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Sparks – bass tab

Sparks | bass tab
By The Who
>From Tommy, 1969
Written by Pete Townshend (c)1969 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. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#


                                  v1  2006-04-14          Whotabs
                                  v2  2006-04-14          www.thewho.net/whotabs

Transcribed by:  
1. John Jagos, Jagster211@buckeye-access.com (Over dotted line)  2006-04-14
2. John Chance Jc1033@gmail.com (Under dotted line)              2007-06-26


  /=Slide Up
  \=Slide Down
  x=Mute Note
  h-Hit On
  s=slide


               Rumble Single Note with Light Palm Mute                             
|----------|----------|----------|----------|---------|---------|-----------------|
|----------|----------|----------|----------|---------|---------|-----------------|
|----------|----------|----------|----------|---------|---------|-----------------|
|--5/////0-|0-0-0-0-0-|-0-00-0-0-|0-0-00-0-0|0-0-00--0|-0-0-0-0-|-0-00-0-0-0-0-0-0|
                                                                         
                                                                         
Fill ins during Guitar         #1                                #2 
|----------|---12-----|----------|  |---------0|-2h4h2-0-|---------|
|------12--|14---14-12|14--------|  |-----0-2--|---------|2-0---0--|
|-12-14----|----------|----------|  |-0-2------|---------|----2---2|
|----------|----------|----------|  |----------|---------|---------|
                                                                    
                                                                    
Bass Solo                                                               
|----------|-----12h14|12--------|----------|12h14\\\16|-14h12---------|
|----------|12h14-----|--14-14---|---12-14--|----------|-------14--14--|
|---12h14--|----------|--------12|h14-------|----------|---------------|
|12--------|----------|----------|----------|----------|---------------|
                                                                        
                                                                        

|-----------|12h14h12----|14h16-12--|14-12--12-|---------|------------------|
|-----12h14-|------------|----------|-----14---|14-12-14-|12-12h14----------|
|12h14------|------------|----------|----------|---------|--------12h14-----|
|-----------|------------|----------|----------|---------|--------------12--|
                                                                         
                                                                         
|------------|-12h14-12-|14\\\16-14|12-14-12--|12-14------|12h14-----|----------|
|------12h14-|----------|----------|--------14|-----12h14-|-----12h14|----------|
|-12h14------|----------|----------|----------|-----------|----------|-12h14----|
|------------|----------|----------|----------|-----------|----------|-------12-|
                                                                                 
                                                                                 
|-----------|12h14h12--|----------|--------12|-14-16-14-|-12--------------|
|------12h14|----------|14-14-----|12--14----|----------|---14-12---------|
|12h14------|----------|-----12h14|----------|----------|--------14-12////|
|-----------|----------|----------|----------|----------|-----------------|
                                                                           
                                                                           





-----------------------------------------------------------------------


|----6---|----4--|-----|------|------|------|----6---|----4--| 
|---6-6--|---4---|-----%------|------%------|---6-6--|---4---| 
|4-----4-|2----2-|-----|------|------|------|4-----4-|2----2-| 
|--------|-------|-----|------|------|------|--------|-------| 


|----4---|----4--|----6---|----6---|----6---|------6-| 
|---4-4--|---4---|---6-6--|---6----|---6-6--|----6---| 
|2-----2-|2----2-|4-----4-|4-----4-|4-----4-|4-----| 
|--------|-------|--------|--------|--------|--------| 

|----6---|----6---|----6---|---------------|
|---6-6--|---6----|---6-6--|---------------|
|4-----4-|4-----4-|4-----4-|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5|
|--------|--------|--------|---------------|

|--------|-------------|--------|-------------|---------|--------------|
|--------|-------------|--------|-------------|---------|--------------|
|4-2-----|--4-2-0------|4-2-----|--4-2-0------|2-0------|2-0-----------|
|--------|--------4-2-0|--------|--------4-2-0|---------|----4-2-0-2-4-|

|----------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
|----------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
|----------------|---------------|---------------|---------------|
|4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4|4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4|4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2|

|--------|-----------|-----------|-----------|
|--------|-----------|-----------|-----------|  repeat through most of
|22222222|------%----|-----%-----|-----%-----|  sparks until the end
|--------|-----------|-----------|-----------|  where it does this:

|-------|  (x3)
|-------|
|-2-2---|
|--2--2-|


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