B.B. King – Hummingbird

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(/) Slide Up () Slide Down (h) Hammer On (p) Pull Off (b) Bend (r) Release (v) Vibrato

Intro Boogie x3
Dm
E|---------------------------
B|---------------------------
G|---------------------------
D|-------7p6p5-----5--3------
A|--3h5---------8------------
E|---------------------------

Intro into verse
  Dm                         Bb  A
E|----------------------------6--5--
B|----------------------------6--5--
G|----------------------------7--6--
D|-------7p6p5-----5--3--57--8--7--
A|--3h5---------8-------------------
E|----------------------------------

Sometimes I get impatient...
  Dm                    Bb  A
E|-----------------------6--5--
B|----------6------------6--5--
G|----------7------------7--6--
D|----------7-----5--7---8--7--
A|-----3h4--5--8---------------
E|--5--------------------------

But she cools me without words...
           Dm         G9
E|-------------------------
B|----------6---------10---
G|----------7---------10---
D|----------7----------9---
A|-----3h4--5--8--9---10---
E|--5----------------------

And she comes so sweet and so plain../ My hummingbird, and have you heard...
           Dm  Eb         Bb  A7
E|-------------------------6--5--
B|----------6--4-----------6--5--
G|----------7--3-----------7--6--
D|----------7--5-----5--7--8--5--
A|-----3h4--5--6--6-----------7--
E|--5-------------------------5--

It gets me where I live / I'll give all I have to give / I'm talking about my hummingbird...
           Dm  Eb         Bb  C   F
E|-------------------------6--8------
B|----------6--4-----------6--8---6--
G|----------7--3-----------7--9---5--
D|----------7--5-----5--7--8--10--7--
A|-----3h4--5--6--6---------------8--
E|--5--------------------------------

She's little and she loves me... / When I see her in the morning sleeping..
  Bb Bb/A Bb9/G F  F       Dm
E|--6--8--8--------------------
B|--6--6--6-----6--6--------6--
G|--7--7--7-----5--5--------7--
D|--8--7--5-----7--7--------7--
A|-----------7--8--8--8--7--5--
E|-----------------------------

Hummingbird, don't fly away...
    F G7  Bb C
E|-----3--------
B|--6--3--3--5--
G|--5--4--3--5--
D|--7--3--3--5--
A|--8--5--------
E|-----3--------

Lead back into verse
  Bb7 A7
E|--6--5--
B|--6--5--
G|--7--6--
D|--6--5--
A|--8--7--
E|--6--5--

Don't fly away...
    Bb       F                   C
E|--6----------------------------8---
B|--6--------6-------------------8---
G|--7--------5-------------------9---
D|--8--7--5--7--------7---7--9--10---
A|-----------8--8--10--10------------
E|-----------------------------------

©B.B. King, transcribed by Ryan Ruiz

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