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Readin', Rightin', RT.23  Dwight Yoakam

Dwight Yoakam - Readin', Rightin', Rt.23 (tab)
D = xx0232 G = 320003
A = x02220 C = x32010
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[D]INTRO
They learned [D]readin', rightin', Route 23,
To the [G]jobs that laid waiting in those cities' facto[D]ries.
They didn't [A]know that that old highway
Could [G]lead them to a world of mise[D]ry. (FILL*1)
Have you [D]ever been down Kentucky way,
Say south of Prestonsburg?
Have you ever been up in a holler,
Or have you ever heard
A [G]mountain man cough his life away,
[D] 
If you [C]had you might just understand
The [G]reason that they left it all be[D]hind. (FILL*2)
'Cause they learned [D]readin', rightin', Route 23, (with FILL*3)
To the [G]jobs that laid waiting in those cities' facto[D]ries.
They learned readin', rightin', roads to the north, (with FILL*3)
To the [G]luxury and comfort a coal miner can't af[D]ford.
They thought readin', rightin', Route 23, (with FILL*3)
Would [G]take them to the good life that they had never [D]seen. (FILL*1)
They didn't [A]know that that old highway
Could [G]lead them to a world of mise[D]ry.
[D]LEAD[A] GU[G]ITA[D]R SOLO
Have you [D]ever seen 'em put the kids in the car after work on Friday night?
Pull up in a holler about 2 a.m. and see a light still burnin' bright.
Those [G]mountain folks sat up that late,
To hold those little grandkids in their [D]arms, in their arms.
And I'm [C]proud to say that I've been blessed,
And [G]touched by their sweet hillbilly [D]charm. (FILL*4)
But they learned [D]readin', rightin', Route 23, (with FILL*3)
To the [G]jobs that laid waiting in those cities' facto[D]ries.
They learned readin', rightin', roads to the north, (with FILL*3)
To the [G]luxury and comfort a coal miner can't af[D]ford.
They thought readin', rightin', Route 23, (with FILL*3)
Would [G]take them to the good life that they had never [D]seen. (FILL*1)
They didn't [A]know that that old highway
Could [G]lead them to a world of mise[D]ry. (FILL*5)
Yeah, it turns [A]out that that old highway
Could [G]lead you to a world of mise[D]ry. (FILL*6)
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h = hammer-on pbr = pre-bend & release
/ = slide up \ = slide down
bh = bend & hold r = release
p = pulloff b = bend
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INTRO (acoustic guitar)
[D]  
 
 E---2-2---2-2-2-2---2-2-2-2------2---
 B---3-3---3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3------3---
 G---2-2---2-2-2-2---2-2-2-2------2---
 D--0---------0---------0---0-----0---
 A------0h2-------0h2-------0h2-0-----
 E-------------------------------2---- 

FILL*1
[D]  
 
 E--10--------------------
 B----10pbr---------------
 G---------7--------------
 D---------------7--------
 A------------7/9-9\7-5---
 E------------------------ 

FILL*2
[D]  
 
 E--10-----------------------------
 B----10pbr-7---7------------------
 G-----------9bh-9r-p7---7-7-------
 D--------------------9-7---9-7\---
 A---------------------------------
 E--------------------------------- 

FILL*3
[D] [G]  
 
 E-----------------7-5\-3---
 B-----3-----7-------7\-3---
 G--------------3/5---------
 D--2/4---5/7---------------
 A--------------------------
 E-------------------------- 

LEAD GUITAR SOLO
[D] [A] [G] 
 
 E---------------------------------------------------5------------------------------
 B-----------------7--8p7--7----------------7-------2-----------------0--3-3--------
 G--------7--7-9h10-10---10-10-10p9p7-9-7-9b-9b\-4bh--4r-2-0-2p0-0------0---4pbr--0-
 D--7h9h10-10------------------------9-9------------------4-----4--3/5-5--5-----5\--
 A----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 E----------------------------------------------------------------------------------

[D]  
 
 E--3-----10-10--10-12-14-14--14\12-10---
 B-----3--10-10--------------------------
 G--2b-2-----9b--11-12-14-14b-14\12-11---
 D---------------------------------------
 A---------------------------------------
 E--------------------------------------- 

FILL*4
[D]  
 
 E--10----------8--------------------------
 B----10pbr-10bh-10r-7-10------------------
 G--------------------9--9pbr-7---7-9b-7---
 D-----------------------------9-7---------
 A-----------------------------------------
 E----------------------------------------- 

FILL*5
[D]  
 
 E------10--------------------------10---------
 B--10bh--10r-7-10-------------7-8bh--8r-7-----
 G-------------9--9pbr-7---7-9b-----------7\---
 D----------------------9-7-7------------------
 A---------------------------------------------
 E--------------------------------------------- 

FILL*6
[D]  
 
 E-----------------5------10---
 B-----3-----7--5/7---7/10-----
 G-----------------------------
 D--2/4---5/7------------------
 A-----------------------------
 E----------------------------- 


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