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Beatles - Blackbird chords

Beatles (Paul McCartney) - Blackbird

tabbed by Andreas Schwarz

The song consist of 2 different picking patterns. One short (S) and one long (L) 
one. In the studio version you can also hear Paul stomping his foot in the background.


1. Picking pattern(example) SHORT

E----------|
B-0--------|
G----0-----| = in the tab marked with "S"
D----------|
A----------|
E-3--------|


2. Picking pattern(example) LONG

E-------------------------|
B-12-----12-----12--------|
G-----0-------------0-----| = in the tab marked with "L"
D-------------------------|
A-10---------10-----------|
E-------------------------|


INTRO:

  S   S   S   L   L
E--- --- --- --- --- ---|
B-0- -1- -3- -12 -12 ---|
G--- --- --- --- --- ---|
D--- --- --- --- --- ---|
A--- -0- -2- -10 -10 ---|
E-3- --- --- --- --- ---|


VERSE(consisting of Intro+Rest):

  S   S   S   L   L
E--- --- --- --- --- ---|
B-0- -1- -3- -12 -12 ---|
G--- --- --- --- --- ---|
D--- --- --- --- --- ---|
A--- -0- -2- -10 -10 ---|
E-3- --- --- --- --- ---|

  S   S   S   S   L   L
E--- -3- --- -5- --- ---|
B-5- --- -7- --- -8- -8-|
G--- --- --- --- --- ---|
D--- --- --- --- --- ---|
A-3- -4- -5- -6- -7- -6-|
E--- --- --- --- --- ---|

  S   S   L   L   L   L   L   L
E--- -3- --- --- --- --- --- ---|
B-7- --- -5- -4- -3- -2- -1- -0-|
G--- --- --- --- --- --- --- ---|
D--- --- --- --- --- --- -0- ---|
A-5- -4- -3- -3- -2- -0- --- ---|
E--- --- --- --- --- --- --- -3-|

TURNAROUND:

  S   S   L   L   L 
E--- --- --- --- ---|
B-5- -3- -2- -1- -0-|
G--- --- --- --- ---|
D--- --- --- -0- ---|
A-3- -2- -0- --- ---|
E--- --- --- --- -3-|

CHORUS:

  S   S   S   S   L   L
E--- --- --- --- --- ---|
B-10 -8- -6- -5- -3- -5-|
G--- --- --- --- --- ---|
D--- --- --- --- --- ---|
A-8- -7- -5- -3- -1- -3-|
E--- --- --- --- --- ---|

  S   S   S   S   L   L   L
E--- --- --- --- --- --- ---|
B-10 -8- -6- -5- -3- -2- -1-|
G--- --- --- --- --- --- ---|
D--- --- --- --- --- --- -0-|
A-8- -7- -5- -3- -1- -0- ---|
E--- --- --- --- --- --- ---|

BRIDGE

  S   S   S   L   L   L   L
E--- --- --- --- --- --- ---|
B-0- -1- -3- -12 -12 -12 -12|
G--- --- --- --- --- --- ---|
D--- --- --- --- --- --- ---|
A--- -0- -2- -10 -10 -10 -10|
E-3- --- --- --- --- --- ---|

  (slowing down)
E-----------------------|
B--12----12----12----12-|
G-----0-----0-----0-----| (short break + slide down)
D-----------------------|
A--10----10----10----10-|
E-----------------------|

  S   S   S   S   S   S   L
E--- --- --- --- --- --- ---|
B-0- -1- -3- -5- -3- -2- -1-|
G--- --- --- --- --- --- ---|
D--- --- --- --- --- --- -0-|
A--- -0- -2- -3- -2- -0- ---|
E-3- --- --- --- --- --- ---|

OUTRO (same as TURNAROUND)

  S   S   L   L   L 
E--- --- --- --- ---|
B-5- -3- -2- -1- -0-|
G--- --- --- --- ---| X2 then a G chord
D--- --- --- -0- ---|
A-3- -2- -0- --- ---|
E--- --- --- --- -3-|



INTRO

VERSE
TURNAROUND
VERSE
CHORUS

VERSE
CHORUS

BRIDGE
VERSE

OUTRO
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