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Rock N Roll Train 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. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#

ROCK 'N ROLL TRAIN (Bassline)
As recorded by AC/DC
(From the 2008 Album BLACK ICE)

Transcribed by Adam Perlmutter
	

Words and Music by Angus Young, Malcolm Young, and Brian Johnson

Gtr I (E A D G) - 'Bass'

 Intro
  Moderately Q=119                                   1.,2.
 4/4
  Gtr I
  Wx3            E E E E +E  E Q    E E E E E E E E   E E E Q.   Q
|------------||-------------------|-----------------|-----------------||
|------------||o------------------|---5-5-5-5-4-4---|----------------o||
|------------||o---5---5-(5)-5----|---------------5-|-5--------------o||
|------------||--5---5------------|-----------------|---5-5-5---------||


  3.
  E E E E +H       +W
|----------------|--------||
|----------------|--------||
|-5--------------|--------||
|---5-5-5-(5)----|-(5)----||


   1st Verse
    Wx4
||----------||
||o--------o||
||o--------o||
||----------||


 Pre-Chorus
  Wx7          E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E Q
|------------|-----------------|-----------------||
|------------|-----------------|-----------------||
|------------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5\--||
|------------|-----------------|-----------------||


 Chorus
  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
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|---5-5-5-5-------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------5-5-5-|-5---------------|-----------------|
|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5---------------|---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|


  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
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|---5-5-5-5-------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------5-5-5-|-5---------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-5---------------|---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-3-3-3-3-2-2-2-|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E +E  E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-------------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-------------------|---5-5-5-5-------|
|-----------------|---5---5-(5)-5-5-5-|-5---------5-5-5-|
|-2-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5---5-------------|-----------------|


  E E E E +H       +W           +W
|----------------|------------|--------||
|----------------|------------|--------||
|-5--------------|------------|--------||
|---5-5-5-(5)----|-(5)--------|-(5)----||


   2nd Verse
    Wx4
||----------||
||o--------o||
||o--------o||
||----------||


 Pre-Chorus
  Wx7          E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E Q
|------------|-----------------|-----------------||
|------------|-----------------|-----------------||
|------------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5\--||
|------------|-----------------|-----------------||


   Chorus
    E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E  3x E E E E E E E E
||------------------|-----------------|------------------||------------------|
||o---5-5-5-5-------|-----------------|-----------------o||------------------|
||o-----------5-5-5-|-5---------------|-----------------o||------------------|
||--5---------------|---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--||-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--|


                    Guitar Solo
  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
|-----------------||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|---5-5-5-5-------||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-5---------5-5-5-||-5---------------|-----------5-5-5-|-5---------------|
|-----------------||---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-3-3-3-3-------|---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|---5-5-5-5-------|
|-----------5-5-5-|-5---------------|-5---------5-5-5-|
|-5-3-3-3-3-------|---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-----------------|


  E E E E +H       +W           +W           +W           +H.      Q
|----------------|------------|------------|------------|-------------||
|----------------|------------|------------|------------|-------------||
|-5--------------|------------|------------|------------|-------------||
|---5-5-5-(5)----|-(5)--------|-(5)--------|-(5)--------|-(5)---------||


 3rd Verse
  Wx8
|--------||
|--------||
|--------||
|--------||


 4th Verse
  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
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|---5-5-5-5-------|-----------------|---5-5-5-5-------|
|-----------5-5-5-|-5---------------|-----------5-5-5-|
|-5---------------|---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5---------------|


                    Pre-Chorus
  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---------------||-----------------|-----------------|
|---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-||-5-3-3-3-3-2-2-2-|-2-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------5-5-5-|
|-5-3-3-3-3-2-2-2-|-2-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-3-3-3-3-------|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E +H
|-----------------|-----------------|----------------||
|-----------------|---5-5-5-5-------|----------------||
|-5---------------|-----------5-5-5-|-5--------------||
|---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5---------------|---5-5-5-(5)----||


 Out-Chorus
  E E E E +E  E Q    W          E E E E +H
|------------------|----------|----------------|
|------------------|----------|----------------|
|---5---5-(5)-5----|----------|-5--------------|
|-5---5------------|----------|---5-5-5-(5)----|


  E E E E +E  E Q    E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|------------------|---5-5-5-5-------|-----------------|
|---5---5-(5)-5-5--|-5---------5-5-5-|-5---------------|
|-5---5------------|-----------------|---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|
|---5-5-5-5-------|-----------------|
|-----------5-5-5-|-5---------------|
|-5---------------|---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|---5-5-5-5-4-4---|
|-----------------|-----------------|---------------5-|
|-5-3-3-3-3-2-2-2-|-2-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5---------------|


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


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------5-5-5-|-5---------------|
|-3-3-3-3-3-------|---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E +H       +W           Q  H.
|-----------------|----------------|------------|----------*|
|---5-5-5-5-------|----------------|------------|----------*|
|-----------5-5-5-|-5--------------|------------|----------*|
|-5---------------|---5-5-5-(5)----|-(5)--------|-5--------*|



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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