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Hank Williams III - Blue Devil


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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. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#


Blue Devil
Recorded by, Hank Williams III
Written by,  Shelton Williams
From the CD, Risin' Outlaw

intro:  play 2x
------------|---3---3---3---|
------------|---0---0---0---|
------------|---0---0---0---|
------------|---0---0---0---|
------------|---x---x---x---|
-7-6-5---3--|------3---3----|
\__  = lick   _____/


also note: the CD recording is in the key of F#, but I hate using so many 
barre chords.
It hurts the back of my  hand! So, I transcribed it to G. 

G                                       
I use to have a nice life.    (the  lick, shown in the intro above, is 
repeated here and after all other lines.)                                     
      
And I used to live by the right. 
But I strayed from the good side of the lord. 
D                                                                          G
And I flirted with the devil, and he delt me a card. 

chorus:
                       C                                      G
And he told me, that you will never win.
                      D                                     G
And he told me that I was his best friend.
                C                                          G
I had no friend (faith?) to go home to.
          D                                                        G         
So, I sold my sole to the devil; now  I'm blue.


Instrumental: 
Play 2x-------------|                                                           
                 
 /-3-\ /-3-\                                             
------------------------|-----------------------|
 8-8-8-8-8-8-8-----|---6-8-6---6-8-6--|
---------------------7-|-7-------7------------|
------------------------|-----------------------|
------------------------|-----------------------|
------------------------|-----------------------|

                  bend
                 /
---------------|-8-8-6------|
---6-8-6-------|--------8---|
-7-------7-----|------------|
---------------|------------|
---------------|------------|
---------------|------------|


  bend
 /        /-3\ /-3-\ /-3-\ /-3-\
-8-8-6----|------6-----------6--------|
--------8--|--6-8---8-6---6-8---8-6|
------------|-7----------7--------------|
------------|----------------------------|
------------|----------------------------|
------------|----------------------------|

/-3-\ /-3-\     /---3--\
-------6----------|-10-10-10-10--8-10--|
---6-8---8-6----|----------------------------|
-7------------7--|----------------------------|
------------------|----------------------------|
------------------|----------------------------|
------------------|----------------------------|

 /-3-\            /--3--\ /--3--\
-8-8-8-8--6-8-6----|------------------------
---------------8-------|-5/6-6-6--5/6-6-6---5--3
------------------------|-6/7-7-7--6/7-7-7---5--3
------------------------|------------------------
------------------------|------------------------
------------------------|------------------------

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-4---|
-5---|
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G                                       
Never thought it could be this bad.
Hurtin' like this oh it's killin' me bad.
                C                          G
Now I'm stuck in a life of pain.
           D                                     G
And I got the devil takin' me away.

Repeat chorus:
note: sing "only friend" this time.                                           
                                                  
                                                                              
                                                                      
Authors note: There you have it, friends. My first song submitted. It's also 
my first attempt at tabulator. While not 100% accurate, you should be able to 
play it after listening to the CD a couple of times. I welcome any and all 
comments (especially on the tabs). My email is twms123@aol.com.



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