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Getting In Tune – bass tab

Getting In Tune | bass tab
By The Who
>From Who's Next, 1971
Written by Pete Townshend (c)1971 Fabulous Music Ltd.

#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
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Tabbed by Nick "Thunder Fingers" Pinheiro (Nickovskybr@yahoo.com).

2002-04-20               Whotabs               www.thewho.net/whotabs/

OK, here's the bass tab for Getting In Tune (great song, isn't it?).
I didn't put any time signature because I find it quite boring to do, 
but I did take the time to divide it in measures (the song is in 4/4, 
by the way). 

I only put the simplified names of the chords because I didn't 
really feel like finding out the exact chord construction details; 
I'm a bassist, for Christ's sake!!!  

Anyway, I read on BPmag that this song was used as a Berklee bass 
class lesson, so enjoy.
 


Piano intro

00:07
 
 F                                    A#
|10-12-14-10h12p10-------------------|--------------|
|------------------10h12p10----------|--------------|
|-------------------------------12h13|13------------|
|------------------------------------|----13h15p13\6|

  F               F                 F        A#
|-------|--------|--------|--------|--------|---------|
|-------|--------|--------|------10|--------|---------|
|-------|-------3|--------|--------|8-------|--------3|
|1------|--------|1-------|--------|-----(8)|6--------|

 F                                              
|--------|--------|
|3-------|--------|
|--------|--------|
|--------|--------|

00:43 (The band kicks in)

 F     F     G#      A#  F          F                                    
|-----|-----|-----------|----------|-----------------|
|-----|-----|----6------|----8----8|----3-----1-3---3|
|-----|-----|--6--------|------10--|--3-----3-----3--|
|1-1-1|1-1-1|4-----4-6-6|1-1-------|1-----1----------|

 A#                F                             A#
|-----------------|-------10-------------10-----|-------------------|
|-----------------|--10--------10---(10)------10|--(8)-8-8-----8----|
|-----------------|8----8----8----8---------8---|------------8---8-8|
|6-6-6-6-6-6-6-5-3|-----------------------------|6---------6--------|

 F                         A#                  F  
|-------------------------|-------------------|----------------------|
|--3-3-3-3----------------|--8---8-----8-8-(7)|--3-3-(3)-------3----3|
|----------3-3-3-3--------|----8---8----------|8---------3---3----3--|
|1-----------------1-1-1-1|6---------1--------|------------1-----1---|

 C       F     F     G#      A#  F          
|-------|-----|-----|-----------|-----|
|-------|-----|-----|--6--------|-----|
|3-3----|-----|-----|----6------|----8|                                
|----3-1|1-1-1|1-1-1|4-----4-6-6|1-1--|

 G                      D#                A#  C   C
|----------------------|-----------------|---|---|--7-5------|          
|--------12-12-------12|--8-8-8-----8----|---|---|------7-5--|
|10-13-13---------12---|6-------6-6---6-8|---|3-3|3---------7|
|--------------10------|-----------------|6-8|---|-----------|

 C           C           C           C           C
|--7-5------|--7-5------|--7-5------|--7-5------|--7-5------|
|------7-5--|------7-5--|------7-5--|------7-5--|------7-5--|
|3---------7|3---------7|3---------7|3---------7|3---------7|
|-----------|-----------|-----------|-----------|-----------|

 C
|--7-5------|
|------7-5--|
|3---------7|
|-----------|

In this part, some of the instrumens fade, and Entwistle does some new 
variations. From now on, they play everything 1 tone (2 frets) higher, 
so watch out.

02:12

 G                               G
|---/12-------------------------|---12-12------------------------------|
|-------10h12-----10-10-9-------|---------10h12---------10---10-9------|
|10------------10--------12-(11)|10-------------10----3-----------12h11|
|-------------8-----------------|------------------10\-----8-----------|

 G                                 C
|---------12----------12----12----|----5-5--5-5-3|
|---12----------12----------------|--------------|
|10----10----10----10----10----10\|3-3-----3-----|
|---------------------------------|--------------|

 G                                   D
|---12----------12------------------|-------------------|
|------10-12-------10-12-------12---|---12-11-10--------|
|10----------10----------10-10----12|------------12-----|
|-----------------------------------|10-------------(10)|

>From this point on, the song starts repeating (1 tone higher, always). 
Although there are some little variations, you've already got enough to 
play the whole song. 

Also, I'm almost sure that he does a three-notes piece of scale in that 
part where the chord progression goes F, F, G#, A# but I just couldn't 
figure it out. If you have it, or any correction, please send it to me 
or to the site.

Tabbed by Nick "Thunder Fingers" Pinheiro (Nickovskybr@yahoo.com).

#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#

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