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Mountain Goats tab request thread!

July 18, 2008 11:12AM | Re: Mountain Goats tab request thread!
whoever types 'bluejays and cardinals' next is way older than 13.



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Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 07/29/2008 02:07PM by mike.
July 18, 2008 02:30PM | Re: Mountain Goats tab request thread!
BLUEJAYS AND CARDINALS!!! i can't find that song anywhere! i don't think that john even knows how to play it angry smiley



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 07/18/2008 02:31PM by BobDylan47.
July 18, 2008 02:35PM | Re: Mountain Goats tab request thread!
he must be using hybrid chords.

all i know is it's in the key of R.

but really. who can say.



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July 18, 2008 03:19PM | Re: Mountain Goats tab request thread!
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BobDylan47
BLUEJAYS AND CARDINALS!!! i can't find that song anywhere! i don't think that john even knows how to play it angry smiley

I'm pretty sure this is one of those songs no one knows how to play. If I remember correctly, it was in some weird tuning that is now lost to the sand of time, and not even John knows.

If you stumble across anything that sounds remotely similar, let us know, but I've pretty much lost hope on figuring out how to play it.
July 18, 2008 03:37PM | Re: Mountain Goats tab request thread!
the musicians on the board should invent new chords for the words and we'll see what works best.

c'mon, it'll be fun. i'll even try it.



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Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 07/18/2008 03:37PM by mike.
July 18, 2008 03:44PM | Re: Mountain Goats tab request thread!
I'll do what I can to crack it... and by that I mean, show it to my keyboardist friend who has perfect pitch. That's the best I can hope for.



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July 23, 2008 01:58PM | Re: Mountain Goats tab request thread!
The Chords for the Cow song would be great, people talked about it but then never tabbed it.
July 23, 2008 07:35PM | Re: Mountain Goats tab request thread!
Ice blue?
July 23, 2008 08:34PM | Re: Mountain Goats tab request thread!
Bluejays and Cardinals was attempted a while back.
It's been kind of a long time since I've put on some tMg so I'm gonna give it a go.

Edit: done, i think it sounds decent.



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Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 07/23/2008 09:25PM by howardfinkel483.
July 24, 2008 02:18PM | Re: Mountain Goats tab request thread!
anyone know how to play original air-blue-gown?
July 25, 2008 01:39AM | Re: Mountain Goats tab request thread!
pretty damn accurate tabbing there like always, mike.



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July 25, 2008 12:29PM | Re: Mountain Goats tab request thread!
I know "Original Air-Blue Gown". Turning it into tabs as we speak.



Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 07/25/2008 03:02PM by lincolnic.
July 25, 2008 03:34PM | Re: Mountain Goats tab request thread!
you're the best
July 25, 2008 04:56PM | Re: Mountain Goats tab request thread!
It's up, and I'm pretty sure it's note-for-note too. Hope it helps.
July 28, 2008 05:38PM | Re: Mountain Goats tab request thread!
damn that's the most detailed tMG tab i've ever seen. thanks man.

and now i'm gonna bother the hive mind again to ask if anyone knows orange ball of pain.
July 29, 2008 01:24AM | Re: Mountain Goats tab request thread!
Thanks Mike. I'm glad you appreciate it. I would've felt guilty if I just put up some version of the main riff and said "the rest of the song is variations on this". I remember when I first started playing guitar and I wanted to learn songs, I would see things like that in tabs and it would bug the hell out of me because I wanted to know what they were actually playing, not an approximate idea.

Having said that, I'm sure John never played "Original Air-Blue Gown" exactly the same way twice, but I wanted to transcribe what's on the record.

I'll try and post "Orange Ball of Pain" tomorrow afternoon or evening. I know it, I just have to type it out.
July 29, 2008 02:03PM | Re: Mountain Goats tab request thread!
July 29, 2008 03:54PM | Re: Mountain Goats tab request thread!
The tab for "Are you Cleaning Off the Stone?", PLZ!
July 29, 2008 04:00PM | Re: Mountain Goats tab request thread!
Oh, and "Going to Norwalk", anyone? That would be nice too...
July 29, 2008 08:28PM | Re: Mountain Goats tab request thread!
"Orange Ball of Pain" is up. Hope it makes sense, I only had about 15 minutes to write it down.

I also corrected Deianara Crush while I was there. (It should be E major instead of the E minor chord that was posted.)
July 30, 2008 02:04AM | Re: Mountain Goats tab request thread!
July 30, 2008 06:38PM | Re: Mountain Goats tab request thread!
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DMWalles
The Chords for the Cow song would be great, people talked about it but then never tabbed it.

Seconded.



Why's everyone in this thread a f***ing Mountain Goats fan?!

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July 31, 2008 03:30PM | Re: Mountain Goats tab request thread!
This Cow song is basically F# E B F# for the verse; then for the chorus F# B E F#...
What do ya think?
August 01, 2008 08:31PM | Re: Mountain Goats tab request thread!
Song For My Stepfather

and I'd like to re-iterate my request for 'Insurnace Fraud'.

Yeah.
August 02, 2008 01:38AM | Re: Mountain Goats tab request thread!
Don't forget to dial 38 on your tone bank and use rhythm 'pops 1.'

smiling smiley

EDIT: Not in reference to the stepfather song.



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Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 08/02/2008 01:40AM by Mr Glass.
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