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Author/Artist: Dave Matthew Band
Title: Mother Father
Album: Everyday
Transcribed by: Adam Strachn
Email: CookieMonster912@hotmail.com

This is a cameo with Carlos Santana. This song is hard to depict where the chorus and 
bridge are. Dave layers the guitar vet well. I have the basic parts and patterns for 
the song. I hope you like it. This is also played on a classical guitar (nylon 
strings). It sounds very nice.

Intro – let the strummed chords ring 

Verse – This is the basic pattern. I think Dave has some strange strumming pattern in 
the mix too. It would sound better with a band backing you up too.
This is played pretty fast too.
Chorus – This is just the verse picking patter with the below chords and muting being 
played in rapid flamenco strum style.
"Mother Father please explain to me . . . "
                                                    Bridge – "What's all this talk about?" 
This is played pretty darn fast too. You can use the chords below 
instead of the picking. It sounds better when playing solo.

Alternate Strumming pattern for the bridge – (best played at the end)              

Then goes back to the verse

Then play the chorus

Then the bridge ("coming at you . . . we're taking the water")

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