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 #44642  by b weird
 Wed Jun 04, 2008 7:40 pm
I've been messing around with this song and am just wondering what sacales you use.

I think it should be (I'm listining to the Garcia Play's Dylan version)

D Bm (chords)> Amaj scale (x 2) >
B maj> A maj> B maj> G maj> D Bm (chords)> verse.

Does this make any sense?

Thanks.

 #44645  by strumminsix
 Wed Jun 04, 2008 9:16 pm
Are you asking theory or application?

In theory an A major scale works well!

In application I often play the changes.

 #44651  by astroman99
 Thu Jun 05, 2008 4:18 am
Bw

I play it differently, when it goes to Jack the cowboy, I stick with Bm to A, back to Bm, then turnaround on F#m- E- G- C- G and up to A,
Let me know what you think.
peace out!!!

 #44679  by b weird
 Thu Jun 05, 2008 10:52 am
Thanks. Astroman how do you play a turnaround??

Like:

|-------------------------3----------
|-------------------------3----------
|---------3------3---2/1--4--------------
|-------------------------5----------
|----4-------4-------3/2--5---------------
|-------------------------3----------

Just a guess, I'm still learning scales and turnarounds and things. Please correct me if I'm wrong.

Thanks again.

 #44722  by astroman99
 Fri Jun 06, 2008 7:25 am
Bw...something like this ..the chords might be a syllable or two off, I didn't play thru it, but that is the basic structure. Let me know if you need more. Good Luck, great song, Have you ever tried "Going going gone", another great one! For some reason, it looks good than I submit and the chords move, then I try to edit and they go to the right spot again,
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D     Bm
Tough Mama
A
Meat shakin' on your bones
D    Bm    A
I'm gonna go down to the river and get some stones.
Bm                           A
Sister's on the highway with that steel-drivin' crew,
Bm                       F#m          E
Papa's in the big house, his workin' days are
G 
through.
C     G
Tough Mama
A
Can I blow a little smoke on you?
(edited post to align chords & words - strumminsix)