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Distant Early Warning Bass Tab

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Artist - Rush
Song - Distant Early Warning.


It's not perfect, but this is how I play it.


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A|-0-0---0---0---0---0---0---------|-3-3---3---0-3-------------------|
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|

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D|---------------------------------|-----5---7---5-------5---7-7-5-0-|
A|-----3---5-5---5/7-7-5p0-3-3-5-5-|-0-0---0---0---0---0---0---------|
E|-3-3---3-----3-------------------|---------------------------------|

G|---------------5---5-4-0---------|---------------------------------|
D|-----3---5---------------7-7-5-0-|---------------------------------|
A|-3-3---3---0-3-------------------|-----3---5-5---5/7-7-5p0-3-3-5-5-|
E|---------------------------------|-3-3---3-----3-------------------|

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D|-----5---7---5-------5---7-7-5-0-|
A|-0-0---0---0---0---0---0---------|
E|---------------------------------|

Synth part, but I play it on bass.
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D|-5---4---2-----5---4---2-----5---4---2-----5---4---2-|
A|---0---0-----0---0---0-----0---0---0-----0---0---0---|
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G|------------------------------------------------|
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A|------------------------------------------------|
E|-1-----3-----1---3---3---1-----3-----1---3---3--|


an ill wind comes arising across the cities of the plain.
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there's no swimming in the heavy water, no singing in the acid rain
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A|-----3---5-5---5/7-7-5p0-3-3-5-5-|-0-0---0---0---0---0---0---------|
E|-3-3---3-----3-------------------|---------------------------------|

red alert.
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D|---------------------------------|
A|-----3---5-5---5/7-7-5p0-3-3-5-5-|
E|-3-3---3-----3-------------------|

it's so hard to stay together, passing through revolving doors,
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A|-0-0---0---0---0---0---0---------|-3-3---3---0-3-------------------|
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we need someone to talk to and someone to sweep the floors, Incomplete.
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A|-----3---5-5---5/7-7-5p0-3-3-5-5-|-0-0---0---0---0---0---0---------|
E|-3-3---3-----3-------------------|---------------------------------|

Synth part, again.
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D|-5---4---2-----5---4---2-----5---4---2-----5---4---2-|
A|---0---0-----0---0---0-----0---0---0-----0---0---0---|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|

G|------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------|
E|-1-----3-----1---3---3---1-----3-----1---3---3--|


Chorus
The world weighs on my shoulders, but what am I to do?
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A|-5-5-5-5-5---5-----3-3-3-3---3-----5-5-5-5-3-----------------3-|
E|---------------------------------------------5-1---3-5-3---5---|

You sometimes drive me crazy, but I worry about you.
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D|-----------3---2-----------2---3-------------------------------|
A|-5-5-5-5-5---5-----3-3-3-3---3-----5-5-5-5-3-----------------3-|
E|---------------------------------------------5-1---3-5-3---5---|

I know that it makes no difference, to what you're going through
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D|-----------3---2-----------2---3-------------------------------|
A|-5-5-5-5-5---5-----3-3-3-3---3-----5-5-5-5-3-----------------3-|
E|---------------------------------------------5-1---3-5-3---5---|

I've seen the tip of the iceberg and I worry about you.
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D|-----------3---2-----------2---3-------------------------------|
A|-5-5-5-5-5---5-----3-3-3-3---3-----5-5-5-5-3-----------------3-|
E|---------------------------------------------5-1---3-5-3---5---|


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D|-----5---7---5-------5---7-7-5-0-|-----3---5---------------7-7-5-0-|
A|-0-0---0---0---0---0---0---------|-3-3---3---0-3-------------------|
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|

G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|-----3---5-5---5/7-7-5p0-3-3-5-5-|
E|-3-3---3-----3-------------------|


Cruising under your radar, watching on satellites.
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A|-0-0---0---0---0---0---0---------|-3-3---3---0-3-------------------|
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|

Take a page from the red book and keep them in your sights
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A|-----3---5-5---5/7-7-5p0-3-3-5-5-|-0-0---0---0---0---0---0---------|
E|-3-3---3-----3-------------------|---------------------------------|

red alert.
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D|---------------------------------|
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E|-3-3---3-----3-------------------|

Left and rights of passage, black and whites of youth
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Can you face the knowledge that the truth is not the truth? Obsolete.
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E|-3-3---3-----3-------------------|---------------------------------|
Synth part, again.
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D|-5---4---2-----5---4---2-----5---4---2-----5---4---2-|
A|---0---0-----0---0---0-----0---0---0-----0---0---0---|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|

G|------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------|
E|-1-----3-----1---3---3---1-----3-----1---3---3--|


Chorus
The world weighs on my shoulders, but what am I to do?
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D|-----------3---2-----------2---3-------------------------------|
A|-5-5-5-5-5---5-----3-3-3-3---3-----5-5-5-5-3-----------------3-|
E|---------------------------------------------5-1---3-5-3---5---|

You sometimes drive me crazy, but I worry about you.
G|---------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------3---2-----------2---3-------------------------------|
A|-5-5-5-5-5---5-----3-3-3-3---3-----5-5-5-5-3-----------------3-|
E|---------------------------------------------5-1---3-5-3---5---|

I know that it makes no difference, to what you're going through
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D|-----------3---2-----------2---3-------------------------------|
A|-5-5-5-5-5---5-----3-3-3-3---3-----5-5-5-5-3-----------------3-|
E|---------------------------------------------5-1---3-5-3---5---|

I've seen the tip of the iceberg and I worry about you.
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D|-----------3---2-----------2---3-------------------------------|
A|-5-5-5-5-5---5-----3-3-3-3---3-----5-5-5-5-3-----------------3-|
E|---------------------------------------------5-1---3-5-3---5---|


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E|-----------------------------------------------1---3-3-5-5---|

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E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|

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A|-----3---5-5---5/7-7-5p0-3-3-5-5-|-0-0---0---0---0---0---0---------|
E|-3-3---3-----3-------------------|---------------------------------|

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A|---0---0---------0---0---------0---0---------0---0---|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|

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A|---0---0---------0---0---------0---0---------0---0---|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|

G|------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------|
E|-1-----3-----1---3---3---1-----3-----1---3---3--|

The world weighs on my shoulders, but what am I to do?
G|---------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------3---2-----------2---3-------------------------------|
A|-5-5-5-5-5---5-----3-3-3-3---3-----5-5-5-5-3-----------------3-|
E|---------------------------------------------5-1---3-5-3---5---|

You sometimes drive me crazy, but I worry about you.
G|---------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------3---2-----------2---3-------------------------------|
A|-5-5-5-5-5---5-----3-3-3-3---3-----5-5-5-5-3-----------------3-|
E|---------------------------------------------5-1---3-5-3---5---|

I know that it makes no difference, to what you're going through
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D|-----------3---2-----------2---3-------------------------------|
A|-5-5-5-5-5---5-----3-3-3-3---3-----5-5-5-5-3-----------------3-|
E|---------------------------------------------5-1---3-5-3---5---|

I've seen the tip of the iceberg and I worry about you.
G|---------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------3---2-----------2---3-------------------------------|
A|-5-5-5-5-5---5-----3-3-3-3---3-----5-5-5-5-3-----------------3-|
E|---------------------------------------------5-1---3-5-3---5---|

G|---------------------------------------------------------------|X8
D|-----------3---2-----------2---3-------------------------------|
A|-5-5-5-5-5---5-----3-3-3-3---3-----5-5-5-5-3-----------------3-|
E|---------------------------------------------5-1---3-5-3---5---|
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edgeyyz 30 wrote on June 27 2012, 09:09 pm

The bridge and the outro are a bit off, but otherwise great.

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