Northern Dreamer

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Northern Dreamer - Bill Nelson 

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Tabbed by Twilightcapers

 

Tuning:EADGBe - standard concert pitch.

 

| x mute note

|(079900) chord shape

| ~ vibrato or sustain

| / slide up

| \ slide down

| h hammer-on

| p pull-off

| D/A chord/bass note(or chord inversion)

| b bend

| r release bend

|(9)optional/alternative note

|(00:31) time marker

 

 

From the album Northern Dream.  You'll need two guitars for this tune,

electric and acoustic.  Acoustic parts are written in mostly text

format - e.g. this is E major: (022100) - for simplicities sake but 

you'll pick up the rhythm from the recording.  

 

Intro:

 

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

B|--------------------------------|-------------------------7---8--|

G|--------------------------------|-----------------7---9----------|

D|--------------------------------|-------------7------------------|

A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

 

 | 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -| 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -|

 

 

Part A:

 

___D_(xx0232)_______________________Cadd2_(x32030)_________________

 

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

B|-10~~~~~~~~~~~~~~----7b8r7------|---------------------7b8r7------|

G|-----------------------------9--|-----------------------------9--|

D|--------------------------------|-10~~~~~~~~~~~~~~---------------|

A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

 

 

___G_(320033)_______________________D_(xx0232)_____________________

 

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

B|--------------------------------|-------------------------7---8--|

G|--------------------------------|-----------------7---9----------|

D|-9~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~--------7h9p7----7~~~~~~~----7------------------|

A|-------------------------------10--------------------------------|

E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

 

 

___D_(xx0232)_______________________Cadd2_(x32030)_________________

 

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

B|-10~~~~~~~~~~~~~~----7b8r7------|---------------------7b8~~r7----|

G|-----------------------------9--|-----------------------------9--|

D|--------------------------------|-10~~~~~~~~~~~~~~---------------|

A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

 

 

___G_(320033)_______________________D_(xx0232)__Dadd2_Dsus4_D______

 

e|--------------------------------|---------2---2-0---0-3---2------|

B|--------------------------------|---------3---3-3---3-3---3------|

G|--------------------------------|---------2---2-2---2-2---2------|

D|-9~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~--------7h9p7-5-9-7~~---------------------------|

A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

 

 | 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -| 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -|

 

 

Part B:

 

__Em_(022000)______________________________________________________

00:28

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

G|-----------------6---7---9------|-6h7p6---6-7~~~~~~~~~~~~~-------|

D|-------------9------------------|-------9------------------------|

A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

 

 

___A_(x02220)______A7sus4_(x02030)__A_(x02220)_____________________

00:33

e|--------------------------------|-9~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~---------------|

B|-------------------------7----8-|--------------------------------|

G|-------------6---7---9----------|--------------------------------|

D|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

 

 

__D_(xx0232)_______Bm_(x24432)______Gm_(355333)____________________

00:39

e|-9b10~~~~--9--7-----------------|--------------------------------|

B|-----------------10--------8--7-|--------------------------------|

G|--------------------------------|-9~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~------------7--|

D|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

 

 

____A_(x07650)_G6/A_(x05430)________A_(x07650)_____________________

 

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

B|--------------------------------|--------------------------7---8-|

G|-h7~~~~~~~~~~~~~~------------7~~~h9---------------7---9----------|

D|--------------------------------|-------------7------------------|

A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

 

Second time (01:29)

 

__D_(xx0232)_______Bm_(x24432)______Gm_(355333)____________________

01:29

e|-9b10~~~~--9--7-----------------|--------------------------------|

B|-----------------10--------8--7-|--------------------------------|

G|--------------------------------|-9~~~~~~~~~~~7h9b11~~~~~~~~~~9p7-

D|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

 

 

Outro:  Repeat A & G6/A chord sequence to end.

 

____A_(x07650)_G6/A_(x05430)________A_(x07650)_G6/A_(x05430)_______

                                     ...reverse effect guitar solo...

e|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

B|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

G|h9~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~------------------------|

D|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

A|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

 

 | 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -| 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -|

 

 

Ends on the A chord (x07650) this cool inversion has an octave A note 

as well as the root and a unison E on top. 

 

 

Music by Bill Nelson

© Bill Nelson 2020

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