Willie Mitchell - The Champion tab

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The Champion - Willie Mitchell
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Tabbed by: Iain Peters
Email: iaintbh@hotmail.com

Tuning: Standard EADGBe

http://www.williemitchell.com/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5v_yN7DpnWI

After hearing of Willie Mitchell's passing this year, I've decided to attempt to 
tab this Northern Soul Classic.
(I'm quite surprised nobody has taken the time to tab this awesome track before)
Enjoy.


Intro Riff

e|--------------------|---------------------|-------------------------------|-13tp~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-|B|--------------------|---------------------|------------13b15-11----11b----|--------------------|G|--------------------|--------5b7-3---3b---|--12--12-12----------12-----12-|--------------------|D|------------3---3-5-|-5--5-5-------5----5-|-------------------------------|--------------------|A|---------/5---5-----|---------------------|-------------------------------|--------------------|E|--3--3-3------------|---------------------|-------------------------------|--------------------|
Verse Chords | C / / / | / / / / | / / / / | / / / / |F7 / / / | / / / / | | C / / / | / / / / |G7 / / / | / / / / | Verse Riff
e|----------------------------|B|--------------------5b6-4---|G|-5-5----5-5-5-3-5-5-------5-|D|----------------------------|A|----------------------------|E|----------------------------|
e|----------------------------|B|----------------------------|G|--3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-4-5-----|D|----------------------------|A|----------------------------|E|----------------------------|
Fill
e|---------------8-------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------|G|-10b12~--10b12---10b12r10p8----8---------|D|----------------------------10---10-8-10-|A|-----------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------|
Saxophone Solo |strike note again before releasing bend V e|-18b20-18b20---------------------------------------------------|B|--------------11b13~13r11--------------------------------------|G|--------------------------12/10b12--10/12\10/12\8v-10----------|D|---------------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------|
e|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------13~b16~16r13-13-13-13~--/10---------13-13-----------------------|G|--/14-/14-/14-----------------------------10--/16-------15\12\10-8-10-9/10-8--|D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------10-|A|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-----8h10-10b12-10b12--10-10-10b12-10-10-10b12-10-10-10b12-10-10-10b12-10-10-10b12-(12)-(12)-|D|-/10-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|--------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------|G|--10b12-10p8----10b12-10p8----10b12-10p8-------/10-8----|D|-------------10------------10------------10-10-------10-|A|--------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------|
Guitar Solo
e|-------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------------|G|--10b12r10p8----------------8------10------10v---------|D|-------------10~~---------8---8h10----8h10-----10p8h10-|A|---------------------8h10------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------------------|
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|----------------8---10---8/9-------10p8-10p8-10p8-10p8-10p8-10p8-10p8-10p8-10p8-10p8-10p8-8/9--|D|-------8h10p8h10---x----x----10-10-----------------------------------------------------------10|A|-8h10------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|-----------------8---10---8/9----|D|-------8h10p8h10---x----x-----10-|A|--8h10---------------------------|E|---------------------------------|
e|--------------------|---------------------|-------------------------------|-13tr~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-|B|--------------------|---------------------|------------13b15-11----11b----|--------------------|G|--------------------|--------5b7-3---3b---|--12--12-12----------12-----12-|--------------------|D|------------3---3-5-|-5--5-5-------5----5-|-------------------------------|--------------------|A|---------/5---5-----|---------------------|-------------------------------|--------------------|E|--3--3-3------------|---------------------|-------------------------------|--------------------|
| / slide up | \ slide down | h hammer-on | p pull-off | ~ vibrato | + harmonic | x mute note | b bend note | r release bent note | v vibrato | tp tremelo pick Thanks for looking :) Ratings, Comments and corrections welcome :) Cheers again, Iain.
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