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Smoking Gun bass

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Robert CRAY
Smoking Gun
(Original from the 1986 album 
STRONG PERSUADER)
Bassist: Richard Cousins

Bass Tabs
Tuning : EADG
Tempo: 126 bpm 4/4

Key signature: E
Tuning: E A D G


Intro: 00:01
G|+-----------------|--------------||-----------------|--------------|-
D|-------------5----|--------------||------------5----|--------------|-
A|--7r----5------7r-|----5---5r--6-||-7r----5------7r-|----5---5r--6-|-  X2
E|------7---7-------|--7---7-------||-----7---7-------|--7---7-------|-



Verse1: 00:15
G|+-----------------|--------------||-----------------|--------------|-
D|-------------5----|--------------||------------5----|--------------|-
A|--7r----5------7r-|----5---5r--6-||-7r----5------7r-|----5---5r--6-|-  
E|------7---7-------|--7---7-------||-----7---7-------|--7---7-------|-
I get a constant busy signal
when I call you on the phone

G|+-----------------|--------------||-----------------|-------------------|-
D|-------------5----|--------------||------------5----|-5r----------------|-
A|--7r----5------7r-|----5---5r--6-||-7r----5------7r-|-----7--5r---------|-  
E|------7---7-------|--7---7-------||-----7---7-------|------------7\(5r)-|-
I get a strong uneasy feeling
you're not sitting there alone


Chorus1: 00:31
G|-+-------------|---------------|---------------|-------------------|-
D|---------------|---------------|---------------|-------------------|-
A|---------------|-----------3-5-|---------------|-------------------|-
E|-5r---8-8--5-5-|------3-5------|-0---3--3--0-0-|----0--3--4-4-(5r)-|-
I'm having nasty nasty visions
and baby you're in every one, yeah

G|-+------------ --- -|------------------------|-
D|-------------- --- -|-----5-7s8h--7-5--7-5---|-
A|-------------- --- -|-7r-------------------5-|-
E|-5r--8-8--5-5- 5-5 -|------------------------|-
And I'm so afraid I'm gonna find you with
a so-called smoking gun

Bridge:
G|+-----------------|--------------||-----------------|--------------|-
D|-------------5----|--------------||------------5----|--------------|-
A|--7r----5------7r-|----5---5r--6-||-7r----5------7r-|----5---5r--6-|-  
E|------7---7-------|--7---7-------||-----7---7-------|--7---7-------|-

Verse2: 00:52
G|+-----------------|--------------||-----------------|--------------|-
D|-------------5----|--------------||------------5----|--------------|-
A|--7r----5------7r-|----5---5r--6-||-7r----5------7r-|----5---5r--6-|-  
E|------7---7-------|--7---7-------||-----7---7-------|--7---7-------|-
Maybe you want to end it
you've had your fill of my kind of fun

G|+-----------------|--------------||-----------------|-------------------|-
D|-------------5----|--------------||------------5----|-5r----------------|-
A|--7r----5------7r-|----5---5r--6-||-7r----5------7r-|-----7--5r---------|-  
E|------7---7-------|--7---7-------||-----7---7-------|------------7\(5r)-|-
But you don't know how to tell me
and you know that I'm not that dumb

Chorus2: 01:07
G|-+-------------|---------------|---------------|-------------------|-
D|---------------|---------------|---------------|-------------------|-
A|---------------|-----------3-5-|---------------|-------------------|-
E|-5r---8-8--5-5-|------3-5------|-0---3--3--0-0-|----0--3--4-4-(5r)-|-
I put two and one together
and we know that's not an even sum

G|-+------------ --- -|------------------------|-
D|-------------- --- -|-----5-7s8h--7-5--7-5---|-
A|-------------- --- -|-7r-------------------5-|-
E|-5r--8-8--5-5- 5-5 -|------------------------|-
And I know just where to catch you with
that well known smoking gun

Bridge:
G|+-----------------|--------------||-----------------|--------------|-
D|-------------5----|--------------||------------5----|--------------|-
A|--7r----5------7r-|----5---5r--6-||-7r----5------7r-|----5---5r--6-|-  
E|------7---7-------|--7---7-------||-----7---7-------|--7---7-------|-


Instrumental(1): 01:28  (Play X2)
G|+-----------------|--------------||-----------------|--------------|-
D|-------------5----|--------------||------------5----|--------------|-
A|--7r----5------7r-|----5---5r--6-||-7r----5------7r-|----5---5r--6-|-  
E|------7---7-------|--7---7-------||-----7---7-------|--7---7-------|-

G|+-----------------|--------------||-----------------|-------------------|-
D|-------------5----|--------------||------------5----|-5r----------------|-
A|--7r----5------7r-|----5---5r--6-||-7r----5------7r-|-----7--5r---------|-  
E|------7---7-------|--7---7-------||-----7---7-------|------------7\(5r)-|-

G|-+-------------|---------------|---------------|-------------------|-
D|---------------|---------------|---------------|-------------------|-
A|---------------|-----------3-5-|---------------|-------------------|-
E|-5r---8-8--5-5-|------3-5------|-0---3--3--0-0-|----0--3--4-4-(5r)-|-

G|-+------------ --- -|------------------------|-
D|-------------- --- -|-----5-7s8h--7-5--7-5---|-
A|-------------- --- -|-7r-------------------5-|-
E|-5r--8-8--5-5- 5-5 -|------------------------|-

G|+-----------------|--------------||-----------------|--------------|-
D|-------------5----|--------------||------------5----|--------------|-
A|--7r----5------7r-|----5---5r--6-||-7r----5------7r-|----5---5r--6-|-  
E|------7---7-------|--7---7-------||-----7---7-------|--7---7-------|-


Verse3: 02:40
G|+-----------------|--------------||-----------------|--------------|-
D|-------------5----|--------------||------------5----|--------------|-
A|--7r----5------7r-|----5---5r--6-||-7r----5------7r-|----5---5r--6-|-  
E|------7---7-------|--7---7-------||-----7---7-------|--7---7-------|-
I'm standing here bewildered
I can't remember just what I've done

G|+-----------------|--------------||-----------------|-------------------|-
D|-------------5----|--------------||------------5----|-5r----------------|-
A|--7r----5------7r-|----5---5r--6-||-7r----5------7r-|-----7--5r---------|-  
E|------7---7-------|--7---7-------||-----7---7-------|------------7\(5r)-|-
I can hear the sirens whining
my eyes blinded by the sun

Chorus3: 02:56
G|-+-------------|---------------|---------------|-------------------|-
D|---------------|---------------|---------------|-------------------|-
A|---------------|-----------3-5-|---------------|-------------------|-
E|-5r---8-8--5-5-|------3-5------|-0---3--3--0-0-|----0--3--4-4-(5r)-|-
I know that I should be running
my heart's beating just like a drum

G|-+------------ --- -|------------------------|-
D|-------------- --- -|-----5-7s8h--7-5--7-5---|-
A|-------------- --- -|-7r-------------------5-|-
E|-5r--8-8--5-5- 5-5 -|------------------------|-
Now they've knocked me down and taken it
that still hot smoking gun

Bridge:
G|+-----------------|--------------||-----------------|--------------|-
D|-------------5----|--------------||------------5----|--------------|-
A|--7r----5------7r-|----5---5r--6-||-7r----5------7r-|----5---5r--6-|-  
E|------7---7-------|--7---7-------||-----7---7-------|--7---7-------|-
Yeah, still hot smoking gun


Outro: 03:17 repeat till fade out... 
G|+-----------------|--------------||-----------------|--------------|-
D|-------------5----|--------------||------------5----|--------------|-
A|--7r----5------7r-|----5---5r--6-||-7r----5------7r-|----5---5r--6-|-  
E|------7---7-------|--7---7-------||-----7---7-------|--7---7-------|-
Yes, they've taken it
Still hot, smoking gun
Oh, they've taken it
Still hot smoking gun
They've knocked me down
and taken it, oh

  
End: 04:06



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Tablature Legend ----------------  
| S  slap 
| P  pop 
| x  mute note
| .  full stop
| /  slide up 
| \  slide down
| >  link to next bar 
| h  hammer-on 
| p  pull-off 
| g  grace note 
| ~  vibrato 
| ^  brush up

            
            
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Bruno Frenchy 4,665 Aug 19, 2015 04:00 AM

U-TUBE VIDEO TO PLAY ALONG : (could be slightly different from Studio Album)

https://youtu.be/L-Q26wKox-0

ENJOY,

BRUNO FRENCHY

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dolson128 2,238 Sep 22, 2015 07:57 AM

Awesome tab! Nice layout to play along, very fun bass.

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sheila scotty 16 Oct 06, 2015 07:47 AM

Great bass tab for a great song - so well written. Thanks

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