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Why are Chicago bass tabs scarce?

Discussion in 'Tablature and Notation [BG]' started by Seriouscat123, Jan 9, 2014.

  1. Seriouscat123

    Seriouscat123 Banned

    Jun 26, 2013
    I would like to learn more songs of their first album mostly but cant find anything really. Anyone have any Chicago songs tabbed, possibly off the Chicago Transit Authority?
  2. JimK


    Dec 12, 1999
    They're scarce because there's "jamming" involved...would be a nightmare for the person TABing it out...IMO.

    There are two(2) Transcribed Scores books on Chicago's earliest albums...both are worth it. IIRC, the bass is in Standard Notation & TAB.
  3. lweastdad


    Feb 5, 2011
    Serious, most tabs are wrong anyway so you are better off either learning it directly from the music or getting the books that JimK recommended.

    We play I'm a Man and the tabs that are out there are very basic and wrong.