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 #17739  by jackaroe1276
 Wed Jun 06, 2007 7:41 pm
jackr wrote:Great job.

Lets have a list of your gear. Love to see your recording equipment and guitars amps etc.
Sure:

Acoustically I just have a cheap Yamaha APX 5a. Good guitar to beat the crap out of and not feel terrible about it, plus it sounds decent. Electrically I have a Fender Tele and Epiphone Sheraton II. I play through a ZVex wah probe, Analogman Bicomp, Moogerfooger, Fulltone fulldrive mosfet, TS-808, EH Pulsar trem, EH Polychorus (hate it), TRex analog delay, into a Traynor 4x10 ycv80q tube amp clean channel.

My recording equip is simply a laptop, M-audio usb adapter, Sonar Homestudio 4xl. Mics are an SM58 and a Audio Technica AT4040.

 #17769  by bodiddley
 Thu Jun 07, 2007 11:44 am
Could you please tab out what you are doing for the chords on the first Dylan tune you posted. What are the chords and it sounds like you are finger picking? Can you tab the pattern and chords please? I gotta tell ya man, the "Don't think Twice" just is phenomenal. Puts me in a great mood and gets me lost in the song (a good thing) everytime I play it. I'm so jealous. I'd give my left nut to play or sing like you, but to be able to do both?...well I'd like to keep at least one nut! Let's hear more!

 #17977  by jackaroe1276
 Sun Jun 10, 2007 7:37 pm
bodiddley wrote:Could you please tab out what you are doing for the chords on the first Dylan tune you posted. What are the chords and it sounds like you are finger picking? Can you tab the pattern and chords please? I gotta tell ya man, the "Don't think Twice" just is phenomenal. Puts me in a great mood and gets me lost in the song (a good thing) everytime I play it. I'm so jealous. I'd give my left nut to play or sing like you, but to be able to do both?...well I'd like to keep at least one nut! Let's hear more!
Well, the chords are actually very simple. I use a capo on the 4th fret. Relative to the capo (as if you are just playing regular open chords) the chords are C, G, Am, F, F#/D7. Here's the chords in tab:
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    C     G     Am     F      G7     C7     F#/D7
E|--0------3----0------1------1------0------2--
B|--1------0----1------1------0------1------1--
G|--0------0----2------2------0------3------2--
D|--2------0----2------3------0------2------0--
A|--3------2----0------3------2------3---------
E|--3------3-----------1------3-------------2--
I can't really tab how the fingerpicking pattern is, but it's just a standard bluegrass fingerpicking with an alternate bassline. Here's the chords over the lyrics:
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Intro C>G>Am>G>C>G>C.....

C                  G                 Am
It ain't no use to sit and wonder why, babe
F                     C   G 
If you don't know by now
C                     G                 Am
An' it ain't no use to sit and wonder why, babe
F#/D7                G     G7
It don't matter, anyhow
C                              C7
When your rooster crows at the break of dawn
F                       F#/D7
Look out your window and I'll be gone
C          G           Am         F
You're the reason I'm trav'lin' on
C             G                 C
Don't think twice, it's all right

That same pattern repeats throughout the whole song. I hope this helps!

 #17978  by jackaroe1276
 Sun Jun 10, 2007 7:38 pm
jackaroe1276 wrote:
bodiddley wrote:Could you please tab out what you are doing for the chords on the first Dylan tune you posted. What are the chords and it sounds like you are finger picking? Can you tab the pattern and chords please? I gotta tell ya man, the "Don't think Twice" just is phenomenal. Puts me in a great mood and gets me lost in the song (a good thing) everytime I play it. I'm so jealous. I'd give my left nut to play or sing like you, but to be able to do both?...well I'd like to keep at least one nut! Let's hear more!
Well, the chords are actually very simple. I use a capo on the 4th fret. Relative to the capo (as if you are just playing regular open chords) the chords are C, G, Am, F, F#/D7. Here's the chords in tab:
Code: Select all
    C     G     Am     F      G7     C7     F#/D7
E|--0------3----0------1------1------0------2--
B|--1------0----1------1------0------1------1--
G|--0------0----2------2------0------3------2--
D|--2------0----2------3------0------2------0--
A|--3------2----0------3------2------3---------
E|--3------3-----------1------3-------------2--
I can't really tab how the fingerpicking pattern is, but it's just a standard bluegrass fingerpicking with an alternate bassline. Here's the chords over the lyrics:
Code: Select all

Intro C>G>Am>G>C>G>C.....

C                  G                 Am
It ain't no use to sit and wonder why, babe
F                     C   G 
If you don't know by now
C                     G                 Am
An' it ain't no use to sit and wonder why, babe
F#/D7                G     G7
It don't matter, anyhow
C                              C7
When your rooster crows at the break of dawn
F                       F#/D7
Look out your window and I'll be gone
C          G           Am         F
You're the reason I'm trav'lin' on
C             G                 C
Don't think twice, it's all right

That same pattern repeats throughout the whole song. I hope this helps and thanks for the kind words!

 #17989  by dancing mantis
 Mon Jun 11, 2007 6:42 am
Hey jackaroe, thanks so much for posting the tabs. Really appreciate that. Keep up the good work

 #17990  by 35FLA
 Mon Jun 11, 2007 7:07 am
hey now

very nice :smile: