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Joni Mitchell, A Case Of You Tabs (ver.3)

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A Case Of You Tabs (ver.3)

Joni Mitchell Tabs
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   / Joni Mitchell  /  I think this song is about someone being in love with
  / A Case of You  /  some on although they have major troubles. "I am as
 / Blue           /  constant as the northern star" is a quotation from
/________________/  Shakespeare's play, Julius Caesar. Caesar says it, and it
                   shows how egotistical and conceited he is. Maybe whomever
boyfriend is being talked about in this song is the same way, and that's causing
the troubles.

Tuning: D# G# C# G# G# D#
To help you recognize this tuning, it's really just E A D A A E (where you
tune the G-string up to an A and the B-string down to that same A), and then
drop all the strings a half step. I think it'd be called a "G#sus4-tuning".
There's also a 2nd Guitar playing, but I'm still about to tab that out.
This is Joni Mitchell's part:


 Intro
 Q=102 bpm
 4/4
|-2---x---7---x---|10---x-9--10---7-|-7---x-7-7---x-5\3|/5---x-5---5---3-|
|-0---x---0---x---|-0---x-0---0---0-|-0---x-0-0---x-0--|-----x-0---0---0-|
|-0---x---0---x---|-0---x-0---0---0-|-0---x-0-0---x-0--|-----x-0---0---0-|
|-0---x---5---x---|-9---x-7---9---5-|-5---x-5-5---x-4\2|/4---x-4---4---2-|
|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|-----------------|

|-3---x-2-2---x-0-|-0---x-2---------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-0---x-0-0---x-0-|-0---x-0---0---0-|-0---x-0---0---0-|-----x-0-0-0-0---|
|-0---x-0-0---x-0-|-0---x-0---5---5-|-5p4-x-4---5---7-|-7~~-x-7-7-0-0---|
|-2---x-0-0---x-x-|-x---x-0---7---7-|-7---x-7---7---7-|-7---x-7-7---x---|
|---------------4-|-4---------x---0-|-0---x-0---0---0-|-0---x-0-0---0---|
|-----------------|-----------7-----|-----------------|-----------------|




 1st Verse
||--2---x-2-2-------|-0---x-0-0-------|-----------------|-----------------|
||o-0---x-0-0-------|-0---x-0-0-------|-0---x-0-0---x-0-|-0---x-0-0---x---|
||--0---x-0-0-------|-0---x-0-0-------|-5---x-5-5---x-5-|-5---x-5-5---x---|
||--0---x-0-0-------|-x---x-x-x-------|-7---x-5-5---x-7-|-7---x-7-7---x---|
||o-----------------|-4---x-4-4-------|-x---x-x-x---x-x-|-x---x-x-x---x---|
||------------------|-----------------|-7---x-7-7---x-7-|-7---x-7-7---x---|
 "Just before our love got lost you said, I am as constant as a northern star, And I said"
 "On the back of a cartoon coaster, In the blue TV screen light."


 1.
|-3---x-3-3-------|-2---x-2-2-------|-0---x-----------|-----------------|-----------------||
|-0---x-0-0-------|-0---x-0-0-------|-0---x-0-0---x-0-|-0---x-0-0-0-x-0-|-----x-0-0---x--o||
|-0---x-0-0-------|-0---x-0-0-------|-0---x-5-5---x-5-|-5---x-4-4-5-x-7-|-7~~-x-7-7---x---||
|-2---x-2-2-------|-0---x-0-0-------|-x---x-7-7---x-7-|-7---x-7-7-7-x-7-|-7---x-7-7---x---||
|-----------------|-----------------|-4---x-x-x---x-0-|-0---x-0-0-0-x-0-|-0---x-0-0---x--o||
|-----------------|-----------------|-------7-7---x---|-----------------|-----------------||
 "Constantly in the darkness - where's that at? If you want me, I'll be in the bar."


 2.                                  2/4       4/4
|-3---x-3-3-------|-2---x-2---2---2-|-2-2-0-0-|-----------------|-----------------|
|-0---x-0-0-------|-0---x-0---0---0-|-0-0-0-0-|-0---x-0-0---x-0-|-0---x-0-0---x---|
|-0---x-0-0-------|-0---x-0---0---0-|-0-0-0-0-|-5---x-5-5---x-5-|-5---x-5-5---x---|
|-2---x-2-2-------|-0---x-0---0---0-|-0-0-x-x-|-7---x-7-7---x-7-|-7---x-7-7---x---|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----4-4-|-x---x-x-x---x-x-|-x---x-x-x---x---|
|-----------------|-----------------|---------|-7---x-7-7---x-7-|-7---x-7-7---x---|
 "I drew a map of Canada, oh__________Ca-_na-___da"


|-3---x---2---x---|-0---x-0-0-------|
|-0---x---0---x---|-0---x-0-0-------|
|-0---x---0---x---|-0---x-0-0-------|
|-2---x---0---x---|-x---x-x-x-------|
|-----------------|-4---x-4-4-------|
|-----------------|-----------------|
 "With your face sketched on it twice."




 Chorus
|10---x-10-10-----|-9---x-9-9-------|-7---x-7-7-------|-5---x-5-5-------|
|-0---x--0--0-----|-0---x-0-0-------|-0---x-0-0-------|-0---x-0-0-------|
|-0---x--0--0-----|-0---x-0-0-------|-0---x-0-0-------|-0---x-0-0-------|
|-x---x--9--9-----|-x---x-x-x-------|-5---x-5-5-------|-4---x-4-4-------|
|10---x-10-10-----|-9---x-9-9-------|-7---x-7-7-------|-5---x-5-5-------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
 "Oh, you're in my blood like holy wine, You taste so bitter and so sweet"


                   2/4       4/4
|-2---x-2-2---x-2-|---0-----|-----------------|-----------------|
|-0---x-0-0---x-0-|---0---0-|-0---x-0-0---x-0-|-0---x-0-0---x---|
|-0---x-0-0---x-0-|---0---5-|-5---x-5-5---x-5-|-5---x-5-5---x---|
|-0---x-0-0---x-0-|---x---7-|-7---x-7-7---x-7-|-7---x-7-7---x---|
|-----------------|---4---x-|-x---x-x-x---x-x-|-x---x-x-x---x---|
|-----------------|-------7-|-7---x-7-7---x-7-|-7---x-7-7---x---|
 "Oh I could drink a case of you, darling"


|-3---x---2---x---|-0---x-0-0---x---|
|-0---x---0---x---|-0---x-0-0---x---|
|-0---x---0---x---|-0---x-0-0---x---|
|-2---x---0---x---|-x---x-x-x---x---|
|-----------------|-4---x-4-4---x---|
|-----------------|-----------------|
 "And I would still be on my feet, I would still be on my..."




 Interlude
|-2---x---7---x---|10---x-9--10---7-|-7---x-7-7---x-5-|---5---5-5---x---|
|-0---x---0---x---|-0---x-0---0---0-|-0---x-0-0---x-0-|---0---0-0---x---|
|-0---x---0---x---|-0---x-0---0---0-|-0---x-0-0---x-0-|---0---0-0---x---|
|-0---x---5---x---|-9---x-7---9---5-|-5---x-5-5---x-4-|---4---4-4---x---|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
...feet"


|-3---x-2-2---x-0-|-0---x-2---------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-0---x-0-0---x-0-|-0---x-0---0---0-|-0---x-0---0---0-|-0---x-0-0---x---|
|-0---x-0-0---x-0-|-0---x-0---5---5-|-5p4-x-4---5---7-|-7~~-x-7-7---x---|
|-2---x-0-0---x-x-|-x---x-0---7---7-|-7---x-7---7---7-|-7---x-7-7---x---|
|---------------4-|-4---------x---0-|-0---x-0---0---0-|-0---x-0-0---x---|
|-----------------|-----------7-----|-----------------|-----------------|




 2nd Verse
similar to the first 9 bars of the 1st Verse played twice



 Chorus
similar to previous



 Interlude
similar to previous



 3rd Verse
similar to the first 9 bars of the 1st Verse played once



 Chorus
similar to previous



 Outro
|-2---x---7---x---|10---x-9--10---7-|-7---x-7-7-------|-5---x-5-5---x---|
|-0---x---0---x---|-0---x-0---0---0-|-0---x-0-0-------|-0---x-0-0---x---|
|-0---x---0---x---|-0---x-0---0---0-|-0---x-0-0-------|-0---x-0-0---x---|
|-0---x---5---x---|-9---x-7---9---5-|-5---x-5-5-------|-4---x-4-4---x---|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|

|-3---x-2-2---x---|-0---x-2---------|-----------------|-----/9-9-7-5-------|
|-0---x-0-0---x---|-0---x-0---0---0-|-0---x-0---0---0-|-0----0-0-0-0-9p7p0-|
|-0---x-0-0---x---|-0---x-0---5---5-|-5p4-x-4---5---7-|-7------0---0-------|
|-2---x-0-0---x---|-x---x-0---7---7-|-7---x-7---7---7-|-7------------------|
|-----------------|-4---------x---0-|-0---x-0---0---0-|-0------------------|
|-----------------|-----------7-----|-----------------|--------------------|

|-----------------|-----------------|
|-0---x-0---0---0-|-0---------------|
|-4---x-4---5---7-|-7~~~------------| (the second guitar ends on a B chord,
|-7---x-7---7---7-|-7---------------|  which gives this different sounding)
|-0---x-0---0---0-|-0---------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|


- 28th /March /08
            
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