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Smiling Phases bass

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SMILING PHASES (Bassline)

As recorded by Traffic
(From the 1967 Album MR. FANTASY)

Words and Music by Jim Capaldi, Steve Winwood & Chris Wood

Transcribed by Slowhand


Gtr I (E A D G) - 'Steve Winwood - Bass'


 Intro
  Q=103
 4/4
  Gtr I
  W          W          W
|----------|----------|------|
|----------|----------|------|
|----------|----------|------|
|----------|----------|------|


                                   1st Verse
  W          W          W           Q  E E E Q  E
|----------|----------|----------||----------------|
|----------|----------|----------||-1------1-1-----|
|----------|----------|----------||------1------1--|
|----------|----------|----------||----------------|


  Q  E E E Q  E   E Q  E E Q  E   E Q  E E Q  E
|---------------|---------------|---------------|
|-1------1-1----|-1-1----1-1----|-1-1----1-1----|
|------1--------|---------------|-------------3-|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|


  E Q  E E Q  E   E Q  E E Q  E   E Q  E E Q  E
|---------------|---------------|---------------|
|-3-3------3----|-3-3----3-3----|-3-3----3-3----|
|------3-5----3-|------5------3-|------5------3-|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|


 2/4      4/4
  E Q  E   E E Q  Q  Q    E E Q  S E. Q
|--------|--------------|----------------||
|-3-3--4-|-5-5-5--------|----------------||
|--------|--------5--4--|-3-3-3--3-3--2--||
|--------|--------------|----------------||


 Chorus
  E E E. S E E E. S   E E E. S E E E. S   E E E. S E E E. S
|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-----------------0-|-1-1------1-1------|
|-1-1------1-1------|-1-1------1-1------|--------1--------1-|
|--------1--------1-|--------1----------|-------------------|


  E E E. S E E E E   E E E. S E E E. S   E E E E E S S +S  E.
|------------------|-------------------|----------------------|
|-1-1------1-------|-------------------|----------------------|
|--------1-------0-|-1-1------1-1------|-1-1-1-1-1-1-3-(3)-5--|
|------------3-4---|--------1--------1-|----------------------|


                                         Interlude
  Q  Q  Q  Q    Q  Q  Q  Q    W           W
|-------------|-------------|----------||------|
|-------------|-------------|----------||------|
|-6--6--4--4--|-2--2--------|-1--------||------|
|-------------|-------4--4--|----------||------|


  W          W          W          W
|----------|----------|----------|------||
|----------|----------|----------|------||
|----------|----------|----------|------||
|----------|----------|----------|------||


 2nd Verse
  H    E Q  E   Q  Q  E E E E   E Q  E E Q  E
|-------------|---------------|---------------|
|------1-1----|-1-----1-1-----|-1-1----1-1----|
|-------------|-------------1-|------1------1-|
|-------------|-----------3---|---------------|


  E Q  E E Q  E   E Q  E E Q  E   E Q  S S E Q  S S
|---------------|---------------|-------------------|
|-1-1----1-1--2-|-3-3----3-3----|-3-3------3-3------|
|------1--------|------3------3-|--------3--------3-|
|---------------|---------------|-------------------|


                     2/4      4/4
  E Q  S S E Q  S S   E Q  E   E E E E E E E E
|-------------------|--------|-----------------|
|-3-3------3-3------|-3-3--4-|-5-5-5-5---------|
|--------3--------3-|--------|---------5-5-4-4-|
|-------------------|--------|-----------------|


                  Chorus
  E E E E Q  Q     E E E. S E E E. S   E E E. S E E E E
|---------------||-------------------|------------------|
|---------------||-------------------|----------------0-|
|-3-3-3-3-3--2--||-1-1------1-1------|-1-1------1-1-3---|
|---------------||--------1--------1-|--------1---------|


  E E E. S E E E. S   E E E S S S S E E E   E E E. S E E E. S
|-------------------|---------------------|-------------------|
|-1-1------1-1------|-1-1-----1-1---------|-------------------|
|--------1--------1-|-------1---------0---|-1-1------1-1------|
|-------------------|-------------3-3---4-|--------1--------1-|


  E E E. S E. S +S  E.   Q  Q  Q  Q    Q  Q  Q  Q
|----------------------|-------------|-------------|
|-------------------0--|-1--1--------|-------------|
|-1-1------1--3-(3)----|-------4--4--|-2--2--------|
|--------1-------------|-------------|-------4--4--|


             Interlude
  W           W          W          W
|----------||----------|----------|------|
|----------||----------|----------|------|
|-1--------||----------|----------|------|
|----------||----------|----------|------|


                        Outro
  W          W           Q  Q  E E E E   Q  Q  E E E E
|----------|----------||---------------|----------------|
|----------|----------||---------------|----------------|
|----------|----------||-3--3--3---0-3-|-3--3--3---0-3--|
|----------|----------||---------3-----|---------3------|


  Q  Q  Q  Q    Q  Q  Q  Q    Q  Q  E E E E   Q  Q  Q  E. S
|-------------|-------------|---------------|----------------|
|-------------|-------------|---------------|----------------|
|-3--3--3--3--|-3--3--3--3--|-3--3--3-3-3-3-|-3--3--3--3-----|
|-------------|-------------|---------------|-------------3--|


  E E E S S S S S S E E   E E E S S S S E E E   E E E S S +S  S E E E
|-----------------------|---------5-----------|-6-5-----5-(5)----------|
|-----------------------|-------5-----5-----5-|-------5-------5-----5--|
|-3-3-----3-----------1-|-3-3-----------7-8---|-----------------7-8----|
|-----1-3-----3-0-0-1---|---------------------|------------------------|


  E E E S S +S  S E S S S S   E E E. S S S E a E a E   E Q  E S S S S E E
|-5-5-5---------------------|--------------5---------|---------------------|
|-------5-5-(5)-4-5-3-1-----|--------3-5-5---3h5-3h5-|---------------------|
|-----------------------3-1-|-3-3--------------------|-3----------------1--|
|---------------------------|------------------------|---0--1---1-3-1-3----|


  E E E S S S S S S S S E   E E E S S S S E S S E   E E E S S E E S S E
|-----------3-----3-----3-|-----------3---5-------|-----------8-8-5------*|
|-------3-5---3-5---5-3---|-------3-5---5---3-5-5-|-------5-8-------8-5--*|
|-3-3---------------------|-3-3-------------------|-3-3------------------*|
|-------------------------|-----------------------|----------------------*|


Duration Legend
---------------
W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura
+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration)
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the
duration for.  Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests.  Multi-
bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for.  Low
melody durations appear below the staff

Tablature Legend
----------------
 h   - hammer-on
 p   - pull-off
 b   - bend
 pb  - pre-bend
 r   - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
 /\  - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
 s   - legato slide
 S   - shift slide
  - natural harmonic
[n]  - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
 ~   - vibrato
 tr  - trill
 T   - tap
 TP  - trem. picking
 PM  - palm muting
\n/  - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
 \n  - tremolo bar down
 n/  - tremolo bar up
/n\  - tremolo bar inverted dip
 =   - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
 <>  - volume swell (louder/softer)
 x   - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
 o   - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

Misc Legend
-----------
 |  - bar
||  - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*|  - double bar (ending)
 :  - bar (freetime)
 $  - Segno
 &  - Coda
Tempo markers -  = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths




Do yourself a favor
Wake up to your mind
Life is what you make it
You see but still you're blind
Get yourself together, give before you take
You'll find out the hard way
Soon you're going to break

Smiling Phases, going places
Even when they bust you
Keep on smiling through and through
And you'll be amazed at the gaze on their faces
As they sentence you

You don't need a lawyer
When you're in a fix
Someone gets the pay off
You're friends are full of tricks
How could you love something
That you just can't buy?
Own up to the truth girl

Your mother's gone on by
Your companion, brings you flowers
You just hang him up
And keep him waiting there for hours
And you should just see the look on his face
As you slide down the rail

            
            
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