Intro tab – Pride and Joy

The intro to Pride and Joy with tab for guitar.

Listen to how Stevie Ray Vaughan plays the intro on the album version. Read the tablature below.

Don’t give up, this is a difficult piece. Practice for twenty minutes one or two times a day. Let it take time.

Here you can listen to the Pride and Joy intro on Spotify.

Stevie Ray tuned down the guitar one half tone step: 
S6 S5 S4 S3 S2 S1
Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb

Tablature Legend
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 h   - hammer-on
 p   - pull-off
 b   - bend
 r   - bend release
 s   - legato slide


|-----0-0-0-0-0-0---|-7------7--7------7--7------7--7\---|
|---3s5-5-5-5-5-5---|-8b8.5==8r-8b8.5==8r-8b8.5==8r-8\---|
|-------------------|------------------------------------|
|-----------------0-|------------------------------------|
|-----------------0-|----------------------------------0-|
|-----------------0-|----------------------------------0-|

|-----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0--------------------0---|
|-3s5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5--------------------0---|
|-------------------|---0-2b3==(2)r(2)-0---0---|
|-------------------|---0----------------2-----|
|-------------------|---0----------------------|
|-------------------|--------------------------|

  E
|---!0---!-0----!0---!0-|---!0---!-0----!0-2-0-|-0-0---!0---!0---!0-|
|---!0---!-0----!0---!0-|---!0---!-0----!0-2-0-|-0-0---!0---!0---!0-|
|---!0---!-0----!0---!0-|---!0---!-0----!0-2-0-|-1-----!0---!0---!0-|
|--------!(0)-----------|-2------!(0)----------|-2------------------|
|--------!(0)-2----4----|--------!(0)-2--------|-2--------2----4----|
|-0----3h!-4------------|------3h!-4-----------|-0---3h!4-----------|

                      A7
|---0----0----0-2-0-|---0----0----(0)---(0)-|---(0)---(0)---0-2-0-|
|---0----0----0-2-0-|---0----0-----0-----0--|----0-----0----0-2-0-|
|---0----0----0-2-0-|---0----0-----0-----0--|-2--0-----0----0-2-0-|
|-2-----(0)---------|-2-----(0)-2-----4-----|---------(0)-2-------|
|-------(0)-2-------|-0---3h=4--------------|-------3h=4----------|
|-----3h=4----------|-----------------------|---------------------|

  E
|-0-0---(0)---(0)---(0)-|---(0)---(0)---0-------|
|-0-0----0-----0-----0--|----0-----0----0-----3-|
|-1-0----0-----0-----0--|----0-----0----0-2s4---|
|-2------0--------------|-2--------0------------|
|-2-----(0)-2-----4-----|---------(0)-2---------|
|-0---3h=4--------------|-------3h=4------------|

  B7                            A7
|-----------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-----3-----3-----------------|-------------------------------|
|-2s4-4-3s4---4s2--0----------|-------------------------------|
|--------------------2--------|-0-1-2-----------------------2-|
|----------------------0h2--2-|-------0-2-1-0h1p0---0---------|
|-----------------------------|-------------------3---3b3.5---|

  E                                       B7          
|---0-----------------------|-----------------0---0-|
|---0-2s3-3-3-3-3-3---------|-----------------0---0-|
|---0-3s4-4-4-4-4-4-4s2-0---|-----------------0---0-|
|-------------------------2-|-(2)-------------------|
|---------------------------|-------0-1-2-(2)-------|
|-0-------------------------|--0--3-----------------|