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ZZ Top - La Grange (Tab)
Album: Tres Hombres (1973)
Submitter: microsysinc (71) on 9/14/11 2 comments
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La Grange (recorded key of A major)  -  ZZ Top (1973 Tres Hombres)

Video:  CD    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1mIyFggeAkw&feature=fvst
        Live  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cnMFOeEPUks

  riff 1                                         riff 2  
   A5                  A  C5 A  Am A  Am          A5                A  C5 A  Am A  Am
e-------------------|---------------------|    e-----------------|---------------------|
B-------------------|---------------------|    B-----------------|---------------------|
G--2-2--2--2--2--2--|-----------5-----5b--|    G--2--2--2--2--2--|-----------5-----5b--|
D--2-2--2--2--2--2--|-----5-----2-----2---|    D--2--2--2--2--2--|-----5-----2-----2---|
A-------------------|--0--0--0-----0------|    A-----------------|--0--0--0-----0------|
E-------------------|---------------------|    E-----------------|---------------------|

  riff 3                                   riff 4a                riff 4b
   A5                A5 A  C  D  A5         A5                     A5
e-----------------|-----------------|    e-----------------|    e--------------|
B-----------------|-----------------|    B-----------------|    B--------------|
G--2--2--2--2--2--|--2-----------2--|    G--2--2--2--2--2--|    G--2--2--2--2--|
D--2--2--2--2--2--|--2-----------2--|    D--2--2--2--2--2--|    D--2--2--2--2--|
A-----------------|-----0--3--5-----|    A-----------------|    A--------------|
E-----------------|-----------------|    E-----------------|    E--------------|

  riff 5                                  riff 6
   A5                rake C5 D5           C5                rake Eb5 F5
e--------------------|------------|    e--------------------|--------------|
B--------------------|------------|    B--------------------|--------------|
G--2--2--2--2--2--2--|--x-5--7-x--|    G--5--5--5--5--5--5--|--x--8--10-x--|
D--2--2--2--2--2--2--|--x-5--7-x--|    D--5--5--5--5--5--5--|--x--8--10-x--|
A--------------------|------------|    A--------------------|--------------|
E--------------------|------------|    E--------------------|--------------|

  riff 7 
   G  A  G  A  G  A     F# A  F# A  F# A     F  A  F  A  F  A     A  A  C C# A5~
e-----5-----5-----5--|-----5-----5-----5--|-----5-----5-----5--|------------------|
B--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|------------------|
G--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|-------------2~~--|
D--5-----5-----5-----|--4-----4-----4-----|--3-----3-----3-----|-------------2~~--|
A--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|--0--0--3h4-------|
E--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|------------------|

Intro
(riff 1)
(riff 2)

Verse 1
(riff 2)                (riff 3)                    (riff 3) 
     Rumour…  spreadin' 'round…  in that Texas town…
           (riff 3)                       (riff 3)  
'bout that shack…  out…side…  La Grange…  (and you know what I'm talkin' about…) 
(riff 3)                                 (riff 3)
Just…   let me know…   if you…  wanna go…   
(riff 3)                               (riff 3)
to that…  home…  out… on…  the range…  (they gotta… lotta nice girls…eh…)

(drum riff)

Refrain
(riff 5)    (riff 5)
Have mercy…
(riff 5)
A heh… haw… haw… haw…
        (riff 5) 
A heh…  a haw… haw… haw…

Verse 2
                   (riff 5)                     (riff 5)
Well I…  hear it's fine…  if you…  got the time…
          (riff 5)                     (riff 5)  
and the…  ten… to… get…  yourself in…  a hmm… hmm…
                (riff 5)                  (riff 5)
And I hear it's tight…  most… every night…
          (riff 5)                (riff 4a)
but now…  I might… be… mistaken…  hmm… hmm… hmm…

(drum riff)

  -- modulate up to C major --

Instrumental w/(riff 6)-16 times

Breakdown 
(riff 7)
(drum riff)
(riff 7)

(drum riff)

  -- modulate down to A major –

(riff 1)
(riff 2) – 2 times
(riff 4b)

Instrumental w/(riff 5)–24 times to fadeout
 Comments (click here to add a non-facebook comment)
Very nice work. KK.
-kraziekhat | 9/15/2011
Their best,,, great song and very well done as usual,, spot on,,,,
-aussief | 9/17/2011
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