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Boom Like That Tab

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                                               Mark Knopfler - Boom, Like That
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Album: Shangri-La [2004]

Tuning: Standard - EADGBe

Capo 3 - All tabs are related to capo


Intro and how it's played during verses, chorus and solos - everything but the bridge;

        Em               G            Asus2        C      
e|---------------|---------------|------------|-----------|
B|---------0-----|---------0-----|------0-----|-------1---|
G|-----(0)-------|-----0---------|------------|-----------|
D|---2-------x-0-|---0-------x-0-|---2----x-0-|-2---2-----|
A|---------------|---------------|-0----------|---3-----3-|
E|-0-------------|-3-------------|------------|-----------|
                                             C
e|---------------|---------------|------------------------|
B|---------0-----|---------0-----|---------1--------------|
G|-----0---------|-----0---------|-----0------------------|
D|---2-------x-0-|---0-------x-0-|---2---2----------------|
A|---------------|---------------|-3----------------------|
E|-0-------------|-3-------------|--------------3-2-------|

             Em
I'm going to San Bernardino
 G               Asus2  C 
ring-a-ding-ding
 Em
Milkshake mixers
 G                C
that's my thing, now
 Em
These guys bought
 G                 Asus2  C
a heap of my stuff
      Em
And i gotta see a good thing
 G            C
sure enough, now


     Then these chords is strummed once without any capo by the second
     guitarist while the picking is going on as usual. Note that these chords 
     is exactly the same as in the verse but without a capo.
                  
                 Gm         
          Or my name's not kroc
                  Bb              C     D#
          that's kroc with a 'k'
               Gm
          Like 'crocodile'
                    Bb                  D#
          but not spelled that way, yeah
                Gm
          It's dog eat dog
           Bb          C    D#
          rat eat rat 
          Kroc-style
          boom, like that

e|--------------------------|
B|-3-0----------------------|
G|-----0-2------------------|
D|------------2-0-----0-----|
A|----------------2-0---2---|
E|------------------------3-|

     Em 
The folks line up
    G               Asus2  C
all down the street
         Em
And I'm seeing this girl
 G                   C
devour her meat, now
          Em
And then I get it, wham
     G          Asus2  C
as clear as day
    Em
My pulse begins to hammer
       G               C
and I hear a voice say

   Bridge;

 Em
These boys have got this down
 C/G (G as bass note)
Oughtta be a one of these
 D
in every town
 Em
These boys have got the touch
 C/G
It's clean as a whistle
         D
and it don't cost much
 Em
Wham, bam you don't wait long
 C/G
Shake, fries
 D
patty, you're gone
 Em
And how about that friendly name?
       C/G
Heck, every little thing
         D
oughtta stay the same


     One strum only again by second guitarist.

                Gm         
         Or my name's not kroc
                 Bb              C     D#
         that's kroc with a 'k'
              Gm
         Like 'crocodile'
                   Bb                  D#
         but not spelled that way, now
               Gm
         It's dog eat dog
          Bb          C    D#
         rat eat rat
          Gm
         Dog eat dog
          Bb             D#
         rat eat rat, now
                 Gm
         Oh, it's dog eat dog
          Bb         C  D#
         rat eat rat
          Gm
         Kroc-style
         boom, like that

e|--------------------------|
B|-3-0----------------------|
G|-----0-2------------------|
D|------------2-0-----0-----|
A|----------------2-0---2---|
E|------------------------3-|

First solo - 2:19

e|---------------------------------|
B|----5----------5-7-5-------------|
G|-/4---4/7~~~b--------7-4---------|
D|-------------------------5-------|
A|---------------------------7--5--|
E|---------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------|
B|-------------------------7-7-----|
G|-----7-----7-----7-----7-----7b--|
D|-7-9---7-9---7-9---7-9-----------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|-9b--7--9--7-9-7----9-7----------|
D|------------------------9-5------|
A|----------------------------7----|
E|---------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------|
B|-3----3--------0-----------------|
G|---2b---2b-0-2---0--2------------|
D|----------------------2----------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|

Em
You gentlemen
      G         Asus2  C
ought to expand
 Em 
You're going to need
     G              C
a helping hand, now
 Em
So, gentlemen
       G             Asus2  C
well, what about me?
 Em
We'll make a little 
        G             C
business history, now


     One strum only again by second guitarist.

                Gm         
         Or my name's not kroc
          Bb           C     D#
         Call me Ray
              Gm
         Like 'crocodile'
                   Bb                  D#
         but not spelled that way, yeah
               Gm
         It's dog eat dog
          Bb          C    D#
         rat eat rat 
          Gm
         Kroc-style
         boom, like that

e|--------------------------|
B|-3-0----------------------|
G|-----0-2------------------|
D|------------2-0-----0-----|
A|----------------2-0---2---|
E|------------------------3-|

Second solo - 3:23

e|------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------8----|
G|-7b--7b-4-7~----7b--7-4--------------7---7---9~-|
D|------------------------5--------7-9---9--------|
A|--------------------------7~--------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------|

e|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|-9-11b--11-9--------9-7-------------------------|
D|-------------9b---------9-5---------4-----------|
A|----------------------------7---5-7---5-7~------|
E|------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-----2/4--2--------------------|
D|-4-5--------5-4-2~-------------|
A|-------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------|

         Em
Well we build it up
       G          Asus2  C
and I buy 'em out
     Em
But, man they made me
 G               C 
grind it out, now
      Em
They open up a new place
 G            Asus2  C 
flipping meat
  Em
So I do, too
       G                C
right across the street

Bridge;

 Em
I got the name, I need the town
 C/G
they sell up in the end
        D
And it all shuts down
 Em
sometimes you gotta be an S.O.B.
     C/G                  D
you wanna make a dream reality
 Em
Competition, send 'em south
    C/G
If they're gonna drown
       D
put a hose in their mouth
   Em
Do not pass 'go', go straight to hell
 C/G          D
I smell that meat hook smell


     One strum again by second (as first going on as usual)

                Gm         
         Or my name's not kroc
                 Bb              C     D#
         that's kroc with a 'k'
              Gm
         Like 'crocodile'
                   Bb                  D#
         but not spelled that way, now
               Gm
         It's dog eat dog
          Bb          C    D#
         rat eat rat
          Gm
         Dog eat dog
          Bb             D#
         rat eat rat, now
                 Gm
         Oh, it's dog eat dog
          Bb         C  D#
         rat eat rat
          Gm
         Kroc-style
         boom, like that

Third solo/outro - 4:59

e|--------------------------------------|
B|---5-8-7-5----------------------------|
G|-7b--------7--------7-9---------------|
D|-------------9~---------9-7-5---------|
A|------------------------------7-------|
E|--------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------|
B|---------------------5-7-8-7-5--------|
G|-4-4~-----4--------7b----------7------|
D|--------7---5--------------------9~---|
A|--------------7~----------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------|
B|----5-7-5---5-------------------------|
G|-7b-------4---4-----------------------|
D|----------------5---------------------|
A|------------------7~------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------7-7----------|
G|-----7-----7-----7-----7-----9~-------|
D|-7-9---7-9---7-9---7-9----------------|
A|--------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------|
B|----5-7-7b7-5-------------------8-----|
G|-x7------------7-4~---7-9-7-9-9---9---|
D|--------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------|
B|-----12~---12-------------------------|
G|-14b----------14-12-------------------|
D|--------------------14~-----x12-11-9~-| ... fading out
A|--------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|
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Dill69 wrote on October 20 2010, 03:04 am

Great, appreciate the hard work!

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Dill69 wrote on November 26 2010, 12:32 am

awesome, just can't get the tone right... :(

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