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Poor Poor Pitiful Me Tab

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Capo
intermediate
1st fret
Tabbed by: wheeluh_boy@hotmail.com


Here's the lead guitar part for the famous Ronstadt tune, "Poor Poor Pitiful Me."
I had to learn this by ear for an audition, and it sounds pretty exact when you
play it with the recording.

To play with recording, Capo 1st fret in standard tuning. All tab positions are
relative to the capo.

Intro Chords: F  C  G  C

Fill 1

E--------------|
B--------------|
G----5---5-5---|
D----5---5-5---|
A—x----x-------|
E--------------|

Fill 2 / Lead Break

E---------------------------------------3--3---3------|
B--1----1-----------4brbr—1~~---1--1-------4b—-4b—1~--|
G—-3b~~-3b-*3-3-3---------------3b-3b~----------------|
D-----------------------------------------------------|
A-----------------------------------------------------|
E-----------------------------------------------------|
*Pick while bending

Fill 3

E----------------------|
B----------------------|
G-----5--------5-5-----|
D-----5--------5-5-----|
A—5/7-----5/7----------|
E----------------------|
After “namin’ names”, “jesse james”, and “credit to his gender”

Fill 4 *

E--1-1---------3-3--------|--1---------------------------|
B--1-1----1-1--0-0-----1--|--1----1-1--------------------|
G--2-2----0-0--0-0-----0--|--2----0-0--------5-----5-5---|
D--3-3----2-2--0-0-----2--|--3----2-2--------5-----5-5---|
A------xx-3-3--2-2-xx--3--|----xx-3-3-xx-5/7---5/7-------|
E--------------3-3--------|------------------------------|
 *light distortion

Chorus Fill

E--1-----3----------------------------------|
B--1--1--0----------------------------------|
G--2--0--0----------------------------------|
D--3--2--0—-2br---------2br---2br---2br-----|
A-----3--2-----3~----3~-----3----3-----3----|
E--------3--------1~------------------------|

Chorus Fill Continued

E--1-----3------------------1----------3--------|
B--1--1--0----------------1--1--------0-0-------|
G--2--0--0--------------2-----2------0---0------|
D--3--2--0---2br--------------------------------|
A-----3--2------3----3------------2---------5---|
E--------3---------1------------3-----------3---|




Solo

E-------------------------------------|
B-----------14------------------------|
G------11---13b—13~~-11—13b-11--13-11-|
D--13---------------------------------|
A-------------------------------------|
E-------------------------------------|

Solo Continued

E-------------------------------------|
B------13--15-15b-15-13—15b-15b-15-14-|
G--14---------------------------------|
D-------------------------------------|
A-------------------------------------|
E-------------------------------------|

Solo Continued

E------12—13p12—13p12-14b-13p12-13p12-----------|
B--13---------------------------------13p12h13--|
G-----------------------------------------------|
D-----------------------------------------------|
A-----------------------------------------------|
E-----------------------------------------------|

Solo Continued

E-------------------------------------------|
B------15--15-------------------------------|
G--12—-14b*--14r-12--14-12-14-12------------|
D---------------------------------14h15p14--|
A-------------------------------------------|
E-------------------------------------------|
* hold bend

Go through Fill 4 and Chorus

Outro

E------------------------|
B------------------------|
G------------------------|       Ad-Lib through the chorus parts,
D------------------------|       I’m not for sure about this, but I know it’s in there
A--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-----|       for a few seconds at least
E------------------------|
Pm..................

E--------------------|-----1---------3----------|
B------1-------3br-1-|-----1----1-1--0-----1-1--|
G--------------------|-----2----0-0--0-----0-0--|
D-0h2----2-----------|--3--3----2-2--0-----2-2--| X 2 (the end part)
A—---------3---------|-------3--3-3--2--3--3-3--|
E--------------------|---------------3----------|

E--3--.......------|------1---------3----------|
B—-4b/4-4-4-4—1~~--|------1---1-1---0-----1-1--|
G------------------|------2---0-0---0-----0-0--| X 2 (the end part)
D------------------|----3-3---2-2---0-----2-2--|
A------------------|--------3-3-3---2--3--3-3--|
E------------------|----------------3----------|

E---------------------|---1--------3----------|
B---------------------|---1---1-1--0-----1-1--|
G------5-----5--------|---2---0-0--0-----0-0--| X 2 (the end part)
D------5-----5--------|-3-3---2-2--0-----2-2--|
A-5/7----5/7---7/5—3~-|-----3-3-3--2--3--3-3--|
E---------------------|------------3----------|


E--3--------------|---1---------3-----------|
B—-4b*4-4-4—--1~~-|---1----1-1--0------1-1--|
G-----------------|---2----0-0--0------0-0--| X 2 (the end part)
D-----------------|-3-3----2-2--0------2-2--|
A-----------------|-----3--3-3--2---3--3-3--|
E-----------------|-------------3-----------|

E--------------------|---1---------3-----------|
B--------------------|---1----1-1--0------1-1--|
G------------------0-|---2----0-0--0------0-0--|
D—2b---2b—2b—--0h2---|-3-3----2-2--0------2-2--| X 2 (the end part)
A---3----3---3-------|-----3--3-3--2---3--3-3--|
E--------------------|-------------3-----------|

E----------------------------|---1---------3---------|
B-------------1------------1-|---1----1-1--0-----1-1-|
G-----0-----0------0-----0---|---2----0-0--0-----0-0-|      Fade Out
D—0h2---0h2----0h2---0h2-----|-3-3----2-2--0-----2-2-|
A----------------------------|-----3--3-3--2--3--3-3-|
E----------------------------|-------------3---------|
Begin Fading Out



Tab Notations:

/ = slide
b = bend
r = release bend
h = hammer-on
p = pull-off
pm = palm mute
x = muted string
~ = vibrato

All other special notations are explained in the tab. Any questions or comments,
feel free to email me.

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