Vaughan Stevie Ray - Empty Arms tab

#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#

EMPTY ARMS
As recorded by Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble
(From the 1991 Album THE SKY IS CRYING)

Transcribed by strato76
	

Words and Music by Stevie Ray Vaughan

Gtr I (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb) - 'Untitled'

 Intro
  Fast Shuffle Q=145(8=s8)
 4/4
  Gtr I
       |3| |-3-|    |-3--|      |3-| |3| |-3-|    |-3--|      |3-| |3| |-3-|
H E Q E E E E E E Q E Q E E E E E E E Q E Q E E E E|--------------8-|----8------------8---------8-|----8------------8---------8-||------------8---|-11---11b11.5---10-------8---|-11---11b11.5---10-------8---||--------8h9-----|-----------------9---8h9-----|-----------------9---8h9-----||----------------|-----------------------------|-----------------------------||----------------|-----------------------------|-----------------------------||----------------|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
|--3---| |--3---| |--3---| |--3---|
E E E E E E E E E E E E|-------8-8-------8-8-------8-8-------8-8-||-11b12-8-8-11b12-8-8-11b12-8-8-11b12-8-8-||-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------------|
|------3------| |-3--| |-3--| |--3---| |-3--|
E +E S S E E E E E E E E E E E E E +E E +E E E|-------------------------------------------|-----/10---8-(8)s10-(10)s8----||-------------------------------------------|-----/10---8-(8)s10-(10)s8-x--||-10pb11r(10)-8----8b8.5==8r----------------|-----/10---8-(8)s10-(10)s8-x--||---------------10-----------10-8----8-9-10-|------------------------------||---------------------------------10--------|-8----------------------------||-------------------------------------------|------------------------------|
~ ~~~~~~ |--3--| |-3--|
E E E Q E E E E E E E E +E E +E E E E E E E +E E E +E|-/10---/10-------10-8-|-(8)-----/5---3-(3)s5-(5)s3---|-/5---/5-3-(3)-x--------||-/10---/10-8-----10-8-|-(8)-----/5---3-(3)s5-(5)s3-x-|-/5---/5-3-(3)-x--------||-/10---/10-8--10-10-8h|==9--(0)-/5---3-(3)s5-(5)s3-x-|-/5---/5-3-(3)----------||----------------------|------------------------------|------------------------||----------------------|------------------------------|-----------------3-(3)s=||----------------------|------------------------------|------------------------|
|---3---| |--3--|
E E E E E +E E +E E E|------/12---10-(10)s12-(12)s10---||------/12---10-(10)s12-(12)s10-x-||------/12---10-(10)s12-(12)s10-x-||---------------------------------||-10------------------------------||---------------------------------|
~~~~~~ |-3--| |--3--| |-3--|
a a a E E E E +E E E E E a E E E E E +E E +E E E|-----------/10-----------------|---8-----/5---3-(3)s5-(5)s3---||-x---------/10-8-(8)-8-10-8----|---8-----/5---3-(3)s5-(5)s3-x-||---x-------/10-8-(8)-8-10-8----|-8h9-(0)-/5---3-(3)s5-(5)s3-x-||-----x----------------------10-|------------------------------||-------8-8---------------------|------------------------------||-------------------------------|------------------------------|
E E a E E a E E a E E E E E E E Q E|-/5-----------------------|------/5---3-5\----||-/5-----------------------|------/5---3-5\----||-/5-----------8h9-9-8h9---|----x-/5---3-5\--5s||--------10-10-------------|-10----------------||------x-------------------|-------------------||--------------------------|-------------------|
|-3-| |-3--|
E E E E +E E E E E E|-----8--------------8----8-----------||---8---11b13==(11)r---11-------------||-9-------------------------10b12-10--||-------------------------------------||-------------------------------------||-------------------------------------|
~ |--3--| |-3--| |-3-| |--3---| |--3---| |--3---|
E E E E E +E E +E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|-----/5---3-(3)s5-(5)s3---|-----8-------8---------8---------8---||-----/5---3-(3)s5-(5)s3---|---8---11b12---8-11b12---8-11b12---8-||-8-x-/5---3-(3)s5-(5)s3-6s|=9-----------------------------------||--------------------------|-------------------------------------||--------------------------|-------------------------------------||--------------------------|-------------------------------------|
~~ |--3--| |-3--| |---3---|
Q +S S S S S S +E +E E E E|-11--(11)-8---------------------------------||------------11-8----------------------------||-----------------8-10b12==(10)r(10)p8-------||--------------------------------------10-10-||--------------------------------------------||--------------------------------------------|
|---3---| |---3----|
e E +E E E E E E E E|----------------8-------8------------||--------------8---11b13--------------||-8-10-(10)b12---------------10b12-10-||-------------------------------------||-------------------------------------||-------------------------------------|
~ |--3--| |-3--|
E E E E E +E E +E E E E E E E a E E E E|-----/5---3-(3)s5-(5)s3-x-|-/5---------------------||-----/5---3-(3)s5-(5)s3-x-|-/5-------------8-10-8--||-8-x-/5---3-(3)s5-(5)s3---|-/5---------8h9---------||--------------------------|------10-10-------------||--------------------------|------------------------||--------------------------|------------------------|
E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|-10b12-8------8--------|----------------------------||---------10-8-8-8-11-8-|-------11-------------------||-----------------------|-10b12----10b12---10-8------||-----------------------|-----------------------10-8-||-----------------------|----------------------------||-----------------------|----------------------------|
~~~~~~ |--3--| |-3--| |-3-|
E E E E E +E E +E E E E T T T T E E E +Q Q|------/5---3-(3)s5-(5)s3-x-|-/5---3-------------------|||------/5---3-(3)s5-(5)s3-x-|-/5-----3-----------------|||----x-/5---3-(3)s5-(5)s3---|-/5-------3---------------|||-10------------------------|------------5---5-(5)-----|||---------------------------|--------------------------|||---------------------------|--------------------------||
Verse |--3--| |-3--| |-3-|
H E E E E W E E E E E +E E +E E E E E E E E +Q Q|--------x--8--8-|----------|-----/5---3-(3)s5-(5)s3-x-|-/5---3s5-3-(3)------||----------10-10-|----------|-----/5---3-(3)s5-(5)s3-x-|-/5---3s5-3-(3)------||-----------9--9-|----------|---x-/5---3-(3)s5-(5)s3---|-/5---3s5-3-(3)------||-----------8--8-|----------|--------------------------|---------------------||----------------|----------|--------------------------|---------------------||----------------|----------|--------------------------|---------------------|
|--3--| |-3--| |-3-|
H E E E E W E E E E E +E E +E E E E E E E E +Q Q|--------x-8-8-|----------|-----/5---3-(3)s5-(5)s3-x-|-/5---3s5-3-(3)------||----------8-8-|----------|-----/5---3-(3)s5-(5)s3-x-|-/5---3s5-3-(3)------||----------8-8-|----------|---x-/5---3-(3)s5-(5)s3---|-/5---3s5-3-(3)------||----------7-7-|----------|--------------------------|---------------------||--------------|----------|--------------------------|---------------------||--------------|----------|--------------------------|---------------------|
|--3--| |-3--| |-3-|
H Q E E E E Q H E E E E E +E E +E E E E E E E E +Q Q|---------10---|-8-----------|-----/5---3-(3)s5-(5)s3-x-|-/5---3s5-3-(3)------|||---------10---|-8-----------|-----/5---3-(3)s5-(5)s3-x-|-/5---3s5-3-(3)------|||---------10---|-8-----------|---x-/5---3-(3)s5-(5)s3---|-/5---3s5-3-(3)------|||--------------|-7-----------|--------------------------|---------------------|||--------------|-------------|--------------------------|---------------------|||--------------|-------------|--------------------------|---------------------||
Verse 2 & 3 |--3--| |-3--| |-3-|
H Q E E W E E E E E +E E +E E E E E E E E +Q Q||-------------8-|----------|-----/5---3-(3)s5-(5)s3-x-|-/5---3s5-3-(3)-----|||o-----------10-|----------|-----/5---3-(3)s5-(5)s3-x-|-/5---3s5-3-(3)-----|||-------------9-|----------|---x-/5---3-(3)s5-(5)s3---|-/5---3s5-3-(3)-----|||-------------8-|----------|--------------------------|--------------------|||o--------------|----------|--------------------------|--------------------|||---------------|----------|--------------------------|--------------------|
|--3--| |-3--| |-3-|
H Q E E W E E E E E +E E +E E E E E E E E +Q Q|-----------8-|----------|-----/5---3-(3)s5-(5)s3-x-|-/5---3s5-3-(3)------||-----------8-|----------|-----/5---3-(3)s5-(5)s3-x-|-/5---3s5-3-(3)------||-----------8-|----------|---x-/5---3-(3)s5-(5)s3---|-/5---3s5-3-(3)------||-----------7-|----------|--------------------------|---------------------||-------------|----------|--------------------------|---------------------||-------------|----------|--------------------------|---------------------|
|--3--| |-3--|
H Q E E E E Q H E E E E E +E E +E E E|---------10---|-8-----------|-----/5---3-(3)s5-(5)s3-x-||---------10---|-8-----------|-----/5---3-(3)s5-(5)s3-x-||---------10---|-8-----------|---x-/5---3-(3)s5-(5)s3---||--------------|-7-----------|--------------------------||--------------|-------------|--------------------------||--------------|-------------|--------------------------|
1. 2. |-3-| E E E E E +Q Q E E E E E E E E|-/5---3s5-3-(3)------||-/5-----------------|||-/5---3s5-3-(3)-----o||-/5----------8-10---|||-/5---3s5-3-(3)------||-/5------8h9--------|||---------------------||------10------------|||--------------------o||--------------------|||---------------------||--------------------||
Guitar Solo ~~~~~~~ E E Q +E. S E E E E E E +E E E E|-8---8--(8)-8------|-8------------------------||--------------11---|-----11-------------------||-------------------|--------10b11r(10)-8------||-------------------|---------------------10---||-------------------|--------------------------||-------------------|--------------------------|
~~~~~~~ |----3----|
E E Q +E. S E E E E E E E +E E E E|------8--(8)-8------|--8--------------------8-------||---------------11---|-(8)---11---11-(11)b12---11----||--------------------|-------------------------------||-10-----------------|-------------------------------||--------------------|-------------------------------||--------------------|-------------------------------|
E +E E E +E E E E E E E E +E E E E|------------8--------------------|--------------------------||-11-(11)b12----------------------|--------------------------||--------------10pb11r(10)-8------|------8-10b11r(10)-8------||----------------------------10-8-|---10----------------10-8-||---------------------------------|--------------------------||---------------------------------|--------------------------|
|-3-| |-3-| |-3-|
E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|-----8-10-------8-10---|-----8-10-8-(8)-8-------||---8-8-10-----8-8-10---|---8-8-10-8-(8)---10-8--||-8h9---10---8h9---10---|-8h9---10-8h=9----------||-----------------------|------------------------||-----------------------|------------------------||----------8----------8-|------------------------|
~~~~~~~~~ |---3---|
E E E E E E E E +E a a E +E E E E E E a E|-10b12-8------10b12-8------|-----------------------8-8-8--------||---------10-8---------8----|---------------------8---8-8-10---8-||---------------------------|----------10-(10)b12---------10-8h9-||---------------------------|--------x---------------------------||------------------------10-|-(10)-x-----------------------------||---------------------------|------------------------------------|
|-3-| |--3--|
+E S S E E E +E E E E +E T T T T E E +E E E E E|----------8---8-(8)-8-10-8-|-(8)--------------------11---11------x---|||-(8)-10p8-------------10-8-|-(8)---8----------------10---10b10.5-x---|||-(9)-----------------------|---------8--------------11---11b11.5-----|||---------------------------|-----------8-----------------------------|||---------------------------|-------------10-10-(10)------------------|||---------------------------|-----------------------------------------||
E +E E e E E E E E +E E e E E E E|-11-----(11)--8-x-8-10-8---|-11-----(11)--8-x-8-10-8---||-10b11==(10)r-8-x-8--------|-10b11==(10)r-8-x-8--------||-11b12==(11)---------------|-11b12==(11)---------------||---------------------------|---------------------------||---------------------------|-------------------------0-||-------------------------8-|---------------------------|
|-----3-----| |-----3-----|
E +E E E +E E E +E E E +E E E +E E E +E E|-11-----(11)----11-----(11)----11-----(11)--|---11-----(11)----11-----(11)-11--11-----(11)-11--||-10b11==(10)r---10b11==(10)r---10b11==(10)r-|---10b11==(10)r---10b11==(10)-10r-10b11==(10)-10r-||-11b12==(11)----11b12==(11)----11b12==(11)--|---11b12==(11)----11b12==(11)-11r-11b12==(11)-11r-||--------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------||--------------0--------------0--------------|-0--------------0---------------------------------||--------------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
|-----3------| |---3---|
E +E E S S E E E E a E E|-11-----(11)-----8h10p8----8-----------||-10b11==(10)r-10--------10---8---------||-11b12==(11)-------------------11s10-8-||---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|
|----3-----| |-3--| |--3--| |-3-|
E E +E +S E. E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|----------------------------------------------|-------------------------8--||----------------------------------------------|-----------------------8----||---10b12==(10)-(10)r-10b12-10-8----8-10-10b12-|-8b8.5==8r---------8h9------||--------------------------------10------------|-----------10---------------||----------------------------------------------|--------------10------------||----------------------------------------------|----------------------------|
|----3----| |----3----|
E E E E E e E E E +E E E E E +E E E E|--------------8---8------|-11-(11)b12-8------11-(11)b12-8------||-11b11.5-8-11-----8-10-8-|--------------10-8--------------10-8-||-------------------------|-------------------------------------||-------------------------|-------------------------------------||-------------------------|-------------------------------------||-------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|----3----| |----3-----| |--3--|
E +E E E E E E E E E +E E E E E E e E e|-11-(11)b12-8------8----------------|---------------------------x-10-x--||--------------10-8---8---------11---|-(11)----------------8-(8)-x-10-x--||-----------------------10b12==(10)r-|--10pb12r(10)-8------8h=9----------||------------------------------------|----------------10-8---------------||------------------------------------|-----------------------------------||------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|--3--| |3-| |3-|
E E E E +E E E E E E Q E E E Q E E|-8----------------15---15-15-||-x-15-15-x-15-15-15-15-||-8-(8)------------16---16-16-||-x-16-16-x-16-16-16-16-||---(8)-----------------------||-x-------x-------------||-----------------------------||-----------------------||-------10-10-(10)------------||-----------------------||-----------------------------||-----------------------|
|3-| |3-| |3-| |3-|
E Q E E E Q E E E Q E E E Q E E|-x-15-15-15-x-15-15-15-|-x-15-15-15-x-15-15-15--||-x-16-16-16-x-16-16-16-|-x-16-16-16-x-16-16-16--||-x----------x----------|-x----------x-----------||-----------------------|------------------------||-----------------------|------------------------||-----------------------|------------------------|
~~~~~~~~~~ |3-| |3-| |--3--|
E Q E E E Q E E E E E E E +E E E E|-x-15-15-15-x-15-15-15-|----15----15-15-(15)-15-15-x-||-x-16-16-16-x-16-16-16-|-16-16-16-16-16-(16)----16-x-||-x----------x----------|-14----14-14-14-(14)----14---||-----------------------|-----------------------------||-----------------------|-----------------------------||-----------------------|-----------------------------|
~~~~~~~~~~ |--3--|
E E E E E +E E E E +E e E E E E E E|----15----15-15-(15)-15-15----|-------x-/8-8-8-8-8-8-||-16-16-16-16-16-(16)----16-16-|-(16)\---/8-8-8-8-8-8-||-14----14-14-14-(14)----------|----------------------||------------------------------|----------------------||------------------------------|----------------------||------------------------------|----------------------|
|---3---| |-3--| |--3---| |--3---|
E E E e E E E E +E E E E E E S S E E E E E|-10b11.5-8-------8------------|-----------8----8-10-8h9p8------------8-||-----------------8------------|---------8---11------------11-------8---||-----------10b12---10-8----10-|-(10)b12----------------------10b12-----||------------------------10----|----------------------------------------||------------------------------|----------------------------------------||------------------------------|----------------------------------------|
|-3--| |--3--| |-3--| |----3----|
E E E +E E E E E E E +E E|-------------------------------------------||-11-8-----------------10----8--------------||------10b11r(10)-8----10----8-10b11r(10)-8-||-------------------10----10----------------||-------------------------------------------||-------------------------------------------|
Verse 4 ~~ ~~ ~~~~ |-3-| |-3--| |-3--| |----3-----|
Q a E E E E E E E E E E E E +E E +Q Q H Q E E|-----------8-------------------|-----------------------------||------------8--||---------8---11-8--------------|-----------------------------||-----------10--||-----8h9----------10b12---8-10-|-------8-(8)b8.5-------------||------------9--||-10----------------------------|-10-10-----------------------||------------8--||-------------------------------|-----------------10-(10)-----||---------------||-------------------------------|-----------------------------||---------------|
|--3--| |-3--| |-3-|
W E E E E E +E E +E E E E E E E E +Q Q|----------|-----/5---3-(3)s5-(5)s3-x-|-/5---3s5-3-(3)-----||----------|-----/5---3-(3)s5-(5)s3-x-|-/5---3s5-3-(3)-----||----------|---x-/5---3-(3)s5-(5)s3---|-/5---3s5-3-(3)-----||----------|--------------------------|--------------------||----------|--------------------------|--------------------||----------|--------------------------|--------------------|
|--3--| |-3--| |-3-|
H Q E E W E E E E E +E E +E E E E E E E E +Q Q|-----------8-|----------|-----/5---3-(3)s5-(5)s3-x-|-/5---3s5-3-(3)------||-----------8-|----------|-----/5---3-(3)s5-(5)s3-x-|-/5---3s5-3-(3)------||-----------8-|----------|---x-/5---3-(3)s5-(5)s3---|-/5---3s5-3-(3)------||-----------7-|----------|--------------------------|---------------------||-------------|----------|--------------------------|---------------------||-------------|----------|--------------------------|---------------------|
|--3--| |-3--| |-3-|
H Q E E W E E E E E +E E +E E E E E E E E +Q Q|---------10-8-|----------|-----/5---3-(3)s5-(5)s3-x-|-/5---3s5-3-(3)------|||---------10-8-|----------|-----/5---3-(3)s5-(5)s3-x-|-/5---3s5-3-(3)------|||---------10-8-|----------|---x-/5---3-(3)s5-(5)s3---|-/5---3s5-3-(3)------|||------------7-|----------|--------------------------|---------------------|||--------------|----------|--------------------------|---------------------|||--------------|----------|--------------------------|---------------------||
Verse 5 |--3--| |-3--|
H Q E E W E E E E E +E E +E E E E E E E H|------------8-|----------|-----/5---3-(3)s5-(5)s3-x-|-/5---/5--------||-----------10-|----------|-----/5---3-(3)s5-(5)s3-x-|-/5---/5--------||------------9-|----------|---x-/5---3-(3)s5-(5)s3---|-/5---/5--------||------------8-|----------|--------------------------|----------------||--------------|----------|--------------------------|----------------||--------------|----------|--------------------------|----------------|
|--3--| |-3--| |-3-|
H Q E E W E E E E E +E E +E E E E E E E E +Q Q|-----------8-|----------|-----/5---3-(3)s5-(5)s3-x-|-/5---3s5-3-(3)------||-----------8-|----------|-----/5---3-(3)s5-(5)s3-x-|-/5---3s5-3-(3)------||-----------8-|----------|---x-/5---3-(3)s5-(5)s3---|-/5---3s5-3-(3)------||-----------7-|----------|--------------------------|---------------------||-------------|----------|--------------------------|---------------------||-------------|----------|--------------------------|---------------------|
H Q E E E E Q H|---------10---|-8-----------||---------10-0-|-8-----------||---------10-0-|-8-----------||--------------|-7-----------||--------------|-------------||--------------|-------------|
~~~~~ |--3---|
E E S S E E E E E E E E E E +Q +E E|---11-8h10p8---8--------:-8---10-10-(10)b12===(10)r-8-:|-------------8---8-10-8-:---8-------------------------:|------------------------:-----------------------------:|------------------------:-----------------------------:|------------------------:-----------------------------:|------------------------:-----------------------------:
|--3--| |------3------|
+Q +E E E S +S E E Q|-(8)--(8)--------------------------:|----------11-8---------------------:|---------------10pb12r(10)-8----8--:|-----------------------------10----:|-----------------------------------:|-----------------------------------:
~~~~~~~~~~~~ |-3-| +Q a E E E H +H H Q +Q H|------------8-------:--------------:-15--(15)\-------*||----------8---11----:-(11)---------:-16--(16)\-------*||-(8)--8h9-----------:--------------:-15--(15)\-------*||--------------------:--------------:-----------------*||--------------------:--------------:-15--(15)--------*||--------------------:--------------:-----------------*|
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
Tap to rate this tab
 
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z