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Sabbra Cadabra bass tab

Sabbra Cadabra by Black Sabbath
As performed by Metallica
Bass Tab by Brad Ryder


Tune all guitars down 1 full step (D G C A)
G-----------               \
D-----------  Riff 1a        \
A-----------                   \
E-/7-5-4-3--                    | All the notes in these two riffs are
                                | repeated about 7 times each.
G------------                  /
D------------                /
A------------  1b          /
E-/7-9-10-12-            /

G----------------------------------------------
D----------------------------------------------
A-0-2-2--0-2-2---------------0-2-2-------------  Riff 2
E---------------5-3-5-2-5-0--------------------

G----------------------------------------------
D----------------------------------------------
A-0-2-2--0-2-2---------0-2-2-------------------  Riff 3
E---------------5-3-3--------------------------

G----------------------------------------------
D----------------------------------------------
A----------------------------------------------  Riff 4
E-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-----------------


Here, the segue into "A National Acrobat" begins

G----------------------------------------------
D----------------------------------------------
A----------------------------------------------  Riff 5
E-7-7-7--7-7-7---------------------------------

G----------------------------------------------
D----------------------------------------------
A-------------5-4------------------------------  Riff 6
E-7--5--2--0-------7--5--2--0------------------

G----------------------------------------------
D-------------------3/2---------2p0----2h3p2---
A-3h5--5-5--3h5-3h5-----3h5-5-5-----3-3--------  Riff 7
E----------------------------------------------

G----------------------------------------------
D----------------------------------------------
A-7-----3--------------------------------------  Riff 8
E----1-----3-----------------------------------

G----------------------------------------------
D----------------------------------------------
A-1--0-----------------------------------------  Riff 9
E-------1--3-----------------------------------

G----------------------------------------------
D---------------3/2----------------------------
A-3h5---3h5-3h5-----3p0-3h5--------------------  Riff 10
E----------------------------------------------

G----------------------------------------------
D----------------------------------------------
A-5-3--------5-3------5-3--8/7--5-7-7----------  Riff 11
E-------3-1-------3-1--------------------------

Song Progression Goes:

Riff 1a x1
Riff 1b x2

Riff 2  x2   \
Riff 3  x2     \
Riff 4  x1       \ This part twice, then into the
Riff 2  x1       / segue to "A National Acrobat."
Riff 4  x1     /
Riff 2  x2   /

Riff 5  x8
Riff 6  x1
Riff 7  x4
Riff 8  x1
Riff 7  x1
Riff 8  x1
Riff 7  x1
Riff 9  x1
Riff 7  x1
Riff 9  x1
Riff 10 x6

Riff 11 x1        Here's the segue back to "Sabbra Cadabra"
Riff 1a x1
Riff 3  x2
Riff 4  x1
Riff 2  x1
Riff 4  x1
Riff 2  x2
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