Built to Last Chords

Built to Last Chords

Postby reichorn » Sun Jan 08, 2017 7:30 pm

Maybe I should stop posting until I figure out how to align the chords on top of the lyrics... but here goes. The chords on rukind aren't quite right. I think the problems are all in the bridge. Here's a more or less accurate version:

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Built to Last

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F - C - G --
C - G - F -->

          G                  C
There are times that you can beckon
          F                   C
There are times when you must call
        G             Am
You can take a lot of reckoning
    Dm                F
But you can't take it all
          G                C
There are times when I can help you out
    F                   C
And times that you must fall
          G                   Am
There are times when you must live in doubt
    F               G
And I can't help at all

F     C    G       C    G      F
Three blue stars / Rise on the hill
F   C  G                   Dm
Say no more, now / Just be still
F   C     G        C    G  F
All these trials / Soon be past
F    C   G                    Dm
Look for something / Built to last

A wind held by the collar
Yes, a cloud held by the breeze
You can walk on coals of fire
But sometimes you must freeze
There are times when you offend me
And I do the same to you
If we can't or won't forget it,
Then I guess we could be through

One blue star / Sets on the hill
Call it back / You never will
One more star / Sinks in the past
F    C  G                    Dm     C   Dm  Em
Show me something / Built to last.

F                  C
Built to last till time itself
      G
Falls tumbling from the wall
C                  G
Built to last till sunshine fails
    F
And darkness moves on all
F                   C
Built to last while years roll past
     G                  Am     (G)
Like cloudscapes in the sky
F                          Em
Show me something built to last
   Dm                      (F) - Bb
Or something built to try

[solo on verse, but ends on Bb instead of last F - G ]

There are times when you get hit upon
Try hard but you cannot give
Other times you'd gladly part
With what you need to live
Don't waste your breath to save your face
When you have done your best
And even more is asked of you
Fate will decide the rest.

All the stars / Are gone but one
Morning breaks / Here comes the sun
Cross the sky now / Sinking fast
Show me something / Built to last
Last edited by reichorn on Mon Jan 09, 2017 3:35 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Built to Last Tab

Postby flyingheelhook » Mon Jan 09, 2017 8:07 am

Cool, but you do know the difference between a chord chart (what you are doing) and tablature (where you notate the actual fret and string the notes are played on), right?
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Re: Built to Last Tab

Postby ebick » Mon Jan 09, 2017 8:59 am

reichorn wrote:The chords on rukind aren't quite right. I think the problems are all in the bridge. Here's a more or less accurate version:


So, I fixed the formatting for you, but maybe you could be more specific. I looked pretty closely I thought and saw 0 differences between what you have here and what I have posted on the site. Maybe you could shed some light.
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Re: Built to Last Tab

Postby reichorn » Mon Jan 09, 2017 10:25 am

flyingheelhook wrote:Cool, but you do know the difference between a chord chart (what you are doing) and tablature (where you notate the actual fret and string the notes are played on), right?


Apparently I do not! I just wanted a subject line that would be most likely to lead people here. I guess "chords" instead of "tab" would make more sense...
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Re: Built to Last Tab

Postby reichorn » Mon Jan 09, 2017 10:30 am

ebick wrote:
reichorn wrote:The chords on rukind aren't quite right. I think the problems are all in the bridge. Here's a more or less accurate version:


So, I fixed the formatting for you, but maybe you could be more specific. I looked pretty closely I thought and saw 0 differences between what you have here and what I have posted on the site. Maybe you could shed some light.


Thanks! How do I get that formatting? "Google is your friend." Right.

So you're almost right -- our versions are nearly identical. I thought I remembered making more changes, but there's only one. (I wouldn't have posted the whole thing if I had realized that that's all I was changing.) The difference is that I have an Em instead of a G leading into the bridge.

I distinctly recall "figuring out" the Bb at end of the solo... but I see that that's in the original!
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Re: Built to Last Tab

Postby ebick » Mon Jan 09, 2017 12:05 pm

In the edit window, there's the CODE option. That's what you want here.

Additionally, I am in agreement with the Em in place of the G. This is not one of my favs, and of course the Em being the relative minor to the G makes them very close and often mistaken, but in this case, I do believe you are correct.

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