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Zig Zag Wanderer

Discussion in 'Tablature and Notation [BG]' started by Zuntir, Jun 3, 2014.


  1. Zuntir

    Zuntir

    Jul 27, 2011
    Warsaw
    Hi,
    I'm kinda new to bass and I've been trying to figure out bass in Zig Zag Wanderer by Captain Beefheart. I found a few tabs but they don't seem to match. Could anyone be so kind and maybe post a recording or a GuitarPro tab that would help me?

    Cheers,
     
  2. Sky71

    Sky71

    May 11, 2014
    Arizona
  3. oldrocker

    oldrocker

    Feb 13, 2005
    Long Island, NY
    I don't remember where I got this one but I think its a little better than the one on the link above.


    Captain Beefheart - Zig Zag Wanderer


    G|-9-7-9-7-9-7-9-7-9-7-9-7-----------------|
    D|-----------------------------------------|
    A|-----------------------------------------|
    E|-----------------------------------------|

    G|-----9----------4---7---4--------|
    D|---9---9------7---7---7---7------|
    A|-7--------5----------------------|
    E|---------------------------------|

    Zig zag wanderer, zig zag wanderer
    G|------7---9---7--------4---7---4----|
    D|----9---9---9--------7---7---7---7--|
    A|-7---------------5------------------|
    E|------------------------------------|

    You can huff, you can puff
    You'll never blow my house down
    You can zig, you can zag
    Whoa I'm gonna stay,

    G|------9-----------------------9----------|
    D|----9---9---------7--5------9---9---etc--|
    A|-7--------5----5-------5/7---------------|
    E|-----------------------------------------|

    gonna stay around gonna stay around

    G|--------------------------|--------------------------|
    D|--------------------------|--------------------------|
    A|-5-5—-5-5--5-5--5-5--5-5--|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5|
    E|--------------------------|--------------------------|

    You can jump, you can holler
    Never lose what I found
    Heaven's free 'cept for a dollar

    You can zig, you can zag
    Whoa I'm gonna stay, gonna stay around

    The zig zag wanderer had a zigzag child
    Zig zag traveller for the mercy mile
    Found his wheels and nature scene
    Quenched his thirst, in a way it never been
    Zig zag wanderer

    G|--------------------------------------------|
    D|--------5---------------------5-------------|
    A|------7---5--7--------------7---5--7--------|
    E|-0--7----------5--3--0-0--7----------5--3-0-|

    You can dance, you can prance
    Freeze those timbers, drop some beams
    Hide my shield, throw away my lance
    G|------9-----------------------9----------|
    D|----9---9---------7--5------9---9---etc--|
    A|-7--------5----5-------5/7---------------|
    E|-----------------------------------------|

    Zig zag child, mercy mile
    G|----------------------------------|
    D|----------------------------------|
    A|-7-7--5--55--55--7-7-5--55--55----|
    E|----------------------------------|

    Zig zag dream, zig zag dream
    G|----------------------------------|
    D|----------------------------------|
    A|-7-7-5-----------7-7-5------------|
    E|----------------------------------|

    G|-9-7-9-7-9-7-9-7-9-7-9-7-----------------|
    D|-----------------------------------------|
    A|-----------------------------------------|
    E|-----------------------------------------|
     

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