Harmonica Tab: Buffalo Soldier by Bob Marley and the Wailers

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Learn to play Buffalo Soldier by Bob Marley and the Wailers on your harmonica, the tab is below.

Song facts: “Buffalo Soldier” was recorded in 1960. It’s thought the term “Buffalo Solider” originated from a nickname given to black troops. 

Harmonica type: diatonic

Listen to the song:

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Buffalo Soldier by Bob Marley (for diatonic harmonica)

 8  8 8  -8  8 

  8   8   -8  7

  8    9  -10  8  8 8 -8   8

7  -8   8   8  -9  8 -8 7 

 8  8   -8  8 -8 8

   8    8 -9  8 -8  7    

 8   8   8   8 -8   8

 8   8    8   -9  8 7

 

8  9  -10

-10  9 -10 9 -10   9   -10

-10 10 -10   9  -6  7  -8   8

-10  9   -10  9   -10 -10

10   8  -8 -6 7 -8   7

 8  9  -10

 8 8   8    8 -8  8

  8     8 -9  8 -8  7   

 8    8  8  8 -8 8

 8    8   8  -9 -8 7

 8   9   9 -10  8  8 8 -8   8  

  8   8    8  7

 8  8 8 -8   8

7  -8    8   8  -9 8 -8  7  

 

-10  9  -10   9   -10  9 -10 

-10   9  -10    9

  -6    -6    7 -8   8

-10   9  -10   9  -10 -10 -10 -10

10   9  -10  7  7   8   -8  7     

 

 8   9  -10 8  8 8 -8   8

7  -8    8   8 -9  8 -8  7

  8  9  -10  8   8   8  8 -8 8

 8   8    8  -9  8 7

 8   9   9  -10  8  8 8  -8   8 

 7  -8   8   8 -9  8 -8  7 

 8  9   10 -10  9       10   10  -10    9       

10    -10   9   -9      8    8    -8   7 

10 -10  9       10   10  -10   9    

10    -10   9   -9      8    8    -8   7 

 

 

 

Comments (4)

  • Sharon

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    Hi JP…I just found your really cool harmonica.com/songs link. I will be using this often.

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    • JP Allen

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      Cool Sharon. jp

      Reply

  • gar

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    yo jp what up ma man?could you tell me what kind of diatonic harmonica you used on the tabs?i’m a newbie and i use a 10 hole diatonic in key of c and i’m having an extremely hard time figuring out how to play the notes as they’re supposed to be played.

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    • JP Allen

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      Hey Gar, you can play this in any key really, key of c is fine if that’s what you have. I’m not sure what key the actual song is played in, but I think it’s A just off the top of my head. jp

      Reply

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