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Sweet Home Alabama (Ronnie Van Zandt & Ed King) as performed by Lynyrd

Skynyrd

1974 MCA Records Inc. MCA-40258(MC 2685) produced by Al Kooper

>From the MCA LP "Second Helping" MCA-413

 

the basic riff is as follows

q q h q q h q q h q q h

G-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|---------------

----|

D-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|---------------

----|

A---5---5---r-------|---3---3---r-------|-------------------|----------3----

----|

E-------------------|-------------------|---3---3---r-------|---3---3-------

----|

 

which becomes

q q h q q h q q h e e e e q

q

G-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|---------------

----|

D-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------0h2-0---

----|

A---5---5---r-------|---3---3---r-------|-------------------|---0h2---------

2---|

E-------------------|-------------------|---3---3---r-------|---------------

----|

those two riffs alternate in the verse.

 

this riff follows the first verse and comes a couple times afterwards

q q e e q e e q q q q q h q q h

G-------------------|-------5---5---r---|-------------------|---------------

----|

D-------------------|---5h7-------------|-------------------|---------------

----|

A---5---5-----5-5---|-------------------|-----------5-------|-----------5---

----|

E-----------5-------|-------------------|---3---3-----------|---3---3-------

----|

 

this is played during the chorus

q q e e q q q e e q q q q q q q q

q

G-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|---------------

----|

D-----------7-------|-----------5-------|-----------2---2---|---3---3---2---

----|

A---5---5-----5-r---|---3---3-----3-r---|-------------------|---------------

3/--|

E-------------------|-------------------|---3---3-----------|---------------

----|

slide the last note into the first note

 

these riffs are mixed up throughout the song but they are basically the

same so have yourself

some fun with this song.

 

transcribed by Gary Zalimeni

submitted by Nick Byrd nabyrd@yahoo.com

 

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