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Sister Disco – bass tab

Sister Disco | bass tab
By The Who
>From Who Are You, 1978
Written by Pete Townshend (c)1978 Eel Pie Publishing 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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bass tab by John Setterfield (nanjo@pathcom.com)

Added 2004-12-12                  Whotabs                www.thewho.net/whotabs/


This is a great Who song that's tremendously fun to play on bass.

Not being a learned musician, I'm afraid you'll have to bear with
me when it comes to bars and note lengths.  Taking cues from the
song itself will definitely help.


1ST VERSE

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


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

I've found this sounds better when played as two note chords.

G|--9--9--7-6-|--7-------|--9--9--7-9-|--7-------------
D|--7--7--5-4-|--5----7--|--7--7--5-7-|--5----7--------
A|------------|-------5--|------------|-------5--------
E|------------|----------|------------|----------------


G|--9--9--7-6-|--7-------|--9--9--7-9-|--7------|-7----
D|--7--7--5-4-|--5----7--|--7--7--5-7-|--5------|---5--
A|------------|-------5--|------------|---------|------
E|------------|----------|------------|---------|------

2ND VERSE
  THIS BAR X8            
G|---------------|---------------16\7------------------
D|---2/7--7\2/7--|--5--5--5--5-5-----------------------
A|--0------------|-------------------------------------
E|---------------|-------------------------------------

CHORUS
                        THESE TWO BARS X6
G|--------|----------|-----------|----------|----------
D|-----7--|-------5--|--------7--|-------5--|----------
A|--5-----|--0-7-----|---0-5-----|--0-7-----|----------
E|--------|----------|-----------|----------|----------


    s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s
G|--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12---|
D|----------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|


    s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s  s
G|--12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12---|
D|----------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|
REPEAT CHORUS

3RD VERSE (THE ONE TOWNSHEND SINGS)
G|-----4---|----0-1-2-0-|-1-2-2-4-5-|-4-2-0---|--------
D|--2----2-|-3----------|-----------|-------3-|--------
A|---------|------------|-----------|---------|--------
E|---------|------------|-----------|---------|--------



G|----0-2-0---|---------0-|--------|--------1--2--|----
D|--3-------3-|-2-0-2-3---|-0------|--1--4--------|----
A|------------|-----------|--2-3---|--------------|----
E|------------|-----------|--------|--------------|----



G|------4---|----0-1-2-0-|-1-2-2-4-5-|-4-2-0---|-------
D|-0-2----2-|-3----------|-----------|-------3-|-------
A|----------|------------|-----------|---------|-------
E|----------|------------|-----------|---------|-------



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


INSTRUMENTAL BREAK (THIS BAR REPEATS SEVERAL TIMES)
G|---------------|
D|----7-7----7---|
A|--0-----0------|
E|---------------|


4TH VERSE
G|---------|------------|-----------|-------|--5-2------|
D|-----1/5-|-5----------|-------3/7-|-7-----|------3-0--|
A|--3------|--------1/5-|-5--0-5----|-------|-----------|
E|---------|-----3------|-----------|-------|-----------|


I'VE GIVEN A PATTERN HERE BUT REALLY YOU SHOULD JUST PLAY AROUND                       
G|---------|----------|------|------|
D|--2---2--|---2---2--|REPEAT|REPEAT|
A|---------|----------|------|------|
E|---------|-0--------|------|------|


    q   q  q  q     q  q  q   q  
G|------r--r--r--|--------r--16\7--|
D|--2/--e--e--e--|--5-----e--------|
A|------s--s--s--|-----5--s--------|
E|------t--t--t--|--------t--------|


5TH VERSE IS SAME AS THE 2ND

REPEAT CHORUS

YOU'LL END ON 'G' AT THE FIFTH FRET OF THE 'D' STRING
THE BASS FADES OUT AT THIS POINT AS THE ACOUSTIC
GUITAR STARTS ITS SOLO, BUT I THINK ITS GOOD TO IMPROV
A SCALE DOWN TO 'G' AT THE THIRD FRET OF THE 'E' STRING.

IT'S MY FIRST ATTEMPT AT A TAB SO I HOPE YOU GET 
SOMETHING OUT OF IT.
    
#----------------------------------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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