The Band

Life Is A Carnival

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Life Is A Carnival

	  		Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Robbie Robertson - Electric Guitar 1' 
Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Robbie Robertson - Electric Guitar 2' 


 Intro 
  Q=92                                           1. 
  N.C.            E 
 4/4 
  Gtr I 
  H    Q   Q       Q  E E E E Q    +H.       Q    Q  E  E +H 
|-------------||-----------------|--------------|----------------| 
|---------/5--||o-\3--------5S3--|-(3)------/5--|-3----/5-(5)----| 
|---------/6--||--\4--------4S2--|-(2)------/6--|-4----/4-(4)----| 
|-------------||------2----------|--------------|----2-----------| 
|-------------||o----------------|--------------|----------------| 
|-------------||-----------------|--------------|----------------| 


                                                     1st & 2nd Verses 
                  2. 
                                                      E 
  +H.       Q      Q  E E H       Q   Q   Q   Q       S S E S S E E  E E E 
|---------------||-------------|------------------||------------------------| 
|-(5)------/5--o||-3-----------|-/5--/5--/5--/5\--||o-----------------------| 
|-(4)------/6---||-4-----------|-/4--/4--/4--/4\--||------------------------| 
|---------------||----2--------|------------------||--2p0---2p0--------0----| 
|--------------o||-------------|------------------||o-----2-----2-----------| 
|---------------||-------------|------------------||----------------/4------| 


  S S E S S E E E E E   E E S S E E E E E   E. S +S  S E S S S S E E 
|---------------------|-------------------|--------------------------| 
|---------------------|-------------------|--------------------------| 
|---------------------|-------------------|--------------------------| 
|-2p0---2p0-----2-----|---------0-----2---|----------2-----0-----2---| 
|-----2-----2---------|-------------------|--------------------------| 
|-----------------0---|-0---2h4-----0-----|-0--0-(0)---0-----3-4---0-| 


  S S S S +E  E S S S S +E  E 
|-----------------------------| 
|-----------------------------| 
|-----------------------------| 
|-------2-(2)---------2-(2)---| 
|---2-4-----------2-4---------| 
|---------------------------0-| 


  S S S S +S  S S S +E  E E E   S S S S +Q   S S S S +Q 
|-----------------------------|---------------------------| 
|-----------------------------|---------------------------| 
|-----------------------------|---------------------------| 
|-------2-(2)-----2-(2)-------|-------2-(2)--------2-(2)--| 
|---2-4-------4-2-------------|---2-4----------2-4--------| 
|-------------------------0---|---------------------------| 


                                Pre-Chorus 
                              $ 
                                 A                A7 
                  ~ 
  S S S S +S  S E E S S S S E    Q  Q  E. S E E   Q  Q  Q  Q 
|-----------------------------||----------------|--------------| 
|-----------------------------||-2--2--2--2-2---|-2--2--2------| 
|-----------------4-0h1-----0-||-2--2--2--2-2---|-0--0--0------| 
|-------2-(2)-----------2-2-0-||-2--2--2--2-2---|-2--2--2------| 
|---2-4-------4p2-------------||-0--0--0----0-4-|-0--0--0------| 
|-----------------------------||----------------|--------------| 


                                                      F#m   E 
                                        |-3-| 
  E E S S E S S S S +S  S E   E E S S E E E E E S S   Q  Q  Q  Q 
|---------------------------|-----------------------|-2--2--0--0---| 
|---------------------------|-----------------------|-2--2--0--0---| 
|---------------------------|-----------1-----------|-2--2--1--1---| 
|---0-----2-------0-(0)---2-|---0-----2---4-2-------|-4--4--2--2---| 
|-----------------------2---|-----------------4-----|-4--4---------| 
|-0---3S4-----3S4-----------|-0---3S4-----------3-0-|-2--2---------| 


                              Chorus 
  A             E        F#m   E        A 
  Q  Q  Q  Q    Q  Q  Q  Q     Q  Q  Q  Q 
|----0--0--0--|-------------||-------------| 
|-2--2--2--2--|----0--0--2--||-0--0--0--2--| 
|-2--2--2--2--|----1--1--2--||-1--1--1--2--| 
|-2--2--------|----2--2--4--||-2--2--2--2--| 
|-0--0--------|----2--2--4--||-2--2--2--0--| 
|-------------|-0--0--0--2--||-0--0--0-----| 


                                  To Coda 
  E       A    E        A    E 
  H    Q  Q    Q  Q  Q  Q    Q  Q  Q   Q 
|------------|-------------|--------------|| 
|-0----0--2--|-0--0--0--2--|-0--0--0--/5--|| 
|-1----1--2--|-1--1--1--2--|-1--1--1--/6--|| 
|-2----2--2--|-2--2--2--2--|-2--2--2------|| 
|-2----2--0--|-2--2--2--0--|-2--2--2------|| 
|-0----0-----|-0--0--0-----|-0--0--0------|| 


 Interlude 
  1. 
  E 
   Q  E E E E Q    +H.       Q    Q  E E H       Q   Q   Q   Q 
|----------------|--------------|-------------|--------------------|| 
|-\3--------5S3--|-(3)------/5--|-3-----------|-/5--/5--/5--/5\---o|| 
|-\4--------4S2--|-(2)------/6--|-4-----------|-/4--/4--/4--/4\----|| 
|-----2----------|--------------|----2--------|--------------------|| 
|----------------|--------------|-------------|-------------------o|| 
|----------------|--------------|-------------|--------------------|| 


                         Guitar Solo 
  2. 
  E                       E 
  Gtr II 
                                                 ~~~~ 
  W                       E   S  S S E    S     +H 
|----------------------||---------------------------------| 
|----------------------||---------------------------------| 
|----------------------||-----9----9-9---11b13-(11)-------| 
|----------------------||-------12------------------------| 
|----------------------||---------------------------------| 
|----------------------||---------------------------------| 
| 
| Gtr I 
| S S E S S E E  E E E    S S E    S S E         E  E E E 
|----------------------||---------------------------------| 
|----------------------||---------------------------------| 
|----------------------||---------------------------------| 
|-2p0---2p0--------0---||-2p0------2p0--------------2-----| 
|-----2-----2----------||-----2--------2------------------| 
|---------------/4-----||-----------------------------0---| 


   S S E  E    S     +S   S     +S   S      +S   S  +T  T  E 
|--------12---------------------------------------------------| 
|-------------10b12r(10)--------------------------------------| 
|-11p9-------------------11b12-(11)-11b13==(11)-11r(11)p9-----| 
|---------------------------------------------------------11--| 
|-------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------------------------------| 
| 
|  E   E  S S  E          E          E           E         E 
|-------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------------------------------| 
|--------------0---------------------------------2------------| 
|-------------------------------------------------------------| 
|--0------2h4------------------------0------------------------| 


                                                                        ~~~~ 
  Q     Q      Q        S  S  E    E    S  S  E   E  S  S  E    E      +E 
|----------------------------12-|-12---12----12--12-12----12---15b17==(15)-| 
|----------------------12h14----|---------14-----------14------------------| 
|-9-----------------------------|------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------|------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------|------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------|------------------------------------------| 
| 
| E. S +S  S E S S S S  E     E    S S  S  S +E   E  S  S  S S +E       E 
|-------------------------------|------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------|------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------|------------------------------------------| 
|----------2-----0------2-------|----------2-(2)-------------2-(2)---------| 
|-------------------------------|----2--4---------------2--4---------------| 
|-0--0-(0)---0-----3-4--------0-|---------------------------------------0--| 


 ~~~~~~~ 
   +Q          Q         Q     S     +S   E 
|-(15)r--------------------------------------| 
|----------------------------------------15--| 
|-----------------------------14b16-(14)-----| 
|--------------------------------------------| 
|--------------------------------------------| 
|--------------------------------------------| 
| 
|   S   S S S +S  S S S +E  E  E          E 
|--------------------------------------------| 
|--------------------------------------------| 
|--------------------------------------------| 
|-----------2-(2)-----2-(2)------------------| 
|-------2-4-------4-2------------------------| 
|------------------------------0-------------| 


   S     +S   E    S      +S   E    E   E  E   E 
|------------12----------------------------------| 
|-----------------------------15-----------------| 
|-14b16-(14)------14b16==(14)------14--14-14r-14-| 
|------------------------------------------------| 
|------------------------------------------------| 
|------------------------------------------------| 
| 
|  S      S   S S +S       S   S S +E   E  E   E 
|------------------------------------------------| 
|------------------------------------------------| 
|------------------------------------------------| 
|---------------2-(2)------------2-(2)-----------| 
|---------2---4------------4---2-----------------| 
|------------------------------------------0-----| 


   S     +S   E    S   S  S  S  E    E    E     +E    H               E  S  S  S  S  E 
|---------------------------------------------------|-------------------17-17-17-17-17--| 
|---------------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------| 
|-12b13-(12)-----------------------------12b14-(12)-|-----------------------------------| 
|------------14---14p=12-14p12-14---14--------------|-----------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------| 
| 
|                                                                     ~ 
|  S      S   S S +Q            S S  S S +Q           S S S S +S  S E E  S  S  S  S  E 
|---------------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------------|-----------------4--0h=1--------0--| 
|---------------2-(2)------------------2-(2)--------|-------2-(2)--------------2--2--0--| 
|---------2---4-------------------2--4--------------|---2-4-------4p2-------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------| 


                                                              |---3---| 
   E        +Q          E    H          Q      S      +S   E  S  +S   S  E  E     E 
|-------------------------------------|-------------------19---------------19b21-19b22-| 
|-19pb20r==(19)-----------------------|------------------------------------------------| 
|-18pb19r==(18)-----------------------|-------19b21==(19)----19r(19)p17-17-------------| 
|-------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------| 
| 
|  S     S   S  S +S  S S S +E  E E E   S S E  S       S   E  E          E  E     E 
|-------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------| 
|---------------2-(2)-----2-(2)-------|-2p0----2p======0-----------------2-------------| 
|--------2---4--------4-2-------------|-----2--------------2---------------------------| 
|---------------------------------0---|-------------------------------------0----------| 


                                 D.S. al Coda 
   S     S  E  S     E   S  E  E   E     +E 
|-19b21r19-19---------------------------------|| 
|-------------19b21r19-----17-----------------|| 
|-----------------------------18\-------------|| 
|---------------------------------17b18-(17)--|| 
|---------------------------------------------|| 
|---------------------------------------------|| 
| 
|  E        E  S     S E    E  E   E      E 
|---------------------------------------------|| 
|---------------------------------------------|| 
|---------------------------------------------|| 
|----------------------0-----------2----------|| 
|---------------------------------------------|| 
|--0-----------2h====4---------0--------------|| 


    & 
    E 
    Gtr I 
    Q  Q  Q   E E  3x   E  E  H     E E     E  E  S  E   S E  E  S  S  E 
||-----------------||-----12------------|-----12-------------------------|| 
||o-0--0--0-----5-o||--------------14---|--------------------------------|| 
||--1--1--1--/6----||-/13----------14---|-/13----------------------------|| 
||--2--2--2--------||--------14---------|--------14s12-/12---12----------|| 
||o-2--2--2-------o||-------------------|-----------------------12h14-12-|| 
||--0--0--0--------||-------------------|--------------------------------|| 


 Outro 
  E 
  Gtr II 
  S  S E E    E E  E  E E   +H           H 
|-------------------------|----------------------| 
|-------------------------|----------------------| 
|------9-9------9---------|----------------------| 
|-9h11-------11---11-11-9-|-(9)------------------| 
|-------------------------|----------------------| 
|-------------------------|----------------------| 
| 
| Gtr I 
| S  S E S S  E E  E  E E    S S E S S E E E E E 
|-------------------------|----------------------| 
|-------------------------|----------------------| 
|-------------------------|----------------------| 
|-2p=0---2p0----------0---|--2p0---2p0-----2-----| 
|------2------2-----------|------2-----2---------| 
|-----------------/4------|------------------0---| 


  S  S E E   E +Q    Q     W 
|------------------------|---------------------------| 
|------------7-(7)-------|---------------------------| 
|------9-7---7-(7)-------|---------------------------| 
|-9h11-------------------|---------------------------| 
|------------------------|---------------------------| 
|------------------------|---------------------------| 
| 
| E    E S S E  E  E E E   E. S +S  S E S S S S E E 
|------------------------|---------------------------| 
|------------------------|---------------------------| 
|------------------------|---------------------------| 
|------------0-------2---|----------2-----0-----2----| 
|------------------------|---------------------------| 
|-0------2h4-------0-----|-0--0-(0)---0-----3-4---0--| 


  E    E    S      +S   E     +Q         Q 
|-----12--------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------| 
|----------14pb15r(14)p12b13-(12)-------------| 
|---------------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------| 
| 
| S S  S S +E           E      S  S S S +E  E 
|---------------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------------------| 
|--------2-(2)------------------------2-(2)---| 
|---2--4--------------------------2-4---------| 
|-------------------------------------------0-| 


   Q        S     +E.      Q      E  E    E    E    E    E  E   E     E   E 
|--------------------------------------|-12---12---14b16---12------------19--| 
|-----------------------------------12-|----------------------------/21------| 
|----------12b13-(12)-----------/13----|-------------------------------------| 
|-14-----------------------------------|-------------------------------------| 
|--------------------------------------|-------------------------------------| 
|--------------------------------------|-------------------------------------| 
| 
|  S S S S +S      S  S S +E  E   E  E    S S  S S +Q       S S S S  +Q 
|--------------------------------------|-------------------------------------| 
|--------------------------------------|-------------------------------------| 
|--------------------------------------|-------------------------------------| 
|--------2-(2)----------2-(2)----------|---------2-(2)------------2--(2)-----| 
|----2-4-----------4--2----------------|----2--4--------------2-4------------| 
|---------------------------------0----|-------------------------------------| 


   E    E  E      E Q     E  E 
|-19---19-22b24----------------| 
|------------------------12-14-| 
|------------------------------| 
|------------------------------| 
|------------------------------| 
|------------------------------| 
| 
|  S S  E  S    S E E  E  E  E 
|------------------------------| 
|------------------------------| 
|------------------------------| 
|--2p0-----2p===0---------0----| 
|-------2---------2------------| 
|---------------------/4-------| 


   E    E  E      E  E E   S  S  E    E  E  E      E H 
|-12---12-14b16-----12-------19-19-|-19-19-22b24-------------*| 
|------------------------/21-------|-------------------------*| 
|----------------------------------|-------------------------*| 
|----------------------------------|-------------------------*| 
|----------------------------------|-------------------------*| 
|----------------------------------|-------------------------*| 
| 
|  S S  E  S    S E  E E   E     E    E  E  S    S E E E E E 
|----------------------------------|-------------------------*| 
|----------------------------------|-------------------------*| 
|----------------------------------|-------------------------*| 
|--2p0-----2p===0------2-----------|---------------0-----2---*| 
|-------2---------2----------------|-------------------------*| 
|--------------------------0-------|--0-----2h===4-----0-----*| 


Duration Legend 
--------------- 
W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura 
+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted 
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration) 
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line 
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the 
duration for.  Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests.  Multi- 
bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for.  Low 
melody durations appear below the staff 

Tablature Legend 
---------------- 
 h   - hammer-on 
 p   - pull-off 
 b   - bend 
 pb  - pre-bend 
 r   - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately) 
 /\  - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere") 
 s   - legato slide 
 S   - shift slide 
  - natural harmonic 
n  - artificial harmonic 
n(n) - tapped harmonic 
 ~   - vibrato 
 tr  - trill 
 T   - tap 
 TP  - trem. picking 
 PM  - palm muting 
\n/  - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip 
 \n  - tremolo bar down 
 n/  - tremolo bar up 
/n\  - tremolo bar inverted dip 
 =   - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls 
 <>  - volume swell (louder/softer) 
 x   - on rhythm slash represents muted slash 
 o   - on rhythm slash represents single note slash 

Misc Legend 
----------- 
 |  - bar 
||  - double bar 
||o - repeat start 
o|| - repeat end 
*|  - double bar (ending) 
 :  - bar (freetime) 
 $  - Segno 
 &  - Coda 
Tempo markers -  = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths 
		  

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