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Sweet Child O Mine Bass Tab

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                         SWEET CHILD O' MINE (Bassline)
                          As recorded by Guns N' Roses
                 (From the 1987 Album APPETITE FOR DESTRUCTION)

Words and Music by Guns N' Roses
Transcribed by Jake Brown

Gtr I (Eb Ab Db Gb) - 'Untitled'

 Intro
  Medium Rock Q=122
 4/4
                         Gtr I
  Wx7          H    Q  E  E    Q.    E  +Q    E  E    Q   E  E  E  E  E  E
|------------|--------------|-------11-(11)--11-12-|-14--16-14-12-11----14-|
|------------|--------------|-12-------------------|-----------------12----|
|------------|-----------12-|----------------------|-----------------------|
|------------|--------------|----------------------|-----------------------|


   Q.    E  +Q.    E    E E  E  E  +E  E  E  E
|-------12-(12)------|-10-9----10-(10)-9-------|
|-10--------------10-|------10-----------10----|
|--------------------|-------------------------|
|--------------------|----------------------10-|


   H..        a  E    H..        a  E
|------------------|-12----------------|
|------------10S12-|------------10S12--|
|-10---------------|-------------------|
|------------------|-------------------|


   E  E  E  E  +E   E  Q     H    Q   Q     Q.   E Q.   E   Q.   E E E E E
|-12-11----12-(12)-11-----|---------------|---------------|-----------------|
|-------12------------12--|-12-------12\--|---------------|--------4-7-4----|
|-------------------------|---------------|-5----5-5----5-|-5----5----------|
|-------------------------|---------------|---------------|--------------5--|


  Q.   E Q.   E   Q.   E E E E E   Q.   E Q.   E
|---------------|----------------|---------------|
|---------------|--------3-2-----|---------------|
|-3----3-3----3-|-3----3-----3---|---------------|
|---------------|--------------5-|-3----3-3----3-|


  E E E E E E E E   Q.   E Q.   E   E E E E Q  Q
|-----------------|---------------|---------------||
|-----3-4-5-------|---------------|-4-7-----5--4--||
|-----------2-3-4-|-5----5-5----5-|-------5-------||
|-3-0-------------|---------------|-----5---------||


 1st Verse
  Q.   E Q.   E   Q.   E Q  E E   Q  E E Q.   E
|---------------|---------------|---------------|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|
|-5----5-5----5-|-5----5-5--0-2-|-3----3-3----3-|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|


  Q  E E E E E E    Q.   E Q.   E   Q.   E E E E E
|----------------||---------------|----------------|
|----------------||---------------|----------5-----|
|-3--3-3-3-3-2-0-||---------------|--------------0-|
|----------------||-3----3-3----3-|-3----3-3-------|


  Q.   E Q.   E   E E E E Q  Q    Q.   E Q.   E   Q.   E Q  E E
|---------------|---7-----------|---------------|----------------|
|---------------|---------5--4--|---------------|----------------|
|-5----5-5----5-|-5---0-5-------|-5----5-5----5-|-5----5-5--0-2--|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|----------------|


  Q.   E Q.   E   E E E E E E E E   Q.   E Q.   E
|---------------|-----------------|---------------|
|---------------|-----------------|---------------|
|-3----3-3----3-|-3---------------|---------------|
|---------------|---0-0-1-1-1-2-2-|-3----3-3----3-|


  Q.   E E E E E   Q.   E Q.   S S   E E E E E E E E
|----------------|-------------5-6-|-7-7-7-7-7-------||
|----------------|-----------------|-----------------||
|----------2-3-4-|-5----5-5--------|-----------------||
|-3----3-3-------|-----------------|-----------0-2-3-||


  Q  E E +Q   E E   Q  E E +Q.   E   Q.   E Q.   E   Q.   E E E E E
|-----------------|----------------|---------------|-----------------||
|-----------------|----------------|---------------|--------7-5-4----||
|-0----0-(0)--0-2-|-3----3-(3)---0-|-5----5-5----5-|-5----5-------5--||
|-----------------|----------------|---------------|-----------------||


  Q  E E +Q   E E   Q  E E +Q.   E   Q.   E Q.   E   E E E E E E Q
|-----------------|----------------|---------------|-7-7-7-7-7--------||
|-----------------|----------------|---------------|------------------||
|-0----0-(0)--0-2-|-3----3-(3)---0-|-5----5-5----5-|------------------||
|-----------------|----------------|---------------|-----------0-3\---||


  Q.   E Q.   E   Q.   E E E E E   Q.   E Q.   E   Q.   E E E E E
|---------------|----------7-----|---------------|----------5------|
|---------------|----------------|---------------|-----------------|
|-5----5-5----5-|-5----5-5-----0-|-3----3-3----3-|-3----3-3--------|
|---------------|----------------|---------------|--------------0--|


  Q.   E Q.   E   E E E E E E E E   Q.   E Q.   E   E E E E Q  Q
|---------------|-----------------|---------------|---7------------||
|---------------|-----------------|---------------|---------5--4---||
|-3----3-3----3-|-----2---3---4---|-5----5-5----5-|-5-----5--------||
|---------------|-3-3---3---3---3-|---------------|----------------||


 2ND Verse
  Q.   E Q.   E   Q.   E Q  E E   Q  E E Q.   E
|---------------|---------------|---------------|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|
|-5----5-5----5-|-5----5-5--0-2-|-3----3-3----3-|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|


  Q.   E E E E E   Q.   E Q.   E   Q.   E Q.   E   Q.   E Q.   E
|----------------|---------------|---------------|----------------|
|--------5-3-2---|---------------|---------------|----------------|
|-3----3-------3-|---------------|-------------3-|-5----5-5----5--|
|----------------|-3----3-3----3-|-3----3-3------|----------------|


  E Q.   E E E E   Q.   E Q.   E   Q.   E Q  E E
|---7------7---7-|---------------|---------------|
|----------------|---------------|---------------|
|-5------5---5---|-5----5-5----5-|-5----5-5--0-2-|
|----------------|---------------|---------------|


  Q.   E Q.   E   E E E E E E E E   Q.   E Q.   E
|---------------|-----------------|---------------|
|---------------|-----------------|---------------|
|-3----3-3----3-|-3---------------|---------------|
|---------------|---0-0-1-1-1-2-2-|-3----3-3----3-|


  E E E E E E E E   Q.   E Q.   S S   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-------------5-6-|-7-7-7-7-7-------||
|---2-3-4-5-------|-----------------|-----------------||
|-----------2-3-4-|-5----5-5--------|-----------------||
|-3---------------|-----------------|-----------0-2-3-||


  $
  Q  E E +Q   E E   Q  E E +Q.   E   Q.   E Q.   E   Q.   E E E E E
|-----------------|----------------|---------------|----------7---7--|
|-----------------|----------------|---------------|-----------------|
|-0----0-(0)--0-2-|-3----3-(3)---0-|-5----5-5----5-|-5----5-5---5----|
|-----------------|----------------|---------------|-----------------|


                          To Coda
                                 &
  Q  E E +Q   E E   Q  E E +Q.   E   Q.   E Q.   E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|----------------|---------------|-7---7---7---7----||
|-----------------|----------------|---------------|------------------||
|-0----0-(0)--0-2-|-3----3-(3)---0-|-5----5-5----5-|---5---5---5---5--||
|-----------------|----------------|---------------|------------------||


  Q.   E Q.   E   Q.   E Q  E E   Q.   E Q.   E   E Q.   E E E E
|---------------|---------------|---------------|-----------------|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|---2----3-3-4-4--|
|-5----5-5----5-|-5----5-5--0-2-|-3----3-3----3-|-3---------------|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|-----------------|


  Q.   E Q.   E   E E E E E E E E   Q.   E Q.   E   E E E E Q  Q
|---------------|-----------------|---------------|----------------|
|---------------|---2-3-4-5-------|---------------|-4-7-----5--4---|
|---------------|-----------2-3-4-|-5----5-5----5-|-----5-5--------|
|-3----3-3----3-|-3---------------|---------------|----------------|


  Q.   E Q.   E   Q.   E Q  E E   Q.   E Q.   E   Q.   E E E Q
|---------------|---------------|---------------|----------------|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|----------------|
|-5----5-5----5-|-5----5-5--0-2-|-3----3-3----3-|-3----3-3-2-0---|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|----------------|


  Q.   E Q.   E   E E E E E E E E
|---------------|-----------------|
|---------------|---2-3-4-5-------|
|---------------|-----------2-3-4-|
|-3----3-3----3-|-3---------------|


                                D.S. al Coda
                                            $
  Q.   E Q.   E   E S S S S S S S S S S E E
|---------------|----------------------------||
|---------------|---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7----||
|-5----5-5----5-|-------------------------5--||
|---------------|-5--------------------------||


  &
  Q.   E Q.   E   E E E E E E E E   Q  E E +Q   E E
|---------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|---------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-5----5-5----5-|-5---------------|-----------------|
|---------------|---0-2-0-3-0-4-0-|-0----0-(0)--0-2-|


  Q  E E +Q   E E   Q.   E Q.   E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|---------------|---7-----7---7---|
|-----------------|---------------|-----------------|
|-3----3-(3)--3-0-|-5----5-5----5-|-5---5-5---5---5-|
|-----------------|---------------|-----------------|


  Q  E E +Q   E E   Q  E E +Q.   E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E Q
|-----------------|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-3----3-(3)-----|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-0-6---|
|-0----0-(0)--0-2-|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|


   Guitar Solo
    Q  E E +E  E E E   Q  E E +Q   Q    Q.   E +Q   Q
||-------------------|------5-(5)-----|------4-(4)-----|
||o------2-(2)-------|----------------|----------------|
||o------------------|-3--3--------3--|-2-----------2--|
||--0--0-------0-2-3-|----------------|----------------|


 1.,2.,3.             4.
  Q  E E +E  E E E  4x E E E E E E E S S
|------2-(2)--------||-------------------|
|------------------o||---------------4-5-|
|-0----------------o||-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----|
|------------0-3-2--||-------------------|


  E E E E E E E E     Q.   E +Q   E E
|-----------------||------------------|
|-7-7-7-7-7-5-4-4-||o------2-(2)------|
|-----------------||o-----------------|
|-----------------||--0-----------0-2-|


  Q.   E +Q   Q    Q.   E +Q   E E   E E E E Q  Q     4x
|----------------|------2-(2)------|------------------||
|------5-(5)-----|-----------------|-----------------o||
|----------------|-0-----------0-2-|-3-3-3-3-5-------o||
|-3-----------3--|-----------------|------------3-----||


    Q  E E +E  E E E   Q  E E +E  E Q    Q  E E +E  E Q    E E E E Q  Q   3x
||-------------------|-----------------|-----------------|----------------||
||o------------------|-----------------|-----------------|---------------o||
||o------------------|-----------------|-0----0-(0)------|-3-3-3-3-5-----o||
||--0----0-(0)-----2-|-3----3-(3)------|-----------------|------------3---||


  E E E E +E  E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-------------------|-----------------|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-3-3-3-3-5-5------|
|-0-0-0-0-(0)-0-0-0-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-----------------|-------------3-3--|


    Q.   E +Q   E E   Q.   E +Q   Q    Q.   E +Q   E E   E E E E Q  Q
||------------------|----------------|------2-(2)------|----------------||
||o------2-(2)------|------5-(5)-----|-----------------|---------------o||
||o-----------------|----------------|-0-----------0-2-|-3-3-3-3-5-----o||
||--0-----------0-2-|-3-----------3--|-----------------|------------3---||


                                                       |-3-| |-3-|
  Q.   E +Q   E E   Q.   E +Q   E E   Q.   E +Q   Q    Q Q Q Q Q Q
|-----------------|-----------------|----------------|-------------|
|------2-(2)------|------5-(5)------|------2-(2)-----|-------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|----------------|-7-5---------|
|-0-----------0-2-|-3-----------3-3-|-0--------------|-----7-6-5-3-|


  Q.   E +E  E E E   Q.   E +Q   Q    W          H    H
|------------------|----------------|----------|-----------|
|------2-(2)-------|------5-(5)-----|----------|-----------|
|------------------|----------------|-0--------|-3----5----|
|-0----------0-0-2-|-3-----------3--|----------|-----------|


  W          +W           +H     H      W
|----------|------------|-------------|------*|
|----------|------------|-------------|------*|
|----------|------------|-------------|------*|
|-0--------|-(0)--------|-(0)---------|------*|


Duration Legend
---------------
W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura
+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration)
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the
duration for.  Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests.  Multi-
bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for.  Low
melody durations appear below the staff

Tablature Legend
----------------
 h   - hammer-on
 p   - pull-off
 b   - bend
 pb  - pre-bend
 r   - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
 /\  - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
 s   - legato slide
 S   - shift slide
  - natural harmonic
[n]  - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
 ~   - vibrato
 tr  - trill
 T   - tap
 TP  - trem. picking
 PM  - palm muting
\n/  - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
 \n  - tremolo bar down
 n/  - tremolo bar up
/n\  - tremolo bar inverted dip
 =   - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
 <>  - volume swell (louder/softer)
 x   - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
 o   - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

Misc Legend
-----------
 |  - bar
||  - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*|  - double bar (ending)
 :  - bar (freetime)
 $  - Segno
 &  - Coda
Tempo markers -  = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths
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bassplaya101 wrote on August 5 2004, 12:00 am

the intros a little off but the rest is all good

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saturns_bassman wrote on April 8 2005, 12:00 am

no way man the intros good, nice job man!!!!

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nolchinator wrote on June 10 2005, 12:00 am

look man ive got da book and your close apart from a few mistakes good job

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