0-|
D|-0---------------------------------------------2--------------------0-|
A|-2---------------------------------------------3--------------------2-|
E|-3------------------------------------------------------------------3-|

  Matthew left guitar (using pick)
e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|-2s4-2-0---0-----------0-0---| \ play
D|---------2----0--0-0-0-2-2-0-| / twice
A|--------------2--2-2-2-3-3-2-|
E|-------------3--3--3-3-----3-|

[Bridge]
  Jared bass
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------| \ play
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------| / throughout
E|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|

  Caleb right guitar acoustic
e|-3---------------------------------------------3--------------------3-|
B|-3---------------------------------------------3--------------------3-|
G|-0---------------------------------------------0--------------------0-|
D|-0---------------------------------------------2--------------------0-|
A|-2---------------------------------------------3--------------------2-|
E|-3------------------------------------------------------------------3-|

  Matthew left guitar
e|---------------------------------------------17-----------|
B|------------------------------------------------15--------|
G|---------------------------------------------------14b15~-|
D|----------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------17-------------------------------------------|
B|----------------15b17--------------12-------12------------|
G|--------------------------------------12---------12-------|
D|-----------------------------------------12---------12~---|
A|----------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-12-------12-------------12-------12-------------|
G|----12-------12----12-------12-------12----12----| \ play
D|-------12-------12----12-------12-------12----12-| / twice
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|

[Outro]
  Jared bass
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|

  Caleb right guitar acoustic
e|-3---------------------------------------------3--------------------3-|
B|-3---------------------------------------------3--------------------3-|
G|-0---------------------------------------------0--------------------0-|
D|-0---------------------------------------------2--------------------0-|
A|-2---------------------------------------------3--------------------2-|
E|-3------------------------------------------------------------------3-|

  Matthew left guitar (using pick)
e|-----------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------|
G|-2s4-2-0---0-----------0-0---2s4-2-0---0-| \ play
D|---------2----0--0-0-0-2-2-0---------2---| / twice
A|--------------2--2-2-2-3-3-2-------------|
E|-------------3--3--3-3-----3-------------|

e|------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-12-12-x-12--12-12-x-12--13-13-x-13--12-x-------------------|
G|-12-12-x-12--12-12-x-12--12-12-x-12--12-x-14s16-14-12----12-| \ play
D|-12-12-x-12--12-12-x-12--14-14-x-14--12-x-------------14----| / twice
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--------|
B|----12~-|
G|----12~-|
D|-12-12~-|
A|--------|
E|--------|

************************************

| h  Hammer-on
| b  Bend
| ~  Vibrato
| x  Dead note 

************************************
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swiz2000 306 Mar 20, 2012 01:35 PM

The intro is not correct. I can't find a tab with the correct intro tabs.

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jashua92 342 Mar 23, 2012 12:19 AM

The intro is correct, this is the live version of the song. Matthew doesnt even play it on the guitar on the album.

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