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P.O.D.: Bad Boy

Transcribed by: mysticguitar77

YouTube Username: MysticGuitar77

Date last modified: August 21, 2012

***UPDATE***8/21/12: Fixed the little lead fill in the bridge. Sounds more
                     accurate now.

Tuning: Drop D (D,A,D,G,B,E)

Riff 1 (clean w/ chorus and delay)
E|---------------------------------------------------|
B|-------3-----------8------------7-----------5------|
G|-----2-----------7------------7-----------6--------|
D|--------------------------5-5-------5-4-4-------4\-|
A|-2-2-------2/7-7-------7\--------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------|

Play Riff 1 x2   "I like the girl with the big ol' eyes..."

Riff 2 (clean w/ delay) "The kind of girl that when she steps..."
E|-7-7-x-x-10-10-x-x-10-10-x-x-10-10-x-|
B|-7-7-x-x-10-10-x-x-10-10-x-x-10-10-x-|
G|-7-7-x-x-12-12-x-x-12-12-x-x-12-12-x-|
D|-9-9-x-x-12-12-x-x-12-12-x-x-12-12-x-|
A|-7-7-x-x-10-10-x-x-10-10-x-x-10-10-x-|
D|-------------------------------------|

E|-7-7-x-x-9--9--x-x-9--9--x-x-9--9--x-|
B|-7-7-x-x-10-10-x-x-10-10-x-x-10-10-x-|
G|-7-7-x-x-11-11-x-x-11-11-x-x-11-11-x-|
D|-9-9-x-x-11-11-x-x-11-11-x-x-11-11-x-|
A|-7-7-x-x-9--9--x-x-9--9--x-x-9--9--x-|
D|-------------------------------------|

Riff 2 note: Play with continuous alternate picking.

Play Riff 2 x4

Riff 3 (distortion)   "And I'm a bad boy..."
E|-------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7/9-9-9-9-9-9-9/11-11-11/12-12-12-|
D|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x--x--x--x--x--x--|
A|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5/7-7-7-7-7-7-7/9--9--9//10-10-10-|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------|

E|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-16-|
D|-x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--|
A|-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-14-|
D|----------------------------------------------|

E|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-18-18-18-18-18-18-18/19-19-19-19-19-19-19-|
D|-x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--|
A|-16-16-16-16-16-16-16/17-17-17-17-17-17-17-|
D|-------------------------------------------|

E|-------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7/9-9-9-9-9-9-9/11-11-11/12-12-12-|
D|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x--x--x--x--x--x--|
A|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5/7-7-7-7-7-7-7/9--9--9//10-10-10-|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------|

      "...I want a good girl..."
E|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-12\11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-|
D|-x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--|
A|-10\9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--|
D|-------------------------------------------|

E|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|-9-9-9-9-9-9-9\7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|
D|-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-|
A|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7\5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
D|-----------------------------|

Play Riff 2 x6   "And girl you know how I do..."
Play Riff 3      "Because I'm a bad boy..."
Play Riff 2 x1

Riff 4 (lead fill)
E|------------------------------------------|
B|-11b13-9h11p9----9------------------------|
G|--------------11---11-9--7--6--4----------|
D|------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------7b8r7*-|
D|------------------------------------------|

Riff 4 note: Hit that last bend with a slight pinch harmonic.

Riff 5
E|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------0--0-2-------|
D|-0-2-x-x-x-2-3-x-x-x-3-4-x--------x-x-x-|

Play Riff 5 x5  "More love is what I'm after..."
Play Riff 3     "Because I'm a bad boy..."

Riff 6   "Show you how I do it..."
E|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------|
A|-2-2-0-2-0-2-x-x-x-x-x-5-5-0-5-0-5-x-x-x-x-x-|
D|-2-2-0-2-0-2-x-x-x-x-x-5-5-0-5-0-5-x-x-x-x-x-|

E|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------7-7---7---7-----------|
A|-9-9-7-9-7-9-x-x-x-x-x-5-5-7-5-7-5-x-x-x-x-x-|
D|-9-9-7-9-7-9-x-x-x-x-x-----7---7---x-x-x-x-x-|

Play Riff 6 x2
Play Riff 2 x2
(ends on first chord in Riff 2)

Enjoy! Possibly my favorite song to play off of Murdered Love.

            
            
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