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Catch Hell Blues Tab

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The White Stripes - Catch Hell Blues
Open A tuning (EAEAC#E)

>: Slowing tempo
8^: Up one octave (Whammy pedal)
8: Return to natural octave (Whammy pedal)
/8^: Slide up one octave (Whammy pedal)
\8: Slide down one octave (Whammy pedal)
W/S: Played Without a Slide

Intro
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 |-(0--0--0)------(0--0)---------(0--0)-----------------(0)-----(0)-------(0)-----------|
 |--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-------------(0)---------(0--0)------------(0)-----------------------(0)--------------|
 |--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

 |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------5-------(/7~)-\0--|
 |---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------5---(/7~)-\0--|
 |-3/5-\4/5~----\3p0----------0-/4\2p0------------------------------------------3/5~---------------5/7~--\0--|
 |-3/5-\4/5~----\3p0------------------------0--3~----3\2p0---------------------------------------------------|
 |------------------------------------(0)------3~-----------0--3~----3\2p0-----------------------------------|
 |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                                          W/S
 |-------------------------------------------------------------------0-----0h3-p0--------------|
 |-------------------------------------------------------------------0-------------------------|
 |-/5~------5/7-\3~----p0-------------------------------------------------------------------0--|
 |-/5~------5/7-\3~----p0----------0--5\3p0-----3\2--p0----------------------------------------|
 |-/5~------5/7-\3~----p0-----------------------3\2--p0----------(0)---------------------0-----|
 |-------------------------------------------------------3~--(p0)------------------------------|
                       If you go lookin' for hot water don't act shocked when you get
a little bit

 |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |---------------------------------------------------8~-------------8/10(\8)-7~------------|
 |-/8~-----------\7--7~-------7\0---------/8--8~-----8~-------------8/10(\8)-7~-------7\0--|
 |-/8~-----------\7--7~-------7\0-----(0)---------------------------------------------7\0--|
 |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|------8--8~-------8-----8/10-----7~--------------|
|------8--8~-------8-----8/10-----7~--------------|
|--------------------------------------------7\0--|
|--------------------------------------------7\0--|
|-(0)---------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|


Played 2x:
    P.M.
    A5       B5       C5       D5                   G5          A5*         F5       E5
    D5    C5
 |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-------0--------2--------3--------5----------------------10----------12--------8--------7--5----\3---|
 |----0--------2--------3--------5---------------------10----------12---------8--------7----(5)--(\3)--|
 |-0--------2--------3--------5-------/8----\7-----10----------12----------8--------7--------5----\3---|
 |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

    P.M.
    E5       F5       D5       C5                   A5
 |------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-------7--------8--------5--------3--------------0--------3p0-------------0--0--3p0-------------|
 |----7--------8--------5--------3-----------------0--------3p0-----2/3-----0--0--3p0-----2/3-\2--|
 |-7--------8--------5--------3-------/7----\3-----0----------------2/3-----0-------------2/3-\2--|
 |------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

If you really want some hot water I can help you find it


    A5       B5       C5       D5       F5    E5    G5          A5*         F5       E5
    D5    C5
 |----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-0--0--0--2--2--2--3--3--3-/5--5--5-/8-----7-----10--10--10--12--12--12--8--8--8--7--7--7--5----\3--|
 |-0--0--0--2--2--2--3--3--3-/5--5--5-/8-----7-----10--10--10--12--12--12--8--8--8--7--7--7--5----\3--|
 |-0--0--0--2--2--2--3--3--3-/5--5--5-/8-----7-----10--10--10--12--12--12--8--8--8--7--7--7--5----\3--|
 |----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    Woahhhhhh        ah   oh

    E5       F5       D5       C5       E5    C5    A5
 |--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-7--7--7--8--8--8--5--5--5--3--3--3-/7----\3-----0-----0--3p0--3-----0-----0--3p0-/3----/3---|
 |-7--7--7--8--8--8--5--5--5--3--3--3-/7----\3-----0-----0--3p0--3-----0-----0--3p0-/3----/3--|
 |-7--7--7--8--8--8--5--5--5--3--3--3-/7----\3-----0-----0--3p0--3-----0-----0--3p0-/3----/3--|
 |--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    Ohhhhhhhh        ah   oh

    A5       B5       C5       D5       F5    E5    G5          A5*         F5       E5
    D5    C5
 |----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-0--0--0--2--2--2--3--3--3-/5--5--5-/8-----7-----10--10--10--12--12--12--8--8--8--7--7--7--5----\3--|
 |-0--0--0--2--2--2--3--3--3-/5--5--5-/8-----7-----10--10--10--12--12--12--8--8--8--7--7--7--5----\3--|
 |-0--0--0--2--2--2--3--3--3-/5--5--5-/8-----7-----10--10--10--12--12--12--8--8--8--7--7--7--5----\3--|
 |----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                                    Ahhhhhhhh         ah  ahhh   ah ah

    E5       F5       D5       C5       E5    C5    A5
 |------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-7--7--7--8--8--8--5--5--5--3--3--3-/7----\3-----0------------------------------7\--|
 |-7--7--7--8--8--8--5--5--5--3--3--3-/7----\3-----0------------------------------7\--|
 |-7--7--7--8--8--8--5--5--5--3--3--3-/7----\3-----0------------------------------7\--|
 |------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Played 2x:
    A5          B5          C5          D5          A5          B5          C5          D5
 |-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-0--0--------2--2--------3--3--------5--5--------0--0--------2--2--------3--3--------5--5--|
 |-0--0--------2--2--------3--3--------5--5--------0--0--------2--2--------3--3--------5--5--|
 |-0--0--------2--2--------3--3--------5--5--------0--0--------2--2--------3--3--------5--5--|
 |-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Verse
              A5 A5          B5 B5                C5 C5    D5 D5
Well, if they catch me around,     you're playing rock the boat
          A5 A5      B5 B5    C5 C5    D5 D5
I'm gonna catch hell
              A5 A5           B5 B5       C5 C5     D5 D5
And if you're throwin' your voice in bed, singing a note
          A5 A5      B5 B5    C5 C5    D5 D5   A5
I'm gonna catch hell                             I know it


Solo

Played 2x:
     8^
 |-/12--12--12--12--12-----10-----10-----12-----12\10----------10-----12-----12\10----------10-----12-----12\10--|
 |-/12--12--12--12--12-----10-----10-----12-----12\10----------10-----12-----12\10----------10-----12-----12\10--|
 |---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
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 |---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

That's right!
Try and catch me!

    8^
 |------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-/15--15--15--15--15-----15--15--15--15--14--12-----12(\)-------10-----12-----12\10----------10-----12-----12\10--|
 |-/15--15--15--15--15-----15--15--15--15--14--12-----12(\)-------10-----12-----12\10----------10-----12-----12\10--|
 |------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

    8^
 |------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-15--15--15--15--15/-17-----15-----14/-15-----14(\)--12(\)------10-----12-----12\10----------10-----12-----12\10--|
 |-15--15--15--15--15/-17-----15-----14/-15-----14(\)--12(\)------10-----12-----12\10----------10-----12-----12\10--|
 |------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
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Woah!

    8^                                                           Slide hovers between
3&4 and 5&6 |---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-----12--11---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-12----------12(\)--------11--12--11--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |--------------------------------------12(\)--------10--11--10--12(\)------------------------------------------------|
 |--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |----------------------------------------------------------------------------10--11--10--12(\)-----------------------|
 |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------3--4--3--6(\)--|

  8
|------|
|------|
|-12\--|
|-12\--|
|-12\--|
|------|

    A5       B5       C5       D5       F5    E5    G5          A5*         F5       E5
    D5    C5
 |----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-0--0--0--2--2--2--3--3--3-/5--5--5-/8-----7-----10--10--10--12--12--12--8--8--8--7--7--7--5----\3--|
 |-0--0--0--2--2--2--3--3--3-/5--5--5-/8-----7-----10--10--10--12--12--12--8--8--8--7--7--7--5----\3--|
 |-0--0--0--2--2--2--3--3--3-/5--5--5-/8-----7-----10--10--10--12--12--12--8--8--8--7--7--7--5----\3--|
 |----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

  E5       F5       D5       C5       E5    C5    A5
|----------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------|
|-7--7--7--8--8--8--5--5--5--3--3--3-/7----\3-----0--|
|-7--7--7--8--8--8--5--5--5--3--3--3-/7----\3-----0--|
|-7--7--7--8--8--8--5--5--5--3--3--3-/7----\3-----0--|
|----------------------------------------------------|
    Ohhhhhhhh         ah  ohh


 |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |---------------------------------------------------8--8~----8~----8/10(\8)-7~------------|
 |-/8--8--8-----8~----8-\7--7~-------7\0---------/8--8--8~----8~----8/10(\8)-7~-------7\0--|
 |-/8--8--8-----8~----8-\7--7~-------7\0----------------------------------------------7\0--|
 |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|---8--8--8-----8~----8/10(\8)-7~--------------|
|--x------------8~----8/10(\8)-7~--------------|
|-x---------------------------------------7\0--|
|-----------------------------------------7\0--|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|

    P.M.
 |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-------0--------2--------3--------5----------------------10----------12--------8--------7--5----\3---|
 |----0--------2--------3--------5---------------------10----------12---------8--------7----(5)--(\3)--|
 |-0--------2--------3--------5-------/8----\7-----10----------12----------8--------7--------5----\3---|
 |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

 |------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-------7--------8--------5--------3--------------0--------3p0-------------0--0--3p0-------------|
 |----7--------8--------5--------3-----------------0--------3p0-----2/3-----0--0--3p0-----2/3-\2--|
 |-7--------8--------5--------3-------/7----\3-----0----------------2/3-----0-------------2/3-\2--|
 |------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

    P.M.
    A5       B5       C5       D5       F5    E5    G5          A5*         F5       E5
    D5    C5
 |----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-0--0--0--2--2--2--3--3--3-/5--5--5-/8-----7-----10--10--10--12--12--12--8--8--8--7--7--7--5----\3--|
 |-0--0--0--2--2--2--3--3--3-/5--5--5-/8-----7-----10--10--10--12--12--12--8--8--8--7--7--7--5----\3--|
 |-0--0--0--2--2--2--3--3--3-/5--5--5-/8-----7-----10--10--10--12--12--12--8--8--8--7--7--7--5----\3--|
 |----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                                             Tricky, tricky
    P.M.
    E5       F5       D5       C5       E5    C5    A5
 |------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-7--7--7--8--8--8--5--5--5--3--3--3-/7----\3-----0-----0--3p0--3-----0-----0--3p0--3/12--12-\3--|
 |-7--7--7--8--8--8--5--5--5--3--3--3-/7----\3-----0-----0--3p0--3-----0-----0--3p0--3/12--12-\3--|
 |-7--7--7--8--8--8--5--5--5--3--3--3-/7----\3-----0-----0--3p0--3-----0-----0--3p0--3/12--12-\3--|
 |------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                           Yeah

    A5       B5       C5       D5       F5    E5    G5          A5*         F5       E5
    D5    C5
 |----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-0--0--0--2--2--2--3--3--3-/5--5--5-/8-----7-----10--10--10--12--12--12--8--8--8--7--7--7--5----\3--|
 |-0--0--0--2--2--2--3--3--3-/5--5--5-/8-----7-----10--10--10--12--12--12--8--8--8--7--7--7--5----\3--|
 |-0--0--0--2--2--2--3--3--3-/5--5--5-/8-----7-----10--10--10--12--12--12--8--8--8--7--7--7--5----\3--|
 |----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                                    Ohhhh    ah oh

    E5       F5       D5       C5       E5    C5    A5
 |------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-7--7--7--8--8--8--5--5--5--3--3--3-/7----\3-----0------------------------------7\--|
 |-7--7--7--8--8--8--5--5--5--3--3--3-/7----\3-----0------------------------------7\--|
 |-7--7--7--8--8--8--5--5--5--3--3--3-/7----\3-----0------------------------------7\--|
 |------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    Ohhhhh   ah  oh


Played 2x:
    A5          B5          C5          D5          A5          B5          C5          D5
 |-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-0--0--------2--2--------3--3--------5--5--------0--0--------2--2--------3--3--------5(\)--|
 |-0--0--------2--2--------3--3--------5--5--------0--0--------2--2--------3--3--------5(\)--|
 |-0--0--------2--2--------3--3--------5--5--------0--0--------2--2--------3--3--------5(\)--|
 |-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Verse
If you're getting tricky, lying' to yourself
You're gonna catch hell
And if you're testin' God, lyin' to his face
You're gonna catch hell

C'mon

Solo 2
     8^
 |-/12--12--12--12--12-----10-----10-----12-----12\10----------10-----12-----12\10----------10-----12-----12\10--|
 |-/12--12--12--12--12-----10-----10-----12-----12\10----------10-----12-----12\10----------10-----12-----12\10--|
 |---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

     8^
 |-/12--12--12--12--12-----10-----10-----12-----12\10----------10-----12-----10-----12-----10-----12-----12\10--|
 |-/12--12--12--12--12-----10-----10-----12-----12\10----------10-----12-----10-----12-----10-----12-----12\10--|
 |--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                 Hey!									 	        That's it


    8^
 |---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-/15--15--15--15--15---------------------------------12(\)---------------12-----12~----------------------------------|
 |-/15--15--15--15--15-----17--15--14--15--14\---------12(\)-------10--12--12-----12~-------15-----12--10--12--10--12--|
 |---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
											      They're gonna catch you!
    8^
 |------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-15--15--15--15--15--17-----15\----14--15-----14(\)--12~---------12-----10-----12-----12--10-----12-----12--|
 |-15--15--15--15--15--17-----15\----14--15-----14(\)--12~---------12-----10-----12-----12--10-----12-----12--|
 |------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  								              Haha, they're gonna catch you


                        /8^\8
 |-----12--11-------------------------------/15--15--15--14--12~----12--11--12--11---------12--11--12--11-------------|
 |-12----------12-----12--11--12--11------------------------------------------------12---------------------12---------|
 |------------------------------------12(\)-----------------------------------------------------------------------12--|
 |--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

    A5       B5       C5       D5       F5    E5    G5          A5*         F5       E5
    D5    C5
 |----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-0--0--0--2--2--2--3--3--3-/5--5--5-/8-----7-----10--10--10--12--12--12--8--8--8--7--7--7--5----\3--|
 |-0--0--0--2--2--2--3--3--3-/5--5--5-/8-----7-----10--10--10--12--12--12--8--8--8--7--7--7--5----\3--|
 |-0--0--0--2--2--2--3--3--3-/5--5--5-/8-----7-----10--10--10--12--12--12--8--8--8--7--7--7--5----\3--|
 |----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

  E5       F5       D5       C5       E5    C5    A5
|----------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------|
|-7--7--7--8--8--8--5--5--5--3--3--3-/7----\3-----0--|
|-7--7--7--8--8--8--5--5--5--3--3--3-/7----\3-----0--|
|-7--7--7--8--8--8--5--5--5--3--3--3-/7----\3-----0--|
|----------------------------------------------------|

 |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |---------------------------------------------------8--8~----8~----8/10(\8)-7~------------|
 |-/8--8--8-----8~----8-\7--7~-------7\0---------/8--8--8~----8~----8/10(\8)-7~-------7\0--|
 |-/8--8--8-----8~----8-\7--7~-------7\0----------------------------------------------7\0--|
 |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|---8--8--8-----8~----8/10(\8)-7~---------|
|--x------------8~----8/10(\8)-7~-----\0--|
|-x------------------------------------0--|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|

 P.M.                                >        End P.M.
|----------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------|
|-------0--------2--------3--------5--------------0--|
|----0--------2--------3--------5-----------------0--|
|-0--------2--------3--------5-------/8----\7-----0--|
|----------------------------------------------------|

Whispered: "Ea-sy..."
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mike_anderson25 wrote on September 3 2007, 05:16 am

Who cares someone's finally got a clue

but bassguy is rite its from the tabbing legend pat ferris

www.brokenbricks.com

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life as a dunce wrote on October 28 2007, 10:33 pm

i think in parts of the song jack intentionaly doesnt mute the string behind the fret for the sake of how it sounds

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