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John The Fisherman Bass Tab

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Song: John The Fisherman
Band: Primus
Bassist: Les Claypool
Tuning: Standard (EADG)
Tabber: Incubus_SCIENCE

Great song, just make sure you do the up down strum on the chords.  Have fun!
I learned this by watching the music video... he plays one of his Carl Thompson 4 stings...


He uses whammy and heavy distortion in this part... its best to make an effect w/ a 
if you have one, if not the play wats written...
   (0:04)     (0:12)---------------------------------------------|
G---(0)---|---11h13p---------------------------------------------|
D---(0)---|-----------12-13^--(bend up then bend down slowly)----|
A---(0)---|------------------------------------------------------|
E---(0)---|------------------------------------------------------|

 d = down stroke with fingernail
 u = up stroke with pads of fingertips
 f = finger (just rest your thumb on the pickup and use ur fingers)

(0:21)
G---4-5-6----------|---4-5-7-6---|
D---4-5-6---(6x)---|---4-5-7-6---|
A------------------|-------------|
E------------------|-------------|

(0:29) d u d           d u d               (0:45)
G------4-5-6-----------4-5-6--------7-6-----|--7-6---|
D------4-5-6-----------4-5-6--------7-6-----|--7-6---|
A---------------0-2-3-----------0-2---------|--------|
E-------------3---------------3-------------|--------|
              f f f f         f f f d u

(0:48)  *on this part pluck the (0), or smack the fret board (literally SMAK it)*
G---(0)-(0)-(0)-(0)--12/---|
D--------------------------|
A--------------------------|
E--------------------------|

(0:54) Verse *keep the same 'down' 'up' 'finger' routine on all parts that look like 
through the song*
G---4-5-6-----------4-5-6---------7-6----|
D---4-5-6-----------4-5-6---------7-6----|
A------------0-2-3-----------0-2---------|
E----------3---------------3-------------|

(1:27) Chorus("when i grow up i want to be...")
G---4-5-6------------4-5-6--------7-6-----|
D---4-5-6------------4-5-6--------7-6-----|
A------------0-2-3------------0-2---------|
E----------3----------------3-------------|

(1:44)
G---4-5-6-----------4-5-6---------7-6----|--4-5-6----------4-5-6-----------7-6---|
D---4-5-6-----------4-5-6---------7-6----|--4-5-6----------4-5-6-----------7-6---|
A-----------0-2-3------------0-2-------|----------0-2-3----------Drumfill--------|
E---------3----------------3-----------|--------3--------------------------------|

(2:02) Solo  Play FAST (finger it)
G---------------------7-6---|----------------------4-5-7-6------|
D---------------4-----7-6---|---------------4------4-5-7-6------|
A---------0h4h5---5---------|---------0h4h5---5-----------------|
E---0h4h5-------------------|---0h4h5-----------0---------------|

(2:12)
G--------------------------|
D--------------------------|
A--------------------------|
E---(0)-(0)-(0)-(0)--12/---|

Back to Verse & Chorus

(3:25)
G---4-5-6----------4-5-7-6/---|
D---4-5-6---(6x)---4-5-7-6/---|
A-----------------------------|
E-----------------------------|
Have fun!
CONTACT:
AIM- overlookdbassist
E-mail- detroitgrandpubahs@yahoo.com
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harl91 wrote on January 19 2006, 08:12 am

good job o the tab, it looks right

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Mcassidy42 wrote on October 10 2006, 03:29 pm

Awesome tab, great song.

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benttwig33 wrote on January 16 2007, 12:08 am

Awsome song, good tab.

Good job

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