I Heard It Through The Grapevine

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I Heard It Through The Grapevine Tab

I heard it through the grapevine (Creedence Clearwater Revival)

Main Riff
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basic rythym:
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Intro: play main riff twice.

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1st verse

Dm A7 G
Bet you’re wondering how I knew ’bout you’re plans to make me blue

Dm A7
with some other guy that you knew before. Between the two of us guys you

G Bm G Dm
know I love you more. It took me by surprise I must say, when I found out

G
yesterday. Oo I

Chorus:

Dm G
heard it through the grapevine not much longer would

Dm G
you be mine. Oo I heard it through the grapevine, and I’m just about to

Dm
lose my mind. Honey, honey yeah.

play main riff twice:

Verse 2 same progression

You know that a man ain’t supposed to cry, but these tears I can’t hold
inside. Losin’ you would end my life you see, cause you mean that much to me.
You could have told me yourself that you found someone else. Instead I

chorus

play main riff twice

verse 3
People say believe half of what you see, son, and none of what you hear.
I can’t help bein’ confused if it’s true please tell me dear?
Do you plan to let me go for the other guy that you knew before?
Oo I

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creedence clearwater revival i heard it through the grapevine guitar tab

Learn How To Play I Heard It Through The Grapevine Chords On Guitar

When learning how to play this songs there are a few things that you will need to figure out. The first thing that you will need to work on are different chord shapes and positions. You ability to physically make chords so that they sound great will affect the sound that comes from your guitar. Also, you ability to go from chord to chord will need to be worked on and what greater way to do this than to use a famous song?
Finding The Tabs

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I Heard It Through The Grapevine Guitar Chords

One thing that has helped me throughout my music career is my foundation playing in the school band. What I learned in the school band is how to learn and practice new music. Many times when learning a new song you will have the desire to learn it all the way through but that is not the correct way. Perfect practice makes perfect. The right way to learn how to play a song is to learn it bar by bar. In music a bar is based on the key signature and the time that a song is in. Most music is written in what is known 4/4 time and that means that there are 4 beats per minute. This might mean that you will only learn how to strum a few notes or chords in a measure but you should chunk down your practice to getting each measure/part perfected before you move on to the next. If you practice like this you will really perfect a song and learn a ton of new skills. It might seem like too much jargon when we speak of measures so just think about it as learning tiny bits of a song and and learning another tiny bit as you perfect it. It is better to learn this way than to learn a lot of bad habits and to play horribly through an entire song. It is like a fun way to drill in new guitar skills as you learn a song.

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