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Pink Floyd — Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun (ver 3) bass tabs

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Here it is, "Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun," 
in all its glory.
Pink Floyd
"Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun"
>From the album _A Saucerful of Secrets_ (1968)

Tab transcribed by Peter McFerrin (pam35@cornell.edu)


Figure 1:
e e e q. q e e e e h
G|———————————————|———————————————|
D|—2——2——2——3——2—|—2———————————2—|
A|———————————————|————5——5——5————|
E|———————————————|———————————————|

Figure 2:
e e e q. q e e e e h
G|—2——2——2——3——2—|—2———————————2—|
D|———————————————|————5——5——5————|
A|———————————————|———————————————|
E|———————————————|———————————————|

Figure 3:
e e e e q. e+e e e e h
G|——————————2———————|————————————| The last note of the first
D|—2——2——2—————5——5—|—3——3——3——2—| measure here is also the
A|——————————————————|————————————| first note of the second
E|——————————————————|————————————| (two tied eighth notes).

Figure 4:
q e e e q.
G|———————————————|
D|————2——2——2——2—|
A|—5—————————————|
E|———————————————|

Listen to the song to figure out the pattern; it's somewhat
based off a 12—bar blues (at least in the verses).

When playing, make sure to cut the highs quite a bit, and
probably the lows (but not much). The whole song is pretty much
a low—mid workout——it has that late '60s blues—bass vibe to it.

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