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Get Free - Major Lazer
Tabbed by: Epicnic (correction by ssh5d)
Check out http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=90lYd5udm6o for my own mini version
of this reggae influenced song.
Tuning: standard (E A D G B E)

Main riff throughout the whole song.
Based on the G - A - Bm - G chord
progression. This sounds like it is played on a muted bass one octave higher
than written here but sounds good enough on guitar if you play it like this.
There are variations on this theme throughout the song. Just make you own
but try to accentuate the up beat to give it that reggae vibe.

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------2-----------4---------5-------2-----------------------------------|
E|-3-333---3-3-5-555---5-7-777---3-333---3-3-------------------------------|

[Guitar backing chords]
   G              A              Bm             G
e|-3---33-33-33---5---55-55-55---7---77-77-77---3---33-33-33---------------|
B|-3---33-33-33---5---55-55-55---7---77-77-77---3---33-33-33---------------|
G|-4---44-44-44---6---66-66-66---7---77-77-77---4---44-44-44---------------|
D|-5---55-55-55---7---77-77-77---9---99-99-99---5---55-55-55---------------|
A|-5---55-55-55---7---77-77-77---9---99-99-99---5---55-55-55---------------|
E|-3---33-33-33---5---55-55-55---7---77-77-77---3---33-33-33---------------|

[Guitar riff](starts on the 3rd count on the Bm chord) (thanks to ssh5d for his 
correction which I copied here)
   3 & 4 &|1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &|1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &|1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &|1 & 2 &
e|-7-5-------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----7-5-7-5---------------------8-7-5---5-----------------------|
G|-------------7-6-7-6-4---4-------------7---7-6-4-6-4-------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------7---7-------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

   3 & 4 &|1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &|1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &|1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &|1 & 2 &
e|-5-----------------------------------------------------5-----7--5|
B|---8-7-5-7-5---------------------------------------5-7-----------|
G|-------------7-6-7-6-4---4---4-6-7-------4---4-6-7-------4-4-----|
D|-------------------------------------7---------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

[Main organ riff transcribed for guitar]
e|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|
B|-----3-----------|-----5-----------|-----7-----------|-----3-------------|
G|-----4-----------|-----6-----------|-----7-----------|-----4-------------|
D|-----5-----------|-----7-----------|-----9-----------|-----5-------------|
A|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|
E|---3---3---3---3-|---5---5---5---5-|---7---7---7---7-|---3---3---3---3---|
   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & | 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & | 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & | 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &

            
            
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ssh5d 10 Aug 23, 2012 12:10 PM

Corrected Guitar Riff.... Thanks for the start!

3 & 4 &|1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &|1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &|1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &|1 & 2 &  
e|-7-5-------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----7-5-7-5---------------------8-7-5---5-----------------------|
G|-------------7-6-7-6-4---4-------------7---7-6-4-6-4-------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------7---7-------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

3 & 4 &|1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &|1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &|1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &|1 & 2 &
e|-5-----------------------------------------------------5-----7--5|
B|---8-7-5-7-5---------------------------------------5-7-----------|
G|-------------7-6-7-6-4---4---4-6-7-------4---4-6-7-------4-4-----|
D|-------------------------------------7---------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

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epicnic 61 Aug 26, 2012 12:28 PM

Thanks for your correction. It's hard to hear it right with all the effects on it but I noticed it didn't sound just right and with the corrections you made it sounds better. Thanks ;)

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leakeg 56 Mar 26, 2013 04:31 AM

Actually... there's a couple of extra notes in there in your second line. But yeah again, thanks for the start both of you!

Haven't bothered with the timing but the notes are correct.

e|-7-5-------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----7-5-7-5---------------------8-7-5---5-----------------------|
G|-------------7-6-7-6-4---4-------------7---7-6-4-6-4-------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------7---7-------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-5----------------------------------------------5------7--5|
B|---8-7-5-7-5--------------------------------5-7------------|
G|-------------7-6-4---4---4-6-7---4---4-6-7--------4--4-----|
D|-------------------------------7---------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------|

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