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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#

I KNOW JACK
As recorded by Megadeth
(From the 2004 Album THE SYSTEM HAS FAILED)

Transcribed by livingzombie & abysslord (http://www.abysslord.com/)
        

Words and Music by Dave Mustaine

Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Guitar 1'
Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Guitar 2'
Gtr III (E A D G B E) - 'Guitar 3'

 Intro
  Q=153
  N.C.
 4/4
  Gtr I
  |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|   |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|
  E E E E E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E E E E E
|-5-3-0-------3-0-0-------|-5-3-0-------3-0-0-------|
|-------5-3-0-------5-3-0-|-------5-3-0-------5-3-0-|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|


  |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|   |-3-| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|
  E E E E E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E E E E E
|-5-3-0-------3-0-0-------|-5-3-0-------3-0-0--------|
|-------5-3-0-------5-3-0-|-------5-3-0-------5-3-0--|
|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------|


  Gtr I
  |--3--| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|   |--3--| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|
  E E   E E E E E E E E E E   E E   E E E E E E E E E E
|-5-3---0-------3-0-0-------|-5-3---0-------3-0-0-------|
|---------5-3-0-------5-3-0-|---------5-3-0-------5-3-0-|
|---------------------------|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|---------------------------|
|
| Gtr II
| PM-----------------------------------------------------
|         |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|           |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|
| E   E   E E E E E E E E E   E   E   E E E E E E E E E
|---------------------------|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|---------------------------|
|-0---0---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-3-|-0---0---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-3-|


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


  G5                          F#5           F5
  |--3--| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|   |--3--| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|
  E E   E E E E E E E E E E   E E   E E E E E E E E E E
|-5-3---0-------3-0-0-------|-5-3---0-------5-3-0-------|
|---------5-3-0-------5-3-0-|---------0-3-5-------0-3-5-|
|---------------------------|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|---------------------------|
|
| PM-----------------------------------------------------
|         |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|           |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|
| E   E   E E E E E E E E E   E   E   E E E E E E E E E
|---------------------------|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|---------------------------|
|-3---3---3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-2---2---2-2-2-1-1-1-1-1-1-|


  E5
  |--3--| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|   |--3--| |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|
  E E   E E E E E E E E E E   E E   E E E E E E E E E E
|-5-3---0-------3-0-0-------|-5-3---0-------3-0-0----------|
|---------5-3-0-------5-3-0-|---------5-3-0-------5-3-0----|
|---------------------------|------------------------------|
|---------------------------|------------------------------|
|---------------------------|------------------------------|
|---------------------------|------------------------------|
|
|-----------------------------------------------------|
|         |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|           |-3-| |-3-| |-3-|
| E   E   E E E E E E E E E   E   E   E E E E E E E E E
|---------------------------|------------------------------|
|---------------------------|------------------------------|
|---------------------------|------------------------------|
|---------------------------|------------------------------|
|---------------------------|------------------------------|
|-0---0---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-3-|-0---0---0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-3----|


 Drums Enter
  N.C.
  Gtr I
  |-3-|  |-3--| |-3-| |-3-|   |-3-|  |-3--| |-3-| |-3-|
  E E E  E  E E E E E E E E   E E E  E  E E E E E E E E
|-5-3-0---------3-0-0-------|-5-3-0---------3-0-0-------|
|--------5--3-0-------5-3-0-|--------5--3-0-------5-3-0-|
|---------------------------|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|---------------------------|
|
| Gtr II
| PM-----------------------------------------------------
| |-3-|  |-3--| |-3-| |-3-|   |-3-|  |-3--| |-3-| |-3-|
| Q   E +E  E E E E E E E E   Q   E +E  E E E E E E E E
|---------------------------|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|---------------------------|
|-0---0-(0)-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-3-|-0---0-(0)-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-3-|
|
| Gtr III
| |-3-|  |-3--| |-3-| |-3-|   |-3-|  |-3--| |-3-| |-3-|
| E E E  E  E E E E E E E E   E E E  E  E E E E E E E E
|-8-7-0---------7-0-0-------|-8-7-0---------7-0-0-------|
|--------8--7-0-------8-7-0-|--------8--7-0-------8-7-0-|
|---------------------------|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|---------------------------|


  |-3-|  |-3--| |-3-| |-3-|   |-3-|  |-3--| |-3-| |-3-|
  E E E  E  E E E E E E E E   E E E  E  E E E E E E E E
|-5-3-0---------3-0-0-------|-5-3-0---------3-0-0----------|
|--------5--3-0-------5-3-0-|--------5--3-0-------5-3-0----|
|---------------------------|------------------------------|
|---------------------------|------------------------------|
|---------------------------|------------------------------|
|---------------------------|------------------------------|
|
|-----------------------------------------------------|
| |-3-|  |-3--| |-3-| |-3-|   |-3-|  |-3--| |-3-| |-3-|
| Q   E +E  E E E E E E E E   Q   E +E  E E E E E E E E
|---------------------------|------------------------------|
|---------------------------|------------------------------|
|---------------------------|------------------------------|
|---------------------------|------------------------------|
|---------------------------|------------------------------|
|-0---0-(0)-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-3-|-0---0-(0)-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-3----|
|
| |-3-|  |-3--| |-3-| |-3-|   |-3-|  |-3--| |-3-| |-3-|
| E E E  E  E E E E E E E E   E E E  E  E E E E E E E E
|-8-7-0---------7-0-0-------|-8-7-0---------7-0-0----------|
|--------8--7-0-------8-7-0-|--------8--7-0-------8-7-0----|
|---------------------------|------------------------------|
|---------------------------|------------------------------|
|---------------------------|------------------------------|
|---------------------------|------------------------------|


  G5                          F#5             F5
  |-3-|  |-3--| |-3-| |-3-|    |-3-|  |--3--|  |-3-| |-3--|
  E E E  E  E E E E E E E E    E E E  E  E  E  E E E E  E E
|-5-3-0---------3-0-0-------|--5-3-0-----------5-3-0--------|
|--------5--3-0-------5-3-0-|---------0--3--5--------0--3-5-|
|---------------------------|-------------------------------|
|---------------------------|-------------------------------|
|---------------------------|-------------------------------|
|---------------------------|-------------------------------|
|
| PM---------------------------------------------------------
| |-3-|  |-3--| |-3-| |-3-|    |-3-|  |--3--|  |-3-| |-3--|
| Q   E +E  E E E E E E E E    Q   E +E  E  E  E E E E  E E
|---------------------------|-------------------------------|
|---------------------------|-------------------------------|
|---------------------------|-------------------------------|
|---------------------------|-------------------------------|
|---------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-3---3-(3)-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|--2---2-(2)-2--2--1-1-1-1--1-1-|
|
| |-3-|  |-3--| |-3-| |-3-|    |-3-|  |--3--|  |-3-| |-3--|
| E E E  E  E E E E E E E E    E E E  E  E  E  E E E E  E E
|-8-7-0---------8-7-0-------|-10-8-0----------10-8-0--------|
|--------0--7-8-------0-7-8-|---------0--8-10--------0-10-8-|
|---------------------------|-------------------------------|
|---------------------------|-------------------------------|
|---------------------------|-------------------------------|
|---------------------------|-------------------------------|


  E5
  |-3-|  |-3--| |-3-| |-3-|   |-3-|  |-3--| |-3-| |-3-|
  E E E  E  E E E E E E E E   E E E  E  E E E E E E E E
|-5-3-0---------3-0-0-------|-5-3-0---------3-0-0----------|
|--------5--3-0-------5-3-0-|--------5--3-0-------5-3-0----|
|---------------------------|------------------------------|
|---------------------------|------------------------------|
|---------------------------|------------------------------|
|---------------------------|------------------------------|
|
|-----------------------------------------------------|
| |-3-|  |-3--| |-3-| |-3-|   |-3-|  |-3--| |-3-| |-3-|
| Q   E +E  E E E E E E E E   Q   E +E  E E E E E E E E
|---------------------------|------------------------------|
|---------------------------|------------------------------|
|---------------------------|------------------------------|
|---------------------------|------------------------------|
|---------------------------|------------------------------|
|-0---0-(0)-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-3-|-0---0-(0)-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-3----|
|
| |-3-|  |-3--| |-3-| |-3-|   |-3-|  |-3--| |-3-| |-3-|
| E E E  E  E E E E E E E E   E E E  E  E E E E E E E E
|-8-7-0---------7-0-0-------|-8-7-0---------7-0-0----------|
|--------8--7-0-------8-7-0-|--------8--7-0-------8-7-0----|
|---------------------------|------------------------------|
|---------------------------|------------------------------|
|---------------------------|------------------------------|
|---------------------------|------------------------------|


  |-3-|  |-3--| |-3-| |-3-|   |-3-|  |-3--| |-3-| |-3-|
  E E E  E  E E E E E E E E   E E E  E  E E E E E E E E
|-5-3-0---------3-0-0-------|-5-3-0---------3-0-0-------|
|--------5--3-0-------5-3-0-|--------5--3-0-------5-3-0-|
|---------------------------|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|---------------------------|
|
| PM-----------------------------------------------------
| |-3-|  |-3--| |-3-| |-3-|   |-3-|  |-3--| |-3-| |-3-|
| Q   E +E  E E E E E E E E   Q   E +E  E E E E E E E E
|---------------------------|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|---------------------------|
|-0---0-(0)-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-3-|-0---0-(0)-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-3-|
|
| |-3-|  |-3--| |-3-| |-3-|   |-3-|  |-3--| |-3-| |-3-|
| E E E  E  E E E E E E E E   E E E  E  E E E E E E E E
|-8-7-0---------7-0-0-------|-8-7-0---------7-0-0-------|
|--------8--7-0-------8-7-0-|--------8--7-0-------8-7-0-|
|---------------------------|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|---------------------------|


                              E5
  |-3-|  |-3--| |-3-| |-3-|
  E E E  E  E E E E E E E E   H    +H
|-5-3-0---------3-0-0-------|--------------*|
|--------5--3-0-------5-3-0-|-5----(5)\----*|
|---------------------------|--------------*|
|---------------------------|--------------*|
|---------------------------|--------------*|
|---------------------------|--------------*|
|
|-------------------------|
| |-3-|  |-3--| |-3-| |-3-|
| Q   E +E  E E E E E E E E   H    +H
|---------------------------|--------------*|
|---------------------------|--------------*|
|---------------------------|--------------*|
|---------------------------|-9----(9)\----*|
|---------------------------|-7----(7)\----*|
|-0---0-(0)-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-3-|--------------*|
|
| |-3-|  |-3--| |-3-| |-3-|
| E E E  E  E E E E E E E E   H    +H
|-8-7-0---------7-0-0-------|--------------*|
|--------8--7-0-------8-7-0-|-5----(5)\----*|
|---------------------------|--------------*|
|---------------------------|--------------*|
|---------------------------|--------------*|
|---------------------------|--------------*|



Duration Legend
---------------
W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura
+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration)
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the
duration for.  Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests.  Multi-
bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for.  Low
melody durations appear below the staff

Tablature Legend
----------------
 h   - hammer-on
 p   - pull-off
 b   - bend
 pb  - pre-bend
 r   - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
 /\  - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
 s   - legato slide
 S   - shift slide
 - natural harmonic
[n]  - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
 ~   - vibrato
 tr  - trill
 T   - tap
 TP  - trem. picking
 PM  - palm muting
\n/  - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
 \n  - tremolo bar down
 n/  - tremolo bar up
/n\  - tremolo bar inverted dip
 =   - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
 <> - volume swell (louder/softer)
 x   - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
 o   - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

Misc Legend
-----------
 |  - bar
||  - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*|  - double bar (ending)
 :  - bar (freetime)
 $  - Segno
 &  - Coda
Tempo markers -  = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths

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