Carmelita tab with lyrics by Warren Zevon - Easy chords and tabs for guitar

Warren Zevon – Carmelita tab

This is one of the songs off his devut album Warren Zevon.  He is the only artist who 
write a touching love song involving herion.  This should be pretty much right.  There 
be another chorus repeated during the solo.  I can't quite remember.  But here's what I know.


Tabbed by: Sapphire Strat
Email: sapphirestrat1990@yahoo.com

Acoustic Guitar 1 main lead guitar
Acoustic Guitar 2 is rhythm
Acoustic Guitar 3 is capoed 3rd fret (Part of Solo)

Tuning: standard

IntroAcoustic 2 [ E ]Acoustic 1e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|----------1-2--1-2-1----------------------------------------------1-2-1----|D|--------2-------------2----1-2-1----1------------------------2-4---------4-|A|---2-4----------------------------2---2-----0-2-4-2-0----------------------|E|------------------------------------------------------4--0-----------------|
Acoustic 2 (Contiune rhythm)Acoustic 1e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-1-------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|---4--2--------------------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|Verse 1:Acoustic 2 (Contiune Rhythm throughout)
I hear mariachi static on my radio and the tubes they glow in the dark [ B7 ] [ E ] And I'm there with her in Ensenada and I'm here in Echo Park Chorus: [ E ] [ A ] [ E ] [ A ] Carmelita____ hold_ me tighter____ I think I'm sinking___ down [ E ] [ B7 ] [ E ] And I'm all strung out__ on herion on the out - skirts of town Verse 2: [ E ] Well I'm sitting here playing solitare with my pearl handled deck [ B7 ] The county won't give me no more methadone and they cut off your [ E ] welfare check Chorus: [ E ] [ A ] [ E ] [ A ] Carmelita____ hold_ me tighter____ I think I'm sinking___ down [ E ] [ B7 ] [ E ] And I'm all strung out__ on herion on the out - skirts of town Guitar solo Guitar 2 (Rhythm) [ E ] Guitar 3 (capoed 3rd fret)
e|---------2-3-2------------------------0-2-3---3-2-0-2---5-5-5------3-5-3---|B|-----------------3--------------3-2-3--------------------------------------|G|--------------------2-0------2---------------------------------------------|D|---0---------------------4-------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
[ B7 ] Acoustic 1e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------2---2---2--2/4-4-5-----|G|--------------------------------------------------2---2---2----2/4-4-6-----|D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
| Acoustic 3e|-2----0-2-3-2-----2-0------------------------------------------------------|B|----3---------5-3-----3-5--2-----------------------------------------------|G|------------------------------2-4-2-0--------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------4--0-4-2-0---------------------------|A|---------------------------------------7---------4-------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Acoustic 1e|-------------------9--11---11/12--11-9------9-11-9------9----------------------|B|---5/7-7-8--9/10--10--------------------12----------12-----12-10-9----9-10-9---|G|---6/8-8-9-10/11---------------------------------------------------11--------11|D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
[ E ] [ A ] [ E ]e|--------5/7----9--9-------7--5----9--9-----12-12-12-12---9--7--------------|B|---9----7/9---10-10-------9--7---10-10------------------------9------------|G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
[ A ] [ E ] [ B7 ]e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-----10-9-10-9--------------9----9-----------4---5-4-----4-----------------|G|---------------11-9------9-------9-------4-6---6-----6-4----6--4--2--------|D|--------------------9-11---------9-----------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
[ E ]e|------------------------------------------0-----0--0--0--0--0---0---0---0--|B|----------------------------------------------0---5--4--2--0---------------|G|---1-2-1---1--------------------------------6-----------------2--1---------|D|---------4---4-2-1---1-----------------------------------------------4-----|A|-------------------4---4-2-4-2-0-------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------4-2--0-----------------------------------|
Verse 1: Acoustic 2 (Contiune Rhythm) [ E ] Well I pawned my Smith Corona And I went to meet my man [ B7 ] [ E ] He hangs out down on Alvardo Street By the Pioneer Chicken Stand Chorus: [ E ] [ A ] [ E ] [ A ] Carmelita____ hold_ me tighter____ I think I'm sinking___ down [ E ] [ B7 ] [ E ] And I'm all strung out__ on herion on the out - skirts of town
Acoustic 1e|-------------------------------------------------------------12-11-9-11-12-|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|-11-9-----11--9-------9-----------------------------------------------------|B|-------12-------12-10---12-10-9----12-9-10-12-10-9----9-10-9----9-----------|G|---------------------------------------------------11--------11---11-9-8----|D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------11|A|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|--8-8/9------8-------------------------------------------------------------|D|---------11-----11--9--7-6-6-7-6-----6-------------------------------------|A|----------------------------------9-----9--7--6-----7----------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
| / slide up | \ slide down | h hammer-on | p pull-off | ~ vibrato | + harmonic | x Mute note ===============================================================================
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