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Sometimes You Cant Make It On Your Own bass tab

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#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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Song: Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own
Artist: U2
Album: How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb
Tabbed by: Jase Warner (trip_through_your_wires@hotmail.com)

You have to be able to stretch pretty well on the fret board for this song, mainly
in the verse lick, so look out for that.

Standard Tuning (E,A,D,G)

First Verse:

G|---------|---------|---------|---------|---------|---------|---------|---------|
D|*--------|---------|---------|---------|---------|---------|---------|--------*|
A|*--------|---------|---------|---------|---------|-5~------|---------|--------*|
E|-5~------|------7\\-|-3~------|------5\\-|-2~------|-----0p2-|-5~------|------7\\-|

G|---------|---------|---------|---------|---------|---------|---------|---------|
D|*--------|---------|---------|---------|---------|---------|---------|--------*|
A|*--------|---------|---------|---------|---------|-5~------|---------|--------*|
E|-5~------|------7\\-|-3~------|------5\\-|-2~------|-------7-|-5~------|---------|
 use your little finger to hold the note on the 14th fret (D string) in this part
G|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
D|*--14~-------------|---14~-------------|---14~-------------|---14~-------------|
A|*12---12p14#-14p12-|-12---12p14#-14p12-|-10---12p14#-14p12-|-10---12p14#-14p12-|
E|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|

G|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
D|*--14~-------------|---14~-------------|---14~-------------|---14~-------------|
A|*-----12p14#-14p12-|------12p14#-14p12-|-12---12p14#-14p12-|-12---12p14#-14p12-|
E|-14----------------|-10----------------|-------------------|-------------------|

Pre-Chorus:

G|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
D|*------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
A|*17~-------(17)\\---|/17-17----17----17\\|/12~---------------|-12-12----12-12\\(7)|
E|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|

G|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
D|*------------------|-------------------|-------------------|------------------*|
A|*9~-------(9)\\-----|/9-9----9--------9\\|/17~---------------|-17-17---14#-14p12*|
E|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|

Chorus:

G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|*----------------|-----------------|-----------------|----------------*|
A|*9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9\\|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5*|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|

G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|*----------------|-----------------|-----------------|----------------*|
A|*9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9\\|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5*|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|

Second Verse:

G|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
D|*--14~-------------|---14~-------------|---14~-------------|---14~-------------|
A|*12---12p14#-14p12-|-12---12p14#-14p12-|-10---12p14#-14p12-|-10---12p14#-14p12-|
E|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|

G|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
D|*--14~-------------|---14~-------------|---14~-------------|---14~-------------|
A|*-----12p14#-14p12-|------12p14#-14p12-|-12---12p14#-14p12-|-12---12p14#-14p12-|
E|-14----------------|-10----------------|-------------------|-------------------|

Pre-Chorus:

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

G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|*----------------|-----------------|-----------------|----------------*|
A|*----------------|-----------------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5*|
E|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-----------------|-----------------|

Chorus:

G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|*----------------|-----------------|-----------------|----------------*|
A|*----------------|-----------------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5*|
E|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-----------------|-----------------|

G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|*----------------|-----------------|-----------------|----------------*|
A|*----------------|-----------------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5*|
E|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-----------------|-----------------|

Bridge:

G|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
D|*----------------------------------|----------------------------------*|
A|*-------3~----------5~-------------|--------3~------------------------*|
E|-1~---\\----------------------------|-1~---\\-------------5~-----------\\-|

G|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
D|*----------------------------------|----------------------------------*|
A|*-------3~----------5~-------------|-5---5-------5---5-----------5-5\\-*|
E|-1~---\\----------------------------|-----------------------------------|

G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|*----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A|*----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E|-5-5-5-5p7---7p5-|-5--5-5-5--5-5-4-|-2--2-2-2--2-2-2-|-2-2---2-2-2-2-2-|

G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
A|-5-5-5-5---5-5-5-|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E|-----------------|-0--0-0-0--0-0-0-|-5-5-5-5p7---7p5-|-5--5-5-5--5-5-5-|

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

G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|----------------*|
A|-----------------|-----------------|-5-5-5-5---5-5-5-|-5--5-5-5--5-5-5*|
E|-2--2-2-2--2-2-2-|-2-2---2-2-2-2-2-|-----------------|-----------------|

Chorus:

G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|*----------------|-----------------|-----------------|----------------*|
A|*----------------|-----------------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5*|
E|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-----------------|-----------------|

G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|*----------------|-----------------|-----------------|----------------*|
A|*----------------|-----------------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5*|
E|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-----------------|-----------------|

G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|*----------------|-----------------|-----------------|----------------*|
A|*----------------|-----------------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5*|
E|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-----------------|-----------------|

G|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
D|*----------------|-----------------|-----------------|----------------*|
A|*----------------|-----------------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5*|
E|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-----------------|-----------------|

Outro:

G|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
D|*--14~-------------|---14~-------------|---14~-------------|---14~-------------|
A|*12---12p14#-14p12-|-12---12p14#-14p12-|-12---12p14#-14p12-|-12---12p14#-14p12-|
E|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|

G|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
D|*--14~-------------|---14~-------------|---14~-------------|---14~-------------|
A|*12---12p14#-14p12-|-12---12p14#-14p12-|-10---12p14#-14p12-|-10---12p14#-14p12~|
E|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|

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