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From: rickh@southern.co.nz (Rick Harris)
Newsgroups: alt.guitar.tab
Subject: Re: REQ: Star Spangled Banner, Jimmi Hendrix
Date: Thu, 10 Jul 1997 02:28:32 GMT

The Star Spangled Banner
 as played by Jimi Hendrix live at Woodstock

tabbed by rickh@southern.co.nz

"We play it the way the air is in America today. The air is slightly
static isn't it ?  You know what I mean ? " -Jimi 

1+++  let ring
~     univibe pedal.Can be approximated with wah wah or whammy bar.
FB    feedback
<12>  harmonic
()    very short note
/     slide
5^ r   bend and release
^^^^  heavy vibrato
h p   hammer, pulloff
7h9tr trill
WB    whammy bar slamming
WB\   divebomb

Blank spaces in the tab mark untranscribable whammy noises. 

Tune guitar down to E flat.

  0:00                          FB            FB               ***
E -----------0-~-~-~-~-4-2-0++++---------------------------------
B 0++++---0+++++++++++------------------------------0--0--(7^)9--
G --1+++1--------------------1*-(1/)3-4---<11**>-----------------
D ----2----------------------------------------------------------
A ---------------------------------------------------------------
E ---------------------------------------------------------------
                              * Barely audible due to feedback
                              ** Feedback turns note into harmonic
                              *** some open strings are slightly 
                                  ringing out while this bend is 
                                  played

  0:17
E -----------------------------------------0-~-~-~-~-~--
B 7-5-h7p5-\4---2-4-5-5--0-----0--------0--0-~-~-~-~-~--
G -------------------------1-----1---1^^^---------------
D ---------------------------2+++--2--------------------
A ------------------------------------------------------
E ------------------------------------------------------


 
  0:33                                              FB       FB
E 4h5tr-2h4tr-0------------------------------------------------------
B ------------------------------------------------------0-0--7^9**----
G ---------------1/3\1/3/4/6/8^^^^6h8p6h8p6-4h6p4--<11*>--------------
D -------------------------------------------------------------------
A -------------------------------------------------------------------
E -------------------------------------------------------------------
                                              * FB turns note into 
                                                harmonic              
                                              ** Slowly
                                              release bend as feedback
                                              comes in
                                                     

  0:49                                             FB 
E -------------------------------------4-4-4-5-7-7----13^(14)--
B 5-(5/)7-^r--5h7p5\4---2-4-5-5-0------------------------------
G --------------------------------1----------------------------
D ----------------------------------2--------------------------
A -------------------------------------------------------------
E -------------------------------------------------------------


 1:05   1:09          1:14           1:22 
  wb             wb    wb          wb 
E ---- -12*12*12*--- -0-----12^-12^- **12^14^15----- **12^14^15-
B 0*-- -12*12*12*--- -0------------- --------------- -----------
G 0*-- ------------- -0------------- -----------0-0- -----------
D ---- ------------- --------------- --------------- -----------
A ---- ------------- --------------- --------------- -----------
E ---- ------------- --------------- --------------- -----------
   * These notes are rough guesses. Just go for it 
   ** bend up then bend some more


       1:31 1:34                             1:48     
  wb   wb\                                   wb           wb\   
E ---  ---  5-4-2-4-5-5-----------0--~-~-~--/8p5h8p5p8**- ------
B 0*-  ---  ----------------------0--~-~-~--------------- 0*------
G 0*-  14-  --------------------------------------------- 0*-------
D 0*-  ---  ------------8---8---8++++~+~+~--------------- --------
A ---  12-  --------------7---7-------------------------- --------
E ---  ---  --------------------------------------------- --------
   * Guess                                            ** Drop bar 
                                                        while
hammering

                 2:11    
  wb\      wb\                                    WB
E ---<3>- 0----- (19^)20-19--15-15--^^^--------15^---
B 0------ 0--0-- ------------------------13^--------
G ------- ------ -----------------------------------
D ------- ------ ----------------------------------
A ------- ------ ----------------------------
E ------- ------ ----------------------------

  2:20                                  FB    wah wah on treble   
E -----------------------------------------------------4----4----4- 
B 10--9--7h9p7\5-4---2--4--5-----------------------5--5----5----5--
G ----------------------------1*--/3--/4------(2/)2--4----4----4+--
D -----------------------------------------------------------------
A -----------------------------------------------------------------
E -----------------------------------------------------------------
                               *Jimi's G string is about half a 
                                semitone sharp by now (!)

  2:43
E --------0++++++---------------------------------(0)------------
B ----5+++++5--4-2--2--2-4-5-7-9-10--9-7--h9p7-5--(4/)5---4------
G 4-4------------------------------------------------------------
D ---------------------------------------------------------------
A ---------------------------------------------------------------
E ---------------------------------------------------------------


  3:10                   FB    WB\
E ------0--2-/4--5--7---<19*>----------0--2--4--5-4h5tr-2h4tr-0--
B 0--0--------0--------------------------------------------------
G ---------------------------------------------------------------
D ---------------------------------------------------------------
A ---------------------------------------------------------------
E ---------------------------------------------------------------
                           *FB turns note into harmonic


E ----------------0----0---0--
B /5--/8---10-----0----0---0--
G /6--/9---11-----1-----------
D /7--/10--12-----2-----------
A /7--/10--12-----2-----------
E /5--/8---10--\--0-----------
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alewil90 wrote on April 10 2004, 12:00 am

Wow

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extrememan wrote on April 17 2004, 12:00 am

part of it is wrong the part where he plays taps it is

e ----12--16
b --12----

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