Johnny b goode

Chuck Berry


Here's a version (Chuck berry's I presume - wasn't he the guy that wrote it?) that sounds O.K. - play with a triplet feel, and play it fast!
If anybody knows something different/better.... I'm all eyes.
INTRO: e|------------------------|6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--|6-----------------------| b|------------------6--8--|6--6--6--6--6--6--6--6--|6--9--8--6--------------| g|------------6--7--------|------------------------|------------6--7--------| d|------------------------|------------------------|------------------8--8--| a|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------| e|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
e|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------| b|------------------------|---6--8--6--------------|-----6-------6----------| g|7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|7--7--7--7--7--5--3-----|8-b10---8-b10---8-b10---| d|8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--|8--------------------5--|------------------------| a|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------| e|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
e|6-----------------------|------------------------|6-----------------------| b|6-------6-------6-------|-----6-------6----------|6-------6-------6-------| g|---8-b10---8-b10--------|8-b10---8-b10---8-b10---|---8-b10---8-b10--------| d|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------| a|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------| e|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
e|------6-----------8--6--|------------------6-----|---------6-----6--------| b|---------9--8--6--------|9--8--6-----------6--9--|8--6-----6-----6--8--6--| g|8--b10------------------|---------8--6-h7--7-----|------b8----b8----8-6h7-| d|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------| a|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------| e|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------| * b8 means 8 b up to 10
e|------------------------|| b|------------------------|| g|------------------------|| d|8-----------------------|| a|------------------------|| e|------------------------||
FIRST BREAK: e|------------------------|6--6--6--6--6-----------|6--6--6--6--6-----------| b|------------------6--8--|6--6--6--6--6-----------|6--6--6--6--6-----------| g|------------6--7--------|---------------8-6h7----|---------------8-6h7----| d|------------------------|---------------------8--|---------------------8--| a|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------| e|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
e|6-----------6-----------|6--r--6--r--6--r--6--r--|---------6--------8--6--| b|6-----------6-----------|6--r--6--r--6--r--6--r--|------------9--r--------| g|---8-6h7-------8-6h7----|------------------------|r--b8-r-----------------| d|---------8-----------8--|------------------------|------------------------| a|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------| e|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------| * r -rest
e|------6-----------6--6--|6-----------6--6--6--6--|6-----------6-----------| b|9--8--6-----------6--6--|6--8--6-----6--6--6--6--|6--8--6-----6--8--6-----| g|---------8--6-h7--7-----|---------7--------------|---------7-----------7--| d|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------| a|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------| e|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
e|6--6--6--6--6-----------|------------------------|------------------------| b|6--6--6--6--6-----------|8-b9--8-b9--8-b9--8-b9--|8-----------8--6--------| g|---------------8-6h7----|8-b10-8-b10-8-b10-8-b10-|8--6--------8-6h7-------| d|---------------------8--|------------------------|------8--r---------8--r-| a|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------| e|------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
e|------------------------|| b|------------------------|| g|------------------------|| d|8-----------------------|| a|---8--10-8--------------|| e|------------------------||
John Laban, Dept of Physics, University of Canterbury, New Zealand email: phys174@csc.canterbury.ac.nz
Intro to Johnny B Goode (Chuck Berry) =======================
tabbed by nigel@amlor.demon.co.uk
s = slide h = hammer-on p = pull-off b = bend
E--------5s6-6-6-5s6-6-6-5s6-6-6---------------|--------------------------- B----6-8-5s6-6-6-5s6-6-6-5s6-6-6-9-6-----------|--------------------------- G--7---------------------------------8-6h7-----|-6s7-7-7-6s7-7-7-6s7-7----- D------------------------------------------8-8-|-7s8-8-8-7s8-8-8-7s8-8----- A----------------------------------------------|--------------------------- E----------------------------------------------|---------------------------
10 times |rake| E----------------------||---------||------6-------8-6-----------------6---- B------6-8-6-----------||------6--||--------9-8-6-----9-8-6---------6------ G--5s7-7-7-7-5s7-5-----||-8b10----||-8b10-------------------8-6h7-7-------- D------------------8-5-||---------||--------------------------------------- A----------------------||---------||--------------------------------------- E----------------------||---------||---------------------------------------
E------------------------------|------------------------------------------- B--9-8-6------6------6---------|------------------------------------------- G--------8b10---8b10---8-6h7---|------------------------------------------- D----------------------------8-|------------------------------------------- A------------------------------|------------------------------------------- E------------------------------|-------------------------------------------
Chords ====== Walking Bass
| Bb7 | === | === | === | Eb7 | === | | Bb7 | === | F7 | === | Bb7 | Bb7 | (chorus) or | F7 | (verse)
Errors or omissions to nigel@amlor.demon.co.uk
-- Nigel


















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