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Elizabeth Cotten - Freight Train Tabs

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Freight Train Tabs

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Elizabeth Cotten
[Variation]
This first version is from a recording of Ms. Cotten, transcribed for standard tuning.
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G|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|----------0-----------0--|
D|-------2-----------2-----|-------2-----------2-----|-------0-----------0-----|-------0-----------0-----|
A|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
E|-3-----------3-----------|-3-----------3-----------|-3-----------3-----------|-------------3-----------|

e|----3-----------1--------|----0--------------------|-------------3-----0-----|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|----------------3--------|-1-----------------------|-------------------------|
G|----------0-----------0--|----------0-----------0--|-------------------------|----------------------0--|
D|-------0-----------0-----|h3-----3-----------3-----|-------2-----------2-----|-------2-----------2-----|
A|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
E|-3-----------3-----------|-3-----------3-----------|-3-----------3-----------|-------------3-----------|

e|----0--------------------|----0--------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
B|----------------3--------|----------------3--------|-1-----------------------|-1-----------------3-----|
G|h1--------1-----------1--|----------1--------------|-------------------2-----|----------2--------------|
D|-------2-----------2-----|-------2-----------2-----|-------3-----------3-----|-------3-----------------|
A|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
E|-0-----------0-----------|-0-----------0-----------|-1-----------1-----------|-1-----------1-----------|

e|-0-----------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
B|----------------1--------|----1-----------0--------|-1--------------1--------|-------------------------|
G|----------0-----------0--|-2--------0-----------0--|----------0-----------0--|-------------------------|
D|-------2-----------2-----|-------0-----3-----3-----|-------2-----------2-----|-------2-----------2-----|
A|-------------------------|-------------------------|-3-----------------------|-3-----------------------|
E|-3-----------3-----------|-3-----------3-----------|-------------3-----------|-------------3-----------|

e|-0-----------------------|----------0--------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
B|----------------0--------|-3--------------3--------|-1-----------------------|-1-----------------3-----|
G|-----------0h1-----------|-------------------------|-------------------2-----|----------2--------------|
D|-------2-----------2-----|-------2-----------2-----|-------3-----------3-----|-------3-----------------|
A|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
E|-0-----------0-----------|-0-----------0-----------|-1-----------1-----------|-1-----------1-----------|

e|-0-----------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
B|----------------1--------|----1-----------0--------|-1--------------1--------|-1--------------1--------|
G|----------0-----------0--|-2--------0-----------0--|----------0-----------0--|----------0-----------0--|
D|-------2-----------2-----|-------0-----3-----3-----|-------2-----------2-----|-------2-----------2-----|
A|-------------------------|-------------------------|-3-----------------------|-3-----------------------|
E|-3-----------3-----------|-3-----------3-----------|-------------3-----------|-------------3-----------|
"Freight train, freight train..."

[ALTERNATE]
This includes the bend that Elizabeth Cotten does sometimes.
e|----0--------------------|----0--------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
B|----------------3--------|----------------3--------|-1--------------3^(4)R3--|-1-----------------3-----|
G|h1--------1-----------1--|----------1--------------|----------2--------------|----------2--------------|
D|-------2-----------2-----|-------2-----------2-----|-------3-----------3-----|-------3-----------------|
A|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
E|-0-----------0-----------|-0-----------0-----------|-1-----------1-----------|-1-----------1-----------|

[VARIATION 2]
This is the version played my Ms. Cotten in a live video.
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B|-------------------------|-3-----------1-----------|-0-----------------------|----------------0--------|
G|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|----------0--------------|
D|-------2-----------2-----|-------2-----------2-----|-------0-----------0-----|-------0-----------0-----|
A|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
E|-3-----------3-----------|-3-----------3-----------|-3-----------3-----------|-3-----------3-----------|

e|-3--------------1--------|-0-----------------------|-----------------3-------|-0-----------------------|
B|-------------------------|----------------3--------|-1-----------------------|-------------------------|
G|----------0--------------|----------0--------------|----------0--------------|----------0--------------|
D|-------0-----------0-----|h3-----3-----------3-----|-------2-----------2-----|-------2-----------------|
A|-------------------------|-------------------------|-3-----------------------|-3-----------------------|
E|-3-----------3-----------|-3-----------3-----------|-------------3-----------|-------------3-----3-----|

e|-------------------------|-0-----------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
B|----------------0--------|----------------3--------|----------1-----3^(4)R3--|-1--------------3--------|
G|----------1--------------|----------1------------0-|h2--2--------------------|----------2------------0-|
D|-------2-----------2-----|-------2-----------2-----|-------3-----------3-----|-------3-----------------|
A|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
E|-0-----------0-----------|-0-----------0-----------|-1-----------1-----------|-1-----------1-----1-----|

e|----0--------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
B|----------1--------------|-1--------------3--------|-------------------------|----------------1--------|
G|-------------------2-----|----------0--------------|---(0)---(0)---(0)---(0)-|----------0-----------0--|
D|-------2-----------2-----|-------2-----------2-----|-------------------------|-------2-----------2-----|
A|-------------------------|-------------------------|-3-----0-----------------|-3-----------------------|
E|-3-----------3-----------|-3-----------3-----------|-------------3-----0-----|-------------3-----------|

e|----0--------------------|----0--------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
B|----------------3--------|-------------3-----------|----1-----------3^(4)R3--|-1--------------3--------|
G|----------1----------(0)-|h1-------------------(0)-|h2--------2--------------|----------2------------0-|
D|-------2-----------2-----|-------2-----------2-----|-------3-----------3-----|-------3-----------------|
A|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
E|-0-----------0-----------|-0-----------0-----------|-1-----------1-----------|-1-----------1-----1-----|

e|----0--------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------||
B|----------1--------------|-1--------------3--------|----------------1--------|----------------1--------||
G|-------------------2-----|----------0--------------|----------0-----------0--|----------0-----------0--||
D|-------2-----------2-----|-------2-----------2-----|-------2-----------2-----|-------2-----------2-----||
A|-------------------------|-------------------------|-3-----------------------|-3-----------------------||
E|-3-----------3-----------|-3-----------3-----------|-------------3-----------|-------------3-----------||

            
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