From: "frederic briere" 
Subject: l/lynyrd_skynyrd/the_ballad_of_curtis_loew.tab
Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2002 16:58:27 -0400

Song : The ballad of Curtis Loew
Artist : Lynyrd Skynyrd
Album : The second Helping
Tabbed by Frederic Briere
Ilie_cobra@hotmail.com

h - hammer on
p - pull off
b - bend string up
bb- 1 1/2 tone bend
H - hold bend
r - release bend
/ - slides
~ - vibrato
t - right hand tap
x - play 'note' with heavy damping

This is played with a slide of course.

E----------------------------------------------------------
B------/9---9/7-5---/7~--------5----/9---9/7--5~/9~--------
G--------------------------4h6---6-------------------------
D----------------------------------------------------------
A----------------------------------------------------------
E----------------------------------------------------------


Well I used to wake the morning before the rooster crowed

E                               B
Searching for soda bottles to get ..

E                          A                 F#
Brought 'em down to the corner, down to the c...

E                               B
Cash 'em in and give my money to ...

A

E----------------------------------------------------------
B----------------------------------------------------------
G----------------------------------------------------------
D----------------------------------------------------------
A----4-2---------------------------------------------------
E--------2~--0---------------------------------------------


Verses

     E       B       A     F#      E

E----0---------------5-------------0-----------------------
B----0-------4-------5-------------0-----------------------
G----1-------4-------6-------------1-----------------------
D----2-------4-------7-------------2-----------------------
A----2-------2-------7-------------2-----------------------
E----0---------------5-----2~---0--0-----------------------


     E       B       A          E

E----0---------------5-------------------------------------
B----0-------4-------5----------9--------------------------
G----1-------4-------6----------9--------------------------
D----2-------4-------7----------9--------------------------
A----2-------2-------7----------7--------------------------
E----0---------------5-------------------------------------


Chorus

A    E     A    E   F#           E  D  A  E


      A         E                          A

E-----/9~-------------------9-7----------------------------
B--------------/9~------/9-------8/7--5~-------------------
G---------------------------------------------6-4----------
D------------------------------------------/6-----5/4--2~--
A----------------------------------------------------------
E----------------------------------------------------------



    E                               F#

E--------9-12-9--------------------------------------------
B---/9-----------8/7-5~------------------------------------
G----------------------------------------------------------
D----------------------------------------------------------
A----------------------------------------------------------
E----------------------------------------------------------



E---------------------------------------------9-7----------
B----/9~---9/7-5---/7~----7-----7-----7---/9------8/7-5~---
G---------------------------7-----7------------------------
D-----------------------------7-----7----------------------
A----------------------------------------------------------
E----------------------------------------------------------


Second verse

Then chorus 2


Then  solo


E----------------------9-7----------------7-9--/12~--------
B----/9----9/7-5--/7~-------8/7-5~-----/8------------------
G----------------------------------------------------------
D----------------------------------------------------------
A----------------------------------------------------------
E----------------------------------------------------------


E------/16--14~--/16---14/16/14--12------------------------
B-------------------------------------7/8/7-5~-------------
G----------------------------------------------------------
D-----------------------------------------------/6/4/2~----
A----------------------------------------------------------
E----------------------------------------------------------

E----------------------------------------------------------
B----------------------------------------------------------
G----------------------------------------------------------
D----/6--/6---/6/6--/6-4~-----/6--/6/4-2-------------------
A----------------------------------------------------------
E-------------------------------------------2~--0----------


E------------------------9---------------------------------
B------------------9/8/9---9/7--/9-/9-/9/7-5---------------
G--------/6---/9------------------------------/9-/9~-------
D----------------------------------------------------------
A----------------------------------------------------------
E----------------------------------------------------------

E----------9---/12~---16-14/12-----------------------------
B-----7/9----------------------12~----/8/7-5~--------------
G----------------------------------------------------------
D----------------------------------------------/6/4/2~-----
A----------------------------------------------------------
E----------------------------------------------------------

E-----------12----------------9----------------------------
B------/14------14/12-----/9-----9/7-5-/9~-----------------
G----------------------------------------------------------
D----------------------------------------------------------
A----------------------------------------------------------
E----------------------------------------------------------


E-----------12---------12--------9-7-----------------------
B------/14------14/12--------/9-------8/7--5~--------------
G----------------------------------------------------------
D----------------------------------------------------------
A----------------------------------------------------------
E----------------------------------------------------------

E-----------12---------------------------------------------
B------/14------14/12---------5--/9/7~---/9/11~------------
G---------------------------6------------------------------
D-------------------------7--------------------------------
A----------------------------------------------------------
E----------------------------------------------------------


E---------12--9-7/-------9-7---4/2--0----------------------
B----/12-------------/9------------------------------------
G---------------------------------------/6-4---------------
D---------------------------------------------6/4--2~------
A----------------------------------------------------------
E----------------------------------------------------------

Then verse and chorus and that's it. What a cool song to play, tho.