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By the Red Hot Chili Peppers

Tabbed By Martin Peters

Bass

Moderate with slight swing

Tune down one step. 1=F 2=C 3=G 4=D

 

Main bass figure:

G-|------------------|-------------------|-----------------|----------------|

D-|------------------|-------------------|-----------------|----------------|

A-|-----75-----75----|------75-----------|-----75----75----|-----75----4-5--|

E-|--0----75-----73--|--0-----75---5/15\-|-0-----75----73--|--0----75------5|

Played with fretless and normal bass overdub.

 

Repeat the first three bars then play:

G-|-------------------|

D-|-------------------|

A-|------75----4-5-67-|

E-|--0-----75---------|

 

CHORUS: (Fretless)

G-|-----4/5----------------|-----4/5-------5p0-7---|----4/5----------------|

D-|--------0-3-x5/6-03p0---|---------030-67--------|-------0-3-x5/6-03p0---|

A-|--5-------------------3-|--5------------------8-|--5------------------3-|

E-|------------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|

 

G-|-----4/5----------------|----4/5------------------|----4/5p0-1011-x45----|

D-|--------0-3-------------|--------0-3-x5/6-0-03p0--|--------------------3-|

A-|--5---------------------|--5--------------------3-|--5-------------------|

E-|-----------0-1-2-3-4-5--|-------------------------|----------------------|

 

G-|----4/5-----------------|----------|

D-|-------0-3-x5/6-03p0----|----------|

A-|--5------------------3--|--5----3--|

E-|------------------------|----------|

Play the chorus with intense fingerstyle funk.

Make sure the staccato notes and slides sounds right. Flea plays the second chorus with slight variationes.

 

INTERLUDE:

G-|-------------|-----------|------------------|-----------------|

D-|--7--6--5----|-3-----2---|--7-x6-x5---------|-3-x---2x--------|

A-|-----------5-|----3------|-----------x5-5-x-|----3-x----------|

E-|-------------|-----------|------------------|----------0-0-0--|

Play each two bars two times. Use short strike on every note.

 

OUTRO:

G-|--------------3/4---7(0)67-|---------------------|

D-|-------------------5-------|--5------5-----------|

A-|------75-------------------|-----5h7---7--0--5---|

E-|--0-----75-----------------|-------------------0-|

 

 

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