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Single Handed Sailor bass tab

From: "Erik Hubendick" 
Subject: d/dire_straits/single_handed_sailor.btab
Date: Wed, 15 May 2002 16:25:19 +0200

  Dire Straits - Single Handed Sailor
  On the album Communique - 1979
  
  Made by Erik Hubendick  fender-bender@telia.com

  Figure 1  x2 (intro) 
  Dm                                C                G7
  1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &  1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &  1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &  1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 
 |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
 |----------------|----------------|----------------|------3h5-3-----|
 |5-0-3-5~~~~~----|5-0-3-5~~~~~----|3-----3~~~~~----|------------5-3-|
 |------------5-5-|------------5-5-|--5-3-------5-5-|3-1/3-----------|

  Figure 2  x2  (Verse)  
  Dm      C        Bb      F        Dm      C        Bb      F
  1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &  1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &  1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &  1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 
 |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
 |----------------|----------------|----------------|----3-----------|
 |5-----5-3-----3-|1-----1---------|5-----5-3-----3-|1-3-------------|
 |----5-------3---|--------1-----1-|----5-------3---|------1~~~~~~~1-|
  Figure 3
  x2
  Dm      C        Bb      F        Dm      C        Bb      F
  1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &  1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &  1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &  1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 
 |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
 |----------------|----------------|----------------|----3-----------|
 |5--5--5-3--3--3-|1---1-1---------|5--5--5-3--3--3-|1-3-------------|
 |----5-------3---|---1----1~~~~~1-|----5-------3---|------1~~~~~~~5-|
                                                                   |
                                                      substitute this
                                                  note to 3 last time
  Pre-chorus (or chorus, or something?) 
  Am      C        Dm          C    Bb               C 
  1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &  1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &  1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &  1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 
 |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
 |------5/7-------|----------5h7---|----------------|----------------|
 |--------------3-|5-----5-------3-|1-----1-------1-|3---0---------3-|
 |5---------------|----------------|----------------|------3---1-3---|
  Dm      C        Bb      F        Gm               Bb                
  1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &  1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &  1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &  1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 
 |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
 |----------------|----------------|------3-5-----3-|----------------|
 |5-----5-3-----3-|1-----1---------|----------------|1-----1-------1-|
 |----5-------3---|--------1-----1-|3---------------|----------------|

  Chorus 
  C       C#dim    Dm          C    Bb               C
  1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &  1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &  1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &  1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 
 |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
 |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
 |3-----3-4---4-0-|5---0-5-----3---|1-----1---------|3---0---------3-|
 |----------4-----|----------------|------------3-1-|------3---1-3---|
  Dm      C        Bb      F        Gm               Bb
  1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &  1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &  1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &  1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 
 |----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
 |----------------|----------------|------3-5-----3-|----------------|
 |5-----5-3-----3-|1---1-1---------|----------------|1~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|
 |----5-------3---|---1----1~~~~~1-|3---------------|----------------| 
 
 Now play: Figure 1 x2   (interlude)
           Figure 3 x2   (verse)
           Pre-chorus
           Chorus
           Figure 1 ,repeat to fade
 Enjoy :p
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