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Senior Service bass

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"Senior Service"
Elvis Costello & The Attractions
Armed Forces (1979)
Bass Tab

[Intro]

G|------------------10---------------------10---------------------10-------------------------|
D|-3----3----5-5----------3----3----5-5----------3----3----5-5----------3----3----5-5----5b6-|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


[Chorus]

Senior service / Junior dissatisfaction / It's a breath you took too late /It's a death that's worse than fate
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-3------5------------7-7----5--------------3------5---------------------|
A|------5----x-3----------------------------------5----x-3--------------3-|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------5-5------|

Senior service / Junior dissatisfaction / Though it may be second hand / It's by no means second rate
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-3------5------------7-7----5--------------3------5---------------------|
A|------5----x-3----------------------------------5----x-3--------------3-|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------5-5------|


[Verse 1] 

I want your neck / I want the seat that you sit at
G|------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------|
A|-5----5-----5----5-----5----5-----5---5---|
E|--------5-5--------5-5--------5-5---5---5-|


I want your cheque / Because they told me I would get on
G|------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------|
A|-5----5-----5----5-----5----5-----5---5---|
E|--------5-5--------5-5--------5-5---5---5-|


I wanna chop off your head and watch it roll into the basket
G|------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------|
A|-5----5-----5----5-----5----5-----5---5---|
E|--------5-5--------5-5--------5-5---5---5-|


If you should drop dead tonight then they wont have to ask me twice
G|-5----3----2--------------------------|
D|----------------5----3----2-----------|
A|-------------------------------5----3-|
E|--------------------------------------|

[Chorus]

Senior service / Junior dissatisfaction / It's a breath you took too late /It's a death that's worse than fate
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-3------5------------7-7----5--------------3------5---------------------|
A|------5----x-3----------------------------------5----x-3--------------3-|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------5-5------|

Senior service / Junior dissatisfaction / Though it may be second hand / It's by no means second rate
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-3------5------------7-7----5--------------3------5---------------------|
A|------5----x-3----------------------------------5----x-3--------------3-|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------5-5------|


[Verse 2]

     Ooh
G|----------------------------------------------------|
D|----3-----------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------1-1-|
E|----------------------------------------------------|

     Ooh
G|----------------------------------------------------|
D|----3-----------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------1-1-|
E|----------------------------------------------------|

They took me in the office and they told me very carefully
G|----------------------------------------------------|
D|----3-----------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------1-1-|
E|----------------------------------------------------|

The way that I could benefit from death and disability
G|----------------------------------------------------|
D|----3-----------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------1-1-|
E|----------------------------------------------------|


[Chorus]

Senior service / Junior dissatisfaction / It's a breath you took too late /It's a death that's worse than fate
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-3------5------------7-7----5--------------3------5---------------------|
A|------5----x-3----------------------------------5----x-3--------------3-|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------5-5------|

Senior service / Junior dissatisfaction / Though it may be second hand / It's by no means second rate
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-3------5------------7-7----5--------------3------5---------------------|
A|------5----x-3----------------------------------5----x-3--------------3-|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------5-5------|


[Verse 3]

I want your company car / I want your girlfriend and love
G|------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------|
A|-5----5-----5----5-----5----5-----5---5---|
E|--------5-5--------5-5--------5-5---5---5-|

I want your place at the bar / Because there's always another man
G|------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------|
A|-5----5-----5----5-----5----5-----5---5---|
E|--------5-5--------5-5--------5-5---5---5-|

I wanna chop off your head and watch it roll into the basket
G|------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------|
A|-5----5-----5----5-----5----5-----5---5---|
E|--------5-5--------5-5--------5-5---5---5-|

If you should drop dead tonight then they wont have to ask me twice
G|-5----3----2--------------------------|
D|----------------5----3----2-----------|
A|-------------------------------5----3-|
E|--------------------------------------|


[Chorus]

Senior service / Junior dissatisfaction / It's a breath you took too late /It's a death that's worse than fate
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-3------5------------7-7----5--------------3------5---------------------|
A|------5----x-3----------------------------------5----x-3--------------3-|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------5-5------|

Senior service / Junior dissatisfaction / Though it may be second hand / It's by no means second rate
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-3------5------------7-7----5--------------3------5---------------------|
A|------5----x-3----------------------------------5----x-3--------------3-|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------5-5------|


[Ending]

     Ooh
G|----------------------------------------------------|
D|----3-----------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------1-1-|
E|----------------------------------------------------|

     Ooh
G|----------------------------------------------------|
D|----3-----------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------1-1-|
E|----------------------------------------------------|
 (Fade out)


            
            
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