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The Shortest Straw Tab

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                            The Shortest Straw
            From Metallica's ...And Justice For All album.
Intro
|--------|------------|---------------------|------------|--------------------|
|--------|------------|---------------------|------------|--------------------|
|--------|------------|---------------------|------------|--------------3-----|
|---2--3-|-2-----2--3-|-2----2--3--2--5---3-|-2-----2--3-|-2---2--3--2--3---3-|
|---2--3-|-2-----2--3-|-2----2--3--2--5---3-|-2-----2--3-|-2---2--3--2--1---3-|
|---0--1-|-0-----0--1-|-0----0--1--0--3---1-|-0-----0--1-|-0---0--1--0------1-|
                 
|------------|-------------------|------------|----------------|
|------------|-------------------|------------|----------------|
|------------|-------------------|------------|----------------|
|-2-----2--3-|-2--2--3--2--5---3-|-2-----2--3-|-2---2--2--3--2-|
|-2-----2--3-|-2--2--3--2--5---3-|-2-----2--3-|-2---2--2--3--2-|
|-0-----0--1-|-0--0--1--0--3---1-|-0-----0--1-|-0---0--0--1--0-|
Rhy Fig 1
||--------------------------|--------------------|---------------------|
||--------------------------|--------------------|---------------------|
||*-------------------------|------------------3-|---------------------|
||*--2--3--2----------------|-2--3--2----2--5--3-|---3--2--------------|
||---2--3--2----------------|-2--3--2----2--5--1-|---3--2--------------|
||---0--1--0----0--0--0-0-0-|-0--1--0----0--3----|---1--0--0--0--0-0-0-|

|--------------------|---------------------|----------------------|
|--------------------|---------------------|----------------------|
|---------------3----|---------------------|--------------------3-|
|-2--3--2----2--3--5-|---3--2--------------|-2--3--2----2--5----3-|
|-2--3--2----2--1--5-|---3--2--------------|-2--3--2----2--5----1-|
|-0--1--0----0-----3-|---1--0--0--0--0-0-0-|-0--1--0----0--3------|
			    ________________________
			   |1.			    |
|--------------------------|-----------------------||
|--------------------------|-----------------------||
|--------------------------|----------------------*||
|---3--2----2--------------|-2--3--2----2--5---5--*||
|---3--2----2--------------|-2--3--2----2--5---5---||
|---1--0----0--0--0--0-0-0-|-0--1--0----0--3---3---||
 _____________________
|2.		       end Rhy Fig 1
|---------------------|------------|------------------------|-----------|
|---------------------|------------|------------------------|-----------|
|---------------------|------------|------------------------|-----------|
|-2--3--2----2--5---5-|----4----3--|-2--2--3----------------|-2--2----3-|
|-2--3--2----2--5---5-|----4----3--|-2--2--3----------------|-2--2----3-|
|-0--1--0----0--3---3-|----2----1--|-0--1--0----0--0--0-0-0-|-0--0----1-|
Rhy Fig 2:                            end Rhy Fig 2
||------------------------------------------------||
||------------------------------------------------||
||*----------------------------------------------*||
||*-2------8--7b8--8--------------------2-3--2-3-*||
||--2--/7------------7------------------2-3--2-3--||
||--0-------------------0--0--0-0--0-0--0-1--0-1--||
                       [--------------]
                           Palm Mute
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-2-----8--7b8--8-------------------2--2--5--5--|
|-2-/7------------7-----------------2--2--5--5--|
|-0------------------0--0--0--0--0--0--0--3--3--|
                    [-------------------]
                         Palm Mute
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|-------8--7--8-----2--2--2--2--2--2--2--7--7--|
|---/7-----------7--2--2--2--2--2--2--2--7--7--|
|-0-----------------0--0--0--0--0--0--0--5--5--|
                   [-------------------]
                         Palm Mute
--------------------------------------------------||
--------------------------------------------------||
---------3--2h3p2p0-------------------------------||
------2-----------------5--5--5--5--4--4--4--3--3-||
---0--------------------5--5--5--5--4--4--4--3--3-||
0-----------------------3--3--3--3--2--2--2--1--1-||
                       [-------------------]
                            Palm Mute
Played during verses. Play this twice, then go to the next riff.
||-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
||-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
||*----------------------------------------------------------------------------
||*-----2--2--2--2-----2--2--2--3--3-----2--2--2-----2--2--2--2--5--5-----2----
||------2--2--2--2-----2--2--2--3--3-----2--2--2-----2--2--2--2--5--5-----2----
||------0--0--0--0-----0--0--0--1--1-----0--0--0-----0--0--0--0--3--3-----0----
       [----------------------]         [----------------------]         [-]
              Palm Mute                        Palm Mute                 PM
-----------------------||
-----------------------||
----------------------*||
-2--2--2--2--5--4--3--*||
-2--2--2--2--5--4--3---||
-0--0--0--0--3--2--1---||
[----------]
     PM
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-4--4--4--4-----4--4--4--5--5----4--4--4--4-----4--4--4--7--7-----4--4--4--4---
-4--4--4--4-----4--4--4--5--5----4--4--4--4-----4--4--4--7--7-----4--4--4--4---
-2--2--2--2-----2--2--2--3--3----2--2--2--2-----2--2--2--5--5-----2--2--2--2---
[----------------------]        [----------------------]         [----------]
      Palm Mute                        Palm Mute                      PM
-----------------------------------------------||
-----------------------------------------------||
-----------------------------------------------||
---4--4--4--5--5-----4--4--4--4----4--7--6--5--||
---4--4--4--5--5-----4--4--4--4----4--7--6--5--||
---2--2--2--3--3-----2--2--2--2----2--5--4--3--||
  [-------]         [---------------]
     PM                  PM
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|-4--4--4--4--------------------|
|-4--4--4--4--2h3p2p0--2h3p2p0--|
|-2--2--2--2--------------------|
|-------------------------------|

|----r-----r--------------------------------------|
|----e-----e--------------------------------------|
|-9--s--9--s--9--10-----4-5-----------------------|
|-9--t--9--t--9--10-----4/5-----2h3p2p0--2h3p2p0--|
|-7-----7-----7--8------2-3-----------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|

---r-----r----------------------------------------||
---e-----e----------------------------------------||
---s-----s--9-10-----4-5--------------------------||
7--t--7--t--9/10-----4/5-----2h3p2p0-----2h3p2p0--||
7-----7-----7-8------2-3--------------------------||
5-----5-------------------------------------------||
Right here, go back and play the part marked as the intro, because it is also
the riff played behing the chorus.             
Then:
||-----------------------|-----------------------|---------------------|
||-----------------------|-----------------------|---------------------|
||----2-----3--2h3p2-----|-----2-----3--2h3p2----|----2--4--5--7-7--7--|
||-2-----2------------2--|--3-----3-----------3--|-4-------------------|
||-----------------------|-----------------------|---------------------|
||-----------------------|-----------------------|---------------------|

|-----------------|-----------------------|------------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------------|------------------------|
|--7---------7----|-----2-----3--2h3p2----|-----2-----3--2h3p2-----|
|-----5-4-5----4--|--2-----2-----------2--|--3-----3------------3--|
|-----------------|-----------------------|------------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------------|------------------------|

|---------------------|----------------------|--------------||
|---------------------|----------------------|--------------||
|-----2--4--5---7--7--|--7-------------------|---9p5-\------||
|--4------------------|------5--4--5--4---3--|--------\-----||
|---------------------|------------5--4---3--|--trem bar----||
|---------------------|------------3--2---1--|--------------||
Guitar Solo
  AH
|------------------------------|--------------------------14--|
|-----\2.5/--\2.5/---\2.5/-----|----\1/------\1/----14h15-----|
|--9---------------------------|--9-----7----14---------------|
|------------------------------|------------------------------|
|------w/ bar------------------|------------------------------|
|------------------------------|------------------------------|

|-17p15p14-------12-15p14p12----------14p12-------------12-------------12-|
|----------15----------------14p12h15-------15p13p12h13----15p13p12h13----|
|-------------16----------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 NH.....................|
|-7----------------------|-------12----------------------14p12h14----12---------
|----7-------------------|----------15p12-------12h15p12----------15----------12h15p12
|-------7-----5--5--5--5-|-14b16----------14b16-------------------------14b16---
|----------7--5--5--5--5-|------------------------------------------------------
|------------------------|------------------------------------------------------
|------------------------|------------------------------------------------------
                                          AH
|---------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-14p12----12---------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-------15----15p14p12----14p12------12-|-14b16-11b12-------------------------|
|----------------------14---------14----|-------------13b14-12b13-11b12-------|
|---------------------------------------|-------------------------------13b14-|
|---------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
  AH
|-------------------------19-|-22p20p19-------22p20p19-------19----------
|-----------------------20---|----------22-22----------20-20----22p20p19-22p20p19
|----------------------------|----------------------------------------------------20b21
|----------------------------|-----------------------------------------------
|-12b13-11b12-9b10-12~~------|-----------------------------------------------
|----------------------------|-----------------------------------------------

|----19-------------------------------------------------------|
|-20----22p20p19-22p20p19-------20p19----------19-------------|
|-------------------------21-21-------21p19-19----21p19----21-|
|-------------------------------------------------------22----|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|

|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-20p19-------19p17----------17p15-------15p13p12----12-|
|-------21p19-------19p18p17-------17p16----------14----|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|

|----------------------------------------|------------------------------------
|-17p12-15p12-14p12----------------------|------------------------------------
|-------------------14p12-14b16----------|-11----10----9----8---7---6---5---4-
|-------------------------------------12-|----12----11---10---9---8---7---6---5
|----------------------------------14----|------------------------------------
|----------------------------------------|------------------------------------

|----------------------------|---------------------------7------10--12--|
|----------------------------|------------------------8-----11----------|
|-3---3---2---1---2p0--------|--------------7--10--9--------------------|
|---4---4---3---2-----2p0-2--|--------9--8------------------------------|
|----------------------------|-7--10------------------------------------|
|----------------------------|------------------------------------------|
                               PM......................................|
|--15\--------------|-9p6---9p6---9p6-9p6---9p6---9p6-|
|-------------------|-----7-----7---------7-----7-----|
|-------------------|---------------------------------|
|-------------------|---------------------------------|
|-------------------|---------------------------------|
|-------------------|---------------------------------|


|-10p7---10p7---10p7-10p7---10p7---10p7-|-12p7---12p7---12p7-12p7---12p7---12p7-
|------8------8-----------8------8------|------9------9-----------9------9------
|---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------
|---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------
|---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------
|---------------------------------------|---------------------------------------

|-12p9----12p9----12p9-12p9----12p9----12p9-|---------------------------|
|------10------10-----------10------10------|---------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|-----4------5---4-h5p4-----|
|-------------------------------------------|--4------4--------------4--|
|-------------------------------------------|---------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|---------------------------|

|---------------------------|-----------------------|
|---------------------------|-----------------------|
|-----4------5---4-h5p4-----|-----4---6--7---9-9--9-|
|--5------5--------------5--|--6--------------------|
|---------------------------|-----------------------|
|---------------------------|-----------------------|

|-------------------------|-----------------|
|-------------------------|-----------------|
|--9----------------------|-----------------|
|-------7--6--7---6----5--|--------3--------|
|-------------7---6----5--|--------3--------|
|-------------5---4----3--|--------1--------|

w/ Rhy Fig 1 

Shortest Straw		Pulled For You

Shortest Straw		Pulled For You

Shortest Straw		Pulled For You

Shortest Straw		Shortest Straw Has Been Pulled For You

|---------------|--------------------------|-----------------------------|
|----17b18-~-~--|-(17)---------------------|-17b20--17b19----------------|
|----17b19-~-~--|-(17)--17b19r17p15-17p15--|-----------------17b20r17p15-|
|---------------|--------------------------|-----------------------------|
|---------------|--------------------------|-----------------------------|
|---------------|--------------------------|-----------------------------|

|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|-17b18-r17--15----17--17--15-----|-15--17--17p15------15-----------|
|-17b19-r17--15----17--17--15-----|-15--17--17p15------15-----------|
|------------------------------17-|---------------17-------17--15---|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
			   <
|---------------|------------------------|
|---------------|------------------------|
|---------------|----------1-------------|
|---------------|----------2-------------|
|--17----(17)\--|--X-------2-------------|
|---------------|----------0-------------|
		     vol. knob swell
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Superbeast110 wrote on May 31 2006, 06:49 pm

Awesome song, awesome tab. Good job man this helped me out a lot.

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juzcook wrote on June 6 2006, 05:40 am

all pretty good, but u missed the quick aprts in the second solo

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_RATM_ wrote on October 2 2006, 08:34 pm

hey thanks nice tab

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