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                             Black snake moan – Samuel L. Jackson
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Tabbed by: Guitardudedon (Donnie Granger)
Email:Donald_g15@yahoo.com

This song is played with a slide and where it says muted place slide on the
Indicated fret and lightly palm mute!!
This version is from the movie black snake moan and not the same as the
 Original by Blind lemon Jefferson!!!
Tuning: open d
D       A       D       F#      A       D 

                          (Lightly rake)I aint played for nobody for years
E|--------------------------------------12---------------------------------|
B|--9/12~~-12------------------------12------------------------------------|
G|------------12p11---------------12---------------------------------------|
D|-------------------12--------12------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------12-------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------12----------------------------------------------|

                                 Wanted me some kids! Whole mess of them but
                               for rose my wife..kids are for another time

E|-9/12--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-9/12—-12\10-------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------10/12---10/12----------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------12-------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

                             then one spring (light rake)
E|---------------------------------------------12--------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------12--------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------12--------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------12--------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------12--------------------------|
E|-5--5-5/3---0—3/5-3/5—0----------------------12--------------------------|
              
I seen a change in her! Breast starts     Then one day rose said she had to 
Swollen up! Couple of mornings I hear      go to Jackson to visit her folks
Her in the bathroom throwing up I done    she didn’t want me to go so I
seen it in other woman before so I knew stayed.
                                     (Let ring)
E|---------------------------------------3---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------3---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------3---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------3---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------3---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------3---------------------------------|

         you know how they talk about woman, having that glow….
      she didn’t have it know more! She done cut it out! She got rid of it!
  (muted) She got rid of it!
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-0-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

     (play quietly)             heard a voice in my head       every time   
       mute    mute          mute           mute         mute          mute   
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------0--------0----0-------0-----0--------0----0-------0-------0------0-|
A|--------3b1/4---------3b1/4----------3b1/4--------3b1/4-----------3b1/4--|
E|----0------------0--------------0-------------0--------------0-----------|

      I think its gone, it comes howling back
 (play quietly)
              mute                     mute
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------0------0----------------0-------0---------------------------------|
A|---------3b1/4-------------------3b1/4-----------------------------------|
E|----0-----------------------0--------------------------------------------|

              Calls me when I'm ailing,  when I can't find my way home     
  (Play louder)                                            
          mute                      mute               mute            mute               
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---0-------0----------------0-------0---------0-------0---------0------0-|
A|-----3b1/4--------------------3b1/4--------------3b1/4------------3b1/4--|
E|-0------------------------0-----------------0-----------------0----------|

  Lost in the pines                       I calls it  the Black Snake Moan.
                              Mute           mute                      mute
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------0-------0--------0-------0------------------0------0-|
A|----------------------3b1/4------------3b1/4----------------------3b1/4--|
E|------------------0----------------0--------------------------0----------|


                 Hmmmmmmmmmm mmmmmmmmmmm       Black snake all in my room
         Mute       mute         mute          mute         mute      mute
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---0-----0---0------0----0-------0----0-------0---0-------0---0-------0--|
A|----3b1/4------3b1/4-------3b1/4--------3b1/4-------3b1/4-------3b1/4----|
E|-0---------0-----------0------------0------------0----------0------------|

                                          hmmmmmmmmmmm   mmmmmm
          mute       mute        mute        mute         mute       mute
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---0-----0---0------0----0-------0----0-------0---0-------0---0-------0--|
A|----3b1/4------3b1/4-------3b1/4--------3b1/4-------3b1/4-------3b1/4----|
E|-0---------0-----------0------------0------------0----------0------------|
      Black snake all in my room 
          Mute      mute         mute         mute        mute       mute    
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---0-----0---0------0----0-------0----0-------0---0-------0---0-------0--|
A|----3b1/4------3b1/4-------3b1/4--------3b1/4-------3b1/4-------3b1/4----|
E|-0---------0-----------0------------0------------0----------0------------|

               Some pretty mamma         Better get this black snake soon             
 
E|---------3---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------3---------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------3---------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---0-----3---------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----0---3---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-0-------3---------------------------------------------------------------|

                                         black snake is evil
          mute      let ring                  mute         mute     mute
E|------------------------------12\3---------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------12\3---------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------12\3---------------------------------------|
D|---0-------0---0------0-------12\3----0-------0---0------0--0------0-----|
A|------3b1/4-----3b1/4---------12\3------3b1/4-------3b1/4----3b1/4-------|
E|-0------------0---------------12\3--0-----------0----------0-------------|

      Black snake is all I see    
         Mute        mute        mute          mute      mute         mute
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---0-----0---0------0----0-------0----0-------0---0-------0---0-------0--|
A|----3b1/4------3b1/4-------3b1/4--------3b1/4-------3b1/4-------3b1/4----|
E|-0---------0-----------0------------0------------0----------0------------|


       Black snake is evil                black snake is all I see
          Mute      mute         mute         mute        mute
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---0-----0---0------0----0-------0----0-------0---0-------0--------------|
A|----3b1/4------3b1/4-------3b1/4--------3b1/4-------3b1/4----------------|
E|-0---------0-----------0------------0------------0-----------------------|


         mute        mute         mute   mute
E|----------------------------------------3--------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------3--------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------3--------------------------------|
D|---0-----0---0------0----0-------0------3--------------------------------|
A|----3b1/4------3b1/4-------3b1/4--------3--------------------------------|
E|-0---------0-----------0----------------3--------------------------------|

   Woke up this morning    Black snake moved in on me
                                  Slide to 3rd fret and mute          mute      
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------5\3----0--------0--|
A|------------------------------------------------------5\3-------3b1/4----|
E|------------------------------------------------------5\3--0-------------|

                 slide to 1st fret and let ring with feed back 
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---0---------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------0----5-5\1------------------------------------------------------|


| / slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note

            
            
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guitardudedon 572 Oct 23, 2008 04:35 PM

I got the main riff Wrong i have resubmitted maybe they can post that one and delete this one and accept the revised version!!!!
Forgive me ug!

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guitardudedon 572 Oct 24, 2008 03:42 AM

ok this is the corrected tab enjoy!

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guitardudedon 572 Oct 29, 2008 03:57 PM

just posted an mp3 on my ssite check it out!!

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