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Gimme Three Steps Tab

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This is how I play this song with only me and my acoustic guitar.
Since that is how I usually play, alone and acoustic, I would like
to present a tab that is easy and straightforward, and hopefully sounds
great, for others who generally play alone and acoustic.

GIMME THREE STEPS

e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-7--7---7-7---7------7--------2--2---2-2---2------2-----------------------|
D-7--7---7-7---7------7--------2--2---2-2---2------2-----------------------|
A------9-----9----7-9---7-9-0-------4-----4----2-4---2-4-0-----------------|
E--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G-7--7---7-7---7------7--------2--2--2-----7-7--7-7--7-7-7-7---------------|
D-7--7---7-7---7------7--------2--2--2-----7-7--7-7--7-7-7-7---------------|
A------9-----9----7-9---7-9-0--0--0--0-2-4-5-5--5-5--5-5-5-5---------------|
E--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
feel free to really stretch those bends all over the place.
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-10-10-10-10-7-7-----10-10-7----------5--5--------------------------------|
G-9b-9b-9b-9b-7-7---7-9b-9b-7---7-9-7--4b-4b----------2------7-------------|
D-----------------9-----------9-----------------------2--7-9---------------|
A--------------------------------------------3b-0-0-0-0--------------------|
E--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e-------------------------------------------------9---------------10----10-|
B-10-7-10-7-10-10-10-7----------------------------10--10-7-----10----10----|
G-9b-7-9b-7-9b-9b-9b-7---7-9-7-----------------2--9---9b-7---7-9b----9b----|
D----------------------9------------------2----2-----------9---------------|
A-------------------------------------2-4---3b-0---------------------------|
E-------------------------------0-3-4--------------------------------------|

e-------------------0------------------------------------------------------|
B-------------------0--10~~10~-7-7-----10-7--------------------------------|
G-------------------1--9b~~9b~-7-7---7-9b-7---7-9-7-2-2-2-----7-7-7--7-7---|
D-4/5-5-5-4-3-2-2-2-2--------------9--------9-------2-2-2-----7-7-7--7-7---|
A-------------2-2-2---------------------------------0-0-0-2-4-5-5-5--5-5---|
E-2/3-3-3-2-1-0-0-0--------------------------------------------------------|

               D                         D
              I was cuttin the rug down at a place called 'The Jug'
                     A                A
              with a girl named Linda Lou
                   D                      D
              When in walked a man with a gun in his hand
                     E                    A
              he was looking for you know who.
                       D                         D
              He said "Hey there fellow with the hair coloured yellow,
              G      F#/G           E
                  watcha tryin' to proove?
                            D                 D
              Cuz' thatsa' my woman there and I'm a man who cares
                       A                D
              and this might be all for you"    (I said "excuse me!")

e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-10-10-10-10-7-7-----10-10-7----------5--5--5------5----------------------|
G-9b-9b-9b-9b-7-7---7-9b-9b-7---7-9-7--4b-4b-4b-2---4b-4-2---2-4-2---------|
D-----------------9-----------9-------------------4--------4---------------|
A--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-7---------------------------------------------|
G-9b-9b-9b-9b-9b-9b-9b-9b-9--7---7-9-7--2-2-2-----7-7--7-7-7---------------|
D------------------------------9--------2-2-2-----7-7--7-7-7---------------|
A---------------------------------------0-0-0-2-4-5-5--5-5-5---------------|
E--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

                    D                  D
              I was scared and fearing for my life
              A                        A
              shaking like a leaf on a tree
                          D                 D
              Cuz' he was lean and mean and big and bad, Lord,
              E                    A
              pointing that gun at me
                      D                       D
              OHHH "wait a minute mister, I didn't even kiss her,
                 G              F#/G            E
                  don't want no trouble with you
                         D                           D
              and I know you don't owe me but I wish you would let me
              A                   D
              ask one favour from you

Chorus:         D                    D
              Say won't you Gimme 3 steps, gimme 3 steps mister,
                    A                  A
              gimme 3 steps toward the door?
              D                    D
              Gimme 3 steps, gimme 3 steps mister
                         A               D
              and you'll never see me no more.  (for Sure)

e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-------10-7-10-7-10-7-10-7-10-7-5--5--5------5----------------------------|
G-----7-9b-7-9b-7-9b-7-9b-7-9b-7-4b-4b-4b-2---4b-4-2---2-4-2---------------|
D-7-9---------------------------------------4--------4---------------------|
A--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e-----------------------------------9--------------------------------------|
B-10-10-10-10-10--------------------10--10-10-10-10-10----------------7----|
G-9b-9b-9b-9b-9b-----------------2--9---9b-9b-9b-9b-9b--------------7---9~-|
D---------------------------2----2----------------------4/5-4/5-5/9--------|
A-----------------------2-4---3b-0-----------------------------------------|
E-----------------0-3-4----------------------------------------------------|

e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-10-7-10-7-10-7-10-7-10-7--5----2---2-------------------------------------|
G-9b-7-9b-7-9b-7-9b-7-9b-7--4b-4-2-0-2-10-9-7-7--7-7-7--7-7----------------|
D-------------------------------------------7-7--7-7-7--7-7----------------|
A-------------------------------------------5-5--5-5-5--5-5----------------|
E--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

                    D                    D
           O well the crowd cleared away and I began to pray
                      A                      A
              and the water fell down to the floor
                      D                    D
              and I'm telling you, son, it ain't no fun,
                      E                      A
              staring straight down a fourty-four.
                       D                      D
              Well, he turned and screamed at Linda Lou,
                             G                   E
              and that's the break I was looking for
                            D                   D
              and you could hear me screaming a mile away
                       A                     D
              as I was headed out toward the door.

              REPEAT CHORUS.

e----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-10-10-10--10-10-10--10-10-10--7--------------------------------------------|
G-9b-9b-9b--9b-9b-9b--9b-9b-9b--7---7-9-7~------2-----2-4b-4b-4bp2---2---4-2-|
D---------------------------------9--------------------------------4---4-----|
A-------------------------------------------2h3---2h3------------------------|
E----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e---------------------------------------------------------9----------------|
B-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-7----------------------------10---------------|
G-9b-9b-9--9b-9b-9--9b-9b-9--7---7-9-7-----------------2--9----------------|
D------------------------------9------------------2----2-------------------|
A---------------------------------------------2-4---3b-0-------------------|
E---------------------------------------0-3-4------------------------------|

e------------------------------------------------------0-------------------|
B-10-10-10--10-10-10-10-10-10-7------------------------0-------------------|
G-9b-9b-9---9b-9b-9--9b-9b-9--7---7-9-7--------------1-1-------------------|
D-------------------------------9--------4/5-5-5-4-3-2-2-------------------|
A----------------------------------------------------2-2-------------------|
E----------------------------------------2/3-3-3-2-1-0-0-------------------|

e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-10-10-10--10-10-10-10-10-10-7--------------------------------------------|
G-9b-9b-9---9b-9b-9--9b-9b-9--7---7-9-7--2-2-2-----7-7-7-------------------|
D-------------------------------9--------2-2-2-----7-7-7-------------------|
A----------------------------------------0-0-0-2-4-5-5-5-------------------|
E--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

That is pretty much it.  Mess around with it and it should sound pretty close to the 
song.  Remember this is a transcription for ONE guitar.  it sounds great on acoustic or 
electric, but if on an acoustic you really have to bend those strings.

JIFIGZ
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floyd-pinkerton 257 wrote on October 25 2014, 09:31 am

good but I cant bend on my acoustic that well so I need a better one

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