Mayfield Curtis - People Get Ready Chords & Tabs

 

People Get Ready Chords & Tabs

Mayfield Curtis Chords & Tabs

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People Get Ready 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.#
#-----------------------------------------------------------------------------#
                           "People Get Ready"
                           (Curtis Mayfield)

[Curtis Mayfield used an open F# tuning (low to high: F# A# C# F# A# F#);
 I've notated the breaks in both standard and open F# (capoed at the 7th
 fret) below.  -- AWR]

Intro (w/wordless vocal, 2X):

        Db      Bbm             Gb/Ab      Db
        /  /  /  /   /  /  /  /   /  /  /  /   /  /  /  /

===============================================================================
Verse 1: Db  Bbm  Gb/Ab  Db Db   Bbm  Gb/Ab  Db Db  Bbm   Gb/Ab Db Fm Ebm Gb Db
================================================================================
  

Guitar break #1:

        standard tuning:

        (Db)     (Bbm)       (Ebm)   (Db6)
         v       v   v   v     v       v   v   v
        -4/6\4---------------|---------------------
        -4/6\4---------------|-----------------9---
        -----------6---------|-6h8p6---------6-6---
        -----------8---6---6-|-8-----8-----8-8-8---
        -----------8---8-8---|-6-------9---8-------
        ---------------------|-----------9---------

        open F# tuning [capo VII]:
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/m/mayfield_curtis/people_get_ready_tab.html ]
           (Db)     (Bbm)       (Ebm)   (Db6)
            v       v   v   v     v       v   v   v
        Db ---------------------|---------------------
        F  -3/5\3---------------|-----------------3---
        Db -2/4\2-----0---------|-0h2p0---------0-0---
        Ab -----------2---0---0-|-2-----2-----2-2-2---
        F  -----------0---0-0---|---------1---0-------
        Db ---------------------|-2---------0---------

Verse 2

Guitar break #2 (w/key change to D):

        standard tuning:

        (Db) (Bbm)        (Gb)       (Db)
         v   v   v   v     v     v    v   v
        -----------------|--------------------
        -6h7-6-----------|--------------6-----
        -6---6-6---------|-6--6--6--6-8-6-----
        -6-----8---8-6-8-|6h8-8-6h8-6-6-----3-
        -4-----8---------|-9----------6-4-----
        -----------------|--------------------

        (D)   (Bm)       (G/D)  (D)
         v   v   v   v     v   v   v   v
        -----------------|-----------------
        -7h8-7-----------|-3-3---3---------
        -7---7-7---------|-4-4---2-----2---
        -7-----9---9-7-9-|-5-5---4---4-----
        -4-----9---------|-5-5---5---------
        -----------------|-----------------

        open F# tuning [capo VII]:

           (Db) (Bbm)        (Gb)       (Db)
            v   v   v   v     v     v    v   v
        Db -----------------|--------------------
        F  -0h1-0-----------|--------------0-----
        Db -0---0-0---------|-0--0--0--0-2-0-----
        Ab -0-----2---2-0-2-|0h2-2-0h2-2-0-------
        F  -------0---------|-1----------------0-
        Db -0---------------|------------2-0-----

           (D)   (Bm)       (G/D)  (D)
            v   v   v   v     v   v   v   v
        Db -----------------|-----------------
        F  -1h2-1-----------|-----------------
        Db -1---1-1---------|-1-1---1---------
        Ab -1-----3---3-1-3-|-3-3---1-----1---
        F  -------1---------|-2-2---1---1-----
        Db -1---------------|-1-1---1---------


Verse 3
[repeat verse 1 in D]



Coda (string tag):

        D        Bm              G/A      D6/9
        /  /  /  /   /  /  /  /   /  /  /  /
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