Chuck Berry

Chuck Berry
Johnny B Goode (Guitar tab)

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From: Scott A. Yanoff


Here's a version (Chuck berry's I presume - wasn't he the guy that
wrote it?) that sounds O.K. - play with a triplet feel, and play
it fast!

If anybody knows something different/better.... I'm all eyes.

INTRO:
e|------------------------|6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--|6-----------------------|
b|------------------6--8--|6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--|6--9--8--6--------------|
g|------------6--7--------|------------------------|------------6--7--------|
d|------------------------|------------------------|------------------8--8--|
a|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
e|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|


e|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
b|------------------------|---6--8--6--------------|-----6-------6----------|
g|7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|7--7--7--7--7--5--3-----|8-b10---8-b10---8-b10---|
d|8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--|8--------------------5--|------------------------|
a|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
e|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|


e|6-----------------------|------------------------|6-----------------------|
b|6-------6-------6-------|-----6-------6----------|6-------6-------6-------|
g|---8-b10---8-b10--------|8-b10---8-b10---8-b10---|---8-b10---8-b10--------|
d|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
a|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
e|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|


e|------6-----------8--6--|------------------6-----|---------6-----6--------|
b|---------9--8--6--------|9--8--6-----------6--9--|8--6-----6-----6--8--6--|
g|8--b10------------------|---------8--6-h7--7-----|------b8----b8----8-6h7-|
d|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
a|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
e|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
* b8 means 8 b up to 10

e|------------------------||
b|------------------------||
g|------------------------||
d|8-----------------------||
a|------------------------||
e|------------------------||

FIRST BREAK:
e|------------------------|6--6--6--6--6-----------|6--6--6--6--6-----------|
b|------------------6--8--|6--6--6--6--6-----------|6--6--6--6--6-----------|
g|------------6--7--------|---------------8-6h7----|---------------8-6h7----|
d|------------------------|---------------------8--|---------------------8--|
a|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
e|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|


e|6-----------6-----------|6--r--6--r--6--r--6--r--|---------6--------8--6--|
b|6-----------6-----------|6--r--6--r--6--r--6--r--|------------9--r--------|
g|---8-6h7-------8-6h7----|------------------------|r--b8-r-----------------|
d|---------8-----------8--|------------------------|------------------------|
a|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
e|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
* r -rest

e|------6-----------6--6--|6-----------6--6--6--6--|6-----------6-----------|
b|9--8--6-----------6--6--|6--8--6-----6--6--6--6--|6--8--6-----6--8--6-----|
g|---------8--6-h7--7-----|---------7--------------|---------7-----------7--|
d|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
a|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
e|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|


e|6--6--6--6--6-----------|------------------------|------------------------|
b|6--6--6--6--6-----------|8-b9--8-b9--8-b9--8-b9--|8-----------8--6--------|
g|---------------8-6h7----|8-b10-8-b10-8-b10-8-b10-|8--6--------8-6h7-------|
d|---------------------8--|------------------------|------8--r---------8--r-|
a|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
e|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|


e|------------------------||
b|------------------------||
g|------------------------||
d|8-----------------------||
a|---8--10-8--------------||
e|------------------------||


John Laban,
Dept of Physics, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
email: phys174@csc.canterbury.ac.nz




From: Nigel@amlor.demon.co.uk (Nigel)

Intro to Johnny B Goode (Chuck Berry)
=======================

tabbed by nigel@amlor.demon.co.uk



s = slide
h = hammer-on
p = pull-off
b = bend


E--------5s6-6-6-5s6-6-6-5s6-6-6---------------|---------------------------
B----6-8-5s6-6-6-5s6-6-6-5s6-6-6-9-6-----------|---------------------------
G--7---------------------------------8-6h7-----|-6s7-7-7-6s7-7-7-6s7-7-----
D------------------------------------------8-8-|-7s8-8-8-7s8-8-8-7s8-8-----
A----------------------------------------------|---------------------------
E----------------------------------------------|---------------------------

10 times |rake|
E----------------------||---------||------6-------8-6-----------------6----
B------6-8-6-----------||------6--||--------9-8-6-----9-8-6---------6------
G--5s7-7-7-7-5s7-5-----||-8b10----||-8b10-------------------8-6h7-7--------
D------------------8-5-||---------||---------------------------------------
A----------------------||---------||---------------------------------------
E----------------------||---------||---------------------------------------

E------------------------------|-------------------------------------------
B--9-8-6------6------6---------|-------------------------------------------
G--------8b10---8b10---8-6h7---|-------------------------------------------
D----------------------------8-|-------------------------------------------
A------------------------------|-------------------------------------------
E------------------------------|-------------------------------------------


Chords
======

Walking Bass

| Bb7 | === | === | === | Eb7 | === |
| Bb7 | === | F7 | === | Bb7 | Bb7 | (chorus) or
| F7 | (verse)




Errors or omissions to nigel@amlor.demon.co.uk


--
Nigel

OptimusPrime

Submitted by OptimusPrime at Sun 18 Nov, 2001 11:14 pm

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CommonCrawl [Bot]
its me
Sat 18 Sep, 2004 3:08 pm
Verry Goode
sporkit
Fri 28 Nov, 2003 4:38 am
damn that slide from 8 to 10 then back to 6 is hard.
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