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Mean Old World tab

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Note:  This is the same tab as the previously submitted Guitar Pro tab.  Credit 
goes to that person.
I have simply combined it with they lyrics and formatted it to make it easier to follow.
This is Eric Clapton's part.
Duane Allman's part to follow when I have time.

Mean Old World
Eric Clapton & Duane Allman
Open G tuning (D,G,D,G,B,D)

   Intro:
D||-----------------3--------|--------------------------|
B||---------------3---3S--8--|--L--7--------------------|
G||-----------3S-------------|--------6\-5-3------------|
D||--------------------------|----------------5~--------|
G||--------------------------|--------------------------|
D||--------------------------|--------------------------|

-----------------------------|--------3---3-----------------|
--8----8p-6------------------|-----3----3----8--6-----------|
------------7--7\--3---------|---------------------6p-5p-3--|
----------------------5-3-5--|------------------------------|
-----------------------------|------------------------------|
-----------------------------|------------------------------|

                    1st Verse:
----------------------------|--12--------L------3/--|--5-----------------|
--8---6----8--L--0--0--10/--|--12--------L------3/--|--5-----------------|
--------7--------0--0--10/--|--12--------L------3/--|--5-----------------|
--------------------0--10/--|--12--------L------3/--|--5-----------------|
--------------------0-------|-----------------------|--------------------|
----------------------------|-----------------------|--------------------|
                       This is a mean old world, try and live it by yourself.

--------3---3----------------|-----------------------3/--|
-----3----3----8--6----------|--8---6----8--L--0--0--3/--|
---------------------6g5--3--|--------7--------0--0--3/--|
-----------------------------|--------------------0--3/--|
-----------------------------|--------------------0------|
-----------------------------|---------------------------|


--5--------L------3/--|--5----------------|--------3---3----------------|
--5--------L------3/--|--5----------------|-----3----3----8--6----------|
--5--------L------3/--|--5----------------|---------------------6g5--3--|
--5--------L------3/--|--5----------------|-----------------------------|
----------------------|-------------------|-----------------------------|
----------------------|-------------------|-----------------------------|
This is a mean old world, try and live it by yourself.


---------------------------|---------------------|-------------------|
--8---6----8--L--0--0--5/--|--7------------3/----|--5----------------|
--------7--------0--0--5/--|--7------------3/----|--5----------------|
--------------------0--5/--|--7------------3/----|--5----------------|
--------------------0------|---------------------|-------------------|
---------------------------|---------------------|-------------------|
                       Can't get the one you love, have to use somebody else.

--------5---5----------------|----------------------------|
-----3----3----8--6----------|--8---6----8--L--0--0--10/--|
---------------------6g5--3--|--------7--------0--0--10/--|
-----------------------------|-----------------0--0--10/--|
-----------------------------|--------------------0-------|
-----------------------------|----------------------------|

2nd Verse (Same progression as above):
I've got the blues, gonna pack my things and go.
I've got the blues, gonna pack my things and go.
Guess you don't love me, babe, loving mister so-and-so.

1st Solo:
--12----------12--12/-12/--------------------|-----8--8--5--------------|
--12-----------------------12--12~-----------|-----8--8--5--5--4--------|
-------------------------------12~----12S----|--------------5--4--3--5--|
---------------------------------------------|--------------------------|
---------------------------------------------|--------------------------|
---------------------------------------------|--------------------------|

--------3---3----------------|-----------------------1/--|
-----3----3----8--6----------|--8---6----8--L--0--x--1/--|
--L------------------6g5--3--|--------7--------0--x------|
-----------------------------|--------------------x------|
-----------------------------|--------------------x------|
-----------------------------|---------------------------|

--3-3-3--3--5--5----5/-----|------------------------------|
------------------------0--|-----5--L--5--5/--------------|
------------------------0--|------------------3--0h-3p-0--|
---------------------------|------------------------------|
---------------------------|------------------------------|
---------------------------|------------------------------|

----------3---3----------------|--------------------------|
-------3----3----8--6----------|--8---6----8--L--0--0--L--|
--(0)------------------6g5--3--|--------7--------0--0-----|
-------------------------------|--------------------0-----|
-------------------------------|--------------------0-----|
-------------------------------|--------------------------|

-----------12--(12)--------3/--|--8--8--8--8-----------------|
--7--8--9-------------3-3--3/--|--8--8--8--8--6/----------8--|
-------------------------------|------------------6g5--3-----|
-------------------------------|-----------------------------|
-------------------------------|-----------------------------|
-------------------------------|-----------------------------|

--------3---3----------------|--------------------------|
--L--3----3----8--6--6g5--3--|--8---6----8--L--0--0-----|
-----------------------------|--------7--------0--0-----|
-----------------------------|-----------------0--0--3--|
-----------------------------|--------------------0-----|
-----------------------------|--------------------------|

------------------------------|---------------------------|
------------------------------|---------------------------|
--------------------------0/--|--5-------0-------0-----0--|
----------3--5--L--5\-----0/--|--5----5--0-------0-----0--|
--0--3g4---------------2--0/--|--5----5-----5\-3----3-----|
------------------------------|---------------------------|

-------------------------------|--------3-------------------|
-------------------------------|-----3-----8--L--6----------|
--(0)--------------------------|--------------------6g5--0--|
--(0)--5--5-5-5--5\--3---------|----------------------------|
------------------------3S--0--|----------------------------|
-------------------------------|----------------------------|

------------------------|----------------------------------------|
------------------------|----------------------------------------|
------------------------|-------x--0-----0-----0-----------------|
--5------3/--5-------3--|--5----x--0--3--0--3--0-----------------|
--5----------5/---------|--5----x--0--3--0--3--0-----------------|
------------------------|----------------------------------------|
-----------------------------|-----------------------------------|
-----------------------------|-----------------------------------|
--L------------5--3----------|-------3---------------------------|
--L--0--3-0-3--------5/--5/--|--(5)-----5\-3-0--5/--5\-----2/----|
--L--------------------------|-----------------------------2/----|
-----------------------------|-----------------------------------|

-----------------------------|--------------------------|
-----------------------------|--------------------------|
--7~-------------------------|--5-----------------------|
--7~----7---7--7S~----7---7--|--5----5---5--5--0--3--0--|
--7~------7----7S~------7----|---------5----5--0--3--0--|
-----------------------------|--------------------------|

--------------------------------|------------------------------|
--------------------------------|-------------------------10/--|
--------------------------------|-------------------------10/--|
--(0)------3-0-3--5--3----------|--5--3-------------------10/--|
--(0)/--7---------------6\-5----|--------7/--7/--L~------------|
-----------------------------3--|------------------------------|

3rd Verse (Same progression as other verses):
Sometimes I wonder why can your love be so cold?
Sometimes I wonder why can your love be so cold?
I guess you don't love me, gonna pack my things and go.

2nd Solo:
|--8/----------------------|
|--8/----------------------|
|---------------0------3/--|
|---------------0------3/--|
|------0--3--5-------------|
|--------------------------|

--------------------------|----------------------------|
--------------------------|----------------------------|
--5--5--3--3--3--0--3--0--|--L-------------------------|
--5--5--3--3--3--0--3--0--|--L--0--3--0--L--3----------|
--------------------------|--------------------5g3--0--|
--------------------------|----------------------------|

--------------------------|------------------------|-------------------------|
--------------------------|------------------------|-------------------------|
----------------------3/--|--5------3/--5------3/--|--5----5--0--3--0--3--0--|
-----0--3--5--L----L--3/--|--5------3/--5------3/--|--5----5--0--3--0--3--0--|
--------------------------|------------------------|-------------------------|
--------------------------|------------------------|-------------------------|

----------------------------|------------------------|
--------------------8/------|------------------------|
--0--------0--L-------------|------------------------|
--0--0--3--------0------8/--|--L----L--L--L--L-------|
----------------------------|------------------------|
----------------------------|------------------------|

--------------------------|---------------------------|
--------------------------|---------------------------|
--------------------------|--(5)----5-----------------|
-----L--L--L--L--L--L--L--|---------5--0--3--0--3-----|
--------------------------|------------------------0--|
--------------------------|---------------------------|


--------3---3----------------|-----------------0--0--0--|
-----3----3----8--6----------|--8---6----8--L--0--0--0--|
---------------------6g5--3--|--------7-----------------|
-----------------------------|--------------------------|
--L--------------------------|--------------------------|
-----------------------------|--------------------------|

--8--8--10--12/-------------|-----15--(15)\--12-10-8~----------|
-----------------8----8/----|----------------------------8--8--|
----------------------------|----------------------------------|
----------------------------|----------------------------------|
----------------------------|----------------------------------|
----------------------------|----------------------------------|

--------3---3----------------|----------------------------|
--L--3----3----8--6----------|--8---6----8--L--0--x--10\--|
---------------------6g5--3--|--------7--------0--x-------|
-----------------------------|--------------------x-------|
--L--------------------------|--------------------x-------|
-----------------------------|----------------------------|

--------------------8--|--L------------------------|
--5----5--5--L---------|-------8-------------------|
-------5--5--L---------|---------7\---3--3--3------|
-----------------------|-----------------------3S--|
-----------------------|---------------------------|
-----------------------|---------------------------|

--------3---3----------------|---------------------------|
-----3----3----8--6----------|--8---6----8--L--0--x--5/--|
---------------------6g5--3--|--------7--------0--x--5/--|
--5--------------------------|--------------------x--5/--|
-----------------------------|---------------------------|
-----------------------------|---------------------------|

------------------------------|--------------------------------|
--7/----7---------------------|--------------------------------|
--7/----7---------------------|--7/--7--4g3p--0--3/--3--0---0--|
--7/----7/--7/--7/--7/--7-----|------------------3/--3----4----|
---------------------------7--|--------------------------------|
------------------------------|--------------------------------|

----------3---3----------------|-----8--8--8--L~--------|-------------------||
-------3----3----8~------------|-----8--8--8--L~--------|-------------------||
--(0)------------------6g5--3--|------------------------|-------------------||
-------------------------------|------------------------|-------------------||
-------------------------------|--0---------------------|-------------------||
-------------------------------|------------------------|-------------------||

            
            
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eddysmyhero 10 Dec 26, 2012 02:41 PM

what does the L mean i keep seeing on the tab

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DuaneAllmanBrah 154 Nov 07, 2013 08:25 PM

The L means Legato. It means the notes are connected.

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alanhansenbrown 10 Oct 22, 2014 08:49 AM

When do you follow.. -great job btw

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