Jefferson Airplane – The Ballad Of You And Me And Pooneil tab ver. 2

The Ballad of You and Me and Pooneil
from AFTER BATHING AT BAXTER’S (1967)

Gtr I- Paul Kantner
Gtr II- Jorma Kaukonen

Intro One: 0:02 Gtr Ie|--------------|B|--------------|G|---Rest-------|D|--------------|A|--------------|E|--------------|
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| Gtr IIe|--------------|B|--------------|G|--------------|D|-12v~~~~~~~---|A|--------------|E|--------------|
Intro Two:0:14 0:17 0:20 0:23Gtr I D F D Ce|-55-8-8--55--33--55-8-8--55--33--55-8-8--55--33--55-8-8--55--33--|B|-77-1010-77x-55--77-1010-77x-55--77-1010-77x-55--77-1010-77x-55--|G|-77-1010-77x-55--77-1010-77x-55--77-1010-77x-55--77-1010-77x-55--|D|-77-1010-77x-55--77-1010-77x-55--77-1010-77x-55--77-1010-77x-55--|A|-55-8-8--55--33--55-8-8--55--33--55-8-8--55--33--55-8-8--55--33--|E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
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| Gtr II 0:17 0:20 0:23e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|D|-----------------9s12----9s12----9s12----9s12----9s12----9s12----|A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------------------------------| (Jorma plays the slide every time Paul plays a D)
Verse: same as Intro 2.
Chorus:0:38 0:40 0:45 Gtr Ie|--------------------------------------------------|B|-4---5---7---5----4---5---7---5----4---5---7---5--|G|--------------------------------------------------|D|-4---6---7---6----4---6---7---6----4---6---7---6--|A|--------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------|
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| Gtr II 0:40 0:45e|-11--12--14--12---11--12--14--12---11--12--14--12-|B|--------------------------------------------------|G|-11--13--14--13---11--13--14--13---11--13--14--13-|D|--------------------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------| Okay, so at 0:38, these chords are just strummed. At 0:40, they are finger picked, and if you listen to the song it’s easy to figure out. Jorma is playing the same notes as Paul, just an octave higher. They are strummed at 0:45.
Different Verse: (play until 1:17) 0:49 0:51 0:54 0:56 Gtr Ie|-------------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------------------------|D|----7---5---2~----7---5---9---5~----7---5---4~---7---5---2~--|A|--0---0---0-----0---0---0---0-----0---0---0----0---0---0-----|E|-------------------------------------------------------------|
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| Gtr IIe|-------------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------------------|G|--Rest-------------------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------------------------|
At 1:34, play the original verse. At 1:46, play the chorus. At 1:59, start the different but hold the notes longer, until the bass solo at 2:07. At 2:36, play original verse, 3:30, play solo in D minor pentatonic.
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