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Born To Be Alive bass

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Born To Be Alive
Written and released by Frenchman Patrick Hernandez in 1979. A number
One in many countries but only managed number 10 in UK. 
Tab by bass50611 Octaves are played throughout the song although one
Can just play the single notes putting the octave in as & when.
Comments at bass254@btinternet.com 

Intro:
G|--------------|------------------------------------
D|-FIRST 8 BARS-|--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-
A|---NO BASS----|------------------------------------
E|--------------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--

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

G|--4-4-4-4--5-5-5-5--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--4-4-4-4---------------------------
D|----------------------------------------------7-7-7-7--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-
A|-2-2-2-2--3-3-3-3--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--2-2-2-2----------------------------
E|---------------------------------------------5-5-5-5--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--

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

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

Chorus 1:
G|--4-4-4-4--5-5-5-5--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--4-4-4-4---------------------------
D|----------------------------------------------7-7-7-7--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-
A|-2-2-2-2--3-3-3-3--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--2-2-2-2----------------------------
E|---------------------------------------------5-5-5-5--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--

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

Repeat Verse:

Chorus 2:
G|--4-4-4-4--5-5-5-5--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--4-4-4-4---------------------------
D|----------------------------------------------7-7-7-7--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-
A|-2-2-2-2--3-3-3-3--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--2-2-2-2----------------------------
E|---------------------------------------------5-5-5-5--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--

Bridge:
G|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4------------------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----------------
D|----------------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5------------------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-
A|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2------------------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2------------------
E|---------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3------------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--

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

Instrumental:
G|--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-
D|------------------------------------
A|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--
E|------------------------------------

Repeat Verse:

Chorus 3:                                              (Play This Bit x2:
G|--4-4-4-4--5-5-5-5--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--4-4-4-4---------------------------
D|----------------------------------------------7-7-7-7--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-
A|-2-2-2-2--3-3-3-3--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--2-2-2-2----------------------------
E|---------------------------------------------5-5-5-5--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--

                                                               (Break)
G|--4-4-4-4--5-5-5-5--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--4-4-4-4---------------------
D|----------------------------------------------7-7-7-7--5-5-5-5-5-
A|-2-2-2-2--3-3-3-3--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--2-2-2-2----------------------
E|---------------------------------------------5-5-5-5--3-3-3-3-3--

Repeat Instrumental:

Outro:                                                          (Break)
G|--4-4-4-4--5-5-5-5--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--4-4-4-4---------------------
D|----------------------------------------------7-7-7-7--5-5-5-5-5-
A|-2-2-2-2--3-3-3-3--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--2-2-2-2----------------------
E|---------------------------------------------5-5-5-5--3-3-3-3-3--

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

Repeat Outro To Fade/End:


            
            
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