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Xtc bass tabs for The mayor of simpleton

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XTC -- "The Mayor of Simpleton" Bass Transcription
Tabbed by Tim Nevaker: tnevak2@gl.umbc.edu

Verse:

G:--------------------------|--------------------------||
D:--5--4--------------------|-----5--4--5--------2--0--||
A:--------2--3--5--3--2-----|--------------2--3--------||
E:-----------------------5--|--3-----------------------||
1: Never been near a university...
2: I can't have been there when brains were handed round...
3: If depth of feeling is a currency...


G:-----------------------|-----------------------|--5---4---2-------|
D:-----------------------|-----------------------|--------------5---|
A:-----------------------|-----------------------|------------------|
E:--3------3--3--3----3--|--5------5--5--5----5--|------------------|



G:------------------||
D:--4---2-----------||
A:----------5---4---||
E:------------------||


1: And some of your friends think that's stupid of me...
2: And some of your friends think it's really unsound...
3: Some of your friends are too brainy too see...


Chorus:

G:-------------------2-----|-------------------------|
D:-------2--------4-----5--|-------------------2--0--|
A:--3-------3--5-----------|-------2--------3--------|
E:-------------------------|----3-----3--5-----------|G:-------------------2-----|------------------------||
D:-------2--------4-----5--|------------------------||
A:--3-------3--5-----------|-------2--------3--5----||
E:-------------------------|----3-----3--5----------||

1: Well I don't know how to tell the weight of the sun...
2: Well I don't know how to write a big hit song...
3: And I can't unravel riddles problems and puns...
4: Well I don't know how many pounds make up a ton...


G:------------------------|------------------------|
D:------------------------|------------------------|
A:----------------2----5--|----------------2----5--|
E:--3--3----3--3----------|--4--4----4--4----------|G:--------------------------|--------------------------||
D:--------------------2--2--|--0--0--------------------||
A:--------2--2--3--3--------|--------3--3--2--2--0--0--||
E:--5--5--------------------|--------------------------||


1,2,3,4: And I may be the mayor the simpleton...


G:------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
D:------------------------|------------------------|------------------------|
A:------------------------|------------------------|--3--3----3--5--5----5--|
E:--0--0----0--2--2----2--|--3--3----3--5--5----5--|------------------------|



G:------------------------|-------------2--2----2--|--7---5---4-------|
D:--2--2----2--4--4----4--|--5--5----5-------------|--------------7---|
A:------------------------|------------------------|------------------|
E:------------------------|------------------------|------------------|



G:------------------------|---------------||
D:--5---------------------|---------------||
A:-------0--2--3--2--0----|---------------||
E:------------------------|--3--------3\--||


1,3: When their logic grows cold and all thinking gets done...


Bridge:

G:------------------------|------------------------|---------------------|
D:------------------------|------------------------|---------------------|
A:------------------------|------------------------|--2------2--------2--|
E:--0--0----0--2--2----2--|--3--3----3--5--5----5--|---------------------|G:-------4----------------|------------------|--7---5-4-----------------|
D:-----------7-5---4------|------------------|------------7-5---4-------|
A:--7----------------7----|------------------|--------------------7---5-|
E:------------------------|--3------3--------|--------------------------|



G:------------------|-------------------|--------------------------|
D:------------------|-------------------|--------------------2--2--|
A:--2------2--------|-------------------|--0--0--2--2--3--3--------|
E:------------------|--0------0--0------|--------------------------|



G:------------------------|------------------------||
D:--0--0----0-------------|------------------------||
A:-------------3--3----3--|--2--2----2--0--0----0--||
E:------------------------|------------------------||


2: I'm not proud of the fact that I never learned much...


Coda:

G:------------------------|------------------|------------------------|
D:-------2--5-------2--5--|------------------|------------------------|
A:--3----------3----------|--5---3---2-------|-------0--2--3--2--0----|
E:------------------------|--------------5---|--3---------------------|


                                           Repeat to end:
G:----------------|------------------------||---------------------|
D:----------------|-------2--5-------2--5--||--7------5------4----|
A:----------------|--3----------3----------||---------------------|
E:--3-------------|------------------------||---------------------|


                                                                2/4
G:---------------------|------------------|---------------------|----------||
D:---------------------|------------------|---------------------|----------||
A:----7------5------3--|-----------3---5--|----3----------------|----------||

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