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Pastorius Jaco bass tabs for Barbary coast

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Barbary Coast - Weather Report - Black Market

Composed by John Francis "Jaco" Pastorius III. (I did a paper on him, so I know
his full name.)

Bass Tab

MAX COBURN
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Standard Tuning: EADG

4/4

Tempo: about 80

"=" means hold

THIS SONG IS VERY HARD BECAUSE HE PLAYS THE INTRO IN OCTAVES. THINK BEFORE YOU
COVER THIS SONG.

TRAIN INTRO,


INTRO:

   v    ^    ^    ^    v    ^    ^    ^
G -------7-5-7-5-------------------------7-5-7-5---------------------|
D -3/4----------/4================-3/4----------/4======-5-6-3-0---3/|
A -------5-3-5-3-------------------------5-3-5-3-----------------3---|
E -1/2----------/2================-1/2----------/2======-----------1/|

 v    ^    ^    ^    v    ^    ^    ^
G ----7-5-7-5-------------------------7-5-7-5---------------------|
D 4----------/4================-3/4----------/4---5-7-3-0---------|
A ----5-3-5-3-------------------------5-3-5-3-------------3-4---5-|
E 2----------/2================-1/2----------/2-------------------|

MELODY RIFF:

 v    ^    ^    ^    v    ^    ^    ^
G ----------------------------------------------------------------|
D 0---2-0-3---4-------------------0---3-0-5-----6-7---------------|
A --------------0-2---0-3-------4-----------------------3-0-----4-|
E ----------------------------------------------------------------|

 v    ^    ^    ^    v    ^    ^    ^
G --------5---4---2-4-----------------7---0-5-----0-----1-2-------|
D 0---3-----------------2---3-----0-0---0-------0---------------0-|
A ----------------------------------------------------------------|
E ----------------------------------------------------------------|

 v    ^    ^    ^    v    ^    ^    ^
G --------5-2-4-4---------------------7-----5-----0-----1-2-------|
D 0-------------------------------0-------0-----0---------------0-|
A ----------------------0-2-2-3-3---------------------------------|
E --------------------1-------------------------------------------|

 v    ^    ^    ^    v    ^    ^    ^
G --------5-2-4-4---------------------7-----5-----0---1---2-3-4---|
D 0-------------------------------0-----0-0-----0-------0-------0=|
A ----------------------0-2---3-3---------------------------------|
E ----------------------------------------------------------------|

 v    ^    ^    ^    v    ^    ^    ^
G ----2---5-2-4-4---------------------7---0-5-----0-----1-2-------|
D =-----0-------------------------0-----0-------0---------------3-|
A ----------------------0-2---3-3---------------------------------|
E ----------------------------------------------------------------|

 v    ^    ^    ^    v    ^    ^    ^
G ----7---7-5-------------------------7---0-5-----0-----1-2-------|
D 4-----------3=========----------0-----0-------0---------------0-|
A ------------------------0---2-0---------------------------------|
E ------------1=========4-----------------------------------------|

 v    ^    ^    ^    v    ^    ^    ^
G ----2---5-2-4-4---------------------7---0-5-----0-----1-2-2-3-4-|
D 0-------------------------------0-----0-------0-----------------|
A ----------------------0-2---3-3---------------------------------|
E ----------------------------------------------------------------|

Jaco just messes around a lot over this riff. I transcribed the first 40 seconds
of the main riff. You get the jist from here.

Almost there ...

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