Bb King - How Blue Can You Get tab

HOW BLUES CAN YOU GET ? (Live)
As recorded by B.B. King
(From the 1971 Album LIVE IN COOK COUNTY JAIL)


Words and Music by Jane Feather
Arranged by B.B. King

Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'B.B. King - Lead w/light dist'

Intro - Guitar Solo
  Q.=66
 12/8
  Gtr I
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                                                  |--3--|
W a a Q. +E E a +E S S S E. S S S S E.|--------------|------10----(10)----------------------------------------------||--------------|----x------------13-------------------------------------------||--------------|-11-----------------12b14==(12)r-12p10--------10--------------||--------------|---------------------------------------12-12-----12p10---12---||--------------|--------------------------------------------------------------||--------------|--------------------------------------------------------------|
~~~~~~~ S S a +E E +Q e Q. Q E|-------------------------------------------||--------------------10-(10)--10---------10-||-10-12-12b14==(12)r------------------------||-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------|
E +Q +Q. +E E a +E +E Q|-----------------------------12b14==(12)-(12)r\----||-13b15==(13)--(13)---(13)r-------------------------||---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------|
~~~~~~~ S a +S +S S E Q. Q S S +E. S S s|------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------||---12b14==(12)r(12)p10------------10h12-(12)-10-------||-----------------------12-----------------------12p10-||------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------|
~~~~~~~ Q. Q S S a +S S S S E +S S E. T T|-----------10--------------------------------------------||-----------13--------------------------------------------||--------------12b14==(12)r-12-10------------10s12--10----||---------------------------------12-12-(12)-----------12-||---------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------|
E. S +E Q. E. E. +Q.|------------------------------------------||----------------------------13b15==(13)---||-----10b10.5==(10)r-----------------------||-12---------------------------------------||------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------|
~~~~~ +Q +S S S S S S S +S S S S E S S S S S +E|------------------------------------------------------------------------------||-(13)--(13)r-13-10-----------------------0------------------------------------||-------------------12p10----10b11==(10)r---10-------10-11-12-11-12b14==(12)r--||-------------------------12-------------------12-12---------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
~~ ~~~ Q S S S S E S S S E. S S E S T T S S|-------------------------------------------------------||-10--10h13-10----10------------------------------------||--------------12----12p11----10-----9------------------||--------------------------12-----12---9----10h12p10----||----------------------------------------12----------12-||-------------------------------------------------------|
~~~ E E E E S E. E a +Q +Q.|------------------------------------------||------------15-15----18b20==(18)--(18)r---||--------/16-------------------------------||------------------------------------------||-10---------------------------------------||------------------------------------------|
~~~~~~~~ a +Q. +E Q +Q S S S +S +S +E.|----------------------------------------------------------------||-17b19==(17)---(17)r-15--(15)-----15-17b19==(17)r(17)b19==(17)r-||-------------------------------16-------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------|
~ Q. Q E Q E Q. Q E Q. Q S S a E. S S S|---------10----10------||-10-----------------------------||---------12----12------||-12-----------------------------||---------11----11------||-11-----------------------------||---------12----12------||-12----------------3h5--3-------||-----------------------||-----------------5--------5-5---||-----------------------||--------------------------------|
~~~ +H. Q. S S E E|-----------------------||-----------------------||-----------------------||-------------------3-5-||-(5)-------------5-----||-----------------------|
|-3-| |-3--|
a S S S S E +S S S S S S S S S +S S S S a S +E S S S S|------------------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------------------||-----5---5-7-(7)-5------------------------------------------||-5s7---7-----------7p5s3-5p3---3-(3)------------------------||-----------------------------5-------5p3---3h5-(5)-3--------||-----------------------------------------5-----------5-3s1--|
~ |-3-| |-3--|
+Q. E S S E +S S Q Q. Q E S S S S S S S Q a +E +S S S Q|-----------------------------|--------------------------------------------||-----------------------------|-------3-5-5h6p5p3---3--5b6==(5)r(5)p3------||-----------------------------|----/4-------------4-------------------4----||-----------------------------|--------------------------------------------||-----------3h5-(5)p3---------|--------------------------------------------||-(1)-----5-------------------|--------------------------------------------|
Q. S S S S S +S S E. +S S S +S +Q|--------------------------3b4==(3)r-3----------------||----------3-5-5b7==(5)r---------------6b8==(6)-(6)r--||--------4--------------------------------------------||------5----------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------|
~~~~~~~ ~ s S Q +E S S S S Q S S S S S S +S S|----------------------5-5--7-5-7-5---10-(10)s8--||-6b6.5-3-3--(3)-3-5s7---------------------------||------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------------|
~~~ |--3--| |--3---|
S S S E. S S E a E +E E E E E +E E E|---------------------12s14-(14)-10---------------------||------10-10--12-10-----------------10------------10-12-||-7s11---------------------------------12-11-(11)-------||-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------|
~~~~~~~ a +E +S S S S +E +E +E +E +E S S E S S +S S|-----------------------12-(12)-(12)b14==(12)-(12)r(12)-10-------------------||-12b14==(12)r(12)p10--------------------------------------12----------------||-------------------------------------------------------------12-9-9-(9)s10s=||----------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
~~~~~~~~~~~~ E. S +E +E S E. +Q S +S S S +Q|--------------------17b20==(17)r--15b16==(15)r-15---------------||-----15-(15)-(15)---------------------------------18b20==(18)r--||-16-------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------|
~~ ~~~ E +Q Q E Q. Q S +S|-------------------------------------------------||-18b19==(18)r--15-----15----17b17.5--17b19==(17)-||-------------------16----------------------------||-------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------|
~~ +E Q Q E Q. a E E E Q E Q. Q. E E S S|--------------10--------------10-||-10----------------------------||-(17)r\-------12------9s10-12----||-----10---------------15-17----||--------------11-----------------||------------------/16-------16-||--------------12-----------------||-------------------------------||---------------------------------||-------------------------------||---------------------------------||-------------------------------|
~~ ~~ Q E Q. Q. Q E E E +E Q. Q. S +S +Q|-------------------------|-17------------------------17b19==(17)-(17)--||-15--17-----------15--15-|----17b19==(17)r-----------------------------||-------------------------|---------------------------------------------||-------------------------|---------------------------------------------||-------------------------|---------------------------------------------||-------------------------|---------------------------------------------|
~~ +E E E +E. +S S S Q E a +Q +E|-(17)r-17------------------------------------------------------||----------17b19==(17)r(17)p15----15--15------------------------||------------------------------16--------17b19==(17)b20===(17)r-||---------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------|
~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~ S S +Q +E S a +E. S S +Q e Q|---15-(15)--(15)-17-------------------------------||--------------------17b19==(17)r---15-(15)--17----||--------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------|
~~~~~~~ E. S +E +Q +S +S S S E. S +E. S S S|----17b20==(17)-(17)--(17)r(17)-15b15.5-15-------------15h16-15-||-------------------------------------------18--15-(15)----------||----------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------||----------------------------------------------------------------|
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~ S +S +Q +E Q S +S +Q +S S S E.|-------------------------------------------------------------||-18b20==(18)-(18)--(18)r----17b19==(17)-(17)r=(17)p15----15--||------------------------------------------------------16-----||-------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------|
~~~~~~ +E e E Q. Q E a +Q E|---------------------------------------||-(15)--------------15-18b19==(18)r-----||------16-------------------------------||---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|
~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~ Q. +E S S +E +E a +E E +E E E|-15----(15)-17---------------------------------------------||---------------17b20==(17)-(17)r-17b19==(17)r-15-(15)-15---||------------------------------------------------------16---||-----------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------|
|--3--|
E a +Q +S E S S S S S S E. S E a +E +S S|---17b19==(17)r=(17)-15b15.5-15----15----------------------------------------||--------------------------------18----18p15----15-----15-17b19==(17)r(17)p15-||--------------------------------------------16-----16------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
~~~~~~~~ ~~~ E a +Q Q. E +Q E Q Q. E E E Q. Q E|-17-----------------------------------|-------------------------|||----17b19==(17)r--15----15-(15)-------|-15--------15------15----|||------------------------16-(16)--x----|-------x-----------------|||--------------------------------------|-------------------------|||--------------------------------------|-------------------------|||--------------------------------------|-------------------------||
a +Q. +E. S S S E. S +E +E E E|-17b19==(17)---(17)r-17-15------------------------------||---------------------------18-15--17b19==(17)-(17)r-x---||----------------------------------------------------x---||--------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------------------|
|--3--|
a +S +S S E S S S S S S S S +Q. E Q|-17b19==(17)r(17)---15b15.5-15----15---------------------------------||-------------------------------18----18p15----15-17b19==(17)r--------||-------------------------------------------16-------------------x----||---------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------------------------|
a +Q. S S Q a +Q. S S Q|-17b20==(17)r---17-------17b20==(17)r---17-------||-------------------15----------------------15----||-------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------|
~~~~~~~ a +E +E a +S S S S S S S S +E E +E S S a +Q|-17b20==(17)r(17)-15b16==(15)r-15----15-------------------------------15-17------------||----------------------------------18----18p15----15-(15)-18b19==(18)r-------18b19==(18)r\--||----------------------------------------------16-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
H. Q. Q.|--------------------||--------------12----||--------------12----||--------------12----||--------------------||--------------------|
E a +E +E +Q. +H. +W.|------------------------------------------|-----------------||---13pb14==(13)b15==(13)-(13)---(13)------|-(13)------------||------------------------------------------|-----------------||------------------------------------------|-----------------||------------------------------------------|-----------------||------------------------------------------|-----------------|
+E +S S E E +Q S S Q Q.|---------------------------------------------------||-(13)r(13)p10--------------------------------------||--------------12b12.5-10b11==(10)r-----------------||------------------------------------12p10----------||------------------------------------------12-------||---------------------------------------------------|
~~ E E a +E +E. S E Q S S +E E E|----10-13b15==(13)-(13)r-13---10----10-(10)\-------||-10---------------------------------10-(10)\-------||-----------------------------------------------/16-||---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------||---------------------------------------------------|
E S E. E E +E S S S S E a +S +S S S E|--------------15-15b17==(15)r-15---------------------------------------||-15---18b18.5--------------------18-15----15-17b19==(17)r(17)p15h17----||---------------------------------------16------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
~~~ E a +Q +Q E Q. E E a +S +S|-17--------------------------------------------------------||----17b19==(17)--(17)r----15-------15-17b19==(17)r(17)b19==||--------------------------------16-------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------------------------|
+E Q E S S S S +E S S S S +E Q|-----------10---------------------------------------|||-(17)r\-------13p10----10-(10)----------------------|||--------------------12---------12p11----------------|||-------------------------------------12-------------|||----------------------------------------12-(12)-----|||----------------------------------------------------||
Verse 1 W. E Q Q. H. Wx10|-10-------------|-------------------|---------|||-12-------------|-x-----------------|---------|||-11-------------|-x-----------------|---------|||-12-------------|-x-----------------|---------|||----------------|-------------------|---------|||----------------|-------------------|---------||
Verse 2 Verse 3 Wx12 Wx16|-----------------||---------*||-----------------||---------*||-----------------||---------*||-----------------||---------*||-----------------||---------*||-----------------||---------*|
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