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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. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------##
Date: Fri, 27 Oct 1995 17:17:40 -0500 (CDT)
From: gregh@tcs.itis.com (Greg and or Paul Halvorson)
Subject: The Shortest Straw by Metallica

                              The Shortest Straw
              From Metallica's ...And Justice For All album.

Tabbed by Paul Halvorson

pm  pm              pm  pm                 pm  pm                              
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-2---2-----2---------2---2-----2--2--2------2---2-----2------------------------
-2---2-----2---------2---2-----2--2--2------2---2-----2------------------------
-0---0-----0---------0---0-----0--0--0------0---0-----0-----3-----5------------


pm  pm              pm  pm                 pm  pm                              
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-2---2-----2---------2---2-----2--2--2------2---2-----2------------------------
-2---2-----2---------2---2-----2--2--2------2---2-----2------------------------
-0---0-----0---------0---0-----0--0--0------0---0-----0-----5-----3------------
                                                                               

pm  pm              pm  pm                 pm  pm                              
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-2---2-----2---------2---2-----2--2--2------2---2-----2------------------------
-2---2-----2---------2---2-----2--2--2------2---2-----2------------------------
-0---0-----0---------0---0-----0--0--0------0---0-----0-----3-----5------------
                                                                               

pm  pm              pm  pm                 pm  pm                              
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-2---2-----2---------2---2-----2--2--2------2---2-----2------------------------
-2---2-----2---------2---2-----2--2--2------2---2-----2------------------------
-0---0-----0---------0---0-----0--0--0------0---0-----0-----3--3--3--3---------
                                                                               

pm  pm                                                                         
-----------------------|-------------------------------------------------------
-----------------------|-------------------------------------------------------
-----------------------|-------------------------------------------------------
-2---2-----2-----------|-------------------------------------------------------
-2---2-----2-----------|-------------------------------------------------------
-0---0-----0-----3--3--|-------------------------------------------------------
                                                                               

Riff #1                                                                        
---------------------------------------------------|---------------------------
---------------------------------------------------|---------------------------
---------------------------------------------------|---------------------------
-------8--7/8--------------------------------3--3--|---------------------------
----7----------7-----------------------------3--3--|---------------------------
-0----------------------0--0--0--0--0--0--0--1--1--|---------------------------
                                                                               

Riff played right before verse          Riff during verses                     
--------------------------------|----------------------------------------------
--------------------------------|----------------------------------------------
-------3--2--3--0---------------|----------------------------------------------
----2---------------------------|-----------------------------3--3-------------
--------------------------------|-----------------------------3--3-------------
-0------------------------------|--------0--0--0--0--0--0--0--1--1-----0--0----
                                                                               

                                                                               
---------------------------------------------------------------------|---------
---------------------------------------------------------------------|---------
---------------------------------------------------------------------|---------
---------------5--5--------------------------------------------------|---------
---------------5--5--------------------------------------------------|---------
0--0--0--0--0--3--3-----0--0--0--0--0--0--0-----5-----3-----1--------|---------
                                                                               

                                                                               
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------5--5--------------------------------------7--7---------
------------------------5--5--------------------------------------7--7---------
2--2--2--2--2--2--2-----3--3--------------2--2--2--2--2--2--2-----5--5---------
                                                                               

                                                                               
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------5--5---------------------------------------------------
------------------------5--5---------------------------------------------------
2--2--2--2--2--2--2-----3--3--------------2--2--2--2-----7--5--3---------------
                                                                               



============================================================================
==                                    ==                        TABLATURE
EXPLANATION                           ==
===============================================================================

----------                                             ----------
----5h8--- Hammero n                   ----(8)--- Ghost Note
----------                                             ----------
----5p8--- Pulloff                              ----------

                              The Shortest Straw
              From Metallica's ...And Justice For All album.

Tabbed by Paul Halvorson

pm  pm              pm  pm                 pm  pm                              
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-2---2-----2---------2---2-----2--2--2------2---2-----2------------------------
-2---2-----2---------2---2-----2--2--2------2---2-----2------------------------
-0---0-----0---------0---0-----0--0--0------0---0-----0-----3-----5------------


pm  pm              pm  pm                 pm  pm                              
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-2---2-----2---------2---2-----2--2--2------2---2-----2------------------------
-2---2-----2---------2---2-----2--2--2------2---2-----2------------------------
-0---0-----0---------0---0-----0--0--0------0---0-----0-----5-----3------------
                                                                               

pm  pm              pm  pm                 pm  pm                              
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-2---2-----2---------2---2-----2--2--2------2---2-----2------------------------
-2---2-----2---------2---2-----2--2--2------2---2-----2------------------------
-0---0-----0---------0---0-----0--0--0------0---0-----0-----3-----5------------
                                                                               

pm  pm              pm  pm                 pm  pm                              
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-2---2-----2---------2---2-----2--2--2------2---2-----2------------------------
-2---2-----2---------2---2-----2--2--2------2---2-----2------------------------
-0---0-----0---------0---0-----0--0--0------0---0-----0-----3--3--3--3---------
                                                                               

pm  pm                                                                         
-----------------------|-------------------------------------------------------
-----------------------|-------------------------------------------------------
-----------------------|-------------------------------------------------------
-2---2-----2-----------|-------------------------------------------------------
-2---2-----2-----------|-------------------------------------------------------
-0---0-----0-----3--3--|-------------------------------------------------------
                                                                               

Riff #1                                                                        
---------------------------------------------------|---------------------------
---------------------------------------------------|---------------------------
---------------------------------------------------|---------------------------
-------8--7/8--------------------------------3--3--|---------------------------
----7----------7-----------------------------3--3--|---------------------------
-0----------------------0--0--0--0--0--0--0--1--1--|---------------------------
                                                                               

Riff played right before verse          Riff during verses                     
--------------------------------|----------------------------------------------
--------------------------------|----------------------------------------------
-------3--2--3--0---------------|----------------------------------------------
----2---------------------------|-----------------------------3--3-------------
--------------------------------|-----------------------------3--3-------------
-0------------------------------|--------0--0--0--0--0--0--0--1--1-----0--0----
                                                                               

                                                                               
---------------------------------------------------------------------|---------
---------------------------------------------------------------------|---------
---------------------------------------------------------------------|---------
---------------5--5--------------------------------------------------|---------
---------------5--5--------------------------------------------------|---------
0--0--0--0--0--3--3-----0--0--0--0--0--0--0-----5-----3-----1--------|---------
                                                                               

                                                                               
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------5--5--------------------------------------7--7---------
------------------------5--5--------------------------------------7--7---------
2--2--2--2--2--2--2-----3--3--------------2--2--2--2--2--2--2-----5--5---------
                                                                               

                                                                               
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------5--5---------------------------------------------------
------------------------5--5---------------------------------------------------
2--2--2--2--2--2--2-----3--3--------------2--2--2--2-----7--5--3---------------
                                                                               



===============================================================================
==                           TABLATURE EXPLANATION                           ==
===============================================================================

----------                                             ----------
----5h8--- Hammeron                    ----(8)--- Ghost Note
----------                                             ----------
----5p8--- Pulloff                              ----------

----------                                      ----------
----5/8--- Slide Up                    -----x---- Dead Note
----------                                      ----------
----5\8--- Slide Down               ----------

----------                            ||------|| Repeat Start & End
----5~~~-- Vibrato          ||*----*||
----------                            ||*----*||
----------                            ||------||

Rhythm:
  w = whole note            W = dotted whole
  h = half note             H = dotted half
  q = quarter note          Q = dotted quarter
  e = eighth note           E = dotted eighth
  s = sixteenth note        S = dotted sixteenth
  ^ = triplet

===============================================================================
==           Created with a shareware version of the BUCKET 'O TAB           ==
==                  tablature creation software for Windows                  ==
==                           For more information:                           ==
==                         email: gse@ocsystems.com                          ==
==     US Mail: The Bucket, 3176-B5 Summit Square Dr., Oakton, VA 22124      ==
===============================================================================
   



            
            
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devic1 111 Jan 14, 2003 07:00 PM

Hope you got the solo for this

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boywithguitar 10 Mar 19, 2003 07:00 PM

its wrong, nice try though

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metallica91 10 Mar 18, 2006 06:28 AM

listen much...?

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