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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. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------##
Date: Tue, 19 Dec 1995 23:32:36 -0500 (EST)
From: david a piniella 
Subject: /g/g_love_and_special_sauce/coast_to_coast_motel_album.btab
 
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"sweet sugar mama"
 
main lick, vamp.                variation                 fill
G|-----2-2p0-----------------|----7-7p5-----------------|-------6-7-9-6----|
D|------------2--0--2--0--2--|-----------7--5--7--5--7--|------7--------7--|
A|--0------------------------|--5-----------------------|--5/7-------------|
E|---------------------------|--------------------------|------------------|
 
[ pretty simple, main lick throughout, with the variation being just the ]
[ main vamp a fourth up. the fill is near the end of one or two of the   ]
[ verses, you can hear it clearly. slight swing, smooth and tight feel.  ]
 
+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 
"leaving the city"
 
   main vamp             bridge
G|---------------------|------------------------------------------|
D|----7-------7--5--7--|------------------------------------------|
A|------7p5------------|--7-7-7-7-7-7--8-8-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7--|
E|--5-------5----------|------------------------------------------|
 
[ main vamp throughout the song, with the bridge section played during ]
[ the guitar's single chord strum before "yeah, i'm leaving the city"  ]
 
++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 
"nancy"
 
  main vamp         breakdown                transition to vamp
G|----------------|--------------------------|-------------|
D|----------------|----9-87--------9-77------|-------------|
A|----77-----77---|---------5/9--------------|----77---77--|
E|--5----5-5----5-|--7-----------7------5/7--|--5----5-----|
 
[ the main vamp has a samba feel and can be played in the open position  ]
[ if you want the notes to ring, but i like the muted sound of the fifth ]
[ position. the breakdown is short, but sweet --the transition back to   ]
[ the vamp is pretty smooth, and there are a few rests to watch out for. ]
 
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"kiss and tell"
 
   main vamp                                shift in solo section
G|-----------------------------------------|-----------------------------|
D|--5-------5--------5----------5---5------|-0-2-3-55555555---5--------5-|
A|--------3---33-3--------0-2-3---5---55-5-|-----------------------------|
E|-3-33-3----------3--33-3-----------------|----------------3---33-3-3---|
 
[ the main vamp seems complicated, but it's just him walk/swinging the ]
[ notes G C G D while playing off a pedal G (D string/5th fret) and a  ]
[ little walk on A to the D. the solo section is basically the same as ]
[ the main vamp, except for this small piece which takes it back to the]
[ vamp almost as soon as it walked away from it.                       ]
 
++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 
"chains #3"
   
   main vamp                  fills/variations
G|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|----------------|--------------1--|---5-------------|
A|----5--------3--|----5----------3-|--------------3--|
E|--3---33-1-1----|--3---33--1-1----|-3----55--1-1----|
 
[ look simple? it is. use the fills/variations before the guitar solo ]
[ after the "ain't no chains gonna hold me down..." vocal part.       ]
 
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"sometimes"
 
main vamp                "sometimes..."
G|---------------------|-----------------|
D|------6-r-6--6-------|----6------------|
A|------------8---8-6--|------8-6--------|
E|--5-5----------------|--5-------8-6-5--|
 
[ the r in the main vamp is a rest. the "sometimes..." part is a walk, ]
[ follow the guitar's chords.                                          ]
 
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"everybody"
 
main vamp.
G|--------------------------------------|
D|-------------------5---5--------------|
A|----3---33---3-1---------3---3---1----|
E|--1---1----1-----3---3-----3---3---1--|
 
[ it's basically a shuffle/walk through the notes F, G and C with a Bb ]
[ every once in a while just for good measure.                         ]
 
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"soda pop"
 
main vamp          variation 1      variation 2      
fill/transition                      
G|---------------|----1-2----1-2--|----6-7----6-7--|-------------------|
D|---------------|----------------|----------------|----------4-6-7-7--|
A|----4-5---4-5--|----------------|--0------0------|----4-5-7----------|
E|--5-----5------|--0------0------|----------------|--5----------------|
 
[ bass is tacet at first, then kicks in with the vamp. it plays the   ]
[ variations at different points, you can hear the open strings buzz. ]
[ the fill/transition is at the end, it's just a walk up and down.    ]
 
++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 
"bye bye baby"
 
  intro/verse   1st trombone solo  horns solo  key change
G|------------|-------------------|-----------|--3----1--|
D|------------|----2--------------|--3-----1--|----22----|
A|----3----2--|------3-2-0--------|----22-----|----------|
E|--0---00----|--0---------3-2-0--|-----------|----------|
 
[the intro/verse is used after a few slides (while the guitar is strumming ]
[the opening chord(s) and when the drums kick in. the 1st 'bone solo uses  ]
[this walk along an Em chord. there is a solo section where the 'bone, a   ]
[trumpet and a clarinet go off, there's a key change in there too. the     ]
[second trombone solo has no bass, so that's that.                         ]
 
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"tomorrow night"
 
  verse vamp 
G|------------|--------2-4--|----4-2------|
D|-(2)-(00)---|----2-4------|--------4----|
A|----2-55-2--|--2(4)-------|--2-------2--|
E|--0---------|-------------|-------------| 
 
[ the notes in parenthesis can be use in place of the ones that they're ]
[ above. the first bar is the intro, and is used occasionally in other  ]
[ places. the other two bars go together and are used for much of the   ]
[ song, after the intro and almost all the way until the end.           ]
 
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"small fish"
 
   intro        main vamp          variation
G|------------|----2p0-----44-5/--|----2p0-----44-4b--|
D|------------|--------4-2--------|--------4p2--------|
A|----5-7-7/--|-------------------|-------------------|
E|--5---------|--0----------------|--0----------------|
 
[ the intro is just accents on some chords the guitar plays, with a slide ]
[ at the last one. the main vamp is used throughout, with the low E being ]
[ help out throughout the measure. the variation is used sometimes, with  ]
[ the B being bent up to C sometimes, and sometimes slid up from C.       ]
 
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"coming home" is just guitar, but if you want to play a thicker version 
live or something, the notes that you should walk are C, B, A, G, with 
G being the main note you should accent or use as a pedal tone.
 
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enjoy.
 
-d.
 
--
"negative d" and "-d."  is david a. piniella, who speaks for himself.
 
"Find myself singing the same songs every day/Ones that make me feel good
when things behind a smile ain't OK." [Shannon Hoon/Blind Melon]
 
"But I don't want to go among mad people," said Alice.
"Oh you can't help that," replied the Cat. "We're all mad here."
 
"There you go; stark raving sane." 
[Guildenstern]

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