Curtis Mayfield - Move On Up Chords & Tabs


Move On Up Chords & Tabs

Curtis Mayfield Chords & Tabs

Version: 1 Type: Bass Tab

Move On Up Bass Tab

This is the tab for the full 9-minute masterpiece - I think there's a 4-minute single 
around somewhere but I doubt that affects the tab.
Ok, so this has pretty much the same bassline throughout.
He might start throwing in a few extra notes towards the end, but (if they actually 
they don't change the groove or anything.

Main part: (after two beat drum intro)
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When played on its own (i.e. not playing along to the record), the last note sounds like 
should be a 'B'.
But, it sounds to me (especially in the bit directly after the drum solo) that he 
hits a 'D'.
Then again, there are also times in the song when it sounds like a 'B'.
But to be honest, it doesn't make much difference. Do whatever sounds best.

Ok, so he plays that until 3.42, when the last two bars become:

Then there's the interlude bit:
E|------------| x2

Drum/percussion solo from 3.58 - 4.26
Then it's back to the main riff until the fade-out
Feel free to ad lib. a bit towards the end/ add some fills

Any comments/corrections really welcome
Great bassline. Great song