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[riff 1]

e|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------7-7-7-7-7-7------7-7-7-7-7-7-7------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-----------|
D|----------7-5-5-5-5-5------7-7-7-7-7-7-7------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-----------|
A|--------5-5-5-5-5-5-5------5-5-5-5-5-5-5------5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----------|
E|----5-8----------------5-8----------------5-8-------------------------|


[riff 2]

e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------7-----------|
D|----------------7-----------|
A|----5-3-0-3---5-5-----------|
E|------------3---------------|

riff 1 gets repeated through the verse until right before the chorus where you p
lay riff 2.

for the chorus there are two choices, you can play the lead, or the rhythm


rhythm

e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-7----3--------------------------7-----5-------|
D|-7----3-(let ring)---------------7-----5-------|
A|-5----1--------------------------5-----3-------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|
even flow, thoughts arrive like  butterflies
(and so on, repeated for each line in the chorus)


  lead
e|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--12-11---------------------------12-11-------------------------------|
D|--------12-8-(whammy)---------------------12-10-(whammy)--------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
   even flow  thoughts arrive like buttterflies
(again repeated until the end part of the chorus)


  either way you have to play this riif in between phrases of the chorus
e|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3/5-5-----------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|


  and this riff at the end.
e|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--7----5-------5----7-------7----5------------------------------------|
D|--7----5-------5----7-------7----5------------------------------------|
A|--5----3-------7----5-------5----3-----3-3-3-3-3/5-5-5-5-5-5-5\3-0----|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
life  again   life again   life  again   (when appropriate, repeat a few
(or whatever the lyrics are)               times)


  then the imfamous interlude where everything quiets down
e|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------5------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------5-----5---7p5--------------------------------------------------|
D|--/5-7---5-7----------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
 repeated when necessary


  the solo is based on this scale
e|---------------------------------10-13------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------10-13-----------------------------------------|
G|----------------------10-12-----------------------------------------------|
D|----------------10-12-----------------------------------------------------|
A|----------10-12-----------------------------------------------------------|
E|----10-13-----------------------------------------------------------------|

I dont know what key that is

any quetions or complaints?

 RichNut@uiuc.edu

...enjoy

"Even Flow" by Pearl Jam from the Epic release "Ten"
Music by Stone Gossard, Lyrics by Eddie Vedder
Tabbed by David Curtis

This is my first attempt at this so please bear with me.  I've tried to
explain everything as well as I could.

Guitar 1: Open D tuning (D,A,F#,D,A,D)
Guitar 2: Standard tuning


Guitar 1 - Distorted

        [Opening Riff]

D-------|-------------------------|
A-------|-------------------------|
F#------|-------------------------|
D-------|------------0------------|
A-------|------X-3-X-5------------|
D--15\--|--5/7-------0--6-5p3-4p0-|

Guitar 2 - Distorted
e-----------------------|
B--5/7-7-X-5-7----------|
G--5/7-7-X-5-7----------|
D--5/7-7-X-5-7--6-5\3---|
A--3/7-5-X-X-5--------5-|
E-----------------------|


[Riff 1] (in 2/4 time)

Guitar 1               Riff 1A
D--------------------|---12-|
A--------------------|---12-|
F#-------------------|---12-|
D--------------------|---12-|
A--5-3---------------|---12-|
D------7-5-3-0-3-5-0-|---12-|let ring

Guitar 2
e--------------------|
B--------------------|
G--7-5---------------|
D------7-5-3-0-3-5-0-|let ring
A--------------------|
E--------------------|


[Verse Riff]

Guitar 1 - with some palm muting
       *
D-------------------|
A-------------------|
F#------------------|
D------------0------|
A------X-3-X-5------|
D--5\7-------0---3/-|
       *

Guitar 2
e----------------------|
B--5/7-7-X-X-X-7-X-7-7-|
G--5/7-7-X-5-X-7-X-7-7-|
D--5/7-7-X-5-X-7-X-7-7-|
A--3/5-5-X-X-X-5-X-5-5-|
E----------------------|


[Chorus]

Guitar 1
   D:    Bb:    C:
D----12-----8-----10--|
A----12-----8-----10--|
F#---12-----8-----10--|
D----12-----8-----10--|
A----12-----8-----10--|
D----12-----8-----10--|

That's how the chords are played.  They go like this:

 D    Bb                        D     C
"Even Flow  Thoughts arive like butterflies.."

Continue this chord progression through chorus until:

 D    C    D    C
"Him away, him away..."

Let the chords ring through the chorus'

Guitar 2
e-------------------------|-------------------|
B-------------------------|-------------------|
G--12-11-------7-9b10r9-7-|--11---------------|
D--------12-8-------------|-----12-10---------|(whammy)
A-------------------------|-------------------|
E-------------------------|-------------------|
   E ven flow               Butterflies

Repeat the second part for "him away..."


[Riff 2]

Guitar 1
D--------------------------------|
A----------------------------12\-|
F#---------------------------12\-|
D--X--X--X--X--X--X--X--X----12\-|
A--10-10-10-10-10-11-11-12---12\-|
D--10-10-10-10-10-11-11-12---12\-|

Guitar 2
e---------------------10\-|
B---------------------10\-|
G---------------------11\-|
D---------------------12\-|
A--X-X-X-X-X-X-X-X----12\-|
E--8-8-8-8-8-9-9-10---X---|


[Solo]

Guitar 1 plays Riff 2 with palm muting throughout most ofthe solo, then
drops out a little bit before riff 3 comes in.  If you listen to the
song, you should be able to figure it out.

If you have the Hal Leonard book for this album, subtract 2 frets from every
note played in the solo (and all the little fills).  That puts you in the
right key (D).


[Riff 3] (bridge from solo back into chorus)

Guitar 1
D--------------------------------------------|
A--------------------------------------------|
F#-------------------------------------------|
D------X-10-X-12--10\------X-10-X-12--/14-12-|
A--/12-----------------/12-------------------|
D--------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2 plays a D with lots of muting and scratching, growing louder and
louder until the chorus.  Played like this:
e--5-
B--7-
G--7-
D--7-
A--5-


[Outro Riff]

Guitar 2 (with wah)
e---------------------------|
B---------------------------|
G--12-10---10-----------10\-|
D-------12----10----10--10\-|
A----------------12---------|
E---------------------------|

Order of Song:

Opening Riff (with slide only 1st time)
Riff 1 (guitar 1 goes right into verse riff at *)
Verse Riff
Riff 1 (into opening riff)
Opening Riff (guitar 2 with wah)
Riff 1 (guitar 1 plays riff 1A also)
Chorus
Verse Riff
Riff 1 (guitar 1 plays riff 1A also)
Chorus
Riff 2
Solo
Riff 3
Chorus
Riff 2 (guitar 1 continues riff 2 until end)
Outro Riff

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

| p  Pull-off
| r  Release
| b  Bend
| /  Slide up
| \  Slide down

************************************
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Tijy 96 wrote on January 5 2004, 12:00 am

there is no way u can tab the solo...u can base it, but its damned near impossible to tab the solo

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guitarman47 962 wrote on August 16 2005, 12:00 am

isnt it in open d tuning?

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mookie_baylock 51 wrote on April 9 2006, 03:54 pm

^^its down a half a step actually..^^

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