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Frankies Blues tab by Dave Van Ronk

Frankie's Blues                                         trad. arr Dave Van Ronk

Transcription and data entry by Allyn Dimock with Dave's permission ("sure go
ahead, I stole them all myself" in front of Passim's, fall 1994).

The song is currently (1995) available on "From... Another Time And Place"
Alcazar ALC120.

1 D
E-2---------2----0-h1--s2-|-2--------2-----0-h1--s2-|-2---------2----0-h1--s2-|
B-3---------3-------------|-3--------3--------------|-3---------3-------------|
G-2---------2----0-h1--s2-|-2--------2-----0-h1--s2-|-2---------2----0-h1--s2-|
D-------0-----------0-----|-------0-----------0-----|-------0-----------0-----|
A-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
D-0-----------0-----------|-0-----------0-----------|-0-----------0-----------|
  |     |     |     |       |     |     |     |       |     |     |     |


4 D                         G
E-2---------2-------2-----|----------------------0--|-------------------------|
B-3---------3-------------|-0-----0-----0--3--------|-6--5-----3--------0-----|
G-2---------2-------------|----3-----3--------------|----------------3-----3--|
D-------0-----------0-----|-------0-----------0-----|-------0-----------0-----|
A-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
D-0-----------0-----------|-5-----------5-----------|-5-----------5-----------|
  |     |     |     |       |     |     |     |       |     |     |     |


7                           D                         A
E----------------------0--|-----------2-------------|---------------(5)-------|
B-0-----0-----0--3--------|-3---------3----------3--|-------5--------5--------|
G----3-----3--------------|-2---------2----------2--|-5-h6-----5-h6-----5-h6--|
D-------0-----------0-----|-------0-----------0-----|-------7-----------7-----|
A-------------------------|-------------------------|-0-----------0-----------|
D-5-----------5-----------|-0-----------0-----------|-------------------------|
  |     |     |     |       |     |     |     |       |     |     |     |


10                          D
E-5-------(5)---(5)-------|-2---------2----0-h1-s2--|-2---------2----0-h1-s2--|
B-5--------8-----7--------|-3---------3-------------|-3---------3-------------|
G-------------------------|-2---------2----0-h1-s2--|-2---------2----0-h1-s2--|
D-------7-----------7-----|-------0-----------0-----|-------0-----------0-----|
A-0-----------0-----------|-------------------------|-------------------------|
D-------------------------|-0-----------0-----------|-0-----------0-----------|
  |     |     |     |       |     |     |     |       |     |     |     |

v1 Frankie was a woman, everybody ....

ch (He give me) candy in the morning, ....

standard Frankie's Blues / Frankie & Albert / Frankie & Johnny verses with
third line of verse and chorus as above: see the recording for rest of lyrics
and tune.

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Dave Van Ronk guitar tabs for Frankies blues