Kottke Leo – Stealing tab

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From: snider@liege.ics.uci.edu (Craig Snider)
Subject: Tab for Leo Kottke's Stealing


Somebody, from Alaska I believe, was looking for tab for Leo Kottke's
Stealing, so that he could be in good graces with a friend who might
take him Halibut fishing (sounds like a Kottke story there :-) ).  Anyway,
it inspired me to finally sit down and try writing some tab.  Maybe I'll
get some of the other pieces I know down one of these days also.


This transcription is based on the live version on the My Feet Are Smiling
LP.  My turntable hasn't been working for a while, so I wasn't able to do
any verification against the recording, but this is the way I've been
playing it for close to twenty years now.  Any differences from the recording
are very minor and probably consist of variations on transitions between
sections.  The version on Mudlark starts at section 3, and becomes a duet
after the first time through part 4 - much of which is just double tracking.

This is another of Kottke's high energy, fast tempo pieces.  It is relatively
straightforward, the hard part being bringing it up to tempo.

It is also a good illustration of Leo's taking the thumb into melody
excursions, instead of always that "one oink per beat" duty.
The thumb always plays on the beat, with other fingers filling in the rest.
Where the player might be disinclined to use the thumb for higher strings
and melody parts, I've indicated its use by extending the beat mark all the
way up to the note to indicate the thumb's use.  The first instance of this
appears in measure 10, then 25, and so on.

The slides in measures 66, 68, 70, and 72, begin at the first fret.

Please let me know if you find any problems, changes, or have any questions.



Stealing   --  Leo Kottke

from My Feet Are Smiling

6-string standard tuning

Section order on My Feet Are Smiling:
1, 2, 3, 3, 4, 3, 4, 5, 6, 6, 7, 4, 6, 6, 7, 4, 3, 3

Section order on Mudlark:
3, 3, 4, 3, 7, 4, 6, 7, 6, 7


Intro: (repeat 5X, gradual crescendo)

|--------------------------|--------------------------| |--------------------------|--------------------------|1 |-----0-----0-----0-----0--|-----0-----0-----0-----0--| |--------------------------|--------------------------| |--3-----------0-----2-----|--3-----------0-----2-----| |--------3-----------------|--------3-----------------| | | | | | | | | 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 .
Section 1: C
|--------0--------0--------|--------------------------| |-----1--------------------|--3p-1-----------1--------|3 |--------------------------|-----------2--------------| |--------2-----------2-----|--------2-----------2-----| |--3-----------3-----------|--3-----------3-----------| |--------------------------|--------------------------| | | | | | | | | 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 .
|--------0--------0--------|--------------------------| |-----1--------------------|--3p-1-----------1--------|5 |--------------------------|-----------2--------------| |--------2-----------2-----|--------2-----------2-----| |--3-----------3-----------|--3-----------3-----------| |--------------------------|--------------------------| | | | | | | | | 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 .
F
|--------0-----|-----------1--------------| |-----1--------|-----------------1--------|7 |-----------0--|-----2--------------------| |--------2-----|--------3-----------3-----| |--3-----------|--------------------------| |--------------|--1-----------1-----------| | | | | | | 1 . 2 . 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 .
G
|--3--------3--------------|--------------------------| |--------------------------|-----0-----0-----0--------|9 |-----------------4--------|--------5-----5-----------| |--------5-----------5-----|--------|-----------0-----| |--------------------------|--------|-----------------| |--3-----------3-----------|--3-----|-----3-----------| | | | | | | | | 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 .
F
|--------------------------|--------------------------| |--------1--------1--------|--3p-1-----------1--------|11|--------------------------|-----------2--------------| |--------3-----------3-----|--------3-----------3-----| |--------------------------|--------------------------| |--1-----------1-----------|--1-----------1-----------| | | | | | | | | 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 .
F
|--------------------------|--------------------------| |--------1--------1--------|--3p--1----------1--------|13|--------------------------|-----------2-----------2--| |--------3-----------3-----|--------3-----------3-----| |--------------------------|--------------------------| |--1-----------1-----------|--1-----------1-----------| | | | | | | | | 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 .
C
|--------0--------0--------|--------------------------| |-----1--------------------|--3p-1-----------1--------|15|--------------------------|-----------2--------------| |--------2-----------2-----|--------2-----------2-----| |--3-----------3-----------|--3-----------3-----------| |--------------------------|--------------------------| | | | | | | | | 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 .
C
|--------0--------0--------|--------------------------| |-----1--------------------|--3p-1----------1---------|17|--------------------------|-----------2-----------2--| |--------2-----------2-----|--------2-----------2-----| |--3-----------3-----------|--3-----------3-----------| |--------------------------|--------------------------| | | | | | | | | 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 .
G
|-----------3--------------|--------------------------| |-----------------0--------|------------------0-------|19|--------------------------|-----------0--2-----------| |--------0-----------0-----|-----3--------------------| |--------------------------|--------------------------| |--3-----------3-----------|--1-----1-----1-----------| | | | | | | | 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 .
C G
|--------------------------|--------3--------3--------| |--1--------1-----1--------|--------0--------0--------|21|--0--------0-----0-----0--|--------------------------| |--------2-----------2-----|--------0-----------0-----| |--3-----------3-----------|--------------------------| |--------------------------|--3-----------3-----------| | | | | | | | | 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 .
|--3--------3-----3--------| |--0--------0-----0--------|23|--------------------------| |--------0-----------0-----| |--------------------------| |--3-----------3-----------| | | | | 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 .
Section 2: C
|-----8--------7p-5--------|--------------------------| |-----------------------8--|-----6--5-------5------8--|24|--------5-----------5-----|--------|--7--------5-----| |--5-----------5-----------|--5-----|-----5-----|-----| |--------------------------|--|-----|-----|-----|-----| |--------------------------|--|-----|-----|-----|-----| | | | | | | | | 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 .
F C G
|--------------------------|--------------------------| |--------1p-0--------------|----1------------0--------|26|-----------------2--------|-----------0--------------| |--------3-----------3-----|--------2-----------0-----| |--------------------------|--3-----------------------| |--1-----------1-----------|--------------3-----------| | | | | | | | | 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 .
C
|-----8--------7p-5--------|--------------------------| |-----------------------8--|-----6--5-------5------8--|28|--------5-----------5-----|--------|--7--------5-----| |--5-----------5-----------|--5-----|-----5-----|-----| |--------------------------|--|-----|-----|-----|-----| |--------------------------|--|-----|-----|-----|-----| | | | | | | | | 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 .
G
|--------------0--------3--|--------------3s-7--------| |-----------0-----3--1-----|-----0--------------------|30|-----0--2-----------|-----|--------------------0-----| |--------|-----------|-----|--------0-----0-----|-----| |--------|-----------|-----|--------|-----|-----|-----| |--3-----|-----3-----|-----|--3-----|-----|-----|-----| | | | | | | | | 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 .
C
|-----8--------7p-5--------|--------------------------| |-----------------------8--|-----6--5-------5------8--|32|--------5-----------5-----|--------|--7--------5-----| |--5-----|-----5-----|-----|--5-----|-----5-----|-----| |--|-----|-----|-----|-----|--|-----|-----|-----|-----| |--|-----|-----|-----|-----|--|-----|-----|-----|-----| | | | | | | | | 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 .
F C G
|--------------------------|--------------------------| |--------1p-0--------------|-----1-----------0--------|34|-----------------2--------|-----------0--------------| |--------3-----------3-----|--------2-----------0-----| |--------------------------|--3-----------------------| |--1-----------1-----------|--------------3-----------| | | | | | | | | 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 .
G
|--------------0--------3--|--------------3s-7--------| |-----------0-----3--1-----|-----0--------------------|36|-----0--2-----------|-----|--------------------0-----| |--------|-----------|-----|--------0-----0-----|-----| |--------|-----------|-----|--------|-----|-----|-----| |--3-----|-----3-----|-----|--3-----|-----|-----|-----| | | | | | | | | 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 .
C
|--5p-3--------------------|--------------------------| |-----------5-----3--------|--1--------1-----1--------|38|--------------------------|--0--------0-----0-----0--| |--------5-----------5-----|--------2-----------2-----| |--------------------------|--3-----------3-----------| |--3-----------3-----------|--------------------------| | | | | | | | | 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 .
G
|--------3--------3--------|--3--------3----3---------| |--------0--------0--------|--0--------0----0---------|40|--------------------------|-----------------------0--| |--------0------------0----|--------0-----------0-----| |--------------------------|--------------------------| |--3-----------3-----------|--3-----------3-----------| | | | | | | | | 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 .
--------------------------------------------------------- "Armadillo" intro:
|--------------------------| |--------------------------| |--------------------------| |--------------------------| |--------------0-----2-----| |--------3-----------------| | | | | 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 .
--------------------------------------------------------- Section 3: C F
|--------3p-0--------------|--------------------------| |-----------------3--------|-----------1--------1-----|42|-----------------------0--|--0h-2-----------2--------| |--------2-----------2-----|--------3-----------3-----| |--3-----------3-----------|--------------------------| |--------------------------|--1-----------1-----------| | | | | | | | | 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 .
C G
|--------3p-0--------------|--------------------------| |-----------------3--------|-----------0--------0-----|44|-----------------------0--|--0h-2-----------2--------| |--------2-----------2-----|--------0-----------0-----| |--3-----------3-----------|--------------------------| |--------------------------|--3-----------3-----------| | | | | | | | | 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 .
C F
|--------3p-0--------------|--------------------------| |-----------------3--------|-----------1--------------|46|-----------------------0--|--0h-2-----------2-----2--| |--------2-----------2-----|--------3-----------3-----| |--3-----------3-----------|--------------------------| |--------------------------|--1-----------1-----------| | | | | | | | | 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 .
C G F G C
|--------------------------|--------------------------| |--------1--------0--------|--1-----0-----1-----------|48|--------0--------0--------|--0-----0-----0-----------| |--------2-----------0-----|--------------------2-----| |--3-----------------------|--------2-----3-----------| |--------------3-----------|--1-----------------------| | | | | | | | | 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 .
Section 4: C G Am G
|--------------------------|-----------3--------------| |--------1--------0--------|-----1--------------------|50|--------0--------------0--|-----------------0-----0--| |--------2-----------0-----|--------2-----------0-----| |--3-----------2-----------|--0-----------------------| |--------------------------|--------------3-----------| | | | | | | | | 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 .
F C G
|--------------------------|--------------------------| |--------1p-0--------------|----1------------0--------|52|-----------------2--------|-----------0-----------0--| |--------3-----------3-----|--------2-----------0-----| |--------------------------|--3-----------------------| |--1-----------1-----------|--------------3-----------| | | | | | | | | 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 .
C G/B Am G
|--------------------------|-----------3--------------| |--------1--------0--------|-----1--------------------|54|--------0--------------0--|-----------------0-----0--| |--------2-----------0-----|--------2-----------0-----| |--3-----------2-----------|--0-----------------------| |--------------------------|--------------3-----------| | | | | | | | | 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 .
F C
|--------------------------|--------------------------| |--------------------0-----|--1--------1-----1--------|56|-----------0--2-----|-----|--0--------0-----0-----0--| |-----3--------------|-----|--------2-----------2-----| |--------------------|-----|--3-----------3-----------| |--1-----1-----1-----|-----|--------------------------| | | | | | | | | 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 .
Section 5: A Amaj7/G#(?) D E
|--------------------------|--------------0-----------| |--------------------------|--0h-2--------------------|58|--------2--------1--------|--------------------------| |--------------------------|--------0-----------2-----| |--------0-----------0-----|--------------------------| |--5-----------4-----------|--2-----------0-----------| | | | | | | | | 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 .
D A E
|--------2p-0--------------|--------------------------| |-----------------3--------|--2p-0--------------------|60|--------------------------|--2-----------1-----------| |--------0-----------0-----|--------2-----2-----2-----| |--------------------------|--0-----------------------| |--2-----------2-----------|--------------0-----------| | | | | | | | | 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 .
A Amaj7/G#(?) D E
|--------------------------|--------------0-----------| |--------------------------|--0h-2--------------------|62|--------2--------1--------|--------------------------| |--------------------------|--------0-----------2-----| |--------0-----------0-----|--------------------------| |--5-----------4-----------|--2-----------0-----------| | | | | | | | | 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 .
D A
|--------2p-0--------------|--------------------------| |-----------------3--------|--2--------2-----2--------|64|--------------------------|--2--------2-----2-----2--| |--------0-----------0-----|--------2-----------2-----| |--------------------------|--0-----------0-----------| |--2-----------2-----------|--------------------------| | | | | | | | | 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 .
E A
|--------------------------|--------------------------| |-----------9--------10----|-----------7--------------|66|-----------------9--|-----|-----------------7--------| |-------s9-----------|-----|--------7-----------7-----| |--------|-----------|-----|--0-----|-----0-----|-----| |--0-----|-----0-----|-----|--------|-----------|-----| | | | | | | | | 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 .
A A E
|--------------------------|--------------------------| |-----------7--------8-----|--------7-----0-----------|68|-----------------7--|-----|-----7--|-----------------| |-------s7-----------|-----|--------|-----------2-----| |--0-----|-----0-----|-----|--0-----|-----------|-----| |--|-----|-----|-----|-----|--|-----|-----0-----|-----| | | | | | | | | 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 .
Section 6: E A
|--------------------------|--------------------------| |-----------9--------10----|-----------7--------------|70|-----------------9--|-----|-----------------7--------| |-------s9-----------|-----|--------7-----------7-----| |--------|-----------|-----|--0-----|-----0-----|-----| |--0-----|-----0-----|-----|--|-----|-----|-----|-----| | | | | | | | | 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 .
A A E
|--------------------------|--------------------------| |-----------7--------8-----|--------7-----0-----------|72|-----------------7--|-----|-----7--|-----------------| |-------s7-----------|-----|--------|-----------2-----| |--0-----|-----0-----|-----|--0-----|-----------|-----| |--|-----|-----|-----|-----|--|-----|-----0-----|-----| | | | | | | | | 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 .
Section 7: A D
|-----------------0--------|--2p-0-----3--2p-0-----0--| |--------0h-2-----------2--|--------3-----------3-----|74|--------2-----------------|--------|-----------|-----| |--------|-----------2-----|--0-----|-----0-----|-----| |--0-----|-----0-----|-----|--|-----|-----|-----|-----| |--|-----|-----|-----|-----|--|-----|-----|-----|-----| | | | | | | | | 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 .
A E
|--------------0-----------|--------------0-----------| |--------0h-2-----2--0-----|-----------0--------------|76|-----2--|-----------|--2--|--------1-----------------| |--------|-----------|-----|-----2--|-----------2-----| |--0-----|-----0-----|-----|--------|-----------|-----| |--|-----|-----|-----|-----|--0-----|-----0-----|-----| | | | | | | | | 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 .
A D
|-----------------0--------|--2p-0-----3--2p-0-----0--| |--------0h-2-----------2--|--------3-----------3-----|78|--------2-----------------|--------|-----------|-----| |--------|-----------2-----|--0-----|-----0-----|-----| |--0-----|-----0-----|-----|--|-----|-----|-----|-----| |--|-----|-----|-----|-----|--|-----|-----|-----|-----| | | | | | | | | 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 .
A E A
|--------------0-----------|--------------------------| |--------0h-2-----2--0-----|--------------2-----------|80|-----2--|-----------|--2--|--------1-----2-----------| |--------|-----------|-----|-----2--|-----------------| |--0-----|-----0-----|-----|--------|-----0-----------| |--|-----|-----|-----|-----|--0-----|-----|-----------| | | | | | | | | 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 .
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