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Drift Away (Dobie Gray)

(Guitar 1 playes rythym with capo on 1st fret and the "break")
(Guitar 2 playes fills shown in TAB w/h capo)
(Intro)
e|--------|-------|-------|-------|---------------------|
B|--3-----|-6-----|-8-----|-3-----|---------------3-----|
G|----3---|---5---|---8---|---3---|-------3------3------|
D|--3---3-|-7---7-|-8---8-|-----3-|-----1---1---3-------|
A|--------|-------|-------|-1-----|---3--------1--------|
E|--------|-------|-------|-------|-1-------------------|

e|--6/8-6-|
B|--6/8-6-|
G|--------|
D|--------|
A|--------|
E|--------|

(Verse 1)
   D                      A
  Day after day I'm more confused
e|----------------------------------------|
B|----/6/-8-6-------------8\6----6--------|
G|----/7/-8-6-------------8\7-/7-7-/8-----|
D|----------------------------/8---/8-----|
A|----------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------|

   D                  E                         A
  Yet I look for the light through the pouring rain
e|-------------------------------|
B|--6-8p6--7-8p6--6-8p6------8---|
G|--7-8p7--6-8p7--6-7p7----7-8---|
D|-----------------------8---8---|
A|-------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------|

   D                                     A
  You know that's a game that I hate to lose
e|--6-10-11-10-11-10------------------------------------|
B|--------------------6--8------------------------------|
G|--7-10-12-10-12-10--7--8------------------------------|
D|-----------------------8------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------|

   Hm                       Hm C#m  D
  And I'm feelin' the strain,       ain't it a shame?

(Chorus)
      A
  Oh, give me the beat boys and free my soul
    E
  I want to get lost in your rock'n'roll
      D
  And drift away
e|---------------------|---------------------------|
B|---------------------|---------------------------|
G|---------------------|---------------------------|
D|---------------------|---------------------------|
A|--1--3p1-----------1-|--4-3-1-----1-3b3r-1-----1-|
E|----------3--1--3----|--------1h3-----------3----|


(Chorus)
      A        
  Oh, give me the beat boys and free my soul
    E
  I want to get lost in your rock'n'roll
      D
  And drift away

(Break)

  Guitar 1 (capo 1st fret)
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----6-----4-----2-----------------------2--------------------------------|
A|----4-----2-----0-----4-----2-----4-----0--------------------------------|
E|----------------------2-----0-----2--------------------------------------|
 |                                                                         |
 |Guitar 2 (no capo)                                                       |
e|--------|------------------------|------------------|--------------------|
B|--------|------------------------|------------------|--------------------|
G|--------|------------------------|------------------|--------------------|
D|--------|------------------------|------------------|--------------------|
A|-3r3-1--|-------3b-3-1-----1-----|-3b-3-1-----1-----|-3b-3-1-----1-----1-|
E|--------|-1-3-1--------1-3---3-1-|--------1-3---3-1-|--------1-3---3-1---|

(play intro again)

(Verse 2)
   D                                  A 
  Beginning to think that I'm wasting time
e|------------------------------|
B|----3-4p3-4p3-4p3----/6----4--|
G|----3-5p3-5p3-5p3----/7---3---|
D|--5---------------5------5----|
A|------------------------------|
E|------------------------------|

  D            E                   A
  I don't understand the things I do
e|--/10--8--6--8--8/10------|
B|-----------------------8--|
G|--/10--8--7--8--8/10---8--|
D|-----------------------8--|
A|--------------------------|
E|--------------------------|

   D                           A
  The world outside looks so unkind
e|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|--12\10--------------------|
D|--------12\10-8\5----------|
A|------------------8\5--3\1-|
E|---------------------------|

  Hm                   Hm C#m D
  I'm a-countin' on you,        to carry me through

(Chorus)

(Bridge)
  Hm     
  And when my mind is free
  D                      A 
  You know no melody can move me
  Hm
  And when I'm feeling blue
  E                              E
  The guitars, comin' through to soothe me

e|--17---------15--------------|
B|-------------------------18--|
G|------15/17------------------|
D|------------------17/19------|
A|-----------------------------|
E|-----------------------------|

(Verse 3)
   D                                   A
  Thanks for the joy that you've given me
   D             E                       A
  I want you to know, I believe in your song
   D                      A
  Rythym and ryhme in harmony
   Hm                 Hm C#m D
  You'll help me along         making me strong


(Accapella)                         
  Oh, give me the beat boys and free my soul  
  I want to get lost in your rock'n'roll      
  And drift away

(Band joins) 
      A
  Oh, give me the beat boys and free my soul
    E
  I want to get lost in your rock'n'roll
       D
  And drift away

(Break)

(Chorus)

(Break)

(Chorus accapella)


This is my first attempt, hope you like it!

            
            
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Vintage-Tweed 152 Dec 06, 2004 07:00 PM

Tabbed by Vintage-Tweed!

Owing to inproper settings in my profile, my name was not attached!

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Kyzalis 125 Feb 05, 2009 02:42 PM

Nice work - different key than expected - but it works - go with whatever your voice fits to i guess. :)

Not sure what an Hm chord is tho ? lol

(think it's supposed to be Bm x244322)

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the fixer 10 Sep 14, 2015 05:54 PM

The H in Hm refers to B. In much of Europe "B" is interpreted as Bb, and H" is used to represent B natural instead.

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