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Back In The Day Bass Tab

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#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
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BACK IN THE DAY (Bassline)
As recorded by Megadeth
(From the 2004 Album THE SYSTEM HAS FAILED)

Transcribed by livingzombie
	

Words and Music by Dave Mustaine

Gtr I (E A D G) - 'Untitled'

 Intro           Verse
  Q=240
 4/4
  Gtr I
  Wx16            E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-------------||------------------|-----------------|
|-------------||o-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|
|-------------||o-----------------|-----------------|
|-------------||------------------|-----------------|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   4x
|-----------------|-------------------||
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--o||
|-----------------|------------------o||
|-----------------|-------------------||


   Chorus
    Q.   Q.   E E   +Q   E E E E E E   Q.   Q.   E E   +Q   E E E Q.
||----------------|------------------|---------------|-------------------||
||o---------------|------------------|---------------|------------------o||
||o-5-------------|------------------|-5-------------|------------------o||
||-------5----5s6-|-(6)--6-6-6-6-6-6-|------5----5s6-|-(6)--6-6-6-8------||


    E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------||
||o-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--o||
||o-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------o||
||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------||


   Verse
    E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------||
||o-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--o||
||o-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------o||
||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------||


   Chorus
    Q.   Q.   E E   +Q   E E E E E E   Q.   Q.   E E   +Q   E E E Q.
||----------------|------------------|---------------|-------------------||
||o---------------|------------------|---------------|------------------o||
||o-5-------------|------------------|-5-------------|------------------o||
||-------5----5s6-|-(6)--6-6-6-6-6-6-|------5----5s6-|-(6)--6-6-6-8------||


   Solo (Poland)
    Q.   Q.   Q    +E  E E E E E E E   Q.   Q.   Q    +E  E E E E E E E
||---------------|-------------------|--------------|---------------------||
||o------2-------|-------------------|------3-------|--------------------o||
||o-----------2--|-(2)-2-2p0-2p0-----|-----------3--|-(3)-3-3p2-3p2------o||
||--0------------|---------------3-2-|-0------------|---------------3-2---||


   Verse
    Q.   Q.   Q    +E  E E E E E E E   Q.   Q.   Q    +E  E E E E E E E
||---------------|-------------------|--------------|---------------------||
||o------2-------|-------------------|------3-------|--------------------o||
||o-----------2--|-(2)-2-2p0-2p0-----|-----------3--|-(3)-3-3p2-3p2------o||
||--0------------|---------------3-2-|-0------------|---------------3-2---||


   Solo (Mustaine)
    E E E a Q  E Q    E E E a  Q  E Q    E E E a Q  E E E   E E E E E E E E  4x
||------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------||
||o-------7h8----7--|-------9h10----9--|-------7h8----7---|-----------5-6-7-o||
||o-0-0-0------0----|-0-0-0-------0----|-0-0-0------0-----|-----5-6-7-------o||
||------------------|------------------|----------------5-|-7-8--------------||


   Bridge
    Q.   Q.   Q    +Q   Q.   Q.     Q.   Q.   Q    +Q   Q.   Q.    4x
||---------------|----------------|--------------|-----------------||
||o--------------|----------------|--------------|----------------o||
||o-3------------|----------------|-3------------|------6----5----o||
||-------4----3--|-(3)--1----3----|------4----3--|-(3)-------------||


   Verse
    Q.=116
   12/8
    E S S E E S S E E S S E E E E   E S S E E S S E E S S E E E E
||--------------------------------|-------------------------------|
||o-------------------------------|-------------------------------|
||o-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-6-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-6-5-|
||--------------------------------|-------------------------------|


  E S S E E S S E E S S E E E E   E S S E E S S E E S S E E E E
|-------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-6-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-6-5----|
|-------------------------------|----------------------------------|


  E S S E E S S E E S S E E S S E   E S S E E S S E E S S E E S S E
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|


  E S S E E S S E E S S E E E E   E S S E E S S E E S S E E E E     4x
|-------------------------------|-----------------------------------||
|-------------------------------|----------------------------------o||
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-6-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-6-5----o||
|-------------------------------|-----------------------------------||


    S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S E E
||----------------------------------------------|
||o---------------------------------------------|
||o-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-5-6-|
||----------------------------------------------|


  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S E E  4x
|----------------------------------------------||
|---------------------------------------------o||
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-6-5-o||
|----------------------------------------------||


 Outro
  q  q  E E E E E E E E   q  q  E E E E E E E E
|-------3-2-0-----------|-------3-2-0-----------|
|-------------3-1-0-----|-------------3-1-0-----|
|-3--3--------------3-1-|-3--3--------------3-1-|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|


  q  q  E E E E E E E E   H.      H.
|----5--3-2-0-----------|---------------*|
|-------------3-1-0-----|---------------*|
|-3-----------------3-1-|-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

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