Vaughan Stevie Ray – Life By The Drop tab

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As recorded by Stevie Ray Vaughan
(From the 2002 Album THE SKY IS CRYING)

Transcribed by Alexandre Bastos

Words and Music by D. Bramhall / B. Logan

Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Gtr. 1 - Lower Strings'
Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Gtr. 1 - Higher Strings'

  N.C.                                                    A5  A6  A5
  Gtrs I, II
  |-3-| |-3-| |--3--| |-3-|   |-3-| |--3--| |-3-| |-3-|               |-3-|
E E E E E E E S S E E E E E E E E S S E E E E E E E e E e E e E E E E|---------------------------|---------------------------|-------------------||---------------------------|---------------------------|-------------------||-----------0-------------2-|-0-----------------------2-|-----------------2-||-----0-1h2---0h1-0---0-----|---2-2-0h1p0---0---0-------|-2-2-4-4-2-2-------||-0h3---------------3---3---|-------------3---3---3-0---|-0-0-0-0-0-0-3p0---||---------------------------|---------------------------|-------------------|
$ A5 A6 A5 A6 A5 A6 A5 A6 E5 E6 E5 E6 F#m e E e E e E e E e E e E e E e E e E e E e E e E e E Q Q E E|-----------------||-----------------|-----------------|----------------||-----------------||-----------------|-----------------|-----2-----2----||-----------------||-----------------|-----------------|-----2-----2-0--||-2-2-4-4-2-2-4-4-||-2-2-4-0-2-2h4-0-|-2-----0-2-------|-----4-----4-0--||-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-||-0-0-0---0-0-----|---2-4-0-2---4-4-|-4---4-----4-0--||-----------------||-----------------|---0-0-----0-0-0-|-2-2----2-------|
To Coda D5 D6 D5 D6 A5 A6 A5 D6 E5 E6 E5 E6 F#m e E e E e E e E e E e E e E e E e E e E e E e E e E E E E E E E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------2----------||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----2-2-2---2-0--||-2-2-----2-2-----|---------------0-|-----------------|-----2---2---2-0--||-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-2-2-4-0-2---4---|-----------------|-----4---4---4-0--||-----------------|-0-0-0---0-0-0---|-2-2-4-0-2-2-4-4-|-----4-------4-0--||-----------------|-----------------|-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-|-2-2-------2------|
D5 D6 D5 D6 F#m D5 D6 E5 E6 F#m e E e E e E e E e E Q e E E E e E e E e E e E e E Q e E E E|-----------------||----------------|-----------------|-----------------||-----------2-----||------------2---|-----------------|------------2----||-2-2-4-0-2-2-4-4-||-----2------2-0-|-2-2-4-0---------|-----2------2-0--||-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-||-----4------4-0-|-0-0-0-0---------|-----4------4-0--||-----------------||---4-4------4---|---------2-2-4-4-|---4-4------4----||-----------------||-2-2----2-2-----|---------0-0-0-0-|-2-2----2-2------|
D5 D6 E5 E6 F#m D7+5 E Em7 A5 A6 A5 A6 2/4 4/4 e E e E e E e E Q. E Q. E Q. E e E e E e E e E|-----------------|---------------|------0-|------------------||-----------------|-2------1------|-0----0-|------------------||-2-2-4-0---------|-2------2------|-1----0-|------------------||-0-0-0-0---------|-4----0-0------|-2----0-|-2-2-4-4-2-2-4-4--||---------2-2-4-0-|-4----0------0-|-2------|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--||---------0-0-0-0-|-2-----------0-|-0------|------------------|
D.S. al Coda & A5 A6 A5 A6 D7+5 F#m D5 D6 E5 E6 e E e E e E e E W e E Q e E E E e E e E e E e E|-----------------||----------||----------------|------------------||-----------------||-1--------||------------2---|------------------||-----------------||-2--------||-----2------2-0-|-2-2-4-0----------||-2-2-4-4-2-2-4-4-||-0--------||-----4------4-0-|-0-0-0-0----------||-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-||----------||---4-4------4---|---------2-2-4-4--||-----------------||----------||-2-2----2-2-----|---------0-0-0-0--|
F#m D5 D6 E5 E6 F#m D7+5 E Em7 2/4 e E Q e E E E e E e E e E e E Q. E Q. E Q. E|----------------|-----------------|---------------|------0-||------------2---|-----------------|-2------1------|-0----0-||-----2------2-0-|-2-2-4-0---------|-2------2------|-1----0-||-----4------4-0-|-0-0-0-0---------|-4----0-0------|-2----0-||---4-4------4---|---------2-2-4-0-|-4----0------0-|-2------||-2-2----2-2-----|---------0-0-0-0-|-2-----------0-|-0------|
A5 A6 A5 A6 A5 A6 A5 A6 A5 A6 E5 E6 E5 E6 4/4 |-3-| e E e E e E e E e E E E E e E e E e E e E e E e E e E e E e E e E|-----------------|-------------------||-----------------|------------------||-----------------|-------------------||-----------------|------------------||-----------------|---------2---------||-----------------|---------------0--||-2-2-4-4-2-2-4-4-|-2-2-----2-2-2-4-4-||-2-2-4-0-2---4-0-|---------------0--||-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-3p0---0-0-0-0-||-0-0-0---0-0-0---|-2-2-4-0-2-2-4-0--||-----------------|-------------------||-----------------|-0-0-0---0-0-0----|
N.C. F#m D7 A5 A6 A5 A6 E5 E6 E5 E6 |-3--|
e E e E e E e E e E E E +E E E E E e E e E e E e E e E e E e E e E|-----------------|-------2-(2)-----2-0-|-----------------|-----------------||-----------------|-----1-1-(1)-1-----0-|-----------------|-----------------||-------------2---|-----2---------2---0-|---------------0-|-------0---------||-----4-4-----4-4-|---0-0---------------|-2-2-4-0-2-2-4-0-|-------0---------||-------------4---|-4-0-----------------|-0-0-0---0-0-0---|-2-2-4---2-2-4-0-||-2-2-----2-2-----|-2-0-----------------|-----------------|-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-|
F#m D7+5 F#m N.C. ~~~~~~ |-3-| W H +Q. E Q Q e E E E E E E E +E E E E E|----------|--------------||---------------|---------------------||-2--------|-1----(1)-----||-2---------2---|---------------------||-2--------|-2----(2)-----||-2---------2---|-0-----------2-------||-4--------|-0----(0)-----||-4---------4---|-0-2h4p2-(2)-2-4p2---||-4--------|--------------||-4--4----------|-------------------4-||-2--------|------------2-||----2--2-2---2-|---------------------|
F#m N.C. Esus4 F#m E 2/4 ~~~~~~ |-3-| e E Q e E E E E E E E +E E E E E E Q. Q. E Q. E|----------------|-------------0-------|---2----2------|-0-------||-----2------2---|-------------0-------|---2----1------|-0-------||-----2------2---|-------------2-------|---2----2------|-1----0--||-----4------4---|-0-2h4p2-(2)---4p2---|---4----4------|-2----0--||-----4------4---|-0-----------------4-|---------------|-2----0--||-2-2----2-2---2-|---------------------|-2-----------0-|---------|
A5 A6 A5 A6 A5 A6 F#m D7+5 E A/E 4/4 2/4 |-3-| e E e E e E e E e E E E E e E e E Q. E Q. E Q. E|-----------------|-------------------|---------------|-0------||-----------------|-------------------|-2------1------|-0----2-||-----------------|---------2---------|-2------2------|-1----2-||-2-2-4-4-2-2-4-4-|-2-2-----2-2-2-4---|-4----0-0------|-2----2-||-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-3-0---0-0-0---|-4-------------|-2----0-||-----------------|-----------------0-|-2-----------0-|------0-|
4/4 +W|--------*||-(2)----*||-(2)----*||-(2)----*||-(0)----*||-(0)----*|
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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