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Full guitar tab of the song, including Jerry's 2 main guitar parts. Was this info helpful? Yes No
Alice in Chains - "Shame in You"
From the Album 'Alice in Chains (tripod dog cover, 1995)'
Tuning: Db Ab Db Gb Bb Eb
Tabbed by jjhand 

This song was one of my favorites from the 90's. I tabbed what I could 
hear for 2 guitars. Please rate or comment if you can help make the tab 
better. Thanks.


Rhythm Guitar - Clean Intro/Main Verse Riff (with a little octave pedal):

    Db                 C/Db              B/Db              Ab
eb|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
Bb|----12b14r12------|----12b14r12-----|----12b14r12-----|-----12b14r12----|
Gb|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|---9-------------|
Db|-0----------------|-11--------------|-10--------------|-----------------|
Ab|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-0---------------|
Db|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|


(0:13) Lyrics:

"When I waken, and I'm achin', time for sleepin', yeah 
 When I'm sayin' time to go and, I've been hurtin', yeah"
 

Verse Riff 2 - 2nd Guitar (0:38) - with light flange/reverb, Gtr 1 noted above

  Ab                 Db                C/Db              B/Db
|---------5--------|-------5---------|--------5--------|--------5--------|
|-------5----------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-7--6---------7---|-5----------7----|-6----------7----|-5----------7----|
|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
           "When I'm layin, I'm still tryin',          concentrating   on"


  Ab
|--------5---------|
|------------------|
|-4----------7--7--|
|------------------|
|------------------|
|------------------|
"dyin',       yeah"





(0:54) Prechorus Pt 1:

  Rhythm - Heavy Grunge Distortion
|----------------------|---------------------|----------1------|
|----------------------|---------------------|-------1--1------|
|----------------------|----3--4--3----4--3--|-----2-2--2------|
|-0---0-0--0-----------|-4--4--4--4----4--4--|-3---3-3--3------|
|-0---0-0--0-----------|-4--4--4--4----------|-3---3-----------|
|-0---0-0--0-----------|-4--4--4--4----------|-3---3-----------|
|
| Lead - dist & flange
|----------------------|----------------0-----|----------1---1--|
|-7-----7-7-7---7-7-7--|-------0-0h2------2---|-------1---------|
|-7-----7-7-7---7-7-7--|----3---------3-------|-2--2------------|
|-9p7---7-9-9p7-7-9-9p7|-4------------------4-|-3---------------|
|----------------------|----------------------|-----------------|
|----------------------|----------------------|-----------------|


Prechorus Pt 2

  Rhythm
|----------0---0------------------------|
|----------2---2------------------------|
|-2-----2--2---2------------------------|
|-2-----2--2---2------------------------| continued below
|-0-----0--0---0------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|
| Lead - note the pinch harmonics
|---------------------------------------|-----------|
|----------3p2-------------------5b7PH--|-3~~~~-----|
|----------2-----4b6PH-4b6r4PH-2--------|-----------|
|-2-----2------2------------------------|-----------|
|-0-------------------------------------|-----------|
|---------------------------------------|-----------|



(1:08) Prechorus Pt 3 - Rhythm
|---------------------|--------------------------|--------------------------|
|---------------------|----------8b10r8----------|----------8b10r8----------|
|---------------------|-----------------------11-|-----------------------10-|
|-0---0-0--0------0---|----11------------11------|----10-----------10-------|
|-0---0-0--0------0---|-9------9------------9----|-8------8------------8----|
|-0---0-0--0------0---|--------------------------|--------------------------|
"You're right as rain, but you're all to blame   Agreed my crime's the same"





Prechorus Ending

 Rhythm
|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|---2--2--2--2--2--2--4-------------|-2-2-2-2-2-2-4---------------------|
|---2--2--2--2--2--2--2-------------|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2---------------------|
|---0--0--0--0--0--0--0-------------|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---------------------|
|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|
| Lead
|--------------------------17-------|------17----------------------------|
|-17b19_19_19_19_19_19_19_____19b17-|--------------15p14-----------------|
|-----------------------------------|-16b18--16p14------14---------------|
|-----------------------------------|---------------------14-12h14-12\11-|
|-----------------------------------|------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|------------------------------------|



****************************************************************

Chorus Rhythm (1:25)

|--------------------|-----------------------|----------------------|
|--------------------|-----------------------|----------------------|
|--------------------|-----------------------|----------------------|
|-0---0-0--0----0----|-------4--6b7r6-----4--|-------3--5b7r5-----3-|
|-0---0-0--0----0----|----4------------4-----|----3------------3----|
|-0---0-0--0----0----|-4---------------------|-3--------------------|
 "My sins I'll claim, give you back shed pain, go find a place for own"



  *** see below
|---------------------|--------------------|-----------------------|
|---------------------|--------------------|-----------------------|
|-2----2--4b6r4----2--|--------------------|-----------------------|
|-2----2--------2-----|-0---0-0--0----0----|-------4--6b7r6-----4--|
|-0----0--------------|-0---0-0--0----0----|----4------------4-----|
|---------------------|-0---0-0--0----0----|-4---------------------|
 "shame             So you can deal with this thing unreal      No"


Rhythm
|----------------------|
|----------------------|
|----------------------|
|-------3--5b7r5-----3-|
|----3------------3----|
|-3--------------------|
 "one made you feel any"



*** Lead part for 4th bar 
|-------------------------------|-----------------|
|-7------7----7-----7----7----7-|-----------------|
|-9b11---9b11-9b11--9b11-9b11---|-9b11r9-7~~~~~---|
|-------------------------------|-----------------|
|-------------------------------|-----------------|
|-------------------------------|-----------------|




Chorus Ending Solo (continued from 2 lines above) - Rhythm
|--------------------------------------|--------------------|
|--------------------------------------|--------------------|
|--------------------------------------|--------------------|
|-2--2--2--2--2--2--4------------------|-2---2-2--4b6r4-----|
|-2--2--2--2--2--2--2------------------|-2---2-2------------|
|-0--0--0--0--0--0--0------------------|-0---0-0------------|
|--------------------------------------|--------------------|
| "hurt,       yeah"
|
|Lead
|--------------------------------------|------17b19r17b19__r|
|-------------15p14----------15p14-----|--------------------|
|-14---------------14------14-----14---|--------------------|
|-14h16p14-14---------14h16---------14-|-(14)---------------|
|--------------------------------------|--------------------|
|--------------------------------------|--------------------|



Chorus Ending (pt 2) - Rhythm
|---------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|-2--------------4----------------|-2--------------4------------------|
|-2--------------2----------------|-2--------------2------------------|
|-0--------------0----------------|-0--------------0------------------|
|---------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|
| Lead
|-17b19~~-------------------------|--------------------------------------------|
|--------17b19~~14----------------|---------17---17---17-----------------------|
|-----------------16b18~-14--14~~-|-16b18_____b18__b18--16-14-16-14------------|
|--------------------------16-----|--------------------------------17-16-17-16~|
|---------------------------------|--------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|--------------------------------------------|



****************************************************************

(2:02) Play Verse Riffs Again, Lyrics:

"Body's movin, only provin, no one needs to move 
Still believin, yet mistaken, all God's children, yeah




(2:30) Play Verse Riff 2 part (bars 2-4) with 

Distorted Rhythm guitar:
|--------------------|-----------------------|----------------------|
|--------------------|-----------------------|----------------------|
|--------------------|-----------------------|----------------------|
|-0---0-0--4b5r4-----|-------4--6b7r6-----4--|-------3--5b7r5-----3-|
|-0---0-0------------|----4------------4-----|----3------------3----|
|-0---0-0------------|-4---------------------|-3--------------------| 
"And I must say, I was stupid,         selfishly she"

|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|
|-------2--4b6r4----2--2--|
|----2-----------2--------|
|-0-----------------------|
|-------------------------|
"consumed,         yeah"





(2:43) Repeat the Verse Riff 2 Rhythm part (above), with

Lead
|----------------------|----------------0-----|----------1h3p1-0-|
|-8p7---10---8-10-8-7--|-------0-0h2------2---|-------1----------|
|-7---7----7-9----9-7--|----3---------3-------|-2--2-------------|
|-----0----------------|-4------------------4-|-3----------------|
|----------------------|----------------------|------------------|
|----------------------|----------------------|------------------|




(2:54) Play Prechorus Ending on Rhythm, Lead plays
|----------------------|-----------------------------------|
|-2---2-3p2---2--------|-14---14-15p14-14-15p14-14-----15--|
|-2---2-2-----2--------|-14---14-14----14-14----14--14-14--|
|-2---2-4p2---2--------|-14---14-16p14-14-16p14-14--16-----|
|-----------0----------|-----------------------------------|
|----------------------|-----------------------------------|



Play Chorus Again, with new lyrics:

"And you must change patterns all we trained 
Or n'er regain peace you seek 
Now you hear me, for the things I see 
Yeah, I believe in inner peace, yeah"



Lead at end of Chorus 2
|-------------------------------------------|
|-------14-------------17b19--17b19r17-15~~-|
|-16b18----16b18r16p14----------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|



****************************************************************


(3:31) Bridge - play this, then Bridge ending 1, then repeat this:
  Rhythm
|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|
|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|
|--------------------|----------0---------|--------------------|
|-0---0-0--0-----0-0-|-3---3-3--3-----3---|-5---5-5--5-----5---|
|-0---0-0--0-----0-0-|-3---3-3--3---------|-5---5-5--5-----5---|
|-0---0-0--0-----0-0-|-3---3-3--3---------|-5---5-5--5-----5---|
|
| Lead (changes slightly in repeat)
|--------------------|--------------------|---------------------|
|--------------------|--------------------|---------------5---5-|
|-------------5------|-------------5------|---------------5---5-|
|---------5h7--7-5h7-|-7~~-----5h7--7-5h7-|-7~~--------5h7--7---|
|--------------------|--------------------|---------------------|
|--------------------|--------------------|---------------------|
 "Throw out,          blow up,             hold in"
 "Show fine,          no signs,            grow blind"



Bridge ending 1
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|-0------0-0--------0---------0---------|
|-0------0-0--------0---------0---------|
|-0------0-0--------0---------0---------|
|
|
|-------------------------------------------|
|-7b8-b8-b8-b8-b8-b8-b8-r7-7-7-5------------|
|-7b9-b9-b9-b9-b9-b9-b9-r7-7-7-5--5-7b9r7-5-|
|-------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|



Bridge ending 2 - Rhythm Chords on top

Lead Part
  Ab      Ab2          Ab             Ab2
|--------------------|------------------------------------|
|-7-------5----------|-14----15p14------------15p14----14-|
|-7-------6----------|-14----14---14-14----14-14---14--14-|
|-7-------7----------|-14-14---------14h16-----------14---|
|---------0----------|------------------------------------|
|--------------------|------------------------------------|


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

Guitar Drops off, Drums continue

****************************************************************

(4:14) One Guitar Plays Lightly

|------------|------------5-----|--------------|------------|
|-5----7-----|-5------7-----5---|------------5-|-(5)----5---|
|-6----7-----|-6------7-------6-|-6--------6-6-|-(6)------6-|
|-7----7-----|-7------7---------|-7--------7-7-|-(7)--------|
|------------|------------------|--------------|------------|
|------------|------------------|--------------|------------|


                                  * Outro Pt starts 
|------------|------------5-----|--------------|
|----------5-|-(5)-----7----5---|-5------------|
|-6------6---|-(6)-----7------6-|-6------------| continues randomly
|-7----------|-(7)-----7--------|-7------------|
|-0----------|------------------|--------------|
|------------|------------------|--------------|




Outro Part 1 (Rhythm Guitar) repeated several times until 5:14
|----------------------------|-------------------------|
|--------2-------------------|--------2----------------|
|-1b2r1------------1---2p1---|-1b2r1------------1---2--|
|-------2---2-0--2---2-----2-|-------2---2-0--2---2----|
|----------------------------|-------------------------|
|----------------------------|-------------------------|



(5:01-5:26) Lead Outro Part

|/15---15--x-15---x-x-14--14--|---------------------------|
|-----------------x-x---------|-14/15--15--x-15\---10-10--|
|/12---12--x-12---x-x-11--11--|---------------------------|
|-----------------------------|-11/12--12--x-12\---7--7---|
|-----------------------------|---------------------------|
|-----------------------------|---------------------------|



Ending (Rhythm plays a Ab5 chord)
|------------------|
|-8--8--8----------|
|------------------|
|-5--5--5----------|
|------------------|
|------------------|




KEY
| /   slide up
| \   slide down
| h   hammer-on
| p   pull-off
| ~   vibrato
| PH  pinch harmonic
| x   Mute note
| b   Bend
| r   release bend
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mitchrushton182 174 Jun 18, 2010 11:31 AM

i havent tried this yet but it looks awesome. great song.

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stpfan729 10 Jun 18, 2010 01:36 PM

this is awesome thank u so much i truly appreciate it it looks perfect. Hopefully i'll perform this sometime n i know it will be awesome.

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mattathius 10 Jun 29, 2010 01:30 PM

dude you are a badass iv been waiting so long for someone to tab that song so well thanks man i apreciate it. definately a badass job.

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