NOTE: The original tab I had posted below was done in a rush around 10 years ago. I just re-visited the song and also made part corrections and additions. Ns have included my interpretation of the an initial 2 fills. I believe every one of the fills are played end the D chord. Over there are about 15 filling in this song and I think there are 3 guitars, a fiddle and also a harmonica. At the very least one that the guitars is in drop D tuning. Chords Used


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D Am7 The preacher male says the the finish of time G D and also the Mississippi River shes a goin dry Fill 1
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D e----------------------------------------------------| B----------------------------------------------------| G----------------------------------------------------| D---------0--0-0-----0-0-0--0-0-----0-0-------------0| A-3h5------------3h5------------3h5-----3p0-----3h5--| D-------------------------------------------3p0(0)---|
D Am7 The interest is up and the stock markets down G D and also you only get mugged if girlfriend go under town Fill 2
D e--------------------------------------------------------| B-------3-----3--------3-----3---------3-----------------| G------------------------2---------------2---------------| D-----0---0----------0-----0---------0-----0-------------| A-3h5------------3h5-------------3h5---------0-0h3p0-----| D----------------------------------------------------3-0-|


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