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Last Date Tab
LAST DATE

As recorded by The Ventures
(From the 1961 Album ANOTHER SMASH!!!)

Music by Floyd Cramer
Arranged by The Ventures

Transcribed by Slowhand


Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Bob Bogle - Lead Guitar'
Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Don Wilson - Rhythm Guitar'


  Q=72(8=s8)
                              $
  N.C.                           G
 4/4
  Gtr I (El. Gtr.)
                        |-3-|             |-3-|
  H    Q  Q    Q  Q  Q  E E E    Q  Q  Q  E E E
|------------|----------------||----------------|
|---------5--|-3-----0--------||----5--3--0-----|
|---------5--|-4--2--0--------||----5--4--0-2-0-|
|------------|----4-----0-2-4-||-5--------------|
|------------|----------------||----------------|
|------------|----------------||----------------|
|
| Gtr II (El. Gtr.)
| W            W                 H     H
|------------|----------------||-3-----3--------|
|------------|----------------||-3-----3--------|
|------------|----------------||-4-----4--------|
|------------|----------------||-5-----3--------|
|------------|----------------||-5-----5--------|
|------------|----------------||----------------|


  C                 G                C
            |-3-|            |-3-|             |-3-|
  E E H     E E E   Q  Q  Q  E E E   E E H     E E E
|-----------------|----------------|-----------------|
|-1---1-----------|----5--3--0-----|-1---1-----------|
|-0---0-----------|----5--4--0-2-0-|-0---0-----------|
|-2---2-----------|----------------|-2---2-----------|
|---3-------3-2-0-|----------------|---3-------3-2-0-|
|-----------------|-3--------------|-----------------|
|
| H      H          H     H          H      H
|-0------0--------|-3-----3--------|-0------0--------|
|-1------1--------|-3-----3--------|-1------1--------|
|-0------0--------|-4-----4--------|-0------0--------|
|-2------2--------|-5-----3--------|-2------2--------|
|-3------3--------|-5-----5--------|-3------3--------|
|-----------------|----------------|-----------------|


  G                C               G               D7
           |-3-|                          |--3---|        |--3---|
  Q  Q  Q  E E E   E E H     E E   Q     +E  E   E Q     +E  E   E
|----------------|---------------|---------------------------------|
|----5--3--0-----|-1---1-----1-1-|-0-----(0)-----0-1-----(1)-0---1-|
|----5--4--0-2-0-|-0---0-----0-2-|-0-----(0)-2---0-2-----(2)-1---2-|
|----------------|-2---2---------|-----------4---------------------|
|----------------|---3-----------|---------------------------------|
|-3--------------|---------------|---------------------------------|
|
|                                  |-3-|           |-3-|
| H     H          H      H        E E E  E    E   E E E  E    E
|-3-----3--------|-0------0------|-3-3-3--3--------2-2-2--2--------|
|-3-----3--------|-1------1------|-3-3-3--3--------1-1-1--1--------|
|-4-----4--------|-0------0------|-4-4-4--4--------2-2-2--2--------|
|-5-----3--------|-2------2------|-5-5-5--5--------0-0-0--0--------|
|-5-----5--------|-3------3------|-5-5-5--5------------------------|
|----------------|---------------|---------------------------------|


                                                             To Coda
  G               C                 G               D7
         |--3---|        |--3---|          |--3---|        |--3---|
  Q     +E  E   E Q     +E  E   E   Q     +E  E   E Q     +E  E   E
|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-3-----(3)-2---3-5-----(5)-3---1-|-0-----(0)-----0------------------|
|-4-----(4)-3---4-5-----(5)-4---2-|-0-----(0)-0---0-2-----(2)-----2--|
|---------------------------------|-----------2-----4-----(4)-4------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------5---3--|
|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|
| |-3-|           |-3-|             |-3-|           |-3-|
| E E E  E    E   E E E  E    E     E E E  E    E   E E E  E    E
|-3-3-3--3--------0-0-0--0--------|-3-3-3--3--------2-2-2--2---------|
|-3-3-3--3--------1-1-1--1--------|-3-3-3--3--------1-1-1--1---------|
|-4-4-4--4--------0-0-0--0--------|-4-4-4--4--------2-2-2--2---------|
|-5-5-5--5--------2-2-2--2--------|-5-5-5--5--------0-0-0--0---------|
|-5-5-5--5--------3-3-3--3--------|-5-5-5--5-------------------------|
|---------------------------------|----------------------------------|


  G               D7             G                C
         |--3---|       |-3-|             |-3-|             |-3-|
  Q     +E  E   E Q     E E E    Q  Q  Q  E E E   E E H     E E E
|-----------------------------||----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------------------||----5--3--0-----|-1---1-----------|
|-0-----(0)-----0-------------||----5--4--0-2-0-|-0---0-----------|
|-----------0---2-4-----------||----------------|-2---2-----------|
|-2-----(2)-2-----5-----3-2-0-||----------------|---3-------3-2-0-|
|-----------------------------||-3--------------|-----------------|
|
| |-3-|           |-3-| |-3-|
| E E E  E    E   E E E E E E    H     H          H      H
|-3-3-3--3--------2-2-2-2-2-2-||-3-----3--------|-0------0--------|
|-3-3-3--3--------1-1-1-1-1-1-||-3-----3--------|-1------1--------|
|-4-4-4--4--------2-2-2-2-2-2-||-4-----4--------|-0------0--------|
|-5-5-5--5--------0-0-0-0-0-0-||-5-----3--------|-2------2--------|
|-5-5-5--5--------------------||-5-----5--------|-3------3--------|
|-----------------------------||----------------|-----------------|


  G                C                 G
           |-3-|             |-3-|            |-3-|
  Q  Q  Q  E E E   E E H     E E E   Q  Q  Q  E E E
|----------------|-----------------|----------------|
|----5--3--0-----|-1---1-----------|----5--3--0-----|
|----5--4--0-2-0-|-0---0-----------|----5--4--0-2-0-|
|----------------|-2---2-----------|----------------|
|----------------|---3-------3-2-0-|----------------|
|-3--------------|-----------------|-3--------------|
|
| H     H          H      H          H     H
|-3-----3--------|-0------0--------|-3-----3--------|
|-3-----3--------|-1------1--------|-3-----3--------|
|-4-----4--------|-0------0--------|-4-----4--------|
|-5-----3--------|-2------2--------|-5-----3--------|
|-5-----5--------|-3------3--------|-5-----5--------|
|----------------|-----------------|----------------|


  C               G               D7
                         |--3---|        |--3---|
  E E H     E E   Q     +E  E   E Q     +E  E   E
|---------------|---------------------------------|
|-1---1-----1-1-|-0-----(0)-----0-1-----(1)-0---1-|
|-0---0-----0-2-|-0-----(0)-2---0-2-----(2)-1---2-|
|-2---2---------|-----------4---------------------|
|---3-----------|---------------------------------|
|---------------|---------------------------------|
|
|                 |-3-|           |-3-|
| H      H        E E E  E    E   E E E  E    E
|-0------0------|-3-3-3--3--------2-2-2--2--------|
|-1------1------|-3-3-3--3--------1-1-1--1--------|
|-0------0------|-4-4-4--4--------2-2-2--2--------|
|-2------2------|-5-5-5--5--------0-0-0--0--------|
|-3------3------|-5-5-5--5------------------------|
|---------------|---------------------------------|


  G               C
         |--3---|        |--3---|
  Q     +E  E   E Q     +E  E   E
|----------------------------------|
|-3-----(3)-2---3-5-----(5)-3---1--|
|-4-----(4)-3---4-5-----(5)-4---2--|
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|
|
| |-3-|           |-3-|
| E E E  E    E   E E E  E    E
|-3-3-3--3--------0-0-0--0---------|
|-3-3-3--3--------1-1-1--1---------|
|-4-4-4--4--------0-0-0--0---------|
|-5-5-5--5--------2-2-2--2---------|
|-5-5-5--5--------3-3-3--3---------|
|----------------------------------|


  G               D7                G
         |--3---|        |--3---|
  Q     +E  E   E Q     +E  E   E   H         Q.         E
|---------------------------------|--------------------------||
|-0-----(0)-----0-----------------|--------------------------||
|-0-----(0)-0---0-2-----(2)-----2-|-0---------0----------0---||
|-----------2-----4-----(4)-4-----|-----------3--------------||
|---------------------------5---3-|-2---------2--------------||
|---------------------------------|--------------------------||
|
| |-3-|           |-3-|             |-3-|     |-3--| |--3--|
| E E E  E    E   E E E  E    E     E E E E E E  E E E E   E
|-3-3-3--3--------2-2-2--2--------|-3-3-3-3---3--3-3-3-3---3-||
|-3-3-3--3--------1-1-1--1--------|-3-3-3-3---3--3-3-3-3---3-||
|-4-4-4--4--------2-2-2--2--------|-4-4-4-4---4--4-4-4-4---4-||
|-5-5-5--5--------0-0-0--0--------|-5-5-5-5---5--5-5-5-5---5-||
|-5-5-5--5------------------------|-5-5-5-5---5--5-5-5-5---5-||
|---------------------------------|--------------------------||


  C             D7              G
  |-3-| |--3--| |-3-| |--3--|   |-3-| |-3-|
  E E E E E   E E E E E E   E   E E E E E E Q.         E
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-5-----5-------7-----7-------|-8-----8---8-8---------------|
|---5-----5-------7-----7-----|---7-----7-9-7---------------|
|-----5-------7-----7-------9-|-----9-----9-9----------5----|
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|
|
| |-3-|         |-3-|           |-3-| |-3-| |-3--| |--3--|
| E E E E   E   E E E E   E     E E E E E E E  E E E E   E
|-0-0-0-0-------2-2-2-2-------|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3---3--|
|-1-1-1-1-------1-1-1-1-------|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3---3--|
|-0-0-0-0-------2-2-2-2-------|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4---4--|
|-2-2-2-2-------0-0-0-0-------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5---5--|
|-3-3-3-3---------------------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5---5--|
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------|


  C                             G
  |-3-| |--3--| |-3-| |--3--|
  E E E E E   E E E E E E   E   H           Q     E   E
|-----------------------------|----------------------------|
|-5-----5-------7-----7-----8-|-8--------------------------|
|---5-----5-------7-----7---9-|-7--------------------------|
|-----5-------7-----7-------9-|-9-----------------5---5----|
|-----------------------------|----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|----------------------------|
|
| |-3-|         |-3-|           |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |--3--|
| E E E E   E   E E E E   E     E E E E E E E E E E E   E
|-0-0-0-0-------2-2-2-2-------|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---3--|
|-1-1-1-1-------1-1-1-1-------|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---3--|
|-0-0-0-0-------2-2-2-2-------|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---4--|
|-2-2-2-2-------0-0-0-0-------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---5--|
|-3-3-3-3---------------------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---5--|
|-----------------------------|----------------------------|


  C               D7           G     Bm    Em
         |--3---|                    |-3-|
  Q     +E  E   E Q.       E   Q     E E E Q.       E
|----------------------------|-3-----3----------------|
|-5-----(5)-5-----7--------7-|-3-------3-3-0----------|
|-5-----(5)-5-----7--------7-|-----------4-0----------|
|-5-----(5)-----5-7----------|----------------------5-|
|----------------------------|------------------------|
|----------------------------|------------------------|
|
| |-3-|           |-3--|       |-3-| |-3-| |-3--|
| E E E  E    E   E  E E E E   E E E E E E E  E E E E
|-0-0-0--0--------2--2-2-2---|-3-3-3-2-2-2-0--0-0-0---|
|-1-1-1--1--------1--1-1-1---|-3-3-3-3-3-3-0--0-0-0---|
|-0-0-0--0--------2--2-2-2---|-4-4-4-4-4-4-0--0-0-0---|
|-2-2-2--2--------0--0-0-0---|-5-5-5-4-4-4-2--2-2-2---|
|-3-3-3--3-------------------|-5-5-5-2-2-2-2--2-2-2---|
|----------------------------|------------------------|


                                                  D.S. al Coda
  Am7                               D7    Am7     D7
                                           |-3--|       |-3-|
  E   E   E   E   E   E   E   E     Q     +E  E E Q     E E E
|---------------------------------|---------------2------------||
|-1---0-----------1---0-----------|---------------3------------||
|-2---0---2---0---2---0---2---0---|-2-----(2)-0---2------------||
|---------------------------------|-4-----(4)---2-------0-2-4--||
|---------------------------------|----------------------------||
|---------------------------------|----------------------------||
|
| |--3--| |--3--| |--3--| |--3--|   |-3-|  |-3--| |-3-| |-3-|
| E E   E E E   E E E   E E E   E   E E E  E  E E E E E E E E
|-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-|-2-2-2--0--0-0-2-2-2-2-2-2--||
|-1-1---1-1-1---1-1-1---1-1-1---1-|-1-1-1--1--1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1--||
|-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-|-2-2-2--0--0-0-2-2-2-2-2-2--||
|-2-2---2-2-2---2-2-2---2-2-2---2-|-0-0-0--2--2-2-0-0-0-0-0-0--||
|-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-|--------0--0-0--------------||
|---------------------------------|----------------------------||


  H.=H
  &
  G
   Q  Q  Q  Q     W
|--------------|--------*|
|-----5--3--1--|--3-----*|
|--0--5--4--2--|--4-----*|
|--------5--2--|--5-----*|
|--2-----------|--------*|
|--------------|--------*|
|
|  W             +W
|-^3-----------|-(3)----*|
|-^3-----------|-(3)----*|
|-^4-----------|-(4)----*|
|-^5-----------|-(5)----*|
|-^5-----------|-(5)----*|
|-^3-----------|-(3)----*|


Duration Legend
---------------
W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura
+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration)
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the
duration for.  Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests.  Multi-
bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for.  Low
melody durations appear below the staff

Tablature Legend
----------------
 h   - hammer-on
 p   - pull-off
 b   - bend
 pb  - pre-bend
 r   - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
 /\  - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
 s   - legato slide
 S   - shift slide
  - natural harmonic
[n]  - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
 ~   - vibrato
 tr  - trill
 T   - tap
 TP  - trem. picking
 PM  - palm muting
\n/  - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
 \n  - tremolo bar down
 n/  - tremolo bar up
/n\  - tremolo bar inverted dip
 =   - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
 <>  - volume swell (louder/softer)
 x   - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
 o   - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

Misc Legend
-----------
 |  - bar
||  - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*|  - double bar (ending)
 :  - bar (freetime)
 $  - Segno
 &  - Coda
Tempo markers -  = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths

 
 
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The Ventures are an American instrumental rock band formed in 1958, by Don Wilson and Bob Bogle, two Tacoma, Washington masonry workers. They have also contributed to the surf music genre, though they are not strictly a surf band. In 2008, they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. [1]

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