Jeff Buckley - Grace Chords & Tabs

 

Grace Chords & Tabs

Jeff Buckley Chords & Tabs

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Grace Tab

   
Artist : Jeff Buckley
Album  : Grace
Added By Mikhailo
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mojo pin 

This tab started with some earlier correspondence, but I've redone it from scratch
as I've changed my mind about various bits and pieces. In particular, the intro is
a little different from one that was posted and discussed on the mailing list a
while back. 
Regarding the rest of the tab of this song, Jake Leach has given me some useful
feedback and suggestions. I have yet to incorporate the changes I want to add from
that correspondence, so meanwhile, this is very much a "tab in progress"... 
As I have mentioned before, it is important to play this song in dropped-D tuning
IF you want to replicate the stuff Jeff does. All this means is the bottom E is
lowered to a D, while everything else remains as per standard tuning. The notation
of the tab "strings" reflects this. 
For the appropriate timing, I figure (as others have done) that if you're brave
enought to attack the tabs, you can get the timing from the CD. (I've indicated
bars in other song tabs, and I may get round to doing 'em here some day...) 


*Introduction:

E--------------3-------------3--------------0-------------------
B-------1-------------1--------------1-------------1-----3^1----
G----------2-------------2--------------2-------------2---------
D--------------------------------------------------------------
A---3--------------3-------------0--------------0-----------------
D-----------X (2nd fret muted with thumb)--------------------

The "^" symbol denotes a pull-off (I use the 4th finger here).

(Sometimes I think Jeff alternates the first part with

E-----------------3-------------3------------------
B---------1--------------1------------------
G-------------0-------------0---------------------
D-------------------------------------------------
A-----3--------------3----------------------------
D-----------X--------------------------------------

but I'm not prepared to put money on this.....)

Then this part ends with a sweeping D chord, strummed from the top string down
to the bottom D:

E-----------------5-------------------
B-----------------3-------------------
G-----------------2--------------------
D-----------------0-------------------
A-----------------0-------------------
D-----------------0-------------------

Then what I'll call the "next bit" (the "don't wanna weep..." stuff) -- play
the first chord from the top-E down to the bottom F:

E-----0----X------X------X----X-----X---------------
B-----0----1------0------1----0-----1------------
G-----2----2------2------2----2-----2----------
D-----3----0------3------0----3-----0----------
A-----3----0------3------0----3-----0----------
D-----3----0------3------0----3-----0---------

Astute listeners will note that Jeff throws in some little transitional chords
and things.  Some of them I'll ignore except for a couple of key things I list
at the end.

Then the "rhythms fall slow.../black beauty..." bit:

E-----X-----X----X---2------2------2--------X-----X-----X----X---
B-----3-----1----3-----3------3------3------1-----3-----1----3---
G-----4-----2----0-------0-------0-----0----2-----4-----2----2---
D-----0-----0----0--------------------------0-----0-----0----0--
A-----------------------------------------------------------------
D------------------------------------------------------------

Those descending 2/3/0 bits come pretty quickly on the heels of the preceding
chord, and at first you may be only able to hear the 2nd two.  But there are
3, trust me.

Now the song repeats from the start, so just follow the tab again.  (But see
the embellishments below.)

Then after the 2nd run, we go into the "dramatic bit" as follows, starting
with the final chord of the "black beauty" bit (you can provide the
da-da-da-dum rhythm):

E------X---X---X---X---X---X----X---X------      ----------X----------
B------1---3---6--10---1---3----6---9------        -------10-------
G------2---4---7--11---2---4----7--10-----        --------11-------
D------0---0---0---0---0---0----0---0------         -------0----------
A------------------------------------------          ------0---------
D------------------------------------------         -------0---------

then repeat, except instead of the final chord shown above in the left tab
(X/9/10/0), put in a nice open D chord as shown, and let it hang.

You now have all the basic parts of the song, and can put them together at
your own leisure.  Enjoy.

But I will include some of the embellishments Jeff plays during the "white
horses flow/memories fire" section, as they are fun, and they vary each time.

This is what is played in the 1st run through:

E------------X------------X-------------------------------
B------------3-----1>3----0--------------------------------
G------------2-----2>4----2-------------------------------
D------------0------------3----------------------------
A------------0------------3-------------------------------
D------------0------------3----------------------------------

where ">" denotes a slide (some of the slides are just "slid", some are picked
as well...let your ear be your guide).  In the 2nd run through, what happens
is:

E-------X----3>5-----X---------------X---X---X-----X---------
B-------3----1>3-----0---------------3---3---1-----3--------  etc.
G-------2----2>4-----2---------------2---4---2-----0--------
D-------0------------3----3>7>0----------0---0-----0----------
A-------0------------3----3>7>0--------------------------------
D-------0------------3----3>7>0-----------------------------

In the 3rd run through, the whole thing gets pounded out pretty hard, and then
in the "Blaaaaacckk beaauuttyy  IIIIII love you soooooooo" bit, try something
like:


E---------X-----X----X----14---------14----------14-------14--------
B---------3-----3----1--------13---------13---------13-------13---
G---------2-----4----2------------14--------14--------14-------14-
D---------0-----0--------------------------------------------------
A------------------------------------------------------------------
D--------------------------0-------------------------------------

It's not exact but hey (so sue me.....).

OK, now it's in your hands.


grace

Some parts of "Grace" have been already tabbed out in some detail, specially
the intro. The version of the intro below is my own, but it differs only in
minor ways (if at all) from the versions tabbed by John Pollock and by Nate.
However, I have not seen the other parts tabbed (at least not in any way I
could make sense of), and so the rest is pretty much "all my own work". 
As with "Mojo", the dropped-D tuning is CRUCIAL to the correct
(i.e. Jeff-like) playing of the song. 
OK folks, the ride starts here. 
*Introduction (Part1):

E-------------1------------------|-------1-----3^1--------
B----------1----3^1--------------|-----1---3^1----3^1--------
G-------1-----------3^1--3^1--3^1|---1----------------3^1-----
D----3---------------------------|-3----------------------
A--------------------------------|------------------------
D--------------------------------|-------------------------------

E-----------3-------------------|--------3-----5^3--------------0-
B--------3----5^3---------------|------3---5^3----5^3-----------0-
G-----3------------5^3--5^3--5^3|---3-----------------5^3-------0--
D--5----------------------------|-5-----------------------------2
A-------------------------------|-------------------------------2--
D-------------------------------|-------------------------------2--


Remember, the ^ denotes a pull-off or hammer-on.

E-----X------X-----X-------X--|--X------17----15----X----X-----
B----14^15--14----14^15---14--|-14^15---15----14---17---14--------
G----14-----14----14------14--|-14------14----14---14---14--
D----14^16--14----14^16---14--|-14^16---16---------14---14------
A-----0------0-----0-------0--|--0-----------------------
D-----0------0-----0-------0--|--0-----------------------

Repeat as above 3 times, then on the final (4th) pass play:

E-----X------X-----X-------X--|---X-------------
B----14^15--14----14^15---14--|--15------------
G----14-----14----14------14--|--14---
D----14^16--14----14^16---14--|--16---
A---- 0------0-----0-------0--|---0-------------
D-----0------0-----0-------0--|---0------------

Use your own discretion about those bottom notes (i.e. how often you wanna hit
them...)

*Verse (Part 1):

This is the tab of the picked guitar line you can hear on the album 
version ("There's the moon asking to stay...").  How to play the 
appropriate chords should become clear as you work through this.

E--------------------------------------------------------------------
B---------------------------------------------------------------
G---------0---------0---------0---------0---------0----------0----
D-------2--2------2--2------3--3------2--2------1--1------1---1----
A-----2------2--2-----2---3------3--2------2--1------1--1------1--
D---2----------2--------3----------2---------1---------1---------

E------------------------------------------------------------
B---------------------------------------------------------
G---------0---------0---------0---------0---------0---------0---
D-------3--3------2--2------1--1------1--1------2--2------2--2---
A-----3------3--2------2--1------1--1------1--2------2--2------2--
D---3----------2---------1---------1---------2---------2--------

You can figure out where the bars go....

*Verse (Part 2)

This is the ascending part ("My fading voice sings....")...

E----0-----X--|--X-----X---|---X--|--X--|--0---|---0----------
B----0-----4--|--5-----7---|---7--|--7--|--0---|---0-------
G----0-----2--|--4-----6---|---7--|--6--|--0---|---0-------
D----2-----4--|--5-----7---|---9--|--7--|--2---|---2----------
A----2-----X--|--X-----X---|---X--|--X--|--2---|---2---------
D----2-----4--|--5-----7---|---9--|--7--|--2---|---2--------

E----0-----X--|--X-----X---|---X--|--X--|--0---|---0----------
B----0-----4--|--5-----7---|--10--|--7--|--0---|---0-------
G----0-----2--|--4-----6---|---7--|--6--|--0---|---0-------
D----2-----4--|--5-----7---|---9--|--7--|--2---|---2----------
A----2-----X--|--X-----X---|---X--|--X--|--2---|---2---------
D----2-----4--|--5-----7---|---9--|--7--|--2---|---2--------


or....
An alternative version is (without the bars):

E----0------X----X-----X------X-------X-----0---------
B----0------4----0-----0------0-------0-----0--------------
G----0------2----4-----6------7-------6-----0-------------
D----2------4----5-----7------9-------7-----2------------
A----2------X----5-----7------9-------7-----2---------
D----2------4----5-----7------9-------7-----2-------------


*Chorus

...this bit should seem pretty obvious by now......

E----X----X----X----X----X-----X-----X------X-----X------X---
B----0----0----0----0----0-----0-----0------0-----0------0----
G----0----0----0----0----0-----0-----0------0-----0------0---
D----3----2----1----1----3-----2-----1------1-----2------2----
A----3----2----1----1----3-----2-----1------1-----2------2---
D----3----2----1----1----3-----2-----1------1-----2------2----

..the thing is to bash those open strings now (but avoiding the top E 
if you can).....
...and note that each chord here is one bar length.

Then from here, repeat the intro, verse and chorus before proceeding 
to.....

*Middle 8 (Instrumental Section):

E---------|-----|-----|-----|-----|------|-----|-----|----------|---
B---------|-----|-----|-----|-----|------|-----|-----|----------|---
G------0--|--2--|--4--|--4--|--3--|---2--|--0--|--0--|----------|---
D------1--|--3--|--5--|--5--|--4--|---3--|--1--|--2--|--2>5>7>9-|---
A------1--|--3--|--5--|--5--|--4--|---3--|--2--|--2--|--2>5>7>9-|---
D------1--|--3--|--5--|--5--|--4--|---3--|--2--|--2--|--2>5>7>9-|---

where ">" is a slide (but pick each part).

(You could also play this section like

E----------------------------------------------------------------
B------4----6----8-----7-----6------------------------------------
G------3----5----7-----6-----5----0----0---------------------
D------1----3----5-----4-----3----1----2----2>5>7>9-----
A------1----3----5-----4-----3----2----2----2>5>7>9--------
D------1----3----5-----4-----3----2----2----2>5>7>9-------

because it's really pretty hard to tell exactly what the hell the 
guitars are doing right at this point.)

Then repeat part 2 of the verse pattern (play 3 times), back into the 
full intro, then part 1 of the verse, only now bash the chords like 
you do in the chorus, and then go straight to the chorus (still playing 
the same chords) and scream your tiny head off.

A suggested embellishment as you careen for the last time between the 
first and second parts of the introduction, before ploughing into the 
final climactic verse -- try sticking two fingers on the two bottom 
strings at the 5th fret and bashing a few strings (on the way up to 
that 14th fret stuff).  Listen to the CD and you'll see what I'm 
getting at.

Last thing -- on the "Grace" e.p. live version (and the Selinas etc.
versions), you'll here a guitar doing an ascending sequence during the song's
climax.  I've done the notes purely by ear (i.e. look ma, no guitar) while at
the terminal, so if I'm wrong, tough bananas, but they are (I'm pretty sure) F
- A - B - D - Eb.


last goodbye

Here is my latest attempt at Last Goodbye, referring to the video evidence,
yer Honour. I have tabbed this out before, and I think my last attempt is up
on Gayle's website, but this is muuuuch improved. If you have never played
this song before in open-G tuning, then run amok!!! :^) 
(Thanks again to those who advised me on the open-G tuning.) 
This is an update on the previously posted tab of this song. I have had the
benefit of viewing some live footage of Jeff playing this, and I was able to
figure out some bits which hitherto I'd had to guess. I still make no claim
to 100% accuracy, but, fact is, it hardly matters. Most of the chords in the
song are simple majors and minors, each of which can be played a number of
ways in the open-G tuning (or even in standard tuning). But I do think I have
made a pretty good attempt at getting close to what Jeff (and Michael T) are
playing. (Note: I sometimes economise on notation in this song by ignoring the
open strings. I indicate muting when I think it's important, but use your own
judgement about what to mute and what to let ring.) So, OK, you can check out
the tuning below, and I presume you all know that the slide bit just goes from
fret 2 to 5 to 12 to 7. But just to be super-helpful, here's how Jeffrey does
it when in Japan (not using a slide). 

*Intro (Live & Acoustic in Japan):

D ---2---2-4-5--->5---7^5--|--7>9---9--9-----7---   1st & 3rd times
B ---2---2------->5---5----|--5>7---7--8^7---7---
G ---2---2------->5--------|--5>7---7--------7--
D ---2---2------->5--------|--5>7---7--------7---
G ---XXXXXXXXXXXXXX--------|------------
D ---XXXXXXXXXXXXXX--------|----------------


D ---2---2-4-5--->5---7^5--|--5>12--7--------    2nd time
B ---2---2------->5---5----|--5>12--7---------
G ---2---2------->5--------|--5>12--7-----------
D ---2---2------->5--------|--5>12--7----------
G ---XXXXXXXXXXXXXX--------|-----------------
D ---XXXXXXXXXXXXXX--------|----------------

then finish on.......and move into this

D ------0-|--0-- || ---0---0---0---0--|----   and play as required.
B ------0-|--0-- || ---0---0---0---X--|-----
G ------6-|--4-- || --12--12--12--11--|----    This is the "D suspended"/
D ------7-|--5-- || ---0---0---0---0--|--------  "D major" sequence.
G --------|--0-- || --12--12--12--11--|------
D --------|----- || ---0---0---0---0--|------

Of course, there's a 2nd guitar doing some distracting things in there, like
playing the open 4th string (D) at some point where the first guitar isn't,
but these things are just sent to test apprentice tabbers.


*Intro (Part 2):

D -----------------------------|--------------------------------
B ----2----2----2-------5----5-|----0----0----0-------7----7------
G ----2----2----2-------5----5-|----0----0----0-------7----7-------
D ----2----2----2-------5----5-|----0----0----0-------7----7------
G ----2----2----2-------5----5-|----0----0----0-------7----7------
D --4-X--4-X--4-X---4>7-X--7-X-|--2-X--2-X--2-X---2>9-X--9-X-------

(Faking the bass line on a guitar!) this finishes on the A7, G sequence

D ---------|--0---------------     then into the
B ---------|--0------------        Dsus/D thing as
G -----0---|--0------------        tabbed above.
D -----11--|--9--------------
G -----9---|--7--------------
D -----11--|--9--------------

...but an alternative version of the A7, G sequence is...

D ---------|--0--0--0---------     and THEN into the
B ---------|--0--0--0--------      Dsus/D thing as
G -----0---|--0--2--4--------      tabbed above.
D -----11--|--0--0--0----------
G -----9---|--0--2--4---------
D -----11--|--0--0--0---------

*Verse:

From Dsus/D ("This is our last goodbye") into the descending bit ("hate to see
the love...")

D ----0-----0----|----0-----------|--0---|---0----      The little
B ----0-----0----|----0-----------|--0---|---7--------  4/0/4 thing is
G ----7-----6----|----0-----------|--0---|---7--------  kind of an optional
D ----9-----7----|----2-------4---|--5---|---0----      transition thing
G ----7-----6----|----0-------0---|--4---|---7--------  which is quite nice.
D ----9-----7----|----2-------4---|--5---|---0-------   Play it quick.

"...see ..between us die, but it's over ...this..."

D -------[or]-[2]--|----[or]-[0]--|-----0------0---  etc.  
B -----0------[2]--|--0------[0]--|-----0------X--------  
G -----6------[2]--|--0------[0]--|----12-----11---------  
D -----7------[2]--|--5------[0]--|-----0------0-------    
G -----6------[2]--|--4------[0]--|----12-----11---------  
D -----7------[2]--|--5------[0]--|-----0------0--------  

"you gave me ....... more than ... know......"

The 2nd run through is the same as the first, only reverse the order of the Em
(2/0/2/0) and the G (5/4/5/0).

Then come those tricky "what are they?" chords which end the sequence here.

D ----(3)--|--(3)--3-----------   . N.B. the () bit means try not to strike 
B ----(6)--|--(6)--6-----------    these strings -- emphasise the bottom 4.
G -----5---|---5---3-------------
D -----3---|---3---3-----------
G -----5---|---5---3-------------
D -----0---|---0---3--------------

For "kiss me please kiss me", you can just jump back into the barre chord
stuff

D ---2--------5--|---0--------7--- || ------[or]--------------[or]
B ---2--------5--|---0--------7--- || ----------------------------------
G ---2--------5--|---0--------7--- || ----0---[0 ]----------0---[0]--
D ---2--------5--|---0--------7--- || ----5---[11]----------0---[0]---
G ---2--------5--|---0--------7--- || ----6---[9 ]----------4---[0]---
D ---------------|---------------- || ----7---[11]----------5---[0]---

"..kiss me, please kiss me, kiss me... ...I'd only make you cry..."

The square bracketed chords at the end are alternative ways to play that bit.

*Middle 8

This is the instrumental bit.  The chords are Dsus/D, with Jeff's voice doing
lots of "ooooh"s while the guitar does something like:

D --------------|--------[rapid]-----|---[rapid]----|-------------|----
B --------------|--------------------|--------------|-------------|----
G -4---7---6--2>|4--6---11>12>11---4>|6---6>7>6---4>|6---2>4--1>2-|-14-
D --------------|--------------------|--------------|-------------|----
G -4---7---6--2>|4--6---11>12>11---4>|6---6>7>6---4>|6---2>4--1>2-|-14-
D --------------|--------------------|--------------|-------------|----

The timing of this bit is *not* easy to write out, sorry.  Those first notes
are not (I am pretty sure) the beginning notes of that bar.  All I can say is
that practising it against the song itself as played by The Man will be good
training for the ear.

Then you go into the chords, Bm/A/G/A/Bm/A/Em/A/Bm/A/G, played something like

D -----------------|- [repeat 1st 2 chords, |---------------------
B -----------------|-----  then] -----------|---------------------
G --7---6---4---6--|----------------0-------|---7---6----0--------
D --9---7---5---7--|----------------2--4--7-|---9---7----0--------
G -[7]-[6]-[4]-[6]-|----------------0-------|--[7]-[6]---4--------
D --9---7---5---7--|----------------2--4--7-|---9---7----5--------

The notes in square brackets can be played or just muted (which is what I
think Jeff does).

Then we get to "Did you say no this can't happen....", where I've re-tabbed
the chords in an attempt to get that consistent F# high note which seems to be
in every chord in this section (except the last 4).  It's a bugger to finger,
but that's our Jeff (actually, I think he lets the bass guitar take care of
that descending bassline, except bringing his thumb into play over the neck to
fret the 7th fret on the bottom string at the appropriate moment)...

D ----0------0--|--0---------------X--- || ---0--|-0--|---0--|----0---
B ----7------7--|--7---------------7--- || ---8--|-1--|---5--|----0---
G ----7------7--|--7---------------7--- || ---9--|-2--|---5--|----0---
D ----0------0--|--X---------------0--- || ---0--|-0--|---0--|----0---
G ----7------4--|--6---------------0--- || ---9--|-2--|---5--|----4---
D ----0------X--|--7---------------5--- || ---0--|-X--|------|----5---

"..Did you say ...no this can't happen... ..may ...be ..know him.."

Then back to part 2 of the intro, twice, then the Dsus/D bit, and then the
climax which I am going to tab two separate ways.  Jeff seems to play the
first of these versions, but I figured out the second one before I saw the
live footage and I like it too much not to put it in.  So sue me.

Climax #1:

D ---0-----0--[for-------------|------------------------|------
B ---0-----0---2---------------|--8------------------7--|------
G --12----11--bars]------------|--9------------------7--|--9---
D ---0-----0-------------------|------------------------|-11---
G --12----11-------------------|--9------------------7--|-11---
D ---0-----0-------------------|------------------------|------

" bells of the ch'tower chime, burnin' clues... heart of mine.."

Or else try

Climax #2:

D -------------|----------|---------------------|------------
B ---7---------|-5--3-----|-5-------------------|--5---7-----
G ---7---------|-6--4-----|-5-------------------|--6---7-----
D ---0---------|-0--0-----|-0-------------------|--0---0-----
G ---7---------|-6--4-----|-5-------------------|--6---7-----
D -------------|----------|---------------------|------------

" bells of ...  chime,  burnin' clues...  heart of mine.."

And then into:

D ----------|------------|----------|----------------------
B ---5------|---7--------|--8-------|---10-----------------
G ---5------|---7--------|--9-------|---11-----------------
D ---0------|---0--------|--0-------|----0-----------------
G ---5------|---7--------|--9-------|---11-----------------
D ----------|------------|----------|----------------------

"..so hard ..soft eyes ...memories ...sighs that it's..."

then the tricky "what are they?" chords, then finish up on the final drawn out
"o-o-o-over"

D ----0----0----0----0---//--------------------0------------
B ----7----7----0----5---//-[or just]----------5------------
G ----7----6----7----5---//-------------0---0--5------------
D ----0----0----0----0---//------------11---9--0------------
G ----7----7----7----5---//-------------9---7--5------------
D ----0----0----0----0---//------------11---9--0------------

and you're pretty much done.

I *reallllllllly* hope you have some fun with this.....


lilac wine

This is actually fairly easy and quite fun to play. As best I can figure it,
this is what I think is actually played on the "Grace" album. At least, it's
pretty darn close... 
Standard tuning!! (What a shock!) I'm just going to tab out the individual
chords, not the rhythm or anything. Y'all can figure that out yourselves.
(If you are training your ear, a good exercise is to figure out which chord
below goes where in the song.) 
*Introduction

E--3---------------------------------------
B--3---4---3---4---3---3---4---4---3---3---
G--3---0---5---5---5---3---0---5---5---3--
D--5---5---4---5---4---5---5---5---4---5--
A--5---6---5---3---5---5---6---X---5---5--
E------------------------------5----------


E---4---------------4------------------
B---3---5---4---3---3---5---4----------
G---4---5---5---3---4---5---5----------
D---3---5---5---5---3---5---5---5---4--
A-------3---3---5-------3---3---5---5--
E---------------------------------------

*"Lilac wine..." bit

E---3---3---0---2---3---3---0---1---3---0--
B---0---0---1---1---0---0---1---3---0---1---
G---0---0---0---2---0---0---0---2---0---0--
D---0---0---2---0---0---0---2---0---0---2--
A---2---2---3-------2---2---3-------2---3--
E---3---1---X---X---3---1---X-------3------


E---1---3---0---------------------
B---3---0---1---8---3---5---3-----
G---2---0---0---8---5---5---5-----
D---0---0---2---8---4---5---4-----
A-------2---3---6---5---7---5-----
E-------3--------------------------

Now, I'll leave the final progression up to you since it's just a variation on
the above, and the chord chart I provided gives the essential information. 
The one variation through the song that might be worth noting is that on the
second run through, when we get to "sweet and heady", halfway through the D7
bit, Jeff adds a suspension which should be pretty apparent when you hear it
(I'm providing the "rhythm" in the tab below):

E-----2--2--3--3---
B-----1--1--1--1---
G-----2--2--2--2---
D-----0--0--0--0---
A------------------
E------------------

Happy playing.


so real

Quite a few people (John Pollock, Paul Leddy, Nate) have contributed to the earlier
efforts to tab this song. In this case, I owe particular debts to some of these
earlier tabs for parts of this song I was having trouble with. 
My version of the intro uses JP's as a starting point, and is pretty similar. John
mentioned the difficulty of tabbing a droning string -- I've tried, but yes, it's
hard. Anyway, I think there's enough here to be getting on with. 
The rest of the song....well, look and see and tell me what you think. I've added
the live intro that JB did pretty regularly, and changed a few bits as a result of
viewing some live footage. I think it's improved as a result. 
(Remember, ^ means hammer-on or pull-off, > means slide.) 




*Long introduction to live version:


E--2-----------2---0-------0--------------0-------2-------0-----
B----2---3---3---3---2---2---3---3--5---3---3---3---3---3---3---
G------2---0-------------------0------3-------3-------3-------3-
D----------------------4----------------------------------------
A---------------------------------------------------------------
E---------------------------------------------------------------

E-3-----2-----------2---0-------0-----3-5-6-------6-----6-6----
B---3-----2---3---3---3---2---2---3---------3---3---5-------3--
G-----3-----2---0-------------------0---------3-------3-------3
D---------------------------4----------------------------------
A--------------------------------------------------------------
E--------------------------------------------------------------

E----3-----3-2-----------2---0-------0-----3-5-6-------6----->8-
B--3---3-------2---3---3---3---2---2---3---------3---3---3>5----
G--------3-------2---0-------------------3---------3-----------5
D--------------------------------4------------------------------
A---------------------------------------------------------------
E---------------------------------------------------------------



*Introduction:

E -----------------------------------------|-------------------------|-
B --->13---13---13-------------------------|-------------------------|-
G --->14---14---14---14--14-------------14-|---(15, muted)-----------|-
D -----0----0----0---15--15---14---12---12-|-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|-
A --------------------0---0---12---12---12-|-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-|-
E -----------------------------------------|-------------------------|-

E ---------------------------------|---------------------------------------|-
B ---------------------------------|---------------------------------------|-
G --------------12--------------14-|---------------------------------------|-
D --12--12--12--12--12--12--12--12-|-12--12--12--12------------------------|-
A --12--12--12--12--12--12--12--12-|-12--12--12--12--12-----------12-------|-
E ---------------------------------|-------------13--13--12^13/13/13--13/13|-

There are slight hints of other strings resonating or being softly
struck....do your best.

*Verse:

E ---------------------------------|---------------------------------|-
B -----11--11--11--11--11--11--11--|-12--12--12--12--12--12--12--12--|-
G ------9---9---9---9---9---9---9--|--9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9--|-
D ------9---9---9---9---9---9---9--|--9---9---9---9---9---9---9---9--|-
A ---------------------------------|---------------------------------|-
E --0------------------------------|--0------------------------------|-

then (without tabbing the rhythm which I'll leave you to provide) but it's
kinda like waltz time (3/4) for the first 3 bars, then sort of 7/4 in the last
one.  (Alternatively, 3/4 for 4 bars then 4/4 for the last.  Be as pedantic
about this as you choose.)

E -----------|---------|----3--|---8-----7---|-
B -------12--|-----7---|----3--|---8-----7---|-
G -------11--|-----6---|----0--|---0-----0---|-
D -------12--|-----7---|----0--|---X-----X---|-
A -----------|---------|-------|---7-----6---|-
E ----10-----|---5-----|----3--|---8-----7---|-

*Chorus chords:

E ---------------------|----0-------------|-
B -------10------------|----5-------------|-
G -------9--(8 times)--|----5--(8 times)--|-
D -------7-------------|----4-------------|-
A -------X-------------|----0-------------|-
E -------8-------------|----5-------------|-

The above is what Jeff plays on videos I have seen.  Below is how I originally
tabbed it by ear.  Either way sounds pretty much on the money: only the first
chord is different, and they are both C6ths, I think.

E -------5-------------|----0-------------|-
B -------5-------------|----5-------------|-
G -------5--(8 times)--|----5--(8 times)--|-
D -------5-------------|----4-------------|-
A -------3-------------|----0-------------|-
E -------X-------------|----5-------------|-

*Distorted bit:

(I'm not seriously tabbing this...but a guitar can bang away doing the left
hand bit, while a highly distorted bass guitar can bend around the 5\7 frets
-- or between those notes, at least -- as best it can.  If that doesn't work,
try screaming through a cheap loudhailer.  I dunno...)

E ---------------------------------------------------------------
B ---------------------------------------------------------------
G -----7----------------------------------------------------------
D -----0------------------------5\7---------------------------------
A ---------------------------------------------------------------
E ---------------------------------------------------------------

*Final progression:

This was tricky to tab.  I've watched video footage of him doing this live ...
I can't swear that those first 3 chords are played as I've tabbed them, but the
rest I'm pretty confident of.  And as for the first 3, well, this way'll do until
I figure out what's REALLY happening!


E----------------|----------|-------------------------------
B----------3---7-|------8-7-|--3---5---(3---5)--------------
G---4-6-7--2---6-|--7-9-7-7-|--3---5---(3---5)--------------
D---2-4-5--0---0-|--0-0-0-0-|--0---0---(0---0)--------------
A---2-4-5--0---0-|--0-0-0-0-|--0---0---(0---0)--------------
E----------3---7-|--7-7-7-7-|--3---5---(3---5)--------------


The timing of the progression changes every 2nd time, so keep your ears peeled
(mainly re those last two chords, in parentheses).

Then finish up on a sweet sounding D chord, like:

E ---------X------------------------------------------------------
B ---------3------------------------------------------------------
G ---------2------------------------------------------------------
D ---------0------------------------------------------------------
A ---------X------------------------------------------------------
E ---------X------------------------------------------------------

And we're done.  Have fun...



hallelujah

I used to describe this as the tab from hell, but it isn't quite that bad.
There's just a hell of a lot of notes. It's all 5th position and above, which
means use a capo on fret 5 if you have one. I tabbed this without one and I
think my brain has snapped a synapse. Or my hand has snapped a tendon. Or something.
Some tabs where capos are used, "re-adjust" their reference points, so that the fret
with the capo becomes the new nut of the neck (i.e. "fret zero"). Then "1" means one
fret above the capo (fret 6 in this case), and so on. Well, if you hadn't guessed
already, I tend not to follow standard tabbing practice. In some cases, that's because
I just made up my own way, and then found out later it wasn't standard. In this case,
I actually prefer my way -- the 5th fret is still the 5th fret to me, whether or not
there's a damn capo there. So my fret numbers are written as though I am ignoring that
there is a capo on fret 5. But don't be fooled. Use a capo, OK? 
At least it's in standard tuning (small mercies). Last thing -- because this song is
just so chockfull of notes, I've had to make subjective choices here and there about
leaving some subtle things out, e.g. some very subtly picked notes, or some slides
that occur while another string is being picked or whatever. If you can figure out
where I've had to simplify, then you are on the road to being your own tabber! 

*Intro:

E -------5-5--5-------------5-5---------5----------------------
B ---5-8--------8--5-5--5-8-------5-5-------8---------5---5----
G -------8-8----------------8-8---8-8--------------5--5---5----
D -----------------7-7----------7-----7---7------7------7------
A -------------------------------------------------------------
E ---------------------------------------------5---------------

E -------------------------------------------------------------
B -------------------------------------------------------------
G -----5-----5-----5-----5-----5-----5-----5-------------------
D ---7-----7-----7-----7-----7-----7-----7-----5---------------
A -6-----6-----6-----6-----7-----7-----7-----7-----------------
E -------------------------------------------------------------

E -------------------------------------------------------------
B ----------------------5-5------------------------------------
G ----8-8---8-8---8-8---8-8----5-5---5-5----5-5----5-5---------
D ----7-7---7-7---7-7---7-7----6-6---6-6----6-6----6-6---------
A --6-----6-----6-----6------7-----7-8-7--5------5-------------
E -------------------------------------------------------------

E ----------------5-5----5-5---5-5----5-5-----7----------------
B ----------6-6---6-6----6-6---6-6----6-6-----8----------------
G ----5-5---5-5---5-5----5-5---5-5----5-5-----7----------------
D ----7-7---7-7---7-7----7-7---7-7----7-7--------5-------------
A -----------------------------------------------5---7---------
E --8-----8-----8------8-----8------8------8---------8---------

That last ringing change is as best I can figure it (I think a capo would help
here!!).  Anyway, from here you mosey on into....

*Verse:

E -------------------------------------------------------------
B --------8------------8------------8------------8------------
G --------5-5----------5-5----------5-5----------5-5-----------
D ------5------------5------------5------------5---------------
A ----7------------7------------7------------7-------------------
E --8---------7--5---------7--8---------7--5---------7----------

The above is how it is played the very first time through, ending the
ascension on the high G rather than the higher C on the top string.  After
that, it just mutates into
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/j/jeff_buckley/grace_tab_ver_2.html ]
E --------8------------8------------8------------8--------------
B --------8------------8------------8------------8------------
G --------5-5----------5-5----------5-5----------5-5-----------
D ------5------------5------------5------------5---------------
A ----7------------7------------7------------7-------7-8----------
E --8---------7--5---------7--8---------7--5-------------------



E --------5--5--5-----7------------------8-----5^7-----7----
B --------6--6---6------8----8--8----------8-------8-----8--
G ------5-5--5-----5------7--5--5--5---------5-------7-----5-
D ----7-------------------------------5--------5-------5----
A --8-------------------------------------------------------
E ---------------------------8-----------8------------------

E ------------------------7-------------5-------------5-----
B ------(8------------------8-------------5-------------6---
G -------(5-----5-------5-----7------5------5------5------5-
D --------(5------5---7---5--------7-------------7----------
A -------------7----8--------------------------8------8-----
E ---8---------------------------5------5-------------------

The ( notes are picked rapidly, almost like a strum or "roll".

E ---7-----7----7------7---8-----8----- | -----8----------
B -----8----------5----------5--------- | -----5----5-----
G -------7----------7----------5------- | -----5----5-----
D ---5-----5----6------6---7-----7---7- | -----7----5-----
A ------------------------------------- | -------------
E ------------------------------------- | ------------

*Chorus:

E ----------5---------5--------------------------------------
B ---6------------------6-----5------5---------------5---8-----
G ------5----------5------5-----5------5----------5------------
D --------7------7----------------7------7-----7-------------
A ---8------8--8------8----------------------------------------
E ----------------------------5--------------5-------5---

E --------------------------------------8------------7-
B ---6-------6----------6-------8--------------------8-------
G ------5------5-----5----5-------5----------------7-----------
D ---------7-----7----------7-------5------------5------------
A ---8-------8-----8----8------------------8-7-5--------5--------
E ------------------------------8-------8------------------8

Then back into the verse.  All the verses are slightly different in their
fingering, but only slightly.  You can use the tab provided above as a
blueprint for the rest.

The only major departure comes in the instrumental section, so, yes, I've
tabbed that too.

*Break:

E ---------8---8---------------------7---7---------5------
B ---------8---8---------------------5---5---------5------
G ------5----7--------5-5---5------5---9---------5------5--
D ----7-------------7-----5------9-------------9------9----
A --8-------------8-----7----------------------------------
E -----------------------------5-------------5----------

E -------------------5----------------------5-----------
B -------------6-----6----------------6-----6------------
G -------------5----------------------5-----------------
D ---------7---------------------7------------------------
A ----7^8---------8---------7^8----------8---------------
E -------------------------------------------------------

E -------8---------8--------7--------7--------
B -------8---------8--------8--------8------   then back into
G ----5---------5----------------------------- the C/Aminor
D ------------------------5--------5--------   progression
A --7--------7---------5--------5------------  twice, then
E -------------------------------------------  ........

E -----------5---8--10-10>12---10-----8-------8-----------
B ---5--6-------------------------------8-------8------------
G ----------------------------------------9--------9------
D -----------7--10--12-12>14---12---------------------------
A ---7--8---------------------------------------------------
E ---------------------------------------------------------

E ---8--------------------10--------12-------12--------13----
B --------10----->12----------------------13--------13---------
G -----10----10-------12-----12>14-----14--------14-------------
D -------------------------------------------------------------
A -------------------------------------------------------------
E -------------------------------------------------------------

E -----13--------15-------15-------15-----------------12-----17
B ------------------15----------15-------15--------13-----
G --14-----14>16-------16----16-------16-----16>14------------
D -------------------------------------------------------------
A -------------------------------------------------------------
E -------------------------------------------------------------

E -----13-----------15---------------
B ----------13----------15------------
G -----14-----------16----------------
D ----------15----------17------------
A ------------------------------------
E ------------------------------------

and, voila!, there you are.  Back to the verse and keep on going.

Game over, man, game over.



lover, you should've come over

(Standard tuning, 3/4 time.)

I call this " A tab in five parts", more or less -- or else
"Variations on the Themes of 'Lover'".  I've basically divided
the song into five main sections, and done the best I could.
Like "Last Goodbye", this is an easy song to play "approximately",
and a hard one to tab with any precision.  You are welcome, even
more than usual, to use the following as a guide to developing your
own preferred way of tackling the song.

Some of the chords below get a bit weird.  Good luck with the fingering,
and in many cases, the muting of unplayed strings!

Oh, and those airy chords right at the start before the guitar comes in??
Basically, they are C-D-A-G-D-Em-D.  Now, on with the show.


PART A:  "Looking out the door..."

E --0^2--2----------------3-----2---0---0----------------
B --3-3--3----etc.--------1-----0---3---0-------------------
G --2-2--2----------------0-----0---0---0---------------
D --0-0--0----------------2-----2---2---2---------------
A ------------------------3-----2---2---2------------
E ------------------------------0---0---0-----------

Repeat as necessary.  The variations on the E minor at the end are my
subjective choices, so do as you please.  Also, the 0/2/2/0/3/0 Em7 chord
I often play without fretting the E on the D string, i.e. 0/2/0/0/3/0.
(Like it really matters, huh?)

PART B: "Maybe I'm just too young..."

E ------------------------------2---2-3-2---3---------
B -------------0----------------3---3-3-3---0----------
G -----------0---------------3--4---2-2-2---0-----------
D ---------2---------------3----4---0-0-0---0-----------
A --2-3-4----------------2------2-----------2----------
E -----------------0-1-2--------------------3--------

I invented some fingering for these chords for y'all if you want to strum
rather than pick out notes.  In that first one, a G diminished thingie,
try 3/4/2/0/0/X, while for the second one, an F#major with a raised 5th
(flattened 6th?), try 2/1/2/3/3/X.  The fingering on both will take a
little practice but you will be grateful for the results if you persevere.

Oh, and that transitional D-Dsus-D between the Bm and Gmaj is pretty quick to appear.

E --2--------------3----0------------------0------
B --3--------------1----0------------------0------
G --2--------------0----0------------------0------
D --0--------------2----2------------------4------
A -----------------3----2------------------2-----
E ----------------------0------------------0----

  "But tonight... so        you'll never know..."


PART C: "Sometimes a man..."

E --2-----2-----------------0--[or 2---------------------
B --2-----3-----------------0------0-----------------
G --3-----4-----------------0------0-----------------
D --4-----4-----------------2------2-----------------
A --4-----2-----------------2------2-----------------
E --2-----------------------0------0]----------------

          "Sometimes ..... carried away..."

E ---0-----------------------------2---0---1---------
B ---3-----------------------------0---0---0---------
G ---0-----------------------------0---0---1---------
D ---2-----------------------------2---2---0---------
A ---3-----------------------------2---2---X---------
E ---------------------------------0---0---1--------

   "Sometimes a man must awake... no-one...."


PART D:  "So I'll wait for you...."

Part 1 of Part D (I have done two versions of this -- the first one
stays closer to open position, the second one ascends the neck.)

E -------------------------------------------0----
B ----3-----3---------------3-----------------------
G ----2-----2---------------3----------------2-------
D ----0-----0-(repeat)------0----------------2---------------
A ----0-----0--------------------------------0------
E --2-2---2-2-------------3-3--------------2-2-----------

   "So I'll wait...       and I'll burn ... will I ever see..."

E -----0---------------------------------------------
B -----3-----------------5-----------------------3---3--
G -----0-----------------6-----------------------0---0--
D -----2-----------------4-----------------------2---0--
A -----------------------------------------------3---2----
E ---3-3-----------------5-----------------------------

  "...sweet return... oh, will I ever learn..."

E ---------------------2---0-------4------2-3-2-----------
B --5---5---5----------0---3-------3------3-3-3--------------
G --2---2---2-----2----0---0-------2------2-2-2---------------
D --2---2---2-----2----2---2-------0------0-0-0---------------
A --4---2---0-----0----2---2---------------------------
E ----------------2----0---0---------------------------

E ---3----2---0---0----------------------------------
B ---3----0---0---3---0-------------------------------
G ---0----0---0---0---0-------------------------------
D ---2----2---2---2---2-------------------------------
A ---3----2---2---2---2-------------------------------
E --------0---0---0---0------------------------------

Part 2 -- The Up The Neck version...

(Done without timing.)

E ---------------------------------------------------2---0--
B ---3---3---5---7----10---12---10---10---7--5---2---0---3--------
G ---2---3---6---7-----9---12---11----9---7--6---2---0---0-----
D ---0---0---4---5-----7---10----9----7---5--4---0---2---2-----
A ---0-----------------------------------------------2---2-
E ---2---3---5---7-----9---12---10----9---7--5---2---0---0------


PART E: "It's never over.."

E -1--[or 4----5---------3------------2--0--0---------------
B -0------3----7---------5------------0--3--0-----------
G -1------4----7---------5------------0--0--0-----------
D -0------3]---0---------0------------2--2--2------------
A ------------------------------------2--2--2-------
E -1----------------------------------0--0--0--------

Then into the climax, from "To keep good love from going wrong...",
which has a transitional G minor (see below), and then those notes
played over the chords for PART D.

E -----------------------------------------------
B --3---------------------------------------------
G --3-------------------------------0-2-----2-2^4-------
D --0------0------------------0---0-------2---------0--
A --3------------0-1-0------0---2-------4-------------4-2-0----
E -------2---2-3-------3--2-----------------------0----------2-0-

Done.



corpus christi carol

This transcription was posted to the mailing list by Jake Leach after
I said I wasn't mad keen on tabbing out "Corpus Christi Carol". I have
left it unedited, as this post is pure mad-Jake. If you see him, tell
him we miss him! ;) 
Oh, and note that, as a song played with a capo, Jake has chosen the
othodox approach to tabbing fretted notes where a capo is involved --
pretend the capo is the nut, and count from there. That's as opposed to
what I did in "Hallelujah", which was to tab as though the capo wasn't there. 
(In both cases, the capo is behind the 5th fret. Jake thus re-labels fret 5
as fret 0 and works from there. I leave fret 5 as fret 5 and carry on
regardless. That's all.) 


 ok, just when you guys are beginning to think i'm fulla shit for 
 saying i'd transcribe this bugger...it's posted, baby, as promised.
 
 to play this tune, you will need:
 
 --a guitar
 --patience
 --fingers
 --a capo
 --a midget
 --an electric razor
 --1/2 cup fresh raisins

 the capo needs to be placed behind the FIFTH FRET (if you don't have
 one, use a pencil and a coupla strong rubber bands, or else your big
 sister's hair-barrette, like i did for my first capo--just make sure you wait
 'til she takes it off first). for this tab i have numbered all of the frets
 as if we were counting from the nut and not from the capo, for a few
 reasons. first, it makes everything way easier to understand. secondly, if you
 are not a castrato, a three-year old girl, or jeff buckley himself, you might
 want to consider playing without the capo so you can reach all the notes as
 you sing.
 
 a few things to remember:
 
 1. this is not a james brown tune, so don't go chunky-funky with the
 chords.  play each note of a chord individually (classical-style--they should
 still overlap enough to make a chord instead of an arpeggio), and ALWAYS 
 downstroke the chords with your pick or your fingies.
 
 2. give each chord or single note a simple triple count as you play 
 it--1(23), 2(23), 3(23), etc. this should establish just the right
 pace for your playing, and it will come in handy later on in the song (you'll
 see).
 
 3. yeah, there are some funny-looking chords and some inconsistencies
 in the way things are tabbed here. that's part of the song. i tried as
 much as possible to duplicate the way jeff plays it on the recording, and
 that means using different chord inversions where he does, and throwing in 
 extra notes for the same reason. i was shooting for accuracy, clarity,
 and economy of motion at the same time. lots of things change from
 verse to verse, so read all the way through and PAY ATTENTION. notes on the 
 asterisks (or as we like to call them in indiana, "astericks") will 
 follow each section.
 
 here we go, peops...
 
 
 THE INTRO:
 
 5                 Oooooh...               Oooooh...
 E------------3--2--------------------3--2--0------------------
 B---------5--------5--3--1-----------0--------3--2------------
 G------4-----------------4--2--0-----0-----------2--2---------
 D---2--------------------2--------4--2-----------2-----5--4---
 A-------------------------------------------------------------
 E-------------------------------------------------------------
                                      *
 
 *(yeah, this is the same Am chord  you arpeggiated at the beginning,
 but a different inversion. that's how he plays it.)
 
 	remember, each note and chord gets a gentle 1(23) count...
 
 
 VERSE THE FIRST:
 
 5    He bear her...    He bear her to an orchard ground...   
 E---3--2--0-----2-----3--2---------------
 B---1--------3--1-----1-----5--3---------
 G---0--------2--2--2--0-----5--0---------
 D---2-----------2-----------0--4--4------
 A------------------------------------5---
 E----------------------------------------
 
 	nothing strange so far, except a few out-of the way chord
 shapes...
 
 
 REFRAIN:
 
 5    Loo lee...  The falcon hath borne...
 E---3--3--------3-----5-----3--3---
 B---1--3--5--3--3--3--2-----5--3---
 G---0--4--5--4--5--4--2-----4--4---
 D---------4-----5--4--2--4--2------
 A---------------3--2--0-----X------
 E---------------------------0------
                             *
 
 *these last two chords may also be played like this, for simplicity's
 sake:
 
 5
 E----------
 B---8------
 G---9--7---
 D---9--9---
 A---7------
 E---0------
 
 
 if you listen closely you'll notice that the low E string is actually 
 pronounced in the middle of the chord you strike on the other four 
 strings. it's a two-guitar thing. we'll talk about that later. for
 now, the 
 
 
 SECOND VERSE:
 
 5  And in this...    That was...       In this hold...   And it was laid...
 E-3--2--0-----------3--2--------------3--2--0--------3--3--2--------
 B-1--------3--1-----1-----5--3--------1--------3--1-----1-----5--3--
 G-0--------2--4--2--0-----5--0--------0--------2--4-----0-----5--0--
 D-2-----------2-----------0--4--4-----2-----------2-----------4--4--4---
 A----------------------------------5-----------------------------------5
 E---------------------------------------------------------------------
 
 
 SECOND REFRAIN:
 
 5    Loo lee...  The falcon hath borne...
 E---3-----2-----3-----5-----3------
 B---1--3--3--3--3--3--2-----5--3---
 G---0--4--5--4--5--4--2-----4--4---
 D---------4-----5--4--2--4--2------
 A---------------3--2--0-----X------
 E---------------------------0------
                             
 	now for the tricky part. we're going to work in the SECOND GUITAR. 
 actually, a second guitar has been playing at a lower volume and tone 
 setting since the end of the first verse, "beefing up" the chords in 
 places. that means you've been doing the work of two guitars--YOU'RE A
 HINDU GUITAR GOD! GIVE YOURSELF A HAND (YOU SEEM TO HAVE SEVERAL EXTRA)! 
 anyway, remember the 1(23) count i told you to keep? this is where
 it's  going to make things a lot easier; we're going to have the second
 guitar play three notes to every one of the primary guitarist's. i will set
 the guitar #2 directly under guitar #1 so you can see a direct
 relationship (the arpeggios are dizzying when you listen to them on the disc). part
 #2, by the way, DOES NOT INVOLVE A CAPO--the numbers are the actual
 frets where the string is to be depressed.
 
 
 THIRD VERSE (first guitar):
 
 5    And on this bed there lyeth...      His wound is bleeding day and...
 E---3-----2-----0-----------------------3-----2-----0-----------------
 B---1-----------------3-----1-----------1-----------------3-----1-----
 G---0-----------------2-----4-----2-----0-----------------2-----2-----2-----
 D---2-----------------------2-----------2-----------------------0-----
 A---------------------------------------------------------------------
 E---------------------------------------------------------------------
 
    (1 2 3 1 2 3 1 2 3 1 2 3 1 2 3 1 2 3 1 2 3 1 2 3 1 2 3 1 2 3 1 2 3 1 2 3)
 2nd...
 E---------------------------------------------------------------------
 B---------------------------------------------------------------------
 G---------2-----------2-----------------------2-----------0---------0-----0-
 D-------3-----------3-----------5-----3-----3-----------3---------3-----3---
 A---0-3---------0-5-----------7-----5---0-3-----------2---------2-----
 E---------------------------5-----5-----------------3-----------------3-----
                             *                       
 
 
 5    By his side there standeth...       And she weepeth both night...
 E---3-----2-----0-----------------3-----------2---------------
 B---1-----------------3-----1-----------1^3---3-----5-----7---
 G---0-----------------2-----2-----------2-----4-----5-----7---
 D---2-----------------------2-----------0-----0---------------
 A-------------------------------------------------------------
 E-------------------------------------------------------------
                                         **
    (1 2 3 1 2 3 1 2 3 1 2 3 1 2 3 1 2 3 1 2 3 1 2 3 1 2 3 1 2 3)
 2nd...
 E-------------------------------------------------------------
 B-------------------------------------------------------------
 G---------2-----------2---------------------------------------
 D-------3-----------3-----------5-----3-----------------------
 A---0-3---------0-3-----------7-----5-------------------------
 E---------------------------5-----5-----3-----3---------------
                                              
 
 *or, if you prefer:  D-------5-----3---
                      A---0-7---0-5-----
 
 **you will notice another guitar playing these two-tone chords: 
  
 	G---1---3---5---7
 	D---2---4---5---7
 
 with a wee bit more vibrato, to fatten the first guitar part; you
 might 
 want your second guitar to play them, if he/she can do it without
 interfering 
 with that last couple of notes on the low E string...
 
 	now back to a single capoed guitar...
 
 
 FINAL REFRAIN:
  
 5   Loo lee...   The falcon hath borne...
 E---------2-----3-----3-5-2---3-2--3------
 B---5--3--1--3--3--3--2-----5------5--3---
 G---5--4--2--4--5--4--2------------4--4---
 D---5-----0-----5--4--2------------2------
 A---3-----------3--2--0------------X------
 E----------------------------------O------
                         *
 
 *this 5-note melodic passage does not follow the 1(23) beat-per-note 
 count; instead it follows the vocal part, shadowing the words "...my
 maiden 
 away."
 
 
 FINAL VERSE:
 
 5    By his bed...     "Corpus Christi" written...
 E---3--2--0-----2-----3--2---------------
 B---1--------3--3-----1-----5--3---------
 G---0--------2--4--2--0-----5--0---------
 D---2-----------2-----------0--4--4------
 A------------------------------------5---
 E----------------------------------------
 
 
 	look carefully at the last verse--a last-minute variation. 
 
 	now we go back to two guitars, one without a capo. the timing is
 simple, but the way the guitar parts are woven together is meant to
 make you swimmy, so watch out and don't miss your cue...
 
 
 INSTRUMENTAL ENDING:
 
 5    Wooooo..
 E---------------3--------------------------------------------------7--
 B---1--3--5--7--0---------------------------5--7--8---10--------8-----
 G---0--0--5--7--0--2--4--5--7---------------6--7--9---11-----7--------
 D---2--4--5--7--2--4--5--7--9---------------7--9--10--12--9-----------
 A---3--5--7--9--------------------------------------------------------
 E---------------------------------------------------------------------
 
 
 2nd
 E---------5--7--------------------------12--13------------------------7----
 B---6--8--------------------12--13--15-----------------------------8--
 G---------------------------------------------------------------7-----
 D------------------------------------------------------------9--------
 A---------------------------------------------------------10----------
 E---------------------------------------------------------------------
     *
 
 *all these notes are actually pinched harmonics (john g or
 michael--did i get the name of this right?), which means you'll actually be hearing a
 tone two octaves higher than the fingering indicates. if you don't know how
 to pull this off, a) ask me or b) just move each fingering up twelve
 frets to at least get a higher sound. 
 
 	i'm pretty sure i'll have to correct this last second guitar
 part, because my guitar's a mile-and-a-half walk from here, it's raining a
 monsoon, and i'm having to do this part from memory. at least you get the idea.
 i'll fix it tommorrow.
 
 well, how ya like them apples? if you have questions, comments, 
 clarifications, corrections, hatemail, whatever, hit me with it.
 
 wear yourself out...
 
 jake


eternal life

This tab is mainly derived from the version from Live at Sin-E. It's
pretty comparable with what is played on the Grace version. I've added
a little bit of the road version just, well, just because!
(Remember, ^ means hammer-on or pull-off, > means slide.
I've invented some new notation for this song too, necessity being the
mother of invention and all that. Somewhere there is a tilde, i.e. ~,
which means sustain the note a bit. And I've finally had to tab some "bending",
and the easiest thing to show bending up was /. So a 5/ means play fret 5
and bend up. OK? Simple!) 




*Long bluesy introduction to Sin-e version:


E-------------- [rapid] ---X--0-0-0--0-------------------------------
B--------------------------X--8-8-8--8-----[the X's denote where-----
G--------------------------X--7-7-7--7------he slaps the strings-----
D--------------------------X--6-6-6--6------and you hear a big reverb
A----------5-7~7^5---------X--7-7-7--7------burst]-----------------
E--3--5--7---------7^5^3---X--0-0-0--0-------------------------------

E------------ [rapid] -----0-|-------------------------------0-
B--------------------------8-|-------------------------------8-
G--------------------------7-|-------------------------------7--
D--------------------------6-|------------------5------------6---
A----------5-7^5-----------7-|-----------5-7^5-7--7^5--------7--
E--3--5--7-------7^5^3-----0-|---3--5--7--------------7^5^3--0---

         ["jangle" this chord here rather than "slapping" it]

E---------------------------------------------------------------
B----------------    [rapid]       -------------------------------
G---------------------------------------------------------------
D-----------------------------------5/-7-7/-7^5--------------------
A-------------5--7^5^7^5^7^5^7.....-------------7^5----------------
E--3--5--6--7---------------------------------------3--------------


E---------------------------------------------------------------
B---------------------------------------------------------------
G---------------------------------------------------------------
D---------------------------------------------------------------
A---------7-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--5-7-7--5-7---5-7-7--5-7--------------
E---5--7--[let this open string drone along underneath]---------

E------------------------------------------------7---------------
B-------------0---------------[rapid]------------7-----------------
G-------------X----------------------------------7----------------
D-------------5--------------------------------------------------
A--5-7-7--5-7----5-7-7--5-7--5--------5-7-7--5-7---5-7-7--5-7-----
E---[droning here also]--------7^5^3-----[and more droning]---


E---------------------------------------------------------------
B----------------------------------------0-----------------------0-
G----------------------------------------0-----------------------0-
D----------------------------------------5-----------------------5-
A--5-7-7--5-7--7^5-------5-7-7--5-7--5-7---5-5-5-5-7-5-7-5-7-5-7----
E----[drone]-------7^5^3-------[drone]---------------------------


E---------------------------------------------------------------
B------------------------0---------------------------------------
G------------------------0---------------------------------------
D------------------------5---------------------------------------
A--5-5-5-5-7-5-7-5-7-5-7---5-5-5-5-7-5-7-5-7-5-7------------------
E--------[guess what...? yup...more droning]-------------------


E---------------------------------------------------------------
B--------------------------------------------[repeat this-------
G--0-----------0---0---0--0--0-12--0--0-12----last bit-----
D--2-----------9---7--11-11-12-12-11-12-12----four times---------
A--3----------10---8--12-12-12-12-12-12-12----all up]-----------
E---------------------------------------------------------------

...then back into....

E---------------------------------------------------------------
B---------------------------------------------------------------
G---------------------------------------------------------------
D---------------------------------------------------------------
A---5-7-5-7-5-7-5-7-5-5-5 etc.------------------------------
E-------[more droning]--------------------------------------

*Verse

E-------------3---1-----------------------------------------------
B--1--[or 3---0---1----2---3-0--2--3-0-----------------------------
G--0------0---0---2----2---0-0--2--0-0------------------------------
D--2------2---0---3----2---2-2--2--2-2-----------------------------
A--3------3]--2---3----0---0-0--0--0-0-----------------------------
E-------------3---1-----------------------------------------------

  "Eternal  life...   trail........." etc.

On the album version you can hear this guitar part under the A chords
(the two repeated notes are so quiet they may just be in my imagination!!
But they sound nice...):

E---------------------------------------------------------------
B---------------------------------------------------------------
G----------0------0-----------0-------0--------------------------
D--------0------0-----------0-------0-----------------------------
A------4------------------4---------------------------------------
E----5------------------5----------------------------------------

Then we get to the "And as your fantasies..." bit, which I've
tabbed from the doodlings from the Sin-e version:

E---3--3-3-2-2-2---3--3-3-2-2-2-------0-------------------------
B---3--3-3-3-3-3---3--3-3-3-3-3---3---2----------------------------
G---0--------------0--------------2---2-----------------------------
D---0--------------0--------------0---2-----------------------------
A---2--------------2--------------0---0-----------------------------
E---3--------------0--------------2--------------------------------

Then back to the intro, and repeat the verse.  Then the break:

*Break

E------------------------------------------|---------------------
B---0---0---0---0--------------------------|--0-----------------------
G---0---0---3---2--------------------------|--2---9-9-9-9-9-9-8-8-------
D---2---2---4---3--------------------------|--1---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-------
A---4---3---4---3-[lifting finger----------|--2---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--
E-----------2---1 on and off bottom string-|------[repeat the riff above]--

...while on the album version you get something like.....

E---------------------------------------------------------------
B---------------------------------------------------------------
G---------------------------------------------------------------
D---------------------------------------------------------------
A----7--6--4------7--6--4----------------------------------------------
E-------------5-5----------5-5--------------------------------------

Then the previous notes get picked out individually:

E---------------------------------------------------------------
B---------------------------------------------------------------
G------0------0-----------0------0-------------------------------
D----2------2------2----2------2------2---------------------------
A--4------4------4----3------3------3----------------------------
E---------------------------------------------------------------

E---------------------------------------------------------------
B---------------------------------------------------------------
G------------3----------2------2-------2--2-----------------------
D------2-----2----------3------3-------3--3-----------------------
A----4-----4------2---3------3------3--3--3------------------------
E--2-----2------2---1------1------1----1--1------------------------

E---------------------------------------------------------------
B---- then basically grind out a B chord, an A chord, ------------------
G----- a G chord, and then an F chord, then go back --------------
D------ into the intro and verse, and you can find your -------------
A--------  way to the end! ---------------
E---------------------------------------------------------------


Just for completeness -- the intro to the road version!

E---------------------------------------------------------------
B---------------------------------------------------------------
G------------6----------6------6-------- and repeat! --------------
D------------6----------6------4-----------------------------------
A------------4----------4------4-----------------------------------
E----0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0----0-0---------------------------------

...and the verse goes something like...

E---------------------------------------------------------------
B---------------------------------------------------------------
G---5--------------------------2----------2-----2-----------------
D---5-------5-----3------------2----------2-----2-----------------
A---3-------5-----3------------4----------4-----4------------------
E-----------3-----1----0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0---0-0--------------------


And we're done.  Have fun...


dream brother

This is based on the studio version. I'll do it, as usual, in sections.
It's in (sigh of relief) standard tuning. And remember, ">" means slide, OK.
(Just to avoid confusion, I don't mean use a slide like as in Last Goodbye;
just slide your fingers between the frets indicated.) 
* The Introduction/Verse

[Each of these segments represents 2 bars of music.]

E----------------------------------------------------
B--4---4--3---3---3--1---1--0--1--3---3--------------
G----0------0---0------0------------0----------------
D----------------------------------------------------
A----------------------------------------------------
E----------------------------------------------------

E-------------------------------------1--------------
B--4---4--3---3---3--1---1--0--1--3------------------
G----0------0---0------0------------0----------------
D----------------------------------------------------
A----------------------------------------------------
E----------------------------------------------------

E------1------------------------------1--------------
B--4------3---3---3--1---1--0--1--3------------------
G----0------0---0------0------------0----------------
D----------------------------------------------------
A----------------------------------------------------
E----------------------------------------------------

E------1----------------------------1--3-------------
B--4------3---3---3--1---1--0--1--3------------------
G----0------0---0------0-----------------------------
D----------------------------------------------------
A----------------------------------------------------
E----------------------------------------------------

This goes on in similar fashion underneath the vocals.
*The ascending chord bit ("Don't be like the one....") -- play each of 
these chords for one bar (8 times in every bar; it's pretty easy timing).

E---3----5----5----X---------------------------------
B---3----4----7----8---------------------------------
G---3----5----7----8---------------------------------
D---3----5----7----8---------------------------------
A----------------------------------------------------
E----------------------------------------------------

* The Climactic Middle Instrumental Bit

(Yes, pedants, I know that something climactic usually comes at the end, 
but Dream Brother ends anti-climactically and so I'm reserving the right 
to call the middle bit climactic!)

E------3-----3---3-----3-----------|----------------------
B--4-----4-----4---4---------------|----------------------
G----0-----0---------0-------0--0--|---0---0--------------
D----------------------------3--3--|---3---5--------------
A----------------------------3--3--|---3---5--------------
E----------------------------1--1--|---1---3--------------

E-----------3-----3---3-----5-----------|------------
B-1--3--4-----4-----4---4---------------|------------
G---------0-----0---------0-------0--0--|---0---0----
D---------------------------------3--3--|---3---5----
A---------------------------------3--3--|---3---5----
E---------------------------------1--1--|---1---3----

E----7-(played 12 times!)----|----------------------------------- 
B----5-----------------------|----------------------------------- 
G----5------------------0--0-|--0---0---------------------------- 
D----5------------------3--3-|--3---5--5>7-7>9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9>7- 
A-----------------------3--3-|--3---5---------------------------- 
E-----------------------1--1-|--1---3--3>5-5>7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7>5-- 

[Two things to note in the above bit. First, at the beginning of that 
2nd bar, another guitar hits the A on the 2nd fret of the 3rd string, 
bends it up a tone and plays the "return" i.e. the down-bend. Second, 
I hope I've counted out the right number of "B" notes in that last 
little bit but I'd advise you to count it out yourselves!]

E----7-(played 12 times)-----|------3---5---5---X----------
B----5-----------------------|------3---4---7---8----------
G----5------------------0--0-|--0---3---5---7---8----------
D----5------------------3--3-|--3---5---5---7---8----------
A-----------------------3--3-|--3---5----------------------
E-----------------------1--1-|--1---3----------------------

...and basically back into the "Don't be like..." stuff,
then back into the intro arpeggio.

And then you're basically done.
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