Weir's part

Weir's part

Postby Dozin » Sun Jun 29, 2008 7:33 am

Playin’ In The Band


Verse 1
Some folks trust to reason others trust to might,
I don't trust to nothin', but I know it comes out right.
Say it once again now, Whoa, I hope you'll understand
When it's done and over, Lord, a man is just a man.
Playin', playin' in the band. Daybreak, daybreak on the land.


Verse 2
Some folks look for answers others look for fights,
Some folks up in treetops just a looking for their kites.
Whoa, I can tell your future just look what's in your hand,
But I can't stop for nothin' I'm just playing in the band.
Playin', playin' in the band. Daybreak, daybreak on the land.

|---A--------E--A--E--A--A-A--E-A-G--D--A (x2)


Verse 3
Standin' on a tower world at my command
You just keep a turnin' while I'm playing in the band.
And if a man among you got no sin upon his hand
Let him cast a stone at me for playing in the band.
Playin', playin' in the band. Daybreak, daybreak on the land.

Jam in G7
Last edited by Dozin on Thu Jul 03, 2008 7:45 pm, edited 2 times in total.
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Postby strumminsix » Mon Jun 30, 2008 5:30 am

Well done again bro....

One addition, timing.

The whole song keeps it tightly in 10.

Even the jams and especially the segues.

Think of the end jam:

|---A--------E--A--E--A--A-A--E-A-G--D--A (x2)

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Also, how are you getting to the G7?
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Re: Weir's part

Postby shinyheadmusic » Sat Mar 25, 2017 3:44 pm

Here's an alternate voicing for the final four chords of the outro:

7 8 7 8
7 7 7 7
9 9 7 8
Bm G D Gm

The second chord above is voiced B-D-G, or a first inversion G, instead of B-D-F, which would be a G7 without the root. I'm sure Bobby has mixed it up, but referring to the "Definitive collection" sheet music (yes, I know, these things CAN be rife with errors, but if it's called Definitive, then it should be right, right?) In the version I'm working on (off Youtube, with no date, grr!), it sounds like he might just be playing the B and D, leaving the 2nd string out of it all together.

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Re: Weir's part

Postby brbadg » Sun Mar 26, 2017 8:54 am

I wish someone would just do the Skull and Roses version.While I never met a Playin'
I didn't like,I like the chunky rhythm he does on this version.
He has since gotten away from these Doobie Bros style'hammer ons in the verse.
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