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Alannah Myles - Black Velvet Tabs

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Black Velvet Tabs

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                BLACK VELVET – Alannah Myles

|-------------------|1234567|----------|1234567|-------------|1234567
|----5---3----------|       |-3-/5-5---|       |-------------|
|-/4---4---4/2-0----|       |-2-/4-4---|       |-------------|
|----------------2--|       |--------2-|       |---------0-2-|
|----------------2--|       |--------2-|       |-1b--1-2---2-|
|----------------0--|       |--------0-|       |-----------0-|

|----------------|bas on6
|----------------|
|-2-3-2-0--------|
|---------0-2----|
|-----------2----|
|-----------0----|

Verse:
Em
Mississippi in the middle of a dry spell; Jimmy Rogers on the Victrola up high.

|-------|
|-3-0---|
|-2-0---|
|-2-0-2-|
|-----2-|
|-----0-|

Em
Mama's dancing with baby on her shoulder, The sun is setting like molasses in the sky.

Pre-Chorus:
  1   2 & 3   4   1   2 & 3  4   1   2 & 3   4   1   2 & 3   4
|---------------|--------------|-3---3-3-------|-3---3-2-------|
|-5---5-4-------|-3---3-2------|-1---1-0-------|-3---3-3-------|
|-4---4-4-------|-2---2-2------|-0---0-0-------|-2---2-2-------|
|-4---4-4-------|-2---2-2------|-0---0-0-------|---------------|
|---------------|--------------|-2---2-2-------|---------------|
|---------------|--------------|-3---3-3-------|---------------|

Bsus2           B               Asus2    A      Gsus2      G         Dsus2           D
The boy could sing knew how to move everything,always wanting more, he'd leave you 
for

Chorus:

Am7                    D                 Am7
Black Velvet and that little boy smile. Black velvet with that slow,
F             C
southern style.
Am7                     D                       C7    C6 (BAS B)    Em
A new religion that'll bring you to your knees, Black velvet, if you please.
                                                BREAK
7 & 8 & 1
|-----------| Bas on 6                         |-7b-|
|-3---------|                                  |-8b-|
|-----------|                                  |----|
|---220-2---|                                  |----|
|-------2---|                                  |----|
|-------0---|                                  |----|

Verse:
Em
Up in Memphis the music's like a heat wave,

                                                  |-----------|
                                                  |--3-/5-5---|
                                                  |--2-/4-4---|
                                                  |---------2-|
Em                                                |---------2-|
White lightening, bound to drive you wild.        |---------0-|

Em
Mama's baby's in the heart of every school girl,Love me tender leaves 'em cryin' in the aisles

Pre-Chorus:
  1   2 & 3   4   1   2 & 3  4   1   2 & 3   4   1   2 & 3   4
|---------------|--------------|-3---3-3-------|-3---3-2-------|
|-5---5-4-------|-3---3-2------|-1---1-0-------|-3---3-3-------|
|-4---4-4-------|-2---2-2------|-0---0-0-------|-2---2-2-------|
|-4---4-4-------|-2---2-2------|-0---0-0-------|---------------|
|---------------|--------------|-2---2-2-------|---------------|
|---------------|--------------|-3---3-3-------|---------------|

Bsus2           B              Asus2     A      Gsus2      G
The way he moved it was a sin so sweet and true,Always wanting more,he'd
Dsus2          D
leave ‘em longing for

Chorus:
Am7                    D                 Am7
Black Velvet and that little boy smile. Black velvet with that slow
F             C
southern style.
Am7                     D                       C7    C6             Em
A new religion that'll bring you to your knees, Black velvet, if you please.

Solo:
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------8-----------------------------------|
|---7h9-99------9p7-------9--9--9------9-7----7------------|
|-9-----------------9-----------------------9---\7-5 /7----|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|

B                                            Em
Every word of every song that he sang was for you.

|------10-10-----------------10-12-10-----------------|
|--/12-------\10-p8---10--/12--------\10-8-10b—8---10-|
|-------------------9----------------------------9----|
|-----------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------|
B                                      Am7
In a flash he was gone, it happened so soon. (BAS ends on C then E-D-C-B) What could you do-?
                                       BREAK

|------------------------------7b\-----------------------------------------|
|-10b12-10-8-------------------8b\~------10b12-10-8------------------------|
|------------9--9-7-9-9-9-7-9-----------------------9---9-7---7------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------9--7----5-/9---|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------10-|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|


|----------|
|----------|
|----------|
|----12-14-|
|-14-------|
|----------|

|----12---12---12--------------------15b17-15------------------------------|
|-15b--15b--15b--15p12------12-15p12----------15p12---------------------12\|
|---------------------14b16-------------------------14b15p12-----12-14b-12\|
|-----------------------------------------------------------14-14-------12\|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|----------------------------12-------12-15b17-15-12-15-15b17-|
|-------------------------------15b17-------------------------|
|----12-14b16-14-12----12-14----------------------------------|
|-14----------------14----------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|

Chorus:
Am7                    D                 Am7
Black Velvet and that little boy smile. Black velvet with that slow
F             C
southern style.

|----------------|
|----------------|
|----------------|
|-12b14-12-10----|
|-------------12-|
|----------------|

Am7                     D                       C7    C6             Em
A new religion that'll bring you to your knees, Black velvet, if you please.
|------12-----12-----12-----12--------------|
|--15b----15b----15b----15b----15-15/17b~---|
|-------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|
Am7                    D                 Am7
Black Velvet and that little boy smile. Black velvet with that slow
F             C
southern style.
|------------------------|
|--15b17—15b17-15-13-----|
|--------------------14b-|
|------------------------|
|------------------------|
|------------------------|
                                                        BREAK &
Am7                     D                       C7    C6             Em
A new religion that'll bring you to your knees, Black velvet, if you please.

|-----------------------------------------------------12b---------------|
|------------------------------------------11b10------12b---------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--7-5--5-7--7-5--5-7--7-5--5-7--7-5--5-7-------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------1b-2b----5b-|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

Hi just tried to copy most of the riffs and solos, from my opinion this is pretty close 
the original. Have a lot of fun.

Lars Flaskager.
            
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