O jerusalem

Martin Simpson

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The hymn "O Jerusalem" as played by Martin Simpson on "A Closer Walk With Thee", where he makes a nice segue into "Go Down Moses" (I'm working on that one...).
I'm always amazed by how simple these arrangements are once I've worked out what he's doing, which can be tricky - that Sobell guitar of his has such a rich harmonic response that a simple counterpoint can often sound like a full chord. I guess studio production plays some part in this too. Plus the fact that the guy plays with such extraordinary sensitivity.
Anyway, the first part of this really is simple. The second is a bit trickier, and it took me a long time to be quite sure of the fingering for the first two measures. Stick with it, though, it's a beautiful lick.
Any comments very welcome.
Best wishes,
----------- O Jerusalem ----------- Trad., arr. Martin Simpson Transcribed by Barry Hutchinson (bhutchinson@cix.compulink.co.uk)
Open G tuning - DGDGBD Capo 3rd fret
q q h h h h h q q q q q q B ||---------|------0--0-----|---2-----0-------------|-------------------- D ||---------|---------------|---0--------3p1--0-----|-------------------- G ||*---0h2--|---4--------0--|---0----------------0--|-------------------- D ||*--------|---0-----4-----|------0----------------|-------------------- G ||---------|---0-----------|---5--------0----------|-------------------- D ||---------|---------------|-----------------------|-------------------- (Freely) arp. arp.
q q q q h q q h q q q q q q h h h h ------------0--------|-------------------0--|-----0--0-----|------------ ---------0-----0-----|----------0-----------|--0-----------|------------ ------0-----------0--|--2--2p0--------0-----|--0--------0--|------------ ---2-----------------|--4----------0--------|--------4-----|------------ 4--------------------|----------0-----------|--0--4--------|------------ ---------------------|----------------------|--------------|------------
h q q q q q q q q q q h q q -2-----0-------------|--------------0--------|-------------------------- -0--------3p1--0-----|-----------0-----0-----|-------------------------- -0----------------0--|--------0-----------0--|-------------------------- ----0----------------|-----2-----------------|-------------------------- -5--------0----------|--4--------------------|-------------------------- ---------------------|-----------------------|-------------------------- arp.
q e e q q q q q q q q q q q q q s s s s
---------------------0--|--5--------7h9-----7h9p7p5-----|--------------- ------------------------|----------------8-----------5--|--------------- 2h4p2p0-----0-----0-----|--------0----------------------|--------------- 4--------4-----0--------|-----0-------------------------|--------------- ------------0-----------|--0----------------------------|--------------- ------------------------|-------------------------------|---------------
q q q q h q q h q q h q q h q q q q q q 5--------0--------0--|---------------0-----|-------------------0--|------- ------8--------------|--0--0h1--1/3-----0--|----------0-----------|------- ---9--------7--7-----|--0------------------|--2--2p0--------0-----|------- ---------------------|---------------------|-------------0--------|------- ---------------------|--0--0h2--2/4--------|----------0-----------|------- ---------------------|---------------------|--0-------------------|-------
q q q q q q q s s s s q q q q q q h 5--------7h9-----7h9p7p5-----|--5--------0-----------|---- --------------8-----------5--|--------8--------------|---- ------0----------------------|-----9--------7--5--4--|---- ---0-------------------------|-----------------------|---- 0----------------------------|-----------------------|---- -----------------------------|-----------------------|----
h q q h q q q e e q q h ---------------0------|------------------||-------------- -0--0h1--1/3------0---|------------------||-------------- \0--------------------|--2h4p2p0-----0--*||-------------- ----------------------|--4--------4-----*||-------------- -0--0h2--2/4----------|--------------0---||-------------- ----------------------|------------------||--------------
======================================================================== == TABLATURE EXPLANATION == ========================================================================
---------- ----5h8--- Hammeron ---------- ----5p8--- Pulloff
---------- ----5/8--- Slide Up ---------- ----5\8--- Slide Down
||------|| Repeat Start & End ||*----*|| ||*----*|| ||------||
Rhythm: w = whole note W = dotted whole h = half note H = dotted half q = quarter note Q = dotted quarter e = eighth note E = dotted eighth s = sixteenth note S = dotted sixteenth ^ = triplet
General: arp. = arpeggio
======================================================================== == Created with a shareware version of the BUCKET 'O TAB == == tablature creation software for Windows == == For more information: == == email: gse@ocsystems.com == == US Mail: The Bucket, 3176-B5 Summit Square Dr., Oakton, VA 22124 == ========================================================================

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