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Black Betty
What a superb version by Caravan Palace of this Seventies classic 
Rock song. Played live on Jools Holland‘s 2016/17 New Year’s Eve 
Hootananny.  Bass Performance Charles Delaport. Tab by bass50611.
Not exact as original more of how I would play it on stage and it
Does fit the song. Hope you like playing along to it.

Intro: Drum Start – No Bass

Verse 1:
  Whoa Black Betty bam-a-lam...Whoa Black Betty Bam-a-lam
G|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|

  Black Betty had a child bam-a-lam...The damn thing gone wild bam-a-lam
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------7-----------------------------------7---------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

  She said I’m worrying outta my mind bam-a-lam...The damn thing gone blind
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------7----------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

  Bam-a-lam...whoa Black Betty bam-a-lam...whoa Black Batty bam-a-lam
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-7---------------------------7----------------------------7----------|
E|--7-0----------------------------------------------------------------|

Verse 2:
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------5--5--5--5---------------------|
A|--------------------------7--7--7--7---------------10----10---7---7-|
E|-8--8--8--8---5--5--5--5-------------------------8-----8----5---5---|

           (Break)
G|-------------|
D|-------------|
A|-7---7----10-|
E|---7---7-----|

Interlude 1:
G|---------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------4-5--5--5--5-|
A|-------------------------4-7--7--7--7--------------|
E|-8--8--8--8-7-5--5--5--5---------------------------|

G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------|
A|---10---10-----7---7-4-7---7---9-10----10------|
E|-8----8----7-5---5-------7---7------10----10-9-|

Verse 3:
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------5--5--5--5---------------------|
A|--------------------------7--7--7--7---------------10----10---7---7-|
E|-8--8--8--8---5--5--5--5-------------------------8-----8----5---5---|

           (Break)
G|-------------|
D|-------------|
A|-7---7----10-|
E|---7---7-----|

Interlude 2:
G|---------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------4-5--5--5--5-|
A|-------------------------4-7--7--7--7--------------|
E|-8--8--8--8-7-5--5--5--5---------------------------|

                                       (Break)
G|----------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------|
A|---10---10-----7---7-4-7---7---9-10--10-|
E|-8----8----7-5---5-------7---7----------|

G|---------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------4-5--5--5--5-|
A|-------------------------4-7--7--7--7--------------|
E|-8--8--8--8-7-5--5--5--5---------------------------|

G|--------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|---10---10-----7---7-4-7---7---9-10--10--10-8-7---|
E|-8----8----7-5---5-------7---7-----------------10-|

Verse 4:
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------5--5--5--5---------------------|
A|--------------------------7--7--7--7---------------10----10---7---7-|
E|-8--8--8--8---5--5--5--5-------------------------8-----8----5---5---|

           (Break)
G|-------------|
D|-------------|
A|-7---7----10-|
E|---7---7-----|

Interlude 3:
    (C)            (Am)        (E)        (G)  
G|------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------x--x--x--x---x--x--x--10-8-7-|
E|-x--x--x--x---x--x--x--x------------------------------|

    (C)         (Am)         (E) 
G|----------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------BREAK--|
E|-8--x--x--x---5--x--x--x---7\0----------|

NO BASS FOR 16 BARS

Verse 5: 
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-NO BASS FOR FOUR LINES OF VERSE---------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------12-10-9-7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7-|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

G|----------------------------9-6--------------------9-6-----|
D|--------------------------------9-6--------------------9-6-|
A|-7--7-------7--7-------7--7---------7--7------7--7---------|
E|------0--0-------0--0--------------------0--0--------------|

                                                               (Break)
G|----------------------------9-6--------------------9-6--------|
D|--------------------------------9-6--------------------9-6----|
A|-7--7-------7--7-------7--7---------7--7------7--7----------7-|
E|------0--0-------0--0--------------------0--0-----------------|

Verse 6:
  Whoa Black Betty bam-a-lam...Whoa Black Betty bam-a-lam...She’s from
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------5-7------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

  Birmingham bam-a-lam...Way down in Alabam’ bam-a-lam...Well she’s shakin’
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------5-7--------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

  That thing bam-a-lam...Boy she makes me sing bam-a-lam...Whoa Black Betty
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------5-7-----------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Outro:
  Whoa Black Betty bam-a-lam           (Repeated Several Times To End)
G|-----------------------------------------------------|
D|--NO BASS ONLY VOCALS--------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|



            
            
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