Rory Gallagher - Ghost Blues Chords & Tabs

 

Ghost Blues Chords & Tabs

Rory Gallagher Chords & Tabs

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Ghost Blues Tab

   
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From uunet!wupost!waikato.ac.nz!comp.vuw.ac.nz!mbremfor Fri Jul 17 12:12:13 PDT 1992
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Subject: SLIDE INTRO: Ghost Blues (Rory Gallagher)
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From: Michael.Bremford@comp.vuw.ac.nz (Michael Bremford)
Date: Fri, 17 Jul 1992 05:40:52 GMT
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			GHOST BLUES - Rory Gallagher
                             Slide Guitar Intro
                        Transcribed by Mike Bremford


Tuning : Open E (Low to high E B E G# B E).

I'm using:   ~~    To mean vibrato
             5/8   To mean play 5, slide up to 8 and play 8
            (5)/8  To mean slide up from 5 to 8, play 8. (But dont play 5)
	     5/(8) To mean play 5, slide up to 8, but dont play 8.
             /10   Slide up to 10 from a few frets below
             \10   Slide down to 10 from a few frets above
             0h1   Play open, hammer to 1
             3-/-5 Long slow slide from 3rd to 5th.


                                                                    ~~~~~~~~~~~
E +----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B +-(5)/8-/8-/8-/8\6-5----(5)/8-/8-/8-/8\6-5----(5)/8-/8-/8-/8\6-5-------------|
G#+-(5)/8-/8-/8-/8\6-5----(5)/8-/8-/8-/8\6-5----(5)/8-/8-/8-/8\6-5-------------|
E +----------------------------------------------------------------/10---------|
B +----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E +----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

   |-FAST-|
           Slower slide ~~~~~~~~                       |---Tempo Slowing--------|
E +-------------------|---------------------------------------------------------|
B +-------------------V----------(5)/8-/8-/8-/8\6-5----(5)/8-/8-/8-/8\6-5-------|
G#+------------------------------(5)/8-/8-/8-/8\6-5----(5)/8-/8-/8-/8\6-5-------|
E +-12\5/8-5---3----3-/-5-------------------------------------------------------|
B +--------------3--3-/-5-------------------------------------------------------|
E +-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/r/rory_gallagher/ghost_blues_tab.html ]
                                Quiet     |---Long slides-----------------------|
    -----------------|          |---|     ~~~~~~~  ~~~~~~-----------------------|
E +-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B +-(5)/8-/8-/8-/8\6-5----------------------------------------------------------|
G#+-(5)/8-/8-/8-/8\6------------------------------------------------------------|
E +--------------------5------5-5---5----/14-------12-----(12)\X----------------|
B +----------------------5--5---5---5-----------------------------------5-7-----|
E +-----------------------5-------5------/14-------12-----(12)\X----3/5---------|

                                        Slow Slide
    ~~~ Hold 5th                  ~~~~~    ~~~~~ |    ~~~~~
E +----------------------------------------------|-----------------------------|
B +---------5------------------------------------|-----------------------------|
G#+-------5---5----------------------------------V-----------------------------|
E +-----5-------5---------------14---------12---------10-----------------------|
B +-8--(8)-...-(8)------------14---------12---------10---------10--/12---------|
E +-----------------------5/14---------12-----7-/-10-----------10--/12---------|

                                                               |---Quiet------|
    |-Slow Slides-|     |--Without Slide, Finger Normally-|        ~~~~~~~~~~~~
E +------------------------0-----------------------------------3-/-5--5--5-/-8-|
B +----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G#+------------------------------------------------------------------------^---|
E +-7-/-8----7-/-8---5-----------------------------------------------------|---|
B +------------------------------0h1-0h1-0h1-0h1-0h1-0---------------Real-Slow-|
E +-7-/-8----7-/-8---5-----0-2-5-----------------------5-----------------------|

      ________________________________________________________
  ~~~ |                  Slightly Quiter                     |
E +----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B +----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G#+----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E +---3---3--3---2--2---1--0------3---3--3--3---2--2---1--1--0-----------------|
B +------3--3---2--2---1---0---------3--3--3---2--2---1--1---0-----------------|
E +---3-3--3--/2--2--/1----0------3-3--3--3--/2--2--/1--1----0-----------------|


  This was an absolute nightmare to transcribe to computer... Its real hard
to get the correct feeling accross, so Its best to listen to the recording.
The arpeggios that the intro finishes with are suspect... they are my approx-
imations, but they have the right feel. The part labelled fast on the TAB
(start of line 2) is probably played differently than this, but the notes
are right (This was the first time I played slide learning this intro, and this
seemed easier then.) You have to LISTEN to the recording to get the timing and
volume of the notes right, although I've tried to indicate that. Wear the slide
on your little finger, becuase at one point he plays normal notes with the
rest of his fingers.
On a lighter note (Ha! Note. Geddit?) its a great intro, and sounds *groovy*..
Enjoy!?!
	Cheers Bigears....  Mikey

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