Search tabs:
Browse artists: 0-9 | A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z
/ Jimi Hendrix / Experience Hendrix (The Best Of) [CD 1] (2000) / Star Spangled Banner guitar tab

The Star Spangled Banner
 as played by Jimi Hendrix live at Woodstock

tabbed by rickh@southern.co.nz

"We play it the way the air is in America today. The air is slightly
static isn't it ?  You know what I mean ? " -Jimi

1+++  let ring
~     univibe pedal.Can be approximated with wah wah or whammy bar.
FB    feedback
<12>  harmonic
()    very short note
/     slide
5^ r   bend and release
^^^^  heavy vibrato
h p   hammer, pulloff
7h9tr trill
WB    whammy bar slamming
WB\   divebomb

Blank spaces in the tab mark untranscribable whammy noises.

Tune guitar down to E flat.

  0:00                          FB            FB               ***
E -----------0-~-~-~-~-4-2-0++++---------------------------------
B 0++++---0+++++++++++------------------------------0--0--(7^)9--
G --1+++1--------------------1*-(1/)3-4---<11**>-----------------
D ----2----------------------------------------------------------
A ---------------------------------------------------------------
E ---------------------------------------------------------------
                              * Barely audible due to feedback
                              ** Feedback turns note into harmonic
                              *** some open strings are slightly
                                  ringing out while this bend is
                                  played

  0:17
E -----------------------------------------0-~-~-~-~-~--
B 7-5-h7p5-\4---2-4-5-5--0-----0--------0--0-~-~-~-~-~--
G -------------------------1-----1---1^^^---------------
D ---------------------------2+++--2--------------------
A ------------------------------------------------------
E ------------------------------------------------------



  0:33                                              FB       FB
E 4h5tr-2h4tr-0------------------------------------------------------
B ------------------------------------------------------0-0--7^9**----
G ---------------1/3\1/3/4/6/8^^^^6h8p6h8p6-4h6p4--<11*>--------------
D -------------------------------------------------------------------
A -------------------------------------------------------------------
E -------------------------------------------------------------------
                                              * FB turns note into
                                                harmonic
                                              ** Slowly
                                              release bend as feedback
                                              comes in


  0:49                                             FB
E -------------------------------------4-4-4-5-7-7----13^(14)--
B 5-(5/)7-^r--5h7p5\4---2-4-5-5-0------------------------------
G --------------------------------1----------------------------
D ----------------------------------2--------------------------
A -------------------------------------------------------------
E -------------------------------------------------------------


 1:05   1:09          1:14           1:22
  wb             wb    wb          wb
E ---- -12*12*12*--- -0-----12^-12^- **12^14^15----- **12^14^15-
B 0*-- -12*12*12*--- -0------------- --------------- -----------
G 0*-- ------------- -0------------- -----------0-0- -----------
D ---- ------------- --------------- --------------- -----------
A ---- ------------- --------------- --------------- -----------
E ---- ------------- --------------- --------------- -----------
   * These notes are rough guesses. Just go for it
   ** bend up then bend some more


       1:31 1:34                             1:48
  wb   wb\                                   wb           wb\
E ---  ---  5-4-2-4-5-5-----------0--~-~-~--/8p5h8p5p8**- ------
B 0*-  ---  ----------------------0--~-~-~--------------- 0*------
G 0*-  14-  --------------------------------------------- 0*-------
D 0*-  ---  ------------8---8---8++++~+~+~--------------- --------
A ---  12-  --------------7---7-------------------------- --------
E ---  ---  --------------------------------------------- --------
   * Guess                                            ** Drop bar
                                                        while
hammering

                 2:11
  wb\      wb\                                    WB
E ---<3>- 0----- (19^)20-19--15-15--^^^--------15^---
B 0------ 0--0-- ------------------------13^--------
G ------- ------ -----------------------------------
D ------- ------ ----------------------------------
A ------- ------ ----------------------------
E ------- ------ ----------------------------

  2:20                                  FB    wah wah on treble
E -----------------------------------------------------4----4----4-
B 10--9--7h9p7\5-4---2--4--5-----------------------5--5----5----5--
G ----------------------------1*--/3--/4------(2/)2--4----4----4+--
D -----------------------------------------------------------------
A -----------------------------------------------------------------
E -----------------------------------------------------------------
                               *Jimi's G string is about half a
                                semitone sharp by now (!)

  2:43
E --------0++++++---------------------------------(0)------------
B ----5+++++5--4-2--2--2-4-5-7-9-10--9-7--h9p7-5--(4/)5---4------
G 4-4------------------------------------------------------------
D ---------------------------------------------------------------
A ---------------------------------------------------------------
E ---------------------------------------------------------------


  3:10                   FB    WB\
E ------0--2-/4--5--7---<19*>----------0--2--4--5-4h5tr-2h4tr-0--
B 0--0--------0--------------------------------------------------
G ---------------------------------------------------------------
D ---------------------------------------------------------------
A ---------------------------------------------------------------
E ---------------------------------------------------------------
                           *FB turns note into harmonic


E ----------------0----0---0--
B /5--/8---10-----0----0---0--
G /6--/9---11-----1-----------
D /7--/10--12-----2-----------
A /7--/10--12-----2-----------
E /5--/8---10--\--0-----------


Jimi Hendrix albums
2000 Experience Hendrix (The Best Of) [CD 1]
1967 Are You Experienced?
Experience Hendrix (The Best Of) [CD 1] tabs
01Purple Haze tabbass tab
02Fire tabbass tab
03The Wind Cries Mary tabbass tab
04Hey Joe tabbass tab
05All Along The Watchtower tabbass tab
06Stone Free tabbass tab
07Crosstown Traffic tabbass tab
08Manic Depression tabbass tab
09Little Wing tabbass tab
10If 6 Was 9 tabbass tab
11Foxy Lady tabbass tab
12Bold As Love tabbass tab
13Castles Made Of Sand tabbass tab
14Red House tabbass tab
15Voodoo Child tabbass tab
16Freedom tabbass tab
17Night Bird Flying tabbass tab
18Angel tabbass tab
19Dolly Dagger tabbass tab
20Star Spangled Banner tabbass tab

 

1