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Van Morrison's "Stranded"?
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Can anyone direct me to a source for the sheet music (or lead sheet) for Van Morrison's "Stranded" ?

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Re: Van Morrison's "Stranded"?
newbert #2879668 08/14/19 10:47 PM
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Hi there,
I know quite some time has passed, but I was wondering if you had any success in finding the piano sheet music for Stranded? I have scoured the internet but have found nothing. You would think it must exist, but it is certainly well hidden!
Thanks!

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Originally Posted by kalgo
Hi there,
I know quite some time has passed, but I was wondering if you had any success in finding the piano sheet music for Stranded? I have scoured the internet but have found nothing. You would think it must exist, but it is certainly well hidden!
Thanks!


This melody sounds like a paraphrase on "At Last" , and it is not surprising that there is no demand for its notes - unlike the second song tune :
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0qRwWCBjjYA
http://www.forpiano.com/FILEX/A/8d0v8s8v0a/etta_james--at_last.pdf

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I've only heard this for the first time now but it SEEMS like it's just chording and some riffing / fills going on. Nothing that couldn't be copied by someone with a bit of experience.

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Originally Posted by PianoWVBob
I'. Nothing that couldn't be copied by someone with a bit of experience.
The combination of the most standard song harmony and a similarly independent melodic line , not suffering from originality, pushes the very talented performer towards vocal ornamentation; which is just not easy to transcribe, and not just for beginners.

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Sounds like Eb Cm Fm Bb repeated. I'm not near a piano. Try picking out the melody in the key of Eb or just sing to the groove.


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