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Typed out by Fritz Mayr/Guitar Player from Silent Cry
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            JESUS JUST LEFT CHICAGO (WORDS+MUSIC by ZZ TOP)
A slow Blues from ZZ Top,played in 12/8. 
Its a 12 bar Blues and the Rhythm Guitar
over the 3 Verses is as shown below.
(play the firts measure 2 times for Intro before vocals enter)


  G      C/G     G      C/G    G      C/G   G      C/G    
E--------------I-------------I------------I-------------I
B-0------1-----I-0------1----I-0------1---I-0------1----I
G-0------0-----I-0------0----I-0------0---I-0------0----I
D-0------2-----I-0------2----I-0------2---I-0------2----I
A--------------I-------------I------------I-------------I
E-3------3-----I-3------3--3-I--------3---I-3------3--8-I

  C5    F/C  C5   F/C    G      C/G     G      C/G  
E----------I-----------I--------------I-------------I
B-5-----6--I-5----6--6-I-0------1-----I-0------1----I
G-5-----5--I-5----5--5-I-0------0-----I-0------0----I
D-5-----7--I-5----7--7-I-0------2-----I-0------2----I
A----------I-----------I--------------I-------------I
E-------8--I-8----8--8-I-3------3---3-I-3------3----I

  A5         C5          G5            G5 (cool turnaround)
E----------------------I-------------I---------3-----3-----3----I
B----------------------I-------------I--------------------------I
G-2--2-2--2--5---------I-------------I-0------------------------I
D-2--2-2--2--5-5-------I-5^^^^^^^^^^-I-0---0-3---3-2---2-1------I
A-0--0-0--0--3-3-3---5-I-------------I------------------------1-I
E------------------6---I-------------I---3----------------------I

The Verses are:
1.) Jesus just left Chicago, and hes bound for New Orleans.
    Well now Jesus just left Chicago and hes bound for New Orleans.Yeah!
    Workin from one end to the other and all points in between.
2.) Took a jump through Mississipi, well, muddy water turned to wine.
    Took a jump through Mississipi, muddy water turned to wine. Yeah!
    then go out to California through the forrest and the pines.
    Ah-take me with you Jesus!
GUITAR SOLO: Shown below
3.) You might not see him in person, but hell see you just the same.
    You might not see him in person, but hell see you just the same.Yeah!
    You dont have to worry, cause takin care of business is his name.
OUTRO GUITAR SOLO: Shown below
    
Guitar Solo:
  G5                    ^^hold bend     G5                   
E--8------8------8------8-------------I--------------------I
B-10b1/2-10b1/2-10b1/2-10b1/2---------I--------------------I
G-----------------------------------3-I-5b1----3-----------I
D---------------------------------5---I-----------3--------I
A-------------------------------------I--------------------I
E-------------------------------------I----------------6p3-I

  G5            ^^hold bend  G5 
E--8------8------8----------I-------------------------I
B-10b1/2-10b1/2--10b1/2-----I------------------6b1--6-I
G---------------------------I-5b1--5b1--3----3--------I
D---------------------------I--------------5----------I
A---------------------------I-------------------------I
E---------------------------I-------------------------I


 C5                              C5
E------3------------------------I----------------------------I
B-6b1----6-----6b1--6p3h6p3h6p3-I-----------------6----------I
G--------5b1r3------------------I--5p3--5--3-5b1--5-3------0-I
D-------------------------------I-5----5--5----------------0-I
A-------------------------------I------------------------1---I
E-------------------------------I----------------------3---3-I


  G5            ^^hold bend           G5                    
E--8------8------8------------------I---------------------I
B-10b1/2-10b1/2-10b1/2--------------I---3-6---------------I
G-----------------------------3-5b1-I-------5b1-------5---I
D---------------------------5-------I-------------5p3---5-I
A-----------------------------------I---------------------I
E-----------------------------------I---------------------I

 A5          C5                G5 (turnaround)
E----------------------------I----3-----3-----3-----3-I
B----------------------------I------------------------I
G-5b1/2p3--5--3---0----------I------------------------I
D---------------3------------I------0h3---3-2---2-1---I
A----------------------------I------------------------I
E-----------------------3----I-3----------------------I

  
E----3-----3-----3-----3-I---3-----3-----3----3---I
B------------------------I------------------------I
G------------------------I------------------------I
D-----0h3----3-2---2-1---I------0h3---3-2---2-1---I
A------------------------I------------------------I
E-3----------------------I-3----------------------I

E----3-----3-----3-----3-I
B------------------------I
G------------------------I
D-----0h3----3-2---2-1---I
A------------------------I
E-3----------------------I

OUTRO GUITAR SOLO:
  G5                     G5                                          
E-s8----8--------------I-------------------------------------------I
B-s11---11-------------I----------6p3-6p3---3------------------3-6-I
G---------------x^^^0--I-5b1--5b1---------5---3-5p3---5--3-5b1-----I
D---------------x^^-0--I----------------------------5---5----------I
A----------------------I-------------------------------------------I
E----------------------I-------------------------------------------I

  G5                                G5 (ph=pitch harm.)                           
E---------------------------------I---------------------------------I
B-6p3---3-------------------------I-6ph--6ph--6ph--6-6-6----------6-I
G-----5---3-5p3---5--3-5b1---3----I----------------7-7-7-7-3-5b1--7-I
D---------------5---5-------------I---------------------------------I
A---------------------------------I---------------------------------I
E---------------------------------I---------------------------------I

  C5                    C5 (start fade)      G5
E-------------6-------I------6-------------I--------------------------I
B-8ph-8ph-8ph---8-8-8-I-8-8----8-8-8-------I--------------------------I
G---------------------I--------------7-5-3-I-3-----3------------------I
D---------------------I--------------------I---5----------3h5p3-5-3-5-I
A---------------------I--------------------I-----3---3-3--------------I
E---------------------I--------------------I--------------------------I

  G5                            A5         C5            G5 (fade out)
E-----------------------1--1--I-------------------------I--------I
B-----------------------3--3--I--------------3----------I--------I
G-----------------------------I-5b1--5b1p3-5---3-----0--I--------I
D--3-5p3-5-3-5-3--------------I-------------------------I--------I
A------------------5-5--------I-------------------------I--------I
E----------------6-3-3--------I-------------------6-----I-3------I