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Overture bass

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by The Who
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This is the overture into the rock-opera Tommy for bass.

                                                      
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------5-------4-----|
|---------------------------------5h6--------5-------------------5---|
|--8---6---5---4---3---3---3---3-------------------------------------|
                                                       ^ Bend this G 
                                                     ever so slightly


|-------------------------|------------------------------|
|--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5-|*-5-5-5-5-5-------2-2-0-3-2--*|
|-------------------------|*-------------3-3------------*|
|-------------------------|------------------------------|
                              Repeat this four times, 
                              on the fourth pulling off to an open D 
                              after the E.


|-------------------------------------------------|------------------|
|--5--5-5--5---5-------------5-5--5-5--5----------|*--5--5----------*|
|----------------3-3--3-3--3-------------3--REST--|*------xxx5-xx3--*|
|-------------------------------------------------|------------------|
                                                   (Repeat four times) 
                                                   x= percussive note
|--------------------| Repeat four times,
|*--3-(3)3----------*| on the second play
|*--------xxx3-xx1--*| the middle F three
|--------------------| times.


|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--0--0-0-0-0-0-0-5---5--3-----------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------5-6--6-6-6-6-6-6/8--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|

|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------| *Note the number of C's is 
|----------------------------------------6-| approximate, it's VERY difficult 
|--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-6---| to count all of them.
    |-----|
       3
|--------------|-------|-----------------------------------------------
|*-8-7---5----*|-------|-----------------------------------------------
|*---------8--*|--3----|--3------------------------------------2--2-2-2
|--------------|----3--|----0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---------
                 1st         2nd                        |-----|
                                                           3
 ------------
 ------------
 -2-2-2-2-2--
 ------------

------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------0-2-2--------------2-2--------------2-2-2-2-2---------------
--2-2-2-2-2------xxx-2--0-0-0------xxx-2--0-0-0----------xxx-2-2--0-0-0-
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                        |-----|          |-----| (^do this quick) |-----|     
                           3                3                        3
 ------------------------------------------------------------------------
 --2--2-2-2--------------------------------------------------------------
 ----------xxx2-2--0-0-0---------------2-3-4--4-4-4-4-4-2-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-
 -------------------------4--4-4-4-4-4-----------------------------------
                  |-----|             |-----|
                     3                   3
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-0-2--2-2-2-2-2-0-0-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
                               |-----|          |-----|
                                  3                3
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|*------------------------------------------0-2--2--2--2------------------------------*|
|*-0--0-0-2--2-2--3--3--3--3-3--0--0-0-2--2---------------0--0-0-2--2-2-3--3-3-3-3-3-3*|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


|-----------------------------------------------|
|--5--5-5---------------------------------------|
|---------5--5-5-2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|  1st ending
|-----------------------------------------------|


|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--5------------------------------------0-2-2--------------2-2--------------|
|-----5---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2------xx--2-2xx0-0------xx-2-2xx0-0-0|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Second Ending                                                         |-----|
                                                                         3
|------------------------------------------------|
|--3-3-3-3-3-----------------3--3-3--------------|
|------------xx-3-3-xx1-1-1--------xx3--x-1-1-1--|
|------------------------------------------------|


That's it, the rest of the song has no bass. Good luck, it was very difficult to 
tab out, though it's not a hard song to play.

            
            
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