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                  Johnny Law - William Elliott Whitmore
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Tabbed by: Steve
Email: drtywrk_21@hotmail.com

Tuning: Standard

First time I saw him play this tune it was on the banjo. Then the new
album he plays it on guitar with a slide.  I just saw him recently and 
he played it on the guitar with no slide and that is the way I am going 
to tab it. If you want to use a slide, it's not too difficult...
just slide to the same notes. Love this tune though. 

Chords used: You can play the whole A chord if you would like.
      E     A5    B7   F#     B
e|----0-----X-----2-----2-----2-----------|
B|----0-----X-----0-----2-----4-----------|
G|----1-----X-----2-----3-----4-----------|
D|----2-----2-----1-----4-----4-----------|
A|----2-----0-----2-----4-----2-----------|
E|----0-----X-----X-----2-----X-----------|

Intro: For the intro I use my pinky to slide on the e string and have 
my hand ready to go to the E chord quickly. Pretty sure that's how
he does it. (Also if you kinda loosely strum it and hit the B string
on occasion, it's not a big deal...it actually sounds good).

e|--0-2-0-2/4-444-4/2-2-0-2-0-----------|
B|--------------------------0-----------|
G|--------------------------1-----------|
D|--------------------------2-----------|
A|--------------------------2-----------|
E|--------------------------0-----------|

VERSE:

E                                       A          E       
Well I was driving down the road just a minding my own when Johnny Law 
       B7      E
pulled up from behind
E                                   A       E               F#              
He walked up to my window and said, roll it down and let me see what I can 
B
find
E                      A       E                                   B7
I said, no way, what's mine is mine and I'd appreciate it if you'd leave me 
E
be
E                                        A        E
He said, I'll leave you be alright, in a cell all night, I'll lock you up 
          B7       E
and throw away the key
                A
He slapped them cuffs on my wrist
       E
And my hands clenched into fists
                                             B7
And I wished I could have punched him in the jaw
                         E
And knock out old Johnny Law

CHORUS:
(right here he does a walk up to A that goes like so)

e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|
D|---------2-------------------|
A|---------0-------------------|
E|-0-2-4-----------------------|
           A
Ohh Johnny Law
       E
Johnny Law
                             B7
He's the littlest man I ever saw
         E                             A      E
With his badge and his gun, he'll just hassle everyone
                     B7         E
He'll get you on the run Johnny Law

(INTRO)

VERSE:
E                
He took me down to the state house
       A                   E
And he hurled that book at me
                       A             E          F#                   B
And bein' in a cell is like being in hell for a man who longs to be free
E                                     A                 E
I sat there and I wondered, just what gave this man the right
E                               A       E          B7       
To leave me to rot here on this rickety cot, just a staring at the ceiling 
    E
all night
    A                             E 
And I couldn't help but think of the words of my dear departed Pa
                                   A      E                                
He said, do the best you can, be a good man, but don't you never trust 
B7     E
Johnny Law

CHORUS: (THE SAME WALK UP TO A)
          A
Ohh Johnny Law
       E
Johnny Law
                             B7
He's the littlest man I ever saw
         E                             A      E
With his badge and his gun, he'll just hassle everyone
                     B7         E
He'll get you on the run Johnny Law

VERSE:
E                               A       E                        B7          
Without any proof they couldn't keep me there so they let me out in the 
E
morning
E                                    A        E              F#             
And that cop said, son, I don't know what you done, but just consider this a 
       B
little warning
E                                      A           E                        
I said, it must take a lot of nerve to protect and to serve but I wonder 
        B7       E
what it would be like
E                                                      B7         E
If you didn't have that badge or that gun or that uniform to hide behind
    A                                      E
And although I feel, that this whole deal, I got, was pretty damn wrong
                                  A       E 
My conscience is clean, cause I'm a human being,
                B7     E
And you're just Johnny Law

CHORUS: (THE SAME WALK UP TO A)
          A
Ohh Johnny Law
       E
Johnny Law
                             B7
He's the littlest man I ever saw
         E                             A      E  
With his badge and his gun, he'll just hassle everyone
                     B7         E
He'll get you on the run Johnny Law
E                                      A      E
With his badge and his gun, he'll just hassle everyone
                            B7        E
You'll never get me on the run Johnny Law

OUTRO IS SAME AS INTRO AS HE HUMS ALONG TO THE MELODY.

Alright that's it.  That felt like it took forever. I can't imagine how
long its takes someone to tab out something like "Green Grass and High 
Tides."  Cheers.

            
            
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