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Ants Marching Bass Tab

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Tabber: ChristianMF
Artist: Dave Matthews Band
Song:   Ants Marching (studio version)

Im 98% sure this tab is correct, but Im still open to corrections. E-mail me at 
christianfournet@hotmail.com


Every hyphen counts as a 32nd note (one beat every 8 hyphens)


0:11	Main riff 	x3
G-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D-|----------------4-------4-------|----------------5---5---5-7-7---|
A-|5-----------4-5-----4-5-----5---|------------4-------------------|
E-|--------------------------------|3-------------------------------|


Fill #1 	x2
G-|7-------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D-|----------------4-------4-------|----------------5---5---5-7-7---|
A-|------------4-5-----4-5-----5---|------------4-------------------|
E-|--------------------------------|3-------------------------------|


Fill #2  	x1
G-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D-|----------------4-------4-------|----------------5---7-----7-----|
A-|5-----------4-5-----4-5-----5---|------------4-------------------|
E-|--------------------------------|3-------------------------------|
                                    1       2       3   &   4-e-&-uh|

Main Riff 	x7
G-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D-|----------------4-------4-------|----------------5---5---5-7-7---|
A-|5-----------4-5-----4-5-----5---|------------4-------------------|
E-|--------------------------------|3-------------------------------|


	Fill #1 	x1
G-|7-------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D-|----------------4-------4-------|----------------5---5---5-7-7---|
A-|------------4-5-----4-5-----5---|------------4-------------------|
E-|--------------------------------|3-------------------------------|


Bridge #1
    quieter     time	     Lights...
G-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D-|----------------------------0-4-|5---4-5-7---5-7-9---7-9-11--9-11|
A-|2-----------5-------------------|--------------------------------|
E-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
                                    1 e & u 2 e & u 3 e & u 4 e & u

	Fill #1
G-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D-|12--------------4-------4-------|----------------5---5---5-7-7---|
A-|------------4-5-----4-5-----5---|------------4-------------------|
E-|--------------------------------|3-------------------------------|


	Fill #3
   G
G-|57------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D-|----------------4-------4-------|----------------5---5---5-7-7---|
A-|------------4-5-----4-5-----5---|------------4-------------------|
E-|--------------------------------|3-------------------------------|


	Main Riff 	x2
G-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D-|----------------4-------4-------|----------------5---5---5-7-7---|
A-|5-----------4-5-----4-5-----5---|------------4-------------------|
E-|--------------------------------|3-------------------------------|


	Fill #4 	x1
G-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D-|----------------4-------4-------|----------------5---5---7---7---|
A-|5-----------4-5-----4-5-----5---|------------4-------------------|
E-|--------------------------------|3-------------------------------|


	Refrain 
G-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A-|2-----------5-------------------|------------2-------0-----------|
E-|----------------------------3---|--------------------------------|


*THESE ARE ALL 8th NOTES (sorry for the discontinuity in hyphen-timing)

*Also, there should be a slide between every note you can slide to (it looked funny)

	Refrain
G-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D-|12--11--11--9---9---7---7---5---|5---4---4---2---2---0---0-------|
A-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|


	Refrain
G-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A-|2-----------5-------------------|------------2-------0-----------|
E-|----------------------------3---|--------------------------------|


Main riff 	x3
G-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D-|----------------4-------4-------|----------------5---5---5-7-7---|
A-|5-----------4-5-----4-5-----5---|------------4-------------------|
E-|--------------------------------|3-------------------------------|


	Bridge #2
G-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D-|----------------4---------------|--------7-----7-9---7-9-11--9-11|
A-|5-----------4-5----/-/-/-/-/-/-/|10--9-10----10------------------|
E-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
                                    1 e & u 2 e & u 3 e & u 4 e & u

	Fill #1 
G-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D-|12--------------4-------4-------|----------------5---5---5-7-7---|
A-|------------4-5-----4-5-----5---|------------4-------------------|
E-|--------------------------------|3-------------------------------|


Main riff 	x1
G-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D-|----------------4-------4-------|----------------5---5---5-7-7---|
A-|5-----------4-5-----4-5-----5---|------------4-------------------|
E-|--------------------------------|3-------------------------------|


	Bridge #3
G-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D-|----People in every direction---|----------------5---5---5-7-7---|
A-|--------------------------------|------------4-------------------|
E-|--------------------------------|3-------------------------------|


2:18	Bridge #3
G-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D-|----No words exchange no ---time|--to exchange when--------------|
A-|5-------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E-|--------------------------------|3--------------------2---3------|


Breakdown #1          (     )  barely audible fill
G-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A-|--------------------------------|------------5---7---7---5-------|
E-|3-----------2-------3---5---0---|----5---7-------------------7---|


	Breakdown #1
G-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D-|--------------------------------|------------9-9-9---9---7p5p0---|
A-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E-|3-----------2---------------0---|--------------------------------|


	Breakdown #1
G-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A-|--------------------------------|--------7-5-4-7-----------------|
E-|3-----------2---------------0---|----0---------------------------|


	Breakdown #1
G-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A-|--------------------------------|------------5---7---------------|
E-|3-----------2---------------0---|--------------------------------|


Main riff 	x2
G-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D-|----------------4-------4-------|----------------5---5---5-7-7---|
A-|5-----------4-5-----4-5-----5---|------------4-------------------|
E-|--------------------------------|3-------------------------------|


Bridge #4
G-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D-|----------------4---------------|-----------------------7----7---|
A-|5-----------4-5-----------------|--------------------------------|
E-|--------------------------------|3---3-------3---3---------------|


Bridge #4
G-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D-|--------------------------------|--------------------7-----------|
A-|5-------------------------------|------------------------5-------|
E-|--------------------------------|3-------3-----------------------|


	Refrain
G-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A-|2-----------5-------------------|------------2-------0-----------|
E-|----------------------------3---|--------------------------------|


*THESE ARE ALL 8th NOTES and there should be slides... same as last time.
	Refrain
G-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D-|12--11--11--9---9---7---7---5---|5---4---4---2---2---0---0-------|
A-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|


	Refrain
G-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A-|2-----------5-------------------|------------2-------0-----------|
E-|----------------------------3---|--------------------------------|


Main riff 	x2
G-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D-|----------------4-------4-------|----------------5---5---5-7-7---|
A-|5-----------4-5-----4-5-----5---|------------4-------------------|
E-|--------------------------------|3-------------------------------|


	Bridge #2
G-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D-|----------------4---------------|--------7-----7-9---7-9-11--9-11|
A-|5-----------4-5----/-/-/-/-/-/-/|10--9-10----10------------------|
E-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
                                    1 e & u 2 e & u 3 e & u 4 e & u
	
	Violin Solo
G-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A-|12------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E-|--------------------------------|3-------------------------------|


	Violin Solo	X2
G-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A-|5-------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E-|--------------------------------|3-------------------------------|


	Violin Solo
G-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A-|5-------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E-|--------------------------------|3-----------3-------3-------5---|


	Breakdown #2		    
G-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A-|--------------------------------|------------5---7---7---5-------|
E-|3-----------2---------------0---|----5---7-------------------7---|


	Breakdown #2
G-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D-|--------------------------------|------------9-9-9---9---9---9---|
A-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E-|3-----------2---------------0---|--------------------------------|


	Breakdown #2
G-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A-|--------------------------------|--------7p5p4-7p5p4-7p5p4-7p5p4-|
E-|3-----------2---------------0---|----0---------------------------|


	Breakdown #2
G-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E-|3-----------2---------------0---|--------------------------------|


	Breakdown #2 pt. 2
G-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D-|--------------------------------|----4-------------------4-------|
A-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E-|5-----------3---------------2---|--------2-----2-2---2-------2---|


	Breakdown #2 pt. 3
G-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A-|2-----------5-------------------|------------2-------0-----------|
E-|----------------------------3---|--------------------------------|


He does some incomprehensible stuff that sounds like a bunch of bass growling in 
this first measure. If you know what it is, Im up for suggestions.
	Fill # 5
G-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D-|--------------------------------|----------------5---5---5-7-7---|
A-|------------------------5---5---|------------4-------------------|
E-|--------------------------------|3-------------------------------|


	Fill #2	X2
G-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D-|----------------4-------4-------|----------------5---7-----7-----|
A-|5-----------4-5-----4-5-----5---|------------4-------------------|
E-|--------------------------------|3-------------------------------|
                                    1       2       3   &   4-e-&-uh|

	Outro
G-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A-|5~~~----------------------------|--------------------------------|
E-|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|
   	



G = grace note (extremely quick note)
The hyphen thing didnt work when the notes got into the double-digited numbers or 
where there were triplets. Sorry bout dat.
I went ahead and did all the fills for some weird reason, so youre welcome I guess.
Once again, anything you need/want to know about this song, e-mail me at 
christianfournet@hotmail.com.

Also, I want to do a supplemental video showing you how to play this song. 
However, I am lazy, so e-mail me if you really want me to.

The main pattern of the song is:
Main Riff x14
Bridge #1
Main Riff x5
Refrain
Main Riff x3
Bridge #2
Main Riff x2
Bridge #3
Breakdown #1 x4
Main Riff x2
Bridge #4
Refrain
Main Riff x2
Bridge #2
Violin Solo x4
Breakdown #2 x4
Breakdown #2 pt. 2
Breakdown #2 pt. 3
Main Riff x3 
Outro

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Renzorioza 10 wrote on December 20 2010, 03:44 pm

For
G|-----------|
D|--------4--|
A|----4-5----|
E|-----------| Try using hammer-on's between

A|4-5 so its like A|4h5

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