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From: Dave Musicant (musicant@suba.com)

BASS TAB FOR:
Song: That Thing You Do! (by the Wonders)
from the motion picture soundtrack
Written by A. Schlesinger
Transcribed by Dave Musicant

Here's my very first tab - I decided it was finally time to pay back for all
I've found on the net!

The following tab is the bass line which I've developed for playing along with
my band. We play with only one guitar (instead of two like in the original),
and our guitarist is largely a rhythm guitarist. As such, the bass takes on the
dual role of providing the main riff, as well as providing the bass line.

I pulled the guitar riff elements from the excellent tab work by Mike Richards.



    You                         doing that thing you             
||---------------------------|---------------------|-------------
||------------------------2--|---------------------|-------------
||---------------2--2--4-----|---------4--------6--|-------------
||---0--0--3--4--------------|---5--5-----7--7-----|-------------
                                                                 

do                          Breaking my heart in                 
-------------------------|---------------------|-----------------
----------------------2--|---------------------|-----------------
-------------2--2--4-----|---------4--------6--|-----------------
-0--0--3--4--------------|---5--5-----7--7-----|-----------------
                                                                 

to a million          pieces          like you always            
-------------------|---------------|---------------------|-------
-------------1--2--|---4-----4-----|---4-----4--4--2-----|-------
-4--4--4--4--------|------4--------|------4-----------4--|-------
-------------------|---------------|---------------------|-------
                                                                 

do              And    You                                       
--------------------|---------------------------|----------------
--------------------|------------------------2--|----------------
-------4---------6--|---------------2--2--4-----|----------------
-5--5-----7--7------|---0--0--3--4--------------|----------------
                                                                 

don't mean to be      cruel                                      
-------------------|---------------------------|-----------------
-------------------|------------------------2--|-----------------
-------4--------6--|---------------2--2--4-----|-----------------
-5--5-----7--7-----|---0--0--3--4--------------|-----------------
                                                                 

You never even        knew about   the heart  ache               
-------------------|-----------------------|------------|--------
-------------------|----------------1---2--|---4-----4--|--------
-------4--------6--|---4--4--4--4----------|------4-----|--------
-5--5-----7--7-----|-----------------------|------------|--------
                                                                 

I've been going          through      Well I                     
----------------------|-------------------|----------------------
----------------------|-------------------|----------------------
-5--5--5--5-----------|-------------------|----------------------
----------------------|---7--5--3--7---7--|----------------------
                                                                 

   try and try  to  for-         -get   you girl, but it's       
------------------------------|-------------------------|--------
-----------------1---2--------|---4---------4-----------|--------
----4--4----------------------|----------4--------------|--------
------------------------------|-------------------------|--------
                                                                 

just so hard to do              Every time you                   
-------------|---------------|---------------|-------------------
-------------|---------------|---------------|-------------------
-7--7--7--7--|---------------|---7-----7--7--|-------------------
-------------|---5--7--3--0--|------5--------|-------------------
                                                                 

do that   thing you    do!                                       
--------------------|------------------------|-------------------
--------------------|------------------------|-------------------
-----------------6--|---7--------------4--7--|-------------------
-5--5--4---7--7-----|------5--5--7--7--------|-------------------
                                                                 

                           I                                     
------------------------|---------------------------|------------
------------------------|------------------------2--|------------
------------------------|---------------2--2--4-----|------------
---7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|---0--0--3--4--------------|------------
                                                                 

know all the games you   play                                    
----------------------|---------------------------|--------------
----------------------|------------------------2--|--------------
-------4--------6-----|---------------2--2--4-----|--------------
-5--5-----7--7--------|---0--0--3--4--------------|--------------
                                                                 

and I'm gonna         find a way to         let you              
-------------------|---------------------|---------------|-------
-------------------|---------------1--2--|---4-----4-----|-------
-------4--------6--|---4--4--4--4--------|------4--------|-------
-5--5-----7--7-----|---------------------|---------------|-------
                                                                 

know that you'll be mine some  day             'cause            
----------------------------|-------------------------|----------
-4-----4--4--2--------------|-------------------------|----------
----4-----------4-----------|---------4---------6-----|----------
----------------------------|---5--5-----7--7---------|----------
                                                                 

We                          could be happy can't you             
-------------------------|------------------------|--------------
----------------------2--|------------------------|--------------
-------------2--2--4-----|---------4--------6-----|--------------
-0--0--3--4--------------|---5--5-----7--7--------|--------------
                                                                 

see                         If you only let me                   
-------------------------|---------------------|-----------------
----------------------2--|---------------------|-----------------
-------------2--2--4-----|---------4--------6--|-----------------
-0--0--3--4--------------|---5--5-----7--7-----|-----------------
                                                                 

be the one   to  hold   you          and keep you here with      
---------------------|------------|------------------------|-----
--------------1---2--|---4-----4--|------------------------|-----
-4--4--4--4----------|------4-----|---5--5--5--5-----------|-----
---------------------|------------|------------------------|-----
                                                                 

me           Well I    try and try  to  for-                     
-----------------|--------------------------------|--------------
-----------------|-------------------1---2--------|--------------
-----------------|------4--4----------------------|--------------
-7--5--3--7---7--|--------------------------------|--------------
                                                                 

-get   you girl, but itjust so hard to do                        
--------------------|---------------|---------------|------------
-4---------4--------|---------------|---------------|------------
--------4-----------|---7--7--7--7--|---------------|------------
--------------------|---------------|---5--7--3--0--|------------
                                                                 

Every time you  do that   thing you                              
-------------|----------------------|----------------------------
-------------|----------------------|----------------------------
-7-----7--7--|-------------------6--|----------------------------
----5--------|---5--5--4---7--7-----|----------------------------
                                                                 

do!                                                              
----------------------|--------------------------|---------------
----------------------|--------------------------|---------------
-7--------------4--7--|--------------------------|---------------
----5--5--7--7--------|-----7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|---------------
                                                                 

I don't ask a lot girl                                           
-------------------------|--------------------------|------------
-------------------------|--------------------------|------------
-------------------------|--------------------------|------------
-5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|------------
                                                                 

but I know one thing's for sure                                  
-------------------------|--------------------------|------------
-------------------------|--------------------------|------------
-4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--|--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--|------------
-------------------------|--------------------------|------------
                                                                 

It's the love I haven't got girl                                 
-------------------------|--------------------------|------------
-4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--|--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--|------------
-------------------------|--------------------------|------------
-------------------------|--------------------------|------------
                                                                 

and I just can't take it    anymore                              
-------------------------|---------------------------|-----------
-------------------------|---------------------------|-----------
-------------------------|---------------------------|-----------
-7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|---8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--|-----------
                                                                 

                           [Guitar solo]                         
------------------------|---------------------------|------------
------------------------|------------------------2--|------------
------------------------|---------------2--2--4-----|------------
7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|---0--0--3--4--------------|------------
                                                                 

                                                                 
------------------|--------------------------|-------------------
------------------|-----------------------2--|-------------------
------4--------6--|--------------2--2--4-----|-------------------
5--5-----7--7-----|--0--0--3--4--------------|-------------------
                                                                 

                                                                 
------------------|--------------------|-----------|-------------
------------------|--------------1--2--|--4-----4--|-------------
------4--------6--|--4--4--4--4--------|-----4-----|-------------
5--5-----7--7-----|--------------------|-----------|-------------
                                                                 

                                    'Cause                       
------------------|---------------------------|------------------
4-----4--4--2-----|---------------------------|------------------
---4-----------4--|--------4---------6--------|------------------
------------------|--5--5-----7--7------------|------------------
                                                                 

we                          could be happy can't you             
-------------------------|------------------------|--------------
----------------------2--|------------------------|--------------
-------------2--2--4-----|---------4--------6-----|--------------
-0--0--3--4--------------|---5--5-----7--7--------|--------------
                                                                 

see                         If you'd only let me                 
-------------------------|---------------------|-----------------
----------------------2--|---------------------|-----------------
-------------2--2--4-----|---------4--------6--|-----------------
-0--0--3--4--------------|---5--5-----7--7-----|-----------------
                                                                 

be the one   to  hold   you          And keep you here with      
---------------------|------------|------------------------|-----
--------------1---2--|---4-----4--|------------------------|-----
-4--4--4--4----------|------4-----|---5--5--5--5-----------|-----
---------------------|------------|------------------------|-----
                                                                 

me           'Cause it hurts me so  just to     see you go        
--------------------|-----------------------|------------|-------
--------------------|----------------1---2--|---4-----4--|-------
--------------------|---4--4----------------|------4-----|-------
-7--5--3--7---7-----|-----------------------|------------|-------
                                                                 

around with someone   new       And if    I know you you're      
-------------------|-------------------|------------------|------
-------------------|-------------------|------------------|------
-7--7--7--7--------|-------------------|---7-----7--7-----|------
-------------------|---5--7--3---0-----|------5-----------|------
                                                                 

doing that   thing        Every day just                         
-----------------------|---------------|-------------------------
-----------------------|---------------|-------------------------
-------4------------6--|---7-----7--7--|-------------------------
-5--5---------7--7-----|------5--------|-------------------------
                                                                 

doing that   thing        I can't take you                       
-----------------------|------------------|----------------------
-----------------------|------------------|----------------------
--------------------6--|---7-----7--7-----|----------------------
-5--5--4------7--7-----|------5-----------|----------------------
                                                                 

doing that thing you  do!                                        
-------------------|------------|-----------------||-------------
-------------------|------------|-----------2--2--||-------------
-------------------|------------|--------2--------||-------------
-5--3--5--5--------|---5--3--0--|--0--3-----------||-------------
                                                                 



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natural_talentz wrote on December 6 2006, 06:27 am

nice work! very good =) 10+

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P Vy wrote on May 11 2007, 11:34 am

wow...its nice..but very hard to play .. any tips ?

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applebuttaz wrote on May 7 2013, 06:37 am

practice.

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