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Smoke On The Water Bass Tab

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This is one of my favorite songs ever! The only sad part is that the bass doesn't play
the famous line. No one should have problems, 'cause this is 100% right. (I listen to
it about 15 times a day!)

  intro       [Pick up]
G|-----|     |-------|
D|-----| X15 |-------|
A|-----|     |-------|
E|-----|     |-0-1-2-|

 I've condensed the tab for space, but most of it is constant 8th notes.
   This is what bass plays at famous guitar line.
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|second time, instead of 3301, play 3012.
|--------------------3331---------| X2
|33333333333333333333-----3333301-|

  Verse 1:

|----------------------------------------------------------|
|------5------5-----------------5---3--------------3-------|
|-----------------------3-5-----------3--------3-5---5-3---|
|-3-3-----3-3----3-3--6-----3-3---------1-3--6-----------6-|

|----------------------------------------|
|------5------5-----5-5-5-------5--3-----|
|------------------------------------3---|
|-3-3----3-3----3-3--3-3---3-3---------1-|

|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------5------5----3/5-3----------------5--3----|
|---5-4-3-1-----------------------------5-3-1----------------3--|
|-3---------3-1-2-3-3----3-3-----3------------3-1--3-3---------1|

|-----------------------------------------------|
|---3/5-3-------------5------5----------3-5-----|
|---------5-3---3-------------------3-5-----3-5-|
|-3-----------6---3-3----3-3----3-3-------------|

|--------------------------------|
|------5--3--------3/5-3---------|
|-----------3------------5-3-----|
|-3-3---------1--3-----------6-3-|

  Chorus:

|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-(3)---------------------------------------------|
|-------------(4)---------------------------------|

|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|----1---1----------1---1-------(3)-----------------|
|-3----3---3-1-3--3---3---3-1------------(4)--0-1-2-|

|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|second time, instead of 3301, play 3012.
|--------------------3331---------| X2
|33333333333333333333-----3333301-|

  Verse 2:

|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|------5-------5-------5----------------5--3----------------------|
|---------------------------3-5--------------3------1---3---5---3-|
|-3-3-----3-3-----3-3-----6-----1--3-3---------1--3---3---3---3---|

|-------------------------------------------------------|
|------5------5-----5-5-5-------5--3---3--5-------------|
|------------------------------------3------5---3-5-----|
|-3-3----3-3----3-3--3-3---3-3----------------6-----1--2|

|------------------------------------------------------3---|
|------5------5-----5-5-5-------5--3-3-------------3-----3-|
|--------------------------------------3-------3-5---5-----|
|-3-3----3-3----3-3--3-3---3-3-----------1-3-6-------------|

|--------------------------------------------------------------|
|-5---5------5-----5------5---------5--3-------------3---3/5\3-|
|----------------------------------------3-------3-5-----------|
|---3----3-3---3-3----3-3-----3-3-3--------1--3--------3-------|

    Play chorus

  Guitar Solo: Some of the rhythms get a little tricky, so listen closely to the CD, Mp3, or whatever.

|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------3/5-3-------------------------3/5-3-------|
|-----3-5-------5-3-1---------1-3-5-3-6-------6-3---|
|-3-6-----------------3-1-2-3---------------------6-|

|----------------------------------------------------|
|---3/5-33---------3-5-------5-----3-----------------|
|----------5-1-3-5-----1-3-----3-5---1-3-1-------1-5-|
|-3------------------------3---------------3-1-3-----|

|-------------------3------------------------------|
|---5-3---------1/5--5-5-3------3--5---3-----------|
|-3-----6-3-1-3------------5-3-5---------5-3-1---1-|
|------------------------------------3---------3---|

|----------3---------------------------------------|
|-----3-4-5--5-5-3-----3-5-3-----------------3-5-3-|
|-3-5--------------3-6-------6-3-1--1--3--5--------|
|----------------------------------3--3--3--3-3-3--|

|-------------3-------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------3-----3-5-3----------------1-3-5-3-1-3-3/5-5-3--------------------|
|---1-3-5---5---------5-3-1---1-2-3----------------------5-3-1--1--(3)------|
|-3-------------------------3----------------------------------3--------(1)-|
   again, this line is condensed for space...
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------3331----------------------------3331---------|
|-0-1-2-33333333333333333333-----333331233333333333330123333-----3333012-|

   Verse 3: almost done!!!

|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----5------5------5--------------5----5---3--------------5------5-|
|---------------------1--3--5-------------------5---3---------------|
|-3-3----3-3----3-3------------3-3----3---3---3---3---3-3-----3-3---|

|------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----5-----3---------5------3------------5-3-------5------5-|
|-------3-5---1-3----------3----1--3--5-5-----5--------------|
|-3-3-------------3-3----1-----3--3--3----------3-3----3-3---|

|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----5-------5------5--3-------------5-3-----------5------5--|
|---------5--------5------3-----1-3-5-----5-3-1---------------|
|-3-3---3---3----3----------1-3-----------------3-3----3-3----|

|--------------------------------------------------|
|---5-3-------------------3--------------3/5-3-----|
|-------5-3-1-------1-3-5---3------1-3-5-------5---|
|-3-----------3-1-3------------1-3---------------3-|

  Play Chorus:

|---------|    |-------------5----3-------------|
|-----5-5-| X4 |-----5-5--------------5-3-------|                            
|---------|    |---------3-3---1----------5-1-3-| 
|-3-3-----|    |-3-3----------------3-----------|

 Play the part above 2 times, but second time, the second part changes to this...
|-------------5----3---------------|
|-----5-5--------------------------|
|---------3-3---1------1-5-4-3-3-1-|
|-3-3----------------3-------------|

   Outro:
|---------|    |-----5-5---3-------------|
|-----5-5-| X5 |-------------------------|
|---------|    |-3-3-----1---1-------1-5-|
|-3-3-----|    |---------------3-1-3-----|

   Repeat outro and fade....
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mayhem101 wrote on March 26 2006, 02:28 pm

Nice tab man. It help that u had the sheet music lol.

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fire stick wrote on April 6 2006, 06:49 pm

he can't of had the sheet music, if he did where is the missing fills????

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fire stick wrote on April 6 2006, 06:50 pm

it don' thave the fill

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