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Tablature

Congo
By Tim Reynolds
Tabbed By Seth Watters

Tuning: Drop C

Tabbed from video of 10-10-01

The chords in this song are all E-Shape Barre chords played without the barre:

For the soloing and improv, use the key Cm.


F:0 G:0 G#:0 A#:0 C:0
1 3 4 6 8
2 4 5 7 9
3 5 6 8 10
3 5 6 8 10
0 0 0 0 0

Starting Note Picked Quickly

B---8----

Main Part (Fills on A string usually improved)

e---------------------------------------------------00-0-0-
B---------------------------------------------------66-4-3-
G---------------------------------------------------77-5-4-
D-----------------------66-55-----------------------88-6-5-
A------55-6-5---------5-88-66-------55-6-8-6-5------88-6-5-
C-00-7--------7--00-7----------00-7------------00-7-00-0-0-

Transition from Main Part to Descending Chord Progression

e-------------
B-------------
G------------- (PAUSE)
D------6-5-3--
A------8-6-5--
C-00-7-------- 

Descending Chord Progression
For this part, play the above mentioned chords in descending order, 
then play the tabbed riff on the low string (below) as you walk down the 
Cm scale (I hope I haven't confused anyone). This is also a part of the 
song that Tim changes frequently, but, again, the basics are there.

e-0-------------------0----------------0----------------0--0-
B-8-------------------6----------------4----------------1--4-
G-9-------------------7----------------5----------------2--5-
D-10------------------8----------------6----------------3--6-
A-10------------------8----------------6----------------3--6-
C-0---777-10-10-7-87--0--555-88-5-7-5--0--333-77-3-5-3--0--0-

Improv Solo In Cm

Bridge Chord Progression

(Strumming here is rather difficult)
e-0-0-0-0------0-0-0---000---000---000--0-0-
B-3-1-4-3------8-8-8---666---444---333--1-3-
G-4-2-5-4------9-9-9---777---555---444--2-4-
D-5-3-6-5-----101010---888---666---555--3-5-
A-5-3-6-5-----101010---888---666---555--3-5-
C-0-0-0-0------0-0-0---000---000---000--0-0-

Towards the end, Tim plays both the main riff and the low string riff from the descending chord 
progression while substituting the open-barre chords for notes.