Hendrix Jimi - Fire Chords & Tabs

 

Fire Chords & Tabs

Hendrix Jimi Chords & Tabs

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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------##
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Song      : FIRE
Artist(s) : THE JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE
Tabbook   : HENDRIX RECORDED VERSIONS : RADIO ONE
Copyright : 1991 BELLA GODIVA MUSIC INC.
Tabbed by : Paul van de Berg (P.vdBerg@kub.nl)
Date      : 10-10-1994
Remark(s) : Song intervals do not match recording
            hb = hold bend not half bend (=wb)
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Mitch Mitchell, jazz/rock drumming pioneer, gets another chance
to display his chops, this time within the context of the song via the breaks
provided during the intro and also the verses. As usual he's right on the
money, and furthermore, when he's not doing explosivee solos or fills, he is
constantly propelling Jimi's inspired playing to even greater heights.
The extent of his contribution to the overall sound of The Experience is
often overlooked and, as ace drummer/transcriptionist Dave Hershey would
agree, still some of the most adventurous rock drumming ever heard.
On the origional studio version from 'Are you Experienced?' there are two
lead guitars playing single notes in unison during the bridge solo.
To better replicate the sound of twin guitars in this version, you'll note
that Jimi uses unison bends throughout this section and in his ad-libbed
outro solo. If you ever want to fatten up the sound of one of your own
solos or, in fact, any melody, unison bends are definitely the ticket.
Another means to the same end is octave-doubling, which was popularized by
the late Wes Montgomery, and occurs in this song during the intro.
Peace, Paul.
 
                                  FIRE
                      Words and Music by Jimi Hendrix
 
Fast rock, tempo = 168
Intro
      N.C.
e---------------------------------------------------------------------------
B---------------------------------------------------------------------------
G--13-12\-10s12---------13-12s19--10s12-------------------------------------
D---------------12-12\------------------12-12\-----10-12----12--------------
A--11-10\--8s10---------11-10/-----8s10---------12--------------------------
E---------------10-10\------------------10-10\------------------------------
 
1st verse        You don't care for me, I don't care about that
e---------------------------------------------------------------------------
B---------------------------------------------------------------------------
G---------------------------------------------------------------------------
D---------------------------------------------------------------------------
A-------3--5--5---------3--5--5---------------------------------------------
E----5---------------5------------------------------------------------------
 
       Ya' got a new fool, I like it like that               I have only one
e---------------------------------------------------------------------------
B---------------------------------------------------------------------------
G---------------------------------------------------------------------------
D---------------------------------------------------------------------------
A-------3--5--5--------------------------------------3--5--5----------------
E----5--------------------------------------------5-------------------------
 
    a burnin' desire              Let me stand next to your pyre!
e---------------------------------------------------------------------------
B---------------------------------------------------------------10v---------
G-----------------------------------------------------------12bh-------(12)-
D---------------------------------------------------------------------------
A-----------------------3--5--5---------------------------------------------
E--------------------5------------------------------------------------------
 
Chorus      Let me stand next to your fire!  etc.--> see lyrics at end file
    D(add9)      C(add9)                  D             C(add9)/A
e-----10--12--10--10--10\----------------------10--10--10--10--10-----------
B-----10--10--10---8---8\----------------------10--10--10---8---8-8---12-12-
G-----11--11--11---9---9\----10-12s10----------11--11--11---9---9-9---12-12s
D-----12------12--10------------------12----12-----12------10------/12------
A------------------------/12------------------------------------------------
E-10-------------------------------------10---------------------------------
   T                                      T
 
        D              C(add9)/A           D(add9)          C(add9)/A
e-------------10-10-10-10-10---10------10----------10----12----10-----------
B-------------10-10-10-10--8---8---/12-------------10-10-10-10--8-8\--------
Gs10----------11-------11--9-9----9-------12-------11-11-11-11--9-9\--------
D----12-------12----------10--------------------------12----12--------------
A--------------------------------------------------------------------10s12--
E-------10-10--------------------------------10-10--------------------------
        T                                    T
                                        2nd Verse
                D     N.C.
e--------------10-----------------------------------------------------------
B--------------10-----------------------------------------------------------
G--10-12s10----11-----------------------------------------------------------
D--10-12s10-12-12--------10-12-10s12-------10-12--10s12------10-12-12-------
A-----------12-12----/12----------------12----------------12----------------
E--------------10-----------------------------------------------------------
 
 
e-------------------------------------------10v-----------------------------
B---------------------------------------12b---------------------------------
G---------------------------------------------------------------------------
D-----10-12-10s12-------10-12-12--------------------------------------------
A--12----------------12-----------------------------------------------------
E---------------------------------------------------------------------------
 
Chorus
    D            C(add9)                                C(add9)
e---10-10----10-10-10--------------------------------------10---------------
B---10-10----10--8--8-8-8--------------------10----10-------8--8\-----10-12-
G---11----11-11--9----9------10-12s10--------11-11-11--11---9--9\-----10-12s
D---12----12----10--------------------12-----12-12-12--12--10-10\--/12------
A------------------------/12------------------------------------------------
E-10------------------------------------10-10-------------------------------
   T                                     T
 
        D              C(add9)                  D                C(add9)
e-------------10----------10---10-----10-12s10-----10-------------10--------
B-------------10-10-10-10--8---8---/12-------------10-10-10-10-----8--------
Gs10----------11----11-11--9------9-----------12---11-11-11-11-11--9--------
D----12-------12----12----10-----------------------12-12-12-12-12-10--------
A---------------------------------------------------------------------------
E--------10-------------------------------------10--------------------------
         T                                      T
            Bridge
    C  D                    C(add9)     A                   A5 C5
e-----------------------------10-------------------5------------------------
B-----------10-----------------8--------5----------5--5---------------------
G---9s11----11-----------------9--------6----------6--6---------------------
D--10s12----12--------(12)\10-10--------7-------------7---------------------
A---------------------------------------7-------------7------7s10-----------
E------------------------------8--------5--------------------5s8-------8\---
          (fuzz on)            T       Let ring
 
Guitar Solo:
 N.C. (E)
e-----12v-----12---------------------------12v-----12-----------------------
B--15b----15hb--(15cb)-(15)------------15b-----15b----15--12-------12--15bv-
G---------------------------12-(12v)---------------------------14b----------
D---------------------------------------------------------------------------
A---------------------------------------------------------------------------
E---------------------------------------------------------------------------
 
e------12-----12-----15------15-------------12-----12-----------------------
B--15b----15hb--15cb----15cb----15hb(15)-15b---15hb--(15)s12-----12---------
G------------------------------------------------------------14b---12v-(12)\
D---------------------------------------------------------------------------
A---------------------------------------------------------------------------
E---------------------------------------------------------------------------
 
   N.C.                 That's what I'm talking about!
e---------------------------------------------------------------------------
B---------------------------------------------------------------------------
G--13-12\---10s12-------------------13----------12\----10s12----------------
D------------------12-12--------------------------------------12-12\------10
A--11-10\----8s10-------------------11----------10\-----8s10-----------12---
E------------------10-10--------------------------------------10-10\--------
                          (fuzz off)
 
 
e---------------------------------------------------------------------------
B---------------------------------------------------------------------------
G-------------------------------------------------------------------12------
D---12-10s12--------10-12-10s12-----10-12-10s12------10-12-12----10-12-10s12
A----------------12---------------12--------------12-----------12-----------
E---------------(12)--------------------------------------------------------
 
                          (w/bar -2.5)
e---------------------------------------------------------------------------
B------------------------------0--------------------------------------------
G------------------------------0--------------------------------------------
D------10-12-12----------------0--------------------------------------------
A---12----------------------------------------------------------------------
E---------------------------------------------------------------------------
                    (fuzz on)
 
  Chorus
    D            C(add9)                  D             C(add9) C
e-10--10----------10--10--------------------10-----12--10--10---------------
B-10--10--10--10---8---8--------------------10-10--10--10---8---8\----12-12s
G-11--11--11--11---9---9---------------0----11-11--11-------9---9\----12-12s
D-12--12--12--12--10-----10------12----0----12-----------------10\-/12------
A--------------------------10s14---14\--------------------------------------
E-10-------------------------------------10---------------------------------
   T                                      T
 
        D              C                        D         C(add9)
e-----------------------------------10----------------------10--------------
Bs10------10-10-10-10--8--8-8-10s12---12s10--------10-10-10--8--8\----------
Gs10------11-11-11-11--9--9------------------------11-11-11--9--9\------10--
D----12---12----12----10-10-----------------12-----12-12----10-10\--/12-----
A---------------------------------------------------------------------------
E------10---------------------------------------10--------------------------
        T                                        T
 
              Guitar Solo
                E(add9)           N.C.
e---------------------------14-12--------12v---------12-------12-----12-\---
B----------12---------12-12-12-12----15b-------------12---15b----15b----\0--
G-12s10-10-12---------13----13-13--0-----------12v---14b--------------------
D-------10------------14----------------------------------------------------
A---------------------------------------------------------------------------
E---------------12-12-------------------------------------------------------
                 T
 
e-----------------10-10-----------------------------------------10----10v---
B--------------13v-----13s10---10-13s10-----------------13qb-13b--13b-------
G--/11v-(11)s10-------------12b---------12hb(12)10---10---------------------
D-------------------------------------------------12------------------------
A---------------------------------------------------------------------------
E---------------------------------------------------------------------------
 
   (E)
e-----12-12----12-12----12----12v----12---12----12--------------------------
B--15b---15-15b---15-15b---15b----15b--15b--15hb--(15)---12----12--12v------
G-----------------------------------------------------14b---14b----12v------
D---------------------------------------------------------------------------
A---------------------------------------------------------------------------
E---------------------------------------------------------------------------
 
 
e---------10---------10---------------------------------------------10-10-10
B-----13hb----(13cb)----(13)s10------10------------------------10---10-10-10
G--0----------------------------12hb----(12)--10v--------------10-----------
D-------------------------------------------------12s10----10v----12--------
A-------------------------------------------------------12------------------
E---------------------------------------------------------------------------
 
 
e-10--10------10------------------------------------------------------------
B-10--10--13b----13s10-----13s10-----------------------13------13---13v-----
G----------------------12b-------12hb(12)-10----10-12b----12wb---12b--------
D--------------------------------------------12-----------------------------
A---------------------------------------------------------------------------
E---------------------------------------------------------------------------
 
         Outro
e---------------------------------------------------------------------------
B-13s12--12\----------------------------------------------------------------
G-13s12--12\----10-12-------------13---12s19--10s12------------13--12\------
D----------------------12-12------------------------12-12-------------------
A----------------8-10----------X--11---10------8s10---------X--11--10\------
E----------------------10-10\-----------------------10-10\------------------
 
                               Dsus4    D7
e-----------------------------------------------10--------------------------
B---------------------------------------------10----------------------------
G-10s12---------13--12\---10------12---11b--12-------12-10qb----------------
D--------12-12--------------------12---10--------------------12--10---------
A--8s10---------11--10\----8--10-------------------------------------12--11-
E--------10-10----------------10--10---10-----------------------------------
 
 
e---------------------------------------------------------------------------
B---------------------------------------------------------------------------
G---------------------------------------------------------------------------
D---------------------------------------------------------------------------
A--10--8v-------------------------------------------------------------------
E---------------------------------------------------------------------------
 
Explanation of the musical symbols :
7s9        slide from 7th fret to 9th
7\         slide from 7th fret down
7/         slide from 7th fret up
7bh        bend 7th and hold till ghost note or cb
T          with thumb (E-string)
7b         bend 7th 1 full step
10v        vibrato 10th
15bv       full bend and vibrato
15cb       compound bend and release (every note picked) (full)
3qb        bend 1/4step
3wb        half bend
 
Lyrics
 
Announcer : The Jimi Hendrix Experience sounding off again now with one of
Jimi's own   called     Fire!)
 
1st verse :
You don't care for me, I don't care about that.
Ya' got a new fool, I like it like that.
I have only one a burnin' desire.
Let me stand next to your pyre!
 
Chorus : (Background vox sing : Let me stand next to your fire!)
Let me stand baby.
Oh let me stand.
Ya' got to let me stand.
Aw shucks!
Yeah!
 
2nd verse :
Ya' say your mom ain't home, ya can't let me in.
Well I had you before, I don't need you again.
I have only one a burnin' desire.
Let me stand next to your fire!
 
1x Chorus
 
Bridge :
Move over Rover
And let Jimi take over.
You know what I'm talking about!
That's what I'm talking about!
 
Guitar solo
 
3rd verse :
Ya try to give me your money, you better save it babe.
Save it for a rainy day.
I have only one a burnin' desire,
Let me stand next to your fire!
 
1x Chorus
Guitar solo
Outro.
 
That's it. Try to TAB Yellow Ledbetter properly for me, will ya?
Oh yeah....send stuff (questions, remarks and other shit) to my mail
address : P.vdBerg@kub.nl
C-ya :)
 




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