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Black Water

Doobie Bros

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)

1 ' ' ' 2 ' ' ' 3 ' ' ' 4 ' ' '
           Well, I built me a raft and she's ready for floatin'
           ol' Mississippi, she's callin' my name
           Catfish are jumpin' that paddle wheel thumpin'
           Black water keeps rollin' on past just the same
           Old black water, keep on rollin'
           Mississippi moon won't you keep on shinin' on me?
Old black water,
keep on rollin'
           Mississippi moon won't you keep on shinin' on me?
Old black water,
keep on rollin'
Bb A ' ' Em7
Mississippi moon won't you keep on shinin' on me?
           Yeah, keep on shinin' your light, gonna make every thing
           Pretty mama, gonna make everything all right
           And I ain't got no worries 'cause I ain't in no hurry at all
     b-2---------------3p2-3p2---------|  then: INTRO (4 times with fiddle solo)

1 ' ' ' 2 ' ' ' 3 ' ' ' 4 ' ' '
           Well, if it rains, I don't care, don't make no difference to me
           Just take that street car that's goin' up town        Yeah, I'd like to
           hear some funky Dixieland and dance a honky tonk, and I'll be
     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):
                 I'd like to hear some funky Dixieland, pretty momma come and take me
           by the hand,  by  the hand,     take me by the hand,
(I want to honky-tonk) (honky-tonk)
           pretty momma, come and dance with your daddy all night long, I'd like to...
(honky-tonk) (with you all night long)
           d   0   0   5   3   0   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

A Am7 Bb D Em7 G
variations - click chord images
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