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Talking Heads bass tabs for New feeling

Bass tabs

Tuning: Standard (E A D G)

Difficulty: Novice

Bassist: Tina Weymouth
Album: Talking Heads 77

Tabbed by Leo Chiurco
Intro: "I know when to go out ..."
G|-----12--14--12------12--14--12--|-----12--14--12------12--14--12--|
D|-14--------------14--------------|-14--------------14--------------|
A|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|-----12--14--12------12--14--12--|-----12--14--12------12~---------|
D|-14--------------14--------------|-14--------------14--------------|
A|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------10--|-12.---------12--14~-------------|
A|-------------10--12.-------------|---------------------------------| (x2)
E|-5.------------------------------|-------------------------12\-----|
  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +


Verse 1: "It's not ..."
G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------10--|-12.---------12--14~-------------|
A|-------------10--12.-------------|---------------------------------| (x2)
E|-5.------------------------------|-------------------------12\-----|
  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|-----------------------------5---|-7.----------7---9~------9-7-----|
D|-------------5---7.--------------|-----------------------------9-7-|-> very fast
A|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
E|-5.------------------------------|---------------------------------|
  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

Pre-Chorus 2: "I go visiting ..."
G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A|-7~----------10--11--10--9---8---|-7---9---10--11--12--10--9---7---|
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|-----------------7---6-----------|---------------------------------|
D|---------9.--------------9---7---|-9~------0.------6~------9.------|
A|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| (x2)
E|-7~------------------------------|---------------------------------|
  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|-----------------7---6-----------|-------------7h8h9~--------------|
D|---------9.--------------9---7---|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
E|-7~------------------------------|-0~------------------------------|
  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|-----------12h13h14~-------------|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|-----------10h11h12~-----12.-----|
A|---------------------------------|-10~-----------------------------|
E|-0~------------------------------|---------------------------------|
  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +


Chorus 1: "Ever been before ..."
G|-----------------7---6-----------|---------------------------------|
D|---------9.--------------9---7---|-9~------0.------6~------9.------|
A|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| (x4)
E|-7~------------------------------|---------------------------------|
  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

Interlude:
G|-----12--14--12------12--14--12--|-----12--14--12------12--14--12--|
D|-14--------------14--------------|-14--------------14--------------|
A|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|-----12--14--12------12--14--12--|-----12--14--12------12~---------|
D|-14--------------14--------------|-14--------------14--------------|
A|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------10--|-12.---------12--14~-------------|
A|-------------10--12.-------------|---------------------------------| (x2)
E|-5.------------------------------|-------------------------12\-----|
  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +


Verse 2: "It is ..."
G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------10--|-12.---------12--14~-------------|
A|-------------10--12.-------------|---------------------------------| (x2)
E|-5.------------------------------|-------------------------12\-----|
  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|-----------------------------5---|-7.----------7---9~------9-7-----|
D|-------------5---7.--------------|-----------------------------9-7-|-> very fast
A|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
E|-5.------------------------------|---------------------------------|
  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +


Pre-Chorus 2: "I hear music ..."
G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A|-7~----------10--11--10--9---8---|-7---9---10--11--12--10--9---7---|
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|-----------------7---6-----------|---------------------------------|
D|---------9.--------------9---7---|-9~------0.------6~------9.------|
A|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| (x2)
E|-7~------------------------------|---------------------------------|
  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|-----------------7---6-----------|-------------7h8h9~--------------|
D|---------9.--------------9---7---|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
E|-7~------------------------------|-0~------------------------------|
  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|-----------12h13h14~-------------|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|-----------10h11h12~-----12.-----|
A|---------------------------------|-10~-----------------------------|
E|-0~------------------------------|---------------------------------|
  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +


Chorus 2: "Meet them all over again ..."
G|-----------------7---6-----------|---------------------------------|
D|---------9.--------------9---7---|-9~------0.------6~------9.------|
A|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| (x4)
E|-7~------------------------------|---------------------------------|
  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

Interlude:
G|-----12--14--12------12--14--12--|-----12--14--12------12--14--12--|
D|-14--------------14--------------|-14--------------14--------------|
A|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|-----12--14--12------12--14--12--|-----12--14--12------12~---------|
D|-14--------------14--------------|-14--------------14--------------|
A|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------10--|-12.---------12--14~-------------|
A|-------------10--12.-------------|---------------------------------| (x2)
E|-5.------------------------------|-------------------------12\-----|
  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +


Verse 2: "And now ..."
G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------10--|-12.---------12--14~-------------|
A|-------------10--12.-------------|---------------------------------| (x2)
E|-5.------------------------------|-------------------------12\-----|
  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------10--|-12.---------12--14~-----14\-----|
A|-------------10--12.-------------|---------------------------------|
E|-5.------------------------------|---------------------------------|
  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +


Pre-Chorus 2: "I feel like sitting down ..."
G|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A|-7~----------10--11--10--9---8---|-7---9---10--11--12--10--9---7---|
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|-----------------7---6-----------|---------------------------------|
D|---------9.--------------9---7---|-9~------0.------6~------9.------|
A|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| (x2)
E|-7~------------------------------|---------------------------------|
  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|-----------------7---6-----------|-------------7h8h9~--------------|
D|---------9.--------------9---7---|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
E|-7~------------------------------|-0~------------------------------|
  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|-----------12h13h14~-------------|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|-----------10h11h12~-----12.-----|
A|---------------------------------|-10~-----------------------------|
E|-0~------------------------------|---------------------------------|
  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +


Chorus 3: "Meet them all over again ..."
G|-----------------7---6-----------|---------------------------------|
D|---------9.--------------9---7---|-9~------0.------6~------9.------|
A|---------------------------------|---------------------------------| (x4)
E|-7~------------------------------|---------------------------------|
  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +


Outro:
G|-----12--14--12------12--14--12--|-----12--14--12------12--14--12--|
D|-14--------------14--------------|-14--------------14--------------|
A|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|-----12--14--12------12--14--12--|-----12--14--12------12--14--12--|
D|-14--------------14--------------|-14--------------14--------------|
A|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

G|---------------------------------|
D|-14.-----------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------|
  1 + + + 2 + + + 3 + + + 4 + + +

************************************

| . Staccato
| ~ Let ring
| / Slide up
| \ Slide down
| h Hammer-on

************************************

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