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Pretenders - My City was Gone

Discussion in 'Tablature and Notation [BG]' started by Tom P, Oct 7, 2004.


  1. Tom P

    Tom P

    Aug 19, 2004
    Can anyone tell me what is being played when Chrissy sings "Hey oh, way to go Ohio" ? I think its off a Bm but its too far down in the mix for me to pick up whats happening.
    Thanks!
     
  2. johnvice

    johnvice

    Sep 7, 2004
    Tony Butler did a great job of the bass line in that song! I use to play that one ina cover band, and learned it exaclty as it's played on the record. If you could send me a PM to remind me, I'll re-aquaint myself with the part and tell you.
     
  3. kobass

    kobass Supporting Member

    Nov 3, 2003
    Outside Boston
    I play this song in my current band. During that part, I'm playing A to F#. Then I slide up to the F#,G, Ab on the "G" string immediately followed by the open "E" to form that nice chord.
     
  4. brianrost

    brianrost Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 26, 2000
    Boston, Taxachusetts
    Since it's in E and you have an F#, that "Ab" is really G#, the major 3rd.
     
  5. kobass

    kobass Supporting Member

    Nov 3, 2003
    Outside Boston

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