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Duran Duran Bass Tabs

There is a bass, I think, Danny; comes in about 25 seconds in. May be using an effect as it does have a synthy sound to it.

Here's a live performance:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bb2Bu-N217g

Note that the bassist (Wes Wehmiller) is using a five string.

For the main (verse) riff, I think the root notes are D (A5) to Bb (E6) to A (E5) on 1, 2, 3 and then F (E1) and G (E3) on the 4 & count. There are octave and fifth jumps in there as well.

In the chorus, I think the progression is D (A5) to G (D5) to C (G5) to F (D3).

The main riff sounds really cool in Drop D using the open D string for the D, then the rest of the notes (Bb, A, F, G) on the same string.
Mari7
Posts: 238
Sid this version is good. But I have a version of 2006 in which John Taylor is playing. Send me your email so I'll send you music
Barbarella main riff is something like this:

Tabs:
G:|----------------|----------------|----------------|----------------|
D:|--7----------3-5|--7-------------|----------------|----------------|
A:|55-5--8---7-----|55-5--8---7-----|----------------|----------------|
E:|----66-655-51-3-|----66-655-51133|----------------|----------------|
1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 & 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &

Maybe?
DANNYBASSMAN93 [top submitter]
Posts: 510
just let me know which which vid to make the tab out of guys and ill work on it after sunday
Mari7, can you send your live version to Danny?
Mari7
Posts: 238
I'll send to Danny email
Mari7
Posts: 238
Your riff makes sense Sid
Mari7, try the riff playing in Drop D:

D (open string) then up to Bb at fret 8 to A at fret 7 to F at fret 3 and G at fret 5.

I like this sound. I would share with the band to see if they wanted to play it in this low tuning if it were me. cheers.
Hugorj
Posts: 384
Box Full o' honey vers.2 submitted
Mari7
Posts: 238
Perfect, Hugorj

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