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Gates Of Babylon bass

version 2
version 2

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                             Gates of Babylon - Rainbow
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Tabbed by: emilym80
E-mail: emilym80@hotmail.com

Tuning: Standard

Great song by Rainbow from their album
"Long Live Rock 'N' Roll".
Bass on this track was played by Bob Daisley. Email me with 
questions/comments/thoughts/concerns. R.I.P Dio.
NOTE- * above a line denotes the figure
G|----------------|
D|--------99-9----|
A|----------------|
E|-7-77-7-------7-|
Yes, it's lazy, but it made it possible
to keep certain sections to one line,
thus making it (hopefully) more streamlined and easy to read.
Please refer to the key at the bottom
of the page for explanation of some of
the perfomance notes I've made.
Keyboard intro- Band comes in at :52
Intro w/ band
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------6---------------------------------------------|
A|------------7/8-5--------7/8-------------7-6h7p6---------------------------|
E|-12\--0-0-0--------0-0-0-------0-0-0-0----------8-7-5-4--------------------|

Verse 1- "Look away from the sea..." x2
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------6----------10-9-7-6-7-10--------------------------|
A|--------7/8-5-------7/8---------------------------------7/8-5-------7/8-5--|
E|-0-0-0--------0-0-0--------0-0-0-0----------------0-0-0-------0-0-0--------|
  1.______________________   2._______________________
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------7-6h7p6---------------------7-6h7p6---7-6h7p6---------------------|
E|-0-0-0-0---------8-7-5-4-----0-0-0-0---------8---------8-------------------|

Chorus 1-"the power of what has been before" x2 1.____  * 2._____________
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------99-9-----------55-5-----------77-7----5-4--------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------7\-----------------------|
E|-7-77-7------7--3-33-3------3--5-55-5------5------------7-8-7-5-3-7-8-7----|

G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------77-7-----------77-7-----------77-7-----------77-7------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-5-55-5------5--5-55-5------5--5-55-5------5--5-55-5------5----------------|
"Sleep with the devil..."
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------6---------10-9-7-6-7-10----|
A|--------------------------------7/8-5-------7/8----------------------------|
E|-7-8-7-5-3-5-7-8-7-5-3-2--0-0-0-------0-0-0-------0-0-0-0------------------|

G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------6---------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------7/8--------7/8-5---------7-6h7p6------------------------------------|
E|-0-0-0------0-0-0-------0-0-0-0---------8-7-5-4----------------------------|
Verse 2- "You can see but you're blind..."
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------6----------10-9-7-6-7-10--------------------------|
A|--------7/8-5-------7/8---------------------------------7/8-5-------7/8-5--|
E|-0-0-0--------0-0-0--------0-0-0-0----------------0-0-0-------0-0-0--------|
  1.______________________
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------7-6h7p6---7-6h7p6-------------------------------------------------|
E|-0-0-0-0---------8---------8-----------------------------------------------|


Chorus 2- "You're riding the ..."x2            1.____  *2._______________
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------99-9-----------55-5-----------77-7----5-4--------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------7\-----------------------|
E|-7-77-7------7--3-33-3------3--5-55-5------5------------7-8-7-5-3-7-8-7----|

G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------77-7-----------77-7-----------77-7-----------77-7------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-5-55-5------5--5-55-5------5--5-55-5------5--5-55-5------5----------------|
"Sleep with the devil"...     Guitar solo 3:00    x11
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------6--------------------------|
A|--------------------------------7/8-5-------7/8----------------------------|
E|-7-8-7-5-3-5-7-8-7-5-3-2--0-0-0-------0-0-0--------------------------------|

G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------5--------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------7/8---------------------------------------------------------5------|
E|-0-0-0--------8-7h8p7-5-4-5-7-8-7h8p7-5-4-5-7-8-7h8p7-4-5-7-8--5--2---6--3-|

G|-----------------------------------------------------------------4+----4+--|
D|--------------------9--11--------------------------------------4+----4+----|
A|---7-------6--9--10---------9--9-7--5-5-4-2-0---5--3-3-2-0-3-2-----2-------|
E|-0---5--8-----------------9-------------------3----------------------------|

G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------7--4--8--5---------------7----9--11---4--4-2--------------------|
A|-6--3-6-3--------------7-------6--9---10----------------5--5-4-2--2--------|
E|--------------------------5--8-----------------9--------------------5--3---|


G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-5-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----3--3-2---3-2--2-3-6-6b-6-3-2--2-3-6-6b-6-3-0--2-3-6-6b-6-3-2-3-6-6b-6-|
E|---3--------5--------------------------------------------------------------|
                            Next line for verse 3 (sorry lazy)
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-2-3-6-6b-6-3-2-3-2--------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------5-3-2--------------------------------------------------|
Verse 3- "Look away from the sea..."
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------6----------10-9-7-6-7-10--------------------------|
A|--------7/8-5-------7/8---------------------------------7/8-5-------7/8-5--|
E|-0-0-0--------0-0-0--------0-0-0-0----------------0-0-0-------0-0-0--------|
  1.______________________   2._______________________
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------7-6h7p6---------------------7-6h7p6---7-6h7p6---------------------|
E|-0-0-0-0---------8-7-5-4-----0-0-0-0---------8---------8-------------------|

Chorus 3-"the power of what has been before" x2 1.____  * 2._____________
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------99-9-----------55-5-----------77-7----5-4--------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------7\-----------------------|
E|-7-77-7------7--3-33-3------3--5-55-5------5------------7-8-7-5-3-7-8-7----|

G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------77-7-----------77-7-----------77-7-----------77-7------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-5-55-5------5--5-55-5------5--5-55-5------5--5-55-5------5----------------|
                           Outro- 6:02
G|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------6---------10-9-7-6-7-10------|
A|--------------------------------7/8-5------7/8------------------------------|
E|-7-8-7-5-3-5-7-8-7-5-3-2--0-0-0-------0-0-0------0-0-0-0--------------------|
                                  "The devil is me..."
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------6--------------------10-9-7-6-7-9-10-9-7-6-7-9-10-9-7-6---------|
A|-------7/8--------7/8-5----------------------------------------------------|
E|-0-0-0-------0-0-0------0-0-0-0--------------------------------------------|
"BAABYYLOOOOONNNNNNN!!!!!!!"
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-8-7\-0letring-------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


*= see notes at top of page
b= bend note up a semitone. Hold and play next note, still bent, then release the bend 
while holding the note.
| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
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ElMaco 43 Sep 15, 2012 02:36 PM

Perfect tab for a perfect song, thanks!

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