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Pardon Me Sir bass

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PARDON ME SIR (Bassline)

As recorded by Joe Cocker
(From the 1972 Album JOE COCKER)

Words and Music by Joe Cocker & Chris Stainton

Transcribed by Slowhand


Gtr I (E A D G) - 'Alan Spenner - Bass'


 Intro
  Q=112
 4/4
  Gtr I
  W          W          Q  Q  H      Q  Q  Q  S E.
|----------|----------|------------|---------------|
|----------|----------|------------|-3--3--3--3----|
|----------|----------|------------|------------3--|
|----------|----------|-1----------|---------------|


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


   1st & 3rd Verses
    Q  Q  Q  Q    Q  Q  Q  E E   Q  Q  Q  E E   Q  Q  Q  E E
||--------------|--------------|--------------|---------------|
||o-------3-----|-------3------|--------------|---------------|
||o----3-----3--|----3-----3-5-|-5-----5----3-|-5-----5-------|
||--1-----------|-1------------|----5-----5---|----5-----5-5--|


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


 2nd & 4th Verses
  Q  Q  Q  Q    Q  Q  Q  E E   Q  Q  Q  E E   Q  Q  S S E Q
|-------------|--------------|--------------|----------------|
|-------3-----|-------3------|--------------|----------------|
|----3-----3--|----3-----3-5-|-5-----5----3-|-5-----5--------|
|-1-----------|-1------------|----5-----5---|----5----5-5-5--|


  Q  Q  Q  Q    Q  Q  Q  E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E +Q.   E
|-------------|--------------|-----------------|-----------------||
|-------5-----|-------5--2---|---------0-0-1-1-|-2-1-0-----------||
|----5-----5--|----5-------5-|-3-3-3-3---------|-------3-(3)-----||
|-3-----------|-3------------|-----------------|-----------------||


 Bridge
  Q.   E +Q   Q    +E  Q.   Q  Q    E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-3----2-(2)-----|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-------------5--|-(5)-3----2-----|-----------------|-----------------|
|----------------|-------------5--|-3-3-3-3-3-3---1-|-3-3-3-3-3---1-3-|
|----------------|----------------|-------------3---|-----------3-----|


                                   1.
  Q.   E +Q   Q    +E  Q.   Q  Q    E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-3----2-(2)-----|----------------|-----------------|------------------||
|-------------5--|-(5)-3----2-----|-----------------|-----------------o||
|----------------|-------------5--|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-o||
|----------------|----------------|-----------------|------------------||


                                      Sax Solo
  2.
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E    Q  Q  Q  Q    Q  Q  Q  E E
|-----------------|-----------------||-------------|--------------|
|-----------------|-----------------||-------3-----|-------3------|
|-3-3-3-3-3-3---1-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-||----3-----3--|----3-----3-5-|
|-------------3---|-----------------||-1-----------|-1------------|


  Q  Q  Q  E E   Q  Q  Q  E E   Q  Q  Q  Q    Q  Q  Q  Q
|--------------|--------------|-------------|-------------|
|--------------|--------------|-------5-----|-------5-----|
|-5-----5----3-|-5-----5------|----5-----5--|----5-----5--|
|----5-----5---|----5-----5-5-|-3-----------|-3-----------|


                                Bridge
  Q.   E Q  Q    Q  Q  Q  E E    Q.   E +Q   Q    +E  Q.   Q  Q
|--------------|--------------||-3----2-(2)-----|----------------|
|--------------|--------------||-------------5--|-(5)-3----2-----|
|------4-5--6--|-7--5--3--3-3-||----------------|-------------5--|
|-5------------|--------------||----------------|----------------|


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


                                      5th Verse
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E    Q  Q  Q  Q    Q  Q  Q  E E
|-----------------|-----------------||-------------|--------------|
|-----------------|-----------------||-------3-----|-------3------|
|-3-3-3-3-3-3---1-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-||----3-----3--|----3-----3-5-|
|-------------3---|-----------------||-1-----------|-1------------|


  Q  Q  Q  E E   Q  Q  Q  E E   Q  Q  E E E E   Q  Q  Q  E E
|--------------|--------------|---------------|--------------|
|--------------|--------------|---------------|--------------|
|-5-----5----3-|-5-----5--0-0-|-------0-0-0-0-|-1--2--3--3-3-|
|----5-----5---|----5---------|-1--1----------|--------------|


                                 Outro
  Q  Q  Q  E E   Q  Q  Q  E E     Q  Q  Q  E E   Q  Q  Q  E E  5x
|--------------|--------------||---------------|---------------||
|--------------|--------------||o--------------|--------------o||
|-5-----5--0-0-|-1--2--3--3-3-||o-------0--0-0-|-1--2--3--3-3-o||
|----5---------|--------------||--1--1---------|---------------||


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



Pardon me, friend
If what I'm saying don't seem right
But that's the only chance
I get now for being nice, yeah

Pardon me, Sir
If what I'm saying frays you now
But that's the only way to show you
That I'm a clown, ho, yeah

I'm quite sure you understand (my baby)
I'm quite sure you understand

Pardon me, friend
If what I'm saying don't ring true
But that's the only way I know now
To get through to you, ooh

Well, pardon me, Sir
If what I'm doing brings you down
But that's the only place I know, Sir
Is town to town, yeah

I'm quite sure you understand (my baby)
Hope you do, hope you do
Let me see you right now
I'm quite sure you understand

I'm quite sure you understand (my baby)
Hope you understand
I'm quite sure you understand

Yeah, pardon me, friend
If what I'm saying don't seem right
Ooh, now, but that's the only, yeah
Yes that's the only way now
Oh, that's the only, that's the only way
That's the only, oh, that's
The only way I know

That's the only, that's the only way
That's the only, only thing I know...

            
            
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