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Ring of Fire

Discussion in 'Tablature and Notation [BG]' started by jongor, Feb 24, 2004.


  1. jongor

    jongor Supporting Member

    Jan 11, 2003
    Maine
    I'm usually pretty good at figuring out bass parts ....but this one is tough! ....maybe I'm just a dummy.

    Anyone have this written out, tab or standard notation?
     
  2. Nick Gann

    Nick Gann Talkbass' Tubist in Residence

    Mar 24, 2002
    Silver Spring, MD
    What band/artist/singer?
     
  3. jongor

    jongor Supporting Member

    Jan 11, 2003
    Maine
    Johnny Cash, of course!
     
  4. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
    ... doesn't even know Johnny Cash... kids these days.
     
  5. Nick Gann

    Nick Gann Talkbass' Tubist in Residence

    Mar 24, 2002
    Silver Spring, MD
    I know Johnny Cash, just not the song.
     
  6. Finger Blister

    Finger Blister

    Jul 8, 2003
    I've checked the Sheet Music,
    and this is basicly it.
    Play Roots.
    Feel the Timing.

    Band: Johnny Cash
    Song: Ring Of Fire (Chords)

    Intro - on Low E String -
    5-7-8-10--10-10-10-12-8-10----7---7-7-7-8-5-7--

    Intro - another version on Low E
    -12-12-12-12-12-14-10-12--9-9-9-9-9-10-7-9---

    INTRO: G C G G D G


    G C G C G
    Love Is A Burning Thing

    C G D G
    And It Makes A Firery Ring

    C G C G
    Bound By Wild Desire

    G D G
    I fell into a ring of fire


    CHORUS:
    D C G
    I Fell Into A Burning Ring Of Fire

    D
    I Went Down, Down, Down

    C G
    And The Flames Went Higher


    And It Burns, Burns, Burns

    C G
    The Ring Of Fire

    D G
    The Ring Of Fire
     
  7. jongor

    jongor Supporting Member

    Jan 11, 2003
    Maine
    Thanks 'Blister

    I already have the chords, it's the timing I'm having trouble with.
    What's the time signature on the music you have?

    I'll give it another try this weekend....
     
  8. Finger Blister

    Finger Blister

    Jul 8, 2003
    It's 4/4 time with staccato notes, quarter, and half rests.

    It's all the the timing and feel.
     
  9. ccyork

    ccyork

    Jan 26, 2004
    USA
    Actually the song is mostly in cut time (2/2), but it switches to (3/2) when the horns section plays. This probably explains why there is some confusion regarding the timing... :eek:
     
  10. tkarter

    tkarter

    Jan 1, 2003
    kansas
    I count it in 4's and play on 1 & 3.

    tk
     
  11. A slight variation on the standard Johny Cash "boom-chicka boom chicka boom..." timing?
     
  12. Finger Blister

    Finger Blister

    Jul 8, 2003
    Exactomundo
     
  13. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA

    It's more boom chick boom chick... the a is usually too funky for country. The chicka is more wahed guitar. :smug: