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Everyone here suggest standard drop-D tuning, 
but I hear it's half-step down, drop C# tuning:

Tune down


  [Intro]
D#|----------------------5--|---------------------6---|
A#|----5-----------5--------|---5-----------5---------|
F#|--7-----7-----7-----7----|-7-----7-----7-----7-----|
C#|----------7--------------|---------7---------------|
G#|-------------------------|-------------------------|
C#|-------------------------|-------------------------|

[Bass]
       (tuned half-step dwn)                       2x
gb|-------------------------|--------------------------|
db|---------------7-6-5-----|--------------7-6-5-------|
ab|-5-0-3-5-0-3-5-------8-7-|5-0-3-5-0-3-5--------8-7--|
eb|-------------------------|--------------------------|

D#|-x---------x-x---------x-|x-----------x-----x----x--|
A#|-6---------6-6---------6-|6-----------6-----6----6--|
F#|-5---------5-5---------5-|5-----------5-----5----5--|
C#|-x---------x-x---------x-|x-----------x-----x----x--|
G#|-5---------5-5---------5-|5-----------5-----5----5--|
C#|-x---------x-x---------x-|x-----------x-----x----x--|
   .         . .         >  .           >     >    >

[Riff Chorus]
D#|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|-3----5----6----8--10--------------------------------AH--------------|
F#|-5^---7^---8^--10^-12^---------pick---\\\\----------9*~------------AH|
C#|-------------------------8-----scratch\\\\-10-10-10-----------7---7*~|
G#|-------------------------8------------\\\\-10-10-10-----------7------|
C#|-------------------------8-----------------10-10-10-----------7------|
                          >                  . >  .  >         >   >

D#|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|-3----5----6----8--10--------------------------------AH--------------|
F#|-5^---7^---8^--10^-12^---------pick---\\\\----------9*~------------AH|
C#|-------------------------8-----scratch\\\\-10-10-10---------7-7-7-7*~|
G#|-------------------------8------------\\\\-10-10-10---------7-7-7----|
C#|-------------------------8-----------------10-10-10---------7-7-7----|
                          >                  . >  .  >       . > . >

[Riff 1 Verse]
D#|-10---------------------------10-----------------------------------|
A#|-x----------------------------x------------------------------------|
F#|-7--7-------------------------7--7---------------------------------|
C#|----0----3/5--------6\5-3/5------0----3/5--------------------------|
G#|---------3/5--------6\5-3/5-----------3/5--------6---AH------------|
C#|------0--3/5---0-0--6\5-3/5-0------0--3/5---0-0--6-5-3*~~----------|
 PM    .        . .          .      .        . . 

  Riff 1A play this for break before singing:
D#|-10---------------------------10-----------------------------------|
A#|-x----------------------------x------------------------------------|
F#|-7--7-------------------------7--7---------------------------------|
C#|----0----3/5--------6\5-3/5------0----3/5--------------------------|
G#|---------3/5--------6\5-3/5-----------3/5--------6-5-3-------------|
C#|------0--3/5---0-0--6\5-3/5-0------0--3/5---0-0--6-5-3-------------|
 PM    .        . .          .      .        . .      .

[Riff Verse] x4
  
[Riff Pre-Chorus] 
  "....I don't mind..."
D#|-----------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
A#|-----------------------------------------|------------gradually------------------|
F#|-----------------------------7---5---7---|------------bend-and-------7---5---7---|
C#|-5-----------------0---0-()--7---5---7---|-5-----------release-0-()--7---5---7---|
G#|-5-5-5-5-5-5-------0---0-()--5---3---5---|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5^(6)r5-0-()--5---3---5---|
C#|-5-5-5-5-5-5-0-0-0-0-0-0-()--------------|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5^(6)r5-0-()--------------|
PM> . . . . . . . . > . >     >   >   >     > . . . . .         >     >   > >

D#|-----------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
A#|-----------------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
F#|-----------------------------7---5---7---|------------AH---------------------------|
C#|-5-----------------0---0-()--7---5---7---|-10-10-10-10*~~--5-3-4-5-3-4-5-6-5-4-3-0-|
G#|-5-5-5-5-5-5-------0---0-()--5---3---5---|-10-10-10--------5-3-4-5-3-4-5-6-5-4-3-0-|
C#|-5-5-5-5-5-5-0-0-0-0-0-0-()--------------|-10-10-10--------5-3-4-5-3-4-5-6-5-4-3-0-|
PM> . . . . . . . . > . >     >   >   >     >  >  >  >

[Riff Chorus] 
[Riff 1 verse + Riff 1A break]
[Riff 1 Verse] 4x
[Riff Pre-chorus]
[Riff Chorus]

  "Calling perry mason again.............again....again.."
D#|------------------------|-----------------------------|
A#|------------------------|--------AH-------------------|
F#|------AH----AH----------|--------9*~~--AH-------------|
C#|-3----3*~~--2*~~--AH----|--------------10*~~----------|
G#|-1----------------4*~~--|-8-----------------2--3--5-/-|
C#|------------------------|-8-----------------2--3--5-/-|
  >    >     >     >       >      >     >

  "Wake me when it's over
D#|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|----------------------------10~~~~~~~-10h12p10-12^(14)~~~~~~14r12~~~~|
C#|-8-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G#|-8---------7--5-----2----8-------------------------------------------|
C#|-8---------7--5-----2----8-------------------------------------------|
  >         .  >     >    .  >

D#|---------------------------------------|
A#|------------------------------------10\|
F#|-15~~~~~~~~-14~~~-12~~~~~-9~~~~~~~-----|
C#|---------------------------------------|
G#|---------------------------------------|
C#|---------------------------------------|

[Bass]
(tuned half-step dwn)
gb|-------------------------|--------------------------|--------------------------|
db|---------------7-6-5-----|--------------776-5-------|--------------776-5-------|
ab|-5-0-3-5-0-3-5-------8-7-|5-0-3-5-0-3-5--------8-7--|5-0-3-5-0-3-5--------8-7--|
eb|-------------------------|--------------------------|--------------------------|

(bass)
gb|--------------------------|
db|--------------break-------|
ab|5-0-3-5-0-3-5-------------|
eb|--------------------------|

|guitar         

D#|------x-x-x-x---------x-x-|
A#|------6-6-6-6---------x-x-|
F#|------5-5-5-5-------------|
C#|------x-x-x-x-------------|
G#|------5-5-5-5-------------|
C#|------x-x-x-x-------------|

[Solo]
(I haven't looked at it yet, so I just copied the solo from ver.2)

                 just keep bending back and forth
D#|--13---------|-------------------------|
A#|--13-----13--|-13----------------------|
F#|--12^----12^-|-12^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^-^^--|
C#|-------------|-------------------------|
G#|-------------|-------------------------|
C#|-------------|-------------------------|

D#|-----------------------|---------------|-------------------|
A#|-----------------------|---------------|-------------------|
F#|-12p10---------9-10-12-|-9h10-9--6h7-6-|-------------------|
C#|-------12~~-12---------|---------------|-------------------|
G#|-----------------------|---------------|-------------------|
C#|-----------------------|---------------|-------------------|

D#|-tap on"9"----on "10"--------------on "12"-----------------|
A#|-----------------------------------------------------------|
F#|-9676-9676-976-107-10767-107-10767-127-12767-127-12767-----|
C#|-----------------------------------------------------------|
G#|-----------------------------------------------------------|
C#|-----------------------------------------------------------|

D#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|-147-14767-147-14767-17p7-177147-17p7-177147-197-197-197-1975-21p7-21p7p5-19p7-21p7p5-|
C#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C#|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

D#|-15^-^~~~~--15^-^p13|-15--13~~--12h13--12\--10-|-----------|
A#|------------15^-----|--------------------------|-----------|
F#|--------------------|--------------------------|-----------|
C#|--------------------|--------------------------|-----------|
G#|--------------------|--------------------------|-----------|
C#|--------------------|--------------------------|-----------|

D#|15p13p10--------10-15p13p10--------10-15p13p10---------10--|
A#|--------13-10-13-----------13-10-13-----------13-10-13-----|
F#|-----------------------------------------------------------|
C#|-----------------------------------------------------------|
G#|-----------------------------------------------------------|
C#|-----------------------------------------------------------|

D#|16p15p13--------13-------------------17p15p13--------13-17p15p13--------|
A#|--------15-13-15-----------------------------15-13-15-------------------|
F#|---------------------*-/--------*-/------------------------------16^----|
C#|----------------------/----------/--------------------------------------|
G#|---------------------/--*-------/--*------------------------------------|
C#|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

D#|--------------13^-^(13)-10-|-----10---1010----------10--10-10-|
A#|-13^~~~~~~~~--13^-^(13)----|-13^--------13^-^-^-^-^-13^-13-13-|
F#|---------------------------|-------13-------------------------|
C#|---------------------------|----------------------------------|
G#|---------------------------|----------------------------------|
C#|---------------------------|----------------------------------|

D#|---------------------------|----------13-------------------|
A#|-10-----------12--10-12----|------13-----13-13-------------|
F#|-10-----------12--10-12-10-|-12^------------12^------------|
C#|-----12-10-12--------------|--------------------------17\--|
G#|---------------------------|-------------------------------|
C#|---------------------------|-------------------------------|

D#|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|-------141517------141517------141517------141517------141517---------|
C#|-141517------141517------141517------141517------141517------14\--/15-|
G#|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
C#|----------------------------------------------------------------------|

D#|-------------------------------13-17p13-15p13--13----------|
A#|-----------------13h15-15-13-15--------------15--17^--^(17)|
F#|----141517-141518------------------------------------------|
C#|-17--------------------------------------------------------|
G#|-----------------------------------------------------------|
C#|-----------------------------------------------------------|

[Riff Chorus]

[Riff end]
D#|-----------------------------------------|
A#|-----------------------------------------|
F#|-----------------------------------------|
C#|-0-0-0-3^--0-0-0-5^--0-0-0-3^--0-5-0-6-5-|
G#|-0-0-0-3^--0-0-0-5^--0-0-0-3^--0-5-0-6-5-| x3
C#|-0-0-0-3^--0-0-0-5^--0-0-0-3^--0-5-0-6-5-|
PM. . . >   . . . >   . . . >   .   .   >

D#|-------------------------------------------|
A#|------------------------------------pick---| repeat riff end
F#|------------------------------------scratch| 2nd time without pick scratch
C#|-0-0-0-3^--0-0-0-5^--0-0-0-3-3-3-0--\\\----|
G#|-0-0-0-3^--0-0-0-5^--0-0-0-3-3-3-0--\\\----|
C#|-0-0-0-3^--0-0-0-5^--0-0-0-3-3-3-0--\\\----|
PM. . . >   . . . >   . . .



************************************

| b  Bend
| x  Dead note
| \  Slide down
| /  Slide up
| h  Hammer-on
| p  Pull-off
| r  Release
| ~  Vibrato 

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raNdy RHoads901 10 Aug 29, 2009 06:14 PM

this is pefect five stars

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danmcmartin 10 Jul 14, 2010 08:34 PM

I believe the first "pick scratch" in the riff chorus at the beginning of the song is a slide. It sound distinctly smoother and different than the obvious pick slide that follows. I could be wrong, but it is different and sounds more like a simple slide.

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