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

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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