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Everly Brothers - Long Time Gone chords

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                Long Time Gone – The Everly Brothers
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Tabbed by: maguri
Tuning: Standard

The Everly Brothers 
Long Time Gone (1958)
(Frank Hartford / Tex Ritter)


I tabbed out two versions here:

1. Studio version from "Songs Our Daddy Taught Us"
2. Live version (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TbKeXEwsPjw)


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Studio version from "Songs Our Daddy Taught Us"
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It’s difficult to hear the guitar(s ?) clearly. I finally came up with this 
here, which is at least close, playable and sounds good:

“RIFF”
capo 2nd fret
  D       
  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  
e|----5-2-----3-2-|----5-2-----3---|
B|3-3-3-3---3-3-3-|3-3-3-3---3-3---|
G|2-2-2---0-0-----|2-2-2---0-0-0---|
D|0-------0-------|0-------0-------|
A|-------h2-------|-------h2-------|
E|----------------|----------------|

I use a regular D-shape and use the pinky to play the short note on the 5th 
fret, e-string (one gets used to it very quickly). This “RIFF” is played 
throughout the song with minor variations whenever there is a D chord.


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capo 2nd fret

INTRO 
| D | % | % | % |

VERSE 1
            D              D
You cheated me and made me lonely
           D            A
I tried to be your very own
              G          C       D
There'll be a day you'll want me only
           D        A [break]               D 
But when I lea-eave,    I'll be a long time gone
               G                    D
Be a long time gone, be a long time gone
            D        A [break]               D
Yes, when I lea-eave,    I'll be a long time gone


VERSE 2
                D                    D
You're gonna be sad, you're gonna be weepin'
                D             A
You're gonna be blue and all alone
                  G       C       D
You'll regret the day you seen me leavin'
              D        A [break]               D 
‘Cause when I lea-eave,    I'll be a long time gone
               G                    D
Be a long time gone, be a long time gone
            D        A [break]               D
Yes, when I lea-eave,    I'll be a long time gone


VERSE 3
              D                      D
You'll see my face through tears and sorrow
                D                    A
You'll miss the love you called your own
               G  C    D
Baby, there'll be no tomorrow
              D        A [break]               D 
‘Cause when I lea-eave,    I'll be a long time gone
               G                    D
Be a long time gone, be a long time gone
            D        A [break]               D
Yes, when I lea-eave,    I'll be a long time gone


OUTRO
| D | % | % | % |
(repeat “RIFF” and fade)




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Live version: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TbKeXEwsPjw

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Phil plays regular chords here. The 2nd guitar (Don) uses a capo 2nd fret 
and plays a slim version of the “riff” from the studio version during intro 
and outro, the interludes and generally whenever there is an E in the 
verses. During the rest of the song Don just doubles Phil’s chords playing 
a different inversion. The C chord from the studio version is left out and
some other changes are added.


“RIFF”
capo 2nd fret
  D       
  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  
e|2-------2-------|
B|3-------3-------|
G|2-------0-------|
D|0-------0-------|
A|--------2-------|
E|----------------|

These are the chords for the capoed guitar (see studio version above):

E = D (play the “riff” above)
B = A
A = G

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INTRO 
| E A | % | % | E |
               [You cheated …]


VERSE 1
            E             |  E   A  | E
You cheated me and made me lonely
           E            B
I tried to be your very own
              A                  E
There'll be a day you'll want me only
           E        B [break]             |  E   A  | E 
But when I lea-eave,    I'll be a long time gone
               A                  |  E   A  | E
Be a long time gone, be a long time gone
            E        B [break]               E
Yes, when I lea-eave,    I'll be a long time gone


INTERLUDE
| E A | % | % | E |


VERSE 2
                E                   |  E   A  | E
You're gonna be sad, you're gonna be weepin'
                E             B
You're gonna be blue and all alone
                  A               E
You'll regret the day you seen me leavin'
              E        B [break]             |  E   A  | E
‘Cause when I lea-eave,    I'll be a long time gone
               A                   |  E   A  | E
Be a long time gone, be a long time gone
            E        B [break]               E
Yes, when I lea-eave,    I'll be a long time gone


INTERLUDE
| E A | % | % | E |


VERSE 3
              E                     |  E   A  | E
You'll see my face through tears and sorrow
                E                    B
You'll miss the love you called your own
               A       E
Baby, there'll be no tomorrow
              E        B [break]             |  E   A  | E
‘Cause when I lea-eave,    I'll be a long time gone
               A                  |  E   A  | E
Be a long time gone, be a long time gone
            E        B [break]               E
Yes, when I lea-eave,    I'll be a long time gone


OUTRO
| E A | % | % | E 
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