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Theatre Is The Life Of You bass

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Tabbed by MagicMofo
Artist: Minutemen
Album: Double Nickels On The Dime
Song: D's Car Jam / Anxious Mo-Fo
Bassist: Mike Watt
Email: tombloembergen@hotmail.com

  *Legend*
/ - slide up
p - pull of
~ - let ring
h - hammer on
T - slap note
P - pop
d/u - downward slapping/upward

The basslines i think Watt plays. I trust on my ears (sort of)

Intro
G|--10-----10/12--|---10-----10/12-15----| -|
D|------10--------|-------10-------------|  |
A|--9-------------|---9------------------|  |Intro
E|----------------|----------------------| -|

1st Bass riff
G|------------------9-|  -|
D|--9------------10---|   |Part I
A|----9-------11------|   |
E|------10-9----------|  -|

Sort of versething
G|------------|-------/16-------|  -|
D|------------|-----------16----|   |Part II
A|--------5---|--------------17-|   |
E|-7-0--3-----|-7--xxx----------|  -|
   T T  T T T      TTT
                   dud --> i use double thumping to imitate the weird fast drums breaks, 
my approach
                       Watt uses his crazy his crazy mind here in the 2nd measure on the fills
                       I can only give an impression of the notes, i, and i think no one 
play this like him


2nd Bass riff (same rhythm as the first one)
G|----------------------|  -|
D|--12------------------|   |Part III
A|-----11-10-9----9-11--|   |
E|-------------12-------|  -|

G|-----|-----|-----|------|-----|-----|----|  -|
D|-----|-----|-----|----9-|-----|-----|----|   |Outro
A|-----|-----|-----|------|-----|-----|----|   |
E|-7---|-7---|-7---|-7----|-7---|-7---|-7--|  -|
   T     T     T     T  P   T     T

Intro     2x
Part I    4x
Part II   4x
Part III  2x
Part I    4x
Part II   4x
Part III  2x
Part I    4x
Outro

            
            
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