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Ben Harper - Brown Eyed Blues

Discussion in 'Tablature and Notation [BG]' started by popinfresh, Sep 23, 2005.


  1. popinfresh

    popinfresh

    Dec 23, 2004
    Melbourne, Aus
    Hey guys, i'm looking for a bass tab for brown eyed blues for my music class solo.. The ones I can see don't seem to be totally accurate.
    So if someone could tab it correctly or point me in the direction of a good tab, that'd be great!

    Thanks.
     
  2. popinfresh

    popinfresh

    Dec 23, 2004
    Melbourne, Aus
    Bump.
     
  3. popinfresh

    popinfresh

    Dec 23, 2004
    Melbourne, Aus
    I'll give this another bump. I've got the main verse and chorus parts down. I think i've got the solo and sorta the bridge outro.. Does anyone want to help me? I've got two days to get this down..

    ------------------------------
    -----7-5-------------7-5------
    ----------7-5-7----------7-5-7
    -4/5-------------4/5----------

    Seems to be the main structure played through A-D-C in the verse and A-G-D->C-D in the chorus.

    Anyone wanna correct that or help with the rest of the song at all?
     
  4. bino

    bino

    Jun 27, 2002
    Orange County
    I've always heard it and played it this way. A major pentatonic rather than a minor. Slides into a minor key for the solo (with 5/7 leading into each measure).

    ---------------------------------------7-4---------------
    -----7-4--------------7-4-------------------7-4---------
    ----------7-4--------------7-4----4/5------------7-4/5--
    -4/5-----------7-4/5------------7------------------------
    .
    -----7-4---------------5-2--------------7-4---------------
    ----------7-4---------------5-2--------------7-4---------
    ----------------7-2/3------------5-4/5------------7-------
    -----------------------------------------------------4/5---
    .
    ---------------------
    -----7-4-------------
    ----------7-4--------
    ---------------7-4/5-
     
  5. popinfresh

    popinfresh

    Dec 23, 2004
    Melbourne, Aus
    Hmm, yeah that does sound better. I borrowed my friends DVD and played it with the suround sound on upstairs to hear the bassline better.
    I've only got the computer with the crapest speakers ever otherwise.

    Am I right to say in the first chorus ending, it goes up from C to D, then stops on that A (then just guitars for a bar).
    Then the next couple times it goes F G A when they sing brown eyed blues over and over?
     
  6. bino

    bino

    Jun 27, 2002
    Orange County
    Can't recall and my CD is out on loan to a friend right now.