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The Black Crowes
Song Title: Thorn In My Pride
TBC Original? Yes
Written By: Chris and Rich Robinson
Recording Session: Southern Harmony And Musical Companion
Record: The Southern Harmony And Musical Companion, Live
Live Debut: 02/20/1991
Shows: 693 times played live
Related Song: Thorn's Progress
Notes: A live staple and vehicle for much jamming, this is one of the songs that defines
Black Crowes. According to Chris, this song was written on Thanksgiving, 1990. This was
recorded in 1991 during the same session that produced Words You Throw Away, Miserable
the first version of Darling Of The Underground Press.

-----------------------------------
The above information was taken from www.crowesbase.com

Tuning: DGDGBD (Open G), with a capo at the 4th fret.  All notes are relative to the capo.

Rich Robinson never plays the same thing twice, even on studio albums, and this is no
 Feel free to take a lot of liberty with the verse riffs and the strumming patterns in the
 It sounds like he played the entire song on an acoustic (which can be heard through the
channel), and overdubbed the chorus and solo rhythm on electric.

Intro:
D------------------------------------------------------------|
B-------------3p0--------------------------------------------|
G-------2p0---------2p0---0-----------2p0---0-----2p0---0----|
D--3---------------------------2----2-----2-----2-----2------|
G-----0-----0-----0-----0---0-----0-----------0-----------0--|
D------------------------------------------------------------|
                                       | 1st ending
D--------------------------------------|---------------------|
B---------------3p0--------------------|--------1------------|
G---------2p0---------2p0---0----------|--0-------0----0-----|
D--1----1------------------------0-----|----0h2-----2-----2--|
G-----0-------0-----0-----0---0-----0--|---------------------|
D--------------------------------------|---------------------|

2nd ending
D------0-----------------|
B------3--3--------------|
G--2/4------4\2p0--------|
D-----------------2p0----|
G---------------------0--|
D------------------------|

Verse:
D----------------------------------------------------|
B----------------------------------------------------|
G---------------0-----0------------------0-----0-----|
D--------0-3-3------3----3--------0-2-2------2----2--|
G--2h3h4----------0---------2h3h4----------0---------|
D----------------------------------------------------|

D-------------------------|-------------------------------|
B---------------1---------|--------------------0----------|
G---------------0--2p0----|--0-----0-----0-------0--------|
D--------0-2p0--2---------|----0-----0-----0-------2p0----|
G--2h3h4--------0------0--|------0-----0-----0---------0--|
D-------------------------|-------------------------------|

The last measure of the verses is always different.  Here's another example of what you
play there:

D-------------------------------|
B-------------------------------|
G--------0----------0------0----|
D--2p0-----0--2p0-----0--2------|
G------0---0------0---0------0--|
D-------------------------------|

Chorus:
Guitar 1 (acoustic)
D--5--5-5----|
B--5--5-5-0--|
G--0--0-0-0--| x3
D--0--0-0-0--|
G---------0--|
D------------|

D------------------|
B--0--0h1--1-1--1--|
G--0--0----0-0--0--|
D--0--0h2--2-2--2--|
G--0--0----0-0--0--|
D------------------|

Guitar 2 (electric)
D--5---------|
B----5----0--|
G------0--0--| x3
D---------0--|
G---------0--|
D------------|

D------------------|
B--0--0h1--1-1--1--|
G--0--0----0-0--0--|
D--0--0h2--2-2--2--|
G--0--0----0-0--0--|
D------------------|

"Lover, cover me with your sleep":
D---------------------------------------------------|
B--3--1--0----5--1--0----3--1--0--1--0----1-1--1p0--|
G--0--0--0----0--0--0----0--0--0--0--0----0-0--0----|
D--0--0--0----x--0--0----0--0--0--0--0----2-2--2p0--|
G--4--2--0----5--2--0----4--2--0--2--0----0-0--0----|
D---------------------------------------------------|

Solo Rhythm:
D----------------------------------|
B--3-0--0-5-0-3-0--0--3-3-3-3-3-3--|
G--3-0--0-5-0-3-0--0--3-3-3-3-3-3--|
D--3-0--0-5-0-3-0--0--3-3-3-3-3-3--|
G--0-0--0-0-0-0-0--0--0-0-0-0-0-0--|
D----------------------------------|

As previously mentioned, an electric guitar was added for both the choruses and solo 
rhythm.  During the solo, the electric rhythm guitar plays the same thing as the acoustic.

2005-2010 Pre-Drum Solo Jam:

D---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------------------5---------------------|
G-----------------------------------------------5-3b4-----------------|
D-----3----3-----3-------5--5--x-x---3-x-x---5--5-----5-3-5--3-5p3p0--|
G--0-----0---0-0---x-x-0-------x-x-0---x-x-0--------------------------|
D---------------------------------------------------------------------|

D-----------------------------------------------------|
B-----------------------------------------------------|
G-----------------------------------------------------|
D----x-x-------x-x---x-x------------------------------|
G--5-x-x-5-3-5-x-x-5-x-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-3-x-x-3-0---0-3--|
D----------------------------------------------3------|

(solo!)

D--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B--6-5-3-5-3-5-3-5-3-5-3-5-3-5-3---3-5-3-5-3-5-3-5-3-5-3-5-3-5-3---3-|
G--6-5-3-5-3-5-3-5-3-5-3-5-3-5-3---3-5-3-5-3-5-3-5-3-5-3-5-3-5-3---3-|
D--------------------------------5-------------------------------5---|
G--------------------------------------------------------------------|
D--------------------------------------------------------------------|

D-----------     D---------     D--------|
B--5-3------     B--5-3----     B--0--0--|
G--5-3------ x4  G--5-3---- x5  G--0--0--|
D------5-3--     D------5--     D--0--0--|
G-----------     G---------     G--0--0--|
D-----------     D---------     D--------|

(short drum break)

D--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B--6-5-3-5-3-5-3-5-3-5-3-5-3-5-3---3-5-3-5-3-5-3-5-3-5-3-5-3-5-3---3-|
G--6-5-3-5-3-5-3-5-3-5-3-5-3-5-3---3-5-3-5-3-5-3-5-3-5-3-5-3-5-3---3-|
D--------------------------------5-------------------------------5---|
G--------------------------------------------------------------------|
D--------------------------------------------------------------------|

D-----------     D---------|
B--5-3------     B--5-3----|
G--5-3------ x4  G--5-3----| x5
D------5-3--     D------5--|
G-----------     G---------|
D-----------     D---------|
                                  * * * *
D---------------------------------5-5---------------------|
B--0-1p0----2h3--2-5--4-3p2-0-1p0-3-3-5p0-0-1-1-1-1-0--0--|
G--0-0----x-2----2-4--4-2---0-0---0-0-5p0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0--|
D--0-2p0--x-2h4--2-6--4-4p2-0-2p0-0-0-5p0-0-2-2-2-2-0--0--|
G--0------x-2----2-4--4-2---0-0---0-0-----0-0-0-0-0-0--0--|
D---------------------------------------------------------|

(drum solo)

Rich plays those last few bars slightly different each time and the variations are 
mostly in the part below where I put the asterisks. What I have actually tabbed out in that 
spot is from the 2006-07-29 show in Philadelphia.

            
            
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markyboy101 322 May 19, 2009 11:46 AM

Brilliant!

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Clemo103 80 Nov 29, 2009 08:49 AM

Well done, very accurate.

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primuslover92 134 Mar 09, 2010 06:24 AM

do you play the electric guitar part with the capo on the 4th fret to?

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