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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: 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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deadkenedy 40 Feb 28, 2004 07:00 PM

dont copy people it pisses me off do your own work.

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thekrnjigga 133 Feb 24, 2006 06:56 PM

yea seriously u just copied that other guys hard work
not cool dude

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guitarm103 10 May 05, 2006 11:18 AM

what the hell is wrong with you do it your self you lazy piece of shit

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