Where The Streets Have No Name

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U2: Where the Streets Have No Name - Bass Tab tabbed by Michael Simon - [email protected] This is a transcription of the bass line from the Joshua Tree album. Use regular tuning (E,A,D,G) Time: 4/4 Intro and Verses: (Verses are minus first two bars) Play verses as eighth notes rather than quarters. *--------------------* D D g| -------- | -------- | -------- | -------- | -------- | -------- | d| -------- | -------- | -------- | -------- | -------- | -------- | a| 5-5-5-5- | 5-5-5-5- | 5-5-5-5- | 5-5-5-5- | 5-5-5-5- | 5-5-5-5- | E| -------- | -------- | -------- | -------- | -------- | -------- | G D D G g| -------- | -------- | -------- | -------- | -------- | -------- | d| 5-5-5-5- | 5-5-5-5- | -------- | -------- | 5-5-5-5- | 5-5-5-5- | a| -------- | -------- | 5-5-5-5- | 5-5-5-5- | -------- | -------- | E| -------- | -------- | -------- | -------- | -------- | -------- | B A C |4-4-4-4-|4-4-4-4-|2-2-2-2-|2-2-2-2-|--------|--------|5-5-5-5-|5-5-5-5-| |--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------| |--------|--------|--------|--------|3-3-3-3-|3-3-3-3-|--------|--------| |--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------| Chorus: (Again, play as eighth notes) "Where the Streets Have No Name..." D g | --------| --------| -------- | -------- | -------- | -------- | d | --------| --------| -------- | -------- | -------- | -------- | a | 5-5-5-5-| 5-5-5---| 5-5-5-5- | 5-5-5-5- | 5-5-5-5- | 5-5-5-5- | E | --------| --------| -------- | -------- | -------- | -------- | G D G g | -------- | -------- | -------- | -------- | -------- | -------- | d | 5-5-5-5- | 5-5-5-5- | -------- | -------- | 5-5-5-5- | 5-5-5-5- | a | -------- | -------- | 5-5-5-5- | 5-5-5-5- | -------- | -------- | E | -------- | -------- | -------- | -------- | -------- | -------- | B A A D |4-4-4-4-|4-4-4-4-|2-2-2-2-|2-2-2-2-|--------|--------|7-7-7-7-|7-7-7-7-| |--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------| |--------|--------|--------|--------|5-5-5-5-|5-5-5-5-|--------|--------| |--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------|--------| That's pretty much the whole song. Adam Clayton throws in a few extra note on live versions, but they are easy to pick up. Where the Streets Have No Name (Live version) by U2 Bass Tab From the Please Single Tune down 1/2 step The chorus and the closing vary from the album version, the verses are basically the same. Intro (with organ) G---------------------------------------------------------- D------------5----5--------------5----5---------------5---- A--5----5--------------5----5--------------2--------------- E-----------------------------------------------5---------- G----------------------------------------------------------------------- D--12\\\---------------------------------------------------------------- A-------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--- E---------------------------------------------------------------------5- G--------------------------------------------------------------------------- D--------------------------------------------------------------------------- A--5-5-5----5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5\10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10\ E--------------------------------------------------------------------------- G--------------------------------------------------------- D--------------------------------------------------------- A--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5\-10--10--10--10--10--10--10--10\ E-------------------------------------------------------- G-------------------------------------------------------------------------- D-------------------------------------------------------------------------- A--14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14\12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12\ E-------------------------------------------------------------------------- G---------------------------------------------------------------------- D---------------------------------------------------------------------- A--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3\15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15- E---------------------------------------------------------------------- I want to 1st Verse G---------------------------------------------------------------------- D---------------------------------------------------------------------- A--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5- E---------------------------------------------------------------------- run.... I want to hide..... I want to tear down the walls that G---------------------------------------------------------------------- D---------------------------------------------------------------------- A--5-5-5-5\10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10\14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14- E---------------------------------------------------------------------- hold me tonight... I wanna break through... G---------------------------------------------------------------------- D---------------------------------------------------------------------- A--14-14-14-14\12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12\3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3- E---------------------------------------------------------------------- into a new flame......... where the streets have G-------------------------------------------------- D-------------------------------------------------- A--3-3-3-3-3-3\15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15- E-------------------------------------------------- no name.... I want to 2nd Verse G---------------------------------------------------------------------- D---------------------------------------------------------------------- A--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5- E---------------------------------------------------------------------- feel.... Sunlight on my face.... Yeah I see the dust clouds dissappear G------------------------------------------------------------------------ D------------------------------------------------------------------------ A--5-5-5-5-5\10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10\14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14- E------------------------------------------------------------------------ without a trace I wanna take shelter from the G---------------------------------------------------------------------- D---------------------------------------------------------------------- A--14-14-14-14\12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12\3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3- E---------------------------------------------------------------------- sugar?sweet rain where the streets have G--------------------------------------------------------- D--------------------------------------------------------- A--3-3-3-3-3-3\15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-- E--------------------------------------------------------- no name.... where the streets have no Chorus G--14-----12-----11--------11-----12-------14-----12-----11--------11-----12- D---------------------------------------------------------------------------- A---------------------------------------------------------------------------- E---------------------------------------------------------------------------- name... where the streets have no name... we're building and G--------------------------------------------------------------------------- D--------------------------------------------------------------------------- A--------------------------------------------------------------------------- E--10---12---10---9--10--12--10--9--10---12---10---9--10--12--10--9-7-7-7-7- burning down love burning down love... and when I go there G---------------------------------------------------------------------------- D---------------------------------------------------------------------------- A------------------------------------------------------------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5- E--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5----------------- I go there with you.... It's all I can do... G------------------------------------------------------------------ D------------------------------------------------------------------ A--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5\17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17- E------------------------------------------------------------------ The city's a 3rd Verse G---------------------------------------------------------------------- D---------------------------------------------------------------------- A--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5- E---------------------------------------------------------------------- flood, and our love turns to rust..... we beaten and blown by the wind G--------------------------------------------------------------------------- D--------------------------------------------------------------------------- A--5-5-5-5-5-5-\10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10\14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14- E--------------------------------------------------------------------------- trampled in dust I'll show you a place..... high G---------------------------------------------------------- D---------------------------------------------------------- A--14-14-14-14\12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12\3-3-3-3- E---------------------------------------------------------- on a desert plain where the streets G-------------------------------------------------- D-------------------------------------------------- A--3-3-3-3-\15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15---- E-------------------------------------------------- have no name....where the streets have no Chorus G--14-----12-----11--------11-----12-------14-----12-----11--------11-----12- D---------------------------------------------------------------------------- A---------------------------------------------------------------------------- E---------------------------------------------------------------------------- name... where the streets have no name... we're building and G--------------------------------------------------------------------------- D--------------------------------------------------------------------------- A--------------------------------------------------------------------------- E--10---12---10---9--10--12--10--9--10---12---10---9--10--12--10--9-7-7-7-7- burning down love burning down love... and when I go there G---------------------------------------------------------------------------- D---------------------------------------------------------------------------- A------------------------------------------------------------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5- E--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5----------------- I go there with you.... It's all I can do... Closing ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ G------------------------------------------------------------------ D------------------------------------------------------------------ A--5-5-5-5-5-0-3-5-0-3-5-0-3-5-0-3-5-0-3-5-0-3-5-0-3-5-0-3-5-0-3-5- E------------------------------------------------------------------ (synthesizer arranged for bass, heard throughout closing) G-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- D-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- A--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5------------------------------------------------------- E--------------------------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3- woooa wooah woooah oh ah woooh woooa woooah G-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- D-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- A--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5------------------------------------------------------- E--------------------------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3- woooa wooah woooah oh ah woooh woooa woooah where the streets have no G--14-----12-----11--------11-----12-------14-----12-----11--------11-----12- D---------------------------------------------------------------------------- A---------------------------------------------------------------------------- E---------------------------------------------------------------------------- name... where the streets have no name... we're building and G--------------------------------------------------------------------------- D--------------------------------------------------------------------------- A--------------------------------------------------------------------------- E--10---12---10---9--10--12--10--9--10---12---10---9--10--12--10--9-7-7-7-7- burning down love burning down love... and when I go there G------------------------------------------------------------ D------------------------------------------------------------ A------------------------------------------------------------ E--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5- I go there with you.... It's all I can G---------------------------------------------------------- D------------5----5--------------5----5---------------5---- A--5----5--------------5----5--------------2--------------- E-----------------------------------------------5---------- do... End (when will there be no time for sorrow, no time for shame...) G----------------------------------------------------------------- D----------------------------------------------------------------- A--------3--5-3-5--------3--5-3-5--------3--5-3-5--------3--5-3-5- E--3--5------------3--5------------3--5------------3--5----------- (guitar)**bass**(guitar)**bass**(guitar)**bass**(guitar)**bass** for ending, bass actually only plays the notes on the A string, the notes on the E string is the guitar part. ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ G--------------------------------------------------------------- D--------------------------------------------------------------- A--5-0-3-5-0-3-5-0-3-5-0-3-5-0-3-5-0-3-5-0-3-5-0-3-5-0-3-5-0-3-5 E--------------------------------------------------------------- when will there be, when will, when will there be no time..... tabbed by Rick Kohler a.k.a. Zman ([email protected])

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