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Specials, Nite Club Bass tabs (ver.1)

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Nite Club Bass tabs (ver.1)

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                Hey, I've seen various tabs of this song.  Some of them are
fairly close but some of them are pretty off.  I'm in a Ska 
band myself and we cover this song...so I think I'll try to 
tab it out the right way...

Intro (you can mess around with it if you want)

G:-------------------------------------------------|
D:-------------------------------------------------|
A:------------5---55---76-----------5--567-567-567-|
E:-5---55--57-------------5--55--57----------------|

Then when the Terry goes "Spending Money...On!" play:

G:------------------ 
D:------------------  * Keep in mind that this is played
A:----5-----6-------    after every chorus
E:-77---7-----------


Verse (now the fun starts!) note, there is no bass
during the first verse when Terry is singing...

G:--------------------------|-----------7-7-----|
D:--------------------------|-------------------|
A:-7----------7-----5---5---|-7---------------5-|
E:---0-0--5-7-----7---7---7-|----0-0--------7---|

*** (^) signifies a slide (7th to 10th fret) *** 

G:--------------------------|---------------12---11---7---8-
D:--------------------------|-------------------------------
A:-7----------7-----5---5---|-7--------7^10----9----5---6---
E:---0-0--5-7-----7---7---7-|----0-0------------------------

Little fill before the first chorus

G:-------------------
D:-----4---5---6-----
A:-------------------
E:-0-2---3---4-------

Chorus

G:---------------------------|-----------------------------
D:-77--------7------44-55-77-|-77--------7-----------------
A:----9--7-9----5-5----------|----9--7-9----5-5--33-22-00--
E:---------------------------|-----------------------------

*Play first segment again followed by the 
"Spending Money...On!" riff 


Bass Solo

segment 1                   segment 2           

G:-------------------------|--------7-77-7-777-|
D:-------------------------|-------------------|
A:-7----------7----5---5---|-7-----------------|
E:---0-0--5-7----7---7---7-|----0-0------------|

segment 3 (slide!)        segment 4 (notice the slide)

G:---------12^13--12-13--|--------------------------|
D:---------11-12--11-12--|-------------5----6-------|
A:-7---------------------|-7--------4^6-6--7-75-----|
E:----0-0----------------|----0-0-------------------|

segment 5

G:---7---8---9---10---11---10---9---8--
D:-------------------------------------
A:-5---6---7---8----9----8----7---6----
E:-------------------------------------

Bass Solo segment order: 1,2,1,3,1,4,1,5
* Segment 3 is using chords (Hit 2 notes at one time.)


Then the third verse starts...there's no bass at first...but 
when Terry screams "and the beer tasters just like p**s!", he 
uses this fill to get back into his bassline...

G:----12---11---7---8----
D:-----------------------
A:-10----9----5---6------
E:-----------------------

Outro

G:--------------
D:--------------
A:----5---6--7--
E:-77---7-------

Well I hope you agree that if this is not perfect, that 
it's pretty close.  Enjoy...and don't forget the slides
because they're vital.

Adam,

The Royal Noise Brigade (My Ska Band!)
            

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