The Trooper


Iron Maiden - The Trooper Bass tab Transcribed by G. Crisan ( Crisan@Shadow.net ) All notes refer to the tab ABOVE it. Any comments, suggestions, or errors refering to the tab below that should be brought to my attention, e-mail me. The "r" 's are rests. Tab explanations ----------------------------------------------------- > Forcefully | / Slide up . 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