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Couldn’t Stand the Weather

Written by Stevie Ray Vaughan
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Intro
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2 (9 times) Dm7 10 10 10 X X X X X X X X X 5 6 4 3 5 6 5 4 Dm7 5 6 5 4 G7      Rhy. 10 10 X X 12 12 12 10 10 10 X X X 12 12 10 10 12 10 X 12 10 X 12 12 12 X X X X X X X X X 0 6 6 6 6 5 5 5 5 4 4 4 4 0 6 X X X 6 6 6 5 X X X 5 5 5 4 X X X 4 4 4                                                     5 6 5 4 5 6 5 4 5 6 5 4 5 6 5 4 X X X X 5 6 5 4 5 6 5 4 5 6 5 4 5 6 5 4 X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X 5 6 5 4 5 6 5 4 5 6 5 4 5 6 5 4 X X X X 5 6 5 4 5 6 5 4 5 6 5 4 5 6 5 4 5 6 5 4        5 6 4 3 5 6 4 3 G7  12 12 12   Gtr. 2                                  X X X X 6 4 3 6 4 3 X X X X X X 0 0 0 0 5 6 5 0 0 5 6 5 5 6 5 5 6 5 X X X X X X 5 6 5 5 6 5 5 6 5 6 6 4 3 6 4 3 6 4 3 6 4 3 6 4 3 6 4 3 6 4 3 6 4 3 X X X 6 4 3 X X X X X X G7                  Play 9 times                        Dm7 0 0 0 0 13 X 10 13 X 10 13 X 10 13 X 10 13 X 10 0 X X X X X 10 13 X 10 13 X 10 13 X 10 13 X 10 X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X 9 . 1: w/ Rhy. Fig. Fig. 2                   EndRhy. Fig.

Dm7 G7 Dm7                               Play 8times                                                                         X X X X 13 X X X X X X X X X 10 13 X 10 13 X 10 13 X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X 10 X X X X X X X X 13 X 10   13 X 10 13 X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X 10 X X X X X X X X Interlude Dm7                                                         G7  X X X X 13 X X X X X X X X X 10 X X X X X X X X 10 10 10 10 X X X X X X X X X X X X 10 10 10 10 X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X 13 X 10 13 X 10 13 X 10 13 X 10 13 X 10 X X X X 13 X X X X X X X X X 10 13 X 10 13 X 10 13 X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X 10 X X X X X X X X G7                    10 10 10  12 12 12 12 10 Dm7                                   T T T 12 10 11 12 10 12 12 12 X X 12 12 X X 12 10 10 G7                     1/4 12 10 X X X X 12 10 10 10 10 12 10 11 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 9 X X X X X X 10 X X 0 0 10 13 0 0 13 X 10 13 X 10 13 X 10 13 X 10 13 X 10 10 10 10 X X X 12 X 12 10  Dm7                                                    T 1/4 1  10 12 10 12 10 X X X 12 X X 12 10 11 X X X 12 X X 12 10 0 0 0 12 X X 12 12 10 10 10 12 12 10 12 10 12 12 13 12 10 12 0 12 13 12 10 12 10 12 13 12 10 10 12 10 0 13 10 8 8  8v a  G7 Dm7                                                                   1/2 1/2 1/2 let ring 1/4 X X X X X X 10 X X X 13 X 10 13 X 10 13 X 10 13 X 10 13 X 10 10 10 10 X X X X 12 12 12 12 10 10 12 12 10 11 10 X X X X X X X X X 12 12 X X 12 X X 12 21 10 10 12 10 0 0 0 0 21 21 .

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