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Artist: Red Hot Chili Peppers

Song: Brendan’s Death Song

Album: I’m With You (August 2011)

tabbed by: necriononguitar

e-mail (NO SPAM!): tim.rathgen@gmx.de

 

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Tuning: Standard

 

. = Palm-Muted

~ = hold note

^ = vibrate

p = pull off

h = hammer on

/ = slide up

\ = slide down

 

 

This song is amazing. Been playing it quite a bit.

The song has been tabbed by me BY EAR. This is no book and no machine,

just me!

The pattern’s pretty accurate I think. PLEASE leave feedback, Ill use

every correction I get!

Josh might play this with bar-chords but I dont. So get over it.

Anyways, enjoy and go buy the album!

 

 

UPDATE 31/08/2011

Grrrr... listed under „tab“, shoudlve been chords, dunno what happended.

Doesnt matter. Changed some chords.

 

Here’s a little tutorial and cover for the song

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p9gmybUhl3U

 

 

UPDATE 04/09/2011

Added a version 2 for the verse and changed the „let me live...“ lyrics part a little.

Thanks for all the corrections, keep em coming!

 

 

 

Chords:

D C Am G Cmaj7 Em

E---2---0---0—-(3)------0---------|

B---3---1---1---0---0---0---------|

G---2---0---2---0---0---0---------|

D---0---2---2---0---2---2---------|

A-------3---0—-x/5--3---2---------|

E---------------3-------0---------|

 

 

THE Riff:

 

Version 1 thanks to tayloaw0 for the addition. Check out his tab (detail picking)

D C Am Em G

E---0h2p0------------------------------------------------------------------|

B-------------1-(1h)3--1----0h1-0--1--0~--------0~-------------------------|

G---2~----0---0~---------0--2~-----------2-0--------0~--*strumm or pick G*-|

D---0~------------------------------------------0~-------------------------|

A-------------3~------------0~---------------0-----------------------------|

E-------------------------------------0~--------3~-------------------------|

 

Version 2 original one

D C Am Em G

E---0h2p0------------------------------------------------------------------|

B---------3---1-(1h)3--1----0h1-0--1--0~--------0~-------------------------|

G---2~--------0~---------0--2~-----------2-0-2------0~--*strumm or pick G*-|

D---0~------------------------------------------0~-------------------------|

A-------------3~------------0~---------------------------------------------|

E-------------------------------------0~--------3~-------------------------|

 

 

Chorus:

G Cmaj7 Em (someone tell me if thats really Cmaj7!)

E----------------(0~)---------|

B---0~-----0~-----0~----------|

G---0~-----0~-----0~----------|

D---0~-----2~-----2~----------|

A—-x/5~----3~-----2~----------|

E---3~------------0~----------|

 

 

 

 

D C Am Em G

Live or die before I get it done will you decide?

D C Am Em G

Take my words and turn them into signs they will survive

D C Am Em G

because a long time ago I knew not to deprive

D C Am Em G

It's safe out there now your everywhere just like the sky

D C Am Em G

And you I love you, you are the lucid dream you are the ride

D C Am Em G

And when you hear this you know it's your jam it's your goodbye

 

 

G Cmaj7 Em

Like I said you know I'm almost dead, you know I'm almost gone

G Cmaj7 Em

and when the drummer drums it's gonna play my song to carry me along

G Cmaj7 Em

Like I said you know I'm almost dead, you know I'm almost gone

G Cmaj7 Em

and when the boatman comes to ferry me away to where we all belong

 

 

D C Am Em G

We all cross when we were feeling lost it's just the time

D C Am Em G

Could terry cry the day her lover died she recognized

D C Am Em G

Because you gave her a life of real love it's no surprise

D C Am Em G

The nights are long but the years are short when your alive

D C Am Em G

Way back when we’ll never be again it was a time,

D C Am Em G

It's gonna get you; so glad I met you to walk the line

 

 

G Cmaj7 Em

Like I said you know I'm almost dead, you know I'm almost gone

G Cmaj7 Em

and when the drummer drums it's gonna play my song to carry me along

G Cmaj7 Em

Like I said you know I'm almost dead, you know I'm almost gone

G Cmaj7 Em

and when the boatman comes to ferry me away to where we all belong

 

 

Fill on Em (please feel free to post something for that in the comments!)

 

 

G Cmaj7 Em

Like I said you know I'm almost dead, you know I'm almost gone

G Cmaj7 Em

and when the drummer drums it's gonna play my song to carry me along

G Cmaj7 Em

Like I said you know I'm almost dead, you know I'm almost gone

G Cmaj7 Em

and when the boatman comes to ferry me away to where we all belong

 

 

(Lyric suggestions for next lines please)

 

G Cmaj7 Em

Let me live so when it's time to die even the reaper cries

G Cmaj7 Em

Let me die so when it's time to live another sun will rise

 

 

G Cmaj7 Em

I said Yeah YeahYeah YeahYeah

G Cmaj7 Em

I said Yeah YeahYeah YeahYeah (cont. a while, fading)

 

 

G Cmaj7 Em

Like I said you know I'm almost dead, you know I'm almost gone

G Cmaj7 Em

and when the drummer drums it's gonna play my song to carry me along

G Cmaj7 Em

Like I said you know I'm almost dead, you know I'm almost gone

G Cmaj7 Em

and when the boatman comes to ferry me away to where we all belong

 

 

G Cmaj7 Em

Like I said you know I'm almost dead, you know I'm almost gone

G Cmaj7 Em

and when the drummer drums it's gonna play my song to carry me along

G Cmaj7 Em

Like I said you know I'm almost dead, you know I'm almost gone

G Cmaj7 Em

and when the boatman comes to ferry me away to where we all belong

 

G Cmaj7 Em

Like I said you know I'm almost dead, you know I'm almost gone

 

G Cmaj7 Em

Like I said you know I'm almost dead, you know I'm almost gone

 

 

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Again people, this is not a tab, don’t expect any Solo, Electric Riffs or such!

 

 

and that’s pretty much it! I hope you enjoyed, please leave a rating, comment and

CORRECTIONS! Fucked up lyrics? put em in the comments!

 

Cheers...

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