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China Grove by The Doobie Brothers

tabbed by graffiti

Standard Tuning

/slide up
\slide down
h hammer on
p pull off
^ bend to note indicated
qb quick bend


     Intro pt. 1 x3

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--9-9----9-9------7---6---------9-9--------------------------------------|
D|--9-9----9-9------7---6---7-----9-9--------------------------------------|
A|--7-7----7-7------5---4---7-----7-7---------5----------------------------|
E|--------------------------5--------------/7---7--------------------------|


     End Intro

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--9-9-----9-9-----7---6--------------------------------------------------|
D|--9-9-----9-9-----7---6----7---------------------------------------------|
A|--7-7-----7-7-----5---4----7---------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------5---------------------------------------------|


     Verse

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--9-9-----9-9-----7--6---------9-9---------------------------------------|
D|--9-9-----9-9-----7--6---7-----9-9---------------------------------------|
A|--7-7-----7-7-----5--4---7-----7-7---------5-----------------------------|
E|-------------------------5--------------/7---7---------------------------|

When the sun comes up on a sleepy little town Down around san antone

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--9-9-----9-9-----7--6--------9-9----------------------------------------|
D|--9-9-----9-9-----7--6---7----9-9----------------------------------------|
A|--7-7-----7-7-----5--4---7----7-7-------------7--------------------------|
E|-------------------------5----------------7h9----------------------------|

And the folks are risin for another day round about their homes

     Bridge

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--6-6------4----4-4-----/9--8--------------------------------------------|
D|--6-6--4h6------4-4-----/9--9-------7-7-7-7-8-9-10-----------------------|
A|--4-4-----------2-2-----------------7-7-7-7-8-9-10-----------------------|
E|------------------------------------5-5-5-5-6-7-8------------------------|

The people of the town are strange and they're proud of where they came

     Chorus

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------9-9----7--6---------------7--6------------------------|
D|-------------------9-9----7--6--7------------7--6---7--------------------|
A|--------7---7------7-7----5--4--7-----5-7----5--4---7-------5-7----------|
E|--7-7h9---9---9-----------------5--/7---------------5----/7--------------|

Well, youre talkin bout china grove oh, china grove

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--7--6---------9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-------------------------------------------|
D|--7--6---7-----9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-------------------------------------------|
A|--5--4---7-----7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--------------7----------------------------|
E|---------5-----------------------------7h9----9--------------------------|


     Verse

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--9-9-----9-9-----7--6---------9-9---------------------------------------|
D|--9-9-----9-9-----7--6---7-----9-9---------------------------------------|
A|--7-7-----7-7-----5--4---7-----7-7---------5-----------------------------|
E|-------------------------5--------------/7---7---------------------------|

Well, the preacher and the teacher Lord, theyre a caution, They are the talk of the town

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--9-9-----9-9-----7--6--------9-9----------------------------------------|
D|--9-9-----9-9-----7--6---7----9-9----------------------------------------|
A|--7-7-----7-7-----5--4---7----7-7-------------7--------------------------|
E|-------------------------5----------------7h9----------------------------|

When the gossip gets to flyin And they aint lyin When the sun goes fallin down

     Bridge

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--6-6------4----4-4-----/9--8--------------------------------------------|
D|--6-6--4h6------4-4-----/9--9-------7-7-7-7-8-9-10-----------------------|
A|--4-4-----------2-2-----------------7-7-7-7-8-9-10-----------------------|
E|------------------------------------5-5-5-5-6-7-8------------------------|

They say that the fathers insane And dear missus perkins a game

     Chorus
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------9-9----7--6---------------7--6------------------------|
D|-------------------9-9----7--6--7------------7--6---7--------------------|
A|--------7---7------7-7----5--4--7-----5-7----5--4---7-------5-7----------|
E|--7-7h9---9---9-----------------5--/7---------------5----/7--------------|

Were talkin bout the china grove Oh, china grove

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--7--6------9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9----------------------------------------------|
D|--7--6--7---9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9----------------------------------------------|
A|--5--4--7---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7----------------------------------------------|
E|--------5----------------------------------------------------------------|


     Bridge 2

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------9------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------9-------11-11--------9---------------|
D|--6--9--11-11--------9--11-11--9------11----11-11---9h11-----------------|
A|--6--9--11-11---9h11----11-11----11---------9--9-------------------------|
E|--4--7--9--9------------9--9---------------------------------------------|

But every day theres a new thing comin The ways of an oriental view

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------11--9----------------------------------------------------------|
D|--11-11---11--9---11-11--------9----9----9----9--11----------------------|
A|--11-11-----------11-11---9h11---11---11---11----------------------------|
E|--9--9------------9--9---------------------------------------------------|

The sheriff and his buddies With their samurai swords

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--11---11-11---11-11-9-11-----11-11-11-11-11-11-9--11--------------------|
D|--11---11-11---11-11-9-11-----11-11-11-11-11-11-9--11-----6-9--11-11-----|
A|--9----9--9----9--9--9-9------9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9------6-9--11-11-----|
E|----------------------------------------------------------4-7--9--9------|

You can even hear the music at night

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------9-------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------9-------11-11--------9-----------11--9------------|
D|--------9----9----9-------11---11-11---9h11-----11-11---11--9------------|
A|--9h11----11---11---11---------9--9-------------11-11--------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------9--9---------------------|

And though its a part of the lone star state People dont seem to care
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------5--7--9---------------------5-7-9----------------|
D|--7--7-7---7--7--7-7----5--7--9---------------------5-7-9----------------|
A|--7--7-7---7--7--7-7----3--5--7-------7-7---7-------3-5-7----------------|
E|--5--5-5---5--5--5-5--------------7h9-----9---9-7------------------------|

They just keep on lookin to the east

     Intro to Solo x2

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--9-9----9-9------7---6---------9-9--------------------------------------|
D|--9-9----9-9------7---6---7-----9-9--------------------------------------|
A|--7-7----7-7------5---4---7-----7-7---------5----------------------------|
E|--------------------------5--------------/7---7--------------------------|


     Solo

  Gtr. I
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------9-9------11------9------------------------------------|
D|------6/9-----9h11-----9h11----9-11---11^13--11^13--11^13^11--9----------|
A|--/9---------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|


  Gtr. II
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--9-9-----9----9---9-----7--6-------9-9----------------------------------|
D|--9-9-----9----9---9-----7--6--7----9-9----------------------------------|
A|--7-7-----7--7---7-------5--4--7----7-7-------5--------------------------|
E|-------------------------------5-----------/7---7------------------------|


  Gtr. I
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------12^14--12^14---------------------------|
G|--12^14--11^13^11p9-----9--11qb-----------------11^13^11p9-----9---------|
D|---------------------11-------------------------------------11-----------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|


   
  Gtr. II
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--9-9-----9----9---9-----7--6-------9-9----------------------------------|
D|--9-9-----9----9---9-----7--6--7----9-9----------------------------------|
A|--7-7-----7--7---7-------5--4--7----7-7-------5--------------------------|
E|-------------------------------5-----------/7---7------------------------|


  Gtr. I
e|--------12--------12-----------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------17--15-15-15-15--------|
G|--11^13-----11^13-----13^11p9-------9\--------16-------------------------|
D|--------------------------------11--------/18----------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|


  Gtr. II
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--9-9-----9----9---9-----7--6-------9-9----------------------------------|
D|--9-9-----9----9---9-----7--6--7----9-9----------------------------------|
A|--7-7-----7--7---7-------5--4--7----7-7-------5--------------------------|
E|-------------------------------5-----------/7---7------------------------|


  Gtr. I
e|------------------15^17---15-15^16-15-15^16-15-15^16--15^17^15p12--------|
B|--15--17---15\12---------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|


  Gtr. II
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--9-9-----9----9---9-----7--6-------9-9----------------------------------|
D|--9-9-----9----9---9-----7--6--7----9-9----------------------------------|
A|--7-7-----7--7---7-------5--4--7----7-7-------5--------------------------|
E|-------------------------------5-----------/7---7------------------------|


  Gtr. I
e|----------12---------12--12---------12---------12------------------------|
B|---15^17------15^17----------15^17------15^17-------15-12-15-14-12-------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|


  Gtr. II
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--9-9-----9----9---9-----7--6-------9-9----------------------------------|
D|--9-9-----9----9---9-----7--6--7----9-9----------------------------------|
A|--7-7-----7--7---7-------5--4--7----7-7-------5--------------------------|
E|-------------------------------5-----------/7---7------------------------|


  Gtr. I
e|-----------12------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------12----12---15-12-------------------------------------------------|
G|--12h13--------------------14/16---12^13---------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------14\---------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|


  Gtr. II
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--9-9-----9----9---9-----7--6-------9-9----------------------------------|
D|--9-9-----9----9---9-----7--6--7----9-9----------------------------------|
A|--7-7-----7--7---7-------5--4--7----7-7-------5--------------------------|
E|-------------------------------5-----------/7---7------------------------|


     Bridge

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--6-6------4----4-4-----/9--8--------------------------------------------|
D|--6-6--4h6------4-4-----/9--9-------7-7-7-7-8-9-10-----------------------|
A|--4-4-----------2-2-----------------7-7-7-7-8-9-10-----------------------|
E|------------------------------------5-5-5-5-6-7-8---------------12\------|


     Outro

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------9-9----7--6---------------7--6------------------------|
D|-------------------9-9----7--6--7------------7--6---7--------------------|
A|--------7---7------7-7----5--4--7-----5-7----5--4---7-------5-7----------|
E|--7-7h9---9---9-----------------5--/7---------------5----/7--------------|

Talkin bout the china grove Oh, china grove

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--7--6------9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9----------------------------------------------|
D|--7--6--7---9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9----------------------------------------------|
A|--5--4--7---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7----------------------------------------------|
E|--------5----------------------------------------------------------------|

            
            
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am4195 10 Jul 31, 2009 08:29 PM

TS THE E5 CHJORD WHY CANT ANYONE RELiZE THIS

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maxdacat 10 Apr 18, 2013 02:17 AM

nice job there!

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