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Band: Van Halen
Album: Van Halen II
Song: D.O.A
Bassist: Michael Anthony
Tabbed By: Caleb Pedercini

Tuned:1/2 step down
At about 0:15

Riff A: Play 2X
|------------------|--------------|----------------|-------------|
|------------------|--------------|----------------|-------------|
|------------------|--------------|----------------|-------------|
|-5--2-2-2-2-2-2---|-5--2--0-2-0--|5--2-2-2-2-2-2--|-5--2--0-2-0-|

Verse: Play Riff A 4X
*Note
     There are fills at the end of the 2nd and 4th time but I can’t figure them out, if 
could let me know.

Pre-Chorus:
      And I’m alone     on the highway          wanted
|----------------------|-------7/9--7--|-----------------|
|----------------------|-----7---------|-----------------|
|-0-2-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--|-5-------------|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|
|----------------------|---------------|-----------------|
         Dead or A   L   I   V   E  !!
|-----7---------9---|
|---7--------9------| Play Riff A 1X
|-5-------7---------|
|-------------------|

Verse 2
Chorus

The solo follows the same progression as the song so you can either play:
Riff A 2x and then the Pre-chorus

Or you can play what I like to play. We’ll call it Riff B
|-----------------|-----------|----------------|-------------|
|------4-------2--|-------7---|------4-------2-|-------7-----|
|---------4-4-----|---------7-|---------4-4----|---------7---|
|-2-2-------------|-2-2-------|-2-2------------|-2-2---------|

|-----------------|-----------|----------------|-------------|
|------4-------2--|-------7---|------4-------2-|-------7-----|
|---------4-4-----|---------7-|---------4-4----|---------7---|
|-2-2-------------|-2-2-------|-2-2------------|-2-2---------|

|-------------------|-------7/9--7--|-----------------|-----7-----9-|
|-------------------|-----7---------|-----------------|---7-----9---|
|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--|-5-------------|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-5-----7-----|
|-------------------|---------------|-----------------|-------------|

Guitar Bar Dive
|-------------------|
|-------------------|
|--4----------------|
|----------------2--|

Riff A 1X

Verse 3
Pre-Chorus
Chorus

2nd Solo Play:

Pre-Chorus, then
Riff A 2x or Riff B 1x

Outro: Play Riff A until end and progressively speed up.

End with

|------------------|--------------|----------------|-------------|
|------------------|--------------|----------------|-------------|
|------------------|--------------|----------------|-------------|
|-2-2--------------|-2-2----------|-2-2------------|-2-2---------|

Yeah, so this was my first bass tab. Of course it can’t compare to the master Michael 
Van Halen’s true bassist, but hopefully it was helpful. (Please Rate)

            
            
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