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Rakim Tab
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Date: Thu, 28 Nov 1996 14:40:00 -0600 (CST)
From: Avelino Andreti B 
Subject: TAB: Rakim by Dead Can Dance

                        TAB:Rakim by Dead Can Dance

From CD-Movie: Toward The Within(1994)
Trans/noted: Andretti Benavides
ISSUE# 4 from GTML.
A very difficul song to transcribe and play it correctly.  This is 90 % O.k.
and i think i will make it.
First: Tunning :You may say WHAT??? four strings?. Yes Four strings, this is
for mandolin (i think it is played with that) but if you have a guitar just
put a capo on 5th fret and play on the thinner strings. Notated as fret
5(capo)=0.For non capo just add 5 to every note.
Second: Trills: Move quikcly, very quickly up and down the pick under notes
that says Trill.
Third: The chords are arranged for main deep music layer, an here comes the
scales: For DM part is a A minor.-a,b,c,d,e,f,g,a. For D part is a
G major.-g,a,b,c,d,e,f#,g. Noy you can figure out arrangements and voicing.
Thats all,for corrections, comments, contributions or anything else:
mailto://[email protected]
http://www-lce.cem.itesm.mx/alumnos/al448482/


  Dm                        Trill                           Trill
A-------5---7---8---7---5-----------5---7---8---7---5----------------------|
E---8-----------------------8---8-----------------------8---7-------8------|
C--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------------------------------------------------|


                                                    Trill
A---5---7---8---7---5------------------------------------------------------|
E-----------------------8---7---5---3---5---3---5---3-------3---3---1------|
C--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------------------------------------------------|


        Trill----
A-----------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
E---0---0---3-----------|--------------------------------------------------|
C-----------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
G-----------------------|--------------------------------------------------|


    Faster                          Trill               Dm
A---------------5---7---8---7---5-----------5---7---8---7---5--------------|
E-----------8-----------------------8---8-----------------------8----------|
C--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------------------------------------------------|


    Trill
A---------------5---7---8---7---5------------------------------------------|
E---7-------8-----------------------7---8---5---3---5---3---5---3---1------|
C--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------------------------------------------------|


                            Trill           Trill
A--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E---0---3---0-----------------------0-------0---------------0-------1------|
C---------------2---0---2---0-----------2-----------0---2-------0----------|
G--------------------------------------------------------------------------|


                                                            Trill
A--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-----------0---1---0---1---------------0----------------------------------|
C---2---0-------------------2---0---2-------0---2---0---2---0--------------|
G--------------------------------------------------------------------------|


    Trill    Big silence  D (second part)
A-----------|---||----3---5---7---8----||----------------------------------|
E-----------|---||*-------------------*||----------------------------------|
C---3---5---|---||*-------------------*||----------------------------------|
G-----------|---||---------------------||----------------------------------|


    w   Very fast                             Norm
A---r---3---5---7---8---7---5-------|---||----8---7---5--------||----------|
E---e---------------------------8---|---||*---------------8---*||----------|
C---s-------------------------------|---||*-------------------*||----------|
G---t-------------------------------|---||---------------------||----------|

A--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E---8---87---5---7---5---3---5---3---2---0---2---0---2---3---3---2--------|
C--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G--------------------------------------------------------------------------|


        Trill Long                          Moderate
A-----------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
E---0-------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
C-------2---------------|--------------------------------------------------|
G-----------------------|--------------------------------------------------|

    Moderate   Trill                w  Trill                     2x
A---||------------------------------r----------------------------||-----|
E---||*-----------0--3--0--3--2--0--e--------0-----02/0--------*||-----|
C---||*-----------------------------s-----2-----2---------2--0--*||-----|
G---||------------------------------t----------------------------||-----|
               Riff 1

         Trill    x        w  Trill        2x
A---||------------0--3--0--r---------------||---------------------------|
E---||*--------3-----------e--0--2--3--2--*||---------------------------|
C---||*--------------------s--------------*||---------------------------|
G---||---------------------t---------------||---------------------------|
            Riff 2

    Outro      D  q  q  q  q  Am    q  q  q  q     G  q  q  q  q
A---||------------0--0--0--0--|-----0--0--0--0--|-----2--2--2--2--|-----|
E---||------------2--2--2--2--|-----0--0--0--0--|-----3--3--3--3--|-----|
C---||*-----------2--2--2--2--|-----0--0--0--0--|-----2--2--2--2--|-----|
G---||*-----------2--2--2--2--|-----2--2--2--2--|-----0--0--0--0--|-----|
D---||------------0--0--0--0--|-----2--2--2--2--|-----0--0--0--0--|-----|
A---||------------0--0--0--0--|-----0--0--0--0--|-----x--x--x--x--|-----|
    And now the lady sings.

       D  q  q  q  q
A---------0--0--0--0---||-----------------------------------------------|
E---------2--2--2--2---||-----------------------------------------------|
C---------2--2--2--2--*||-----------------------------------------------|
G---------2--2--2--2--*||-----------------------------------------------|
D---------0--0--0--0---||-----------------------------------------------|
A---------0--0--0--0---||-----------------------------------------------|

Lyrics:
1. Rakim

                                  Favored son
                                  Turn in the garden
                                  Shades of one
                                  Sins forgotten

                                  Favored signs to find hope
                                  In the rounds of life
                                  Favored rhymes to find hope
                                  In the sands of life

                                  Favored son
                                  Fence in your heart
                                  Saviored son
                                  Sins forgotten
From http://www.nets.com/dcd/
===========================================================================
==                         TABLATURE EXPLANATION                         ==
===========================================================================

----------                ----------                ----t---|
----5h8--- Hammeron       ----(8)--- Ghost          ----6---| Tap
----------                ---------- Note           --------|
----5p8--- Pulloff        ----------                --------|

----------                ----------                -----p--|
----5/8--- Slide Up       -----x---- Dead           -----7--| Pop
----------                ---------- Note           --s-----|
----58--- Slide Down     ----------                --5-----| Slap

----------                ||------|| Repeat         --------|
----5~~~-- Vibrato        ||*----*||                ---5^---| Bend
----------                ||*----*||                --------|
----------                ||------||                --------|

Rhythm:
  w = whole note            W = dotted whole
  h = half note             H = dotted half
  q = quarter note          Q = dotted quarter
  e = eighth note           E = dotted eighth
  s = sixteenth note        S = dotted sixteenth
  t = 32nd note             T = dotted 32nd
  x = 64th note             X = dotted 64th
  ^ = triplet

 
 
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Dead Can Dance is a band comprising contralto Lisa Gerrard and baritone Brendan Perry. Formed in Melbourne, Australia, in 1981 and initially based there, it disbanded in 1998 but reunited temporarily for a world tour in 2005.

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