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Cortez The Killer Tab

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                   C O R T E Z  T H E   K I L L E R   L E A D  /  W A R R E N   H A Y N 
S


This is Warren Haynes' lead in "Cortez the Killer" at Central Park.

Tabbed by:Hunter(||)

Tuning:Standard(EADGBe )


          Em           D                Am

E:-----------------0----2------------------------------------|
B:-----------------0----3--3----3----3-0---------------------|
G:-0h2------------------2--2----2----2-0-2-2-0h2---2----2----|
D:-0h2-----2----------x-0--0--0------0-0-2-2-2-----2----2----|
A:---------2---2-2----x------------------0-------0----0---0--|
E:---------0---0-0----x--------------------------------------|

E:-------------------------------|
B:-1-----------------------------|  Repeat with a similar
G:-2-2--2-------(0)-2-/4-\2p0----|  strumming pattern
D:---2--2--2---------------------|
A:------0--0---------------------|
E:-------------------------------|

                            After this lick the band
D chord lick                comes in:

E:-2-------------------|    E:---------------------|
B:-3--3-3-3--/5---\3---|    B:------3--3-----------|
G:-2--2-2-2--/4--4\2---|    G:--2/4-------\2p0-----|
D:-0--0-0-0------------|    D:-----------------2p0-|
A:---------------------|    A:---------------------|
E:---------------------|    E:---------------------|


Em pattern                  Am pattern
E:-----------------|       E:-------------------------------|
B:--------3--0-3-0-|       B:-1-0-1-0-1-0-----1-0-1-0---1/3-|
G:-0--0-0-0--0-0-0-|etc.   G:-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---2-2-2-2---2/4-|
D:-2--2-2-2--2-2-2-|       D:-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---2-2-2-2-------|
A:-2--2-2-2--2-2-2-|       A:-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-----|
E:-0--0-0-0--0---0-|       E:-------------------------------|


Guitar solo 1
 Em             D            Am

E:-----10--------------10-----------------------|
B:---8--------------10---------------13---------|
G:-9-------------11---------------12------------|
D:-----------------------------14---------------|
A:----------------------------------------------|
E:----------------------------------------------|

E:----------------------------------------------|
B:-13----13------------13----13-----------------|
G:-12h14-12h14--12-----12h14-12h14--12-----12---|
D:-----------------14------------------14-------|
A:----------------------------------------------|
E:----------------------------------------------|
                             ~~~~~                          ~~~
E:-------------------------------------------------------------|
B:--------------------------------------------15b17rb15p12-15--|
G:-14b16-----14b16rb14p12-14b16------rb14p12-------------------|
D:-------------------------------------------------------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------------------|

E:----------------------------------------------------------------|
B:-p12---15p12h13p12----12-13p12-13p12-13p12----------------------|
G:-------------------14----------------------14p12-14p12----------|
D:-------------------------------------------------------14p12-14-|
A:----------------------------------------------------------------|
E:----------------------------------------------------------------|
                                  ~~                         ~~~
E:---------------------------------------------------------------|
B:-------13----13----13----13-------------------15---------------|
G:-12-14-12h14-12h14-12h14-12h14--14p12---14b16----14b16rb14b16--|
D:---------------------------------------------------------------|
A:---------------------------------------------------------------|
E:---------------------------------------------------------------|

   sweep                          ~~~
E:---12-14-14b15rb14b15rb14p12----14--14b15rb14p12-14p12h14p12------|
B:--12-------------------------15-15--------------------------15p12-|
G:-12-----------------------------14--------------------------------|
D:------------------------------------------------------------------|
A:------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                                                     ~~~~
E:------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B:-15p12h13p12------------------------------------------------------------|
G:------------14p12-14p12-14b16rb14p12----------12-14p12-14b16rb14b16rb14-|
D:-------------------------------------14p12-14---------------------------|
A:------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Guitar solo 2
   ~~~~~
E:-------------10----------------------------------------------------|
B:----------10---10-------------------5-7-7-7b8rb7p5-5-5\3-5/8p5-5---|
G:-9-----11--------11-11-11-11-11-11/--------------------------------|
D:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------------------------|

                     ~~~~~~~~~~~            ~~        ~~
E:-------7-8p7-7-8h10-10-10-10-10-10b12rb10--------------------|
B:----10------------------------------------8-8-10-10/12-\-----|
G:-/9----------------------------------------------------------|
D:-------------------------------------------------------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------------------|


E:----14b15rb14p12-14p12h14p12------------------------------------|
B:-12--------------------------15p12h13p12----12-------15---------|
G:-----------------------------------------14----14b16----rb14p12-|
D:----------------------------------------------------------------|
A:----------------------------------------------------------------|
E:----------------------------------------------------------------|

                             ~~~
E:--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B:-----------------------------------------------------------12-13----|
G:-14p12-14b16rb14p12---------------12-14b16rb14p12-14p12-14-------14-|
D:--------------------14p12-14---14-----------------------------------|
A:--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:--------------------------------------------------------------------|

                                   ~~~~                           ~~~~
E:--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B:-12-13-15----12-15b17rb15b17rb15-12--\------15b17rb15-15b17rb15-----|
G:----------14-----------------------------12---------------------14--|
D:--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A:--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:--------------------------------------------------------------------|


E:----14b15rb14--12-14-12h14p12----12---------------------------------|
B:-12---------------------------15----15b17rb15b17rb15-13p12-13p12----|
G:--------------------------------------------------------------------|
D:--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A:--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:--------------------------------------------------------------------|

         ~~                                                 ~~
E:--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B:-----------------15--------------------15---------------------------|
G:-14p12-14--12-14----14b16rb14p12----------14b16rb14-12-14b16--------|
D:---------------------------------14p12------------------------------|
A:--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:--------------------------------------------------------------------|

  sweep                                       ~~~~~~
E:-----12-14b15-14b15rb14-12---15b17-17rb15-14-14-14-\--|
B:---12---------------------12--------------------------|
G:-12---------------------------------------------------|
D:------------------------------------------------------|
A:------------------------------------------------------|
E:------------------------------------------------------|

              ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~             ~~~~~~~~~
E:-17b19rb17-17-17-17--17--17-17-17-17h18p17p15-17-17-17-17b19rb17p15-|
B:--------------17-17-(17)--------------------------------------------|
G:--------------------------------------------------------------------|
D:--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A:--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:--------------------------------------------------------------------|

            hold bend and pick fast
                                                   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
E:-17b19-17b19-19191919191919191919191919---19rb17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17-17\|
B:-------------xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx----------------------------------|
G:-------------xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx----------------------------------|
D:-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

                                        ~~~
E:-------12-12-14b154b14-12---15b17rb15------15b17-15-12h15p12-------15-----15-|
B:-15b17-------------------12-----------13---------------------15b17---15b17---|
G:-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D:-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A:-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|


E:------------------------------------------------------------------14b15rb14p12-|
B:-17rb15-12-12h13p12----12---------15---------------------------12--------------|
G:--------------------14---14-14b16----14b16-rb14-------11-12-14-----------------|
D:------------------------------------------------12-14--------------------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

                     ~~~           ~~     ~~
E:-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B:-15-15-15-12h13p12-------12-15----13-p12h13-p12h13-p12h13-p12h13p12h13p12/10-|
G:-------------------14----------14--------------------------------------------|
D:-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A:-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

             ~                 ~~~
E:---------------------------------|
B:-h12p10/8h10-b12rb10p8-10p8------|
G:----------------------------9-9--|
D:---------------------------------|
A:---------------------------------|
E:---------------------------------|

Guitar solo 3

 Hold bend + wide bibrato

 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
E:-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B:-10b12-b12-b12-b12-b12-b12-b12-b12-b12-b12-b12-b12-b12-b12-b12-b12-b12-b12-b12rb10-|
G:-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D:-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A:-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

                     ~~~~~~~~~
E:----------------15------------12----------------12-------------12---15b17rb--|
B:-10b12--15b17------15b17-b17-----15-12-------12----15p12---------12----------|
G:---------------------------------------14b16-------------14b16---------------|
D:-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A:-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

                                                                        ~~~
E:-12h15p12-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B:----------15-12h15p12----------------------------------------12-13-15-13--|
G:----------------------14-12h14p12----------12\11-12-11-12-14--------------|
D:----------------------------------14-12h14--------------------------------|
A:--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

E:------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B:-p12-13-12b13rb12------------------------13----13----------13-----------|
G:------------------14----12h14p12---12-14-12h14-12h14p12----12h14p12-----|
D:---------------------14----------14---------------------14----------14--|
A:------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:------------------------------------------------------------------------|

      hold bend and pick the 15

E:----------15-------15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15---------17b19--b19-b19-b19-|
B:-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G:-12-14b16----16--16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16rb14p12--------------------|
D:-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

                ~~~~
E:-17b19rb17-15-17-17-17b18rb17p15--17b19rb17p15-------17b19rb17p15-|
B:-----------------------------------------------17p15--------------|
G:------------------------------------------------------------------|
D:------------------------------------------------------------------|
A:------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:------------------------------------------------------------------|


E:---------------------------------------------------------------------14-|
B:-17b20rb17-15-17-17-15-17-17b20-17b20rb17p15----15-------15-17p15-17----|
G:---------------------------------------------16----16h17----------------|
D:------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A:------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:------------------------------------------------------------------------|

                  hold bend and pick fast
                                                   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
E:-15p14-15-17-17b19-1919191919191919191919191919rb1717171717171717--|
B:-------------------xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx--xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx--|
G:-------------------xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx--xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx--|
D:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------------------------|

                     ~~~~~~
E:-20b22-20-17-----------------------12-15p12h14p12----12-15p12h14p12-|
B:-------------17----17-17--17\12-15----------------15----------------|
G:----------------19--------------------------------------------------|
D:--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A:--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:--------------------------------------------------------------------|


E:----12-15b17-17rb15-15p12-12-------------------------------|
B:-15--------------------------15-15p13-13p12-12----------15-|
G:-----------------------------------------------14-14b16----|
D:-----------------------------------------------------------|
A:-----------------------------------------------------------|
E:-----------------------------------------------------------|

                                                        ~~~              ~~
E:------------------------------------14p13p12-----------------------------|
B:---------------------------------------------15p13p12--------------------|
G:-14b16rb14b16rb14b16rb14b16rb14p12--------------------14---14p12\11h12\9-|
D:-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A:-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

     ~~
E:--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B:-8-10--8-10b12rb10b12rb10rb12b10rb12b10rb12b10rb12b10rb12b10rb12b12rb10p8-|
G:--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D:--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A:--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:--------------------------------------------------------------------------|


E:-----10---------------10----------------<12>------------------------------|
B:---8---------------10-------------------------------------3---------------|
G:-9--------------11----------------------------------0-2/4----4\2p0--------|
D:-------------------------------------------------------------------2------|
A:--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E:--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Em variation       Am lick
E:-----7------|    E:-----3/5---|
B:---8--------|    B:-3/5-------|
G:-9----------|    G:-----------|
D:------------|    D:-----------|
A:------------|    A:-----------|
E:------------|    E:-----------|
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cblowrun wrote on January 2 2008, 06:53 pm

brilliant tab, cept some of the soloing is either gone or i cant find it. during the end of the last verse. i cant talk
tho, i couldnt have tabbed that.. 5 stars.

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taruff5505 wrote on January 17 2008, 12:38 am

yea its not perfect but you get the idea...most of the notes are right so just use the video to aid the correct fills

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nikh158 wrote on February 3 2008, 07:32 am

...and of course it`s a jam; you wouldn`t want to copy it note for note.

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