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Astronomy Bass Tab

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Song:	Astronomy
Band:	Blue Oyster Cult
Album:	Secret Treaties (this tab is based on a live version
        from the “On Your Feet or On Your Knees” live album)
Tuning:	E,A,D,G

Tabbed by: 	D!$, raged_and_confused@hotmail.com

Intro:
|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|
|--------------0~------/-------7-|
Play this once the play this until the verse comes in:
|-----------------|
|-----------------|
|-----------------|
|-7--/--3--0~-----|

Verse:
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|
|---------5--3--2-------3p2--------|
|-0~---------------3-0~------3-5-3-|
This is the standard verse riff although it is often played as a variation such as:
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|---------5--3-0h2-------3p2--------|
|-0~----------------3-0~------3-5-3-|
Play this twice then play:
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|
|-3-3p2---2-5-3-2------------------|
|-------3----------7--/--3--0~-----|
Then play:
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|
|---------5--3--2------------------|
|-0~---------------3-0~-7--/--3--0-|

Pre-Chorus:
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|
|--------5~------3~-----------3-2--|
|-0~--------------------3-0-3------|
Play this twice then play:
|----------------------5-2--------|
|--------------------------5-2----|
|--------5~-----3~-------------3--|
|-0~------------------------------|

|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|--------5~-----3~--3---3--5---5--|
|-0~------------------3-----5-----|

Chorus:
|----------------------------------|
|-2--2--2-----0h2-0--0--0--2-2-----|
|---------3-3------------------3h5-|
|----------------------------------|
Play this a few times then play
|----------------------------------|
|-2--2--2--------------------------|
|---------3-3--5-3-5--5-3-5--5-3-5-|
|----------------------------------|
           “...never was...”
Keep on playing D-C-D until the chorus ends the play the 4th string open a few
times the slide up from the 7th fret before you go into the verse again.
|------------------------...-----|
|------------------------...-----|
|-5-3-5--5-3-5-----------...-----|
|---------------0~-----0~...--7/-|

Outro:
Listen to the track for the timing here, its pretty straight forward.
|------------------------------------------------------|
|-2p0-2~-----5/2p0-2~-----7/5-2p0-2~-----2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|
|------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------|
Play loads of those E notes until the second part of the outro kicks in:
|---------------------------|
|-2--2--2-------------------|
|---------5-5--3--3--3--5-5-|
|---------------------------|
Play this all the way out
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