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Harlem Shuffle bass

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Harlem Shuffle 
Single release and a one hit wonder for American duo Bob and Earl in 1969.
Song reached number 7 UK charts. Tab by bass50611. This is how I see 
This bass line and how I would play it on stage. Terrific soul song.
Listen to the rhythm for the pauses. Symbol “h” hammer on

Intro:
G|----------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------|
A|-4-------4--4---------------------------------------|
E|---------------2--------4h5-----4h5-----4h5-----4h5-|

Verse 1:
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-4h5-----4h5-----4h5-----4h5-----4h5-----4h5-----4h5-----4h5----5--5--5-|

Chorus 1:  (Play Quavers)
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|

G|-----------------------------|
D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
E|-4h5-----4h5-----4h5-----4h5-|

Verse 2:
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-4h5-----4h5-----4h5-----4h5-----4h5-----4h5-----4h5-----4h5----5--5--5-|

Chorus 1:  (Play Quavers)
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|

G|-----------------------------|
D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
E|-4h5-----4h5-----4h5-----4h5-|

Bridge:
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-4h5-----4h5-----4h5-----4h5-----4h5-----4h5-----4h5-----4h5----5--5--5-|

  (Play Quavers)
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|

                  (Key Change)
G|-----------------------------|
D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
E|-4h5-----4h5-----5h6-----5h6-|

Verse 3:
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-5h6-----5h6-----5h6-----5h6-----5h6-----5h6-----5h6-----5h6---6--6--6-|

Chorus 2:  (Play Quavers)
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|

Outro:                  (Repeat To Fade/End)
G|-----------------------------|
D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
E|-5h6-----5h6-----5h6-----5h6-|

Symbols
‘h’  hammer on


You move it to the left then you go for yourself
You move it to the right if it takes all night
Now baby kinda slow with a whole lot of soul
Don't move it too last, you make it last
You know you scratch just like a monkey, yeah you do, real, yeah
You slide it to the limbo
Yeah, how low can you go?
Oh, come on baby, I don't want you to stumble now
You just grove it right here to the Harlem shuffle
Yeah, yeah, yeah, do the Harlem shuffle
Oh, do the Monkey Shine now
Yeah, yeah, yeah, do the Harlem shuffle

Hitch, hitch hike baby across the floor
Whoa, whoa, whoa, I can't stand it no more
Now come on baby, now get into your slide
We're gonna ride, ride, ride, little pony, ride, yeah
Shake, shake, shake, shake your tail feather baby
Shake, shake, shake, shake your tail feather baby, one more time
Shake, shake, shake

            
            
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