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September - Earth Wind and Fire

Discussion in 'Tablature and Notation [BG]' started by Folmeister, Dec 9, 2006.


  1. Folmeister

    Folmeister Knowledge is Good - Emile Faber Supporting Member

    May 7, 2003
    Tomball, Texas
    Gahhhhhhhhh!!!!! I have to whip this out for an audition in a few days and the chorus is driving me nuts! I never have this kind of problem! All of the tabs I could find don't really seem right. Can anyone give me a heads up on this? Thanks!
     
  2. Wasabi1264

    Wasabi1264

    Oct 3, 2004
    President: MusicDojo.com
    Do you just need the notes for the whole song, or just the chorus? Are you doing it in the key of the record? If so, I can help you out with something close enough to do well on it.
     
  3. BassyBill

    BassyBill The smooth moderator... Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 12, 2005
    West Midlands UK
    We play a version of this - it's on an mp3 on our website (check 1st link in sig). I don't have it in tab, do you read notation? I can scan it and email if that would help.
     
  4. Folmeister

    Folmeister Knowledge is Good - Emile Faber Supporting Member

    May 7, 2003
    Tomball, Texas
    I just need the notes of the chorus
     
  5. Folmeister

    Folmeister Knowledge is Good - Emile Faber Supporting Member

    May 7, 2003
    Tomball, Texas
    Great demos! O.k., give me the notes you play in chorus, I know it starts B - F# - E, then there is this three note run right before you descend to the F# and up to the A. What are those three notes? I keep coming back to B-C-C#, but I have doubts!
     
  6. BassyBill

    BassyBill The smooth moderator... Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 12, 2005
    West Midlands UK
    Chorus on my chart is played (two bars here, which repeat):

    1__&__2__&__3__&__4__&__1___&__2__&__3__&__4__&__
    B_____F#_E_____B_____B __C#_G#_E_____F#____A_____

    So the last three notes are played on the bottom string(s) if you have a 4 string, starting with low E, and they're smack on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th beats of the second bar. Hope this helps. (NB The G# is low G# on the E string, fairly obviously when you try to play this as written here.)

    I've always thought the line sounds a bit weird when you're playing on your own, but it fits when you're playing with a band perfectly.
     
  7. Folmeister

    Folmeister Knowledge is Good - Emile Faber Supporting Member

    May 7, 2003
    Tomball, Texas
    Thanks!
     
  8. dabass

    dabass Gold Supporting Member

    Sep 27, 2005
    NYC
    Hey, check on Sheet Music Direct...Sheets are $5.00
     

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