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Kansas Down the Road Tab

Discussion in 'Tablature [BG]' started by Fotstas, Oct 22, 2007.

  1. Fotstas

    Fotstas

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    So, each week my band gives ourselves new song assignments. This week was Deep Purple-Ted the Mechanic, S. Hagar-Can't drive 55, Robert Cray-smokin Gun and Kansas-Down the Road. I got the first three down and just don't have the time to sit down and learn the Kansas one by ear. If anyone knows where I can find a tab for it I would be gratefull. :bassist:
  2. Nick1979

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    Hi there.
    I am also looking for this bass tab for my band.
    Did you find it?
    If so, could you send it me.
    Thanks
    Nick
  3. GtenderG

    GtenderG Supporting Member

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    Check this vid out. This guy does a fantastic job with Down The Road.

    I have the sheet music of the bass part but its notation not tab.... I could post that if it'll help someone...
  4. dave64o

    dave64o Gold Supporting Member

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    Sure, I wouldn't mind seeing the notation. I'm not a good enough reader to just sit down and play it in real time but I could work it out. Great song on a great album.


    Slight derail - Have any other Kansas sheet music (bass). Dave Hope moved on 30 years ago but he's still one of my favorite bassists!
  5. GtenderG

    GtenderG Supporting Member

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    Hey Dave,
    Here is Carry On Wayward Son -- I got this from http://www.thebassment.info -- Am having a bit of problem printing the notation to pdf (some weird font problem). I'll figure it out eventually and post Down The Road straight away.

    Dave Hope is awesome!

    Cheers,

    Gary

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  6. GtenderG

    GtenderG Supporting Member

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    Dave,
    Here is Down The Road - Bass line - from a Midi file I found online. It's pretty close I think. One change I would make would be in the riff that starts in measure 8. As notated it's E-G-E -- I play F#-G-E (and B-C-A when it moves up to A)...

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  7. dave64o

    dave64o Gold Supporting Member

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    Thanks, G! That'll keep me busy for a while.

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