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Story Of A Stranger Tab

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Artist: Pat Metheny
Song: "Story From a Stranger"
From the 1986 "Works" EP Recording

This is a slow acoustic piece with a second part for a synth voiced guitar
towards the en
d. I tabbed it from the Pat Metheny Songbook (not so friendly to play from). Rate this tab please!


Melody - 3/4 time (bass/guitar chords listed)
 
crd: A#m7          E            Bmaj/F E7  G#m  A13b5
e|------------6-|--4-----------|--------------|------------------|
B|--6-----4-2---|------5-----2-|-3-2-2-0-0----|--4-(16HH)--3-2-0-|
G|--6-----5-3-6-|--4-------4-3-|-4-3-3-1-1-3--|--0---------4-2-0-|
D|--------------|------6---2---|-----------5--|--4-------1-------|
A|--------------|--------------|--------------|--4---------------|
E|--------------|--------------|--------------|------------------|


                               4/4 time             3/4 time again
    G#m           D7            C#        G6        F#
e|------------4-|-----5-4-4-2-|-1---------0-3-2-0-|--------------6-|
B|--------0-4-4-|-3-----------|-----2-------------|-2----------7-7-|
G|--1-------4-3-|-2---5-4-4-2-|-1-----------------|-3--------6-6---|
D|--1-------6---|-------------|-------------------|--------8-8-----|
A|--------------|-------------|-------------------|------9-9-------|
E|--------------|-------------|-------------------|------9---------|


    A      G        Em7                           Dmaj7#11  G#7
e|--9h10p9-7-----|-------10---------------|--------------|---------------|
B|--10-----8-----|--10-8-12--12-8---------|--------------|-4-------4b5r4-|
G|--9------7-----|--11-9-----12-9-9-------|------------7-|-5-------------|
D|---------------|----------------10-10-7-|----------7-7-|-------6-------|
A|---------------|-------------------12-8-|-11----9--9---|---------------|
E|---------------|------------------------|--9----10-----|---------------|

   C#m/E           A
e|----------------|----------------4-0-|-2-----------|----------|
B|-2------2-----2-|-2------2-----2-----|---------2---|-0--------|
G|------1-----1---|------2-----2-------|-----------2-|----------|
D|----2-----2-----|----2-----2---------|-------------|----------|
A|----------------|--------------------|-------------|----------|
E|----------------|--------------------|-------------|----------|



After melody repeat, Acoustic Guitar plays




Interlude (1:38)
   G#m7                     Bmaj7/F#                 etc 
e|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
B|------0-------0-------0-|-(0)---0--0---0-------0-|-(0)--0-------0-------0-|
G|----4-------4---1---4---|-----3------3---3---3---|----4-------4-------4---|
D|----------1-------1-----|------------------1-----|----------1-------1-----|
A|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
E|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|

e|---------2--------------|------------------------|
B|-(0)---0----0---0-----0-|-(0)---0------0-------0-|
G|-----3--------3-----3---|----4-------4-------4---|
D|------------------------|----------1-------1-----|
A|------------------------|------------------------|
E|------------------------|------------------------|

 Continued
e|---------------------2--|---2--2----2--2----2--2--|--2--2----2--2----2--2--|
B|-(0)----0--0-----0---0--|---0--0----0--0----0--0--|--0--0----0--0----0--0--|
G|--------4--4-----4---4--|---4--4----4--4----4--4--|--4--4----4--4----4--4--|
D|------------------------|-------------------------|------------------------|
A|------------------------|-------------------------|------------------------|
E|------------------------|-------------------------|------------------------|
 |
 |2nd Guitar part can be heard
e|----------6----------6--|-------6-----------6-----|------6---------6-------|
B|-------------7-----7----|-----------7-----7-------|-------------7-------7--|
G|------4----------4------|--4------------4---------|--4-------4--------4----|
D|------------------------|-------------------------|------------------------|
A|------------------------|-------------------------|------------------------|
E|------------------------|-------------------------|------------------------|



Sax-Guitar Synth Solo w/ octave pedal (all notes are octave above written)
(backed by Acoustic playing chord strummed in last few bars)

   G#m9          Bmaj7/F#      etc
E|-------------|-------------|----------------|---------------|---------------|
B|-------------|-------------|----------------|---------------|---------------|
G|-------------|-------------|----------------|---------------|---------------|
D|-------------|--------4-6--|-6--------------|---------------|---------------|
A|--6h7p6------|------7------|---6h7p6-4------|--------4h6--4-|----------7/9--|
E|-------------|-------------|----------------|---------------|-7p6h7---------|

E|---------------|--------------|-----------------|
B|---------------|--------------|-----------------|
G|---------------|--------------|-----------------|
D|-9-------6-4---|-------4------|-----------------|
A|---7/9-------7-|---6-7--------|-----4-----------| The solo continues with
E|---------------|---------7-7--|-(7)---7-6---7-6-| different acoustic chords

  Solo
E|----------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
B|----------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
G|----------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
D|----------------|-----------------------|-----6h7p6----------6--|
A|------------4-6-|-7p6h7--/7-/7-6-6~-4-6-|-7---------------------|
E|-4--------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
 |
 |Acoustic   C#m/E  A/D#                  C#m/E
e|--------0-----0-|--------0--------0---|----0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-0--|
B|-5------5-----5-|------4--------4-----|----5-5-5---5-5-5-5-5-5--|
G|-4--4-4---4-4---|-6--------6--------6-|-6--6-6-6---6-6-6-6-6-6--|
D|----------------|---------------------|-------------------------|
A|----------------|---------------------|-------------------------|
E|----------------|---------------------|-------------------------|

  Solo
E|-------------------------|---------------------------|---------------------------|
B|-------------------------|---------------------------|---------------------------|
G|------------------6---/9-|-8-------------------6-----|-8h9p8h9-------------------|
D|-6h7p6---4--6--7---------|------------------------9--|-------------------8h9p8---|
A|-------------------------|---------------------------|---------------------------|
E|-------------------------|---------------------------|---------------------------|
 |
 | Acoustic  A/D#             G#m9                       D9#11
e|----0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-0--|---------------------------|-0--0--0---0--0--0--0--0---|
B|----5-5-5---5-5-5-5-5-5--|--11-11-11--11-11-11-11-11-|-12-12-12--12-12-12-12-12--|
G|-6--6-6-6---6-6-6-6-6-6--|--11-11-11--11-11-11-11-11-|-9--9--9---9--9--9--9--9---|
D|-------------------------|--9--9--9---9--9--9--9--9--|-10-10-10--10-10-10-10-10--|
A|-------------------------|--11-11-11--11-11-11-11-11-|---------------------------|
E|-------------------------|---------------------------|---------------------------|


  Solo
E|-----------------|-------------------|--------------------|-----------------------|
B|-----------------|-------------------|--------------------|-----------------------|
G|-----------------|-------------------|------------7/9-----|-9h11p9---10-11--10-11-|
D|-9-----------6-9-|-(9)---8----9/11---|-11/12--11--------9-|--------12-------------|
A|-----------------|-----------------9-|--------------------|-----------------------|
E|-----------------|-------------------|--------------------|-----------------------|
 |
 | Acoustic (strum chords as 6 sets of triplets, or 18x per bar)
 | C#7(b5)            F#7b9              Gmaj7                Em9
e|-----------------|--0----------------|-0------------------|-0--------------------|
B|--0--------------|--8----------------|-12-----------------|-12-------------------|
G|-10--------------|--9----------------|-11-----------------|-12-------------------|
D|--9--------------|--8----------------|-12-----------------|-12-------------------|
A|-10--------------|--9----------------|--------------------|----------------------|
E|-----------------|-------------------|--------------------|----------------------|


   Solo
E|---------------------|-----------------------------|------------------------|
B|---------------------|-12h13p12--12-----12h13p12---|-12----------14---------|
G|-12--11-12-13--12-13-|---------14---------------14-|---14-13---13--13--11\9-|
D|---------------------|-----------------------------|------------------------|
A|---------------------|-----------------------------|------------------------|
E|---------------------|-----------------------------|------------------------|
 |
 | Acoustic (strum chords as 6 sets of triplets, or 18x per bar)
 | Dmaj7#11               E/G#                         C#m7
e|--0------------------|--0--------------------------|-0-------------------|
B|-14------------------|--12-------------------------|-9-------------------|
G|-13------------------|--13-------------------------|-9-------------------|
D|-11------------------|--14-------------------------|-9-------------------|
A|-12------------------|--11-------------------------|---------------------|
E|---------------------|-----------------------------|---------------------|



E|---------------------|--------------------------|---------------------14\12---|
B|---------------------|----------------14---12---|-12-14-15p14-15p14-15-----15-|
G|-11---b13r11---11-13-|-14p13-14p13-14--------14-|-----------------------------|
D|---------------------|--------------------------|-----------------------------|
A|---------------------|--------------------------|-----------------------------|
E|---------------------|--------------------------|-----------------------------|
 |
 | A/D#                  Dmaj7                         Gmaj7
E|-12------------------|-10-----------------------|-10-------------------|
B|--9------------------|-10-----------------------|-12-------------------|
G|--9------------------|-10-----------------------|-11-------------------|
D|-11------------------|-11-----------------------|-12-------------------|
A|---------------------|--------------------------|----------------------|
E|---------------------|--------------------------|----------------------|


I will finish this soon. Keep tuned for updates.


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