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Punk Is Dead bass

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version 2

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by Crass
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Crass - Punk is Dead
Album: The Feeding of the 5000 (1978)

Relatively simple. It's really all about timing and rhythm. Needs a lot of close attention to the song.

[Intro]
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----7--0h5b-32-------007--0h5b-32--------7--0h5b-32--------007--0h5b-32---|
A|---------------0h5----------------0h5---------------0h5-----------------0h5|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 
[Verse 1]
"Yes that’s right, punk is dead..."
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----7--0h5b-32-------007--0h5b-32--------7--0h5b-32--------007--0h5b-32---|
A|---------------0h5----------------0h5---------------0h5-----------------0h5|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

 "CBS promote the Clash, but it ain’t for revolution, it’s just for cash..."
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----6666-8-88888888--6666-8-8888888--6666-8-88888888-----------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

"...and it ain’t got a thing to do with you or me!"
G|---------6-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------8-7----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----66-----0-00000000-0---------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

[Verse 2]
"Movements are systems, systems kill!..."
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----7--0h5b-32-------007--0h5b-32--------7--0h5b-32--------007--0h5b-32---|
A|---------------0h5----------------0h5---------------0h5-----------------0h5|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

"Punk narcissism was a social napalm,..."
G|-------6-8-------10--------6-8-------10---------6-8------10---------6------------------|
D|-----8--------10---10----8--------10---10-----8-------10---10-----8--7-----------------|
A|---6--------8----------6--------8----------6-------8-----------6------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
*10s, not 1-0s

[Verse 3]
"Well I’m tired of looking through shit stained glass,..."
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----7--0h5b-32-------007--0h5b-32--------7--0h5b-32--------007--0h5b-32---|
A|---------------0h5----------------0h5---------------0h5-----------------0h5|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

"Steve Jones, you’re napalm..."
G|-------6-8-------10--------6-8-------10---------6-8------10---------6------------------|
D|-----8--------10---10----8--------10---10-----8-------10---10-----8--7-----------------|
A|---6--------8----------6--------8----------6-------8-----------6------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
*10s, not 1-0s

[Verse 4]
"And me, yes, I, do I want to burn?..." 
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----7--0h5b-32-------007--0h5b-32--------7--0h5b-32--------007--0h5b-32---|
A|---------------0h5----------------0h5---------------0h5-----------------0h5|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


 "I see the velvet zippies in their bondage gear,..."
G|-------6-8-------10--------6-8-------10---------6-8------10---------6------------------|
D|-----8--------10---10----8--------10---10-----8-------10---10-----8--7-----------------|
A|---6--------8----------6--------8----------6-------8-----------6------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
*10s, not 1-0s

[Outro]
"Punk is dead! Punk is dead!..."
*mute all after played choppily,stops when song starts to gradually slow down around 6th "punk is dead!",
play one or two open As unevenly and out of tempo later to add a crassic effect (haha get it? kill me)
G|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-0-0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-0---0-0-00-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|
A|------------3-------------3-------------3--------------3-------------3-----------------3---------------3--|

7th "Punk is dead!"
*mute all notes right after played
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0~-----------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

After the last "Punk is deaaaaa!", quick drum solo, "duh.", *mute
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------0----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|



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| h  Hammer-on
| ~  Vibrato

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