The Smiths & Morrissey Bass Tabs

The Headmaster Ritual

(Morrissey/Marr)
			
00:00] Chorus
G |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D |-------------5---2-2---2---------|-------------5---2-2---2---------|
A |-3-3-3-3---------------------2-3-|---3-3-3---------------------2-3-|
E |---------2-3---------------------|---------2-3---------------------|

G |----------------------\9---7-----|---------------------------------| |---------------------------------||
D |---------------------------------|-----------------------------5---| |-2~~---------------(2)~~---------||
A |---3-3-3-2-3-5---5-5-5-----------|-----------------3-3-3-3---------| |---------------------------------||
E |-----------------------------2-3-|---3---3-3-3-------------2-3-----| |---------------------------------|| 2x

[00:19] Verse A
G |---------------------------------||    |---------------------------------|
D |-2---------------2---------4-----||    |---------------------------------|
A |-------2-5-2---------2-5-------5-||    |-3---3---3-3---------------------|
E |-------------5-3-----------------|| 2x |-------------2-3---2-3-2-3-2-3---|

[00:29] Verse A 3x | Verse B | Verse A

[00:45] Verse C (Vocals Enter)
G |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D |-------------2-------------------|-2-----2-2-2---------------------|
A |-0-------0-4---2---2---2-5-2-5---|---------------4---4-4-4-4-4-2---|
E |---------------------------------|-------------------------------4-|

G |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D |-------------2-------------------|-2---------------2---------4-----|
A |-0-------0-4---2---2---2-5-2-5---|-------2-5-2---------2-5-------5-|
E |---------------------------------|-------------5-3-----------------|

[00:57] Verse D
G |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D |---------------------------------|---------------2-----------------|
A |-2---------2-2---2---2-----2---2-|-0-----0-0-2-4-------4-----4-2---|
E |-------4-2-------------4-2-------|-------------------------------4-|

G |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D |---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
A |-2---------2-2---2---2-----2---2-|---------------------6-------2-3-|
E |-------4-2-------------4-2-------|-4---4---4-4---4---4-----4-4-----|

[01:10] Verse E (Play 2 times with different endings)
G |--------/8---6-4-----------4-----|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
D |-----------------------4h6---6-4-|---------6-6-------------2-------|---------6-6---2---2-------------|
A |-4-------------------------------|-------6---------------------4---|-------6---------------4-2---2-4-|
E |---------------------------------|-4-----------4-5-------4---------|-4-------------------------------|

[01:19] Verse E Ending 1               [01:32] Verse Ending 2
G |---------------------------------| |---------------------------------|
D |---------------------------------| |---------------------------------|
A |---------4-7---6-----------------| |---------4-7---------------------|
E |-4-----4-----------4-5-4-5---5---| |-5-----5-------4~~---------------|

[01:35] Verse F (I wanna go home...)
G |---------------------------------|-----------------|
D |---------------------------------|-----------------|
A |-------------------------4---7---|-----------------|
E |-5-------5-5---5--(5)--5---------|-4-----4-4---4---|

Order:
[00:00] Chorus | Rest
[00:19] Verse A 2x
[00:26] Verse B
[00:29] Verse A 3x
[00:38] Verse B
[00:42] Verse A
[00:45] Verse C,A (Vocals Enter)
[00:57] Verse D (Sir leads the troops)
[01:10] Verse E + End 1 (I wanna go Home)
[01:23] Verse E + End 2 (Midweek on...)
[01:35] Verse F (I wanna go home)
[01:40] Chorus 3x (Ahlalalala...)
[02:14] Rest

[02:21] Verse A 2x
[02:28] Verse B
[02:31] Verse A
[02:35] Verse C,A (Vocals Enter)
[02:47] Verse D (Sir leads the troops)
[03:00] Verse E + End 1 (I wanna go Home)
[03:12] Verse E + End 2 (Please...)
[03:25] Verse F (I want to go home)
[03:30] Chorus 5x or more... (Ahlalalala...)


		
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