Stand By Your Man


Tammy Wynette


Bob Moore

About the song:

This is a classic and controversial Country hit from 1968 that features the talent of A Team studio session legend, Bob Moore. While mostly ‘meat and potatoes’ Double Bass playing, it does feature interesting unison lines, slash chords and a variety of runs.

As is typical of the era, the bassline is doubled by Fender VI ‘Tic-Tac’ bass and piano left hand parts. This actually makes it a challenging record to transcribe the bass as octaves and line direction can be obscured by the additional instrumentation in the same register. I have made my best guess in places and I welcome suggestions if you hear it differently.

The transcription:

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