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Clampdown by the Clash (and others)

Discussion in 'Tablature and Notation [BG]' started by mikey_dee, Oct 20, 2004.


  1. mikey_dee

    mikey_dee

    Oct 19, 2004
    Hi there I am trying to work out the bass part for the Clash's Clampdown. Now I thought I had this right and even submitted the tab to "ultimate tab.com but upon reflection I don't think that it was right and I would like to see if anyone out there knows the part or would be up for reviewing my submission.

    The part I am doubting is only the first half of the verse (the A part) below - can anyone double check it for me?

    Intro
    G----------------------------------------------
    D----------------------------------------------
    A---------------------------------------4-7-4--
    E--55555555-44444444-22222222-00000000---------

    "What Are We Gunna Do Know"
    G-----------------
    D-----------------
    A--5-5-5-5-5-7----
    E--------------5*-

    (A part)
    taking off his turban... repeat twice
    G----------------|------------------|---------------|----|
    D----------------|------------------|---------------|---*|
    A-------------5--|-5--------5-------|----------5----|---*|
    E--5-5--3--0-----|---3-3-3-----5----|-5-3-5-3----5--|----|

    (D part)
    we will teach our twisted speech to the ... repeat twice
    G----------------|------------|-------------|----|
    D----------------|------------|-------------|---*|
    A------5--55--5--|------------|--------5----|---*|
    E-5-3-------3----|-5-3-333-3--|-3-33-5---5--|----|


    "Voices In Your Head Are Callin"
    G------------------------------------
    D--7-6--------6---6-7---6-7---7-6----
    A------7----7----------------------7-
    E------------------------------------(Repeat 4 times)


    G------------------|-----------------|------------------|------------------|----|
    D------------------|-----------------|------------------|------------------|---*|
    A----2---------5---|---2---------5---|---5---------5----|---5---------5----|---*|
    E--5---3-3-33----5-|-5---3-3-33----5-|-5---2-2-22----5--|-5---2-2-22----5--|----|

    PS I have lots of other Clash tabs available but most are on the web somewhere.