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Ben Howard - Gracious tab

Tabbed by: Chris Bailey (Bournemouth)
Email/Facebook: Chrisbailey83_uk@hotmail.com
Creator of www.ukguitarlessons.com

Ben Howard  - GRACIOUS
(What a beautiful song)

Hello everyone, thanks for looking at my tab, this is my version of the song.
I heard this song for the first time today after one of my students asked if I could 
teach it to her and I loved it.
Hopefully you guys can learn it as well as Jess has!
See what you think.

Lets get started:

TUNING (ALTERNATE)
I believe he uses open F tuning (CFCFAC), with a 2nd fret capo

However I didnt have a capo when figuring this song out, so I have used open G6 tuning 
(DGDEBD) with no capo and it sounds awesome!

Do use DGDEBD and dont be put off by alternate tunings, they may take a bit of getting 
used to at the beginning, but eventually you will be able to tune your guitar up and down 
easily. If in doubt, use a decent guitar tuner to help you.

TAB

INTRO
0.00 - 0.16
(My version of the song, it may not be an exact of the original)
The hammer/pull off at the beginning has not been tabbed

D----------0----------------0------------------0---------------0--------   ----------0------|
B----------------0----------------0------------------0---------------0--   ----------------0|
E------5----------------5------------------5---------------5------------   ------5----------|
D----0---------0------0---------0--------0---------0-----0---------0----   ----0---------0--|
G--4-----4---4------4-----4---4--------0-----0---0-----0-----0---0------   --0-----0---0----|
D-----------------------------------------------------------------------x2 -----------------|x2

SECTION 1 - VERSE
0.16 - 1.04
1.50 - 2.26
D----------0----------------0------------------0---------------0--------
B----------------0----------------0------------------0---------------0--
E------5----------------5------------------5---------------5------------
D----0---------0------0---------0--------0---------0-----0---------0----
G--4-----4---4------4-----4---4--------0-----0---0-----0-----0---0------
D----------------------------------------------------------------------- x8

SECTION 2
(Remember, this is just my version of the song, it may not match the original exactly)
1.05 - 1.21
2.27 - 2.43

D---------(7)---------------0------------------0---------------0--------   ----------0------|
B----------7------7---------------2------------------0---------------0--   ----------------0|
E------7----------------0------------------5---------------5------------   ------5----------|
D----7---------7------0---------0--------0---------0-----0---------0----   ----0---------0--|
G--7-----7---7------2-----2---2--------4-----4---4-----0-----0---0------   --0-----0---0----|
D-----------------------------------------------------------------------x2 -----------------|x3

SECTION 3
1.22 - 1.49
2.43 - 3.08
3.08 - 3.37
Play around with these chords, picking them, not strumming them:
You can use any picking technique you wish

D---x-----x-----x-----x--    ----------0-------------|
B---x-----x-----x-----x--    ----------------0-------|
E---0-----0-----0-----9--    ------5-----------------|
D---0-----0-----0-----0--    ----0---------0---------|
G--14----14----11-----9--    --0-----0---0-----------|
D--12----11-----9-----7-- x3    ---------------------| x4


SECTION 4
Lots of improvisation here to end the song, but I have tabbed a little snippet
3.37 - end

D----------0-----0---------0-----0------------0-----0-----------0-----0--
B------2-------2-------2-------2----------2-------2------5----5-----2----
E------------------------------------------------------------------------
D----4---4---4-------4---4---4----------4---4---4------------------------
G--4---------------4------------------0---------------0------------------
D------------------------------------------------------------------------


I will amend any errors, just comment on the tab and let me know.
Thanks guys
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