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HOUSE OF THE KING (Bassline)

As recorded by Focus
(From the 1970 Album IN AND OUT OF FOCUS)
Transcribed by Henk Mosseveld Music by Jan Akkerman

P = 138
A 0:27 PQ code has been set on the wrong place, song starts at 0:27 0:38

b
g 6 j j 43 68 j j 43 68 j j 34 68 j j 34
E A B Bm E Fm E D G C D Am
1
I 8
Flute Gtr II

T
A
B

H g 68 j j 43 68 j j 43 68 j j 34 68 j j 34
Bass Gtr I
T
A
B

B 0:43
0:48

g
Em Bm C G D A

9
I 68 j j 24 j V V 68 V V V V V
V
34
V
j
V V
T
A 0 2 4 2 0 2 0
4 2 2 4
B
sl.

H g 68 j j 24 68 V V V V V 34 gV V
V V
T
A 4 7
B 2 5 5 4 7
3 5

1. 2. 0:53

g
Am D Em Em F C G

13
I 68 V V V V V V 43 V j V V 43 W j 68 V V V 34 P V
u z
j V V

T
0 0 2 5 0 5 5 4 2 4
A 4 2 4 2 0 2 2
B
sl.

H g 68 V V V V V 43 V V V
43 V
V V 68 f V V V V V V 34 V V
V V
T 2 5
A 4 7 5 9 5 9 3 2 5
B 3 7 5 7 7 3 2 5
5 3

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g
F E A Am D Em 0:59

18
I 68 V V V gV V V 43 V j V V 68 V V V V V V 34 V j j

T
A 5 4 2 1 2 4 2 2 4 5 4 2 4 2 0
2
B

H g 68 V V 3
4 gV V 68 V V V V V 34 V V V
fV V V V gV V V V
T
A 4 7 5 9
B 0 0 3 2 4 7 3 7 5 7
1 0 4 4 5 5

C 1:04
F G A G D A

g6
22
I 8 fV V V V V V 43 V j V V 68 V V V V V
V
34
V
j
V V
T
A 2 5 4 2 0 2 0 2 4 2 0 2 0
3 4 2 2 4
B

V
sl. sl.

H g 68 fV V V V V 34 W j 68 V V V V 34 gV V
V V V
T
A 7 10 9 12 4 7
B 8 10 12 2 5 5 4 7
3 5

g
Am D Em G D A 1:10

26
I 68 V V V V V V 43 V j V V 68 V V V V V
V
34
V
j
V V
T
A 0 0 2 4 2 0 2 0
4 2 4 2 0 2 4 2 2 4
B

H g 68 V V V V V 43 V
V V 68 V V V V 34 gV V
V V V V
T
A 4 7 5 9 4 7
B 3 7 5 7 2 5 5 4 7
5 3 5

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g
Am D Em F C G 1:15

30
I 68 V V V V V V 43 V j j 68 V V V 34 P V V V V V j
u z V V

T
0 5 0 5 5 4 5 4 5 4 2 4
A 4 2 4 2 0 2
B
P H P H P

H g 68 V V 43 V V V 68 fV V V V V V 34
V V V V V V V

T 2 5
A 4 7 5 9 3 2 5
B 3 7 5 7 3 2 5
5 3

g R
F E A Am D Em 1:20

34
I 68 V V V gV V V 43 V j V V 68 P Pz V V V V V V 34 V j j

T
5 4 2 1 2 4 2 2 4 2 4 5 4 2 4 2 0
A 2
B
H H

H g 68 V 3 V 68 V V V V 34 V V V
fV V V V gV V V 4 V gV V V
T
A 4 7 5 9
B 0 0 3 2 4 7 3 7 5 7
1 0 4 4 5 5

D special technique to make harmonics 1:26

bP V P V bP f V bP f V bP f V
F G A D Am

g
38
I 68 fV V V V V V V V 43 V j j 68 bP V j
z u
P V j
z u
34 bP f V
z
bP f V
z
bP f V
z
(9) (10) (9) (10) (9) (8) (9) (8) (9) (8)
T
2 5 4 5 4 2 0 2 6 7 6 7 6 5 6 5 6 5
A 3
B

V V 3 V V
H P P sl. sl. sl. sl. sl. sl. sl. sl.

H g 68 fV V V V V 4 j j 68 k V 34 V V
V
T
A 7 9 10 9 12 12
B 8 10 12 5 3 7
5
sl. sl.

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P V P V P V bP V P V
G Bm C D 1:30

g
42
I 68 P V j
z u P V j
z u 43 P V
z
j j 68 bP V j
z u
P V j
z u
(8) (7) (7) (5) (5) (3) (9) (10) (9) (10)
T
5 4 4 2 2 0 6 7 6 7
A
B

V V
sl. sl. sl. sl. sl.

H g 68 V V V 43 V V 68
V V V V V
u
V
u
T
A 4 2 5 12 0 12 0
B 2 5 2 5 3
3
sl. sl.

g R
Am G Bm C 1:34

I 43 V V V V V V V V V V V V V 68 V V V V k P V V V V 34 V V V V V j
3 3
45
V V
3
T 1 3 1 3 1 1 3 1 3 1 1 3 1
4 2 4 5 2 4 2 4 2 0 2 0 2 0 0 2
A
B
sl. H P H P sl. H P H P sl. P H H H P H

H g 43 V V 68 V V V V V 34 V V V
V V
T
A 2 4 2 5
B 3 2 5 2 5 3
5 3

E 1:38 1:43
1. 2.

g
G D A Am D Em Em

I 68 V V V V V V 43 V j 6 2 ck 2 j
V V 8 V V V V V V 4 V V V 4 V
48

T
A 4 2 0 2 0 0 0 2
4 2 2 4 4 2 4 2 0 2 2
B
sl. sl.

H g 68 V V V V 43 V 68 V V V V 24 V V 24 V V k
V V V gV V V u
T
A 4 7 4 7 5 5
B 2 5 5 4 7 3 7 5 7 7
3 5 5

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g
F C G F E A 1:48

53
I 68 V V V 43 P V V V j
u z V V 68 V V V gV V V 34 V j V V

T
5 0 5 5 4 5 4 2 4 5 4 2 1 2 4 2 2 4
A
B

H g 68
P H P

V V V V 43 V 68 3 V
fV V V V V f V V V V gV V 4 V gV
T
A 2 5
B 0 0 3 3 2 5 0 3 2 4 7
1 3 1 0 4 5

1:53
accel.
Am D Em F G A

g
57
I 68 V V V V V V 24
V
j 68
fV V V V V V
34 W j

T
A 5 4 2 4 2 0 2 5 4 2 0 2
2 3
B

V
H g 68 V V V V V 24 V V 68 fV V V V V 34 W
V
T
A 4 7 5 7 10 9 12
B 3 7 5 7 8 10 12
5

Q = 76
F 2:00

g J fUUU UU UU fUU
Dm G/D Em7/D Dm

I UU UU U UU
U U
61

Hammond Gtr III

T 10 12 8 6
A 10 12 9 7
12 12 9 7
B 12 10 5
10 10 10

W W W W W V V W
Hg J u V V V V V
T 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
A (0) 0 0 0 0
B
sl.

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g UU UU gUU gUU
Em D/A E 2:06

65
I UU UU UU UU
T 8 7 9 9
A 9 7 9 9
9 7 9 9
B 7 5 7 7

Hg W W c
W W V V V V V V V V V V V
T
A 2 2
B 0 0
0 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 0 0 0 0 (0)

g fUUU UU UU fUU
Dm G/D Em7/D Dm 2:12

I UU UU U UU
U U
69

T 10 12 8 6
A 10 12 9 7
12 12 9 7
B 12 10 5
10 10 10

U U U W
Hg V V V V
T 7 7 7 7
A 0 0 0 0
B
sl.

g UU UU gUU
Em D/A E 2:17

73
I UU UU UU
T 8 7 9
A 9 7 9
9 7 9
B 7 5 7

Hg W W W W U
T
A 2 2
B 0 0
0

G 2:23

g
Am D Em F G A

76
I 68 j j 43 68 j j 34 j j V V
Flute Gtr II

T
A 0 2
B

H g 68 j j 43 68 j j 34
T
A
B

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H 2:28 2:33
1. 2.

g
G D A Am D Em Em

80
I 68 V V V V V V 43 V j 6 3
V V 8 V V V V V V 4 V
j V V 34 W j

T
A 4 2 0 2 0 0 0 2
4 2 2 4 4 2 4 2 0 2 2
B
sl.

H g 68 V V V V 43 V 68 V V V V V 34 V V V 34 V V V
V V V gV V
T
A 4 7 4 7 5 9 5 9
B 2 5 5 4 7 3 7 5 7 7
3 5 5

g
F C G F E A 2:39

85
I 68 V V V 43 P V V V V V j
u z V V 68 V V V gV V V 34 V j V V

T
5 0 5 5 4 5 4 5 4 2 4 5 4 2 1 2 4 2 2 4
A
B

H g 68 fV V V V V V 43
P H P H P

V 68 V 34 V
V V fV V V gV V V gV
T 2 5
A 3 2 5
B 3 2 5 0 3 2 4 7
3 1 0 4 5

Am D Em F G A

g
2:46

89
I 68 V V V V V V 43 W j 68
fV V V V V V
34 W

T
A 5 4 2 4 2 0 2 5 4 2 0 2
2 3
B

V
H g 68 V V V V V 43 V
V V 68 f V V V V V 34 W
V
T
A 4 7 5 9 7 10 9 12
B 3 7 5 7 8 10 12
5

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