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Lady Writer Bass Tab

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Lady Writer
Song Writer: Mark Knopfler
Original Artists: Dire Straits
Release Date: July 1979
Bassist: John Illsley
Tabbed by bass50611
Great fast moving song. Not exact to original
But how I would play it on stage. Comments at bass254@btinternet.com

Tab completely updated 30th April 2016 following the 2 comments below.  

Intro:
G|------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------|
A|-0--0---2--2---4---4---------0--0---2--2---4---4------|
E|--------------------0-2-4-----------------------2-2-4-|

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

Verse 1: 
G|-----------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------|
A|-0--0---2--2---4---4--------0--0---2--2---4---4---4--|
E|--------------------2-2-4----------------------4---4-|

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

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

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

Bridge 1:
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------2--------2-------------------------------------2--------2-|
A|-0---4----0---4-----------2-4-2---------2-4-2---0---4----0---4---|
E|--------------------0---4---------0---4--------------------------|

G|-----1--------------------------------------------------------|
D|---2-----------1----------------------------------------------|
A|-4----4---2--2---2---------0--0--0-4-0---4--4--4--4---4--4--4-|
E|-----------4-------4--2--2-----------------------4--4---------|

Verse 2:
G|-----------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------|
A|-0--0---2--2---4---4--------0--0---2--2---4---4------|
E|--------------------0-2-4----------------------0-2-4-|

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

Bridge 1:
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------2--------2-------------------------------------2--------2-|
A|-0---4----0---4-----------2-4-2---------2-4-2---0---4----0---4---|
E|--------------------0---4---------0---4--------------------------|

G|-----1---------------------------------------------------------|
D|---2-----------1-----------------------------------------------|
A|-4----4---2--2---2---------0--0--0-4-0---4--4--4-4--4--4--4-4--|
E|-----------4-------4--2--2----------------------4-4--------4-4-|

Middle 8:
G|---------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---6---9-----6---9-6-------------------------------------------|
A|-7---------7-------------6---9-----6---------------6---------6-|
E|-----------------------7---------7----7-6---4--4-4----4--4-4---|

G|---1---4-----1---4-1----------------------------------------|
D|-2---------2------------1---4----1--------------------------|
A|----------------------2--------2---2--1----------6--------6-|
E|------------------------------------------4--4-4----4--4-4--|

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

Instrumental: 
G|-----------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------|
A|-0--0---2--2---4---4--------0--0---2--2---4---4---4--|
E|--------------------2-2-4----------------------4---4-|

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

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

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

Bridge 1:
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------2--------2-------------------------------------2--------2-|
A|-0---4----0---4-----------2-4-2---------2-4-2---0---4----0---4---|
E|--------------------0---4---------0---4--------------------------|

G|-----1--------------------------------------------------------|
D|---2-----------1----------------------------------------------|
A|-4----4---2--2---2---------0--0--0-4-0---4--4--4--4---4--4--4-|
E|-----------4-------4--2--2-----------------------4--4---------|


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

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

Outro: (Repeat Outro To Fade/End)
G|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------2-------------------------4--2--1--|
A|-0--0---2--2---4---4---4-2----0--0---2--2---4---------4-|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|

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


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nefaSto Favore 161 Apr 09, 2013 08:46 AM

I think there are "more" notes, but those tabbed are correct

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ayreon77 17,805 Apr 27, 2016 10:14 PM

yea i agree there is a few notes missing on the little runs on the top string

-0-2-3-4-4-------

something like this

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bass50611 10,222 Apr 30, 2016 08:04 AM

I took on board the 2 comments and re-listened to the song _ several times in fact. I have re-vamped the whole tab to make it user friendly and so the auto scroll can be used. Hope you all enjoy this re-vamped version.

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