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PURPLE HAZE (Bassline)

As recorded by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
(From the 1967 Album ARE YOU EXPERIENCED )

Words and Music by Jimi Hendrix 

Transcribed by Slowhand


Gtr I (E A D G) - 'Noel Redding - Bass'


 Intro
  Q=112
 4/4
  Gtr I
  q  q  q  q    q  q  q  q    q  q  q  q    q  q  q  q
|----9-----9--|----9-----9--|----9-----9--|----9-----9--|
|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
|-7-----7-----|-7-----7-----|-7-----7-----|-7-----7-----|
|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|


  q  q  q  q    q  q  q  q    q  q  q  q    Q  Q  Q  Q
|----9-----9--|----9-----9--|----9-----9--|-------------|
|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
|-7-----7-----|-7-----7-----|-7-----7-----|-7--7--7--7--|
|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|


  Q  Q  Q  Q    Q  Q  Q  Q    Q  E E E E Q
|-------------|-------------|---------------|
|-------------|-------------|---------------|
|-7--7--7--7--|-7--7--7--7--|-7--7-7-7-7-7--|
|-------------|-------------|---------------|


  E E E E E E S S S S   E E Q  E E Q    E E E E E E S S E
|---------------------|---------------|-------------------||
|---------------------|---------------|-------------------||
|-----5-------4-4-5-5-|-7-7-7--7-7-7--|-----5-------4-4-5-||
|-3-3---3-5-5---------|---------------|-3-3---3-5-5-------||


 1st Verse
  E E Q  E E Q    E E Q  S S E E E   Q  Q  E E Q
|---------------|------------------|--------------|
|---------------|------------------|--------------|
|-7-7-7--7---7--|--------------4-5-|-7--7--7---7--|
|----------0----|-3-3-3--5-5-5-----|---------0----|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----5-------4-5-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-----5-------4-5-|
|-3-3---3-5-5-----|-----------------|-3-3---3-5-5-----|


  Q  Q  H      H    a E E Q     E E   Q    E E   Q
|------------|---------------|----7-/12\-----7-/12\--||
|------------|---------------|-/9---------/9---------||
|-7----------|------7s9-7-5--|-----------------------||
|------------|---------------|-----------------------||


 2nd Verse
  E E Q  E E Q    E E Q  S S E S S S S   E E Q  S S S S S S E
|---------------|----------------------|-----------------------|
|---------------|----------------------|-----------------------|
|-7-7-7--7-7-7--|--------------4-4-5-5-|-7-7-7--7-7-7-7-7-7-7--|
|---------------|-3-3-3--5-5-5---------|-----------------------|


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


  Q  Q  H      H    a E E Q     E E  Q    E E  Q
|------------|---------------|----7-12\-----7-12\--|
|------------|---------------|-/9--------/9--------|
|-7----------|------7s9-7-5--|---------------------|
|------------|---------------|---------------------|


  E E Q  E E Q    E E Q  E E Q    E E Q  E E E E
|---------------|---------------|----------------||
|-----7------7--|---------------|----------------||
|---------------|---------------|-5-5-5--5-5-6-6-||
|-5-5----5-5----|-7-7-7--7-7-7--|----------------||


 Guitar Solo
  Q  Q  E E a E E    Q   Q  E E E E   Q  Q  E E E S S
|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|----7--7---7s9-7-|-/9--/9--5-5-6-6-|-7--7------7-7s9--|
|-0-------0-------|-----------------|-------0-0--------|


   Q   E E E E E E   Q  e e E E E E    E E  E E E E E E
|------------------|----------------|-------------------|
|------------------|----------------|-------------------|
|-/9--/9-9-5-5-5-5-|-7--7-7-7---7---|-/9-9-/9-9-5-5-5-5-|
|------------------|----------0---0-|-------------------|


  Q  Q  E E E E    Q   Q  E E E E   q  q  q  q
|---------------|-----------------|----9-----9--|
|---------------|-----------------|-------------|
|----7----7-7-7-|-/9--/9--5-5-5-6-|-7-----7-----|
|-0-----0-------|-----------------|-------------|


  q  q  q  q    q  Q  q  Q    q  Q  q  Q    q  Q  q  Q
|----9-----9--|-------------|-------------|-------------|
|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|
|-7-----7-----|-7--7--7--7--|-7--7--7--7--|-7--7--7--7--|
|-------------|-------------|-------------|-------------|


  q  Q  q  Q    q  Q  q  Q    q  Q  q  Q    Q  Q  Q  S S E
|-------------|-------------|-------------|----------------||
|-------------|-------------|-------------|----------------||
|-7--7--7--7--|-7--7--7--7--|-7--7--7--7--|-7--7--7------5-||
|-------------|-------------|-------------|----------5h7---||


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


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-------------4-5-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-------------4-5-|
|-3-3-3-3-5-5-----|-----------------|-3-3-3-3-5-5-----|


  Q  Q  H      H    a E E Q     E E  Q    E E  Q
|------------|---------------|----7-12\-----7-12\--||
|------------|---------------|-/9--------/9--------||
|-7----------|------7s9-7-5--|---------------------||
|------------|---------------|---------------------||


 Outro
  E E Q  E E Q    E E Q  E E Q    Q  Q  E E E E
|---------------|---------------|---------------|
|------------7--|-9-9-9--9-9-9--|---------------|
|---------------|---------------|-5--5--5-5-6-6-|
|-5-5-5--5-5-5--|-7-7-7--7-7-7--|---------------|


  E E Q  E E E E   a E a E a E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|----------------|-----------------------|-----------------|
|----------------|-----------------------|-----------------|
|-----7--7---7-7-|-7s9-7s9-7s9-9-5-5-5-6-|-7---7---7---7-7-|
|-0-0------0-----|-----------------------|---0---0---0-----|


  a E E a Q  E E E E   E E Q  E E E E   a E E a E E E E E E
|--------------------|----------------|---------------------|
|--------------------|----------------|---------------------|
|-7s9-9-7s9--5-5-5-6-|-----7--7---7---|-7s9-9-7s9-9-5-5-5-6-|
|--------------------|-0-0------0---0-|---------------------|


    E E Q  E E E E   a E E a E E E E E E  3x
||-----------------|----------------------||
||o----------------|---------------------o||
||o-----7--7---7-7-|-7s9-9-7s9-9-5-5-5-6-o||
||--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



Purple haze all in my brain
Lately things just don't seem the same
Actin' funny, but I don't know why
'Scuse me while I kiss the sky

Purple haze all around
Don't know if I'm comin' up or down
Am I happy or in misery?
Whatever it is, that girl put a spell on me

Help me help me
Oh no no... No

Yeah
Purple haze all in my eyes
Don't know if it's day or night
You've got me blowin, blowin my mind
Is it tomorrow or just the end of time?

No, help me aw yeah! Oh no no oh help me...

            
            
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