Clapton Eric - Change The World Chords & Tabs

 

Change The World Chords & Tabs

Clapton Eric Chords & Tabs

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Change The World Bass Tab

   
Song: Change the World
Artist: Eric Clapton
Tabbed by: James Pucyk (pucyk_james@hotmail.com)

This is one of my favorite Eric Clapton songs, well there are many of his 
songs that I totally dig but this is a great song, musically, melodically 
and lyrically. This is a great bassline as well and is suitable for any 
player from beginner to advanced. 

Ok here is the low-down. The song starts off very melodic and tasteful 
and cuts loose to form a bassline, which is funky, groovy and complicated, 
without detracting from the song or losing its tasteful or melodic edge. 
This is a great example of a sorta more melodic-based style of bassplaying,
which remains versatile enough to be used simply or in a more complicated
rhythmic pattern such as funk. What also makes this bassline so great, aside 
from what was stated above is the fact that this bassline is the main mover 
and shaker in this song. Even though the rhythm section, other insturments 
and general intensity of the song increases, the bass is the primary motivator; 
this song fully illustrates how important the bass is in terms of controlling 
the drive of the band and the drive of a song.
 
Without further delay, here it is, I know you will have fun learning it; I 
had a lot of fun tabbing it.

Enjoy

Intro Rest for 4 bars

Verse 1
G|---|--------------------|---/9-|-----|
D|---|----------------2---|------|-----|
A|---|------------2h4-----|------|-----|
E|-0-|-(0)-(0)-(0)------0-|-0----|-(0)-|
   W    Q   Q   Q.          W        W
G|----------|-----------|----7/9-|-------|
D|------5-7-|-(7)-------|--------|-------|
A|-0--7-----|---------2-|--------|-------|
E|----------|-----0-2---|-0------|-(0)-4-|
   H.+         H.+        W         H. Q  

Chorus 1
   Change...                       Something...   Change...        World..
G|---------6-|---------------|----------------|-------------------|---|-----|
D|-------6---|---------------|----------------|-------------------|---|-----|
A|-----4-----|--------4------|-------4-4-2--22|0------------------|---|-----|
E|-2-4-------|-2-22/4---0-020|-2-24-----------|---5-4-4-2-2222222-|-0-|-(0)-|
   Q Q Q E E                                              ^Lightly
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/c/clapton_eric/change_the_world_btab.html ]
Verse 2
G|-----------------7/9-|---------------------------|----------------7h9-7h9-|
D|---------------------|---------------------------|------------------------|
A|---------------------|-----------------0h2/(4)/7-|------------------------|
E|-0-0-R-x00-0-0-R-----|-0-0-R-x00-0-0-R-----------|-0-0-R-x00-0-0-R--------|
   E E E \3/ E E E S S
G|----------------------|---------------------|----------------------|
D|----------------------|-------------------7-|----------------------|
A|----------------------|-0-0-R-x00-0-0-0--7--|-0-0-R-x00-0-0-0------|
E|-0-0-R-x00-0-0--0-2-3-|-----------------5---|------------------530-|

G|------------------7h9-7-h9--|------------------|
D|----------------------------|------------------|
A|----------------------------|------------------|
E|-0-0-R-x00--0-0-0-----------|-0-0-00-4---44444-|

Chorus 2   
   I can...                  I would be...       You would    
G|-------------------------|-------------------|------------------------|
D|-------------------------|----------4/6-64---|------------------------|
A|-------2--4---------2/4\-|--------4-------64-|-----4--4-43-2-2/4\3/4\-|
E|-0-24-2--2---0-23-4------|-2--24-------------|-2-22-------------------|
 
   If I...Change...                     
   V      V                             
G|--------------------|-----------------------|-----------|
D|--------------------|-----------------------|-----------|
A|-0--0---------------|-------------0---------|-----------|
E|-----3--4-4-2-0/5p0-|0-00-/5-320---3--4-2-0-|-(0)----022|

Guitar Solo
G|--------------------|---------------|--------------|-------------------|
D|-----------------5--|---------------|--------5--5--|-------------------|
A|--------------------|---------------|--------------|-------------------|
E|-0---0-2-3--33--3-3-|-3--2--0---0/50|-0-2-3---03-3-|-3-2.2.0-4-4444444-|

Chorus 3                                            Somethin'... 
G|----------------------|-----------------|---------------------|
D|-----------4/6-64-----|-----------------|---------------------|
A|---------4-------642--|-------4---------|-----4h6-4-4-2-2h42--|
E|-2-22-44------------4-|-2-24-4--0-0h2p0-|-2-4---------------4-|
        Change...             Change...          Change..
G|-----------------|---------------------|-------------|-----------------|
D|-----------------|---------------------|-------------|-----------------|
A|-0-0--------0h2/4|-0-0/2/4--------0h2/4|-0-02--------|-----------------|
E|----3-4-4-2------|--------3-4-4-2------|-----3-4-4-2-|-3-----------/14\|

G|----------------|--------|
D|-------------5--|--------|
A|----------------|--------|
E|-0--22-33---3-3-|-3-2--0-|
   1  2   3 4            ^-- Let last note fade into free time.

FIN
   
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