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"Long Cool Woman In A Black Dress"
                  (A. Clarke - R. Cook - R. Greenaway)


Intro [2X]:

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main riff [4X; bass enters midway through 2nd time]; basically played wherever an E chord appears in the verses: [guitar 1:]
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[guitar 2 (enters 3rd time):]
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Verse 1: E Saturday night I was downtown G A E Working for the F.B.I. (E) Sitting in a nest of bad men G A E Whiskey bottles piling high (E) Bootlegging boozer on the West Side G A E Full of people who are doing wrong (E) Just about to call up the D.A. man G A E When I heard this woman sing a song A A pair of 45s made me open my eyes B My temperature started to rise A She was a long cool woman in a black dress G E Just-a 5'9, beautiful, tall A With just one look I was a bad mess G E 'Cause that long cool woman had it all Break between verses [4X]:
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[Guitar 2 plays mostly muted quarter-notes on low E] [repeat main riff, 4X, as before] Verse 2: E I saw her head up the table G A E Well, a tall walking big black cat (E) When Charlie said I hope that you're able boy G A E Well, I'm telling you she knows where it's at (E) Then suddenly we heard the sirens G A E And everybody started to run (E) A-jumping out of doors and tables G A E When I heard somebody shooting a gun (E) Well, the D.A. was pumping my left hand G A E And a-she was a-holding my right (E) Well I told her don't get scared G 'Cause you're gonna be spared A I've gotta be forgiving if I wanna spend my living (A) With a long cool woman in a black dress G E Just a 5'9 beautiful tall A Yeah, with just one look I was a bad mess G E 'Cause that long cool woman had it all Coda (over main riff): (E) Had it all... [repeat to fade] -- another ace 70's tab from Andrew Rogers
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