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Opeth, Blackwater Park Bass tabs (ver.1)

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Blackwater Park Bass tabs (ver.1)

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                h   - hammer-on
 p   - pull-off
 b   - bend
 pb  - pre-bend
 r   - bend release (if no number after the r, then release
immediately)
 /\  - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
 ~   - vibrato

The timing throughout the song should be exact.
The tuning is drop-d: D,A,D,G
The rhythm: Quadruple time, 4/4

Intro: [00:00]

	G----|----------------|
	D----|----------------|
	A----|----------------|
	D----|3---------------|  <---Do not let ring


Riff 1-1: [00:06] x5


G----|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D----|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A----|4-4-4-4-----4-4-4---4-4-4---4---|--------------------------------|
D----|------------------------------2-|3-3-3-3-----3-3-3---3-3-3---3-3-|


G----|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D----|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A----|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D----|7-7-7-7-----7-7-7---7-7-7---7-7-|1-1-1-1-----1-1-1---1-1-1---1-1-|

	Riff 1-2: [01:01] x1


G----|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D----|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A----|4-4-4-4-----4-4-4---4-4-4---4---|--------------------------------|
D----|------------------------------2-|3-3-3-3-----3-3-3---3-3-3---3-3-|


G----|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D----|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A----|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D----|7-7-7-7-----7-7-7---7-7-7---7-7-|1-1-1-1-----2-2-2p1h2h3/6-------|

		G----|--------------------------------|
		D----|--------------------------------|
		A----|--------------------------------|
		D----|2---2p0-2h3p2p0-2/6---0-6h7-----|

Riff 2: [01:14] x6


G----|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D----|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A----|------------------5-0-3-5-------|--4--b4r4-----------------------|
D---\|0-------------0---------------1-|0-------------5-6-5-0-3---0-6-7-|

First three bars quiet, then:


	G----|--------------------------------|
	D----|--------------------------------|
	A3-5-|1-------------------------------|
	D----|------5-----7-----3-----5---3-2-|


Riff 3: [01:53] x4

	  	      s= 0h6h7p6p0  but really fast

G----|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D----|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A----|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D----|0-------s-----1---0-6-----0---0-|0-------s-----1---0-6-----0---0-|


G----|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D----|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A----|----------------------------3-5-|1-------------------------------|
D----|0-------s-----1---0-6-----0-----|------5-----7-----3-----5---3-2-|


A long rest here for the bass


Riff 4-1: [05:14] x1


G------|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D------|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A------|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D0-3-5-|6---0---------------------0-3-5-|6---0---------------------0-3-5-|


G----|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D----|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A----|--------------------------0h3h5-|2-------------------------------|
D----|6---0---------------------------|------3-----7-----0-------0-3-5-|

Riff 4-2: [05:26] x3


G----|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D----|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A----|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D----|6---0-----------0---0-----0-3-5-|6---0-----------0---0-----0-3-5-|

					      [play this first and second time]  [play this the third
time]

G----|--------------------------------|--------------------------------||----------------------8---------|
D----|--------------------------------|--------------------------------||--------------------7---8-6-----|
A----|--------------------------0h3h5-|2-------------------------------||2-----------0---0h6---------6-0-|
D----|6---0-----------0---0-----------|------3-----7-----0-------0-3-5-||------3-------------------------|

Riff 5: [06:01] x4

        Play this first time
    G----|--------------------------------\-|
    D----|----------------------------------| \
    A----|7-------7-----6---6-6-------------|  \
    D----|----------------------------------|   \
                                                  \
        Play this second time                      \
    G----|--------------------------------------|--------------------------------|----------------------------|
    D----|--------2-----------------------------|--------------------------------|----------------------------|
        A----|------2---2---------------------------|5-----4-3-----------------------|5-----4-3---------------|
        D----|2-----------2-1---1-1-----------------|-----------1--0---3b3--r3-------|-----------1--0---3b3~--|
                                                   /
	Play this third and fourth time           /
    G----|---------------------------------|   /
    D----|---------------------------------|  /
    A----|---------------------------------| /
    D----|2---2-2-2-2-2-1-1-1---1-----1-1--|

Riff 6: [06:35] x4


G----|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D----|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A---/|4-4-4p3-------------4-4-4-2-----|--------------------------------|
D----|----------6-6-6h7-------------3-|3-3-3-1---3---1-1-1-1---3-5-----|


Riff 7: [06:58] x8

	G----|--------------------------------|
	D----|--------------------------------|
	A----|--------------------------------|
	D----|0-0---0-0---7-----7-5-5-6---3p0-|

Riff 6: [07:21] x4


Riff 8: [07:43] x8

	G----|--------------------------------|
	D----|--------------------------------|
	A----|--------5-0-3-5-----------------|
	D----|0-----------------3-3-3---3-3-3-|

Riff 9-1: [08:06] x4        Not too sure about this one :O)


G----|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D----|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A----|----5---3---5-----5-0-3-5-----5-|----5---0---------0h3h5p3p0h3h5-|
D----|0-------------0-------------0---|0-----------0-0-----------------|


G----|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D----|------------------------3h5p3---|--------------------------------|
A----|6-----3-----5---5-0h3h5---------|-----------------------5h6p5----|
D----|--------------------------------|3-----0-----3-----5-------------|

	Riff 9-2 [08:51] x2


G----|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D----|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A----|----3h5---------3h5---------3h5-|----3h5---------3h5---------3h5-|
D----|0-0-----0-0-0-0-----0-0-0-0-----|0-0-----0-0-0-0-----0-0-0-0-----|


G----|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D----|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A----|6-6-6-3-3-3-5-5-5---------------|--------------------------------|
D----|------------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|3-3-3-0-0-0-3-3-3-5-5-5-0-0-0-0-|


Riff 8: [09:14] x8


Bass quit for two bars, then:

Riff 9-1: [09:42] x1


G----|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D----|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A----|5-----0-----3-------------------|--------------------------------|
D----|------------------6-------------|7-----6-----3-----0-------------|


Riff 9-2: [09:42] x6


G----|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D----|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A----|5-5-5-0-0-0-3-3-3---------------|--------------------------------|
D----|------------------6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|7-7-7-6-6-6-3-3-3-6-6-6-6h7p6-6-|


G----|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D----|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A----|5-5-5-0-0-0-3-3-3---------------|--------------------------------|
D----|------------------6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|7-7-7-6-6-6-3-3-3-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|


Riff 10: [10:56] x8

	G----|--------------------------------|
	D----|--------------------------------|
	A----|------------0-5-6-5-----5-0-----|
	D----|0-------0-3---------7-5-----5-3-|
            
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