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Anybody want to discuss what we have for guitar chords for Hypnotic Eye so far? I have been able to jam along to a few songs. 

 

Let's start a thread and see who has what figured out - I really want to play Fault Lines but can't get the chord structure right. I have some ideas for American Dream Plan B, Power Drunk and U Get Me High. 

 

Anyone else busting out the guitar and trying to jam along? 

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I think you got it.

 

Verse:

E x 4

E x 4

G, A, G

E x 4

 

But there is something about that E that is different. I don't think it's Em or a simple major. I'm 90% sure they might be playing this song in open E and only letting the E,A,D strings sound out for the E.

 

Bridge:

E, B

E, B

D, A, B

 

Chorus:

D, A, G, C

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Here's what I posted on the TomPetty.com board.

 

American Dream Plan B...

 

Verse =  E (hit 1-2-3-4 two times in a row)... then use barre chords for G-A-G and back to E (1-2-3-4)

 

(when they switch from A back to G, there's a bit of a muted, off-beat strike. So you may hear it as G-A-A-G. Does that make sense?)
 

Chorus... D - A - C - G

 

When going to the C cord, hit the following notes on the A-string (0-2-3)... then before hitting G, hit the following notes on the A-string (2-3-2) then the E string (3rd fret).

 

Here is the tab for the chorus:

 

E---2------------------------------3-------

B---3-----2---------1--------------3-------

G---2-----2---------0--------------0-------

D---------2---------2--------------0-------

A-------------0--2--3-----2--3--2--2-------

E----------------------------------3-------

 

Bit before the solo is these chords:

 

E    B     (use 7th fret barre chords)

E    B

D    A     (use 5th fret barre chords)

B           (7th fret barre chord)

 

 

Red River

 

Verse is Bb to G... Barre the 3rd fret (which is the bottom of a Bb barre chord). Then strike that chord once and then add the rest of your fingers for a G major barre chord. It looks like this tabbed out:

 

 

E-----------3------------------------------

B---3-------3------------------------------

G---3-------4------------------------------

D---3-------5------------------------------

A-----------5------------------------------

E-----------3------------------------------

 

 

 

All You Can Carry (main riff)

 

E----------------------------------------------------

B----------------------------------------------------

G----------------------------------------------------

D--------------5--------------------------5-----5s7--

A-------5--7------7--5--7-----------5--7-----7-------

E----7---------------------------7-------------------

 

Verse Chords: Bminor to A

 

Chorus:  ________  Am, D      (I can't figure out the first chord yet)

 

 

 

U Get Me High

 

Intro:  F#

 

Verses: F# ...... A (at the end of each line)

 

Pre-chorus riff.

 

E----------------------------------------------------

B----------------------------------------------------

G----------------------------------------------------

D----------------------------------------------------

A---2--2--2--0-----0--2------------------------------

E---------------2------------------------------------

 

Chorus:

 

F#     E        A

 

 

 

 

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Here's a quick video I made of the riff in "All You Can Carry."   

 

 

And here's "American Dream Plan B."   

 

 

They were recorded in one take on my iPhone, so they're not that great, but if you want to play those songs, they should help.

 

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Sins of My Youth                Tom Petty            Bm – BmMaj7 – Em – F#

 

 

Bm                             BmMaj7

You will find no wicked way in me

Em                   F#

Look me over, you will see

Bm                  BmMaj7

You will find no weary change

Em                                     F#

I’m worn and wounded but still the same

 

G     F#m                  

Whoa……..

F#7                             Bm – Bm/A  

Let me tell you the truth

G                F#m

I love you more

F#7                           Bm  - Bm/A  - G – F#

Than the sins of my youth

 

Bm                            BmMaj7

When the past gets up in your face

Em                    F#

Memories slide out of place

Bm                                  BmMaj7

All those things that were hidden away

Em                         F#

Ain’t so bad in the light of day

 

 

Chorus

 

Bridge     Em – F#m – Em – F#m – D – A – G – F#7

 

Bm                                             BmMaj7

You say you love me wish you’d like me more

Em                F#

I’m no angel that’s for sure

Bm                                    BmMaj7

Said you forgave me each time I was caught

Em                                  F#

But you still paint me as somethin’ I’m not

 

 

Chorus

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I think this is pretty close.  The chord I wrote as "BmMaj7" is a walkdown from the "Bm" on the G string from 4th fret to 3rd fret.  I'm not altogether positive that is called a BmMaj7.   He's doing an arpeggio on pretty much all of the chords.

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Fault Lines                  Tom Petty                Intro  –    G#m

 

 

E                                                                              G#m

See those fault lines, layed out like land mines, it’s hard to relax

E                                                                          G#m

A promise broken, the ground breaks open, love falls through the cracks

      F#                         B                       F#                         B     F#    E

And I got a few of my own……………..I got a few of my own fault lines

            G#m

running under my life…………….running under my life

 

 

E                                                        G#m

I’m alone here, I play the odds dear, I go where I please

E                                            G#m

Down below the man I know might not be me

      F#                         B                       F#                         B     F#    E

And I got a few of my own……………..I got a few of my own fault lines

            G#m

running under my life…………….running under my life

 

 

 

Bridge    -  C#dim

 

Riff -  G#m…………   Riff – G#m

 

 

E                                                           G#m

On the high wire, above the wildfire an old acrobat

E                                                G#m

A faulty cable, and still he’s able not to fall flat

      F#                         B                       F#                         B     F#    E

And I got a few of my own……………..I got a few of my own fault lines

            G#m

running under my life…………….running under my life

 

 

 

Riff -  G#m…………   Riff – G#m

 

Bridge    -  C#dim…………..G#m

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Red River                     Tom Petty                     riff    BbG  (4x)

 

 

                   Am                         G                    Am                         G                     riff  (2x)

She’s got a……3-D Jesus in a picture frame…….got a child she never named

Am                             G                       Am                                               G            riff (2x)

She shakes a snake above her head……talks in tongues when there’s no one there

 

 

      Dm             Am      F                                          Dm        Am           F

So meet me tonight….at the Red River where the water is clear and cold

         Dm              Am      F                                 Am                            D

Meet me tonight….at the Red River, and look down into your soul

Am                             D               riff (2x)

Look down into your soul

 

 

                    Am                     G                   Am                                  G                    riff (2x)

She’s got a…...rosary and a rabbit’s foot……..a black cat bone that treats her good

Am                        G                      Am                  G                 riff (2x)

A tiger tooth and a gris-gris stick……..still it don’t do the trick

 

 

          Chorus

 

 

Bridge       Bb – C – Bb – C – Bb – C – D              

 

 

Solo   ( in “G” over riff  4x)

 

 

                Am                            G                  Am                                       G

I’m gonna…..walk her down to gypsy town…….find the spirit queen I’ve seen around

Am                            G                       Am                                G              riff (2x) 

Paint her body up in mud and clay………let the river wash it all away

 

        

                                                   Am                             D

          Chorus                      ………and look down into your soul.

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U Get Me High                         Tom Petty             F#m - A

 

 

F#m                                                                    A

I remember feeling like this, I think it was as a child

F#m                                                                      A

Inspiration at my fingertips, imagination running wild

 

 

B       Bsus4                          F#m – E – A – D                 F#m – E – A – D           

Oh…Oh……….you get me high…………….you get me high

                             F#m                E – A – D                               Bsus4

You give me something so deep…………….you get me high

 

 

F#m                                                                             A

I remember feeling this way, you can lose it without knowing

F#m                                                                                   A            Asus4

You wake up and you don’t know which way the wind is blowing

 

 

Chorus

 

Solo      over F#m – A  (2x)

 

 

F#m                                                                                       A

I ain’t afraid of what people say, ain’t afraid of the great deception

F#m                                                                                             A         Asus2

Every bad dream comes my way, turns to smoke on closer inspection

 

Chorus

 

(muted F#m – E – A – D)   then solo over chorus

 

 

Chorus

 

Solo    (over chorus)                       …end on F#m

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Playing Dumb                      Tom Petty                    intro riff   B    (4x)

 

 

B                                             A

Got an image of angels, and none of them man

G                                        E

Slapping a ruler ‘cross my little boy hand

B                                 A

Now I turn around, 60 witches on my head

G                                                 E

I’m still throwing up some of that food my mind was fed

 

          B

Honey…………..I’ve had enough

 

Honey………….my time has come

                B         A         F#                                    B

I’m fed up, fed up, fed up……with playing dumb

 

B                                         A

Well let’s light a candle for every kid,

G                                     E

for every soul that was done away with

B                                       A

for every confession that wasn’t on the level

G                                        E

for every man of God that lives with hidden devils

 

 

Chorus

 

Solo     modulate -  C#……F# - F - E   (2x)           then D – E………E – D  (4x)

 

B                                         A

You live in a mansion with drivers and gophers

G                                          E

You ran down the hallway in red leather loafers

B                                                A

This may not be your fault, but man you’re in so deep

G                                                  E

How can you know all that you know, and get to sleep

 

 

Chorus              ………with playing dumb

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Just wanted to take the op saying thanks to all of you contributing to this thread! It's been really great trying the stuff out and while it's fairly obvious around here why I'm not a Heartbreaker, it ends up sounding surprisingly much like songs and most of all it's a lot of fun!

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Just wanted to take the op saying thanks to all of you contributing to this thread! It's been really great trying the stuff out and while it's fairly obvious around here why I'm not a Heartbreaker, it ends up sounding surprisingly much like songs and most of all it's a lot of fun!

Ditto! Thanks a bunch for posting. Was looking for Sins Of My Youth. Excellent.

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