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Bad Fish Tab

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#----------------------------------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. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#
#

Date: Sat, 8 Nov 1997 03:22:36 -0800
From: MEYHAIM31 
To: guitar@olga.net
Subject: news, i.e. Tab: Bad Fish

Author: Sublime
Title: Bad Fish
Album: MOM  Music For Our Mother Ocean
TAB by: Bobby Mills of Moreno Valley, CA
Email in care of Bobby Mills: meyheim31@prodigy.net             .

****************************SUBLIME****************************
 
Play the intro. in a rhythm type manner:

  A                        Bb7                  Gb
-|-----------------------|--------------------|-----------------
-|2--2--2-2--2--2-2-2-(2)|-4--4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4|-----------------
-|2--2--2-2--2--2-2-2-(2)|-4--4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4|-5--5-5-5--5-5-5-
-|2--2--2-2--2--2-2-2-(2)|-4--4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4|-5--5-5-5--5-5-5-
-|0--0--0-0--0--0-0-0--0-|-2--2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2|-5--5-5-5--5-5-5-
-|-----------------------|--------------------|-3--3-3-3--3-3-3-

          A                     A                      Bb7
------|----------------------|-----------------------|----------
------|-2--2--2-2--2-2-2-2-2-|-2--2--2-2--2--2-2-2-2-|-4--4-4-4-
5-5-5-|-2--2--2-2--2-2-2-2-2-|-2--2--2-2--2--2-2-2-2-|-4--4-4-4-
5-5-5-|-2--2--2-2--2-2-2-2-2-|-2--2--2-2--2--2-2-2-2-|-4--4-4-4-
5-5-5-|-0--0--0-0--0-3-0-3-0-|-0--0--0-0--0--0-0-0-0-|-2--2-2-2-
3-3-3-|----------------------|-----------------------|----------
                                  notice that part ^
                                 Gb                                        
     A
------------|-----------------------|---------------------------
--4-4-4-4-4-|-----------------------|-2-------------------------
--4-4-4-4-4-|-5--5-5-5--5-5-5-5-5-5-|-2-------------------------
--4-4-4-4-4-|-5--5-5-5--5-5-5-5-5-5-|-2-------------------------
--2-2-2-2-2-|-5--5-5-5--5-5-5-5-5-5-|-0-------------------------
------------|-3--3-3-3--3-3-3-3-3-3-|---------------------------
                                      let it ring

(play this next part using the same tab as shown above, but in a
 slow ska type manner instead of the rhythm style)

 A                        Bb7
When you grab a hold of me. . . . . .
Gb                             A
Tell me that I'll never be set free. . . .
A                 Bb7
Well I'm a parasite . . . .
Gb                             A
Creep and craw I step into the night . . . 
A            Bb7
Two pints of boose . . . .
Gb                         A
Tell me are you a bad fish too  (are you a bad fish too)
A                      Bb7
Ain't got no money to spend. . .
Gb                   A
I hope the night will never end. . .
A              Bb7
Lord knows I'm weak. . . 
Gb                                 A
Wont some body get me off of this reef. . .
      
              (pause)
A                    Bb7
Baby your a big blue whale. . .
Gb                                A
Grab the reef when all the timing fails. . . 
A                          Bb7
I swim but I wish I never hurt her. . . 
Gb                       A
Waters too polluted with germs. . . . 
A                                 Bb7
A dog deep when its ten feet over head. . .
Gb                         A
Grab the reef underneath my bed  (underneath my bed)
A                       Bb7
Aint got no corals with God. . . .
Gb                       A
Aint got no time to grow old. . . 
A              Bb7
Lord knows I'm weak. . .
Gb                                A
Wont somebody get me off of this reef. . .



A                        Bb7                  Gb
-|-----------------------|--------------------|-----------------
-|2--2--2-2--2--2-2-2-(2)|-4--4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4|-----------------
-|2--2--2-2--2--2-2-2-(2)|-4--4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4|-5--5-5-5--5-5-5-
-|2--2--2-2--2--2-2-2-(2)|-4--4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4|-5--5-5-5--5-5-5-
-|0--0--0-0--0--0-0-0--0-|-2--2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2|-5--5-5-5--5-5-5-
-|-----------------------|--------------------|-3--3-3-3--3-3-3-

          A                                                
------|---------
------|-2-------
5-5-5-|-2-------     pause for 2 sec. Then go strait to solo |
5-5-5-|-2-------                                            \ /
5-5-5-|-0-------                                             .
3-3-3-|---------


  SOLO:       #: let ring   >: slide  ~: bend  ^: half bend

------------------------------------------|---------------------
--^-------~------^-----------------|----------------------------
--2---2---4----4-4--------2>4--2----------|----------4--2---~~~-
--------------------2>(4)--------3-2------|------2-4------3-2---
--------------------------------------2>3#|--2>3----------------
------------------------------------------|---------------------
                                            Notice those bends^

--5--2----------------------------------------------------------
-------3-2--2--#-#-#-#-----------------------------------------
------------2--#-#-#-#------------------------------------------
------------2--#-#-#-#------------------------------------------
------------0--#-#-#-#------------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------------------------
                     (Back to slow ska style play)

A                        Bb7
Aint got no corals with God. . . .
Gb                       A
Aint got no time to grow old. . . 
A              Bb7
Lord knows I'm weak. . .
Gb                                A
Wont somebody get me off of this reef. . .

	Well that's it.  I hope I helped out some of you sublime 
fans out there.  If you know how to play a song then you should
take the time to post it on this page.  If anyone has any comments
or questions feel free to e-mail me at the address on top of the
page.
	~Bobby Mills~ 

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Love_4_6string 15 wrote on April 15 2002, 12:00 am

dude thats almost perfect but the intro's chords are split up and the solo is jus a little off but other than that great tab

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Lewk24 0 wrote on May 14 2002, 12:00 am

Sounds good,

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CARLOSH 0 wrote on November 19 2002, 12:00 am

I ve played it with the song from the record and it sounded more like this

intro: A - bm - G -A

in this part it changes
D A
aint got no money to spend....

it goes like this until
A D
wont some body get me off of this
E
reef...

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