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Lynyrd Skynyrd - All I Can Do Is Write About It
Tabbed By: Evan
EMail: Highwaychile336@go.com


I hate tabs like that ^ where u just write down the chords...
i wrote this so then ppl will no the rythym for this song, which is 
actually is kinda tricky and will takje me a few hours to finish...

G          D            C (spoken "2-3-4")
1 2 3 &   4 1 e an da  234


G          D           Em          C,        G        D            C
1& 2eanda  3& 4eanda  1& 2eanda   3& 4eanda 1& 2eanda 3& 4eanda  1234


          G              D
         1& 2eanda  3& 4eanda
Well this life that I've lived

    Em           C
   1& 2eanda   3& 4eanda
Has took me everywhere

G                    D             C
1& 2eanda        3& 4eanda    (1 2alet 3alet 4 1 2eanda)
There ain't no place I ain't never gone

         G              D
    3& 4eanda       1& 2eanda 
But it's kinda like the sayin

         Em            C
    3& 4eanda       1& 2eanda 
That you heard so many times

           G          D             C
      3& 4eanda     1& 2eanda  (3 4alet 1alet 2 3 4eanda)
Well there just ain't no place like home

G                    D                C
1& 2eanda        3& 4eanda    (1 2alet 3alet 4 1 2eanda)

        G          D         Em          C
       3& 4eanda 1& 2eanda  3& 4eanda  1& 2eanda
Did you ever see a she-gator protect her youngins

       G         D            C
 3& 4eanda   1& 2eanda    (3 4alet 1alet 2 3 4eanda)
Or the fish in a river swiwin free

        G            D             Em            C
      1& 2eanda   3& 4eanda      1& 2eanda   3& 4eanda
Did you ever see the beauty of the hills of Carolina

       G                D        C
1& 2eanda          3& 4eanda  (1 2alet 3alet 4 1 2eanda)
Or the sweetness of the grass in Tennesee

    G            D        C
3& 4eanda   1& 2eanda  (3 4alet 1alet 2 3 4eanda)
And lord I can't make any changes

G               D              C
1& 2eanda     3& 4eanda   (1 2alet 3alet 4 1 2eanda)
All I can do is write 'em in a song

G                D           Em        C
3& 4eanda      1& 2eanda  *3*& 4eanda 1& 2eanda
Cus I can see the concrete a slowly creepin

G                D              C
3& 4eanda   1& 2eanda  (3 4alet 1alet 2 3 4eanda)
Lord take me and mine before that comes


G               D               C
1& 2eanda    3& 4eanda    (1 2alet 3alet 4 1 2eanda)

G               D                C
3& 4eanda   1& 2eanda  (3 4alet 1alet 2 3 4eanda)


G               D                 C
1& 2eanda    3& 4eanda        (1 2alet 3alet 4 1 2eanda)
Like to see the mountain stream a flowing

G               D                 C
3& 4eanda   1& 2eanda  (3 4alet 1alet 2 3 4eanda)
Do you like to see a youngin with his dog

G                     D                Em             C
1& 2eanda          3& 4eanda        *1*& 2eanda     3& 4eanda 
Did you ever stop and think about well the air you're breathing

G                      D     C
1& 2eanda         3& 4eanda (1 2alet 3alet 4 1 2eanda)
Well you better listen to my song

 G                D         C
3& 4eanda   1& 2eanda  (3 4alet 1alet 2 3 4eanda)
And lord I can't make any changes

G                 D         C
1& 2eanda     3& 4eanda (1 2alet 3alet 4 1 2eanda)
All I can do is write 'em in a song

G                 D         Em      C  
3& 4eanda    1& 2eanda *3*& 4eanda 1& 2eanda
Cus I can see the concrete a slowly creepin

G                D              C           
3& 4eanda   1& 2eanda  (3 4alet 1alet 2 3 4eanda)
Lord take me and mine before it comes


(key change to A for piano solo)

A                 E               D *****(played 4x)*****
1& 2eanda    3& 4eanda    (1 2alet 3alet 4 1 2eanda)


*****(back to G)*****


G                D               C
1& 2eanda    3& 4eanda    (1 2alet 3alet 4 1 2eanda)
I'm not tryin to put down no big city

G                           D                 C
3& 4eanda               1& 2eanda  (3 4alet 1alet 2 3 4eanda)
But the things they write about us is just a bore

G                  D         Em      C
1& 2eanda    3& 4eanda  *1*& 2eanda  3& 4eanda
You can take a boy out of old Dixieland

G                     D            C
1& 2eanda       3& 4eanda   (1 2alet 3alet 4 1 2eanda)
But you'll never take Dixie from a boy

G                D        C
3& 4eanda     1& 2eanda  (3 4alet 1alet 2 3 4eanda) 
And lord I can't make any changes

G                D               C
1& 2eanda    3& 4eanda   (1 2alet 3alet 4 1 2eanda)
All I can do is write 'em in a song

G                 D          Em     C
3& 4eanda    1& 2eanda *3*& 4eanda 1& 2eanda
Cus I can see the concrete a slowly creepin

G                D                C
3& 4eanda     1& 2eanda  (3 4alet 1alet 2 3 4eanda)
Lord take me and mine before that comes  

         G             D          Em      C
    1& 2eanda     3& 4eanda  *1*& 2eanda  3& 4eanda
Yes well I can see the concrete a slowly creeping

G                D                C
12              34               1234
Lord take me and mine before that comes.The rythym in parentheses are wot i think it basically is (im doin this by ear)
ull have to listen to the song if u dont think it sounds right
if u have any suggestions and/or improvents please feel free to email me
Highwaychile336@go.com  (also if u have the piano part for this :>D)
Also, accent the notes with the stars ** around them
keep rockin!
==========="All I Can Do Is Write About It"
by Lynyrd Skynyrd
written by Ronny Van Zant and Allen Collins
chorded out by Kevin Bills (kbills@vt.edu)

(G)

G D C (spoken "2-3-4")
G D Em C, G D C

          G              D
Well this life that I've lived
    Em           C
Has took me everywhere
G                    D             C
There ain't no place I ain't never gone

         G              D
But it's kinda like the sayin
         Em            C
That you heard so many times
           G          D             C
Well there just ain't no place like home

G D C
        G          D         Em          C
Did you ever see a she-gator protect her youngins
       G         D            C
Or the fish in a river swiwin free
        G            D             Em            C
Did you ever see the beauty of the hills of Carolina
       G                D        C
Or the sweetness of the grass in Tennesee

    G            D        C
And lord I can't make any changes
G               D              C
All I can do is write 'em in a song
G                D           Em     C
Cus I can see the concrete a slowly creepin
G                D              C
Lord take me and mine before that comes

G D C
G D C

G               D                 C
Like to see the mountain stream a flowing
Do you like to see a youngin with his dog
G                     D                Em             C
Did you ever stop and think about well the air you're breathing
G                      D     C
Well you better listen to my song

And lord I can't make any changes
All I can do is write 'em in a song
Cus I can see the concrete a slowly creepin
Lord take me and mine before it comes

(key change to A for piano solo)
A E D (played 4x)
(back to G)

G                D               C
I'm not tryin to put down no big city
But the things they write about us is just a bore
G                  D         Em      C
You can take a boy out of old Dixieland
G                     D            C
But you'll never take Dixie from a boy

G                D        C
And lord I can't make any changes
All I can do is write 'em in a song
G                 D          Em     C
Cus I can see the concrete a slowly creepin
G                D                C
Lord take me and mine before that comes  

         G             D          Am     C
Yes well I can see the concrete a slowly creeping
G                D                C
Lord take me and mine before that comes.
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little papa wrote on January 9 2006, 03:57 pm

Thank you for the rythym... Good job

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shelbycj wrote on January 9 2006, 08:15 pm

rock on good man

-1 reply
caldwell4567 wrote on July 29 2006, 10:22 pm

dude this is the shit

rock on
\m/

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