Smith Bessie - Backwater Blues tab

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From: yoshizaw@rtsg.mot.com (Takahito Yoshizawa)
Subject: Backwater Blues Tab
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Hello folks.

I've been a constant reader of this newsgroup, but never contributed
anything so far.  So, I decided to take some time and type up some tab
stuff during my work. ;^)  Following is a blues tune called "Backwater
Blues" that I happened to find in a magazine called "Accoustic Guitar
yesterday at a nearby CD shop.  It wasn't so hard and fun to play.
Since tab form can't express time interval, I hope you will figure
that out by feeling.  Once you get used to the progression, you can
also enjoy improvising your own style too.


Backwater Blues  (Words, Music by Bessie Smith)

Intro VerseE B7 E7 A7|---12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|12-----------||-----0------0---|---0-----------||------------------------|--------0----||:------3--------|--------2---2--||------------------------|-------------||----------------|----------0----||------12----11----10----|9---------1--||-----2--------2-|-----2------2--||------------------------|--0-1-2------||:---------------|-0------0------||-0----------------------|-------------||--0-------0-----|---------------|
FillE7 A7|------------|-------0-------|-------0-----|-0-----0-------||----3--2-0--|-0---0---------|---2---------|---2-------2---||-----1------|---1-----------|-------------|---------------||------------|-----0-------0-|-----2-----2-|-----2-------2-||------------|---------------|-0-------0---|-0-------0-----||-0--0--0--0-|-0--------0----|-------------|---------------|
FillE7 B7 A7|------------0---|----------------|-------2-------2---|-0-----0-----||--------3-------|----3-------0---|---------0---------|---2---------||-----2/4--------|-2/4--0-1-------|-------------------|-------------||----------------|----------------|-------1---------1-|-----2-----2-||----------------|----------------|-2----------2------|-0-------0---||-0---0----0---0-|-0----0---0---0-|-------------------|-------------|
Turn-Around EndingE7 B7 E7 B7 E E13|-----4--3--2--0-|-----------------||---0---0-------|------------|--0----|-|||------0---------|-----------0----:||-----3---2---1-|------------|--2----|-|||-----4--3--2----|-----------------||-----4---3---2-|------------|--1----|-|||----------------|-------------1---||---------------|-----1-2----|--0----|-|||----------------|---0-1-2--------:||---------------|-2-4--------|--2----|-|||-0--------------|-0---------------||-0-------------|----------0-|-------|-||
Chord ------- E 022100 B7 021202 E7 020100 A7 002020 enjoy! Takahito Yoshizawa -- ************************************************************ *** Takahito Yoshizawa ******** ***** Motorola Cellular Infrastructure Group ***** ******* yoshizaw@adobe.rtsg.mot.com ***
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