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The Weight Tab

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This is the correct way to play the intro with the grace not hammer ons. I've also illustrated the strumming pattern better. Was this info helpful? Yes No
                                  3   3
q = 72 w/swing 16ths [s s s s]= [e s e s] 

[Intro] 
(0:00)
    e    e    e    e    e    e    e    e      e    e    q.         s  s  s  s  s  s
e|-----------------------------------------|--------------------------------------x--|
B|--10-------------10--(9)-----------------|--10---10---10---------10-10----------x--|
G|--9----9----9h11-11---9h11-9----9----9-\-|--7----7----7----------7--7-----7-----x--|
D|--9h11------9---------9---------9h11-11\-|--7h9--7h9--7----------7--7-----7--------|
A|-----------------------------------------|-----------------------7--7-h9--7--------|
E|-----------------------------------------|-----------------------------------9\----|

    A
    e    e    e    e    e    e.     s s s
e|-------0---------0---------0------0-0-0--||
B|-------2---------2---------2------2-3-2--||
G|-------2---------2---------2------2-2-2--||
D|-------2---------2---------2------2-2-2--||
A|--0---------0---------0-----------0-0-0--||
E|-----------------------------------------||

[Verses] 
(0:10, 0:59, 1:49, 2:38, 3:34)
    A                   C#m                   D                   A
    e    e    e    e    e    e    e    s s    e    e    e    e    e    s e     s s s
e|-------0---------0---------4---------4---|-------2---------2---------0-0-----0-0-0-|
B|-------2---------2---------5---------5---|--3----3----3----3----2----2-2-----2-3-2-|
G|*------2---------2---------6---------6-0-|--2----2----2----2----2----2-2-----2-2-2-|
D|*------2---------2---------6---------6-0-|--0----0----0----0----2----2-2-----2-2-2-|
A|--0---------0---------4---------4------0-|----------------------0----0-0-----0-0-0-|
E|-----------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
 1. I pulled  into     Nazareth        Was feeling' bout half past dead
 2. I picked up    my   bag          I went lookin' for a place to hide
 3.     Go down    Miss Moses          There's nothing  you can say 
 4.     Crazy Chester   followed me    and he caught me in   the  fog
 5.           Catch a   cannonball   now to  take me down the    line

    A                   C#m                   D                   A
    e    e    e    e    e    e    e    s s    e    e    e    e    e    s e     s s s
e|--0----0---------0---------4---------4-x-|-------2---------2---------0-0-----0-0-0-|
B|--2----2---------2---------5---------5-x-|--3----3----3----3---------2-2-----2-3-2-|
G|--2----2---------2---------6---------6-x-|--2----2----2----2---------2-2-----2-2-2-|
D|--2----2---------2---------6---------6-x-|--0----0----0----0---------2-2-----2-2-2-|
A|--0---------0---------4---------4--------|----------------------0----0-0-----0-0-0-|
E|-----------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
 1. I   just  need some place          where  I    can lay my head
 2.     When I saw    Carmen and the Devil walkin'      side by side
 3.     It's  just ol'  Luke and     Luke waitin' on the Judgement Day
 4. He  said  I will fix your rack     if    you'll take Jack my dog
 5.     My    bag  is   sinkin' low   and I   do    believe it's time

    A                   C#m                   D                   A
    e    e    e    s s  e    e    e    s s    e    e    e    s s  s s  s e     s s s
e|--0----0---------0-x-------4---------4---|-------2---------2-2----0--0-0-----0-0-0-|
B|--2----2---------2-x-------5---------5---|--3----3----3----3-3----2--2-2-----2-3-2-|
G|--2----2---------2-x-------6---------6-0-|--2----2----2----2-2----2--2-2-----2-2-2-|
D|--2----2---------2-x-------6---------6-0-|--0----0----0----0-0----2--2-2-----2-2-2-|
A|--0---------0---------4---------4------0-|----------------------0-0--0-0-----0-0-0-|
E|-----------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
 1.     Hey  mister can you tell me where a  man  might find a bed
 2.       I  said hey Carmen           come on let's   go downtown
 3.     Well  Luke my friend        what about     young Anna   Lee
 4. I   said  wait a minute Chester  You know I'm a peaceful man
 5. to get back to Miss Fanny      You know she's the only  one

    A                   C#m                   D                   A
    e    e    e    s s  e    e    e    s s    e    e    s s  s s  q    s e     s s s
e|-------0---------0-x-------4---------4-x-|-------2------2--2-2---------------------||
B|-------2---------2-x-------5---------5-x-|--3----3----3-3--3-3--2----2-2-----2-2-2-||
G|-------2---------2-x-------6---------6-x-|--2----2----2-2--2-2--2----2-2-----2-2-2-||
D|-------2---------2-x-------6---------6-x-|--0----0----0-0--0-0--2----2-2-----2-2-2-||
A|--0---------0---------4---------4--------|----------------------0----0-0-----0-0-0-||
E|-----------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------||
 1. He   just grinned and shook my head and   no was all  he said 
 2.      She  said  I     gotta go   but my friend can stick around
 3. He   said do me a   favor son Won't you stay and keep Anna Lee company
 4. He   said that's okay    boy  Won't you feed him when you can  yeah
 5.      who  sent me here with her regards        for everyone


[Chorus] 
(0:36, 1:26, 2:15, 3.04 4:01)
    A         A/G#      D                     A         A/G#      D
    e    e    e    s s  e    e    e    s s    e    e    e    s s  e    e    e    s s
e|----------------------2----2----2----2-2-|----------------------2----2----2----2-2-|
B|--2----2----2----2-2--3----3----3----3-3-|--2----2----2----2-2--3----3----3----3-3-|
G|--2----2----2----2-2--2----2----2----2-2-|--2----2----2----2-2--2----2----2----2-2-|
D|--2----2----2----2-2--0----0----0----0-0-|--2----2----2----2-2--0----0----0----0-0-|
A|--0----0---------------------------------|--0----0---------------------------------|
E|------------4----4-4---------------------|------------4----4-4---------------------|
        Take a load off Fanny                     Take a load for free

    A         A/G#      D                     Dsus2  D  
    e    e    e    s s  e    e    e    s s    e    e    h. 
e|----------------------2----2----2----2-2-|--0----0h2--2-----------------|-------------------------------|
B|--2----2----2----2-2--3----3----3----3-3-|--3----3----------------------|-------------------------------|
G|--2----2----2----2-2--2----2----2----2-2-|--2----2----------------------|--3----R-----R-----R-----------|
D|--2----2----2----2-2--0----0----0----0-0-|--0----0----------------------|--4----R-----R-----R-----------|
A|--0----0---------------------------------|------------------------------|-------------------------------|
E|------------4----4-4---------------------|------------------------------|-------------------------------|
        Take a load off Fanny                           and          you put the load right on me
                                                            (and)               (you put the load right on me)
                                                                 (and)
[1., 2., 3.]  
    A         A/G#      A/F#      A/E         D                
    e    e    e    e    e    e    e    e      e.    s    e    e    h
e|-----------------------------------------|--2----------0h2--0h2=(2)-----------------||
B|--2----2----2----2----2----2----2----2---|--3-----3----3----3-----------------------||
G|--2----2----2----2----2----2----2----2---|--2---------------2---------------------*-||
D|--2----2----2----2----2----2----2----2---|--0-------------------------------------*-||
A|--0----0------------------------0----0---|------------------------------------------||
E|------------4----4----2----2----0----0---|------------------------------------------||

[4.]
    A         A/G#      A/F#      A/E Asus4/E D                  
    e    e    e    e    e    e    e    s s    e    e    e    e    s s   e    e    e
e|-----------------------------------------|--2---------2----2----2-2---2----2----2---|
B|--2----2----2----2----2----2----2----2h3-|--3----3----3----3----3-3---3----3----3---|
G|--2----2----2----2----2----2----2----2---|--2----2----2----2----2-2---2----2----2---|
D|--2----2----2----2----2----2----2----2---|--0----0----0----0----0-0---0----0----0---|
A|--0----0------------------------0----0---|------------------------------------------|
E|------------4----4----2----2----0----0---|------------------------------------------|
       
    A         A/G#      A/F#      A/E Asus4/E D                
    e    e    e    e    e    e    e    s s    e.    s    e    e    h
e|-----------------------------------------|--2----------0h2--0h2=(2)-----------------|
B|--2----2----2----2----2----2----2----2h3-|--3-----3----3----3-----------------------|
G|--2----2----2----2----2----2----2----2---|--2-----2----2----2-----------------------|
D|--2----2----2----2----2----2----2----2---|--0-----0----0----0-----------------------|
A|--0----0------------------------0----0---|------------------------------------------|
E|------------4----4----2----2----0----0---|------------------------------------------|
                                                       Play verse one more time for 5.
                                     
[Outro]
    A         A/G#      A/F#      A/E Asus4/E D     Dsus2     D
    e    e    e    e    e    e    e    s s    e.    s    e    e     q         e   s s
e|-----------------------------------------|--2-----0----0----2====(2)=======(2)------|
B|--2----2----2----2----2----2----2----2h3-|--3-----3----3----3====(3)=======(3)--3---|
G|--2----2----2----2----2----2----2----2---|--2-----2----2----2====(2)=======(2)--2-0-|
D|--2----2----2----2----2----2----2----2---|--0-----0----0----0====(0)=======(0)--0-0-|
A|--0----0------------------------0----0---|------------------------------------------|
E|------------4----4----2----2----0----0---|------------------------------------------|

    A         A/G#      A/F#      A/E Asus4/E D     Dsus2     D
    e    e    e    e    e    e    e    s s    e.    s    e    e   h
e|-----------------------------------------|--2-----0----2----0h2=2-------------------||
B|--2----2----2----2----2----2----2----2h3-|--3-----3----3----3-----------------------||
G|--2----2----2----2----2----2----2----2---|--2-----2----2----2-----------------------||
D|--2----2----2----2----2----2----2----2---|--0-----0----0----0-----------------------||
A|--0----0------------------------0----0---|------------------------------------------||
E|------------4----4----2----2----0----0---|------------------------------------------||


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| x   Dead note
| h   Hammer-on
| p   Pull-off
| r   Release
| >   Accented note
| /   Slide up
| \   Slide down

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