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Nib Bass Tab

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Band:Black Sabbath
Album: We Sold Our Souls For Rock'n'Roll
Bassist: Geezer Butler
TUNING: STANDARD (EADG)



  Q=176
 4/4
  Gtr I
  E E E E Q      E E   E E Q      E E Q    E E Q  E E Q    E E Q  E E  Q
|--------------------|-------------------|---------------|---7-9--9-7-10-|
|---------5b5.5----5-|-7---7b7.5--7-5----|-----5----5-7--|-9-------------|
|-7-7-5----------7---|----------------7--|-5------7------|---------------|
|-------7------------|-------------------|---7-----------|---------------|


                              |-3-|
  E E E E Q  Q        E E E E E E E Q
|-9-7---------------|------------------|
|-----9-7h9--5b5.5--|---5-7---7-5---5--|
|-------------------|-7-----------7----|
|-------------------|------------------|


  E E Q  Q      Q    E E Q  E E Q    E E Q      E E Q
|------------------|---------------|---------------------|
|------------------|----------5----|-5-7-7b7.5--7-5------|
|-7-5--------------|-----5--7---7--|----------------7----|
|-----7--3b3.5--0--|-5-7-----------|---------------------|


  E E E E Q  E E   E E Q  E E Q     Q   E E Q  Q        E E Q  Q      E E
|-----7-9-9--7---|---------------|--------------------|-------------------|
|-5S9----------9-|-7h9-5---------|--------5-7--7b7.5--|-7-5----5b5.5------|
|----------------|--------7-5----|--5---7-------------|-----7---------7-5-|
|----------------|------------7--|-(0)----------------|-------------------|


  E E Q      Q  E E   E E Q      H      E E Q  E. S Q    Q      Q  Q  Q
|-------------------|-----------------|----------------|-----------------|
|-------------------|-----5b5.5-------|-----------5-7--|-7b7.5--7--5-----|
|-------------------|-5-7--------7----|-5---5--7-------|-----------------|
|-7-5-3b3.5--0--5-7-|-----------------|---7------------|-----------------|


  E E E E Q  Q    E     E Q  Q  E E   E E E E Q  E E   E E Q  Q  E E
|---------------|-------------------|----------------|-------------7-|
|-----5---5--7--|-7b7.5-7-5---------|---------5--7---|-7-7-5-----9---|
|-5h7---7-------|------------7--5---|-----5h7--------|--------7------|
|---------------|-----------------7-|-5h7------------|---------------|


  E E E E E E Q    E E Q  Q      E E   Q  Q  Q  Q    E E Q  E      Q
|-9-9-7----------|-------------------|-------------|------------------|
|-------9-7-9-5--|--------5b5.5------|-------------|--------5b5.5-----|
|----------------|-7-5-----------7-5-|-------7--5--|---5-7---------7--|
|----------------|-----7-------------|-7--0--------|-7----------------|


  E E E E E E E E   E E Q  H      E E Q  Q  Q    Q      Q  H
|-----------------|-------------|--------------|----------------|
|-----------------|-5h7p5-------|-----------5--|-7b7.5--7--5----|
|-5---5h7-5h7-5h7-|--------7----|-5---5--7-----|----------------|
|---7-------------|-------------|---7----------|----------------|


                              Q=92
                    2/4      4/4
  a Q a Q a Q a Q     E E Q   H..       E   E E E E E E E E
|------------------|--------|-------------|-----------------|
|------------------|--------|-------------|-----------5-4---|
|-5h7-5h7-5h7-5h7--|--5---5-|-7p========5-|-7-7-5-7---------|
|------------------|----7---|-------------|-----------------|


  E E E E E E     E E   E E E E E E E E
|---------------------|-----------------|
|-----------8b8.5-7-5-|-----------5-4---|
|-7-7-5-7-------------|-7-7-5-7---------|
|---------------------|-----------------|


  E E E E E S S S S E     E E E E E E E E
|---------------------||--------------------|
|-------------------5-||o-----------5-4-----|
|-7-7-5-7-------5h7---||o-7-7-5-7-----------|
|-----------5h7-------||--------------------|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E a a S S E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------------|------------------|
|-----------8-7-5-|-----------5-4---|---------------------5-|-----------5-4----|
|-7-7-5-7---------|-7-7-5-7---------|-7-7-5-7---------------|-7-7-5-7----------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------7-5h7-5-7---|------------------|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E S  S S S    E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|---------------------|-----------------|
|-----------8-7-5-|-----------5-4---|-----------5-/6-7-5/-|-----------5-4---|
|-7-7-5-7---------|-7-7-5-7---------|-7-7-5-7-------------|-7-7-5-7---------|
|-----------------|-----------------|---------------------|-----------------|


  E E E E E E  E E   E E E E E E E E
|------------------|-----------------|
|-----------8/-7-5-|-----------5-4---|
|-7-7-5-7----------|-7-7-5-7---------|
|------------------|-----------------|


                        1.
  E E E E E S S S S E   a Q  E E +E  a E S S E
|---------------------|--------9-(9)-7h9-9-7----|
|---------------------|------9---------------9--|
|-7-7-5-7-------5---5-|-5h7---------------------|
|-----------5-7---7---|-------------------------|


  E E E a E E E S S E   E E E a E E E S S E   E  E  E  E  E  E E E
|-----------7-7-7-5---|-----------5-5-5-3---|-----------------------||
|-------5h7---------7-|-------3h5---------5-|----------------------o||
|-5-5-5---------------|-3-3-3---------------|-2--2--2--2--2--2-2-2-o||
|---------------------|---------------------|-----------------------||


    2.
    Q  E E +E  E S S E   Q  E E +E  E S S E
||-------9-(9)-9-9-7---|------9-(9)-9-9-7---|
||o----9-------------9-|----9-------------9-|
||o-7------------------|-7------------------|
||---------------------|--------------------|


  Q  E E +E  E S S E   Q  Q  Q  E E
|------9-(9)-9-9-7---|---------------||
|----9-------------9-|--------------o||
|-7------------------|-2--2--2--2-2-o||
|--------------------|---------------||


  Q  Q  Q  E E   Q  E E +E  E E E   Q  Q  Q  E E   W     +W
|--------------|------4-(4)-4-2---|--------------|-----|--------|
|--------------|----4-----------4-|--------------|-----|--------|
|-3--3--3--3-3-|-2----------------|-3--3--3--3-3-|-2---|-(2)----|
|--------------|------------------|--------------|-----|--------|


   $
   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E     E E
||-----------------|---------------------|
||-----------5-4---|-----------8b8.5-7-5-|
||-7-7-5-7---------|-7-7-5-7-------------|
||-----------------|---------------------|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E S S S S E
|-----------------|----------------------||
|-----------5-4---|-------------------5--||
|-7-7-5-7---------|-7-7-5-7-------5h7----||
|-----------------|-----------5h7--------||


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E S  S S S    E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|---------------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------5-4---|-----------5-/6-7-5/-|-----------5-4---|-----------8-7-5-|
|-7-7-5-7---------|-7-7-5-7-------------|-7-7-5-7---------|-7-7-5-7---------|
|-----------------|---------------------|-----------------|-----------------|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------5-4---|-----------------|
|-7-7-5-7---------|-7-7-5-7-------5-|
|-----------------|-----------5-7---|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E  a E a a E
|-----------------|-------------------------|
|-----------5-4---|-----------8/---7-----5--|
|-7-7-5-7---------|-7-7-5-7------7---5------|
|-----------------|--------------------7----|


To Coda
  Q  E E S E S S S E   Q  E E S E. S S E   Q  E E S E. S S E   E E E E E E E E
|--------9-9-9-9-7---|--------7-7--7-5---|--------5-5--5-3---|-----------------|
|------9-----------9-|------7----------7-|------5----------5-|-----------------|
|-7--7---------------|-5--5--------------|-3--3--------------|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
|--------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-----------------|


  E E E E E E E E   E E Q  E E E E   Q  Q  E E E E   Q  Q  E E E E
|-----------------|----------------|---------------|---------------|
|-----------------|----------------|---------------|---------------|
|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-5-5-5--5-5-5-5-|-3--3--3-3-3-3-|---------------|
|-----------------|----------------|---------------|-2--2--2-2-2-2-|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E S. T S. T S. T S
|-----------------|---------7--7-7--7-7--7---|
|-----------------|-------7----------------7-|
|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-5-5-5--------------------|
|-----------------|--------------------------|


  E E E E S E S S. T S. T   E E E E E E E E
|---------5-4-------------|-----------------|
|-------------5-4--5-4--5-|-----------------|
|-3-3-3-5-----------------|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
|-------------------------|-----------------|


  E E E E H      E E E E H      E E E E H      E E E E E S S E E
|--------------|--------------|--------------|---------4-4-4-4-4-|
|--------------|--------------|--------------|-------4-----------|
|-7-7-7--------|-5-5-5--------|-3-3-3--------|-2-2-2-------------|
|--------------|--------------|--------------|-------------------|


  E E E S S +S  E S S S E   E S S E E +E  E S S S S
|---------9-(9)-9-9-9-7---|---------7-(7)-5---------|
|-------9---------------9-|-----------------5h7-5h7-|
|-7-7-7-------------------|-5-5-5-5-----------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|


                                  D.S. al Coda
  E E E S S +S  S S S S S S S   E E E E E E E E
|---------4-(4)---5p4---5p4---|---------5-5-5-5--|
|-------5-------5-----5-----5-|-------4----------|
|-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   E E E E E S S S S E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------------|
|-----------5-4---|-----------8-7-5-|-----------5-4---|-------------------5---|
|-7-7-5-7---------|-7-7-5-7---------|-7-7-5-7---------|-7-7-5-7-------5h7-----|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------5h7---------|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E S S S S E   E E E E E E E E    E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|---------------------|------------------|------------------|
|-----------5-4---|-----------5-6-7-5---|-----------5-4----|-----------8-7-5--|
|-7-7-5-7---------|-7-7-5-7-----------7-|-7-7-5-7----------|-7-7-5-7----------|
|-----------------|---------------------|------------------|------------------|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E S S S S S S E
|-----------------|-----------------------|
|-----------5-4---|---------------------5-|
|-7-7-5-7---------|-7-7-5-----------------|
|-----------------|-------3-3-3-5-5-7-7---|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E S S E
|-----------------|-------------------||
|-----------5-4---|-------------------||
|-7-7-5-7---------|-7-7-5-7-----5---5-||
|-----------------|-----------7---7---||


  Q  E E S E S S S E   Q  E E S E. S S E
|--------9-9-9-9-7---|--------7-7--7-5---|
|------9-----------9-|------7----------7-|
|-7--7---------------|-5--5--------------|
|--------------------|-------------------|


  Q  E E S E. S S E   E E E S S E E E E
|--------5-5--5-3---|-------4-4----------|
|------5----------5-|--------------------|
|-3--3--------------|-2-2-2-----2-2-2-2--|
|-------------------|--------------------|


  E S S Q  E E E E   E S S Q  S S E S S E
|------------------|----------------------|
|------------------|----------------------|
|-7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7-|-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5-5-5-|
|------------------|----------------------|


  E E Q  S E S S S E   E. S Q  S E. S S E
|--------------------|----------------------|
|--------------------|----------------------|
|-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-3-3-|-2--2-2--2-2--2-2-2---|
|--------------------|----------------------|


  S S S S E S S +S  S E S S E
|-------------9-(9)-9-9-9-7---|
|-----------9---------------9-|
|-7-7-7-7-7-------------------|
|-----------------------------|


  S S S S E. S +S  S S S a E a E   E E E S S E S S E S S
|------------7-(7)-5-------------|-----------5-----5------|
|--------------------7-5-5h7-5h7-|-------4h5---4h5---4h5--|
|-5-5-5-5-5----------------------|-3-3-3------------------|
|--------------------------------|------------------------|


  E E E S S +S  S S S S S E   E S S E S S S S a S S E S S
|---------4-(4)-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-----------7-7---7h9-7---7---|
|-------4-------------------|---------9-----9-------9---9-|
|-2-2-2---------------------|-7-7-7-7---------------------|
|---------------------------|-----------------------------|


  E S S E S S +S  S S S a E E
|-----------7-(7)-7-7-7-5h7---|
|---------7-----------------7-|
|-5-5-5-5---------------------|
|-----------------------------|


  E E E E +S  S S S a E a E   E S S E S S +S  S S S E E
|-------5-(5)-3-------------|-----------4-(4)-4-4-4-4-4-|
|---------------5-3-3-5-3-5-|---------4-----------------|
|-3-3-3---------------------|-2-2-2-2-------------------|
|---------------------------|---------------------------|


  E S S E S S +S  S S S S S E
|-----------9-(9)-9-9-9-9-7---|
|---------9-----------------9-|
|-7-7-7-7---------------------|
|-----------------------------|


  E S S E S S +S  S S S S S S S   E S S E S S S S S S S S S S
|-----------5-(5)---7-5---7-5---|-------------3h5-----3h5-----|
|---------7-------7-----7-----7-|---------3h5-----3h5-----3h5-|
|-5-5-5-5-----------------------|-3-3-3-3---------------------|
|-------------------------------|-----------------------------|


  E S S E S S S S S S S S S S
|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2----|
|--------------------------------|


  TP         TP
  W          W          Q   Q  H
|----------|----------|-------------*|----|
|----------|----------|-------------*|----|
|-2--------|-7--------|-7\----------*|----|
|----------|----------|-------------*|----|




--------------------------------------------------------------------------------


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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frantic_saint wrote on March 11 2009, 07:02 pm

nice tab. intro sounds pretty good.

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Puppet_616 wrote on January 8 2010, 10:34 am

Really comprehensive tab, thanks a lot :)

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Vic 3 wrote on January 15 2014, 04:32 pm

Groovtastical

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