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/ U2 / The Joshua Tree (1987) / Where The Streets Have No Name bass tab

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 

(zman82@hotmail.com)


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