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CASTLES MADE OF SAND (Bassline)

As recorded by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
(From the 1967 Album AXIS: BOLD AS LOVE)


Words and Music by Jimi Hendrix
Transcribed by Slowhand


Gtr I (Eb Ab Db Gb) - 'Noel Redding - Bass'


 Intro
  Q=94
 4/4                                         2/4
  Gtr I (1/2 step down)
  W          W          W          W          H
|----------|----------|----------|----------|------|
|----------|----------|----------|----------|------|
|----------|----------|----------|----------|------|
|----------|----------|----------|----------|------|


 4/4
  W          W          W          W
|----------|----------|----------|------||
|----------|----------|----------|------||
|----------|----------|----------|------||
|----------|----------|----------|------||


 1st Verse
                                                          2/4
  Q  E S S E E Q    Q  E S S E E S S E   Q  +E. S E E Q    E E E E
|-----------------|--------------------|-----------------|---------|
|-3------0-3-3----|-7------x-7-7---7-7-|-----------------|-3-------|
|-----------------|--------------------|-7--(7)-7-7-7----|-----3---|
|-----------------|--------------------|-----------------|---------|


 4/4
  S S S S E. S E Q  E   E E E. S E E Q    Q  E S S E E Q    Q  E S S E Q  E
|---------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-5---5---5----5-5----|-5-5-5----5-5----|-3------0-3-3----|-7------7-7-7-----|
|---5---5----5--------|--------5--------|-----------------|------------------|
|---------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|


                   2/4       4/4
  Q  E S S E E Q    E E E E   S S S S E. S E Q  E   E E E E H
|-----------------|---------|---------------------|--------------||
|-----------------|-3-------|-5---5---5----5-5----|-5-5-5---5----||
|-7------7-7-7----|-----3---|---5---5----5--------|--------------||
|-----------------|---------|---------------------|--------------||


 Chorus
  +E  E Q  H      W          W          W
|---------------|----------|----------|------||
|-(5)-----------|----------|----------|------||
|---------------|----------|----------|------||
|---------------|----------|----------|------||


 2nd Verse
                                                            2/4
  Q  E S S E Q  E   Q  +E. S E Q  E   Q  E S S E E +S  S E   E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|----------------------|---------|
|-3------0-3-3----|-7--(7)-7-7-7----|----------------------|-3-------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-7------7-7-7-(7)-7-7-|-----3---|
|-----------------|-----------------|----------------------|---------|


 4/4
  S S S S E. S E Q.     S S S S E. S E Q  E   Q  E S S E Q  E
|---------------------|---------------------|------------------|
|-5---5---5----5-5----|-5-5-5-5-5----5-5----|-3------0-3-3--3/-|
|---5---5----5--------|------------5--------|------------------|
|---------------------|---------------------|------------------|


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


                     Chorus
  S S S S E E H       +Q.   E H      W          W
|------------------||--------------|----------|------|
|-5-5-5-5-5---5----||-(5)----------|----------|------|
|------------------||--------------|----------|------|
|------------------||--------------|----------|------|


             Guitar Solo
  W           S S E E. S E Q  E   S S S S Q  E Q  E   S S S S Q  E Q  E
|----------||-------------------|-------------------|--------------------|
|----------||-3h5-5-5--3-5-5----|-3h5-5-5-5--5-5----|-3h5-5-5-5--5-5-----|
|----------||-------------------|-------------------|--------------------|
|----------||-------------------|-------------------|--------------------|


                      3rd Verse
  S S S S Q  E Q  E    Q  E S S E Q  E   Q  E S S E Q  E   Q  E S S E Q  E
|-------------------||-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-3-5-5-5-5--5-5--4-||-3------x-3-3----|-7------7-7-7----|------------------|
|-------------------||-----------------|-----------------|-7------7-7-7-----|
|-------------------||-----------------|-----------------|------------------|


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


  Q  E S S E Q  E   Q  E S S E E +S  S E
|-----------------|----------------------|
|-7------7-7-7----|----------------------|
|-----------------|-7------7-7-7-(7)-7-7-|
|-----------------|----------------------|


 2/4       4/4                   2/4
  E E E E   S S S S E. S E Q  E   H
|---------|---------------------|------|
|-3---3---|-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5----|-5----|
|---------|---------------------|------|
|---------|---------------------|------|


             Chorus
 4/4
  W           W          W          W
|----------||----------|----------|------|
|----------||----------|----------|------|
|----------||----------|----------|------|
|----------||----------|----------|------|


             Outro
  W           W          W          W
|----------||----------|----------|------|
|----------||----------|----------|------|
|----------||----------|----------|------|
|-3--------||----------|----------|------|


  W          W          W
|----------|----------|------*|
|----------|----------|------*|
|----------|----------|------*|
|----------|----------|------*|


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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