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HONKY TONK WOMAN ( Jagger - Richards )

 

Rhythm guitar tuned in G open - (left to right) XGDGBD

the X string must be removed

 

INTRO

drum cow-bell ,Keit's guitar chords ( G - ooooo ) and riff

( see the riff tab below )

 

( verse A )

I met a gin soaked bar room queen in Memphis

G5...................................C/Csus4/C

She tried to take me upstairs for a ride

G5...................A/Asus4/A.......D/Dsus4/D

She had to heave me right across her shoulder

G5...................................C/Csus4/C

'Cause I just can't seem to drink you off my mind

G5..........................D.................G5

 

 

( Verse B ) chorus

It's a Hooo - o - o - o - hooo - nky Tonk Women

*).....G..................D...............G

Give-me give-me give-me the-honky to-onk blues

*).G.................D...................G

*) see the tab below

 

Guitar riff ( as intro )

 

( verse C )

I laid a divorcee in New-York city

G5............................C/Csus4/C

I had to put up some kind of a fight

G5..............A/Asus4/A......D/Dsus4/D

The lady then she covered me with roses

G5................................C/Csus4/C

She blew my nose and then she blew my mind

G5...................D................G5

 

 

( verse B ) chorus

It's a Hooo - o - o - o- hooo - nky Tonk women

*).....G.................D...............G

Give-me give-me give-me the honky to-onk blues

*).G.................D...................G

 

Guitar riff as intro and solo lead guitar

Keit's guitar play as the verse A

 

Ron play the guitar solo

 

 

( verse B ) chorus

It's a Hooo- o- o- o - Hoo-o----nky tonk woman

*).....G...............D................G

give-me give-me give me the honky to-onk blues

*).G.................D...................G

it's a Hooo- o- o- o - Hoo-o----nky tonk woman

*).....G...............D.................G

Give-me give-me give-me the honky to-onk blues

*).G.................D...................G

 

Ron's guitar ending riff

°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°°

 

G tuning whitout the 1° - E string

 

6- D

5- B

4- G

3- D

2- G

1- X = remove the E string

 

 

CHORDS LEGENDA

 

G = 00000........G5...= 00030

C = 55555........Csus4 = 55565

A = 22222........Asus4 = 22232

D = 77777........Dsus4 = 77787

 

Note : on LP Keit play the G tuned guitar with the G chord,

on stage he prefere to play the G5 chord.

 

INTRO RIFF- there is two way to play the intro riff:

LP way : use the fingers

 

-0-----0------0--0--0-|---------0---------0--0---0--0--0--0

----------------------|--------------------------3--3--3--3

-2full-2full--0--2--0-|--2gliss-4gliss-2--0------0--2--0--0

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

----------------------|------------------------------------

 

On stage way : use the pick

 

--0--0--0--0--0--0-------0--0--0--0--0-----

--3--3--3--3--3--3-------0--0--0--0--0-----

--4--2--0--2--0--4gliss--2--0--0--0--2--0-0

--0--0--0--0--0--0-------0--0--2--0--0--0-0

-------------------------------------------

 

 

* Rhythm guitar tab on verse B

It's a honky......

 

--0-0-0-0---7-7-7-7---0-0-0-0

--8-8-8-8---7-7-7-7---8-8-8-8

--7-9-7-9---7-7-7-7---7-9-7-9

--0-0-0-0---7-9-7-9---0-0-0-0

--0-0-0-0---7-7-7-7---0-0-0-0

.....G.........D.........G...

 

OUTRO Ron's riff ( standard tuning E A D G B E )

 

-------------------------------------------

-8b(1/4)-------8b(1/4)---------------------

----------9-7-----------9-7----------------

------------------------------9------7-5--

---------------------------------10--------

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Tabs by tonino.vigano@tin.it

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