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#1 02-12-2004 11:00pm

Formica
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Duk Koo Kim (strummed) - a work in progress. Please add!

Number of times edited so far: one - Damnit! Just posted, and realised that the high C# should be a C. Changes everything. My bad.)

pre-tab Spiel:

I'm sorry, i've just realised how hard this is going to be to follow, all the chord names make for hard work. You know what? Just ignore the names, the shapes are the important thing. Grab your guitar, tune it as is listed below, play the chords and you'll start to get a feel for it

Strummed version:

Alright. Using the tuning Acab gave from the show in sweden (Lowest to highest C#G#C#D#A#C) I've started to get somewhere. I've been working mostly off the live acoustic version on the 10" vinyl, but it can work with the studio version... The fingerpicking version is another story, but i'll add a different thread for that, as it has it's differences.

Opening part:

First chord you hear is

C#maj7:  000220

(In the fingerpicking version, i'm quite sure mark plays:

A#madd9:090900

It sounds very similar, but I still think the C#maj7 sounds better strummed.) But I digress. the other chords used are:

F#add9: 55050x
G#add9: 770700
G#maj: 202020
G#sus4: 202030 (you basically just hammer this on as you like. When I list G#maj**, this is what i mean)

this is just for the basic verse parts. Here's my best attempts at nailing these chords to a form. I'm pretty confident that they're right, though. I'd love to hear any advice!

Intro is basically C#maj7, followed by F#add9 twice, Gadd9 once and then the G#maj. Then you strum this with the occasional hammer-on (if you've heard the song, it'll sound natural to you) before repeating the two-one transition back to the first chord. Wow, I did a shocking job of explaining that. See if you can get a better idea from me fitting the chords to lyrics:

C#maj7                                     F#add9 (x2), G#add9 (x1)
Lookin' out on my roof last night,
G#maj**                                   F#add9 (x2), D#sus7 (x1)
Woken up from a dream             

And that, friends, is the repeated pattern for most of the verses. I'm off to work on what follows this (i.e the "around you now" part) and i'll be sure to post anything I come up with!

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#2 02-15-2004 10:02am

Luke
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From: San Antonio, TX
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Re: Duk Koo Kim (strummed) - a work in progress. Please add!

Hey, looks pretty good!  I'm taking a crack at tabbing out the acoustic version (on Side A of the 10", props to godawful for his awesome FTP site).  So far I've figured out most of the ending part that's in three (where the acoustic enters at the nine minute mark on the Sun Kil Moon recording) and the "Show me love I've never known..." part.  Perhaps we can help each other out!

Just one small suggestion for now--I think the opening of the strummed version is fingered 097900, but there is some variation almost immediately, before he even gets to the next chord.

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#3 06-04-2004 5:06am

paddy
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Registered: 06-04-2004
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Re: Duk Koo Kim (strummed) - a work in progress. Please add!

Been taking a look at all these discussions for a while now, but I'm finally registered, so I thought I'd add this.

Here's my take on duk koo kim, which sounds fine when played along with the record. The rhythm's always tricky so I've just put the chord changes in - some are hit once, whereas others are strummed for a few bars (just listen to the Cd and it'll be fiarly clear I hope). Tuning as above (got that from the setlist with all the guitar tunings - email me if you can't find it and want a jpeg of it)

Intro:
000220 (to 0 on the second string and back for the variations)
5x050x
002020 (hammer on to 3, pull off to 2, 0, hammer on to 2 on the second string)

Chorus:
Not sure, some variation around those first few chords

Then:
000750
000(12)(10)0 (brackets are just there to make the numbers clearer)
000(12)90
000750
000200

With the Portuguese guitar playing something like these chords:
000(17)(15)0 or 000530
000(12)(10)0

The other bit being (Tricky rhythm this one!):
11x11x00
9x9x00
7x7x00
6x6x00
7x7x00
007000

Outro:
Finger picked, and not sure of the pattern, but the high melody is:
12, 10, 8,7, 3 then 0XX200 x 2 I think, on the 6th string, although you can play it 3 frets higher on the 2nd string)
5,8,7,3 then 0XX200 x 2

Hope that makes sense, but I’m afraid I haven’t got my guitar to hand at work….

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#4 06-06-2004 9:04am

paddy
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Re: Duk Koo Kim (strummed) - a work in progress. Please add!

that first chord on the 'show me love' bit should be XX0970 not XX0750. Will have the binoculars and notepad out at the London gig just to check though....

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#5 07-14-2008 2:25pm

cityboy
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Re: Duk Koo Kim (strummed) - a work in progress. Please add!

i usually played it tuned low to high C#G#C#F#A#C. 

chords i use in verse:

000220
55x000
x02220
x02230
x02400

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#6 08-09-2008 10:49am

peterthepig
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Re: Duk Koo Kim (strummed) - a work in progress. Please add!

Anybody figure out that chorus bit?
There seems to be a mystery chord I can't get.
Using Formica's chords:

G#sus4    G#maj     F#add9          ????????????             C#maj7
Round        you          now            I can't.........               ...baby

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#7 09-18-2008 10:03am

Pierre21
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Re: Duk Koo Kim (strummed) - a work in progress. Please add!

As I've seen Mark play it on stage recently (strummed and electric) , I can say for sure that the first chord of the verse is (...drum roll...) : 097900 / 097000 !! I was very surprised.

Followed by : 550000
                    x02020

Chorus :

x02020
x22000
550000
Not sure of last chord : 040000 ? 044000 ? 054000 ? Couldn't tell.

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#8 10-07-2009 5:49pm

beezil
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Re: Duk Koo Kim (strummed) - a work in progress. Please add!

hey gang, thanks so much for your work on this tab so far.

I am having trouble with the progression on:

"around you now

I can't sleep any more baby"

if this passage has been explained in previous dialogue I apologize for not catching it, but its driving me crazy!

thanks in advance,

bj

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