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Black Jack Davey Tab


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|                            Black Jack Davey                              |
|                                 By:                                      |
|                           The White Stripes                              |
|                            Key of A minor                                |
Legend: (-)g = grace note   h = hammer on   p = pull off  PM = palm mute
        NM = no mute    s = slide    X% = repeat previous measure X times
        VR = verse rhythm
Intro: distortion                          E major
N.C. (Am)                                 PM  NM

               D (Dsus4)                 G    Am  Am(PM)

(drums enter)  1.Black Jack Davey come run along then

 Am (PM)                  E  E (PM)          Am
[same rhythm as before]  [similar rhythm]    [same rhythm as before]
 wishin' to the lord and  mary              (inaudible lyrics) and he

                        E    D  D                        E    Am
charmed the heart of a  la - dy  charmed the heart of a  la - dy

second and third verse are played the same:

2. [Am] How old are you my pretty little miss?
        How old are you my
   [E]  honey?
   [Am] she answered him wtih a lovin' smile, said, "I'll be sixteen come
   [E]sun- [D]day."
              said, "i'll be sixteen come

3. [Am] come and go with me my pretty little miss
        come and go with me my
   [E]  honey
   [Am] I'll take you where the grass grows green and you never will want for[E]mon- [D]ney
              you never will want for
   [E]mon-[Am]ney   Hey!

back to intro riff with some adjustments and a heavy fuzz tone

                                 D                  G    Am   Am VR

4. [Am] Pull off, pull of your long blue gloves
        made of spanish
   [E]  leather
   [Am] give to me your lily white hand and we'll ride off
   [E]to- [D]gether
          said we'll both ride off
   [E]to- [Am]gether

5. [Am] well she pulled off her long blue gloves
        made of spanish
   [E]  leather
   [Am] and gave to him her lily white hand and bid farewell
   [E]for- [D]ever
              and they both rode off
   [E]to- [Am]gether

   back to intro riff 1 time

6. [Am] well late last night the boss came home inquiring 'bout his
   [E]  lady
   [Am] the servant spoke before she thought, "She's been with Black Jack
   [E]Da- [D]vey
             ran off with Black Jack
   [E]Da- [Am]vey."

7. [Am] come on, come on my old black hose you're skinnier than the
   [E]  grain
   [Am] I'll ride all day and I'll ride all night 'til I overtake my
   [E]la- [D]dy
             and I'll over take my
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juliejoleen wrote on April 28 2013, 01:17 pm

awesome!! x

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