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Album: Crossroads

 

 

 

Crossroads

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Down in Mississippi

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Cotton Needs Pickin'

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Viola Lee Blues

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See You in Hell, Blind Boy

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Nitty Gritty Mississippi

(Fred Burch/Donald Hill)

 

Nitty gritty Mississippi

Nitty gritty Mississippi

Who_____'s gonna love a poor boy

Nitty gritty mississippi

Who_____'s gonna love a poor boy

 

She broke my heart down in Baton Rouge

Down on the gold, cold sand

I don't remember the night

When she caught me right

As tangled play with my hand, yeah

 

Nitty gritty Mississippi

Nitty gritty Mississippi

Who_____'s gonna love a poor boy

Nitty gritty Mississippi

Who_____'s gonna love a poor boy

 

Juke joint Sally on the bayou blue

On a hot Mississippi night

She could make a countryboy's dream come trough

Say she won't, but ya know she might

 

Nitty gritty Mississippi

Nitty gritty Mississippi

Who_____'s gonna love a poor boy

Nitty gritty Mississippi

Who_____'s gonna love a poor boy

 

Delta Queen down on the levy

Sid need a cypre of streak

Sweet little thing sure gotta livin' with,

you stole my heart from me

Yes she did

 

Nitty gritty Mississippi

Nitty gritty Mississippi

Who_____'s gonna love a poor boy

Nitty gritty Mississippi

Who_____'s gonna love a poor boy

 

Love a poor boy

Poor boy

 

He Made a Woman Out of Me

(Fred Burch/Donald Hill)

 

I was born on the levy

A little bit south of Montgomery

Mama worked in the big house

Daddy he worked for the County

Never had no learnin'

'til I turned 16

Joe Henry come up the river, ya'll

And made a woman outta me

Lord, he made a woman outta me

 

I used to tease Joe Henry

I guess I teased to hard

Then one day it all happened

Right in my own back yard

Joe Henry had his way

He wouldn't set me free

Lord, I'm here to tell everybody

That the man made a woman outta me

Lord, he made a woman outta me

 

When I think back to that day

So long ago

I get a little feelin' that's on my mind

Even though it hurt me

one thing that I know

Is when he left, he left a woman behind

 

When I see another young man

Wantin' to love and run

My mind goes back to Joe Henry James

And a heck of a job he done

Ain't no other man let me down

You see I been set free

Ever since way back yonder

When Joe made a woman outta me

 

Lord, he made a woman outta me

Lord, he made a woman outta me

Oh, Joe Henry James

Heck of a job he done

He made a woman outta me

Lord, he made a woman outta me

Lord, he made a woman

Outta me

 

Feelin' Bad Blues

tabbed by Sven Hilscher (Sven@rufus.central.de) on the 15th of January

with some modifications by Kay-Uwe Graw (kugraw@egd.igd.fhg.de)

 

Playing Notes:

/ - slide up

\ - slide down

b - bend

h - hammer on

p - pull off

s - slide between notes

~ - vibrato

 

played in Open D (D A D F# A D from low to high)

 

D-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

A-|----------12~----/12-s-10-----------------12--/12-/12----------------------|

F#|-10-s-12--12~------------12-s-11------/12-------------12-s-11------10\-(0)-|

D-|-10-s-12--12~-------------------/12--------------------------/12---10\-(0)-|

A-|-10-s-12--12~------------------------------------------------------10\-(0)-|

D-|-10-s-12-----------------------------------------------------------10\-(0)-|

 

|-------------------------------------------------------------------0-------|

|----5--5-5----------5--5-5----0-h-2--0-------------------------------------|

|-/5--------------/5------------------0-------------------------------------|

|-----------5-----------------------------------------0-----------------0---|

|-----------------------------------------------0-h-2-----------------------|

|-------------------------------------------/4-----------0------------------|

 

|-----------------------------------------------0--------------------0------|

|----5---5-5---------5--5-5------0-h/2--0--------------------------0--------|

|----5------------/5--------------------------------------------------------|

|-/5---------5--------------------------------0-------------0---------------|

|-/5----------------------------------------------------0-2-----------------|

|-/5----------------------------------------0--------/4--------0------------|

 

|-/4--4-s-2-p-0-/2---2--4-s-2-p-0-------------0-2-0------0-----0------------|

|-----------------------------------------0h2-----0-------------------------|

|----------------------------------------------------0h1-0------------------|

|----------------------------------------------------0---0---0----------0-0-|

|----------------0----------------0-1-/2----------0----------2----(0)h2-----|

|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

 

|------------0--------------------------------------------------------------|

|--------0-2------12--/12-s-10-s-12--------------------12--12-12~-----------|

|--------------/12------------------/12-------------/12------------12s11----|

|---------------------------------------12-------0----------------------/12-|

|-2b-0---------------------------------------0-2----------------------------|

|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

 

|------------------------------------------------0----------0--/4-/4-s-2-p-0|

|-------------5-5--/5-/5---------5-5-5---0h2--0-----------------------------|

|-------3-s-5-5-5-----------------------------------------------------------|

|-/10\--------------------------------------------------0-------------------|

|-/10\----------------------------------------0-----0h2---------------------|

|-/10\---------------------3-s-5--------------------0-----0-----------------|

 

|---------------------------------0--------------------0-/4--\2-p-0--2------|

|-----5--5-5----------5--5-5\-----0-----------------------------------------|

|--/5--------------/5---------/5--------------------------------------------|

|------------5--------------------------------------------------------------|

|---------------5------------------------2---------------------------0------|

|--------------5---------------------0------3-s-2-0-------------------------|

 

|--/4p0--4-s-2-0--------------0-2-0-----------------------------------------|

|----------------0-------0h2--0---0--------------------------------------0--|

|--------------------------------------0h1-0----0-1-------------------------|

|--------------------------------------0---0--------0--------0---/4--0------|

|----------------0-1-2------------0-------------0-2---2--0h2-----------0----|

|--------------------------------------------0------------------------------|

 

|-0-/4--/7~----4-s-2-p-0---4-s-2------/4--/7--7-7---/5---4p0-/4--p0---------|

|--------------------------------/5---------------------------------/3------|

|----0----------------------------------------------------------------------|

|--------0---------------------------------0---------0----------------------|

|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------0---------------------------------------------------------------|

 

|----------------------------------------------------------0-0--------------|

|------5-5--5-5-----------5-5-5-s-3-p-0--/3-s-2-p-0----0-3------------------|

|-----------------------5---------------------------------------------------|

|--------------5------------------------------------------------/5-s-3-p-0--|

|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-3-/5-------------0--5-----------------------------------------/5-s-3-p-0--|

 

|-0----------------------------------------------------------------4p0------|

|--------0---------5--5-/5-s-4--------5-5-5-5-s-2-p-0-h/2~-------------0----|

|------------3--/5------/5-s-4----------------------------------/3----------|

|-----------------------------/5----------------------------0---------------|

|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|----/4------3--/5----------------0-5-----------------------0---------------|

 

|---------------------0-/4-/4--/7--\2-------------0-2-0---------------------|

|--------------0--0-------------------0-------0h2-----0-------------0-------|

|-------------------------------------------------------0h1-0----/3---------|

|-/5--\3--0-0-------------------------------------------0---0---------------|

|---------------------------------------0-1-2---------0----------------2----|

|--------------0----5-------------------------------------------------------|

 

|------------------/12-12-12---/7--/4-s-3---------7-/9-/12-12--12--/12------|

|----------------------------------/4-s-3-/5--------------------------------|

|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-/4-0---------2-------0----------------------0-----------------------------|

|---------/5-0--------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----0---------------------------------------------------------------------|

 

|-7-/10---------------------------------/7--5--4------------/7--5-/3-s-2----|

|--------/12-s-10--------------------------------/5-------------------------|

|-----------------/12~------------------------------------------------------|

|----------------------12\-(0)----------------------------------------------|

|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|--------------------------------3-s-5----------------3-/5------------------|

 

|-0---0-----------/4p0-------------------------0-----------5--3-s-2---------|

|---2------------------------------------0-/3------------5----------/5------|

|-------------/3-------3-s-1-p-0--------------------------------------------|

|-------0------------------------0----------------3-s-5---------------------|

|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|---------0------------------------0--------------3-s-5---------------------|

 

|--------5-3-s-2-p-0-----0-------------------------------0-/4-/4-4-s-2------|

|--------------------2-0-----------------------------0-2---------------0----|

|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|----------------------------/2-0-------------------------------------------|

|-3-s-5----------------------------/4-s-2-0---/4-5--------------------------|

 

|------------0-2-0-----------0-0-0------0----10-s-12--|

|--------0h2-0---0-----------0-0-0------0----10-s-12--|

|-------------------0h1-0--------------------10-s-12--|

|-------------------0---0--------------------10-s-12--|

|-0-1-2----------0-----------3---2---1--0-------------|

|-------------------------0---------------------------|

 

 

 

Somebody's Callin' My Name

(Trad. Arr. by Ry Cooder)

 

You better hush, hush, hush, hush

Somebody's callin' my name

hu_______sh

Somebody's callin' my na_______me

 

hush, hush, hush, hush

Somebody's callin' my name

Cryin' oh my Lord, oh my Lord

What shall I do, what shall I do

 

Then you can ca______ll, call your mother

But your mother can't do you no good

Ca______ll your mother

Your mother can't do you no goo______d

Ca______ll, call your mother

your mother can't do you no good

Cryin' oh my Lord, oh my Lord

What shall I do, what shall I do

 

Willie Brown Blues

(Ry Cooder/Joe Seneca)

 

Hey, they call me Willie, they call me Willie

Blind dog Fulton, smokehouse Brown

They call me Willie, the one and only Willie Brown

 

 

I'm built for comfort, I'm built for speed

Got everything you good girls need

See me comin' for your main outdoors

May not get this way no more

They call me Willie, the one and only Willie Brown

 

Yeah, yeah

 

Instrumental break

 

Hey pretty mama y' sure look fine

Call me dog, but I ain't blind

Smokehouseman is back in town

Call me up when your love comes down

They call me Willie, the one and only Willie Brown

 

I'm lovin' all you women, two by two

Ain't gonna stop 'til the lovin' is through

Get to hot, wait in your turn

wait when you feel why a smokehouse burns

They call me Willie, the one and only Willie Brown

 

Yeah

 

They call me Willie

They call me Willie

Blind dog Fulton

Smokehouse Brown

They call me Willie, the one and only Willie Brown

 

Yeah

 

Hey, hey, hey

 

Walkin' Away Blues

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