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#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
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                              THE WEIGHT (Bassline)
                             As recorded by The Band
                         (From the 1968 Album BIG PINK)

Words and Music by Robbie Robertson
Transcribed by gozer@earthling.net

Gtr I (E A D G) - 'Untitled'

 Intro
  Slow Folk/Rock Q=72(16=s16)
 4/4
  Gtr I
  Wx2          Q  S S E Q  +S  S S  S
|------------|-------------------------||
|------------|-------------------------||
|------------|-------------------------||
|------------|-5--5-4-5-5--(5)-0-2-(0)-||


   1st - 3rd Verses
    E S S E S S E E S S S S
||--------------------------|
||o-------------------------|
||o-------------4-4-4-5-7-4-|
||--5-5-4-5-5-7-------------|


  E E +S  S S S E S S S S E   E. S E. S E E +S  S S S
|---------------------------|--------------------------|
|---------4-7-4-7-----------|-7------------------------|
|-5-5-(5)---------7-7-4-5-7-|----7------4-4-(4)-5-7-4--|
|---------------------------|------5--7----------------|


  E E +S  S S S E S S S S S S
|-----------------------------|
|---------4-7---7-------------|
|-5-5-(5)-----7---7-7-4-5-7-x-|
|-----------------------------|


  E. S E S S E E +S  S S S   E E S S e E S S S S a E
|--------------------------|-------------------------|
|-7------------------------|-------4-7-7---7-4-------|
|----7-------4-4-(4)-5-7-4-|-5-5-5-------7-----7-3s4-|
|------5-5-7---------------|-------------------------|


  E S S E. S E a E +S  S S S   E a E +S  S e E E S S E
|----------------------------|-------------------------||
|----------------------------|-----------4-7-7---------||
|------------4-3s4-(4)-5-7-4-|-5-4s5-(5)---------4-5-7-||
|-5-5-0-5--7-----------------|-----------------5-------||


 Chorus
  $
  $$
   E S S E S S E. S S S E    E S S E S S E. S S S E    E S S E S S E. S S S E
|-/6-----4----------------|-/6-----4----------------|-/6-----4-----------------|
|-/7-7-7-6------------4-7-|-/7-7-7-6------------4-7-|-/7-7-7-6------------4-7--|
|----------7-7-5--0-5-----|----------7-7-5--0-5-----|----------7-7-5--0-5------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|--------------------------|


                      To Coda
                      To Coda
                   3/4        4/4
  E a Q.    H       +H.        Q  Q  Q  Q    E. S a E E +H      3x
|-7-6s7----(7)----|-(7)------|-------------|--------------------||
|-----------------|----------|-7--6--4-----|-------------------o||
|-----------5-----|-(5)------|----------7--|-5--0-4s5-5-(5)----o||
|-----------------|----------|-------------|--------------------||


 4th Verse
  E S S E S S E a Q  S S   E. S E  E  E. S S S S S
|------------------------|-------------------------|
|------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------4-3s4--4-5-|-5--4-5-(7)--------------|
|-5-5-4-5-5-7------------|------------5--5-0-0-2-0-|


  E S S E. S E a E +S  S S s
|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|
|------------4-3s4-(4)-3-4-0-|
|-5-5-4-5--7-----------------|


  E. S E. S E S S S S S S   Q  S S S S Q  +S  S S S   E. S e S S e S S E S S
|-------------------------|-------------------------|------------------------|
|---------4s7-7-7---------|-------------------------|------------7-7-7-------|
|-5--4-5----------------0-|------------4--(4)-3-4-x-|-5--4-5---0-------------|
|-------------------0-2---|-5--5-4-5-5--------------|------------------0-2-0-|


                                  D.S. al Coda
  E S S E. S E a E +S  S e   E. S Q  E. S S S e
|--------------------------|--------------------||
|--------------------------|--------------------||
|------------4-3s4-(4)-3-4-|-5--0-5-----------0-||
|-5-x-4-5--7---------------|---------5--0-0-2---||


  &
  E E Q  Q  Q    E. S S S S S E. S E e   E E Q  Q  Q    E. S E a E +Q..   S
|--------------|-----------------------|--------------|---------------------||
|-7-7-6--4-----|---------------------6-|-7-7-6--4-----|---------------------||
|-----------7--|-5--4-5p4h5-6-7--6-7---|-----------7--|-5--4-5-4s5-(5)------||
|--------------|-----------------------|--------------|-------------------4-||


 5th Verse
  E S S E S S E a E +E  a S S
|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|
|-------------4-3s4-(4)-4s5-0-|
|-5-4-5-5-5-7-----------------|


  E. S E. S E. S S S S S   E. S E. S E a Q  a S S
|------------------------|------------------------|
|---------4-7--7---4-7---|------------------------|
|-5--4-5---------7-----7-|-----------4-3s4--3s4-0-|
|------------------------|-5--4-5--7--------------|


  a E. S E. S E E E S S   E E E S S E E +S  S S S   E. S E S S E S S S S S S
|-----------------------|-------------------------|---------------------------|
|-----------4-7-7-------|---7---------6-(6)-------|--------4-6-----------7----|
|-4s5--0-5--------------|-----------4-------3-4-3-|-5--4-5-----0-0-0----------|
|-----------------0-2-0-|-5---5---7---------------|------------------0-5---0--|


                          D.S.S. al Dbl. Coda
  a E E E. S E E E S S   E. S E. S E S S E S S
|--------------6-------|-----------------------||
|-----7----------------|-----------------------||
|------------4---4---4-|-5--4-5----------------||
|-4s5---5--7-----------|---------4s5-5-5-0-2-0-||


  &&
  E E Q  Q  Q    E. S a E E +E. S E s  S
|--------------|--------------------------|
|-7-7-6--4-----|--------------------------|
|-----------7--|-5--4-4s5-5-(5)-6-7-------|
|--------------|--------------------4-(0)-|


  Q  Q  Q  Q    E. S a E a E +H       +W
|-------------|---------------------|--------*|
|-7--6--4-----|---------------------|--------*|
|----------7--|-5--0-4s5-4s5-(5)----|-(5)----*|
|-------------|---------------------|--------*|


Duration Legend
---------------
W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura
+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration)
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the
duration for.  Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests.  Multi-
bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest
for.  Low melody durations appear below the staff

Tablature Legend
----------------
 h   - hammer-on
 p   - pull-off
 b   - bend
 pb  - pre-bend
 r   - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
 /\  - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
 s   - legato slide
 S   - shift slide
  - natural harmonic
[n]  - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
 ~   - vibrato
 tr  - trill
 T   - tap
 TP  - trem. picking
 PM  - palm muting
\n/  - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
 \n  - tremolo bar down
 n/  - tremolo bar up
/n\  - tremolo bar inverted dip
 =   - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
 <>  - volume swell (louder/softer)
 x   - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
 o   - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

Misc Legend
-----------
 |  - bar
||  - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*|  - double bar (ending)
 :  - bar (freetime)
 $  - Segno
 &  - Coda
Tempo markers -  = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths


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