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Hang On Sloopy bass

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HANG ON SLOOPY (Bassline)

As recorded by The McCoys 
(From the 1965 Album HANG ON SLOOPY)

Words and Music by Wes Farrell & Bert Russell

Transcribed by Slowhand


Gtr I (E A D G) - 'Dennis Kelly - Bass'


 Intro
  Q=105
 4/4
  Gtr I
  W          H    Q   Q     e E E E e E E E   e E E E e E Q
|----------|--------------|-----------------|----------------||
|----------|--------------|-----------------|----------------||
|----------|--------------|---------3-----3-|-5-----5-3------||
|----------|---------10\--|-3-----3---------|-------------5--||


   Chorus
    Q.   E Q.   E   Q.   E Q  Q    Q.   E Q.   E   Q.   E Q  Q
||----------------|--------------|---------------|----------------||
||o---------------|--------------|---------------|---------------o||
||o--------3----3-|-5----5-3-----|--------3----3-|-5----5-3------o||
||--3----3--------|-----------5--|-3----3--------|-----------5----||


   Verses 1 & 2
    e E E E e E E E   e E E E e E Q    e E E E e E E E   e E E E e E Q
||------------------|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
||o-----------------|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
||o---------3-----3-|-5-----5-3------|---------3-----3-|-5-----5-3-------|
||--3-----3---------|-------------5--|-3-----3---------|-------------5---|


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


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


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


 Chorus
  Q.   E Q.   E   Q.   E Q  Q    Q.   E Q.   E   Q.   E Q  Q
|---------------|--------------|---------------|--------------|
|---------------|--------------|---------------|--------------|
|--------3----3-|-5----5-3-----|--------3----3-|-5----5-3-----|
|-3----3--------|-----------5--|-3----3--------|-----------5--|


  Q.   E Q.   E   Q.   E Q  Q    Q.   E Q.   E   Q.   E Q  Q
|---------------|--------------|---------------|---------------||
|---------------|--------------|---------------|--------------o||
|--------3----3-|-5----5-3-----|--------3----3-|-5----5-3-----o||
|-3----3--------|-----------5--|-3----3--------|-----------5---||


   Guitar Solo
    e E E E e E E E   e E E E e E Q    e E E E e E E E   e E E E e E Q    3x
||------------------|----------------|-----------------|------------------||
||o-----------------|----------------|-----------------|-----------------o||
||o---------3-----3-|-5-----5-3------|---------3-----3-|-5-----5-3-------o||
||--3-----3---------|-------------5--|-3-----3---------|-------------5----||


   Verse 3
    e E E E e E E E   e E E E e E Q    e E E E e E E E   e E E E e E Q    5x
||------------------|----------------|-----------------|------------------||
||o-----------------|----------------|-----------------|-----------------o||
||o---------3-----3-|-5-----5-3------|---------3-----3-|-5-----5-3-------o||
||--3-----3---------|-------------5--|-3-----3---------|-------------5----||


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


  e e e e e e e e   e e e e e e e e
|-----------------|-----------------||
|-----------------|-----------------||
|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-||
|-----------------|-----------------||


   Out-Chorus
    Q.   E Q.   E   Q.   E Q  Q    Q.   E Q.   E   Q.   E Q  Q
||----------------|--------------|---------------|----------------||
||o---------------|--------------|---------------|---------------o||
||o--------3----3-|-5----5-3-----|--------3----3-|-5----5-3------o||
||--3----3--------|-----------5--|-3----3--------|-----------5----||


  Q.   E Q.   E   Q.   E Q  Q    E e e E E e e E
|---------------|--------------|-----------------|
|---------------|--------------|-----------------|
|--------3----3-|-5----5-3-----|-----------3-3---|
|-3----3--------|-----------5--|---3-3-----------|


  E e e E E e e e   e E Q  H
|-----------------|-------------*|
|-----------------|-------------*|
|---5-5-----3-3-3-|-------------*|
|-----------------|-3-----------*|


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


Hang on Sloopy, Sloopy hang on
Hang on Sloopy, Sloopy hang on

Sloopy lives in a very bad part of town
And everybody, yeah, tries to put my Sloopy down
Sloopy I don't care what your daddy do
Cause you know Sloopy girl I'm in love with you
And so I sing out

Hang on Sloopy, Sloopy hang on
Hang on Sloopy, Sloopy hang on

Sloopy wears a red dress, yeah, as old as the hill
But when Sloopy wears that red dress, yeah
You know it gives me the chills, oh, oh

Sloopy when I see you walkin’, walkin’ down the street
I say “Don’t worry Sloopy girl, you belong to me”
And so I sing out

Hang on Sloopy, Sloopy hang on
Hang on Sloopy, Sloopy hang on

Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, give it to me

(Guitar Solo)

Sloopy let your hair down girl, let it hang down on me
Sloopy let your hair down girl, let it hang down on me
Yeah, yeah

Come on Sloopy, (come on, come on) 
Oh, come on Sloopy, (come on, come on) 
Oh, come on Sloopy, (come on, come on) 
Oh, come on Sloopy, (come on, come on) 

Well it feels so good (come on, come on)
You know it feels so good (come on, come on)
Well shake it, shake it, shake it Sloopy
(Come on, come on)

Well shake it, shake it, shake it, yeah
(Come on, come on)
Ahh, hang on Sloopy, Sloopy hang on
Sloopy hang on
Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah

Hang on Sloopy, Sloopy hang on
Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah
Hang on Sloopy, Sloopy hang on
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