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Chris Stapleton bass tabs for Midnight train to memphis

Midnight Train To Memphis bass tab by Chris Stapleton

Chris Stapleton bass tabs for Midnight train to memphis

Bass tabs

Tuning: Standard (E A D G)


Intro:
 "Ohhhhhhhh!...."
G|---------|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------|---------------------------------------------7-5-----------------|
E|---10/---|-0--0--3---5-----3---5--3----0--------------------5-7-5-3-5-3-0--|


G|--------------------------------------------------------------11/12--------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------10/11--------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-0--0--3--5-----3---5--3----0----------------------------------------------|

                            "Wellllllllll....."
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------7-5----------------------------------|
E|-0--0--3---5-----3---5--3---0-------------5-7-5-3-5-3-0--------------------|


Verse 1:

 "Judge looked down gave me forty days"
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------0h10/----0--0--3---5-----3---5--3---0-----|

 "Instead of the fine that I could not pay"
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------0h10/----0--0--3---5-----3---5--3---0-----|

 "Said 'walk right you'll soon be home'"
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------0h10/----0--0--3---5-----3---5--3---0-----|

 "Cross the line and you're on your own"
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------0h10/----0--0--3---5-----3---5--3---0-----|

1st Chorus:

 "Forty Days..............Of shotguns and barbed wire...
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------10-11-12---------------------------------|
A|----------9-10-11-11/12----------12----9-10-11-11/12-------------|
E|--3/10-10---------------------------10---------------0~~---------|

...fences"                 "Forty nights to sit and listen...to the midnight train to Memphis"
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------9---------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------9-------9-------4-5-6-6/7-|
E|-0--0--3---5-----3---5--3---0--0--3---5-----3---5--3---0/7-7---7---7---6-5-5-----------|


Bridge: Section A
G|-------------------------------------------5-----------------|
D|-------------------------------------7-8-9---9-8-7-----------|
A|-------------------------------7h-10---------------10-7------|
E|-0--0--3---5-----3---5--3---0--------------------------------|

G|-------------------------------14p13---------------14-12h13--|
D|-------------------------------12---14p12----12h14-12--------|
A|-----------------------------------------12h14---------------|
E|-0--0--3---5-----3---5--3---0--------------------------------|

G|--------------------------------0--9-9--0--9-9--0--9-9-------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-0--0--3---5-----3---5--3---0--------------------------------|

                          "Well now, the...." On to 2nd verse
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------7-5----------------------------------|
E|-0--0--3---5-----3---5--3---0-------------5-7-5-3-5-3-0--------------------|



Verse 2:

 "Whistle blows when the sun comes up"
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------0h10/----0--0--3---5-----3---5--3---0-----|

 "Head to floor, keep your big mouth shut"
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------0h10/----0--0--3---5-----3---5--3---0-----|

 "Eat your breakfast on the ground"
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------0h10/----0--0--3---5-----3---5--3---0-----|

 "Work like hell 'til the sun goes down"
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------0h10/----0--0--3---5-----3---5--3---0-----|


2nd Chorus:

 "Forty Days..............Of shotguns and barbed wire....
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------10-11-12---------------------------------|
A|----------9-10-11-11/12----------12----9-10-11-11/12-------------|
E|--3/10-10---------------------------10---------------0~~---------|

...fences"                 "Forty nights to sit and listen...to the midnight train to Memphis"
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------9---------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------9-------9-------4-5-6-6/7-|
E|-0--0--3---5-----3---5--3---0--0--3---5-----3---5--3---0/7-7---7---7---6-5-5-----------|


Bridge: Section B
G|-------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-0--0--3---5-----3---5--3---0-0/12---0-0/12------------------|

G|-------------------------------4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-11-9--------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-0--0--3---5-----3---5--3---0----------------------------------------------|

               Alternate rhythm in this part...
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------2--2--5--5--7--7--10--10--10/12--12------------|
A|----------------------------2--2--5--5--7--7--10--10--10/12--12------------|
E|-0--0--3---5-----3---5--3--------------------------------------------------|


                       "Well now, ten for the jury...." On to 3rd verse
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------7-5----------------------------------|
E|-0--0--3---5-----3---5--3---0-------------5-7-5-3-5-3-0--------------------|


Verse 3:

 "10 for the jury, 10 for the judge"
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------0h10/----0--0--3---5-----3---5--3---0-----|

 "20 more to forget my grudge"
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------0h10/----0--0--3---5-----3---5--3---0-----|

 "When I get to 39"
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------0h10/----0--0--3---5-----3---5--3---0-----|

 "That's the longest day in the prisoner's mind"
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------0h10/----0--0--3---5-----3---5--3---0-----|


3rd Chorus:

 "Forty Days..............Of shotguns and barbed wire...
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------10-11-12---------------------------------|
A|----------9-10-11-11/12----------12----9-10-11-11/12-------------|
E|--3/10-10---------------------------10---------------0~~---------|

...fences"                 "Forty nights to sit and listen...to the midnight train to Memphis"
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------9---------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------9-------9-------4-5-6-6/7-|
E|-0--0--3---5-----3---5--3---0--0--3---5-----3---5--3---0/7-7---7---7---6-5-5-----------|


After 3rd Chorus

Outro:
                         "Midnight train to Memphis"
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-0--0--3---5-----3---5--3---0----------------------------------------0h10/-|

                         "Midnight train to Memphis"
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-0--0--3---5-----3---5--3---0----------------------------------------0h10/-|

                         "Ohhhh Midnight train to Memphis"
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-0--0--3---5-----3---5--3---0----------------------------------------0h10/-|

      Rhythm starts slowing down and it ends with this little run...
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------2--------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------2-----5---4---5---4----------------|
E|-0--0--3---5-----3---5--3---0-------3-4-----0---0---0---0---0--3-~~~3--0---|

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