Intro for this song

Intro for this song

Postby Grateful.Ed » Sun Aug 02, 2009 9:55 am

Anyone have a basic intro for this in the posted key? Many Thanks.
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Re: Intro for this song

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Re: Intro for this song

Postby Grateful.Ed » Sun Aug 02, 2009 12:06 pm

Thanks. I noticed the Deadstein version is in C and there is a version posted in the tab section in G.

Did the dead play this in one key and jerry band in another?
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Re: Intro for this song

Postby tigerstrat » Sun Aug 02, 2009 1:37 pm

Grateful.Ed wrote:Thanks. I noticed the Deadstein version is in C and there is a version posted in the tab section in G.

Did the dead play this in one key and jerry band in another?


I've never heard the Dead's version. Didn't the GD only play it once? JGB is C. We opened our Jerry Celebration with it last night. Fantastic crowd!
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Re: Intro for this song

Postby Emoto » Sun Aug 02, 2009 4:02 pm

Grateful.Ed wrote:Thanks. I noticed the Deadstein version is in C and there is a version posted in the tab section in G.

Did the dead play this in one key and jerry band in another?


I learned the song years ago in G. I got that out of a James Taylor songbook. When I tried to play it with some friends a few months ago, I was horrified that they all knew it in C. I find it easier in G, but that's probably because that's how I learned it...
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Re: Intro for this song

Postby ronster » Sun Aug 02, 2009 5:04 pm

Something like this in the key of C, just play out of the chord shapes

E|-------------------------------------8---------8---------------------------5-------------------7----------
B|-------------8-----8--10b10b10b8h10-----10--8-----11r10r8---------------5-----5-------------8-----8-----
G|--------8h9-----9------------------------------------------9---------5-----------5-------7-----------7----
D|--5/10--------------------------------------------------------5h6h7-----------------7/9-----------------
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
E|----C------------------------------------------------------------Am-------------------G-------------------

E|-------------5-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
B|----------6-----6------------------------------------1---------------------------------------
G|-------5-----------5--5------------5--------4--2--2-----2--5------------5--------4--4--4--4--
D|--9\7-----------------5-------5h7-----7--5--5--3-----------5-------5h7-----7--5--5--5--5--5--
A|-------------------------6h7----------------------------------6h7----------------------------
E|----F-----------------C------------------G-----F-----------C-----------------G-------------
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Re: Intro for this song

Postby tigerstrat » Sun Aug 02, 2009 5:37 pm

It's 12th pos. to begin. Boom, you're there, yw.

There are FOUR threads asking about the intro for this song!
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Re: Intro for this song

Postby Grateful.Ed » Sun Aug 02, 2009 10:28 pm

tigerstrat wrote:It's 12th pos. to begin. Boom, you're there, yw.

There are FOUR threads asking about the intro for this song!


I noticed...two have no response and the other two have comments regarding where/when it was played.

This post has a few things I can actually use. Many Thanks, Ed.
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Re: Intro for this song

Postby ronster » Mon Aug 03, 2009 2:59 pm

I showed the lead/intro in the 8th fret position. I tend to start there, next go around go up to the 12th fret position (same note just bring in some higher notes and different chord shapes to play off) then I 'll go down one octave and play it out of the 5th fret position. I find changing the starting point or chord shapes helps alot in making your leads sound more intersting as one (me) tends to develop certain runs/riffs associated with certain chord shapes as well as bringing in the higher or lower notes. This is just a great tune to learn the caged method of playing leads as it has a very bouncy catchy melody that fits in well with the chord changes. I have not listened to a JGB version of this in awhile so what I tabbed was just off of the side of my head, not any particular show.
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Re: Intro for this song

Postby Grateful.Ed » Mon Aug 24, 2009 7:42 pm

Justa quick thanks for the help with this song

Played the C version electric and G version acoustic a few times each at jams over the last couple weeks.

The audiences and musicians were into it....some musicians asked where I came up w/ the C version and were surprised the Jerry Band did it.

Told them "every once in a while you get shown the light, in the strangest of places if you look at it right"

Need to copy some JG cd's for them now.
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