Here’s an iconic Reggae rock tune by Bob Marley. I’ve kind of consolidated the melody into an EZ repeatable version for you here. I at first tried to transcribe Marley’s exact vocal performance (which was very time consuming as, in the loose Reggae way, he did not sing a single line the same twice!), but then thought it more educationally useful create the version here… and leave room for jamming too!… how appropriate for Fiddle Jammers! I hope you enjoy! I adopted this version mostly to the 1st verse lyrics (which I think are pretty applicable for us here at Fiddle Jam Institute too, by the way). See the chart below. The backing track I created is exactly the same length and tempo as the original recording (I actually recorded each part while listening to the original). 7/20/13 addition: Some students seemed to need a simpler and a bit slower practice/explanation track. You’ll find that below now too.
By fiddlejamman on June 30, 2013 in B minor, Blues Scale, By Ear, By Feeling, By Knowledge, Fiddler’s Tab, Isms, Skisms & Hybrids, Jamming 101, Jamming 102, jamming 103, Lesson List, Minor Pentatonic Scale, Minor Scale, Note Name – Finger Number, One-Room-School-House ORSH, Reggae violin, Rock, Staff Notation, Style Studies