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 #16542  by Manila Head
 Sun May 20, 2007 7:33 am
Does anybody have a tab of bob's rhythm riff throughout the song? Thanks in advance :-)

 #16543  by Crazy 9.5 Fingers
 Sun May 20, 2007 7:43 am
J Darks has the Bobby riff is accurately as I have seen it tabbed. Go to the part that says Basic Bob in the third line of tab.

http://www.jdarks.com/files/darkstar2.htm

Dark Star is a great tune to really work Bobby style rhythms as you can work up and down the fret board with double stops on the B and G string or the B and D string and drone the open A.

 #16549  by Billbbill
 Sun May 20, 2007 8:32 am
I just messed around a bit with what I do here and came up with these shapes. Nice and full for one guitar.


--A--G--G6
e-0--3--3---
b-2--0--3----
g-2--0--0----
d-2--0--2---
a-0--x--x---
E----3--3---

 #16565  by b weird
 Sun May 20, 2007 1:40 pm
Dark Star is a tricky song for just one guitar. IMHO anyway.

 #17311  by spilly
 Fri Jun 01, 2007 6:50 am
this is one of my favorites. The chord set up is the majors of D, being A, G, and D.

the main idea:
Amajor (slight play on minor) G, D, G.

I'm at work so I'll give you what I can now and some more variations later.

main chordal lick:


A G D G
E---5----5-----------
B---5----5-----------
G---5h6--6--4-4-7-7--
D---7-------5-5-5-4--
A-0------------------
e--------------------

I have to go I'll give variations and the chorus later.

 #17317  by spilly
 Fri Jun 01, 2007 8:13 am
anyways, to the Em part of the verse

Em Em7 A Asus2

E------0--0---0-0-----
B------3--0h2-2-0---------
G------0--2---2-2------
D-2-2--2--2-----------
A-2-2-----0---------------
e-0-0----------------------


chorus (*=repeat/strum)

E-5--10-***---5-5-
B-5--10-***-7-5-5-
G-6--9--***-7-6-6-
D-7--7--***-7-7-7-
A-0---------------
e-----------------

E----------------------
B----------------------
G-4-4-4-2-0---7----7-7-
D-2-4-5-4-2-7-7h10-7-7-
A-4-5-7-5-4-7----------
e----------------------


E-5--10-***---5-5-
B-5--10-***-7-5-5-
G-6--9--***-7-6-6-
D-7--7--***-7-7-7-
A-0---------------
e-----------------


E---------------------------------------------
B-5-7-8-7-5-----------------------------------
G---------------------------------------------
D-5-7-9-7-5--7-7--7-----(7 harmonized through)
A-4---7---4--5-4--7-9-8-7---------------------
e---------------------------------------------

those are the basics behind bobbys licks, it's easier to think of it in D while playing the chords.

the scales change during the verse as you switch between the Amajor and the Eminor

If you would like different variations let me know