Being Don Rich----> Play his licks

Discussion in 'Tab, Tips, Theory and Technique' started by getbent, Nov 14, 2008.

  1. Lerb21

    Lerb21 Friend of Leo's

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    Funny story...

    Buck called in James Burton to do the session, which was odd, because he had Don Rich. Regardless, Buck's word was law, and thus it was.

    They kick off the song and James starts ripping into it, apparently so well that Buck started laughing out of admiration for James' playing, which also happened to ruin the take. While James' parts on the record are still excellent as well, the guys in the studio that heard the original solo say that it was on a completely different level.
     
  2. luther perkins4

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    Waitin' in Your Welfare Line: Tough. That's all I can say. I did my best, but it's not quite exact. This is from the Carnegie Hall Concert.

    ----------10----12-10----10-12-10----------------------------------10--
    -8-10/12----12-------12-----------12-10b----8-8-----8-----8-10-8-----
    ---------------------------------------------9-----7h9---7h9-------------
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    10------10-12-10-14b(15)*--(15)r14-12-10-----------------------------------------------
    10b(12)--------------------------------------10b(12)r10--8(?9)-10-11-12-8-10-8-10/11--
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------


    ------------------------------------------------------------------
    -10-8----2/3---2---1---0-------------------------------------------
    -------0------0---0---0--------------------------------------------
    ------------------------------------------------------------------
    ------------------------------------------------------------------
    ------------------------------------------------------------------

    the * indicates a spot where you play the note a buncha times whilst bending up.
     
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    Sorry Lerb21, I was trying to print it . Didn't mean to repost it.
     
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    Waitin in Your Welfare Line is post #132 on this thread. Posted by lerb21.
     
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    By the way, lerb, you play the best "Get Rythym" cover I have ever heard.
     
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    I guess this message is directed @Lerb21

    I'm borderline obsessed with the fuzz tone on "Who's gonna mow your grass".

    Am I right in assuming Don may have had a Fuzzrite pedal? Also, what tuning is he using on this? I've been playing around with the tab you provided early on, but I can't seem to get the end of the solo just right.

    thank you!
     
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    Hey! Let me know if this is the wrong thread for this but I just had a guy tell me that Don bent his saddles so he could correctly intonate the guitar!?!??!?!?! I've never heard this. Can anyone illuminate??
    And DON RULES!!!! FOREVER!!!!! BENT SADDLES OR NOT!!!!!
    Love these threads. Props to Lerb!
     
  8. gtroates

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    I transcribed all the Don Rich parts to Act Naturally, I hope this pdf works
     

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    I can confirm this... I've seen photos of Teles that Buck and Don used having bent saddles. I can't remember if the one I saw in person at the HOF had them.

    Regardless, seems like a lot of guys did this back in the day. They intonate it to split the difference, and then take a pair of pliers and bend the bolt in the middle to achieve better intonation.

    I would suggest buying compensated saddles before you get any crazy ideas. :D
     
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    Not sure if I needed to start a new thread or not.... it certainly fits... but if I'm wrong , I apologize.
    Does anyone have any tab for the solo in "Fallin' for You" ? ( or can at least help me get started?)
    Any help would greatly appreciated!
    Thanks,
    fasteddie
     
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    I will give it a listen and see if I can tab it out... I haven't seen Lerb in a bit, I'll check in with him and see if he has it too.
     
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    Aww man.... that would be awesome!! Thank you!
     
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    Can anyone help with tab for "Chicken Pickin'"? I am having problems with the series of the three muted notes prior to the full note on the high E string. Are all three of the muted notes the same or is it three different muted notes? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
     
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