Sweet Home Alabama

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Sweet Home Alabama Tab

Intro:

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D Cadd9 G
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1st verse :
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Big wheels keep on turning
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Carry me home to see my kin
D Cadd9 G G
Singing songs about the Southland
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I miss Alabamy once again and I think its a sin, yes

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|-7h8h9———-9\7—-5h7——-|-7\0—-0h2——————–|
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2nd verse:
D Cadd9 G G
Well I heard mister Young sing about her
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Well, I heard ole Neil put her down
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Well, I hope Neil Young will remember
D Cadd9 G G
A Southern man don’t need him around anyhow

Chorus:
D Cadd9 G G
Sweet home Alabama
D Cadd9 G G –> G|—–0—–0—–0——-0—–0—|
Where the skies are so blue D|-0h2—0h2—0h2—-0h2—0h2——|
D Cadd9 G G A|———————————3-|
Sweet Home Alabama
D Cadd9 G G
Lord, I’m coming home to you

[D][Cadd9][G][G]

3rd verse:
D Cadd9 G G
In Birmingham they love the governor
D Cadd9 G G
Now we all did what we could do
D Cadd9 G G
Now Watergate does not bother me
D Cadd9 G G
Does your conscience bother you? tell the truth

Chorus:
D Cadd9 G G
Sweet home Alabama
D Cadd9 G G –> G|—–0—–0—–0——-0—–0—|
Where the skies are so blue D|-0h2—0h2—0h2—-0h2—0h2——|
D Cadd9 G G A|———————————3-|
Sweet Home Alabama
D Cadd9 G G
Lord, I’m coming home to you

Solo: [D][Cadd9][G][G] x8

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|-7h8h9———-9\7—-5h7——-|-7\0—-0h2——————–|
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4th verse:
D Cadd9 G G
Now Muscle Shoals has got the Swampers
D Cadd9 G G
And they’ve been known to pick a song or two
D Cadd9 G G
Lord they get me off so much
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They pick me up when I’m feeling blue, now how about you?

Chorus:
D Cadd9 G G
Sweet home Alabama
D Cadd9 G G –> G|—–0—–0—–0——-0—–0—|
Where the skies are so blue D|-0h2—0h2—0h2—-0h2—0h2——|
D Cadd9 G G A|———————————3-|
Sweet Home Alabama
D Cadd9 G G
Lord, I’m coming home to you
D Cadd9 G G
Sweet home Alabama
D Cadd9 G G –> G|—–0—–0—–0——-0—–0—|
Where the skies are so blue D|-0h2—0h2—0h2—-0h2—0h2——|
D Cadd9 G G A|———————————3-|
Sweet Home Alabama
D Cadd9 G G
Lord, I’m coming home to you

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Ending:
[D][Cadd9][G][G] x5
[D][Cadd9][G][G]>let ring

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