Recession Blues

B.b. King

Album: The King of the Blues
Genero: Pop

Tablatura (Ver letra)

RECESSION BLUES

As recorded by B.B. King
(From the 1958 Album THE VINTAGE YEARS)

Words and Music by B.B. King

Transcribed by Slowhand


Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'B.B. King - Electric Guitar'


Intro
Q=90(8=s8)
N.C.
4/4
Gtr I
|-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |----6----|
[tab] H Q E E E E E Q Q E E E E E E E E +E. S S S S S S S
|-------------6-|-8b10-------------|-9-6-8---6---------------------|
|---------6-8---|------6---------6-|-------8---9-(9)-6-----------6-|
|---------------|------------------|-------------------8p6---6h7---|
|---------------|------------------|-----------------------8-------|
|---------------|------------------|-------------------------------|
|---------------|------------------|-------------------------------|[/tab]


1st Verse
N.C.
~ ~
|----3-----|
[tab] Q Q S S S S E E +S S E E E E H H Q S S S S Q Q H
|---------------6-8b10r(8)p6-|--------------||--------------------|------------|
|-------6-----8--------------|-6---9-6------||--------------------|------------|
|---------6-8----------------|--------------||-----------8b10-8-6-|------------|
|----------------------------|--------------||--------------------|-8----------|
|-8--------------------------|--------------||--------------------|------------|
|----------------------------|--------------||--------------------|------------|[/tab]


~~~~~~~
|--3---| |----5----|
[tab] H Q E. S E S E. S S S S S +Q Q W
|--------------------|------------6--------------|------|
|--------------------|----------6---/11-(11)-----|------|
|---------8b10-8-6b7-|------6-7------------------|------|
|--------------------|-8-------------------------|------|
|--------------------|---8-----------------------|------|
|--------------------|---------------------------|------|[/tab]


[tab] ~ ~~~
S S S S H Q H Q S S S S
|--------------------|-------------6-----|
|--------------------|-----------6---/11-|
|---8b10-8-6---------|-------------------|
|------------8-------|-------------------|
|--------------------|-------------------|
|--------------------|-------------------|[/tab]


~~~~~~
|----3----|
[tab] +E S S S +S S E S a S E Q
|------9-11-11b13r(11)p9----9------------|
|-(11)-------------------11---11p9s6-----|
|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|[/tab]


|-3-| |---3----|
[tab] H Q S E S E S E. Q H H Q E E S S
|------------------|----------------|--------------------|
|-----------9b11-9-|-6--------------|--------------------|
|------------------|---8-6----------|-----------8b10-8p6-|
|------------------|----------------|--------------------|
|------------------|----------------|--------------------|
|------------------|----------------|--------------------|[/tab]


2nd Verse
N.C.
~
|--3--| |-3-| |----3----|
[tab] E E E Q S S H H Q E E E +E S S Q H
|--------------------||----------------|-----------------------|
|--------------------||----------------|-----------------------|
|---6b7---6----------||---------8b10-8-|-6b7-(6)---------------|
|-8---------8p6------||----------------|---------8p6-----------|
|---------------8----||----------------|-------------(8)-------|
|--------------------||----------------|-----------------------|[/tab]


~~~~~~~ ~
|----3----| |-3-| |-3-|
[tab] Q S S S S +Q S S S +S S E. S a H Q H Q S S S S S S
|--------6-----------9----11b13r(11)p9-|-----9-----------|---------------------|
|------6---/11-(11)----11--------------|-11----9s6-------|---------9-6---------|
|--------------------------------------|-----------------|-------------8p6-----|
|--------------------------------------|-----------------|-----------------8---|
|--------------------------------------|-----------------|---------------------|
|--------------------------------------|-----------------|---------------------|[/tab]


~~~ ~~~
|--3--| |----3----|
[tab] W Q E E S S E E E S S E +Q S S S S Q Q
|----------|-------------------------------|--------------6----------|
|----------|-------------------------------|----------(6)---/11------|
|----------|------8b10-8p6-----6b6.5-------|------6-7----------------|
|----------|---------------8---------8-6---|-------------------------|
|----------|-----------------------------8-|-(8)---------------------|
|----------|-------------------------------|-------------------------|[/tab]


|-3-| |---3----| |--3--|
[tab] H Q e E S S Q Q H H E E S S E E S S
|----------------|---------------|-------------------------|
|---------9b11-6-|---------------|-------------------------|
|----------------|-8p6-----------|--------8b10-8p6---6-----|
|----------------|---------------|-----------------8---8p6-|
|----------------|---------------|-------------------------|
|----------------|---------------|-------------------------|[/tab]


[tab] Guitar Solo
N.C.
~~
e E Q E E E E Q E E Q E E
|------------6-6-||-----9b9.5---------11b13==|
|----------6-----||-11-------------11--------|
|----------------||--------------------------|
|----------------||--------------------------|
|-8--------------||--------------------------|
|----------------||--------------------------|[/tab]


[tab] ~~~~~~~
+E +S S E E +E E E E
|-(11)r(11)p9---------------9b9.5---|
|-------------11-11-(11)-11---------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|[/tab]


[tab] Q E E Q E E +E E E E Q E E
|-11b13--11b13---------11b13==|=(11)r-9-11----9b10---------|
|-------------------11--------|------------11-------11-(8)-|
|-----------------------------|----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|----------------------------|[/tab]


[tab] ~~~~~~~
E E E E +E E a E E
|-11b13-11-9b9.5---------9--------|
|----------------11-(11)---11p9---|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|[/tab]


~~~~~~~~~
|----3-----| |----3----|
[tab] E E E E +E +E S S E S S S a S
|------9-11b13==(11)-(11)r-11p9----11----9------|
|---11--------------------------11----11---11p9s|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|[/tab]


~
|-3-| |--3--|
[tab] Q Q E E S S S S T T Q E. S S S E E a E E
|-----------------------|-------------6-6-8s9-11---|
|-6-------6-------------|-----------6--------------|
|-----------8p6---6-8p6-|-------6-7----------------|
|---------------8-------|--------------------------|
|-----------------------|-8------------------------|
|-----------------------|--------------------------|[/tab]


~~
|----3----| |3| |--3--| |---5----|
[tab] S +S Q E E Q E E E E E Q +E E E S S S S S
|-11b12r(11)p9-11-9b9.5-----9b9.5---|-----6-9b12==(9)-9r-9-6---6------|
|-----------------------11----------|---6--------------------6---10p6-|
|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|---------------------------------|[/tab]


|---3---|
[tab] S S E +E E S S S S S S S +S S
|-------------------------6-8b9r(8)-6--|
|---6-------------6-----8--------------|
|-8---6b7-(6)-6-7---6-8----------------|
|--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|[/tab]


3rd Verse
N.C.
~~~
|---5---|
[tab] Q E E H H Q S S S S S +Q Q H
|------6------||-------------------|--------------|
|-6----8------||---------9-6-------|--------------|
|------7------||-------------8p6---|--------------|
|-------------||-----------------8-|-(8)----------|
|-------------||-------------------|--------------|
|-------------||-------------------|--------------|[/tab]


|--3---|
[tab] E. S S E. E S S E E E
|------6------9-------------|
|----6---/11----11p9-----11-|
|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|[/tab]


~~~~~~~
|------3------| |---3---| |-----3------|
[tab] E +S S E +E E S S H H Q E S +S S S
|-11pb12r(11)p9---------9-----------|-------------------------|
|---------------11-(11)---11p9------|-------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|-----------8b10r(8)p6----|
|-----------------------------------|----------------------8--|
|-----------------------------------|-------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|-------------------------|[/tab]


~~~~~~~~
|----3-----|
[tab] W E. S S E S S E S S S S +S S E. S a S E. H
|----------|------6----9----------9-11-11pb13r(11)p9-|-----9--------------|
|----------|----6---11---11-11-11--------------------|-11----11p9s6-------|
|----------|-----------------------------------------|--------------------|
|----------|-----------------------------------------|--------------------|
|----------|-----------------------------------------|--------------------|
|----------|-----------------------------------------|--------------------|[/tab]


|---3---| |-3-|
[tab] H S E. S S S S E W H E E E E E E E E E +Q a q
|-----------------------|----------|------------6-8-|-8b10-6------------------*|
|--------9b11-9-6-------|----------|--------6-8-----|--------/11-6-(6)--------*|
|-----------------8p6---|----------|----------------|-------------------6h7---*|
|-----------------------|----------|----------------|-------------------------*|
|-----------------------|----------|----------------|-------------------------*|
|-----------------------|----------|----------------|-------------------------*|[/tab]


Duration Legend
---------------
W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura
+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration)
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the
duration for. Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests. Multi-
bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for. Low
melody durations appear below the staff

Tablature Legend
----------------
h - hammer-on
p - pull-off
b - bend
pb - pre-bend
r - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
/\ - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
s - legato slide
S - shift slide
- natural harmonic
[n] - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
~ - vibrato
tr - trill
T - tap
TP - trem. picking
PM - palm muting
/ - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
- tremolo bar down
n/ - tremolo bar up
/n\ - tremolo bar inverted dip
= - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
<> - volume swell (louder/softer)
x - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
o - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

Misc Legend
-----------
| - bar
|| - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*| - double bar (ending)
: - bar (freetime)
$ - Segno
& - Coda
Tempo markers - = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths