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Billie Jean Bass Tab

Here’s the bass tab for Mikey J’s classic song, Billi Jean. Everyone knows the bassline for this song, it’s just that popular. It’s really easy to play and once you get the hang of it, you can break off into your own runs on the in-betweens.


RIFF.1 (in F#)

    O-o-O-o-O-o-O-o
G--------------------|
D---4---2-4-2--------|
A-----4-------4-2-4--|
E--------------------| 

RIFF.2 (in B) 

    O-o-O-o-O-o-O-o     O-o-O-o-O-o-O-o
G---4---2-4----------|--4---2-4----------|
D-----4-------4-2-4--|----4-------4-2----|
A--------------------|----------------4--|
E--------------------|-------------------| 

RIFF.3  BRIDGE (in D-F#m-Db) 

    O-o-O-o-O-o-O-o     O-o-O-o-O-o-O-o
G--------------------|-------------------|
D--------------------|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--|
A---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--|-------------------|
E--------------------|-------------------| 

PLAY IT 3 TIMES BEFORE NEXT RIFF 

NEXT RIFF 

    O-o-O-o-O-o-O-o     O-o-O-o-O-o-O-o
G--------------------|-------------------|
D--------------------|--------------0-2--|
A---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--|--4-4-4-4-4-4------|
E--------------------|-------------------| 

RETURN TO RIFF.1 AND RIFF.2

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