Merle Haggard - Okie From Muskogee tab

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OKIE FROM MUSKOGEE
As recorded by Merle Haggard

Transcribed by Jeff Perrin
	

Words and Music by Merle Haggard and Roy Edward Burris

Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Clean'
Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Acoustic'

Intro Moderately H=70 3/4 2/2 Gtr I E E E E E E E. S E E E E E E E S S E E E E E E H E Q E|----0---0---0-|-----0-----0-----0-|------0-0------0------|------------------||--------------|-------4-----4-----|----5-------/5---\4---|-/5---------------||-1----2---3---|-/4------4-----4---|-/6-------6---------6-|---------4-2---1--||--------------|-------------------|----------------------|------------------||--------------|-------------------|----------------------|------------------||--------------|-------------------|----------------------|------------------|
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| Gtr II| H. Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E|--------------|-------2-2-----2-2-|--------2-2-------2-2-|-----0-0-----0-0--||--------------|-------4-4-----4-4-|--------4-4-------4-4-|-----0-0-----0-0--||--------------|-------2-2-----2-2-|--------2-2-------2-2-|-----1-1-----1-1--||--------------|-----------4-------|-------------4--------|------------------||--------------|--2----------------|--2-------------------|---------2--------||--------------|-------------------|----------------------|--0---------------|
Verses 1 and 2 +W W W|-----------------||----------------|---------------||-----------------||o---------------|---------------||-(1)-------------||----------------|---------------||-----------------||----------------|---------------||-----------------||o---------------|---------------||-----------------||----------------|---------------|
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| Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E|------0-0----0-0-||-----0-0----0-0-|----0-0----0-0-||------0-0----0-0-||o----0-0----0-0-|----0-0----0-0-||------1-1----1-1-||-----1-1----1-1-|----1-1----1-1-||-----------------||----------------|---------------||----------2------||o--------2------|--------2------||--0--------------||--0-------------|-0-------------|
Q E E E Q E a Q a Q E E E E|----------------|-5p4--5p4------------||----5---5-5-----|------------5--------||----4-4-------4-|--------------4------||----6-----------|----------------x-x--||----------------|---------------------||----------------|---------------------|
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| Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E|----0-0-----0-0-|--------0-0-----0-0--||----0-0-----0-0-|--------0-0-----0-0--||----1-1-----1-1-|--------1-1-----1-1--||----------------|---------------------||--------2-------|------------2--------||-0--------------|---0-----------------|
E E H E E E E Q Q E E S S E E Q Q. +Q E Q. E E|----------------|----------------|-------7-7---7------|-(7)---------------||-----5------5-5-|-5-5-----5--5---|-------7-7----------|------7-7-----7-7--||------------4-4-|-4-4-----4--4---|-8h9---8-8----------|------8-8-----8-8--||-4h6--------6-6-|-6-6-----6--6-x-|-7-----7-7----------|------7-7-----7-7--||----------------|----------------|--------------------|-------------------||----------------|----------------|--------------------|-------------------|
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| Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E|-----0-0----0-0-|-----0-0----0-0-|-------2-2------2-2-|------2-2-----2-2--||-----0-0----0-0-|-----0-0----0-0-|-------4-4------4-4-|------4-4-----4-4--||-----1-1----1-1-|-----1-1----1-1-|-------2-2------2-2-|------2-2-----2-2--||----------------|----------------|-----------4--------|-----------4-------||---------2------|---------2------|-2------------------|--2----------------||-0--------------|-0--------------|--------------------|-------------------|
+Q H. W H E E E E +Q. E E E E E|------------------|---------------|--------7-------|------------7-----||-(7)--7-----------|---------------|----------4-----|--------4s5---5---||-(8)--8-----------|---------------|------------6---|----------------6-||-(7)--7-----------|---------------|--------------7-|-(7)----7---------||------------------|---------------|----------------|------------------||------------------|---------------|----------------|------------------|
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| Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E|------2--2----2-2-|----2-2----2-2-|----2-2-----2-2-|------2-2-----2-2-||------4--4----4-4-|----4-4----4-4-|----4-4-----4-4-|------4-4-----4-4-||------2--2----2-2-|----2-2----2-2-|----2-2-----2-2-|------2-2-----2-2-||-----------4------|--------4------|--------4-------|----------4-------||--2---------------|-2-------------|-2--------------|--2---------------||------------------|---------------|----------------|------------------|
Q. E +E E E E +E E Q +E E E E|--------------------|----------------------||-4-----7-(7)--------|--------7---(7)---7-7-||-6-----------8------|------8---------8-----||-7-------------9-11-|-(11)-----------------||--------------------|----------------------||--------------------|----------------------|
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| Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E|-----2-2-------2--2-|--------2-2-------2-2-||-----4-4-------4--4-|--------4-4-------4-4-||-----2-2-------2--2-|--------2-2-------2-2-||----------4---------|-------------4--------||-2------------------|---2------------------||--------------------|----------------------|
E E E E +E Q. Q. E E E E E|--------------------|------------------|||--------------------|-----------5-----o|||-----9-------9------|-------------6----|||-------9-(9)--------|-------6h7-----7--|||-9p7----------------|-----------------o|||--------------------|------------------||
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| Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E|-----0-0--------0-0-|-----0-0-----0-0--|||-----0-0--------0-0-|-----0-0-----0-0-o|||-----1-1--------1-1-|-----1-1-----1-1--|||--------------------|------------------|||----------2---------|---------2-------o|||-0------------------|-0----------------||
1st Chorus Q Q +E Q. Q Q +E E Q E E E E E E E E E E Q +E Q.|-7--7---(7)-7------|------------------|-----------------|--------------------||-5--5---(5)-5------|-5--5---(5)-5-5---|-----5-----5-----|-5---5---(5)-5------||------------4------|-4--4---(4)-4-4---|-------4-----4-4-|-4-4-4---(4)--------||-------------------|-6--6---(6)-6-6---|-4h6---6-6---6-6-|-6---6---(6)--------||-------------------|------------------|-----------------|--------------------||-------------------|------------------|-----------------|--------------------|
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| Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E|----0-0--------0-0-|----0-0-------0-0-|-----0-0-----0-0-|-----0-0--------0-0-||----0-0--------0-0-|----0-0-------0-0-|-----0-0-----0-0-|-----0-0--------0-0-||----1-1--------1-1-|----1-1-------1-1-|-----1-1-----1-1-|-----1-1--------1-1-||-------------------|------------------|-----------------|--------------------||---------2---------|---------2--------|---------2-------|----------2---------||-0-----------------|-0----------------|-0---------------|-0------------------|
H E Q. Q Q +E Q. H Q E E +E E H.|-----------------|-------------------|-------------7-|-(7)---------------||----------5------|-5--5---(5)-5------|-----------7---|-------7-----------||----------4------|-4--4---(4)-4------|--------8------|-----8-------------||----------6------|-6--6---(6)-6------|---------------|-------------------||-----------------|-------------------|---------------|-------------------||-----------------|-------------------|---------------|-------------------|
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| Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E|----0-0------0-0-|----0-0--------0-0-|----2-2----2-2-|-------2--2----2-2-||----0-0------0-0-|----0-0--------0-0-|----4-4----4-4-|-------4--4----4-4-||----1-1------1-1-|----1-1--------1-1-|----2-2----2-2-|-------2--2----2-2-||-----------------|-------------------|--------4------|------------4------||--------2--------|---------2---------|-2-------------|--2----------------||-0---------------|-0-----------------|---------------|-------------------|
Q Q +E Q E +Q E E E E E E E E Q +Q. E E Q E E E E E|------------------|------------------|------------------|-----------------||----7---(7)-7-----|------4-----4-----|-4---4---(4)------|-7S9---7---5---4-||----8---(8)-8---6-|-(6)------6-----6-|-----6---(6)------|-------6-------6-||----7---(7)-------|--------7-----7---|---7--------------|-7S9---7---6---7-||------------------|------------------|------------------|-----------------||------------------|------------------|------------------|-----------------|
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| Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E|----2-2-------2-2-|------2-2-----2-2-|-----2-2------2-2-|-----2-2-----2-2-||----4-4-------4-4-|------4-4-----4-4-|-----4-4------4-4-|-----4-4-----4-4-||----2-2-------2-2-|------2-2-----2-2-|-----2-2------2-2-|-----2-2-----2-2-||---------4--------|----------4-------|----------4-------|---------4-------||-2----------------|--2---------------|-2----------------|-2---------------||------------------|------------------|------------------|-----------------|
+Q Q +Q. E Q H Q E E E E +E Q E Q. Q Q E|------7---(7)------|----7----------|-------------------|------------------|||-(4)---------------|-4-------------|-4h5---------5-----|-5---------5---5h=|||-(6)-------------6-|---------------|-4-----4-(4)-------|-5-----5-------5--|||-(7)---------------|---------------|-4h6-6-------------|-5-------------5h=|||-------------------|---------------|-------------------|------------------|||-------------------|---------------|-------------------|------------------||
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| Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E|------2-2------2-2-|----2-2----2-2-|-----0-0-------0-0-|-----0-0-----0-0--|||------4-4------4-4-|----4-4----4-4-|-----0-0-------0-0-|-----1-1-----1-1--|||------2-2------2-2-|----2-2----2-2-|-----1-1-------1-1-|-----3-3-----3-3--|||-----------4-------|--------4------|-------------------|-----2-2-----2-2--|||--2----------------|-2-------------|----------2--------|-3-------3--------|||-------------------|---------------|-0-----------------|------------------||
3rd Verse W +H H H E E E E +Q. E a E Q E|---------------|-----------------|--------5-6---8-|-(8)------5h6-5------||-6-------------|-(6)-------------|----------------|------------------6--||---------------|-----------------|----------------|--------5------------||-7-------------|-(7)-------------|----------------|---------------------||---------------|-----------------|----------------|---------------------||---------------|-----------------|----------------|---------------------|
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| Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E|----1-1----1-1-|------1-1----1-1-|----1-1-----1-1-|------1-1-------1-1--||----1-1----1-1-|------1-1----1-1-|----1-1-----1-1-|------1-1-------1-1--||----2-2----2-2-|------2-2----2-2-|----2-2-----2-2-|------2-2-------2-2--||---------------|-----------------|----------------|---------------------||--------3------|----------3------|--------3-------|------------3--------||-1-------------|--1--------------|-1--------------|--1------------------|
+W +H H|-----------------|-----------------||-(6)-------------|-(6)-------------||-----------------|-----------------||-----------------|-----------------||-----------------|-----------------||-----------------|-----------------|
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| Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E|------1-1----1-1-|------1-1----1-1-||------1-1----1-1-|------1-1----1-1-||------2-2----2-2-|------2-2----2-2-||-----------------|-----------------||----------3------|----------3------||--1--------------|--1--------------|
H E Q E +Q Q E E +E +E|--------3-5---6-|-(6)-----------------------||----------------|---------------------------||----------------|----------7b9-7b9==(7)r(7)-||----------------|---------------------------||----------------|---------------------------||----------------|---------------------------|
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| Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E|----0-0-----0-0-|------0-0-----------0---0--||----1-1-----1-1-|------1-1-----------1---1--||----3-3-----3-3-|------3-3-----------3---3--||----2-2-----2-2-|------2-2-----------2---2--||-3--------------|--3------------------------||--------3-------|----------3----------------|
W +H H H E Q E +Q Q E Q E|---------------|-----------------|--------3-5---6-|-(6)------8-10---12-||---------------|-----------------|----------------|--------------------||-5-------------|-(5)-------------|----------------|--------------------||---------------|-----------------|----------------|--------------------||---------------|-----------------|----------------|--------------------||---------------|-----------------|----------------|--------------------|
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| Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E|----0-0----0-0-|------0-0----0-0-|----0-0-----0-0-|------0-0------0--0-||----1-1----1-1-|------1-1----1-1-|----1-1-----1-1-|------1-1------1--1-||----3-3----3-3-|------3-3----3-3-|----3-3-----3-3-|------3-3------3--3-||----2-2----2-2-|------2-2----2-2-|----2-2-----2-2-|------2-2------2--2-||-3-------------|--3--------------|-3--------------|--3-----------------||--------3------|----------3------|--------3-------|----------3---------|
+W W|-(12)-------------|---------------||------------------|---------------||------------------|---------------||------------------|---------------||------------------|---------------||------------------|---------------|
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| Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E|-------0-0----0-0-|----0-0----0-0-||-------1-1----1-1-|----1-1----1-1-||-------3-3----3-3-|----3-3----3-3-||-------2-2----2-2-|----2-2----2-2-||---3--------------|-3-------------||-----------3------|--------3------|
H E E +E +E W|---------------------------|---------------|||--------8b10-8b10==(8)r(8)-|-6-------------|||---------------------------|---------------|||---------------------------|---------------|||---------------------------|---------------|||---------------------------|---------------||
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| Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E|----1-1-------------1---1--|----1-1----1-1-|||----1-1-------------1---1--|----1-1----1-1-|||----2-2-------------2---2--|----2-2----2-2-|||---------------------------|---------------|||--------3------------------|--------3------|||-1-------------------------|-1-------------||
3rd Chorus +W W H E E E E E Q. +H|-----------------|---------------|----------------|-------------------||-(6)-------------|---------------|----------6-----|---6------(6)------||-----------------|---------------|----------------|-------------------||-----------------|---------------|------------5-7-|-------------------||-----------------|---------------|----------------|-8-----------------||-----------------|---------------|----------------|-------------------|
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| Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E|------1-1----1-1-|----1-1----1-1-|----1-1-----1-1-|------1-1------1-1-||------1-1----1-1-|----1-1----1-1-|----1-1-----1-1-|------1-1------1-1-||------2-2----2-2-|----2-2----2-2-|----2-2-----2-2-|------2-2------2-2-||-----------------|---------------|----------------|-------------------||----------3------|--------3------|--------3-------|-----------3-------||--1--------------|-1-------------|-1--------------|-1-----------------|
Q Q E Q. +Q Q E E E E Q Q +E Q E +E Q E E E E E|-----------------|------------------|----8---(8)-----8-|-(8)------------8-----||----6---6-6------|-(6)--6---6-6-----|------------------|----------------------||----5---5-5------|-(5)--5---5-----5-|------------9-----|-----9-----9h10---10p=||----7---7-7------|-(7)--7---7---7---|------------------|---------8------------||-----------------|------------------|------------------|----------------------||-----------------|------------------|------------------|----------------------|
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| Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E|----1-1------1-1-|------1-1-----1-1-|----0-0-------0-0-|-------0-0------0--0--||----1-1------1-1-|------1-1-----1-1-|----1-1-------1-1-|-------1-1------1--1--||----2-2------2-2-|------2-2-----2-2-|----3-3-------3-3-|-------3-3------3--3--||-----------------|------------------|----2-2-------2-2-|-------2-2------2--2--||--------3--------|----------3-------|-3----------------|--3-------------------||-1---------------|--1---------------|---------3--------|-----------3----------|
Q Q +E Q. Q Q +E E E E Q Q +E Q E E E E E E E Q|----8---(8)--------|-------------------|------------------|-----------------||-------------------|-8--8---(8)-8-10p8-|----8---(8)-8-----|-8---8-----8-----||-9----------9------|-9--9---(9)-9------|----9---(9)-------|-------------9---||-------------------|-8--8---(8)-8------|----8---(8)-----8-|---8-----8-------||-------------------|-------------------|----7---(7)-------|-------7---------||-------------------|-------------------|------------------|-----------------|
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| Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E|----0-0--------0-0-|----0-0--------0-0-|----0-0-------0-0-|-----0-0-----0-0-||----1-1--------1-1-|----1-1--------1-1-|----1-1-------1-1-|-----1-1-----1-1-||----3-3--------3-3-|----3-3--------3-3-|----3-3-------3-3-|-----3-3-----3-3-||----2-2--------2-2-|----2-2--------2-2-|----2-2-------2-2-|-----2-2-----2-2-||-3-----------------|-3-----------------|-3----------------|-3---------------||---------3---------|---------3---------|---------3--------|---------3-------|
Q Q +E Q. +Q Q E Q E Q E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|-------------------|------------------|----------------|-----------------||----5---(5)-5------|-(5)--5-----5---5h|=6--6-----6-----|-6---6-----6-6p5-||----5---(5)-5------|-(5)--------5---5-|----5---5-----5-|---------5---5---||----5---(5)-5------|-(5)--------5---5-|-7--7-7-----7---|---7---7-----7-5-||-------------------|------------------|----------------|-----------------||-------------------|------------------|----------------|-----------------|
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| Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E|----0-0--------0-0-|------0-0-----0-0-|----1-1-----1-1-|-----1-1-----1-1-||----1-1--------1-1-|------1-1-----1-1-|----1-1-----1-1-|-----1-1-----1-1-||----3-3--------3-3-|------3-3-----3-3-|----2-2-----2-2-|-----2-2-----2-2-||----2-2--------2-2-|------2-2-----2-2-|----------------|-----------------||-3-----------------|--3---------------|--------3-------|---------3-------||---------3---------|----------3-------|-1--------------|-1---------------|
Q Q +E E E E a Q a Q E Q E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|------------------|--------------------|-----------------|-----------------||----5---(5)-5-----|-6p5--6p5-----------|-----6-6---6-----|-6---6-----6-----||----5---(5)-------|------------7p5---5-|---------5-----5-|---------5---5-5-||----5---(5)---5-5-|------------------5-|-5h7---------7---|---7---7---------||------------------|--------------------|-----------------|-----------------||------------------|--------------------|-----------------|-----------------|
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| Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E|----0-0-------0-0-|--------0-0-----0-0-|-----1-1-----1-1-|-----1-1-----1-1-||----1-1-------1-1-|--------1-1-----1-1-|-----1-1-----1-1-|-----1-1-----1-1-||----3-3-------3-3-|--------3-3-----3-3-|-----2-2-----2-2-|-----2-2-----2-2-||----2-2-------2-2-|--------2-2-----2-2-|-----------------|-----------------||-3----------------|---3----------------|---------3-------|---------3-------||---------3--------|------------3-------|-1---------------|-1---------------|
Q Q +E Q. Q Q E Q E E E Q E E E E Q Q H|-------------------|----------------|-----------------|-------------*||----5---(5)-5------|-6--5-----------|-----6-----6-----|-6------6----*||----5---(5)--------|-5--5---7p5---5-|-----5---5-----5-|-5---5--5----*||-5--5---(5)--------|----5-----------|-5h7-7-------7---|-7---7--7----*||-------------------|----------------|-----------------|-------------*||-------------------|----------------|-----------------|-------------*|
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| Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E Q E E E E Q H|----0-0--------0-0-|----0-0-----0-0-|-----1-1-----1-1-|-1-1-0--0----*||----1-1--------1-1-|----1-1-----1-1-|-----1-1-----1-1-|-1-1-1--1----*||----3-3--------3-3-|----3-3-----3-3-|-----2-2-----2-2-|-2-2-0--0----*||----2-2--------2-2-|----2-2-----2-2-|-----------------|-----2--2----*||-3-----------------|-3--------------|---------3-------|-----3--3----*||---------3---------|--------3-------|-1---------------|-------------*|
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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