Lynyrd Skynyrd - The Ballad Of Curtis Loew Chords & Tabs

 

The Ballad Of Curtis Loew Chords & Tabs

Lynyrd Skynyrd Chords & Tabs

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The Ballad Of Curtis Loew Tab

   
#----------------------PLEASE NOTE--------------------------#
#--This file is the author's own work and represents their--#
#--interpretation of thesong. You may only use this file----#
#-----for private study scholarship, or research------------#
#-----------------------------------------------------------#

Song Title: The Ballad of Curtis Lowe
Author:     Lynyrd Skynyrd
Album:	      Greatest Hits
Tempo:	      N/A
Transcribed By;  Daniel Kinder
My Email:   dkinder5063@yahoo.com
Last edit:  May 1, 2004
Parts:	     Intro, Verses, Chorus, Solo, Tab Explanation, & Chord Eplanation
Missing:	    N/A
                         Title                      Artist
Other tabs made by me: Back in Black Bass Tabs      AC/DC
                       Faithfully                   Journey 
                     Seprate Ways              Joutney
                     The Ballad of Curtis Lowe Lynyrd Synyrd

While the Accustic Guitar is Playing the Chords The Glass Slide Guitar Plays
what is on the lines. This tab contains both guitar parts.
 
Accustic- Reads the Chords Above the Lines or Words
Elictric- Reads what is written on the lines

Intro (Glass Slde Guitar)

E|----------------------------------------------------------||
B|------/9---9/7-5---/7~--------5----/9---9/7--5~/9~--------||
G|--------------------------4h6---6-------------------------||
D|----------------------------------------------------------||
A|----------------------------------------------------------||
E|----------------------------------------------------------||

Intro Accuostic Gutiar

Well I used to wake the morning before the rooster crowed

E                               B
Searching for soda bottles to get ..

E                          A                 F#
Brought 'em down to the corner, down to the c...

E                               B
Cash 'em in and give my money to ...

A

Glass Slide Guitar

E|----------------------------------------------------------||
B|----------------------------------------------------------||
G|----------------------------------------------------------||
D|----------------------------------------------------------||
A|----4-2---------------------------------------------------||
E|--------2~--0---------------------------------------------||


Verses

     E       B       A     F#      E

E|----0---------------5-------------0-----------------------||
B|----0-------4-------5-------------0-----------------------||
G|----1-------4-------6-------------1-----------------------||
D|----2-------4-------7-------------2-----------------------||
A|----2-------2-------7-------------2-----------------------||
E|----0---------------5-----2~---0--0-----------------------||


     E       B       A          E

E|----0---------------5-------------------------------------||
B|----0-------4-------5----------9--------------------------||
G|----1-------4-------6----------9--------------------------||
D|----2-------4-------7----------9--------------------------||
A|----2-------2-------7----------7--------------------------||
E|----0---------------5-------------------------------------||


Chorus

A    E     A    E   F#          E  D  A  E 


      A         E                          A

E|-----/9~-------------------9-7----------------------------||
B|--------------/9~------/9-------8/7--5~-------------------||
G|---------------------------------------------6-4----------||
D|------------------------------------------/6-----5/4--2~--||
A|----------------------------------------------------------||
E|----------------------------------------------------------||

        E                               F#
E|--------9-12-9--------------------------------------------||
B|---/9-----------8/7-5~------------------------------------||
G|----------------------------------------------------------||
D|----------------------------------------------------------||
A|----------------------------------------------------------||
E|----------------------------------------------------------||


[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/l/lynyrd_skynyrd/the_ballad_of_curtis_loew_tab_ver_5.html ]
E|---------------------------------------------9-7----------||
B|----/9~---9/7-5---/7~----7-----7-----7---/9------8/7-5~---||
G|---------------------------7-----7------------------------||
D|-----------------------------7-----7----------------------||
A|----------------------------------------------------------||
E|----------------------------------------------------------||

Second verse

chorus 


Solo

Glass Slide Guitar Plays the Solo the Accoustic plays the verse and
then the chorus,

E|----------------------9-7----------------7-9--/12~--------||
B|----/9----9/7-5--/7~-------8/7-5~-----/8------------------||
G|----------------------------------------------------------||
D|----------------------------------------------------------||
A|----------------------------------------------------------||
E|----------------------------------------------------------||


E|------/16--14~--/16---14/16/14--12------------------------||
B|-------------------------------------7/8/7-5~-------------||
G|----------------------------------------------------------||
D|-----------------------------------------------/6/4/2~----||
A|----------------------------------------------------------||
E|----------------------------------------------------------||

E|----------------------------------------------------------||
B|----------------------------------------------------------||
G|----------------------------------------------------------||
D|----/6--/6---/6/6--/6-4~-----/6--/6/4-2-------------------||
A|----------------------------------------------------------||
E|-------------------------------------------2~--0----------||


E|------------------------9---------------------------------||
B|------------------9/8/9---9/7--/9-/9-/9/7-5---------------||
G|--------/6---/9------------------------------/9-/9~-------||
D|----------------------------------------------------------||
A|----------------------------------------------------------||
E|----------------------------------------------------------||

E|----------9---/12~---16-14/12-----------------------------||
B|-----7/9----------------------12~----/8/7-5~--------------||
G|----------------------------------------------------------||
D|----------------------------------------------/6/4/2~-----||
A|----------------------------------------------------------||
E|----------------------------------------------------------||
 
E|-----------12----------------9----------------------------||
B|------/14------14/12-----/9-----9/7-5-/9~-----------------||
G|----------------------------------------------------------||
D|----------------------------------------------------------||
A|----------------------------------------------------------||
E|----------------------------------------------------------||


E|-----------12---------12--------9-7-----------------------||
B|------/14------14/12--------/9-------8/7--5~--------------||
G|----------------------------------------------------------||
D|----------------------------------------------------------||
A|----------------------------------------------------------||
E|----------------------------------------------------------||

E|-----------12---------------------------------------------||
B|------/14------14/12---------5--/9/7~---/9/11~------------||
G|---------------------------6------------------------------||
D|-------------------------7--------------------------------||
A|----------------------------------------------------------||
E|----------------------------------------------------------||


E|---------12--9-7/-------9-7---4/2--0----------------------||
B|----/12-------------/9------------------------------------||
G|---------------------------------------/6-4---------------||
D|---------------------------------------------6/4--2~------||
A|----------------------------------------------------------||
E|----------------------------------------------------------||

After the Solo these parts are played. Then the song ends.

verse 

chorus

Tab Explanation

h - hammer on
p - pull off
b - bend string up
bb- 1 1/2 tone bend
H - hold bend
r - release bend
/ - slides
~ - vibrato
t - right hand tap
x - play 'note' with heavy damping

I always put the chords in here so that players who don't have chord vharts don't 
have to search for the chords. 

    Play E as E A D G B E
              0 1 2 2 0 0

    Play B as E A D G B E
              x 2 4 4 4 x

    Play A as E A D G B E
              0 0 2 2 2 0

   Play F# as E A D G B E
              2 4 4 3 2 2

    Play D as E A D G B E
              x x 0 2 3 2 

If you have any feedback feel free to e-mail me.
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