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Running Away Tab

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Drop D tune: To drop D tune your guitar; play a D
note, then drop you LOW E 
down to match the Octive of the D note.
(this song is played in Drop D tune)
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intro/verse 1      x3    (play once then start
singing)
e----------------------------------------|-------------------|
b----------------------------------------|-------------------|
g---9--9--9-9--9-9-9---9--9--9-9--9-9-9--|--7-7-7-7--4-4-4-4-|
d--10-10-10-7--9-9-9--10-10-10-7--9-9-9--|--7-7-7-9--5-5-5-5-|
a---7--7--7-7--7-7-7---7--7--7-7--7-7-7--|--5-5-5-5--3-3-3-3-|
d---7--7--7-7--7-7-7---7--7--7-7--7-7-7--|--5-5-5-5----------|
1st & 2nd time:
e--------------------|
b--------------------|
g--3-3-3-5--5-5-5-4--|
d--5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5--|
a--3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3--|
d--3-3-3-3-----------|
but on 3rd time
e---0---|
b---0---|
g---5---|
d---3---|
a---3---|
d---x---|
    ^--------let ring

verse 2 (w/distortion)
e----------------------------------------|-------------------|
b----------------------------------------|-------------------|
g---9--9--9-9--9-9-9---9--9--9-9--9-9-9--|--7-7-7-7--4-4-4-4-| x2
d--10-10-10-7--9-9-9--10-10-10-7--9-9-9--|--7-7-7-9--5-5-5-5-|
a---7--7--7-7--7-7-7---7--7--7-7--7-7-7--|--5-5-5-5--3-3-3-3-|
d---7--7--7-7--7-7-7---7--7--7-7--7-7-7--|--5-5-5-5----------|
1st time:
e--------------------|
b--------------------|
g--3-3-3-5--5-5-5-4--|
d--5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5--|
a--3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3--|
d--3-3-3-3-----------|
on 2nd:
e--------------------|
b--------------------|
g--5-5-5-5-5-5-xxxx--|
d--3-3-3-3-3-3-xxxx--|
a--3-3-3-3-3-3-xxxx--|
d--3-3-3-3-3-3-xxxx--|


chorus part 1
e--------------------------------------------------------|
b--------------------------------------------------------|
g-------------------------------------------55555--------|
d-----777--999--10-10-10--12-12-12--333333--55555--55555-|
a-----777--999--10-10-10--12-12-12--333333--33333--55555-|
d-----777--999--10-10-10--12-12-12--333333---------55555-|

chorus part 2
e-----------------------------------------------|
b-----------------------------------------------|
g-------------55555---------------55555---------|
d---777--222--55555--222--333333--55555--55555--|
a---777--222--33333--222--333333--33333--55555--|
d---777--222---------222--333333---------55555--|

acoustic interlude:              
e-----------0------|
b---------0---0----|
g-------5-------5--| x4
d-----7------------|
a------------------|
d------------------|

verse3: same as verse 2

(chorus)x2                     


2nd Bridge (play all of this twice):    

e-----------0------|    |-----------0------|
b---------0---0----|    |---------0---0----|
g-------5-------5--| x4 |-------0-------0--| x4
d-----7------------|    |-----2------------|
a------------------|    |------------------|
d------------------|    |------------------|

e-----------0------|
b---------0---0----|
g-------5-------5--| x4
d-----7------------|
a------------------|
d------------------|

|-------0-----------0-----------0-----------0-----|
|-----3---3-------3---3-------0---0-------0---0---|
|---2-------2---2-------2---5-------5---5-------5-|
|-0-----------0-----------3-----------5-----------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|

Electric part of the bridge:
(starts with feedback then pick slide) 
              
e----------------------------------------------------|
b----------------------------------------------------|
g----------------------------------------------------|
d---xxx--77777--7--77777--7--22222--2--xxx--2222222--|
a---xxx--77777--7--77777--7--22222--2--xxx--2222222--|
d---xxx--77777--7--77777--7--22222--2--xxx--2222222--|

e-------------------------------------------|
b-------------------------------------------|
g-------------------------------------------|
d---77777--7--77777777--00000--33333-55555--|
a---77777--7--77777777--00000--33333-55555--|
d---77777--7--77777777--00000--33333-55555--|

and straight into chorus:
(chorus)x2

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hilikus321 wrote on June 24 2002, 12:00 am

actually the chorus goes:
part 1: note- just chords, not progression
|-----------------|
|-----------------|
|-------------5---|
|-7-9-10-0--3-5-5-|
|-7-9-10-0--3-3-5-|
|-7-9-10-0--3---5-|

|----------------|
|----------------|
|-----5------5---|
|-7-2-5-0--3-5-5-|
|-7-2-3-0--3-3-5-|
|-7-2---0--3---5-|
this is just a slight difference, but it's right
i've seen them play this song live many times

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gibsongod9 wrote on July 2 2002, 12:00 am

dude man, youre making it way too hard on ppl, just get Guitar World's August 2002 issue....its got it........the cover features RHCP by the way.

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bassandskate wrote on December 9 2002, 12:00 am

why the hell did you write this in dropped D when all you have to do is dropp the notes on the bottom fret down two half steps ( frets for those who are musicly misinformed)

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