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G. Love And Special Sauce bass tabs for Coast to coast motel album

Coast To Coast Motel Album bass tab by G. Love And Special Sauce

G. Love And Special Sauce bass tabs for Coast to coast motel album

Bass tabs with lyrics

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"sweet sugar mama"

main lick, vamp.        variation         fill
G|-----2-2p0-----------------|----7-7p5-----------------|-------6-7-9-6----|
D|------------2--0--2--0--2--|-----------7--5--7--5--7--|------7--------7--|
A|--0------------------------|--5-----------------------|--5/7-------------|
E|---------------------------|--------------------------|------------------|

[ pretty simple, main lick throughout, with the variation being just the ]
[ main vamp a fourth up. the fill is near the end of one or two of the  ]
[ verses, you can hear it clearly. slight swing, smooth and tight feel. ]

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"leaving the city"

  main vamp       bridge
G|---------------------|------------------------------------------|
D|----7-------7--5--7--|------------------------------------------|
A|------7p5------------|--7-7-7-7-7-7--8-8-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7--|
E|--5-------5----------|------------------------------------------|

[ main vamp throughout the song, with the bridge section played during ]
[ the guitar's single chord strum before "yeah, i'm leaving the city" ]

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"nancy"

 main vamp     breakdown        transition to vamp
G|----------------|--------------------------|-------------|
D|----------------|----9-87--------9-77------|-------------|
A|----77-----77---|---------5/9--------------|----77---77--|
E|--5----5-5----5-|--7-----------7------5/7--|--5----5-----|

[ the main vamp has a samba feel and can be played in the open position ]
[ if you want the notes to ring, but i like the muted sound of the fifth ]
[ position. the breakdown is short, but sweet --the transition back to  ]
[ the vamp is pretty smooth, and there are a few rests to watch out for. ]

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"kiss and tell"

  main vamp                shift in solo section
G|-----------------------------------------|-----------------------------|
D|--5-------5--------5----------5---5------|-0-2-3-55555555---5--------5-|
A|--------3---33-3--------0-2-3---5---55-5-|-----------------------------|
E|-3-33-3----------3--33-3-----------------|----------------3---33-3-3---|

[ the main vamp seems complicated, but it's just him walk/swinging the ]
[ notes G C G D while playing off a pedal G (D string/5th fret) and a ]
[ little walk on A to the D. the solo section is basically the same as ]
[ the main vamp, except for this small piece which takes it back to the]
[ vamp almost as soon as it walked away from it.            ]

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"chains #3"

  main vamp         fills/variations
G|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|----------------|--------------1--|---5-------------|
A|----5--------3--|----5----------3-|--------------3--|
E|--3---33-1-1----|--3---33--1-1----|-3----55--1-1----|

[ look simple? it is. use the fills/variations before the guitar solo ]
[ after the "ain't no chains gonna hold me down..." vocal part.    ]

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"sometimes"

main vamp        "sometimes..."
G|---------------------|-----------------|
D|------6-r-6--6-------|----6------------|
A|------------8---8-6--|------8-6--------|
E|--5-5----------------|--5-------8-6-5--|

[ the r in the main vamp is a rest. the "sometimes..." part is a walk, ]
[ follow the guitar's chords.                     ]

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"everybody"

main vamp.
G|--------------------------------------|
D|-------------------5---5--------------|
A|----3---33---3-1---------3---3---1----|
E|--1---1----1-----3---3-----3---3---1--|

[ it's basically a shuffle/walk through the notes F, G and C with a Bb ]
[ every once in a while just for good measure.             ]

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"soda pop"

main vamp     variation 1   variation 2
fill/transition
G|---------------|----1-2----1-2--|----6-7----6-7--|-------------------|
D|---------------|----------------|----------------|----------4-6-7-7--|
A|----4-5---4-5--|----------------|--0------0------|----4-5-7----------|
E|--5-----5------|--0------0------|----------------|--5----------------|

[ bass is tacet at first, then kicks in with the vamp. it plays the  ]
[ variations at different points, you can hear the open strings buzz. ]
[ the fill/transition is at the end, it's just a walk up and down.  ]

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"bye bye baby"

 intro/verse  1st trombone solo horns solo key change
G|------------|-------------------|-----------|--3----1--|
D|------------|----2--------------|--3-----1--|----22----|
A|----3----2--|------3-2-0--------|----22-----|----------|
E|--0---00----|--0---------3-2-0--|-----------|----------|

[the intro/verse is used after a few slides (while the guitar is strumming ]
[the opening chord(s) and when the drums kick in. the 1st 'bone solo uses ]
[this walk along an Em chord. there is a solo section where the 'bone, a  ]
[trumpet and a clarinet go off, there's a key change in there too. the   ]
[second trombone solo has no bass, so that's that.             ]

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"tomorrow night"

 verse vamp
G|------------|--------2-4--|----4-2------|
D|-(2)-(00)---|----2-4------|--------4----|
A|----2-55-2--|--2(4)-------|--2-------2--|
E|--0---------|-------------|-------------|

[ the notes in parenthesis can be use in place of the ones that they're ]
[ above. the first bar is the intro, and is used occasionally in other ]
[ places. the other two bars go together and are used for much of the  ]
[ song, after the intro and almost all the way until the end.      ]

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"small fish"

  intro    main vamp     variation
G|------------|----2p0-----44-5/--|----2p0-----44-4b--|
D|------------|--------4-2--------|--------4p2--------|
A|----5-7-7/--|-------------------|-------------------|
E|--5---------|--0----------------|--0----------------|

[ the intro is just accents on some chords the guitar plays, with a slide ]
[ at the last one. the main vamp is used throughout, with the low E being ]
[ help out throughout the measure. the variation is used sometimes, with ]
[ the B being bent up to C sometimes, and sometimes slid up from C.    ]

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"coming home" is just guitar, but if you want to play a thicker version
live or something, the notes that you should walk are C, B, A, G, with
G being the main note you should accent or use as a pedal tone.

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enjoy.

-d.

--
"negative d" and "-d." is david a. piniella, who speaks for himself.

"Find myself singing the same songs every day/Ones that make me feel good
when things behind a smile ain't OK." [Shannon Hoon/Blind Melon]

"But I don't want to go among mad people," said Alice.
"Oh you can't help that," replied the Cat. "We're all mad here."

"There you go; stark raving sane."
[Guildenstern]

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