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Roadhouse Blues
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Rick's intro:                       Francis' intro:
                                    (played twice!)
E|--------------------------      -----------------------|
H|--------------------------      -3-3-3-3-3--3-3-3-5-5--|
G|--------------------------      -4-4-4-4-4--4-4-4-6-6--|
D|--------------------------      -----------------------|
A|-------0h1h2-------0h1h2--      -----------------------|
E|-0-0-0-------0-0-0-------- etc..-----------------------|


The guitar intermission between the song lines:
   (marked as '*' where in the song this is used!)           
E|------------------------|
H|------------------------|
G|-------0----------------|
D|---------2-0-2-(2r0)----|
A|-0h1h2--------------(2)-|
E|------------------------|

                                Roadhouse Blues
                                (The Doors)
                                       
                     E
                     Keep your eyes on the road, your hands upon the wheel *
                     Keep your eyes on the road, your hands upon the wheel *
                             Yeah, we're goin' to the Roadhouse
                                 We're gonna have a real
                                      Good time *

                     E
                     Yeah, back at the Roadhouse they got some one to love *
                     Yeah, back at the Roadhouse they got some one to love *
                                 And that's sort of people
                                Who like to go down slow *
                              
                                   A
                                   Let it roll, baby, roll

                                   Let it roll, baby, roll

                                   Let it roll, baby, roll
                                          H-C-H
                                  Let it roll, all night long

   Guitar solo (in E): (slightly simplified)
E|----------12----------12----------12---------------12----------12----------12----|
H|-------12----------12----------12---------------12----------12----------12-------|
G|-14b16-------14b16-------14b16-------12---14b16-------14b16-------14b16-------12-|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|----------12----------12----------12----------12------------------------------|
H|-------12----------12----------12----------12----14-14b15r14-12---------------|
G|-14b16-------14b16-------14b16-------14b16----------------------12h13---------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------14-12---|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|----------12----------12----------12---------------12----------12----------12----|
H|-------12----------12----------12---------------12----------12----------12-------|
G|-14b16-------14b16-------14b16-------12---14b16-------14b16-------14b16-------12-|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|----------12----------12----------12----------12------------------------------|
H|-------12----------12----------12----------12----14-14b15r14-12---------------|
G|-14b16-------14b16-------14b16-------14b16----------------------12h13---------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------14-12---|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

  1: 
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
H|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------9-9------9-9------9------9------9------9-11b12------9-9------9-9------9--|
D|-9h11-----9h11-----9h11---9h11---9h11---9h11---------9h11-----9h11-----9h11----|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

E|-----------------------------------|
H|-----------------------------------|
G|-11b12-11b12-11b12-11b12r11p9----9-|   played 4 times from 1:!!!!
D|------------------------------11---|
A|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|

E|--------------------------------------------------------------|
H|-------------------------------12-----------------------------|
G|-14p12-13-13-13-11-13-13-11-13-12--14p12-13-13-13-11-13-13-11-|  Play this line
D|-14p12-14-14-14-12-14-14-12-14-----14p12-14-14-14-12-14-14-12-|  3 times!
A|--------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|

E|-------------------------------------------------|
H|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|---4-5---4-5---4-5-7b9-7b9---4-5---4-5---4-5-7b9-|  
A|-7-----7-----7-------------7-----7-----7---------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|

E|-------------------------------------------------|
H|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|---4-5---4-5---4-5-7b9-7b9---4-5---4-5---4-5-7b9-|  
A|-7-----7-----7-------------7-----7-----7---------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|

E|------------------------------------|
H|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|-7b9-7b9-7b9-7b9-7b9-7b9-7b9r7-5----|  
A|---------------------------------7--|
E|------------------------------------|

E|------------------------------------|
H|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|-7b9-7b9-7b9-7b9-7b9-7b9-7b9r7-5----|  
A|---------------------------------7--|
E|------------------------------------|

E|------------------------------------|
H|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|-7b9-7b9-7b9-7b9-7b9-7b9-7b9r7-5----|  
A|---------------------------------7--|
E|------------------------------------|

E|-----------------------------------------------|
H|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|-7b9-7b9-7b9-7b9r7-5---------------------------|  
A|---------------------7-5-7-7-7-5---5-----------|
E|---------------------------------7---7-7-5-3-0-|


                                   Do it, honey, do it

                                 You gotta roll, roll, roll
                              You gotta thrill my soul, all right
                                   Roll, roll, roll, roll
                                     Thrill my soul
                              You gotta beep a gunk a chucha
                                    Honk konk konk
                                 You gotta each you puna
                                   Each ya bop a luba
                                Each yall bump a kechonk
                                    Ease sum konk
                                       Ya, ride

                       I should have made you, I should have made you
                            Give up your vows, give up your vows
                                Save our city, save our city
                                      Right now

                        Well, I woke up this morning, I got myself a beer
                      Well, I woke up this morning, and I got myself a beer
                        The future's uncertain, and the end is always near

                                   Let it roll, baby, roll
                                   Let it roll, baby, roll
                                   Let it roll, baby, roll
                                  Let it roll, all night long

  The Reel: (start up in H) 
         E                    H                        E  
E|-7------------------7-------------------------9-7----7-----------|
H|---10-9-------9---9---10-9-10-7-7-7-7-10-7-10-----10-------------|
G|--------9-9-9---9--------------------------------------9-9-9-9-9-|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|  
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
                  H          E
E|---------7-------------------|
H|-10-9-10---10-9-7-7-10-9-7---|
G|---------------------------9-|
D|-----------------------------|  
A|-----------------------------|
E|-----------------------------|


The Mexican Hat dance:
          E                                                 H
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|
H|-12-11-12------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------13-12-13---------------------------------11-13-14-11-|
D|-------------------14-13-14---------------11-13-14-------------|  
A|----------------------------14---11-12-14----------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|
                                                     E
E|------------------------------------------------------|
H|-10-9-10-------------------12-12-12-14-12-------------|
G|---------11-10-11-8-7-8-------------------14-13-11----|
D|------------------------9--------------------------14-|  
A|------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------|
    F#                  H     F#                H
E|-------------------------------------------------|
H|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-11-11----------------------11-11----------------|
D|-------11-11-11-13-14-14-13-------11-11-13-14-13-|
A|-------------------------------------------------|  
E|-------------------------------------------------|

   F#                   H                    F#       H
E|-------------------------------------------------------|
H|-------------------------------------------------------|
G|-11-11----------------------11-11-11-13-11-------------|
D|-------11-11-11-13-14-14-13----------------14-13-11----|
A|----------------------------------------------------14-|  
E|-------------------------------------------------------|


          E                                                 H
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|
H|-12-11-12------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------13-12-13---------------------------------11-13-14-11-|
D|-------------------14-13-14---------------11-13-14-------------|  
A|----------------------------14---11-12-14----------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|
                                                     E
E|------------------------------------------------------|
H|-10-9-10-------------------12-12-12-14-12-------------|
G|---------11-10-11-8-7-8-------------------14-13-11----|
D|------------------------9--------------------------14-|  
A|------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------|


            
            
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