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/ Creedence Clearwater Revival / Bayou Country (1969) / Proud Mary guitar tab

Song:   Proud Mary
Artist: Creedende Clearwater Revival
CD:     Chronicle
Tabber:Roger Olofsson (raggen@hem1.passagen.se)


Proud Mary

Creedence Clearwater Revival

Intro:

E---0---0---0---x--------x---x---x---|---0---0---0---x--------x---x---x--|
B---1---1---1---2--------2---2---2---|---1---1---1---2--------2---2---2--|
G---0---0---0---2--------2---2---2---|---0---0---0---2--------2---2---2--|
D---2---2---2---2--------2---2---2---|---2---2---2---2--------2---2---2--|
A---3---3---3---0--------0---0---0---|---3---3---3---0--------0---0---0--|
e---x---x---x---x--------x---x---x---|---x---x---x---x--------x---x---x--|

E---0---0---0---x-------3-----1------|--1--1--0--1----2------------------|
B---1---1---1---2-------3-----1------|--1--1--0--1----3------------------|
G---0---0---0---2-------4-----2------|--2--2--2--2----2------------------|
D---2---2---2---2-------5-----3------|--3--3--3--3----0------------------|
A---3---3---3---0-------5-----3------|--3--3--3--3----x------------------|
e---x---x---x---x-------3-----1------|--1--1--0--0----x------------------|

Basic Rhythm:

D=Down stroke
U=Up Stroke

    D   U   D   U   U   D
E---2---2---x---2---2---x------------|-----------------------------------|
B---3---3---x---3---3---x------------|-----------------------------------|
G---2---2---x---2---2---x------------|-----------------------------------|
D---0---0---x---0---0---x------------|-----------------------------------|
A---x---x---x---x---x---x------------|-----------------------------------|
e---x---x---x---x---x---x------------|-----------------------------------|

D
Left a good job in the city, workin for the man every night and day

and I never lost one minute of sleepin', worryin' 'bout the way things might
            A                                  Bm
have been.  Big wheel a-keep on turnin'  Proud    Mary keep on burnin',

Riff 1 right after burnin'

E------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
B------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
G------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
D------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
A-----------5--7--7/9/7--5-----------|-----------------------------------|
e----5h7-----------------------------|-----------------------------------|

     D
Roll - in', rollin', rollin' on the river

Riff 2 right after river

E------------------------------------|
B----/7------7---5---3--/5---3-------|
G------------------------------------|
D----/7------7---5---4--/5---4-------|
A------------------------------------|
e------------------------------------|

2nd verse:

D
Cleaned a lot of plates in Memphis,  pumped a lot of pain down in New

Orleans,  But I never saw the good side of the city, till I hitched a ride
                       A                                 Bm
on a river boat queen. Big wheel a-keep on turnin,  Proud  Mary keep on

burnin',

Riff 3 right after burnin'

E------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
B--------------7---------------------|-----------------------------------|
G--------7--9--9b10r9--7-------------|-----------------------------------|
D---7h9------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
A------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
e------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|

     D
roll - in, rollin, rollin on the river.

Play Riff 2 here

repeat intro:

solo:

E------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
B------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
G------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
D------7--9--7--7--9--7--7--9--7--9--|-7--9--7--9--7--9--7-----7---------|
A---/9-------------------------------|----------------------9------------|
e------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|

E------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
B--/10-10-10-------------------------|-----------------------------------|
G--/11-------9--7--------------------|-----------------------------------|
D------------------9--7-----7--9--7--|-7--9--7--7--9--7--7--9--7---------|
A------------------------9-----------|-----------------------------------|
e------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|

E------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
B------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
G------------------------------6--6--|--7--6--6-----6--------6--7--7--9--|
D--7--7---------------7--7--9--------|-----------9-----9--9--------------|
A--------9--9--7--7------------------|-----------------------------------|
e------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|

E------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
B------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
G--7--7--6--7------------------------|-----------------------------------|
D------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
A------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
e------------------------------------|-----------------------------------|

     D
roll - in, rollin, rollin on the river.

Play Riff 2 here

Repeat intro:

3rd verse:

D
if you come down to the river, bet you're gonna find some people who live,

you don't have to worry, cause you have no money, people on the river are
                A                              Bm
happy to give.  Big wheel keep on turnin, Proud  Mary keep on burnin,

Play riff 3 here

    D
roll - in,  rollin,  rollin on the river.  repeat and fade

-- 

raggen@hem1.passagen.se, Roger Olofsson


Creedence Clearwater Revival albums
2004 Platinum
1972 Mardi Gras
1970 Pendulum
1970 Cosmo's Factory
1969 Willy and the Poor Boys
1969 Green River
1969 Bayou Country
1968 Creedence Clearwater Revival
Bayou Country tabs
01Born on the Bayou tabbass tab
03Graveyard Train tabbass tab
04Good Golly Miss Molly tabbass tab
05Penthouse Pauper tabbass tab
06Proud Mary tabbass tab
07Keep on Chooglin' tabbass tab

 

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