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Jars of Clay - Flood

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Flood
by: Jars of Clay
CD: Jars of Clay 
written by: Jars of Clay 
Lyrics: Dan Haseltine
from: J.B. (Fyretruks@aol.com) or (guitarman.jbd@juno.com)
Copyright:Brentwood Music
_______________________________________

Jars plays in an open E tuning on most songs. This interpretation is arranged
for standard tuning.

CHORDS
E5th------ x 7 9 9 0 0
D5th------ x 5 7 7 0 0 
C5th------ x 3 5 5 0 0 
B5th------ x 2 4 4 0 0 

These chords have generic names which will be ok for my purposes. 
This song is played with a capo on the 3rd fret. All the chords and Violin
solo are played relative to the capo. Listen to the CD for the ryhthm.  

INTRO: E5 (2 beats)   C5 (2 b.)    D5 (2 b.)     B5 (2 b.)       
            Play twice. Let all Strings ring.

VERSES: E5 (2 b)   D5 (2 b)   C5 (4 b)
             Play 4 times while muting the 1st and 2nd strings.  

PRE-CHORUS: Play 4 times. Same as VERSES. Let all strings ring.
        
CHORUS: PLay 4 times. Same as INTRO. Let all strings ring. 

GUITAR INTERLUDE between verses: E5th ( 16 beats)

VIOLIN SOLO: 
e------------------------------------------------------------------
b----------------------------------------5-8-7-5--5-7-7-5--5-5-7-8-
g---------------4-----4-5-7-5-4------4----------7--------7---------
d--------4-5-7---5-7------------7-5--------------------------------
a-7-6-7------------------------------------------------------------
e------------------------------------------------------------------

e-----------5--7--5-------------------------------------5----------
b-7-5-7-8------------8--7------5--8--7---------5-8-7--7-------5-8--
g------------------------------4----------7-----4---------7--5--4--
d--------------------------------------------7---------------------
a------------------------------------------------------------------
e------------------------------------------------------------------

e--7---10------8---7---5---5-------------------
b-----------------------------------8--7-------
g----------------------------------------------
d----------------------------------------------
a----------------------------------------------
e----------------------------------------------

There are more parts to the violin harmony that i haven't figured out. Sounds
good anyway.This is MY attempt at this song. It sounds pretty good to me and
pretty close to the album too. Enjoy!

I hope this doesn't get garbled on your computer. i wrote this with my page
filling the screen.It might get goofed if your screen is a small window.  

J.B.

Please note: I transcribed the previous Flood from memory without following
the music. When I did, i found that it was in the wrong key. But here's the
thing ::: I did some looking and found that JOC uses an open E tuning on most
of thier songs FLOOD uses this tuning (low to high)=E-B-E-G#-B-E.  And they
use a Nashville tuning on this particular song. This is when the 4 bass
strings (EADG) are replaced with thinner strings one octave higher. You can
find those in any 12 string guitar string package. I know it's a big change
from standard tuning. I have not taken the time yet to actually do it BUT I
might one day. The chords that are used in the other Flood trancsriptions are
correct, it's just a mattter of finding the right fingerings and voicings for
open E tuning. I;ve been fiddling with these trying to find which ones will
work. IT will tke time i guess. ANYway, the string solo is in the wrong key
too, Here it is in the right key Cminor (standard tuning)

VIOLIN SOLO: 
e--------------------------------------------------------------
b--------------------------------------------------------------
g--------------------------------------------------------------
d------------------------5--------5--6--8--6--5----------------
a-------------5--6--8------6--8-------------------8--6---------
e---8--7--8----------------------------------------------------
                          
e--------------------------------------------------------------
b--------------------------------------------------------------
g-----5--8--7--5------5--7--7--5-----5---5--7--8--7--5---------
d-5-----------------8----------------8-------------------------
a--------------------------------------------------------------
e--------------------------------------------------------------

e--------------------------------------------------------------
b----------6---8----6------------------------------------------
g--7--8-----------------8---7----------------------------------
d--------------------------------------------------------------
a--------------------------------------------------------------
e--------------------------------------------------------------

e--------------------------------------------------------------
b----------------------------------------------6---------------
g-------5--8--7----------------5--8--7------7------------5--8--
d--5---------------8---------5-------------------8--6--5-------
a-----------------------8--------------------------------------
e--------------------------------------------------------------

e-------6-----------------------------------
b---8--------9---8--6--6--------------------
g----------------------------------8---7----
d-------------------------------------------
a-------------------------------------------
e-------------------------------------------

I hope this clears the mud a little   (Cheezer42@aol.com)
					JB Dean
----------------------------------------
Added by: Jon Shaner (jmshaner@juno.com)
----------------------------------------
           Cm    Bb        Gm      Eb     Cm    Gm   
e----------------------------------------------------
B---------------------------------------1-4-3-1---1-3
G--------------0-----0-1---3-1-0----------------3----
D--------0-1-3---1-3-------------3-1--1--------------
A--3-2-3---------------------------------------------
E----------------------------------------------------


        Fm     Ab     Gm    Ab7            Bb
e-------------------------1-3--------1---------------
B-3-1---1--1-3-4--3-1-3-4---------------4--3---------
G-----3----------------------------------------------
D----------------------------------------------------
A----------------------------------------------------
E----------------------------------------------------


   Cm     Bb         Ab      Bb       Gm      Cm7 Gm
e----------------------------1--------------3-6----6-
B-----1-4-3--------------1-4---3--------1-4----------
G--0--------3--------0-1---------3-1--0--------------
D-------------3----3---------------------------------
A----------------------------------------------------
E----------------------------------------------------
  (calm the storms....)              (cast down...)


            Bb
e--4--3--1--1---
B-----------3---


Yes, the chords are weird...the song is in the key of
Eb (I think)- our band moved it up to G- to do this
add 4 to each fret number and change the chords like
so:


Original- Eb  Ab  Ab7  Bb  Cm  Gm  Fm  Cm7  
In G-     G   C   C7   D   Em  Bm  Am  Em7


I hope you find this useful (and correct)- e-mail me
at jmshaner@juno.com with comments, complaints,
questions, etc. 

          -Jon <>< 

Comments about this tab

kafredri - 2007-03-07

wow, excellent, yay I can finally play this song! God Bless!


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