Black Magic Woman

Words & Music:

Peter Green

(recorded by Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac & Santana)


This is a surprisingly simple tune, made classic by the guitar wizardry on the recordings by Peter Green & Carlos Santana.  Santana's complete transcription can be found in Guitar World and the Holiday 2006 issue of Guitar One.  The original Peter Green version can be found at Mike's Guitar Site.


                    Am                         E7

I got a black magic woman, I got a black magic woman.

        Am                                        Dm

I got a black magic woman got me so blind I can't see


That she's a black magic woman.

      E                             Am

She's trying to make a devil out of me.


Turn your back on me, baby; turn your back on me, baby.

Turn your back on me, baby; stop messing around with your tricks.

Don't turn your back on me, baby.

You might just pick up my magic sticks.


Got your spell on me, baby; got your spell on me, baby.

Got your spell on me, baby; turning my heart into stone.

I need you so bad.

Magic woman, I can't leave you alone.


Peter Green tab.pdf · same tab in html

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