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Carry On My Wayward Son Bass Tab

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i noticed there was no bass tab for this song so i decided to put this up.
                                                
                       fig.1         do this a couple times
G |-------------|------------------|-------------|
D |-------------|----------5-------|-------------|
A |------3------|---5-5/7-----7-5-3|-5------5----|
E |5-3-5-----5-3|-5----------------|---3------2--|
                      fig.2           do this a couple times
G |-------------|------------------|
D |-------------|----------5-------| repeat these first to parts
A |--------7-7--|--------5---5-7---|
E |-0-0---------|--0-5-7-----------|
                               then do this
G |-------------|------------------|
D |-7-----5-----|------------------|
A |---7-----5---|------------------|
E |-----5-----3-|-1----------------|

G |-------------|------------------|--------------|-------------|
D |-----------5-|-7-------5--------|-3------------|-------------|
A |-------------|------------------|----3---------|-------------|
E |-------------|------------------|-------3------|-5------3----|

G |-------------|------------------|--------------|-------------|
D |-------------|------------------|--------------|-------------|
A |------------3|-5--------3-------|-1--------3---|-5-------3---|
E |-1-----3--5--|------------------|--------------|-------------|

G |---------------|-------------|--------------|---------------|
D |-5-------------|-------------|--------------|---------------|
A |---5------0-2--|-0----2-3----|--------------|-0-----2-3-----|
E |-----3--3-----3|------------0|3----3-1-----3|--------------0|

G |-------------|--------------|--------------|-------------|
D |-------------|--------------|--------------|-------------|
A |-------------|-0---2-3------|--------------|--------7-5--|
E |-3-3-----0--3|-------------0|3----3-1-----0|1------------|
                play bass fig. 1  a couple times
G |---------------|-------------|-------------|--------------|
D |---------------|-------------|-------------|--------------|
A |---------------|-------------|-------------|-------------3|
E |--5----5-3----3|1-----1-3---3|5-----5-3---3|1----1-3---5--|

G |-------------|-----------|-------------|-------------|--------------|
D |-------------|-----------|-------------|5------------|--------------|
A |5----5-3----3|1----1-1--3|5----5-3----3|--5----------|--------------|
E |-------------|-----------|-------------|----3--3--0--|-5----5-3---3-|

G |--------------|------------|--------------|-----------|-----------|
D |--------------|------------|--------------|-----------|-----------|
A |--------------|------------|-------------3|5---5-3---3|1--1-1---3-|
E |--1----1-3---3|5----5-3---3|1----1-3---5--|-----------|-----------|

G |-------------|--------|------------|-----------|-----------|-------------|
D |-------------|5-------|------------|-----------|-----------|-------------|
A |5---5-3-----3|--5-----|-0---2-3----|-----------|0---2-3----|-------------|
E |-------------|----3--3|-----------0|3---3-1---3|----------0|3---------0-3|
                              
G |-------------|-------------|------------|
D |-------------|-------------|------------| after he says head to rest skip 
A |-0---2-3-----|-------------|------------|  ahead to outro
E |------------0|3-----3-1---0|1-----------|
                                                          x2
G |----2p0-----------------|---------|----2p0-----------------|--------|
D |--------2p0-------------|---------|--------2p0-------------|--------|
A |-0----------3p0-3--5----|----5---3|--0---------3p0-3--5----|------5-|
E |-----------------------3|-5-------|-----------------------3|---5----|
                                   play above and below again
G |----------------|--------------|----------------|---------------|
D |----------------|-----------5--|----------------|---------------|
A |---7---5---4----|--------5-----|---7---5---4---2|-5------------3|
E |-0-------------7|--5--3--------|-0--------------|---2--3----4---|
                play bass fig.1 twice
G |-----------|---------------|-----------|--------------|-----------|
D |-----------|---------------|-----------|--------------|-----------|
A |-----------|-------------3-|-----------|------------3-|5---5-3---3|
E |-5-5----3--|1---0-1-3-5----|-5-5------3|-1--0-1-3-5---|-----------|

G |--------------|-----------|---------------|
D |-------------2|-----------|-5-------------|
A |-1---0-1-3-5--|-5--5-3---3|---5------0-2--| now repeat from beggining
E |--------------|-----------|-----3--3-----3|
                  outro
                play fig.2 twice
G |---------------------|-------------------| play this 3 times
D |------4-2-------4-2--|-2-----------------|
A |----------4---------4|---0---0---1-2-0--0| this is fig.3
E |-2-2--------2-2------|-------------------|

G |----------------------|-----------|
D |------4-2--------4-2--|--2--------|
A |----------4----------4|----0--0--1|
E |-2--2-------2--2------|-----------|

G |----------------|------------------|----------------|----------------|
D |----------------|------------5-----|----------------|-----------5----|
A |-2----------7--7|----------5---5-7-|------------7--7|---------5---5-7|
E |---0--0--0------|----0-5-7---------|--0--0----------|---0-5-7--------|
             play fig.3 4 times
G |--------------|---|
D |--7------5----|---|
A |----7------5--|---|
E |------5------3|-1-|
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zeppelin42 wrote on January 3 2008, 06:21 pm

Dude, perfect tab. I had just tried to post the same thing on here, but I guess you beat me to it. Good job.

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s0berito wrote on March 25 2008, 12:26 pm

Great tab, the only thing I'd have to mention is the fingering on some parts, but that's about it :)

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GaurPower wrote on December 7 2008, 11:12 am

good shit! even better song!

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