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BAD COMPANY - Bad Company
Tabbed by:stompboxer

[Intro]
(possibly bass but sounds fine played on guitar as such)
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|--pb9b8b9------------pb9b8-9/11--|
E|---------------------------------|

The following notes are very faintly heard and start right before the intro bass/
guitar notes shown above.
e|----------------------11\-----------|
B|----------11~~~~~~~~~~--------11\9--|
G|-8~~~~~~~~--------------------------|
D|------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------|

[Verse 1] (again all notes are very faint over piano and bass)
"Company always on the run"
e|------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------11---------|
G|----------------------------10-8----|
D|---------------------------------8--|
A|------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------|

"Destiny is a rising sun"
e|------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------11---------|
G|------8\6------------------8--------|
D|----------------------------8-------|
A|------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------|

"I was born six-gun in my hand"
e|-----------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------7-7h9(9)--|
G|----------------------------6/8-8--------|
D|-----------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------|

"Behind a gun I'll make my final stand"
e|-----------------------------------------|
B|----------------11---11------------------|
G|------------------10---------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------|

[Chorus] (with light distortion/overdrive)
"That's why they call me............bad company...
e|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------8----6-------------|
D|-----------------------------8-4--6----------6--|
A|-----------------------------6-4--4----------6--|
E|-------------------------------2--4----------4--|

...and I can't deny."                  "Bad company...
e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------8--6--8----8-8-----------------------|
D|--------------------8--6--8----8-8--4-----------------6--|
A|--------------------6--4--6----6-6--4-----------------6--|
E|------------------------------------2-----------------4--|

...till the day I die.........till the day I die.......till the day I die."
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------8--6--8-------------------8--6--8--------------------|
D|---------------------8--6--8-------------------8--6--8--------------------|
A|---------------------6--4--6-------------------6--4--6--------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

[Verse 2]
                       "Rebel souls deserters we are called" 
e|-----------------------------------------------------------|
B|----11-----------------------------------------------------|
G|---8-------------------------------------------------------|
D|--8--------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------6-8-9-11-9\8(8)-------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------|

"Chose a gun and threw away the sun"
e|-----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------11---------11------|
G|------------------------------------10p8-------10p8--|
D|-----------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|

"Now these towns they all know our name.
Six-gun sound is our claim to fame.  I can hear them say..."
e|------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------11(11)\-------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------|

[Chorus] (same as 1st time)
[Pre-solo] (right after the last 3 chords of chorus this leads to solo)
e|--------------------|
B|--------------------|
G|--3-6--8----8-6(6)--|
D|--3-6--8----8-6(6)--|
A|--1-4--6----6-4(4)--|
E|--------------------|

[Solo] (only 1st lick, may not be perfect but it's close enough to start with)
e|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------11p9--------|
G|---------------6----6-8/11----11p8~~~~|
D|-----4----4-6/8--6/8------------------|
A|--4/6--4/6----------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|

[Chorus] (there are a couple alterations leading up to outro)
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--8----6------------------------8--6--8----8-8-------------------|
D|--8-4--6------------6-----------8--6--8----8-8--4-------------6--|
A|--6-4--4------------6-----------6--4--6----6-6--4-------------6--|
E|----2--4------------4---------------------------2-------------4--|

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--8--6--8----6/8-6/8----8--6--8----8----6------------------------|
D|--8--6--8----6/8-6/8----8--6--8----8-4--6-------------6----------|
A|--6--4--6----4/6-4/6----6--4--6----6-4--4-------------6----------|
E|-------------------------------------2--4-------------4----------|
                                                        
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--8--6--8----8------------------8--6--8------8--6--8-------------|
D|--8--6--8----8-4--6------4------8--6--8------8--6--8-------------|
A|--6--4--6----6-4--6------4------6--4--6------6--4--6-------------|
E|---------------2--4------2---------------------------------------|

Last part of chorus (3 chords) keeps repeating through the outro solo.
I may attempt to tab the solos later.  Feedback is welcome.

************************************

| b    Bend
| pb   Pre-bend
| /    Slide up
| \    Slide down
| ~    Vibrato
| (n)  Ghost note
| h    Hammer-on
| p    Pull-off

************************************

            
            
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guitarman108 126 Jun 24, 2009 11:49 AM

superb job on this tab man u have an excellent ear for all those faintly heard parts

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