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Brothers In Arms
This track by Dire Straits taken from their Album of the same name
Released as a single in 1985, reached #16 UK Chart
Bass performance John Illsley. Tab by bass50611.  Hope you like my
Version of this, one of my all-time favourites. There are so many pauses
You must listen & feel the song. Hope you enjoy playing along to it.

Intro:                                             (Break)
G|--------------|---------------------------------------|
D|-GUITAR START-|-6-----------6-----------6-----------6-|
A|--------------|-------7-----------7-----------7-------|
E|--------------|---------------------------------------|

Verse 1:
 These mist covered mountains..are home now for me, But my home is the low
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------NO BASS--------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

  Lands...and always will be...........Someday you’ll return to...Your 
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------4--------------------6--------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------6-------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------|

 Valley and your Farms........And you’ll no longer burn to Brothers in Arms
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------4-----------------------6---------------------|
A|----------------7----4-------------------------------------7---------9--|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Interlude 1:          (Play Quietly)                  (Break)
G|------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------4------------------------4------------|
E|-4------0-----------0------4------0-----------------4-|

Verse 2:     (Quietly)
 Through these fields of destruction.......Baptisms of fire.........I’ve
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------4-----------2-----4-----4----4--------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------4-----------------2---------2-----|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------2-------|

  Watched all your suffering.....as the battles raged higher...
G|--------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------1-----1-----------------------2-------4-|
A|-1------------------------1-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------4--------------------------------------------|

  And though they did hurt me so bad.....In the fear and alarm
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------1-----1-------------------2-------4-|
A|-----------------------------------1--------------------------4----|
E|----2---------------4----------------------------------------------|

  You did not desert me...my Brothers In Arms
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------4--4-4-|
A|-------------------------------------------------|
E|----2-------4---------------0-----------2--------|

Interlude 2:
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------4--------------------------4---------6-------6-------|
E|-4------0-------------0---2-4------0------------------4-------6---4-|

Verse 3:
  There’s so many different worlds...........So many different suns
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------4--6------------------0------2----2-|
A|-----------------------------------------------2---------------------|
E|-----------2---------------4-----------2-----------------------------|

.......And we have just one world........But we live in different ones
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-2--4---------------------------4--6----------------------0------2----2-|
A|-------------------------------------------2----------------------------|
E|--------2-----------------4----------2----------------------------------|

G|------------|
D|---2--------|
A|-2----------|
E|----------0-|

Interlude 3:
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------4-----------------------4-----------------------4------|
E|-4------0-----------0---2-4-----0-----------0---2-4-----0----------0-|

G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|---------------4-----6-------6-------|
E|-2-4-----0--------------4------6---4-|

Verse 4:
  Now the sun’s gone to hell........And the moon’s riding high.....Let me
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------2----4----4---4-----------------------------------|
A|------------------------------4--------------------------2---2-2--------|
E|--------2---------------------------------------------------------------|

  Bid your farewell........Everyman has to die......But its written in the
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------1---1-1------1-----------2-----4-----------------------|
A|-1--------------------------------------------4-------------------------|
E|-------------4--------------------------------------2-------------------|

  Starlight......And every line on your palm.....We’re fools to make war..
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------1---1-1---1-------------------2--------4-------4-------------6----|
A|------------------------------------------4-----------------------------|
E|-4----------------------------------------------------------------------|

  On our Brothers in Arms
G|----------------------------------|
D|-------2-----------4---4--2-4-2-4-|
A|----------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------|

Outro Interlude:   (Repeat Outro To Fade)
G|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------4-----------------------4-----4--2---------------4------|
E|-4------0-----------0---2-4-----0---------4------2-4-----0----------0-|

G|-------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------4---------------------4-------------|
E|-2-3-4---2---0----------0---2-4-----0----------0---2-3-|


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