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Tune Down half step: Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb

  [Intro] (Bass plays E throughout)
D#|-----------------------------------------------|
A#|-----------------------------------------------|
F#|-----9-9--7------------------------7/9-9-------|
C#|--/9--------8-7--------------------7/9-9-------|
G#|----------------7------------------------------|
D#|-----------------------------------------------|                                   
                       
D#|-----------------------------------------------|
A#|-----------------------------------------------|
F#|-----------------------------------------------|
C#|-----------------------------7-8-7p5-----------|
G#|------5-7-7-----------------------------7-7----|
D#|---5b------------------------------------------|


[Verse]
E
Mississippi in the middle of a dry spell;
E
Jimmy Rodgers on the Victrola up high.

D#|-------------|
A#|-------------|
F#|--(/9)-------|
C#|-------8-7---|
G#|-------------|
D#|-------------|

E
Mama's dancin' baby on her shoulders,
E
The sun is settin' like molasses in the sky.

  [Pre-Chorus]
D#|-----------0-----------------------0-----------------------0~-------------0~----|
A#|--------4-----4-----------------2-----2-----------------3--------------3--------|
F#|-----4-----------4-----------2-----------2-----------0--------------2-----------|
C#|--4-----------------4~----2-----------------2~----0--------------0--------------|
G#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

B                              A                G                    D
The boy could soon know how to move everything, Always wanting more, he'd leave you longing for.

[Chorus]
A                    D
Black Velvet in that little boy's smile.
A                         F             C
Black velvet in with that slow southern style.
A                     D
A new religion that'll bring you to your knees,
F        E              
Black velvet, if you please.

D#|-------------|
A#|-------------|
F#|--7----------|
C#|-------------|
G#|-------5-7---|
D#|-------------|

  [Verse]
  E
  Up in Memphis the music's like a heat wave,
D#|--7b---|
A#|--8b---|
F#|-------|
C#|-------|
G#|-------|
D#|-------|

  E
  White lightening, bound to drive you wild.
D#|----------|
A#|----------|
F#|--9\7p0---|
C#|--9\7p0---|
G#|----------|
D#|----------|

E
Mama's baby's in the heart of every school girl,
E
Love me tender leaves 'em cryin' in the aisles.

  [Pre-Chorus]
D#|-----------0-----------------------0-----------------------0~-------------0~---|
A#|--------4-----4-----------------2-----2-----------------3--------------3-------|
F#|-----4-----------4-----------2-----------2-----------0--------------2----------|
C#|--4-----------------4~----2-----------------2~----0--------------0-------------|
G#|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D#|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B                         A                      G                    D
The way he moved it was a sin so sweet and true, Always wanting more, he'd leave you longing for.

[Chorus]

A                    D
Black Velvet in that little boy's smile.
A                         F             C
Black velvet in with that slow southern style.
A                     D
A new religion that'll bring you to your knees,
F        E              
Black velvet, if you please.

  [Solo]
D#|----------------------------------------------------------|
A#|----------------------8-------------8---------------------|
F#|--7h9-9b------9p7-------p9--9b--------9-7----7------------|
C#|------------------9-----------------------9b---9--/7b~----|
G#|----------------------------------------------------------|
D#|----------------------------------------------------------|

A                   B                         E
Every word of every song that he sang was for you.

D#|-------10-10-----------------10-12-10----------------------------|
A#|--8/10--------10\8-8-8--8h10----------12\10-8--10/12-8--8h10b~---|
F#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
C#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D#|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

A                 F                   
In a flash he was gone, it happened so soon.

               E
What could you do-?

D#|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|--10h12p10p8----------------------8b\~--------10h12p10p8--------------------------------------|
F#|-------------9b--9-7-7h9--9-7-7h9------------------------9b--9-7-----7--------------------7---|
C#|-----------------------------------------------------------------/9----7b--5-7/9-5----5-7-----|
G#|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------7----------|
D#|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

D#|------12-----12--------------------------------------17b\15-----------------------------------|
A#|--15b----15b----15/17b----17p15----12/15-15-15-17-15---------17-15-----------------10b-12\----|
F#|-------------------------------p16---------------------------------14b\12----9--12-----12\----|
C#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------(12\)---|
G#|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D#|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

D#|-------------------------------12-12--15/17\15p12--15/17~---|
A#|-------10h12p10p8-----9/12-12-------------------------------|
F#|--9-12------------9b----------------------------------------|
C#|------------------------------------------------------------|
G#|------------------------------------------------------------|
D#|------------------------------------------------------------|

[Chorus]
A                    D
Black Velvet in that little boy's smile.
A                         F             C
Black velvet in with that slow southern style.

D#|------------------|
A#|------------------|
F#|--/9-7------------|
C#|--------10b-7b~---|
G#|------------------|
D#|------------------|

A                     D
A new religion that'll bring you to your knees,
F        E              
Black velvet, if you please.

D#|------12-----12-----12-----12--------------|
A#|--15b----15b----15b----15b----15-15/17b~---|
F#|-------------------------------------------|
C#|-------------------------------------------|
G#|-------------------------------------------|
D#|-------------------------------------------|

A                    D
Black Velvet in that little boy's smile.
A                         F             C
Black velvet in with that slow southern style.

D#|-------------------------|
A#|--15/17--15/17p15--------|
F#|------------------14b~---|
C#|-------------------------|
G#|-------------------------|
D#|-------------------------|

A                     D
A new religion that'll bring you to your knees,
F        E              
Black velvet, if you please.

  [Outro] (Bass plays E throughout)
D#|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|----------------------------------------------------------------11b----|
F#|-----------------------------------------------7/9\7-------------------|
C#|--/7-5----5-------------------5---5------------7/9\7-------------------|
G#|-------7----7-5------------/7---7--------------------------------------|
D#|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

D#|--17b------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|--17b-----------------------------4h5p4h5p4h5--------------------------|
F#|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
C#|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G#|---------------------2-------------------------------------------------|
D#|-----------------5b--------------------------------------5b------------|

D#|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|----------8b-----------------------------------------------------------|
F#|-----9--------7-9------------9\7-0-------------------------------------|
C#|--/9---9---------------------9\7-0-------------------------------------|
G#|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D#|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|



************************************

| h  Hammer-on
| p  Pull-off
| b  Bend
| /  Slide up
| \  Slide down
| ~  Vibrato

************************************

            
            
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Metalmannen 134 Nov 18, 2007 03:10 AM

nice tab :)

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adamatomic41 269 Nov 18, 2007 03:23 PM

Thank you:)

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matt6v34 10 Sep 12, 2008 05:39 PM

Em not E.

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