by Rudy Mancuso & Maia Mitchell • Lesson #138 • Mar 6, 2018
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The entire song uses a F-Am progression (with a D-minor thrown in a few times as a transitional chord).
Barre chords: Slightly simplified: E ––––––––––––––––– E –––––––––––––1––– B –––––––––––––6––– B ––––––––1––––3––– G –––2–––––––––7––– G –––2––––2––––2––– D –––3––––7––––7––– D –––3––––2––––0––– A –––3––––7––––5––– A –––3––––0–––––––– E –––1––––5–––––––– E –––1––––––––––––– F Am Dm F Am Dm
Timing-wise, understand this is the counting. 8 counts on each chord.
F Am 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4
When the D-minor is occasionally used, it happens on the final 2 counts before the A-minor:
F Dm Am 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4
Main riff tab
Play the main riff like this:
E –––––––––––––––––– E –––––––––––––––––– B –––––––––––––––––– B –––––––––––––––––– G ––––––––2–x–––2––– G ––––––––-––––––––– D ––––––––3–x–––3––– x4 D ––––––––7–x–––7––– x4 A ––––––––3–x–––3––– A ––––––––7–x–––7––– E ––1––––––––––––––– E ––5––––––––––––––– F Am
If you want to simplify the A-minor, play it like this:
E –––––––––––––––––– E –––––––––––––––––– B –––––––––––––––––– B –––––––(1)x––––––– G ––––––––2–x–––2––– G ––––––––2–x–––2––– D ––––––––3–x–––3––– x4 D ––––––––2–x–––2––– x4 A ––––––––3–x–––3––– A ––0––––––––––––––– E ––1––––––––––––––– E –––––––––––––––––– F Am
When the D-minor comes in, do this:
E –––––––––––––––––– E –––––––(1)x––––––– E –––––––––––––––––– B –––––––––––––––––– B ––––––––3–x–––3––– B –––––––(1)x––––––– G ––––––––2–x–––2––– G ––––––––2–x–––2––– G ––––––––2–x–––2––– D ––––––––3–x–––3––– x3 D ––0––––––––––––––– x1 D ––––––––2–x–––2––– x4 A ––––––––3–x–––3––– A –––––––––––––––––– A ––0––––––––––––––– E ––1––––––––––––––– E –––––––––––––––––– E –––––––––––––––––– F Dm Am
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