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PLATYPUS

What About The Merch?

From the album "When Pus Comes to Shove"
John Myung on bass
Tabbed by Dris El

suggestions,mistakes or comments, please e-mail me:
elkasri_dris@yahoo.com

hello myung fans
u like myung? u like great bass lines? u like slap?!!
here is the bass tab for the great platypus song:
what about the merch?

Band: PLATYPUS
Album: WHEN PUS COMES TO SHOVE
Song: WHAT ABOUT THE MERCH?
John Myung on bass

This is pure funk my friend! enjoy!


Intro (slapped)
G|-------------------------------------13----|--3-0------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------|------3-0--------------|
A|-------------3--5--5h6p5-----3-5-6-7-11----|----------4-3-1--------|
E|--0/8-0-3-5--------------3-5---------------|----------------1-4/0--|

slapped
G|------------------------------|-----------------------------|
D|------------------------------|-----------------------------|
A|------------------------------|-----------------------------|
E|--x1--x2--x4---8-0-5h7-4/0----|--8-0--2--4---0-8-0-5h7-4/0--|


stop slapping
                    .|----------- 2 times ------------.-|
G|------------.--.-16|----------------------------.-.-4-|-----------------------------|
D|-----------16-18---|----------------------------4-6---|-----------------------------|
A|-------------------|----------------------------------|-----------------------------|
E|--4-4--0-0---------|4-4--0-0--0h2/4/7--4-4--0-0-------|4-4--0-0--0h2/4/7--4-4--0-0--|


slap
G|--------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--x1--x2--x4--0-8-0-5h7-0-2-4-7---0-5-7-10p9p7h9-5h7-0-2-4-7--|


G|-----------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------4h6/9h11-------------------------------------------|
E|--0-5-7----------0-2-4-7----0-5-7-10p9p7-4-0-5-7-10p9p7-4--|


G|---------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------4---------4----------------------------------------|
A|--------4-6---6-4----------------------------------------------|
E|--0-5-7-----------7p5---0-2-4-7----0-5-7-10p9p7h9-5h7-0-2-4-7--|


G|---------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------4h6/9h11-----------------------------------------------|
E|--0-5-7----------0-2-4-7----0-5-7-10p9p7h9-5h7-0--2--4--5-6-7--|


stop slapping
G|---------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--2--x2-2-2-2--2-----0-1-2--x2-2-2-2--2--0-2-0-----------------|
E|------------------2----------------------------4--x4-4-4-4--4--|


G|-------------------------|
D|-------------------------|
A|-------------------------|
E|--0-2-3-4--x4-4-4-x4--4--|


G|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--2--x2-2-2-2--2-----0-1-2--x2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-0-1--x1-1-1-1--1--1--|
E|------------------2------------------------------------------------|


slap
G|---------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------|
E|--0-7-7--0-7-7--0-7-7--0-7-7----x1--x2--x4--0-8-0-5h7-4--|

stop slapping
G|------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--4-4--0-0--x-7--4-4--0h2/4/7\4--4-4--0-0--x-7--s4--0h2/4/7--4-4--|
                                               (s=slap)

G|-----------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|
E|--0-0-7-0--4-4--0h2/4/7--4-4--0-0--|


slap
G|--------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--x1--x2--x4--0-8-0-5h7-0-2-4-7---0-5-7-10p9p7h9-5h7-0-2-4-7--|


G|-----------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------4h6/9h11-------------------------------------------|
E|--0-5-7----------0-2-4-7----0-5-7-10p9p7-4-0-5-7-10p9p7-4--|


G|---------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------4---------4----------------------------------------|
A|--------4-6---6-4----------------------------------------------|
E|--0-5-7-----------7p5---0-2-4-7----0-5-7-10p9p7h9-5h7-0-2-4-7--|


G|---------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------4h6/9h11-----------------------------------------------|
E|--0-5-7----------0-2-4-7----0-5-7-10p9p7h9-5h7-0--2--4--5-6-7--|

stop slapping
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--2-x2-2-2-2--2----0-1-2--x2-2-2-2--2--2-2-0-------------------------|
E|-----------------2---------------------------4-x4-4-4-4--4--0-2-3-4--|


G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------2-x2-2-2-2--2----0-1-2--x2-2-2-2--2--2-2-1-0--x0-0-0-0--0-0--|
E|--x4-4-4--0-5--4-----------------2---------------------------------------------|

slap
G|-------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--0-7-7--0-7-7--0-7-7--0-7-7----x1--x2--x4--0-8-0-5h7-4~~~~--|


stop slapping
here John uses his B-string  I haven't it  so I addapted for 4-string bass
G|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--0-x0-0-0-0--0--0-0-0-2--x2-2-2-2--2--0-2-3-4--x4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--|


G|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--4444-4-1--x1-1-1-1--1-1-1--2--x2-2-2-2--2--0-0-0-4--x4-4-4-4--4--0-0-0-4--|


G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------2--x2-2-2-2--2------1-2--x2-2-2-2--2--2-2-x--------------|
E|--x4-4-4--0-5--2-4------------------2-3-------------------------4--x4-4-4-4--|


G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------2--x2-2-2-2--2----0-1-2--x2-2-2-2222222222/1---|
E|--4--0-0-2-4--x4-4-4--x4--x5------------------2---------------------------4--|


G|--------------------|
D|--------------------|
A|--x1-1-1-1-1-1-1/0--|
E|--------------------|

slap
G|--------------------------------|-------|
D|--------------------------------|-------|
A|--------------------------------|-------|
E|--0-7-7--0-7-7--0-7-7--0-7-7/0--|--4/0--|


G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--4/0----0---2----0-8-0-5h7-4/0----0---2----4----0---2----8-0-5h7-4/0--|


G|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------2---x0-2-0-2-0----0-1-2--x0-2-0-2-0--2-2------------------|
E|--0--2--3--5--x6------------------2------------------------2/4--x2-4-2-4-2--|


G|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------>-----------------|
A|-->---------------------2--x0-2-0-2-0----0-1-2--x0-2-0-2-0--2/1-x0-1-0-1-0-1--|
E|--4/2\4--x2-4-2--x5--2-----------------2--------------------------------------|


G|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------|
E|--0-7-7--0-7-7--0-7-7--0-7-7----x1--x2--x4---0-8-0-5h7--|


G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--x1--x2--x4---0-8-0-7----x1--x2--x4---0-8-0-5h7----x1--x2--x4---0-8-0-7--|


G|--------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--x1--x2--x4---0-8-0-5h7----x1--x2--x4---0-8-0-7--|


G|------------------------------------------------------13--|
D|----------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------3-5--5h6p5-----3-5-6-7-11--|
E|--x1--x2--x4--0-8-0-5h7-0-3-5-------------3-5-------------|


outro (slapped)
G|--3-0------------------------------------------------|
D|------3-0-----------------3-0------------------------|
A|----------4-3-1------5-4------0-5/4-3---5-2-----3-0--|
E|----------------1-4-------------------3-----0-3------|


 Now you can take a deeeeeep breath...