Breaking the Law

Bass Tablature

♩ = 180 bpm - 4/4 time

As a preview of what's available in FATpick's song catalog, the following is a plain-text rendition of the tablature for track 3 of "Breaking the Law" by Judas Priest from the album British Steel. This tab is written for a 4-string bass in the Standard (EADG) tuning.

For help interpreting this notation, see How to Read Bass Tablature.

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