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Rubber Bullets - 10cc
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Tabbed by: axe victim

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Tuning: EADGBe


| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| s  slur - very rapid slide, sounds like one note
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato or sustain
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
| PM palm mute
|(13) ghost note
| <  pick scrape
| b  bend
| r  relax bend
| pb pre-bend
| ^  quarter tone bend
|(x7678x) chord shape
|(02:10) time marker



Another favourite by 10cc, from the album 10cc.  


Intro: 

Four bars of G5 (355xxx) 
Four bars of A5 (577xxx) 
Four bars of C5 (x355xx) 
five bars of D5 (x577xx) 


Verse: Boogie/shuffle triplet feel throughout...


___D5_______D6____D5__________D6____D5___________D6____D5__________D6______
 "I went    to    a  party at the       lo   -   cal      coun  -  ty... "
e|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
A|-12----12-14----12-12----12-14----12--12----12-14----12-12----12-14------|
E|-10----10-10----10-10----10-10----10--10----10-10----10-10----10-10------|

 | 1  -  -  2  -  -  3  -  -  4  -  - | 1  -  -  2  -  -  3  -  -  4  -  - |


___G5_______G6____G5__________G6____G5___________G6____G5__________G6______
 " jail...                                                         all the..."
e|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
A|-5-----5--7-----5--5-----5--7-----5-|-5-----5--7-----5--5-----5--7-------|
E|-3-----3--3-----3--3-----3--3-----3-|-3-----3--3-----3--3-----3--3-------|


___D5_______D6____D5__________D6____D5___________D6____D5__________D6______
  "cons     were     dancing  and   the band     be   -   gan      to..."
e|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
A|-12----12-14----12-12----12-14----12--12----12-14----12-12----12-14------|
E|-10----10-10----10-10----10-10----10--10----10-10----10-10----10-10------|


___G5_______G6____G5__________G6____G5___________G6____G5__________G6______
 " wail...                                                         but   the..."
e|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
A|-5-----5--7-----5--5-----5--7-----5-|-5-----5--7-----5--5-----5--7-------|
E|-3-----3--3-----3--3-----3--3-----3-|-3-----3--3-----3--3-----3--3-------|


___A5_______A6____A5__________A6____A5___________A6____A5__________A6______
  "guys     were     in    -  dis - creet...                       They  were..."
e|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
A|-7-----7--9-----7--7-----7--9-----7-|-7-----7--9-----7--7-----7--9-------|
E|-5-----5--5-----5--5-----5--5-----5-|-5-----5--5-----5--5-----5--5-------|


___G5_______G6____G5__________G6____G5___________G6____G5__________G6______
  "brawl    ing      in       the   street...                      At    the..."
e|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
A|-5-----5--7-----5--5-----5--7-----5-|-5-----5--7-----5--5-----5--7-------|
E|-3-----3--3-----3--3-----3--3-----3-|-3-----3--3-----3--3-----3--3-------|


___D________D6____D5__________D6________A5_______A6____A5__________A6______
  "lo   -    cal     dance    at    the lo   -   cal      coun     ty..."
e|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
A|-12----12-14----12-12----12-14------|-7-----7--9-----7--7-----7--9-------|
E|-10----10-10----10-10----10-10------|-5-----5--5-----5--5-----5--5-------|


___D5_______D6____D5__________D6______________A5___________________________
  "jail..."
e|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------|-------7--7-----7--7-----7--7-------|
A|-12----12-14----12-12----12-14----12--------7--7-----7--7-----7--7-------|
E|-10----10-10----10-10----10-10----10--------5--5-----5--5-----5--5-------|


Repeat verse.

Chorus:

"Load..."


___Bm______________________________________________________________A_______
  "up       load  up,         load  up                 with     Rubber..."
e|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
B|-3-----3--3-----3--3-----3--3-----3-|-3-----3--3-----3--3-----3----------|
G|-4-----4--4-----4--4-----4--4-----4-|-4-----4--4-----4--4-----4----------|
D|-4-----4--4-----4--4-----4--4-----4-|-4-----4--4-----4--4-----4----------|
A|-2-----2--2-----2--2-----2--2-----2-|-2-----2--2-----2--2-----2--0-------|
E|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|

 | 1  -  -  2  -  -  3  -  -  4  -  - | 1  -  -  2  -  -  3  -  -  4  -  - |


___G5______________________________________________________________________
  "bullets...                                                   I  love  to..."
e|-------3--3-----3--3-----3--3-----3-|-3-----3--3-----3--3-----3--3-------|
B|-------3--3-----3--3-----3--3-----3-|-3-----3--3-----3--3-----3--3-------|
G|-------4--4-----4--4-----4--4-----4-|-4-----4--4-----4--4-----4--4-------|
D|-------5--5-----5--5-----5--5-----5-|-5-----5--5-----5--5-----5--5-------|
A|-------5--5-----5--5-----5--5-----5-|-5-----5--5-----5--5-----5--5-------|
E|-3-----3--3-----3--3-----3--3-----3-|-3-----3--3-----3--3-----3--3-------|

 | 1  -  -  2  -  -  3  -  -  4  -  - | 1  -  -  2  -  -  3  -  -  4  -  - |



___Em___________________________________A__________________________________
  "hear     those    con      victs    squeal                      It's  a..."
  "shame    these   slugs     ain't     real                       But   we..."
e|-------0--0-----0--0-----0--0-------|------------------------------------|
B|-------0--0-----0--0-----0--0-------|-------2--2-----2--2-----2--2-------|
G|-------0--0-----0--0-----0--0-------|-------2--2-----2--2-----2--2-------|
D|-------2--2-----2--2-----2--2-------|-------2--2-----2--2-----2--2-------|
A|-------2--2-----2--2-----2--2-------|-0-----0--0-----0--0-----0--0-------|
E|-0-----0--0-----0--0-----0--0-------|------------------------------------|



___D5_______D6____D5__________D6________A5_______A6____A5__________A6______
  "can't    have     dancin'  at    the lo   -   cal      coun     ty..."
e|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
D|-7-----7--9-----7--7-----7--9-------|------------------------------------|
A|-5-----5--5-----5--5-----5--5-------|-7-----7--9-----7--7-----7--9-------|
E|------------------------------------|-5-----5--5-----5--5-----5--5-------|


___D5_______D6____D5__________D6______________A5___________________________
  "jail..."
e|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
D|-7-----7--9-----7--7-----7--9-----7---7-----7--7-----7--7-----7--7-------|
A|-5-----5--5-----5--5-----5--5-----5---5-----7--7-----7--7-----7--7-------|
E|------------------------------------|-------5--5-----5--5-----5--5-------|

 | 1  -  -  2  -  -  3  -  -  4  -  - | 1  -  -  2  -  -  3  -  -  4  -  - |


Repeat verse.

Repeat chorus.


___D5_______D6____D5__________D6____D5___________D6____D5_______Eb5________
  "What-cha gon - na do    a - bout it  what-cha gon - na do..."
e|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
A|-12----12-14----12-12----12-14----12--12----12-14----12-12----13---------|
E|-10----10-10----10-10----10-10----10--10----10-10----10-10----11---------|


___E5_______E6____E5__________E6____E5___________E6_____E5_________________
  "What-cha gon - na do    a - bout it  what-cha gon - na do..."
e|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
A|-14----14-16----14-14----14-16----14--14----14-16----14-14---------------|
E|-12----12-12----12-12----12-12----12--12----12-12----12-12---------------|




Guitar solo, same chord progression as intro.


___G5_(355xxx)_____________________________________________________________
02:15
e|-9~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~----------|------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------12----10-----------------10-14p10----12----10-
G|------------------------------------|-11~~~~~~~11-------------11---------|
D|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|


___G5_(355xxx)_____________________________________________________________

e|-------12-------12-------12---------|------------------------------------|
B|-12b14~~~~12b14~~~~12b14~~~~12p10---|----10-12b14r12p10------------------|
G|----------------------------------11--11----------------11~~~~~~~--------|
D|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|


___A5_(577xxx)_____________________________________________________________
02:21
e|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
G|-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-9-----9-------|----------------------------------9-|
D|-------------------------11----11-9-|-9~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~--9--11---|
A|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|

 | 1  -  -  2  -  -  3  -  -  4  -  - | 1  -  -  2  -  -  3  -  -  4  -  - |


___A5_(577xxx)_____________________________________________________________

e|----------------------------10-12-10-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------10-12-14---------|-12-10------------------------------|
G|-11~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-------------------|-------11-11----11-------11~/\------|
D|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|


___C5_(x355xx)_____________________________________________________________
02:28
e|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-17b19~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~----------|
B|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|


___C5_(x355xx)_____________________________________________________________

e|pb19~~r17-14------------------------|----------14-17-14------------------|
B|----------------15----15----15----15-----15-17----------17-15------------|
G|-------------------16~~~~16~~~~16~~~~~16----------------------16-16------|
D|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|


___D5_(x577xx)_____________________________________________________________
02:34
e|-17-14----14----14------------------|------------------------------------|
B|-------17----17----17-15----15----15-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------16----16---|-16-14----14----14------------------|
D|------------------------------------|-------16----------16-14----16-14---|
A|------------------------------------|-------------------------17-------17p14-
E|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|

 | 1  -  -  2  -  -  3  -  -  4  -  - | 1  -  -  2  -  -  3  -  -  4  -  - |


___D5_(x577xx)_____________________________________________________________

e|------------------------------------|----------------------------------14-
B|------------------------------------|-------------------------15-15h17---|
G|------------------------------------|----------------14-14h16------------|
D|------------------------------------|-------14-14h16---------------------|
A|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14----14-14------|-14h17------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|


___D5_(x577xx)________________________
                             "Sergeant..."
e|-14h17~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~----------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------|

 | 1  -  -  2  -  -  3  -  -  4  -  - |



Interlude:


___D_(xx0232)______________________________________________________________
  "Baker    started  talkin'  With  a   bullhorn  in  his hand...    He was..."



___Dm_(xx0231)_____________________________________________________________
  "Cool,    he  was  clear    He   was  always   in    command...   He said..."



___Gmaj7_(3x4432)____G_(355433)_________Em_(022000)_F#m _(244222)__________
  "Blood        will flow;              Here        Padre..."


___Em_(022000)_______F#m_(244222)_______G_(355433)_________________________
  "Padre       you   talk  to    your   boys...               


___G_(355433)___________________________A_(577655)_________________________
  "Trust                      in        me..."


___D_(x577xx)________A_(577xxx)_________D_(x577xx)_____D#_(x677xx)_________
  "God               will               come           to..."


___E_(x799xx)________B_(x244xx)_________C_(x355xx)_________________________
  "set               you                free..." 



___F5_______F#5______G5_______G#5_______A5_______A#5______B5_______________

e|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
A|-3--------4--------5--------6-------|-7--------8--------9----------------|
E|-1--------2--------3--------4-------|-5--------6--------7----------------|



Repeat verse.

Repeat chorus:

Repeat guitar solo section.

Outro vamp on D5 - D6, big D chord to finish.


Words and music by 10cc



| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| s  slur - very rapid slide, sounds like one note
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato or sustain
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
| PM palm mute
|(13) ghost note
| <  pick scrape
| b  bend
| r  relax bend
| pb pre-bend
| ^  quarter tone bend
|(x7678x) chord shape
|(02:10) time marker

            
            
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JackDelonge 234 Jun 15, 2016 03:54 AM

Great tab and the solo sounds great. Thanks for putting this up, thought nobody would ever tab this great song.

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axe victim 1,904 Jun 15, 2016 12:19 PM, edited at 04:26 pm

Thanks Jack for taking the time to rate and comment on the tab, it's very much appreciated.cheers, axe

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