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The Trooper Bass Tab

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Iron Maiden - The Trooper
Bass tab 
Transcribed by G. Crisan ( Crisan@Shadow.net )

All notes refer to the tab ABOVE it. Any comments, suggestions, or errors
refering to the tab below that should be brought to my attention, e-mail me.
The "r" 's are rests.


Tab explanations
-----------------------------------------------------
>   Forcefully             |      /   Slide up
.   Staccatto              |      \   Slide down
h   Hammer-on/ pull off    |      :   Repeat
a   Harmonic               |      ~   slight bend 
-----------------------------------------------------


The Trooper ( Harris )
 ( From the album " Piece of Mind" )      
 .  .        .  .                                     .          .  .
-9--9--9-9---7--7--7-7----5--5--5-5----------0---9-|--9--9-9-----7--7--7-7---
-----------9-----------7------------5------0---0---|.--------9-------------7-
---------------------------------------------------|.------------------------
---------------------------------------------------|-------------------------

--5--5--5-5-----------------|-------------------------------------0----------
-------------5-------5-----.|.----------------------------------0---0--------
-------------------5---5-7-.|.-7--7-7-7---7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-------7--7-7
----------------------------|------------------------------------------------

Play this 3 times.

-------------------------------0---------------------------------------0-----
-----------------------------0---0-----------------------------------0---0---
-7---7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7-7-7-7--------3--3-3-3---3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-------7-
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

----------------------------------0------|----0---------0--------0--------0--
--------------------------------0---0-.-.|--0---0-.---0---0-.--0---0-.--0---0
-7-7-7---7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-------7-.|-r------7-r-------3-r------7-r-----
-----------------------------------------|-----------------------------------

            At the end of second rep, the lyrics begin. ( You take my life...)

-------------------------------------0---------------------------------------
-----------------------------------0---0-------------------------------------
-7--7-7-7--7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7-7-7-7--------7--7-7-7--7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7-7-7-7----
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

---0---------------------------------------0---------------------------------
-0---0-----------------------------------0---0-------------------------------
-------3--3-3-3--3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3--------7--7-7-7--7-7-7-7--7-7-7-7-7--
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

-----|-----------------------------------------------------------------------
-----|.----------------------------------------------------------------------
-7-7-|.-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--7--7-7-7--7-7-7--
-----|-----------------------------------------------------------------------

----------------------------------|---0--------------------------------------
---------------------------------.|-0---0------------------------------------
-7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-.|-------7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-
----------------------------------|------------------------------------------

-----0-------------------------------------------0---------------------------
---0---0---------------------------------------0---0-------------------------
-7-------7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--------3--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3--
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

-----------------------------------------------------------0-----------------
----------------5----------------------------------------0---0---------------
-3-3-3--3-3-3-3---3-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5-------7--7-7-7--7-7-
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

--------------------------0------------------------------------------0-------
------------------------0---0--------------------------------------0---0-----
-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7-------7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7-------3---
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

-------------------------------------0---------------------------------------
-----------------------------------0---0-------------------------------------
-3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3-------5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

---0------------------------------------------0------------------------------
-0---0--------------------------------------0---0----------------------------
-------7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7-------7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

------------0------------------------------------------0---------------------
----------0---0--------------------------------------0---0-------------------
-7--7-7-7-------3--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3-------7--7-7-7--7-7-7---
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

-----------------------0------------------------------------------0----------
---------------------0---0--------------------------------------0---0--------
-7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7-------7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7-------3--3-3-
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

---------------------------------0-------------------------------------------
-------------------------------0---0-----------------------------------------
-3--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3-------7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7-7--
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

|----------------------------------------------------------------------------
|.---------------------------------------------------------------------------
|.-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------

   ooh, ooh   ooh, ooh (etc.)

-----------------------------|---0--|------------------------------------------
----------------------------.|-0---0|.-----------------------------------------
-7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7-.|------|.-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--2-2-2-
-----------------------------|------|------------------------------------------

                                       This is where the solo starts.

----------------5--------7----------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-2-2-2-2-2--3-3---3--5-5---5--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-
------------------------------------------------------------------------------

--------5--------7----|-------------------------------------------------------
---------------------.|.-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--3-
-2--3-3---3--5-5---5-.|.------------------------------------------------------
----------------------|-------------------------------------------------------

---5--------7-----------------------------------------------------------5-----
-3---3--5-5---5--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--3-3---3---
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------

-----7----|----------------------------------------0---------------------------
-5-5---5-.|.--------------------------------------0---0------------------------
---------.|.-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7-------7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7-
----------|--------------------------------------------------------------------

-----------------------0-----------------------------------------------------
---------------------0---0----------------------------------------5----------
-7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7-------3--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3-3---3-5--5-5-
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

---------------------------------0-----|--------------------------------------
-------------------------------0---0--.|--------------------------------------
-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--------.|-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7-
---------------------------------------|--------------------------------------

                                        "We get so close..." (etc)

---0------------------------------------------0------------------------------
-0---0--------------------------------------0---0----------------------------
-------7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7-------3--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

------------0------------------------------------------0---------------------
----------0---0--------------------------------------0---0-------------------
-3--3-3-3-------7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7-------7--7-7-7--7-7-7---
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

-----------------------0------------------------------------------0----------
---------------------0---0--------------------------------------0---0--------
-7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7-------3--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3-------7--7-7-
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

-------------------------------|---------------------------------------------
-------------------------------|.--------------------------------------------
-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7-|.-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5
-------------------------------|---------------------------------------------

                               "ooh, ooh ooh"(etc.)
                                                                    .  .
------------------------------------------------------------|---0---9--9-9-9-
-----------------------------------------------------------.|-0---0----------
-5-5-5--7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7-.|----------------
------------------------------------------------------------|----------------
     .  .         .  .               .    .          .  .          .  .
-----7--7--7-7----5--5--5-5------0---9-|--9--9-9-----7--7--7-7-----5--5--5-5-
--9------------7------------5--0---0---|.---------9-------------7------------
---------------------------------------|.------------------------------------
---------------------------------------|-------------------------------------
            .
------------9----||
-5----5---------.||
----5---5-------.||
-----------------||

Play this three times.
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Flea_Metallica wrote on November 26 2005, 10:13 am

Great Tab!

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McKillswitch wrote on March 30 2006, 11:20 am

Great tab, you have permission to suck my balls now.

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goest wrote on April 28 2006, 03:59 pm

wrong intro

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