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Author
Difficulty
Van Morrison
Moondance
 


Bass Tabs
 


Tempo : 93 bpm
Tuning : EADG
Key signature: A
 


Intro: 00:01         (Bass / Drums / piano)
G-|-------------------------||-------------------------|-
D-|-7--7--9-----7-----9-----||--/7-7--9-9--10-10--9-9--|-
A-|----------7-----7-----7--||-7-----------------------|-
E-|-------------------------||-------------------------|-
 

Verse 1:  00:07
G-|-------------------------||-------------------------|-
D-|-7-x--9-----7---9----x---||-7--7--9----7------------|-
A-|----------7--------7-----||---------7-----10--8--7--|-
E-|-------------------------||-------------------------|-
   Well, it's a marvelous night for a Moondance
With the stars up above in your eyes
 
G-|-------------------------||-------------------------|-
D-|-7--7--9------7--7--9----||-7--7--9----7------------|-
A-|----------7------------7-||---------7-----10--8--7--|-
E-|-------------------------||-------------------------|-
   A fantabulous night to make romance
Neath the cover of October skies
 
Part2: 00:21
G-|-------------------------||------------9--7---------|-
D-|--/7-7--9-7-9-10-10-9----||-7--7--9----------10--9--|-
A-|-7--------------------10-||---------7---------------|-
E-|-------------------------||-------------------------|-
n   And all the leaves on the trees are falling
 
G-|-------------------------||-------------------------|-
D-|--/7-7--9-7-9-10-10-9----||-7--7--9----7------------|-
A-|-7--------------------10-||---------7-----10--8--7--|-
E-|-------------------------||-------------------------|-
   To the sound of the breezes that blow
 

G-|-------------------------||------------9--7---------|-
D-|---7-7--9-7-9-10-10-9----||-7--7--9----------10--9--|-
A-|-x--------------------10-||---------7---------------|-
E-|-------------------------||-------------------------|-
    And I'm trying to please to the calling
 
G-|-------------------------||-------------------------|-
D-|--/7-7--9-7-9-10-10-9----||-7--7--9----7------------|-
A-|-7--------------------10-||---------7-----10--8--7--|-
E-|-------------------------||-------------------------|-
    Of your heart-strings that play soft and low
 

Bridge 1:  00:35
G-|-------------------------|    |----------------|-
D-|----------5--7-----------|    |----------------|-
A-|-5--7--8---------0--2--3-| x3 |--5-5-5--7-7-7--|-
E-|-------------------------|    |----------------|-
   And all the night's magic seems to whisper and hush
And all the soft moonlight seems to shine on your blush
 

Chorus 1:  00:49
G-|-------------------||---------------5--7-|-  
G-|-------------------||----5--7----7-------|- 
A-|-----------0--3--5-||-7------------------|-  x3
E-|-0--3--5-----------||--------------------|-  
   Can I just have one more Moondance with you, my love
Can I just make some more romance with a-you,
 
G-|-------------------||--------------------|-  
G-|-------------------||----5--7------------|-  
A-|-----------0--3--5-||-7-----------7p~~~~-|-
E-|-0--3--5-----------||--------------------|-
my love
                      
 

Verse 2:  01:04
G-|-------------------------||-------------------------|-
D-|-7-x--9-----7---9----x---||-7--7--9----7------------|-
A-|----------7--------7-----||---------7-----10--8--7--|-
E-|-------------------------||-------------------------|-
   Well, I wanna make love to you tonight
I can't wait 'til the morning has come
 

G-|-------------------------||-------------------------|-
D-|-7--7--9------7--7--9----||-7--7--9----7------------|-
A-|----------7------------7-||---------7-----10--8--7--|-
E-|-------------------------||-------------------------|-
   And I know that the time is just right
And straight into my arms you will run
 

Part2: 01:17
G-|-------------------------||------------9--7---------|-
D-|--/7-7--9-7-9-10-10-9----||-7--7--9----------10--9--|-
A-|-7--------------------10-||---------7---------------|-
E-|-------------------------||-------------------------|-
    And when you come my heart will be waiting
 
G-|-------------------------||-------------------------|-
D-|--/7-7--9-7-9-10-10-9----||-7--7--9----7------------|-
A-|-7--------------------10-||---------7-----10--8--7--|-
E-|-------------------------||-------------------------|-
    To make sure that you're never alone
 


G-|-------------------------||------------9--7---------|-
D-|---7-7--9-7-9-10-10-9----||-7--7--9----------10--9--|-
A-|-x--------------------10-||---------7---------------|-
E-|-------------------------||-------------------------|-
    There and then all my dreams will come true, dear
 

G-|-------------------------||-------------------------|-
D-|--/7-7--9-7-9-10-10-9----||-7--7--9----7------------|-
A-|-7--------------------10-||---------7-----10--8--7--|-
E-|-------------------------||-------------------------|-
    There and then I will make you my own
 

Bridge 2:  01:31
G-|-------------------------|    |----------------|-
D-|----------5--7-----------|    |----------------|-
A-|-5--7--8---------0--2--3-| x3 |--5-5-5--7-7-7--|-
E-|-------------------------|    |----------------|-
   And every time... I touch you, you just tremble inside
And I know how much you want me that ... you can't hide
 

Chorus 2:  01:46
G-|-------------------||---------------5--7-|-  
G-|-------------------||----5--7----7-------|- 
A-|-----------0--3--5-||-7------------------|-  x3
E-|-0--3--5-----------||--------------------|-  
   Can I just have one a' more Moondance with you, my love
Can I just make some more romance with you,
 
G-|-------------------||--------------------|-  
G-|-------------------||----5--7------------|-  
A-|-----------0--3--5-||-7-----------7p~~~~-|-
E-|-0--3--5-----------||--------------------|-
my love
 

Solo 1:  02:01 (Play Verse + Bridge + Chorus)
G-|-------------------------||-------------------------|-
D-|-7-x--9-----7---9----x---||-7--7--9----7------------|-
A-|----------7--------7-----||---------7-----10--8--7--|-
E-|-------------------------||-------------------------|-
 
 
G-|-------------------------||-------------------------|-
D-|-7--7--9------7--7--9----||-7--7--9----7------------|-
A-|----------7------------7-||---------7-----10--8--7--|-
E-|-------------------------||-------------------------|-
  
 
Part2: 00:21
G-|-------------------------||------------9--7---------|-
D-|--/7-7--9-7-9-10-10-9----||-7--7--9----------10--9--|-
A-|-7--------------------10-||---------7---------------|-
E-|-------------------------||-------------------------|-
 
G-|-------------------------||-------------------------|-
D-|--/7-7--9-7-9-10-10-9----||-7--7--9----7------------|-
A-|-7--------------------10-||---------7-----10--8--7--|-
E-|-------------------------||-------------------------|-
 
G-|-------------------------||------------9--7---------|-
D-|---7-7--9-7-9-10-10-9----||-7--7--9----------10--9--|-
A-|-x--------------------10-||---------7---------------|-
E-|-------------------------||-------------------------|-
   
 
G-|-------------------------||-------------------------|-
D-|--/7-7--9-7-9-10-10-9----||-7--7--9----7------------|-
A-|-7--------------------10-||---------7-----10--8--7--|-
E-|-------------------------||-------------------------|-
  
 
Bridge Solo:  00:35
G-|-------------------------|    |----------------|-
D-|----------5--7-----------|    |----------------|-
A-|-5--7--8---------0--2--3-| x3 |--5-5-5--7-7-7--|-
E-|-------------------------|    |----------------|-
  
 
Chorus Solo:  00:49
G-|-------------------||---------------5--7-|-  
G-|-------------------||----5--7----7-------|- 
A-|-----------0--3--5-||-7------------------|-  x3
E-|-0--3--5-----------||--------------------|-  
  
G-|-------------------||--------------------|-  
G-|-------------------||----5--7------------|-  
A-|-----------0--3--5-||-7-----------7p~~~~-|-
E-|-0--3--5-----------||--------------------|-
             
 

Verse 3:  02:58
G-|-------------------------||-------------------------|-
D-|-7-x--9-----7---9----x---||-7--7--9----7------------|-
A-|----------7--------7-----||---------7-----10--8--7--|-
E-|-------------------------||-------------------------|-
   Well, it's a marvelous night for a Moondance
With the stars up above in your eyes
 
G-|-------------------------||-------------------------|-
D-|-7--7--9------7--7--9----||-7--7--9----7------------|-
A-|----------7------------7-||---------7-----10--8--7--|-
E-|-------------------------||-------------------------|-
   A fantabulous night to make romance
Neath the cover of October skies
 
Part2: 03:14
G-|-------------------------||------------9--7---------|-
D-|--/7-7-9--7-9-10--10-9----||-7--7--9----------10--9--|-
A-|-7--------------------10-||---------7---------------|-
E-|-------------------------||-------------------------|-
n   And all the leaves on the trees are falling
 
G-|-------------------------||-------------------------|-
D-|--/7-7--9-7-9-10-10-9----||-7--7--9----7------------|-
A-|-7--------------------10-||---------7-----10--8--7--|-
E-|-------------------------||-------------------------|-
   To the sound of the breezes that blow
 

G-|-------------------------||------------9--7---------|-
D-|---7-7--9-7-9-10-10-9----||-7--7--9----------10--9--|-
A-|-x--------------------10-||---------7---------------|-
E-|-------------------------||-------------------------|-
    And I'm trying to please to the calling
 
G-|-------------------------||-------------------------|-
D-|--/7-7--9-7-9-10-10-9----||-7--7--9----7------------|-
A-|-7--------------------10-||---------7-----10--8--7--|-
E-|-------------------------||-------------------------|-
    Of your heart-strings that play soft and low
 


Bridge 3:  03:28
G-|-------------------------|    |----------------|-
D-|----------5--7-----------|    |----------------|-
A-|-5--7--8---------0--2--3-| x3 |--5-5-5--7-7-7--|-
E-|-------------------------|    |----------------|-
   And all the night's magic .... seems to whisper and hush
And all the soft moonlight seems to shine ... in your blush
 

Chorus 3:  03:42
G-|-------------------||---------------5--7-|-  
G-|-------------------||----5--7----7-------|- 
A-|-----------0--3--5-||-7------------------|-  x3
E-|-0--3--5-----------||--------------------|-  
   Can I just have one more Moondance with you, my love
Can I just make some more romance with a-you,
 
G-|-------------------||--------------------|-  
G-|-------------------||----5--7------------|-  
A-|-----------0--3--5-||-7-----------7p~~~~-|-
E-|-0--3--5-----------||--------------------|-
oh my love
 
Finale:  03:57
G-|-------------------------||-------------------------|-
D-|-7--7--9-----7-----9-----||-7--7--9-9--10-10--9-9---|-
A-|----------7-----7-----7--||-------------------------|-
E-|-------------------------||-------------------------|-
   One more Moondance with you in the moonlight
G-|-------------------------||-------------------------|-
D-|-7--7--9------7--7--9----||-7--7--9----9--7---------|-
A-|----------7------------7-||---------7--------10--9--|-
E-|-------------------------||-------------------------|-
   On a magic night... La, la, la, la
G-|-------------------------||-------------------------||-
D-|-7--7--9------7--7--9----||-7--7--9----7------------||-
A-|----------7------------7-||---------7-----10--8--7--||-
E-|-------------------------||-------------------------||-
   in the moonlight
     On a magic night
Outro:
G-|--------------||-----------------------||
D-|-7-5----7-5---||-7--5------------------||
A-|-----7------7-||-------7--5------------||
E-|--------------||-------------8----5~~~-||
   Can't I just have one more dance with you...my love
 


End: 04:34
 


Tablature Legend ---------------- 
| S  slap
| P  pop
| x  mute note
| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| g  grace note
| ~  vibrato
| ^  brush up

            
            
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sheila scotty 16 Nov 12, 2015 05:28 AM

Irish Van Morrison offers us with a lovely song here with" Moon dance"... The jazzy bass line suits it very nicely... Thanks !

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