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From: Dave Musicant (musicant@suba.com)

BASS TAB FOR:
Song: That Thing You Do! (by the Wonders)
from the motion picture soundtrack
Written by A. Schlesinger
Transcribed by Dave Musicant

     (You                         doing that thing you)
G|---------------------------|---------------------|-------------|
D|------------------------2--|---------------------|-------------|
A|---------------2--2--4-----|---------4--------6--|-------------|
E|---0--0--3--4--------------|---5--5-----7--7-----|-------------|

  (do                          Breaking my heart in )
G|-------------------------|---------------------|---------------|
D|----------------------2--|---------------------|---------------|
A|-------------2--2--4-----|---------4--------6--|---------------|
E|-0--0--3--4--------------|---5--5-----7--7-----|---------------|

  (to a million          pieces          like you always)
G|-------------------|---------------|---------------------|-----|
D|-------------1--2--|---4-----4-----|---4-----4--4--2-----|-----|
A|-4--4--4--4--------|------4--------|------4-----------4--|-----|
E|-------------------|---------------|---------------------|-----|

  (do              And    You)
G|--------------------|---------------------------|--------------|
D|--------------------|------------------------2--|--------------|
A|-------4---------6--|---------------2--2--4-----|--------------|
E|-5--5-----7--7------|---0--0--3--4--------------|--------------|

  (don't mean to be      cruel)
G|-------------------|---------------------------|---------------|
D|-------------------|------------------------2--|---------------|
A|-------4--------6--|---------------2--2--4-----|---------------|
E|-5--5-----7--7-----|---0--0--3--4--------------|---------------|

 (You never even        knew about   the heart  ache)
G|-------------------|-----------------------|------------|------|
D|-------------------|----------------1---2--|---4-----4--|------|
A|-------4--------6--|---4--4--4--4----------|------4-----|------|
E|-5--5-----7--7-----|-----------------------|------------|------|

  (I've been going          through      Well I)
G|----------------------|-------------------|--------------------|
D|----------------------|-------------------|--------------------|
A|-5--5--5--5-----------|-------------------|--------------------|
E|----------------------|---7--5--3--7---7--|--------------------|

     (try and try  to  for-         -get   you girl, but it's)
G|------------------------------|-------------------------|------|
D|-----------------1---2--------|---4---------4-----------|------|
A|----4--4----------------------|----------4--------------|------|
E|------------------------------|-------------------------|------|

  (just so hard to do              Every time you)
G|-------------|---------------|---------------|-----------------|
D|-------------|---------------|---------------|-----------------|
A|-7--7--7--7--|---------------|---7-----7--7--|-----------------|
E|-------------|---5--7--3--0--|------5--------|-----------------|

  (do that   thing you    do!)
G|--------------------|------------------------|-----------------|
D|--------------------|------------------------|-----------------|
A|-----------------6--|---7--------------4--7--|-----------------|
E|-5--5--4---7--7-----|------5--5--7--7--------|-----------------|

G|------------------------|---------------------------|----------|
D|------------------------|------------------------2--|----------|
A|------------------------|---------------2--2--4-----|----------|
E|---7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|---0--0--3--4--------------|----------|

 (know all the games you   play)
G|----------------------|---------------------------|------------|
D|----------------------|------------------------2--|------------|
A|-------4--------6-----|---------------2--2--4-----|------------|
E|-5--5-----7--7--------|---0--0--3--4--------------|------------|

  (and I'm gonna         find a way to         let you)
G|-------------------|---------------------|---------------|-----|
D|-------------------|---------------1--2--|---4-----4-----|-----|
A|-------4--------6--|---4--4--4--4--------|------4--------|-----|
E|-5--5-----7--7-----|---------------------|---------------|-----|

  (know that you'll be mine some  day             'cause)
G|----------------------------|-------------------------|--------|
D|-4-----4--4--2--------------|-------------------------|--------|
A|----4-----------4-----------|---------4---------6-----|--------|
E|----------------------------|---5--5-----7--7---------|--------|

  (We                          could be happy can't you)
G|-------------------------|------------------------|------------|
D|----------------------2--|------------------------|------------|
A|-------------2--2--4-----|---------4--------6-----|------------|
E|-0--0--3--4--------------|---5--5-----7--7--------|------------|

  (see                         If you only let me)
G|-------------------------|---------------------|---------------|
D|----------------------2--|---------------------|---------------|
A|-------------2--2--4-----|---------4--------6--|---------------|
E|-0--0--3--4--------------|---5--5-----7--7-----|---------------|

  (be the one   to  hold   you          and keep you here with)
G|---------------------|------------|------------------------|---|
D|--------------1---2--|---4-----4--|------------------------|---|
A|-4--4--4--4----------|------4-----|---5--5--5--5-----------|---|
E|---------------------|------------|------------------------|---|

  (me           Well I    try and try  to  for)
G|-----------------|--------------------------------|------------|
D|-----------------|-------------------1---2--------|------------|
A|-----------------|------4--4----------------------|------------|
E|-7--5--3--7---7--|--------------------------------|------------|

  (get   you girl, but itjust so hard to do)
G|--------------------|---------------|---------------|----------|
D|-4---------4--------|---------------|---------------|----------|
A|--------4-----------|---7--7--7--7--|---------------|----------|
E|--------------------|---------------|---5--7--3--0--|----------|

  (Every time you  do that   thing you)
G|-------------|----------------------|--------------------------|
D|-------------|----------------------|--------------------------|
A|-7-----7--7--|-------------------6--|--------------------------|
E|----5--------|---5--5--4---7--7-----|--------------------------|

  (do!)
G|----------------------|--------------------------|-------------|
D|----------------------|--------------------------|-------------|
A|-7--------------4--7--|--------------------------|-------------|
E|----5--5--7--7--------|-----7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|-------------|

  (I don't ask a lot girl)
G|-------------------------|--------------------------|----------|
D|-------------------------|--------------------------|----------|
A|-------------------------|--------------------------|----------|
E|-5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--|----------|

  (but I know one thing's for sure)
G|-------------------------|--------------------------|----------|
D|-------------------------|--------------------------|----------|
A|-4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--|--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--|----------|
E|-------------------------|--------------------------|----------|

  (It's the love I haven't got girl)
G|-------------------------|--------------------------|----------|
D|-4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--|--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--4--|----------|
A|-------------------------|--------------------------|----------|
E|-------------------------|--------------------------|----------|

  (and I just can't take it    anymore)
G|-------------------------|---------------------------|---------|
D|-------------------------|---------------------------|---------|
A|-------------------------|---------------------------|---------|
E|-7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|---8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--|---------|

[Guitar solo]
G|------------------------|---------------------------|----------|
D|------------------------|------------------------2--|----------|
A|------------------------|---------------2--2--4-----|----------|
E|7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|---0--0--3--4--------------|----------|

G|------------------|--------------------------|-----------------|
D|------------------|-----------------------2--|-----------------|
A|------4--------6--|--------------2--2--4-----|-----------------|
E|5--5-----7--7-----|--0--0--3--4--------------|-----------------|

G|------------------|--------------------|-----------|-----------|
D|------------------|--------------1--2--|--4-----4--|-----------|
A|------4--------6--|--4--4--4--4--------|-----4-----|-----------|
E|5--5-----7--7-----|--------------------|-----------|-----------|

                                      ('Cause)
G|------------------|---------------------------|----------------|
D|4-----4--4--2-----|---------------------------|----------------|
A|---4-----------4--|--------4---------6--------|----------------|
E|------------------|--5--5-----7--7------------|----------------|

  we                          could be happy can't you)
G|-------------------------|------------------------|------------|
D|----------------------2--|------------------------|------------|
A|-------------2--2--4-----|---------4--------6-----|------------|
E|-0--0--3--4--------------|---5--5-----7--7--------|------------|

  (see                         If you'd only let me
G|-------------------------|---------------------|---------------|
D|----------------------2--|---------------------|---------------|
A|-------------2--2--4-----|---------4--------6--|---------------|
E|-0--0--3--4--------------|---5--5-----7--7-----|---------------|

 (be the one   to  hold   you          And keep you here with)
G|---------------------|------------|------------------------|---|
D|--------------1---2--|---4-----4--|------------------------|---|
A|-4--4--4--4----------|------4-----|---5--5--5--5-----------|---|
E|---------------------|------------|------------------------|---|

  (me           'Cause it hurts me so  just to     see you go)
G|--------------------|-----------------------|------------|-----|
D|--------------------|----------------1---2--|---4-----4--|-----|
A|--------------------|---4--4----------------|------4-----|-----|
E|-7--5--3--7---7-----|-----------------------|------------|-----|

  (around with someone   new       And if    I know you you're)
G|-------------------|-------------------|------------------|----|
D|-------------------|-------------------|------------------|----|
A|-7--7--7--7--------|-------------------|---7-----7--7-----|----|
E|-------------------|---5--7--3---0-----|------5-----------|----|

  (doing that   thing        Every day just)
G|-----------------------|---------------|-----------------------|
D|-----------------------|---------------|-----------------------|
A|-------4------------6--|---7-----7--7--|-----------------------|
E|-5--5---------7--7-----|------5--------|-----------------------|

  (doing that   thing        I can't take you)
G|-----------------------|------------------|--------------------|
D|-----------------------|------------------|--------------------|
A|--------------------6--|---7-----7--7-----|--------------------|
E|-5--5--4------7--7-----|------5-----------|--------------------|

  (doing that thing you  do!)
G|-------------------|------------|-----------------||-----------|
D|-------------------|------------|-----------2--2--||-----------|
A|-------------------|------------|--------2--------||-----------|
E|-5--3--5--5--------|---5--3--0--|--0--3-----------||-----------|
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natural_talentz 10 Dec 06, 2006 01:27 AM

nice work! very good =) 10+

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P Vy 10 May 11, 2007 07:34 AM

wow...its nice..but very hard to play .. any tips ?

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gscottbartlett 24 Feb 16, 2017 12:39 AM

By The Oneders! Not The Wonders.See the part of the movie when they are introduced as The Oh Needers and the singer corrects him and say One Ders.

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