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Purple Rain Tab

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version 3

Solo

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This Is the Most Correct Version, The others have notable mistakes, This version is very Accurate however. Was this info helpful? Yes No
Rest in Peace Prince,, A true legend.. The correct way to play this solo, The other versions made quite a few 
notable mistakes but this is the correct version however..

Tab by King Kenroy


[Solo]

(Pick the B note on the 18th fret with your finger after bending the G)
         I
         I
         V  
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------15-15----15-15-------|
B|-------18~~~-------18----------------------------------------------------------------18b20----18b20-------|
G|----17b19~~~----19rb17------------15~~~~---(15)-15-15-------12n*~~---------15-15--------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------15-15----------------------15-15--------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


e|------------------------------18p15--15-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--18b20rb18-15h18p15-----------------18b20--15------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------17~-------------------------17b19rb17-15-17-15-------------------------17b19rb17-----|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------17-15-15tr-17-15-17-------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


e|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---18b20-----------------18-------------------18------18~-------------18------18~-------------18-------18~|
G|---17b19-----------------15-------------------17b19---15~-------------17b19---15~-------------17b19----15~|
D|--------------------------------15~-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


e|---------------15--------18b20rb18-18b20rb18-18b20rb18-18b20rb18--18b20rb18Np15------18b20rb18-18b20rb18--|
B|-----18-----------18p15-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----15---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------15-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


e|-----18~-----18-15-17-18-15-17-18-15-17-18-15-17-18-17-15-17-18-20--20b22rb20-----------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------18-18-18-18-20-------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


e|--20b22rb20-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------18-18-18----20b21-20b21p18-20-18-------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------19-17--------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------19-17-15----15-15\0--------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------17----------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

(This next part is Palm Muted)

e|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----8-8---------------8-8--------8-8-------------8-6-------8-6-------------------------------------------|
A|---------11b12-------------11b12------11b12-----------8-7-------8-7-6-4-----------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------6~--------------------------------|

(This is the Outro Solo, played Regularly, No Palm Muting) 

e|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--11--10--11--10--11--10--11/13------------10--11--10--11--10--11--10--11/13---------10--11--10--11--10---|
G|--10---9--10---9-------------------10--12------------------------------------10--12-----------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


e|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----11--10--11/13-------18------18--18--18--18/0----------------11--10--11--10--11--10--11/13-------------|
G|------------------------17b19---15--15--15--15/0----------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


e|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------10-11--10--11--10--11--10-11/13---------10--11--10--11--10--11--10--11/13------------------------|
G|--10--12----------------------------------10--12----------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------10--11--10--11--10--11--10--10-------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--10--12---------------------------------10~/0------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------3--5-----------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------6-----5-----3------------6--5--3------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------6~~------------|


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| (n)  Ghost note
| h    Hammer-on
| p    Pull-off
| b    Bend
| /    Slide up
| \    Slide down
| ~    Vibrato
| rb   release bend

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