Hedges Michael - Watchtower2 tab

All Along the Watchtower   -  written by Bob Dylan
					  arrangement by Michael Hedges

					  translation and tab by Steve Frost

Tuning- DAEEAA

This song is split into three main parts:
	1. Intro & verses
	2. "Vamp" or "Solo" sections
	3. Turnaround into last verses

This is documented "double time" to show the accents.  The strumming is
simplified to show the essential rhythms, but once you find the groove
it should fill itself in quite nicely.  That which is labeled [Knock]
is a percussive effect acheived by either tapping near the pickguard with
a fingertip or by rapping with the knuckles on the back of the neck.  Both
are tricky in that the strings get strummed simultaneously.

Also, notice that the alternating 7th and 12th fret harmonics ring through
several counts after they have been played.  It helps to think of the guitar
split down the middle, (i.e strings 1-3 for harms. and 4-6 for rhythm) so 
that id is easier to keep it seperate.

Note that because the tuning has the 3rd and 4th strings tuned the same, that
anytime I show a chord like this: (440400), it could be played like this:
(444000).  I prefer the first voicing on my guitar, so that is how it's
transcribed here.

Enjoy!

Intro & Verses:

Harm.|--------------|--------------|------7h-----|---------------||--------------|--------------|------7h-----|---------------||--4---4-4-----|---22---2---2-|-0--0-7h-----|-0H2--22P0-----||--0---0-0-----|---00---0---0-|-0--0--------|-0----00-------||--4---4-4-----|---22---2---2-|-0--0--------|-0H2--22-------||--4---4-4-----|---22---2---2-|-0--0--------|-0H2--2--------| 1.2 . 3 . 4 . 1. 2 .3. 4 . 1.2. 3 . 4 . 1 . 2. 3 . 4 .
Harm.|--------------|-----------------|-------12h-----|---------------||--------------|-----------------|-------12h-----|---------------||--4---4-4-----|-0H2------2P0----|-0--0--12h-----|-0H2--22P0-----||--0---0-0-----|-0------0-0------|-0--0----------|-0----00-------||--4---4-4-----|-0H2-2--2--------|-0--0----------|-0H2--22-------||--4---4-4-----|-0H2-2-----------|-0--0----------|-0H2--22-------| 1.2 . 3 .4 . 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 1.2. 3 . 4 . 1 . 2.3 . 4 .
Vamp/Solo: (two times) [Knock]|--9-9---9--9--9--9---|--7-7-7-7-7----|-5-5-5-5-5-5--0|---------------||--9-11-11-11-11--9---|--7-9-9-9-7----|-5-5-5-5-5H7--0|---------------||--9-9--9---9--9--9---|--7-7-7-7-7----|-5-5-5-5-5-5--0|---------------||--9-9--9---9--9--9---|--7-7-7-7-7----|-5-5-5-5-5-5--0|---0-0-0-------||--9------------------|--7------------|-5------------0|-0H2-2-2-------||---------------------|---------------|--------------0|-0H2-2-2-------| 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 1 . 2 . 3 .4. 1 . 2 . 3 .4 . 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 .
Turnaround into last verses (two times)
|-----------------|--------------|-----------------|---------------||-0------0-0-0-0-0|--2-----2-----|-4-4----4-4-4-4-4|---2----2------||-4--------4------|--------0-----|-0--------0------|--------0------||-0-0------0------|-----0--0-----|-0---0----0------|-----0--0------||-4-4------4------|-----2--2-----|-0---0----0------|-----2--2------||-4--------4------|-----2--2-----|-0--------0------|-----2--2------| 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 1 . 2 . 3.4 . 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 1 . 2. 3 . 4 .
There's got to be some kind of way out of here Said the Joker to the Thief Too much confusion I can't get no relief Business men they drink my wine Plow men dig my earth None of them along the line Know what any of it's worth No reason to get excited The Thief, he kindly spoke There are many here among us Who think that life is but a joke But you and I we've been through all that And this is not our fate So let us not talk falsely, now The hour is getting late All along the watchtower Princes kept the view While all the women came and went Barefoot servants, too Outside in the distance A wild cat did growl Two riders were approaching And the wind began to howl
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