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Food For Thought Bass Tab

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Title-Food for thought
Artist-UB40
Album-Signing off
Tabbed by-Matt Bean
E-mail-mattydread2@yahoo.com

Bass comes in after first bar of sax intro.

main riff, repeat thro out with variations.

G|---------------------------------|
D|--7-----------5--------9-7-------|
A|----7777--5h7------9999----9-7-7-|
E|----------------7-7--------------|

G|---------------------------------|
D|-------------------------5-3-3---|
A|-----7777----7-------5555-----3--|
E|--5-5----5-5---5--3-3----------3-|
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mattydread wrote on July 24 2010, 02:35 pm

I did this a while back and it's quite wrong, here is the updated version which is pretty accurate i think.

Artist - UB40
Title - Food for Thought
Album - Signing off
Bass Tab

Tabbed by - mattydread2@yahoo.com

Basically the same riff thru out the song with variations
-& improv.
Here are a few of the variations

riff 1 h=hammeron to note
G|---------------------------------------
D|--7--7-----------5h7----------7-5-4----
A|------7777---5h7---------7777-------7--
E|---------------------5--5--------------

G|-----------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------5-3-2--------|
A|------5555-----5-------5555-------5-3-2--|
E|--3--3-----3-3---3-2--2------------------|

riff 2 p=pull off to note
G|------------------------------------------
D|--7--7-----------5h7-------------7p5------
A|------7777---5h7---------7777--------7p5--
E|---------------------5--5-----------------

G|------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------3h5--------------5-3-2--------|
A|------5555----3h5-------------5555-------5-3-2--|
E|--3--3----------------2--2----------------------|

riff 3
G|------------------------------------------
D|--7--7-----------5h7-------------7p5------
A|------7777---5h7---------7777--------7p5--
E|---------------------5--5-----------------

G|-----------------------------------------------|
D|------------------3h5--------------5--3--2-----|
A|------5555----3h5-------------5555----------5--|
E|--3--3----------------2--2---------------------|

riff 4
G|----------------------------------------------
D|--7--7----------5h7-----5h7----------7-5-4----
A|------7777--5h7-----5h7---------7777-------7--
E|----------------------------5--5--------------

G|------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------5--3--2------|
A|------5555-----5---------5555----------5--|
E|--3--3-------3---5---2--2-----------------|

riff 5
G|--------------------------------------
D|--7--7----------5h7----------7-5-4----
A|------7777--5h7---------7777-------7--
E|-------------------5--5---------------

G|----------------------------------------------|
D|--------------3h5---3h5----------5-3-2--------|
A|------5555-3h5---3h5---------5555------5-3-2--|
E|--3--3------------------2--2------------------|

fading riff
G|------------------------------------------------
D|--7--7----------5h7-----5h7----------75---75----
A|------7777--5h7-----5h7---------7777---97---97--
E|----------------------------5--5----------------...

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