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Copperhead Road (16 hole Chromatic) Harmonica Tab

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Key: G
Harp Type: Chromatic



Copperhead Road (16 hole Chromatic) Harmonica Tab


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Copperhead Road (16 hole Chromatic)
Words & Music by Steve Earle
Key of G Major Vocal Range A3 to D5
Tabbed for a 16 hole Key of C Solo Tuned chromatic

Tab notations:
none = blow – = draw * = button in ___ = hold
. = on lower register (first four holes on a 16 hole Chrom.)
-8_-8* = slur; move smoothly from note to note (to note…)
-88-8 = the -8 & 8 are grace notes; -8 is the main note.

Intro:

-7__ -88-8_ -6*_ -7__ -88__ -88-8_ 7_ 7_ -7_ 7-7__

-7__ -88-8_ -6*_ -7__ -88__ -88-8_ 7_ 7_ -7_ 7-7__

-8-9____ -8-9-8__ 7__ 7-7___________

Mandolin interlude

4_ 4_ 4_ 3_ 3_ 3 -3_ 3_-3__3_-2*
Well, my name’s John Lee Pet – ti – more.______

2 -2* -2*_ -1 -1 -1 -.3 1 -1 -1_ -1__.4_-.3
Same as my__ dad-dy and his dad-dy be – fore._____

3 4 4 4 4 3_ 3_ 3 3 -3_ -3__3_-2*
You hard-ly ev-er saw Grand-dad-dy down here.____

-1 -2* 2 -2* 2 -2* -1 -1_ 1_-1_ -1 -1_1
He on – ly come to town a – bout twice a year.

-1 4 4 4 4 4 4 3_ 3 2 3_ -3_ 3-3___
He‘d buy a hun-dred pounds of yeast and some cop-per line._

2 -2* -2*-2* 2-2*_ 1 -.3* -1_ -1_ 1-1___
Ev-‘ry-bod-y knew_ that he made moon-shine.

-4 -4 -4 -4 -4_ -3-4_ -3 3 4_ 4 4 -4_
Now, the rev-e-nue man__ want-ed grand-dad-dy bad.

-4 4 4 4 1 -4 3 3 3 3 -3 -3_ 2_-1 3 3
He head-ed up a hol-ler with ev-‘ry-thing he_ had. It’s be-

-4_ -4_ -4 -3 3 4_ 4 -4__
fore my time,_ well, I’ve been told,

2 4 4 4_ -4_ 2 3_ -3 -3_ -3__3_-2*
he nev-er came back from Cop-per-head Road.____

Mandolin interlude

-4_ 4 4 4 4 3 3 3 3 3 -3_ -3__
Now, Dad-dy ran the whis-key in a big block dodge.

2 -2* -2* -2* -1 -1 -1 -.3 .4 -1 -1__
Bought it at an auc-tion at the Ma-son’s Lodge.

4 4 4 4 3 3 3 3 3 -3_ -3_3_-2*
John-son Coun-ty Sher-iff paint-ed on the side.____

-1 -2* 2 -2* 2 -2* 2 -1 -1 1 -1_ 1_-1
Just shot a coat of prim-er then he looked in – side.

4 4 4 4 3 3 3 2 3_ -3_ 3-3__3_-2*
Well, him and my un-cle tore that en-gine down._____

2 2 -2*-2* 2 1 -1_ -1_ 1-1___
I still re-mem-ber that rumb-lin’ sound._

-4 -4 -4 -4 -4_ -3-4_ -3 3 4 4 4 4 -4_
Well, the sher-iff came a–round in the mid-dle of the night.

4 4 1 -4 3 3 3 3 -3 -3_ 2_-1 3 3
Heard Ma-ma cry-in’, knew some-thin’ was-n’t right. He was

-4_ -4_ -4 -3 3 3 4 4 4 4 -4__
head-ed_ down to Knoxville with the week-ly load.

2 2 4 4 4_ -4_ 2 2 3_ 3 -3 -3 -3_3_-2*
You could smell the whis-key burn-in’ down Cop-per-head Road.__

Bridge

-5-5-5-5-5 -5-5-5-5-5 -5-5-5-5-5 -5-5-5-5-5

-1_-3 -3_ -3_ 3 -3 -4-33 -1_-3 -3_ -4 -4_-4* 7 4_

4_-4 3 3 -4-33 -1_ -3_ -1_

-1_-3 -3_ -3_ 3 -3 -4-33 -1_-3 -3_ -4 -4_-4* 7 4_

4_-4 3 3 -4-33 -1_ -3_ -1_ -1_ 3_ 3_ -3 -4 -4*-43 -1_

-4_ 3_ -4_-4* -5 4 -4_3 -3 3 -2*_-1 -.3-.4-.4* -1_ -1 -1

3_ 3_ 3_ -3 -4 -4*-43 -1_ -4_ 3_ -4_-4* -5 4 -4_3 -3 3

-2*_-1 -.3-.4-.4* -1_ -.1_ -.4*_-1 -3 3 -2*_-1 1 -1 2_-1 1_ -1__

-1 4 -4 4_ 4 4 3 3 3 3 -3 -3__3_-2*
I vol-un-teered for the ar-my on my birth-day._____

2 -2* 2 -2* -2* -1 -1 -.3 .4 -.3 -1__-.4*_-.3
They draft the white trash first ‘round here an- y- way.________

4 4 4 4 4 3_ 3_ 3 3 -3 -3__3_-2_
I done two tours of du-ty in Vi-et-nam______

-2*_ -2*_ -2*_ -1 -1_ 1_-1_ -1 1_-1_1
I__ came home with a_ brand-new plan._

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 3_ 3 2 3_ -3_ 3_-3__
I take the seed from Col-um-bi-a and Mex-i_-co.___

2 -2* 2 -2*-2* -2* 2 -2* 1 -.3*-1 -1 1_-1___
I just plant it up a hol-ler down Cop-per-head Road.__

-4 -4 -4 -4 -4_ -3-4 -3 4 4 4 4 -4_
Well, the D. E. A.’s got_ a chop-per in the air.

-4 4 4 4 1 -4 3 3 3 3 2_-1
I wake up scream-ing like I’m back o-ver there.

2_ 3 -4 -4 -4 -4 3_ 4_ 4_ 4 4 -4___
I_ learned a thing or two from Charlie, don’t you know.

2 4 4 4 4 -4 2_ 3_ -3 -3_ -3__3_-2*
You bet-ter stay a-way from Cop-per-head Road.____

Outro

-5 -5 -5_ 5-5__-4_-3_
Cop-per-head Road.______

-5 -5 -5_ 5-5__-4_-3_
Cop-per-head Road.______

-5 -5 -5_ 5-5__-4_-3_
Cop-per-head Road.______


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