Savoy Brown - Tell Mama chords


Nice bluesy tune from the '71 "Street Corner Talking" album.  Times shown are 
elapsed time from the start. Tabbed by Marty Lurvey

Intro
A ] _ _ _  _ _ _ _  A ] _ _ _  _ _ _ _  D ] _ _ _  _ _ _ _  A ] _ _ _  _ _ _ _

E ] _ _ _  _ _ _ _  A ] _ _ _  _ _ _ _   _ _ _ _  _ _ _ _   0:26

< begin riff which repeats throughout song > A / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /e|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|----B|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|----G|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|----D|------------2------|-------------------|------------2------|-------------------|----A|-0----2-0-4--------|-0----2-0-4-3-2-1--|-0----2-0-4--------|-0----2-0-4-3-2-1--|-0--E|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|---- 0:32
Verse 1
AI quit my job, ain't got no money,
D ASeems I have to leave this town,
Packed my bag, run to the station,
D A ]Board the train that's eastward bound. 1:04
Chorus
D ATell Mama, and all the folks back home,
ESometimes a man just feels,
AHe's got to make it alone.
D ATell Mama, why I'm leaving so soon,
EBecause this life I lead,
Ahas got me sick through and through. 1:33
Verse 2 Nothing to do, that's why I have to go,
D ASeems no use in hangin' round.
I can't stop now, the ticket's in my hand,
D A ]Board the train that's eastward bound. 2:04
Chorus
D ATell Mama, and all the folks back home,
ESometimes a man just feels,
AHe's got to make it alone.
D ATell Mama, why I'm leaving so soon,
EBecause this life I lead,
Ahas got me sick through and through. 2:33
Instrumental (chords similar to chorus)
D ] _ _ _ _ _ _ _ A ] _ _ _ _ _ _ _ E ] _ _ _ _ _ _ _ A ] _ _ _ _ _ _ _ woooooo
D ] _ _ _ _ _ _ _ A ] _ _ _ _ _ _ _ E ] _ _ _ _ _ _ _ A ] _ _ _ _ _ _ _ D ] _ _ _ _ _ _ _ A ] _ _ _ _ _ _ _ E ] _ _ _ _ _ _ _ A ] _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 3:16 Verse 1, partial (repeated)
AI quit my job, ain't got no money,
A D A ]Seems I have to leave this town. 3:29
Instrumental < no chords >
< repetitive low riff throughout >e|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|B|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|G|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|D|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|A|-3-2-----0---------|-------------------|-------------------|-0-----------------|E|-----3-2-------0-2-|-3-----------------|-2------------1--0-|-------------------|
< then later >e|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|B|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|G|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|D|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|A|-------------------|-------------------|-0-----------------|E|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---|-2-2-2-2-1-1-0-0---|-------------------|
< then drums only to conclude > 4:14 Chorus X2
D ATell Mama, and all the folks back home,
ESometimes a man just feels,
AHe's got to make it alone.
D ATell Mama, why I'm leaving so soon,
EBecause this life I lead,
Ahas got me sick through and through. 4:43
< riff to end, 2nd time through at last A chord > e|-------------------|-------| B|-------------------|-------| G|-------------------|-------| D|-------------------|-------| A|-3---0-3-0-----3-0-|---0---| E|-----------3-0-----|-3-----| 5:15
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