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All Apologies bass tab

"All Apologies" by Nirvana
Bass Tab

Dropped D + 1/2 step down tuning (Db,Ab,Db,Gb)

 Rest 3 measures
G:------|-----|-----|-----------7---|-------------------|-----------------|
D:4-----|-----|-----|---------------|-------------------|-----------------|
A:4-----|-----|-----|---------------|-5-----5---5-5-5-5-|-5-----5-----5---|
D:------|-----|-----|---------------|-------------------|-----------------|



Verses

_______________________________

/Rhythm Fig. 1
\

D
D7
G:---------|---------||-----------------|-----------7---||
D:---o-/---|---o-/---||-----------------|---------------||
A:----/-o--|----/-o--||-5-----5---------|-5-----5-------||
D:---------|---------||-----------------|---------------||

What else...

Play Rhythm Fig 1 a total of 8 times for the whole verse.


 Chorus

G:-------------------|-------------------|-----------------|
D:-------------------|-------------------|-----------------|
A:-------------------|-------------------|-----------------|
D:-5p(3)-5---5-3---3-|-5p(3)-5-5-5-2-3-3-|-5---5-5---3-5-5-|

In the sun...


G:-----------------|----------------|-------------------|
D:-----------------|----------------|-------------------|
A:-----------------|----------------|-------------------|
D:-5-3-5-3-5-2-3---|5---5---5-2-3-3-|-5-3-5-3-5p(2)-3-5-|



G:---________________---------------|--_________________----------------||
D:--/--------------|-\--------------|-/---------------|-\---------------||
A:-0---------------|(0)-------------|-0---------------|(0)--------------||
D:-----------------|----------------|-----------------|-----------------||


Easy so far! Now just repeat back to the verses for verse
2 (Rhythm Fig 1 eight times). Then play the chorus. Finally,
play the outro:


_________________________________

 Outro
/ Rhythm Fig.2
\

G:-----------------|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D:-----------------|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A:-5-5---5---5-7---|-5------5---5-7---|-5-5---5---5-7---|-5-5---5----5-7--|
D:---------------7-|----------------7-|---------------7-|----------------7|

 All in all...



 Play Rhythm Fig 2 eight more times

G:-------------------------------------||
D:-------------------------------------||
A:-------------------------------------||
D:-------------------------------------||



_______________

/ Rhythm Fig 3 \

G:||------------------|------------------||-----------------|
D:||o---________________----------------o||-----------------|
A:||o--/--------------|-\---------------o||-5-5---5---5---5-|
D:||--0---------------|(0)---------------||-----------------|




 Play Rhytm Fig 3 17 more times, then fade

G:-------------------------------------------|||
D:-------------------------------------------|||
A:-------------------------------------------|||
D:-------------------------------------------|||



Done! (Chris Novoselic is still a cool bassist.)

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"Take time for a wounded hand, cause it likes to heal, I like to steal
I'm half the man I used to be (yes I feel as the dawn, it fades to gray)
I'm half the man I used to be, half the man I used to be"
-- STP
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