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BATMAN THEME

As recorded by The Ventures
(From the 1966 Album THE VENTURES PLAY THE "BATMAN" THEME )

Words and Music by Neal Hefti
Arranged by The Ventures

Transcribed by Slowhand


Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Nokie Edwards - Electric Guitar'
Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Don Wilson - Electric Guitar'
Gtr III (E A D G B E) - 'Nokie Edwards - Electric Guitar'


  Q=158
 4/4
  Gtr I (Clean El. Gtr.)
               PM------------------------------------------------|
  W            E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|----------||------------------|-----------------|------------------|
|----------||o-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|----------||------------------|-----------------|------------------|
|----------||------------------|-----------------|------------------|
|----------||o-4-4-3-3-2-2-3-3-|-4-4-3-3-2-2-3-3-|-4-4-3-3-2-2-3-3--|
|----------||------------------|-----------------|------------------|
|
| Gtr II (Clean El. Gtr.)
|              PM------------------------------------------------|
| W            E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|----------||------------------|-----------------|------------------|
|----------||o-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|----------||------------------|-----------------|------------------|
|----------||------------------|-----------------|------------------|
|----------||o-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
|----------||--2-2-1-1-0-0-1-1-|-2-2-1-1-0-0-1-1-|-2-2-1-1-0-0-1-1--|


  PM------------------------------------------------------------------|
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-4-4-3-3-2-2-3-3-|-4-4-3-3-2-2-3-4-|-----------------|
|-4-4-3-3-2-2-3-3-|-----------------|-----------------|-4-4-3-3-2-2-3-3-|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|
| PM------------------------------------------------------------------|
| E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-2-2-1-1-0-0-1-1-|-2-2-1-1-0-0-1-2-|-----------------|
|-2-2-1-1-0-0-1-1-|-----------------|-----------------|-2-2-1-1-0-0-1-1-|


  PM------------------------------------------------------------------|
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-6-6-5-5-4-4-5-6-|-4-4-3-3-2-2-3-4-|-----------------|
|-4-4-3-3-2-2-3-3-|-----------------|-----------------|-4-4-3-3-2-2-3-3-|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|
| PM------------------------------------------------------------------|
| E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-4-4-3-3-2-2-3-4-|-2-2-1-1-0-0-1-2-|-----------------|
|-2-2-1-1-0-0-1-1-|-----------------|-----------------|-2-2-1-1-0-0-1-1-|


  1.                 2.
                                      $
  PM------------------------------------
  E E E E E E E E     E E E E E E E E
|------------------||-----------------||
|-----------------o||-----------------||
|------------------||-----------------||
|------------------||-----------------||
|-4-4-3-3-2-2-3-3-o||-4-4-3-3-2-2-3-3-||
|------------------||-----------------||
|
| PM------------------------------------
| E E E E E E E E     E E E E E E E E
|------------------||-----------------||
|-----------------o||-----------------||
|------------------||-----------------||
|------------------||-----------------||
|-----------------o||-----------------||
|-2-2-1-1-0-0-1-1--||-2-2-1-1-0-0-1-1-||
|
| Gtr III (Clean El. Gtr.)
| W                   W
|------------------||-----------------||
|-----------------o||-----------------||
|------------------||-----------------||
|------------------||-----------------||
|-----------------o||-----------------||
|------------------||-----------------||


 -----------------------------------------------------|
  E E E  E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E  E E E E E
|------------------|-----------------|-------------------|
|------------------|-----------------|-------------------|
|------------------|-----------------|-------------------|
|------------------|-----------------|-------------------|
|-4-4-3--3-2-2-3-3-|-4-4-3-3-2-2-3-3-|-4-4-3--3-2-2-3-3--|
|------------------|-----------------|-------------------|
|
|-----------------------------------------------------|
| E E E  E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E  E E E E E
|------------------|-----------------|-------------------|
|------------------|-----------------|-------------------|
|------------------|-----------------|-------------------|
|------------------|-----------------|-------------------|
|------------------|-----------------|-------------------|
|-2-2-1--1-0-0-1-1-|-2-2-1-1-0-0-1-1-|-2-2-1--1-0-0-1-1--|
|
|     ~~                                   ~~
| e E H.             W                 e E H.
|------------------|-----------------|-------------------|
|-5---5------------|-----------------|-5---5-------------|
|-6---6------------|-----------------|-6---6-------------|
|-4---4------------|-----------------|-4---4-------------|
|------------------|-----------------|-------------------|
|------------------|-----------------|-------------------|


  PM----------------------------------------------------------------------|
  E E E E E E E E    E E  E  E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E  E E E E E
|-----------------|--------------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-----------------|--------------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-----------------|--------------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-----------------|--4-4--3--3-2-2-3-3-|-4-4-3-3-2-2-3-4-|------------------|
|-4-4-3-3-2-2-3-3-|--------------------|-----------------|-4-4-3--3-2-2-3-3-|
|-----------------|--------------------|-----------------|------------------|
|
| PM----------------------------------------------------------------------|
| E E E E E E E E    E E  E  E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E  E E E E E
|-----------------|--------------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-----------------|--------------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-----------------|--------------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-----------------|--------------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-----------------|--2-2--1--1-0-0-1-1-|-2-2-1-1-0-0-1-2-|------------------|
|-2-2-1-1-0-0-1-1-|--------------------|-----------------|-2-2-1--1-0-0-1-1-|
|
|                         ~~~                                  ~~
| W                  e E  H.             W                 e E H.
|-----------------|--------------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-----------------|-10---10------------|-----------------|-5---5------------|
|-----------------|-11---11------------|-----------------|-6---6------------|
|-----------------|--9----9------------|-----------------|-4---4------------|
|-----------------|--------------------|-----------------|------------------|
|-----------------|--------------------|-----------------|------------------|


  PM-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  E E E E E E E E    E E  E  E E E E E    E E  E  E E E E E   E E E  E E E E E
|-----------------|--------------------|--------------------|------------------|
|-----------------|--------------------|--------------------|------------------|
|-----------------|--------------------|--------------------|------------------|
|-----------------|--6-6--5--5-4-4-5-6-|--4-4--3--3-2-2-3-4-|------------------|
|-4-4-3-3-2-2-3-3-|--------------------|--------------------|-4-4-3--3-2-2-3-3-|
|-----------------|--------------------|--------------------|------------------|
|
| PM-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
| E E E E E E E E    E E  E  E E E E E    E E  E  E E E E E   E E E  E E E E E
|-----------------|--------------------|--------------------|------------------|
|-----------------|--------------------|--------------------|------------------|
|-----------------|--------------------|--------------------|------------------|
|-----------------|--------------------|--------------------|------------------|
|-----------------|--4-4--3--3-2-2-3-4-|--2-2--1--1-0-0-1-2-|------------------|
|-2-2-1-1-0-0-1-1-|--------------------|--------------------|-2-2-1--1-0-0-1-1-|
|
|                         ~~~                  ~~~                ~~
| W                  e E  H.              e E  H.             e E H.
|-----------------|--------------------|--------------------|------------------|
|-----------------|-12---12------------|-10---10------------|-5---5------------|
|-----------------|-13---13------------|-11---11------------|-6---6------------|
|-----------------|-11---11------------|--9----9------------|-4---4------------|
|-----------------|--------------------|--------------------|------------------|
|-----------------|--------------------|--------------------|------------------|


           To Coda
  PM-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
  E E E E E E E E      E E E E E E E E   E E  E  E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|------------------||------------------|-------------------|------------------|
|------------------||o-----------------|-------------------|------------------|
|------------------||------------------|-------------------|------------------|
|------------------||------------------|-------------------|------------------|
|-4-4-3-3-2-2-3-3--||o-4-4-3-3-2-2-3-3-|-4-4--3--3-2-2-3-3-|-4-4-3-3-2-2-3-3--|
|------------------||------------------|-------------------|------------------|
|
| PM-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
| E E E E E E E E      E E E E E E E E   E E  E  E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|------------------||------------------|-------------------|------------------|
|------------------||o-----------------|-------------------|------------------|
|------------------||------------------|-------------------|------------------|
|------------------||------------------|-------------------|------------------|
|------------------||o-----------------|-------------------|------------------|
|-2-2-1-1-0-0-1-1--||--2-2-1-1-0-0-1-1-|-2-2--1--1-0-0-1-1-|-2-2-1-1-0-0-1-1--|
|
| W                    e E e E E E E e   E E +H        E E   E E E E E Q   e
|------------------||------------------|-------------------|------------------|
|------------------||o-----------------|-------------------|------------------|
|------------------||------------------|-------------------|------------------|
|------------------||------------------|-------------------|------------------|
|------------------||o-----------0---0-|---2-(2)---------2-|-0-2-0------------|
|------------------||--2---2---2---2---|-------------------|-------2-0-2---2--|


  PM----------------------------------------------------------------------|
  E E E E E E E E   +E  E E E E E E E   E E  E  E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-------------------|-------------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-------------------|-------------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-------------------|-------------------|-----------------|
|-----------2---4-|-(4)-4-3-3-2-2-3-3-|-4-4--3--3-2-2-3-4-|-----------------|
|-4-4-4-4-4-------|-------------------|-------------------|-4-4-3-3-2-2-3-3-|
|-----------------|-------------------|-------------------|-----------------|
|
| PM----------------------------------------------------------------------|
| E E E E E E E E   +E  E E E E E E E   E E  E  E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-------------------|-------------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-------------------|-------------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-------------------|-------------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-------------------|-------------------|-----------------|
|-----------0---2-|-(2)-2-1-1-0-0-1-1-|-2-2--1--1-0-0-1-2-|-----------------|
|-2-2-2-2-2-------|-------------------|-------------------|-2-2-1-1-0-0-1-1-|
|
| W                  Q    e E E E E e   E E +H        E E   E E E E E e Q
|-----------------|-------------------|-------------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-------------------|-------------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-------------------|-------------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-------------------|-------------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-------0---0-2-0-2-|---0-(0)-----------|-0-2-0-----------|
|-----------------|-------------------|-----------------2-|-------2-0-2-----|


  PM----------------------------------------------------------------------|
  E E E E E E E E   +E  E E E E E E E   E E  E  E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-------------------|-------------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-------------------|-------------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-------------------|-------------------|-----------------|
|-----------2---6-|-(6)-6-5-5-4-4-5-5-|-4-4--3--3-2-2-3-4-|-----------------|
|-4-4-4-4-4-------|-------------------|-------------------|-4-4-3-3-2-2-3-3-|
|-----------------|-------------------|-------------------|-----------------|
|
| PM----------------------------------------------------------------------|
| E E E E E E E E   +E  E E E E E E E   E E  E  E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-------------------|-------------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-------------------|-------------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-------------------|-------------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-------------------|-------------------|-----------------|
|-----------0---4-|-(4)-4-3-3-2-2-3-3-|-2-2--1--1-0-0-1-2-|-----------------|
|-2-2-2-2-2-------|-------------------|-------------------|-2-2-1-1-0-0-1-1-|
|
| W                  Q    e E E E E e   E E +H        E E   E E E E E e Q
|-----------------|-------------------|-------------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-------------------|-------------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-------------------|-------------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-------------2-----|-------------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-------4---4---4-4-|---2-(2)-----------|-0-2-0-----------|
|-----------------|-------------------|-----------------2-|-------2-0-2-----|


  1.                 2.
  PM---------------------------------------
  E E E E E E E E     E E E E E E E E
|------------------||--------------------||
|-----------------o||--------------------||
|------------------||--------------------||
|------------------||--------------------||
|-4-4-3-3-2-2-3-3-o||-4-4-3-3-2-2-3-3----||
|------------------||--------------------||
|
| PM---------------------------------------
| E E E E E E E E     E E E E E E E E
|------------------||--------------------||
|-----------------o||--------------------||
|------------------||--------------------||
|------------------||--------------------||
|-----------------o||--------------------||
|-2-2-1-1-0-0-1-1--||-2-2-1-1-0-0-1-1----||
|
| W                   H       E E E E
|------------------||-------------5-7b9==||
|-----------------o||-----------7--------||
|------------------||--------------------||
|------------------||--------------------||
|-----------------o||--------------------||
|------------------||--------------------||


 ------------------------------------|
   E   E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|--------------------|-------------------|
|--------------------|-------------------|
|--------------------|-------------------|
|--------------------|-------------------|
|--4---4-3-3-2-2-3-3-|-4-4-3-3-2-2-3-3---|
|--------------------|-------------------|
|
|------------------------------------|
|  E   E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|--------------------|-------------------|
|--------------------|-------------------|
|--------------------|-------------------|
|--------------------|-------------------|
|--------------------|-------------------|
|--2---2-1-1-0-0-1-1-|-2-2-1-1-0-0-1-1---|
|
| +Q     Q   H         H       E E E E
|-(7)r---------------|-------------5-7b9-|
|--------------------|-----------7-------|
|--------------------|-------------------|
|--------------------|-------------------|
|--------------------|-------------------|
|--------------------|-------------------|


  PM--------------------------------------------
  E E    E E  E    E  E E   E E E E E E E E
|-------------------------|--------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------|
|-4-4----3-3--2----2--3-3-|-4-4-3-3-2-2-3-3----|
|-------------------------|--------------------|
|
| PM--------------------------------------------
| E E    E E  E    E  E E   E E E E E E E E
|-------------------------|--------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------|
|-2-2----1-1--0----0--1-1-|-2-2-1-1-0-0-1-1----|
|
| E Q.       +S  s Q.       H       E E E E
|---7pb9r====(7)p5--------|-------------5-7pb9r|
|-------------------------|-----------7--------|
|-------------------------|--------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------|


 ---------------------------------------|
   E     E  E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------------|--------------------|
|-----------------------|--------------------|
|-----------------------|--------------------|
|--4-----4--3-3-2-2-3-3-|-4-4-3-3-2-2-3-4----|
|-----------------------|--------------------|
|-----------------------|--------------------|
|
|---------------------------------------|
|  E     E  E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------------|--------------------|
|-----------------------|--------------------|
|-----------------------|--------------------|
|-----------------------|--------------------|
|--2-----2--1-1-0-0-1-1-|-2-2-1-1-0-0-1-2----|
|-----------------------|--------------------|
|
| +E    +Q    E H         H       E E E E
|-(7)b9-(7)-------------|-------------5-7b9--|
|-----------------------|-----------7--------|
|-----------------------|--------------------|
|-----------------------|--------------------|
|-----------------------|--------------------|
|-----------------------|--------------------|


  PM--------------------------------------------
  E E    E E  E    E  E E   E E E E E E E E
|-------------------------|--------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------|
|-4-4----3-3--2----2--3-3-|-4-4-3-3-2-2-3-3----|
|-------------------------|--------------------|
|
| PM--------------------------------------------
| E E    E E  E    E  E E   E E E E E E E E
|-------------------------|--------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------|
|-2-2----1-1--0----0--1-1-|-2-2-1-1-0-0-1-1----|
|
| E Q.       +S  s Q.       H       E E E E
|---7pb9r====(7)p5--------|-------------5-7b9==|
|-------------------------|-----------7--------|
|-------------------------|--------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------|


 ---------------------------------------|
   E      E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------------|-----------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------|
|--6------6-5-5-4-4-5-6-|-4-4-3-3-2-2-3-4-|
|-----------------------|-----------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------|
|
|---------------------------------------|
|  E      E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------------|-----------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------|
|--4------4-3-3-2-2-3-4-|-2-2-1-1-0-0-1-2-|
|-----------------------|-----------------|
|
| +S  +S  e Q   H         H       E E E E
|-(7)r(7)p5-------------|-------------5-7-|
|-----------------------|-----------7-----|
|-----------------------|-----------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------|


                                      D.S. al Coda &
  PM----------------------------------------------------------------|
  E   E E   E E   E E   E   E   E E   E E   E E E     E E E E E E E E
|-------------------------|------------------------||------------------|
|-------------------------|------------------------||------------------|
|-------------------------|------------------------||------------------|
|-------------------------|------------------------||------------------|
|-4---4-3---3-2---2-3---3-|-4---4-3---3-2---2-3-3--||-4-4-3-3-2-2-3-3--|
|-------------------------|------------------------||------------------|
|
| PM----------------------------------------------------------------|
| E   E E   E E   E E   E   E   E E   E E   E E E     E E E E E E E E
|-------------------------|------------------------||------------------|
|-------------------------|------------------------||------------------|
|-------------------------|------------------------||------------------|
|-------------------------|------------------------||------------------|
|-------------------------|------------------------||------------------|
|-2---2-1---1-0---0-1---1-|-2---2-1---1-0---0-1-1--||-2-2-1-1-0-0-1-1--|
|
| Q     Q     Q     Q       Q     Q     S S E E E     W
|-7b9---7b9---7b9---7b9---|-7b9---7b9---7p5---5----||------------------|
|-------------------------|-----------------7---7--||------------------|
|-------------------------|------------------------||------------------|
|-------------------------|------------------------||------------------|
|-------------------------|------------------------||------------------|
|-------------------------|------------------------||------------------|


  PM------------------------------------------------|
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------*|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------*|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------*|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------*|
|-4-4-3-3-2-2-3-3-|-4-4-3-3-2-2-3-3-|-4-4-3-3-2-2-3-3-*|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------*|
|
| PM------------------------------------------------|
| E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------*|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------*|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------*|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------*|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------*|
|-2-2-1-1-0-0-1-1-|-2-2-1-1-0-0-1-1-|-2-2-1-1-0-0-1-1-*|


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


            
            
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