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I haven't seen a good tab on this song yet so I wrote this up.  It's all legit.

Somehow, in a few places* the same note will be played, but one will sound more "twangy"
than the other. I really don't know how this is done.  (Maybe there is more than one
guitar, but I doubt it).


[Intro]
                         Em7                G      D/F#  G         
 e||-------------------|-----------------|-------------------------------|
 B||-------------------|--0-----0--------|-------------------------------|
 G||-----------0-0-0---|0-----0-----0----|-------------------------------|
 D||---------0-------4-|----2-----0-----0|-----0-----0-----0-----0--0--0-| 2x
 A||---0h2-------------|--------------2--|---2-----0-----2-----0---------|
 E||-0-----------------|-----------------|-3-----2-----3-----5-----3--2--|
     *Like here ^                             *And here ^
                  
Now play a simple E major chord, periodically putting your pinky on the A string,
4th fret, and lifting your ring finger (This is a great way to build up your pinky):

 [INTRO Guitar 1 ]
 e||-----------------|--------------|
 B||-----------------|--------------|
 G||-----------------|--------------|
 D||--2------------2-|--2-----------|
 A||--2---4---5--4-2-|--2-4--5--4---| 8x (Until singing, better to strum while you sing 
 E||--0---0---0--0-0-|--0-0--0--0---|
 
 e||---||--------------|
 B||---||--------------|
 G||---||--------------|
 D||---||----0-----2-2-| ) 
 A||-2-||-4--2--4--2-2-|
 E||-0-||-0-----0------|

 [INTRO Guitar 2 (enter 3rd time)]
      V   V   V  V    V   V  V  V 
 e||-----------------|--------------|
 B||--0---2---3--2-0-|--0-2--3--2---|
 G||0h1---2---4--2-1-|--1-2--4--2---|
 D||-----------------|--------------| 
 A||-----------------|--------------|
 E||-----------------|--------------| x5

[VERSE 1] 
E
Saturday night I was downtown
G               A E
Working for the FBI
E
Sitting in a nest of bad men
G              A      E
Whisky bottles piling high
E
Bootlegging boozer on the west side
        G              A     E
Full of people who are doing wrong
E
Just about to call up the D.A. man
       G          A               E
When I heard this woman singing a song

[PRE-CHORUS 1]
A
A pair of 45's made me open my eyes
B
My temperature started to rise

[CHORUS 1]  
B          A
She was a long cool woman in a black dress
A      G              E
Just a 5'9, beautiful tall
A
With just one look I was a bad mess
A         G                      E           
'cos that long cool woman had it all

 [SOLO][1:22]

e|-------------------------------| |--------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------| |----------------------------------0---|
G|-1-1-1---------------------0h1-| |----------------------------------0h1-|
D|--------0-----0--------0-------| |-2--2--2--2-------0-----------0-------| 3x
A|-----------2-------0h2---------| |-------------0h2--2-------0h2-2-------|
E|-0--------------0--------0-0---| |----0--0--0----------0----------0-0---|

e|---||--------------|
B|---||--------------|
G|---||--------------|
D|---||----0-----2-2-| 8x again (Yell out "wooo" after 4x)
A|-2-||-4--2--4--2-2-|
E|-0-||-0-----0------|

[VERSE 2] [1:47]

 E
 I saw her heading to the table
 G               A E
 Well, a tall walking big black cat
 E
 Charlie said, "I hope that you're able, boy
            G               A                E
 'Cause I'm telling you she knows where it's at"
 

 E
 Suddenly we hear the sirens
     G              A     E
 And everybody started to run
 E
 Jumping under doors and tables
         G               A         E
 Well, I heard somebody shooting a gun


[PRE-CHORUS 2] [2:17]

 E
 Well, the DA was pumping my left hand
 G       A          E
 She was holding my right
 E
 Well, I told her, "Don't get scared
               G
 'Cause you're gonna be spared
     A
 I'm gonna be forgiven if I wanna spend my living"

 [CHORUS 2]  
 
        A            
 With a long cool woman in a black dress
        G                  E
 Just a 5'9" beautiful 'n' tall
            A
 Yeah, with just one look I was a bad mess
             G         D            E           E
 'Cause that long cool woman had it all  Had it all

 [OUTRO] 

 E [riff]
 She had it all, she had it all, she had it all
 E
 She had it all




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ensaepit 10 May 07, 2004 08:00 PM

They're call octaves, bud.

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Robnfguitarplay 42 Jul 03, 2006 08:03 AM

e---------------------------------------------------------------
B------------0-----0-----0--------------------------------------
G----------0-----0-----0-----0----0-----------------------------
D--------0-----4-----2-----0------------0-----0-----0-----0----- Play Twice.
A----0h2------------------------2-----2-----0-----2-----0---2-0-
E--0--------------------------------3-----2-----3-----5-----3-2-

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