Jam - Scrape Away Chords & Tabs

 

Scrape Away Chords & Tabs

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Scrape Away Tab

   
#----------------------------------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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heliocentric@breathe.com
11 February 2001, 2.27pm

SCRAPE AWAY by THE JAM

Written by Paul Weller

From the LP 'Sound Affects' (Polydor, 1980)

Chords used:

Dm9:  10-x-10-10-10-12
F:    x-8-10-10-10-x and/or 133211
Bb:   688766
A:    577655
Dm:   10-12-12-10-10-10

The main bass riff is:

  n.c.
--------------------
-------------------- 
-------------------- (x1)  
--------------5-----  
--0--5--7--8-----8--
--------------------

then

--------------------
--------------------
-------------------- for all of the song
-----------5-------- except the chorus
--5--7--8-----8-----
--------------------


Then when the guitar comes in - it plays something like this:

          riff 1 (N.C.)
------  --------------------------------------
------  --------------------------------------
------  -------------------------------------- 
------  --0--5--0--0--5--0--------------------
--5p0-  --------------------0--5--0--0--5--0--
------  --------------------------------------

-------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------
--0--5--0--0--5--0-------------------------
--------------------0--5--0--0--5--0-------
-------------------------------------------

then during the verse (riff 2) is played like this:

  N.c.
---------------------------------------
---------------------------------------
---------------------------------------
--0--5--0--0--5--0---------------------
--------------------0--5--0--0--5--0---
---------------------------------------
 (palm mute)
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/j/jam/scrape_away_tab.html ]
             
  Bb5                   (A bass)
----------------------------------
----------------------------------
----------------------------------
--8-------------------------------
--8-------------------------------
--6-------------------------------
  Ooh - you need to get away -
        
  Bb5                        Dm
-----------------------------10---
-----------------------------10---
-----------------------------10---
--8--------------------------12---
--8--------------------------12---
--6-------------------------------
  Ooh - you need a change of PACE.
 
 Dm  F     Dm  F     Dm  F     F   Dm
-10------------10----10------------10--
-10--10----10--10----10--10----10--10--
-10--10----10--10----10--10----10--10--
-12--10----10--12----12--10----10--12--
-12---8-----8--12----12---8-----8--12--
---------------------------------------

              Dm  F            Dm  F     Dm  F
--------------10-------------------10----10------
--------------10--10-----------10--10----10--10--
--------------10--10-----------10--10----10--10--
--------------12--10-----------10--12----12--10--
--------------12---8------------8--12----12---8--
-------------------------------------------------        


                          p.h.
                         -(9)-
                         -----
                         -----
                         -----
                         -----
                         -----                 

                     
A -----------------------0--------
    You who is scraping away
                          (feedback)
You who is scraping away

e --0-0--0--

(french dialogue)

  N.c.
-------------------------------------------------
-------6-----6-----6-----------------------------
--7-------7-----7-----7/9----10-10--9--9---\7---- (repeat til fade)
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This tab is nowhere near perfect but is pretty close.
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