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-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                             The House Is Rockin' - Stevie Ray Vaughan
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Tabbed by: Justin Mason
Email: tkdude007@hotmail.com

Tuning: one half step flat

Remember, this song is in B, don't let anyone tell you otherwise.


The strum pattern is fairly simple if you know the song, good luck and enjoy! =D

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------8--------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------8--------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------8--------------|
A|/10--10--10--10--10--10--12--10--10--10--10--10--12--10--10----------------|
E|/-8---8--12---8--11---8---8---8--12---8--11---8---8---8--11----------------| x2


Chorus

          Well, The house is rockin' don't bother knockin' when the...
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-10--10--12--10--13--10--12--10--10--10--12--10------10--10--10------------|
E|--8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8-------8---8---8------------|

          ...house is a-rockin', don't bother knockin' when the..
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-10--10--12--10--13--10--12--10--10--10--12--10------10--10--10----------------|
E|--8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8-------8---8---8----------------|

           ...house is a-rockin' don't bother come on....
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|12--12--14--12--15--12--14--12------12--14--12--15--12--14--12-------------|
A|10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10------10--10--10--10--10--10--10-------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

                            ...in!
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-10--10--12--10--13--10--12--10--10--10--12--10------10--10--10------------|
E|--8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8-------8---8---8------------|


Verse


              Kick off your shoes, start losin' the blues
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-10--10--12--10--13--10--12--10--10--10--12--10------10--10--10------------|
E|--8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8-------8---8---8------------|

           This old house aint got nothin' to lose, seen it...
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-10--10--12--10--13--10--12--10--10--10--12--10------10--10--10------------|
E|--8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8-------8---8---8------------|

              ...all for years, start spreadin' the...
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-10--10--12--10--13--10--12--10--10--10--12--10------10--10--10------------|
A|--8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8-------8---8---8------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

          ...news!                           We got...
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-10--10--12--10--13--10--12--10--10--10--12--10------10--10--10------------|
E|--8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8-------8---8---8------------|

        ...Room on the floor, come on baby shake something...
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|12--12--14--12--15--12--14--12------12--14--12--15--12--14--12-------------|
A|10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10------10--10--10--10--10--10--10-------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

   ....loose!
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-10--10--12--10--13--10--12--10--10--10--12--10------10--10--10------------|
E|--8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8-------8---8---8------------|

Chorus

          Well, The house is rockin' don't bother knockin' when the...
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-10--10--12--10--13--10--12--10--10--10--12--10------10--10--10------------|
E|--8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8-------8---8---8------------|

          ...house is a-rockin', don't bother knockin' when the..
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-10--10--12--10--13--10--12--10--10--10--12--10------10--10--10------------|
E|--8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8-------8---8---8------------|

           ...house is a-rockin' don't bother come on....
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|12--12--14--12--15--12--14--12------12--14--12--15--12--14--12-------------|
A|10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10------10--10--10--10--10--10--10-------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

                            ...in!
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-10--10--12--10--13--10--12--10--10--10--12--10------10--10--10------------|
E|--8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8-------8---8---8------------|

Now is the piano solo, immediately followed by Stevie rippin' up his strat with a 
blues pentatonic solo. Here is a rough tab attempt at it, he plays so fast its hard to 
sounds good though.


e|-------8-----8-----8-----8-----8-----8-----8-----8-----8-------------------|
B|-------8-----8-----8-----8-----8-----8-----8-----8-----8-------------------|
G|---10b---10b---10b---10b---10b---10b---10b---10b---10b---10b-10-8----------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------10-8-----|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------8------------------------------------------8-------------------------|
G|----8---10---------10b-10-10b-8--------------------10----8--10-------------|
D|-10-----------------------------10----8--10---10------10-------------------|
A|-----------------------------------10--------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


****NOTE****: this following section of the solo stays on the following section of the rythm...
*NOT SOLO*
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|12--12--14--12--15--12--14--12------12--14--12--15--12--14--12-------------|
A|10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10------10--10--10--10--10--10--10-------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
...for 32 FULL bars. Its a pain in the ass to keep up yes, but the sound has an interesting result


back to the solo...
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----10b-10-8--------------10b-10b-10-8----8--------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------10----------------------------------|
A|-------------10------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-----8-8-8-8-8--------8-8-8-8-8------11-11-11-11-11------11-11---11--------|
B|-----8-8-8-8-8--------8-8-8-8-8-------8--8--8--8--8-------8--8----8--------|
G|--10b---------------10b------------10b-----------------10b-----10---8------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------11--11-----11------11------11--11-----11-----------------------------|
G|------10--10-----10------10------10--10-----10-----------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-10----------10------10------10----------10--------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
End of Solo

Verse
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-10--10--12--10--13--10--12--10--10--10--12--10------10--10--10------------|
E|--8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8-------8---8---8------------|

         Walkin' up the streets you can hear the sound, there's some...
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-10--10--12--10--13--10--12--10--10--10--12--10------10--10--10------------|
E|--8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8-------8---8---8------------|

        ...bad honkey tonkers really layin' it down, we've seen it...
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-10--10--12--10--13--10--12--10--10--10--12--10------10--10--10------------|
E|--8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8-------8---8---8------------|

             ...All for years, we got nothing to...
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-10--10--12--10--13--10--12--10--10--10--12--10------10--10--10------------|
A|--8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8-------8---8---8------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

   .....lose!
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-10--10--12--10--13--10--12--10--10--10--12--10------10--10--10------------|
E|--8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8-------8---8---8------------|

        Get out of the floor, shimmy till you shake something...
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|12--12--14--12--15--12--14--12------12--14--12--15--12--14--12-------------|
A|10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10------10--10--10--10--10--10--10-------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


   ....loose!
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-10--10--12--10--13--10--12--10--10--10--12--10------10--10--10------------|
E|--8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8-------8---8---8------------|

Chorus

          Well, The house is rockin' don't bother knockin' when the...
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-10--10--12--10--13--10--12--10--10--10--12--10------10--10--10------------|
E|--8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8-------8---8---8------------|

          ...house is a-rockin', don't bother knockin' when the..
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-10--10--12--10--13--10--12--10--10--10--12--10------10--10--10------------|
E|--8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8-------8---8---8------------|

           ...house is a-rockin' don't bother come on....
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|12--12--14--12--15--12--14--12------12--14--12--15--12--14--12-------------|
A|10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10------10--10--10--10--10--10--10-------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

                            ...in!  I said when the...
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-10--10--12--10--13--10--12--10--10--10--12--10------10--10--10------------|
E|--8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8-------8---8---8------------|

            House is a rockin', don't bother come on...
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|12--12--14--12--15--12--14--12------12--14--12--15--12--14--12-------------|
A|10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10------10--10--10--10--10--10--10-------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

                                  ...in!
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-10--10--12--10--13--10--12--10--10--10--12--10------10--10--10------------|
E|--8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8---8-------8---8---8------------|

Ending
e|-------8----------------------8--------------------------------------------|
B|-------8----------------------8--------------------------------------------|
G|---10b---10-8-----------------8--------------------------------------------|
D|--------------10-8-10---------8--------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Thanks everyone, hope you liked it.

I'm out.

| b  bend to
| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| .  Mute note
===============================================================================
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lilangus wrote on August 6 2013, 08:53 pm

The song IS in B...why did you tab it in C? Must have forgot you were tuned down I guess lol.

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