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Truth Be Told Bass Tab

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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#

TRUTH BE TOLD (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
  Q.=79
 6/8
  Gtr I
  H.        H.        H.        H.        H.        H.        H.        H.
|---------|---------|---------|---------|---------|---------|---------|-------|
|---------|---------|---------|---------|---------|---------|---------|-------|
|-0-------|---------|---------|---------|-7-------|-5-------|-3-------|-2-----|
|---------|-3-------|-2-------|-1-------|---------|---------|---------|-------|


  H.        H.        H.        H    Q
|---------|---------|---------|---------|
|---------|---------|---------|---------|
|-0-------|-2-------|-3-------|---------|
|---------|---------|---------|-3----2--|


  H.        H.        H.        +H.
|---------|---------|---------|--------||
|---------|---------|---------|--------||
|---------|---------|---------|--------||
|-1-------|-1-------|-1-------|-(1)----||


   Verse
    Q=120
   3/4
    H.        H.        H.        H.        +H.     4x
||----------|---------|---------|---------|---------||
||o---------|---------|---------|---------|--------o||
||o-0-------|-2-------|-3-------|-5-------|-(5)----o||
||----------|---------|---------|---------|---------||


  E E E E E E   E E E E E E   E E E E E E   E E E E E E
|-------------|-------------|-------------|--------------||
|-------------|-------------|-------------|--------------||
|-------------|-3-3-3-3-----|-------------|--------------||
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-|---------4-4-|-3-3-3-3-2-2-|-1-1-1-1-1-1--||


   Chorus
    Q=109
   4/4
    E E E. S E E E. S   E E E. S E S E S E  4x
||--------------------|---------------------||
||o-------------------|--------------------o||
||o-------------------|--------------------o||
||--1-0----0-3-0----0-|-5-0----0-6-0-0-5-6--||


  E E E E E E E E   +E  E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   W
|-----------------|-------------------|-----------------|------||
|-----------------|-------------------|-----------------|------||
|-----------------|-------------------|-----------------|------||
|-1-0-3-0-5-0-6-1-|-(1)-0-3-0-5-0-6-1-|-1-0-3-0-5-0-6-1-|-1----||


   Verse
    Q=120
   3/4
    H.        H.        H.        H.        +H.     4x
||----------|---------|---------|---------|---------||
||o---------|---------|---------|---------|--------o||
||o-0-------|-2-------|-3-------|-5-------|-(5)----o||
||----------|---------|---------|---------|---------||


  E E E E E E   E E E E E E   E E E E E E   E E E E E E
|-------------|-------------|-------------|--------------||
|-------------|-------------|-------------|--------------||
|-------------|-3-3-3-3-----|-------------|--------------||
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-|---------4-4-|-3-3-3-3-2-2-|-1-1-1-1-1-1--||


   Chorus
    Q=109
   4/4
    E E E. S E E E. S   E E E. S E S E S E  8x
||--------------------|---------------------||
||o-------------------|--------------------o||
||o-------------------|--------------------o||
||--1-0----0-3-0----0-|-5-0----0-6-0-0-5-6--||


  E E E E E E E E   +E  E E E E E E E   E E E E E E Q
|-----------------|-------------------|----------------||
|-----------------|-------------------|----------------||
|-----------------|-------------------|----------------||
|-1-0-3-0-5-0-6-1-|-(1)-0-3-0-5-0-6-1-|-1-0-3-0-5-0-6--||


   Solo (Mustaine)
    Q=120
    Q   E E +E   E E  E   Q   E E +E   E E  E
||----------------------|---------------------|
||o---------------------|---------------------|
||o---------------------|---------------------|
||--0--/3-0-(0)-/5-0-/3-|-0--/3-0-(0)-/5-0-/6-|


  Q   E E +E   E E  E   Q   E E +E   E E  E
|---------------------|-----------------------||
|---------------------|----------------------o||
|---------------------|----------------------o||
|-0--/3-0-(0)-/5-0-/3-|-0--/3-0-(0)-/5-0-/6---||


   Bridge
                      |-3-| |----3----|
    S S S S S S E +E  S S S S S S S S S
||--------------------------------------|
||o-------------------------------------|
||o-7h8---------------------------------|
||------0-8-7-0-6-(6)-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|


 1.,2.,3.
                    |-3-| |----3----|
  S S S S S S E +E  S S S S S S S S S   4x
|---------------------------------------||
|--------------------------------------o||
|-7h8----------------------------------o||
|-----0-8-7-0-6-(6)-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---||


  4.=H                          Q=60
 7/8               4/4         2/4
  |-3-|
  E E E E E E E E   H    H      H
|-----------------|-----------|------||
|-----------------|-----------|------||
|-7-8-------------|-----------|------||
|-----0-8-7-6-0-8-|-6----6----|-6----||


   Solo (Mustaine)
    Q=182
   4/4
    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-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------o||
||o-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------o||
||--3-0-0-5---0-0-6-|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-3-0-0-5---0-0-6-|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0--||


  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
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||
|-------2-------3-|-----------------|-------2-------3-|-----------------||
|-5-2-2-----2-2---|---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-5-2-2-----2-2---|---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-||


  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
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||
|-3-0-0-5---0-0-6-|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-3-0-0-5---0-0-6-|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-||


  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
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||
|-------2-------3-|-----------------|-------2-------3-|-----------------||
|-5-2-2-----2-2---|---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-5-2-2-----2-2---|---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-||


  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
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||
|-3-0-0-5---0-0-6-|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-3-0-0-5---0-0-6-|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-||


 Solo (Mustaine)
  Q.=79
 6/8
  H.        H.        H.        H.        H.        H.        H.        H.
|---------|---------|---------|---------|---------|---------|---------|-------|
|---------|---------|---------|---------|---------|---------|---------|-------|
|-7-------|-5-------|-3-------|-2-------|-0-------|---------|---------|-------|
|---------|---------|---------|---------|---------|-3-------|-2-------|-1-----|


  H.        +H.        +H.        +H.
|---------|----------|----------|--------||
|---------|----------|----------|--------||
|---------|----------|----------|--------||
|-0-------|-(0)------|-(0)------|-(0)----||


   Verse/Outro
    Q=153
   4/4
    S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
||----------------------------------|---------------------------------|
||o---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
||o---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
||--0-0-0-0-2-3-0-0-0-0-3-5-0-0-2-3-|-0-0-0-0-2-3-0-0-0-0-3-5-0-0-5-6-|


  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-0-0-0-0-2-3-0-0-0-0-3-5-0-0-2-3-|-0-0-0-0-2-3-0-0-0-0-3-5-0-0-5-6-|


  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-0-0-0-0-2-3-0-0-0-0-3-5-0-0-2-3-|-0-0-0-0-2-3-0-0-0-0-3-5-0-0-5-6-|


  S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S   S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-0-0-0-0-2-3-0-0-0-0-3-5-0-0-2-3-|-0-0-0-0-2-3-0-0-0-0-3-5-0-0-5-6-|


  S S S S S S Q  S S S S S S   S S S S S S Q  S S S S S S
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|-7h8------------------------|-7h8------------------------|
|-----0-8-7-0-6--0-0-0-0-0-0-|-----0-8-7-0-6--0-0-0-0-0-0-|


  S S S S S S Q  S S S S S S   S S S S S S Q  S S S S S S  4x
|----------------------------|-----------------------------||
|----------------------------|----------------------------o||
|-7h8------------------------|-7h8------------------------o||
|-----0-8-7-0-6--0-0-0-0-0-0-|-----0-8-7-0-6--0-0-0-0-0-0--||


  S S S S S S Q  S S S S S S   S S S S S S Q  S S S S S S   Q  H.
|----------------------------|----------------------------|----------*|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|----------*|
|-7h8------------------------|-7h8------------------------|----------*|
|-----0-8-7-0-6--0-0-0-0-0-0-|-----0-8-7-0-6--0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0--------*|



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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