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Band: Jimmy Eat World
Song: The Middle
Album: Jimmy Eat World
Bassist: Rick Burch
Tuning: Drop D

Okay, the existing bass tabs for The Middle suck so I thought I'd post this. I can't 
how anyone can tab this wrongly but many people have managed to! It's not difficult but 
good when played well. I've played it through a million times and then some and this is 100% correct. Enjoy!


[INTRO] (0:00)
No bass

[1st VERSE] (0:11)

G|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
A|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|

G|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
A|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-| x2


[CHORUS] (0:35)

G|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
A|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|

G|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
A|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|


[2nd VERSE] (0:47)

G|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
A|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|

G|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
A|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-| x2


[CHORUS] (1:11)

G|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
A|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|

G|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
A|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-| x2


[SOLO] (1:34)

G|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
A|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|

G|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
A|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|0-0-0-0-3-3-3-3-|

G|------------------------|------------------------|----------------|----------------|
D|------------------------|------------------------|----------------|----------------|
A|------------------------|------------------------|----------------|----------------|
D|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|

G|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
A|----------------|----------------|-12-12-12-12-12-|-12-12-12-12-12-|
D|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|----------------|----------------|


[3rd VERSE] (1:58)

G|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
A|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|----------------|----------------|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|

G|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
A|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|

G|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
A|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|

G|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
A|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|


[CHORUS] (2:22)

G|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
A|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|

G|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
A|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|


G|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
A|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|--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-|

G|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
A|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|0---------------|
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mentaldonkey182 50 Nov 10, 2007 12:42 AM

best bass tab on here for this song

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boycew02 253 Oct 15, 2008 04:22 AM

lol aaargh, i was just going over my old tabs and i noticed that i ****ed the solo bit pretty bad. where i've marked the 10th fret of the D string i meant the 10th fret of the A string. that'll teach me to get all arsy about the other tabbers messing up. =P

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livinginmisery 80 Dec 11, 2008 04:51 AM

just out of curiousity, how can people mess up such an easy bass tab? Great job, sounds perfect.

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