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Meat Loaf bass tabs for Dead ringer for love

Bass tabs with lyrics

Tuning: Standard (E A D G)

Difficulty: Intermediate

Dead Ringer For Love
1981 single release by Meatloaf (born Marvin Lee Aday) featuring
Cher, peaked at number 5 UK charts. Bass performance Steve Buslowe.
Tab by bass50611. Welcome to my interpretation of this Meatloaf Rock
Classic. It is not as original, more of how I would play it on stage
As a simplified version. Hope you like it.


Intro: (Play Quavers)
G|---------------------------------------------------|
D|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-----------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|

G|-----------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|
E|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|
Verse 1: (Play Quavers)
G|---------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
E|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-----------------|

G|---------------------------------------------------|
D|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-----------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|

G|---------------------------------------------------|
D|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8---8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-----------------|
A|-----------------------------------8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|
E|---------------------------------------------------|

G|------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-----------------8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|
E|-----------------8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8----------------------------------|


Chorus 1:
G|------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------8---8----5---5-------------------8---8----5---5-|
A|-6---6----8---8-------------------6---6----8---8------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------|

G|------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5------------|
A|-6--6--6--6---8--8--8--8-------------------------6--6--6--6-|
E|------------------------------------------------------------|

G|------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-8--8--8--8------------6--6--6--6------------8--8--8--8---6-----8-|
E|------------6--6--6--6------------6--6--6--6----------------------|

G|---------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|
A|---------------------------------------|
E|-6--------13\6-------------------------|
Verse 2: (Play Quavers)
G|---------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
E|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-----------------|

G|---------------------------------------------------|
D|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-----------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|

G|---------------------------------------------------|
D|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8---8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-----------------|
A|-----------------------------------8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|
E|---------------------------------------------------|

G|------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-----------------8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|
E|-----------------8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8----------------------------------|

G|-----------------|
D|-----------------|
A|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|
E|-----------------|


Chorus 2:
G|------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------8---8----5---5-------------------8---8----5---5-|
A|-6---6----8---8-------------------6---6----8---8------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------|

G|------------------------------------------12-9-7-5------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-6--6--6--6---8--8--8--8---10--10--10--10----------6--6--6--6-|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|

G|------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-8--8--8--8------------6--6--6--6------------8--8--8--8---6-----8-|
E|------------6--6--6--6------------6--6--6--6----------------------|

G|------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-6---6---6---6----6---6---6---6----6---6---6---6----6---6---6---6-|


Bridge:          (Play This Bit x2)
G|------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------5--8--5------|
A|-8--6-5----8--6-5-------5--8---------8--5-|
E|--------8---------8---6-------------------|

G|--------5--8--5----------------------------------------|
D|---5--8---------8--5---------5--8--5-------5--5---5--5-|
A|-6----------------------5--8---------8--5--------------|
E|----------------------6--------------------------------|

G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------|
A|-3--3---3--3---6--6---6--6---8--8--8--8--8-6-5---|
E|-----------------------------------------------8-|


Verse 3: (Play Quavers)
G|---------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
E|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-----------------|

G|---------------------------------------------------|
D|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-----------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|

G|---------------------------------------------------|
D|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8---8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-----------------|
A|-----------------------------------8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|
E|---------------------------------------------------|

G|------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-----------------8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|
E|-----------------8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8----------------------------------|

G|-----------------|
D|-----------------|
A|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|
E|-----------------|


Chorus 1:
G|------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------8---8----5---5-------------------8---8----5---5-|
A|-6---6----8---8-------------------6---6----8---8------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------|

G|------------------------------------------12-9-7-5------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-6--6--6--6---8--8--8--8---10--10--10--10----------6--6--6--6-|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------|

G|------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-8--8--8--8------------6--6--6--6------------8--8--8--8---6-----8-|
E|------------6--6--6--6------------6--6--6--6----------------------|

G|---------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-|
A|---------------------------------------|
E|-6--------13\6-------------------------|


Outro: (Play Quavers And Repeat Outro With Own Fills To End On Bb)
G|------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--8-8-8-8-8-8-8--|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------8-|
E|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---------------------------------|
ⓘ Bass guitar tab for 'Dead Ringer For Love' by Meat Loaf, Marvin Lee Aday, a male hard rock artist from Dallas, USA. Meat Loaf was born in 1947. He passed away in 2022. Meat Loaf was known for his in love rock/pop music.

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