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Buckets of Rain

Bob Dylan


TUNING: Tune the 4th string up to E:

 E B G E A E

 

LEGEND:

 

 =S=  - Slide

 =P=  - Pull-off

 =H=  - Hammer-on

 

 

NOTE: First and third strings in measure 1 are played by sliding two

fingers together (I use my middle and ring fingers) from 2nd to 4th

fret.

 

             ===S

1-E-|-----2-----4--------------|-----------O--------------|

    |                          |                          |

2-B-|--------------------------|-----O--------------------|

    |        ===S              |                          |

3-G-|--2--------4--------------|--2-----------------------|

    |                          |                          |  (REPEAT)

4-E-|--------O-----------O-----|--------O-----------O-----|

    |                          |                          |

5-A-|--------------------------|--------------------------|

    |                          |                          |

6-E-|--O-----------O-----------|--O-----------O-----------|

 

                                  ==P=     =H= =P=

1-E-|-----------O--------------|--2--O-----O--2--O-----O--|

    |                          |                          |

2-B-|--2-----------------------|--------2-----------2-----|

    |                          |                          |

3-G-|-----2--------------------|--------------------------|

    |                          |                          |

4-E-|--------O-----------O-----|--------O-----------O-----|

    |                          |                          |

5-A-|--O-----------O-----------|--O-----------O-----------|

    |                          |                          |

6-E-|--------------------------|--------------------------|

 

 

1-E-|-----------------------O--|--------------------------|

    |                          |                          |

2-B-|--------------------------|--------------------------|

    |                 ==S=     |                          |

3-G-|-----------------2--4-----|--------------------------|

    |                          |                          |

4-E-|--------O-----------O-----|--------O-----------O-----|

    |                          |                          |

5-A-|--------------------------|--------------------------|

    |                          |                          |

6-E-|--O-----------O-----------|--O-----------O-----------|

 

 

 

 

1-E-|-----7-----------5--------|-----4-----------------O--|

    |                          |                          |

2-B-|--------------------------|-----------------O--------|

    |==S        ==S=        ===S===        ==H=           |

3-G-|--8--------8--6--------6--|--4--------1--2-----------|

    |                          |                          |

4-E-|--------O-----------O-----|--------O-----------O-----|

    |                          |                          |

5-A-|--------------------------|--------------------------|

    |                          |                          |

6-E-|--8-----------5-----------|--4-----------2-----------|

 

1-E-|-----------------------O--|--------------------------|

    |                          |                          |

2-B-|--------------------------|--------------------------|

    |                 ==S=     |                          |

3-G-|-----------------2--4-----|--------------------------|

    |                          |                          |

4-E-|--------O-----------O-----|--------O-----------O-----|

    |                          |                          |

5-A-|--------------------------|--------------------------|

    |                          |                          |

6-E-|--O-----------O-----------|--O-----------O-----------|

 

VARIATION:  At the start of the break,

substitute the following for the first two measures:

 

              ==S

1-E-|----10----12--------------|-----------O--------------|

    |                          |                          |

2-B-|--------------------------|--O-----------------------|

    |         ==S              |                          |

3-G-|-11-------13--------------|-----2--------------------|

    |                          |                          | (REPEAT)

4-E-|--------O-----------O-----|--------O-----------O-----|

    |                          |                          |

5-A-|--------------------------|--------------------------|

    |                          |                          |

6-E-|--O-----------O-----------|--O-----------O-----------|


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