#1
I'm trying to tab out some doobie brothers - Clear as the driven snow but i can't work out the chord inversions.

At the beginning of the Pre-chorus (0.25s) it's a C chord, pretty certain of that but the normal open C x32010 doesn't sound right.

How do you find the correct inversions or is it just trial and error? If it helps the open C sounds too "dark" to my ears - maybe higher up the neck with more of the major 3rds in?

There's also a riff on harmonics later on - anyone got links to the notes of the harmonics, i could work them all out, but it'd take a while

http://grooveshark.com/#/s/Clear+As+The+Driven+Snow/2D66iZ?src=5
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B4HGogMlAvc
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DDFKF_-uu9s
(best versions i could find)
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#2
C

|0-3-8----12-15
|1-5-8----13-17
|0-5-9----12-17
|2-5-10--14-17
|3-3-10--15-15
|------8---
Last edited by marshmellow666 at May 25, 2011,
#3
None of those fir the bill either sadly.

To be honest I'm not too fussed about finding the chord as knowing you guys methodology for working this sort of thing out - do you do it string by string or just try all the common chords you know?
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#4
maybe it isnt a C major chord if none of the C major inversions are sounding right

it may be a C minor or a chord that shares some of the same notes as C like F major or G major or A minor
#5
Those are just the common inversions. x3.5.5.5.3 and 8.10.10.9.8.8 are entirely the same notes.

I know open inversions of some chords e.g. Em = 0.10.9.0.8.0 but not many of them - I know chord construction so can sit here all day trying to create inversions (an open E and G string gets me 95% of the way there) but I don't have any methodology beyond trial and error.
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