Black Crowes Tabs

Hard To Handle

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            Hard To Handle Tab by Black Crowes


Nobody knew the whole song on here, so i figured it out for myself. I thought I would 
my knowledge with the world. I think its fairly accurate. Listen to the song for timing 
whatnot.

b = bend
r = release bend
su/sd = slide up/slide down
v = vibrate
h = hammer on
p = pulloff
(ah) = artificial harmonic


Intro:
e|----------------|------------|---------------|----------|
B|----------------|------------|---------------|----------|
G|----------------|------------|---------------|----------|
D|----------------|------------|---------------|----------|
A|--------5--7--9-|-7p5--7p5---|------5--7--9--|-7p5--7p5-|
E|-su7--7---------|----------7-|-7--7----------|----------|


Verses (same for all)

e|--------------|----------|
B|--------------|----------|
G|--------------|-7-9--7-9-|  (Repeat entire section 8x)
D|-9--99--9-7-9-|-7-9--7-9-|
A|-9--99--9-7-9-|-5-7--5-7-|
E|-7--77--7-5-7-|----------|


Bridge: The first part is the same chord (F#) over and over. Strum it any way you like. 
on a B.

e|--------|---|
B|--------|---|
G|--------|---|(Hey Little Thing Let Me Light Your Candle...)
D|-4------|-9-|
A|-4-etc.-|-9-|
E|-2------|-7-|


1st Chorus:

   D  C    A  D  B
e|-------|---------|
B|-7--9--|----9----|
G|-7--9--|-6--9--8-|
D|-7--9--|-7--9--9-|
A|-5--7--|-7--7--9-|
E|-------|-5-----7-|


Repeat Verse


Repeat Bridge


2nd Chorus: Be careful, it's different from the first chorus.

   A  D  B
e|---------|
B|----9----|
G|-6--9--8-|
D|-7--9--9-| (Repeat 4x)
A|-7--7--9-|
E|-5-----7-|


Repeat Verse


Repeat Bridge


Repeat 2nd Chorus


Solo: Rhythm for solo is verse chords, repeat throughout entire solo.

 (1:57)
e|------------------------------------------------|
B|-su7b-7bv--7p4----------------------------------|
G|----------------6p4---4h6p4-6brp4-6b--4v-4v-4vsd|
D|--------------------6---------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------|

 (2:02)
e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|-su4--6b(ah)--6rp4(ah)---4v(ah)-4v(ah)-|
D|-----------------------6---------------|
A|---------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------|

 (2:04)
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|-6p4---6b(ah)-6rp4(ah)---4v(ah)sd-|
D|-----6-----------------6----------|
A|----------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------|

 (2:07)
e|---------------------|-----7------10p7----7vsd|
B|------10----10b-10bv-|-10b---10p7------10-----|
G|-su9b----9b----------|------------------------|
D|---------------------|------------------------|
A|---------------------|------------------------|
E|---------------------|------------------------|

 (2:11)
e|-------17-----17-----17-----17------|-17p14-17------14-17bvsd-|
B|-su17b----17b----17b----17b----17bv-|----------17br-----------|
G|------------------------------------|-------------------------|
D|------------------------------------|-------------------------|
A|------------------------------------|-------------------------|
E|------------------------------------|-------------------------|


Repeat Bridge


Repeat 2nd Chorus


Outro Solo: Note that the rhythm for the solo changes during the last measures (at about 
the first part of the solo, the rhythm is the verse chords. Starting at 2:53, play the 
to the 2nd chorus 4x and then end the song.

 (2:34)
e|-17---17---17---17---17----17----17----17----17----17-17-14-------------|
B|-17bv-17bv-17bv-17bv---17b---17b---17b---17b---17b----------17p14-------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------16-14-|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

 (2:42)                 (2:43)
e|----------------------|-------17-------17-------17------17--------------|
B|----------------------|-14h17----14h17----14h17----14h17----17p14-------|
G|----------------------|-------------------------------------------16p14-|
D|----------------------|-------------------------------------------------|
A|-14--14--16p14--------|---------------(This section 2x)-----------------|
E|---------------17--14v|-------------------------------------------------|

 (2:48)
e|-20--20----|-17p14----14-----------------------------------|
B|-20bv-20bv-|-------17----17p14-----------------------------|
G|-----------|-------------------16-14v----------------------|
D|-----------|-----------------------------------------------|
A|-----------|---------------------------14--14--16p14-------|
E|-----------|-----------------------------------------17--14|


 (2:53) Change Rhythm
e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------10bv-(let ring last time)-|
G|-9brp7--9brp7-----9brp7--9brp7---------------------------|
D|--------------9v-----------------------------------------|
A|-----------------(this section 2x)-----------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|


This should give you a general idea about how to play this song. I'm sure I've made my 
share of mistakes in there somewhere, considering this is my first tabe and I blow at 
Feel free to make adjustments anywhere you like.

Tabbed By Brian Z.    

Added On December 4th, 2013

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