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Contributor
Song Title:London Calling
Artist:Clash
Album:London Calling
Tabber:ffbassplayer
E-mail:ffbassplayer_52389@yahoo.com
Tuning:Standard

============================================================================
1)London Calling
Intro/Outro
G|-----------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------10-------------------------------|
A|--2--/7-----10-9-10--------2--/7-----10-9-10---------|
E|---------------------------------------------8-------| x2

Verse
G|-----------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------|
A|--2/7--7---------8--8--------------------------------|
E|-----------7-667--------7-667-3--3---7-667-3--3------|

Chorus
G|------------------------|      G|---------------------------------|
D|------------------------|      D|---------------------------------|
A|--7-7-7-9-10-10-10------|      A|--7-7-7-7------------------------|
E|-------------------10---| x3    E|----------10-9-8-7-10-9-8-7-----|

Bridge
G|---------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------|
A|----7--7---------8--8------------------------------|
E|-----------7-667--------7-667-3--3---7-667-3--3----|

============================================================================
2)Brand New Caddilac
Intro:
   only bass         drums+guitars
    4x                4x
G|-|-----------------|-----------------|
D|4|-----------------|-----------------|
A|4|---------0-0-1-0-|---------0-0-1-0-|
E|-|-0-0-3-3---------|-0-0-3-3---------|


Verse: x5 times
    E x4              A x2              E x2
|G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|D|*---------------*|*--------0-0-1-0*|*---------------*|
|A|*--------0-0-1-0*|*0-0-3-3--------*|*--------0-0-1-0*|
|E|-0-0-3-3---------|-----------------|-0-0-3-3---------|

    B7                A                 E                 B
|G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||
|D|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|----------------*||
|A|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-0---------------|---------0-0-1-0-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2*||
|E|-----------------|-----------------|-0-0-3-3---------|-----------------||


End:
    E                 A
|G|-----------------|-----------------|
|D|*----------------|---------0-0-1-0*|
|A|*--------0-0-1-0-|-0-0-3-3--------*|
|E|-0-0-3-3---------|-----------------| x3

   E
|G|-----------------|
|D|*---------------*|
|A|*--------0-0-1-0*|
|E|-0-0-3-3---------| x4

============================================================================
3)Jimmy Jazz
--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
-------------------7h9-9-9--4h5-5-5-----------6h7-7-7-------4h5-------6h7-|
-4h5-5-5--4h5-5-5--------------------4h5-5-5-----------4h5-------4h5------|

(2)
 A        A        F#       D        A        E        A      D      A      E
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
----------------------------5555555---------------------------55555---------------|
-5555555--5555555--2222222-----------5555555--0000000--55555---------55555--00000-|

(3)
 A       A       F#       D       A       E       A       A
------------------------------------------------------------------|
-------------------8-11-8---4-7-4-----------6-9-6-------4---------|
---4-7-4---4-7-4-9--------5---------4-7-4-7---------4-5-----4-7-4-|
-5-------5------------------------5---------------5-------5-------|

Structure
---------
Starts with only guitar.
(1)
(2)
(3) x 4
(1)
(2)
(3) x 2
Play like (2) but don't play so many notes.
(3) x 2 (At the end of the first time he plays a bit like (1).)
Now it sounds like he's playing like (3) but with the 4th, like this:

 A       A       F#       D       A       E       A       A
------------------------------------------------------------------|
-------------------8-9-11---4-5-7-----------6-7-8-------4---------|
---4-5-7---4-5-7-9--------5---------4-5-7-7---------4-5-----4-5-7-|
-5-------5------------------------5---------------5-------5-------| ... fades out.

============================================================================
4)Hateful
intro
g|----|---------------------------x2|
d|----|--------------x3x3x33--------|
a|-22-|-3x3x33x2x2x22-------x5x5x55-|
e|----|-----------------------------|


verse
g|-----------------------------|
d|-----------------------------|
a|-3x3x33x3x3x33x0x0x00x0x0x00-|
e|-----------------------------|

g|-----------------------------|
d|-----------------------------|
a|-3x3x33x3x3x33---------------|
e|--------------x3x3x33x3x3x33-|


chorus
g|-------x4|-----------------------------|
d|---------|-----------------------------|
a|-3-2-0---|-3x3x33x3x3x33--2-0---001122-|
e|---------|--------------------33-------|

order:

intro  x1
verse  x1
chorus x1
verse  x1
chorus x1
verse  x1 guitar solo
chorus x1
verse  x1

chorus coda
g|------x10|---|
d|---------|---|
a|-3-2-0---|-3-|
e|---------|3--|


============================================================================
5)Rudie Cant Fail
Intro:
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------4--------------------------------|
A|--0-----00-----0-----00-----00-------------4-7--4-7-------4-7--4-7------|
E|------------------------------------------5----5----3-5--5----5----2-2--|

Riff 1 "Rudie can't fail"
G|--------------------------|
D|------4------------4------|
A|---4-5---4-7-4--4-5-------|
E|--5-----5------5------55--|

Verse:
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------4---------------------------------|
A|----------45-7------4-7--4-7-------4-7--4-7------|
E|--5----5---------5-5----5-----3-5-5----5-----22--|

Riff 1
Verse
Riff 1

Riff 2 "I went to the market..."
G|-----------------x3|-----------|
D|-------------------|-----------|
A|------7---9--8/9---|--5--7-----|
E|--5----------------|--------5--|

Verse
Riff 1
Verse
Riff 1
Riff 2
Verse
Riff 1

Bridge:
G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|----------7-7----------7-7---------------------|
A|------7------------7--------9-9---9---9---7----|
E|--5------------5----------------------------5--|

"Rudie can't fail"
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------4-7--|
A|------7---9-8/9--5---7---9-8/9------7---9-8/9--5---7-----4-7-----|
E|--5-----------------------------5---------------------5----------|

Outro: "Rudie can't fail"
G|---------------------------|x8
D|---4-7----6-9---------4-7--|
A|--5-----7----------4-7-----|
E|---------------5-----------|

============================================================================
6)Spanish Bombs
Verse
G-------------------------------------------------------------|
D-----------------------------------------4-2-----------------|
A---------------------4-4-4--2-2-2-2-2-2------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-4-|
E-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--2-2-2----------------------------------------|

Chorus
G---------------------------------------------------------------|
D------------------4-4-4-2----4-4-4-2---0-0-2-2-4-4-5-5---------|
A--------------------------4----------4-------------------------|
E--5-5-5-5-5-5-5------------------------------------------------|

============================================================================
7)The Right Profile:i havent figured this one out yet but when i do ill post it
============================================================================
8)Lost in the Supermarket
Intro
|--|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|9-|----------------|--------------9-|----------------|
|--|7---------------|----------------|4---------------|
|--|----------------|----------------|----------------|

|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|----------4-6-7-|----------------|--------------4-|
|----------------|5---------------|----------------|

|----------------|----------------|
|------------4-5-|6---------------|
|7---------------|----------------|
|----------------|----------------|


|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|7-777-777-777-77|7-777-777-7-7-6-|4-444-444-444-44|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|

|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|4-444-444-4-6-7-|----------------|--------------4-|
|----------------|5-555-555-555-55|5-555-555-5-5---|

|----------------|----------------|
|----------------|----------------|
|7-777-777-77----|----------------|
|------------2-3-|4---------------|

Chorus
|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|7-777-777-777-77|7-777-777-7-7-6-|4-444-444-444-44|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|

|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|4-444-444-4-6-7-|----------------|--------------4-|
|----------------|5-555-555-555-55|5-555-555-5-5---|

|----------------|----------------|
|------------4-5-|6---------------|
|7-777-777-77----|----------------|
|----------------|----------------|
Verse 1
| ----------------|----------------|----------------|
|*----------------|----------------|7-77--7-77------|
|*7---4---7-----5-|------4---------|----7-----------|
| ------7---------|7-7-------------|----------------|

|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|------7---------|4-4-----4-4-----|--------------4-|
|7-7-----------4-|------4-------4-|7-7---5---5-5---|
		1._______________ 2.______________
|----------------|---------------- |----------------|
|7-77--7-77------|----------------*|----------------|
|----7-----------|------7-------6-*|------7---------|
|----------------|7-7-------5-7--- |7-7-------------|

Play Chorus
Play Verse 2

then
|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|7-777-777-777-77|7-777-777-7-7-6-|4-444-444-444-44|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|

|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|4-444-444-4-6-7-|----------------|--------------4-|
|----------------|5-555-555-555-55|5-555-555-5-5---|

|----------------|----------------|
|----------------|----------------|
|7-777-777-77----|----------------|
|------------2-3-|4---------------|

| ----------------|----------------|----------------|
|*----------------|----------------|----------------|
|*7-777-777-777-77|7-777-777-7-7-6-|4-444-444-444-44|
| ----------------|----------------|----------------|
 It's not here...
|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|4-444-444-4-6-7-|----------------|--------------4-|
|----------------|5-555-555-555-55|5-555-555-5-5---|

|----------------|---------------- | (x3)
|------------4-5-|6---------------*|
|7-777-777-77----|----------------*|
|----------------|---------------- |

|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|7-777-777-777-77|7-777-777-7-7-6-|4-444-444-444-44|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|

|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|4-444-444-4-6-7-|----------------|--------------4-|
|----------------|5-555-555-555-55|5-555-555-5-5---|

|----------------|----------------|
|----------------|----------------|
|7-777-777-77----|----------------|
|------------2-3-|4---------------|

|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|7-777-777-777-77|7-777-777-7-7-6-|4-444-444-444-44|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|

|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|4-444-444-4-6-7-|----------------|--------------4-|
|----------------|5-555-555-555-55|5-555-555-5-5---|

|----------------|----------------|
|------------4-5-|6---------6-5-4-|
|7-777-777-77----|----------------|
|----------------|----------------|

|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|----------------|----------6-5-4-|----------------|
|7---------------|----------------|4---------------|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|

|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|----------6-5-4-|----------------|----------------|
|----------------|----------------|--------------4-|
|----------------|5---------------|----------------|

|----------------|----------------|
|------------4-5-|6---------------|
|7---------------|----------------|
|----------------|--------------5-|

|----------------|----------------|6-----6-------7-|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|7-7------7------|7-7-------------|--7-4-------5---|
|----9------9----|----9-----------|----------------|

|----8-----9-----|----------------|----------------|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|--6-----7-------|--------------4-|7---------------|
|--------------0-|5-----5-----5---|----------------|

|----------------|----------------|
|------------4-5-|6---------6-5-4-|
|7---------------|----------------|
|----------------|----------------|

|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|----------------|----------6-5-4-|----------------|
|7---------------|----------------|4---------------|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|

|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|----------------|----------------|----------------|
|----------4-6-7-|----------------|--------------4-|
|----------------|5---------------|----------------|

|----------------|----------------|
|------------4-5-|6---------------|
|7---------------|----------------|
|----------------|--------------7-|

End
| ------11-13----- |
|*----------------*| Repeat and fade
|*7-7-7-----------*|
| --------------7- |
============================================================================
9)Clampdown
Intro
G----------------------------------------------|
D----------------------------------------------|
A---------------------------------------4-7-4--|
E--55555555-44444444-22222222-00000000---------|

"What Are We Gunna Do Know"
G-----------------|
D-----------------|
A--5-5-5-5-5-7----|
E--------------5*-|

Verse
G-----------------------------------------|
D-----------------------------------------|
A------4-7-5-5--------5-----------4-7-5---|
E--5-5------------3-3---5--5-5-5-5------5-|

"We Will Teach Our Twisted Speech"
G------------------------------------|
D--------4---------------------------|
A--5-5-5---5----------2----------5---|
E---------------3-3-3---3--5-5-5---5-|


"Voices In Your Head Are Callin"
G------------------------------------|
D--7-6--------6---6-7---6-7---7-6----|
A------7----7----------------------7-|
E------------------------------------|(Repeat a couple times)


G--------------|
D--------------|
A--5--7--6--7*-|
E--------------|

Outro
G-------------------|
D-------------------|
A---------------5---|
E--5-4-3--3-3-3---5-|
============================================================================
10)The Guns of Brixton
Main riff
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------4---4---4--------------------------------------------------|
A|----2---5---------------5---2-----2---5---------------------5---2---2---|
E|--------------------------------------------3--3--3--3--3---------------|

G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--4--4--4--4--4------------------------------------5---------------------|
A|------------------5---2-----2---5----------------------5---2-----2----5--|
E|---------------------------------------3--3--3--3------------------------|

For the right Reggae feel, aim for a lazy approach by playing fractionaly behind the beat.

============================================================================
11)Wrong'em Boyo
Why do you try to cheat..."
G:-----------------------------------------------------------|
D:------------5----------------------------5-----------------|
A:------2-55----5--3-2-------------2-55-----5--3-2-----------|
E:---3-------------------------3-----------------------------|

"Don't you know that it's wrong..."
G:--------------5--------------------------------------------|
D:--------2-55-----5--3-2------------------------------------|
A:----3------------------------------------------------------|
E:-----------------------------------------------------------|

"You better stop..."
G:-----------------------------------------------------------|
D:------4-5-6-7----------------------------------------------|
A:--5--------------------------------------------------------|
E:-----------------------------------------------------------|

============================================================================
12)Death or Glory(my personal favorite)
Intro

G-----------------12-8-h-9-|
D-12-12-10--12-10----------|
A--------------------------|
E--------------------------|

Chorus
G---------------------------------------------------------------|
D------------2-0--------------2-0---------------2-0-------------|
A-------3333-----3-------3333-----3--------3333-----3-------3---|
E-11111------------33333-------------11111------------33333-----|

Verse
G--------------------------------------------------------|
D-----------------4-h-5555555-2-h-333-2-h-3332------5532-|
A-2-h-333-2-h-333------------------------------3333------|
E--------------------------------------------------------|

Bridge
Part 1
G----------------------------------------------|
D---------------2-h-5-2----------------2-h-5-2-|
A---2-3-5-2-3-3------------2-3-5-2-3-3---------|
E-3----------------------3---------------------|

Part 2
G-------------------------------------------------|
D----------------22-55-22----------------22-55-22-|
A----22-55-22-33-------------22-55-22-33----------|
E-33----------------------33----------------------|

Solo
G--------------12-8-h-9-|
D-12-10--12-10----------|
A-----------------------|
E-----------------------|

Bridge 3
G-----2-5-----2-5---------------------2-5-----2-5-----------------|
D-3-3-----3-3--------2-5-----2-5--3-3-----3-3---------2-5-----2-5-|
A----------------3-3-----3-3----------------------3-3-----3-3-----|
E-----------------------------------------------------------------|
============================================================================
13)Koka Kola
Intro
G|---12-----------9------------|
D|--------12---9-----9--7--5---|
A|-----------------------------|
E|-----------------------------|

verse
G|----------------------------------------|
D|---5---5---5---5---5---5---5-------33---|
A|-----5---5---5---5---5---5---5--5-------|    x2
E|----------------------------------------|

Chorus
G|--------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------5-55--------------|
A|------2-5-----5--5----2-5------5--5---2-5---|
E|---3-3---5--5------3-3-------------3-3----5-|

Intro
G|---12-----------9------------|
D|--------12---9-----9--7--5---|
A|-----------------------------|
E|-----------------------------|

verse
G|------------------------------------------|
D|---5---5---5---5---5---5---5-------3-3----|
A|-----5---5---5---5---5---5---5--5---------|    X2
E|------------------------------------------|

Chorus
G|--------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------5-55--------------|
A|------2-5-----5--5----2-5------5--5---2-5---|
E|---3-3---5--5------3-3-------------3-3----5-|

Intro
G|---12-----------9------------|
D|--------12---9-----9--7--5---|
A|-----------------------------|
E|-----------------------------|

verse
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|---5-----------5-----------5-----------5---------|
A|---------5-----------5-----------5-----------5---|
E|-------------------------------------------------|

Chorus
G|--------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------5-55--------------|
A|------2-5-----5--5----2-5------5--5---2-5---|
E|---3-3---5--5------3-3-------------3-3----5-|

Intro
G|---12-----------9------------|
D|--------12---9-----9--7--5---|
A|-----------------------------|
E|-----------------------------|
*Note* this riff starts at the
12 not 1

Bridge
G|----------------------------------------|
D|---5---5---5---5---5---5---5-------33---|
A|-----5---5---5---5---5---5---5--5-------|    X2
E|----------------------------------------|

Chorus
G|--------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------5-55--------------|
A|------2-5-----5--5----2-5------5--5---2-5---|
E|---3-3---5--5------3-3-------------3-3----5-|

Intro
G|---12-----------9------------|
D|--------12---9-----9--7--5---|
A|-----------------------------|
E|-----------------------------|

End
G|-------|
D|-------|
A|-------|
E|---3---|
============================================================================
14)The Card Cheat
Intro w/piano  2x
G| -----------------------------------------------|
D| -----------------------------------------------|
A| ---3--3--3-3--5---3----------------------------|
E| -----------------------------------------------|

g| -----------------------------------------------|
d| --3--3-3---3--3-3-2--0-------------------------|
a| --------------------------3--3-3---3--3-2--0---|
e| -----------------------------------------------|

g| -----------------------------------------------|
d| ---------------3-2--0-0------------------------|
a| -----------------------------------------------|
e| --3--3-3--3-3----------------------------------|

============================================================================
15)Lovers Rock(im not sure about this one so ill get bak to u on this one)
============================================================================
16)Four Horseman(not sure about this one either)
============================================================================
17)Im Not Down
INTRO:
G------------------------|
D------------------------|
A-----7-6----------2-1-2-|
E---7-----9------2-------|

RIFF 1:
G---------------------------------|
D---------------------------------|
A---------------------------------|
E-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-4-4-4-4-2-2-2-2-|

G---------------------|
D---------------------|
A-5-5-5-5-4-4-4-4-7-7-|
E---------------------|

VERSE:
G-----------------------|
D-----------------------|
A------------------9--7-|
E-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-------|

G---------------|
D---------------|
A------7--------| X2
E-9---------10--|

CHORUS:
G-----------------------------------|
D-----------------------------------|
A-----------4----4-5-4-----4-5-4----|
E-5---5-7-5------------2----------7-|

BRIDGE:
'Cuz i lived that...
G----------|
D----------|
A--------4-|
E-5--------|

Where none of you sorrows...
G---------------------|
D------6-7-9-7-6------|
A----7--------------5-|
E---------------------|

Go down and...
G------------------------|
D------------------------|
A--5-5-5-5-5-5-4-4-4-4-4-|
E------------------------|

Depression
G-------|
D-------|
A--2-2
E-------

OUTRO:
No I'm not down         I'm not down
G---------                G---------|
D---------                D---------|
A----9--7                 A---------|
E---------                E---5---2-|

G---------|
D---------|
A---------|
E--(2)----|
============================================================================
18)Revolution Rock
Brand new rock                Chorus
G-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D------4--2--4-----4--2--4-----6--4--6-----6--4--6-----------------4----|
A---2-----------2-----------4-----------4-----------------2--2--2-------|
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
    Revolution...

G-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D------------2--4--4--4--2--4--4--4--0--2--2--2--0--2--2--2---------------|
A---2--2--2--------------------------------------------------0--2--2------|
E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

G------|
D------|
A---2--|
E------|
============================================================================
19)Train In Vain
Brand new rock                Chorus
G-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D------4--2--4-----4--2--4-----6--4--6-----6--4--6-----------------4----|
A---2-----------2-----------4-----------4-----------------2--2--2-------|
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
    Revolution...

G-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D------------2--4--4--4--2--4--4--4--0--2--2--2--0--2--2--2---------------|
A---2--2--2--------------------------------------------------0--2--2------|
E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

G------|
D------|
A---2--|
E------|
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LibertinesLove wrote on February 18 2007, 01:29 pm

OMG you're amazing thank you so much.. you tabbed the whole ****ing album! wooaahh you're great ^^

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Bruce Got Dro wrote on August 6 2007, 07:21 am

The London Calling intro needs to be corrected. I was playing it and wondering like a mad man why it sounded slightly off, the reason is it goes

10--7--10 not 10--9--10

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ollieROT wrote on September 21 2007, 06:50 am

the verse needs sorting too. (London Calling)
each time, it goes:
5-6-7, instead of 6-6-7.

haven't tried the rest of it yet, but ty for tabbing. =]

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