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I Thought I Knew It All Tab

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Author
Band- Megadeth
Song- I Thought I Knew It All

Tuning: Eb

Intro
eb|----------|
Bb|----------|
Gb|----------|
Db|----------|
Ab|--4----3--|
Eb|--2----1--|


Riff 1
eb|------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------------|
Ab|-----4/5-----7--3------7/8-----7--5-|
Eb|-0-0-2/3-0-0-5--1--0-0-5/6-0-0-5--3-|
    * *     * *       * *     * *


Riff 2
Guitar 1
eb|-------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------|
Db|-7-----------------------------------|
Ab|-5--------8--------5--------7--------|
Eb|----------6--------3--------5--------|
    "Maybe I don't like it..."
eb|-------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------|
Db|-7-----------------5-------5----7----|
Ab|-5--------8--------2-------3----4----|
Eb|----------6--------------------------|
    "Maybe I don't like it..."

Guitar 2
eb|-----------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------|
Gb|---2p0---2p0---2p0---2-3-2-0-|
Db|-0-----0-----0-----0---------|
Ab|-----------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------|

eb|-----------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------|
Gb|---2p0---2p0---2p0---2-3-2-0-|
Db|-----------------------------|
Ab|-1-----1-----1-----1---------|
Eb|-----------------------------|

eb|-----------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------|
Gb|---2p0---2p0---2p0---2-3-2-0-|
Db|-----------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------|
Eb|-3-----3-----3-----3---------|

eb|-----------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------|
Gb|---2p0---2p0---2p0---2-3-2-0-|
Db|-----------------------------|
Ab|-0-----0-----0-----0---------|
Eb|-----------------------------|

eb|-----------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------|
Gb|---2p0---2p0---2p0---2-3-2-0-|
Db|-0-----0-----0-----0---------|
Ab|-----------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------|

eb|-----------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------|
Gb|---2p0---2p0---2p0---2-3-2-0-|
Db|-----------------------------|
Ab|-1-----1-----1-----1---------|
Eb|-----------------------------|

eb|-----------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------|
Gb|---2p0---2p0---2p0---2-3-2-0-|
Db|-----------------------------|
Ab|-2-----2-----2-----2---------|
Eb|-----------------------------|

eb|----------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------|
Gb|---2p0---2p0---0----2p0---2p0---0-|
Db|----------------------------------|
Ab|-3-----3-----3----4-----4-----4---|
Eb|----------------------------------|



Riff 3
Guitar 1
eb|----------------------------------------------|
Bb|----------------------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------------------|
Db|----------5--------2--------7--------9--------|
Ab|-2--------3--------0--------5--------6--------|
Eb|-0--------------------------------------------|
    "I thought I knew it all..."

Guitar 2 & 3 (Guitar 3 notes are in () )
eb|--12p10-12-----------------------------|
Bb|-(12p10-12)---12p10-12-----------------|
Gb|-------------(12p11-12)---12p11-12~~~--|
Db|-------------------------(14p12-14~~~)-|
Ab|---------------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------------|

eb|--5p3-5------------------------------------|
Bb|-(5p3-5)---5p3-5---------------------------|
Gb|----------(5p4-5)---5p4-5~~~---/7-----8----|
Db|-------------------(7p5-7~~~)--------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------|


Play Riff 1  "Somewhere there's a..."
Play Riff 2  "Maybe I don't like it..."
Play Riff 3  "I thought I knew it all..."

Guitar fill over Riff 3:
eb|---------------------------------|
Bb|-15b17~~~------------------------|
Gb|------------14-12--(12)^---------|
Db|-------------------------14~~~\--|
Ab|---------------------------------|
Eb|---------------------------------|


Riff 4 (Solo Rhythm)
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|-----4-----3-----2-----3-------|
Ab|-----2-----1-----0-----1-----3-|
Eb|-0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0-1-|
    * *   * *   * *   * *   * *
eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------|
Db|-----4-----3-----2-----3-----7-|
Ab|-----2-----1-----0-----1-----5-|
Eb|-0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---0-0---|
    * *   * *   * *   * *   * *


Play Riff 2  Solo Rhythm


Solo (Friedman)
eb|-----------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------------------------------------|
Gb|-16b19~~~~--16--15-14-12-14-14b16-12~~~\-|
Db|-----------------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------------|

eb|------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------|
Gb|-----------12-----------------------------|
Db|-/12-13-14----14-12-14~-----12-14-12-12~~-|
Ab|-------------------------14---------------|
Eb|------------------------------------------|

eb|-------------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------------------------------------|
Db|----------12-------------------------------------------|
Ab|-12-13-14----14-13-12\10-12-10b12r10-12-10b12r10-------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------12~~\-|

(Wah pedal comes)
eb|----------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-15--15-------(15)-----------15---------------------|
Gb|-14--14b16----(16)b17--14p12----12~~-----------9~~\-|
Db|--------------------------------------14-12-\9------|
Ab|----------------------------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------------------------|

eb|--------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-----------12----------------------12-------------|
Gb|-/12-14-15----15-14-12----12-14-15----15-14-12----|
Db|-----------------------14----------------------14-|
Ab|--------------------------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------------------------|

eb|-------------------------------------12-------17b19-|
Bb|----------12h15p12----------12-12h15----15p12-------|
Gb|-12-14-15----------15-14-15-------------------------|
Db|----------------------------------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------------------------|

eb|-15-12-------------------------------------|
Bb|-------15-12-------12h15p12-------12h15p12-|
Gb|-------------14b16----------14b16----------|
Db|-------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------|

eb|-15b17~~~~--------12-15-15b17~~--{15}-(17)r15-15~~~-|
Bb|------------12h15-----------------------------------|
Gb|----------------------------------------------------|
Db|----------------------------------------------------|
Ab|----------------------------------------------------|
Eb|----------------------------------------------------|

eb|-13h15p13-12~~--10h12p10-9-12-10~~-|
Bb|-----------------------------------|
Gb|-----------------------------------|
Db|-----------------------------------|
Ab|-----------------------------------|
Eb|-----------------------------------|

eb|-------------------------------------------------|
Bb|-10-11~~--11-11/12~~--12-13-------14-------------|
Gb|----------------------------12~~-----14~~--(14)\-|
Db|-------------------------------------------------|
Ab|-------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------|

End Solo


Play Riff 3  "I thought I knew it all..."

Guitar fill over Riff 3
eb|-15b17--14b15r14-12h14p12~~~--|
Bb|------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------|
Db|------------------------------|
Ab|------------------------------|
Eb|------------------------------|

eb|--------------------------------|
Bb|-15-12--------------------------|
Gb|-------16p15p14p12--12-14^-14~~-|
Db|------------------14------------|
Ab|--------------------------------|
Eb|--------------------------------|

eb|-------------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------------|
Gb|-14b16--14b16-14b16r14p12--12\-|
Db|-------------------------14----|
Ab|-------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------|


Riff 5
Guitar 1
eb|-------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------|
Db|------------9--------9-7-|
Ab|-2-------xx-7--------7-5-|
Eb|-0-------xx--------------|

eb|-------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------|
Db|-5----------5--------5-4-|
Ab|-3-------xx-3--------3-2-|
Eb|---------xx--------------|

eb|-------------------------|
Bb|-------------------------|
Gb|-------------------------|
Db|-2----------4-5----------|
Ab|-0----------2-3--------x-|
Eb|-----------------------x-|


Guitar 2
eb|------------------------------------------|
Bb|------------------------------------------|
Gb|------------------------------------------|
Db|-/7~-------7-9-------7-9-7~-------7-9-----|
Ab|------10~------7~------------10~------7~--|
Eb|------------------------------------------|

eb|--------------------------------------|
Bb|--------------------------------------|
Gb|--------------------------------------|
Db|-7-9-7~-------7--9-9/10~--9-10-9-7----|
Ab|---------10~-----------------------10-|
Eb|--------------------------------------|

Guitar fill over Riff 5
eb|---------------12-15b17~~--15-12-----------------------|
Bb|----------12h15-----------------15-12------------------|
Gb|-/14-12h14---------------------------14b15r14p12--14~~-|
Db|------------------------------------------------14-----|
Ab|-------------------------------------------------------|
Eb|-------------------------------------------------------|



Ending:            x3
eb|-----------------|
Bb|-----------------|
Gb|-----------------|
Db|-----------------|
Ab|--4----3----2----|
Eb|--2----1----0----|
   "Knew it all..."


Notation:

10^        = bend a quarter step.
10b11      = bend a half step.
10b12      = bend a full step.
10b12r10   = bend and release.
[10]12     = pre-bend.
[10]12r10  = pre-bend and release.
{14}       = pick the 14th fret while holding the most
             previous bend.
<17>       = touch the string above the 17th fret while
             previous note(s) is(are) still ringing.

10b13*     = tremolo bar bend, from the 10th fret to the 13th fret.
7d4*       = tremolo bar dive, from the 7th fret to the 4th fret.
12~*       = tremolo bar vibrato.

x   =  mute with fret-hand
*   =  palm mute
X\\ =  pick slide
h   =  hammer-on
p   =  pull-off
~   =  vibrato
t   =  finger tap
/   =  slide up
\   =  slide down
h.  =  natural harmonics
a   =  artificial harmonics
(9) =  ghost note
tm  =  trem picking
tr  =  trill
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