Miiscellaneous Questions part II

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  1. To Need a Woman

    To Need a Woman Senior Member

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    Andy Timmons intro

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=04ufLAs_y3c - First chord is Adim, followed by Am7b5, followed by a very dreamy sounding ???, where I played a Gsus2. What's that chord?

    Steve Lukather


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0s9n6aYsnY - What exactly does he do around 1:10? He seems to hint an E maj sound before he does it. What's the idea behind it? Sounds something like:
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    Why is the IV chord harder to hear than the V?

    A good musician should know at any given moment what the chord number of the song is? Below, I think the 0:47 mark is a good example of how the IV chord should sound, in the context of a song. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YaRdJ5RjOPI Also, the chorus of 'Brown Eyed Girl'

    'A Word in Spanish' - Elt

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T2KZDPuQwrE - At 0:22; just confirming it's a G/B? tab said different.

    'Days' - Bowie

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oWDasBptBsY - At 2:07, is it an F or Bb/F?

    Jurassic Park

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=msimASAXoys - At 1:57, it modulates down a major third. Thought it was unusual. Kind like as if because the same melody was play so often, someone decided to just move it, so it wouldn't sound repetative.

    'Hallelujah'

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YrLk4vdY28Q - In this (0:44), I found it hard to hear G-E movement. It seemed as if the base note could barely be heard, as well as the fact the vocal (going from D to E) gives a misleading impression the chord is going somewhere else. Would anyone else find this hard?

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  2. JonR

    JonR Senior Member

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    Just a quickie on this one.
    As the vocal goes from D to E ("baffled king com-posing..."), the chord goes from G to E, but the bass on the E chord is G#. As well as harmonising the melody in a more interesting way than copying the root, that allows the bass to continue up to the root of the following Am.

    Might come back later on the others.
     

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