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Empty Arms Bass Tab

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D# G# C# F# A# D#
#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#

EMPTY ARMS (Bassline)
As recorded by Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble
(From the 1991 Album THE SKY IS CRYING)

Transcribed by strato76
	

Words and Music by Stevie Ray Vaughan

Gtr I (D# G# C# F#) - 'Untitled'

 Intro
  Fast Shuffle Q=145(8=s8)
 4/4
  Gtr I
                |3-|           |3-|
  W          Q  Q  E H      Q  Q  E H      Wx2
|----------|--------------|--------------|--------|
|----------|------10------|------10------|--------|
|----------|--------------|--------------|--------|
|----------|--------------|--------------|--------|


  E E Q  Q  Q    E E Q  Q  Q    E E Q  Q  E E   E E Q  Q  Q
|--------------|--------------|---------------|--------------|
|--------------|--------------|---------------|--------------|
|-----0--1--3--|-----0--1--2--|-3-3-------0---|-3-3----------|
|-1-1----------|-1-1----------|-----0--3----3-|-----0--1--2--|


  E E Q  Q  Q    E E Q  Q  Q    E E Q  Q  E E   E E Q  Q  E E
|--------------|--------------|---------------|---------------||
|--------------|--------------|---------------|---------------||
|-----2--3--5--|-----0--1--2--|-3-3-------0---|-3-3-------0---||
|-3-3----------|-1-1----------|-----0--3----3-|-----0--3----3-||


   Verses & Guitar Solo
    E E Q  Q  E E   E E Q  Q  E E   E E Q  Q  E E
||----------------|---------------|---------------|
||o---------------|---------------|---------------|
||o-3-3-------0---|-3-3-------0---|-3-3-------0---|
||------0--3----3-|-----0--3----3-|-----0--3----3-|


  E E Q  Q  Q    E E Q  Q  Q    E E Q  Q  Q
|--------------|--------------|---------------|
|--------------|--------------|---------------|
|-3-3----------|-----0--1--3--|-----0--1--2---|
|-----0--3--2--|-1-1----------|-1-1-----------|


  E E Q  Q  E E   E E Q  Q  Q    E E Q  Q  Q
|---------------|--------------|--------------|
|---------------|--------------|--------------|
|-3-3-------0---|-3-3----------|-----2--3--5--|
|-----0--3----3-|-----0--1--2--|-3-3----------|


  E E Q  Q  Q    E E Q  Q  E E   E E Q  Q  E E   8x
|--------------|---------------|-----------------||
|--------------|---------------|----------------o||
|-----0--1--2--|-3-3-------0---|-3-3-------0----o||
|-1-1----------|-----0--3----3-|-----0--3----3---||


  E E Q  Q  E E   E E Q  Q  E E   E E Q  Q  E E
|---------------|---------------|---------------|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|
|-3-3-------0---|-3-3-------0---|-3-3-------0---|
|-----0--3----3-|-----0--3----3-|-----0--3----3-|


  E E Q  Q  Q    E E Q  Q  Q    E E Q  Q  Q
|--------------|--------------|---------------|
|--------------|--------------|---------------|
|-3-3----------|-----0--1--3--|-----0--1--2---|
|-----0--3--2--|-1-1----------|-1-1-----------|


  E E Q  Q  E E   E E Q  Q  Q    E E Q  Q  Q    Q  Q  H
|---------------|--------------|--------------|------------|
|---------------|--------------|--------------|------------|
|-3-3-------0---|-3-3----------|-----2--3--5--|------------|
|-----0--3----3-|-----0--1--2--|-3-3----------|-1----------|


  E E Q  Q  Q    Q  Q  Q.   E   +H     Q  Q
|--------------|----4--5----5-:-(5)----5--5--:
|-----2--3--4--|-5------------:--------------:
|-3-3----------|--------------:--------------:
|--------------|--------------:--------------:


  |-3-| |-3-|
  Q Q Q Q Q Q   W          Q  H    Q
|-5-5-5-5-5-5-:-5--------:-5------------*|
|-------------:----------:--------------*|
|-------------:----------:--------------*|
|-------------:----------:--------------*|



Duration Legend
---------------
W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura
+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration)
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the
duration for.  Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests.  Multi-
bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for.  Low
melody durations appear below the staff

Tablature Legend
----------------
 h   - hammer-on
 p   - pull-off
 b   - bend
 pb  - pre-bend
 r   - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
 /\  - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
 s   - legato slide
 S   - shift slide
 - natural harmonic
[n]  - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
 ~   - vibrato
 tr  - trill
 T   - tap
 TP  - trem. picking
 PM  - palm muting
\n/  - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
 \n  - tremolo bar down
 n/  - tremolo bar up
/n\  - tremolo bar inverted dip
 =   - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
 <> - volume swell (louder/softer)
 x   - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
 o   - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

Misc Legend
-----------
 |  - bar
||  - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*|  - double bar (ending)
 :  - bar (freetime)
 $  - Segno
 &  - Coda
Tempo markers -  = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths

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