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  • House is Rockin', The

    Sue Rogers posted on January 27, 2012 19:39

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    You can play in the same key as Stevie Ray Vaughan if you capo the 2nd fret.

    And if anyone wants to figure out a riff and play it at jam time...let me know and we'll work it in!

    "The House is Rockin'" is the first track of In Step, Stevie Ray Vaughan's fourth and final studio album with Double Trouble. Vaughan would record one more album, in collaboration with his brother Jimmie, before his tragic death.

    Stephen "Stevie" Ray Vaughan (October 3, 1954 – August 27, 1990) was an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer. In spite of a short-lived mainstream career spanning seven years, he is widely considered one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of music, and one of the most important figures in the revival of blues in the 1980s.Earning six Grammy Awards and ten Austin Music Awards, he was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in 2000, and the Musicians Hall of Fame in 2014. Rolling Stone ranked Vaughan as the twelfth greatest guitarist of all time. In 2015, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.On August 26, 1990, Vaughan performed two shows with Eric Clapton at Alpine Valley Music Theatre in East Troy, Wisconsin. Some of the musicians boarded four Chicago-bound helicopters, which were waiting on a nearby golf course. One of the helicopters, with Vaughan and three members of Eric Clapton's entourage crashed into a hill. All on board, including the pilot, Jeff Brown, were killed.

    ~~~ChordPro Version UPDATED July 09, 2016 CEL~~~

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    Posted in: Individual Songs, February 2012 LOVE and BLUES, July 20, 2016 - Anything Goes (1 Comments)


Claude Lacelle
# Claude Lacelle
Saturday, July 16, 2016 7:21 PM
I have edited the final chord A7/C# to C#dim because the provided chord shape of "0 1 0 4" does not contain the "A" note root, therefore it is most likely not be in the "A" chord family.

The provided chord shape of "0 1 0 4" contains a "G","E"and two "C#" notes but lacks the optional "A#" note to be a fully formmed C#dim chord (1-3b-5b-6 notes of the C scale, the "C#,"E","G", and optional "A#" notes) this make naming this chord disputable as the optional "A#" note is missing in the provided shape. The presence of two"C#","E " and "G" notes make it more likely to be in the C chord family especially if the Base is playing a "C#" note and most likely named as a diminished C chord.

The A7 Chord should contain the notes "A","C#","E" and "G" (1-3-5-7b notes of the A scale.

A7/C# should should contain the notes "A","C#","E" and "G" and a base note of "C#"}

A7/C# chord played on a ukulele has the base note C# but no root note "A" to anchour this chord shape as an A chord, especially true if the bass player is playing a "C#" note.}

I believe that the closest fit for this chord shape "0 1 0 4" on a gCEA ukulele should be C#dim and that is why the posted ChordPro/OnSong file uses C#dim instead of the original A7/C#.