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Booker T And The MGs - Time Is Tight (Tab)
Submitter: aussief (133) on 9/1/13 1 comment
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   Music by Booker T. Jones, Donald "Duck" Dunn, Steve Cropper & Al Jackson Jr.

   Bass Intro

   C
E|--------------------|------------------|-------------------|-----------------|
B|--------------------|------------------|-------------------|-----------------|
G|--------------------|------------------|-------------------|-----------------|
D|--------------------|------------------|-------------------|-----------------|
A|-3--3--0--3--0---3--|--0---3---0-----0-|-3--3--0--3--0---3-|--0---3--0-----0-|
E|---------------3----|----3--------3----|---------------3---|----3-------3----|
    (~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Intro and Bass Riff 1~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~)
   F
E|--------------------|----------------|--------------------|------------------|
B|--------------------|----------------|--------------------|------------------|
G|--------------------|----------------|--------------------|------------------|
D|-3--3--0--3--0----3-|--0---3---0---0-|-3--3--0--3--0----3-|--0----3--0-----0-|
A|----------------3---|----3-------3---|----------------3---|----3--------3----|
E|--------------------|----------------|--------------------|------------------|
   (~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Bass Riff 2~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~)

   G                                D    G
E|--------------------|---------------|---------------------|------------------|
B|--------------------|---------------|---------------------|------------------|
G|--------------------|---------------|---------------------|------------------|
D|-5------5--5------5-|-5-----5--5--0-|-5----5--0--0--2--0--|-5-----5--0--2--0-|
A|--------------------|---------------|---------------------|------------------|
E|--------------------|---------------|---------------------|------------------|
   (~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Bass Riff 3 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~)

ORGAN
    C                                     F          C
E|--------|-------------|---------|---------------|---------|--------8--8----|
B|--------|-------------|---------|---------------|---------|--------9--9----|
G|--------|--------5--4-|---------|-------------2-|---------|--------------5-|
D|-5------|-(5)--5------|-5-------|-(5)---2--3----|--5------|-(5)------------|
A|--------|-------------|---------|---------------|---------|----------------|
E|--------|-------------|---------|---------------|---------|----------------|
 (-----Play Riff  1~~~~)  (~~~~Riff 1-------------) (~~~~~Riff 1~~~~~~~~~~~~~)

   F                                                     C
E|---------|-----------5--3----|--------|--------------|--------|---------------|
B|---------|-----------6--5----|--------|--------------|--------|---------------|
G|-(5)-----|-(5)----5--------5-|-(5)----|-(5)-----5--4-|-5------|-(5)-----(5)-4-|
D|---------|-------------------|--------|--------------|--------|---------------|
A|---------|-------------------|--------|--------------|--------|---------------|
E|---------|-------------------|--------|--------------|--------|---------------|
   (~~~~~Play Bass Riff 2~~~~~~) (~~~Bass Riff  2~~~~~~) (~~~~~~Riff 1~~~~~~~~~~)

                                                                         F
E|---------|----------|----------|----------------|----------|-----------------|
B|---------|----------|----------|----------------|----------|-----------------|
G|-5-------|-(5)------|----------|-----------5--4-|----------|---------------2-|
D|---------|----------|-5--------|-(5)-----5------|-5--------|-(5)-----2--3----|
A|---------|----------|----------|----------------|----------|-----------------|
E|---------|----------|----------|----------------|----------|-----------------|
  (~~~Riff 1~~~~~~~~~~) (~~~~~~~Riff 1 ~~~~~~~~~~~) (~~~~Riff 1 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~)
   C                                                  F
E|-------|--------8-------8-------8-------8-------8-|-------|-----------------|
B|-------|---9-h-10--9-h-10--9-h-10--9-h-10--9-h-10-|-------|---------6--5----|
G|-------|------------------------------------------|-5-----|-(5)--5--------5-|
D|-5-----|-(5)--------------------------------------|-------|-----------------|
A|-------|------------------------------------------|-------|-----------------|
E|-------|------------------------------------------|-------|-----------------|
   (~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Riff 1~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~) (~~~~~Riff 2~~~~~~~~~~~~)

                              C
E|----------|---------------|--------|----------------|---------|--------------|
B|----------|---------------|--------|--------------3-|-5-------|-(5)----------|
G|-(5)------|-(5)-----(5)-4-|-5------|-(5)------(5)---|-5-------|-(5)----------|
D|----------|---------------|--------|----------------|---------|--------------|
A|----------|---------------|--------|----------------|---------|--------------|
E|----------|---------------|--------|----------------|---------|--------------|
  (~~~~~~Riff 2~~~~~~~~~~~~~) (~~~~~~~Riff 1~~~~~~~~~) (~~~~~~Riff 1~~~~~~~~~~~)

   G                       D    G                       G                    D
E|---------|-----------3-----|--3--------|-(3--------|--------|-----------3-----|
B|-3-------|-(3)---3---3---7-|--3--------|-(3)-------|-3------|-(3)----3--3--7--|
G|-4-------|-(4)-------4---7-|--4--------|-(4)-------|-4------|-(4)-------4--7--|
D|-5-------|-(5)-------5---7-|--5--------|-(5)-------|-5------|-(5)-------5--7--|
A|-5-------|-(5)---5-------5-|-----------|-----------|-5------|-(5)----------5--|
E|---------|-----------------|-----------|-----------|--------|-----------------|
  ( ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Riff 3~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~) (~~~~~~~~Riff 3~~~~~~~~~~
   G          G7             C                                         F
E|-3-------|-(3)-----------|------|----------------|----------|-----------------|
B|-3-------|-(3)-----------|------|----------------|----------|-----------------|
G|-4-------|-(4)-----------|------|-----------5--4-|----------|---------------2-|
D|-5-------|--3-------2--3-|-5----|-(5)----5-------|-5--------|-(5)-----2--3----|
A|---------|---------------|------|----------------|----------|-----------------|
E|---------|---------------|------|----------------|----------|-----------------|
  9~~~~Riff 3~~~~~~~~~~~~~~) (~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Riff 1~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~)

   C                    F
E|------|-------8--8-|-----------|------------5--3----|--------|----------------|
B|------|-------9--9-|-----------|------------6--5----|--------|----------------|
G|------|------------|--5--------|-(5)-----5--------5-|-(5)----|-(5)-----(5)--4-|
D|-5----|-(5)--------|-----------|--------------------|--------|----------------|
A|------|------------|-----------|--------------------|--------|----------------|
E|------|------------|-----------|--------------------|--------|----------------|
  (~~~Riff 1~~~~~~~~~) (~~~~~~~~Riff 1~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~) (~~~~~~Riff 1~~~~~~~~~~)

   C
E|------|---------------|--------|----------|-------3--5-----3--5-|---3--5--3--5|
B|------|---------------|--------|----------|----5--------5-------|-5-----5-----|
G|-5----|-(5)-----(5)-4-|-5------|-(5)------|-5-------------------|-------------|
D|------|---------------|--------|----------|---------------------|-------------|
A|------|---------------|--------|----------|---------------------|-------------|
E|------|---------------|--------|----------|---------------------|-------------|
  (~~~~~Riff 1~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~)  (~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Riff 1~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~)

E|------3--5--3-------|------------------------|
B|----5----------5----|------3-----5---3-----3-|
G|-5----------------5-|-(5)--4--5--5---4--5--4-| Play last 4 bars twice...
D|--------------------|------5--5--5---5--5--5-|
A|--------------------|------------------------|
E|--------------------|------------------------|
(~~~~~~~~~~~Riff 1~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~)

GUITAR
    F
E|---------8--10-----8--10-|------8--10------8--10-|---------8--10--8---------|
B|-----10---------10-------|--10---------10--------|-----10------------10-----|
G|-10----------------------|-----------------------|-10--------------------10-|
D|-------------------------|-----------------------|--------------------------|
A|-------------------------|-----------------------|--------------------------|
E|-------------------------|-----------------------|--------------------------|
  (~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Riff 2~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~)
                C
E|--3-----5--|-----------------------|--------------------|--------------------|
B|--5--6--6--|------8--10------8--10-|----8--10-----8--10-|-------8--10--------|
G|--5--5--5--|----9---------9--------|--9--------9--------|----9---------9-----|
D|-----------|-10--------------------|--------------------|-10--------------10-|
A|-----------|-----------------------|--------------------|--------------------|
E|-----------|-----------------------|--------------------|--------------------|
(~~Riff 2~~~)  (~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Riff 1~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~)

E|--------------|
B|-3-----5------|
G|-4--5--5------|
D|-5--5--5------|  REPEAT and FADE
A|--------------|
E|--------------|
 (~~Riff 1~~~~~~)

An F. K. Tab,,,,,Enjoy!!!!!!

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A very excellent tab. I remember when it was
Booker T. And The Memphis Group..waaaaaaay back.
I think I have all their records. KK.
-kraziekhat | 9/1/2013
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