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American Girl tab request

Discussion in 'Tablature and Notation [BG]' started by banks, Aug 18, 2012.


  1. banks

    banks

    Jul 18, 2006
    HI

    I hate to ask but does anyone have a tab for Tom Petty's American Girl?
     
  2. jarrydee

    jarrydee

    Oct 22, 2011
    Michigan
  3. Note that the tab states that the E string is drop-tuned to D. That is not correct, it is standard E tuning.

    This will put you in the ball park, but listen to the song, as there are a few transitional notes that aren't in the tab.
     
  4. obimark

    obimark

    Sep 1, 2011
    This song actually is a little more sophisticated as it has an overdubbed high bass part on it as well as the main part.

    Also has bass harmonics if I remember correctly, msot of it is in D, A and B chords...
     
  5. Chico16

    Chico16

    Apr 2, 2012
    Yuma, Az
    I don't know if this will do you any help, but I usually just google the song's chords and then listen to it over and over again until I can figure it out. Once you know the general area of where the bass player is playing it's a lot easier to figure it out. It's good practice and I've noticed that with this my ear is getting a lot better too.
     

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