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3 Am Bass

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3 AM (Bassline)
As recorded by Matchbox 20




 

 

Gtr I (Eb Ab Db Gb) - 'Staff'


  Q=108
 4/4
  Gtr I
  W          W          W          H     E.  S  +E   E
|----------|----------|----------|------14--------------|
|----------|----------|----------|----------14-(14)-----|
|----------|----------|----------|------------------14--|
|----------|----------|----------|----------------------|


  E. S E E +S  S E E E   E. S E E +S  S E E E   E. S E E +S  S E E E
|----------------------|----------------------|----------------------|
|--------0-(0)---0-----|----------------------|----------------------|
|-0--0-0---------------|--------5-(5)---5-----|--------5-(5)---5-----|
|------------------2-4-|-5--5-5-----------2-4-|-5--5-5-----------2-4-|


  E. S E E +S  S E S S S S   H    +Q.   E   H    +H       E. S E E +S  S E E E
|--------------------------|--------------|-------------|----------------------|
|--------------------------|--------------|-------------|----------------------|
|--------5-(5)---5-----7-9-|-7----(7)-----|-5----(5)----|--------5-(5)---5-----|
|-5--5-5-----------7-9-----|------------5-|-------------|-5--5-5-----------2-4-|


  E. S E E +S  S E E S S   S S E +Q   +H
|------------------------|-------------------|
|------------------------|-------------------|
|--------5-(5)---5-------|-7-9-7-(7)--(7)----|
|-5--5-5-------------7-9-|-------------------|


  E E +Q   +H       +S  S E +S  S E Q  E E
|-----------------|-------------------------|
|-----------------|-------------------------|
|---5-(5)--(5)----|-(5)-------------5--5----|
|-5---------------|-------5-(5)-5-5------2--|


  E E +S  S E Q  E E   S S S S Q  +H
|--------------------|-------------------|
|--------------------|-------------------|
|-------------5--5---|-----7-9-7--(7)----|
|-4-5-(5)-5-5--------|-7-9---------------|


  +E  E Q  +H       +Q   E. S E E +S  S E
|-----------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------------|
|-(7)---5--(5)----|-(5)---------5-(5)---5-|
|-----5-----------|------5--5-5-----------|


  E E E. S E E +S  S E   E S S S S E +S  S E S S E   E E E E E E Q
|----------------------|---------------------9-----|-7-----7-----7---|
|----------------------|-------------------9-------|---9-------7-----|
|------------5-(5)---5-|-------7-9-7-(7)-----------|-----7---5-------|
|-2-4-5--5-5-----------|---7-9---------------------|-----------------|


  E E +S  S E E E Q    E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------9--|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-7-------------9----|-9---------------|---------------2-|-2-2-0-0-0--------|
|---5-(5)-----7------|---7-----5-5-5-5-|-5-4-2-0-0-0-0---|-----------4-5-7--|
|--------------------|-----7-----------|-----------------|------------------|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E S S
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|--------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|--------------------|
|---------------7-|-7-7-5-5-5-4-5-7-|---------------7-|-7-7-5-5-5-4-5-7----|
|-0-2-4-5-5-5-5---|-----------------|-0-2-4-5-5-5-5---|--------------------|


  E E E E E E E S S   E E Q  +H
|-------------------|---------------|
|-------------------|-----0--(0)----|
|-7-5-7-9-9---9-7---|---0-----------|
|-----------9-------|-2-------------|


  +Q   +S  S E +S  S E Q    E E E E +S  S E Q
|-------------------------|--------------------|
|-(0)--(0)-------------0--|-0------------------|
|------------0-(0)-0-0----|-----------------5--|
|-------------------------|---2-4-5-(5)-5-5----|


  E E E E +S  S E Q    E E E E +S  S E Q
|--------------------|--------------------|
|--------------------|--------------------|
|-5---------------5--|-5---------------5--|
|---2-4-5-(5)-5-5----|---2-4-5-(5)-5-5----|


  E S S S S E +H       +Q   E E +H
|--------------------|-----------------|
|--------------------|-----------------|
|-5-----7-9-7-(7)----|-(7)----5-(5)----|
|---7-9--------------|------5----------|


  +Q   +S  S E +S  S E Q    E E E E +S  S E Q
|-------------------------|--------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------|
|-(5)--(5)-------------5--|-5---------------5--|
|------------5-(5)-5-5----|---2-4-5-(5)-5-5----|


  E E S S S S H      +Q.   E H
|------------------|--------------|
|------------------|--------------|
|-5-------7-9-7----|-(7)-----5----|
|-----7-9----------|-------5------|


  +H     E. S E E   +S  S E E E E. S E E
|-----------------|----------------------|
|-----------------|----------------------|
|-(5)-----------5-|-(5)---5------------5-|
|--------5--5-5---|---------2-4-5--5-5---|


  +S  S E E S S S S E +Q     +H     E E +Q
|--------------------------|-----------------|
|--------------------------|-----------------|
|-(5)---5-------7-9-7-(7)--|-(7)------5-(5)--|
|-----------7-9------------|--------5--------|


  +H     +S  S E +S  S E   Q  E E E E +S  S E   Q  E E S S S S Q
|------------------------|--------------------|--------------------|
|------------------------|--------------------|--------------------|
|-(5)----(5)-------------|-5--5---------------|-5--5-------7-9-7---|
|--------------5-(5)-5-5-|------2-4-5-(5)-5-5-|--------7-9---------|


  E S S E E E E E E   E E +S  S E Q  E E
|---9-----7-----7---|---7-(7)------------|
|-9---------9-------|-7---------7--------|
|-------------7---5-|-------------5----7-|
|-------------------|--------------------|


  E E +S  S E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|---9-(9)-------------|------------------|
|-9---------9---------|------------------|
|-------------7-----5-|-5-5-5-5-4-2-0-0--|
|---------------7-----|------------------|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----2-2-2-0-0-0-|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-0-0-------------|-4-5-7-----------|-----7-7-7-5-5-5-|-4-5-7-----------|
|-----------------|-------0-2-4-5-5-|-5-5-------------|-------0-2-4-5-5-|


  E E E E E E E E   E E S S E E E E E   E E S S E E E +Q     +H     +Q   Q
|-----------------|-------------------|--------------------|----------------|
|-----------------|-------------------|-------------0-(0)--|-(0)----(0)--0--|
|-----7-7-7-5-5-5-|-4-5-7---7-5-7-9-9-|---9-7-----0--------|----------------|
|-5-5-------------|-------------------|-9-------2----------|----------------|


  +E  E +Q   +Q   Q    +E  E +Q   +Q   Q
|-----2-(2)--(2)-----|-----2-(2)--(2)-----|
|-(0)-------------0--|-(0)-------------0--|
|--------------------|--------------------|
|--------------------|--------------------|


  +E  E +Q   +Q   Q    +E  E +Q   Q  E. S
|-----2-(2)--(2)-----|-----2-(2)----------|
|-(0)-------------0--|-(0)----------------|
|--------------------|------------2--0--0-|
|--------------------|--------------------|


  +E  E +Q   +H       +W           +W           +W
|-------------------|------------|------------|--------|
|-------------------|------------|------------|--------|
|-(0)-0-(0)--(0)----|-(0)--------|-(0)--------|-(0)----|
|-------------------|------------|------------|--------|


  +H     S S S S Q    +W           +H     S S E Q    +W
|-------------------|------------|------------2----|--------|
|------------2-4-2--|-(2)--------|-(2)----2-4------|--------|
|-(0)----2-4--------|------------|--------------0--|-(0)----|
|-------------------|------------|-----------------|--------|


  +H     S S S S Q    +W           +H     S S E Q    +W
|-------------------|------------|------------2----|--------|
|------------2-4-2--|-(2)--------|-(2)----2-4------|--------|
|-(0)----2-4--------|------------|--------------0--|-(0)----|
|-------------------|------------|-----------------|--------|


  +H     S S S S Q    +W           +Q   S S S S H      +W
|-------------------|------------|------2------------|--------|
|------------2-4-2--|-(2)--------|-(2)----2----------|--------|
|-(0)----2-4--------|------------|------------2-0----|-(0)----|
|-------------------|------------|-------------------|--------|


  +Q   Q  Q  Q    Q  E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|------2--------|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|---------2--2--|-2--2---0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-------------|
|-(0)-----------|------0---------|-----------------|-----4-2-0-0-0-0-|
|---------------|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-2-2-2-0-0-0-----|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-------------4-5-|-7---------------|-7-7-7-5-5-5-4-5-|-7---------------|
|-----------------|---0-2-4-5-5-5-5-|-----------------|---0-2-4-5-5-5-5-|


  E E E E E E E E   S S E E E E E E E   S S E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-------------------|-------------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-------------------|---------0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-------------|
|-7-7-7-5-5-5-4-5-|-7---7-5-7-9-9---9-|-7-----0-----------|-----4-2-0-0-0-0-|
|-----------------|---------------9---|-----2-------------|-----------------|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-2-2-2-0-0-0-----|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-------------4-5-|-7-7-------------|-7-7-7-5-5-5-4-5-|-7-7-------------|
|-----------------|-----2-4-5-5-5-5-|-----------------|-----2-4-5-5-5-5-|


  E E E E E E E E   S S E E E E E E E   S S E E E +H       +W
|-----------------|-------------------|------------------|--------|
|-----------------|-------------------|---------0-(0)----|-(0)----|
|-7-7-7-5-5-5-4-5-|-7---7-5-7-9-9---9-|-7-----0----------|--------|
|-----------------|---------------9---|-----2------------|--------|


  +W           +H     H
|------------|-------------*|
|-(0)--------|-(0)---------*|
|------------|-------------*|
|------------|-------------*|




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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
 - 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 -  = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths



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