Brad - Sweet Al George tab

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From: Ben Cas [bennycas@hotmail.com]
Sent: Saturday, January 17, 1998 12:55 AM
To: guitar@olga.net
Subject: TAB: "Sweet Al George" tab - Brad

Sweet Al George - Brad
>From the album "Interiors"

x mute
b bend
r release
h hammer on
p pull off
~ vibrato
/ slide up
\ slide down
^^ tremolo

The intro chord(s) are just variations of the G# chord:|---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------||8--------------------------------------|---------------------------------------||6---6----------------------------------|---------------------------------------||----6----------------------------------|---------------------------------------||----4----------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
This goese straight into the intro and verse riff: G#5 A5 A#5 C#5 D#5 G#5 A5 A#5 D#5 C#5 Chorus: C5 E5 G5 Then comes the interlude/bridge bit. This is repeated several times, with the first bar inprovised differently around the notes tabbed. I'm still not sure about the exact timing but here's my best guess at the moment:
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4+|---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|---------------1-----------------------||3b--------3b------------------0--------|----------0----------------------------||5---------5-------------------5--------|-----2---------------------------------||------------------------------5--------|3--------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4+|---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------||---------------1--------------0--------|---------------------------------------||----------0----------------------------|----------0----------------------------||-----2---------------------------------|-----2---------------------------------||3--------------------------------------|3--------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|(I just saw Brad play live with Ben Harper last night in Melbourne andtheyrocked. I'm pretty sure that the above is correct now.)
Then comes the guitar solo. I'm no soloist and I've never tried to tab a solo but here's my effort and you can get the general idea of it anyway.
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4+|---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------||11---11--------9--------------11---11--|-----9--------------11---11--------10--||----------10---------------------------|10----------------------------9--------||---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4+|---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------||--------------------11---9-------------|------------------------------9----11--||------------------------------10-------|---------\1--------------10------------||---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4+|---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------||13---13--------11-------------13---13--|-----11-------------11---13---11---13b-||----------12---------------------------|12-------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4+|---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|--------------------13131313--11---11--||---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4+|---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|----------------------------------11h13||12b14----------------------------------|---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4+|---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------||11b13-------------------------13b11----|---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4+|---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------||--------------------1313---11----------|---------------------------------------||-------------------------12------------|---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|--------------------9------------------||---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4+|---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|------------------------------10-------||---------------10---12--------10-------|--------------------10---12------------||-------10h12---------------------------|---------------------------------------||9h11h12--------------------------------|---------------------------------------||---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
This last note rings on into the chorus where there is more soloing, but I'll be darned if I can hear it properly to work it out. The song ends on: G#5 A5 A#5 Transcribed by me (Ben Cas) bennycas@hotmail.com Lyrics: The land of our forefathers was A circle of love and trust A golden smokin' victory And who knew what the future would bring. And now I'm at the end of the line Trying it all the time And you've got the baddest car Yes you know who you are you know who you are So give it to me Come sweet emotion Show us how to ride Give us a wink Hitch up the saddle Ridin' off with pride Shoot your gun Theres no religion This is supposed to be fun Come sweet emotion Come sweet emotion Yeah yeah A purple shootin' magazine Another gift to the lovin' queen Yes you got down 'cause you felt like That was the way the old river run You think you got it all made out A hot shot was checkin' it out Yes you've gone down to it Down to it down to it once again And I said my friends Chorus The greatest thing about the blues Is baby you got nothin' to lose Do you have to draw the line? Come on Chorus ______________________________________________________ Get Your Private, Free Email at http://www.hotmail.com
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