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Eton Rifles bass

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Tuning: EADG (normal)

[Intro]
(0:00)
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D|--------5-5-2-2-|--------5-5-2-2-|--------5-5-2-2-|--------5-5-2-2-|
A|----3-3---------|----3-3---------|----3-3---------|----3-3---------|
E|5-5-------------|5-5-------------|5-5-------------|5-5-------------|

G|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|--------5-5-2-2-|--------5-5-2-2-|--------5-5-2-2-|--------5-5-2-2-|
A|----3-3---------|----3-3---------|----3-3---------|----3-3---------|
E|5-5-------------|5-5-------------|5-5-------------|5-5-------------|

G|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|--------5-5-2-2-|--------5-5-2-2-|----------------|----------------|
A|----3-3---------|----3-3---------|----------------|----------------|
E|5-5-------------|5-5-------------|1----1---1--1--1|3----3---3--3--3|

[Verse 1] 
(0:19)
G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|----------------5-------5--5-----|----------------7------7--7-----|
A|--3----------3-------------------|--5----------5------------------|
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
  Sup   up   your    beer   and collect your fags,      there's a

G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|----------------5-------5--5-----|----------------7------7--7-----|
A|--3----------3-------------------|--5----------5------------------|
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
  row   going   on                   Down near slough,

G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|----------------5-------5--5-----|----------------7------7--7-----|
A|--3----------3-------------------|--5----------5------------------|
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
  Get out your mats and pray to the west

G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|----------------5-------5--5-----|----------------7------7--7-----|
A|--3----------3-------------------|--5----------5------------------|
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
  I'll   get    out    mine     and pray for myself

G|---------------------------------|                                 
D|---3--------3--5----5------------|                                 
A|---------------------------------|                                 
E|---------------------------------|                                 

[Verse 2] 
(0:33)                                
G|---------------------------------|----------------7/9-7-----------|
D|----------------5-------5--5-----|----------------------9---7-----|
A|--3----------3-------------------|--5----------5------------------|
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
   Thought you were smart  when you took them on

G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|----------------5-------5--5-----|----------------7--5------------|
A|--3----------3-------------------|--5----------5--------7--5------|
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
 But you didn't take a peep in their artillery room

G|---------------------------------|----------------7/9-7-----------|
D|----------------5-------5--5-----|----------------------9---7-----|
A|--3----------3-------------------|--5----------5------------------|
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
  All      that   rugby     puts hairs on your chest

G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|----------------5-------5--5-----|----------------7--5------------|
A|--3----------3-------------------|--5----------5--------7--5------|
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
  What chance have you got against a tie and a crest?

G|---------------------------------|                                 
D|---3--------3--5----5------------|                                 
A|---------------------------------|                                 
E|---------------------------------|                                 

[Chorus] 
(0:46)                                    
G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|3-------2-------0-------0-------|
E|---1--------1--3----3------------|------------------------------3-|
   Hello, hooray!                    What a nice day for the

G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|-5-------5------3-5------5-----3-|5-------5------3-5------5-------|
   Eton             rifles          Eton             rifles

G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|3-------2-------0-------0-------|
E|---1--------1--3----3------------|------------------------------3-|
   Hello, hooray!           I hope  rain stops play with the

G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|-5-------5------3-5------5-----3-|5-------5------3-5------5-----3-|
   Eton    rifles                    Eton  rifles

G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|------------------5------2-------|-----------------5------2-------|
A|---------3-----------------------|--------3-----------------------|
E|-5-------------------------------|5--5----------------------------|

[Verse 3] 
(1:01)
G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|----------------5-------5--5-----|----------------7--5------------|
A|--3-------3--3-------------------|--5----------5--------7--5------|
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
  Thought you were clever when you  lit the fuse

G|---------------------------------|----------------7/9-7-----------|
D|----------------5-------5--5-----|----------------------9---7-----|
A|--3-------3--3-------------------|--5----------5------------------|
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
 Tore down the house of commons in your brand new shoes

G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|----------------5-------5--5-----|----------------7--5------------|
A|--3-------3--3-------------------|--5----------5--------7--5------|
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
    Composed a revolutionary      symphony                   then

G|---------------------------------|----------------7/9-7-----------|
D|----------------5-------5--5-----|----------------------9---7-----|
A|--3-------3--3-------------------|--5----------5------------------|
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
  went   to   bed  with   a    charming   young  thing

G|---------------------------------|                                 
D|---3--------3--5----5------------|                                 
A|---------------------------------|                                 
E|---------------------------------|                                 

[Chorus] 
(1:15)
G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|3-------2-------0-------0-------|
E|---1--------1--3----3------------|------------------------------3-|
   Hello, hooray!                   cheers  then    mate    it's the

G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|-5-------5------3-5------5-----3-|5-------5------3-5------5-------|
   Eton             rifles          Eton             rifles

G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|3-------2-------0-------0-------|
E|---1--------1--3----3------------|------------------------------3-|
   Hello, hooray!              an extremist       scrape    with the

G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|-5-------5------3-5------5-----3-|5-------5------3-5------5-----3-|
   Eton           rifles            Eton             rifles

G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|-----------------5---5---2---2---|----------------5---5---2---2---|
A|---------3---3-------------------|--------3---3-------------------|
E|-5---5---------------------------|5---5---------------------------|

[Bridge] 
(1:30)
G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|--------8--/10--10---12---------|
A|-7------7---7-------7---7---7----|8---10--------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
        What   a    catalyst       you turned out   to    be

G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|--------8--/10----12--10--------|
A|-7------7---7-------7---7---7----|8---10--------------------12----|
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
        Loaded the guns then you ran off home for your tea

G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
E|-3------3---3-------3---3---3----|3-------------------------------|
                                    Left me standing     like a

G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|-3-------------------------------|3---------------3---------------|
   guilty schoolboy

G|---------------------------------|                                 
D|---------------------------------|                                 
A|---------------------------------|                                 
E|-3-------3-------3-------3-------|                                 

[Instrumental/guitar solo] 
(1:44)
G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|----------------5-------5--5-----|----------------5h7p5-----------|
A|--3-------3--3-------------------|--5----------5--------7--5------|
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|

G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|----------------5-------5--5-----|----------------5h7p5-----------|
A|--3-------3--3-------------------|--5----------5--------7--5------|
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|

G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|-3-------------------------------|-5------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|

G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|-3-------------------------------|-5------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|------------------------0--3--4-|

G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|-5-----5--5----------5---5----3--|5-----5--5----------5---5----3--|

G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|-----------------5---5---2---2---|----------------5---5---2---2---|
A|---------3---3-------------------|--------3---3-------------------|
E|-5---5---------------------------|5---5---------------------------|

[Bridge] 
(2:02)
G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|--------8--/10--10---12---------|
A|-7------7---7-------7---7---7----|8---10--------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
        What   a    catalyst       you turned out   to    be

G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|--------8--/10----12--10--------|
A|-7------7---7-------7---7---7----|8---10--------------------12----|
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
        Loaded the guns then you ran off home for your tea

G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|-------------------------------|
E|-3------3---3-------3---3---3----|3-------------------------------|
                                    Left me standing     like a

G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|-3-------------------------------|3---------------3---------------|
   naughty schoolboy

G|---------------------------------|                                 
D|---------------------------------|                                 
A|---------------------------------|                                 
E|-3-------3-------3-------3-------|                                 

[Verse 5] 
(2.16)
G|---------------------------------|----------------7/9-7-----------|
D|----------------5-------5--5-----|----------------------9---7-----|
A|--3-------3--3-------------------|--5----------5------------------|
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
  We  came    out    of   it     naturally the worst

G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|----------------5-------5--5-----|----------------7--5------------|
A|--3-------3--3-------------------|--5----------5--------7--5------|
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
  Beaten  and  bloody  and  I  was  sick down my shirt

G|---------------------------------|----------------7/9-7-----------|
D|----------------5-------5--5-----|----------------------9---7-----|
A|--3-------3--3-------------------|--5----------5------------------|
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
      We were no match for their untamed wit

G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|----------------5-------5--5-----|----------------7--5------------|
A|--3-------3--3-------------------|--5----------5--------7--5------|
E|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
  Though some of the lads said they'll be back next week

G|---------------------------------|                                 
D|---3--------3--5----5------------|                                 
A|---------------------------------|                                 
E|---------------------------------|                                 

[Chorus] 
(2:30)
G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|3-------2-------0-------0-------|
E|---1--------1--3----3------------|------------------------------3-|
   Hello, hooray!                    there's a price to pay to  the

G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|-5-------5-----3-5-------5-----3-|5-------5-----3-5-------5-----5-|
   Eton           rifles            Eton          rifles

G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|3-------2-------0-------0-------|
E|---1--------1--3----3------------|------------------------------3-|
   Hello, hooray!                I'd prefer the plague   to the

G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|-5-------5-----3-5-------5-----3-|5-------5-----3-5-------5-----5-|
   Eton    rifles                    Eton  rifles

G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|3-------2-------0-------0-------|
E|---1--------1--3----3------------|------------------------------3-|
   Hello, hooray!                    there's a price to pay to  the

G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|-5-------5-----3-5-------5-----3-|5-------5-----3-5-------5-----5-|
   Eton    rifles                    Eton  rifles

G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|3-------2-------0-------0-------|
E|---1--------1--3----3------------|------------------------------3-|
   Hello, hooray!            I'd prefer    the      plague  to the

G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|-5-------5-----3-5-------5-----3-|5-------5-----3-5-------5-----5-|
   Eton            rifles           Eton            rifles

[Outro] 
(2:54)
G|---------------------------------|--------------------------------|
D|-----------------5---5---2---2---|----------------5---5---2---2---|
A|---------3---3-------------------|--------3---3-------------------|
E|-5---5---------------------------|5---5---------------------------|
   Eton    rifles!                   Eton  rifles!

G|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|--------5-5-2-2-|--------5-5-2-2-|--------5-5-2-2-|--------5-5-2-2-|
A|----3-3---------|----3-3---------|----3-3---------|----3-3---------|
E|5-5-------------|5-5-------------|5-5-------------|5-5-------------|

G|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|--------5-5-2-2-|--------5-5-2-2-|--------5-5-2-2-|--------5-5-2-2-|
A|----3-3---------|----3-3---------|----3-3---------|----3-3---------|
E|5-5-------------|5-5-------------|5-5-------------|5-5-------------|

G|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|--------5-5-2-2-|--------5-5-2-2-|--------5-5-2-2-|--------5-5-2-2-|
A|----3-3---------|----3-3---------|----3-3---------|----3-3---------|
E|5-5-------------|5-5-------------|5-5-------------|5-5-------------|

G|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|--------5-5-2-2-|--------5-5-2-2-|--------5-5-2-2-|--------5-5-2-2-|
A|----3-3---------|----3-3---------|----3-3---------|----3-3---------|
E|5-5-------------|5-5-------------|5-5-------------|5-5-------------|

G|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|--------5-5-2-2-|--------5-5-2-2-|--------5-5-2-2-|--------5-5-2-2-|
A|----3-3---------|----3-3---------|----3-3---------|----3-3---------|
E|5-5-------------|5-5-------------|5-5-------------|5-5-------------|

G|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|--------5-5-2-2-|--------5-5-2-2-|--------5-5-2-2-|--------5-5-2-2-|
A|----3-3---------|----3-3---------|----3-3---------|----3-3---------|
E|5-5-------------|5-5-------------|5-5-------------|5-5-------------|

G|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|--------5-5-2-2-|--------5-5-2-2-|--------5-5-2-2-|--------5-5-2-2-|
A|----3-3---------|----3-3---------|----3-3---------|----3-3---------|
E|5-5-------------|5-5-------------|5-5-------------|5-5-------------|

G|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|--------5-5-2-2-|--------5-5-2-2-|--------5-5-2-2-|--------5-5-2-2-|
A|----3-3---------|----3-3---------|----3-3---------|----3-3---------|
E|5-5-------------|5-5-------------|5-5-------------|5-5-------------|

G|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D|--------5-5-2-2-|--------5-5-2-2-|--------5-5-2-2-|----------------|
A|----3-3---------|----3-3---------|----3-3---------|----------------|
E|5-5-------------|5-5-------------|5-5-------------|5---------------|
                                                     Eton rifles
G|----------------|----------------|
D|----------------|----------------|
A|----------------|----------------|
E|----------------|5---------------|
  Eton rifles!


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| /  Slide up
| h  Hammer-on
| p  Pull-off

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servetakid 10 May 16, 2009 04:20 AM

great tab 5*!!!!!!! can u please tab private hell?

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drsativa 31 Oct 12, 2012 05:50 PM

I listened to an isolated bass track for this and this tab was spot on 100% correct! (if you could tab Absolute Beginners I be very grateful)

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