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John Martyn tabs for Back down the river

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Full credit for this goes to Jared White (whitej@lincoln.ac.nz), so please
feel free to flame him for my typing mistakes.


Back Down the River  - John Martyn
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Transcribed by Jared White.

CACGCE tuning.
Capo 1st fret.

4/4 timing, MM = 138.

INTRO:

||-0h3-------3---5-|-3---------0-----|-1---------1---0-|-1-----1---------|
||-------0---------|---0---5-------0-|-------0---------|---0-------0---0-|
||-----4-------4---|-----4-------4---|-----2-------2---|-----2-------2---|
||-4-------4-------|-4-------4-------|-0h2-----2-------|-2-------2-------|
||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|


|-0h3-------5p3---|-----3-----3-----|-1---------1-----|-1-----1---------||
|-------0-------0-|---5---5-------0-|-------0-------0-|---0-------0-----||
|-----4-------4---|-----4-------4---|-----2-------2---|-----2---------0-||
|-4-------4-------|-4-------4-------|-0h2-----2-------|-2-------2---0---||
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||


VERSE:

||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
||------------------|---------------0-|-------0---------|-----------0-----|
||*-----------------|-----0-----0-----|---0-------0---0-|-----0---------0-|
||*-----0---------0-|-----5-------5---|-----5-------5---|-----0-------0---|
||--------------3---|-----3-----------|-----------------|-----3-----------|
||--0-------0-------|-0-------0-------|-0-------0-------|-0-------0-------|
          I know..
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|---------------0-|-------0---------|-----------0-----|
|-----------------|-----0-----0-----|---0-------0---0-|-----0---------0-|
|-----0---------0-|-----5-------5---|-----5-------5---|-----0-------0---|
|-------------3---|-----3-----------|-----------------|-----3-----------|
|-0-------0-------|-0-------0-------|-0-------0-------|-0-------0-------|
       For more..


|-3---------3---5-|-3---------3-----|-1---------3p1---|---1-------1-----|
|-------0---------|---0---5-------0-|-------0-------0-|-------0-------0-|
|-----4-------4---|-----4-------4---|-----2-------2---|-----2-------2---|
|-0h4-----4-------|-4-------4-------|-0h2-----2-------|-2-------2-------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
  Rowing...


|-3---------3-----|---3-------3-----|-1---------1-----|-----1------------||
|-------0-------0-|-------0-------0-|-------0-------0-|-----0------------||
|-----4-------4---|-----4-------4---|-----2-------2---|-----2-----2---0-*||
|-0h4-----4-------|-4-------4-------|-0h2-----2-------|-2-------2---0---*||
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------||
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------||
  Rowing ..


ENDING:
                >
||-------3p0h3---3-|-------5p3-----1-|-------1---0-1---|---1---0-1-------|
||-----------0-----|---0-------0-----|-------0-------0-|-----------0---0-|
||-----4-------4---|-----4-------4---|-----2-------2---|-----2-------2---|
||-0h4-----4-------|-4-------4-------|-0h2-----2-------|-2-------2-------|
||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|


|----0-3---3-------|---5p3-------3---|---1---0-1-----1-|---1---0-1-------|
|--------0---0---0-|-------0---5---0-|-----------0---0-|-----------0---0-|
|------4-------4---|-----4-------4---|-----2-------2---|-----2-------2---|
|-/4-------4-------|-4-------4-------|-2-------2-------|-2-------2-------|
|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|


|---0h3-3-3-------|---0h3-3-3-------|---1---0-1-----1-|---1---0-1-----1-|
|-------0-------0-|-------0-------0-|-----------0---0-|-----------0---0-|
|-----4-------4---|-----4-------4---|-----2-------2---|-----2-------2---|
|-4-------4-------|-4-------4-------|-2-------2-------|-2-------2-------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|


|---1---0-1-----1-|---1---0-1-----1-|---1---0-1-----1-|---1---0-1-------|
|-----------0-----|-----------0-----|-----------0-----|-----------0---0-|
|-----2-------2---|-----2-------2---|-----2-------2---|-----2-------2---|
|-2-------2-------|-2-------2-------|-2-------2-------|-2-------2-------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
                    ritardando...........................................

|----------------|---------------||
|----------------|---------------||
|----------------|---------------|| Fine.
|----------------|---------------||
|----------------|---------------||
|-0--------------|---------------||
ⓘ Guitar tab for 'Back Down The River' by John Martyn, Iain David McGeachy, a male blues artist from New Malden, England, UK. John Martyn was born in 1948. He passed away in 2009. John Martyn was known for his happy folk music.

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