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Danny Boy
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Date: Thu, 21 Nov 1996 11:25:36 -0600
From: Brian Davies 
Subject: TAB: Eric Clapton's version of Danny Boy

Forget "Change The World" - God's true gift to the Faithful is the b-side
of the single.  Here it is, in all its glory.


  DANNY BOY  (traditional)

Arranged by Eric Clapton
The B-Side of the "Change The World" single

Transcribed by Brian Davies ([email protected])
For more of my transcriptions, check:  http://www.ils.nwu.edu/~davies/


I didn't have room to mark all the hammer-ons and pull-offs explicitly, so
if you see something like 464, that's three separate notes, not one very
high one.  The ~ denotes a fast hammer-on and pull-off (usually
sixteenth-note triplets).

Eric gets a great, very fluid tone by playing almost every node with a
glissando.  I've only marked the most noticable slides.

There are a couple of times when Eric descends into a flurry of notes -- I
can play flurries that sound fine, but I'm not sure if I'm getting exactly
the same notes as the recording.  Anyway, I've marked the two places where
this happens.  My advice for these sections: play lots of notes. :)


[Intro]

E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------4---|
A|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------6-7-------|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &

[Verse 1]

E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G|-----------------|-------464-------|-----------------|---------------4-|
D|-6-------------4-|-6----------/6-4-|---2-------------|-------2/6---7---|
A|-----------------|-----------------|-----4-----------|-----------------|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &

E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G|---------------46|-4---------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-----------------|-------6~---/6-4-|-----------------|---------------4-|
A|-----------------|---------7-------|-----------------|-------6-7-------|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &

E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G|-----------------|----/6-4---------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|/6-------------4-|-6-----------6-4-|---2-------------|---------------4-|
A|-----------------|-----------------|-----4-----------|-------6-7-------|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &

E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------/4-6--/8---|
D|-6-------------67|-6-----4~2----/4-|-2---------------|-----------------|
A|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &

[Verse 2]

E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G|-9-------------89|-8-6-6----/6--/6-|-4---------------|------/4-6--/8---|
D|-----------------|-----------------|---6-6-----------|-----------------|
A|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &

E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G|-9-----9-9-----9~|-8-----6~4-------|-----------------|------/4-4---4---|
D|-----------------|-----------6-6-4-|-------------2-4-|-1---------------|
A|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &

E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B|/9-------------7-|-7-------------5-|-----------------|-----------------|
G|-----------------|---9-9----/6-----|-4---------------|-----------------|
D|-----------------|-----------------|---6-2-----------|---------------4-|
A|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------6-7-------|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &

E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------4-5-7-|
G|------/6-4-------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-6-----------6-4-|-------2-------2-|-2---------------|-----------------|
A|-----------------|---------4-------|-----------------|-----------------|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &

[Verse 3]

E|-----------------|-------797-------|-----------------|-----------------|
B|-9-------------7-|-9-----------9-7-|-----------------|-------5/9---10--|
G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &

E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B|-12-----------12~|-12----9~---/9-7-|-----------454---|-------4-5-----12|
G|-----------------|---------9-------|---------46---646|-4---------------|
D|-----------------|-----------------|-------46--------|-----------------|
A|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &

E|-----------------|-------797-------|-----------------|-----------------|
B|-9-------------7-|-9-----------9-7-|---5-------------|-------4-5---7-9-|
G|-----------------|-----------------|-----6---------4~|-3---------------|
D|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &

E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----7---9--/11--|
B|--------------910|-9-----7~5-----7-|-5---------------|-----------------|
G|-----------------|----------------6|-------64--------|-----------------|
D|-----------------|-----------------|---------4-2-242-|-2---------------|
A|-----------------|-----------------|----------------4|-----------------|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &

[Verse 4]

E|-12------------11|11-9-9----/9--/9-|-7---------------|-------7-9--/11--|
B|-----------------|-----------------|--95-------------|-5---------------|
G|-----------------|-----------------|---------------46|-----------------|
D|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &

E|-12---12-12---12~|11-----9~7-------|-----------------|-------7-7-----7-|
B|-----------------|------------/9-7-|---------5-754~--|-----------------|
G|-----------------|-----------------|---------------64|-4---------------|
D|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &

E|/16------------14|14-1212---/9---12|-7---------------|-----------------|
B|-----------------|-----------------|---9-5-------4-54|-------4-5-----7-|
G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-6---------------|
D|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &

E|-------797-------|-----------------|-----------------|-------7-9--/11--|
B|-9-----------9-7-|-------5-------5-|-5---------------|-----------------|
G|-----------------|---------6-------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &

[Verse 1]

E|-12-----------111211-9-9----/9--/9-|-7---------------|-------7-9--/11--|
B|-----------------|-----------------|--95-------------|-----------------|
G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &

E|-12-----------12~|11-----9~7-------|---------1197----|-----------------|
B|-----------------|------------/9-7-|-------77----975-|-7--------9~79757|
G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------46--------|
D|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A|-----------------|-----------------|--------not-sure-|-about-this-part-|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &

E|----16-16------14|14-1212---/9---12|-7---------------|-----------------|
B|-5---------------|-----------------|---9-5---------4~|--------------457|
G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-6-----6~5-------|
D|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &

E|-----9-7---------|-----------------|-9---------9-1112|-----------------|
B|-9-----------9-7-|-------5-------5-|-----------------|-11---11~10--1210|
G|-----------------|---------6-------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &


[Cadenza]

E|-------9-7-------|-----------------|-----------------|-7---------------|
B|-9----------/9-7-|-------5-----5---|---5-7-9-9~797~57|---5-5-----------|
G|-----------------|---------6-------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A|-----------------|-ritard----------|--------not-sure-|-----------------|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &



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| /  Slide up
| ~  Vibrato

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Eric Clapton - Danny Boy :: indexed at Ultimate Guitar.
Danny Boy tabs @ 911Tabs

About the artist behind Danny Boy:

Eric Patrick Clapton, CBE (born 30 March 1945), is a English blues-rock guitarist, singer, songwriter and composer. He is one of the most successful musicians of the 20th and 21st centuries,[1] garnering an unprecedented three inductions into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (The Yardbirds, Cream, and solo). Often viewed by critics and fans alike as one of the greatest guitarists of all time[2], Clapton was ranked fourth in Rolling Stone Magazine's list of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time"[3] and #53 on their list of the Immortals: 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.[4]

Although Clapton's musical style has varied throughout his career, it has always remained rooted in the blues. Clapton is credited as an innovator in several phases of his career, which have included blues-rock (with John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers and The Yardbirds) and psychedelic rock (with Cream). Clapton has also achieved great chart success in genres ranging from Delta blues (Me and Mr. Johnson) to pop ("Change the World") and reggae (Bob Marley's "I Shot the Sheriff"). Clapton also achieved fame with Derek and the Dominos through the hit song "Layla".

Indexed at Wikipedia.

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