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Basket Case Bass Tab

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Artist: Green Day
Song: Basket Case
Album: Dookie (1994)
Bassist: Mike Dirnt

Tuning: Eb Ab Db Gb (1 semitone lower)

This is an update on my previous tab of this song, i hope it helps you guys....


[Intro]
(Guitar only)


[Chorus 1]

G|------------------------------------------------------------9h11p9~-|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-7----5--4---4-4-4----------------------------------7~--------------|
E|-------------------0-5-5-5--5-5-5-7--7-7--7-7-7-0-------------------|


[Verse] x2

G|----------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------4h6--------------------|
A|-----------2--2-2--2-2-2-0-4--4--4------------------------|
E|-0--0--0-0-----------------------------4--4-4--4-4-4-0-5--|

G|-----------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------|
A|---------7--7-7--7-7-7h9-----------------------------|
E|-5--5-5------------------7--7--7-7-7-7--7-7--7-7-7-7-|


[Main chorus]

 x3                               1st & 2nd time only 
G|------------------------------|---------------------|
D|------------------------------|---------------------|
A|------------------------------|-7--7--0h7-0h7--7-7--|
E|-5-5-5--5-5-5-7--7-7--7-7-7-0-|---------------------|

 1st time end    2nd time end    3rd time end (on "i think im cracking up")
G|----------|   |-------|      |--------------------|
D|-7p6-6-9--|   |-6h7p6-|      |--------------------|
A|----------|   |-------|      |--7----5--4---4-4-4-|
E|----------|   |-------|      |--------------------|

                                  
G|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|
E|-0-5-5-5--5-5-5-7--7-7--7-7-7---|


[Pre-verse] x4

G|---------------------|
D|---------------------|
A|-7h9p7---------------|
E|-------7-7--9-9--7-7-|


[Bridge]
("Grasping to Control....")

G|---------------------------------------------------|---------|
D|---------------------------------------------------|---------|
A|---------------------------------------------------|---7h9---|
E|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-|-0-------|


[Verse]

G|----------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------4h6--------------------|
A|-----------2--2-2--2-2-2-0-4--4--4------------------------|
E|-0--0--0-0-----------------------------4--4-4--4-4-4-0-5--|

G|-----------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------|
A|---------7--7-7--7-7-7h9-----------------------------|
E|-5--5-5------------------7--7--7-7-7-7--7-7--7-7-7-7-|


[Main chorus]

 x3                               1st & 2nd time only 
G|------------------------------|---------------------|
D|------------------------------|---------------------|
A|------------------------------|-7--7--0h7-0h7--7-7--|
E|-5-5-5--5-5-5-7--7-7--7-7-7-0-|---------------------|

 1st time end    2nd time end    3rd time end (on "i think im cracking up")
G|----------|   |-------|      |--------------------|
D|-7p6-6-9--|   |-6h7p6-|      |--------------------|
A|----------|   |-------|      |--7----5--4---4-4-4-|
E|----------|   |-------|      |--------------------|

                                  
G|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|
E|-0-5-5-5--5-5-5-7--7-7--7-7-7---|


[Outro] x3

G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|-7--7--7-0h2--4--4--4--------7-7-7---------------|
E|----------------------2h4-5--------7--7--7-7-7-7-|

   Last Time Only
G|------------------|
D|------------------|
A|----------2~------|
E|--5---0-----------|

I've worked on this for a long time, and it works well for my band,
i hope it works for yours. Gmullen01@hotmail.com



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| ~  Let Ring
| h  Hammer-on
| p  Pull-off

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saturns_bassman 160 wrote on June 18 2005, 12:00 am

nice freakin tab man

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martin_costello 88 wrote on November 23 2005, 10:22 am

Superb

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bassmaster42 36 wrote on June 16 2006, 01:32 am

alsome

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