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MassPrimeSyndicate
07-24-2014, 02:29 PM
Here's the tab for Kokomo I have been working on (intro melody):



Aruba, Jamaica, oh, I wanna Take Yeah
A|--2-2-3---2-2-3---5--3-3-2-2-3
E|----------------------------------
C|----------------------------------
G|----------------------------------


Bermuda, Bahama, come on pretty mama
A|--7-7-8---7-7-8---10--8-8-7-7-8
E|-----------------------------------
C|-----------------------------------
G|-----------------------------------


Key Largo,Montego, baby why don't we go,
A|--2-2-3---2-2-3---5--3-3-2-2-3
E|----------------------------------
C|----------------------------------
G|----------------------------------

Jamaica, Off the Florida Keys
A|--7-7-8--10-10-10-12-14-10---
E|----------------------------------
C|----------------------------------
G|----------------------------------

Theres a place called kokomo
A|--8-8-8-10-8-7-7
E|------------------
C|------------------
G|------------------

That's where you want to go
A|--7--8-7-7-5--5
E|-----------------
C|-----------------
G|-----------------

To get away from it all
A|--7-8-10-12-5-5-5
E|--------------------
C|--------------------
G|--------------------


That's all I got so far. I want to write it as a duet. I dont' want the original feel of the song to go away. I can't figure out what the other uke would be playing. Any suggetions to change on the tab or add to make it sound better. This is my first tab I have ever attempted so yeah :). (I don't know how to do the code thing so that's why it's in the description)

P.S. Does anybody know any tab creating program?

UkerDanno
07-24-2014, 04:20 PM
there's actually a tab chord forum, someone there might understand what that is...

Jim Hanks
07-24-2014, 04:46 PM
Since you have the first uke playing the melody, the first thing that comes to mind is to let the second uke strum the chords.

pektel
07-24-2014, 10:02 PM
Deleted by me. Too much nonsense, not enough valuable info.

pektel
07-24-2014, 10:47 PM
Apparently I've been drinking haha.

Here is my poor attempt at a hand written tab of the intro and beginning of first verse. Haven't heard the song in years, so I might be off. But see if this helps you. Only took a few minutes, so I could do the rest tomorrow evening:

http://i161.photobucket.com/albums/t228/pektel/image-16.jpg (http://s161.photobucket.com/user/pektel/media/image-16.jpg.html)

MassPrimeSyndicate
07-25-2014, 04:59 AM
Apparently I've been drinking haha.

Here is my poor attempt at a hand written tab of the intro and beginning of first verse. Haven't heard the song in years, so I might be off. But see if this helps you. Only took a few minutes, so I could do the rest tomorrow evening:

http://i161.photobucket.com/albums/t228/pektel/image-16.jpg (http://s161.photobucket.com/user/pektel/media/image-16.jpg.html)

Thanks for the tab. Way better than mine.

MassPrimeSyndicate
07-25-2014, 05:01 AM
Since you have the first uke playing the melody, the first thing that comes to mind is to let the second uke strum the chords.

I was planning on that, but I couldn't find any chords that fit the feel of the song :( (or maybe it's my strumming pattern)

Ukejenny
07-25-2014, 06:05 AM
Here's a little harmony line I came up with for your original tab. I think it keeps the feel and style of the song.
Aruba, Jamaica, oh, I wanna Take Yeah
A|--2-2-3---2-2-3---5--3-3-2-2-3
E|----------------------------------
C|—2-2-4–-2-2-4-–-5--4-4-2-2-4
G|----------------------------------


Bermuda, Bahama, come on pretty mama
A|--7-7-8---7-7-8---10--8-8-7-7-8
E|—3-3-5---3-3-5—-6—-5-5-3-3-5
C|-----------------------------------
G|-----------------------------------


Play through this, and if it sounds like you want, then we can do the next bit. You created a good tab!

MassPrimeSyndicate
07-25-2014, 08:27 AM
Here's a little harmony line I came up with for your original tab. I think it keeps the feel and style of the song.
Aruba, Jamaica, oh, I wanna Take Yeah
A|--2-2-3---2-2-3---5--3-3-2-2-3
E|----------------------------------
C|—2-2-4–-2-2-4-–-5--4-4-2-2-4
G|----------------------------------


Bermuda, Bahama, come on pretty mama
A|--7-7-8---7-7-8---10--8-8-7-7-8
E|—3-3-5---3-3-5—-6—-5-5-3-3-5
C|-----------------------------------
G|-----------------------------------


Play through this, and if it sounds like you want, then we can do the next bit. You created a good tab!

Sounds awesome! :D Thanks for helping me improve it