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Warren Zevon, Carmelita Tabs (ver.1)

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Carmelita Tabs (ver.1)

Warren Zevon Tabs
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                This is one of the songs off his devut album Warren Zevon.  He is the only artist who 
write a touching love song involving herion.  This should be pretty much right.  There 
be another chorus repeated during the solo.  I can't quite remember.  But here's what I know.



Acoustic Guitar 1 main lead guitar
Acoustic Guitar 2 is rhythm
Acoustic Guitar 3 is capoed 3rd fret (Part of Solo)

Tuning: standard

Intro
Acoustic 2     [ E ]
Acoustic 1
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------1-2--1-2-1----------------------------------------------1-2-1----|
D|--------2-------------2----1-2-1----1------------------------2-4---------4-|
A|---2-4----------------------------2---2-----0-2-4-2-0----------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------4--0-----------------|
Acoustic 2 (Contiune rhythm)
Acoustic 1
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-1-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---4--2--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Verse 1:
Acoustic 2 (Contiune Rhythm throughout)

     I hear mariachi static on my radio and the tubes they glow in the dark
   [ B7 ]                                                        [ E ]
         And I'm there with her in Ensenada and I'm here in Echo Park
Chorus:
    [ E ]  [ A ]                         [ E ]                [ A ]
     Carmelita____ hold_ me tighter____ I think I'm sinking___ down
            [ E ]               [ B7 ]                        [ E ]
     And I'm all strung out__ on herion on the out - skirts of town

Verse 2:
   [ E ]
    Well I'm sitting here playing solitare with my pearl handled deck
 [ B7 ]
      The county won't give me no more methadone and they cut off your
              [ E ]
      welfare check

Chorus:
    [ E ]  [ A ]                         [ E ]                [ A ]
     Carmelita____ hold_ me tighter____ I think I'm sinking___ down
            [ E ]               [ B7 ]                        [ E ]
     And I'm all strung out__ on herion on the out - skirts of town
Guitar solo
Guitar 2 (Rhythm)        [ E ]
Guitar 3 (capoed 3rd fret)
e|---------2-3-2------------------------0-2-3---3-2-0-2---5-5-5------3-5-3---|
B|-----------------3--------------3-2-3--------------------------------------|
G|--------------------2-0------2---------------------------------------------|
D|---0---------------------4-------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                         [ B7 ]
   Acoustic 1
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------2---2---2--2/4-4-5-----|
G|--------------------------------------------------2---2---2----2/4-4-6-----|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 | Acoustic 3
e|-2----0-2-3-2-----2-0------------------------------------------------------|
B|----3---------5-3-----3-5--2-----------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------2-4-2-0--------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------4--0-4-2-0---------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------7---------4-------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   Acoustic 1
e|-------------------9--11---11/12--11-9------9-11-9------9----------------------|
B|---5/7-7-8--9/10--10--------------------12----------12-----12-10-9----9-10-9---|
G|---6/8-8-9-10/11---------------------------------------------------11--------11|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   [ E ]       [ A ]                                     [ E ]
e|--------5/7----9--9-------7--5----9--9-----12-12-12-12---9--7--------------|
B|---9----7/9---10-10-------9--7---10-10------------------------9------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
      [ A ]                       [ E ]   [ B7 ]
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----10-9-10-9--------------9----9-----------4---5-4-----4-----------------|
G|---------------11-9------9-------9-------4-6---6-----6-4----6--4--2--------|
D|--------------------9-11---------9-----------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                        [ E ]
e|------------------------------------------0-----0--0--0--0--0---0---0---0--|
B|----------------------------------------------0---5--4--2--0---------------|
G|---1-2-1---1--------------------------------6-----------------2--1---------|
D|---------4---4-2-1---1-----------------------------------------------4-----|
A|-------------------4---4-2-4-2-0-------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------4-2--0-----------------------------------|

Verse 1:
Acoustic 2 (Contiune Rhythm)
    [ E ]
     Well I pawned my Smith Corona And I went to meet my man
   [ B7 ]                                                         [ E ]
       He hangs out down on Alvardo Street By the Pioneer Chicken Stand

Chorus:
    [ E ]  [ A ]                         [ E ]                [ A ]
     Carmelita____ hold_ me tighter____ I think I'm sinking___ down
            [ E ]               [ B7 ]                        [ E ]
     And I'm all strung out__ on herion on the out - skirts of town

Acoustic 1
e|-------------------------------------------------------------12-11-9-11-12-|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-11-9-----11--9-------9-----------------------------------------------------|
B|-------12-------12-10---12-10-9----12-9-10-12-10-9----9-10-9----9-----------|
G|---------------------------------------------------11--------11---11-9-8----|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------11|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--8-8/9------8-------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------11-----11--9--7-6-6-7-6-----6-------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------9-----9--7--6-----7----------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
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