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The Dry Cleaner From Des Moines

Bass Tablature transcribed by Jeff Schwartz  Printer-friendly version of this piece
Tuning: EADG   "Joni" Tuning: E555

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The usual symbols are in effect.
"e3" is an eighth note in a triplet.
"T" between two durations is a tie.
i.e. "eTq" is an eigth note tied to a quarter note


Intro:

 e   e3e3e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3
---|-----10-11-------------12-13-------|------------------
---|-----------12----------------14----|------------------
-0-|-9-9----------11-12-12----------13-|------------------
---|-----------------------------------|------------------

                                      1st verse

 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3    q  h  q
-------14-15-------------16-17-------||-18------|---------
-------------16----------------18----||-19-r--2-|---------
-14-14----------15-16-16----------17-||-18------|---------
-------------------------------------||---------|---------


 q e e  e e  q   q e  e  e e e e   e e e e  e e q
---------------|---3-------0-----|----------------|-------
-3-------------|------0--r---r---|-3-3----------0-|-------
-------------0-|-1-------------1-|-----2-2--r-2---|-------
---3--3-r--3---|-----------------|----------------|-------


 q e e q. e   e e e e e e q   q q e e e e   e e e e e e q
------------|---------------|-------------|-----3-----0-r-|
-1-1-1-r--1-|-r-------------|-------------|-------0-r-----|
------------|-------------1-|-1-1-r-1-r-1-|-r-1-----------|
------------|---0-1-2-r-4---|-------------|---------------|


 e e e e q q   e e e e e e e e   q e e e e e e
-------------|-----------------|---------------|----------
-3-3-------3-|-1-1-r-1-r-------|---------------|----------
-----3-------|-----------1-4-1-|-1-1-1-r-1-1-1-|----------
-------0-1---|-----------------|---------------|----------
               v.2
 e e e e e e q    q q e e q   e e e e e e q   q q e e q
---------------||---3-r-0-r-|---------------|---1-r-0---|-
---------------||-----------|-3-3-----------|---------3-|-
-r-1-1-1-r-1---||-1---------|-------------0-|-1---------|-
-------------1-||-----------|-----1-3-r-3---|-----------|-


 q e e h   q q e e e e   e q e e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3
---------|-------------|-------------3--3--0--3--|--------
-0-r-3-r-|-1-1-r-1-r-1-|-1-r-1-4--5--------------|--------
---------|-------------|-------------------------|--------
---------|-------------|-------------------------|--------




 q e e e e e e   e q e q e e   e q e q q   q e e e e e e
-r-3-3-r-3-----|-------------|-----------|-----------3-3-|--
-----------3---|-0-r-0-r-2-2-|-3-r-----3-|-1-r-1-r-1-----|--
-------------1-|-------------|-----------|---------------|--
---------------|-------------|-----1-1---|---------------|--

                                       Verse 3
 e e e e q q   e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e q e    q q q q
-r-0---------|-------1-----------------||---------|---------
-----3---0-r-|-2--3-----3--1-----------||-----r-2-|---------
-------1-----|----------------4--1-----||-1-1-----|---------
-------------|---------------------0-0-||---------|---------

 q e e e e q  e e e e e e  e e   q q q e e   e e e e e e e e

-------------|-----3-----0-----|-----------|---------0---2--
-3-----------|-------0-r---r---|-0-1-2-3---|-1-1------------
-----------0-|-1-1-----------1-|---------1-|-----r-----0---1
---0-3-r-3---|-----------------|-----------|-------3--------


  e e e e e e e e   e e e e q.e   q.e e e  e e
|-3---------------|-------------|---0-r-0------|------------
|-------------1-1-|-0-0-r-1-r-3-|-r--------3-3-|------------
|---0-1-2-r-3-----|-------------|--------------|------------
|-----------------|-------------|--------------|------------


 e e e e e e e e   q. e e e q   e e q q q   q q e e e e
-----------------|------------|-----------|-------------||--
-------------0-3-|------------|-0-0-4-5---|---3---------||--
-3-3-r-3-r-3-----|-r--------1-|---------4-|-3-----------||--
-----------------|----1-1-1---|-----------|-----r-1-r-1-||--

v.4
 e e e e e e e e   e e e e e e q   e e e e q e e
-----3-----------|---------------|---------------|----------
-------0-3-5-3---|-1-1---1-r---3-|-r---0---1-r-2-|----------
-1-1-----------1-|---------------|---1---1-------|----------
-----------------|-----1-----1---|---------------|----------


 q e e q q   q e e e e  e3 e3 e3   h q e e   e e q e e q
-----------|---------3--3--0--3--|---3-5-3-|-r-3-r-3-3-r-|--
-3-r---r-0-|-1-r-4-5-------------|-r-------|-------------|--
-----1-----|---------------------|---------|-------------|--
-----------|---------------------|---------|-------------|--


 e e e e e e e e   q q e e q   e e e e q e e   q e e q q
-----------1-0---|-----------|---------------|-----0-----|--
-3-1-0---------3-|-2-r-----0-|-3-3-------3---|-0-r---r-0-|--
-------3-2-------|-----3-3---|-----3-------1-|-----------|--
-----------------|-----------|-------0-1-----|-----------|--

                 instrumental
 q q e e e3 e3 e3   q. e q q   e e e e q. e   e e q q q
-----0-3-3--0--3-||----------|--------------|-------0-2-|---
-----------------||-r--0-3---|-1-1-r-2-r--3-|-r-4-0-----|---
-3-3-------------||--------1-|--------------|-----------|---
-----------------||----------|--------------|-----------|---


 e e e e q e e   e e q q e e   e e e e e e e e
-3-3-0-0-------|-------------|-----0-1-2-3-----|------------
---------3-1-1-|-r-1-r-1-r-1-|-2-3-----------r-|------------
---------------|-------------|-------------1---|------------
---------------|-------------|-----------------|------------

 q e e e e e e   q e e q q   q q e e q   e e q e e q
---3-3---------|-----------|---5-----7-|-----8-----10-|-----
-r-----0-5-3---|-0-r-4-5-r-|-----------|--------------|-----
-------------1-|-----------|-3---5-5---|-6-6---8-8----|-----
---------------|-----------|-----------|--------------|-----


 e e e e e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3   e3e3e3e3e3e3e3e3e3e3e3e3
-----3---3--3--3--3--3--3--|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-||-----
---------------------------|-------------------------||-----
-1-1---1-------------------|-------------------------||-----
---------------------------|-------------------------||-----


verse 5
 e e q q q   e e q q e e   e e e e e e e e  e e e e e e q
-3-3-1-0---|-------0-2-2-|-3-3------------|---------------|-
---------3-|-1-1-r-------|-----0-5-3---3--|---------0---3-|-
-----------|-------------|----------------|-----1-1-------|-
-----------|-------------|-----------1---1|-r-1-------1---|-


 e e e e h   e e e e e e q   e e e e e e q   q e q e q
-----------|---------------|-3-3-r-0-------|-----------|----
-1-1-r-1-r-|-1-1-r-1-r-1-3-|---------3---0-|-1-r-2-0---|----
-----------|---------------|-----------1---|---------3-|----
-----------|---------------|---------------|-----------|----


 e e e e h   e e e e q e e   e e e e e e e e
-----------|---------------|-----------------|--------------
-3-3-r-3-r-|-1-1-r-1-r-----|-----------------|--------------
-----------|-----------1-1-|-----1-1-----1-1-|--------------
-----------|---------------|-r-1-----r-1-----|--------------

                 Outro

 e e e e e e e e    q e e q e e   q e e q e e   q e e q e e
-------------3-3-||-------------|-------------|------------|
-----------------||-------------|-------------|------------|
-----1-1-r-1-----||-r-1-1-r-1-1-|-r-1-1-r-1-1-|-r-1-1-r-1-1|
-r-1-------------||-------------|-------------|------------|

           repeat
           4x
 q e e q q    q e e q e e   q e e q e3 e3 e3
-----------||-------------|------------------|--------------
-----------||-------------|------------------|--------------
-r-------1-||-r-1-1-r-1-1-|-r-1-1-r-r--r--0--|--------------
---3-3-4---||-------------|------------------|--------------



 e3e3e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3
-----10-11-------------12-13-------|------------------------
-----------12----------------14----|------------------------
-9-9----------11-12-12----------13-|------------------------
-----------------------------------|------------------------


 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e3 e  e
-------14-15-------------16-17-18-||------------------------
-------------16----------------19-||------------------------
-14-14----------15-16-16-------18-||------------------------
----------------------------------||------------------------


Jaco shreddin' some B flat blooz!
Cool walking stuff & some gnarly chops
on those triplets.
Ayone want to try the live version?

 

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