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I Dont Like Mondays Bass Tab

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[INTRO] (After much glissando...)

  Eb       Eb       Eb       Eb       Eb       Eb       Eb       B        B
G:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
D:1~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-11|1~~~~~~~~~~~~~-11|1-1---1-|--1---1-|--------|--------|
A:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|2-2-2-2-|2-2-2-2-|
E:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|

  Eb       Eb       E        F#  E
G:--------|--------|--------|--------|
D:1---1---|1---1---|2-------|4---2---|
A:--------|--------|--------|--------|
E:--------|--------|--------|--------|

[VERSE]
      B              Ebm                E               F#
  The silicon chip inside her head gets switched to overload
      B                    Ebm                      E                 F#
  And nobody's gonna go to school today she’s gonna make them stay at home
      E                  F#                     B                    E
  And daddy doesn't understand it     He always said she was good as gold
     (Ahhhhhhhhhhh       Ahhhhhhhh              Ahhhhhhhh            Ahhhhhhhh)
             E                           E
  And he can see no reasons 'cause there are no reasons
                (No reasons)                (No reasons)
       E                         F#     F#6    F#7
  What reason do you need to be shown?
      (Reason)                 (Sho-    o-     o- o- own)

  B        Ebm      E        F#       B        Ebm      E        F#
G:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
D:--------|1---1---|2---2---|4---4---|--------|1---1---|2---2---|4---4---|
A:2---2---|--------|--------|--------|2---2---|--------|--------|--------|
E:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|

  E        F#       B        E        E        E        E        F#  F#6  F#7
G:--------|--------|4---4---|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
D:2---2---|4---4---|--------|2-------|2---2---|2---2---|2---2---|4---4---|4---4---|
A:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
E:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|

[CHORUS]
           B               B/Bb            E/G#            F#      
              I don’t like Mondays            I don’t like Mondays   
  (Tell me why)                   (Tell me why)
           B               B/Bb               E/G#             E/G#      F#     N/C
              I don't like Mondays  I want to shoot  Oooh oooh oooh oooh oooooh
  (Tell me why)
                B          Ebm    E     F#  E
  The whole day down

  B        B/Bb     E/G#     F#       B        B/Bb     E/G#     E/G#
G:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
D:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|2---2---|2---2---|
A:2-2-2-2-|1-1-1-1-|--------|--------|2-2-2-2-|1-1-1-1-|--------|--------|
E:--------|--------|4-4-4-4-|2-2-2-2-|--------|--------|--------|--------|

  F#       N/C      B        Ebm      E        F#  E     
G:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
D:4-4-4-4-|4       |--------|1---1---|2---2---|44--22--|
A:--------|--------|2---2---|--------|--------|--------|
E:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|

[VERSE] 
      B                Ebm                  E                  F#
  The Telex machine is kept so clean and it types to a waiting world
 (The Telex machine is kept so clean and it types to a waiting world)
             B                              Ebm
  And Mother feels so shocked       Father's world is rocked
 (And Mother feels so shocked       Father's world is rocked)
            E                      F#
  And their thoughts turn to their own little girl
 (And their thoughts turn to their own little girl)
  E                        F#                  B                  E
  Sweet sixteen ain't that peachy keen  Now it ain't so neat to admit defeat
 (Ahhhhhhhhhhh             Ahhhhhhhh           Ahhhhhhhh          Ahhhhhhhh)
           E                           E
  They can see no reasons 'cause there are no reasons
              (No reasons)                (No reasons)
       E             F#     F#6    F#7
  What reason do you need?  Oh     Oh oh oh
                    (Nee-   ee-    ee-ee-eed)

  B        Ebm      E        F#       B        Ebm      E        F#
G:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
D:--------|1---1---|2---2---|4---4---|--------|1---1---|2---2---|4---4---|
A:2---2---|--------|--------|--------|2---2---|--------|--------|--------|
E:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|

  E        F#       B        E        E        E        E        F#  F#6  F#7
G:--------|--------|4---4---|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
D:2---2---|4---4---|--------|2---2---|2---2---|2---2---|2---2---|4---4---|4---4---|
A:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
E:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|

[CHORUS]
           B               B/Bb            E/G#            F#      
              I don’t like Mondays            I don’t like Mondays   
  (Tell me why)                   (Tell me why)
           B               B/Bb               E/G#             E/G#      F#     N/C
              I don't like Mondays  I want to shoot  Oooh oooh oooh oooh oooooh
  (Tell me why)
                Ebsus4         Ebsus4                Ebm     Ebm
  The whole day down    down   down     shoot it all down...

  B        B/Bb     E/G#     F#       B        B/Bb     E/G#     E/G#
G:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
D:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|2---2---|2---2---|
A:2-2-2-2-|1-1-1-1-|--------|--------|2-2-2-2-|1-1-1-1-|--------|--------|
E:--------|--------|4-4-4-4-|2-2-2-2-|--------|--------|--------|--------|

  F#       N/C      Ebsus4   Ebsus4   Ebm      Ebm      
G:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
D:4-4-4-4-|4       |1---1---|1---1---|--------|--------|
A:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
E:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|

[INSTRUMENTAL] (Piano)
  Ebsus4   Ebsus4   E        F#       B        B        B        B
G:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
D:1---1---|1---1---|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
A:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
E:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|

[VERSE]
              B                        Ebm                  
  And all the playing’s stopped in the playground now
      E                      F#   
  She wants to play with her toys a while
      B                      Ebm
  And school's out early and soon we'll be learning
          E               F#
  And the lesson today is how to die

  B        Ebm      E        F#       B        Ebm      E        F#
G:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
D:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
A:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
E:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|

 (Slowly...)
               E                         F#sus4
  And then the bullhorn crackles and the captain tackles
           B                          E        
  With the problems and the how's and why's
          (Ooooooooh)                (Oooooooooh)
             E                           E
  And he can see no reasons 'cause there are no reasons
                (No reasons)                (No reasons)
       E                     F#    F#6    F#7
  What reason do you need to die   die?   Oh-oh-oh    and

  E        F#       B        E        E        E        E        F#  F#6  F#7
G:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
D:2---2---|4---4---|--------|2-------|2       |2       |2       |4---4---|4-------|
A:--------|--------|2---2---|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
E:--------|--------|------2-|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|

[VERSE]
      B              Ebm                E               F#
  The silicon chip inside her head gets switched to overload  Oh
      B                    Ebm                      E                 F#
  And nobody's gonna go to school today she’s gonna make them stay at home
      E                  F#                     B                    E
  And daddy doesn't understand it     He always said she was good as gold
     (Ahhhhhhhhhhh       Ahhhhhhhh              Ahhhhhhhh            Ahhhhhhhh)
             E                           E
  And he can see no reasons 'cause there are no reasons
                (No reasons)                (No reasons)
       E                        F#      F#6    F#7
  What reason do you need to be shown?
                               (Sho-    o-     o- o- own)

  B        Ebm      E        F#       B        Ebm      E        F#
G:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
D:--------|--------|--------|44--22--|--------|1---1---|2---2---|4---4---|
A:2---2---|1---1---|--------|--------|2---2---|--------|--------|--------|
E:--------|--------|4-------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|

  E        F#       B   B/Bb E        E        E        E        F#  F#6  F#7
G:--------|--------|4---3---|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
D:2-------|4-------|--------|2-------|2---2---|2---2---|2---2---|4---4---|4---4---|
A:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
E:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|

[CODA] (Briskly...)
           B               B/Bb            E/G#            F#      
              I don’t like Mondays            I don’t like Mondays   
  (Tell me why)                   (Tell me why)
           B               B/Bb            E/G#            F#      
              I don't like    I don't like    I don't like Mondays
  (Tell me why)                   (Tell me why)
           B               Ebm             E               F#      
              I don't like    I don't like    I don't like Mondays
  (Tell me why)                   (Tell me why)
           B               Ebm                E                E         F#     N/C 
              I don't like Mondays  I want to shoot  Oooh oooh oooh oooh oooooh
  (Tell me why)

                       (Slowly)...
                       B          Ebm       E          F#        B       B
  The   whole  day     down...
                                 (Oo-oo-ooh oo-oo-ooh  Oooh Oooh Ooooh)

 (Briskly...)
  B        B/Bb     E/G#     F#       B        B/Bb     E/G#     F#
G:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
D:--------|--------|--------|4-4-4-4-|--------|--------|--------|--------|
A:2-2-2-2-|1-1-1-1-|--------|--------|2-2-2-2-|1-1-1-1-|--------|--------|
E:--------|--------|4-4-4-4-|--------|--------|--------|4-4-4-4-|2-2-2-2-|

  B        Ebm      E        F#       B        Ebm      E        E
G:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
D:--------|1-1-1-1-|2-2-2-2-|4-4-4-4-|--------|1-1-1-1-|2---2---|2---2---|
A:2-2-2-2-|--------|--------|--------|2-2-2-2-|--------|--------|--------|
E:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|

                                     (Slowly...)
  F#       N/C      N/C      B        Ebm      E        F#       B        B
G:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
D:4-4-4-4-|4-------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|
A:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|2~~~~~~~|
E:--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|

Michael Oxner
moxner@nbnet.nb.ca
Updated January 31, 2012
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