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THE POLICE - "Don't Stand So Close to Me" - Bass Tab

This version is transposed up a semitone so that it can be played
on standard tuning(ie. D# = E, B = C, etc)

Standard Tuning(EADG)
Common Time(4/4)

VERSE 1:
                                      (x7) 
|----------|---------|---------|----------|
|*---------|---------|---------|---------*|
|*---------|---------|---------|---------*|
|--0-------|---------|-4-------|----------|
   1 2 3 4   1 2 3 4   1 2 3 4   1 2 3 4

CHORUS:
|-----------------|---8-----8---|-----------------|-------------|
|---------8-8-8-8-|-----8-8---8-|---------8-8-8-8-|-----8-8---8-|
|-r-6-6-6---------|-6-----------|-r-6-6-6---------|-------------|
|-----------------|-------------|-----------------|-6-6-----6---|
  1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 2 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 2 3 & 4 &

|-r-8-8-8---------|-------------|-r-5---5-----5---|-------------|
|---------8-8-8-8-|-----8-8---8-|---------8-8---8-|-----8-8---8-|
|-----------------|-6-6-----6---|-----------------|-------------|
|-----------------|-------------|-----------------|-6-6-----6---|
  1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 2 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 2 3 & 4 &

|-------------|
|-8---------8-|
|-------------|
|---6-6-6-6---|
  1 & 2 3 4 &

VERSE 2:
									       (x4)
|------------------|-------------|-----------------|--------------|
|*-----------------|-------------|-----------------|-------------*|
|*-7-7---7-7-7---7-|-7-7-7-7---7-|-----------------|-------------*|
|------------------|-------------|-4-4---4-4-4---4-|-4-4-4-4---4--|
   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 2 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 2 3 & 4 &

CHORUS

VERSE 3:
									         (x4)
|-----------------|---------------|-----------------|---------------|
|*----------------|---------------|-----------------|--------------*|
|*7-7---7-7-7---7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7---|-----------------|--------------*|
|-----------------|---------------|-4-4---4-4-4---4-|-4-4-4-4-4-4---|
  1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4

END:
|---8-8-8---------|---------------|---5-------3-5-3-|-------------|
|---------8-8---8-|-------8-8---8-|-----------------|---------8---|
|-6---------------|-6-6-6-----6---|-------3---------|-------------|
|-----------------|---------------|-----------------|-6-6-6-6---6-|
  1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 2 3 & 4 &

|---8-8-8---------|---8---------|---5-------3-5-3-|-------------|
|---------8-8---8-|-----8-8---8-|-----------------|---------8---|
|-6---------------|-6-------6---|-------3---------|-------------|
|-----------------|-------------|-----------------|-6-6-6-6---6-|
  1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 2 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 2 3 & 4 &

|-----8-8---------|-------------|---5-------3-5-3-|-------------|
|---------8-8---8-|-----8-8---8-|-----------------|---------8---|
|-6-6-------------|-6-6-----6---|-------3---------|-------------|
|-----------------|-------------|-----------------|-6-6-6-6---6-|
  1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 2 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 2 3 & 4 &

|-----8-8---------|---------------|---5-------3-5-3-|-------------|
|---------8-8---8-|-------8-8-8-8-|-----------------|---------8---|
|-r-6-------------|-6-6-6---------|-------3---------|-------------|
|-----------------|---------------|-----------------|-6-6-6-6---6-|
  1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 2 3 & 4 &

|---8-8-8---------|---------------|---5-------3-5-3-|-------------|
|---------8-8---8-|-------8-8---8-|-----------------|---------8-8-|
|-6---------------|-6-6-6-----6---|-------3---------|-------------|
|-----------------|---------------|-----------------|-6-6-6-6-----|
  1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 3 & 4 &   1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1 2 3 & 4 &




            
            
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Joetime 81 Jun 16, 2007 08:47 AM

I gave it a four because the tuning was off, tune it down a half step and you can play it the way you have it.

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CorrectionPlz 10 Jun 28, 2015 05:19 AM

Off key 3*

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