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The Champion - Willie Mitchell
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Tabbed by: Iain Peters
Email: iaintbh@hotmail.com

Tuning: Standard EADGBe

http://www.williemitchell.com/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5v_yN7DpnWI

After hearing of Willie Mitchell's passing this year, I've decided to attempt to 
tab this Northern Soul Classic.
(I'm quite surprised nobody has taken the time to tab this awesome track before)
Enjoy.


Intro Riff

e|--------------------|---------------------|-------------------------------|-13tp~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-|
B|--------------------|---------------------|------------13b15-11----11b----|--------------------|
G|--------------------|--------5b7-3---3b---|--12--12-12----------12-----12-|--------------------|
D|------------3---3-5-|-5--5-5-------5----5-|-------------------------------|--------------------|
A|---------/5---5-----|---------------------|-------------------------------|--------------------|
E|--3--3-3------------|---------------------|-------------------------------|--------------------|


Verse Chords

| C / / / | / / / / | / / / / | / / / / |F7 / / / | / / / / | 

| C / / / | / / / / |G7 / / / | / / / / |

Verse Riff

e|----------------------------|
B|--------------------5b6-4---|
G|-5-5----5-5-5-3-5-5-------5-|
D|----------------------------|
A|----------------------------|
E|----------------------------|

e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|--3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3-4-5-----|
D|----------------------------|
A|----------------------------|
E|----------------------------|

Fill

e|---------------8-------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------|
G|-10b12~--10b12---10b12r10p8----8---------|
D|----------------------------10---10-8-10-|
A|-----------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------|

Saxophone Solo
                      |strike note again before releasing bend
                      V 
e|-18b20-18b20---------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------11b13~13r11--------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------12/10b12--10/12\10/12\8v-10----------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------|

e|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------13~b16~16r13-13-13-13~--/10---------13-13-----------------------|
G|--/14-/14-/14-----------------------------10--/16-------15\12\10-8-10-9/10-8--|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------10-|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----8h10-10b12-10b12--10-10-10b12-10-10-10b12-10-10-10b12-10-10-10b12-10-10-10b12-(12)-(12)-|
D|-/10-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|--10b12-10p8----10b12-10p8----10b12-10p8-------/10-8----|
D|-------------10------------10------------10-10-------10-|
A|--------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar Solo

e|-------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------|
G|--10b12r10p8----------------8------10------10v---------|
D|-------------10~~---------8---8h10----8h10-----10p8h10-|
A|---------------------8h10------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------8---10---8/9-------10p8-10p8-10p8-10p8-10p8-10p8-10p8-10p8-10p8-10p8-10p8-8/9--|
D|-------8h10p8h10---x----x----10-10-----------------------------------------------------------10|
A|-8h10------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|-----------------8---10---8/9----|
D|-------8h10p8h10---x----x-----10-|
A|--8h10---------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|

e|--------------------|---------------------|-------------------------------|-13tr~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-|
B|--------------------|---------------------|------------13b15-11----11b----|--------------------|
G|--------------------|--------5b7-3---3b---|--12--12-12----------12-----12-|--------------------|
D|------------3---3-5-|-5--5-5-------5----5-|-------------------------------|--------------------|
A|---------/5---5-----|---------------------|-------------------------------|--------------------|
E|--3--3-3------------|---------------------|-------------------------------|--------------------|


| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  mute note
| b  bend note
| r  release bent note
| v  vibrato
| tp tremelo pick

Thanks for looking :)
Ratings, Comments and corrections welcome :)
Cheers again,

Iain.

            
            
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bigcityjps 10 Aug 07, 2010 04:24 PM

Cheers Iain,
I din't think you would have the tab for the champion when i asked you for it on youtube, your a star mate, once i have got better at the guitar i'll be playing this old time fav of mine, i even have it as my ringtone on the mobile.
Ps. Ya sound good!
Thanks again mate,
John Shaw, bigcityjps.

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