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Charlie Puth bass tabs for The way i am

Bass tabs with lyrics

Tuning: B Tuning (B E A D)

Key: Bbm

Difficulty: Intermediate

5 String Bass
Guides:

Notes in brackets () play them only if you wish
/ = Slide up
\ = Slide down
A dot next to a fret e.g. 8. means play staccato (very short and accented)
~ = vibrato (long sustained note)
h = hammer on (plucking the string once but playing more than one note)


Intro:
G|------------|     G|------------|
D|------------| or  D|--8---------|
A|------------|     A|------------|
E|-18\6-------|     E|---6--------|
B|------------|     B|------------|

G|------------|-------------------|
D|----------6-|----------------4--|
A|------------|---4--4-4--4--4----|
E|-6-6--6-6---|-------------------|
B|------------|-------------------|

Verse 1:
G|--------------|---------------6--|
D|8----------6--|------------------|
A|--------------|---4--4-4--4--4---|
E|-6--6--6--6---|(4)---------------|
B|--------------|------------------|

G|----------------|------------------|---------------|---------------6--|
D|8-----------6---|---------------4--|------------6--|------------------|
A|----------------|---4--4-4--4--4---|---------------|---4--4-4--4--4---|
E|--6-6--6--6-----|(4)---------------|5-6--6-6--6----|(4)---------------|
B|----------------|------------------|---------------|------------------|

G|---------------|----------------6--|
D|-----------6---|-------------------|
A|---------------|----4--4-4--4--4---|
E|5-6--6-6--6----|(4)----------------|
B|---------------|-------------------|

Pre-Chorus:
G|------|-------|------------|--------|
D|------|-------|------------|-8---6--|
A|------|-------|------------|--------|
E|------|-6~----|-4~---------|--6-4---|
B|-4~---|-------|------------|--------|

G|-------|-------|------------|
D|-------|-------|--6~--------|
A|-------|-------|------------|
E|-------|-6~----|-4----------|
B|-4~----|-------|------------|

Chorus:
G|-----------------5-----------|-----------------------------|
D|-8~----------6-8----6--------|-6~------------6-8-----------|
A|-----------------------------|-------------8---------------|
E|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|

G|-----------------5-----------|-----------------------------|
D|-8~----------6-8----6--------|-------6-----8-6-8-----------|
A|-----------------------------|-4---------------------------|
E|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|

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

G|-----------------5-----------|---------6-5-----------------|
D|-8-8-8-8-8-8-6-8----6--------|-------6-----8-6-8-----------|
A|-----------------------------|-4-6-8-----------------------|
E|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|

G|---------------|---------------6--|---------------|---------------6--|
D|8----------6---|------------------|8----------6---|------------------|
A|---------------|---4--4-4--4--4---|---------------|---4--4-4--4--4---|
E|--6-6--6--6----|(4)---------------|--6-6--6--6----|(4)---------------|
B|---------------|------------------|---------------|------------------|

Verse 2: "Maybe I'ma get a little nervous.."
G|------|--------------|---------------6--|
D|-4/8~-|8----------6--|------------------|
A|------|--------------|---4--4-4--4--4---|
E|------|-6--6--6--6---|(4)---------------|
B|------|--------------|------------------|

G|----------------|------------------|---------------|---------------6--|
D|8-----------6---|---------------4--|------------6--|------------------|
A|----------------|---4--4-4--4--4---|---------------|---4--4-4--4--4---|
E|--6-6--6--6-----|(4)---------------|5-6--6-6--6----|(4)---------------|
B|----------------|------------------|---------------|------------------|

G|---------------|---------------6--|
D|-----------6---|------------------|
A|---------------|---4--4-4--4--4---|
E|5-6--6-6--6----|(4)---------------|
B|---------------|------------------|

Pre-Chorus:
G|------|-------|------------|--------|
D|------|-------|------------|-8---6--|
A|------|-------|------------|--------|
E|------|-6~----|-4~---------|--6-4---|
B|-4~---|-------|------------|--------|

G|-------|-------|------------|
D|-------|-------|------------|
A|-------|-------|------------|
E|-------|-6~----|-4~---------|
B|-4~----|-------|------------|

Chorus:
G|-----------------5-----------|-----------------------------|
D|-8~----------6-8----6--------|-6~------------6-8-----------|
A|-----------------------------|-------------8---------------|
E|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|

G|-----------------5-----------|-----------------------------|
D|-8~----------6-8----6--------|-------6-----8-6-8-----------|
A|-----------------------------|-4---------------------------|
E|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------|

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

G|-----------------5-----------|---------6-5-----------------|
D|-8-8-8-8-8-8-6-8----6--------|-------6-----8-6-8-----------|
A|-----------------------------|-4-6-8-----------------------|
E|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|

G|---------------|---------------6--|---------------|---------------6--|
D|8----------6---|------------------|8----------6---|------------------|
A|---------------|---4--4-4--4--4---|---------------|---4--4-4--4--4---|
E|--6-6--6--6----|(4)---------------|--6-6--6--6----|(4)---------------|
B|---------------|------------------|---------------|------------------|

G|---------------|---------------6--|---------------|---------------6--|
D|8----------6---|------------------|8----------6---|------------------|
A|---------------|---4--4-4--4--4---|---------------|---4--4-4--4--4---|
E|--6-6--6--6----|------------------|--6-6--6--6----|(4)---------------|
B|---------------|------------------|---------------|------------------|

Bridge:                                                                      last note fades out
G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|---------------| (turn volume knob down)
D|-------------6~----------4-----3-|-------------6~------4------3----|--8~---------8-|
A|----8~----4~---------------------|----8~----4~---------------------|-6-------------|
E|-6~-----------------2.2.--1.1.---|6~-----------------2.2.--1.1.----|---------------|
B|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|---------------|

Pause for lines:
"Cause everybody's trying to be famous And I'm just trying to find a place to hide"
Come in, slide

G|--------|
D|-6/8----|
A|--------|
E|----3/6-|
B|--------|

Chorus:
G|-----------------5-----------|-----------------------------|
D|-8~----------6-8----6--------|-6~------------6-8-----------|
A|-----------------------------|-------------8---------------|
E|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|

G|-----------------5-----------|-----------------------------|
D|-8~----------6-8----6--------|-------6-----8-6-8-----------|
A|-----------------------------|-4---------------------------|
E|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------|

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

G|-----------------5-----------|---------6-5-----------------|
D|-8~----------6-8----6--------|-------6-----8-6-8-----------|
A|-----------------------------|-4-6-8-----------------------|
E|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|

G|---------------|---------------6--|---------------|---------------6--|
D|8----------6---|------------------|8----------6---|------------------|
A|---------------|---4--4-4--4--4---|---------------|---4--4-4--4--4---|
E|--6-6--6--6----|(4)---------------|--6-6--6--6----|(4)---------------|
B|---------------|------------------|---------------|------------------|

G|---------------|---------------6--|---------------|---------------6--|
D|8----------6---|------------------|8----------6---|------------------|
A|---------------|---4--4-4--4--4---|---------------|---4--4-4--4--4---|
E|--6-6--6--6----|(4)---------------|--6-6--6--6----|(4)---------------|
B|---------------|------------------|---------------|------------------|

Outro:
G|-------------|
D|---------6---|
A|-----4h6-----|
E|-4-4-------4.|
B|-------------|

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