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Good Vibrations Chords & Tabs

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Good Vibrations Bass Tab

   
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Date: Sun, 23 Nov 1997 21:13:09 -0500
From: Andrew Rogers 
Subject: b/beach_boys/good_vibrations.crd

                           "Good Vibrations"
                       (Brian Wilson - Mike Love)

Verse 1:

bass 1 w/organ [chords as indicated; quarter-notes]:

Ebm
 v     v     v     v       v     v     v     v  
----15-------13----------|-------------------------
-------13-------------13-|-15----16----------------
-------------------------|-------------------------
-------------------------|-------------------------
 I                    

Db6
 v     v     v     v       v     v     v     v  
----13-------13----------|-------10----------------
-------11-------------11-|-13----------------------
-------------------------|-------------------------
-------------------------|-------------------------


Cb6
 v     v     v     v       v     v     v     v  
----11-------11----------|-------8-----------------
-------9--------------9--|-11----------------------
-------------------------|-------------------------
-------------------------|-------------------------
 

 Bb
 v     v     v     v       v     v     v     v  
----10-------10----------|-------7-----------------
-------8--------------8--|-10----------------------
-------------------------|-------------------------
-------------------------|-------------------------
 hair


bass 1 continues as above; bass 2 enters:

bass 2:

Ebm
 v     v     v     v       v     v     v     v  
-------------------------|-------------------------
-1-----------------------|-1-----------------X-----  [drum accent]
-------------------1-----|-------------------------
-------------------------|-------------------------
 I                   

Db6
 v     v     v     v       v     v     v     v  
-------------------------|-------------------------
-------------------------|-------------------X-----
-4-----------------------|-4-----------------------
-------------------4-----|-------------------------
 

Cb6
 v     v     v     v       v     v     v     v  
-------------------------|-------------------------
-------------------------|-------------------X-----
-2-----------------------|-2-----------------------
-------------------2-----|-------------------------


bass 1:

Bb                        Db
 v     v     v     v       v     v     v     v  
----10-------10----16----|-15----13----------------
-------8-----------------|-------------16----15----
-------------------------|-------------------------
-------------------------|-------------------------

bass 2:
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/b/beach_boys/good_vibrations_btab.html ]
 v     v     v     v       v     v     v     v  
-------------------4-----|-3-----1-----------------
-------0-----3-----------|-------------4-----3-----
-1-----------------------|-------------------------
-------------------------|-------------------------
 air

Chorus:

[R.H. keyboard voicings for chorus chords (from watching Brian Wilson
 play it on a portable keyboard on some TV special):

Gb:Gb Bb Db Gb
Cb/Gb:Gb Cb Eb Gb
Dbmadd11/Gb:Ab Db Fb Gb

Ab:Ab Bb Db Ab
Db/Ab:Ab Db F  Ab
Ebmadd11/Ab:Bb Eb Gb Ab

Bb:Bb D  F  Bb
Eb/Bb:Bb Eb G  Bb
Fmadd11/Bb:C  F  Ab Bb

N.B.: I've omitted the "add11" notation below for legibility.]

bass:

Gb     Cb/Gb    Dbm/Gb   Cb/Gb
 v   v   v   v     v   v   v   v
-----------------|-----------------
-----4---2---1---|-----------------
-----------------|---------2---4---
-2---------------|-2---4-----------
   I'm__________________vibrations


bass:
 
Ab     Db/Ab    Ebm/Ab   Db/Ab
 v   v   v   v     v   v   v   v
-----------------|-----------------
-----6---4---3---|-----------------
-----------------|---------4---6---
-4---------------|-4---6-----------


Ab      Db/Ab    Ebm/Ab  Dd/Ab

bass:
 
Bb     Eb/Bb     Fm/Bb   Eb/Bb
 v   v   v   v     v   v   v   v
-----------------|-----------------
-----8---6---5---|-----------------
-----------------|---------6---8---
-6---------------|-6---8-----------
   I'm__________________vibrations


[repeat chorus]

Bridge 1:

tack piano w/bass [half notes]:

Fm/Bb   Eb/Bb      Bb    Eb/Bb     [6X]
  /   /   /   /    /   /   /   /
  

Bridge 2:

organ (sustained chords) w/tambourine:

F                  Gm       C7
/ / / /   / / / /  / / / /  / / / /

[repeat 4X; bass enters 2nd time, harmonica 3rd, vocals fade 3rd]


Coda [bass lines as per chorus]:

 Bb    Eb/Bb  Fm/Bb  Eb/Bb    Bb     Eb/Bb  Fm/Bb  Eb/Bb
Good________________________-vibrations

 Ab    Db/Ab  Ebm/Ab Db/Ab    Ab     Db/Ab  Ebm/Ab  Db/Ab
Good_____________________ vibrations

Gb    Cb/Gb    Dbm/Gb   Cb/Gb
/   /   /   /     /   /   /   /

acapella w/fuzz bass [half notes] and tambourine:



theremin and cellos [quarter-note triplets]:

(Ab)
 / / / /  / / / /

bass [as per chorus], keyboard, drums re-enter:

Ab    Db/Ab    Ebm/Ab   Db/Ab    [repeat to fade]
/   /   /   /     /   /   /   /


-- another ace 60's tab from Andrew Rogers
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