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Tore down by Jeff Healey

Discussion in 'Tablature and Notation [BG]' started by Joaquin, Apr 4, 2009.


  1. Joaquin

    Joaquin

    Nov 4, 2006
    Does anyone know the bass line for "I'm tore down" by Jeff Healey?
     
  2. xk49w

    xk49w

    Apr 13, 2008
    Sounds like the Freddy King version to me - a shuffle staple.
     
  3. BluesWalker

    BluesWalker Supporting Member

    Jun 17, 2008
    12 bar blues, slow change, key of C. Most people play like the original Freddie King version: the first 10 bars use the pattern 1-1-8-8-b7-b7-5-5 as a shuffle. The turn around is 1-1-3-3-4-4-b5-b5-5-5-#5-5, listen to the song to get the timing at the end of the pattern. A lot of the song versions start on the V chord. The stop sections are on the C chord, play an approach note from above or below the C (band in unision). I will work up a chart later today or tomorrow if you want to see how I play it.
     

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