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"Ambition" by New Model Army (from the album "No Rest for the Wicked")
======================================================================

Transcribed by : Gilles Velay (gvelay@free.fr)

	- this is the bass line of the live version in the "Live Rarities" LP

Notation :
	w : whole         /: slide up
	h : half          R : rest
	q : quarter      +++: tied notes
	e : 8th           \ : slide down
	s : 16th          <>: harmonic

Intro-Riff
==========
    e   e   e   e   q      e  e++++++e   e   e   e   e   e   e   e
G-|-17--R---17--R---17-----R--16---|-16--16--R---16--16--16--16--R----|
D-|--------------------------------|----------------------------------|
A-|--------------------------------|----------------------------------|
E-|--------------------------------|----------------------------------|


Riff I
======
    q      e   e   q      e   e      q      e   e   q      e   e  
G-|--------------------------------|----------------------------------|
D-|-5----------5---7----------7----|-5----------5---7----------7------|
A-|--------7--------------7--------|--------7--------------7----------|
E-|--------------------------------|----------------------------------|

    q      e   e   q      e   e      q      e   e   q      e   e  
G-|--------------------------------|----------------------------------|
D-|/9----------9-/-10---------10---|/12---------12--10-----9---7------|
A-|--------10-------------12-------|--------12------------------------|
E-|--------------------------------|----------------------------------|


Riff II
=======
    q      e   e   q      e   e      q      e   e   q      e   e  
G-|--------------------------------|----------------------------------|
D-|-5----------5---7----------7----|-5----------5---7----------7------|
A-|--------7--------------7--------|--------7--------------7----------|
E-|--------------------------------|----------------------------------|


Riff III
========
    q      e   q      e   e   e      q      e   q      e   e   e  
G-|--------------------------------|-4--------------------------------|
D-|-2------R---2------0---5---7----|--------7---5------3---2---0------|
A-|--------------------------------|----------------------------------|
E-|--------------------------------|----------------------------------|

    q      e   q      e   e   e      q      e   q      e   e   e  
G-|--------------------------------|----------------------------------|
D-|--------------------------------|---------------------------0------|
A-|-2------R---2------0---2---0----|-2------R---2------0---2----------|
E-|--------------------------------|----------------------------------|


Riff IV
=======
    q      q       q      q          q      e   e   q       q      
G-|--------------------------------|--------4---2---4-----------------|
D-|--------------------------------|----------------------------------|
A-|-3------3-------3------3--------|-2----------------------2---------|
E-|--------------------------------|----------------------------------|

    q      q       q      q          q      q       e   e   q     
G-|--------------------------------|--------4-------4---2---4---------|
D-|--------------------------------|----------------------------------|
A-|-3------3-------3------3--------|-2--------------------------------|
E-|--------------------------------|----------------------------------|

    q      q       q      q          q      q       q       q      
G-|--------------------------------|----------------------------------|
D-|--------------------------------|----------------------------------|
A-|-3------3-------3------3--------|-2------2-------2-------2---------|
E-|--------------------------------|----------------------------------|
 
    q      q       q      q          q      q       q       q      
G-|--------------------------------|----------------------------------|
D-|--------------------------------|----------------------------------|
A-|--------------------------------|----------------------------------|
E-|-0------0-------0------0--------|-0------0-------0-------0---------|


Riff V
======
    q      e   q      e   q          q      e   q      e   q          
G-|--------------------------------|----------------------------------|
D-|-2------R---2------R---2--------|-3------R---3------R---3----------|
A-|--------------------------------|----------------------------------|
E-|--------------------------------|----------------------------------|
 
    q      e   q      e   q          q      e   q      e   q          
G-|--------------------------------|----------------------------------|
D-|-5------R---5------R---5--------|-3------R---3------R---3----------|
A-|--------------------------------|----------------------------------|
E-|--------------------------------|----------------------------------|


Solo I
======
     e   e   e   e   q      e  e++++++e   e   e   e   e   e   e   e
G-||-12--R---12--R---12-----R--12---|-12--12--R---12--12--12--12--12-||
D-||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
A-||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
E-||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||

     e   e   e   e   q      e  e++++++e   e   e   e   e   e   e   e
G-||-17--R---17--R---17-----R--16---|-16--16--R---16--16--16--16--R--||
D-||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
A-||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||
E-||--------------------------------|--------------------------------||


Solo II
=======
    h               h                w+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
G-|-16--------------17-------------|-19-------------------------------|
D-|--------------------------------|----------------------------------|
A-|--------------------------------|----------------------------------|
E-|--------------------------------|----------------------------------|

 +++h               e   e   e   e    w                             
G-|-19--------------17--16------16-|-19-------------------------------|
D-|-------------------------19-----|----------------------------------|
A-|--------------------------------|----------------------------------|
E-|--------------------------------|----------------------------------|

    e   e   e   e   e   e   e   e    w+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
G-|-17--16------16--17--16------16-|-19-------------------------------|
D-|---------19--------------19-----|----------------------------------|
A-|--------------------------------|----------------------------------|
E-|--------------------------------|----------------------------------|

 +++e   e   e   e   e   e   e   e    h+q+e                        e
G-|-19--17--16------16--17--16-----|------------------------------12\-|
D-|-------------19--------------19-|-17-------------------------------|
A-|--------------------------------|----------------------------------|
E-|--------------------------------|----------------------------------|


Intro : Guitar (2 bars)
        Intro-Riff (x2)

1st Verse : Riff I
            Riff II (x8)
            Riff III
            Riff IV

Bridge : Solo I

2nd Verse : Riff I
            Riff II (x8)
            Riff III 
            Riff IV (with 4 bars of E instead of 2)

Bridge : Solo II

3rd Verse : Riff I
            Riff V (x4)
            Riff III
            Riff IV (with 4 bars of E instead of 2)

End : only guitar then  
     
G-|-<12>---------------------------|
D-|-<12>---------------------------|
A-|--------------------------------|
E-|--------------------------------|
      

            
            
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