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Ray Charles guitar tabs for Basin street blues

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Title:  Basin Street Blues
Author and Copyright: MississippiHans (arr.+tab.)


Tuning: Standard
Time:   4/4
Tempo:  Q=110

Play bass quarters with your right-hand thumb and insert eighths (marked "+").
The chord names above the tab lines indicate the left-hand position.
Verse:                                                                A chord diagramC majorC
   A chord diagramC majorC   +       +       +       +         +       +       +       +         +       +       +       +
A chord diagramE MajorE|-------------------------3---3---|-0-------1-------2---3-----------|-8-------10------11--12----------|
A chord diagramBB|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A chord diagramG+G|-----0-------0-------0-----------|-----0-------0---------------0---|-----0-------0---------------0---|
A chord diagramD MajorD|---------2---------------2-------|---------2---------------2-------|-------------------------10------|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-3---------------3---------------|-3---------------3---------------|---------------------------------|
A chord diagramE MajorE|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|-8-------10------11--------------|
                           Won't you come a- long    with me,
                               The   band's  there to greet us,

       +       +   A chord diagramG+G   +       +     A chord diagramC majorC    A chord diagramBb majorBb   A chord diagramG+G   +       +     A chord diagramC majorC   +       +            +
A chord diagramE MajorE|-8-------6---5---3---5-----------|-8----6----3---5-----------|-----8-----------8------------|
A chord diagramBB|---------------------------------|-8----6----3---------------|------------------------------|
A chord diagramG+G|-----0-----------------------0---|-9----7----4-----------4---|-0-----------0--------0---0---|
A chord diagramD MajorD|-------------------------0-------|---------------------------|------------------------------|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|---------------------------------|-------------------5-------|---------7------------7-------|
A chord diagramE MajorE|-8-------6-------3---------------|-8----6----3---------------|-8---------------8------------|
   down that Misissippi?                                             We'll take a boat to the
   old     friends will meet us,                                     Where   all people

       +       + A chord diagramDmDm    +       +     A chord diagramC majorC   +       +   A chord diagramG+G   +       +         +       + A chord diagramC majorC     +       +
A chord diagramE MajorE|-8-------8---10------------------|-8-------6---5---3---0---1---2---|-3---1---------------------------|
A chord diagramBB|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|---------4---1-------------------|
A chord diagramG+G|-----0---------------0-------0---|-----0---------------------------|---------------------0-------0---|
A chord diagramD MajorD|---------------------------------|-------------------------0-------|---------0---------------2-------|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|---------7---------------8-------|---------------------------------|-----------------3---------------|
A chord diagramE MajorE|-8---------------10--------------|-8-------6-------3---------------|-3-------------------------------|
   land    of dreams,                steam   down the river, down to   New     Orleans.
   like    to meet                   Heaven  on earth, they call it    Bas-in  Street.

Chorus:
   A chord diagramC majorC   +       + A chord diagramCmaj7Cmaj7         A chord diagramE7E7  +       +               A chord diagramA7A7  +       + A7sus2
A chord diagramE MajorE|-0---0-------0-------------|-0---0-------0-------------|-0---0-------0-------------|
A chord diagramBB|-1---1-------0-------------|-0---0-------0-------------|-2---2-------0-------------|
A chord diagramG+G|-0---0-------0-------------|-1---1-------1-------------|-0---0-------0-------------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|---------2------------2----|---------0------------0----|---------2------------2----|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-3---------------3---------|---------------------------|-0---------------0---------|
A chord diagramE MajorE|---------------------------|-0---------------0---------|---------------------------|
   Bas-in      Street          is  the     street,         where the e-lite

   A chord diagramA augmentedA   +       + A chord diagramA7A7            A chord diagramD MajorD   +       + A chord diagramAm7Am7           A chord diagramD MajorD   +       + A chord diagramG6G6
A chord diagramE MajorE|-0---0-------0-------------|-2---2-------0-------------|-2---2-------0-------------|
A chord diagramBB|-2---2-------2-------------|-3---3-------1-------------|-3---3-------0-------------|
A chord diagramG+G|-2---2-------0-------------|-2---2-------0-------------|-2---2-------0-------------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|---------2------------2----|---------0------------2----|---------0------------0----|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-0---------------0---------|-0---------------0---------|-0-------------------------|
A chord diagramE MajorE|---------------------------|---------------------------|-----------------3---------|
   al- ways    meet.    In     New Orl-    eans,           land of     dreams,  You'll

       +       +       +       +         +       +       +       +     A chord diagramC majorC   +       + A chord diagramCmaj7Cmaj7
A chord diagramE MajorE|/10--10--8---8---7---7---5---5---|/8---8---7---7---5---5---3---3---|-0---0-------0-------------|
A chord diagramBB|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|-1---1-------0-------------|
A chord diagramG+G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|-0---0-------0-------------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|---------2------------2----|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|-3---------------3---------|
A chord diagramE MajorE|/10------8-------7-------5-------|/8-------7-------5-------3-------|---------------------------|
   never   know how nice it seems Or just how much it really means.    Glad to     be,

   A chord diagramE7E7  +       +               A chord diagramA7A7  +       + A7sus2        A chord diagramA augmentedA   +       + A chord diagramA7A7
A chord diagramE MajorE|-0---0-------0-------------|-0---0-------0-------------|-0---0-------0-------------|
A chord diagramBB|-0---0-------0-------------|-2---2-------0-------------|-2---2-------2-------------|
A chord diagramG+G|-1---1-------1-------------|-0---0-------0-------------|-2---2-------0-------------|
A chord diagramD MajorD|---------0------------0----|---------2------------2----|---------2------------2----|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|---------------------------|-0---------------0---------|-0---------------0---------|
A chord diagramE MajorE|-0---------------0---------|---------------------------|---------------------------|
   yes-sir-    ee,      Where  welcomes    free,           dear to     me,      Where

   A chord diagramFF   +       + A chord diagramDm7Dm7           A chord diagramG+G   +            +       +     A chord diagramC majorC   +       +       +       +
A chord diagramE MajorE|-1---1-------1-------------|-----3--------3---0-----------|---------------------------------|
A chord diagramBB|-1---1-------1-------------|-----0--------0---0---3---1---|---------------------------------|
A chord diagramG+G|-2---2-------2-------------|-----0--------0---0---0---0---|-----0-------0-------0-------0---|
A chord diagramD MajorD|---------3------------0----|---------0--------------------|---------2---------------2-------|
A chord diagramA augmentedA|-3---------------0---------|----------------------2-------|-3-------------------------------|
A chord diagramE MajorE|---------------------------|-3------------3---------------|-----------------3---------------|
   I can       lose     my         Ba-      sin Street Blues.


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