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Cannonball Rag

Merle Travis
Words & Music by Merle Travis
Standard tuning
= 200

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1 2
E7 3 4
A7 5
s.guit.

7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
5 5 5 5
6 6
5 4 5 6 6 6 6 5 5 5 5
0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0

D9 D9 G E7
6 7 8 H 9 10

H
5 5 5 5 7 3 3 7 7
5 5 3 3 5 3 5
5 5 4 4
4 4 4 4 5 5 5 4 5 6 6
5 5
5 5 3 3 3 0 0

A7 D9 D9
11 12 13 14 15

7 7 7 7 7 7 5 5 5 5 7
5 5 5 5 5
6 6 5 5
6 6 5 5 5 5 4 4 4 4
0 0 5 5
0 0 0 0 5 5

G D7 sl.
G
16 H 17 18 19 20

H sl.
3 3 0 0 0
3 3 5 3 3 4 3 4 3 4
4 4 5 5 5 4 4
5 5 5 5 4 4 4 4 5 5
5 5
3 3 3 5 5 5 3 3

sl. D7 sl. G sl.

21 22 23 24 25

sl. sl. sl.


0 0 0 0 0
3 4 3 4 3 4 3 4 3 4
4 5 5 5 4 4 4
5 5 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 5
5 5
3 3 5 5 3 3 3 3

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26 27 28 29 30

5 3 0
1 5 3 5 5 5 3 7
0 3 5 7 6 5 4 5 5 5
2 5 4 6 5 4 5 5 7 7 7
3 4 5
7 6 5 3 3

31 32 33 34

0 0 0 0
7 7 8 8 8 10
5 5 7 7 7 7 7 9 9 9
7 7 9 9 9 9 9 10 10 10

35 36 37 38 39

0
10 10 <12> <7> <5> 1 5 3 5
9 9 <12> <7> <5> 0 3 5 7
10 10 <12> <7> <5> 2 5 4 6
3 4 5
7

40 41 42 P P H 43 P 44

P P H P
5 3 3 3
5 5 3 5 3 5 3 3 5 3 <12>
6 5 4 4 5 4 <12> <7>
5 4 5 5 5 <12> <7>
<12> <7>
6 5 3 3 <7>

45

<12>
<7> <5>
<5>
<5>

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