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Chickenfoot - Lighten Up
From 'Chickenfoot III' album
Tuning: Eb (all strings down 1/2 step)
Tabbed by jjhand

Great jam song with a bluesy feel. Please rate and comment.


Intro (Sounds like Organ, but is Satch's Guitar Effect)

eb|-----------|-13--------|-10------|-10------|
Bb|-----------|-10--------|-7-------|-8-------|
Gb|-4----5----|-10--------|-7-------|-7-------|
Db|-7----7----|-----------|---------|---------|
Ab|-0----0----|-----------|---------|---------|
Eb|-----------|-----------|---------|---------|




Main Riff - played 4x
|-----------------|-------------------|----------------|-0----------------0-|
|-----------------|-------------------|----------------|-0------5-----------|
|--------2--------|-------------------|-2---2---0------|-0---/4---\2p0--0---|
|-rest---2--------|-------------2-----|-2---2---0------|-2------------2-----|
|--------0--------|-2---2-------------|-0---0---x------|-2------------------|
|-----------3~~---|-0---0---0-3---3-0-|---------3------|-0------------------|
   "Why you pushing so hard baby?        You could be making it easy"



fourth bar of Main Riff changes each time:

2nd time: pick scrape

3rd time: ascending natural harmonics on 6th string (low Eb)


4th time
|--0-----0-----------|--------------------|----9--8--7--5---3--|----5___----|
|-/5--3--3-----------|--------------------|--------------------|----------5-|
|----------2p0-------|-2------------------|---10--9--7--6---4--|------------|
|-------------2--0h2-|-2------------------|--------------------|-/7_____7---|
|--------------------|-0------------------|--------------------|------------|
|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|------------|
                "I said oh, baby       you pushing too hard... lighten up!"





  Solo 1 (1:11)
|-------------------|--------0------0---|-----5------5--------5-5-|
|-x-x-5-x-x-5---x-x-|5----------------0-|8b10---8b10---8p5--------|
|-x-x-5-x-x-5---x-x-|5------------------|-----------------7b9-----|
|-------------------|--2p0-2------2-----|-------------------------|
|-------------------|----------7\-------|-------------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------------|

|---5-----5-5---------|--------------------|---------------------8------------|
|-8---8-5-------------|-17b------------17s-|-17b-10p8-10p8---8-8---10p8-10-8\5|
|-------------7b9~~---|-17b------------17s-|-17b-----------9------------------|
|---------------------|-----19p17-19~~-----|----------------------------------|
|---------------------|--------------------|----------------------------------|
|---------------------|--------------------|----------------------------------|

|-------5-------5--------------------|----------------------12---|
|-----5---8-5------------------------|----------------------12---|
|-7b9---------7---7b9-b9-9pbr7-5-----|----------------------12---|
|--------------------------------7-5-|-7---5------------/14------|
|------------------------------------|---7----7p5-7~~~-----------|
|------------------------------------|---------------------------|





Play Main Riff Again, with new endings:


1st ending          2nd Ending            3rd Ending

|--------------|   |--2NH~~~~~~~----|   |-0--3b--0------0----|
|--5/7\5/7\5/7-|   |----------------|   |-0--3b--0--0---0----|
|--------------|   |----------------|   |-----------2b4------|
|--5/7\5/7\5/7-|   |----------------|   |--------------------|
|--------------|   |----------------|   |--------------------|
|--------------|   |----------------|   |--------------------|



4th time - Pick scrape, then silence



(2:07) play 4x
|-----------------|
|-----------------|
|---2-2---2-2-x-x-|
|---2-2---2-2-x-x-|
|-3-0-0-3-0-0-x-x-|
|-----------------|

"You're pushing too hard" ...


(2:15) play 4x
|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|
|-5-5-5-4-4-2-2-2-|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|
|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|
                   "I like it when u want it" ...



Solo 2 (2:31) - Rhythm Guitar plays D5 chords throughout

|------------------|----------------------------|------------------|
|-12b13--12b---12b-|----12b--12br-10h12p10------|-12b---12b---12b--|
|-12b13--12b---12b-|----12b--12br-10h12p10------|-12b---12b---12b--|
|------------------|----------------------12p10-|------------------|
|------------------|----------------------------|------------------|
|------------------|----------------------------|------------------|

|---------------------------|------10--10-10-----10-10-----10-10-|
|----12b--12br-10h12p10--10-|------10--10-10-----10-10-----10-10-|
|----12b--12br-10h12p10--10-|-12b14---------12b14-----12b14------|
|----------------------12---|------------------------------------|
|---------------------------|------------------------------------|
|---------------------------|------------------------------------|

|------10---10---10---10------10----|-10---10---10---10---10-10h13p10---|
|------10---10---10---10-13b15--b15-|---b15--b15--b15--b15-----------10-|
|-12b14--b14--b14--b14--------------|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|

|-10-13p10--------------------|
|---------10------------------|
|-----------12p10-------------|
|----------------12p10--------|
|---------------------12p10\8-|
|-----------------------------|



High Solo Part (2:46) - Add some tremelo picking
|-22p0-22p0-22p0-22p0-22p0-21p0-22p0-21p0-|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|

|-22p0-21p0-22p0-21p0-19p0-21p0-19p0-17p0-|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|

|-19p0-15p0-15p0-14p0-12p0-10h12h14p12p10-|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|

|-10h12h14-12-10-12-14-12-10----------------------------|
|----------------------------8-10-12-10-8-10------------|
|--------------------------------------------12-11-9-11-|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|

|--------------------------------|------------------------------|
|-10-10~-----10-10~-----10~------|-10-----10-10------13---13----|
|-10-10~-----10-10~-----10~------|-10-----10-10-12b14--b14--b14-|
|-------12p10------12p10---12p10-|---12p10----------------------|
|--------------------------------|------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|------------------------------|

|---10-----------10-10-----10-10-----10--10-----------------|
|-10--13p10-13b15-----13b15-----13b15-------13brb15--b15~~~-|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|



Rhythm Guitar during 'High Solo Part'
|---------------------|----------------------------|
|---------------------|----------------------------|
|---------------------|----------------------------|
|---------------------|---------5-----7--5b--------|
|---------------2--4--|-5----7-----7--------7p5-7--|
|-0--2--3--4~---------|----------------------------|





After solo, play Main riff 8 bars, similar to before




(3:25) Organ Part from Intro Resumes, Guitar 2 repeats this:

|-7h10h12-7h10h12-7h10h12-7h10h12-7h10h12-|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
  "Oh baby, you're pushin too hard..."





Final Solo (3:50)
|----------------|------------------|-------------------|
|----------------|------------------|----------------10-|
|-15---12~~---12-|-15b16--12~~---12-|-15b16--12~~--12---|
|-----------14---|-------------14---|------------14-----|
|----------------|------------------|-------------------|
|----------------|------------------|-------------------|

|------10---10--------|----------------|------------------|
|-10b12--b12--b12~~~--|-15---12~~------|-15b17~-----------|
|---------------------|-----------14-12|-------12~~----12-|
|---------------------|----------------|-------------14---|
|---------------------|----------------|------------------|
|---------------------|----------------|------------------|

|-14b15~~~---------------|----------------------------7h12h15-|
|----------------12------|-12-15----12------------------------|
|---------12~~-14--14b16-|--------14--14-12-14-14~~~----------|
|------------------------|------------------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------------------|

(4:05)
  ******* x6 
|-7h12h15-----|-7h12T17-7h12T17-7h12h15-7h12T17-7h12T17-7h12h15-|
|-------------|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------|-------------------------------------------------|

  *******x3  *******x3   *******x3
|-7h12T19----7h12T21---|-7h12T22----x\---22b24r-|-b24~~~-19h22TP-|
|----------------------|------------x\----------|----------------|
|----------------------|------------------------|----------------|
|----------------------|------------------------|----------------|
|----------------------|------------------------|----------------|
|----------------------|------------------------|----------------|

|-19h22TP--22TP-19TP-17TP-15TP-|-12TP-10TP-9TP-7TP-6TP-5TP-|
|------------------------------|---------------------------|
|------------------------------|---------------------------|
|------------------------------|---------------------------|
|------------------------------|---------------------------|
|------------------------------|---------------------------|

|--5TP----0h5h7-0h5h7-0h5h7----|-6TP-5TP-----6TP-5TP-------|
|-8----5-----------------------|---------8TP---------8TP---|
|------------------------------|---------------------------|
|------------------------------|---------------------------|
|------------------------------|---------------------------|
|------------------------------|---------------------------|

(4:22)
|-6TP-5TP----6TP-5TP----|-6TP-5TP----6TP-5TP-6TP-|-6TP-5TP-6TP-7h10TP-7h10TP-|
|--------8TP--------8TP-|--------8TP-------------|---------------------------|
|-----------------------|------------------------|---------------------------|
|-----------------------|------------------------|---------------------------|
|-----------------------|------------------------|---------------------------|
|-----------------------|------------------------|---------------------------|

        ******* x4
|-10h12-7h10h12------7h10-|-12-7h10h12-7h10h12-7h10h12-15TP-17TP-|
|-------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------------------|

All tremelo picking * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
|-15-17-19-15-17-19-17-19-|-22-19-22-19-22-19-22-19-|--22brb24-24br22p19--|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|---------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|---------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|---------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|---------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|---------------------|


|-22brb24~~~~\------------|-12h15h17------------------------------------|
|----------------15-17-15-|---------12h15h17-12h15-12h15p12-------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------------15p14p12--12-|
|-------------------------|----------------------------------------14---|
|-------------------------|---------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------|---------------------------------------------|

(4:42)                            **Play this 3x**
|--------------------------------|----------------|-15~~~~~---------------|
|--------------------------------|----------------|-----------------------|
|---------12---------------------|-15---12~~---12-|-----------------------|
|-14p12-14--14p12----------------|-----------14---|-----------------------|
|----------------14-12h14--12h14-|----------------|-----------------------|
|--------------------------------|----------------|-----------------------|

Ending
  Ab5  Gb5    Eb5
|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|
|-----------------------| Joe plays random Eb minor 
|--7----5---------------| pentatonic licks at the end
|-------------7~~-------|
|-----------------------|


KEY
************************************

| /   slide up
| \   slide down
| h   hammer-on
| p   pull-off
| ~   vibrato
| NH  natural harmonic
| x   Mute note
| b   Bend
| r  Bend release
| pbr Pre-bend release
| brb Bend release bend
| TP  Tremelo picking
| T   Right hand tapping
|

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

            
            
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