Oops, an error
Loading. Please wait.

Minstrel In The Gallery Chords

ver1
ver1

Album

Whole song

Interactive

More versions @911Tabs.com
8,018 views 27 this week
no commentswrite comment
1 2 3 4 5
accurate
x 3
Autoscroll
+/-
esc
set tempo
stop
Hey! There's an official Ultimate Guitar app which is ideal
for learning songs when you're away from computer. Get the app
WARNING: You are trying to view
                                    content from Ultimate-Guitar.com
                                    in an unauthorized application,
                                    which is prohibited.

                                    Please use an official Ultimate
                                    Guitar Tabs application for iPhone,
                                    iPad or Android to access legitimate
                                    chords, guitar, bass, and drum tabs
                                    from Ultimate-Guitar.com database.

                                    Type "ultimate guitar tabs" in Apple
                                    App Store's or Android Market's
                                    search to find the application.
#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------##
From: tarvydas@turing.toronto.edu (Paul Tarvydas)
Date: 19 Jul 95 19:22:14 GMT
Subject: CRD: Jethro Tull, Minstrel in the Gallery (acoustic)


Minstrel in the Gallery acoustic portion
Ian Anderson
(transcribed by Paul Tarvydas tarvydas@tsctrl.guild.org)


capo 2nd fret

all chords relative to capo

/ = down strum

\ = up strum

o = all strings open (if preceding Dsus2, then strings 1-4 open,
    if preceding A, then strings 1-5 open, if preceding G, then 1-6
    open)

note: The last line "the friends he'd made" is a typical Andersonian
chord-morph.  You should play with the fingering until you find
a combination which moves the fewest fingers at one time.  Anderson
likes to keep one finger planted and change the chords around it.  In
this case, I think he does the following.  He plants the 3rd finger of
the left hand as he changes from Dm to A7sus4.  Am to C, he plants the
1st finger.  C to Cadd9 he lifts the 3rd and places 2nd on the 6th
string, keeping the 1st and 4th fingers planted.


    A   Asus4   Am   A7sus4  C   Cadd9/F# Dsus2 Dsus4  Dm
-|--0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0--------0-----3-----1-
-|--2-----3-----1-----3-----1-----1--------3-----3-----3-
-|--2-----2-----2-----0-----0-----0--------2-----2-----2-
-|--2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----0--------0-----0-----0-
-|--0-----0-----0-----0-----3-----3----------------------
-|--------------------------3-----2----------------------

    F     G        o-Dsus2  o-A      o-G
-|--1-----3--------0--0-----0--0-----0--3----------------
-|--1-----3--------0--3-----0--2-----0--3----------------
-|--2-----0--------0--2-----0--2-----0--0----------------
-|--3-----0--------0--0-----0--2-----0--0----------------
-|--3-----2-----------------0--0-----0--2----------------
-|--1-----3--------------------------0--3----------------



/                /      /     / \     
A                Am     C     o Dsus2
    The minstrel in the gallery

        /     /              / \
        A     Dsus2          o A
looked down upon the smiling faces.

   /       /       /        /   /  \
   F       C       F        F   o  G
He met the gazes - observed the spaces 

/           /    /\   / \
Dsus2                 o A
between the old men's cackle.

   /        /       /    /   / \      
   A        Am      C        o Dsus2       
He brewed a song of love and hatred - 

/  /\/ /\/ /\/
G

 /                  /      /  \
 G                  Dsus2  o  A
oblique suggestions and he waited.

F        C         F   G   C
  He polarized the pumpkin eaters - 

F        C       F G   C
  static-humming panel-beaters - 

F         C          F  G    C
  freshly day-glow'd factory cheaters 

F       C       F  G   C
  (salaried and collar-scrubbing).

A         Am    C      o Dsus2
  He titillated men-of-action - 

F     C        F     F     o  G
belly warming, hands still rubbing 

G      Dsus2            o  A
on the parts they never mention.

A        Am       C     o  Dsus2       G
  He pacified the nappy-suffering, 

G      Dsus2        Dsus4  o A
infant-bleating one-line   jokers - 

F    C   F  G    C
T.V. documentary makers 

F    C      F  G  C
(overfed and undertakers).

A      Am    C          o  Dsus2
Sunday paper backgammon players - 

F      C           F     C
family-scarred and women-haters.

        F          C         F  G       C
Then he called the band down to the the stage 

       F         C   
and he looked at all

    Dm  A7sus4       Am  C  Cadd9/F#  F
the friends     he'd made.

(tr.)  (tr.)
A      Asus4

[eof]

comments
We did not receive enough feedback on this tab! Please rate:
print report bad tab
1 2 3 4 5
I want to post or [tab]
guest
You may want to rate the tab now too:
select rating
Please do not post tabs as comments. Select "correction" instead!