Blue Öyster Cult
Godzilla Ver 3 (Bass tab)

BASS TAB for "GODZILLA" by Blue Oyster Cult

Main Riff
F#m A
h. e e e h. e e e
G|-----------------------------|---------------------------|
D|4:---------------------------|---------------1---2-------|
A|4:----------------2---4------|-----------------------2---|
E|-----2--------------------4--|--5------------------------|

Chorus
E F#m
e e e*e* e e e e 1 e e e*e* e e e e e e e*e* e e e e
G|-----------------------|--------------------|--------------------|
D|o--2--2--0-0----------o|-4--4--2-2--1-1-0-3-|-4--4--2-2--1---2-3-|
A|o-------------4-4-2-2-o|--------------------|--------------4-----|
E|--(0)(0)---------------|(2)(2)--------------|--------------------|
*These notes are often tied together and played as a single
quarter note.
(alternate note)

Bridge - "Monster Bass"
F#m
w s s e q q s s s s+++++e e s e. e e e s s++++
G|-----|----9-11-11--R--9---------|--------------------------------|
D|-----|--11--------------11-9-11++++11---------------10-H-11-10H11+++
A|-----|--------------------------|-----12--11--9--R--8--H-9--8-H9++++
E|--2--|--------------------------|--------------------------------|

+++q e. s q e. s q e. s q e. s
G|-----------------------|----------------------|------|
D+++11-------------------|----------------------|-O-/--|
A+++9--------------------|----------------------|--/-O-|
E|-------R---2--2--R---2-|--2---R---2--2--R---2-|------|

q e. s e e e s s++++q e. s q e. s
G|----------------5-H6--5H6++++6------------------|
D|----------------3-H4--3H4++++4------------------|
A|--------------------------|---------------------|
E|--2---R---2--2------------|-----R---2--2--R---2-|

q e. s q e. s q e. s q
G|----------------------|------|------|------|-----------------|
D|----------------------|-O-/--|-O-/--|-O-/--|3:---------------|
A|----------------------|--/-O-|--/-O-|--/-O-|4:---------------|
E|--2---R---2--2--R---2-|------|------|------|---2---R---2--2--|

Performance Notes: Main Riff (during the intro and verse)
Chorus
Main Riff (guitar solo)
Chorus
Bridge
Chorus
Main Riff (coda)

__ Notes (including rests): w = Whole h = Half q = Quarter
+|oo|+ e = 8th s = 16th t = Triplet
+|oo|+
|| Dotted notes (equal to 1.5 times the duration value)
|| are indicated by a dot following the note
|| #
|| |-----| |------| |---|
|| |o---o| = Repeat |-O-/--| = Repeat |4:-| = Time
|| |o---o| measures |--/-O-| previous |4:-| Signature
_ || _ |-----| in-between |------| measure |---|
\\_||_// # times
| [] | ++++ = TIE R = REST X = MUTED or "GHOST" NOTE
| || | H = HAMMER ON > = BEND / = SLIDE UP TO NEXT NOTE
/ [] \ P = PULL OFF ~ = VIBRATO \ = SLIDE DOWN TO NEXT NOTE
\______/ /X or \X = SLIDE TO NOWHERE S = SLAP OR POP

Alternate Versions:
(these versions add a bit more character to the bassline, and
may more closely approximate the way the song is played live)

Intro/Verse riff - Alternate Fingering
F#m A
h. e e e h. e e e
G|-----------------------------|---------------------------|
D|4:---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|4:----------------2-H-4------|---------------6-H-7-------|
E|-----2--------------------4/-|--5--------------------7\--|

Bridge - "Monster Bass" - alternate variation
F#m
h. e e s s e q e e s s s s++++e e s e. e e e s s++++
G|---------|-9-11-11-11-R-11-9--------|-----------------------------|
D|----R-11-|-------------------11-9-11+++11-9---7--------9-H-11-9H11+++
A|---------|--------------------------|------------9--R--7-H-9--7H9++++
E|-2-------|--------------------------|-----------------------------|

+++h q e. s q e. s q e. s
G|-----------------------|-----------------------|
D+++11------11\X---------|-----------------------|
A+++9-------9\X----------|-----------------------|
E|----------------R---S0-|-H2--R---S0-H2--R---S0-|

q e. s e e s e. q e. s q e. s 3
G|-----------------------|----------------------|
D|o----------------------|---------------------o|
A|o----------------------|---------------------o|
E|--H2--R--S0-H2-2--R--4-|-2--R--S0-H2--R---S0--|

q e. s q e. s s s s e. s s s s s s
G|--------------------|---------2--------------|
D|--------------------|3:-2-3-4----4-2---------|
A|------------------4-|4:--------------4-3-2---|
E|-H2--R--S0-H2--R----|----------------------2-|







JOHN SWARTZ - The MITRE Corp. Bedford, MA
"My heart is black, and my lips are cold. Cities on flame
with rock and roll. 3,000 guitars, they seem to cry.
My ears will melt, and then my eyes." - Blue Oyster Cult

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