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                Ballad of Easy Rider – The Byrds
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Tabbed by: maguri
Tuning: Standard

The Byrds
Ballad of Easy Rider (1970)
(McGuinn)

From: "Easy Rider (Music from the Soundtrack)"

Here’s what you’ll find in this tab:
1. An easy to play tab.
2. Lyrics and chords

Enjoy!

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INTRO

Capo 5th fret
  A                D/A              A                D/A
e|----5-----------|----------5-----|----5-----------|----------5-----|
B|----------------|2h3-------------|----------------|2h3-------------|
G|----------2-----|------2---------|----------2-----|------2---------|
D|----2-------2---|----4-------4---|----2-------2---|----4-------4---|
A|0-------0-------|0-------0-------|0-------0-------|0-------0-------|
E|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

VERSE
  A                                 A/G#
e|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
B|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
G|----------2-----|----------2-----|----------2-----|----------2-----|
D|----2-------2---|----2-------2---|----2-------2---|----2-------2---|
A|0-------0-------|0-------0-------|----------------|----------------|
E|----------------|----------------|4-------4-------|4-------4-------|
  D/F#             D       D/C#     Bm               E7sus4
e|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
B|----------------|------3-------3-|----------------|----------3-----|
G|----------2-----|----2-------2---|----------4-----|------2---------|
D|----0-------0---|0---------------|----4-------4---|----2-------2---|
A|----------------|--------4-------|2-------2-------|--------2-------|
E|2-------2-------|----------------|----------------|0---------------|

CHORUS
  A                D/A     E/A      A                D/A     E/A
e|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
B|----2-----------|3---------5-----|----2-----------|3-----5---------|
G|----------2-----|------2---------|----------2-----|----------4-----|
D|----2-------2---|----2-------2---|----2-------2---|----2-------2---|
A|0-------0-------|0-------0-------|0-------0-------|0-------0-------|
E|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
  A                D/A     E/A      A                
e|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
B|----2-----------|3---------5-----|----2---------2-|------2---------|
G|----------2-----|------2---------|----------2-----|--2-------2-----|
D|----2-------2---|----2-------2---|----2-------2---|----2-------2---|
A|0-------0-------|0-------0-------|0-------0-------|0-------0-------|
E|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
  Bm               Bm/A     Bm/F#   E7sus4
e|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
B|----------3-----|----------------|----------3-----|------3---------|
G|------4---------|------4-------4-|----------------|--2-------2-----|
D|----4-------4---|----4-------4---|----2-------2---|----2-------2---|
A|2-------2-------|0---------------|--------2-------|--------2-------|
E|----------------|--------2-------|0---------------|0---------------|
  A                D/A     E/A      A                D/A     E/A
e|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
B|----2-----------|3---------5-----|----2-----------|3---------5-----|
G|----------2-----|------2---------|----------2-----|------2---------|
D|----2-------2---|----2-------2---|----2-------2---|----2-------2---|
A|0-------0-------|0-------0-------|0-------0-------|0-------0-------|
E|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

MIDDLE 8
  A                D/A     E/A      A                D/A     E/A
e|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
B|----2-----------|3---------5-----|----2-----------|3-----5---------|
G|----------2-----|------2---------|----------2-----|----------4-----|
D|----2-------2---|----2-------2---|----2-------2---|----2-------2---|
A|0-------0-------|0-------0-------|0-------0-------|0-------0-------|
E|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
  A                D/A     E/A      A                D/A     E/A
e|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
B|----2-----------|3---------5-----|----2-----------|3-----5---------|
G|----------2-----|------2---------|----------2-----|----------4-----|
D|----2-------2---|----2-------2---|----2-------2---|----2-------2---|
A|0-------0-------|0-------0-------|0-------0-------|0-------0-------|
E|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
  Bm               Bm/A     Bm/F#   E7sus4
e|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
B|----------3-----|----------------|----------3-----|------3---------|
G|------4---------|------4-------4-|----------------|--2-------2-----|
D|----4-------4---|----4-------4---|----2-------2---|----2-------2---|
A|2-------2-------|0---------------|--------2-------|--------2-------|
E|----------------|--------2-------|0---------------|0---------------|
  A                D/A     E/A      Aadd9
e|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
B|----2-----------|3---------5-----|----2-----------|2-----2---------|
G|----------2-----|------2---------|----------4-----|----------4-----|
D|----2-------2---|----2-------2---|----2-------2---|----2-------2---|
A|0-------0-------|0-------0-------|0-------0-------|0-------0-------|
E|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|


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CHORDS

          E-A-D-G-B-e
D/A       x-0-4-2-3-x
A/G#      4-x-2-2-2-x
D/F#      2-x-0-2-3-x
D/C#      x-4-x-2-3-x
E7sus4    0-2-2-2-3-x
E/A       x-0-2-4-5-x
Aadd9     x-0-2-4-2-x

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Capo 5th fret

INTRO 
| A | D/A | A | D/A |
| A | D/A | A | D/A |

A    
  The river flows
A/G#
 It flows to the sea
D/F#            D     D/C#
  Wherever that river goes
Bm            E7sus4    [A]
 That's where I want to be
A    D/A  E/A   [A]
 Flow     river flow
A  D/A        E/A         [A]
     Let your waters wash down
A  D/A       E/A       A
     Take me from this road
   Bm   Bm/A Bm/F# E7sus4  [A]
To some     . . .    other town

| A | D/A E/A | A | D/A E/A |

A    
  All he wanted
A/G#
 Was to be free
D/F#            D   D/C#
 And that's the way
Bm         E7sus4 [A]
 It turned out to be
A    D/A  E/A   [A]
 Flow     river flow
A  D/A        E/A         [A]
     Let your waters wash down
A  D/A       E/A       A
     Take me from this road
   Bm   Bm/A Bm/F# E7sus4  [A]
To some     . . .    other town

| A | D/A E/A | 
           
A  D/A   E/A   [A]
    Flow river flow
A  D/A       E/A   [A]
    Past the shaded tree
A  D/A  E/A   [A]
     Go river, go
A  D/A   E/A   [A]
     Go to the sea
Bm   Bm/A Bm/F# E7sus4   [A]
Flow              to the sea

| A | D/A E/A | A | Aadd9 |

A    
  The river flows
A/G#
 It flows to the sea
D/F#            D     D/C#
  Wherever that river goes
Bm            E7sus4    [A]
 That's where I want to be
A    D/A  E/A   [A]
 Flow     river flow
A  D/A        E/A         [A]
     Let your waters wash down
A  D/A       E/A       A
     Take me from this road
   Bm   Bm/A Bm/F# E7sus4  [A]
To some     . . .    other town

| A | D/A E/A | A

            
            
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