Grateful Dead - Casey Jones tab

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CASEY JONES
As recorded by The Grateful Dead
(From the 1970 Album WORKINGMAN'S DEAD)

Transcribed by Roadkill
	

Words by Robert Hunter Music by Jerry Garcia

C
x 3 5 5 5 3
	
F
1 3 3 2 x x
	
D
x 5 7 7 7 5
	
FVIII
x 8 10 10 10 8

G
3 5 5 4 x x
	
G(type 2)
3 5 5 4 3 3
	
E7
x 7 9 7 9 7
	
C#
x x 6 6 6 x

Gadd9
0 x 5 4 3 5
	
Bb
x 1 3 3 3 x
	
FI(type 2)
1 3 3 2 1 1
	
Csus4
x 3 5 5 6 x

Am
x 0 2 2 1 0

Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Two guitars'
Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Primary Rhythm'

Intro Moderate Q=100 4/4 Gtr I S S E E E S S E E E +E S S E E +Q Q|-8---(8)---8-----------------|-----------------------|||-8h==10----8-----------------|-----------------------|||---------------9s7-5---------|---------5---5-(5)-----|||---------------------7---(7)-|-(7)-5s7---------------|||--------------------------8--|-(8)-------------------|||-----------------------------|-----------------------||
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| Gtr II| S +S E Q S S E S S E E E S S E H|-----------------------------|-----------------------|||-----------------------------|-----------------------|||-7b9r(7)-5-7-----------------|-----------------------|||---------------5h7---5h7-----|-----------------------|||-----------------------------|-\5----------3---------|||-----------------------------|-----3---3h5-----------||
Verse C F Gtr II q q E e q q q E e q | | | | | | | | | | / / x / / / / x / /
Gtr I Q Q E E Q q Q E E E E|------------------|------------------||------------------|------------------||--9\--------9\----|----------10---10-||-10\-------10\----|-10--------8----8s||------------------|--8---------------||------------------|--8---------------|
q q E e q q q E e q | | | | | | | | | | / / x / / / / x o o
Q Q E E E E E E Q S S E Q|--------------------|----------------8-----||--------------------|----------------8-----||-(10)-------10---10-|-10-(10)----8h9-------||---7---------8----8-|--7--(7)--------------||--------------------|------8---------------||--------------------|----------------------|
C F q q E E q q q E E q | | | | | | | | | | / / x / / / / x / /
Q Q E E Q Q Q E E E E|-----------------|-------------------||-----------------|-------------------||--9\--------9----|--9\-------10---10-||-10\-------10----|-10\--------8----8-||-----------------|-------------------||-----------------|-------------------|
C q q E E q q q E E q | | | | | | | | | | / / x / / / / x / /
Q Q E E E E E E Q S S E Q|------------------|----------------8-----|||------------------|----------------8-----|||-10-------10---10-|-10-(10)----8h9-------|||--7--------8----8-|--7--(7)--------------|||------------------|------8---------------|||------------------|----------------------||
F q q q E E +Q E E +Q Q | | | | | | | | / / / x / / o /
~~~~~~ S S E E E S +S E E E +E S S E E +Q Q|-8-(8)---8--------------------|---------------------|||-8h10----8--------------------|---------------------|||-------------7pb9r(7)-5-------|---------5-5-(5)-----|||------------------------7-(7)-|-(7)-5s7-------------|||---------------------------8--|-(8)-----------------|||------------------------------|---------------------||
C D q q q q q q q q | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / /
Q Q E E Q E Q E Q Q|-----------------|------------------||-----------------|------------------||--/9-------------|----7-----7-------||-/10-------10----|--------9----9\---||-----------------|-/9---------------||-----------------|------------------|
FVIII G C C q q q q q q q q q q e E q | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / o /
E Q E E E Q E a Q E E E a E E Q Q E E Q|----------------------|----------------------------|-------------------||----------------------|----------------------------|-------------------||-----10------10-------|----------------------------|--9\---------9\----||-----10------10-------|-12-12h14-----12-12-12h14---|-10\-----10-10\----||-/12------12----12----|-10----10-----10-10----10---|-------------------||----------------------|----------------------------|-------------------|
D FVIII E7 Am G(type 2) q q q Q e E Q e E Q e E Q H | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / /
~~~ Q E E E E E a E E E E E E E E E E E E E +Q Q|------------10---------|-------------------|------------------|||-7--10------10---------|--6--------5-------|------------------|||-7---9b11-7------------|-----7-5-----7-4---|-5-7-5-4-(4)------|||-------------------5s7-|-(7)-----7-------6-|------------------|||-----------------------|-------------------|------------------|||-----------------------|-------------------|------------------||
C F q q q q q q q q | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / /
q Q E E Q Q Q E E E E|----------------|------------------||--8-------------|------------------||--9-------------|------------------||-10-------10----|-10\------------3-||----------------|--8\--------3-5---||----------------|---------/5-------|
C q q q q q q q S S E | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / o o
~~~ ~~~~~~ +Q E E +Q E S +S S S E +Q E S S +S S E|---------------------------|----------------------8---||---------------------------|----------------------8---||---------5-(5)----7pb9r(7)-|-5---5-(5)----8h9-(9)-----||-(3)--/7-------------------|---7----------------------||---------------------------|--------------------------||---------------------------|--------------------------|
C F q q q q q q q q | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / /
Q Q E a E Q Q Q Q S +S E|-------------------|---------------------------||--8\---------------|------------13-----(13)-13-||--9\-------8h=9----|------------12pb14r(12)----||-10\---------10----|-10\-----------------------||-------------------|--8\-----------------------||-------------------|---------------------------|
C q q q q q q q S S E | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / o o
Q Q Q S +S E E E E E Q Q|------------------------------|-----------------------------|||-13-----------13----(13)-(13)-|-13----13--------8-----------|||-12b14--------12b14r(12)p=10--|-12b14-12--------8tr9--------|||------------------------------|------------10-(10)----------|||------------------------------|-----------------------------|||------------------------------|-----------------------------||
W W Gtr II a E E E E S S E E E E E S +S E +Q Q|---------------------------------|---------------------------|||---------------------------------|---------------------------|||---------------------------------|---------------------------|||---------5h7-5-------------------|---------------------------|||-5s7-----------7s====5--3--------|-----3---5b7r(5)-3-(3)-----|||--------------------------5\--1s=|==5------------------------||
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| Gtr I| ~~~~~~| S S E E E S +S E E E +E S S E E +Q Q|---8-(8)---8---------------------|---------------------------|||---8h10----8---------------------|---------------------------|||---------------7pb9r(7)-5--------|---------5-------5-(5)-----|||--------------------------7--(7)-|-(7)-5s7-------------------|||------------------------------8--|-(8)-----------------------|||---------------------------------|---------------------------||
C C# D Gtr II q q e Q. q q e E Q | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / o /
Gtr I a Q Q E Q. Q Q S S E Q|------------------|---------------10------||----8--------9----|-10\-----------10------||-8h=9-------10----|-11\-----10h11---------||---10-------11----|-12\-------------------||------------------|-----------------------||------------------|-----------------------|
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| W W|------------------|-----------------------||------------------|-----------------------||------------------|-----------------------||------------------|-----------------------||------------------|-----------------------||------------------|-----------------------|
FVIII G(type 2) q q q q q q q q | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / /
~~~~ Q Q S E. +Q E E q E a E Q|----------------------|-----------------------||----------------------|-----------------------||-10\--------10--(10)--|-----------------------||-10\-----12-----------|-11s12-12--12-12h14----||--8\------------------|--9s10-10--10----10----||----------------------|-----------------------|
C D q q q q q q q q | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / /
a Q Q E a E Q a E E E E +Q E E|----8----------------|----------------------||----8-----------8----|----------------------||-8h=9--------8h=9----|---------7-(7)\-------||---10-----10---10----|-----7-9-----------/7-||---------------------|-7s9------------------||---------------------|----------------------|
FVIII E7 Am G(type 2) H H Q. E Q. S S | | | | | | | / / / o / o o
E E E E E E E E E E E E +Q Q|-----------------|--------------------|||-6-------5-------|--------------------|||---7-5-----7-4---|-5h7-5-4-(4)--------|||-------7-------6-|-------5-(5)--------|||-----------------|--------------------|||-----------------|--------------------||
C F q q q q q q q q | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / /
a Q Q E S S Q Q Q E a E E E|-----------------------|---------------------||----8------------------|-----------8h10----8-||-8h=9--------8h==9-----|-10\-----------------||---10-------10-(10)----|-10\---------10---10-||-----------------------|--8\-----------------||-----------------------|---------------------|
C q q q q q q q S S E | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / o o
a Q Q E a E E E a E E E E S S E Q|-----------------------|------------------------8--------||-8h10\-------8h10----8-|-8h10--8----------------8--------||-----------------------|---------------8h==9-------------||---10\---------10---10-|---10-10---10-10-(10)-(10)-------||-----------------------|---------------------------------||-----------------------|---------------------------------|
C F q q q q q q q q | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / /
Q Q E a E Q Q Q E E E E|-------------------|-------------------||--8\---------------|-------------------||--9\-------8h=9----|-10\-------10---10-||-10\---------10----|-10\--------8----8-||-------------------|--8\---------------||-------------------|-------------------|
C q q q q q q q S S E | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / o o
Q. E E E E E +E E Q Q Q|-------------------|-----------8-----------|||-------------------|-----------8-----------|||-10----------------|-----------8tr9--------|||--7-------7-8-9-10-|-(10)------------------|||--------8----------|------8----------------|||-------------------|-----------------------||
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| W W|-------------------|-----------------------|||-------------------|-----------------------|||-------------------|-----------------------|||-------------------|-----------------------|||-------------------|-----------------------|||-------------------|-----------------------||
W W Gtr I a E E S S E E E E E E E E E +Q Q|-----------------------------------|---------------------|||-----------------------------------|---------------------|||-----------------------------------|---------------------|||---------5-5h7-5-------------------|---------------------|||-5s7-------------7\----------------|-----3-----3-(3)-----|||--------------------------3-5\--1--|-/5------------------||
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| Gtr II| ~~~~~~| S S E E E S +S E E E +E S S E E +Q Q|---8-(8)---8-----------------------|---------------------|||---8h10----8-----------------------|---------------------|||-----------------7pb9r(7)-5--------|---------5-5-(5)-----|||----------------------------7--(7)-|-(7)-5s7-------------|||--------------------------------8--|-(8)-----------------|||-----------------------------------|---------------------||
Guitar Solo I (Bob Weir) C D Gtr I q q e E e E e E e E e E q | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / x / x / x / x / x /
Gtr II H E E E E E E E E +E E E S S|----------------|-----------------------||----------------|-----------------------||--------------5-|--------7-(7)----------||----------5-7---|----7-9-------9\---6s7-||-------/7-------|-/9--------------------||----------------|-----------------------|
FVIII G q q q q q q q q | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / /
Q E S S Q Q q Q E S S Q|--------------------|-------------------||--6----------6------|----8--8-8-(8)-----||--------------------|-5--7--7-7h=9------||-(7)----6s7-(7)-----|-------------------||--------------------|-------------------||--------------------|-------------------|
C D FVIII E7 Am Gadd9 q q e E e E e E e E e E q q e E e E Q Q Q Q Q | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / x / x / x / x / x / / / / / / /
H E E E E E E E E +Q E S S E E E E E E E E E E E E Q Q|----------------|-----------------------|-----------------|----------------|||----------------|-----------------------|-6-------5-------|---------8------|||--------------5-|--------7-(7)\---------|---7-5-----7-4---|-5-7-5s4--------|||----------5-7---|----7-9------------6s7-|-------7-------6-|----------------|||-------/7-------|-/9--------------------|-----------------|----------------|||----------------|-----------------------|-----------------|----------------||
Guitar Solo II (Jerry Garcia) C F q q q q q q q q | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / /
~~~~ E E E E +E E Q E E E E +Q Q|-------------------------------|-------------------------||-13-15-15b16-15b17==(15)r------|-13-12-11----------------||-------------------------------|----------12b14-(12)-----||-------------------------------|-------------------------||-------------------------------|-------------------------||-------------------------------|-------------------------|
C q q q q q q q S S E | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / o o
E +E E E +E E Q E +E E E +Q Q|-----------------------------------|------------------------------||-----------------------------13----|------------------------------||-12pb14r(12)-10-12b14==(12)r-------|-12pb14r(12)-10-9-(9)---------||-----------------------------------|------------------------------||-----------------------------------|------------------------------||-----------------------------------|------------------------------|
C F q q q q q q q q | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / /
E E E E +E E Q E E E E +Q. E|-------------------------------|----------------------------||-13-15-15b16-15b17==(15)r------|-13-12-11----------------13-||-------------------------------|----------12b14==(12)-------||-------------------------------|----------------------------||-------------------------------|----------------------------||-------------------------------|----------------------------|
q q q q | | | | / / / /
E +E E E +E E a E E|-------------------------------------||------------------------13-----------||-12r(12)-10-12b14==(12)----12r12-10--||-------------------------------------||-------------------------------------||-------------------------------------|
F C q e E +Q E E | | | | | | / / / / o o
E E +E E +Q S +S E|------------------------------------------|||------------------13-(13)-----------------|||-12-12b13-(12)b14-------------------------|||---------------------------12pb13r(12)-10-|||------------------------------------------|||------------------------------------------||
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| W|------------------------------------------|||------------------------------------------|||------------------------------------------|||------------------------------------------|||------------------------------------------|||------------------------------------------||
W W E E S S E E E E E E E S +S E +Q Q|-----------------------------------|----------------------------|||-----------------------------------|----------------------------|||-----------------------------------|----------------------------|||--------5-5h7-5--------------------|----------------------------|||-/7-------------\5-----------------|-----3---5pb6r(5)-3-(3)-----|||--------------------------3-5\--1s=|==5-------------------------||
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| Gtr I| ~~~~~~| S S E E E S +S E E E +E S S E E +Q Q|--8-(8)---8------------------------|----------------------------|||--8h10----8------------------------|----------------------------|||-----------------7pb9r(7)-5--------|---------5--------5-(5)-----|||----------------------------7--(7)-|-(7)-5s7--------------------|||--------------------------------8--|-(8)------------------------|||-----------------------------------|----------------------------||
C D Gtr I q q q q q q q q | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / /
S S E Q E Q. a E E Q E Q.|-----8---------------|----------------------||-----8---------------|----10----------------||-8h9-----------------|-10h11-11-------7-----||--------------10-----|----------------------||---------------------|-------------/9-------||----------/12--------|----------------------|
FVIII G Gadd9 q q q q q q q q | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / /
E E Q a E E Q Q Q E S S Q|------------------------|-----------------------||------------------------|-----------------------||-----------------10-----|-----------------------||-10-10------------------|-12--14--12-12h=14-----||--8-------10s12-(12)----|-10--10--10-10-(10)----||------------------------|-----------------------|
C D q q q q q q q q | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / /
a q Q H E +E E E E E E S S|----8-----------|------------------------------------||----8-----------|-10----(10)-(10)-10------10---------||-8h=9-----------|--9b11r=(9)---7---9b11----9---------||---10-----------|------------------------------------||----------------|------------------------------11s12-||----------------|------------------------------------|
FVIII E7 Am G Q e E Q e E Q e E Q Q | | | | | | | / / / / / / /
Q Q Q Q E E E E Q Q|--------------------|--------------------|||-----------^-9------|--------------------|||--10-------^-9------|------------12------|||--10-------^-9------|-10h12-10s9-(9)-----|||-(12)------^11------|--------------------|||--------------------|--------------------||
C F q q q q q q q q | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / /
a Q Q E a E Q Q Q E E E E|-------------------|------------------||---8----------8----|------------------||-8h9-------8h=9----|------------------||-------------10----|-10\------------3-||-------------------|--8\--------3-5---||-------------------|---------/5-------|
C q q q q q q q S S E | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / o o
+Q a E E +Q E S +S S S E +Q E S S +S S E|----------------------------|----------------------8-----||----------------------------|----------------------8-----||----------5-(5)----7pb9r(7)-|-5---5-(5)----8h9-(9)-------||-(3)--5s7-------------------|---7------------------------||----------------------------|----------------------------||----------------------------|----------------------------|
C F q q q q q q q q | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / /
~~ Q Q E a E Q Q Q S S S S Q|-8\---------------|-------------------------||-8\----------8----|-------------------------||----------8h=9----|---------------------10--||------------10----|-10\-----------10h12-----||------------------|--8\-----10h12-----------||------------------|-------------------------|
C q q q q q q q S S E | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / o o
H E S S S S E S S E Q a Q Q|------------------------|----------------------------|||------------------------|------------------8--x------|||------------------------|-10-(10)-------8h=9--x------|||---------------10h12-10-|-10h=12--10------10--x------|||---------10h12----------|----------------------------|||------------------------|----------------------------||
C F q q q q q q q q | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / /
a Q Q E E Q Q Q E E E E|------------------|------------------||----8-------------|------------------||-8h=9--------9----|-10\--------------||---10-------10----|-10\-----7-8-9-10-||------------------|--8\--------------||------------------|------------------|
C q q q q q q q S S E | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / o o
+Q E S S Q E S +S S S E E E a E E Q|----------------------------------|--------------------8-------||----------------------13-----(13)-|-------13-----------8-------||----------------10----12pb14r(12)-|-10----10------8h=9---------||-(10)\----10h12-------------------|----12------10---10---------||----------------------------------|----------------------------||----------------------------------|----------------------------|
C F q q q q q q q q | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / /
~~~ a Q Q E S S Q Q E S S Q. S S|----------------------|---------------------------||----8--------8-(8)----|---------------------------||-8h=9--------8h=9-----|-10\-----------------------||---10-----10----------|-10\----------10-----------||----------------------|--8\----10h12--------10h12-||----------------------|---------------------------|
C q q q q q q q S S E | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / o o
~~ Q Q E E Q a E E E E Q E E|--------------------|--------------------|||--------------------|--------------------|||-------------10-----|---5-5------------5-|||-10----------10-----|-5h7-5------------5-|||--------/12-(12)----|-------8-7-7--------|||--------------------|--------------------||
C Bb FI(type 2) q q q q q q q q | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / /
E E S S E E E S S E Q S S E E. S S S E||--------------------------------|----------------------------|||o-------------------------------|----------------------------|||--------------------------------|----------------------------|||--------------------------------|------------10--10-10h12----|||o-10-10-10h12----10-10-10h12----|-8--8h10-----8---8--8-(8)---|||---8--8--8-(8)----8--8--8-(8)---|-6--6-(6)-------------------|
E S S E S S E S S E S S | | | | | | | | | | | | / x x / x x / x x / x /
E S S S S E E S S S S S S|------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------||------------------------------------------||-10-10-10-10h12------10-10-10-10h12----10-||--8--8--8--8-(8)------8--8--8--8-(8)----8-||------------------------------------------|
C Csus4 C Csus4 E S S E S S E S S E S S e S S e S S e S S e S S | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / x x / x x / x x / x / / x x / x x / x x / x x
E S S S S E E S S E E E E S S E E E S S E|--------------------------------------|---------------------------------------||--------------------------------------|---------------------------------------||--------------------------------------|---------------------------------------||-10-10-10-10h12-----------------------|---------------------------------------||--8--8--8--8-(8)-----10-10h12--10-x---|-10-10---10h12------10-10---10h12------||----------------------8--8-(8)--8-x---|--8--8----8-(8)------8--8----8-(8)-----|
Bb FI(type 2) e S S e S S e S S e S S e S S e S S e S S e S S | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / x x / x x / x x / x x / x x / x x / x x / x x
Q S S E E. S S S E E S S S S E E S S S S S S|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------||-----------------10----10-10h12------|-10-10-10-10h12------10-10-10-10h12----10--||-8-----8h10-------8-----8--8-(8)-----|--8--8--8--8-(8)------8--8--8--8-(8)----8--||-6-----6-(6)-------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
1. FI(type 2) C e S S e S S e S S e S S | | | | | | | | | | | | / x x / x x / x x / x x
Q Q E S S S S E|------------------------------------|||-----------------------------------o|||------------------------------------|||-10-----10--------------------------|||--8------8-----10-10-10-10h12--x---o|||----------------8--8--8--8-(8)-x----||
2. H.=H F C e S S e S S e S S e S S W W | | | | | | | | | | | | / x x / x x / x x / x x
E S S E E Q E E E Q. Q Q H q +Q|-------------------------------||----3----------|--------------*||-------------------------------||----2----------|-6----5--(5)--*||-------------------------------||----0----7-----|-4----5--(5)--*||-10-10-10-10-10---10-----------||---------7-----|-3----5--(5)--*||--8--8--8--8--7---10-----------||-0-(0)---5-----|-5----3--(3)--*||-------------------8-----8-----||---------------|-3------------*|
Duration Legend --------------- W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura + - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration) Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the duration for. Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests. Multi- bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for. Low melody durations appear below the staff Tablature Legend ---------------- h - hammer-on p - pull-off b - bend pb - pre-bend r - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately) /\ - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere") s - legato slide S - shift slide - natural harmonic [n] - artificial harmonic n(n) - tapped harmonic ~ - vibrato tr - trill T - tap TP - trem. picking PM - palm muting \n/ - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip \n - tremolo bar down n/ - tremolo bar up /n\ - tremolo bar inverted dip = - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls <> - volume swell (louder/softer) x - on rhythm slash represents muted slash o - on rhythm slash represents single note slash Misc Legend ----------- | - bar || - double bar ||o - repeat start o|| - repeat end *| - double bar (ending) : - bar (freetime) $ - Segno & - Coda Tempo markers - = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths
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