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Sweet Home Alabama   Lynyrd Skynyrd



Sweet Home Alabama (Ronnie Van Zandt & Ed King) as performed by Lynyrd
Skynyrd 
1974 MCA Records Inc.  MCA-40258(MC 2685) produced by Al Kooper
From the MCA LP "Second Helping" MCA-413

the basic riff is as follows
    q   q   h          q   q   h           q   q   h           q   q   h
G-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|---------------
----|
D-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|---------------
----|
A---5---5---r-------|---3---3---r-------|-------------------|----------3----
----|
E-------------------|-------------------|---3---3---r-------|---3---3-------
----|

which becomes
    q   q   h           q   q   h           q   q   h           e e e e q  
q
G-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|---------------
----|
D-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------0h2-0---
----|
A---5---5---r-------|---3---3---r-------|-------------------|---0h2---------
2---|
E-------------------|-------------------|---3---3---r-------|---------------
----|
those two riffs alternate in the verse.

this riff follows the first verse and comes a couple times afterwards
    q   q   e e q       e e q   q   q       q   q   h           q   q   h
G-------------------|-------5---5---r---|-------------------|---------------
----|
D-------------------|---5h7-------------|-------------------|---------------
----|
A---5---5-----5-5---|-------------------|-----------5-------|-----------5---
----|
E-----------5-------|-------------------|---3---3-----------|---3---3-------
----|

this is played during the chorus
    q   q   e e q       q   q   e e q       q   q   q   q       q   q   q  
q
G-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|---------------
----|
D-----------7-------|-----------5-------|-----------2---2---|---3---3---2---
----|
A---5---5-----5-r---|---3---3-----3-r---|-------------------|---------------
3/--|
E-------------------|-------------------|---3---3-----------|---------------
----|
slide the last note into the first note

these riffs are mixed up throughout the song but they are basically the
same so have yourself 
some fun with this song.

transcribed by Gary Zalimeni
submitted by Nick Byrd nabyrd@yahoo.com

 		

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