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Seventeen Years tab

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Seventeen Years
RATATAT
Awesome song, they use lots of guitar pieces.
Good luck figuring out which effects to use, I dont have them

“I been rappin for about 17 years okay. I don’t write my stuff anymore, I just kick it 
my head, you know. I can do that. No disrespect, but that’s how I am.”

MAIN VERSE
Gtr. 1
e-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B---11-10-11--8-10----8------8------------------------------------------------|
G------------------10---9-10--10-9-10-7---------------------------------------|
D-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gtr.2
e----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-12--------------------7----------------------------------------------------|
A-12--------------------7----------------------------------------------------|
E-10--------------------5----------------------------------------------------|

Gtr. 1
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B—11p10h11--8-10-8--8------8-----------------------------------------------|
G-----------------10---9-10--10-9h10p9-7-----------------------------------|
D--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gtr.2
e----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-8--------------------3--------7--------------------------------------------|
A-8--------------------3--------7--------------------------------------------|
E-6--------------------1--------5--------------------------------------------|
Repeat 4x, with an added guitar playing gtr.1’s part after first time
___________________________________________________________________________
Lead 1
Gtr. 1
e-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-------8-6-8-----------------8-6-10------------8-6-8----------10-10-8-10-----|
G--------------5---------------------------------------5-----5----------------|
D-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gtr.2
e----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-8-------------------12------------------8---------------3-------7----------|
A-8-------------------12------------------6-10\-----------1-------7----------|
E-6-------------------10------------------6---------------1-------5----------|

Gtr. 1
e-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-------8-6-8-----------------8-6-10--\8--------8-6-8-----------10-10---------|
G--------------5---------------------------------------5------5---------------|
D-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gtr.2
e----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-8-------------------12------------------8--------------3-------7--7--------|
A-8-------------------10------------------6-10\----------1-------7--7--------|
E-6-------------------10------------------6--------------1-------5--5--------|

____________________________________________________________________________
Lead 2
Same as Lead 1 but with added guitar 3
Gtr. 1
e-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-------8-6-8-----------------8-6-10------------8-6-8----------10-10-8-10-----|
G--------------5---------------------------------------5-----5----------------|
D-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gtr. 2
e----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-8-------------------12------------------8-------------------3---------7----|
A-8-------------------10------------------6-------------------1---------7----|
E-6-------------------10------------------6-------------------1---------5----|
Gtr. 3
e--------------8--------------------8---------------8-10------------------8-|
B------6-8-8/10-10\8-6------6-8-8/10----------6-8/10---10\8-6----6-8-8/10---|
G----7-------------------7------------------7------------------7------------|
D---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Gtr. 1
e----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-------8-6-8-----------------8-6-10--\8--------8-6-8------------10--10------|
G--------------5---------------------------------------5-----5---------------|
D----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gtr. 2
e----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-8-------------------12------------------8----------------3------7---7------|
A-8-------------------10------------------6—10\------------1------7---7------|
E-6-------------------10------------------6----------------1------5---5------|
Gtr. 3
e--------------8--------------------8---------------8-10------------------8-|
B------6-8-8/10-10\8-6------6-8-8/10----------6-8/10---10\8-6----6-8-8/10---|
G----7-------------------7------------------7------------------7------------|
D---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


_____________________________________________________________________________
Main Verse
With added guitar 4
Gtrs. 1&3
e-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B---11-10-11--8-10----8------8------------------------------------------------|
G------------------10---9-10--10-9-10-7---------------------------------------|
D-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gtr.2
e----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-12--------------------7----------------------------------------------------|
A-12--------------------7----------------------------------------------------|
E-10--------------------5----------------------------------------------------|
Gtr.4
e-22--------------------20---18-17-20---18-17--------------------------------|
B----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E----------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Gtrs. 1&3
e--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B—11p10h11--8-10-8--8------8-----------------------------------------------|
G-----------------10---9-10--10-9h10p9-7-----------------------------------|
D--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gtr.2
e----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-8--------------------3--------7--------------------------------------------|
A-8--------------------3--------7--------------------------------------------|
E-6--------------------1--------5--------------------------------------------|
Gtr.4
e-22-------------------17--15-13--17--15-13----------------------------------|
B----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Repeat this without the last 13 on guitar 4.

Bridge
A little shaky on this part, I think they throw some wah into it.
Gtr.1&2
e-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-----|
G-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-----|
D-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gtrs.1&2
e-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-10-10-10-10-10-10-8--8------------------------------------------------------|
G-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-----------------------------------------------------|
D-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Gtrs.1&2
e-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-11-11-11-10-10-8--8--8------|
G-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--9--9--9--9--9--9--9-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-----|
D-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Gtrs.1&2
e-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-10-10-10-10-8--8--11-11-----------------------------------------------------|
G-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-----------------------------------------------------|
D-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Repeat last 2 lines of bridge several times, then finish with first two.

Outro
Heavily synthed
Gtr. 1
e-----------------------8--6-------------------------------------------------|
B-10------8------6------------10------8------6-------------------------------|
G----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B-------5------6----------------------------------------------------------|
G-5--7-----------------7--------5-----------------------------------------|
D-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e--8------------------------------8--10-------------------------------------|
B----------10------8------6-------------10------8------6--------------------|
G---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
Repeat last line until end

email tjyacoub@hotmail.com
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Slip_It_Back 10 Sep 18, 2007 03:38 AM

Yeah I'd like to know what kind of effects they work with. I'm pretty sure that "second guitar" shadowing the lead is just a distored delay.

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Krauser 176 Nov 14, 2007 12:22 PM

Nice tab!

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The Quilt Engin 92 Nov 18, 2007 03:39 AM

The bridge is off, but close.

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