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Sunshine Of Your Love Bass Tab

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                        SUNSHINE OF YOUR LOVE (Bassline)
                              As recorded by Cream
                      (From the 1967 Album DISRAELI GEARS)

Words and Music by Jack Bruce, Peter Brown & Eric Clapton
Transcribed by Jake Brown

Gtr I (E A D G) - 'Jack Bruce (Bass)'

This is the official tab that i promised from the bass tab white pages.

   Intro
    Q=118
   4/4
    Gtr I
    E E E E E E E E   E E E E Q  E E
||--7-7-5-7---------|-----------------||
||o-----------7---6-|---5-----3------o||
||o-----------------|-------5----5-5-o||
||------------------|-----------------||


   Verse
    E E E E E E E E   E E E E Q  Q  6x
||------------------|---------------||
||o-----------7---6-|---5-----3----o||
||o-5-5-3-5---------|-------5----5-o||
||------------------|---------------||


    E E E E E E E E   E E E E Q  Q
||------------------|---------------||
||o-5-5-3-5---------|--------------o||
||o-----------5---4-|---3-----1----o||
||------------------|-------3----3--||


    E E E E E E E E   E E E E Q  Q
||------------------|---------------||
||o-----------7---6-|---5-----3----o||
||o-5-5-3-5---------|-------5----5-o||
||------------------|---------------||


   Chorus
    E. S E E H      Q  Q  Q  Q  3x
||----------------|-------------||
||o---------------|------------o||
||o---------------|-3----------o||
||--5--5-5--------|-------3-----||


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


   Verse
    E E E E E E E E   E E E E Q  Q  5x
||------------------|---------------||
||o-----------7---6-|---5-----3----o||
||o-5-5-3-5---------|-------5----5-o||
||------------------|---------------||


    E E E E E E E E   E E E E Q  Q
||------------------|---------------||
||o-5-5-3-5---------|--------------o||
||o-----------5---4-|---3-----1----o||
||------------------|-------3----3--||


    E E E E E E E E   E E E E Q  Q
||------------------|---------------||
||o-----------7---6-|---5-----3----o||
||o-5-5-3-5---------|-------5----5-o||
||------------------|---------------||


   Chorus
    E. S E E H      Q  Q  Q  Q  3x
||----------------|-------------||
||o---------------|------------o||
||o---------------|-3----------o||
||--5--5-5--------|-------3-----||


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


   Guitar Solo
    E E E E E E E E   E E E E Q  Q  4x
||------------------|---------------||
||o-----------7---6-|---5-----3----o||
||o-5-5-3-5---------|-------5----5-o||
||------------------|---------------||


    E E E E E E E E   E E E E Q  Q
||------------------|---------------||
||o-5-5-3-5---------|--------------o||
||o-----------5---4-|---3-----1----o||
||------------------|-------3----3--||


    E E E E E E E E   E E E E Q  Q
||------------------|---------------||
||o-----------7---6-|---5-----3----o||
||o-5-5-3-5---------|-------5----5-o||
||------------------|---------------||


  E. S E E H      Q  Q  Q  Q
|---------------|------------|
|---------------|------------|
|---------------|-3----------|
|-5--5-5--------|-------3----|


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


    E E E E E E E E   E E E E Q  Q  6x
||------------------|---------------||
||o-----------7---6-|---5-----3----o||
||o-5-5-3-5---------|-------5----5-o||
||------------------|---------------||


    E E E E E E E E   E E E E Q  Q
||------------------|---------------||
||o-5-5-3-5---------|--------------o||
||o-----------5---4-|---3-----1----o||
||------------------|-------3----3--||


    E E E E E E E E   E E E E Q  Q
||------------------|---------------||
||o-----------7---6-|---5-----3----o||
||o-5-5-3-5---------|-------5----5-o||
||------------------|---------------||


    E. S E E H      Q  Q  Q  Q  5x
||----------------|-------------||
||o---------------|------------o||
||o---------------|-3----------o||
||--5--5-5--------|-------3-----||


  E. S E. S E. S E. S   E. S E. S E. S E. S
|---------------------|---------------------|
|---------------------|---------------------|
|---------------------|---------------------|
|-5--5-5--5-5--5-5--5-|-5--5-5--5-5--5-5--5-|


  E. S E. S E. S E. S   E. S E. S E. S E. S
|---------------------|----------------------|
|---------------------|----------------------|
|---------------------|----------------------|
|-5--5-5--5-5--5-5--5-|-5--5-5--5-5--5-5--5--|


  E. S E. S E. S E. S   E. S E. S E. S E. S
|---------------------|---------------------|
|---------------------|---------------------|
|---------------------|---------------------|
|-5--5-5--5-5--5-5--5-|-5--5-5--5-5--5-5--5-|


  E. S E. S E. S E. S   E. S E. S E. S E. S
|---------------------|----------------------*|
|---------------------|----------------------*|
|---------------------|----------------------*|
|-5--5-5--5-5--5-5--5-|-5--5-5--5-5--5-5--5--*|


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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Wiegraf wrote on October 10 2004, 12:00 am

||--7-7-5-7---------|-----------------||
||o-----------7---6-|---5-----3^-----o||
||o-----------------|-------5----5---o||
||------------------|-----------------||

This's how I play the intro line. It sounds right. Nice tab, though.

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chris.bassman wrote on November 13 2004, 12:00 am

hey this is christer!!! sunshine of your love is the best song on the planet of earth... i love you mr. bye........~~~~~~~~~~~~~...........

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Schiz31 wrote on November 30 2006, 04:08 pm

just an fyi, as per the Royal Albert Hall DVD, Bruce uses the open A on the choruses, not the 5th fret A.

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