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Alan Jackson - Mercury Blues


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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#


MERCURY BLUES (Robert L. Geddins, K. C. Douglas)
performed by Alan Jackson on A LOT ABOUT LIVIN' (1992)
transcribed by Mark Albert markalbert@pipeline.com


         D
Well, if I had money, I tell you what I'd do

I'd go downtown, buy a Mercury or two
G                               D
I'm crazy about a Mercury, Lord I'm crazy about a Mercury
          Bm                   A                         D
I'm gonna buy me a Mercury and cruise it up and down the road


          D
Well, the girl I love, I stole her from a friend

He got lucky stole her back again
    G                                  D
She heard he had a Mercury, Lord she's crazy about a Mercury
          Bm                   A                         D
I'm gonna buy me a Mercury and cruise it up and down the road


      D
Well, hey now woman you look so fine

Riding 'round in your Mercury 49
G                               D
Crazy about a Mercury, Lord I'm crazy about a Mercury
          Bm                   A                         D
I'm gonna buy me a Mercury and cruise it up and down the road


         D
Well, my baby went out, she didn't stay long

Bought herself a Mercury come a cruisin' home
G                                       D
She's crazy about a Mercury, yeah she's crazy about a Mercury
          Bm                   A                         D
I'm gonna buy me a Mercury and cruise it up and down the road


         D
Well, if I had money, I tell you what I'd do
    D
I'd go downtown buy a Mercury or two
G                               D
Crazy about a Mercury, Lord I'm crazy about a Mercury
          Bm                   A                         G
I'm gonna buy me a Mercury and cruise it up and down the road
          Bm                   A                         G
I'm gonna buy me a Mercury and cruise it up and down the road
          Bm                   A                         D
I'm gonna buy me a Mercury and cruise it up and down the road



GUITAR TAB (6 = D)

CD = 0:51 First Solo
                                       __    __    __    __    __    __
  |     |     |     |     |     |     |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------0--------0|320----0--------0--3--4|
|-------------------3---|(4)---(5)-------0--3---|P-P-3-----0--3------H--|
|--------------------B--|----B------------------|-----------------------|


   __    __    __    __    __    __          __    __    __    __    __
  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |     |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-1-----1--1------------|-----------------------|----------------0--6(8)|
|-2-----1--0------------|-----------------------|-------0-----2------B--|
|----0------3(4)-0------|-0-----------0---------|----3-----3------------|
|------------B------3--0|----0--3--5-----------3|-5---------------------|
|-----------------------|---------S-------------|S----------------------|


   __    __    __                __          __    __    __          __
  |  |  |  |  |  |  |     |     |  |  |     |  |  |  |  |  |  |     |  |
|-7-----------7---------|-5---------------------|-----------------------|
|---(8)-6-(8)---(8)-6---|6(7)-------------------|-----------------------|
|-----R--B---------R----|-B-----7-----5---------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|----------7------7-5--3|-5--3--0---------------|
|-----------------------|------------------S----|----------5-----------1|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|


   __    __    __    __    __                __    __          __
  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |     |     |  |  |  |  |     |  |  |
|-----------------------|-0---------------------|-----------------------|
|-------------------2--3|-----------------------|------13----------10---|
|-------------3--4---H--|---(6)-4-----2--------2|12--x-12(14)-x--x-9(11)|
|----------4---H--------|------R----------------|S------B-----------B---|
|-2--4--5---------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|S----H-----------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|


   __    __    __    __
  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |     |     |     |
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-10---------10-10-10---|10---------------------|-----------------------|
|(11)9--7---9(11)()(11)9|-7---------------------|-----------------------|
|---R------9--B-------R-|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|




CD = 2:59 Second Solo

   __          __    __    __    __    __                __    __    __
  |  |  |     |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |     |     |  |  |  |  |  |
|------14----12---------|---------10------------|-5---------------------|
|13(15)--------(15)13-12|----9(10)--(10)-9--8---|-6---------------------|
|--B--------------R-----|-----B---------R-------|-------7--5-----5------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|--------P----7-----5--3|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|------------------S----|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|


   __    __          __    __    __    __    __    __    __          __
  |  |  |  |  |     |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |     |  |
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-1---------------------|
|-----------------------|----------------0------|----3-----------------5|
|-----------------------|-------0-----2-----0--2|-------2-(4)----------4|
|-5-3(4)----------------|----3-----3---------H--|--------B--------------|
|----B-----5-----------3|-5---------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|S----------------------|-----------------------|


   __    __    __    __    __    __          __    __    __    __    __
  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |     |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-------5-----5-----3---|-3---------------------|-------------------2--3|
|(5)-4-(5)-4-(5)-4--2--1|-0---------------------|-------------3--4---H--|
|B--------R-----R----P--|----3--4--0------------|----------4---H--------|
|-----------------------|------S---------------1|2---4--5---------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|S----H-----------------|


   __    __          __    __    __    __    __    __    __          __
  |  |  |  |  |     |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |     |  |
|-0---------------------|-------3--1------------|-----------------------|
|----2------------------|----0--------3---------|-----------------------|
|------(6)-4--2--------3|(4)------------(4)-2---|-0---------------------|
|------R----------------|B-----------------R----|----0--3--5------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|--------H-------------1|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|


   __    __    __    __    __    __    __    __    __    ___
  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  | | | |     |
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-7-----5---------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-8-----6-----5-----3---|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|---------7-6-5---3-4---|
|-----------------------|----------------------9|----9-------------H----|
|-2--2--1--2-----1--2--2|---------------------S-|-----------------------|
|H-------H--------H-----|-6--7--7--6--7--7------|-----------------------|
                           H        H

   __    __                      __    __          __    __    __
  |  |  |  |  |     |     |     |  |  |  |  |     |  |  |  |  |  |  |
|-----------------------|----------------7------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------7-----7---|-5-----7--5------------|
|-----------------------|-------9(11)-----------|-6-----7--5--6---------|
|530----------5---------|--------B--------------|----7------H----7------|
|P-P-3--1-(2)-----------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|--------B--------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|


   __    __    __    __    __    __
  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |     |
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-7-----5-----3---------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-7--x--5--x--2---------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|----------------7--5--3|-0---------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------S-----|----0------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-------3--0------------|-----------------------|



FILLS

CD = 0:24
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  |     |     |     |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |     |     |  |  |     |
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-------------------x--x|----------3------------|----------3------------|
|-----------------------|-------0-----x--0------|-------2--2------------|
|-----------------------|-4--5--------------3---|-0---------------------|
|-----------------------|--H--------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|



CD = 0:31
   __                __    __          __
  |  |  |     |     |  |  |  |  |     |  |  |     |     |     |     |
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-------3---------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-------2---------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|----0--------3-----0---|----0--3---------------|-----------------------|
|----------------------0|-3--------------0------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|H------------------3---|-0---------------------|



CD = 0:48
               __    __    __    __       (solo)
  |     |     |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |     |
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-------0---------------|-3--0-----0------------|-----------------------|
|----------------0--3--0|--P----3-----------3---|-----------------------|
|--------------------P--|---------------------B-|-----------------------|



CD = 1:21
   __    __    __    __
  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-3--5-----3--5-----3--5|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|--H----0---H----0---H--|-----------------------|-----------------------|



CD = 1:47
               __    __    __
  |     |     |  |  |  |  |  |  |     |     |
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-3---------------------|-----------------------|
|----------------0-----0|--(4)2-----------------|-----------------------|
|-------------3-----5---|----R--3---------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|



CD = 1:51
   __     __
  |  |   |  |  |     |
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|13-----10--------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|(14)12-10-11-----------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|---R-----H---12--------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|



CD = 1:55
                     __    __    __    __    __    __    __    __    __
  |     |     |     |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-7-----5-----3-----1--1|-1---------------------|
|-----------------------|-7-----5-----4-----2--1|-0---------------------|
|----------------------0|----0-----0-----0------|----3--0---------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----P----3--2--0------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------P-------3--2|
                                                                     P


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



CD = 2:22
   __    __    __                                  __    __
  |  |  |  |  |  |  |     |     |     |     |     |  |  |  |  |     |
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-3--------3------------|
|-------0--------0------|-----------------------|----5------------------|
|----3--------3-----3---|-0---------------------|-----------------------|
|-2--------2------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|



CD = 2:28
   __    __    __    __    __    __    __    __
  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |     |     |     |
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------0--1|-2---------------------|
|-4--5-----5-----5--5--5|-4--5--5--5-----4------|-----------------------|
   H                       H


H = hammer on
P = pull off
B = bend
R = release bend
S = slide



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