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Linda Ronstadt "you're so bad" tab?

Discussion in 'Tablature and Notation [BG]' started by boxersbrewing, Apr 1, 2013.


  1. boxersbrewing

    boxersbrewing

    Dec 11, 2009
    Hey any one have a tab of You're so bad by Linda Ronstadt? Or the sheet music? I am trying to learn this one with the guys in the garage and could use all the help I can get. Thanks D.
     
  2. PlayTheBass

    PlayTheBass aka Mac Daddy Supporting Member

    Dec 7, 2004
    Carmichael, CA
    Never heard of that one... it's not a mash-up of "You're No Good" and "Hurts So Bad", is it?
     
  3. obimark

    obimark Supporting Member

    Sep 1, 2011
    Quite a complex tune (if you mean Your No Good)
    The main riff is A# to D#, with all kinds of "weird" key changes, shifts for pre chorus and build ups.
     
  4. tbirdsp

    tbirdsp

    Sep 18, 2012
    Omaha, NE
    I kinda like this live version from the Midnight Special (except for Jose Feliciano's stupid intro of Linda)

     
  5. boxersbrewing

    boxersbrewing

    Dec 11, 2009
    yea sorry guys I meant you're no good. Yea, I looked at that one from the Midnight Special...and yea seems to be a few key changes I am trying to get it straight. The guys want to do that one during practice Friday night. Thanks for the input
     
  6. t77mackie

    t77mackie

    Jun 13, 2012
    Wormtown, MA
    Here you go:



    Linda-Ronstadt_YoureNoGoodbasstab1_zpsd7e72db0.

    Linda-Ronstadt_Youre-No-Goodbasstab2_zpsa25f823e.

    Should be pretty close to being on-point.

    Enjoy,

    -mac

    :bassist:


    --=Edit=--

    I should note, Bb minor seems an odd key to me for a guitar song. I have two theories: 1. The band is tuned a half step down which would make the guitars play in the B minor position -or- 2. the song was written on piano and Linda likes to sing in Bb minor. There is a solitary, lonely old eighth-note low E in the song that would probably sound better if it was an Eb - which tuning down a half step would remedy - not that anyone would notice. Either way my bass is tuned A440 and that's how I transcribed the song. Good luck!
     
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  7. obimark

    obimark Supporting Member

    Sep 1, 2011
    Nice Tab mac!!

    That little guitar breakdown is just so weird that is cool when it goes that F#. Nice!
    I will work on this and the Van Halen.
    I thought the same thing, seemed an odd key for guitar song, but must be the keys or they downtuned half step.
     
  8. marshallw

    marshallw

    Jun 29, 2007

    Great transcription! Thanks, I needed that!
     
  9. IamGroot

    IamGroot

    Jan 18, 2018
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