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Like A Rolling Stone
Hendrix: Like a rolling stone

The Hendrix version played at Monterey is virtually identical to the one 
posted below with the exception that he starts the song by playing the 
chorus in power chords.  Get the rhythm off of the album :) It's 
approximately:

E|-----------------------------------|--------------------------------------
B|-----------------------------------|-------------------------------------- 
G|--5---X-------------------555555/7-|--5--/9----------------------55555-5--
D|--5---X---3-3----3/5--5---555555/7-|--5--/9------XX3-3---5---5---55555-5--
A|--3---X---3-3----3/5--5---333333/5-|--3--/7------XX3-3---5---5---30303-0--
E|----------1-1----1/3--3------------|--------12\0-XX1-1---3---3------------

Then into the C F G progression for a few bars before beginning the 
actual song as transcribed below by Rajarshi Gosh ([email protected])

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~Date: 8 Jul 1994 17:43:20 -0500

Here's the first verse. As I'm transferring the stuff from the left part of
my brain to the right (or is it vice versa?) it's probably a bit flawed :

4/4   | C | Dm | Em | F | G | G7 |

C                    Dm
   Once upon a time you dressed so fine
   Em                    F             G
   Threw the bums a dime in your prime, didn't you
  C                          Dm
   People called you, said "Beware doll,
          Em                  F                    G
   You're bound to fall", you thought they were all kidding you
  F           G
   You used to laugh about
  F                       G
   Everybody else that was hanging out
  F        Em   Dm       C
   Now you don't talk so loud
  F        Em   Dm       C
   Now you don't seem so proud
         Dm                            F                G
   About having to be scrounging around for your next meal
                  C  F  G
   How does it feel, 
                  C  F  G
   How does it feel
                   C  F  G
   To be on your own
                     C  F  G
   In no direction home
                        C  F  G
   Like a complete unknown
                     C  F  G  G7
   Like a rolling stone.

The chord positions try to capture the phrasing, but you'll really have
to figure that out yourself :-)

-Raja.


 
 
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About the artist behind Like A Rolling Stone:

Jimi Hendrix (November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970) was an American guitarist, singer and songwriter whose guitar playing was influential on rock music.[1] After initial success in Europe, he achieved fame in the USA following his 1967 performance at the Monterey Pop Festival. Later, Hendrix headlined the iconic 1969 Woodstock Festival.

Hendrix helped develop the technique of guitar feedback with overdriven amplifiers.[2] He was influenced by blues artists such as B.B. King, Muddy Waters, Albert King, and Elmore James,[3][4][5][6] rhythm and blues and soul guitarists Curtis Mayfield, Steve Cropper, as well as by some modern jazz.[7]

Carlos Santana has suggested that Hendrix's music may have been influenced by his Native American heritage.[8] As a record producer, Hendrix also broke new ground in using the recording studio as an extension of his musical ideas; he was one of the first to experiment with stereophonic and phasing effects during recording.

Hendrix won many of the most prestigious rock music awards in his lifetime and has been posthumously awarded many more, including being inducted into the USA's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1992 and the UK Music Hall of Fame in 2005. An English Heritage "Blue plaque" was erected in his name on his former residence at Brook Street, London in September 1997 and his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (at 6627 Hollywood Blvd.) was dedicated in 1994. In 2006, his debut USA album, Are You Experienced, was inducted into the United States National Recording Registry and Rolling Stone named Hendrix the best guitarist on their list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time in 2003.[9]

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