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Down The Dirt Road Blues
Charley Patton (capo 1.)
(Based on the arrangement of Paul Rishell from youtube)

^=downstroke
v=upstroke
b=bend

Intro:
  C
  :   .   .   .   :   .   .   .
-----------------------------------|
----1-^-v-^-v-------1-^-v-^-v------|
----0-^-v-^-v-------0-^-v-^-v------|
------^-v-^-v---------^-v-^-v------|
--3---------------3----------------|
--------------3--------------------|


      F(add9)                 D#(add9)C(add9)
  :   .   .   .   :   .   .   .   :   .   .   .   :   .   .   .
------8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-6---6---3-------3-------------------|
--------------------------------------------4b-4b-------1---------|
--------------------------------------------------5-0---0---------|
------------------------------------------------------3-2---------|
----------------------------------------------------------3-------|
--------------------------------------------------------------3---|
I'm goin' aw - ay,      to a world un-kn - own

  :   .   .   .   :
--------------------|
----1-^-v---1-^-v---|
----0-^-v---0-^-v---|
------^-v-----^-v---|
--3-------3---------|
--------------------|


      Fadd9 *                 D#add9  Cadd9
  :   .   .   .   :   .   .   .   :   .   .   .   :   .   .   .
------8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-6---6---3-------3-------------------|
------6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-4---4---1-----4b-4b-------1---------|
------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---0---0-----------5-0---0---------|
------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5---5---2---------------3-2---------|
------8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-6---6---3-------------------3-------|
------------*-------------------------------------------------3---|
I'm goin' aw - ay,      to a world un-kn - own

  :   .   .   .   :
--------------------|
----1-^-v---1-^-v---|         (* On the forth Fadd9 (x87068) Rishell
----0-^-v---0-^-v---|          do one beat fast strumming. To obtain that effect
------^-v-----^-v---|          without loosing rhythm I only strum halfway down
--3-------3---------|          on the first downstroke of this beat)
--------------------|


  G/f# G7
  :    .   .   .   :   .   .   .   :   .   .   .   :   .   .   .
----3----1---------------------------------------------------------|
----0----0---------------------------------------------------------|
-------------------  hit rytem on the body  -----------------------|
-------------------------------------------------------------------|
-------------------------------------------------------------------|
--2----3-----------------------------------------------------------|
I'm worried  now,  but  I  won't  be  worried   long

  :   .   .   .   :   .   .   .   :   .   .             Ending:
-----0----0---0-----------------------------            -3-2-1-0-----------|
--4---1----1---1------------1-^-v---1-^-v---            --------------1----|
-------2----0---------------0-^-v---0-^-v---            --------------0----|
------------------------------^-v-----^-v---            -------------------|
-----------------3--------3-------3---------            --------------3----|
----------------------3---------------------            -----------3-------|


Down The Dirt Road Blues
Charley Patton

C          F        D#      C
I'm goin away, to a world unknown
C          F        D#      C
I'm goin away, to a world unknown
     G  G7                                  C
     Im worried now, but I won't be worried long

My rider got somethin, shes tryin a keep it hid
My rider got somethin, shes tryin a keep it hid
Lord, I got somethin to find that somethin with

I feel like choppin, chips flyin everywhere
I feel like choppin, chips flyin everywhere
     I been to the Nation, oh Lord, but I couldnt stay there

Some people say them oversea blues aint bad
(Why, of course they are)
Some people say them oversea blues aint bad
(What was a-matter with em?!)
     It must not a-been them oversea blues I had

Every day seem like murder here
(My God, I'm no sheriff)
Every day seem like murder here
     Im gonna leave tomorrow, I know you dont bid my care

Cant go down any dirt road by myself
Cant go down any dirt road by myself
(My Lord, who ya gonna carry?)
     I dont carry my (rider), gonna carry me someone else


Nation:Indian Nation (Oklahoma)

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m.lima 1,292 May 20, 2014 07:33 AM

What's the tuning for that? With Delta Blues is never obvious. Please specify

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metonymo 482 May 20, 2014 08:50 AM

Standard tuning. Enjoy!
metonymo

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m.lima 1,292 May 20, 2014 02:44 PM

Thank you very much!!!

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