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Johnny Cash - You Are My Sunshine tab

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                                           You Are My Sunshine
                                               Johnny Cash
                                                Unearthed
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Tabbed by: Connor O.
Tuning: Standard



Pretty complicated twist on an American standard. The verses and chorus are 
rather straightforward. The strumming pattern is pretty easy, and leaves room
for improvisation with the bass-line. For example, I came up with a descending 
bass-line that you can see below. Intro and solo are more complex.

There are two guitars playing during the intro and the solo. It's impossible 
to hear the backing so I just tabbed the lead guitar. The backing sounds like 
it's just playing in a lower octave. There may be some discrepancies, but I 
doubt it. Before judging any mistakes you may hear in them, you better make 
sure you're listening real close, and with better software than me. If you 
seriously think you can tab it all out yourself at normal speed, all I can 
say is good luck to you.

Comment with ideas/corrections.Please rate my tab.



General strumming pattern:

  

e|---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---|
B|---2-2---2-2---0-0---0-0---|  
G|---2-2---2-2---1-1---1-1---|  d = down stroke
D|---2-2---2-2---2-2---2-2---|  u = up stroke
A|-0-0-0---0-0-2-2-2---2-2---|
E|-------0-----------0-------|
     d u   d u   d u   d u 


Descending bass-line I came up 
with, shown below is a excerpt 
of it being played in Verse 1:


             held   you    in    my    arms
e|---0-0---0-0---2-2---2-2---2-2---2-2---0-0---0-0---|
B|---2-2---2-2---3-3---3-3---3-3---3-3---2-2---2-2---|  
G|---2-2---2-2---2-2---2-2---2-2---2-2---2-2---2-2---|  
D|---2-2---2-2-0-0-0-4-0-0-2-0-0-0-0-0---2-2---2-2---|  
A|-0-0-0---0-0-------------------------4-0-0---0-0---|
E|-------0-----------------------------------0-------|



               awoke dear       was mistaken
e|---0-0---0-0---2-2---2-2---2-2---2-2---0-0---0-0---|
B|---2-2---2-2---3-3---3-3---3-3---3-3---2-2---2-2---|  
G|---2-2---2-2---2-2---2-2---2-2---2-2---2-2---2-2---|  
D|---2-2---2-2-0-0-0-4-0-0-4-0-0-2-0-0---2-2---2-2---|  
A|-0-0-0---0-0-------------------------4-0-0-0-0-0---|
E|-------0-------------------------------------------|




e|---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---|
B|---2-2---2-2---2-2---2-2---0-0---0-0---|  
G|---2-2---2-2---2-2---2-2---1-1---1-1---|  
D|---2-2---2-2---2-2---2-2---2-2---2-2---|  
A|-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0---0-0-2-2-2---2-2---|
E|-------0-----------0-----------0-------|



Key:
where # represents a fret number

#h# - hammer
#p# - pull
/ \ - slides, up and down respectively.
#b# - bend from normal note up to achieve bended note.
#r# - release bend from bended note to normal note.
#pb - pre bend, bend up a step and then play note and release



Intro:


  0:02

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------2-3---5/7-7-----5-----3-----2----------2--|
G|---2-4-4/6-6---6-4-4/6-2-2---2-2h4-----------------------------------2-------|
D|-2---------------------------------------------7\5---6\4---4\2-----2----2----|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|


  0:15

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---0-1-2---3---5/7-7-----7-----5-3------------------------2-----0------2-----|
G|-2-------2-------------------------4/6~\4-2---2-4/6-6---2----------------2---|
D|---------------5/7---7-7---7/5-4-2-2------------------2-----2----------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|



Verse 1:

  0:27
A  
                                                D              A     
The other night dear as I lay sleeping I dreamed I held you in my arms 

           D                  A                      E          A

But when I awoke, dear, I was mistaken so I bowed my head and I cried



Chorus:

  0:51

You are my sunshine, my only sunshine You make me happy when skies are gray 
You'll never know dear how much I love you Please don't take my sunshine away



Solo:  


  1:16

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------2-3---5/7-7-----5-----3-----2---2-------2-|
G|---2-4-4/6-6---6-4-6-2---2---2-2h4-----------------------------------2---2---|
D|-2---------------------------------------------7\5---6\4---4-----------2-----|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|


  1:28

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---0-1-2---3---5/7-7-----7-----5-----3---------------------------------------|
G|-2-------2-------------------------2---4/6~\4-2---2-4/6-6---6-6h7-4---4/6-2--|
D|---------------5/7---7-7---7-5-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|



Verse 2:

  1:40

I'll always loved you and made you happy And nothing else could between 
But now you've left me to love another You've shattered all of my dreams



Chorus:

  2:04

You are my sunshine, my only sunshine You make me happy when skies are gray 
You'll never know dear, how much I love you Please don't take my sunshine away
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