I Could Be President

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Re: I Could Be President

Postby Norgan » Wed Dec 09, 2009 9:00 pm

Well this is what I got:

(Tab goes off the edge of the page a bit and I don't feel like reformatting it. Copy+paste to note pad <3)

Edit: Collaboratively revised.

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Verse 1 (0:00)

e|------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-7---7---7---7---6---6---6---6---7---7---7---7---7s9-9---9---9s11-|-7---7---7---7---6---6---6---6---7---7---7---7---7s9-9---9---9s11-|
D|-0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0-0-0---0---0-0--|-0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0-0-0---0---0-0--|
A|-x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x-x-x---x---x-x--|-x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x-x-x---x---x-x--|
D|-9---9---9---9---7---7---7---7---5---5---5---5---5s7-7---7---7s9--|-9---9---9---9---7---7---7---7---5---5---5---5---5s7-7---7---7s9--|
   ................................................                   ................................................

e|------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-7---7---7---7---6---6---6---6---7---7---7---7---7s9-9---9---9s11-|-7---7---7---7---6---6---6---6---7---7---7-7-7--------------------|
D|-0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0-0-0---0---0-0--|-0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0-0-0-0---0-0---0-0-0-0--|
A|-x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x-x-x---x---x-x--|-x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x-x-x-0---0-0---0-0-0-0--|
D|-9---9---9---9---7---7---7---7---5---5---5---5---5s7-7---7---7s9--|-9---9---9---9---7---7---7---7---5---5---5-5-5-0---0-0---0-0-0-0--|



Chorus 1 (0:23)

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B|------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-7---7---7-7-7-6---6-6---6-6-6---7---7---7-7-7-9---9-9-9-9-9-9-9--|-7---7---7-7-7-6---6-------------7---7---7-7-7-9---9-9-9-9-9-9-9--|
D|-0---0---0-0-0-0---0-0---0-0-0---0---0---0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|-0---0---0-0-0-0---0-7-7---7-7---0---0---0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
A|-x---x---x-x-x-x---x-x---x-x-x---x---x---x-x-x-x---x-x-x-x-x-x-x--|-x---x---x-x-x-x---x-x-x---x-x---x---x---x-x-x-x---x-x-x-x-x-x-x--|
D|-5---5---5-5-5-5---5-5---5-5-5---9---9---9-9-9-7---7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|-5---5---5-5-5-5---5-5-5---5-5---9---9---9-9-9-7---7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|


e|------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-7---7---7-7-7-6---6-6---6-6-6---7---7---7-7-7-9---9-9-9-9-9-9-9--|-7---7---7-7-7-6---6-------------7---7---7-7-7-9---9-9-9-9-9-9-9--|
D|-0---0---0-0-0-0---0-0---0-0-0---0---0---0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|-0---0---0-0-0-0---0-7-7---7-7---0---0---0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
A|-x---x---x-x-x-x---x-x---x-x-x---x---x---x-x-x-x---x-x-x-x-x-x-x--|-x---x---x-x-x-x---x-x-x---x-x---x---x---x-x-x-x---x-x-x-x-x-x-x--|
D|-5---5---5-5-5-5---5-5---5-5-5---9---9---9-9-9-7---7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|-5---5---5-5-5-5---5-5-5---5-5---9---9---9-9-9-7---7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|



Verse 2 (0:46)

e|------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-7---7---7---7---6---6---6---6---7---7---7---7---7s9-9---9---9s11-|-7---7---7---7---6---6---6---6---7---7---7---7---7s9-9---9---9s11-|
D|-0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0-0-0---0---0-0--|-0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0-0-0---0---0-0--|
A|-x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x-x-x---x---x-x--|-x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x---x-x-x---x---x-x--|
D|-9---9---9---9---7---7---7---7---5---5---5---5---5s7-7---7---7s9--|-9---9---9---9---7---7---7---7---5---5---5---5---5s7-7---7---7s9--|


e|------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-7-7-7---7-7-7---6-6-6---6-6-6---7-7-7---7-7-7---7s9-9---9---9s11-|-7-7-7---7-7-7---6-6-6---6-6-6---7---7---7-7-7--------------------|
D|-0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0---0-0--|-0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0---0---0-0-0-0---0-0---0-0-0-0--|
A|-x-x-x---x-x-x---x-x-x---x-x-x---x-x-x---x-x-x---x-x-x---x---x-x--|-x-x-x---x-x-x---x-x-x---x-x-x---x---x---x-x-x-0---0-0---0-0-0-0--|
D|-9-9-9---9-9-9---7-7-7---7-7-7---5-5-5---5-5-5---5s7-7---7---7s9--|-9-9-9---9-9-9---7-7-7---7-7-7---5---5---5-5-5-0---0-0---0-0-0-0--|
   ...     ...     ...     ...     ...     ...                        ...     ...     ...     ...


Chorus 2 (1:08)

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B|------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-7---7---7-7-7-6---6-6---6-6-6---7---7---7-7-7-9---9-9-9-9-9-9-9--|-7---7---7-7-7-6---6-------------7---7---7-7-7-9---9-9-9-9-9-9-9--|
D|-0---0---0-0-0-0---0-0---0-0-0---0---0---0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|-0---0---0-0-0-0---0-7-7---7-7---0---0---0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
A|-x---x---x-x-x-x---x-x---x-x-x---x---x---x-x-x-x---x-x-x-x-x-x-x--|-x---x---x-x-x-x---x-x-x---x-x---x---x---x-x-x-x---x-x-x-x-x-x-x--|
D|-5---5---5-5-5-5---5-5---5-5-5---9---9---9-9-9-7---7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|-5---5---5-5-5-5---5-5-5---5-5---9---9---9-9-9-7---7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|


e|------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-7---7---7-7-7-6---6-6---6-6-6---7---7---7-7-7-9---9-9-9-9-9-9-9--|-7---7---7-7-7-6---6-------------7---7---7-7-7-9---9-9-9-9-9-9-9--|
D|-0---0---0-0-0-0---0-0---0-0-0---0---0---0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|-0---0---0-0-0-0---0-7-7---7-7---0---0---0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
A|-x---x---x-x-x-x---x-x---x-x-x---x---x---x-x-x-x---x-x-x-x-x-x-x--|-x---x---x-x-x-x---x-x-x---x-x---x---x---x-x-x-x---x-x-x-x-x-x-x--|
D|-5---5---5-5-5-5---5-5---5-5-5---9---9---9-9-9-7---7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|-5---5---5-5-5-5---5-5-5---5-5---9---9---9-9-9-7---7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|



Interlude (1:31)

e|------------------------------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--|
G|-------------------------7---7---------------------------7---7----|-------------------------7---7-------------------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|
D|-0-0-0-------------------5---5---0-0-0-------------------5---5----|-0-0-0-------------------5---5---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--|
A|-0-0-0-------------------5---5---0-0-0-------------------5---5----|-0-0-0-------------------5---5---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--|
D|-0-0-0-------------------5---5---0-0-0-------------------5---5----|-0-0-0-------------------5---5---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--|
                                                                                                      ................

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B|------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-7---7---7-7-7-6---6-6---6-6-6---7---7---7-7-7-9---9-9-9-9-9-9-9--|-7---7---7-7-7-6---6-------------7---7---7-7-7-9---9-9-9-9-9-9-9--|
D|-0---0---0-0-0-0---0-0---0-0-0---0---0---0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|-0---0---0-0-0-0---0-7-7---7-7---0---0---0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
A|-x---x---x-x-x-x---x-x---x-x-x---x---x---x-x-x-x---x-x-x-x-x-x-x--|-x---x---x-x-x-x---x-x-x---x-x---x---x---x-x-x-x---x-x-x-x-x-x-x--|
D|-5---5---5-5-5-5---5-5---5-5-5---9---9---9-9-9-7---7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|-5---5---5-5-5-5---5-5-5---5-5---9---9---9-9-9-7---7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|



Chous 3 (1:53)

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B|------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-7---7---7-7-7-6---6-6---6-6-6---7---7---7-7-7-9---9-9-9-9-9-9-9--|-7---7---7-7-7-6---6-------------7---7---7-7-7-9---9-9-9-9-9-9-9--|
D|-0---0---0-0-0-0---0-0---0-0-0---0---0---0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|-0---0---0-0-0-0---0-7-7---7-7---0---0---0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
A|-x---x---x-x-x-x---x-x---x-x-x---x---x---x-x-x-x---x-x-x-x-x-x-x--|-x---x---x-x-x-x---x-x-x---x-x---x---x---x-x-x-x---x-x-x-x-x-x-x--|
D|-5---5---5-5-5-5---5-5---5-5-5---9---9---9-9-9-7---7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|-5---5---5-5-5-5---5-5-5---5-5---9---9---9-9-9-7---7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|


e|------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-7---7---7-7-7-6---6-6---6-6-6---7---7---7-7-7-9---9-9-9-9-9-9-9--|-7---7---7-7-7-6---6-------------7---7---7-7-7-9---9-9-9-9-9-9-9--|
D|-0---0---0-0-0-0---0-0---0-0-0---0---0---0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|-0---0---0-0-0-0---0-7-7---7-7---0---0---0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
A|-x---x---x-x-x-x---x-x---x-x-x---x---x---x-x-x-x---x-x-x-x-x-x-x--|-x---x---x-x-x-x---x-x-x---x-x---x---x---x-x-x-x---x-x-x-x-x-x-x--|
D|-5---5---5-5-5-5---5-5---5-5-5---9---9---9-9-9-7---7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|-5---5---5-5-5-5---5-5-5---5-5---9---9---9-9-9-7---7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|
Last edited by Norgan on Wed Dec 16, 2009 3:22 am, edited 2 times in total.
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Re: I Could Be President

Postby maxpemis » Wed Dec 09, 2009 10:10 pm

Scott wrote: I heard the song shops included and I have to say I liked my song shop better than those first two.


would you mind posting it?

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Re: I Could Be President

Postby nateorz » Fri Dec 11, 2009 10:21 am

Sounds preeeeeeetty good. I still think it's in Dropped D though, because when he plays what you have tabbed as x00xxx, it just sounds to me like it's deeper. Also when he slides up at the end of the verses and then pulls off the E-string, it sounds the same in that regard. Not that big of a deal, because the tab itself sounds fine. Only difference would be to just retune guitar and adjust E-string positions accordingly. :P

EDIT: Chords for Dropped D!

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E|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|--7---6---7---6-------9----------------------|
D|--0---0---0---0---7---0----------------------|
A|--x---x---x---x---x---x----------------------|
D|--9---7---5---5---5---7----------------------|

Sometimes 7x09xx is played 7xx9xx, usually on the 2nd repeat of the chorus chords.


There are a couple parts where he basically just slams open strings with a note held on the G-string (I think 9, 11, 14), but that's pretty much the whole song for chords.

All credit goes to Norgan for his tab though. I wouldn't have been able to figure out the Dropped D playing of it if he hadn't tabbed it in E.
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Re: I Could Be President

Postby hanovergardens » Sun Dec 13, 2009 2:10 am

yeah i played both its def pretty much correct but i second the D-tuning
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Re: I Could Be President

Postby Norgan » Tue Dec 15, 2009 11:02 pm

I've not tried this song in dropped d but you're probably right. I figured it out in standard and pretty much just went with it. The 7x07xx -> 5x06xx in the verse just feels more natural in standard, but that doesn't mean it's right. I'll definitely try playing it in dropped though.

Edit: Oh yeah. Definitely dropped d. The transition in the interlude is so much easier to play in dropped d too! I suppose I'll go edit the tab.
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Re: I Could Be President

Postby nateorz » Wed Dec 16, 2009 4:24 pm

Haha, the only reason I thought it was in Dropped D to begin with was because I was just fooling around trying to write something of my own and I stumbled upon that 5x07xx chord. That's why I originally created the thread. I was like "HEY WAIT A MINUTE, THIS SOUNDS FAMILIAR!" :P
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Re: I Could Be President

Postby shanedials » Thu Apr 01, 2010 11:59 am

Its in drop D

d---------9------------7----------5----
a---------0------------0----------0----
d---------0------------0----------0---- pm
g---------7------------6----------4----
b---------------------------------------
e---------------------------------------


d-------------------------
a-------------------------
d-------------------------
g-------------------------
b---3/5--5--5--5h7-----
e--------------------------


d----000--------55-----
a----000--------77-----
d----000--------77-----
g------------------------
b------------------------
e------------------------

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Re: I Could Be President

Postby hanovergardens » Mon Jun 28, 2010 10:44 pm

i like playing it in E it seems more bemis just the way it transitions
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Re: I Could Be President

Postby Norgan » Tue Jun 29, 2010 12:35 am

It does seem that way, that's why I had it in standard at first. You can' play it either way, although in dropped D it is a LOT easier. I personally like stretching to play some of the chords in standard... but I still think it sounds better with the low D string ringing.
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