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Alter Bridge - Watch Over You
From "Blackbird"
Tabbed by jjhand
tuning - standard 5 string bass (BEADG), or tune normal bass to BEAD 


Bass starts during verse (at 0:33)
G|-----------|--------------|-------------|--------------|----------|-----------|
D|-----------|--------------|-------------|--------------|----------|-----------|
A|-----------|--------------|-------------|--------------|----------|-----------|
E|-3---------|-(3)--------0-|-h3----------|-(3)------3-0-|-3--------|-(3)-------|
B|-----------|--------------|-------------|--------------|----------|-----------|

G|----------|--------------|
D|----------|--------------|
A|----------|--------------|
E|-3--------|-(3)----2-----|
B|----------|--------------|


Chorus: "Who is going to save you when I'm gone?"
G|-------------|-------------|--------------|---------------|
D|-------------|-------------|--------------|---------------|
A|-------------|-------------|--------------|---------------|
E|--0----------|-------------|--------------|-3------2------|
B|-------------|-3-----------|-1------------|---------------|

G|-------------|-------------|--------------|--------------|
D|-------------|-------------|--------------|--------------|
A|-------------|-------------|--------------|--------------|
E|--0----------|-------------|--------------|--------------|
B|-------------|-3-----------|-1------------|-(1)----------|


Acoustic plays intro again, Bass plays
G|-----------|--------------|-------------|--------------|
D|-----------|--------------|-------------|--------------|
A|-----------|--------------|-------------|-3------------|
E|-3---------|----------0---|-3-------3-5-|--------------|
B|-----------|-1------------|-------------|-----------3--|


Verse 2 starts:
G|-----------|--------------|-----------|---------------------|
D|-----------|--------------|-----------|------0h2-0-2--0---0-|
A|-----------|-3------------|-----------|-3---------------3---|
E|-3---------|------------2-|-3---------|---------------------|
B|-----------|---------3----|-----------|---------------------|

G|-------------|--------------|------------|--------------|
D|-------------|--------------|------------|--------------|
A|---------0-2-|-3-------3----|------------|--------------|
E|-3-----3-----|--------------|-3--------3-|-3-----2------|
B|-------------|--------------|------------|--------------|


Chorus 2
G|-------------|-------------|------------------|---------------|
D|-------------|-------------|----------5-------|---------------|
A|-------------|-------------|-3-------3-3-5-3--|------3--------|
E|-0---------0-|-------------|------------------|-3------2------|
B|-------------|-3---------3-|------------------|---------------|

G|-------------|-------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-------------|-------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A|---------0-2-|----5--------|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3\--------------|
E|-0-----0-----|-------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B|-------------|-3-----3-3---|-----------------|---1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|



Interlude - Guitar 1 (Guitar 2 plays open chords as well)
G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-5-5-5-5-4-4-4-4-|
A|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-----------------|
B|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|

play 2x
G|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|-------------------|
D|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|-------------------|
A|-----------------|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----|-------------------|
E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|---------------0-|------------------|-------------------|
B|---------------3-|-----------------|----------------3-|-(3)-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|

                     hold       
G|-----------------|-----------|
D|-----------------|-----------|
A|---------------0-|-3---------|
E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|-----------|
B|-----------------|-----------|

Volume:  soft     <   little louder  < louder still!   < heavy! 
G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-2-2-2---|
B|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|---------------3-|


Chorus 3
G|-----------------|-------------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-----------------|-------------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A|-----------------|-------------------|-3-3-3---3-2-0---|-----/5----------|
E|-0-0-0---0-0-0---|-------------------|---------------3-|-(3)------2------|
B|---------------3-|-(3)-3-3---3-3-3-3-|-----------------|---------------3-|

play this 2x
G|-----------------|-------------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-----------------|-------------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A|-----------------|-------------------|-3-3-3-3-3-2-0---|-----------------|
E|-0-0-0---0-0-0---|-------------------|---------------3-|-(3)------2------|
B|---------------3-|-(3)-3-3---3-3-3-3-|-----------------|-----------------|

G|-----------------|-------------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-----------------|-------------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A|-----------------|-------------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E|-0-0-0---0-0-0---|-------------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B|---------------3-|-(3)-3-3---3-3-3-3-|-1---------------|-(1)-------------|



Acoustic with final lyrics at end has no bass

Key:
h -   hammer-on
p -   pull-off
()-   hold note through to next bar

/ or \ are slides
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klstrphkslrs 10 Jul 06, 2009 07:18 AM

Good tab man! I can hear a couple spots where there's fills, but this is great to learn the song from

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