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Lynyrd Skynyrd - Free Bird


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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#


Lynyrd Skynyrd - "Free Bird"

MCA Records INC
Words/Music By : Allen Collins and Ronnie Van Zant


INTRO: (Slowly) 
-----  GTR.2 acoustical
     G     D/F#  Em         F      C     Dsus2 
e-|--3^----------0^--0^-----1^-----0^-----3^--------|
B-|--0^----------0^--0^-----1^-----1^-----3^--------|
G-|--0^----------0^--0^-----2^-----0^-----2^--------| X2
D-|--0^----------2^--2^-----3^-----2^-----0^--------| 
A-|--2^----------2^--2^-----3^-----3^---------------|
E-|--3^-----2----0^--0^-----1^----------------------|

GTR.1 W/slide
         G        D/F#      Em
e-|------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|---3-/-8--7/8-\-7------8--8-\7-\5-\3/5/7--3/5--5-/-3--------|
G-|------------------------------------------------------4--4/-|
D-|------------------------------------------------------------|
A-|------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|------------------------------------------------------------|

    F          C                      D
e-|------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|------6-6-6\5-----------------------------------------------|
G-|-/5-----------5---------4--5----7--\-5-/7--(7)-/19-\-----19-|
D-|----------------5\---/5------------------------------\19----|
A-|------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|------------------------------------------------------------|

        G         D/F#           Em           F
e-|------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|-----3/8-------7-/8\7---(7)/8-8\7-\5-\---5-\-3--------------|
G-|-----------------------------------------------4--4--/-5----|
D-|------------------------------------------------------------|
A-|------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|------------------------------------------------------------|

                           C            D
e-|------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|-----6\5----------------------------------------------------|
G-|--5------5----------4-5---7--\--5/7--7\5-/7--5/7--9/--------|
D-|------------5\---5------------------------------------------|
A-|------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|------------------------------------------------------------|

Verse1,2:
    G        D/F#               Em
 1.  If I_  leave__ here ...
%2.Bye, bye ba - by it's been ...
e-|------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|------------------------------3--/--5-------5--\--3---------|
G-|-/12------------------------------------------------4--4----|
D-|------------------------------------------------------------|

   F           C                 D
   would you_ still re ...
   though this feel - ing I  ...
e-|------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|/5------------------4--5-----7--(7)\5-/7--(7)-/-19\17---19--|
D-|----------------/5-----------------------------------19-----|
A-|------------------------------------------------------------|

  G                 D/F#               Em
   For   I   must    be__  ...
   But please don't  take ...
e-|------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|7/8-------------------------------3-/-5----5-\3-------------|
G-|-------------------------------------------------4--4-------|
D-|------------------------------------------------------------|

    F                            C                         D
        'cause there's too man -y plac  ...
         'cause  the  Lord   ...
e-|------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|5--\--4-/5---------(5)\--------------------------5\----7----|
D-|----------------------------------2-/5----------------------|
A-|------------------------------------------------------------|
   
   D
e-|------------------------/-----------------------|
A-|-----------------------/------------------------|
G-|--(7)\5/7\5/6------(7)/---19\17/19\17/19--------|
D-|------------------------------------------------|

   G             D/F#                Em                 F 
     But if I   stayed__ here ...
e-|------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|7/8-------------------------------3-/--5-----5-\3-----------|
G-|--------------------------------------------------4--4-/-5--|
D-|------------------------------------------------------------|
A-|------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|------------------------------------------------------------|

            C                   D                           G
    just could - n't  be  ...
e-|------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|-------------------4---5--7-(7)-\5-/7---7\5-/7--7---9-/-12--|
G-|----------2-/-5---------------------------------------------|
D-|------------------------------------------------------------|
A-|------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|------------------------------------------------------------|

             D/F#          Em                          F
    I'm as  free___ as  a bird    ...
e-|------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|-----------------------12\11\9\7-/9\---9-\7-----------------|
D-|--------------------------------------------9--9/-/10-------|
A-|------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|------------------------------------------------------------|

          C                    D
    this bird  you ...
e-|-------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|-------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|-------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|------------------10\-----12\10----12----12\10/12\10/12\10/12|
A-|-----------3/10-----------------12---------------------------|
E-|-------------------------------------------------------------|

     F            C                       D
      And  this  bird you can...
e-|-------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|-------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|7/10 10\9---------------5-/---------/19\17-----19\17----19/17|
D-|----------10--------/-----------------------19-------19------|
A-|-------------10-\3-/-----------------------------------------|
E-|-------------------------------------------------------------|

                       F             C                   D
                         and  this  bird you ...
e-|------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|-------------22---------------------------------------------|
G-|---19\17----/---19\-7/10-10\9--------------4-5------5/7-----|
D-|19-------19/------------------10----------------------------|
A-|---------------------------------10-(10)\-------------------|
E-|------------------------------------------------------------|

-This part comes only in the first time. Ingore this in the second time-I
                                                                        I
   F              C                    D                                I
    Lord      knows,   I ...G     I
e-|------------------------------------------------------------------|  I
B-|------------------------------------------------------------------|  I
G-|/10-10\9---------------------------------------------------7-/-12-|  I
D-|---------10------3-/9---10-------12\10-/12--12\10/12\10/12--------|  I
A-|------------10\3--------------------------------------------------|  I
E-|------------------------------------------------------------------|  I
                                                                        I
           D/F#       Em                               F                I
e-|------------------------------------------------------------------|  I
B-|------------------------------------------------------------------|  I
G-|----11/12-\-11------12\11\9\7/9/11--7/9-9\7---------10-10-10-\9---|  I
D-|-------------------------------------------9-9--10----------------|  I
A-|------------------------------------------------------------------|  I
E-|------------------------------------------------------------------|  I
                                                                        I
         C               D                                              I
e-|------------------------------------------------------------------|  I
B-|---------------------------------------17/22----------------------|  I
G-|--------------4-5---7\5/7-(7)-/19\17--------19-\-7/12--11/12-11---|  I
D-|-10---------5------------------------19---------------------------|  I
A-|---10-(10)\-------------------------------------------------------|  I
E-|------------------------------------------------------------------|  I
Then goto % (second verse)                                              I
------------------------------------------------------------------------I

    F         C            D
     Lord    knows I ...
e-|-----------------------|-----------------------------------------|
B-|-----------------------|-----------------------------------------|
G-|/10-10\9------------10-|/19\17-19\17-19\17--19\17-19\17-19\17----|
D-|--------10--------10---|-----19----19----19-----19----19----19---|
A-|----------10\5-/10-----|-----------------------------------------|
E-|-----------------------|-------Repeat this section two times-----|

   F                  C           D
    Lord,  help me,  I ...
e-|------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|-3/6--6\5---------------------------------------------------|
G-|----------5-------4--5-------7\5/7\5/7\5/7\5/7\5/7\5/7\5----|
D-|------------5-\/5-------------------------------------------|
A-|------------------------------------------------------------|
E-|------------------------------------------------------------|

    G                Bb              C
             Lord,____________I ...
e-|------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|-12\\\\\\\\\\-----------------------------------------------|
D-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10|
A-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10|
E-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8-|

                          G              Bb              C
               Won't  you  fly__________________________ free__
e-|------------------------------------------------------------|
B-|------------------------------------------------------------|
G-|------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-10-10|
A-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-10-10|
E-|-8--8--8--8--8--8--8---3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-8--8-|


   ________________________           bird?      yeah________
e-|-------------------------------------------------------15---|
B-|----------------------------------------------------15----15|
G-|------------------------------------------------------------|
D-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10|
A-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10|
E-|-8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8-|



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