From: AWDP@ib.rl.ac.uk Subject: BASS TAB + CHORDS: Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen Well... I've been taking so much tablature and information from this newsgroup that I thought I'd better repay the favour. I hope this bass transcription is o f some use to at least somebody in the world and I guess some guitarists may be able to use the names of the chords given. If this is of any use to you, please post a reply either to the newsgroup as an article or E-Mail me personally, I really would appreciate any sensible comments. Also, if antbody else wants some more Queen transcriptions, I may be able to help. Look forward to hearing from people, Cheers! Alex Petrie. awdp@ib.rl.ac.uk Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen (Words and Music By F. Mercury) 1975 Is this the real life etc.. Bb6 C7 F7 Bb Gm7 Bb7 Eb Ab/Eb Eb Cm7 F7 ---------------------------|-----|----|----|----|----|------------|----|----| ---------------------------|-----|----|----|----|----|------------|----|----| ---------------------------|-----|----|----|----|----|------------|----|----| ---------------------------|-----|----|----|----|----|------------|----|----| Easy come... Doesn't really matter to me, to__ Cb Bb A Bb Cb Bb A Bb Eb Bb/D Edim/Db F7/C -----------|------------|---------|-------------------------|------------------ -----------|------------|---------|-------------------------|------------------ -----------|------------|---------|-------------------------|------------------ -----------|------------|---------|-------------------------|------------------ me. Ma-ma just killed a man, put a gun against.. pulled my Bb6 Gmadd9 Cmadd9 ------|-----|---------------|-----------------------|-------------------------| ------|-----|---------------|-----------------------|-------------------------| ------|-----|---------------|-----------------------|-------------------------| 6-----|6----|6--------------|3----------------------|8------------------------| trigger, now he's dead. Ma-ma Life had just begun but Cm F7 _-_ ..sl.. Bb6 Gmadd9 -------------------10---10------3-|-------------------|----------------------| ----------------------------------|-------------------|----------------------| ----------------------------------|-------------------|----------------------| 8---------------------------------|6------------------|3---------------------| now I've gone and thrown it all a-way Ma-ma, oooh, Cm Cm/B Eb/Bb Am7dim5 Abmaj7 Eb/G Eb Bb/D -------------------------------|------------------------|--------------------| -------------------------------|------------------------|-1----------------0-| 3------------------2--------1--|--0---------------------|--------------------| -------------------------------|---------------4------3-|--------------------| didn't mean to make you cry if I'm not back a-gain this Cmadd9 Fm Fm/E Ab/Eb Dm7dim5 <bar cont. -----------------|----------------------------------|-------------------------- -----------------|3------------2----1-----0---------|--__-- __----------------- -3---------------|----------------------------------|-1--------1---1---1------- -----------------|----------------------------------|-------------------------- time to-mor - ow, carry on, carry on, as if no-thin' really mat- Bb7 Eb Bb/d Cm Abm -------------|--------------------------|---------------------------------| ------------sl--------------------------|---------------______-----..-----| 1--1--1--1-...-6------------5-----------|-3---------11-- --11.sl.14--| -------------|--------------------------|---------------------------------| -ters Eb Ab/Eb Eb Adim/Eb Bb7sus4/Eb Bb6 Too late, my --------|------------------------------|--------|------|----------------------| -13-----|------------------------------|--------|------|----------------------| --------|------------------------------|--------|------|----------------------| --------|------------------------------|--6-----|-6----|-6--------------------| time has come, sends shivers down my spine, bo-dy's aching all the time Gmadd9 Cmadd9 Cm <bar cont. -----------------------|---------------------------------|-------------------- -----------------------|---------------------------------|-------------------- -----------------------|---------------------------------|-------------------- -3---------------------|-8-------------------------------|-8------------------ Goodbye, everybody, I've got to go got to leave you all ___ .. Bb6 Gmadd9 Cm 10- -10..sl..3-|-------------------------|---------------------|------------- -----------------|-------------------------|---------------------|------------- -----------------|-------------------------|---------------------|3------------ -----------------|6------------------------|3--------------------|------------- behind and face the truth Ma-ma, ooh <anyway the wind..> Cm/B Eb/Bb Am7dim5 Abmaj7 Eb/Gb Eb Bd/D Cmadd9 ---------------|----------------------|------------------|--------------------| ---------------|----------------------|------------------|----------------..--| -----2-------1-|-5----------4------3--|6-------------5---|-3------------3.sl.1| ---------------|----------------------|------------------|--------------------| I don't wanna die, I sometimes wish I'd never been born at all Fm Fm/E Ab/Eb Dm7dim5 Bb Bb7 ------------------------------|-------------------------------------------| -3----------2-----1------0----|-------------------------------------------| ------------------------------|-1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1---1----1--1-1---1--| ------------------------------|-------------------------------------------| <GUITAR SOLO 1> Eb Bb/D Cmadd9 Fm Fm/E Ab/Eb Dm7dim5 Bb Bb7 -----------|--------|-------------------------|-------------------------------| -----------|--------|--3----2------1----0-----|-------------..---8--8-8-------| 6----5---5-|-3------|-------------------------|-1--1-1-1--1.sl.6----------8---| -----------|--------|-------------------------|-----------------------------6-| Eb Bb/D Cmadd9 Fm Fm/E Ab/Eb Dm7dim5 ------------------------|------------------5---|-----------------------| ------------------------|----------__----5---5-|3-----2-----1-----0----| 6---6---6-6-5--5-5-5--5-|3----3--3- -3--------|-----------------------| ------------------------|----------------------|-----------------------| I see.. of a man scara-mouche, scara-mouche Db Db/C Db/Cb Dm7dim5 A D/A A D#dim/A A D A D -------------------------|----|--------------------------|--------------------- -------------------------|-.--|--------------------------|--------------------- 4----4--3----2-----1-----|-0--|--------------------------|--------------------- -------------------------|----|--------------------------|--------------------- will you do the fan-dan-go' Thunderbolt and Light'ning very very fright'ning A D#dim/A A D/A A Db/Ab Ab C/G E7 ---------|---------------------|-------------------------|--------------------| ---------|---------------------|-------------------------|--------------------| ---------|---------------------|-------------------------|--------------------| ---------|---------------------|-------------------------|--------------------| me. Ga-li-le-o Ga-li-le-o, Ga-li-le-o Fi-ga-ro Magnifi -co oh oh A NC Ga-li-le-o Cm7 (Harmo- --------------------|----------|---------------------|------------|------------ --------------------|----------|---------------------|------------|------------ --------------------|----------|---------------------|------------|------------ --------------------|----------|---------------------|------------|------------ oh oh I'm just a poor boy, no - body loves me He's just a poor boy from a nies) Cb Bb A Bb Cb Bb A Bb Ab/Eb Eb Adim/Eb Eb Ab/Eb -----|--------------------|-------------------|-----------------------|-------- -----|--------------------|-------------------|-----------------------|-------- -----|--------------------|-------------------|6------6---6---6-----6-|--6---6- -----|--------------------|-------------------|-----------------------|-------- poor fa-m-i -ly spare him his life from this mon- stro -si-ty Eb Adim/Eb Eb Ab Eb/G F7 Bb Ab Eb/G -----------------|------------------------------|------------------| -----------------|-6-----6----6----5-5--6----5--|------------------| 6-------6------6-|------------------------------|-8--6--5----------| -----------------|------------------------------|------------8--6--| Easy Come, easy go will you let me go' Bis- Adim/Gb Bb7sus4 Cb Bb A Bb Cb Bb A NC ---------------|--------------------|---------------------------| ---------------|--------------------|---------------------------| ---------------|--------------------|---------------------------| ---------------|--------------------|------------------------6--| mil - lah. No we will not let you go.Let him go Bis - mil -ah. We Eb Bb Eb/Bb Bb7 Eb/B7 Bb Eb --------------------|-------------------------------|--------------------| --------------------|-------------------------------|--------------------| 6-----------6-------|-------------------------------|--------6-----------| --------6-----------|-------------------------------|--6----------6------| Will not let you go Let him go. Bis - mil - lah. We will not let you go Eb/Bb Bb7 Eb/Bb Bb Eb Eb/Bb Bb7 Eb/Bb Bb ----------------------------------|------------------|------------------------- ----------------------------------|------------------|------------------------- ----------------------------------|--------6---------|------------------------- ----------------------------------|--6-----------6---|------------------------- Let me go never, never,never, let me go oh, oh, oh, oh, no no no no Bb (Never) Bb Bb/Eb Bb7 Eb/Bb Bb F#7 (Harmonies) Bm A D Db7 ---------|---------------------------|-------------------|---------------| ---------|---------------------------|-------------------|---------------| ---------|---------------------------|-------------------|--------5---4--| ---------|---------------------------|-------------------|7---5----------| no no no. Oh ma-ma mia, ma-ma mia Ma-ma mi-a let me go. Be - Gb Bb Eb NC Eb Ab Eb Bb7/D Cm Bb ---------------------|--------------------|--------------------------| 4--------------------|--------------------|6-------------------------| --------6------------|---------------6--6-|--6-----5-----------------| ----6----------------|--------------------|-------------8---6--------| el- ze-bub has a Devil put a-side for me_____ for me________ for Eb Ab D7 Gm Bb7 ------------------|---------------------|----------------|----------------| ------------------|-------------5----5--|----------------|----------------| 6----6--6----4----|-5-5---5---5---------|----------------|----------------| ------------------|---------------------|6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-| me__________ <SOLO 2> |T.S| Eb --------------------|---|-------------|----------------|---------------| --------------------|12-|-------------|----------------|---------------| |-tri|-tri-|-tri-|--|8--|-6--------5-6|-6----------5-6-|-6---------5-6-| 6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|---|---3-4-6-8---|---3-4--6-8-----|---3-4-6-8-----| So you think you can stone me and spit in my eye._______ F Bb Eb -------------|---------------------|----------------------|-------------------| -------------|---------------------|----------------------|-------------------| 8------------|---------------------|-------6----6--6--6-6-|-------------------| --5-6-8-10-8-|-6--6--6-6--6--6--6-6|-6--6----6------------|6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6| So you think you can love me and leave me to die T.S Db T.S. Bb Eb Ab Gm |---|--------|---|--------------------|-------------------------|------------| |-6-|--------|12-|--------------------|-------------------------|------------| |-8-|---4--4-|-8-|--------------------|------------6--6-6-6-----|------------| |---|-6------|---|--6--6-6-6--6--6-6-6|-6--6-6-6----------------|-4-4-4--4--3| Oh______________ Ba - by, Can't do this to me ba - by F Bb F Bb ------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------| ------------------|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------| ------------------|1--1-1-1--1--1-1-1-|-------------------|1--1-1-1--1--1-1-1-| 1--1-1-1--1--1-1-1|-------------------|1--1-1-1--1--1-1-1-|-------------------| Just gotta get out, Just gotta get right out of here F Bb F Bb Eb -------------------------------|---------------------------|-----------------| -------------------------------|---------------------------|-----------------| -------------------1---1--1--1-|---------------1---1--1--1-|6-----------5--6-| 1---1--1--1--1-----------------|1---1--1--1----------------|--3-4-6-8-6------| F Gb Ab ---------------|----------------------|----------------------------------| ---------------|----------------------|----------------------------------| 6--------------|-8---------------7--8-|-9--11--13-11--13--15--13--15--16-| --3--4--6--8--6|----5--6--8--10-------|----------------------------------| Cb7 Ab7 Bb7 rit. T.S Eb Bb7/D Cm G7/B Cm -----|------|------|-------|---|-----8----------7---|-------5-----------| -----|------|------|-------|-4-|----8-8-------------|-------------------| 14---|-11---|--13--|-------|-4-|-6------6-5--5----5-|-3--3-----2-----3--| -----|------|------|-------|---|--------------------|-------------------| Nothing really mat- G7/B Cm Bb Eb D Gm Ab Eb Cm ------------------------|------7---------|----------------|-------------------- -----------8-6-5--------|----7---7----5--|-6--6-----------|-------------------- 2------3---------8--6---|-5--------5-----|--------6---6-5-|-3------------------ ------------------------|----------------|----------------|-------------------- -ters anyone can see nothing really matters, nothing really matters to Gm Cm Gm Cm Abm Bb11 -------|------------------|-----------------------|---------------------------| -------|------------------|-----------------------|---------------------------| -------|3-----------------|3----------------------|---------------------------| -3-----|-----------3------|---------------4-------|---------------------------| me...... Eb Ab/Eb Eb Adim/Eb Bb/D Bbmin/Dd C C7b9 C7 F -----------|-------------|----------------|-----------|---------| -----------|-------------|----------------|-----------|---------| -----------|-------------|----------------|-----------|---------| -----------|-------------|----------------|-----------|---------| Any - way the wind blows Bb/F F Ddim/F C7sus4 F ----------------------------|----------------| ----------------------------|----------------| ----------------------------|----------------| ----------------------------|----------------| Transcribed by Alex Petrie awdp@ib.rl.ac.uk
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