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Papa Don't Take No Mess bass tab


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Ayreon77Author: Ayreon77

Papa Don't Take No Mess bass tab by James Brown

"Papa Don't Take No Mess" is a single released by funk legend James Brown in 1974. It was his last single to reach number 1 on the R&B charts.

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  • Tuning: Standard tuning
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
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                     Artist - James Brown
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                Song - Papa Don`t Take No Mess
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                  Album - No 1???s James Brown
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                    Tabbed By - Ayreon77
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Tuning = Standard


INTRO
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G|-----------------|-------------------|------------------|--------------------|
D|-5~~~-5----------|-5~~~-5-5----------|-5~~~-5-5---------|--5~~~-5-5----------|
A|--------5~~~-5-5-|----------5~~~-5-5-|----------3--4--5-|-5---------5-5--3-5-|
E|-----------------|-------------------|------------------|--------------------|


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00:10
SAX
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G|----------------|-----------------|-------------------|-------------------|
D|-5~~~-5---------|-5~~~-5----------|-5~~~-5-5----------|-5~~~-5-5----------|
A|--------5~~-3-5-|-------5-7-6-5-3-|----------5~~~-5-5-|----------5~~~-5-5-|
E|----------------|-----------------|-------------------|-------------------|

00:20
G|-------------------|-------------------|-----------------|-----------------------|
D|-5~~~-5-5----------|-5~~~-5-5----------|-5~~~-5----------|-5~~~-5----------------|
A|----------5~~~-5-5-|----------5~~~-5-5-|--------5~~~-5-5-|--------5--7-5-7-5-7-8-|
E|-------------------|-------------------|-----------------|-----------------------|


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00:30
VERSE 1
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G|-----------------|----------------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-5~~~-5----------|-5~~~-5-5-----------3-|-5~~~-5----------|-5~~~-5----------|
A|--------5~~~-5-5-|----------5~~~--3-5---|--------5~~~-3-5-|--------5~~~-3-5-|
E|-----------------|----------------------|-----------------|-----------------|


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


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00:49
CHORUS
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G|-------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|
D|-5~~~-5-5----------|-5~~~-5----------|-5~~~-5----------|-5~~~-5----------3-|
A|----------5~~~-3-5-|--------5~~~-5-5-|--------5~~~-3-5-|--------5~~~-3-5---|
E|-------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|


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00:59
VERSE 2
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G|---------------|-------------------|-----------------|---------------|
D|-5~~~-5--------|-5~~~-5--3---3---3-|-5~~~-5----------|-5~~~-5--------|
A|--------5~~~-5-|-------5---5---5---|--------5~~~-3-5-|--------5~~~-5-|
E|---------------|-------------------|-----------------|---------------|


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01:09
SAX
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G|-----------------|--------------10-12-|-------------------|
D|-5~~~-5----------|-5-9--9-10-12-------|-5~~~-5--------3-4-|
A|--------5~~~-5-5-|--------------------|--------5~~~-5-----|
E|-----------------|--------------------|-------------------|


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01:17
CHORUS
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G|-----------------|---------------|------------------|-----------------|-------------------|
D|-5~~~-5----------|-5~~~-5--------|-5~~~-5-3-2-------|-5~~~-5----------|-5~~~-5----------3-|
A|--------5~~~-5-5-|--------5~~~-5-|------------5-3-5-|--------5~~~-5-5-|--------5~~~-3-5---|
E|-----------------|---------------|------------------|-----------------|-------------------|


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01:30
VERSE 3
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G|----------------|--------------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-5~~~-5---------|-5~~~-5---3---3---3-|-5~~~-5----------|-5~~~-5----------|
A|--------5~~~--5-|--------5---5---5---|--------5~~~-3-5-|--------5~~~-5-5-|
E|----------------|--------------------|-----------------|-----------------|


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01:39
CHORUS
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G|-----------------|----------------10-11-12-----|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-5~~~-5----------|-5~~~-5--8-9-10----------3-4-|-5~~~-5----------|-5~~~-5--------3-|
A|--------5~~~-5-5-|-----------------------------|--------5~~~-3-5-|--------5~~~-5---|
E|-----------------|-----------------------------|-----------------|-----------------|

01:49
G|-----------------|-----------------|---------------------|-----------------|
D|-5~~~-5----------|-5~~~-5----------|-5~~~-5----------3-4-|-5~~~-5----------|
A|--------5~~~-5-5-|--------5~~~-5-5-|--------5~~~-3-5-----|--------5~~~-5-5-|
E|-----------------|-----------------|---------------------|-----------------|

01:59
G|-----------------|-------------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
D|-5~~~-5----------|-5~~~-5--------3-4-|-5~~~-5--------|-5~~~-5--------|-5~~~-5--------|
A|--------5~~~-5-5-|--------5~~~-5-----|--------5~~~-5-|--------5~~~-5-|--------5~~~-5-|
E|-----------------|-------------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|

02:11
G|---------------|---------------------|-----------------|-------------------|
D|-5~~~-5--------|-5~~~------------3-4-|-5~~~-5----------|-5~~~-5--------3-4-|
A|--------5~~~-5-|------3--3-4-5-5-----|--------5~~~-5-5-|--------5~~~-5-----|
E|---------------|---------------------|-----------------|-------------------|


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

02:31
G|-------------------|------------------|-----------------|---------------|
D|-5~~~-5--------3-4-|-5~~~-5-------3---|-5~~~-5------3-4-|-5~~~-5--------|
A|--------5~~~-5-----|--------3-4-5---5-|--------5~~~-----|--------5~~~-5-|
E|-------------------|------------------|-----------------|---------------|


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

02:46
Change
G|----------------------|
D|-5-5--5-4-3----3------|
A|-------------3----6-5-|
E|----------------------|


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02:50
CHORUS
*******
G|---------------|-------------------|------------------------------|
D|-5~~~-5--------|-5~~~-5--------3-4-|-5-8-9-10--10-11-12--10-11-12-|
A|--------5~~~-5-|--------5~~~-5-----|------------------------------|
E|---------------|-------------------|------------------------------|


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

03:07
G|-----------------|-----------------|---------------|---------------|----------------|
D|-5~~~-5----------|-5~~~-5----------|-5~~~-5--------|-5~~~-5--------|-5~~~-5-------3-|
A|--------5~~~-5-5-|--------5~~~-5-5-|--------5~~~-5-|--------5~~~-5-|--------5~~~~---|
E|-----------------|-----------------|---------------|---------------|----------------|

03:20
G|----------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|----------------|
D|-5~~~-5---------|-5~~~-5--------|-5~~~-5--------|-5~~~-5--------|-5~~~-5---------|
A|--------5~~~~-5-|--------5~~~-5-|--------5~~~-5-|--------5~~~-5-|--------5~~~~-5-|
E|----------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|----------------|

03:32
G|------------------------|-----------------|---------------|---------------|
D|-5~~5-3-3-3--2---3--3-4-|-5~~~-5------3-4-|-5~~~-5--------|-5~~~-5--------|
A|---------------5--------|--------5~~~-----|--------5~~~-5-|--------5~~~-5-|
E|------------------------|-----------------|---------------|---------------|

03:42
G|---------------|---------------|-------------------|---------------|---------------|
D|-5~~~-5--------|-5~~~-5--------|-5~~~-5--------3-4-|-5~~~-5--------|-5~~~-5--------|
A|--------5~~~-5-|--------5~~~-5-|--------5~~~-5-----|--------5~~~-5-|--------5~~~-5-|
E|---------------|---------------|-------------------|---------------|---------------|

03:54
G|------------------|-------------------|---------------|---------------|
D|-5~~~-5---3---2---|-5~~~-5-3-2--------|-5~~~-5--------|-5~~~-5--------|
A|--------5---5---5-|------------5--3-5-|--------5~~~-5-|--------5~~~-5-|
E|------------------|-------------------|---------------|---------------|

04:04                                           Fade Out .........................
G|-----------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
D|-5~~~-5------3-4-|-5~~~-5--------|-5~~~-5--------|-5~~~-5--------|-5~~~-5--------|
A|--------5~~~-----|--------5~~~-5-|--------5~~~-5-|--------5~~~-5-|--------5~~~-5-|
E|-----------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|


ENJOY.............

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