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Closing Chords progression?

PostPosted: Sun May 24, 2009 10:05 am
by Counterstriker
Don't they end Franklins with help on the way? maybe i'm wrong. but go to the end in this video does anyone know the chord progression for the last part?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m-KP6snUCzI

Re: Closing Chords progression?

PostPosted: Sun May 24, 2009 10:20 am
by Tennessee Jedi
http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=Ste ... iew=videos
check this guy out. the part you are talking about might be at the end of his slip vid
http://jdarks.com/files/HelpSlip.htm
this has a good version
:smile:

Re: Closing Chords progression?

PostPosted: Sun May 24, 2009 4:52 pm
by Counterstriker
From what I heard that not it, I'm not really sure, but listen to that vid I posted its the last part they play

Re: Closing Chords progression?

PostPosted: Sun May 24, 2009 5:41 pm
by ronster
jdarks has it correct
A Cmaj7 lick then repeat

|--0----0----|-------------------| |----------------|
|--2----0----|--13/14---12---10--|OR|----------------|
|--2----0----|-------------------| |----------------|
|--2----2----|--13/14---12---11--| |----------------|
|--0----3----|-------------------| |-------2/4-2-0--|
|--A---Cmaj7-|----------------A--| |-0-2-0-------A--|

Re: Closing Chords progression?

PostPosted: Mon May 25, 2009 8:45 am
by Counterstriker
Thanks! I didn't have a guitar where I was yesterday to test it out so I guessed thanks alot!

Re: Closing Chords progression?

PostPosted: Mon May 25, 2009 10:13 am
by tigerstrat
Maybe some of the very early Franklin's ended with the A, Cmaj7 "end of Slipknot" figure, but generally they just wound down the A,D Franklin's progression to a final A (which fwiw is my preference) ... are the Remaining Members, aka TD, using the Slipknot thingy?

Re: Closing Chords progression?

PostPosted: Mon May 25, 2009 1:24 pm
by Counterstriker
Yeah when i saw them at the spectrum i really liked the ending of it .

Re: Closing Chords progression?

PostPosted: Tue May 26, 2009 8:00 am
by Pete B.
I assume we're talking about the chord Bobby plays?... (while Jer does his ending riff).
The open position CMaj7 doesn't sound right (to me).
I tried 5 CMaj7 inversions and none of them sound right (to my ear).
I might be playing it wrong.
Can someone post a clear shot of Bobby playing the chord in question?

I've never known what that chord is, and typically do a single note Jerry style ending lick there.
When I do play a chord there I play a kinda D/G following the A.

E|--x--
B|--3--
G|--2--
D|-----
A|--x--
E|--3--

fwiw, When I saw the BK3 a few months back, I noted that that is what Scott Murawski played (at least that is what I think I saw, I have not confirmed this with Scott).

Re: Closing Chords progression?

PostPosted: Tue May 26, 2009 8:25 am
by Tennessee Jedi
The riff is in one of your vids , I'm sure of it !
I just couldn't find it ....
One of the Help/Slip ones somewhere ...its like tagged on at the end somewhere ...
:smile:
Dude will figure it out.
:D

Re: Closing Chords progression?

PostPosted: Tue May 26, 2009 11:49 am
by mttourpro
I play

A to a C/G

I just play a straight C Major over a G in the bass.

Re: Closing Chords progression?

PostPosted: Tue May 26, 2009 12:47 pm
by tigerstrat
G5 is what I use (in my Jerry part). Hey where did the tab creator go? Can only access by the home page now? Anyhoo, it looks like this, with the G bass note ringing out on the beat, and the high G,D,G notes ringing out on the following "and":


E|--3--
B|--3--
G|--0--
D|--X--
A|--X--
E|3~3--

Re: Closing Chords progression?

PostPosted: Tue May 26, 2009 1:58 pm
by strumminsix
Pete B. wrote:I assume we're talking about the chord Bobby plays?... (while Jer does his ending riff).
The open position CMaj7 doesn't sound right (to me).
I tried 5 CMaj7 inversions and none of them sound right (to my ear).
I might be playing it wrong.
Can someone post a clear shot of Bobby playing the chord in question?

I've never known what that chord is, and typically do a single note Jerry style ending lick there.
When I do play a chord there I play a kinda D/G following the A.

Can't ya a pic or vid. This pc is too slow for that.

I can play a Cmaj7 anywhere and get it. Preference is the 3rd fret. It was a few years back that I stumbled on this and it just flat out never sounds right until you play it with your band.

I argued with a guy some time about this who was very thick headed despite asking me for help so I said instead just play a G6. Now he swears that is the chord oh well it's close enough when played off the 12th fret.

BTW, for an average Dead bar band I think that ending pulls off nicer than the rallentando of A to D unless you have the room packed with heads.

Re: Closing Chords progression?

PostPosted: Tue May 26, 2009 4:38 pm
by Pete B.
strumminsix wrote:
...it just flat out never sounds right until you play it with your band.


I belive this to be true about alot of stuff that come down the pike.


strumminsix wrote:I argued with a guy some time about this who was very thick headed despite asking me for help so I said instead just play a G6. Now he swears that is the chord oh well it's close enough when played off the 12th fret.


Gotta love that one!
Almost the same exact fingering as Cmaj7.

Still lookin' for Bobby fingers on this one.
I know the camera is on Jer in one of the VFTV vids. He played it all single notes in open position that day (can't remember which vid right now), but he just played a G on the 6th string, third fret.