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My Size – bass tab

My Size | bass tab
by John Entwistle
>From the album "Smash Your Head Against The Wall"
Written by John Entwistle, (c)1971, Sundazed Music.

#----------------------------------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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Bass tab, transcribed by Jeremy D (fearofscissors@aol.com), 
with help from David Goodwin and Gary L.'s original guitar transcription.

2005-05-08                         Whotabs               www.thewho.net/whotabs/

It may not be definitive, but at least it's a start.
This is my first tab, and I'm pretty damn proud of it.

The key is:	h=hammer-on
		p=pull off
...=hold/let ring 'til the next note

The intro and main riff:

G|------------|------------|------------|--------------|
D|------------|------------|------------|----------5---|
A|--5h7-7-7-7-|--5h7-7-7-7-|--5h7-7-7-7-|------5h7---7-|
E|------------|------------|------------|--5h7---------|

...done in the verses as well.


Then, there's the bridge; it's easiest to listen to the recording for timing.

G|---------|-----------|-------------|------------|--------
D|---------|-----------|-------------|-0...-------|0-------
A|---------|-1...------|1...---------|------------|--------
E|3...----1|-----------|-------------|------------|--------
"Now..."    "round..."  "You never.." "...ground."

G|--------|------------|-------|--------|
D|0...----|------------|-------|--------|
A|--------|0......-----|0...---|--0...-2|
E|--------|------------|-------|--------|
 "Make me...small, wish I was...tall"

Then right back to the verse, then chorus:

G|--------|------------|--------------|----------------------------|
D|--------|3-----------|-0...---------|----------0...--------------|
A|-0...---|------------|-----------0--|-2...-------------------0...|
E|--------|------------|--------------|----------------------------|
"I'm gonna bring you... my size."      "One of...gonna make ya fall."

G|--------|------------|------------|
D|--------|3...--------|-0----------|
A|-0...---|------------|-----0...---|
E|--------|------------|------------|
"I'm gonna bring you... my size,"

G|--------------------------------------|
D|---------------2...--0------------2---|
A|-2---------------------------0--------|
E|--------------------------------------|
  "Smash your head...against the wall!


Continue with the necessary riffs (verse, bridge, chorus).
Improvise as you please. At the end, amid much crashy noise and such, there's a "Boris-the-Spider" type run--

G|--------------------|
D|--------------------|
A|--7-6-5-4-3---0...--|
E|------------3-------|


...and there you have it. Enjoy! Apologies for my excessive use of "then."

#----------------------------------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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