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Black Water  Doobie Bros

(robert_andersen@hp-paloalto-om5.om.hp.com)
This is a re-post. A friendly note from Josh (jpincus@baka.com) pointed
out that the correct tuning is "double drop D" (DADGBD). I have changed
the transcription accordingly. Thanks Josh!
NOTE: > = accent this note, h = hammer on, p = pull off, b = bend
INTRODUCTION (play this phrase 4 times, with slight variations)
             [Am7]                [D]                                                               
     d-------0---------------0---------|
     b-------1---------------3---------|
     g-----0---------------2-----2-----|
     D->--------------------------->->-|
     A-0--------->----->-----------2h3-|
     D-----------3b----0---------------| 

1 ' ' ' 2 ' ' ' 3 ' ' ' 4 ' ' '
VERSE #1:
           [D]Well, I [Am7]built me a [D]raft and she's r[Am7]eady for flo[D]atin'
           [Am7]ol' Mississ[D]ippi, she's [Am7]callin' my nam[D]e
           [Am7]Catfish are j[D]umpin' that [Am7]paddle wheel [D]thumpin'
           [Am7]Black water kee[D]ps rollin' o[Am7]n past just [D]the same
CHORUS:
           [G]Old black water, keep on rollin'
           [Bb]Mississippi moon won't you keep on shinin' on [G]me?
Old black water,
keep on rollin'
           [Bb]Mississippi moon won't you keep on shinin' on [G]me?
Old black water,
keep on rollin'
Bb A ' ' Em7
Mississippi moon won't you keep on shinin' on me?
           Yeah, keep on [A]shinin' your [Em7]light, gonna make [A]every [Em7]thing
           Pretty mama, gonna [A]make everything al[Em7]l right
           And I [D]ain't got no [Am7]worries 'cause I [D]ain't in no [Am7]hurry at [A]all
             [A]                                                                               
     d---------------------------------|
     b-2---------------3p2-3p2---------|  then: INTRO (4 times with fiddle solo)
     g-2-------------------------------|
     D-2---------------4p2-4p2---------|
     A-0-------------------------2h3---|
     D---------------------------------| 

1 ' ' ' 2 ' ' ' 3 ' ' ' 4 ' ' '
VERSE #2
           [D]Well, if it [Am7]rains, I don't care[D], don't make no [Am7]difference to me
           Just take that [Am7]street car that's [D]goin' up town[Am7]      [D]  Yeah, I'd like to
           [Am7]hear some funky [D]Dixieland and [Am7]dance a honky [D]tonk, and I'll be
           [Am7]                       [D]         [Am7]         [D]                                        
     buyin' everybody drinks all roun'-------

CHORUS, followed by guitar/fiddle solos, then:
ENDING (1: with music, 2/3: a capella, then with music, repeat and fade):
                 [D]I'd like to [Am7]hear some funky [D]Dixieland, pretty [Am7]momma come and take me
           [D]by the hand,  by  the [Am7]hand,     take me by the [D]hand,
(I want to honky-tonk) (honky-tonk)
           pretty momma, come and [Am7]dance with your daddy al[D]l night long, I'd like to...
(honky-tonk) (with you all night long)
**Chords**
           d  [Am7] 0   [D]0   [G]5  [Bb] 3  [Em7] 0   [A]0
b 1 3 0 3 3 2
g 0 2 0 0 0 2
D 2 0 0 0 2 2
A 0 x x 1 2 0
D x 0 5 x 2 x

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