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Black Jack Davey tab

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|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|                            Black Jack Davey                              |
|                                 By:                                      |
|                           The White Stripes                              |
|                            Key of A minor                                |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Legend: (-)g = grace note   h = hammer on   p = pull off  PM = palm mute
        NM = no mute    s = slide    X% = repeat previous measure X times
        VR = verse rhythm
----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Intro: distortion                          E major
N.C. (Am)                                 PM  NM
e|---------------------------|--------------0-0-|-------------------------|
B|---------------------------|--------------0-0-|-------------------------|
G|---------------------------|--------------1-1-|-------------------------|
D|---------------------------|--------------2-2-|-------------------------|
A|------------5-(5)g-7-------|-----------5--2-2-|------------5-(5)g-7-----|
E|--5--5--5-8----------8--5--|-5--5--5-8----0-0-|--5--5--5-8----------8-5-|

               D (Dsus4)                 G    Am  Am(PM)
|---------------2-3-3-2--|---------------3-3s-5--|---0--0-0---0--0-0-|
|---------------3-3-3-3--|---------------3-3s-5--|---1--1-1---1--1-1-|
|---------------2-2-2-2--|---------------4-4s-5--|-2-2--2-2-2-2--2-2-|
|---------------0-0-0-0--|--7-5----------5-5s-7--|-2--------2--------|
|------------------------|------7-5------5-5s-7--|-0--------0--------|
|--5--5--5-8-0-----------|----------8-5--3-3s-5--|-------------------|


|-----------|---------------------------------------|
|-----------|---------------------------------------|
|-----------|---------------------------------------|
|----2%-----|------------------1%-------------------|
|-----------|---------------------------------------|
|-----------|---------------------------------------|
(drums enter)  1.Black Jack Davey come run along then

 Am (PM)                  E  E (PM)          Am
[same rhythm as before]  [similar rhythm]    [same rhythm as before]
|--0--------------------|-0-----------------|-----------------|
|--1--------------------|-0-----------------|-----------------|
|--2--------------------|-1-----------------|-----------------|
|--2--------------------|-2-----------------|-----------------|
|--0--------------------|-2-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------------|-0-----------------|-----------------|
 wishin' to the lord and  mary              (inaudible lyrics) and he

                        E    D  D                        E    Am
----------------------|-0----2-|-----------------------|-0----0-|
----------------------|-0----3-|-----------------------|-0----1-|
----------------------|-1----2-|-----------------------|-1----2-|
----------------------|-2----0-|-----------------------|-2----2-|
----------------------|-2------|-----------------------|-2----0-|
----------------------|-0------|-----------------------|-0------|
charmed the heart of a  la - dy  charmed the heart of a  la - dy

second and third verse are played the same:

2. [Am] How old are you my pretty little miss?
        How old are you my
   [E]  honey?
   [Am] she answered him wtih a lovin' smile, said, "I'll be sixteen come
   [E]sun- [D]day."
              said, "i'll be sixteen come
   [E]sun-[Am]day."

3. [Am] come and go with me my pretty little miss
        come and go with me my
   [E]  honey
   [Am] I'll take you where the grass grows green and you never will want for[E]mon- [D]ney
              you never will want for
   [E]mon-[Am]ney   Hey!

back to intro riff with some adjustments and a heavy fuzz tone
                                                E
|------------------------|--------------------|-0---0-|--------------------|
|------------------------|--------------------|-0---0-|--------------------|
|------------------------|--------------------|-1---1-|--------------------|
|------------------------|--------------------|-2---2-|--------------------|
|-----------5-(5)g-7-----|-----------5-(5)g-7-|-2---2-|-----------5-(5)g-7-|
|-5--5--5-8----------8-5-|-5--5--5-8----------|-0---0-|-5--5--5-8----------|

                                 D                  G    Am   Am VR
------|------------------------|-2--|-------------|-3-3s-5--||-------||
------|------------------------|-3--|-------------|-3-3s-5--||.-----.||
------|------------------------|-2--|-------------|-4-4s-5--||-------||
------|------------------------|-0--|-7-5---------|-5-5s-7--||-------||
------|-----------5-(5)g-7-----|----|-----7-5-----|-5-5s-7--||.-----.||
-8-5--|-5--5--5-8----------5-8-|----|---------8-5-|-3-3s-5--||-------||

4. [Am] Pull off, pull of your long blue gloves
        made of spanish
   [E]  leather
   [Am] give to me your lily white hand and we'll ride off
   [E]to- [D]gether
          said we'll both ride off
   [E]to- [Am]gether

5. [Am] well she pulled off her long blue gloves
        made of spanish
   [E]  leather
   [Am] and gave to him her lily white hand and bid farewell
   [E]for- [D]ever
              and they both rode off
   [E]to- [Am]gether

   back to intro riff 1 time

6. [Am] well late last night the boss came home inquiring 'bout his
   [E]  lady
   [Am] the servant spoke before she thought, "She's been with Black Jack
   [E]Da- [D]vey
             ran off with Black Jack
   [E]Da- [Am]vey."

7. [Am] come on, come on my old black hose you're skinnier than the
   [E]  grain
   [Am] I'll ride all day and I'll ride all night 'til I overtake my
   [E]la- [D]dy
             and I'll over take my
   [E]la-[Am]dy

            
            
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juliejoleen 53 Apr 28, 2013 09:17 AM

awesome!! x

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