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Funky Tonight Live bass

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                    Funky Tonight - John Butler Trio Feat. Keith Urban
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Tabbed by: Country Bass
E-mail: aaron.white8@education.nsw.gov.au

I've tabbed this song as close to the recording as I can and I have added a few touches 
to make it sound cooler throughout the song, Enjoy

Tuning: Standard

Verse (soft)

G|-----------------------|
D|------5----------------|
A|-7--7---7--7-5---5---7-|
E|-------------------7---|

Verse (Heavy)

G|--------------------|-----------------|
D|------5-------------|---5------7-5----|
A|-7--7----7-5--5-6-7-|-7----7-5-----5--|
E|--------------------|-----------------|

Chorus

G|---------------------|    |-----------------|
D|---------------------|    |-----------------|
A|-5h7--4h5------------| x3 |-5h7--4h5--------|
E|-----------3h5--3-0--|    |-----------3h5~--|

interlude

Pluck both E and A strings and slide the 7th fret down after every two hits

But if you want you can just play open E

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

Bridge

G|----------------12----12-----------------------------|
D|-12h14-14-14-14----14----14-12-12-12-12-------12-12--|
A|----------------------------------------12-12--------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|

Chorus

G|---------------------|    |-----------------|
D|---------------------|    |-----------------|
A|-5h7--4h5------------| x7 |-5h7--4h5--------|
E|-----------3h5--3-0--|    |-----------3h5~--|

Bass Solo

add a little variation in the end part of the riff throughout the Instrumental Outro,
Keith and John get a little crazy with their solos, so work the bass around them,
It's easy to work in your own style of solo in once your used to where John and Keith 
put their solos.

G|-------12-------------------12-------------------|
D|-12-14----14-12----12-13-14----14-12----12-13-14-|
A|----------------14-------------------14----------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|

G|-------12-------------------12----12h14b12-------|
D|-12-14----14-12----12-13-14----14----------14-12-|
A|----------------14-------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------|


Playing Order

Intro Part 1 - no bass, just guitar
Verse (Heavy) x4

Verse (Soft) x8
Verse (Hard) x8
Chorus
Interlude
Verse (Hard) x4
No bass for a full bar (after two lines of the bridge)

Bridge x14
Chorus 2
Bass Solo x12
Verse (Heavy) x8 {During the Outro on this riff, tempo speeds up as you play}



| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
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