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American Bad Ass Tab

version 1
version 1

Intro

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American Bad Ass Tab by Kid Rock

Heres how it goes

Dropped D

INTRO 
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|
|-5------5-5-5--6---6---5---5--------------|
|-5------5-5-5--6---6---5-----9-8--6---6---|
|----------------------------------6---6---|
    a few times....

after that there is a little twinkling noise that goes like this

|-------------|
|-2-x-2-2-x-2-|
|-------------|
|-------------|
|-------------|
|-------------|

Verse                    other ending to the verse
|-----------------------|----------|
|-----------------------|----------|
|-----------------------|----------|
|-0-0---0--0------------|----------|
|-0-0---0--0--3---------|-3---3-3^-|
|-0-0---0--0----5-6/5-3-|---5------|

Fill
|-10--10--10-----------------|
|-------------a couple times-|
|-7---7---7------------------|
|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|

Pre-Chorus
|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|
|-3---3^----5---5---------|
|---4----------------12/0-|

Chorus
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|-0-0---0--0-------------0-0---0--0------------|
|-0-0---0--0--3----------0-0---0--0--3---------|
|-0-0---0--0----5-6/5-3--0-0---0--0----5-6/5-3-|

  hey   hey ........... hey   hey
|-10^---10^/------------10^----10^/-|
|-13^---13^/------------13^----13^/-|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|

|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|-0-0---0--0-------------0-0---0--0------------|
|-0-0---0--0--3----------0-0---0--0--3---------|
|-0-0---0--0----5-6/5-3--0-0---0--0----5-6/5-3-|

  hey   hey ........... hey   hey   hey   hey
|-10^---10^/------------10^----10^/-10^---10^/-|
|-13^---13^/------------13^----13^/-13^---13^/-|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|

Verse 2 same as one but with this fill
Fill 2
|------------------|
|------------------|
|-0--0-----0--0----|
|-0--0--3--0--0--3-|
|-0--0--0--0--0--0-|

Interlude
|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|
|-0-0-0-0-0---------------------------3--3--1-|
|-0-0-0-0-0--a million times then...--3--3--1-|
|-0-0-0-0-0-----------------------------------|

Verse 3 with wah-wah                  ends with      and with
|------------------------------------|--------------|10-13-10-13-10-13--------------------------|
|------------------------------------|--------------|-----------------10-13-10-13---------------|
|------------------------------------|12^^^^^^^^^^^^|-----------------------------10h12-12^-10--|
|10/12--12------10-12-----10-12^-(12)|--------------|-----------------------------------------12|
|------------12--------12------------|--------------|-------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|--------------|-------------------------------------------|

Pre-Chorus last time
  oh................ they call me
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-12^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-------12---(12)-|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------|

Last chorus
  cowboy im a singer....................
|-10--------------------------------------------------------|
|-10--------------------------------------------------------|
|----12^----------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------12--12-12^(12)-12--12-------12-12---12-|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
                       hey hey .........your at
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-10--12^(12)/10-------------------------10 12^(12)/10------|
|---------------12-10--12--12-12---12-----------------12-10-|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|

  hey  hey                        hey  hey
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------7--------------|
|-5--5--3-5--3-5-5-3-5-5^(5)/3----------------------------10-|
|------------------------------5--5----5----8---8--10/12-----|
|------------------------------------------------------------|

  hey      hey      hey      hey
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|-------------10-12-12^------12^---12^^^^^^^^^-|
|-12-------12----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|

Second time through is the same until second hey hey hey hey then it goes
  hey        hey       hey    hey
|---------------------------------|
|-------------------------13^-----|
|-------12--12/14-----------------|
|-10/12---------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|

  put detroit city back............ (timing not correct here, to save space)
|--------13-15^(15)---------------------------------|
|-13--15------------15-13-15-13-13-15^^^^--13/15/13-|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
  hey       hey      hey      hey  kid rock's
|----------------------------------------15^^^^^-|
|-15--15-13-15-13-15-13-15-13-15-------13--------|
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|

Outro
|-10-13-10-13-10-13-10-------------------------------|
|---------------------13-10-13-10--------------------|
|--------------------------------10h12-12^-10--------|
|---------------------------------------------12-12/-|
|------------------------------------------------12/-|
|------------------------------------------------12/-|
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jesus_of_death wrote on September 29 2003, 12:00 am

all you needed to tab was any fills and the solo. because the riffs are metallica\'s \"sad but true\". but good tab.

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xxZeroxx wrote on August 2 2007, 07:57 pm

it's a rip off of Metallica Sad But True...man Kid Rock's a punk.

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rockpwns92 wrote on August 7 2008, 09:40 am

Gay rip off of an awsome song!

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