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Any Major Dude Chords

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#----------------------------------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: Howard Wright (Hman) <spxhaw@thor.cf.ac.uk>


      ANY MAJOR DUDE  - STEELY DAN
     ------------------------------

                  Tabbed and chorded by Howard Wright

     As heard on the "Pretzel Logic" Album   (and a damn fine album it is)


INTRO:

E------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B--7--7-7-7--7-8--8-7--8-7---0--0-0-0--0-2--2-0--2-0---7--7-7-7--7-8--8-7-8-7--|
G--7--7-7-7--7-9--9-7--9-7---0--0-0-0--0-2--2-0--2-0---7--7-7-7--7-9--9-7-9-7--|
D--0-------------------------0-------------------------0-----------------------|
A------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E----------------------------3-------------------------------------------------|

Verse:

    A                      Asus2/C#               D
     I never  seen  you   lookin' so bad  my    funky one

  A                    Asus2/C#               G          A/G  G  A/G  G
 You tell me that your super-fine  mind has  come undone

  Bm7                F#m7                        G#m7
Any major dude with half a heart  surely would  tell you my friend

   Bm7                          F#m7                    G#m7
Any amount of world that      breaks apart  falls  to - gether again

         Bm7           D/E          Amaj7           Gmaj7
When the demon  is   at your      door    in the   morning he won't be

  F#m7     B7    A7         G7              F#m7
there   no     more  any   major dude would tell you

 D         G               A5 G5 A5 G5 A5 G5 A5 G5 A5
  Any    major dude would  tell


(These last chords go over the riff-the last change from G5 to A5 should be
slid)

The other verses and choruses go as above, and the solo is played over the same
chords as the verse

There is a middle bit which comes after the third (I think!) chorus

It goes:

 F#m7            G#m7                  Amaj7                C#m7
I can tell you   all I know   the     where  to go    the   what to do

 F#m7            G#m7               Bm7                   D/E
You can try to  run but you can't  hide from what's    inside  of you

(The solo comes next)

That's all!


Howard

Chord Shapes:

 EADGBE     EADGBE     EADGBE    EADGBE    EADGBE    EADGBE
 x02220     x4220x     xx0232    3x000x    3x222x    x24232

   A        Asus2/C#     D         G         A/G       Bm7

 EADGBE    EADGBE     EADGBE     EADGBE     EADGBE
 242222    464444     x7777x     5x665x     3x443x

  F#m7       G#m7       D/E       Amaj7      Gmaj7


 EADGBE     EADGBE     EADGBE     EADGBE    EADGBE
 7x78xx     5x56xx     3x34xx     57xxxx    35xxxx

   B7         A7         G7        A5        G5

 EADGBE
 x46454

   C#m7
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tremolux wrote on April 10 2010, 01:45 pm

A couple of glitches in the chorus lyrics; corrections taken from lyrics at http://www.lyricsfreak.com/s/steely+dan/any+major+dude+will+tell+you_20130135.html

Any major dude with half a heart surely will tell you my friend
Any /minor/ world that breaks apart falls together again
When the demon is at your door
In them morning /it/ won't be there no more
Any major dude will tell you

Also, I believe the title line is repeated in the final chorus only

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tremolux wrote on April 10 2010, 01:49 pm

Rats... typo of my own in 4th line:

In them morning -> In the morning

but this was not part of my correction.

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twst1up wrote on April 28 2014, 01:21 am

great, thx

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