Blind Melon - No Rain Chords & Tabs

 

No Rain Chords & Tabs

Blind Melon Chords & Tabs

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No Rain Tab

   
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#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
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Standard repost disclaimer.

-Ken.

"No Rain"
Words and Music by Blind Melon
Transcribed for Guitar World magazine by Jeff Perrin

quarter note= 150
tuning: standard

Note: The music is for two guitars with the chords listed above being
      played by rhythm acoustic and the tab played by lead electric 
      w/delay.

Figure 1 (played three times at beginning)
*****************************************
                 E /\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\
---------------I---------------I----
-10-----10/12--I---------------I----
---------------I-9-------------I----
---------------I---------------I----
---------------I---------------I----
---------------I---------------I----

Third time, the last note is cut into a half note and
rhythm plays A-based barre chords at faster strum

Figure 2 (played 2 1/2 times)
******************************
 E           D               E  
---------------I---------------I
-----10-9-10---I---------------I
-9----------11-I---9--7--7-9-7-I
---------------I---------------I
---------------I---------------I
---------------I---------------I


End Fill for Figure 2
*********************
 D  h        /\/\
---9-10-9------I
----------10---I
-------------9-I
---------------I
---------------I
---------------I

Chorus 1:


                       ***************
**Figure 1 then Figure 2 played with verses and rhythm strum**
                       ***************

Verse 1



               **********
**End fill for Figure two then Verse two**
               **********

**Figure 1 once**

2nd Chorus
        
W= Whole bend
H= Half Bend
h= hammer-on
p= pull-off
\= slide to
/\/\/\/= vibrato
 E      h        D                   E                   D
-----------------I-------------------I-12-9---10----9---10-I--10---10---
------10-9---12--I---9---10----9-----I---------------------I------------ meas
-9---------9-----I-----9---------9-9-I------9---------9----I-----9------contd
-----------------I-------------------I---------------------I------------
-----------------I-------------------I---------------------I------------
-----------------I-------------------I---------------------I------------

           E  (all triplet 8ths until *) D
--9------I-10-9-9-12-9-9-10-9-9-12-9-9-I-10-9-9-12-9-9-10-9-9-12-9-9-I
--9---9--I-10-9-9-12-9-9-10-9-9-12-9-9-I-10-9-9-12-9-9-10-9-9-12-9-9-I
---------I-----------------------------I--9--------------------------I
---------I-----------------------------I-----------------------------I
---------I-----------------------------I-----------------------------I
---------I-----------------------------I-----------------------------I

  E                        D           *                         
-10-9-9-10-9-9-12-9-9-10-9-9-I-14-9-9--12--9----9--9\-I
--9-9-9--9-9-9--9-9-9--9-9-9-I--9-9-9---9--9----9--9\-I
-----------------------------I------------------9--9\-I
-----------------------------I------------------------I
-----------------------------I------------------------I
-----------------------------I------------------------I
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/b/blind_melon/no_rain_tab_ver_2.html ]
E (8th note trips until *) D                               
-----------------------------I---------------------------I--------------
--9\7-7--7\5-5--5\3-3--3\2-2-I-2/3-3--3/5-5--5/7-7-7/9/9-I--------------
-----------------------------I---------------------------I--------------
-----------------------------I---------------------------I--------------
-----------------------------I---------------------------I--------------
-----------------------------I---------------------------I--------------


* Eh                                               H                 /\/\/\
--------9-------9----10---I---9----12----9--9----I----------------------
--9-10----10------10------I-----10------10-10--X-I-9(10)--7---9--7---7--
--------------------------I----------------------I-9(10)--7---9--X---7--
--------------------------I----------------------I----------9------9----
--------------------------I----------------------I----------------------
--------------------------I----------------------I----------------------

                          E
 D/\/      H          R     W (8th triplets till end)
-------------------7------I--------7-----------------------I--------------
-(7)--7--7--9(10)--X------I-----7-----10-7----7------------I--------------
-(7)--7--7--9(10)--7------I-9(11)----------9--7-9-7--9-7---I--------------
------9-------------------I------------------------------9-I--------------
--------------------------I--------------------------------I--------------
--------------------------I--------------------------------I--------------

  D
-----------------------------I------------------------------------------
-----------------------------I------------------------------------------
--7-----------------7--9-7---I------------------------------------------
----9-7--9-7----7-9--------9-I------------------------------------------
-------------9---------------I------------------------------------------
-----------------------------I------------------------------------------


3rd Chorus
**This chorus is played with only one strum per chord
  except for G which is six eighth note strums with eighth
  rests before the first and fourth strum**

  Chords as above



-Scott Hartig 
 bodonnel@en.ecn.purdue.edu



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Date: Wed, 10 Dec 1997 10:43:13 PST
From: Ricky Lee 
Subject: "no rain" by blind melon

Hi, I was just screwing around with my guitar and I came up with an 
alternate intro to blind melon's "no rain" that's not in the archive.  
This one's a little more full and folky, if you like that sort of thing.  
Also, this is the first time I've tried to write in rhythm.  bear with 
me here.  The measures are kind of accurate; the spacing of the notes 
isn't.)

kapo the scond fret. Notation is relative to the kapo (a 3 is really a 5 
and such...)
                                                      Dmaj
|--------3--3-/5-|--------3--3-/5-|--------3--3-/5-|---------3---2--|
|----------------|-3_____---------|-3_____---------|--3----3--------|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|-----2----------|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|--0------2-2----|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|

        Cmaj        Dmaj                  Cmaj    
|-0--------------|---------3---2--|-0--------------| repeat one more
|---3---1----3-1-|--3----3--------|---3---1----3-1-| time (the rhythm
|-----2----------|-----2----------|-----2----------| is practically
|-0--------2-----|--0------2-2----|-0--------2-----| immortal) & then 
|-------3------3-|----------------|-------3------3-| your guess is as 
|----------------|----------------|----------------| good as mine. Try
                                                     something based 
                                                     on the other tabs
                                                     posted  here!

The the verses and solo are pretty easy.  Just play what the others have 
modified for a kapo (instead of E major play D major and such...)

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