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Long Cool Woman  Hollies

Intro [2X]:

v v v v v v v v v v v v v v v v
  -------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------
  -------------------|-0-----0---------|-----------------|-----------------
  -------------0---0-|-----0-----0-----|-----------------|-----------------
  -------0-5-----4---|---2-----0-----0-|-----0-----0-----|-0-----0---0---0-
  ---0h2-------------|-------------2---|---2-----0-----2-|-----0-----------
  -0-----------------|-----------------|-3-----2-----3---|---5-----3---2---

drum accents ^ ^

main riff [4X; bass enters midway tbrougb 2nd time]; basically played
wherever an E chord appears in the verses:

    [guitar 1:] 

v v v v v v v v
	-----------------|----------------
	-----------------|----------------
	-----------------|----------------
	-2-------------2-|---2------------
	-2---4---5---4-2-|---2-4---5---4--
	-0---0---0---0-0-|---0-0---0---0--


    [guitar 2 (enters 3rd time):] 

v v v v v v v v
	------------------|----------------
	--0---2---3---2-0-|---0-2---3---2--
	0h1---2---4---2-1-|---1-2---4---2--
	------------------|----------------
	------------------|----------------
	------------------|----------------


Verse 1:

        [E]Saturday night I was downtown
        [G]Working for the [A]F.B.[E]I.
        S[E]itting in a nest of bad men
        [G]Whiskey bottles p[A]iling h[E]igh
        [E]Bootlegging boozer on the West Side
        Full of pe[G]ople who are d[A]oing wr[E]ong
        [E]Just about to call up the D.A. man
        When I h[G]eard this woman s[A]ing a s[E]ong
        A p[A]air of 45s made me open my eyes
        My t[B]emperature started to rise
        She was a l[A]ong cool woman in a black dress
        Just-a [G]5'9, beautiful, t[E]all
        With j[A]ust one look I was a bad mess
        'Cause that l[G]ong cool woman had it a[E]ll
Break between verses [4X]:
    [1]     v   v   v   v     v   v   v   v
	-----------------|-----------------
	-----------------|-----------------
	-----1---1---1---|---------------0-
	-----2---2---2---|---0-------0-----
	---------------0-|-2-----0-2-------
	-0---------------|-----------------

2,3,4)
v v v v v v v v
	-----------------|-----------------
	-----------------|-----------------
	-----------------|---------------0-
	-2-2-----2---2---|---0-------0-----
	---------------0-|-2-----0-2-------
	-----------------|-----------------

    [Guitar 2 plays mostly muted quarter-notes on low E] 
[repeat main riff, 4X, as before] 
Verse 2:
        [E]I saw her head up the table
        Well, a t[G]all walking b[A]ig black c[E]at
        When C[E]harlie said I hope that you're able boy
        Well, I'm t[G]elling you she k[A]nows where it's [E]at
        Then s[E]uddenly we heard the sirens
        And e[G]verybody st[A]arted to [E]run
        A-j[E]umping out of doors and tables
        When I he[G]ard somebody s[A]hooting a g[E]un
        Well, the [E]D.A. was pumping my left hand
        And a-s[G]he was a-ho[A]lding my ri[E]ght
        Well I [E]told her don't get scared
        'Cause you're go[G]nna be spared
        I've g[A]otta be forgiving if I wanna spend my living
        With a [A]long cool woman in a black dress
        Just a [G]5'9 beautiful t[E]all
        Yeah, with j[A]ust one look I was a bad mess
        'Cause that l[G]ong cool woman had it a[E]ll
Coda (over main riff):
        Had it [E]all...           [repeat to fade]
-- another ace 70's tab from Andrew Rogers

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