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Lady Writer
Dire Straits
Communique 1979



Not as hard as it looks...
You wont need more than this I believe:
UPDATED: 04/10/2007
I really struggled with the outro but I'm guessing
that's what you want so...


/      Slide Up
\      Slide Down
h      Hammer On
p      Pull Off
b      Bend
rb     Release Bend
hb     Bend and Hold
rhb    Release Held Bend
()     Pre Bend
*      As Told   
   
Intro:

A B C#m A B C#m A B C#mE|---------------------------5--------------------------------7-----------|B|-----7-4h5-5-4h5p4-----7hb---rhb-5-7---5------------7p5-7hb---rhb-5-----|G|-4/6---------------6p4---------------6---6-6-4/5-6------------------6-6-|D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B G#m B Amaj7E|---------------------------|B|-----5/4-------------------|G|-4\6-----6p4----------4-6b-|D|-------------6-6--4h6------|A|---------------------------|E|---------------------------|
B C#m Lady Writer on the TV A B C#m A talkin' about the Virgin Mary B C#m A reminding me of you B G#m expectations left come up to yeah Lady Writer on the TV
E|------------|B|-(7b)-rb-p5-|G|------------|D|------------|A|------------|E|------------|yeah she had another qualityThe way you used to lookand I know, you never read a book
A Just the way that her hair E fell down around her face
E|-12-12/11-9---------------------------------|B|------------9-12----9---------------------2-|G|-----------------11---9-11----9-----------2-|D|---------------------------11---9-11----9-2-|A|-------------------------------------11---0-|E|--------------------------------------------|
A C#m Then I recall my fall from grace
G#m F#mE|----------------------------|B|-12b-12-9-12p9h12p9---------|G|---------------------11b-rb-|D|----------------------------|A|----------------------------|E|----------------------------|
Am Another time, C#m another place
E|-----------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------|G|-------------9----9----9-----------------|D|-11----11-------------------11-11-11-12\-|A|----11----11---11---11---11--------------|E|-----------------------------------------|
The fills stay about the same and then you get the bridge: E Yes and your rich old man B you know he'd call her B a dead ringer
G#mE|-------------|B|-7/9\7-------|G|-6/8\6-4-----|D|---------6-6-|A|-------------|E|-------------|
You got the same command F#m Plus your mother was a Jazz singer Outro Solo:
A B C#m A B C#mE|-----------5-----------------------------------------------------|B|-5-7-5-7hb---rhb-5-7-7~-7~-7~-7-7~-7-7~-7-7~-7-5---7p5-7p5-7-7hb-|G|-------------------------------------------------6---------------|D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B C#m A B C#m AE|-5----------------------------------------------------|B|---rhb-5-7---5--12b~-rb-9-12b-12b-12-9----------------|G|-----------6---------------------------11b-rbp9-------|D|------------------------------------------------11-11-|A|------------------------------------------------------|E|------------------------------------------------------|
B C#mE|-------9----------------------------------------------------------|B|-----9---12p9----9------------------9-----------------------------|G|-11b----------11---11p9-----------9---11p9----9h11p9----9h11p9----|D|------------------------11p9-9h11----------11--------11--------11-|A|------------------------------------------------------------------|E|------------------------------------------------------------------|
AE|-------------|B|-------------|G|-9h11p9----9-|D|--------11---|A|-------------|E|-------------|
Repeat last two staves to fade. I don't think I've missed anything. The first solo is similar to the Intro so you should be able to work it out from that.
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