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five long years

Buddy Guy


Subject: TAB: Five Long Years - Buddy Guy

        This was one of my favorite songs off of Buddy Guy's album "Damn
Right I got the Blues."  It's an all time Buddy Guy classic so here is
Five Long Years.


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                                                                 If you've
section I
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ever been mistreated                   you know just what I'm talking about

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                                                         If you've

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ever been mistreated.  You know just what I'm talking about

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                                         I work five long years for one woman

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and she had the nerve to kick me out.

Section II:
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I gotta job at a steel mill trucking steel just like a slave.

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five long years of fright I'm running straight home with all of my pay.


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Mistreated!  You know just what I'm talking about.

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                                                               I work

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five long years for one woman and she had the nerve.


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        to kick me out.                                         Have you

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out

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                                                                         ^
                                                  Go to Section I =======|
Section III:
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And she hD the nerve to put me out.

Legend

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b bend
h hammer on
p pull off



"Buddy Guy is by far, and without doubt, the best guitar player alive. . ."
                ------Eric Clapton------









































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