The Johnny Winter Story

Broke Down Engine

The Progressive Blues Experiment

 

Guitar Tabs and Lyrics



Broke Down Engine

from the album The Progressive Blues Experiment 

tabbed by Kay-Uwe Graw (kugraw@egd.igd.fhg.de) 

Playing Notes 

/ - slide up
\ - slide down
h - hammer on
p - pull off
s - slide between notes
~ - vibrato
* - notes played without slide

Open D (D A D F# A D from low to high)


D-|------------/12-/12-/12\--0-----------------0-------0---------------------|
A-|---------------------------0------------------3-/5~--0--------------------|
F#|------------------------------\1-----------------------\1-----------------|
D-|-------0-------------------------/3-0---0-----------------/3-0---0----0---|
A-|--------------------------------------3------------------------3----------|
D-|-3-s-5---0--------------------------------0------------------------/3---0-|


  (* *)                                     (*                     *)
|--7-7-0----------------0-0-0--0-0-----------4---4---4---4----4----4-------|
|--8-8------------------0-0-0--0-0-----------3---3---3---3----3----3-------|
|--------\1-------------0-0-0--0-0-----------3---3---3---3----3----3-------|
|-----------/3-0---0------------------0------0---0---0---0----0----0-------|
|----------------3---------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------0-------------/3---0----------------------------------|
                                           Feel like a broke down engine
 
          (*               *)
|----------4-4-4-4---4-----4------------------0-/12\-0----------------0----|
|----------3-3-3-3---3-----3------------------0-/12\-0------------------3--|
|-\1-------3-3-3-3---3-----3---------------------------\1------------------|
|----/3-0--0-0-0-0---0-----0---------0-------------------/3-0---0----------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------3------------|
|------------------------------/3---------0-----------------------0--------|
  ma - ma           ain't got no drivin' wheel

                     (*                 *)
|-----0------------0--0--0-0-0-0-------------------------------------------|
|-/5~--0-----------0--2--3-3-3-3-------------8------8----8----8------8-8-8-|
|---------\1-------0--2--3-3-3-3-------------8------8----8----8------8-8-8-|
|------------/3-0--0--0--0-0-0-0-------------5------5----5----5------5-5-5-|
|--------------------------------------------5------5----5----5------5-5-5-|
|---------------------------------3-s-5-5----------------------------------|
                                 you're like a broke down engine mama

 (*     *)
|------------------------------------------------/12-12-12-12-10------------|
|-----------8--8-8-8--8------------------------------------------/12-\10----|
|-----------8--8-8-8--8--------------------------------------------------/12|
|-----------5--5-5-5--5------------------0----------------------------------|
|-----------5--5-5-5--5-----------------------------------------------------|
|-3-s-5-5--------------------------/3---------0-----------------------------|
                    Lord, mother no drivin' wheel

                                                 (*
|--------0--------------------------0---------0------------7---7---7---7----|
|--------0----0-/5-\3-0---------------/5s3-/5--0-----------8---8---8---8----|
|----------/3-----------3-\1------------------------------------------------|
|-12----------------------------0-------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------/3--------------------------0------------------|
|----12---------------------------0----------------3-s-5--------------------|
                                                                  got me
all

     *)            (*               *)                         (*
|----7--------------7-7-7-7----7----7-------------------------------0-----0-|
|----8--------------8-8-8-8----8----8-----------------------------0-----0---|
|---------\1----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------/3-------------------------------0----------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------3-----2-----|
|-----------------0----------------------/3---------0-----------------------|
  down and lonesome        huhu you know exactly how to make a good man
feel

                 *)                                        (*
|-----0--0--0--0-0-0----------------0--0--0-0-0-------------4---4---4---4---|
|---0-------2--3-3-0----------------0--0--0-0-0-------------3---3---3---3---|
|-----------2--3-3-0-\1-------------0--0--0-0-0-------------3---3---3---3---|
|-----------0--0-0-0----/3-0---0----0--0--0-0-0-------0-----0---0---0---0---|
|-1----0---------------------3----------------------------------------------|
|---------0----------------------0--------------3-s-5---0-------------------|
                                                          I've been
shootin

      *)            (*           *)
|-4---4--------------4-4-4-4--4--4----------------0-/12-12-12-12-10---------|
|-3---3--------------3-3-3-3--3--3----------------0-----------------/12-\10-|
|-3---3--\1----------3-3-3-3--3--3------------------------------------------|
|-0---0-----/3--0----0-0-0-0--0--0---------0--------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------/3---------0---------------------------|
 crap  and gamblin'  mama believe I don't got broke

                                                             
(*          *)
|-----------0----------------------------0---------0-----------7--7--7--7-7-|
|-----------0-----0-/5-\3-0----------------/5s3-/5--0----------8--8--8--8-8-|
|-/12----------/3-----------3-\1-----------------------\1-------------------|
|-----12----------------------------0---------------------/3-0--------------|
|--------------------------------/3-----------------------------------------|
|--------12---------------------------0-------------------------------------|



|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-0--3--/5---5---5-----3----/5---5---5----3--/5-----------------------------|
|-0--3--/5---5---5-----3----/5---5---5----3--/5--------------------------0--|
|-0--3--/5---5---5-----3----/5---5---5----3--/5-----------------------------|
|-0--3--/5---5---5-----3----/5---5---5----3--/5--------------------/3-------|
          been shootin' craps and gamblin'      woman I believe I don't
got

                                                               
(*        *)
|-----0-/12-12-12-12-10-----------------0---------0-----------0--0--0-0-0-0-|
|-----0----------------/12-\10------------/5s3-/5--0----------0--2--3-3-3-3-|
|-----------------------------/12---------------------\1------0--2--3-3-3-3-|
|---------------------------------12---------------------/3-0-0--0--0-0-0-0-|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--0---------------------------------12-------------------------------------|
 broke


|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------0-3------------------------------0----|
|-------0-------------------------0-3---------------------------------------|
|-3-s-5------------------------------------------------------------/3-----0-|
           had to pawn my mean 44         man and my best clothes are
gone

 (*                       *)                                         (*
|-----0----0----0-------0-0----------------/12-/12-/12-0-----------0--0--0--|
|---0----0----0---------2-3----------------/12-/12-/12--0----------0--3--5--|
|-----------------0-----2-3--\1---------------------------\1-------0--0--0--|
|-----------------------0-0-----/3-0---0---------------------/3-0-----------|
|-3----2----1------------------------3--------------------------------------|
|--------------------0-------------------0----------------------------------|
  mhhmhmhmhmhmhmhhmh

    *)      (*                  *)           (*                *)
|-0-0--------4--4--4--4----4----4-------------4--4--4--4---4---4------------|
|-5-5--------3--3--3--3----3----3-------------3--3--3--3---3---3------------|
|-0-0--------3--3--3--3----3----3-------------3--3--3--3---3---3------------|
|-------0----0--0--0--0----0----0-------0-----0--0--0--0---0---0-----0------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----/3---0-------------------------/3-----0---------------------/3------0--|
           man I went down to my prayin ground   and I fell down on my
knees

   (*     *)                   (*   *)
|-------0-----0-----------------7-7-7-0------0--------------/12-/12-/12-0---|
|-----0-----0-------------------8-8-8---0-/5----------------/12-/12-/12--0--|
|---------------3s1----------------------------\1---------------------------|
|-------------------/3-0---0----------------------/3-0---0------------------|
|-0-3-----2--------------3-----------------------------3--------------------|
|----------------------------0-----------------------------0----------------|



|-------------------------------------------------------------------0-/12\-0|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------0-/12\-0|
|-3-/5--5--5---3---/5--5--5----3-/5-5-5------3----/5------------------------|
|-3-/5--5--5---3---/5--5--5----3-/5-5-5------3----/5---------0--------------|
|-3-/5--5--5---3---/5--5--5----3-/5-5-5------3----/5------------------------|
|-3-/5--5--5---3---/5--5--5----3-/5-5-5------3----/5-----/3-----0-----------|
     went down my prayin ground         Lord I fell down on my knees

                                                  (*      *)       (*
|---------------0-3p0---0-----0-----------------0--0--0-0-0---------7--9--7-|
|---------------------3---/5~--0----------------0--2--3-3-3-0-------8--8--8-|
|-\1------------------------------\1------------0--2--3-3-3-0---------------|
|----/3-0---0------------------------/3-0---0---0--0--0-0-0-0---------------|
|---------3-------------------------------3-----------------------0---------|
|-------------0-------------------------------0---------------3s5-----------|


             *)              (*                      *)
|----7---7---7----------------7--6----7----7----7----7----------------------|
|----8---8---8----------------8--7----8----8----8----8----------------------|
|----------------\1---------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------/3--------------------------------------------0--------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------0----------------------------------/3--------0---|
  ain't cried for no religion     would you bring me back my good gal
please

 (*           *)                                                 
(*      *)
|-----0-----0-----0---------------------/12-/12-/12---0---------0--0--0-0-0-|
|---0-----0-----0---0-------------------/12-/12-/12-0-0---------0--3--5-5-5-|
|---------------------0--3s1------------------------0-----------0--0--0-0-0-|
|----------------------------/3-0---0-----------------------0---------------|
|-3-----2-----1-----0-------------3-----------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------0-----------------3s5---0-------------|


         (*                  *)         (*                  *)
|---------4--4--4--4----4----4-----------3--3--3--3----2----2---------------|
|---------3--3--3--3----3----3-----------2--2--2--2----1----1---------------|
|---------3--3--3--3----3----3-----------2--2--2--2----1----1---------------|
|-----0---0--0--0--0----0----0-------0---0--0--0--0----0----0--------0------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-3s5---0-------------------------/3---0-------------------------/3------0--|
          if you just send me my baby       we have to worry and cry no
more

                        (*   *)
|-0-/12\-0---------------7-8-7-0-------0---------------------0--------------|
|-0-/12\-0---------------8-8-8-0-/5-5~---5-------------3-/5~---5------------|
|----------\1------------------------------\1--------------------\1---------|
|-------------/3-0---0------------------------/3-0---0--------------/3-0----|
|------------------3-------------------------------3---------------------3--|
|----------------------0----------------------------------------------------|
 

     (*     *)              (*      *)
|---------0-----0------------0--0-0-0---------------------------------------|
|-------0-----0--------------2--3-3-3---------------------------------------|
|-----------------3s1--------2--3-3-3--3-s-5---5---5------3-s-5---5---5-----|
|-0-------------------/3-0---0--0-0-0--3-s-5---5---5------3-s-5---5---5-----|
|-----3-----2--------------------------3-s-5---5---5------3-s-5---5---5-----|
|---0----------------------0-----------3-s-5---5---5------3-s-5---5---5-----|
                                            if you just send me my baby
man

                                                     (*           *)
|---------------------------------------------------------0-----0-----0-----|
|-------------------------------------------------------0-----0-----0-------|
|-3-s-5---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-3-s-5---------------------------------------0-----------------------------|
|-3-s-5-----------------------------------------------3-----2-----1---------|
|-3-s-5-----------------------------------/3------0---------------------0---|
        Lord I (swear?) have to worry and cry no more
mhmhmhmhmhmhmhmhmhmh

    (*      *)                                                          
(*
|-0--0--0-0-0---------/12-/12-/12-0-----------0--0-0-0-----0-----------0--0-|
|-0--2--3-3-3---------/12-/12-/12--0----------0--0-0-0--/5--0----------0--2-|
|-0--2--3-3-3-\1------------------------------0--0-0-0---------\1------0--2-|
|-0--0--0-0-0----/3-----------------------0---0--0-0-0------------/3---0--0-|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------0-----------------3s5---0------------------------0------|


      *)
|-0-0-0---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-3-3-3---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-3-3-3---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-0-0-0-------------------------------------------------0-3-----------------|
|-------------0-------------------------------------0-3---------------------|
|-------3-s-5---------------------------------------------------------------|
                don't have to bring her to my house         Lord would
you

                          (*           *)
|------------------------------0-----0-----0----------0---------/12-/12-/12-|
|----------------------------0-----0-----0---0--3-/5~--0--------/12-/12-/12-|
|--------------------------------------------------------\1-----------------|
|--------------------0--------------------------------------/3--------------|
|--------------------------3-----2-----1-----0------------------------------|
|----------------/3-----0--------------------------------------0------------|
  leave her by my door


|-0------0----------------0--------|
|--0--/5--------------------3-/5~--|
|----------\1----------------------|
|-------------/3-0---0-------------|
|------------------3---------------|
|----------------------0-----------|

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