Ben Folds Five – Uncle Walter

published: by Maarten Tromp.

This is the bass tab for Uncle Walter by Ben Folds Five, from their self-titled debut album (1995), played by Robert Sledge.

Music

Unfortunately there is no freely embeddable audio or video available. However you can view it on youtube.

Bass tab

The solo on this tab is missing. There is also a bass tab over at Big bass tabs, written by Meakim.

Intro

G || ----------------|----------------|----------------|---------------- ||
D ||*----4-----------|----2-----------|----4-----------|------4---5-6-7-*||
A ||*------7-4-------|------5-2-------|--------------5-|--7-8-----------*||
E || 5---------7-5-3-|----------5-----|2-------0-0-----|---------------- ||

Verse

G || ----------------|----------------|----------------|---------------- ||
D ||*----7-----------|----5-----------|----------------|------4---5-6-7-*||
A ||*----------------|----------------|--------------5-|--7-8-----------*||
E || 5-----5-5---5-5-|3-----3-3---3-3-|2---2---0-0-----|---------------- ||
                                       __________________________________
                                      | 1.                               |
G || ----------------|----------------|------4---------|---------------- ||
D ||*----5-6-7-------|--5-6-7---------|----7---7-4-----|----5-6-7-------*||
A ||*7---------5-6-7-|----------5-6-7-|5-----------7-5-|----------5-5-6-*||
E || ----------------|----------------|----------------|---------------- ||
    _________________________________
   | 2.                              |
G  |----------------|----------------||
D  |5-------4-------|------4---------||
A  |------------7-5-|--7-8-----------||
E  |----------------|----------0-2-3-||

Chorus

your Uncle Walter's goin' on and on...

G || ----------------|---------------- ||
D ||*----------------|------4---5-7-8-*||
A ||*--------------5-|--7-8-----------*||
E || 5\--------------|---------------- ||

How could you leave me here so long with Uncle Walter?

G |----------------|--------------9-|----------------||
D |------------4---|5-----------7---|----------------||
A |7---------------|----------------|----------------||
E |----------------|----------------|5\--------------||

Bridge

G |----------------|--------------9c|b---------------|----------------|
D |----------------|------------9c--|----b-----------|----------------|
A |c------cc-------|a------aa-------|-------99-------|7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
E |---cc------cc--c|---aa------a----|------------9---|----------------|
a=10, b=11, c=12
G |----------------|----------------||
D |----------------|----------------||
A |----------------|----------------||
E |3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|3---3-----------||

Solo

FIXME