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Red Hot Chili Peppers

Dani California

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Tabbed by: Andres (la_laker83 at hotmail dot com)

 

 

Reference:

/ = slide up

= slide down

h = hammer-on

p = pull-off

b = bend

r = release bend

^ = quick bend-release

 

 

INTRO

 

Am G Dm Am

E---------5------------3-------------------------5-------|

B---------5------------3------------6------------5-------|

G---------5------------4------------7------------5-------|

D---------7------------5------------7------------7-------|

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

E--5--5---------3--3----------------------5--5-----------| x2

 

 

VERSE

 

E---------5------------3-------------------------5-------|

B---------5------------3------------6------------5-------|

G---------5------------4------------7------------5-------|

D---------7------------5------------7------------7-------|

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

E--5--5---------3--3----------------------5--5-----------| x2

 

Getting born in the state of Mississippi...

 

 

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

B-------------------------------------------6h8p6----------5h6p5-----|

G----------5h7p5-------------4h5p4----------------7------x-5-----5---|

D--7--x-x--------7----x-5--x-------5------------------7--x-----------|

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

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

She never knew that there was anything more than all

 

E----------------------------------------------------------5---------|

B-------------------------------------------6h8p6----------5---------|

G----------5h7p5-------------4h5p4----------------7------x-5---------|

D--7--x-x--------7----x-5--x-------5------------------7--x-----------|

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

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

What in the world does your company take me for?

 

 

E---------5------------3-------------------------5-------|

B---------5------------3------------6------------5-------|

G---------5------------4------------7------------5-------|

D---------7------------5------------7------------7-------|

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

E--5--5---------3--3----------------------5--5-----------| x2

 

Black bandana, sweet Louisiana...

 

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

B-------------------------------------------6h8p6----------5h6p5-----|

G----------5h7p5-------------4h5p4----------------7------x-5-----5---|

D--7--x-x--------7----x-5--x-------5------------------7--x-----------|

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

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

Looking down the barrel of a hot metal 45

 

 

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

B-------------------------------------6------------------------------|

G----------5h7p5-------------4h5p4----7------------------------------|

D--7--x-x--------7----x-5--x----------7------------------------------|

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

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

Just another way to survive (strum Dm)

 

CHORUS

 

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

B--------------------------------------------------------------------|

G------------------5-5-5---5-------5/7-7-7-7---7-7-7-x---------------|

D--3---3---3---3-x-5-5-5---5-------5/7-7-7-7---7-7-7-x-5---5-5-5-x---|

A--3---3---3---3-x-3-3-5---3---3-0-3/5-5-5-5---5-5-5-x-5---5-5-5-x---|

E--1---1---1---1-x-------------------------------------3---3-3-3-x---| x3

California rest in peace...

 

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

B--------------------------------------------------------------------|

G------------------5-5-5---5-------5/7-7-7-7---x-7---7-7---x---------|

D--3---3---3---3-x-5-5-5---5-------5/7-7-7-7---x-7---7-7---x---------|

A--3---3---3---3-x-3-3-3---3---3-0-3/5-5-5-5---x-5---5-5---x---------|

E--1---1---1---1-x---------------------------------------------------|

She's my priestess I'm your priest Yeah

 

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

B--------------------------------------------------------------------|

G--x-7---7-7---x----x-7---7-7----------------------------------------|

D--x-7---7-7---x----x-7---7-7----------------------------------------|

A--x-5---5-5---x----x-5---5-5----------------------------------------|

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

Yeah

 

 

End of first Chorus

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

B-------------|

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

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

A-------------|

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

 

This is Guitar 2 after first chorus, over Guitar 1 playing Intro

 

E--8--------7--------10-------12---------|

B----------------------------------------|

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

D--8b10-----7b9------10b12----12b14------|

A----------------------------------------|

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

 

E--8--------7--------10-------17---------|

B----------------------------------------|

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

D--8b10-----7b9------10b12----17b19------|

A----------------------------------------|

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

 

 

Guitar 1 just before second Verse

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

B----------------------------------------|

G--9p7--5--------------------------------|

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

A----------------------------------------|

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

 

VERSE 2

Guitar 1 is the same as first Verse

Guitar 2 plays this

 

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

B--10-------8--------15-------10---------|

G--12b14----10b12----17b19----12b14------|

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

A----------------------------------------|

E----------------------------------------| x2

She's a lover, baby and a fighter...

 

 

CHORUS 2 (same as before)

 

BRIDGE (part after second Chorus)

 

Guitar 1

E---------7------------7-------------------------------------|

B---------7------------7--------------12-----10--10----------|

G---------7------------7--------------12-----11--11--x-------|

D---------9------------9--------------12-----12--12--x--11---|

A----------------------------10--10--------------------------|

E--7--7---------7--7-----------------------------------------| x3

Who knew the hardest side of you...

 

E---------7------------7------------7-------------------------|

B---------7------------7------------7-------------------------|

G---------7------------7------------7-------------------------|

D---------9------------9------------9-------------------------|

A-------------------------------------------------------------|

E--7--7---------7--7---------7--7------------10--12--75-------|

 

 

Guitar 2

(over Guitar 1, starts at 3rd measure)

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

B--12------------------------12--------------10--------------|

G--14b16---------------------14b16-----------12b14-----------|

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

A------------------------------------------------------------|

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

Too true to say goodbye to you

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

B--12--------------------------------------------------------|

G--14b16-----------------------------------------------------|

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

A------------------------------------------------------------|

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

 

 

VERSE 3

Guitar 1 is the same as before

Guitar 2 playing this

 

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

B--5------3------6------5--------------|

G--7b9----5b7----8b10---7b9------------|

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

A--------------------------------------|

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

Push the fader, gifted animator...

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

B--5------3------6------10-------------|

G--7b9----5b7----8b11---12b14----------|

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

A--------------------------------------|

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

Never made it up to Minnesota...

 

 

Guitar 1 changes here a bit from other Verses

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

B-------------------------------------------6-------------5h6p5------|

G----------5h7p5-------------4h5p4----------7-------------5-----5----|

D--7--x-x--------7----x-5--x-------5--------7-----7-x-7--------------|

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

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

Down in the badlands she was saving the best for last

 

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

B-----------------------------------------6--------------------------|

G----------5h7p5-------------4h5p4--------7-------------7------------|

D--7--x-x--------7----x-5--x-------5--/7--7-------------6------------|

A-----------------------------------------5-------------7------------|

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

It only hurts when I laugh, gone too fast

 

 

CHORUS 3

First time goes the same as before

Second time includes Guitar 2 and Guitar 3

These may have some harmonizer effect, it seems

 

 

Guitar 2 starts at the end of first time

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

B-------------------------------------------------------|

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

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

A--3h5p3------------------------------------------------|

E--------5----------------------------------------------|

California rest in peace

 

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

B------------------------------------------------------|

G--10---10-10----12--12---12/14---14-14----10--12p10---|

D--10---10-10----10--10---10/12---12-12----10--12p10---|

A------------------------------------------------------|

E------------------------------------------------------| x3

 

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

B------------------------------------------------------|

G--10---10-10----12--12---12/14---14-14-14-14----------|

D--10---10-10----10--10---10/12---12-12-12-12----------|

A------------------------------------------------------|

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

 

 

Guitar 3 starts at 3rd measure

 

E--8----8--8-----12--12------13---13-13----10--10-------|

B--10---10-10----13--13------15---15-15----13--1310-----|

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

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

A-------------------------------------------------------|

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

California show your teeth

 

E--8----8--8-----12--12------13---13-13-13-13----------|

B--10---10-10----13--13------15---15-15-15-15----------|

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

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

A------------------------------------------------------|

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

She's my priestess I'm your priest. Yeah, yeah

 

SOLO

 

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

B----------10-------------------------------------------------------------------|

G----------10-------------------------------------------------------------------|

D------10------12---------------------------------------------------------------|

A--12------------------10p8-10p8-10p8-10p8------------------3/5-----------------|

E------------------------------------------10-----/5--1--1----------------------|

 

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

B----------10-------------------------------------13-15-------------------------|

G----------10--------------------------------/14--------------------------------|

D------10------12------10----10----10--12---------------------------------------|

A--12---------------12----12----12----------------------------------------------|

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

 

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

B----------10-------------------------------------------------------------------|

G----------10-------------------------------------------------------------------|

D------10------12---------------------------------------------------------------|

A--12------------------10p8-10p8-10p8-10p8------------------3/5-----------------|

E------------------------------------------10-----/5--1--1----------------------|

 

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

B----------10-------------------------------------13-15------------------------|

G----------10--------------------------------/14-------------------------------|

D------10------12------10----10----10--12--------------------------------------|

A--12---------------12----12----12---------------------------------------------|

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

 

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

B-----13----15-13----15-13----15-13----15-13----15-13---------------------------|

G--14----14-------14-------14-------14-------14-------14------------------------|

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

A-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

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

 

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

B----------10-------------------------------------------------------------------|

G----------10-------------------------------------------------------------------|

D------10------12------10----10----10---------------------10--------------------|

A--12---------------12----12----12-----108-----8---10/12------1210p8------------|

E-------------------------------------------10-------------------------10-------|

 

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

B----------10-------------------------------------13-15^------------------------|

G----------10--------------------------------/14--------------------------------|

D------10------12------10----10----10--12^--------------------------------------|

A--12---------------12----12----12----------------------------------------------|

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

 

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

B------------10-----------------------------------------------------------------|

G--(10)------10-----------------------------------------------------------------|

D--(10)--10------12-------------------------------------------------------------|

A---12-----------------10p8-10p8-10p8-10p8---------------------3/5--------------|

E------------------------------------------10-10-----/5--1--1-------------------|

 

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

B--------10h13p10--------10h13p10--------10h13p10--------10h13p10--------------|

G--12b14-----------12b14-----------12b14-----------12b14-----------------------|

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

A------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

E------------------------------------------------------------------------------| x2

(repeat as necessary)

 

E-------13--15-15-15------13--15-15-15-----------------------------------------|

B--/15----------------15-------------------------------------------------------|

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

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

A------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

E------------------------------------------------------------------------------| x2

(repeat as necessary)

 

E--13h15------------------------------------------------------------------------|

B--------15-1310---------10---------10h13p10---------10h13p10---------13--------|

G------------------12b14------12b14------------12b14------------12b14-----------|

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

A-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

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

 

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

B------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

G--12b14---r12p10--------------------------------------------------------------|

D------------------12----------------------------------------------------------|

A------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

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

 

 

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