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Transcription of St. Louis Tickle, Parts I thru V
Originally arranged by Dave Van Ronk in the 1960s.
As Played extemporaneously by Andy Polon

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Part I of the St. Louis Tickle 

                             C                      F                            C          
                                                                                               
   +++  +++ //                  +++++  ++++    +++++   +++++  ++++  +++++  ++++   +++ +++   +++|
||-+-+--+-+-||---3---2----1--|--0---+--0--+----+-+-+-|-+---+--+--+--+---+--+--+-|-0-+-0-+---+++|
||---+--+-+-||---5---4----3--|--+---4--+--1----+-+-+-|-3---1--+--3--+---1--+--+-|-+-4-+-1---+++|
||---+--+-+-||.--|---|----|--|--+------+-------+-+-2-|--------2-----+------2--0-|-+---+-----++2|
||---+--+-+-||.--|---|----|--|--+------2-------2-+---|--------3-----+------3----|-+---2-----2+-|
||---+--0-2-||-3-|---0----2--|--3----------------+---|--------------+-----------|-3----------+-|
||---3------||---3-----------|--------------3----+---|-1------------1-----------|---------3--+-|
            \\

   F                            C          A7     Unusual D                        G

  ++++++   +++++  +++++  ++++   +++  +++++           +++ +++ +++ +++    ++++   +++++
|-+----+---+---+--+---+--+--+-|-0-+--0---3--------|--+h+-0-+h+-0-+h+-|--0--0---2-*-3----------|
|-3----1---+---3--+---1--+--+-|-+-4--+------------|--3_4-+-3_4---3_4-|--+------+-*-0----------|
|-+--------2------+------2--0-|-+----+------------|--2---+---+---+---|--+------+-*------------|
|-+--------3------+------3----|-+----2---------2--|--+---0---+---0---|--+------0-*------------|
|-+---------------+-----------|-3-----------0-----|--+-------+-------|--+--------*---------2--|
|-1---------------1-----------|-------------------|--2-------2-------|--2--------*-----3------|


                   C                     F                           C          F
               +++++  ++++    +++++   +++++  ++++  +++++  ++++   +++ +++   +++|++++ +++ +++ +++
|3-3--2--1--|--0---+--0--+----+-+-+-|-+---+--+--+--+---+--+--+-|-0-+-0-+---+++|+--+-+-+-+-+-+-+|
|5-5--4--3--|--+---4--+--1----+-+-+-|-3---1--+--3--+---1--+--+-|-+-4-+-1---+++|3--1-+-3-+-1-+-+|
|+-+--+--+--|--+------+-------+-+-2-|--------2-----+------2--0-|-+---+-----++2|+----2---+---2-0|
|+-+--+--+--|--+------2-------2-+---|--------3-----+------3----|-+---2-----2+-|+----3---+---3--|
|+-+--0--2--|--3----------------+---|--------------+-----------|-3----------+-|+--------+------|
|3-3--------|--------------3----+---|-1------------1-----------|---------3--+-|1--------1------|

                                              _________________________________________________
  C          A7        D9             G       |1)C                     |2)C        (to part II)|
   ++++  +++++          ++++   ++++   ++++    |           ++++  ++++   |                       |
|--0--+--0-+-3*-------|-0--+---+--0-*-+--+----|-----------+--+--+--+--||----------------------||
|--+--4--+-+--*-------|-+--1---3----*-+--4--3-|--1--------+--+--+--+--||--1-------------------||
|--+-----+-+--*-------|-+-----------*-+-----+-|--+--------+--+--+--+-.||--+-------------------||
|--+-----2-+--*-----2-|-+------0----*-+-----0-|--+---2----+--+--+--+-.||--+--2-----2----------||
|--3-------+--*-0-----+-+-----------*-+-------|--3--------3--+--0--2--||--3-------------------||
|----------+--*-------|-2-----------*-3-------|--------------3--------||--------3-------------||
                                                                                              //



--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Part II 


           F                                                                 
                             ++++  ++++  +++                                       
E||--------1----0---------|--+--+--+--+--+--+-------|-------1----0---------|
B||--------+----+----3----|--1--0--1--3--+--1-------|-------+----+----3----|
G||*-------+----+----+----|--------+-----+-----2----|-------+----+----+----|
D||*-------3----+----3----|--------3-----+-----3----|-------3----+----3----|
A||-------------+---------|--------------+----------|------------+---------|
E||---1---------1---------|--1-----------1----------|--1---------1---------|

                          ________________________________________________
  ++++  ++++  ++++       |1)     Rev Davis C7    C ++++  ++++  A7 2/3 barre on II
--+--+--+--+--+--+-------|-------3----2----1----|--0--+--0--3------------|
--1--0--1--3--+--1-------|-------1----3----+----|--+--4--+---------------|
--+-----------+-----2----|-------3----+----+----|--+-----+---------------|
--+-----3-----+-----3----|-------2----+----2----|--+-----2----------2----|
--+-----------+----------|------------+---------|--3-----------0---------|
--1-----------1----------|--3---------3---------|------------------------|
                            Th

_____________________________________________________
  G with Thumb              Rev Davis C7            || 2) G# dim 7th (2/3 barre III )
  ++++  ++++  ++++          ++++  ++++  ++++            ++++  ++++  ++++
--+--+--+--0--+--0--2----|--+--3--+--+--+--+--------||--+--+--+--+--+--+-------|
--3--2--3-----+-----+----|--+-----+--1--+--+--------||--3--+--3--6--+--3-------|
--4-----+-----+-----+----|--+-----+-----+--3-------*||--+--4--+-----+-----4----|
--+-----0-----+-----0----|--+-----2-----+-----2----*||--+-----3-----+-----3----|
--+-----------+----------|--+-----------+-----------||--+-----------+----------|
--3-----------3----------|--3-----------3-----------||--4-----------4----------|
Th                          Th                          M

                            G           C
  F           D9            (use thumb)               F
  ++++  ++++  ++++          ++++  ++++  ++++       
--+--+--+--+--+--+-------|--5--+--3--5--+--4--3----|--1-------------------||
--1--0--1--3--+--1-------|--+--6--+--+--+--+--+----|--+-------------------||
--+-----+-----+-----2----|--+-----+--5--+--4--3----|--+-------------------||
--+-----3-----+-----0----|--+-----0-----+-----+----|--+----3---------3----||
--+-----------+----------|--+-----------3-----+----|--+-------------------||
--1-----------2----------|--3-----------------3----|--1---------1---------||






--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Part III 



             
                                                                             
G with Thumb                           slide  C (F position)                          
                             ++++  ++++       ++++
E||--------7----6----5----|--4--4--+--3-------+--+--|-------8-----7----0----|
B||--------6----6----6----|--6--6--+--6-------+--+--|-------8-----8----0----|
G||*-------+----+----+----|--+-----+----------+--+--|-------+-----+----+----|
D||*-------0----+----0----|--+-----0----------+--+--|-------10----+----0----|
A||-------------+---------|--+----------------+--+--|-------------+---------|
E||---3---------3---------|--3-----------3----3__8--|--8----------8---------|
      Th

                             _______________________________
                             1)
  F           C                Old G                    
  +++++    ++++                ++++  ++++  +++   ++++
--+----+---+--+-------------|--3--+--0--1--+--0--+--+--|
--10--10---+--8-------------|--+--3--+-----+-----3--1--|
--10--10---+--9-------------|--+-----+-----+-----+-----|
----------10----------10----|--+-----0-----+-----0-----|
--8-------------------------|--+-----------+-----------|
-----------------8----------|--3-----------3-----------|


_______________________________________________________________________________
 Ami                       D                        G                         ||
  ++++  ++++  ++++          ++++  ++++  +++++         ++++  ++++  +++        ||
--3--+--+--0--+--+-------|--+--+--+---0-+---0--2---|--+--+--+--+--0--3--------||
--+--1--3-----+--3--1----|--3--2--3-----+------+---|--+--+--0--3--+-----------||
--+-----+-----+-----+----|--+-----+-----+------+---|--+--3--+-----+----------*||
--+-----2-----+-----2----|--+-----0-----+------0---|--+-----0-----+-----0----*||
--0-----------0----------|--+-----------+----------|--+-----------+-----------||
-------------------------|--2-----------2----------|--3-----------3-----------||

______________________________________________________________________________-
2)
    F                       C           A7 (2/3 II)    D9          G
  ++++  +++   ++++  ++++     ++++  ++++  ++++          ++++  ++++  ++++        
||+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--|--0--+--0--5--+--3-------|--0--+--+--0--+--+-------|
||+--+--1--4--+--1--+--+--|--+--4--+-----+----------|--+--1--3-----+--4--3----|
||+--2--+-----+-----2--0--|--+-----+-----+----------|--+-----+-----+-----+----|
||+-----3-----+-----3-----|--+-----2-----+-----2----|--+-----0-----+-----0----|
||+-----------+-----------|--3-----------0----------|--+-----------+----------|
||1-----------1-----------|-------------------------|--2-----------3----------|


______________________
 C                    ||  
----------------------||
--1-------------------||
--+-------------------||
--+----2---------2----||
--3-------------------||
------------3---------||







--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Part IV 




                                                                           
G7                                               C
    
                            +++   +++   +++                             
E||--1----1----1----1----|--1--1--+--1--+--1-------|--0----0----0----0----|
B||--+----+----+----0----|--+--+--+--+--+--0-------|--1----0----+----+----|
G||--0----2----3----+----|--0--2--+--3--+----------|--+----+----2----0----|
D||--+----0----+----0----|--+-----0-----+-----0----|--+----2----+----2----|
A||--+---------+---------|--+-----------+----------|--3---------3---------|
E||--3---------3---------|--3-----------3----------|----------------------|


                             G7

  ++++  +++   ++++                                 ++++  ++++   +++  ++++   
--0--0--+--0--+--0-------|--1----1----1----1----|--1--1--+--1---+-1--+--+--|
--1--0--+--+--+--+-------|--+----+----+----0----|--+--+--+------+-0--+--+--|
--+-----+--2--+--0-------|--0----2----3----+----|--0--2--+--3---+----+--0--|
--+-----2-----+-----2----|--+----0----+----0----|--+-----0------+----0-----|
--3-----------3----------|--+---------+---------|--+------------+----------|
-------------------------|--3---------3---------|--3------------3----------|

C                          E                          A7 (2/3 barre II)
                      ++++
  ++++  ++++       +++++++   ++++  ++++                                    
--0--+--0--+-------+--+--+|--0--+--0--+------------|--3----3----3----3----|
--+--4--+--1-------+--+-H+|--+--4--+--0------------|--+----+----+----2----|
--+-----+----------+--0--1|--+-----+---------------|--2----4----5----+----|
--+-----2----------2------|--+-----0----------0----|--+----2----+----2----|
--3-----------------------|--+---------------------|--0---------0---------|
--------------3-----------|--0-----------0---------|----------------------|

                       Dmi                             f# dim 7

  ++++  ++++  ++++  ++++     ++++  +++  ++++                               
--3--3--+--3--+--3--+--+--|--1h-0--+--1--+--0-------|--2--------5---------|
--+--+--+--+--+--2--+--3--|--+-----3-----+-----3----|--1--------4------1--|
--2--4--+--5--+-----+-----|--+-----2-----+-----2----|--2--------5---------|
--+-----2-----+-----2-----|--0-----------0----------|--1--------4---------|
--0-----------0-----------|-------------------------|---------------------|
--------------------------|-------------------------|---------------------|

C               A (2/3 barre II) F         G           (2/3 barre I)   G
           +++
  ++++  ++++++  +++   ++++     +++   ++++  ++++                  ++++        
--3--0--+--+-+--5--5--+--+--|--1--3--1--0--+--+-------|-------------+-------|
--+-----+--1-2--+-----+--2--|--+-----+-----+--4--3----|--1----------+--0----|
--+-----+---sl--+-----+-----|--+-----+-----+-----+----|--1----------0--+----|
--+-----2-------+-----2-----|--+-----3-----+-----0----|--1-------------+----|
--3-------------0-----------|--+-----------+----------|----------------+----|
----------------------------|--1-----------3----------|----------------3----|

C

       ++++              
-------+--0------------||
--1----+---------------||
--+----+---------------||
--+----2----------2----||
--3--------------------||
-------------3---------||









--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Part V 



      C                              F    C            F
                                                                           
 //        +++   +++   +++                                  ++++  +++   +++
E||--------0-+---0-+---0-+---|--0----5----3---------|-------+--+--+--+--+--+--|
B||--------+-4---+-4---+-4---|--1----6----5---------|-------1--+--1--+--1--+--|
G||*-------+-----+-----+-----|--+----5----5---------|-------+--4--+--4--+--4--|
D||*-------2-----+-----2-----|--+----7----+----5----|-------3-----+-----3-----|
A||---3----------+-----------|--3---------3---------|-------------+-----------|
E||--------------3-----------|----------------------|--1----------1-----------|
 \\
                         _____________________________________________________
                         1)

              C            G                                        (run in G)

  ++++  ++++                    ++++  ++++  ++++     ++++  ++++       ++++   
--+--1--+--3--0---------|-------+--+--+--+--+--+--|--+--3--+--1-------+--+--|
--1-----+-----+---------|-------0--+--0--+--0--+--|--0-----+----------+--+--|
--+-----+-----+---------|-------+--3--+--3--+--3--|--+-----+----------+--+--|
--+-----3-----+---------|-------3-----+-----3-----|--+-----3----------+--+--|
--+-----------3---------|-------------+-----------|--+----------------+--0--|
--1----------------2----|--3----------3-----------|--3-----------3----3-----|

___________________________________________________   ________________________
     (run, continued)                              ||  2)
                                                   ||  D9
  +++++++++++++++++++++      ++     ++             ||
  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +     +      +              ||  ++++  ++++  +++          
--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--|--+------+--------------||--+--+--+--2--+--0-------|
--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--|--+------+--------------||--3--2--3-----+-----3----|
--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+--|--+------+-------------*||--+-----+-----+-----+----|
--+--+--0--2--3--2--0-----|--+------+-------------*||--+-----0-----+-----0----|
--2--3-----------------3--|--2-0----+--------------||--+-----------+----------|
--------------------------|---------4---3----3-----||--2-----------2----------|




G                           A7      D7               G        (to Part I)


  ++++  ++++       ++++     ++++  ++++  ++++                                
--3--2--3--+-------+--+--|--0--0--+--2--+--0--2----|--3-------------------||
--+-----+--3-------3--4--|--2--2--+--1--+-----1----|--+-------------------||
--+-----+----------+-----|--+-----+-----+----------|--+-------------------||
--+-----0----------0-----|--+-----2-----+-----0----|--+-------------------||
--+----------------------|--0-----------+----------|--+---------0----2----||
--3-----------3----------|--------------2----------|--3----3--------------||


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eddieperri 13 Aug 04, 2015 01:02 PM

Could someone please post a video explaining how to play this? I'm more of a visual learner

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win21 10 May 08, 2017 07:49 PM

Check youtube and you'll find it.

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