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Bob Marley & The Wailers

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THE UNOFFICIAL OFFICIAL GUITAR TABS
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BAD CARD
Uprising (1980)
Performed by Bob Marley, Aston Barrett, Al Anderson,
Tyrone Downie, Wya Lindo, & Seeco Patterson

The first in my series of 100% accurate and detailed Bob Marley & The Wailers tabs.  
is a relatively simple song based in the Amin key.  Enjoy.

Tabulature
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Elexis D. Poindexter
ed.poindexter@gmail.com


Notation Legend
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h   -  Hammer-On
p   -  Pull-Off
b   -  Bend
B   -  Bend (grace note) (bend as fast as you can)
r   -  Release Bend
.   -  Staccato Phrasing (showed above the notes)
~   -  Vibrato
tr~ -  Trill (fast hammer-on/pull-off combination)
x\  -  Pick Scrape
T   -  Tap
A.H -  Artificial Harmonic
x   -  Fret-Hand Muting (percussive tone)
/   -  Shift Slide Up
\   -  Shift Slide Down
_
/   -  Legato Slide Up (only first note picked)
_
\   -  Legato Slide Down (only first note picked)
_
s   -  Legato Slide (grace note) (slide as fast as you can)
mf  -  Mezzo Forte (medium loud)
f   -  Forte (loud)

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Time Signature: 4/4
Slow Ska q = 56 bpm

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Intro
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Organ Intro Arranged for Guitar

   F   Em  Dm     G      G

e|-1---0---1~-----3------3-------------------------------------------------|
B|-1---0---3~-----3------3-------------------------------------------------|
G|-2---0---2~-----4------4-------------------------------------------------|
D|-3---2---0------5------5-------------------------------------------------|
A|-3---2----------5------5-------------------------------------------------|
E|-1---0----------3------3-------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 1 (Rhythm Guitar): Fill 1
mf

   G      Dm

e|-3------x------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-3------6------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-4------7------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Verse & Chorus
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Guitar 1 (Rhythm Guitar)

    G   G   C   C   G   G   Am  Am

e|--3---3---3---3---3---3---5---5------------------------------------------|
B|--3---3---5---5---3---3---5---5------------------------------------------|
G|--4---4---5---5---4---4---5---5------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

    You a go tired fe see me face
    Can't get me out of the race
    Oh man you said I'm in your place
    A make you draw bad card
    And then you draw bad card

    Propaganda spreading over my name
    Say you want to bring another life to shame
    Oh man you just playing a game
    And then you draw bad card, draw bad card
    A make you draw bad card, draw bad card

    Am  Am

e|--5---5------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--5---5------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--5---5------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

    A make you draw bad card


    F   F   C   C

e|--1---1---3---3----------------------------------------------------------|
B|--1---1---5---5----------------------------------------------------------|
G|--2---2---5---5----------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

    I want to disturb my neighbor
    Cause I'm feeling so right
    I want to turn up my disco


    F   G   C   C

e|--1---3---3---3----------------------------------------------------------|
B|--1---3---5---5----------------------------------------------------------|
G|--2---4---5---5----------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

    Blow them to full watts tonight


    G   G   C   C   G   G   Am  Am

e|--3---3---3---3---3---3---5---5------------------------------------------|
B|--3---3---5---5---3---3---5---5------------------------------------------|
G|--4---4---5---5---4---4---5---5------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

    In a rub-a-dub style, in a rub-a-dub style
    In a rub-a-dub style, in a rub-a-dub style

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Bridge
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Guitar 1 (Rhythm Guitar)

    F   Em  Dm  Dm  Dm  Dm  G   G

e|--1---7---5---5---5---5---3---3------------------------------------------|
B|--1---8---6---6---6---6---3---3------------------------------------------|
G|--2---9---7---7---7---7---4---4------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|


    Cause we guarding the palace so majestic
    Guarding the palace so realistic


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Song Structure
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 1. Intro                (0:00)
    w/ Guitar Fill #1    (0:05)
 2. Verse & Chorus       (0:08)
 3. Bridge               (1:38)
 4. Verse & Chorus       (1:56) to fadeout
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Dookie92 wrote on April 27 2007, 12:08 pm

Great Tab.

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sojourn wrote on March 13 2013, 02:20 pm

"The first in my series of 100% accurate and detailed Bob Marley & The Wailers tabs."
Big-up. Now, where is the second?

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