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Family Tree Bass Tab

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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------##

Artist: Megadeth
Track: Family Tree
Album: Youthanasia

Tuning: Eb

Notes: This song was actually tuned down to B Standard on the bass, because 
Ellefson used 5-string basses. As I do not own a 5-string, I 

thought I'd transcribe it for those who don't either. So, some notes will be off, 
such as the intro, which did not come out the way I wanted 

it to, since I had to make the notes lower than an Eb an octave higher. But 
otherwise, this should be accurate.  
           

  Q=125
 4/4

  H    +Q.   E    H     +Q.    E   H    +Q.   E    H     +Q.    E
|--------------|-----------------|--------------|------------------|
|--------------|-----------------|--------------|------------------|
|--------------|-----------------|--------------|------------------|
|-0----(0)---0-|-10----(10)---10-|-8----(8)---8-|-10----(10)---10--|


  H    +Q.   E   H    +Q.   E   H    +Q.   E   H.      E E
|--------------|--------------|--------------|-------------|
|--------------|--------------|--------------|-------------|
|--------------|--------------|--------------|-0---------0-|
|-0----(0)---0-|-2----(2)---2-|-3----(3)---3-|-------------|


  H    +E.  S +Q     Q.   E +E  E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|------------------|-4----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|----------/4-(4)--|------5-(5)-2-----|-----------------|---------------0-|
|-2----(2)---------|--------------5-2-|-----------------|-------------2---|
|------------------|------------------|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-2-0-3-0-----|


  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
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-----0-------0---|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-0-2---2-0-2---2-|-----------------|-------------0-2-|
|-----------------|-----------------|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-----|


  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
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0---0-2-|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------2-----|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0---0-2-|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------3-----|


  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
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-1-1-1-1-1---2---|-----------------|-----------------|
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-----------2---2-|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|


  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
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|


  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
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|
|-----------------|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-----------------|-------5-(5)-2-----|
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-----------------|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3---------5-2-|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|


  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
|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|-------5-(5)-2-----|
|-----------------|---------------3-|-(3)-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3---------5-2-|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|-------------------|-------------------|


                                    Q=125
  H    +Q.   E    E E E E E E E E   Q  E E E E E E   +E  E E E E E E E
|--------------|-/4-2-------------|----------------|-------------------|
|--------------|------5-4---2-----|-2------5-4---2-|-(2)-------1-----2-|
|-2----(2)---2-|----------5---2-3-|----------------|-------------2-----|
|--------------|------------------|----0-0-----0---|-----0-0-0-----0---|


  +E  E E E E E E E   +E  E E E +H       Q  E E E E E E   +E  E E E E E E E
|-------------------|------------------|----------------|-------------------|
|-(2)-------5-4---2-|-(2)--------------|-2------5-4---2-|-(2)-------1-----2-|
|-------------------|---------3-(3)----|----------------|-------------2-----|
|-----0-0-0-----0---|-----0-0----------|----0-0-----0---|-----0-0-0-----0---|


                Q=122
  +E  E E E E E E E   +W           E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-------------------|------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-(2)-------5-4-----|------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------3-|-(3)--------|-----------------|-------------0-2-|
|-----0-0-0-----0---|------------|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-----|


  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
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0---0-2-|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------2-----|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0---0-2-|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------3-----|


  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
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-1-1-1-1-1---2---|-----------------|-----------------|
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-----------2---2-|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|


  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
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|


  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
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|
|-----------------|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|-----------------|-------5-(5)-2-----|
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-----------------|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3---------5-2-|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|


  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
|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|-------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|-------5-(5)-2-----|
|-----------------|---------------3-|-(3)-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3---------5-2-|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|-------------------|-------------------|


                                   Q=125
  H    +Q.   E   E E E E E E E E   Q  E E E E E E   +E  E E E E E E E
|--------------|-4-2-------------|----------------|-------------------|
|--------------|-----5-4---2-----|-2------5-4---2-|-(2)-------1-----2-|
|-2----(2)---2-|---------5---2-3-|----------------|-------------2-----|
|--------------|-----------------|----0-0-----0---|-----0-0-0-----0---|


  +E  E E E E E E E   +E  E E E +H       Q  E E E E E E   +E  E E E E E E E
|-------------------|------------------|----------------|-------------------|
|-(2)-------5-4---2-|-(2)--------------|-2------5-4---2-|-(2)-------1-----2-|
|-------------------|---------3-(3)----|----------------|-------------2-----|
|-----0-0-0-----0---|-----0-0----------|----0-0-----0---|-----0-0-0-----0---|


  +E  E E E E E E E   +E  E E E +H       Q  E E E E E E   +E  E E E E E E E
|-------------------|------------------|----------------|-------------------|
|-(2)-------5-4---2-|-(2)--------------|-2------5-4---2-|-(2)-------1-----2-|
|-------------------|---------3-(3)----|----------------|-------------2-----|
|-----0-0-0-----0---|-----0-0----------|----0-0-----0---|-----0-0-0-----0---|


  +E  E E E E E E E   +E  E E E +H       Q  E E E E E E   +E  E E E E E E E
|-------------------|------------------|----------------|-------------------|
|-(2)-------5-4---2-|-(2)--------------|-2------5-4---2-|-(2)-------1-----2-|
|-------------------|---------3-(3)----|----------------|-------------2-----|
|-----0-0-0-----0---|-----0-0----------|----0-0-----0---|-----0-0-0-----0---|


                Q=122
  +E  E E E E E E E   +W           W          E E E E E E E E
|-------------------|------------|----------|-----------------|
|-(2)-------5-4-----|------------|----------|-----------------|
|-----------------3-|-(3)--------|-2--------|-----------------|
|-----0-0-0-----0---|------------|----------|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|


  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
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-------------0-0-|-----------------|-5-5-5-4-4-4-----|-----------------|
|-----------------|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-------------5-5-|-----------------|
|-2-2-2-3-3-3-----|-----------------|-----------------|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|


  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
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-------------0-0-|-----------------|-5-5-5-4-4-4-----|-----------------|
|-----------------|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-------------5-5-|-----------------|
|-2-2-2-3-3-3-----|-----------------|-----------------|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|


  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
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
|-----------------|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-3-3-3-3-2-2-2-2-|-----------------|
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|


                                                        Q=125
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   Q  E E E E E E
|-----------------|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-5-5-5-5-4-4-4-4-|----------------|
|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-----------------|-----------------|-2------5-4---2-|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|----0-0-----0---|


                                                             Q=125
  +E  E E E E E E E   +E  E E E E E E E   +E  E E E +H       Q  E E E E E E
|-------------------|-------------------|------------------|----------------|
|-(2)-------1-----2-|-(2)-------5-4---2-|-(2)--------------|-2------5-4---2-|
|-------------2-----|-------------------|---------3-(3)----|----------------|
|-----0-0-0-----0---|-----0-0-0-----0---|-----0-0----------|----0-0-----0---|


                                                             Q=125
  +E  E E E E E E E   +E  E E E E E E E   +E  E E E +H       Q  E E E E E E
|-------------------|-------------------|------------------|----------------|
|-(2)-------1-----2-|-(2)-------5-4---2-|-(2)--------------|-2------5-4---2-|
|-------------2-----|-------------------|---------3-(3)----|----------------|
|-----0-0-0-----0---|-----0-0-0-----0---|-----0-0----------|----0-0-----0---|


                                                             Q=125
  +E  E E E E E E E   +E  E E E E E E E   +E  E E E +H       Q  E E E E E E
|-------------------|-------------------|------------------|----------------|
|-(2)-------1-----2-|-(2)-------5-4---2-|-(2)--------------|-2------5-4---2-|
|-------------2-----|-------------------|---------3-(3)----|----------------|
|-----0-0-0-----0---|-----0-0-0-----0---|-----0-0----------|----0-0-----0---|


                                                             Q=125
  +E  E E E E E E E   +E  E E E E E E E   +E  E E E +H       Q  E E E E E E
|-------------------|-------------------|------------------|----------------|
|-(2)-------1-----2-|-(2)-------5-4---2-|-(2)--------------|-2------5-4---2-|
|-------------2-----|-------------------|---------3-(3)----|----------------|
|-----0-0-0-----0---|-----0-0-0-----0---|-----0-0----------|----0-0-----0---|


                                                             Q=125
  +E  E E E E E E E   +E  E E E E E E E   +E  E E E +H       Q  E E E E E E
|-------------------|-------------------|------------------|----------------|
|-(2)-------1-----2-|-(2)-------5-4---2-|-(2)--------------|-2------5-4---2-|
|-------------2-----|-------------------|---------3-(3)----|----------------|
|-----0-0-0-----0---|-----0-0-0-----0---|-----0-0----------|----0-0-----0---|


                                                             Q=125
  +E  E E E E E E E   +E  E E E E E E E   +E  E E E +H       Q  E E E E E E
|-------------------|-------------------|------------------|----------------|
|-(2)-------1-----2-|-(2)-------5-4---2-|-(2)--------------|-2------5-4---2-|
|-------------2-----|-------------------|---------3-(3)----|----------------|
|-----0-0-0-----0---|-----0-0-0-----0---|-----0-0----------|----0-0-----0---|


  +E  E E E E E E E   +E  E E E E E E E   +E  E E E +H
|-------------------|-------------------|------------------*|
|-(2)-------1-----2-|-(2)-------5-4---2-|-(2)--------------*|
|-------------2-----|-------------------|---------3-(3)----*|
|-----0-0-0-----0---|-----0-0-0-----0---|-----0-0----------*|


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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