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Ry Cooder - Sweet Black Angel Tabs

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Sweet Black Angel Tabs

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Ry Cooder
 Rating:
4/5 (4 votes)
                Playing Notes:

/ - slide up
\ - slide down
h - hammer on
p - pull off
s - slide beetween notes
~ - vibrato
* - notes played without slide


played in Open E (E B E G# B E from low to high)

                                          (*           *)
E-|-/12--12--10-/12--12~--12\-0-/3-/3p0----2--------0----/2--0----/2-0-/4-0|
A-|-------------------------------------0--0--0--2-----2--------2----------|
D-|----------------------------------------1-------------------------------|
G#|----------------------------------------2-------------------------------|
B-|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|------------------------------------------------------------------------|


            (*         *)              (*
|----------0---0-----0---0h/2-0---/4--0----------0-------------------------|
|-0-/5~------3---3-2---2--------0------------------0-----------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------1-0-------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------0--0---0---0---0--|
|------------3---3-2--------------------------0-------------0---0---2---2--|
|-------0-------------------------------3-s-5---------------0---0---0---0--|
                                                      I    got a sweet black

                                        *)
|------2--2-----------------0---0--------------------0-/12-12-12--/12--/12~|
|------3--3-----------------2-------0----------------0-/12-12-12--/12--/12~|
|------0--0--0--1--1--------1-----------1---0------------------------------|
|-0-------0--0--0--0----------------------------0--------------------------|
|-0----------0--2--2-------------------------------------------------------|
|-0------------------------------------------------0------------------0---0|
 angel           I love the way she spreads her wings

                              (*                           *)        (* 
|-12-/12-12-12--/12--/12~--0-------------------------0-----0--/4-0---------|
|----/12-12-12--/12--/12~----0------------------------2---2----------------|
|------------------------------1-0-----------1---------1-1-----------------|
|--------------------------------------------0----------0----------0--0----|
|----------------------------------0-2-------2---------------------0--2----|
|---0---------------0----0-------------------------------------------------|
                                     got a sweet black angel            I

                       *)                            (*
|-----0-----0--0--------------------0-------------0-----------0------------|
|------2---2-------0------------------/5-/5-/5-/5---0-----------0-------3--|
|-1-----1-1------------1---0--------------------------1-0---------1-0------|
|-0------0---------------------0--------------------------0-----------0----|
|-2------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------0-------------------------0--------------|
 love the way she spreads her wings


|-2--2-----------------------2----2----2--2-s-4------------0---------------|
|-3--3-----------------------0----0----0--0-----------------2--------2-----|
|-0--0-----------------------1----1----1--1------------------1-----1-------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------0--0---------|
|-------------0----0----0----0----0----0---------0--2----------2-----------|
|------3-s-5---------------------------------------------------------------|
 yeah, she spreads wings around me baby               baby you bring joy and


|-----------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----------2--2--0-------------------------|
|-----------0-3-3-3-2-2-2-1-1-1-0----------0--0----0-----------------------|
|------------------------------------------1--1------1-0-------------------|
|----0-------------------------------------2--2----------0--0--0--0--0--0--|
|-------------3---3-2---2-1---1-0-------0-------------------0--0--2--2--0--|
|--------0------------------------3-s-5---------------------0--0--0--0--0--|
 ev'rything                                      yeah I love my black angel

                           *)
|-2------------0-----0---------------0-/4-4-4-4-4-4-/5-5-5-/7-5-/7-/4-0-0--|
|-3------------2--------0--------------------------------------------------|
|-0--0---------1-----------1--0--------------------------------------------|
|----0------------0--------------0-----------------------------------------|
|----0--0--2---------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------0---0---0-0---0--0---0--0-0--0--0-----0|
             I tell you the reason why

              (*             *)
|-0-------0-----------0-------0---0-/4-4-/5~-0--/5--/5---0---/4p0--------0-|
|--0-----0-------------2-----2-------------------------------------/5------|
|---0---0---------------1---1----------------------------------------------|
|----0-0-----------0-----0-0-----------------------------------------------|
|-----0-----0--2----------2------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------0----0--0-------0-----------------0---|
              love my black angel            I tell you the reason why

               (*
|-----------0-----------0-------------2--2------------2---2---2--/4---4---4|
|-/5-5-5-/5---0-----------0--------3--3--3------------0---0---0---0---0---0|
|---------------1-0---------1-0-------0--0------------1---1---1--/3---3---3|
|-------------------0-----------0---------------------2---2---2--/4---4---4|
|--------------------------------------------------0-----------------------|
|---------------------0---------------------3-s-5--------------------------|
                                     well, if my black angel should quit me

                                                                     *) 
|-------0-------0--0-----------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---------2-2-------0---|
|--------2-----2-----0---------0-3-3-3-2-2-2-1-1-1-0---------0-0-2-0-2-----|
|---------1---1--------1-0-----------------------------------1-1-----------|
|----------0-0-------------0-----------------------------------------------|
|-0--2------2--------------------3---3-2---2-1---1-0-------0---------------|
|----------------------------0-----------------------3-s-5-----------------|
       I do believe I would die


|---/12-12-10-12--/12--/12~\-0-/12-12-12-10-12-/12p0-/4--/4-0-----0-/10-/10|
|-------------------------------------------------------------/5-----------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-0-----0-----0----0----0-------0-----0---0---0----------------0-----------|


                                    (*                     *)       (*)
|-/10-/10-10-10s9-----/4--0------0------------0-----0-2-0----0-/4------0-/4|
|-----------------/12-------/5-----0------------0h2--------2---------------|
|------------------------------------1-0-----------------------------------|
|---------------0--------------0-------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------0--2---------------------0--2-----|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|


                                     (*)                       (*
|/5-/5--4--0--------0-------------0-----------0-/5-/4p0-------0---2--------|
|------------0-/5~----/5-5-5-/5p0---0-------------------/5~-----3-3--------|
|-------------------------------------1-0-------------------------0--------|
|-----------------------------------------0--------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------0|
|-----------------0-------------------------0---------------0-------3-s-5--|


         *)                     (*
|-2--------0-/2--0---0-/4-----------0--0--0-----0---0---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0|
|-0--0-h-2---------2------0---------2--2--2-0h2---2-0---3-3-3-2-2-2-1-1-1-0|
|--------------------------0--------1--1--1--------------------------------|
|---------------------------0----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------0--2----------------------3---3-2---2-1---1-0|
|-----------------------------------------------------0--------------------|



|---------2-----0----------------------------------------------------------|
|---------0--------0-------------------------------------------------------|
|---------1-----------1--0-------------------------------------------------|
|-----------0-2-------------0--0--------2-----3-----4-----0-----2-------3--|
|-------0----------------------0-------------------------------------------|
|-3-s-5------------------------0-----2-----3-----4-----0-----2-------3-----|
                 Well there's one leg in the east           one leg in the


|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------4-----0-----2-------3-------4---------0---------2---------3------4|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----4-----0-----2------3-------4--------0---------2---------3--------4---|
 west   I  I  I'm stuck in the middle boys and I'm tryin' to do my best

                    *)             (*)
|-------------------------/4--0-------0--/4---/5-/5---0----/4-------------0|
|----------------------------------------------------------------/5---5----|
|-------------------1------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------0---------0--------------------------------------------------|
|-0--2---------------------------0--2--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------0-------0---------0--------0--|
 I got a sweet black angel            I love the way she spreads her wings

               (*
|-----------0-----------0-----------2-2--------------2----2----2----2----2-|
|-/5-5-5-/5---0-----------0-------3-3-3--------------0----0----0----0----0-|
|---------------1-0---------1-0-----0-0--------------1----1----1----1----1-|
|-------------------0-----------0---0-0--------------2----2----2----2----2-|
|-----------------------------------------------0--------------------------|
|---------------------0------------------3-s-5-----------------------------|
                                    well, she spreads her wings around me

                      *)                  (*
|-/4-----------------------/4--0---------0---0-----0-----0-------------2--2|
|--0------------------------------0--/5~---3---3-2---0-1---1-0---------0--0|
|-/3-------------------------------------------------------------------1--1|
|-/4------------------2--0---------------------------------------------0--0|
|-----0--2---------------------------------3---3-2---0-1---1-0-------0-----|
|--------------------------------------------------------------3-s-5-------|
           she brings joy and ev'rything


|-0------------4---------------------------4p0-4--3------------------------|
|---0----------3---------------------------3---3--2------------------------|
|-----1-0------3------------------------/3-3---3--2------------------------|
|---------0----------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------0-------0------------------------0----------0------|
  well I asked my black angel for a nickel            you know she gave me a


|----------------------4-4-4-4-4-4-3-3-3---0----------2--2-----------------|
|----------------------3-3-3-3-3-3-2-2-2-----0-----3--3--3-----------------|
|-------------------/3-3-3-3-3-3-3-2-2-2-0-----1-0----0--0-----------------|
|----------------------------------------0---------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------0--------------------0---2--------|
|-------0--------0---------------------------------------------------------|
  20 dollar bill                                     well, I asked my black

              *)          (*                       *)
|------0-------0-/4--0---------------------0---------------------0---------|
|-------2-----2--------------------------------0-------------------/5-/5-/5|
|--1-----1---1-------------1-----------------------1---0-------------------|
|--0------0-0--------------0--------0--2-------------------0---------------|
|--2-------2------------0--2-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------0--0-----------------------------------------0-----------|
 angel for a nickel            you know she gave me a 20 dollar bill

        (*                                                *)
|----0-----------0------------2--2--------------2----2----2----/4--0--0--/2|
|-/5---0-----------0-------3--3--3--------------0----0----0-----------0----|
|--------1-0---------1-0------0--0--------------1----1----1----------------|
|------------0-----------0----------------------2----2----2----------------|
|------------------------------------------0-------------------------------|
|--------------0--------------------3-s-5----------------------------------|
                           well I ask her for a small drink of liquor

      (*
|----------------------------------------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---------|
|----------------------------------------------3-3-3-2-2-2-1-1-1-0---------|
|-0------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--0---------0-----------------------0-------------------------------------|
|---0--2---------0---2-------------------------3---3-2---2-1---1-0--------0|
|-------------------------------------------0-----------------------3-s-5--|
        says to give me the whole whiskey still

          *)                                                       (*)
|-2---0-----------0-----/12-12-/12-/12\p0-----/12-12-10-12-/12\-0----------|
|-0-----0-----------/12-/12-12-/12-/12--------/12-12-10-12-/12----0--------|
|-1-------1-0-------------------------------------------------------1-0----|
|---2---------0---------------------------------------------------------0--|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------0----0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0----0---0----0----0------------0|
                                          yeah


|-0-/12--0--/4--/5-4-0-----0-/4-/5--/7--/7--/7--/7-/7-5-/7-/7p0-5--/4~--0--|
|----------------------/5~-------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------0|


    (*      *)                                     (* 
|-------0-0---0-/2p0---/4-0-------0-------------0-----------0-----------2-2|
|---------0-2--------2------/5~-----/5-/5-/5-/5---0-----------0-------3-3-3|
|---------------------------------------------------1-0---------1-0-----0-0|
|-------------------------------------------------------0-----------0------|
|-0--2---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------0--------------------------0----------------|


                                *)                      (*             *)
|----------2--2--2--2--2--2----------------/4--0---------0-0-0-0-0-0-----0-|
|----------0--0--0--0--0--0-----------------------/5~----3-3-3-2-2-2-0h2---|
|----------1--1--1--1--1--1------------------------------------------------|
|----------2--2--2--2--2--2--------0---------------------------------------|
|-------0--------------------0--2-----0------------------3---3-2---2-------|
|-3-s-5----------------------------------0------------0--------------------|
 hoohoo ....


|-/2--0---0-/4--0------10-s-12-12~--|
|-------2-------------10--s-12---~--|
|--------------------10---s-12---~--|
|-------------------10----s-12---~--|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
            
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