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40 Hour Week Bass Tab

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Capo
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D G C F A D
2nd fret
About this tab version
The Song was written in the Key of D, Capo 2. This is my Conversion of the Chords for Bass. Was this info helpful? Yes No
Intro: Organ & Guitar Solo

Verse 1

G|-----|-4-----|--2-----|--4--|---6--8--11-|-----|-4----|--2--4--|-----|
D|--2--|----2--|-----2--|-----|------------|--2--|----2-|--------|--2--|
A|-----|-------|--------|------------------|-----|------|--------|-----|
E|-----|-------|--------|-----|------------|-----|------|--------|-----|

There are people in this country
Who work hard every day
Not for fame or fortune do they strive
But the fruits of their labor
Are worth more than their pay
And it's time a few of them were recognized

* Chorus *

G|-2-----|(--------|-2--2--------|-2--2-------|-------4--4--|------------|
D|----2--|(-Voice--|-------2--2--|-------2----|-2-----------|--2----2----|
A|-------|(--------|-------------|----------2-|----2--------|-----2----2-|  X 2
E|-------|---------|-------------|------------|-------------|------------|

Hello Detroit Auto Workers
Let me thank you for your time
You work a forty hour week for a living
Just to send it on down the line

Hello Pittsburgh Steel Mill Workers
And I thank you for your time
You work a forty hour week for a living
Just to send it on down the line

* Chorus 2*

G|-4--4--|-------|--2--2-----|------|-4--4--| Voice |--2--2----|
D|-------|-Voice-|--------2--|------|-------|-------|--------2-|
A|-------|-------|-----------|------|-------|-------|----------|
E|-------|-------|-----------|------|-------|-------|----------|


This is for the one who swings the hammer
Driving home the nails
or the one who's behind the counter
Ringing up the sales

Verse 2

G|-------|-----2--|--4--6--|-4-----|
D|-------|--6-----|--------|----9--|
A|-4--4--|--------|--------|-------|
E|-------|--------|--------|-------|

For the one who finds the fire
The one who brings the mail
For everyone who works behind the scenes

Verse 3

You can see them every morning
In the factories and the fields
In the city streets and the quiet country towns

G|--------|--------|--------|--------|
D|--------|--------|-----7--|--9-----|
A|--2-/-7-|--7--9--|--7-----|-----7--|
E|--------|--------|--------|--------|

Working together like spokes inside a wheel
They keep this country turning around

* Repeat Chorus *

Hello Kansas wheat field farmers
Let me thank you for your time
You work a forty hour week for a living
Just to send it on down the line

Hello West Vir-ginia coal miners
Let me thank you for your time
You work a forty hour week for a living
Just to send it on down the line

* Repeat Chorus 2*

This is for the one who drives the big rigs
Up and down the road
For the one out in the warehouse
Bringing in the load

Verse 4

G|-------|-----2--|--4--6--|-4-----|-4-----|-4-----|
D|-------|--6-----|--------|----9--|----9--|----9--|
A|-4--4--|--------|--------|-------|-------|-------|
E|-------|--------|--------|-------|-------|-------|

For the waitress the mechanic the policeman on patrol
For Everyone who works behind the scenes
With a spirit you can't replace with no machine-e-e

Tempo Change

Voice Only

Hello Amer-i-ca
Let me thank you for your time

Ending

Piano Solo

g|-2--4-|-----|
D|------|--2--|
A|------|-----|
E|------|-----|
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