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Weather Report, River People Bass tabs (ver.1)

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River People Bass tabs (ver.1)

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                RIVER PEOPLE (Bassline)
As recorded by Weather Report
(From the 1978 Album MR. GONE)



 Music by Jaco Pastorius

 

Gtr I (E A D G) - 'Standard'


  Moderate Funk Q=104
 4/4
  Gtr I
  Q    Wx3          Q  S S S S S S S S Q
|----|------------|--------9-9-----7-7----|
|----|------------|-----------------------|
|----|------------|----7-7-----5-5--------|
|----|------------|-----------------------|


  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   Q  S S S S S S S S Q
|-----9-9-----7-7-----------------|--------9-9-----7-7----|
|---------------------7-7-----5-5-|-----------------------|
|-7-7-----5-5---------------------|----7-7-----5-5--------|
|-----------------5-5-----3-3-----|-----------------------|


  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S     Q  S S S S S S S S Q
|-----9-9-----7-7-----------------||---------9-9-----7-7----|
|---------------------7-7-----5-5-||o-----------------------|
|-7-7-----5-5---------------------||o----7-7-----5-5--------|
|-----------------5-5-----3-3-----||------------------------|


  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   Q  S S S S S S S S Q
|-----9-9-----7-7-----------------|--------9-9-----7-7----|
|---------------------7-7-----5-5-|-----------------------|
|-7-7-----5-5---------------------|----7-7-----5-5--------|
|-----------------5-5-----3-3-----|-----------------------|


  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S    Q  S S S S S S S S Q
|-----9-9-----7-7-----------------||--------9-9-----7-7----|
|---------------------7-7-----5-5-||-----------------------|
|-7-7-----5-5---------------------||----7-7-----5-5--------|
|-----------------5-5-----3-3-----||-----------------------|


  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   Q  S S S S S S S S Q
|-----9-9-----7-7-----------------|--------9-9-----7-7----|
|---------------------7-7-----5-5-|-----------------------|
|-7-7-----5-5---------------------|----7-7-----5-5--------|
|-----------------5-5-----3-3-----|-----------------------|


  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S S S S S S S Q
|-----9-9-----7-7-----------------|---------------------8-------|
|---------------------7-7-----5-5-|-----2-2-----6-6---6---------|
|-7-7-----5-5---------------------|-----------------4-----------|
|-----------------5-5-----3-3-----|-0-0-----4-4-----------------|


  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S S S  S  S  S S Q
|-----9-9-----6-6-----4-4---------|-----------------------15-------|
|-----------------------------4-4-|-------------9-9----13----------|
|-7-7-----4-4-----2-2-------------|-----7-7---------11-------------|
|-------------------------2-2-----|-0-0-----7-7--------------------|


  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   Q  S S S S S S S S Q
|-----9-9-------------6-6---------|--------9-9-----7-7----|
|-------------6-6-------------4-4-|-----------------------|
|-7-7-------------4-4-------------|----7-7-----5-5--------|
|---------4-4-------------2-2-----|-----------------------|


  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   Q  S S S S S S S S Q
|-----9-9-----7-7-----------------|--------9-9-----7-7----|
|---------------------7-7-----5-5-|-----------------------|
|-7-7-----5-5---------------------|----7-7-----5-5--------|
|-----------------5-5-----3-3-----|-----------------------|


  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S S S S S S S Q
|-----9-9-------------7-7---------|-------------6-6-----7-7-----|
|-------------7-7-------------5-5-|-----2-2---------------------|
|-7-7-------------5-5-------3-----|---------4-4-----5-5---------|
|---------5-5-------------1-------|-0-0-------------------------|


  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S S S S S S S Q
|-----9-9-----6-6-----7-7---------|-------------6-6-----7-7-----|
|-----------------------------4-4-|-----2-2---------------------|
|-7-7-----4-4-----5-5-------------|---------4-4-----5-5---------|
|-------------------------2-2-----|-0-0-------------------------|


  1.                                  2.
  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S     S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|-----9-9-----6-6-----7-7----------||-----9-9-----7-7-----------------||
|-----------------------------7-7-o||---------------------7-7-----5-5-||
|-7-7-----4-4-----5-5-------------o||-7-7-----5-5---------------------||
|-------------------------5-5------||-----------------5-5-----3-3-----||


  S S S S S S S S S S S S Q    S S  S  S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|-------------7-7-----8-8----|-----10-10-----8-8------------------|
|-----3-3--------------------|-----------------------8-8-----6-6--|
|---------5-5-----6-6--------|-8-8-------6-6----------------------|
|-1-1------------------------|-------------------6-6-----4-4------|


  Q  S S  S  S S S S S Q    S S  S  S S S S S S S S S S E.
|--------10-10-----8-8----|-----10-10-------------8-8-------||
|-------------------------|---------------8-8---------------||
|----8-8-------6-6--------|-8-8---------------6-6-----------||
|-------------------------|-----------6-6-------------1-1---||


    Q  S S S S S S S S Q    S S  S  S S S S S S S S S S S S S
||---------7-7-----8-8----|-----10-10-----7-7-----8-8---------|
||o-----------------------|-------------------------------6-6-|
||o----5-5-----6-6--------|-8-8-------5-5-----6-6-------------|
||--1---------------------|---------------------------4-4-----|


  S S S S S S S S S S S S Q    S S  S  S S S S S S S S S S E. 12x
|-------------7-7-----8-8----|-----10-10-----7-7-----8-8-------||
|-----3-3--------------------|--------------------------------o||
|---------5-5-----6-6--------|-8-8-------5-5-----6-6----------o||
|-1-1------------------------|---------------------------1-1---||


    S S  S  S S S  S S  S  S S S +E   S  S
||------10-10---8--------------------10-10-|
||o-----------8---10---10-10---------------|
||o-8-8--------------8-------8-8-(8)-------|
||-----------------------------------------|


  S S  S S  S  S S S  S  S S  S  S S  S  S  4x
|---8----------------10-10---10-------------||
|-8---10---10-10-----------8----10---10-10-o||
|--------8-------8-8---------------8-------o||
|-------------------------------------------||


     S  E  S S S  S S S S S S +E   S  S
||--10-10-10---8------5-5---------10-10-|
||o----------8---10-------3-3-(3)-------|
||o-----------------8-------------------|
||--------------------------------------|


  S S  S S  S  S S S  S  S S  S  S S  S  S  3x
|---8----------------10-10---10-------------||
|-8---10---10-10-----------8----10---10-10-o||
|--------8-------8-8---------------8-------o||
|-------------------------------------------||


  S S  S  S S S  S S  S  S S S +E   S  S
|-----10-10---8--------------------10-10-|
|-----------8---10---10-10---------------|
|-8-8--------------8-------8-8-(8)-------|
|----------------------------------------|


  S S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  E  S
|-----10-10-------13-13-------15-15-17-17-17s==|
|----------------------------------------------|
|-8-8-------11-11-------13-13-------15-15-15s==|
|----------------------------------------------|


   Q.   E E S S +E   S  S   S S  S S  S  S S S  S  S S  S  S S  S  S
|-20\---------------10-10-|---8----------------10-10---10-------------|
|-------------------------|-8---10---10-10-----------8----10---10-10--|
|-18\-------8-8-(8)-------|--------8-------8-8---------------8--------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------------------------|


  S S  S  S S S  S S  S  S S S +E   S  S
|-----10-10---8--------------------10-10-|
|-----------8---10---10-10---------------|
|-8-8--------------8-------8-8-(8)-------|
|----------------------------------------|


  S S  S S  S  S S S  S  S S  S  S S  S  S
|---8----------------10-10---10------------|
|-8---10---10-10-----------8----10---10-10-|
|--------8-------8-8---------------8-------|
|------------------------------------------|


  S S  S  S S S  S S  S  S S S +E   S  S
|-----10-10---8--------------------10-10-|
|-----------8---10---10-10---------------|
|-8-8--------------8-------8-8-(8)-------|
|----------------------------------------|


  S S  S S  S  S S S  S  S S  S  S S  S  S
|---8----------------10-10---10------------|
|-8---10---10-10-----------8----10---10-10-|
|--------8-------8-8---------------8-------|
|------------------------------------------|


  S S  S  S S S  S S  S  S S S +E   S  S   W
|-----10-10---8--------------------10-10-|------*|
|-----------8---10---10-10---------------|------*|
|-8-8--------------8-------8-8-(8)-------|------*|
|----------------------------------------|------*|






Duration Legend
---------------
W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura
+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration)
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the
duration for.  Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests.  Multi-
bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for.  Low
melody durations appear below the staff

Tablature Legend
----------------
 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")
 s   - legato slide
 S   - shift slide
<n> - natural harmonic
[n]  - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
 ~   - vibrato
 tr  - trill
 T   - tap
 TP  - trem. picking
 PM  - palm muting
\n/  - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
 \n  - tremolo bar down
 n/  - tremolo bar up
/n\  - tremolo bar inverted dip
 =   - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
 <> - volume swell (louder/softer)
 x   - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
 o   - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

Misc Legend
-----------
 |  - bar
||  - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*|  - double bar (ending)
 :  - bar (freetime)
 $  - Segno
 &  - Coda
Tempo markers - <E/E./Q/Q./H/H.> = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths
            
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