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Minor Swing Tab

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Django Reinhart – Minor Swing

I will give Django Reinhart the credit for this song, even though this version is played 
Johnny Depp in the movie “Chocolat”.
It’s quite hard to play this song. Listen to it many times to see how the rhythm goes, 
it's near to impossible to make rhythm when writing the tab. Remember that there are two 
playing this song at the same time in the real version, so when tabing it for only one
guitar, I had to do some editing.


[Intro]

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------5--5----3--6--/10-----------5--5----3--6--/10------------------|
G|-------5--5--7p5--4--7--/10--------5--5--7p5--4--7--/10------------------|
D|--5/7--5----------------------5/7--5-------------------------------------|
A|–-5/7-------------------------5/7----------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------------------8-8-8--7-7-7--5-5--5------|
B|----------5--5----3--6--/10--------------------7-7-7--6-6-6--5-5--5------|
G|-------5--5--7p5--4--7--/10--------------------8-8-8--7-7-7--5-5--5------|
D|--5/7--5-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--5/7---------------------------0h3--2-0---------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------1--0----------------------------|


[First Part]

e|--7p5p4h5--7-5p4h5--------------10-8p7-----------------------------------|
B|--------------------6-------------------10p9-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------5-5p4-5----------------7-7/5--4----/4—-7--7/10--9-|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------/10-/10---8p7-5h7—-5h7p5----------------------|
B|---------------/10--12-13-----------------------------6p5-----------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------5p4----/7------|
D|-–10p9--7-------------------------------------------------------7-------7-|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------5-5-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------5-5--------------------5-5h6----------|
G|--4-5-5/7—5p4-------/4—4/2---------5-5------5-4-5-4-7-5-7-------7-5-5h7--|
D|---------------7p6-----------------------/7------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------5h6----------5h6----------6h8p6p5-6--|
G|--5p4------------------------4h5-4-5-----7-5-5h7------7-5-4h5---------7---|
D|------7p6------6h7-6-7-7--------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|


[Second Part]
                           
e|---------------------------5-----------5--5--7--5---8—8/7--7------10-10--|
B|--5-5----------------------5---------------------------------------------|
G|---7---5h7p5p4-5p4---------5-----------2--2--4--2---5-5/4--4------7--7---|
D|--------------7---7/6/7--------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--/10-10-10---8-7/5-5--7-7/5--5------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------6--5--3-5-5-3------------------5-5-7-|
G|--/7--7--7----5-4/2-2--4-4/2--2--------------------5-5--4--5--4----------|
D|------------------------------------3--2--0-2-2-0------------------2-2-4-|
A|---------------------------------------------------3-3--2--3--2----------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|


[Solo]

Here starts the guitar “solo”. I cut this down a bit, because it’s not sounding too good 
the whole part without the other instruments.
                            
e|----4-4-4-5--5--4/5-5-5----0----------------0------------------0-0-5-----|
B|--7------------------------1----------------0------------------0-0-5-----|
G|----1-1-1-2--2--1/2-2-2----2----------------1------------------1-1-5-----|
D|--4------------------------2----------------2------------------2-2-------|
A|--------------------------------------------2------------------2-2-------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-5-------0-0-0-0-0-|
B|-------------------1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1—-1-1-5-------1-1-1-1-1-|
G|-------------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--2-2-5-------2-2-2-2-2-|
D|-------------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--2-2---------2-2-2-2-2-|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-5----|
B|--1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1--1-1-5----|
G|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--2-2-5----|
D|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--2-2------|
A|----------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------|


[Main Theme]

And then back to the beginning:

e|--8-8-8--7-7-7--5-5--5------7p5p4h5--7-5p4h5--------------10-8p7---------|
B|--7-7-7--6-6-6--5-5--5------------------------6-------------------10p9---|
G|--8-8-8--7-7-7--5-5--5---------------------------5-5p4-5-----------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------------------------/10-/10---8p7-5----|h7—
B|------------------------------------------/10--12-13----------------------|
G|--7-7/5--4----/4—-7--7/10--9----------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------10p9--7--------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|—-5h7p5------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------6p5--------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------5p4---/7---------4-5-5/7-—5p4--------------------------------|
D|----------------7-----------7-------------7p6----6h7-6-7-7---------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|


[Last part]

e|------------------------------5--------5-5-----------7-------7-7---------|
B|--------5-------5-5---------6-6------6-6-6---------9-7-----9-7-7---------|
G|------5-5-----5-5-5-----5/7-7------7-7---------7/9-9-----9-9-------------|
D|--5/7-5----7--5---------5/7--------7-----------7/9-------9---------------|
A|--5/7------7-------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------------------5--------5-5-----------7-|
B|---------------------------5-------5-5---------6-6------6-6-6---------9-7-|
G|-------------------------5-5-----5-5-5-----5/7-7------7-7---------7/9-9---|
D|---------------------5/7-5----7--5---------5/7--------7-----------7/9-----|
A|--0-3-2-0------------5/7------7-------------------------------------------|
E|----------1-0-1-2-3-------------------------------------------------------|

e|------7-7---------------------------5------------------------------------|
B|----9-7-7---------------7-9-9-------5------------------------------------|
G|--9-9-------------9p8h9-------9-----5------------------------------------|
D|--9---------------------------------7------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------7------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|


************************************

| h  Hammer-on
| p  Pull-off
| /  Slide up

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IQuitMyDayJob 20 Apr 01, 2008 05:42 AM

great tab . to bad there arent many people trying to play it. plus do you know any where i can find a tab for his song "acid jazz" by django?

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benmossm 10 Sep 20, 2008 01:27 PM

I think the outro should be this:
-----------------------5--
------------7-8-9-10---5--
---9-8-9-10------------5--
-----------------------7--
-----------------------7--
--------------------------

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|Guitarhead| 258 Nov 08, 2008 11:30 AM

Not a very good tab sorry. I do realise it's different since it isn't the original version, but even listening to Depp's version it misses out masses.

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